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The timeline of Flynn's contacts with Russia

CNN's Ana Cabrera explains the timeline of events from Michael Flynn's contact with a Russian ambassador in December 2016 until leaving his job in February 2017. [Source]

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How Global Warming Fueled Five Extreme Weather Events

Scientists analyzed 27 extreme weather events from 2016 and found that global warming was a “significant driver” for most of them. We look at five cases.

Omarosa explains White House exit on 'GMA'

The day after news broke about her departure from the Trump administration, Omarosa Manigault Newman appeared on "Good Morning America" to tell her side of the story.


Palestinian leader says Trump's Jerusalem 'crime' prevents U.S. peace role

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a crime which showed that Washington should no longer play a role in Middle East peace talks.

1 sentence explains Trump's view of presidency

In this terrific New York Times piece on Donald Trump in the White House, one line stood out to me as absolutely critical to understanding how the 45th President of the United States approaches the job.

United States Economy

Economic View: An Economist Explains: How to Sort Facts From Fictions

Numbers are not always reliable, and politics get in the way. Here is advice from an expert on the most solid sources for tracking the economic debate.


Air New Zealand cancels flights after "events" involving Rolls-Royce engines

(Reuters) - Air New Zealand Ltd said on Thursday "two recent events" involving Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Trent 1000 engines had prompted it to cancel and delay some international flights over the coming weeks, making it the latest airline to experience problems.

GOP tax plan has tight timeline and tough poll numbers

The lobbying bonanza has officially kicked into high gear. Name the industry or interest group and they've been on the Hill the last 48 hours to try and persuade, defend or outright defeat various provisions in a tax overhaul that all involved see as a train that's not only moving, but almost to its final destination.

Testimony of Flynn's deputy raises questions

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn's deputy told a key Senate committee she "was not aware" of any communications between Flynn and the Russian ambassador -- an assertion that appears to contradict a court filing unsealed Friday, according to documents obtained by CNN.

'SNL' takes on Flynn's guilty plea in 'A Christmas Carol'

Alec Baldwin returned to "Saturday Night Live" as Donald Trump -- along with some unwelcome ghosts from the President's past in the show's own rendition of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol."

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee is questioning the President's response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee rebutted President Donald Trump on Sunday, questioning his response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea and backing former FBI Director James Comey.

Pope explains why he didn't use the word 'Rohingyas' in Myanmar

After a week of taking some heat for not calling the Rohingya refugees by name in Myanmar, Pope Francis explained his controversial decision on Saturday, saying that he did not want to risk shutting down dialogue with the country's leaders.

The timeline of Flynn's contacts with Russia

CNN's Ana Cabrera explains the timeline of events from Michael Flynn's contact with a Russian ambassador in December 2016 until leaving his job in February 2017.


Trump says Flynn's actions during presidential transition were lawful

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that actions by his disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn during the presidential transition were lawful and said that there was no collusion between his 2016 White House campaign and Russia.

Two Russian lawmakers dismiss Flynn's guilty plea

Two prominent Russian politicians dismissed news that Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, with one saying the former national security adviser is a scapegoat in an attack against President Donald Trump.

Cooper: Flynn's guilty plea contradicts White House

CNN's Anderson Cooper takes a look at the White House's repeated past denials of any contact with Russia in light of Michael Flynn's recent guilty plea.

Flynn's downfall means there is now no way for the President to cry 'witch hunt'

Michael Flynn's downfall Friday exacerbated grave legal and political risks that represent the most serious threat to any administration for at least 40 years, and could eventually imperil the Trump presidency itself.

Timeline of Flynn's contacts with Russia

Jared Kushner is the "very senior member of the Presidential Transition Team" who directed Michael Flynn to contact the Russian ambassador, and other countries, regarding the UN Security Council vote on Israeli settlements, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Toobin: Flynn's actions an insult to veterans

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin says former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn's actions are an insult to veterans and his service does not excuse him.

Analysis: Flynn's guilty plea is a massive problem for Trump

Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's decision to plead guilty to a single count of lying to the FBI over conversations he had with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 election is an absolutely massive moment in the ongoing special counsel probe being led by Robert Mueller -- and has potentially huge ramifications for President Donald Trump.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions

How a $250 Break for Teachers Explains a House-Senate Divide on Taxes

House Republicans, seeking to clean up the tax code and expand tax rate cuts, voted to eliminate a deduction for teacher spending. The Senate bill would double it.

Warriors coach explains why team won't visit the White House

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Flynn's lawyers cut talks with Trump team, signaling Mueller cooperation: NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, have told Trump's legal team they can no longer discuss a probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, indicating Flynn may be cooperating with the investigation, the New York Times reported on Thursday.


