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Analysis: Why Sarah Sanders' non-answer on Stormy Daniels matters

Sarah Sanders was asked a simple question by CNN's Jeff Zeleny on Wednesday afternoon: Did President Donald Trump know that his personal lawyer made a $130,000 payment to silence a porn star alleging that she had engaged in an extramarital affair with Trump? [Source]

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Mexico regulator decides in Televisa's favor on pay TV question -company

MEXICO CITY, March 23 (Reuters) - Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Friday that the country's telecommunications regulator has reversed an earlier decision and determined that it lacks evidence to find that the company has "substantial power" in the market for pay TV.


Texas bomber's roommates released by police after questioning

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Two roommates of the 23-year-old man behind this month's deadly bombing spree that unnerved Austin have been questioned and released from custody, police in the Texas capital said on Thursday.

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Bits: Kevin’s Week in Tech: Zuckerberg’s Answers to Privacy Scandal Raise More Questions

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook’s reliance on advertising aligned with its mission to build a community. But what if Facebook cost $5 per month to use?

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At Mars, Jeff Bezos Hosted Roboticists, Astronauts, Other Brainiacs and Me

At the exclusive three-day conference run by Amazon in the California desert, the merely brilliant rub shoulders with the geniuses.

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U.S. judge to question Big Oil on climate change

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Five of the world's biggest energy producers will be questioned by a federal judge on Wednesday about climate change science, part of a lawsuit that accuses the companies of misleading the public for years about their role in global warming.


France's Sarkozy faces second day of questioning in Gaddafi funds case

PARIS (Reuters) - France's Nicolas Sarkozy faced a second day of questioning on Wednesday by investigators looking into allegations that his 2007 election campaign had received funds from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.


Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on U.S. election, Facebook questioned

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on Tuesday that his UK-based political consultancy's online campaign played a decisive role in U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election victory.


Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on U.S. election, Facebook faces questions

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on Tuesday that his UK-based political consultancy's online campaign played a decisive role in U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election victory.


Fatal U.S. self-driving auto accident raises novel legal questions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The death of a pedestrian hit by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona this week could offer a test of who can be held legally responsible for accidents when a human is no longer at the wheel, legal experts said.

Uber's self-driving car fatality: Questions answered

Politics and Government

Nicolas Sarkozy, Ex-President of France, Is Held for Questioning on Libyan Cash

Mr. Sarkozy is facing an investigation into whether his 2007 election campaign received funding from the regime of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.

Police question France's former president over campaign financing

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is being questioned by police over allegations he accepted money from Libya to finance his 2007 election campaign.

Cooking and Cookbooks

On Dessert: A Simple Lemon Tart With Sensuous Surprises

Slow to melt in the mouth yet carrying a bold flavor, this dessert will pull you in with its sly power.


Pompeo to face tough questions on North Korea, Iran: senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican who heads the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, will face tough questions on North Korea and Iran if he is to be confirmed in the role.


‘S.N.L.’ Takes Aim at Betsy DeVos, Jeff Sessions and Rex Tillerson

In an episode hosted by Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live” addressed what has felt like round-the-clock firings and turmoil in the Trump administration.

Your Toys 'R' Us closing questions answered

Education (K-12)

Your Money: Teachers and Annuities: A Questionable Match and Hard Products to Shed

Charter schoolteachers in New Orleans were peddled problematic retirement plans and then faced onerous obstacles trying to change them.

Sarah Sanders used to push back, not so much anymore

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' answers to questions from the press has evolved as questions about the President and his policies became tougher. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.

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Andrew McCabe, a Target of Trump’s F.B.I. Scorn, Is Fired Over Candor Questions

Lack of candor is a fireable offense at the F.B.I., but Mr. McCabe’s last-minute dismissal from the agency was carried out against a highly politicized backdrop.


After pay vote, Disney investors question Iger's rich deal

BOSTON (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger stands to earn up to $423 million over four years, according to a new analysis of a compensation package rejected by shareholders, and some investors want to raise the bar on his performance targets.

Republican Jeff Flake: 'My party might not deserve to lead'

As Republicans face a potential Democratic wave in this year's midterm elections, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake argued Thursday that his party "might not deserve to lead" given its support for President Donald Trump.

Trump dodges question about Russia sanctions

Donald Trump speaks from the Oval Office after announcing sanctions against Russia over election meddling.

Hotels and Travel Lodgings

Travel Tips: 5 Simple Tips for Getting Stellar Hotel Service

Whether you’re staying in a luxury resort or a budget-friendly hotel, keep these tips in mind for superior service and a relaxing stay.


Lawyers for Vatican treasurer question accusers in Australian court

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The Simple, Serendipitous Joy of Browser Extensions

Browser extensions can make your internet experience more productive, efficient and fun.

