Daily Archives: May 9, 2018

  • Ford to halt all F-150 production, could last weeks

    Ford to halt all F-150 production, could last weeks

    Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide 2018 Ford F-150 Limited (Photo: Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press) DETROIT — Ford Motor said it would suspend production Wednesday evening of its profit-driving F-150 pickup at it big plant in Dearborn, Mich., bringing to a temporary halt all production of the nation’s bestselling vehicle.  The move…



  • How Google’s Android P is copying Phone X navigation

    How Google’s Android P is copying Phone X navigation

    CLOSE Google put the spotlight on its artificial intelligence smarts at its annual developers conference Tuesday, announcing new consumer features imbued with machine learning. (May 8) AP Android P gestures let you easily switch from app to app. (Photo: USA TODAY) Back when Apple released the iPhone X last fall, veteran users of prior models…


  • What Gina Haspel didn’t tell us at her high-stakes CIA hearing

    What Gina Haspel didn’t tell us at her high-stakes CIA hearing

    Don’t ask Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the agency, because she does not have a clear answer — or, at least, not one she would was willing to offer publicly and under oath on Wednesday. Called upon repeatedly during her confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill to address whether the CIA’s post-9/11 detainee…





  • Outlook for Israeli Leader Brightens as Prospects for Iran Nuclear Deal Dim

    Outlook for Israeli Leader Brightens as Prospects for Iran Nuclear Deal Dim

    President Donald Trump’s move to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal has dramatically brightened the political outlook for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose hold on office was at risk just weeks ago. Mr. Netanyahu—who has long opposed the Iran deal—has faced spiraling police corruption probes that have entangled his wife and polarized Israelis. But…


  • President Trump today: Live updates

    President Trump today: Live updates

    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders did not back off the administration’s claim that the US’s maximum pressure campaign has helped bring North Korea to the negotiating table, days after North Korea rejected that claim. “The President has talked about, certainly, that the maximum pressure campaign has worked,” Sanders said, noting that “we have seen North Korea…