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“An electoral disaster waiting to happen”: Demographics expert predicts Trump loss even “if 99 percent of white, non-college-educated men turned out to vote”

<b>(AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)</b><p>“We’re looking at a margin among college-educated white men for him that’s less than half what Romney won”<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>August 18, 2016 6:51pm (UTC)<p>For over a decade, political experts have observed demographic shifts in the U.S. and concluded that a mostly racially …

Government

Want a Great Marriage? 11 Things Couples Who Build Successful Marriages Do Each and Every Day

Occasionally, you can have it all--and that's definitely true where professional success and a strong marriage are concerned.<p>Success isn't based on one single factor. How you approach each day plays a huge role. Developing greater determination, willpower, and grit--something you can definitely …

Ohio Man Arrested for Allegedly Having Sex With a Van

Guess which part of the van.<p>A 35-year-old man has been charged with two counts of public indecency after he exposed himself and then tried to have sex with a parked van in Dayton, Ohio.<p>Dayton police were called to the scene of the van crime around 8 p.m. Tuesday, when someone reported that a man …

RNC: We won't be cutting funding, support to Trump

Last week 70 Republicans wrote a letter urging the RNC to stop helping Trump and to focus instead on candidates for the US Senate and House of Representatives. The letter, signed by former members both of Congress and RNC staff, said Trump's actions were "divisive and dangerous" and posed a threat …

Donald Trump

Are Lefties Really More Creative?

The left-handed brand has come a long way in the last few decades. The majority of people no longer assume that southpaws are tools of Satan, alight …

California Couple Comes Forward as Mystery Co-Winners of $1.6B Powerball

Six months after someone in California was announced a co-winner in the historic $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, the mystery ticket buyer has finally been revealed — and it's a couple who were laying low on purpose, lottery officials said.<p>Newly minted millionaires Marvin and Mae Acosta said in a …

Chris Christie: 93 percent of Melania Trump's speech differed from Michelle Obama's

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former prosecutor, brushed off the controversy surrounding Melania Trump's convention speech, saying he wouldn’t be able to make the case for plagiarism, "not when 93 percent of the speech is completely different."<p>“I know Melania. I think she worked very hard on …

Poll: Trump supporters unfazed by reversal on self-funding

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Donald Trump's voters adored him for mostly paying his own way in the first half of the presidential campaign. Yet those same …

Government

Family of Lane Graves, Toddler Killed in Alligator Attack, Won't Sue Disney

The family of a toddler who was killed after an alligator snatched him at a Disney resort has decided not to sue.<p>"Melissa and I are broken. We will forever struggle to comprehend why this happened to our sweet baby, Lane," Matt and Melissa Graves said in a statement Wednesday. "As each day passes, …

Donald Trump Jr.: Hillary Clinton Couldn't Pass a Background Check

Donald Trump

Anti-Trump Protesters Show Up Armed and Ready for RNC

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The appeal of narcissists: why do we love people who'd rather love themselves?

A recent study found that people who rated highly for narcissism also tend to be perceived as most desirable in dating scenarios. Here are three reasons why<p>Two kinds of people won’t be surprised to learn this week that science has demonstrated that narcissists are more attractive for dates than …

Narcissism

Trump’s false claim that the Islamic State is ‘making a fortune’ on Libyan oil

<i>“Right now, Libya, as you know, has fantastic oil, some of the finest oil in the world. Who has the oil? ISIS has the oil. Do we blockade it, do we bomb it, do we do anything? No. ISIS is making a fortune now in Libya.”</i><p><b>— Donald Trump, interview on NBC’s “Today” show, April 21, 2016</b><p>GOP presidential …

Among this group of GOP primary voters, Trump is the Porsche of candidates

If Donald Trump were a car, he would be a Porsche. If he were an animal, he’d be a lion. And people like Porsches and lions.<p>Or, at least, “Walmart moms” do, according to a focus group of Republican primary-voting Walmart moms conducted this past week in Pittsburgh by Democratic pollster Margie …

Donald Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee. Here are 5 people who could be his VP.