New documents raise questions about Michael Cohen's claim that neither the Trump Organization nor campaign 'was a party to the transaction'

New documents obtained by CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" on Wednesday suggest a deeper link than previously known between the Trump Organization and the company that Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, established in 2016 to pay off porn star Stormy Daniels in exchange for silence about her alleged affair with Trump.

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Key Question in Pulse Trial for Orlando Gunman’s Wife: How Much Did She Know?

Prosecutors said Noor Salman, the wife of Omar Mateen, helped him choose his target for murder and martyrdom. Her lawyers said she could not have known his plans.


Former South Korean president Lee appears for questioning over graft charges

SEOUL (Reuters) - Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak appeared for questioning on Wednesday over allegations he took bribes when he was in office, following months of investigations into his family and acquaintances over the graft charges.

3 bombs, many questions: Here's what we know

In these attacks, it's unclear if the victims were targeted or picked at random.

United States Politics and Government

Trump Answers Questions on Rex Tillerson and Mike Pompeo: Full Transcript

President Trump answered questions about the shake-up in his administration.

Poisoning of Russian spy raises troubling questions

It's more than a week in and questions are still swirling over how and why a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned in the cathedral city of Salisbury in southern England. Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, remain hospitalized in "very serious condition."

Education Secretary struggles to answer questions about schools in her home state

Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stumbled her way through a tense portion of her interview on CBS's "60 Minutes" Sunday night, struggling to answer some basic questions about schools in her home state of Michigan and admitting that she does not "intentionally" visit underperforming schools.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer has 3 questions for Trump

Attorney to Stormy Daniels, Michael Avenatti, explains why his client has decided to come forward now with her story about an alleged sexual relationship with Donald Trump.

Appointments and Executive Changes

News Analysis: A Sudden Promotion Raises Questions in the Brussels Bubble

The quick, quiet rise of Martin Selmayr, a German lawyer, to become secretary general of the European Commission has raised eyebrows — and hackles.

Jeff Sessions embraces his immigration super powers

The US immigration courts are set up to give the attorney general substantial power to almost single-handedly direct how immigration law is interpreted in this country -- and Jeff Sessions is embracing that authority.

North American Free Trade Agreement

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United States International Relations

Tillerson, in Africa, Dodges Questions on Vulgarity and Trolling

The secretary of state is on a five-nation tour of Africa. He started in Ethiopia, a police state that is also home to the African Union’s headquarters.

Opinion: Jeff Sessions' 'problem' with California is bogus

"We have a problem." That is what Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a gathering of law enforcement officers in California on Wednesday, in announcing that the Trump administration was suing the state over its so-called sanctuary laws. Federal immigration law, Sessions emphasized, is the supreme law of the land. "But California, we have a problem," he said. "A series of actions and events have occurred here that directly and adversely impact the work of our federal officers."

Jeff Flake threatens bill to nullify Trump's tariffs

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake has threatened to introduce legislation to nullify the President tariffs if they are anything like what Donald Trump is predicting.


U.S. judge questions whether Trump can block Twitter users

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday expressed skepticism about whether U.S. President Donald Trump can constitutionally block Twitter users whose views he does not like from following and responding to his own Twitter account.

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Van Jones comes to Sarah Sanders' defense

CNN's Van Jones defends White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders after reports President Trump is frustrated with her response to questions regarding the President's alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels.

Trump upset with Sarah Sanders over Daniels response

President Donald Trump is upset with White House press secretary Sarah Sanders over her responses Wednesday regarding his alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, a source close to the White House tells CNN.

Gary Cohn, Jeff Sessions, Russia: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

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Analysis: Why Sarah Sanders' non-answer on Stormy Daniels matters

Sarah Sanders was asked a simple question by CNN's Jeff Zeleny on Wednesday afternoon: Did President Donald Trump know that his personal lawyer made a $130,000 payment to silence a porn star alleging that she had engaged in an extramarital affair with Trump?

Cancer treatment guidelines questioned in new study

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network often publishes clinical practice guidelines that help shape the course of treatment for cancer patients and insurance coverage.


In Immigration Speech, Jeff Sessions Scolds California: ‘We Have a Problem’

The attorney general announced a suit claiming the state’s immigrant-protection laws violated federal law, while Gov. Jerry Brown struck back in his own appearance.

Northeastern States (US)

Questions and Answers on the Winter Storm

A New York Times climate reporter answers your questions about the winter storm in the Northeast.

Jeffrey Toobin: A subpoena is not a birthday party invitation

CNN's chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin says that former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg's grand jury subpoena to testify is legally binding.


