Trump executive order to punish social-media platforms is largely toothless, legal experts say

2020-05-28

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order ostensibly to prevent online censorship, a broad government review of private companies’ activities with potentially grave consequences for social-media companies. Trump claimed in the order that social-media companies have “unchecked power” to censor and restrict speech, and “we’re fed up withRead More →

Even flood maps don’t sway Florida coastal residents, and Trump promises 100,000 new ‘high-paying’ auto jobs — here’s why it may not be as simple as that

2020-02-07

TGIF, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance ‘There’s an oiliness in it that stays in your mouth’: This café charges $39 for a cup of java made from bird droppings Holy Crapuccino! A $9 Starbucks coffee may never seem quite so expensive again. ‘Sea-level rise won’t affect myRead More →

The Greta and Trump show

2020-01-21

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off on Tuesday in the ski town of Davos. Here are the highlights from Day 1: THUNBERG V TRUMP: A TRILLION TREES IS NOT ENOUGH Greta Thunberg and U.S. President Donald Trump dominated as they bothRead More →

House votes to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate

2020-01-15

The House on Wednesday voted to appoint seven House Democrats as managers for President Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial and also send two articles of impeachment over to the Senate. The 228-193 vote, which was almost entirely along party lines, is ending an impeachment impasse that has persisted for nearlyRead More →