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Orrin Hatch’s embarrassingly bad defense of Donald Trump

Orrin Hatch’s embarrassingly bad defense of Donald Trump

Orrin Hatch has spent a lot of his Senate career on the Judiciary Committee. Which focuses on, you know, justice and the like. Which makes the Utah Republican senator’s comments to CNN’s Manu Raju about the campaign finance allegations against President Donald Trump all the more concerning. Here’s what Hatch said: “The Democrats will do…MORE

Golden Globes names new award after Carol Burnett

Golden Globes names new award after Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett is now a major part of Golden Globes history. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group behind the annual awards ceremony, announced on Tuesday a new award named in honor of the TV icon. The Carol Burnett Award will be awarded annually to someone who “has made outstanding contributions to television on or…MORE

US successfully tests missile defense system in Hawaii

US successfully tests missile defense system in Hawaii

The US conducted a successful missile defense test on Tuesday in the latest advancement in US capabilities to defend against ballistic missiles. US Navy sailors in Hawaii successfully intercepted an intermediate range ballistic missile target with an interceptor missile launched from land using the Aegis Ashore system, the US Missile Defense Agency said in a…MORE

Tokyo court rejects Carlos Ghosn’s complaint about his month-long detention

Tokyo court rejects Carlos Ghosn’s complaint about his month-long detention

A Japanese court has rejected a complaint filed by former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn over a decision to extend his three-week detention by another 10 days. Tokyo prosecutors on Monday indicted Ghosn, 64, on accusations he under-reported his income in Nissan corporate filings by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) between 2010 and 2015. They…MORE

5 US Marines declared dead after aircraft collision near Japan

5 US Marines declared dead after aircraft collision near Japan

Five US Marines who were missing after two aircraft collided mid-air off the coast of Japan on Thursday morning have been declared dead, the US Marine Corps said. The US military called off its search for the Marines on Tuesday, according to a statement from the Marine Expeditionary Force. “The Marine Corps has pronounced the…MORE

Chinese companies are urging employees to boycott Apple and buy Huawei

Chinese companies are urging employees to boycott Apple and buy Huawei

The detention of a top Huawei executive is prompting some Chinese companies and business groups to call for workers to boycott products from US companies like Apple, prompting fears of a wider backlash. Several organizations across China have issued notices urging staff members to show their support for Huawei, threatening punishment against anyone caught with…MORE

Winter storm clears but thousands left in the dark

Winter storm clears but thousands left in the dark

The Southeast’s first winter storm of the season has faded, with clear conditions expected Tuesday, but tens of thousands of people remain without power after the weekend’s record-setting snow. The storm killed three people in North Carolina and grounded thousands of flights in the region, including more than 500 flights on Monday. Early Tuesday, more…MORE

The US and China are talking trade despite the Huawei CFO’s arrest

The US and China are talking trade despite the Huawei CFO’s arrest

Trade talks between the United States and China are moving forward even though Beijing is fuming over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive. China’s top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, spoke on the phone Tuesday with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, according to a statement from…MORE

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