Lawmakers question biggest UK pensions over climate change risks

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest pension funds have been asked by lawmakers to explain how they are managing the impact of climate change risks on their investments.


BlackRock poses tough questions to gunmakers and sellers

BOSTON (Reuters) - Asset manager BlackRock Inc said on Friday it is pressing gunmakers and weapons retailers in its portfolios to explain how they monitor firearm sales and use, and it is studying the creation of new index-based portfolios that would exclude gunmakers and retailers.


BlackRock poses tough questions for gunmakers and sellers

BOSTON (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc, a top shareholder in several gunmakers and weapons retailers, said on Friday it has begun asking those companies tough questions about how well they monitor the sales and use of firearms following a deadly high school shooting in Florida.


Benjamin Netanyahu Is Questioned in 3rd Corruption Case in Israel

The prime minister and his wife were interviewed by the police about graft allegations involving a telecommunications tycoon. Mr. Netanyahu has denied all wrongdoing.


Motor racing: First F1 test leaves questions to be answered

LONDON (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton declared his new Mercedes to be the big sister of last year's temperamental title winner but Formula One's first pre-season test of 2018 still left plenty of room for conjecture.


Israeli police question Netanyahu in corruption case

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara on Friday for the first time in a corruption case that involves the country's largest telecommunications company, Israel Radio said.


Answering Society’s Thorniest Questions, With Performance Art

With his wildly inventive provocations — about race, immigration, poverty and the environment — William Pope.L has become the defining artist of a turbulent era.


Israeli police question Netanyahu in telecoms corruption case

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday for the first time in a corruption case that involves the country's largest telecommunications company Bezeq, Israel Radio said.

When Jeff Sessions finally called Trump's bluff

The walk down Pennsylvania Avenue was short, but the image was a show of force.


Lawmakers question Trump ties to Panama project linked to laundering, trafficking

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee have asked the Trump Organization if it was aware of allegations that real estate agents and investors involved in the Trump Ocean Club in Panama had ties to money laundering and drug trafficking.

Jeff Sessions spotted at dinner with DOJ officials Rosenstein, Francisco

Three top Justice Department officials were spotted dining together at an upscale Washington restaurant on Wednesday night, according to a source who saw them there.

Report: Trump refers to Jeff Sessions as 'Mr. Magoo'

President Donald Trump's rebukes of Attorney General Jeff Sessions have included referring to him behind the scenes as "Mr. Magoo," The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening.


Chevron board member's tweet questions oil industry's future

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A member of Chevron Corp's board of directors sent a tweet on Wednesday that questions the future of the oil industry given the rise of renewable energy technologies.


UPDATE 1-Chevron board member's tweet questions oil industry's future

HOUSTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - A member of Chevron Corp's board of directors sent a tweet on Wednesday that questions the future of the oil industry given the rise of renewable energy technologies.


A question of interest at the heart of debate over GM Korea rescue

SEOUL (Reuters) - For years, General Motors resisted calls from South Korean officials to cut interest rates it was charging on nearly $3 billion in loans to its loss-making South Korean unit, according to three sources and documents seen by Reuters.


Close Trump aide Hicks declines to answer questions about time in White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hope Hicks, a close aide to President Donald Trump, declined to answer questions about the administration on Tuesday from members of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee investigating Russia and the 2016 U.S. election, lawmakers said.


UPDATE 2-Virgin Australia scraps plans to go private, raising questions of stakeholder sale

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Interior secretary's NRA visit among trips being questioned

In September, women gun owners and enthusiasts from the National Rifle Association headed to a plush Four Seasons resort in Texas for an annual retreat and clay shooting at the Dallas Gun Club with one of the weekend's headliners: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

CNN anchor questions lawmaker on Delta

CNN's Brianna Keilar challenges Republican Georgia State Senator Michael Williams' claim that Delta Airlines gives discounts to certain "left-wing organizations."

Ivanka Trump found this question inappropriate

Ivanka Trump sat down with NBC to discuss allegations against her father and the Russia investigation.

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Ivanka Trump Calls Question About Father’s Sexual Misconduct ‘Inappropriate’

“I don’t think that’s a question you would ask many other daughters,” Ms. Trump, a presidential adviser, said. “I believe my father.”

Sheriff says he won't resign after questions on shooting response

A Florida state representative is calling on Gov. Rick Scott to remove Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel from his post "for neglect of duty and incompetence" during the high school massacre.


EIB investigates loans to Daimler in light of diesel questions: Welt

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Investment Bank may ask Daimler to pay back loans extended for research and development in light of a report linking the Mercedes maker to diesel emission-test cheating, Welt am Sonntag reported.

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After a Massacre, a Question of One More Death: The Gunman’s

Nikolas Cruz’s guilty plea would spare his life and the community a lengthy trial. Will the prosecutor take him up on it?

