It’s No ‘Glengarry’: A Times Theater Critic Reviews ‘Eyes Only’

Though Mr. Trump is credited as a co-author of The Art of the Deal, there is little art to his depiction of the character of The President in Eyes Only. Unlike Mr. Mamets lowlifes, he has no long game; he is incapable of disguising his agenda. Over and over h…

Democrats still think Joe Biden is electable, but they’re cooling on him

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention at the SNHU Arena on September 7, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire Scott Eisen/Getty Images A recurring series of Insider polls show …

Bank of America says fund managers’ fears of a recession are at levels not seen since the depths of the financial crisis

Associated Press Bank of America surveyed 235 fund managers, asking them a variety of questions including how likely a recession in the next year is, and whether interest rates were to rise. Few in the survey said interest rates would rise w…

Mark Sanford: Long-time Trump critic joins Republican race to unseat Trump

Mark Sanford: Long-time Trump critic joins Republican race to unseat Trump

Image copyrightReuters Mark Sanford, a former South Carolina governor, has become the latest Republican to challenge President Trump in the party’s primary contest. “I’m here to tell you now that I am going to get in,” Mr Sanford, a long-time Trump critic,…

Air Force acknowledges crew stayed at Trump resort during refueling but says it was ‘not unusual’

Air Force acknowledges crew stayed at Trump resort during refueling but says it was ‘not unusual’

Washington (CNN)The crew of a US Air Force C-17 stayed at President Donald Trump’s golf resort in Turnberry, Scotland, during a March refueling stop en route to Kuwait, the Air Force acknowledged, again raising ethics questions about government use of the Pre…

Facebook, Microsoft and other partners create challenge to detect deepfakes

Facebook, Microsoft and other partners create challenge to detect deepfakes

Facebook Chief Technology Office Mike Schroepfer said Thursday that the social network, Microsoft and others are launching a challenge to detect deepfakes.  James Martin/CNET Altered videos called deepfakes, which can make it appear as if politicians, celeb…

Democrats are reportedly preparing an embarrassing dossier against Trump before the 2020 election

Democrats are reportedly preparing an embarrassing dossier against Trump before the 2020 election

The Democratic National Committee’s research team is conducting research of lawsuits on President Donald Trump that span across the US, according to an Axios report on Sunday. The DNC reportedly investigated 7,000 lawsuits and composed a document of Trump’…

House panel investigates military spending at Trump Turnberry

House panel investigates military spending at Trump Turnberry

(CNN)The House Oversight Committee has been investigating for several months whether increased military expenditures benefiting the Trump Turnberry golf course and resort in Scotland represent a conflict of interest for the President, according to committee d…

UK’s governing Conservatives to stand candidate against speaker at next election

UK’s governing Conservatives to stand candidate against speaker at next election

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s governing Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against parliamentary speaker John Bercow at the next national election, business minister Andrea Leadsom said, accusing him of “flagrant abuse” of his power. Breaking with…

UK’s Labour Party want rebel bill to pass before backing election

UK’s Labour Party want rebel bill to pass before backing election

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party will not back a vote later on Wednesday to hold an election and would ideally like to pass legislation that seeks to prevent a no-deal Brexit before backing a new parliamentary poll. Labour’s finance poli…

UK’s Johnson says he doesn’t want election, calls for no more Brexit delay

UK’s Johnson says he doesn’t want election, calls for no more Brexit delay

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he did not want an election as he called on lawmakers not to vote for any further delay to Brexit. Following is the text of the statement Johnson made in front of his Downing Street offi…

Mitch McConnell denounces ‘Moscow Mitch’ nickname

Mitch McConnell denounces ‘Moscow Mitch’ nickname

Mitch McConnell has angrily denounced critics who refer to him as Moscow Mitch over the Senate majority leaders refusal to pass bipartisan laws protecting the US from Russian election interference.

US extracted high-level spy from inside Russia in 2017, reports say

US extracted high-level spy from inside Russia in 2017, reports say

Image copyrightAFPImage caption President Trump jokes with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and ambassador Sergei Kislyak The US extracted a high-level spy from inside Russia in 2017, reports say. Citing “multiple Trump administration officials wit…