Kelly says he expects Democratic memo recommendations by Thursday

(CNN)Chief of staff John Kelly said the White House is reviewing a Democratic memo on the investigation into a Trump campaign associate and he has ordered authorities to give their recommendations on how to handle it by Thursday, after which the President will make his final decision on whether to release the memo and whether to redact it.He...

Virtual assistants such as Amazon’s Echo break US child privacy law, experts say

Storing voice recordings of people younger than 13 via Alexa, Google Home and Siri appears to flout the Childrens Online Privacy Protection ActIn a promotional video for Amazons Echo virtual assistant device, a young girl no older than 12 asks excitedly: Is it for me?. The voice-controlled speaker can search the web for information, answer questions and even tell...

Kidnapping victim killed when he grabbed FBI agent’s rifle, police chief says

(CNN)Less than a week ago, an FBI agent fatally shot a kidnapping victim he was trying to rescue. On Tuesday, authorities provided an explanation for how things went so wrong. Two agents in the back of the house were breaching a window when one agent dropped the tool he was using, Acevedo said, so the agent started trying...

Nicole Kidman to join Colin Farrell in Lobster director Yorgos Lanthimos’ thriller

The Oscar-winner is in talks to play the Irish actors wife in supernatural revenge film The Killing of a Sacred DeerNicole Kidman is in talks to join Colin Farrell in the new psychological thriller from Yorgos Lanthimos. The Greek film-maker, who made his English language debut with dystopian dating satire The Lobster, has also co-written the project, titled The...

House Dems go to Mexico to help extradited veterinaries

A contingent of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, led my Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M. will travel to Tijuana, Mexico Saturday to speak with a group of deported veterans in hopes of streamlining the pathway to citizenship for non-citizens who have served in the U.S. military. There are an estimated 230 non-U.S. citizen veterans who have been deported, according to...

What is the meaning of commentators?

In an extract from his new work, New York Times film critic AO Scott protects his ship, arguing that review has never been more necessaryIn May 2012, on the day Avengers Assemble you heard it, right? Everyone did was secreted on 3,500 screens across north America, I publicized a review in the New York Times in which...