Analysis: Big question about Gates' plea deal

After weeks of rumors, it became official Friday afternoon: Rick Gates pleaded guilty to two criminal charges and agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe into Russia's attempted meddling in the 2016 election.

Anderson Cooper questions Trump's commitment to reform

CNN's Anderson Cooper says President Donald Trump is going against the NRA by supporting legislation that would raise the age limit to purchase a rifle, but questions whether he will follow through.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides

Question at Murder Trial, ‘Have You Ever Hired a Nanny?’

Jury selection in the case of a nanny accused of killing two children in her charge put attitudes toward child care, and raw emotions, on display.

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Questions Swirl as Melania Trump’s Parents Obtain Green Cards

It is unclear how or when Viktor and Amalija Knavs got green cards, but immigration experts said the most likely way would have been a program the president has railed against.

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A simple test can diagnose this type of dementia

Simple walking tests can accurately diagnose a type of dementia that may sometimes be reversed when identified early and quickly treated, a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology found.

CNN anchor to GOP representative: Answer my question

CNN's Brooke Baldwin asks GOP Representative Matt Cladwell why pornography is a bigger health risk than semi-automatic weapons.


Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Feb 21) - Obama administration, Jeff Sessions

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Gap brand CEO Jeff Kirwan to leave retailer, shares fall

(Reuters) - Gap Inc said on Tuesday it was disappointed with the progress at turning around the fortunes of its eponymous brand and that the head of the business, Jeff Kirwan, was leaving.

Analysis: 15 questions for Sarah Sanders

For the first time in a week, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will take questions from the media on Tuesday afternoon. And what a week it's been.

The special counsel's interest in Trump's son-in-law includes questions about financing talks with non-Russian foreign investors, sources say

Special counsel Robert Mueller's interest in Jared Kushner has expanded beyond his contacts with Russia and now includes his efforts to secure financing for his company from foreign investors during the presidential transition, according to people familiar with the inquiry.

Trump questions why Obama didn't act to stop Russian meddling

President Donald Trump remained focused on the Russia matter on Monday, questioning in a tweet why his predecessor didn't act to prevent Moscow from interfering in US elections.

Kasich questions access to AR-15 rifle

In an interview with CNN's Dana Bash, Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) calls for common sense gun laws in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting that left 17 people dead.


Britain's PM May says no question of a second Brexit referendum

MUNICH (Reuters) - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May ruled out a second vote on the country's membership of the European Union, saying there was no going back on the result of the June 2016 vote.


UPDATE 2-Jeffrey Tambor out of Amazon's 'Transparent' TV series

LOS ANGELES, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Jeffrey Tambor, the award-winning star of Amazon Studios television series "Transparent," is exiting the show, the company said on Thursday, following accusations of sexual misconduct.

Jeffrey Tambor not returning to 'Transparent'

Actor Jeffrey Tambor has been accused by two women of sexual harassment, claims that he denies. He will now not return to Amazon's "Transparent."


Jeffrey Tambor out of Amazon's 'Transparent' TV series

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jeffrey Tambor, the award-winning star of Amazon Studios television series "Transparent," is exiting the show, Amazon said on Thursday, following accusations of sexual misconduct.

Jeffrey Tambor is out of 'Transparent'

Jeffrey Tambor will not be returning for the next season of "Transparent," Amazon tells to CNN.

Ex-wife's photos raise questions about McGahn's role in Porter scandal

The FBI obtained photos of the bruised face of Colbie Holderness seven days after President Donald Trump's inauguration last year, according to emails obtained by CNN, raising questions about what information White House counsel Don McGahn had at his disposal regarding her ex-husband, Rob Porter.


U.S. senator questions FEMA over Puerto Rico contracts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Senate's budget panel has questioned the federal disaster response agency about two contracts totaling more than $180 million, awarded to companies that failed to deliver the goods to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico last year.

From fear to relief: 4 video moments from a terrifying afternoon

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida is still reeling from a shooting Wednesday that left 17 people dead. These video moments, some captured on cellphones, show what that terrifying afternoon was like.

Cohen, Michael D (1966- )

Trump Lawyer’s Payment to Porn Star Raises New Questions

The admission by President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer that he sent $130,000 to a porn actress is raising new legal, ethical and factual questions.


A Citizenship Question on the Census May Be Bad for Your Health

If the 2020 census asks whether respondents are citizens, policy experts worry that noncitizens won’t answer, to the detriment of public health.

Race and Ethnicity

Talk: April Ryan Asks Political Questions No One Else Will

The White House correspondent on freedom of the press, the value of the White House press briefing and becoming a reaction meme.

