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Navarro says Bannon's interview was eerie

CNN's Ana Navarro said that Steve Bannon's "60 Minutes" interview was eerie, adding that it was horrifying he was in the ear of President Donald Trump. [Source]

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Hope Hicks interview in Russia probe delayed

Hope Hicks' highly anticipated testimony before the House Intelligence Committee was abruptly delayed Thursday amid questions about whether the White House communications director would be able to respond to inquiries about topics after the campaign season, four sources told CNN.

Dylan Farrow details alleged abuse by Woody Allen in first TV interview

Dylan Farrow broke down in tears in her first televised interview and said she wishes her father, director Woody Allen, had been charged with assaulting her.

House intelligence panel votes to release Fusion GPS co-founder interview

The House Intelligence Committee on Thursday voted to release the transcript of its interview with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson, with Democrats and Republicans joining together in a move likely to shed new light on the opposition research dossier on Trump and Russia.

Farrow, Malone (Dylan)

Dylan Farrow Accuses Woody Allen of Abuse in TV Interview

In her first sit-down interview, Ms. Farrow accused her father, Woody Allen, of molestation in a conversation with “CBS This Morning.”


Nigeria's Buhari doesn't know if he will seek re-election: radio interview

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday he does not know if he will seek re-election in 2019.

Bannon's appearance reveals WH effort to restrict testimony

The White House is working behind the scenes to limit the testimony to congressional investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to multiple sources.


Trump ex-aide Bannon agrees to Mueller probe interview, avoiding grand jury

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has reached agreement with U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller to be interviewed by Mueller's investigators rather than appearing before a grand jury, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Bannon will do interview with special counsel, avoiding grand jury for now

Steve Bannon has struck a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's team and will be interviewed by prosecutors instead of testifying before the grand jury, two people familiar with the process told CNN. He is expected to cooperate with the special counsel, the sources said.

Schiff: Bannon's refusal to answer questions 'unprecedented'

Steve Bannon's refusal to answer questions during his meeting with the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday was "unprecedented," according to Rep. Adam Schiff.

History suggests Trump avoiding interview with Mueller is unlikely

If special counsel Robert Mueller wants to talk to the President, there's not much Donald Trump's team can do to stop him, if history is any guide. Past presidents' legal teams have always lost when they tried to avoid testifying or turning over documents in criminal investigations.

Ann Curry will be on CBS for interview about #MeToo and Matt Lauer


BRIEF-Absolute Names Steve Munford As Interim CEO And Announces Preliminary Q2 Results


Steve Bannon to face House Russia investigators

Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist whose political fortunes have taken a roller-coaster fall in the wake of his comments in a scathing book on Trump, will be questioned on Tuesday by lawmakers about the Trump team and Russia.

Books and Literature

Interview: No Longer Writing, Philip Roth Still Has Plenty to Say

In an exclusive interview, the (former) novelist shares his thoughts on Trump, #MeToo and retirement.


Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Jan 14) - WSJ interview, DACA, tax cuts

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.

WH attacks WSJ over Trump interview

Bill Murray debuts his Steve Bannon on 'SNL'

Man confesses to 1993 killing in TV interview

Frank McAlister's death nearly 25 years ago had long stumped detectives. The 19-year-old's skeletal remains were found in rural Northern California months after the car he'd been driving was found mysteriously abandoned in a Costco parking lot in Redding.

Chris Matthews apologizes for making comment about 'Bill Cosby pill' before interviewing Hillary Clinton

Man confesses to murder during a TV interview

A California man was arrested in connection to a 1993 killing after making a confession.

Analysis: Trump's 56 most memorable lines from his Wall Street Journal interview

President Donald Trump sat for an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. While the interview was quickly eclipsed by Trump's comment that immigrants were coming from "shithole countries," it is still a very interesting read.

Obama explains 'what the Russians exploited' in new interview with Letterman

Former President Barack Obama weighed in on the potential consequences of Russian meddling in social media platforms during the 2016 election in a new interview with David Letterman.

Netflix previews Obama interview

Obama opened up about his dancing on Netflix's "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman."

Michael Douglas fends off sexual harassment claim in preemptive interview

Michael Douglas has denied what he says is a forthcoming claim of sexual harassment against him in a new interview with Hollywood trade publication Deadline.

Conservatism (US Politics)

Op-Ed Contributor: Inside Steve Bannon’s ‘Fight Club’

He didn’t regard Breitbart as platform to inform the public, but as his weapon in a war against the establishment.

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: James Franco Denies Sexual Misconduct Accusations in Colbert Interview

Speaking on “The Late Show,” James Franco said he had “no idea” why the actress Ally Sheedy had called him out on Twitter.

