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The bizarre history of Trump Tower — and why Donald loathes to leave it

It arrived under a cascade of 10,000 balloons in a delirious blaze of 1980s optimism. Donald Trump’s pink-marble fantasy, home to the world’s most …

Panama Papers reveal offshore secrets of China’s red nobility

Disclosures show how havens such as British Virgin Islands hide links between big business and relatives of top politicians<p>The eight members of China’s Communist party elite whose family members used offshore companies are revealed in the Panama Papers.<p>The documents show the granddaughter of a …

Panama Papers: What Have We Learned So Far in Offshore Data Leak?

World leaders, billionaires, celebrities and sports stars have been implicated in the Panama Papers, which at 2,600 gigabytes stands as the biggest data leak in history.<p>The cache includes 11.5 million records that shine a light on the network of law firms and big banks that offer financial secrecy …

“A remarkable feat of collaboration”: The incredible story of how the Panama Papers came to be

For a year now, journalists have sifted through a leak that dwarves even those of Julian Assange and Edward Snowden<p>Richard Sambrook<p>April 6, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>The reporting of the Panama Papers – which has been based on a massive global analysis of …

Surveillance

CNN/WMUR Poll: Trump leads, Cruz climbs in New Hampshire

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump holds a 20-point lead in the New Hampshire Republican primary, a new CNN/WMUR poll shows.<p>Behind him, there's still a scrum for second place -- with support for No. 2, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, on the rise.<p>Trump is backed by 34% of those likely to vote in New Hampshire's …

Greece on Brink of Financial Collapse

Everything you need to know about the South China Sea conflict – in under five minutes

The Great Debate<p>« Previous Post<p>Erdogan loses his chance to become Turkey’s Vladimir Putin<p>Next Post »<p>Russia sanctions’ unintended consequences: More cheese, less bread<p>20 comments<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that …

Google Admits Impossible Interview Brainteasers Were A 'Waste of Time'

Google is famous for putting potential employees through an incredibly tough interview process. The company is seeking out the very brightest minds and is therefore known to pose some pretty baffling brainteasers.<p>Some of our favorites include: ‘You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and thrown …

Margaret Thatcher's death: reaction from around the world

<b>United States</b><p>Barack Obama led tributes, describing Margaret Thatcher as "one of the great champions of freedom and liberty" and a true friend to the …