Brian Stelter: Sarah Sanders is Trump's top stonewaller

CNN's Brian Stelter examines White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' role under President Donald Trump.


Broadcom scales back Qualcomm board challenge to simple majority

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd cut the number of board seats it was trying to win at Qualcomm Inc to six from 11 on Tuesday, saying this would let Qualcomm shareholders push the U.S. chip maker toward a sale while ensuring continuity.

Scientific breakthrough could be as simple as measuring the wobble of a muon

This past week was an exciting one for scientists. No, not only because of the breathtaking launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket, but also because a new, ultra-precise, scientific facility is beginning operations at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, just outside Chicago. The facility, called the g-2 experiment (pronounced "g minus 2") could lead to the world's scientific community rewriting the textbooks.


Volkswagen Chairman sees no reason to question CEO position

LINZ, Austria (Reuters) - Volkswagen Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch said on Monday there is no reason to question the position of the carmaker's top executive.

Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker's unfortunate feud

Folks were abuzz over the weekend about Kim Cattrall slamming her former "Sex and the City" co-star Sarah Jessica Parker, but their apparent ill will is nothing new.

Watch Idris Elba pop the question

Actor Idris Elba surprised his girlfriend by popping the question while at a film screening in London.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides

A Question Hangs Over a Trial: Why Did a Nanny Kill 2 Children in Her Care?

Five years after Yoselyn Ortega was charged with fatally stabbing a 2-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl, she faces trial and claims insanity.


Ramaphosa avoids questions on Zuma as ANC calls special meeting

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - African National Congress leader Cyril Ramaphosa avoided questions about the future of South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday as the party's executive body called a meeting to discuss a transition of power.


U.S. rail official steps down after questions raised over outside work

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Trump administration rail safety official resigned on Saturday after questions were raised about whether he was conducting outside work after taking the post, the U.S. Transportation Department said.


Merkel dodges question on Poland's new Holocaust law

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel declined to comment on Saturday on a Polish law that imposes jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust, saying she did not want to wade into Poland's internal affairs.


Corning questions judging after missing slopestyle qualification

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - American snowboarder Chris Corning was left frustrated with the judges' scoring of his run after he failed to qualify for the men's snowboard slopestyle final on Saturday.

Lindsey Vonn gets emotional over this question

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn shares the inspiration of her late grandfather who passed away, claiming she "will win for him."

Academy Awards (Oscars)

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: My Simple Italian Town Is at Risk of an Oscar

The charm of Crema, where “Call Me by Your Name” was filmed, is not in monuments but in its winding lanes, conversation, ripe fruit and lust for life.

Analysis: 6 questions the White House needs to answer

The resignation of White House staff secretary Rob Porter after accusations that he abused both of his ex-wives raised lots -- and lots -- of questions about who knew what and when, and why no one acted before pictures emerged of his then-wife with a black eye.


Wines of The Times: 2014 Barbarescos: Triumphs and Question Marks

A difficult, rainy vintage proved to be a challenge for producers. Some made the best of it with fresh, expressive and delicious wines.


Audi labor boss brushes off question over CEO's post: WirtschaftsWoche

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Audi works council chief Peter Mosch has brushed off the suggestion that Chief Executive Rupert Stadler could leave amid ongoing investigations into the premium carmaker's role in parent Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal.

Jeff Monroe's co-workers won't let him be forgotten

At the Indianapolis company where Jeffrey Monroe worked the overnight shift for decades, his supervisor personally called the 20 or so people in his department to tell them Monroe had been killed in the crash that also took the life of NFL linebacker Edwin Jackson.

Paul Ryan ducks CNN reporter's memo question

CNN's Manu Raju asked Paul Ryan if he believed the Nunes memo vindicated President Donald Trump, days after Ryan stated the memo was not intended to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Sarah Silverman and Michael Sheen split

Leave it to Sarah Silverman to make a joke of her breakup.

South Africa

In South Africa, One Question Dominates: How Much Longer Should Zuma Stay?

With a rival’s election as the leader of the African National Congress, the fate of President Jacob Zuma is driving South African politics: Should the deeply unpopular leader step down now?

Mount Everest

How Tall Is Mount Everest? For Nepal, It’s a Touchy Question.

Gauging the mountain’s precise height is not so simple, and for Nepal, the measurement can involve notions of national pride, in addition to questions of science.

Cell phone radiation study finds more questions than answers

High doses of cell phone radiation are tied to rare tumors in male rats, according to new government reports. Much more research is needed to determine whether similar findings would emerge in humans.


Wynn stock drop forces question: when to disclose misconduct?

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - The steep drop in the stock price of Wynn Resorts Ltd following a report that chairman Steve Wynn subjected female staff to unwanted sexual advances offers an illustration of how such allegations may now be "material" information that public companies need to disclose.

