Fact checking Trump’s Republican convention speech: what was true? http://bit.ly/2a685R9

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The GOP candidate delivered few downright lies but traded in what he calls ‘truthful hyperbole’ – and excluded statistics pointing to recovery since 2008 Donald Trump promised “the plain facts that have been edited out of your nightly news and your morning newspaper” in his speech http://bit.ly/2a6azzh

These Hackers Are Pretending to be Journalists, And Failing Miserably http://bit.ly/29SCOOw

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This week, an account named “Ukraine.info” started spreading the news on Twitter of secret, biological tests in the country. Then, the account “W-News” joined in, tweeting apparently sensitive documents. http://bit.ly/29SEDLk

Newt Gingrich has turned Islamophobia into an art http://bit.ly/29VlvRH

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His Republican National Convention speech started with a roll call of all the recent disasters that he believes Muslims were responsible for. There were many If you missed Newt Gingrich’s speech at the Republican National Convention then this was the gist of it: ‘Be afraid of the Islamists. http://bit.ly/29Q8SBt

Obama Calls Dallas Attack Act of ‘Racial Hatred,’ Defends Protesters’ ‘Righteous Anger’ http://nym.ag/29VkCaO

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On Tuesday in Dallas, President Obama defined a new “center” in the debate over race and policing in America — and tried to make it hold. http://bit.ly/29HctFd

What to Do When They Don’t Want You to Exist http://nym.ag/29AWGIp

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There is a group of people in America — it is predominantly composed of white people — that wants Latino immigrants kicked out of the country. They attempt to create fear surrounding Muslims. They don’t want women to have reproductive rights. http://bit.ly/29oewLL

Why Going Negative and Staying There Is the Best Strategy in This Election http://nym.ag/29rvXhh

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The old-school conventional wisdom about general elections is that you’ve got your partisans who love your candidate and don’t love the other one, and then your independents who are up for grabs but who really can’t stand negative campaigning. http://nym.ag/29rvXhh http://nym.ag/29rvXhh http://bit.ly/29tdaRs