Daily Archives: April 17, 2018


  • McConnell: No Senate vote on bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller

    McConnell: No Senate vote on bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., leaves a news conference with Republican leaders, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Photo: Jacquelyn Martin, AP) WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ruled out a Senate floor vote on legislation to restrict President Trump’s ability to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.…



  • Cohen controversy tests Hannity’s Teflon Sean reputation

    Cohen controversy tests Hannity’s Teflon Sean reputation

    Sean Hannity has denied that he had any formal legal relationship with Cohen, framing their discussions as “minimal” and suggesting they were about “real estate.” | Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images Fox News is standing by the embattled host despite criticism from his own guests and colleagues. By CRISTIANO LIMA 04/17/2018 03:26 PM EDT Updated 04/17/2018 05:49…



  • Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Virtual Currency Plans

    Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Virtual Currency Plans

    Initial coin offerings, or I.C.O.s, are a method of fund-raising in which companies sell their own virtual currencies. The tokens are generally structured like Bitcoin, using a so-called blockchain to record transactions. The coins are usually designed to be used as an internal payment method in software that the start-ups are building. Over the last…



  • Top House Republicans extend DOJ deadline for sending Comey memos

    Top House Republicans extend DOJ deadline for sending Comey memos

    Top House Republicans have given the Department of Justice several more days to comply with a request for copies of former FBI Director James Comey’s memos detailing his encounters with President Trump, according to congressional aides and a DOJ official. Interested in James Comey? Add James Comey as an interest to stay up to date…


  • Jessie J wins China singing competition

    Jessie J wins China singing competition

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJessie J wowed Chinese audiences to land the title Jessie J has won a singing competition in China, which has been likened to the X Factor. The singer used to be a judge on The Voice UK, and is the star behind hits including Price Tag and…