Questions about controversial memo dominated GOP retreat

The memo was just about all Republican members were asked about.

The 5 big questions before the expected release of a memo written by House GOP staffers faulting the FBI

After days of anticipation, President Donald Trump is expected to signal to the House Intelligence Committee on Friday that he wants a memo written by GOP staffers faulting the FBI over the Russia investigation released.

Opinion: Sarah Sanders and the sexism of women

Thank White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders for the latest reminder that even women entrusted with high positions of authority can promote sexist ideas about women.

Analysis: The incredibly simple reason why Trump will OK memo

The great debate consuming Washington right now is this: Will President Donald Trump release the memo or not?


Review: In ‘Before We Vanish,’ the Aliens Have a Lot of Questions

The latest from the Japanese horror master Kiyoshi Kurosawa is a philosophical inquiry as a prelude to extraterrestrial invasion.

Sarah Sanders: Pelosi should smile more

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks to CNN's Chris Cuomo the morning after Donald Trump's State of the Union address.

Sarah Sanders says Pelosi should smile more

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks to CNN's Chris Cuomo the morning after Donald Trump's State of the Union address.

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Best of Late Night: Stormy Daniels Deflects Jimmy Kimmel’s Questions on Rumored Trump Affair

The former pornographic-film actress strongly implied that she had not written a denial letter refuting allegations of an affair with President Trump.


Doping: USADA chief says 'simple' fix to testing bottles issue

(Reuters) - Travis Tygart, chief executive of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), says there is a simple workaround to a potential integrity issue with new doping sample collection bottles and that no changes are needed for next month's Winter Olympics.

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BRIEF-Kroger's Simple Truth Brand Reaches $2 Bln In Annual Sales

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New York Times

Ask The Times: Submit Questions for The Times’s Mark Mazzetti on the Russia Investigation

Curious about where the F.B.I.’s probe is headed? Or about our coverage of it? Our Washington investigations editor will respond.

The description of topics suggests any questioning could focus on obstruction of justice issues

Special counsel Robert Mueller has provided lawyers for President Donald Trump with a range of topics he wants to ask about as part of ongoing negotiations regarding an interview with the President, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

Special counsel set to question Steve Bannon

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team wants to question former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon about the firings of national security adviser Michael Flynn and FBI Director James Comey, according to two people familiar with the investigation.

Mueller set to question Bannon on Flynn and Comey

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team wants to question former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon about the firings of national security adviser Michael Flynn and FBI Director James Comey, according to two people familiar with the investigation.

RNC chair: Question that disturbed FBI official was just Trump's casual conversation

The head of the Republican National Committee dismissed on Wednesday the significance of a Washington Post report that President Donald Trump asked the then-acting FBI director who he voted for in the 2016 election.

Jeff Sessions, Ursula K. Le Guin, Academy Awards: Your Wednesday Briefing

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


Tennis: Steely Edmund keeps it simple as final beckons

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - They say you can take the man out of Yorkshire but cannot take Yorkshire out of the man and while Kyle Edmund now lives in the Bahamas his no-nonsense style of tennis would have the locals back home nodding in approval.

WaPo: Mueller seeking to question Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking to interview President Donald Trump about his dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey and his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

Washington Post: Mueller seeking to question Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking to interview President Donald Trump about his dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey and his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.


U.S. attorney general questioned in special counsel Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned last week by the special counsel's office investigating potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, a U.S. Justice Department spokesman said Tuesday.

Conservative pundit dodges CNN anchor's questions

CNN's Alisyn Camerota and former political director Matt Schlapp debate over reports President Trump's lawyer paid a porn star in exchange for silence about an alleged affair.

Analysis: One big question Pence didn't answer about Stormy Daniels

On Monday in Jerusalem, Vice President Mike Pence was asked about porn star Stormy Daniels and her alleged relationship with President Donald Trump.

New York Times

Ask The Times: On Trust and Transparency: A.G. Sulzberger, Our New Publisher, Answers Readers’ Questions

When we solicited questions last month for our new publisher, A. G. Sulzberger, our readers responded in droves — to the tune of some 2,500 submissions. Here are his responses.

Megyn Kelly takes on Jane Fonda: "I have no regrets about the question"

Megyn Kelly took her public feud with Jane Fonda to a new level on Monday, after the actress slammed the NBC host for her "inappropriate" question during a segment that aired in September.

Megyn Kelly takes on Jane Fonda: 'I have no regrets about the question'

Megyn Kelly took her public feud with Jane Fonda to a new level on Monday, after the actress slammed the NBC host for her "inappropriate" question during a segment that aired in September.


