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Mission impossible: How an old US law could scotch peace talks before they start

Three decades after US president Ronald Reagan criticized an anti-Palestinian law as an overreach by Congress into the executive branch’s ability to …

Israel

What Happened to the 16 Women Who Accused Trump of Sexual Misconduct

As new sexual-harassment accusations — sometimes several per day — pour out in the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, there’s one person …

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Will This Be the Weirdest Thanksgiving Ever? Probably, Yes!

Did you know there used to be a Democratic Thanksgiving and a Republican Thanksgiving? In 1939, as Americans struggled to emerge from the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt moved the holiday from the fifth Thursday of the month to the fourth, so that retailers could count on an extended …

Culture

Russia Has Been Watching Trump for Decades: Report

President Donald Trump was first approached by Russian operatives in 1987 when the man who would go on to become Soviet ambassador Yuri Dubinin …

Russia

NY Times Review of Ivana Trump's Book: Eek, We're 'Held Hostage by a Throbbing Blister'!

In May, <i>The New York Times</i> published two poison-pen reviews of Ivanka Trump's book <i>Women Who Work.</i> Jessa Crispin (Twitter handle @theBookSlut) ranted …

Conservative View

Melania Trump receives official White House Christmas Tree

WASHINGTON – Melania Trump, and son Barron, continued a time-honoured, first lady tradition on Monday: receiving the official White House Christmas …

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11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

<i>So much great journalism, so little time. It’s a modern problem, but this is the weekend. Sit back, relax, get another cup of coffee and lose yourself in one, two or 11 great stories.</i><p><b>‘The Lion King’ Effect</b><p>Over 20 years, hundreds of South African performers have joined the musical in cities around …

Journalism

Mother Knows Best?

<b>Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play Music</b><p>In The New York Times Book Review, James Wolcott reviews “Raising Trump,” by Ivana Trump, and “The Kardashians: An American Drama,” by Jerry Oppenheimer. Wolcott writes:<p>There are those who have fame thrust upon them, and those who thrust themselves upon fame …

Books

Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman hire hotshot divorce lawyers

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and his estranged fashion designer wife Georgina Chapman have hired leading Manhattan divorce attorneys …

Georgina Chapman

Ivanka Trump might be the worst enabler of them all

CNN reports:<p>"Ivanka Trump spoke out for the first time against embattled Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of pursuing sexual relationships with teenagers when he was in his early thirties. Her father, President Donald Trump, meanwhile, has largely stayed mum on …

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Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Retains Ivana Trump’s Former Divorce Firm

The world is small, and it will always need divorce lawyers.<p><b>Harvey Weinstein,</b> the fallen film titan who is also in the midst of a divorce, has, according to Page Six, retained the services of <b>Steven Silpe.</b> He’s a partner at Garr Silpe, the same law firm that mediated <b>Ivana Trump’s</b> 1997 split from the …

Celebrity News

How did Trump vent his spleen pre-Twitter? Legendary editor Tina Brown recalls

Legendary magazine editor Tina Brown reflects on a time when budgets were big, parties lavish and Donald Trump used old-fashioned channels to unleash …

Women in Science

The mysterious life of first lady Melania Trump, a former supermodel who is the subject of fashion scandals and bizarre conspiracy theories

• <b>Melania Trump breaks from first lady tradition in many ways.</b>• <b><br>As a former lingerie model and an immigrant, she's very different from most modern first ladies.</b>• <b><br>While Trump has the support of many loyal fans, her time as first lady has been filled with controversies — and a few conspiracies.</b><p>Melania …

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When has Trump been accused of rape or attempted rape? Allegations include a child, his wife and a business associate

Alabama conservative Judge Roy Moore appears to be losing his shot at a seat in the U.S. Senate that was previously a near-guaranteed win. This …

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Tina Brown recalls flashy '80s days at 'Vanity Fair' - and an eye-popping Trump moment

How odd that Tina Brown’s new book recalling her heady, glitzy, glory days as editor in chief of <i>Vanity Fair</i> should arrive the very week the magazine named a new editor, surprise candidate Radhika Jones of <i>The New York Times</i>, to replace Graydon Carter (Brown’s long-tenured successor).<p>The media …

