Gulf Arab monarchies are using racism, bigotry, and fake news to denounce Washington's newest history-making politicians. read more
Just one year has passed since bitcoin enthusiasts forecasted that the cryptocurrency would hit a price of $1 million. But that was then. With the price of bitcoin ... having fallen almost 80% from its peak, and now trading well-below the support level of $6,000, everyone is wondering where it goes from here. The answer is, a swift and painful drop to zero.
Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges related to a corruption case involving Israel's telecom giant, prompting immediate calls for his resignation. Police say their investigation has established an evidentiary foundation to charge Netanyahu and his wife Sara with accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust. The case revolves around suspicions that confidants of Netanyahu promoted regulations worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the Bezeq telecom company in exchange for positive coverage of the prime minister on Bezeq's subsidiary news website, Walla. read more
Delta says the Atlanta airport's Terminal F has become the "first biometric terminal" in the United States where passengers can use facial recognition technology "from curb to gate."w read more
Michelle Goldberg: [Donald] Trump is hardly the first politician to attract self-serving followers ... But Trump is unique as a magnet for grifters, climbers and self-promoters, in part because decent people won't associate with him. With the exception of national security professionals sticking around to stop Trump from blowing up the world, there are two kinds of people in the president's orbit -- the immoral and the amoral ... In many ways, the insincere Trumpists are the most frustrating. Because they don't really believe in Trump's belligerent nationalism and racist conspiracy theories, we keep expecting them to feel shame or remorse. But they're not insincere because they believe in something better than Trumpism. Rather, they believe in very little. read more