Ana Navarro: It was like watching the Super Bowl

CNN's political commentator Ana Navarro says President Trump's tone at the White House immigration meeting was "brilliant."

Bannon, Stephen K

Steve Bannon to Step Down From Breitbart Post

No one has been more closely associated with the right-wing news site in recent years, but Mr. Bannon has lost support among conservative backers as President Trump has denounced him.

United States Politics and Government

Democratic Senator Releases Transcript of Interview with Dossier Firm

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the senior Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, released the transcript of the committee’s interview with Glenn Simpson, co-founder of Fusion GPS.


Snow in the Sahara Creates White-Capped Dunes of Eerie Beauty

Up to 15 inches fell in northwestern Algeria, creating an alien-looking landscape right here on Earth.

Mueller, Robert S III

Mueller Is Said to Likely Seek to Interview Trump

White House officials viewed it as a sign the special counsel’s inquiry was nearly over. But it touched off discussions about the perils of the president sitting for an interview.

Trump team expects Mueller interview request

Lawyers for President Donald Trump are anticipating a request for the President to talk to special counsel Robert Mueller and are discussing how to define the parameters of any interview, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.


Bannon's 'treasonous' comment directed at Trump Jr., not Manafort: author

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon's comment that a meeting between Trump campaign officials and a group of Russians was "treasonous" focused on President Donald Trump's son and not his former campaign manager, as Bannon now maintains, the author of a book containing the remark said on Monday.


Trump could be interviewed within weeks in Russia probe: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump could be interviewed within weeks as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Washington Post reported on Monday.


Trump could be interviewed in Special Counsel probe within weeks: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller has told President Donald Trump's legal team that his office is likely to seek an interview with the U.S. leader as part of its Russia probe, and one could take place within weeks, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

Author: Bannon's statement about Trump Jr. 'not true'

The author of a book that has driven a wedge between President Donald Trump and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said Monday that Bannon's recent statement backing away from his criticism of the President's eldest son is "not true."

Amanpour's full interview with author Michael Wolff

CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks to Michael Wolff about his explosive new book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."

Kid adorably crashes dad's live TV interview

Al Jazeera's segment on sexual harassment and the 2018 Golden Globes was interrupted by an adorable little boy and his toy car.


Mueller's team, lawyers discuss possible Trump interview: NBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Preliminary discussions are under way for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to potentially interview U.S. President Donald Trump as part of the probe of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, NBC News reported on Monday.

24 most grotesque lines from the interview

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller was by turns combative and obsequious in an interview Sunday with CNN's Jake Tapper -- veering from savaging former ally Steve Bannon and author Michael Wolff to lauding President Donald Trump's intelligence and political savvy.

Read Steve Bannon's full statement

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon released a statement Sunday expressing regret for not responding sooner to comments attributed to him that were critical of Donald Trump Jr. in "Fire and Fury," an explosive new book on President Donald Trump's first year in office. CNN obtained the statement from a source close to Bannon.


Top Trump Adviser Continues Assault on Bannon in Heated TV Interview

The president’s senior policy adviser, Stephen Miller, said comments by Stephen K. Bannon in a new book were “out of touch with reality,” “vindictive” and “grotesque.”

Axios: Steve Bannon apologizes to Trump

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, who called Donald Trump Jr. "treasonous" and "unpatriotic" in Michael Wolff's new book "Fire and Fury," has released a statement to Axios apologizing for his comments and affirming his support for the President and his family.

In a fiery CNN interview, Stephen Miller blasted Steve Bannon and called the President a 'political genius'

Trump policy adviser Stephen Miller kept up the drumbeat against former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, calling his comments in a new book on President Donald Trump "grotesque."

Tapper cuts off interview with Trump adviser

When CNN's Jake Tapper asks White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller about President Trump's tweets on his mental fitness for office, Miller criticizes the network's coverage of the president.

Watch the full interview with Jake Tapper and Stephen Miller

In a heated interview, White House adviser Stephen Miller talks with CNN's Jake Tapper about Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury" and its revelations about life inside the Trump campaign and White House.

Hiring and Promotion

Opinion: Job Interview Without Gender

Masking candidates’ identities to avoid sexism is a nice idea. But it won’t work.

Analysis: What the heck does Steve Bannon do now?

This time last year, Steve Bannon was on top of the world. He had shepherded Donald Trump to the most unlikely presidential victory ever. He was preparing to go with Trump to the White House as a senior strategist. He was the new hot thing.


Author of Trump book contradicts president, says he interviewed him

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The author of a deeply critical book about Donald Trump's first year in office said on Friday he had spoken with the president while working on it, contradicting Trump's assertion that he had never talked to the writer for the book and had authorized "Zero access" to the White House.