Flynn's lawyers end communication with Trump team, signaling cooperation with Mueller: NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, have told Trump's legal team they can no longer discuss a probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, indicating Flynn may be cooperating with the investigation, the New York Times reported on Thursday.


Flynn's lawyers split from Trump, signaling possible cooperation with Mueller: NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, have told Trump's legal team they can no longer discuss the probe by a special counsel, indicating Flynn may be cooperating with the investigation, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

Rashida Jones explains 'Toy Story 4' departure

Rashida Jones is denying a report by The Hollywood Reporter that she left "Toy Story 4," along with writing partner Will McCormack, because of an unwanted advance by Disney animation chief and Pixar co-founder John Lasseter.

Turkish capital bans LGBT events

The governor of Turkey's capital, Ankara, has banned all public events relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues for fear they could "provoke hatred and hostility."

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


FDA OKs Merck drug that prevents infection post-stem cell transplant

(Reuters) - Merck & Co Ltd's drug to prevent serious infection in patients who undergo a type of stem cell transplant was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the drugmaker said on Thursday.


Regulator denies Kinder Morgan Canada's timeline for appeal review

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Canada's National Energy Board said on Tuesday it will take until at least Dec. 4 to review Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd's request to sidestep some municipal permits for its Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion.


The Interpreter: What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

Americans advance a lot of theories for why they have more so many more gun deaths than other countries do. The answer is lying in plain sight.

Analysis: Trump's quote explains gridlocked politics of gun control

There is a tendency after mass casualty events like the Las Vegas shooting last month or the Texas church shooting on Sunday to ask if now, finally, things will change in the gridlocked politics of gun control.

Timeline on how the massacre unfolded

At least 26 people are dead after a gunman opened fire during Sunday service at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, a small community east of San Antonio. Here's what we know so far about what happened, according to state and local officials.

Carter Page explains why he won't turn over documents

Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's campaign, said he doesn't want to turn over documents because he fears they will be leaked.

Wendy Williams explains fainting on-air

Wendy Williams did not have a stroke nor was she pulling a stunt when she collapsed live on her daytime talk show this week.

Sarah Sanders explains tax plan with beer analogy

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders opened the White House press briefing with a beer drinking anecdote to explain President Trump's tax plan.

A timeline into the Russia investigation

CNN's Jake Tapper reviews what we know about Russia, the DNC and Hillary Clinton's emails, and the 2016 Trump presidential campaign.

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.


TIMELINE -The long power restoration process in Puerto Rico

Oct 30 (Reuters) - The following is a timeline of the efforts to restore power in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, which knocked out power to all 1.5 million homes and businesses on the island.


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Women and Girls

Weinstein, Hefner and the Poor Excuse that Explains a Lot

Harvey Weinstein was wrong to use “the culture then” to explain his behavior, but not that wrong.

White House explains why condolence letters were expedited

The Trump administration did expedite some condolence letters to families of fallen soldiers after President Donald Trump said he had contacted every family of a fallen soldier, a White House official said Monday, blaming the lag on bureaucratic issues that delayed letters being sent out to families.

Too Funny to Fail (TV Program)

Review: ‘The Dana Carvey Show’ Was Doomed. ‘Too Funny to Fail’ Explains Why.

How did a show so stacked with talent flop so badly?





TIMELINE-Rio Tinto faces fraud charges over Mozambique coal investment

SYDNEY, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique and concealed critical information while tapping the market for billions of dollars.

Kevin James explains TV wife's onscreen death

We now know why the character of Donna Gable was killed off of the CBS comedy "Kevin Can Wait."


Figure skating: Gold pulls out of Grand Prix events, Olympic hopes dim

(Reuters) - Figure skater Gracie Gold's chances of making the United States Olympic team have diminished after she withdrew from two events in next month's Grand Prix series for personal reasons.

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.


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Changes to Las Vegas shooting timeline raise new questions

A California college student injured in the Las Vegas music festival massacre filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the hotel owners, the concert promoter and bump stock manufacturers, claiming they were all liable in the mass shooting.

Teen explains what led to his sexual assault arrest

Lisa Ling explores the legal and social consequences of convicting adolescents and young adults of sex offenses. "This is Life" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.


UPDATE 3-New timeline in Vegas shooting raises questions on police response

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Las Vegas police faced new questions on Tuesday over their response to last week's deadly mass shooting, after releasing a revised chronology in which the gunman shot a security officer before, not after, opening fire from his high-rise hotel window.

Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017)

Shift in Las Vegas Timeline Raises Questions About Police Response

Focus has now turned on the six minutes before Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd.


UPDATE 2-New timeline in Vegas shooting raises questions on police response

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Las Vegas police faced new questions on Tuesday about their response to this month's mass shooting after a county sheriff disclosed the gunman shot a security guard before, not after, opening fire on a crowd below his window at the Mandalay Bay hotel.


