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It's NOT the economy, stupid!

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've ever paid even the smallest bit of attention, you know the phrase, "It's the economy, stupid."<p>That line entered our political lexicon during the 1992 presidential campaign, when James Carville, a strategist for the presidential bid of then-Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton, scrawled it …

Bill Clinton

History Will Remember Mitch McConnell as One of the Very Worst

The Senate Majority Leader is shameless in his disregard for democratic norms—and for shame itself.<p>When the history of the lasting damage done to American democracy over the past three decades is finally written, Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, is going to have a leading role in the …

Mitch McConnell

Emmys 2018: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Wins Comedy Series

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” has won the Emmy award for Outstanding Comedy Series. The Amazon series, starring Rachel Brosnahan, won over Donald Glover’s “Atlanta,“ “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Silicon Valley,” “GLOW,” “Black-ish,” “Barry,” and “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.”<p>Earlier in the night, Amy …

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Another financial crisis is coming, and thanks to Donald Trump we may not be able to solve it

A decade ago, my world fell apart during the 2008 financial crash when the bank I worked for bit the dust. My 30-year career in financial services …

Interest Rates

Justice Department Attempts to Suppress Evidence That the Border Patrol Targeted Humanitarian Volunteers

The exhibits include text messages between a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee and a Border Patrol agent, in which the Fish and Wildlife …

Border Patrol

GOP push to release House interviews in Russia investigation

WASHINGTON — The House intelligence committee chairman said Sunday he plans to release the transcripts of dozens of private interviews conducted …

House Intelligence Committee

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

It’s Sunday morning, time for coffee, a bagel, and the morning news. President Donald Trump may not be partaking of the first two, but he’s …

Donald Trump

Mueller's investigation bears the hallmark of an organized crime case

As the special counsel Robert Mueller works his way through the myriad of threads in the Russia investigation, his approach bears more and more similarities to what prosecutors do when they're tackling complex organized crime cases.<p>Mueller's recent plea deal and cooperation agreement with Paul …

Organized Crime

The Subtext of Kavanaugh’s Nomination Bursts Into the Open

A sexual-assault allegation against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee brings the fight over gender and power to the fore.<p>The last scene of the horror story that is President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination is what any screenwriter would have predicted: a cast of panicky strangers trapped in …

Brett Kavanaugh

Paul Manafort could flip on a big fish — but that might not be Trump

Politics News<p>Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, pleaded guilty to two counts in his new Washington criminal case, and admitted guilt in the 10 counts outstanding from his earlier trial in federal court in Virginia. The shocking part is this: He agreed last week to cooperate …

Donald Trump

Russia reportedly warned Mattis it could use nuclear weapons in Europe, and it made him see Moscow as an 'existential threat' to the US

At some point during the Trump administration, Russia told Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that it could use nuclear weapons in the event of a war in Europe — a warning that led Mattis to regard Moscow as major threat to the US.<p>According to "Fear," Bob Woodward's recently released book about turmoil …

U.S. Politics

How badly did Russia’s interview with the Skripal poisoning suspects backfire?

RT, Russia’s state-backed international broadcaster, aired an exclusive interview with the two Russian men accused of poisoning Sergei and Yulia Skripal in the English town of Salisbury. The two suspects denied all involvement, claiming to be tourists interested in Salisbury Cathedral.<p>This …

U.S. Politics

Ivanka Trump Fears Her Father May Be Impeached

Just days ago, on Rosh Hashanah, Ivanka Trump was all smiles. Ushering in the new year with her husband, White House advisor Jared Kushner, and her …

Ivanka Trump

Trump tweets shred Mnuchin’s credibility in China trade talks

Bloomberg reported at noon today that President Donald Trump has now directed his staff to proceed with the next round of tariffs on $200 billion of …

Donald Trump

Trump biographer: Trump doesn’t see people who aren’t white as people

A Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who wrote a biography of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: I hope voters pay attention to Dem …

