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Judicial Watch:
New Abedin Emails Reveal Hillary Clinton State Department Gave Special Access to Top Clinton Foundation Donors  —  Crown Prince of Bahrain Forced to Go Through Foundation to See Clinton, after Pledging $32 Million to Clinton Global Initiative  —  Hollywood Executive Casey Wasserman …
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Spencer S. Hsu / Washington Post:
FBI uncovers 15,000 more documents in Clinton email probe  —  The FBI's year-long investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server uncovered 15,000 more documents from her time as secretary of state that were not previously disclosed by her attorneys.
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
The FBI found 15,000 emails Hillary Clinton didn't turn over.  Uh oh.  —  If you scrape away all of the spin and the political positioning that Hillary Clinton's decision to use a private email server has spawned, you are left with these facts:  —  1. Clinton is the first secretary of state …
Katie Bo Williams / The Hill:
FBI uncovers 15K undisclosed emails in Clinton probe  —  The FBI has uncovered almost 15,000 previously undisclosed documents sent directly to or from Hillary Clinton  —  , State Department lawyers confirmed before a federal judge on Monday.  —  The documents were found during the course …
Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
Emails reveal how foundation donors got access to Clinton and her close aides at State Dept.
Discussion: Associated Press
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Trump calls for special prosecutor for Clinton
Discussion: The Week
Matthew Nussbaum / Politico:   Pence unleashes new attack on Clinton in Iowa
Nick Gass / Politico:
Chaffetz claims FBI gave Congress conflicting documents on Clinton email probe
Luis Martinez / ABC News:
Conservative Group Says Emails Suggest Special Access for Clinton Donors
Discussion: Associated Press and Politico
Jerome Hudson / Breitbart:   New Emails Show Top Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Setting Up Meetings with Major Foundation Donors
Eliza Collins / USA Today:
Reports: Trump cancels Nevada, Colorado, Oregon events  —  3.7k Shares  —  Donald Trump has canceled at least three events this month.  —  On Monday, outlets in Colorado, Nevada and Oregon reported that Trump events set to go on in their states were canceled, though in Nevada and Colorado …
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KMOV-TV:
12-year-old running Trump campaign office in Colorado  —  WHEAT RIDGE, CO (KDVR/CNN) - Donald Trump's campaign has some young blood among its leadership.  —  And by young, that means 12 years old.  —  In one of the most important counties in swing state Colorado, Donald Trump is relying …
John Frank / Denver Post:
Donald Trump to make fundraising trip to Colorado, campaign now says no immigration speech expected
The Huffington Post:
Donald Trump Jacked Up His Campaign's Trump Tower Rent Once Somebody Else Was Paying It  —  Office rent soared in July after Trump's campaign began accepting donor contributions.  —  S.V. Date  —  WASHINGTON After bragging for a year about how cheaply he was running his campaign …
Discussion: Daily Kos
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Melania Trump taking legal action against Daily Mail for defamation  —  Melania Trump has started legal action against the Daily Mail and other outlets for what she claims is a defamatory article about her past.  —  Charles Harder, an attorney for Trump, said in an email that the legal action goes beyond …
Ethan Lou / Reuters:
Hundreds of Americans wash up illegally in Canada after river party  —  About 1,500 Americans floating down a river that separates the United States from Canada had to be rescued from the water when strong rains and winds sent them illegally into Canadian territory, the country's coast guard said on Monday.
Tom Scocca / Gawker:
Gawker Was Murdered by Gaslight  —  A lie with a billion dollars behind it is stronger than the truth.  Peter Thiel has shut down Gawker.com.  —  This is the final act in what Thiel wished to present, and succeeded in presenting, as a simple and ancient morality play, a story of hubris meeting its punishment.
Mike Levine / ABC News:
FBI Investigating Possible ISIS-Inspired Knife Attack in Virginia  —  The FBI has launched a federal terrorism investigation into a weekend stabbing in Roanoke, Va., looking at whether the attacker may have been trying to behead his victim in an alleged ISIS-inspired assault, sources tell ABC News.
