Electronics

Trump returns home from abroad — with a Twitter rant about fake news, leaks and ‘the enemy’ – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28, 2017

President Trump addresses U.S. military troops and their families at the Sigonella Naval Air Station in Italy on Saturday. (Luca Bruno/AP) President Trump returned home Saturday night to a country wondering how he would address a crisis of bad news that has only grown more dire during his nine-day tour abroad. As the FBI continues an investigation of Trump’s top associates and as he reportedly considers a White House staff shake-up, the president’s attorneys have urged him to…

European allies see the two sides of Trump – Business Insider

Sunday, May 28, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts after a family photo at the G7 Summit expanded session in Taormina Thomson Reuters TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) – In Sicily, Donald Trump listened attentively during complex G7 debates over trade and climate change, smiled for the cameras, and for the most part refrained from provocative tweets. In Brussels, he bashed NATO partners for not spending more on defense, shoved the prime minister of Montenegro and…

Mississippi shooting: 8 dead, including deputy sheriff; suspect in custody – Fox News

Sunday, May 28, 2017

A Mississippi deputy sheriff was among eight people shot and killed Saturday and a suspect in the murders is in custody, The Daily Leader reports. The suspect, Willie Cory Godbolt, 35, confessed to the The Jackson Clarion-Ledger on video. “I ain’t fit to live, not after what I done,” Godbolt told the paper Sunday after he was apprehended. “Not in y’all eyes, not in nobody else’s eyes.” He told the…

‘Brave and selfless’ Oregon stabbing victims hailed as heroes for standing up to racist rants – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Even before their names were released, one word repeatedly came up to describe the men who were killed in a stabbing Friday on a light-rail train in Portland, Ore.: heroes. They had tried to intervene, police said, after another passenger began “ranting and raving” and shouting anti-Muslim insults at two young women. That’s when the ranting passenger turned his anger toward those who sought to calm him down. He fatally stabbed two men…

British Police Hunt for Other Accomplices in Manchester Bomber’s Network – Fortune

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Members of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi’s network are still potentially at large, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after the terrorism threat level was lowered due to significant progress in the investigation. Police have said they have arrested a large part of the network behind the bombing, which killed 22 people at a concert hall, and two more men were arrested on Saturday as police continued to…

A high-stakes gamble: How Jared Kushner reacted to previous crises – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28, 2017

NEW YORK — Jared Kushner had barely survived a fight to save his family’s real estate empire. Taking charge of the business after his father went to prison, Kushner, 25 at the time, paid $1.8 billion in 2007 for the nation’s most expensive office building. Then the market went south, the debts piled up, and Kushner spent years pushing banks to renegotiate the loans. But after one disgruntled lender had tried…

Trump’s 1st foreign trip: 5 takeaways – CNN

Sunday, May 28, 2017

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‘Final act of bravery’: Men who were fatally stabbed trying to stop anti-Muslim rants identified – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Two men were stabbed to death and one injured Friday on a light-rail train in Portland, Ore., after they tried to intervene when another passenger began “ranting and raving” and shouting anti-Muslim hate speech at two young women, police said. Portland police on Saturday identified the two slain victims as 53-year-old Ricky John Best and 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche. A third victim, 21-year-old Micah David-Cole Fletcher, is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said….

New photos show Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on night of attack – CBS News

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Police in Manchester on Saturday released new photos of bomber Salman Abedi from the night of the attack outside an Ariana Grande concert as officers raided an apartment where it’s believed he built the bomb used in the blast. Police are hoping the photos will help people to come forward with any new information about Abedi on May 18, the night of the bombing that killed 22 and wounded dozens of…

Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Pioneer, Dead at 69 – RollingStone.com

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Gregg Allman, the singer, musician and songwriter who played an essential role in the invention of Southern rock, has died at the age of 69. Allman’s rep confirmed to Rolling Stone that the artist died Saturday afternoon. Related Gregg Allman: 20 Essential Songs Southern rock pioneer fused country blues with San Francisco-style extended improvisation, creating a template for countless jam bands Allman “passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia,”…

Trump fails to commit to Paris climate agreement as he concludes first overseas trip – Washington Post

Saturday, May 27, 2017

TAORMINA, Italy — President Trump failed to commit to remaining within the Paris climate agreement during a two-day meeting with world leaders that ended here Saturday, but he tweeted that he was still considering it and would announce a final decision “next week.” In a final communique, the Group of Seven industrialized countries said that the United States “is not in a position to join the consensus.” The other six…

Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis – Washington Post

Saturday, May 27, 2017

President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his senior staff and the creation of a “war room” within the White House, according to several aides and outside Trump allies. Following Trump’s return to Washington on Saturday night from a nine-day foreign trip that provided a bit of a respite from the controversy back home,…

Political, community leaders condemn MAX killings, praise ‘courageous bystanders’ – OregonLive.com

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Reactions poured from elected leaders and community members to Friday’s slaying, praising the Good Samaritans who confronted Jeremy Joseph Christian as he spewed hate speech aboard a MAX commuter train, directed at two women, one wearing a hijab. Statements were made through email on social media: My statement on the attack on the Max train Friday. pic.twitter.com/5qfz67zaMz — Ted Wheeler (@tedwheeler) May 27, 2017 From Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler: Two men…

Before Manchester Bombing, a Path of Conflict and Rebellion – New York Times

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt that left 29 dead – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus loaded with Coptic Christians the day before near the southern city of Minya, which officials said killed 29 people. “A security team of caliphate soldiers set up an ambush for dozens of Christians as they headed to the church of St. Samuel,” the militant group said Saturday through Amaq, its media arm. The bus passengers were gunned down on their…

Trump and Russia: A timeline on communications – The Hill

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Former CIA Director John Brennan testified this week that he was concerned over intelligence he saw showing contacts between President Trump’s campaign and Moscow.  After the election, Trump aides said there had been no communication between Trump’s campaign and any foreign elements, including Russia. But the story has shifted since then — most notably with the news of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s conversations with Russia’s ambassador to the…

Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accords – New York Times

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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2 Dead, 1 Injured, After Stabbing In Portland, Ore. – NPR

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Two people are dead and one was injured after a stabbing on a train in Portland, Ore., on Friday afternoon. Police say the disturbance began when a man on a light-rail train “began yelling various remarks that would best be characterized as hate speech toward a variety of ethnicities and religions.” Among the subjects of his diatribe were two young women who appeared to be Muslim; one was wearing a…

Kushner Is Said to Have Discussed a Secret Channel to Talk to Russia – New York Times

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Dies at 89 – New York Times

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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