New timeline in Vegas shooting raises questions on police response

(Reuters) - Las Vegas police faced new questions on Tuesday about their response to this month's mass shooting at an outdoor concert, a day after a county sheriff disclosed the gunman shot a security guard before, not after, opening fire on a concert crowd below his window at the Mandalay Bay hotel.


UPDATE 1-New timeline in Vegas shooting raises questions on police response

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Las Vegas police faced new questions on Tuesday about their response to this month's mass shooting at an outdoor concert, a day after a county sheriff disclosed the gunman shot a security guard before, not after, opening fire on a concert crowd below his window at the Mandalay Bay hotel.

Police reveal new timeline of Vegas shooting

Stephen Paddock shot a security guard who was investigating an open door alarm on the 32nd floor before opening fire on the concert crowd, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said.


Chevron returns staff to Gulf platforms; no timeline on operations

HOUSTON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Chevron Corp said on Monday it has sent staff back to U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms that were shuttered ahead of Hurricane Nate, but would not speculate on when operations would return to normal.

Here is the timeline of Pence's NFL walkout

At President Donald Trump's instruction, Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game in his home state on Sunday after players from the San Francisco 49ers knelt during the National Anthem before their game versus the Indianapolis Colts.

Politics and Government

Op-Ed Columnist: A German Who Explains Trump

A rightist, tired of “guilt celebration” and political correctness, speaks out on German patriotism and sovereignty.

Timeline of terror: How the events unfolded

It took about an hour and 15 minutes from the moment Stephen Paddock opened fire on Route 91 Harvest Festival concertgoers Sunday to the time a SWAT team burst down the door of his Las Vegas hotel room.


Exercise prevents elderly mobility problems, and the more the better

(Reuters Health) - Less than an extra hour a week of moderate exercise can make a big difference in helping older adults stay mobile and reduce their risk of developing major mobility problems, a U.S. study suggests.


Promoters of pop concerts, other events may ditch Malaysia as hard-line Islam gets a grip

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Organizers of pop concerts and some other big events are increasingly wary of including Malaysia on their itineraries, as the cancellation of a beer festival due to take place next month highlighted growing intolerance toward activities regarded as insulting to Islam by some Muslim groups.

Magazine's editor explains cover decision

NBA player Stephen Curry slammed Sports Illustrated's "A Nation Divided, Sports United" cover, because it did not feature former NFLer Colin Kaepernick.

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.


Motor racing: F1 rules eased to allow demonstration events

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One has tweaked its sporting regulations so that teams can run current cars at demonstration events organized by new owners Liberty Media.


Motor racing-F1 rules eased to allow demonstration events

LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Formula One has tweaked its sporting regulations so that teams can run current cars at demonstration events organised by new owners Liberty Media.

Analysis: Kimmel explains why Congress is failing the "Jimmy Kimmel test"

In a nearly seven-minute monologue on his show last night, Jimmy Kimmel delivered an impassioned call for Congress to reject the latest Republican attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, insisting the bill put forward by Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy was worse than the previous measures the Senate has rejected.


World para swimming, powerlifting events postponed after quake: IPC

(Reuters) - The world para swimming and powerlifting championships to be held in Mexico City later this month have been postponed following the devastating earthquake this week, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday.


Ex-Trump aide Flynn's family creates fund for 'enormous' legal fees

(Reuters) - Relatives of former national security adviser Michael Flynn have set up a fund to help pay for his legal defense against federal and congressional investigations into potential collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

Flynn's family sets up legal defense fund

The family of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn has set up a legal defense fund to defray expenses connected to the investigations into Russian election meddling.


UPDATE 1-Facebook says some Russian ads during U.S. election promoted live events

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media.


Facebook says some Russian ads during U.S. election promoted live events

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media.

Irma pummels CNN's Chris Cuomo

The wind and rain near the eye intensify as CNN's Chris Cuomo witnesses the power of Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida.

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Facebook's pricey cricket bid shows appetite for big sports events

Sept 5 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's $600 million losing bid to buy the streaming rights to a hugely popular cricket tournament in India shows the social network is willing to spend big bucks for high-profile sporting events to keep users engaged on its platform.


TIMELINE-Unraveling of Wells Fargo sales scandal

(Adds explanation that more suspect accounts were revealed on Aug. 31 after more years were reviewed) Sept 2 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co on Aug. 31 raised the estimate of accounts opened without customers' knowledge by 1.4 million, bringing the total to about 3.5 million. The scandal over phony accounts came to light last September after the company announced a $185 million settlement with regulators to atone for the sales abuses. Wells Fargo, the third-largest U.S. bank by assets

Timeline: Uber's management crisis

Uber has suffered a series of crises in 2017 that led to CEO Travis Kalanick's departure. CNN Tech takes a look at how events unfolded.