Trump book author Michael Wolff contradicts president, says he interviewed him

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The author of a deeply critical book about Donald Trump's first year in office said on Friday he had spoken with the president while working on it, contradicting Trump's assertion that he had never talked to the writer for the book and had authorized "Zero access" to the White House.

Spicer on Bannon's book quotes: Didn't hear a denial

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday he is troubled that former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has not denied the statements attributed to him in a recent book about the early days of President Donald Trump's tenure.

President started 2018 angered over uncertainty around the Russia probe. Then Steve Bannon made it worse.

President Donald Trump started 2018 in a fury partly fueled by anger at his legal team for offering shifting timelines about when the Russia investigation would end, according to two sources familiar with the President's mindset.

Steve Bannon may just be right

The explosive comments attributed to the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump -- and Trump's blistering response to them -- both capture and continue a level of chaos and infighting that could capsize the administration.

Cillizza: Trump just took a flamethrower to Steve Bannon

Just when you think nothing Donald Trump does can surprise you, this happens.

Asia and Australia Edition: Iran, Nuclear Button, Steve Bannon: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

United States Politics and Government

Read Trump’s Reaction to Steve Bannon’s Comments

President Trump hit back at the former White House chief strategist through a statement saying that Mr. Bannon had nothing to do with his “historic victory.”

Trump, Donald J

Our Reporter Mike Schmidt on His Golf Club Interview With President Trump

I knew this was not going to go over well with the White House press office, which hates being blindsided by the president making news.

Fact Check

Fact Check: 10 Falsehoods From Trump’s Interview With The Times

The inaccurate statements covered the Russia investigation, health care, immigration and the president’s following on social media.

Analysis: 47 most outrageous lines in Trump's NYT interview

On Thursday at Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump decided to sit down and chat. With a reporter. For The New York Times. For 30 minutes.

United States Politics and Government

Excerpts From Trump’s Interview With The Times

President Trump discussed a range of issues with The New York Times, including the Russia inquiry, the tax overhaul and China, at his golf club in West Palm Beach, Fla.


How to Interview a Celebrity Like a Celebrity

We asked George Wayne, longtime celebrity griller, the toughest questions imaginable (his own).

Harry, Prince of Wales

Barack Obama’s BBC Interview With Prince Harry

The former president said he was adjusting to life outside the White House, and expressed concern, without naming names, about the possible corrosive effects of social media.

Obama warns over the use of divisive social media in interview with Prince Harry

Former US President Barack Obama has urged people in leadership positions not to use social media in a way that fosters division.

Alberto Fujimori, Steven Mnuchin, Philadelphia Eagles: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Box of Horse Manure Is Left for Steve Mnuchin Near His Home, Police Say

The gift-wrapped package was addressed to Mr. Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, and left at his neighbor’s home in an upscale part of Los Angeles.

Steven Spielberg: The press is under 'attack'

Steven Spielberg, director of "The Post," speaks to CNN about how current attacks on the press can be traced back to the Nixon administration.

Mitch McConnell slams Steve Bannon

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized Steve Bannon following the GOP's election loss in Alabama at his end-of-year press conference.

Vanity Fair: Steve Bannon grew disillusioned with Trump's governing style

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon became increasingly disillusioned by Trump's leadership style, sources told Gabriel Sherman in a Vanity Fair article posted Thursday.


FBI deputy director to sit for closed interview with House panels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI'S deputy director, Andrew McCabe, will appear for a closed-door interview on Thursday with two key U.S. congressional committees, after Republicans asked him to discuss the bureau's handling of its Hillary Clinton email probe.

Analysis: Bob Corker's haywire interview

Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker has received lots and lots of positive press for his willingness to take on President Donald Trump -- often in decidedly personal terms. All that good press may have gone to Corker's head.


U.S. investigators seek to interview train crew in Washington derailment

DUPONT, Wash. (Reuters) - Safety investigators hope the engineer of an Amtrak passenger train that careened off a bridge onto a highway in Washington state can help explain why his locomotive was going more than twice the speed limit when the deadly derailment occurred, officials said on Tuesday.


U.S. investigators seeking to interview crew members in fatal derailment

DUPONT, Wash. (Reuters) - Safety investigators hope the engineer of an Amtrak passenger train that careened off a bridge onto a highway in Washington state can explain why his locomotive was traveling more than twice the speed limit when the deadly derailment occurred, officials said on Tuesday.


