For The First Time In Its 126-Year History, This Newspaper Endorsed A Democrat

The Arizona Republic has only endorsed Republican candidates for president in its 126-year history. But this year is different, the paper’s editorial board wrote on Tuesday. Hillary “Clinton has the temperament and experience to be president,” the board wrote. “Donald Trump does not.” The endorsement editorial, which said the paper has “a deep philosophical appreciation for conservative ideals and Republican principles,” ...

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Gun allegedly found on Keith Scott reported stolen; audio evidence missing because officer did not turn on camera until after shooting death

The gun cops claim was found on Keith Scott had been reported stolen before the 43-year-old black man was shot and killed by a North Carolina officer, sources say. An unidentified burglar allegedly stole the gun during a residential break-in at some point before the fatal Sept. 20 shooting, police sources told WBTV Monday. The same sources said the burglar admitted ...

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Hillary Clinton Attacks Trump On Record Of Stiffing Workers

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton slammed the business record of her Republican opponent, Donald Trump, during Monday night’s presidential debate. She criticized Trump for his repeated bankruptcies and his history of failing to pay contractors who worked on his real estate projects. “Sometimes there’s not a direct transfer of skills from business to government,” Clinton said. “But sometimes what happened in business ...

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Donald Trump Fell For Hillary Clinton’s Trap At Monday’s Presidential Debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. ― Donald Trump, within striking distance of the presidency, stepped on stage here Monday and did what Hillary Clinton hoped he would. He behaved like Donald Trump The Clinton campaign’s greatest fear throughout the general election has been that some other Trump would emerge ― a more measured, reasonable and mature man, one who might look like he ...

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Taraji P. Henson, 50 Cent duel online over ‘Empire,’ ‘Power’ ratings

Never mess with Cookie. “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson and “Power” producer 50 Cent have been feuding on social media about the success of their respective shows — and the attacks keep getting nastier. “Well look at the bright side at least. You can eat your trophies,” 50 Cent wrote in a now-deleted Instagram post under a screenshot of the ...

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EXCLUSIVE: City Councilman Jumaane Williams called a ‘f—ing plantation monkey’ in hate mail for pledge protest

City Councilman Jumaane Williams has been targeted with racist hate mail since he refused in protest to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The Brooklyn Democrat got one letter calling him a “f—ing plantation monkey.” “Plantation owner should have aborted your great-grandmother. You sit during the pledge — well hope you have an accident that causes such physical trauma you ...

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Trump Campaign Backtracks On Inviting Gennifer Flowers To Debate

WASHINGTON ― Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway on Sunday poured cold water on the idea of Trump inviting Gennifer Flowers, a woman who alleges that she carried on a 12-year affair with former President Bill Clinton, to Monday’s presidential debate. Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that “perhaps” he would put Flowers in the debate audience, but Conway told CNN’s Jake Tapper ...

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Keith Lamont Scott’s wife releases video of fatal Charlotte police shooting (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT)

Cellphone video taken by Keith Lamont Scott’s wife captured the broad-daylight encounter that ended the 43-year-old black man’s life and reveals a dispute between the woman and police officers over whether Scott was armed. The video, released on Friday to NBC News and the New York Times, shows the tense moments that lead up to and after Tuesday afternoon’s fatal police shooting ...

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What Can Clinton Do About The Inevitable Debate Question About Her Emails?

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is going to be participating in three presidential debates over the next month, and the question is going to come up ― most likely in all three: “Something something private email server something something your judgment yada yada American people?” You can basically bank on it. Clinton should be prepared for it. And whether you’re ...

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Obama’s Long, Frustrating And Fruitless Campaign To Kill Birtherism

For aides to President Barack Obama, the first hint that his biography was the subject of conspiracy theories arrived well before Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, and even before Obama considered a presidential bid. It came in the weeks after he delivered his famous “Red America, Blue America” speech at the Democratic convention in 2004. And the theories had nothing ...

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