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Friday, September 23, 2016

A day after autocratic Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had "no doubt" Donald Trump would make a strong leader, the Republican nominee returned the favor, praising Sisi as a "fantastic guy." Sitting down with Fox Business' Lou Dobbs, Trump touted the "chemistry" the two politicians shared during a special meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly Monday. "I thought it was very productive. He's a fantastic guy," Trump said of Sisi. "I thought it was a great meeting. We met for a long time, actually. There was a good chemistry there. You know when you have good chemistry with people. There was a good feeling between us." read more

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Donald Trump once refused to pay a winner of a hole-in-one contest $1 million during a 2010 golf tournament, prompting the competition's winner to sue the mogul, recently unearthed documents from the lawsuit show. When the GOP nominee finally settled the suit for $158,000, he did so with money from his charitable foundation, which is illegal. The claims add to mounting allegations surrounding Trump's ethics as a businessman as well as the legal and ethical questions surrounding his charity, the Donald J. Trump Foundation. read more

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Since NBC's Matt Lauer received widespread criticism for failing to fact-check Donald Trump at Wednesday night's presidential forum, members of the public and press have been urging moderators for the upcoming debates to do better. If the GOP nominee lies about being a vocal opponent of the Iraq War, as he did Wednesday and throughout the 2016 campaign, for instance, he should be called out. Trump responded Monday to the Lauer controversy, and growing calls for the TV journalists steering the debates to challenge Trump's and Hillary Clinton's falsehoods, by proposing there should be no moderators at all. read more

On Tuesday morning, Fox and Friends reported that Dr. Oz would reveal the results of Donald Trump's physical -- both to America and to Trump himself -- on his show Thursday. That is terrible news, because Dr. Oz is a proven peddler of pseudoscience and misinformation. ... So of course Donald Trump would choose to reveal his medical results on the Dr. Oz Show. Forget, for a minute, Oz's history of peddling pseudoscience to his viewers, forget the fact that Oz's show is notorious for letting guests get away with almost anything. read more

Richard Keenan, who served as mayor of Hubbard in 2010 and 2011, was indicted last month eight counts of rape and 12 counts of attempted rape and gross sexual imposition, reported the Youngstown Vindicator.

The 65-year-old Keenan pleaded not guilty last month during a court appearance, but prosecutors said he admitted to sexually assaulting the girl over a three-year period, beginning when she was 4 years old.


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