Robert Mueller examining Flynn's role in seeking Clinton emails from hackers: WSJ

(Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller is examining what role, if any former national security adviser Mike Flynn may have had in an effort to obtain Hillary Clinton's emails from Russian hackers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Former CIA officer explains stunt to boot Trump from Twitter

Former CIA officer Valerie Plame was roughly $1 billion short of her goal to buy a major stake in Twitter and persuade the publicly traded company to ban President Donald Trump -- so she started a GoFundMe campaign to raise that sum and, as the page says, "#BuyTwitter and delete Trump's account."

President spent 77 minutes at his campaign rally to deliver fact-free retellings of recent historical events

President Donald Trump went to Arizona on Tuesday night and delivered what has now become a trademark speech: Full of invective, victimhood and fact-free retellings of recent historical events.


Timeline: North Korea - Countdown to a standoff

(Reuters) - In North Korea's effort to become a nuclear power capable of striking the United States, leader Kim Jong Un has telegraphed what his scientists and weapons experts are achieving. Over the past two years, the country has moved from a fledgling nuclear program to possessing the technology to at least strike the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.

Trump's Mar-a-Lago loses more events

Another group has ditched plans to host an event at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort.


Thousands of Players, Hundreds of Events and Little Reward

The lower levels of tennis can be both a proving ground for elite prospects as well a charade of mediocre athletes playacting as professionals.

Trump to CNN's Jim Acosta: You're fake news

President Donald Trump rejected CNN's Jim Acosta's request to answer questions following an event at the White House, calling CNN "fake news."

Timeline: The Trump-McConnell relationship in Trump's tweets

President Donald Trump continued his ongoing public attacks against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday, criticizing the Senate majority leader for the Republican Party's failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.


Cabrera to join fellow Masters winners Singh, Weir in Fiji

(Reuters) - Former U.S. Masters champion Angel Cabrera will join fellow green jacket winners Vijay Singh and Mike Weir at the Fiji International tournament later this month.

Cillizza: Today's timeline of tweets is proof positive Trump's obsession with cable news hasn't changed


Commonwealth Bank says 'coding error' explains alleged money-laundering breaches

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Commonwealth Bank of Australia said on Monday a software "coding error" was responsible for the "vast majority" of the anti-money laundering law breaches it was accused of last week.


Wawrinka to miss Rogers Cup and Cincinnati events with knee injury

(Reuters) - World number four Stan Wawrinka has withdrawn from this month's Rogers Cup in Montreal and the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati due to a knee injury, the Swiss said on Wednesday.


CFA official explains challenge of keeping up with growth

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Chinese Football Association (CFA) vice president Zhang Jian says the country's football authorities are fighting to keep pace with the rapid growth of the club game in China.

Timeline of Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting revelations

New revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting in June 2016 with a Russian lawyer have rocketed the President's eldest son to the center of allegations of collusion with Russia.

Flake, Jeffrey L

Books of The Times: Senator Flake, a Republican, Explains Why He Didn’t Vote for Trump

In “Conscience of a Conservative,” Jeff Flake of Arizona crosses a rhetorical Rubicon to excoriate the president — and the lawmakers who support him.

A Democratic mayor explains Trump's appeal

Ahead of President Trump's rally in Youngstown, Ohio, Mayor John McNally says voters aren't focused on the Russia investigation on a daily basis.


Show and sell: shift in global ad spending boosts events firms

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Organizers of conferences and trade shows are benefiting from a shift in the way marketing budgets are allocated, with companies spending less on advertising and more on events that allow them to connect directly with customers.

See timeline of Simpson's rise and fall

CNN's Sara Sidner looks at how O.J. Simpson became one of the country's celebrity convicts.

Sen. Lee explains decision to vote against bill

Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran delivered their public defections of Sen. Mitch McConnell's health care bill, essentially halting the overhaul of Obamacare.

Dr. Gupta explains McCain's surgery

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the surgical procedure Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) underwent, which resulting in the delay of a vote on the new GOP Senate health care bill.


Golf: Spaniard Cabrera-Bello wins Scottish Open in playoff

(Reuters) - Spaniard Rafael Cabrera-Bello beat England's Callum Shinkwin in a playoff to win the Scottish Open at Dundonald after earlier striking a tournament-record eight-under-par 64.

Trump, Donald J

Conspiracy or Coincidence? A Timeline Open to Interpretation

Here's a rundown of events over a two-month period last summer, seen in the new light of the recent revelations.

Conway, CNN's Cuomo clash over Trump Jr.'s meeting

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer in a wide-ranging, 35-minute interview Monday with CNN's Chris Cuomo, saying there was "no information provided that was meaningful."


As More Teams Host Gay Pride Events, Yankees Remain a Holdout

The rainbow flag has flown for events at almost every ballpark in the major leagues, where thematic promotions to draw fans are part of the culture.

