More than 50 child refugees arrive in Britain as Calais camp faces destruction | World news | The Guardian

With the vast refugee camp in northern France to be demolished from Monday, the development represents a sudden and startling shift in the Home Office’s approach to the issue.   Volunteers in the camp, known... Read More

In historic Gettysburg, Lincoln spoke of unity; Trump complained of a ‘totally rigged’ system – The Washington Post

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Donald Trump traveled Saturday to the site of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War, where he suggested that the United States is nearly as divided now as it was then. But instead of laying... Read More

Damaged brand: New Trump hotels will no longer bear his name

With reports that Trump hotels are seeing occupancy rates plummet faster than the GOP presidential nominee is falling in the polls, the CEO for Trump Hotels announced future travelers won’t be seeing the old name... Read More

Donald Trump is in a funk: Bitter, hoarse and pondering, ‘If I lose. . .’

FLETCHER, N.C. — As he took the stage here in this mountain town Friday afternoon, #Donald Trump was as subdued as the modest crowd that turned out to see him. He complained about the usual... Read More

BBC gets ready for last ever slice of Bake Off

The tensest battle in baking will be fought between PE teacher Candice Brown, jet engine engineer Andrew Smyth and garden designer Jane Beedle, who, over seven weeks, have had regular audiences of more than 10... Read More

Friday’s East Coast Internet Outage Is a Major DDOS Attack | WIRED

Friday morning is prime time for some casual news reading, tweeting, and general Internet browsing, but you may have had some trouble accessing your usual sites and services this morning and throughout the day, from... Read More
“I want to ask Mr. Trump, would my son have a place in your America?”

“I want to ask Mr. Trump, would my son have a place in your America?”

Hillary Clinton just released an incredibly powerful ad featuring Khizr Khan, the father of slain U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan. “I want to ask Mr. Trump, would my son have a place in your America?”

Early voting shows upsurge of women

For much of his campaign, Donald Trump has done more to repel voting women than he has to win them over. Now mounting evidence suggests they are already punishing him for it at the ballot... Read More

‘Burn in hell’: Anger over Trump’s rigged election talk leaves Keith Olbermann trembling   GQ special correspondent Keith Olbermann seemed shaken to his core on Thursday after Donald Trump said at the third presidential debate that he might not accept the results of the election.   “It... Read More

Trump is rigging the election: No matter who wins, America loses

IN AN editorial Tuesday, we described how Donald Trump is attacking both halves of a fundamental and long-standing equation of American democracy: that the loser recognizes the winner and that the winner lets the loser... Read More

Trump’s voter intimidation squads could face a year in prison

The real-estate-developer-turned-white-nationalist speaks in thinly veiled code. He never quite tells his followers explicitly which neighborhoods they should target, or how aggressively they should “watch” voters. “I hear too many stories about Pennsylvania,” Trump warns.... Read More

Apple growers explain how rising temperatures wreak havoc on their orchards

It’s October, and that means crisp air, apple-picking and World Food Day, a United Nations-sponsored day of action against global hunger. This year’s theme? Climate change.   When we talk about climate and food, our... Read More

John McCain: Republicans will block “any Supreme Court nominee” of Hillary Clinton

In a Monday interview, the senator from Arizona said that Republican nominee Donald Trump is not necessarily a better candidate than Hillary Clinton when it comes to appointing #Supreme Court justices, promising that Republicans wouldn’t approve any Clinton nominee to... Read More

Brexit united Tory and Labour losers. Now all they need is a battle plan

Perversely Ukip, which played a significant role in the former prime minister’s political demise, looks bereft, suffering the loss of a treasured enemy. Nigel Farage’s career tracked the rise and fall of the Notting Hill... Read More

Donald Trump Is on a Presidential Death March We’ve Never Seen Before

This is the part of a losing campaign that exposes the true character of all those involved. So it should come as no shock that Donald Trump and his staff are failing this test in... Read More

Ecuador says it cut WikiLeaks founder’s internet over interference in US election

Ecuador has confirmed that it has temporarily cut off internet access in its embassy in London to Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblowing site WikiLeaks, over fears that he was using it to interfere... Read More

Hillary Clinton, Paul Ryan, and the Crisis of American Capitalism

by Robert Reich Hillary Clinton won’t be the only winner when Donald Trump and his fellow haters are defeated on Election Day (as looks increasingly likely). Another will be Paul Ryan, who will rule the... Read More

Article 50 legal case ‘is attempt to reverse Brexit’, court told

Legal challengers attempting to give parliament the authority to trigger Brexit have a wider aim of trying to invalidate the referendum result, the attorney general, Jeremy Wright QC, has told the high court.   Opening... Read More

Donald Trump Might Not Be Running for President

In June, Sarah Ellison reported, “according to several people briefed on the discussions,” #Donald Trump was exploring “the possibility of launching a ‘mini-media conglomerate’” after the election. Ellison reported that Trump had put the project... Read More

Wikileaks: Julian Assange’s internet access ‘cut’

The transparency activist has been claiming asylum at London’s Ecuadorean embassy since 2012 to avoid extradition over sex assault allegations.   There was no way to immediately verify if he had been knocked offline, and... Read More

Men Are Treating 2016 As A ‘Normal’ Election; Women Aren’t

We could be looking at the largest gender gap in a presidential election since at least 1952: Men are favoring the Republican nominee, Donald Trump, in typical numbers, but a historically overwhelming share of women... Read More

Trump Hurt by Misconduct Claims as Clinton Lead Widens

The latest Monmouth University Poll  finds more than 6-in-10 voters believe claims of unwanted sexual advances by Trump are likely to be true.  Voters differ on whether language used by Trump in an Access Hollywood... Read More

Comparing The Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Foundations

The Clinton Foundation and the Trump Foundation have similar-sounding names. And they’ve both become political targets in this election cycle. Beyond that, charities experts say, they have remarkably little in common. But the differences between... Read More
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Paul Ryan Rejects Donald Trump’s Claims of ‘Rigged’ Election

Speaker of the House #Paul Ryan issued a rebuke of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump Saturday, criticizing comments that question the validity of the electoral process.   In a statement, a spokesperson for the highest-ranking... Read More

Trump says SNL parody is evidence of ‘rigged’ election

Part of Trump’s case is that the media is allegedly rigging the election for Hillary Clinton. Trump argues the media concocted the 10 (and counting) sexual assault accusations brought against him since a tape of... Read More
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As Trump stumbles, Clinton weighs a striking choice: Expand the map or stick to the plan

After two tumultuous weeks focused on Donald Trump’s behavior toward women, Clinton is ahead in nearly all of the key battleground states where her campaign has directed the most resources, according to many recent polls.... Read More

Trump’s claim that polling places are ‘rigged’ is unsubstantiated and dangerous

He’s hinted at it before, but on Sunday afternoon, Donald Trump came right out and said it — he thinks polling places are “rigged.” The election is absolutely being rigged by the dishonest and distorted media pushing... Read More

Brexit debate in parliament would give game away to Brussels, says minister

The international development secretary, who was a prominent leave campaigner and is said to be among the ministers on Theresa May’s Brexit committee, said a debate in the House of Commons over the terms of... Read More
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Ep. 90 Donald’s Titanic Waterloo Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Trump in his own mind thinks he is winning, but the rest of the world knows otherwise. Last night he threatened the very... Read More

An unshackled Trump. An unmoored campaign lurching to the finish line. – The Washington Post

Donald Trump is not really running a campaign for president anymore. Instead, he is involved in an extended revenge plot or is simply following the politics of grievance to a natural, unseemly end.   Trump,... Read More