Two days after sparking a national conversation in the wake of his decision to sit during the pre-game performance of the national anthem, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick isn´t changing his tune. (Snip) Kaepernick told NFL Network on Friday night that he chose not to stand because: "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people
Acclaimed singer Barbra Streisand is joining the list of disgruntled celebrities threatening to leave America if Donald Trump is elected president. She made the comments during an interview with Sydney-based journalist Michael Usher during an Australian news program broadcast on Sunday. “He has no facts. I don’t know, I can’t believe it,” Streisand said, referring to Trump. “I’m either coming to your country [Australia], if you’ll let me in, or Canada.” A “thrilled” Hillary Clinton supporter, Streisand has spent the last few weeks campaigning for her preferred candidate. "I´m spending an evening campaigning with Hillary in New York City next week, and
A former top adviser to President Barack Obama on Sunday labeled Donald Trump a "psychopath", saying the Republican presidential nominee met the clinical definition of the personality disorder. (Snip) "Basically, you have a psychopath running for president. I mean, he meets the clinical definition," Plouffe said in an interview on NBC´s "Meet the Press". When challenged, Plouffe acknowledged he had no degree in psychology but rattled off what he said were the New York businessman´s symptoms: "grandiose notion of self-worth; pathological lying; lack of empathy and remorse." The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Last week, Clinton
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and Fox News host Megyn Kelly are voters’ top choices to moderate the upcoming presidential debates, according to a poll released Monday. Mr. Cooper was the top choice for 34 percent of registered voters, followed by Ms. Kelly at 25 percent and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace at 22 percent, according to the Morning Consult poll. Bob Schieffer, who retired last year as host of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” was next at 17 percent, followed by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer at 16 percent. Mr. Cooper was the top choice among supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton,
The Obama White House may designate certain state voting systems as "pieces of critical infrastructure," which would give federal technology experts "more of a role in assisting the administrators of those networks as they deter intrusions," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Monday. "That´s something that´s being discussed by senior members of the president´s National Security team," Earnest added. (Snip) "We certainly will continue to work in coordination with state and local officials, even short of that (critical infrastructure) designation to offer them advice and assistance, at their request, to ensure that they are protecting their systems," Earnest said
Donald Trump is planning to speak at a predominantly black church in Detroit next weekend, his campaign announced Monday. Pastor Mark Burns, a Trump supporter, said in a Trump press release that he would be “speaking at the only African American owned and operated national Christian television network, The Impact Network,” on Saturday morning in Detroit. He’ll be interviewed by Wayne Jackson at Great Faith Ministries. Burns said in the release that Trump would be answering questions relevant to African Americans, like “unemployment, making our streets safe and creating better opportunities for all,” and then he’ll deliver a speech on
This is baby-sitting — Anthony Weiner-style. While his wife, Huma Abedin, travels the country campaigning for Hillary Clinton, the disgraced ex-congressman has been sexting with a busty brunette out West — and even sent her a lurid crotch shot with his toddler son in the picture, The Post has learned. The stay-at-home cad shot the revealing photo while discussing massage parlors “near my old apartment” shortly after 3 a.m. on July 31, 2015, a screen shot of the exchange shows.