BRIEF-Westrock Says CEO Steven Voorhees' FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $11.4 Mln Versus $10.7 Mln In 2016


Smiley: PBS investigating after interview

Tavis Smiley was recently called out and suspended by PBS over what they call "troubling allegations," but he tells CNN's Don Lemon that the initial investigation they did was sloppy and he received a letter after his "Good Morning America interview" saying PBS would like to speak to his staffers.

New York Times

Our Journalists Share Their Most Memorable Interviews of 2017

Times reporters reflect on the conversations that stuck with them long after their assignments ended.

House panel to interview publicist who arranged Trump Tower meeting

The House Intelligence Committee has at least two interviews scheduled Monday to kick off a packed week of witnesses in the panel's Russia probe.


BRIEF-Arrow Electronics Names Steven H. Gunby As A New Director To Its Board


Opinion: Bannon's experiment blew up in Trump's face

Voters in The Cotton State listened to native son Charles Barkley and drew a line in the sand. They showed the country that they are not "a bunch of damn idiots" and sent the message that policy is one thing, but the quality of the candidate is more important.

Navarro: I'm done with your mansplaining

CNN political analysts discuss what Roy Moore's defeat in Alabama's special election could mean for the Republican party.

Sandy Hook families post eerie warning video

Titled "Tomorrow's News," this video shows the possible early warning signs of a mass shooting.


BRIEF-Steve Laut To Become Executive Vice Chairman of Canadian Natural Resources


12-year-old interviews Roy Moore

The America First Project, a pro-Trump political action committee, sent a 12-year-old girl to interview Alabama's GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore.

Federal Taxes (US)

Op-Ed Columnist: Steve Mnuchin Pulls a Paul Ryan

A Treasury report on tax cuts that’s a sick joke, but very much in the modern G.O.P. tradition.


Marcato sets condition for Deckers interviewing its nominees

(Reuters) - Marcato said on Monday it was open to a proposal by Deckers Outdoor Corp's board to interview the activist investor's nominees only if the footwear maker was willing to reach a settlement...


UPDATE 1-Marcato sets condition for Deckers interviewing its nominees

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Marcato said on Monday it was open to a proposal by Deckers Outdoor Corp's board to interview the activist investor's nominees only if the footwear maker was willing to reach a settlement agreement ahead of a shareholder meeting this week.


Deckers agrees to interview Marcato's board nominees

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Marcato said Deckers Outdoor Corp's board agreed to interview its nominees ahead of the annual shareholder meeting this week, a move it called a record-building exercise and to gain advantage in a contentious proxy battle between the two parties.


BRIEF-Marcato says Deckers Stand Ready to Interview its Director Nominees


Sirius XM faces celebrity backlash after Steve Bannon rejoins radio show

Steve Bannon's return to a radio hosting gig is kicking up some celebrity backlash.


Pilatus jet development far exceeded planned costs - NZZ interview

ZURICH, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Swiss plane maker Pilatus's development costs of "well over 500 million Swiss francs" ($504 million) far exceeded the original budget for the company's first business jet, Chairman Oscar Schwenk told the Neue Zuercher Zeitung in an article published on Saturday.


Former Trump adviser interviewed in Congress in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Walid Phares, a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, testified to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Friday in its investigation of possible Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. election.

Steven Tyler opens home for abused girls

When Steven Tyler co-wrote Aerosmith's hit "Janie's Got a Gun" almost 30 years ago, he knew he wanted to help young women who had been abused.

United States Politics and Government

Op-Ed Contributor: Can Steve Bannon Realign American Politics?

Realignments are made, not born — and unlikely with candidates like Roy Moore.

Steve Bannon's shameful dog whistle

As incredible as it may sound, Steve Bannon has hit a new low. He was in Alabama on Tuesday, stumping for Senate candidate Roy Moore, when he lashed out at Mitt Romney, his family, and by implication, an entire religion. Bannon, the chairman of Breitbart News, was apparently angry at a tweet by Romney saying Moore in the Senate would be "a stain on the GOP and on the nation."

Analysis: Steve Bannon, troll-in-chief

Steve Bannon left the White House in late August, about seven months after President Donald Trump arrived. But even at a distance from power, his words remain a constant source of frustration and angst for Democrats and, perhaps more often, Republicans.


Utah Republicans defend Romney after Bannon's 'Mormon' jab

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Utah Republicans on Wednesday rallied around Mitt Romney, their party's former presidential nominee, a day after former senior White House aide Steve Bannon accused him of having used his Mormon religion to avoid military service.

Navarro slams GOP: 'Grand Old Perverts'

CNN political commentator Ana Navarro said that GOP stands for "Grand Old Perverts" and they were willing to compromise their morals and decency for a vote.

Steve Bannon joins Roy Moore at rally

Steve Bannon labeled Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake a "total embarrassment" and said Mitt Romney "hid behind" his Mormon faith to avoid military service in Vietnam during a Tuesday night campaign rally for Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore.

