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Key Words: ‘I would distinguish early Hitler from later Hitler’: inside the University of Chicago’s fight over free speech and Steve Bannon
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:19:44 GMT
University of Chicago Booth School of Business professor Luigi Zingales is defending his invitation to former chief Trump strategist Steve Bannon for a campus debate on globalization.
The New York Post: Weinstein Co. operations chief ousted
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:15:43 GMT
The board of the Weinstein Co. voted Friday to fire David Glasser, the company’s chief operating officer.
The New York Post: U.S. Olympic hockey coach takes pass on Russian postgame handshake
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:57:54 GMT
Why Tony Granato, the U.S. men’s hockey coach, didn’t extend his hand to his Russian counterpart at the end of Saturday’s brutal 4- loss at the Olympics in Pyeongchang.
NewsWatch: Paying off credit cards, upping 401(k) contributions: These people found the secret to financial success is a few strong drinks
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:00:12 GMT
Some Reddit users find alcohol loosens their inhibitions enough to finally check their online accounts.
Key Words: Trump seizes on tweets by Facebook executive as proof Russia didn’t tilt election to him
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:30:46 GMT
Rob Goldman said in a series of threaded tweets on a nonverified Twitter account that most Russian ad spending occurred after the U.S. election in November 6 and that “swaying the election was *NOT* the main goal.”
The Wall Street Journal: Flu breakthrough? Japanese drug maker thinks its compound can kill virus in a day
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:46:14 GMT
As Americans suffer through the worst influenza outbreak in almost a decade, a Japanese drug maker says it has developed a pill that can kill the virus within a day. But even if the experimental drug lives up to the claim, it likely won’t be available in the U.S. until next year at the earliest.
The Wall Street Journal: After Mueller indictments Friday, McMaster calls evidence of Russian election interference ‘really incontrovertible’
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:35:21 GMT
Amid growing allegations of Russian interference in western elections, U.S. and Russian officials sparred over a federal grand jury’s indictment of 3 Russians accused of using disinformation to influence the 6 U.S. presidential campaign.
Key Words: Sorry, Laura Ingraham; LeBron James isn’t taking your advice
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:00:49 GMT
The NSA superstar, in an ESPN web series called “Rolling With the Champion,” said President Trump doesn’t understand the people or “even give a f— about the people.”
Key Words: Philippine strongman Duterte has some thoughts on condoms
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:16:13 GMT
Well, here’s a story you didn’t see coming. The Philippines’ autocratic president, Rodrigo Duterte, has a position on condoms. He’s against them.
Key Words: How Sony lost out on ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Avengers’ — and billions of dollars
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:23:32 GMT
In 99, Sony was given the chance to buy the rights to the biggest Marvel superhero characters for just $5 million, according to a new book.