Trump After Dark: No Warning edition

For the White House today was supposed to be about taxes. By midday, what would be a huge victory for President Donald Trump was overshadowed by two words. Former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea to lying to the FBI reverberated on a frantic news day. He is the fourth former Trump adviser to … Continue reading Trump After Dark: No Warning edition

Senate delays tax bill vote as setback hits in final hours

Senate Republicans delayed voting on their tax bill as a setback forced them to patch up the plan only hours before a planned final vote Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said senators will rework the legislation with the next in a series of roll call votes set for 11 a.m. on Friday Senate Republicans delayed … Continue reading Senate delays tax bill vote as setback hits in final hours

Trump has ushered in America’s darkest hour

If every senator looks into the mirror and sees a future president, then every president looks into that same mirror and sees himself on Mount Rushmore . President Trump, a mess of a man but brimming with self-regard, probably already sees himself up there with Washington, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Lincoln. It won't happen. Instead, he'd be … Continue reading Trump has ushered in America’s darkest hour

Hillary Clinton says America is ‘totally unprepared’ for the impact of AI

'‘We can’t put the genie back in the bottle.’' Hillary Clinton has warned that the US is “totally unprepared” for the economic and societal effects of artificial intelligence. Speaking to radio host Hugh Hewitt this week in an interview promoting her recent book, the former Secretary of State said the world was “racing headfirst into a new … Continue reading Hillary Clinton says America is ‘totally unprepared’ for the impact of AI

Forty human traffickers arrested, 500 people rescued in West Africa

PARIS, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Forty people were arrested and 500 people rescued after a swoop on human trafficking across West Africa, international police organisation Interpol said on Thursday. The Interpol-led action comes amid a global outcry sparked by footage of Africans being solved as slaves in Libya, often the final transit for migrants wanting … Continue reading Forty human traffickers arrested, 500 people rescued in West Africa