Chad Day and Eric Tucker Associated Press Published 9:05 PM EDT Mar 22, 2019 Washington — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump wasn’t buying it. But on July 27, 2016, midway through a news conference in Florida, Trump decided to entertain the thought for a moment. “Russia, if you’re listening,” said Trump, looking directly into a television camera, “I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing” – messages Clinton was reported to have deleted from her private email server. Actually, Russia was doing more than listening: It had been trying to help Republican Trump for months. That very day, hackers working with Russia’s military intelligence tried to break into email accounts associated with Clinton’s personal office. It was just one small part of a sophisticated … [Read more...] about Mueller revealed his Trump-Russia story in plain view
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The Detroit News Published 1:38 PM EST Dec 26, 2018 Here are the local pop culture stories that had the biggest impact this year: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, dies at 76 The city of Detroit came to a standstill on Aug. 16 with the news that legendary singer Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, died at her Detroit home of pancreatic cancer. Over a two-week period, the city and the world celebrated her life, her celebrated 60-year musical career, and her legacy of quiet generosity for causes far away and close to home for more than 30 years. For complete coverage, go to detroitnews.com/series/arethafranklin Death of Michigan Opera Theatre founder David DiChiera A little more than a month after Aretha Franklin died, Detroit suffered the death of another entertainment giant: David DiChiera, 83. The impresario, described by many as a cultural powerhouse who brought opera back to the Motor City, helped jump-start downtown Detroit’s revival and pioneered the practice of … [Read more...] about Top 10 Detroit News entertainment storylines of 2018
(TNS)Tribune News ServiceNews Budget for Tuesday, May 1, 2018 ^<Updated at 10 a.m. EDT (1400 UTC).^<Additional news stories appear on the MCT-NEWSFEATURES-BJT.This budget is now available at TribuneNewsService.com, with direct links to stories and art. See details at the end of the budget.^TOP STORIES<^Pompeo takes charge at State Department as challenges loom in Iran, North Korea<POMPEO:TBW — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will introduce himself to U.S. diplomats and rank-and-file employees Tuesday when he shows up at the State Department for the first time as boss. He wants to improve morale but faces major challenges.1000 by Tracy Wilkinson in Washington.Moving later^Russian trolls' post-election task: Disrupt Florida and other US energy pipelines<USRUSSIA-HACKING-PIPELINES:WA — A television crew from Russia's largest state-backed network swooped into downtown Miami two days before New Year's Eve 2016 on a curious mission.RT, the network formerly known as … [Read more...] about [BC-MCT-NEWS-BJT]
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Arts and Entertainment Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Alex Horton by Alex Horton Email the author April 4 at 10:38 PM Email the author Dan Rather in New York. (Matthew Eisman/Getty Images for Hamptons International Film Festival) “Fake news” is everywhere you look. On social media, on cable news channels, and in the opinion of the president of the United States, at this newspaper. That recognition has changed the media and cultural landscape. Facebook has recently added … [Read more...] about Critics of Dan Rather’s tips about fake news brought up his past. But the points are still solid.
The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye. Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak revealed in New York The reports were true! Volkswagen used the New York motor show to unveil an MQB-based pickup truck, albeit in concept form. Based on the seven-seat Atlas offered exclusively in North America, the Tanoak is a mid-size dual-cab designed in a similar vein to the Honda Ridgeline. Forget hauling bales of hay, this truck is about lifestyle buyers with bikes and boards to cart. All they need to do is build it. Hyundai Kona Electric coming late 2018/early 2019, long-range the priority The Kona Electric is an exciting … [Read more...] about This week’s top news stories: April 1