Eerie photos capture the Cold War's abandoned 'ruins'

Billy Bush talks Trump and Lauer in Colbert interview

House Russia investigators to interview senior colleagues

Two senior lawmakers will be questioned by the House Intelligence Committee as part of the panel's Russia investigation as the committee races to interview a bevy of high-profile witnesses in the final weeks of the year.

United States Politics and Government

Op-Ed Columnist: The Ghost of Steve Bannon

He is still guiding Trump’s ideology.

Ana Navarro: GOP playing dumb on Trump's tweets

CNN political commentator Ana Navarro said that President Trump continues to go back to the same "crazy lies" and GOP lawmakers look like "idiots" for pretending not to know about Trump's activity on Twitter.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Mueller’s Prosecutors Are Said to Have Interviewed Jared Kushner on Russia Meeting

The brief interview focused on a meeting attended by a Russian ambassador and the incoming national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to a person briefed on the investigation.


BRIEF-Bank Of Marin Bancorp Appoints Steven Barlow To Board


Gervais, Ricky

The Illustrated Interview: The Illustrated Interview: Ricky Gervais

The actor and comedian did his illustrations from his London home with a Sharpie.

Analysis: Welcome to Steve Bannon's controversial candidates' club

In the grand narrative of American politics, there is a lofty -- and often lucrative -- place for the strategists and advisers who guide winning presidential campaigns.

Mueller team set to interview WH officials


Israeli police resume interview of Netanyahu in corruption probe

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police officers on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the sixth time in a corruption probe, Israeli media reported.

Mueller seeking interview with publicist who set up Russian-Trump Jr. meeting

Special counsel Robert Mueller is in talks with the attorney for the British publicist who set up the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Retreat isn't in Steve Bannon's DNA


Pass-through businesses to see cuts under tax plan: Steven Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The majority of small businesses and non-corporate enterprises known as "pass-throughs" would see a significant tax cut under the Republican tax plan, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday.

Franken accuser speaks to CNN (full interview)

Radio news anchor Leeann Tweeden speaks with CNN's Jake Tapper after accusing Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of groping her and kissing her without her consent in 2006.

Jews and Judaism

Op-Ed Columnist: Steve Bannon Is Bad for the Jews

Beware of some of those who say they support Israel.

Steven Mnuchin's wife strikes a pose with a sheet of money

Navarro on GOP: Grand Old Pedophiles?

CNN political commentator Ana Navarro reacts to women accusing Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for a Senate seat in Alabama, of sexual abuse.

Books and Literature

I Interviewed Joe Biden. A Sob Took Me by Surprise.

After all my persistence and preparation for an interview with former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., I would go down as the one who bawled.


Interview: Russian refusal to admit doping could block Olympic path - WADA

(Reuters) - Russia's refusal to accept responsibility for widespread state-sponsored doping uncovered in the McLaren report could prevent its competitors taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics, WADA director general Olivier Niggli said on Friday.

Reporter headbutted by interviewee

A reporter in Rome was assaulted during an interview when an alleged supporter of a far-right group headbutted him and then chased him with a pipe.

Analysis: Bannon's conspiracy about Moore makes no sense

On Thursday night in New Hampshire, former Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon offered a simple explanation for the bombshell report in The Washington Post that Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore pursued sexual relationships with four teenagers when he was in his early 30s.

The Daily

The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Steve Bannon’s War

Mr. Bannon, a former Trump adviser, discusses the future of the Republican Party, white nationalism and more in an interview with The Times.

Steve Bannon, Louis C.K., ‘Murder on the Orient Express’: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Bannon, Stephen K

Key Takeaways From Steve Bannon’s Interview With The Times

Mr. Bannon, former White House chief strategist, discussed the Virginia governor’s race and the future of the G.O.P. in an interview with The Times.

Dobbs, Lou

Critic’s Notebook: President Trump Finds His TV Niche in Softball Interviews

The president styles himself a fighter, but when it comes to television, he prefers allies who help mold his image like “The Apprentice” once did.

Bannon, Stephen K

‘MAGA Day’: An Interview With Steve Bannon

In an exclusive interview with The New York Times, Stephen K. Bannon talked about Senate Republicans, white nationalism and the day President Trump was elected.

Hear Bannon's comments

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon compared a Washington Post story on allegations of sexual misconduct against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to the newspaper's 2016 article about the "Access Hollywood" tape in which Donald Trump was heard making vulgar comments about touching women.

#MeToo: CNN's Alisyn Camerota tells her own story

Mueller interviews top White House aide Miller

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has been interviewed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to sources familiar with the investigation.

