• Clinton Foundation to bar foreign, corporate funding if Hillary Clinton elected president
Clinton Foundation to bar foreign, corporate funding if Hillary Clinton elected president

Former Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican from IN who questioned Hillary Clinton at length about the foundation and potential conflicts of interest IN her 2009 nomination hearing, said this week that he was hopeful that she would make a clean break from the foundation if she's elected president.

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  • Trump to black voters: Vote for me, you have nothing to lose
Trump to black voters: Vote for me, you have nothing to lose

Please see our terms of service for more information. He also took on his opponent Hillary Clinton , criticising her pro-refugee policy. Nicolas Kristof of the New York Times said that the government amassed "overwhelming evidence" that Trump discriminated against blacks and his organization was forced to settle.

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  • Com to shut down next week
Com to shut down next week

The six other Gawker Media blogs that will be rolled into Univision's digital media business include: Lifehacker (tips); Deadspin (sports); Jezebel (women's interests); Kotaku (gaming); Jalopnik (cars) and Gizmodo (technology). The company now publishes seven sites in addition to Gawker .com, including the feminist-focused Jezebel, the t...

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  • Suspect in imam's slaying had gun stashed in wall
Suspect in imam's slaying had gun stashed in wall

On Wednesday night, several Imams, Muslim lawyers and Muslim activists met at a mosque in Jamaica, Queens, to discuss how to respond to the crisis that has shocked their community. Boyce said police were exploring whether it was a hate crime or motivated by something else. Police later found the SUV, and when a man - later identified as Morel - g...

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  • Clinton Campaign Calls Out Trump, Releases Tax Filings
Clinton Campaign Calls Out Trump, Releases Tax Filings

At a Clinton rally last week in Omaha, Nebraska, Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate is based there, challenged Trump to meet and exchange tax returns. "For the last 30 or 40 years, every candidate for president has released their tax returns, and I think Donald Trump should, as well", McConnell says.

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  • Family in quadruple slaying likely beat with hammer
Family in quadruple slaying likely beat with hammer

Holtzman said some news outlets have quoted neighbors as saying that they had witnessed a physical fight days ago between Howard and Toone, but that no calls were made to police about it. Dixon Toone was soon arrested after he was observed driving in his slain girlfriend's work issued vehicle and taken into custody circa midnight. Officers were d...

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  • Newark Woman Arrested in Kris Jenner Stalking Case
Newark Woman Arrested in Kris Jenner Stalking Case

Kris Jenner responds to an unrelated but clearly disturbing piece of information on her cell phone in an undated screengrab from Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Each of the cyberstalking and computer hacking offenses carries a statutory maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. Bankston is scheduled to make her first appearance Friday morn...

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  • Trump shakes up staff, intent on finishing race on own terms
Trump shakes up staff, intent on finishing race on own terms

Humayun Khan and a New York Times report on the turmoil within his campaign. Could this bring about a new Donald Trump? "There is no new Donald Trump", Clinton said. Mr Manafort, along with business associate Rick Gates who is also a member of Mr Trump's campaign team, were working on behalf of the political party of Ukraine's then-president ...

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  • Stocks log a modest gain as Fed minutes point to a hike
Stocks log a modest gain as Fed minutes point to a hike

The minutes disappointed those who had bet that the Fed could be more hawkish, after New York Fed chief William Dudley said on Tuesday that the Fed could possibly raise USA rates as soon as next month. The three indexes ended lower on Tuesday after Dudley's comments. San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams is set to speak...

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  • Obama unlikely to halt vacation to visit flooded Louisiana
Obama unlikely to halt vacation to visit flooded Louisiana

Within hours, water levels rose by over four feet. And The Advocate said a visit from Obama could boost the morale of those who have had to endure the pain that has been unleashed on the Bayou State. The federal government's response to that natural disaster, in which more than 1,830 people were killed and millions more along the Gulf Coast and...

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  • Ohio man arrested for trying to have sex with a van
Ohio man arrested for trying to have sex with a van

The station said officers arrived in the area to find a man walking in the Deadwood Street only wearing black gym shorts and shoes. She told them she saw the man standing near a parked van . A female witness said Henson continued to engage in the sex act with the van for a while before he passed out on a lawn, according to WDTN. That's when she ...

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  • UC Berkeley Chancellor to Resign over Scandals
UC Berkeley Chancellor to Resign over Scandals

His announcement comes after months of scandals and criticism from both students and faculty. In his letter posted on the university's website, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks also cited the "institutional challenges" that the Northern California campus faces.

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  • Darren Sharper sentenced to 18 years in prison for drugging, raping women
Darren Sharper sentenced to 18 years in prison for drugging, raping women

After ordering him to serve 220 months in federal prison, Milazzo told Sharper he was provided with a good education and excelled at football, which she said propelled him to stardom. "I lived my life right for 38 years and then I took this path", he said. Milazzo found that sentence to be "inappropriate", and Sharper agreed to leave his fate in ...

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  • Obama administration to end use of private prisons
Obama administration to end use of private prisons

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates in a memo Thursday instructed officials to not renew contracts with private prison operators or instead to "substantially reduce" the scope of such contracts. "For example, the contract prisons confiscated eight times as many contraband cell phones annually on average as the BOP institutions", the report said...

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  • Police Apprehend Man After He Climbs Trump Tower In NYC
Police Apprehend Man After He Climbs Trump Tower In NYC

He had no intention of hurting anyone, he told police . While ABC News has not confirmed that the man in the video is the climber , a high ranking police source tells us there is "no reason to believe it's not him". and E. 56th St. Rogata is now at Bellevue Hospital where he is undergoing a mental health evaluation. When police managed to...

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  • Kathleen Kane resigns following perjury conviction
Kathleen Kane resigns following perjury conviction

Kane's resignation isn't a surprise at all - in fact, she's required under state law to resign by the day of her sentencing , which is set for October . Kane could face up to seven years in prison . MSNBC covered the breaking news of the verdict on The Rachel Maddow Show on Monday, and on Tuesday's Morning Joe .

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  • What To Know About The Jimmy Vesey Sweepstakes
What To Know About The Jimmy Vesey Sweepstakes

I've reached out to Vesey's agent and will update throughout the day. His brother Nolan is a Toronto Maple Leafs prospect while their father Jim works for the franchise, so just about anyone can connect the dots and assume that he will choose Toronto.

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  • Trump leads by just 6 in Texas
Trump leads by just 6 in Texas

Olympic team's success at a voter registration rally in Philadelphia, pointing to Team USA's gold as an example of an optimistic nation that runs counter to what she considers Trump's pessimism and negativity. Florida is a crucial state this presidential election. Rubio's eventual endorsement of Trump surprised many observers after their heat...

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  • Bounce back has been on track for Vikings kicker Blair Walsh
Bounce back has been on track for Vikings kicker Blair Walsh

This exhibition slate doesn't equate to last year's preseason for Adrian Peterson. He also refused to speculate in which game, or games, Peterson might appear. "I felt like we were figuring things out a little bit at the beginning of the year, especially offensively with that whole dynamic". The team's offense began the season misfiring in a 20-3 l...

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  • Slain runner to be laid to rest in Massachusetts
Slain runner to be laid to rest in Massachusetts

After the Mass at Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic in Leominster, Marcotte will be buried at Woodside Cemetery in Westminster. "You epitomize grace, light, humility, and absolute magic", Abrahams said. "She was living the dream", said the Rev. O'Brien. "Vanessa's dream was interrupted - but not destroyed". Marcotte's body was found August 7 ...

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