Walsh, who is an Irish citizen, tweeted that he called the U.S. government press office in Cairo upon getting the warning and was directed to the Irish embassy. Within an hour, an Irish diplomat drove him to the airport and Walsh left for Europe. He has since returned to work in Egypt. … [Read more...] about New York Times Says It Turned to Ireland to Rescue Its Journalist in Egypt
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It’s certainly different in the sense that Trump has repeatedly taken Russian president Vladimir Putin’s word for it that Moscow did not meddle in the 2016 elections, despite a literal embarrassment of evidence to the contrary and against the nearly unanimous assessment of his own intelligence and national security agencies. This is a pattern we’ve seen before from this administration, which is perfectly comfortable denouncing any foreign cybercrimes except that one in particular. … [Read more...] about Is Trump Preparing to Blame Midterm Losses on Chinese Meddling?
There was a widespread belief that mega mergers created efficiencies in industry, that they were ultimately good for consumers, even if they restricted choice. When that belief was disrupted, it often was with respect to singular industries, such as when more people began to realize that big banks might not be such a sound idea in 2008 and 2009. … [Read more...] about How the Democratic Party Is Learning to Love Being Anti-Monopoly
"I think I'll probably vote for Bernie... He's been insanely consistent his entire life. He's basically been saying the same thing, been for the same thing his whole life. And that in and of itself is a very powerful structure to operate from." -Joe Rogan pic.twitter.com/fuQP0KwGGI … [Read more...] about 8 things you might have missed in the final days before the Iowa caucuses