We posted thousands of pages of Donald Trump bankruptcy filings. Residents across the southeastern US coast have cleared out market shelves and boarded up windows in preparation for deadly Hurricane Matthew. And the Obamas have pushed hard to protect their daughter Malia’s privacy — now, at 18, she’s making her own rules.
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US presidential election: Why #ThatMexicanThing matters.
Toward the end of Tuesday’s vice presidential debate, after a long exchange on immigration, Tim Kaine kept prodding Mike Pence to defend Donald Trump’s most corrosive statements. He again brought up Trump’s charge that Mexico was sending “criminals and rapists” and Pence was over it. “Senator, you whipped out that Mexican thing again.”
On social media, Latinos responded by highlighting the sacrifices their families have made in the country, leading both #ThatMexicanThing and #ThatMexicanThingAgain to trend on Twitter.
The Clinton campaign’s digital operation sprang into action. It says it will continue to use these moments to mobilize voters through events, videos, and SMS text messages just as it did last week after the first presidential debate with Trump’s shaming of Alicia Machado, a 1990s Miss Universe.
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A Democratic Congressman from Ohio had a strong message about Trumpon Wednesday. “He will gut you, and he will walk over your cold dead body, and he won’t even flinch,” Rep. Tim Ryan said.
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Here’s why the UK could be headed for a hard Brexit.
Giving the UK access to the European single market before a trade deal has been struck would be “unacceptable” if the UK introduced work permits, some European governments have warned, BuzzFeed News’ Alberto Nardelli writes.
Meanwhile, Conservative UK prime minister Theresa May has made it clear she will opt for a so-called hard Brexit, prioritizing curbing immigration over remaining in the single market.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has told EU citizens they’re welcome in the UK, in the wake of controversial policy ideas regarding foreign workers that were announced by her Conservative colleagues at the party’s annual conference.
McDonald’s staff complain of rampant sexual harassment.
Fifteen women have filed a sexual harassment complaint with US federal authorities against McDonald’s. The workers allege that managers at restaurants across the country have touched them inappropriately, shown them lewd pictures, and offered cash for sexual favors.
The complaints are the latest step in efforts by the Fight for 15 fast-food worker movement to hold the country’s second-largest private employer responsible for working conditions at its franchised restaurants.
Keeping up with Kim: Kim Kardashian West’s Paris robbery has been blamed on her nonstop social media. Experts say it’s a strategy that has made her a target, and that following the robbery, the mother of two could be forced to make some tough decisions.
The media and Malia: For the past eight years, the Obamas pushed hard to maintain their eldest daughter’s privacy. This is how that’s changing now Malia is an adult and making her own rules.
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