CNN’s Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

New York (CNN)Anthony Bourdain, the gifted chef, storyteller and writer who took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for nearly two decades, has died. He was 61. CNN confirmed Bourdain’s death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide. Bourdain was in France working on an[…]

Rogue Baltimore police unit ringleader Wayne Jenkins sentenced

The Full Story Here’s what the public was led to believe about the Gun Trace Task Force, before the FBI arrested almost every member of the squad: That in a city still reeling from the civil unrest that followed the 2015 death of Freddie Gray in police custody, the GTTF was a bright spot in[…]

Trump sticks with hard line on trade as showdown looms at G7

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is not backing down from the tough line he has taken on trade, the White House’s top economic adviser said on Wednesday, setting the stage for a showdown with top allies at this week’s G7 summit in Canada. The meeting on Friday and Saturday in Charlevoix, Quebec, will[…]

Upbeat Trump welcomes U.S. prisoners released by North Korea

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed three former U.S. prisoners at a military base near Washington on Thursday, thanking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for their release and sounding upbeat on a planned summit between the two sides. The prisoners, freed after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled[…]

China says will fight back ‘at any cost’ against U.S. trade tariffs

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China warned on Friday it would fight back “at any cost” with fresh trade measures if the United States continues on its path of protectionism, hours after President Donald Trump threatened to slap an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods. In light of China’s “unfair retaliation” against earlier U.S. trade[…]

John Bolton: Five things new Trump security adviser believes

23 March 2018 John Bolton, an ultra-hawkish conservative who rose to prominence in the George W Bush administration, will be the new National Security Adviser to President Donald Trump. A firm defender of American power and a confrontational advocate for wielding that strength abroad, Mr Bolton has never shied away from making his strong views[…]

Stephen Hawking: Visionary physicist dies aged 76

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. He died peacefully at his home in  in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said. The British scientist was famed for his work with black holes and relativity, and wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of Time. At the[…]

U.K. Has Weapons to Use Against Russia, All With Drawbacks

Britain has financial and diplomatic weapons it can use against Russia to respond to the suspected poisoning of a former spy with a nerve agent, but it is unclear how willing the government is to wield them, or that they would influence the behavior of the Kremlin. Prime Minister Theresa May told Parliament on Monday[…]

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Trump fires Tillerson, taps Pompeo as next secretary of state

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and will nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to succeed him, replacing his top diplomat ahead of a potential high-stakes sitdown between the US President and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Tillerson’s departure follows months of tension between him and Trump.[…]

Surging Samsung Electronics Takes Intel’s Chipmaking Crown

South Korean company becomes largest chipmaker by revenue Samsung Electronics Co. just knocked Intel off its perch as the world’s biggest chipmaker by revenue, a spot the U.S. company has held since 1992. On Tuesday, Samsung reported 2017 chip sales of $69 billion, blowing past Intel’s $63 billion from last year. The switch underlines how[…]