Mueller is about to have his say — in a big way (Opinion)

This week, Mueller is due to make three crucial court filings — sentencing memos for Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort. Each document will tell us something important about what the future holds for these defendants and, more importantly, about what Mueller knows and where he might be headed. By the end of this…

George HW Bush lies in state at US Capitol

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Bush will lie in state in the rotunda until his funeral on Wednesday President George HW Bush has returned to Washington for a final time, to lie in state at the US Capitol. His coffin had earlier left Texas to a 21-gun salute and was carried to Washington on…

Trade, Alaska, George Bush: Your Monday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest. 1. Both President Trump and President Xi Jinping touted a U.S.-China trade war truce, announced during the G-20 meeting in Buenos Aires, as a win for their countries. But no agreement beyond their official statements exists, and deep divisions remain….

How a judge can rule on Justice Department’s deal with CVS, Aetna

A federal judge is considering halting the integration of CVS Health and Aetna — even though the two companies closed their merger last week. Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in a hearing Monday floated the idea that CVS and Aetna keep their companies separate until he can…

Big Tuna Finds a Scapegoat: Millennials

Why are we suddenly talking about canned tuna and millennials? The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that overall consumption of the packaged fish has declined by more than 40 percent in the United States over the last three decades, according to the Department of Agriculture. Among the reasons that people are less inclined to…

Ralph Hasenhuttl: Southampton sack Mark Hughes and set to approach Austrian

Ralph Hasenhuttl is a former Austria international striker Southampton are set to approach former RB Leipzig boss Ralph Hasenhuttl after sacking manager Mark Hughes on Monday. Hughes was sacked eight months after taking charge, with the Saints 18th in the Premier League table. Austrian Hasenhuttl, 51, has been out of work since leaving Leipzig in…

North Carolina’s Election Turmoil: What We Know and Don’t Know

A congressional race in North Carolina that seemed to be settled on election night was reopened last week amid allegations of absentee ballot fraud. The Republican candidate, Mark Harris, has a 905-vote lead over the Democrat, Dan McCready. Here’s what we know, and what we don’t know. What we know • The North Carolina State…

Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block was skeptical of MuleSoft deal

Keith Block, the co-CEO of Salesforce, said on Monday that he had “some healthy skepticism” about buying MuleSoft before his company acquired the software business for $6.5 billion in March, its largest deal ever. MuleSoft’s technology helps companies connect data that’s stored in disparate systems, some in the cloud and some in legacy on-premises software….

Michelle Obama: ‘I still have imposter syndrome’

Image copyright Getty Images Michelle Obama has said she still feels “imposter syndrome”, adding that “it never goes away”, during a frank talk in London. The former US First Lady was speaking at the Royal Festival Hall for a sold-out event that tens of thousands of people had tried to get tickets for. She also…