WH legal team beefing up for Mueller report

CNN’s Pamela Brown reports that the White House is beefing up its in-house legal team to prepare to fight the possible release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. Source link

BBC under investigation for possible ‘terrorist’ content by Russian media regulator

Roskomnadzor said Thursday it would probe whether the British public broadcaster was in violation of Russia’s strict anti-extremism laws. “At present, materials have been discovered that broadcast the ideological attitudes of international terrorist organizations (quotes from terrorist Al-Baghdadi),” Roskomnadzor said, referring to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “An examination is carried out to determine whether…

Cramer tracks race back to $1 trillion: Amazon leads, Apple lags

The race to the symbolic $1 trillion market cap is back on between some of tech’s most valuable companies, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday as stocks climbed into the close. Apple became the first-ever company to cross the trillion-dollar mark in 2018, followed closely by Amazon, as Cramer predicted on “Mad Money” in April of…

Holy Cow: Was mysterious flare in space the birth of a black hole?

A mysterious bright object in the sky, dubbed “The Cow,” was captured in real time by telescopes around the world. Astronomers believe that it could be the birth of a black hole or neutron star, or a new class of object. An illustration depicts the detection of a repeating fast radio burst from a mysterious…

Canada wants to welcome more than 1 million new immigrants in the next three years

The Canadian Parliament has announced plans to add more than one million new permanent residents in the next three years. That’s nearly one percent of the country’s population. Canada welcomed more than 286,000 permanent residents in 2017 and projects that number could reach 350,000 this year. And 360,000 in 2020. And 370,000 in 2021. That’s…

Weekend snow storm to stretch from Denver to DC

The storm will start to gear up on Friday across central Colorado and then move east across the Plains. While snow will begin to fall across Missouri late Friday afternoon into the evening, there is a chance of some sleet arriving ahead of the snow on Friday afternoon. A winter storm watch for most of…

Why Don’t My Parents Trust Me With My Phone?

I am a 13-year-old girl. I get good grades, I have good friends, and I’ve never given my parents any reason for concern. However, they don’t trust me with my own phone and have gone so far as installing an app on it to track what I do with it. I’m not worried about what…

Intel has the biggest addressable market it’s ever seen: Interim CEO

Intel’s total addressable market has grown significantly as the company has diversified away from the personal computer business and made strategic acquisitions in areas like autonomous driving, interim CEO Bob Swan told CNBC on Thursday. “This is the biggest served market this company has had in its history,” Swan, the company’s permanent CFO, told Jim…