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New book excerpt: Trump urged Roethlisberger to escort Daniels to room instead of bodyguards

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Stormy Daniels, in her new tell-all book, says she was "terrified" by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after Donald Trump introduced the two at a nightclub in 2006.<p>CNN has an exclusive copy of "Full Disclosure," the book where Daniels details what she says was …

Book Excerpts

While You Were Offline: One of the Wettest Weeks From the Standpoint of Water

In the midst of this exhausting week in the news, many questions have been asked on this here internet: Are Bert and Ernie gay? Do we really need</i> …

Donald Trump

Trump is planning yet another massive tax windfall for the rich

Hard to believe, but the Trump administration is proposing yet another massive tax windfall for the rich. It would be to reduce their capital gains …

University of Pennsylvania

‘Trump Has Completely Destroyed The Republican Party,’ Charles Rangel Says

'The worst that we have in America has joined up with Trump and good Republicans have nowhere to go,' Rangel opined.<p>Former Democratic Party …

Donald Trump

Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell

Today’s artificial intelligence systems, including the artificial neural networks broadly inspired by the neurons and connections of the nervous …

Machine Learning

AI learns to decipher images based on spoken words—almost like a toddler

Neural networks keep getting better at unsupervised learning.<p>Babies learn words by matching images to sounds. A mother says "dog" and points to a …

Psychiatrist Bandy Lee: Trump is getting worse; “I suspect he is unable to tolerate reality”

<b>Dr. Brandy Lee; Donald Trump (AP/Yale/Salon)</b><p>Yale psychiatrist who edited “Dangerous Case” bestseller says an urgent intervention “was indicated long ago”<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>September 21, 2018 11:00am (UTC)<p>Two weeks ago, the New York Times published an anonymous op-ed by a senior Trump administration …

Donald Trump

McConnell called Trump to say Kavanaugh tweets weren't helpful

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> After President Donald Trump tweeted criticism of the woman who came forward accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the President on Friday to say his tweets did not help, two people familiar with the call …

U.S. Supreme Court

McConnell calls Trump on Kavanaugh accuser tweets

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called President Trump to tell him that his tweets questioning Brett Kavanaugh's accuser's motivations were not helpful to the process.

Mitch McConnell

Republicans' new plan for the midterms: Vilify the Democrats

With midterms on the horizon and Republicans struggling to make gains with voters despite a robust economy, the GOP is now trying to turn voters …

Thanks to Trump, Space, 'the Next Great American Frontier,' Is Within Reach

Opinion<p>Posted: Sep 23, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>When New York …

Donald Trump

Deputy AG Rosenstein suggested he secretly record Trump, discussed 25th Amendment

The extreme suggestions show Rosenstein's state of mind in the disorienting days that followed Comey's dismissal. Sitting in on Trump's interviews …

Donald Trump

The ‘deep state’ leaves Trump with no good options

President Trump is not generally given to understatement, but he soft-pedaled problems at the Department of Justice. There is, he said Friday, a …

Brett Kavanaugh

Fox News Gives Deranged Brett Kavanaugh Conspiracy Theory Major Play

It’s probably a bad sign when an insane conspiracy theory makes the leap from rambling Twitter thread to the president’s favorite TV show in less …

Brett Kavanaugh

‘TechCrunch’ Slams Facebook’s Dating Service, Calling It ‘An Attempt To Humanize Facebook Surveillance’

It doesn’t seem like Facebook can catch a break. More users than ever are reportedly deleting the app, as the platform is arguably becoming something …

Social Media

Think Trump Is Abnormal? A New Book Makes the Case Otherwise

How does the occupant of the White House sleep at night?<p>That was the question at a recent talk among chief executive officers and Pulitzer …

Great Depression

The Robot Takeover Is Coming: Machines Will Do Half Our Work by 2025

Machines and automated software will be handling fully half of all workplace tasks within seven years, a new report from the World Economic Forum …

World Economic Forum

Pompeo suggests Rosenstein in danger after report he discussed taping Trump

The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has hinted that Rod Rosenstein could be in jeopardy, after reports on Friday said the deputy attorney general discussed wearing a wire to record conversations with Donald Trump and the possibility of invoking the 25th amendment to remove the president.<p>In …

Donald Trump

The White House is eyeing an antitrust probe into Google and Facebook's 'platform bias'

The White House is reportedly ready to trigger an antitrust investigation into Google, Facebook, Twitter and other tech giants to "protect …

The White House

Trump admin proposes rule to block visas, green cards for those likely to use certain public benefits - CNNPolitics

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration on Saturday revealed its plan to make it harder for immigrants to come to or stay in the United States if they or their family may use certain public benefits.<p>The proposed rule announced by the Department of Homeland Security could make immigrants seeking …

Visas

A long trade war will leave the world feeling its piggy bank was robbed

A trade war between China and the US that lasts 20 years or more is a barely believable idea. It offers an Orwellian vision of ceaseless and debilitating battles between trading blocs – battles that give politicians a convenient enemy and the leverage to impose themselves domestically.<p>Yet Jack Ma, …

China

Land of the free? How Trump has put America’s identity in peril

Some 20 months into his term Trump has been pretty much the president we expected: loud, boastful, bullying, reckless, ruder than the worst-bred minor royalty, tetchy as a wolverine in heat. The main thing to note is the very most main thing: he’s still going.<p>The juggernaut that was launched off …

Trump Tower

The key players in the push to purge Americans from voter rolls

J Christian Adams<p>Adams, 50, the president and general counsel of Pilf, is at the forefront of the rightwing push to purge large numbers of people off voter rolls. He was a core member of Donald Trump’s ill-fated commission on voter fraud, a panel of the country’s leading voter suppressors that …

Civil Rights

Sean Hannity Warns Trump Not to Fire “Anybody” After Rosenstein Report: “It Is All a Setup”

Fox News host Sean Hannity had a clear message for President Donald Trump on the bombshell report that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein …

Donald Trump

Sebastian Gorka: Trump's 2016 Win Is 'Proof' That God Exists

While speaking at the Values Voter Summit on Saturday, Fox News analyst Sebastian Gorka portrayed his former boss' 2016 electoral victory as a form …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Space Force may come with a big price tag, and no one can agree how to structure it

A lot of debate this week over how to make the thing<p>Two months after Vice President Mike Pence announced the plan to create a Space Force, the military is fighting over how to make it happen. This week, an internal Air Force estimate leaked to the press that said the Space Force would cost nearly …

Military

Trump Galvanized a Movement of Women. Kavanaugh Is Testing It.

In his first appearance before the nation, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh positioned himself as an ally of social change for women in America. Standing beside President Trump at the White House, Judge Kavanaugh spoke of being a father of daughters and a coach to a girls’ basketball team. He hailed his …

Donald Trump

The Trump Tax Cuts Did One Thing: Give Rich People More Money

President Donald Trump sits with First Lady Melania Trump (r), Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, near entrepreneur Harold Hamm, during a dinner with …

Taxes

Barack Obama Turns Up the Heat on Trump During Pennsylvania Rally, Letting Loose on His Successor

After an extended hiatus, former President Barack Obama has returned to the spotlight, holding his first local rally on Friday night in Philadelphia …

Barack Obama

Conservative destroys latest Kavanaugh defense that shows the GOP is off the deep end: They have ‘descended into madness’

On Thursday night, a highly regarded conservative lawyer — and friend of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh — spun an unhinged defense of the …

Kellyanne Conway