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Live Interviews With C.E.O.s of AT&T, Uber and More: DealBook Conference

Get a preview of what they and other power-brokers will say at our conference today. And meet the new DealBook, now covering the intersection of business and policy.

The Daily

The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Steve Bannon on Virginia’s Elections

We talk with President Trump’s former chief strategist, and look at why a mass shooting could make Texas friendlier to guns.

Hero speaks: Emotional interview with man who shot gunman

Stephen Willeford shot and chased the gunman who killed 26 people in a Texas church.


Trump says ending chain migration will be part of a DACA deal: Fox interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday ending so-called chain migration, which allows legal immigrants to apply for relatives abroad to come to the United States, would be part of any legislation to help young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children.

Investigators have been asking in witness interviews about Jared Kushner's role in the firing of James Comey

Wegman, William (1943- )

The Illustrated Interview: William Wegman

The artist sketched his answers at his New York studio with a fine-point Sharpie.

Trump rejects Bannon's hard line -- for now

President Donald Trump has decided -- for now -- to stick with his strategy of cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller, a day after the Russia investigation ensnared three of his campaign aides. That's despite being urged to take a harder line by his former chief strategist, Steve Bannon.

Steve Israel: Dems' big opportunity from Russia probe

If you're among the 33% (according to the latest Gallup Poll) who support Donald Trump and if you get all your news from Trump-friendly outlets, the indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates are indeed the "nothing-burger" the pundits like to discuss (paraphrasing the President himself, a nothing-burger meal might conclude with him standing in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shooting somebody without losing voters). On the other hand, if you're a stalwart Trump opponent, this is a lavish all-you-can-eat buffet.

CNN's Acosta: How is this not collusion?

CNN's Jim Acosta asked White House press secretary Sarah Sanders if President Trump's affiliation to George Papadapoulos, a former policy adviser on the Trump campaign who pleaded guilty to lying about his Russian connections, amounted to collusion.

House investigators to interview ex-Trump campaign adviser

Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page is coming to Capitol Hill next week for an interview before the House intelligence committee, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

Trump has granted Fox News 19 interviews since inauguration


Ryan says Republican tax plan must speed through choppy waters: Reuters interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday that a sweeping Republican tax-cut plan is entering its toughest phase yet as lobbyists swarm Congress to try to protect valuable tax breaks.


U.S. House speaker says tax plan entering most difficult phase: Reuters interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday that Republican plans to enact sweeping tax cuts are entering their choppiest waters as corporate lobbyists try to pressure lawmakers to protect tax breaks.


U.S. lawmakers will not tackle healthcare this year, Ryan says: Reuters interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers will not take up a bipartisan plan to stabilize Obamacare insurance markets or try again to repeal and replace the law this year, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday, signaling his party was shelving the matter until the 2018 U.S. congressional election year.


U.S. House will not tackle healthcare this year, Ryan says: Reuters interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday the Republican-controlled U.S. Congress will not attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare again this year but should try again in 2018.


U.S. House speaker says tax plan unlikely to swell deficit: Reuters interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Republican tax cut plan that President Donald Trump wants passed by the end of the year is unlikely to trigger a big deficit expansion because it will spur more investment and job growth, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan told Reuters in an interview on Wednesday.

In an interview with CNN, the GOP senator said Trump's presidency will be remembered for his 'non-truth telling'

Hours before Donald Trump was set to huddle with Senate Republicans to rally support for his tax cut measure, Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker delivered an absolute bludgeoning of the President. And even that may be an understatement.

'Stranger Things 2' builds on eerie nostalgia

As part of a small subset of the pop-culture universe that thought "Stranger Things" was nice but nothing special, the second season provoked some trepidation. How can one characterize whether the Emmy-nominated Netflix phenom lives up to the hype when you felt it was overhyped in the first place?


Trump says has not been asked for interview with special counsel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he has not been asked for an interview with U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Bannon, Stephen K

White House Memo: Steve Bannon Vows ‘War’ on His Own Party. It Didn’t Work So Well for F.D.R.

In 1938, Franklin Roosevelt’s bid to purge Democrats who opposed him backfired. Are there lessons as Mr. Bannon takes on dissident Republicans?

Steve Bannon delivers blistering attack on former President George W. Bush

Steve Bannon delivered a blistering attack on former President George W. Bush during an address at the California GOP Convention Friday night, questioning his intelligence and whether the former President understood the speech that he delivered this week.


Trump says thinks Republicans have the votes to pass tax reform: Fox Business interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he thinks Republicans have the votes needed to pass a big tax cut package.