Melania Trump unable to attend G20 spouse events due to protests

First lady Melania Trump is unable to leave her Hamburg hotel and attend events with other G20 spouses because of protests, her spokeswoman said Friday.

Timeline: A look at the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandals

For more than three decades, the Catholic Church has been rocked by sex abuse scandals spanning the globe.


Erdogan events in Germany outside G20 would be 'inappropriate': Gabriel

KRASNODAR, Russia (Reuters) - The German government believes it would be inappropriate for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to make public appearances in Germany outside the G20 summit given current tensions between the two NATO allies, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday.

Amanpour explains what's happening in Venezuela

An alleged and vexing helicopter attack on the Supreme Court. Severe food and medicine shortages. Months of protest. Christiane Amanpour has the latest.

Jackson, Phil (1945- )

Timeline: How Phil Jackson Failed With the Knicks

He was part of the Knicks’ only championship era, and won a mind-boggling 11 titles as a coach of the Bulls and Lakers. But even Phil Jackson couldn’t resurrect the Knicks. He was dismissed as team president on Wednesday. It was a rocky three-year ride.


TIMELINE-Japan's Takata: From parachutes to airbags to bankruptcy

TOKYO, June 26 (Reuters) - Takata Corp, at the centre of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it would be bought for $1.6 billion by U.S.-based Key Safety Systems.


Upset Cabrera asks Mets to trade him

(Reuters) - New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera said on Friday that he has asked the Mets to trade him after the team recently moved him from shortstop to second base.

SeaWorld subject of federal probes related to CNN's 'Blackfish' documentary

Books and Literature

20 Years of L.G.B.T.Q. Lit: A Timeline

From “The Vagina Monologues” to “The End of Eddy,” here are 25 books by and about L.G.B.T.Q. individuals that have shaped the genre.

Spicer explains reason for off-camera briefing

White House press secretary Sean Spicer explains to reporters the reason press briefings are routinely being held off camera.

Mark Zuckerberg explains Facebook's new mission

Shopping and Retail

Economic Trends: The Amazon-Walmart Showdown That Explains the Modern Economy

The battle to sell men’s shirts and food, and just about everything else, is a competition that will define the future of retail.


TIMELINE-Canyon Bridge's bid for Lattice Semiconductor

June 15 (Reuters) - China-backed Canyon Bridge Capital Partners LLC disclosed on Monday it had refiled its proposed $1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) for the second time.

Gupta explains Otto Warmbier's rare condition

Otto Warmbier, the college student who was detained in North Korea for more than a year, is in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" said doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. CNN's Sanjay Gupta explains.

TIMELINE: 'Behind third base ... I see a rifle'

All they expected to hear was the crack of bat on ball.

Sessions explains reason for recusal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions gives his explanation as to why he recused himself from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election.


Cabrera Bello cards 65 to earn share of St. Jude lead

(Reuters) - Spaniard Rafa Cabrera Bello chipped in on successive holes on his way to a five-under-par 65 and a share of the lead after the third round at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday.

A timeline of the Trump-Comey saga: From firings to leaks, memos and accusations

Fired FBI director James Comey's explosive testimony sparked a swift response from the White House and President Donald Trump's legal team, who have actively disputed the several of the claims Comey made while under oath.


CORRECTED-Nikkei erases gains to end lower ahead of global events

TOKYO, June 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average gave up early gains to close lower on Thursday, as the yen rose in a market already on tenterhooks about looming global events.


Nikkei edges up, but caution prevails ahead of global events

TOKYO, June 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average hovered in positive terrain on Thursday, with the yen moving away from recent highs and Wall Street edging up, but market participants were on guard ahead of key events.


PRECIOUS-Gold inches down as market braces for key events

BENGALURU, June 8 (Reuters) - Gold edged lower early Thursday after a written testimony by former FBI director James Comey ahead of his Congressional appearance was seen containing few fireworks, as investors also braced up for the UK national elections and a policy meeting of the European Central Bank later in the day. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down 0.1 percent, to $1,285.20 per ounce at 0105 GMT. * U.S. gold futures for August delivery d

Fired FBI chief says Trump asked him to let go of probe into Flynn's ties to Russia

Former FBI Director James Comey will say Thursday that President Donald Trump asked him about the former national security adviser Michael Flynn and to "see your way clear to letting this go," according to a copy of his opening remarks posted online.


US STOCKS-Wall St slips as oil weighs; Thursday's events awaited

* Oil falls over 4 pct after build-up in U.S. crude inventories


Wall St. opens slightly higher; Thursday's events eyed

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Wednesday but gains were limited as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of Thursday's major political and economic events.


Wall St. edges higher as Thursday's events awaited

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Wednesday but gains were limited as investors stayed away from making big bets ahead of major political and economic events expected on Thursday.