Discussion: twitchy.com
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Alex Griswold / Mediaite:
‘Go F*ck Yourself, You Piece of Sh*t’: GOP Candidate Goes on Tirade Against Reporter  —  In a phone call with Politico Florida reporter Marc Caputo, Florida Republican congressional candidate Dan Bongino went on a profanity-laced rant, inviting Caputo several times to carry out a sexual act that is not physically possible.
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Jeff Horwitz / Associated Press:
Racism and talk of religious war: Trump staff's online posts  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be U.S. citizens, ridiculed Mexican accents, called for Secretary of State John Kerry …
The Huffington Post:
Donald Trump Is Abandoning Every Network But Fox  —  Where he's getting a lot of questions about his stamina.  —  Donald Trump, who never seemed to meet a camera he didn't like, became a constant TV presence throughout the Republican primary, a bonafide celebrity crowding out a field of more conventional senators and governors.
Christopher Massie / BuzzFeed:
Roger Stone: Trump “Should Release His Tax Returns Immediately”  —  Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to Republican nominee Donald Trump, said on Monday that Trump should immediately release his tax returns to the public.  —  Asked on the Fernand Amandi Show on 610 WIOD Miami radio …
USA Today:
USA TODAY Sports investigation raises questions about Rio cops, Lochte incident  —  RIO DE JANEIRO - Seven days after an incident that will in part define the Rio Olympics, details are becoming clearer about what happened during a gas station encounter between four U.S. swimmers and security guards …
Jim Dwyer / New York Times:
Andrea Tantaros of Fox News Claims Retaliation for Harassment Complaints  —  Andrea Tantaros, a former Fox News host, charged in a lawsuit filed Monday that top executives at the network, including the man who replaced Roger Ailes, punished her for complaining about sexual harassment by Mr. Ailes.
Joseph Crespino / New York Times:
Why Hillary Clinton Might Win Georgia  —  Atlanta — Recent polls show something that has caught even the most optimistic liberals by surprise: Hillary Clinton is tied with Donald J. Trump in Georgia, catching up with him in South Carolina and generally showing strength in traditionally Republican parts of the South.
Discussion: Associated Press
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CBS News:   Can Hillary Clinton really win in Georgia?
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
EXCLUSIVE: Condi Rice Also Has No Recollection Of Hillary's Email Convo With Colin Powell  —  Ex-Secret Service Agent Loses It On Politico Reporter: ‘F*** Yourself!’  —  THE MIRROR |  BETSY ROTHSTEIN  —  Bahrain Prince Gave $32 Million To Clinton Foundation Before Meeting Hillary
Discussion: twitchy.com
Kenneth P. Vogel / Politico:
RNC ready to reelect Reince Priebus  —  Donald Trump is teetering on the brink of a historic defeat, but Republican National Committee officials are poised to reward the party's chairman Reince Priebus with another term.  —  Priebus is soliciting support for January's chairmanship election …
Discussion: The Right Scoop and Political Wire
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
Rudy Giuliani gets the street brawl with Hillary Clinton that he's always wanted  —  Rudy Giuliani is finally running the race against Hillary Clinton that he first contemplated some 17 years ago: a brutish bout under a white-hot spotlight.  —  Only he's doing it at the behest of his longtime friend, Donald Trump.
Discussion: twitchy.com
Michael Wolff / USA Today:
Will media turn on Clinton?  —  What happens when the media are left only with Hillary Clinton?  —  By some estimates, Donald Trump has received the advertising equivalent of more than $4 billion in free media coverage, while Clinton has gotten little more than half that.
Devon Pendleton / Bloomberg:
Bill Gates's Net Worth Hits Record High of $90 Billion: Chart  —  The net worth of the world's richest person Bill Gates hit an all-time high of $90 billion on Friday, fueled by gains in public holdings including Canadian National Railway Company and Ecolab Inc. Gates's fortune …
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