As a candidate, Donald Trump vowed that if elected he would use his business talents to make the best deals for the American people. But as president, Trump’s first foray into dealmaking failed miserably with the demise last week of the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. What went wrong? Real estate deals and legislative […]
“Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he’s found that even the president’s son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight,” the [...]
This past week a Serbian product, the 40mm/6 M11 made by Yugoimport SDPR J.P. was seen in use by the Safwa Islamic Brigade & Suqur al-Shamal opposition groups in northern Aleppo. The launcher isn’t very prevalent outside of Serbia and thus it’s presence in Syria indicates a line of supply that might lead back to Serbia. Show More Summary
With heavyweights like Lyft, AT&T and others yanking ads from YouTube, transparency and accountability are at the forefront of advertiser minds today. This week, MMW connected with Nels Stromborg, EVP of Retale (they work with 5,200 brands, 26M users), for his take on how to bring about deeper accountability in the ad industry. Show More Summary
This week is Physicians Week, and this is one in a series of interviews with members of the physician community that are bringing a variety of ideas and networks together in order to improve the relationships between physicians and between physicians and their patients. Dr. Colm Murphy is a cardiologist and the founder of a […]
Apple earlier this week released a bunch of updates for its various mobile operating system, including iOS 10.3, the next major upgrade for iPhone and iPad. We already showed you some of the best features of iOS 10.3 and explained why the iPhone will suddenly feel snappier after the update. Show More Summary
Learning Strategies is streaming their Write Well Mindfest this week (an audio course), which gives you free mentoring to improve your writing skills. It kicked off yesterday, but you can still get access to the whole thing if you sign up for it today. Show More Summary
Here are the stories generating the most comments this week on Military.com, along with a sampling of responses.
Sturgeon told Scottish lawmakers that she intended to approach the U.K. government later this week.
This week’s plan is favorite “familiar” recipes your kids will enjoy. PB CUP PIZZAS!!!! (with a surprise protein boost!) 5 minutes to make + your kids can help make it too! PB Cup Pizzas Make this for dessert tonight! Enjoy kid-approved...Show More Summary
For the first time in a few weeks, executive action by President Trump is generating as much political news as congressional clashes. And while California is watching, this time the state is easily positioned to go its own way. Good morning from the state capital. I’m Sacramento Bureau Chief John...
From Dail statements on Northern Ireland this morning (with apologies to The Dissenter below)… In the nearly two decades since the victory of democratic politics on this island we have faced many moments of truth. The process of reaching and implementing an agreed future was never going to be easy. However many of the barriers more...
Welcome to another Wednesday. Not all stories included this week come with endorsement, but they’re things I felt were worth a look. Religion as virtual reality game? A writer suggests this is possibly the worst description of Christianity ever… …Related: This your brain. This is your brain without God. Sample: “Religion works exactly […]
Jose Arroyo is going to spend the next seven years in prison and he will not be a popular man if fellow inmates discover what he is in for: biting the head off a chihuahua puppy. The 40-year-old Puerto Rico was sentenced this week after pleading guilty to domestic violence...
Street Style is an ongoing series shot by Highsnobiety. This week we’ve shot Shaka Maidoh & Sam Lambert, the design-duo behind Art Comes First. These two globetrotting tailors prove they’re the new masters of sartorial alchemy, sporting head-to-toe monochrome looks that are expertly minimal yet still pack a punch. Subjects: Shaka Maidoh & Sam Lambert […]
In September of 1957, the classic rock and roll song “Peggy Sue” by Buddy Holly came out. (This was just a few months after the doo wop song “Deserie” was released.) “Peggy Sue” was on the Billboard Top 100 for 22 weeks in late 1957 and early 1958, reaching as high as the #3 spot. […]
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will discuss Syria and the extradition of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed for a failed coup last July, with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he visits Ankara this week, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday.
Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even … Click to Continue »
Liverpool v Everton Few supporters have had more to stress about in the recent international break than Everton fans. It’s been a truly a terrible few weeks for the Toffees, who will return to action this weekend with the simple matter of taking on Liverpool at Anfield in the Merseyside derby. Everton come into the game sitting […]
The huge storm that tore through parts of northeastern Australia this week was almost called Caleb instead of Debbie. The next one will be named Ernie.