Top Swiss cryptocurrency lawyer questions 'stupid' ICO structure

ZURICH (Reuters) - One of the top lawyers in the booming cryptocurrency industry says the legal structure he helped set up to raise funds for new virtual currencies is "old, inflexible and stupid" and may no longer be fit for purpose.


Olympics: Same gold medal favorites for women's ice hockey, same questions

(Reuters) - It has been 20 years since women's ice hockey became part of the Olympic program but those playing the game at the highest level are still stick-handling around the same old question.


SEC questions prospects of bitcoin ETFs

(Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has questioned the prospects of bitcoin exchange-traded funds saying there are a significant number of investor protection issues about cryptocurrencies and related products that need to be examined.


U.S. senators question extent of Ford 'Do Not Drive' warning on airbags

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senators asked the U.S. Transportation Department on Thursday to explain why a "do not drive" directive issued last week by Ford Motor Co is limited to about 2,900 older pickup trucks and if other vehicles are potentially at risk from defective airbag inflators.


Questions and Answers About This Year’s Flu Season

The virus is widespread, and the vaccine is a poor match. But while some areas are hit hard, others have been spared, and deaths are not unusually common this season.


Nursing home study raises questions on Medicare managed care networks

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Managed care is the hot trend in Medicare, with the number of seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans projected to soar over the coming decade. These plans offer simplicity...

Case raises questions about home school regulation

David Turpin, administrator and principal of a Southern California private school operated out of his home, gave it an inviting name: Sandcastle Day School.

Trump's inability to accept criticism and Congress' lack of oversight endanger our democracy, Jeff Flake says

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, took to the Senate floor Wednesday morning to rebuke the President for his repeated remarks on "fake news."

Read Sen. Jeff Flake's speech criticizing Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) took to the Senate floor Wednesday to rebuke President Donald Trump for his repeated attacks on the media. Read Flake's speech as it was prepared for delivery:

Sen. Jeff Flake defends free press — and criticizes the President for his constant cries of 'fake news'

Rep. Collins: If I were Bannon, I'd answer lawmakers' questions

Commenting on Steve Bannon's Tuesday meeting with the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Chris Collins said he would be inclined to answer lawmakers' questions if he were in the hotseat.

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.

38 excruciating minutes in Hawaii reveal key questions

WH directed Bannon to avoid answering panel's questions in Russia probe, Schiff says

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon faced angry lawmakers from both parties during a contentious interview that stretched more than 10 hours on Tuesday, as he was hit with subpoenas on multiple fronts and was accused by a top Democrat of agreeing to a White House "gag order."

Acosta: White House officials blocked questions

CNN's Jim Acosta says the White House press wranglers shouted and blocked reporters from doing their jobs when the press asked about President Trump's immigration comments.


UPDATE 1-UK government questioned over Carillion contracts after profit warnings

* Government defends handling of the company (Adds opposition party, government commments)


MOVES-HSBC's Ramesh switches to Jefferies

LONDON, Jan 15 (IFR) - Jefferies has appointed Bala Ramesh as European co-head of leveraged finance alongside Nick Rodolakis. He joins from HSBC, where he was a senior member of the European leveraged credit syndicate.

We're 5 days away from a shutdown, and there are more questions than answers

President Donald Trump -- with the quiet, but strong support of congressional Republican leaders -- has rejected the lone bipartisan proposal on the table to address the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.


UK government questioned over Carillion contracts after profit warnings

LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Britain's government is under pressure to explain why ministers awarded construction company Carillion 1.3 billion pounds ($1.8 billion) of new contracts after it was known to be in financial difficulty.

Work-Life Balance

4 Simple Tips for Working From Home

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Liberia President’s Ouster by Party May Raise Questions Over Her Legacy

Senior members of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s Unity Party accused her of supporting the opposition candidate George Weah, who is now president-elect.

United States Politics and Government

A DACA Question: Should Judges Use Local Cases to Halt National Orders?

When a federal judge in California ordered a stop to a key plank of President Trump’s immigration agenda, he revived a debate over the impartiality of the judiciary.

Jeff Bezos is helping 1,000 Dreamers go to college

Trump ignores questions at MLK event

President Donald Trump appears to ignore questions from the press at the White House amid backlash over his "shithole countries" remark.


Jeff Bezos contributes $33 million to Dreamers scholarship program

(Reuters) - Scholarship program TheDream.US said on Friday it had received a $33 million donation from Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie Bezos to fund 1,000 college scholarships.


Jeff Bezos contributes $33 mln to Dreamers scholarship program

Jan 12 (Reuters) - Scholarship program TheDream.US said on Friday it had received a $33 million donation from Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie Bezos to fund 1,000 college scholarships.