Donald Trump

What Trump Doesn’t Get About Defendants Who Flip

The president says collaborators like Manafort should never be trusted. Here’s what prosecutors say.<p>As a federal prosecutor, I heard dozens of defense attorneys criticize the use of accomplice testimony in criminal trials. The arguments are familiar—unseemly witnesses lie to curry favor with …

U.S. Department of Justice

Woodward Warns: I'll Release Tapes

Talk of Bob Woodward's new tome, just like all the recently released political books, came and went quickly.<p>President Trump has deemed "Fear: Trump …

U.S. Secretary of Defense

Go deeper: Read the charges against Paul Manafort

President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to new charges brought forth my the special counsel, and entered into …

Paul Manafort

Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers

The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.<p>Often known as “the building blocks of mathematics,” prime numbers have fascinated mathematicians for centuries due to their highly unpredictable and seemingly random nature. However, a team of researchers at …

X-rays

7 WTF Revelations From the ‘Criminal Information’ at the Center of Paul Manafort’s Guilty Plea

In conjunction with Paul Manafort’s guilty plea Friday before the federal District Court of Washington, D.C., Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed 76 …

Paul Manafort

Paul Manafort's Cooperation With Mueller Is the Biggest Blow Yet to Trump

The president and his former campaign chairman have spent months sharing information about the Russia investigation. Now Manafort has decided to help the government.<p>After more than four decades of lobbying on behalf of Republican politicians, foreign dictators, and oligarchs, Paul Manafort is …

Paul Manafort

China may hold out on trade longer than Trump thinks

A former U.S. trade negotiator, Jeff Moon, told the Washington Post that the belief that China will cave and make a deal with the U.S. is "a massive …

Donald Trump

Trump's search for a top scandal fighter pits resume against loyalty

Sources say the president is likely to tap lawyer Emmet Flood to replace White House counsel Don McGahn, but some allies want a more reliable political pit bull.<p>President Donald Trump and his allies are debating the value of political loyalty versus legal credentials in their search for a new White …

The White House

Why Trump Can’t Block Release of the Mueller Report

Robert Mueller leaves a meeting with members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on June 21, 2017 in Washington. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesFor …

Law

Breaking the taboo: the director who has filmed the moment of death

If you watch movies you’ll have seen umpteen deaths, sometimes in a single film. (According to the people who keep a tally of such things, the final Lord of the Rings has cinema’s highest body count, of more than 800 – though presumably that includes orcs.) But what about the dying process itself? …

You're going to die. This app reminds you 5 times a day

Most of us live denying the inevitability of death. We see death on the news but remove ourselves from the reality of it. Advances in medicine have given us a false sense of hope that death will never come, and because of this, death has become an even dirtier taboo than sex — or periods.<p>We shy …

Apps

Trump’s ties to the Russian mafia go back 3 decades

Journalist Craig Unger talks Russia, Trump, and “one of the greatest intelligence operations in history.”<p>On November 9, 2016, just a few minutes after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, a man named Vyacheslav Nikonov approached a microphone in the Russian State Duma (their …

Donald Trump

The Trump-Russia coverup that Democrats fear

CNN is reporting that top congressional Democrats are planning to take an unexpectedly soft line on new and potentially very damning information that has emerged about Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Russia probe.<p>Why? Because Democrats understand full well that Sessions, of all people, could …

Jeff Sessions

One-Day Walking Tour of Downtown Toronto

Overview<p>This tour highlights the downtown core and is easily done on foot by most people. The total walking distance over the day is about 10 km …

Toronto

Meet the man with a classic perfect retro gaming collection

Do you know a C64 from a N64? Go all nostalgic when you play Sonic The Hedgehog or Super Mario?<p>Well, imagine being able to compare the quality of every gaming console ever released in the United Kingdom.<p>Now you can gaming fan Sam Anstee is putting on an exhibition at Pontypool museum in Torfaen.<p>Mr …

Retrogaming