The extraordinary arrogance of Trump interviewing US attorneys


Yellen lunches with White House adviser Cohn, day after Trump interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen returned to the White House on Friday to have lunch with President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, a White House official said, describing the meeting as "nothing out of the ordinary."


Steve Paxton, a Buddha of American Dance

Mr. Paxton, 78, doesn’t perform much these days. But we talked to him a few weeks before a rare New York show with old friends Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer.


Trump concludes Fed chair interviews, could decide next week: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has concluded interviews with the five candidates he is considering to chair the Federal Reserve and could announce a decision as early as next week, a source familiar with the process said on Thursday.

Concerns raised over Trump interviews

Former US attorney Preet Bharara and former federal prosecutor Michael Zeldin raise concerns regarding President Trump personally interviewing candidates for US attorney positions in certain cities.

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My Interview With a Rohingya Refugee: What Do You Say to a Woman Whose Baby Was Thrown Into a Fire?

I’ve covered genocide in Sudan and children being blown apart in Iraq. I’ve been dispatched to earthquakes, hurricanes and famines. But Rajuma’s story stopped me.

Ana Navarro: You do not fight with the family of a dead soldier

CNN panelist Ana Navarro criticizes President Donald Trump for picking a fight with a Gold Star family whose loved one was killed in an ambush in Niger.

Senate intel interviews former Trump campaign manager

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski appeared on Capitol Hill for a closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter.


Attorney General Sessions says not interviewed by Special Counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Wednesday he has not been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in connection with an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russians in the 2016 campaign.

Spicer interviewed in Russia probe

Special counsel investigators interviewed former White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday as part of the Russia investigation, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.

Eerie video shows Raqqa execution spot

This exclusive drone footage shows empty streets and destroyed buildings in Raqqa, a city on the brink of being liberated from ISIS.

Priebus interviewed in Russia probe

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus was interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team Friday, according to a statement from Priebus' attorney.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Ex-White House Chief of Staff Is Interviewed by Special Counsel

Reince Priebus, who was fired in July, was the first senior administration official known to have been questioned by Robert Mueller’s investigators.


Russia probe special counsel interviews ex-Trump chief of staff Priebus

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus was interviewed on Friday by the special counsel investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 U.S. election.


Steven Seagal meets 'The Punisher' Duterte, talks drug war

MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. actor Steven Seagal, famous for playing action roles like a vice squad detective in "Above the Law", met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte while on a location scouting trip in Manila.

Lawmakers demand answers after CNN's EPA probe

More than 40 congressional Democrats sent a letter to the White House expressing "deep concern" over the Environmental Protection Agency's recent proposal to "reverse clean water safeguards" for an area of Alaska that is home to the world's most valuable wild salmon fishery.


Virtual interviewer prods veterans to reveal post-traumatic stress

(Reuters Health) - Talking – to a computer-generated interviewer named Ellie – appears to free soldiers and veterans who served in war zones to disclose symptoms of post-traumatic stress, a new study finds.


BRIEF-Apple signs content deal with Steven Spielberg - WSJ‍​

* Apple struck deal with Spielberg's Amblin Television, Comcast's NBCUniversal television unit to make new episodes of "amazing stories"- WSJ, citing sources‍​ ‍​ Source text: Further company coverage:

Inside Bannon's war against McConnell

The next step in Steve Bannon's scorched-earth war against Republican incumbents is an attempt to cut off money to those aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

United States Politics and Government

Read Excerpts From Senator Bob Corker’s Interview With The Times

The Tennessee Republican discussed his relationship with President Trump and his outlook on the administration in a phone interview on Sunday with The Times.

United States Politics and Government

Op-Ed Columnist: Gary Cohn and Steven Mnuchin Risk Their Reputations

Pleasing their boss at all costs isn’t worth it.


Trump says giving peace a chance before U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem: interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Saturday that he wanted to give a shot at achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians before moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Yes, Steve Bannon Should Terrify You

His brigade is motley. His agenda? Disruption for its own ugly sake.


White House says Puerto Rico must fix its debt problem: CNN interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House budget director Mick Mulvaney on Wednesday backed away from U.S. President Donald Trump's comments a day earlier calling for the storm-hit island's debt to be wiped out.

Steven Tyler denies he had a heart attack

Steven Tyler says it broke his heart that his health issues caused Aerosmith to abandon its tour but he insists his heart is not actually broken.


Aerosmith's Steven Tyler shuts down heart attack rumors

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler dismissed speculation that he had suffered a heart attack or a seizure but did little to clarify the ailment that led the band to cancel the remainder of its South American tour.