US STOCKS-Wall St set to open flat as Thursday's events in focus

* Futures up: Dow 4 pts, S&P 1.5 pts, Nasdaq 8 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

Timeline of Trump and Comey's relationship

A new chapter is about to be opened in the up-and-down relationship between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey.


Exclusive: Special counsel Mueller to probe ex-Trump aide Flynn's Turkey ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the Trump election campaign and Russia, is expanding his probe to include a grand jury investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, three sources told Reuters.

Kimmel, Jimmy

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Explains Trump’s Backdrop for Leaving Paris Accord

President Trump knows it’s important to use the Rose Garden “while we still have roses and gardens,” Mr. Kimmel says.

Written on the wall: How Bannon's whiteboard explains decision

Last month, thanks to the endless accidental-sharing power of social media, we got a revealing peek into the Trump administration. It came via a whiteboard in the office of Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. A whiteboard packed with promises and pledges Trump made during the 2016 campaign.

Macron explains tense handshake with Trump

French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with US President Donald Trump in Brussels.

Abedi, Salman (d 2017)

Timeline Shows Manchester Bomber’s Family’s Deep Ties to Libya

Salman Abedi, who killed 22 people in a terrorist attack, visited North Africa with his brother and father, who worked to overthrow Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.


Why Spend $110 Million on a Basquiat? ‘I Decided to Go for It,’ Japanese Billionaire Explains

About 7,000 miles away, in New Jersey, the artist’s sister summed up her family’s response: “We were speechless.”

Congressman/former MMA fighter explains the 'body slam'

The buzzword around Capitol Hill on Thursday is "body slam," and you'd be hard-pressed to find a member of Congress who better understands the concept of "body slamming" than Oklahoma Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin, who is a former mixed martial arts fighter.


U.S. Homeland Security: no timeline for deciding to expand laptop ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Homeland Security Department said Wednesday the department has no specific timeline for making a decision on whether to expand a ban on larger electronics as carry-on luggage.

Katy Perry explains feud with Taylor Swift

On "The Late Late Show," Katy Perry joined James Corden for "Carpool Karaoke." The duo sang, talked about Perry's new hairstyle and discussed the singer's feud with Taylor Swift.


TIMELINE-S&P Telecommunications index dwindles to four companies

May 22 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 Telecommunications Services Index has shrunk from 14 companies in its heyday in 1996 to just four companies in 2017 after a slew of mergers. Here is a timeline of the sector's two-decade shrinkage 1996 - An index is born S&P broke out what were then the biggest U.S. telephone companies into their own sector index with 14 companies 1997 * Bell Atlantic buys Nynex, SBC buys Pacific Telesis * Fr


Golf: Cabrera Bello and Hearn tied for clubhouse lead at Sawgrass

(Reuters) - Spaniard Rafa Cabrera Bello rattled home three birdies in his final four holes to tie Canadian David Hearn for the clubhouse lead during the second round at The Players Championship on Friday.

Conflicts of Interest

Kushner Companies Backs Out of Chinese Investor Events After Furor

Executives from the organization, including Nicole Meyer, the sister of Jared Kushner, were expected to appear in the southern cities of Shenzhen and Guangzhou.

Timeline: Trump's words contradict White House answers on Comey firing

The White House can't get its story straight on why President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey.

Timeline leading up to Comey's firing and the fallout it unleashed

FBI Director James Comey was fired abruptly Tuesday by President Donald Trump, and the White House has scrambled since then to explain how Trump reached his decision.

Trump explains his decision

In a new interview with NBC's Lester Holt, President Trump says he was going to fire FBI Director James Comey regardless of recommendation.

United States Politics and Government

How the White House Explains Waiting 18 Days to Fire Michael Flynn

Sean Spicer, Reince Priebus and the president himself have given various explanations for why the national security adviser was not fired immediately.


BRIEF-Emerald Expositions Events reports Q1 evenues of $135.7 mln

* Emerald Expositions Events Inc - for Q1 of 2017, emerald reported revenues of $135.7 million compared to revenues of $127.8 million for Q1 of 2016

Richard Gere explains why he'll never run for office

Richard Gere may play a politician in his new movie "The Dinner," but he tells CNN he has "zero" interest in running for office.

Cillizza: Flynn's no good, very bad week

With every passing week, it becomes more and more clear that Michael Flynn is in a world of trouble.

White House Correspondents Assn

In Dueling Events, Samantha Bee and Hasan Minhaj Target Trump, Fox News and CNN

Programmed against one another, the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner and Ms. Bee’s alternative end up in the same place — criticizing the president and the press.

Springsteen explains why he used to not pay taxes

Bruce Springsteen admits he evaded taxes for years before the IRS finally came after him.

Inmate's timeline to execution

The execution of Arkansas death row inmate Kenneth Williams is raising questions after witnesses reports say his body repeatedly lurched when a lethal drug coursed through his veins.