Entertainment

Remembering Liz Smith, and Her Mixed Legacy with the Closet

When I was starting out in the gossip business in the 1970s, Liz Smith, then the undisputed queen of our trade when there were many others vying for that title, encouraged me as a writer, a decision she may well have ended up regretting—not that she never acted that way.<p>The Texas-born columnist—who …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Liz Smith, Longtime Gossip Columnist, Dies At 94

Support the news<p>Liz Smith, the longtime gossip columnist whose stories earned her a celebrity that rivaled many of the A-listers she covered, died on …

Journalism

Andy Cohen compares Trump to a first-season ‘Real Housewife’

If it were up to Andy Cohen, the executive producer of the “Real Housewives” franchise, one reality star in particular would get the boot.<p>That would be President Trump.<p>While chatting with former presidential speechwriter Jon Lovett during a taping of his podcast “Lovett or Leave It,” Cohen compared …

Lifestyle

Intimate soiree for Ivana Trump’s new book

Ivana Trump celebrated her book “Raising Trump” at a private Park Avenue apartment, where guests included Denise Rich, Clive Davis, Dennis Basso, …

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Trump Meets ‘the Trump of Asia’

President Trump is on the final leg of his five-nation tour of Asia, one that’s included many red carpets, “two or three very short conversations” with Vladimir Putin and some Twitter outbursts.<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>Trump Meets ‘the Trump of Asia’</b><p>President Trump is in Manila for a summit of Southeast Asian …

Rodrigo Duterte

As New York's top gossip columnist, Liz Smith always stayed true to her Texas roots

Back before the internet turned everyone into a gossip columnist, newspapers featured wildly popular writers who regularly covered the rich and …

Houston

Tina Brown Looks Back at the Roaring ’80s in Her New Book, The Vanity Fair Diaries

<b>Wednesday, January 11, 1984</b><p>I have a rush of desire to live somewhere modern. I had always imagined myself living in a New Yorker–y brownstone walk-up, but I am over old-world touches. I want to be the opposite of who I was in London. I want to live in a glass box with white sofas that looks down on …

Culture

Ivana Trump Thinks Donald Trump Became President Because of Daughter Ivanka Trump

What a confession! In a recent interview, Ivana Trump revealed she believes her ex-husband Donald Trump became president because of their daughter, …

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Listening to What Trump’s Accusers Have Told Us

A couple of weeks ago, as the Harvey Weinstein story continued to spool out across the news, I surveyed the growing pile of allegations—the horrific and familiar tale of an angry, wealthy, egotistical man with a casual habit of treating young women as if they were blow-up dolls. Remarkably, the …

Business

Donald Trump's mother asked: 'What kind of son have I created?'

Donald Trump’s mother once reportedly asked his first wife “what sort of son have I created”.<p>Mary Trump, the Scottish-born mother of the US President …

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Ivanka Trump: Sexual harassment should never be tolerated

Sexual harassment of women should "never be tolerated", Ivanka Trump told an audience in Tokyo on Friday, calling for women to be treated with greater respect at work.<p>The speech came as global headlines are dominated by sexual harassment claims against prominent men in entertainment and …

News

Consent and the conjugal bed

Spousal sexual assault has been illegal in Canada for 34 years, but an Ottawa judge seems to have ignored that in a recent ruling. Zosia Bielski reports on one of the least understood but most intimate forms of violation<p>To avoid the bed she shared with her partner of 20 years, Irene Nightingale …

Marriage

Wendy Williams Dishes About Her Worst Guest Ahead Of Show’s 1500th Episode

When Wendy Williams isn’t occupied hosting her wildly popular daytime talk show, “The Wendy Willams Show,” the ambitious entrepreneur is busy trying …

Entertainment

Donald Trump's first wife Ivana says he had no idea how to engage with his children

Donald Trump’s first wife has claimed the president was not able to properly communicate with his children until they became adults.<p>Ivana Trump, who …

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Ivana Trump: Donald didn’t know how to deal with our kids

Ivana Trump, President Trump’s first wife, said her then-husband didn’t know “how to speak the children’s language” and decided she would take ​over​ …

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