Donald Trump’s Second Amendment Comments May Have Been Worse Than Everyone Thought

Did Donald Trump say: “Second Amendment people”? Or did he say: “Second Amendment, people”? That one comma has largely been interpreted as not existing in discussion of the GOP presidential nominee’s controversial remarks at a North Carolina rallyTuesday ― a lucky break for his campaign, which otherwise would be trying to defend an even more inflammatory statement. Trump and his defenders ...

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Here Are Some Of The Most Shocking Parts Of DOJ’s Report On Baltimore Police

WASHINGTON ― The Justice Department formally released a damning report on Wednesday detailing the routine abuse inflicted on Baltimore residents by the city’s police department. Baltimore police regularly performed unconstitutional stops, frisks and arrests ― which disproportionately targeted black residents ― and held an “us-versus-them” mentality, the report says. The Justice Department also found that officers retaliated against citizens, took ...

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N.C. man fatally shot by neighborhood watchman who griped of ‘hoodlums’ moved away from N.Y. because mom wanted to keep family safe

An unarmed black North Carolina man killed by a white neighborhood watchman — claiming he was securing his block from “hoodlums” — was a former New Yorker whose family moved south in search of safer streets. Kouren-Rodney Thomas, 20, was killed in Raleigh early Sunday by a shotgun blast outside a house party by a neighbor who told police he ...

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Here’s The Most Indecipherable Defense Yet Of Donald Trump’s ‘Second Amendment People’ Remarks

Supporters and staffers of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump had many explanations on Tuesday for his quip that “Second Amendment people” could do something about a potential President Hillary Clinton picking Supreme Court justices. The most indecipherable came from spokeswoman Katrina Pierson. Her comments to CNN raised a variety of possibilities: that Trump was talking about the need for pro-gun ...

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Unstoppable U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Takes Gold In Rio

The U.S. women’s gymnastics team won gold at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro Tuesday, an expected but exhilarating victory for the five-woman squad that includes two veteran Olympians, the reigning Olympic all-around champion and the only woman ever to win back-to-back-to-back world championships.  The U.S. team ― Aly Raisman, Gabrielle Douglas, Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian ...

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Trump On Second Amendment Backlash: ‘I Think It’s A Good Thing For Me’

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Tuesday night he’s benefitting from the controversy he created earlier in the day by suggesting “the Second Amendment people” might forcefully stop Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton from appointing Supreme Court justices. After an outcry from Democrats and gun-control advocates over remarks that appeared to obliquely encourage violence, Trump said he didn’t mean to suggest any ...

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Woman seriously injured after four-story plunge, boyfriend charged with shoving her off Bronx rooftop during argument

A Bronx man shoved his estranged girlfriend during a rooftop argument, then watched as she slipped from his grasp and plunged four stories and was critically injured. James Ellis, 24, is being held on $100,000 bail following his Sunday afternoon arrest for attempted murder. Tyshay Culber, 19, was rushed to Lincoln Hospital, then transferred to Bellevue Hospital with a crushed ...

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The Green Party Takes Itself Very Seriously, But No One Else Should

HOUSTON ― Three Green Party activists walked into a McDonald’s. It sounds like the start of a bad joke ― and in a way, it was ― but three Green Party activists actually did walk into a McDonald’s on Saturday; specifically the McDonald’s in the University of Houston’s student center, where the far-left party had convened to nominate physician Jill Stein ...

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Two more women allege assaults by Bill Cosby; total now 60

It started with Kahlua and coffee, the woman said. Then, she said, Bill Cosby asked her a question: “Do you like back rubs or belly rubs?” The setting was Cosby’s hotel room one night in the mid-1980s after the comedian had appeared at Clemson University, the woman said, according to court records. What allegedly came next follows a familiar pattern ...

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GOP Senator Won’t Back Donald Trump Because He’s ‘Unworthy Of Being Our President’

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Monday said she won’t back GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, joining a handful of Republican senators who say they cannot support Trump because of his rhetoric and temperament. “Donald Trump does not reflect historical Republican values, nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country,” Collins wrote in ...

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