FROM Amy Sullivan
Women accuse Trump of sexual aggression The New York Times and other news outlets have interviewed several women describing sexual aggression by Donald Trump. The Republican presidential candidate has called the claims "fabricated" and "outright lies," and is promising to go "buck wild" on allegations of womanizing by former President Bill Clinton. Meantime, First Lady Michelle Obama chimed in at rally for Hillary Clinton today in New Hampshire, reminding the audience, "This isn't about politics. This is about basic human decency. It's about right and wrong. And we cannot ignore this or expose our children to this for another minute, let alone four years." Amy Sullivan, who once worked in Democratic Party politics, is now senior editor at Yahoo News , has more on the allegations.
Trump Asks Russia to Hack Clinton's Emails Disunity in Philadelphia has been fueled by the leak of Democratic National Committee emails allegedly obtained by Russian hackers. Today, at a press conference that upstaged Democratic Convention-coverage for more than an hour, Donald Trump reminded reporters of Hillary Clinton's State Department emails — some of which are still missing and connected them to the Russians. The Clinton campaign is accusing him of espionage. Amy Sullivan, who reports for Yahoo News , has more on the story.
Bill Cosby Faces Criminal Charges in Sexual Assault Case More than 50 women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Now, for the first time, the 78-year-old comedian is facing felony criminal charges . The charges were brought by Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele in Pennsylvania. They stem from a 2004 accusation by Andrea Constand, who says Cosby assaulted her when she was working at Temple University. Amy Sullivan, senior editor with Yahoo News , has more on the story.
The US gets deeper into Middle East wars. What's the endgame? President Trump welcomed Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to the White House today… just one of the changes in America's approach to the Middle East since Barack Obama left office. We hear about that and the escalation of warfare as well as civilian casualties.
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?