Timeline detailed for New York City bus terminal project

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday laid out a new timeline for its revamped efforts to replace or renovate New York City's aging main bus terminal in midtown Manhattan.

Airlines and Airplanes

United Takes Added Steps to Win Back Customers and Avoid More Ugly Events

United Airlines, still trying to regain its footing after a video showed a traveler being violently dragged off a plane, on Thursday outlined new measures meant to prevent such episodes in the future.

Emergency Medical Treatment

Global Health: Inexpensive Drug Prevents Deaths in New Mothers, Study Finds

Postpartum hemorrhage, which kills 100,000 women in developing countries, can be treated with a nearly forgotten blood-clotter invented in the 1950s.

Farewell Kate O'Beirne of CNN's 'Capital Gang'

The political world lost a legend this weekend. Kate O'Beirne, longtime Washington editor of National Review and longtime panelist on CNN's "Capital Gang" passed away Sunday of cancer.

CNN's Alisyn Camerota: Roger Ailes sexually harassed me

CNN's Camerota describes 'chilling effect' working under Ailes

North Korea timeline: From Trump's inauguration to now

When US President Donald Trump took office on January 20, the new administration's policy on North Korea was unclear.

CNN's 'Soundtracks' explores the music that defined history

This eight-part CNN Original Series explores the music tied to iconic moments in history, from the March on Washington to the riots at Stonewall, to the moon landing to Hurricane Katrina.

Russell Brand explains split with Katy Perry

Russell Brand discusses his divorce with Katy Perry which came after less than two years of marriage.

Trump defends Flynn's request for immunity

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn's offer to testify in return for immunity from prosecution hovered over the investigations into Russia's communications with top aides to President Donald Trump. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Analyst: There were clues leading to Flynn's offer to testify

CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem reports on the events that may have led to Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's willingness to testify before federal and congressional investigators if given immunity.


UPDATE 1-Embraer holds E195-E2 timeline after early first flight

SAO PAULO, March 29 (Reuters) - Embraer's biggest passenger jet ever took to the skies more than three months ahead of schedule on Wednesday, giving the world's third-largest commercial planemaker more time to refine the aircraft before it enters service in early 2019.


Embraer holds delivery timeline for E195-E2 after early first flight

SAO PAULO, March 29 (Reuters) - Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA still plans to make the first deliveries of its next-generation E195-E2 passenger jet in the first half of 2019, a senior executive said on Wednesday, despite flying the first prototype of the model well ahead of schedule.

Pop and Rock Music

A Pair of Classic Rock Events Will Bring Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles to the Coasts

The lineup for the two sets of concerts, planned in July, also includes the Doobie Brothers, Journey, Steely Dan and Earth, Wind and Fire.


North Carolina close to losing NCAA events over bathroom law: official

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - The NCAA will deny North Carolina lucrative hosting duties for college sports championship events through 2022 if the state does not change a law that restricts bathroom access for transgender people by Thursday, a local sports official said on Tuesday.

Timeline: How Nunes' intelligence reveal unfolded

CNN's Randi Kaye follows the trail of Rep. Devin Nunes' big reveal about the surveillance of Donald Trump's transition team.

TIMELINE: How the attack unfolded

London was struck by a terror attack on Wednesday that killed three people and left dozens injured in the city's deadliest attack in over a decade. Here's how it unfolded:

Refugees and Displaced Persons

The Interpreter: How a Sleepy German Suburb Explains Europe’s Rising Far-Right Movements

Buch, Germany, may not be the place people imagine when they think about far-right populism. A Times reporter traveled there to find out why the movement has such pull.

Trump, Donald J

A Timeline on Trump’s Wiretap Claims

A look at the reactions, clarifications and explanations after President Trump, in a series of tweets, accused Barack Obama of tapping his phones last fall.


Timeline: From TVs to microwaves, White House tries to explain wiretapping charge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday distanced itself from a news report it embraced a day earlier that Britain's top-secret eavesdropping agency monitored Trump Tower at former U.S. President Barack Obama's behest.


Asian Tour returns to China, plans four events this year

(Reuters) - The Asian Tour will return to China for the first time since 2008 with up to four new events planned in 2017 in a "game changer" partnership with the China Golf Association, the continental body said on Friday.

United States Politics and Government

Timeline of White House’s Response to Wiretapping Charge

Since the president accused his predecessor of tapping his phones, the White House’s explanations have shifted almost daily.

Rep. Luis Gutierrez explains his ICE arrest

Rep. Luis Gutierrez spent part of Monday morning in handcuffs. By the evening, the Democrat from Illinois was free to explain just what had happened.

Espionage and Intelligence Services

Kellyanne Conway Explains Microwave Oven Surveillance Comments

Ms. Conway clarified that she was not, in fact, accusing President Barack Obama of spying on President Trump via a kitchen appliance.