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Jeff Bezos Jumps Into ‘Dreamer’ Fight With Gift for Scholarships

Mr. Bezos’ $33 million donation for young immigrants brought to the country illegally injects him into one of the most contentious political issues in the United States.

Reporters grill new Trump envoy: 'This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions'

President Donald Trump's new US Ambassador to the Netherlands held his first press conference with Dutch media at The Hague on Wednesday, and it was awkward.


Trump to get first presidential medical exam amid questions about fitness

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump has his first medical exam as U.S. president on Friday after a week in which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny.


Trump questions taking immigrants from 'shithole countries': sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as "shithole countries," according to two sources familiar with the comments.

Analysis: Trump faces press amid reports Mueller may question him

For the first time since November -- in Vietnam! -- President Trump will talk to the full White House press corps today. He'll be alongside the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and, if tradition holds, the politicians will each take two questions from both the US and foreign press.

Trump to take questions with Norwegian PM

President Donald Trump will take questions Wednesday alongside the prime minister of Norway, a key NATO ally that shares a border with Russia.


Senator wants Apple to answer questions on slowing iPhones

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of a U.S. Senate committee overseeing business issues asked Apple Inc to answer questions about its disclosure that it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in history


MOVES-Jefferies hires two senior RBC utilities bankers

LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Jefferies has hired Dai Clement and Lorna Shearin from Royal Bank of Canada to develop its investment banking business in power, utilities and infrastructure, two banking sources said on Tuesday.

Author defends raising questions about Trump's mental fitness

Under fire from the White House, Michael Wolff defended raising questions in his new book about President Donald Trump's mental fitness as a responsibility of those who witness his behavior.

United States Politics and Government

Right and Left React to Questions About Trump’s Mental State

Writers from across the political spectrum discuss questions about the president’s mental capacity.

Books and Literature

Fiction: A Stylistically Daring Novel Considers Fundamental Questions

In Mike McCormack’s “Solar Bones,” an engineer reflects on the fractured contemporary world and the life he left behind.


BRIEF-Wayfair Appoints Jeffrey Naylor To Board Of Directors

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Drug Abuse and Traffic

Editorial: Jeff Sessions’s Endless War on Marijuana

The attorney general’s new, more aggressive guidance will add legal confusion to an issue that many states are managing just fine on their own.

Jeff Sessions' marijuana move will backfire

Jeff Sessions announced Thursday that he is rescinding the Cole memo, which reflected the Department of Justice's relatively passive policy under the Obama administration since August 2013 on enforcement of federal cannabis laws.


Brazil police request Temer answer questions in alleged graft probe

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian police have requested that President Michel Temer answers 50 questions as part of an investigation into alleged corruption involving a decree regulating the country's ports, a government spokesman said on Friday.

Review of hurricane deaths raises new questions

A newly-ordered government review of the deaths in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria is already coming under fire because the man leading it has staunchly defended an official tally widely believed to be low.

Secretary of State says he's 'never' questioned Trump's mental health and addresses reports about his own role

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has never questioned President Donald Trump's "mental fitness" and intends to remain at his post for the entire year, the top US diplomat told CNN in an exclusive interview.

United States Politics and Government

Amid Calls from Trump, F.B.I. Renews Questions Over Clinton Foundation

Career prosecutors shut down the case in 2016 over lack of evidence. The new interest comes as Mr. Trump has taken the highly unusual step of calling for investigations into political rivals.

Presidents and Presidency (US)

White House Memo: For Trump, Book Raises Familiar Questions of Loyalty and Candor

Every president is confronted by unflattering portrayals by former aides who leave and tell their stories, but usually not so early in an administration.

Bitcoin (Currency)

Sketch Guy: Should You Buy Bitcoin? Ask a Different Question First

Before chasing Bitcoin or some other shiny thing, ask yourself this first: What are my financial goals? And does speculating fit within those goals?

Analysis: 10 big questions about Trumpworld raised by the book

"Fire and Fury," Michael Wolff's explosive account of President Donald Trump's first year in the White House, has created mass chaos within Trumpworld -- and it's just out for sale Friday at bookstores around the country.

Can I buy legal weed today? Your pot questions, answered

It was a week of highs and lows for marijuana enthusiasts. Only three days after California opened its first legal weed dispensary, becoming the latest US state to trade in kosher cannabis, a massive reversal from the Justice Department has left the burgeoning industry in doubt.


Have a Question About U.S. Marijuana Laws?

Our reporters are available to answer some of your questions about marijuana policy and the legalization movement in the United States.

WH: Questioning Trump's mental fitness is disgraceful

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders faced questions Thursday for the second day in the row about President Donald Trump's mental fitness to serve as president.


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