1. NEXT TIME

Trump Threatens to Bring Up Bill Clinton’s ‘Indiscretions’

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Immediately following the first presidential debate, Donald Trump revealed to Fox News host Sean Hannity that he would have liked to have brought up Hillary Clinton’s personal life, but “I didn’t want to say—her husband was in the room along with her daughter, who I think is a very nice young lady—and I didn’t want to say what I was going to say about what’s been going on in their live,” he ever-so-unsubtly hinted at Bill Clinton’s alleged sexual misconduct throughout his career. “I decided not to say it. I thought it would be very disrespectful to Chelsea and maybe to the family. But she said very bad things about me... it’s a disgrace.” Several minutes later, while appearing on CNN, Trump said, “I was able to hold back on the indiscretions,” and then suggested he will not do the same during the second presidential debate. Top surrogate Rudy Giuliani echoed the narrative during a spin-room interview, telling reporters, “I know he would have liked to have said—except for the fact that Chelsea Clinton was in the audience—and that is that [Hillary Clinton] enabled and supported a president who is a disgrace to the White House.”

2. CALLED OUT

Latina Miss Universe, Insulted by Trump, Thanks Hillary for Debate Shout-Out

In the final moments of the first presidential debate Monday's night, Hillary Clinton brought up Alicia Machado, a former winner of Trump's Miss Universe pageant, who told Inside Edition earlier this year that Donald Trump referred to her as "Miss Housekeeping" and "Miss Piggy" after she gained weight following her victory in 1996. “After that episode, I was sick, anorexia and bulimia for five years,” Machado said of the ridicule from Trump. “Over the past 20 years, I’ve gone to a lot of psychologists to combat this.”

As Clinton mentioned during the debate, Machado became a U.S. citizen earlier this year and "you can bet she's going to vote this November." In response, Trump repeated the question, "Where did you find this?" and later defended the derogatory comments he has made in the past about Rosie O'Donnell. Tweeting in Spanish following the debate, Machado thanked Clinton for respecting women, adding, "I'm with you!"

3. R.I.P. #16

Marlins Pay Emotional Tribute to José Fernández

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In their first game since the death of José Fernández, the Miami Marlins paid emotional tribute to their ace pitcher with a variety of heartbreaking gestures. Before the game, the Marlins players stood around the mound, which had his number 16 painted on the back side, before a tribute clip rolled on the stadium’s big screen. Several players could be seen crying during the pre-game broadcast, and more tears were shed as a somber version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” was played on a trumpet. The tributes continued during the actual gameplay, as Marlins’ second-baseman Dee Gordon—normally a left-hander—led off the bottom of the first inning by standing in the right side of the batter’s box for the first pitch, while wearing Fernández’s batting helmet. He then swapped it out for his own, moving to the correct side of the plate, and smashing a home run on the second pitch against the New York Mets.

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4. LOVE IS FLEETING

Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts Splitting

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Actors Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts have split after being together for 11 years. "Over the past few months we've come to the conclusion that the best way forward for us as a family is to separate as a couple. It is with great love, respect, and friendship in our hearts that we look forward to raising our children together and exploring this new phase of our relationship," the couple told Entertainment Tonight in a statement. "While we appreciate your curiosity and support, we ask the press to be mindful of our children and respect their right to privacy."

6. COME ON

Howard Dean Asks: Is Trump on Cocaine?

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During the first 2016 presidential debate, social-media users noticed Donald Trump repeatedly sniffing while Hillary Clinton spoke. The mysterious nasal action moved former Democratic presidential candidate Gov. Howard Dean to ask the outlandish question of whether the Republican nominee had been using cocaine. “Notice Trump sniffing all the time,” Dean tweeted during the debate. “Coke user?” Fox News White House correspondent Kevin Corke responded by telling the Vermont governor: “Unbecoming Governor. Americans expect better from you.”

7. MOTIVE?

Cops: Houston Gunman Wore ‘Nazi Paraphernalia’

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The gunman who shot and wounded nine people Monday morning in Houston was wearing Nazi paraphernalia, two law-enforcement sources told KPRC2. Officers responded to the scene just around 6 a.m., where the shooter opened fire on police, "wearing what appeared to be an antique German uniform with Swastikas on it." The gunman was found dead shortly after the police returned fire and several weapons have been found inside his vehicle, according to local police. Investigators who inspected the shooter's apartment reportedly found additional Nazi paraphernalia inside. Interim Houston Police Chief Martha Montalvo stated that she is not ready to say whether the shooting was related to terrorism.

8. PROBING

Dept. of Labor Launches Review of Wells Fargo

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The U.S. Labor Department announced Monday that it will conduct a “top-to-bottom” review of complaints alleging misconduct by Wells Fargo in recent years. According to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, the investigation comes in response to Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats requested the agency launch a review of alleged labor law violations involving the bank’s tellers and sales representatives. Warren recently tangled with Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, telling him during a Senate committee hearing that he ought to be under criminal investigation for the company’s millions of fake accounts created over several years. “Your definition of ‘accountable’ is to push the blame to your low-level employees who don’t have the money for a fancy PR firm to defend themselves,” she lambasted him. “It’s gutless leadership.”

9. 10K CHARACTERS

Report: Disney Considers Buying Twitter

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The Walt Disney Company is reportedly considering buying Twitter, insiders reportedly told Bloomberg News on Monday. According to the financial news outlet, the multinational mass-media corporation is “working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid” for the social-media company. Twitter’s stock jumped late last week after news arose that the company was close to a sale, with possible suitors said to include Salesforce.com and Google.

10. SAY WHAT?

Trump Praises His Own Temperament, Audience Laughs

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Donald Trump has claimed to have better judgment than rival Hillary Clinton, praising his own temperament as his “strongest asset” in Monday night’s presidential debate. “I have much better judgment than she does. There’s no question about that,” Trump said, as Clinton looked on and smiled. “I also have a much better temperament than she does,” he said. The comment triggered laughter from the audience – and a big grin from Clinton. "I think my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament," Trump said. "I have a winning temperament, I know how to win. She doesn't win." The comment prompted a long pause from Clinton as she wrapped her head around his claim, followed by a sigh and an exasperated, “Okay.”