BRIEF-Savanna explains why proposed acquisition by Western Energy is superior to hostile offer from Total Energy

* Savanna explains why proposed acquisition by Western Energy is superior to hostile offer from Total Energy

Trump transition knew of Flynn's pro-Turkey lobbying before White House appointment

The White House acknowledged Friday that President Donald Trump's transition team was aware that retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn engaged in work that would likely require him to register his consulting firm as a foreign agent before Flynn was tapped to serve as national security adviser.


TIMELINE-GM falls out of love with Opel, sells it to Peugeot

FRANKFURT, March 6 (Reuters) - Following is a chronology of Opel's history and its sale to Peugeot: 1863: Adam Opel sets up a sewing machine workshop in the western German town of Russelsheim. He later makes bicycles as well. 1899: Opel's sons, who take over the business, build their first automobile. 1903: Vauxhall builds its first car.

George W. Bush explains his fondness for Michelle Obama

Former President George W. Bush and Michelle Obama are surprisingly close considering their political differences, and the 43rd president credits the former first lady's appreciation for his sense of humor as a key reason.

Alec Baldwin explains key to Trump impression

Alec Baldwin revealed part of his inspiration for his impression of President Donald Trump on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

A timeline of a historic Oscars blunder

Director Barry Jenkins said he was "speechless" after his movie "Moonlight" was announced as the winner of best picture on Sunday night, following an unprecedented moment in Oscars history. And he wasn't the only one.


Merck drug prevents serious infection after marrow transplant: study

(Reuters) - An experimental Merck & Co drug succeeded in preventing clinically serious cytomegalovirus (CMV) following bone marrow transplant and was associated with a lower death rate compared with placebo in a late state study, the company said.


Federation wants mixed shooting events for Tokyo 2020 Games

(Reuters) - The International Shooting Sport Federation plans to introduce mixed events in air pistol, air rifle and trap for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to help achieve the IOC's goal of 50 percent female participation in the Olympics Games.

Rep. John Lewis explains why he's endorsing Ellison for DNC chair

Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia called Rep. Keith Ellison the "right person" to lead the Democratic National Committee in a new video out Tuesday.


Philippines says ASEAN concerned about recent events in South China Sea

BORACAY, Philippines (Reuters) - Foreign Ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations are worried about "recent developments" in the South China Sea and urged restraint and dialogue to prevent any escalation, the Philippine foreign secretary said on Tuesday.


Film about colonial era explains modern Brazil, director says

BERLIN (Reuters) - A film about Brazil's national hero that explores racism and the privileges of a small elite in the 18th century helps explain Brazil's current problems because little has changed since that colonial era, its director said on Friday.


Trump says sought Flynn's resignation over statements to Pence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he asked for the resignation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn because he was not happy with the way he had communicated information to Vice President Mike Pence.

Timeline: What we know about the Trump campaign, his White House and Russia

Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn and other former aides are in the hot seat for their interactions with Russia over the course of the presidential campaign, transition and new administration. So what do we know happened when?

Flynn's security clearance suspended 'pending review'

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn's security clearance has been suspended "pending review," a Defense Intelligence Agency spokesman told CNN Wednesday.

Trump, Donald J

Michael T. Flynn: A Timeline of His Tenure

The events that led to Michael T. Flynn’s abrupt resignation as national security adviser stretch back to before President Trump’s inauguration.

Will Flynn's resignation force Trump's hand on Russia?

Of all the diplomatic clouds hanging over President Donald Trump's White House, the darkest and most malevolent is Russia. Yet since he came to office, the gaping hole in Trump's foreign policy pronouncements has been on exactly this subject.

What does Michael Flynn's resignation mean for Moscow?

The abrupt resignation of Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's national security adviser, has sent shockwaves through American politics.

How leaks and investigative journalists led to Flynn's resignation

Investigative journalism created the conditions for Michael Flynn's resignation from his national security adviser post.

Flynn, Michael T

Michael T. Flynn: A Timeline of His Brief Tenure

A conversation with the Russian ambassador before President Trump took office sealed the fate of his national security adviser.

Flynn's resignation doesn't end the controversy

Michael Flynn's resignation as national security adviser removes an immediate political headache for the White House but will do little to dispel suspicions about his ties with Russia that now threaten to envelop President Donald Trump's nascent administration.

Meet Flynn's potential replacements

Michael Flynn tendered his resignation as national security adviser on Monday night, creating an opening in one of the most important positions in the White House.

Read Flynn's resignation letter

Embattled White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night.

Republican lawmakers grow wary of 'town hall' events

Republican lawmakers appear increasingly eager to avoid town hall-style events and seek less confrontational venues to engage with constituents as angry protestors mobilize across the country to disrupt public forums.