Wall Street Journal

Michael Cohen Secretly Taped Trump Discussing Payment to Playboy Model

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, secretly recorded a conversation with Mr. Trump two months before the presidential election in which they discussed payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Mr. Trump, according to lawyers and others …

Politics

Three top FBI officials quit as US cybersecurity threats mount

Looming cybersecurity threats are reportedly behind the departure of several cybersecurity officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, three of the top FBI officials -- Scott Smith, David Resch, and Carl Ghattas -- are exiting the bureau.<p>The resignations …

Tech Trends

Sexual Misconduct Accusations Rock Lionsgate Legal Affairs Department

Former VP Wendy Jaffe says she suffered years of abuse by former general counsel Wayne Levin<p>Former Lionsgate Entertainment Corp. general counsel …

Sexual Harassment

The Shaming Of Robert De Niro

Here are some obscure film titles from the last four years:<p><i>The Bag Man. Heist</i>. <i>Killing Season</i>. <i>Red Lights</i>. <i>Being Flynn</i>.<p>Here are some domestic box office …

Robert DeNiro

Kimberley Strassel: John Brennan, Obama's CIA director, admits egging on the FBI's probe of Trump and Russia

The Trump-Russia sleuthers have been back in the news, again giving Americans cause to doubt their claims of nonpartisanship. Last week it was Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok testifying to Congress that he harbored no bias against a president he still describes as “horrible” and …

Opinion

Do Republicans disapprove of Trump's meeting with Putin? 'They couldn't care less'

I want to thank the Russians for interfering with our election to stop Hillary Clinton from becoming president<p>Donald Trump began the week facing accusations of treason over his embrace of Vladimir Putin. He ended it with a middle finger to his many critics by inviting the Russian autocrat to the …

Donald Trump

How everything–everything–changed for Netflix this week

The four events since Monday (!) that signal we’re entering the next chapter in the epic saga of Netflix and the future of entertainment.<p>Remember the first half of the second week of July? Those really were the good old days. Netflix was riding high, its stock at almost $419 a share. Rivals were …

Streaming Media

The Real Reason This Man Gave Away $2 Million Before Dying at the Age of 99

There are secret millionaires all around us. You could be living next to one right now. One unassuming millionaire was 99-year-old Russ Gremel. He …

General Electric

If this is Samsung’s $1,500 foldable phone, no one’s going to buy it

Fresh off the heels of yesterday’s report that Samsung plans to release a foldable version of its Galaxy smartphone codenamed “Winner,” a recently published Samsung patent appears to show the device. Unfortunately, it looks and sounds like a sure-fire loser.<p>As the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported …

Mobile

Trump Lawyers Are Considering A Challenge To Stop "60 Minutes" From Airing A Stormy Daniels Interview

Lawyers associated with President Donald Trump are considering legal action to stop <i>60 Minutes</i> from airing an interview with Stephanie Clifford, the …

Donald Trump

2 Options Trades for Netflix Investors

By<p>July 20, 2018 11:32 a.m. ET<p>Some stock investors soured on Netflix after it released its second-quarter earnings on Monday and reported missing its …

Investing

How Obama Vs. Trump Celebrated Their Wedding Anniversaries Couldn't Be More Different

Ah, love. Falling in love is always a complicated endeavor, but imagine expressing it on an international stage as president and first lady of the …

Donald Trump

The FBI's top cybersecurity officials are jumping ship

This is not good. Five senior FBI officials in charge of election protection and cybersecurity have left the government. Early in the week, the news …

Civil Service

Eric Garner’s mother reacts to NYPD decision to pursue disciplinary trial against her son’s killers

The New York Police Department announced Thursday it will move forward immediately with its own disciplinary proceedings against two of the officers …

Justice

Bought That Rundown Old House? Time For an Extreme Makeover

Going from old and frumpy looking to being gawked at with admiration was gratifying. But it required an extensive makeover.<p>When Ron and Judy Hoefer …

Wall Street

Radio Guest List-Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island-July 21, 2018

This week’s broadcast of <i>Peter Greenberg Worldwide</i> comes from the Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island. Joining Peter is PBS’ Samantha …

Rhode Island

Georgia beverage industry wonders if it can swallow costs of tariffs

In a humid warehouse-turned-brewery in Marietta on a recent July morning, the canning of beer has stopped and workers are in a sweaty struggle with a …

Tariffs

How new Trump executive order could fight automation impact, bridge tech skills gap

The order aims to expand apprenticeships and training, as well as award companies that invest in workforce education.<p>On Thursday, US President Donald …

Donald Trump

How To Avoid Strategic Timing Mistakes Like Exxon's

The Wall Street Journal suggests Exxon’s once perfect machine is running dry. They got their strategic timing wrong, investing too much too soon in capacity-building. It’s yet one more lesson on the critical importance of getting the timing right between implementing revenue-generating programs and …

Exxon Mobil

Cushman & Wakefield IPO aiming to raise $750M: WSJ

Cushman & Wakefield's (CUSH) target for its IPO would value the real-estate services firm at about $6B, including debt, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> …

Business

Want Free Museum Entry With Your Library Card? Too Bad. Most of the New ‘Culture Pass’ Tickets Are Already Sold Out

Art World<p>You'll have to wait until November to use your library card for free tickets to popular institutions like MoMA.<p>,<p>This past Monday, New York …

Libraries

Let's revisit this...Losing America from within and the deep coverup.

If people do not think we are in deep trouble, then listen again, just to refresh your memory and outrage. Media keeps saying, Putin has something on …

NRA

Microsoft's Cloud bursts; group revenues exceed $100bn annually - The Wall Street Journal

(The Wall Street Journal) Microsoft Corp. MSFT +0.00% topped $100 billion in annual revenue for the first time as the software giant remakes itself …

Wall Street

Talking To The Board About Information Security

Briefing a board of directors on the status of your company’s information security program is a dangerous tightrope act. If you’re too positive and overly confident, you can easily come across as naïve or uninformed. Conversely, if you’re too fatalistic about the inevitability of being compromised, …

Infosec

Goldman's 1MDB role is the subject of banker's plea talks - Nation

NEW YORK (Bloomberg): U.S. prosecutors negotiating a possible deal with a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive are pressing for information …

Corruption

Trump Fed critique sends dollar lower

President Trump on Friday took his second swipe in two days at the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes, alleging the central bank is taking away the country’s competitive advantage, which sent the U.S. dollar lower.<p>After he posted the tweet, the U.S. Dollar Index fell slightly.<p>In response to the …

Federal Reserve

Roses thistles: ISU is making it easier for students to comply with harmful voter ID law

CLOSE<p>There are some new rules for voting in Iowa.<p><b>A rose to Iowa State University</b> for helping ensure students have needed identification to vote in …

Iowa

Ivanka Trump Is The Only On-Message White House Official This Week

Leah Millis / Reuters<p>Ivanka Trump, known to be strategic about her public appearances and the policies she chooses to back, has been front and center …

Donald Trump

The KSI-Logan Paul YouTube boxing match will be a PPV event

If you thought you would be able to watch KSI and Logan Paul fight for free on YouTube, the news that it will actually be a pay-per-view event might …

Boxing

Paramount fires its top television executive over comments

Viacom's Paramount says it has fired the head of its television division for making unspecified comments that drew complaints from …

Media Industry