In Interview, Father of Girl Hit by Ball at Yankee Stadium Recounts Ordeal

Speaking publicly for the first time since the incident on Sept. 20, the father told The Times that his daughter’s vision might not return to normal.

Navarro on Trump's PR tweets: How dare he

CNN panelists Ana Navarro and Andre Bauer debate over the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.


Trump interviews four for Fed chair job, to decide in two-three weeks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is ramping up his search for a new chief for the U.S. central bank, meeting with former Federal Reserve Governor Kevin Warsh and three others and promising a decision next month.

Senate gets green light to interview FBI officials on Comey firing

The Justice Department has agreed to let the Senate judiciary committee interview two senior FBI officials who could provide firsthand accounts about the circumstances around the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, potentially resolving a weeks-long standoff that led senators to threaten issuing subpoenas, according to sources familiar with the matter Friday.

In interview with Senate panel, Kushner didn't mention the private account he used for WH business

In his interview with the staff of the Senate intelligence committee, White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner did not share the existence of his personal email account, which he has used for official business, CNN has learned.


UPCOMING REUTERS NEWSMAKER - Interview with Royal Bank of Canada CEO, David McKay

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Canada CEO, David McKay, joins Reuters Editor-in-Chief, Steve Adler, to discuss how financial institutions are approaching artificial intelligence and blockchain, with particular focus on how these disruptive technologies will affect consumer platforms.

The one film of his that Steven Spielberg will watch

Steven Spielberg is credited with a pretty impressive list of films, which were made during his nearly 50-year career in Hollywood.

Rep. Steve Scalise returns to House after shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise, the Republican whip in the House who was shot in June at a congressional baseball team practice, returned to Capitol Hill Thursday for the first time since being seriously wounded and said his prayers had been answered during his recovery process.


Kellogg names Nature's Bounty exec Steven Cahillane as CEO

(Reuters) - Cereal maker Kellogg Co said Steven Cahillane, the chief executive of nutritional supplements maker Nature's Bounty, will replace John Bryant as its CEO, effective Oct. 2.

Nationalist trade adviser Peter Navarro sidelined, sparking concerns among Trump allies

One of President Donald Trump's last standing nationalist trade advisers is getting pushed further from the Oval Office after chief of staff John Kelly's latest move to restructure the West Wing.


What intimidates Steven Spielberg? Being subject of a documentary

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg has directed dozens of award-winning movies in a 40-year career, but when it came to turning the cameras on himself he found the attention pretty uncomfortable.


UPCOMING REUTERS NEWSMAKER - Interview with Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, will speak to Reuters about artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and quantum computing.


Fidelity chairman says no need for an IPO: Bloomberg TV interview

BOSTON (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments does not need an IPO, Chairman Abigail Johnson said in a Bloomberg TV interview on Wednesday.

Navarro goes off on Trump's tweets

CNN commentator Ana Navarro says President Trump's jabs at NFL protests are "distracting national attention away from his response to Puerto Rico."


Aerosmith's Steven Tyler experiencing medical problem, band cancels shows

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler is dealing with an "unexpected medical issue" that has forced the band to cancel four shows in South America, the group said in a statement on Tuesday.

Steven Tyler suffers 'unexpected medical issues'

Aerosmith will be missing a thing or two on its Aero-Vederci tour.

WH staff interviews about Russia could start this week

Special counsel investigators could start interviewing current and former White House staff as soon as later this week regarding the Russian probe, two sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

Watch highlights from CNN's health care debate

Four senators debated the future of health care in the midst of Republicans' third high-profile attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare.

CNN's health care debate at 9 p.m. ET

CNN will host a bipartisan health care town hall debate Monday night in the midst of a third high-profile attempt by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

All eyes on Susan Collins as she appears on CNN's 'State of the Union'

Republicans' latest efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act are hanging on by a thread, and the party is waiting for GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine to make her next move.


Eerie calm hangs over Puerto Rican capital before storm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Streets usually abuzz with diners, shoppers, and traffic stood silent, shuttered and empty in the center of San Juan on Tuesday as the Puerto Rican capital prepared for the onslaught of a massive hurricane the following morning.

Mueller's office interviewed Deputy AG Rosenstein about his role in Comey firing

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over the summer about his role in President Donald Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey, according to a person familiar with the matter.


Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein interviewed over FBI ex-director's firing: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

Bill O'Reilly defends himself in 'Today' interview

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took aim at Iran in his speech to more than 190 nations in the UN General Assembly, but the Israeli leader was clearly tailoring his message for one man: President Donald Trump.


Senate panel cancels interview with Trump lawyer, asks him to open hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate panel probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election abruptly canceled an interview with President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen on Tuesday after he issued a statement about his testimony in violation of committee policy.