<i>Update: Ted Cruz's exit from the race on Tuesday night means speculation about Trump's vice presidential pick will pick up. Here's our initial rundown of five people who could be the pick, from Friday. This post has been updated.</i><p>Donald Trump's victories in a series of Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic …

Republicans

Donald Trump just said policy won’t matter in this election. He’s wrong.

Time Magazine serves up a fascinating look at Donald Trump’s evolving campaign strategy, in which Trump and his top advisers leave little doubt that they think they can win mainly by dominating the media environment, in a way that will smash all the old rules of politics.<p>The piece recaps several …

Donald Trump

Trump just faced his first big leadership test. He failed miserably.

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>Donald Trump is deeply, unshakably convinced that talking about terrorism plays to what he chooses to see as his strengths. Back in March, he explicitly said that his focus on the topic “is probably why I’m number one in the polls.” And his response to the Orlando shooting that …

Donald Trump fires embattled campaign manager Corey Lewandowski

Donald Trump fired his embattled campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, on Monday as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee struggled to pivot to the general election and his political operation became at times paralyzed by internal feuding.<p>The dismissal of Lewandowski, a controversial Trump …

Donald Trump

Inside Donald Trump’s strategic decision to target Muslims

In the weeks between last year’s terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., Donald Trump and his closest aides began discussing an idea far outside the bounds of normal political debate: banning all foreign Muslims from entering the United States based solely on their religion.<p>To Trump …

Donald Trump

Trump’s top example of foreign experience: A Scottish golf course losing millions

BALMEDIE, Scotland — When Donald Trump arrives this weekend at the golf course he built on the rugged dunes of this remote, windswept corner overlooking the North Sea, he will celebrate it as an example of his international business success.<p>He bought the property north of Aberdeen more than a …

Forget Congress—The Gun Business Faces a Judge

On the seventh day, Congress rested. A week after returning to Washington following the Orlando massacre, with funerals still under way from the lone-gunman case with the highest death toll in American history, the Senate chose to do nothing that might prevent something like it from happening …

Guns

Trump's Play to Win Evangelical Voters

At a meeting with more than 1,000 clergy in New York, the Republican nominee claimed political leaders are “selling Christianity down the tubes.”<p>No matter how much American politics have changed during this election cycle, one eternal truth remains: Republicans need evangelical voters. Even Donald …

Donald Trump

Why Trump Can’t Become a Dictator

There are more checks and balances to the presidency than you might think.<p>Not only hasn’t he retracted his pledge to ban Muslims from America’s shores, Donald Trump has doubled down on it over the past week. In the wake of the Orlando shootings, Trump announced that as president he would “suspend …

The Great Trump Tax Mysteries: Is He Hiding Loopholes, Errors, or Something More Serious?

Why won’t Donald Trump release his taxes? An investigation into the G.O.P. candidate’s finances—the extensive deductions he could claim, the F.E.C. filings from his Scottish and Irish golf resorts, and his declarations to the British government—reveals a disturbing pattern of mistakes, hype, and …

I take opioids to treat chronic pain. Stigmatizing them will harm me | Sonya Huber

The push to blame the nation’s epidemic on too many prescriptions could have negative ramifications for patients who rely on them for pain management<p>A recent visit to one of my doctors started out in the usual way, with a review of my current medications. I have rheumatoid arthritis, an incurable …

How To Become 20 Percent Happier Through One Mental Exercise

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest.</i><p>Do you REALLY want to know an easy way to find headspace and live a happier life?<p>After helping thousands of New Yorkers achieve success with their therapeutic goals, I've learned a shortcut or two for finding psychological lightness and increasing …

Mental Health

Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper to stay healthy, say scientists

The old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’ could be the best way to lose weight and stay healthy, Kings College scientists say.<p>A major review of 28 recent studies has concluded that keeping calories down late at night is the secret to combating …

LeBron and champion Cavs get hero's welcome in Cleveland

(Reuters) - A beaming LeBron James returned home to wild celebration on Monday when he stepped off the Cleveland Cavaliers’ team plane carrying the long-coveted NBA title he promised to deliver for the city’s long-suffering fans.<p>The mere sight of James set off loud cheers from adoring fans who …

Basketball

15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here are 15 …

Entrepreneurship