Ira Silverman

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Amid anti-immigrant sentiment, some Spanish speakers wary

PHOENIX (AP) — Until recently, Lilly Mucarsel has spoken Spanish just about everywhere since arriving in the United States from Ecuador three decades ago: at the library, the movies, the grocery store. She raised three daughters who also speak Spanish and are passing on the tradition to her …

Ex-Playboy model shares fresh details of alleged love affair with Trump and apologizes to Melania

A former Playboy model recalled having sex with Donald Trump dozens of times in the early years of the president's marriage to Melania Trump, sharing elaborate details of what she described as a 10-month love affair.<p>Karen McDougal, the magazine's 1998 Playmate of the Year, told CNN Thursday that …

Trump’s Real Scandal Is Hiding in Plain Sight

The emphasis placed on whether the Trump team colluded with Russia to interfere in the election threatens to overshadow the scandal in plain sight.<p>There was a time when the White House’s frequent denials of collusion with Russia appeared largely defensive. Over time, however, their primary purpose …

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The Latest: Time magazine says Trump's got it wrong

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):<p>9 p.m.<p>Time magazine is disputing President Donald Trump's account of …

How Needls Went From $0 To Over $2 Million In A Year

Social media advertising is hard. Unless you’re a large company with a dedicated team to manage your ads, a lot of small business owners don’t have the capacity to effectively advertise on social media platforms. And in comes needls, a Toronto, Ontario-based startup that is not your traditional …

Section 8 candidate yanks pics of husband cavorting on daddy's yacht

A City Council candidate who lives in Section 8 housing for low-income residents had online photos showing her husband sailing on his wealthy …

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Donald Trump will never win over New Yorker voters

President Trump isn’t getting home cooking from New York State voters — two-thirds are giving his White House tenure a thumbs down, a new survey …

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Savory Chicken Noodle Bake

This tasty chicken noodle bake makes a great weeknight meal for the family. The easy sauce is made with a combination of chicken stock and milk, and …

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Grilled Herb and Honey Pork Loin

This pork loin roast is marinated in beer and honey, making it tender and flavorful. To save money, use pork loin instead of pork tenderloin. Also, …

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World’s biggest aeroplane revealed: Immense aircraft boasts six engines and is wider than a football pitch

It looks like something out of a spy film and has a wingspan longer than a football pitch.<p>The world's largest plane has been unveiled by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen after it left its hangar in the California desert for the first time.<p>The "Stratolaunch" has a wingspan of 385 feet, weighs up to …

John Dean helped bring down Richard Nixon. Now he thinks Donald Trump is even worse

John Dean is a connoisseur of cover-ups, a savant of scandal, so he can more than imagine what it's like inside the Trump White House right now.<p>"It's a nightmare," he said, presiding in a high-backed leather wing chair off the lobby of the Beverly Hills Hotel. Not just for those in the headlines — …

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Trevor Noah Noticed Something Different About Sean Spicer

He's still sweating, but now he's on the attack.<p>Sean Spicer has spent far too many afternoons crouched behind his podium as reporters pelt him with questions about one of the Trump administration's seemingly endless string of gaffes, deceptions, and old-fashioned fuck-ups. But, as Trevor Noah …

If Trump Tries to Silence Comey, Expect Sparks to Fly

It isn't clear that the president can keep their conversations confidential, especially because he's already revealed them.<p>Can President Donald Trump block former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before Congress by invoking executive privilege? The answer turns out to be surprisingly …

Donald Trump will not move US embassy to Jerusalem for now

President Donald Trump has temporarily waived a law requiring the US to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.<p>Mr Trump's move to renew the waiver for six months keeps the US embassy in Tel Aviv for now. The president has said he is reviewing whether to fulfill his campaign promise to move it to …

Nigel Farage is 'person of interest' in FBI investigation into Trump and Russia

<b>Exclusive:</b> FBI interested in former Ukip leader’s ties with people connected to US president and WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange<p>Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the US counter-intelligence investigation that is looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential …

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President Trump's press-free press strategy

President Donald Trump isn't speaking much to the media these days, but his ability to drive any given news cycle remains nearly unparalleled.<p>The pattern played out once again this week, with the president's return to the country marked by few engagements with the press but ample hype on social …

Trump Awarded a New Chinese Trademark, This Time for Catering

President Trump and his daughter Ivanka could sell jewelry and wedding dresses and provide catering services in China under new trademarks granted in recent days by Beijing.<p>The new trademarks expand the president’s business interests in the world’s second-largest economy after the United States’, …

Hacker, Banker, Soldier, Spy: A Guide to the Key Players in the Trump-Russia Scandal

Noma BarKeeping track of the relentless news on the widening Trump-Russia investigation—from revelations about the president's inner circle to the …

How to Revive Dead Flowers

You are walking home from work when you pass the loveliest hydrangeas. At $6 for two stems at the local bodega they are a steal and impossible to …

Cut Flowers

The Hometown Guide: Seattle

The Public Market sign at the Pike Place Market in the evening light<p>Olivia Kim is technically Nordstrom’s VP of creative projects, but her title …

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The case for impeaching Trump — and fast

This is the exact situation impeachment was meant for. Let's hurry up.<p>Impeachment of an American president is a weighty measure that’s only been used a handful of times in our history. And on two of those occasions, the judgment of history has come down against the impeachers.<p>Andrew Johnson was an …

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Why the Comey firing could be Trump’s Watergate moment

It’s genuinely rare to be able to say you’re living in a historic moment, one already being compared with some justification to Watergate. But that’s where we find ourselves in the aftermath of President Trump’s stunning dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.<p>There’s a huge amount to unpack here, …

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Comey firing troubles top Republican lawmakers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Top Republicans, including the senator directing the Senate's Russia investigation, said Tuesday they were "troubled" by President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, while other GOP lawmakers tried to stay out of the growing political storm.<p>"I am troubled by the timing and …

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There's no reason to believe Donald Trump's rationale for firing James Comey

It’s past time for Republicans to recognize Trump is dangerous.<p>Donald Trump says he is firing James Comey because of the way Comey mishandled the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Donald Trump is also, rather obviously, lying.<p>Trump expressed no qualms about Comey at the …

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8 Pull Apart Recipes We Can’t Wait To Tear Into

What is it about pull-apart recipes that really make us ogle? Perhaps the fact that they are pretty much always filled with some sort of ooey, gooey, …

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A display of unbelievable ignorance: In a real country with a real president, Trump’s AP interview would destroy him

<b>(AP/Andrew Harnik)</b><p>Our president thinks the Pentagon is a company, terrorism was a recent invention and 9/11 was a ratings coup<p>Bob Cesca<p>April 25, 2017 8:59am (UTC)<p>A new poll revealed that 98 percent of Donald Trump voters said they don’t regret their choice for president. It’s a number that’s …

Easy Roasted-Garlic Focaccia That's Too Good to Share

Anyone who understands evolution knows that it doesn't <i>necessarily</i> lead from simpler to more complex life-forms. Rather, it leads to life-forms better suited to their environments. The evolution of recipes is similar: It's not that every new recipe is <i>better</i> than its immediate predecessor; it's just …

A Tub of Hummus Is the Key to This Tasty Roasted Veggie Bowl

Arrange 2 racks to divide the oven into thirds and heat to 400°F.<p>Divide the broccoli, cauliflower, and red onion between 2 rimmed baking sheets. …

Tyler Florence Shares His Genius Trick for Cooking Mashed Potatoes

You're definitely going to want to steal this one.<p>We're always ready to take any cooking advice <i>Food Network</i> star Tyler Florence has to offer, and his simple method of making this classic side dish is a total game-changer.<p>The chef, who recently shared his favorite mashed potato recipe with PopSugar, …