Trump set to replace travel ban with country-specific restrictions - The Week

President Trump is set to replace his ban on travel from six majority-Muslim countries with new, more specific restrictions as soon as this weekend, The New York Times reports. The new regulations wi...

The Russian government claims it couldn't have possibly bought Facebook ads during the election because it doesn't know how - The Week

The Russian government denied buying $100,000 worth of Facebook ads during the 2016 presidential election on the grounds that they don't even know how, The Hill reports. "We do not know … how to pl...

Poll finds just 24 percent of registered voters approve of Republicans' new health-care bill - The Week

Public Policy Polling released the first survey on the Graham-Cassidy bill on Thursday, and the results don't bode well for Republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare. The poll re...

Mika Brzezinski reminds Trump he's 'not a child' after he taunts Kim Jong Un on Twitter - The Week

Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski took a moment Friday to remind President Trump of his age. After the president's recent Twitter taunts deeming North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "a madman who doesn'...

Insiders predict 'exodus' from the Trump administration in January - The Week

Lobbyists and party operatives around D.C. are reporting a startling amount of interest from White House staffers looking to move on to other jobs in early 2018, Politico reports. "There will be an e...

17 of America's most surprising banned books - The Week

1. 1961: Tarzan series, Edgar Rice Burroughs (Amazon.com) Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic series about a man living in the jungle was pulled from the shelves of a public library in the appropriately na...

Megyn Kelly really doesn't want to talk about Trump on her new show - The Week

Megyn Kelly, who rocketed to international fame as President Trump's least-favorite anchor at Fox News, is not actually not much of a political junkie, and when her new NBC morning show, Megyn Kelly ...

Stephen Bannon secretly met with a powerful Chinese Communist Party leader in Beijing - The Week

Stephen Bannon secretly met with "the second most powerful Chinese Communist Party official" last week, The Financial Times reports. The 90-minute huddle with Wang Qishan in Beijing followed Bannon's...

The daily business briefing: September 22, 2017

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1. Facebook will turn over to Congress more than 3,000 politically themed ads purchased with Russian accounts during the 2016 presidential campaign, Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch said Thursda...

10 things you need to know today: September 22, 2017

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1. President Trump followed up on his vow to "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatens the U.S. by announcing new federal sanctions against Pyongyang. The new penalties would use the power of the ...

Trump brands Kim Jong Un 'a madman' in early morning tweets - The Week

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have spent the week volleying insults and threats ever since Trump suggested he might "totally destroy" Kim's country if it continues to menace the...

Trump warns Rand Paul and other Graham-Cassidy holdouts not to 'save ObamaCare' - The Week

President Trump's badgering and other pressure tactics arguably backfired in July, when three Senate Republicans sank the previous last effort to repeal much of ObamaCare, but when you have a very la...

London kicks out Uber, saying it is 'not fit and proper' - The Week

On Friday, Transport for London, the British capital's transportation regulator, said it had declined to renew ride-hailing service Uber's license to operate in London, effective Sept. 30. Uber "is n...

Why the Apple Watch is still a business plan in search of a product - The Week

It's Marketing 101: When you want to sell a product, you extol its virtues. But when Apple recently announced its new Watch 3, the company pitched the device as more than merely practical or fun. In ...

Neil Finn's ageless wonder - The Week

All too many pop stars have trouble figuring out how to age gracefully. After all, since the dawn of the rock era, pop music has been a genre primarily by and for young people. That has remained true...

Brexit is a huge mistake. It's not too late to stop it. - The Week

On June 23, 2016, U.K. citizens went to the polls to answer a seemingly straightforward question: "Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?" Despit...

Republicans' new ObamaCare repeal bill is the perfect expression of their health-care nihilism - The Week

Next week, Republicans in the Senate will take what may be their final chance to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Even apart from its politics, this bill, known as Graham-Cassidy after its sponsors, i...

Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers puzzle over how Republicans defend their last-ditch health-care bill - The Week

President Trump has been tweeting his support for the Republican Party's last-ditch health-care bill, Stephen Colbert said on Thursday's Late Show, especially its sponsor Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), a...

The way we hate - The Week

For about two minutes, I thought the leaked footage of MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell shouting at his staff was hilarious. There is, after all, something faintly amusing about the idea of a pompous overp...

Janet Yellen is a terrible detective - The Week

What in the name of Alan Greenspan has happened to inflation? The Federal Reserve has been operating for years now on the assumption that the economy is nearing full capacity and inflation will start...

Why can't the GOP make a case for its own health-care bill? - The Week

The health-care bill Senate Republicans hope to pass next week, named after sponsoring Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.), has plenty of potential winners and losers, like all leg...

7 hilariously brutal cartoons about the GOP's last-chance health-care bill - The Week

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This week I learned you should absolutely beat yourself up a little the next time you fail, and more - The Week

Read more about this week's facts: Getting emotional after failure helps you improve next time, study finds (Science Daily) Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships (New Scientist) Gira...

Wit and wisdom from Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, and more - The Week

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3 life events when you should absolutely hire a CPA - The Week

When you experience a life-changing event, your cash flow and tax bracket are probably the last thing on your mind. But the reality is that some of the most stressful (or the most rewarding) times of...

Monasteries and mountains in northern Tibet - The Week

Each week, we spotlight a dream vacation recommended by some of the industry's top travel writers. This week's pick is Amdo, Tibet. (Courtesy image) Tibet is changing fast, but its scenery has lost n...

Weekly news quiz: September 22, 2017 - The Week

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Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah check in on 'Hurricane Mueller' and its path toward Trump - The Week

Stephen Colbert began Thursday's Late Show with a Rosh Hashana joke. "I'm so glad its 5778," he said. "5777 sucked." Jewish new year out of the way, he jumped into the latest developments in Special ...

The Week contest: Sewer film - The Week

This week's question: London sewer workers are using high-powered jet hoses to break up a giant "fatberg" — a 250-yard-long, 130-ton mass of congealed cooking oil, used diapers, wet wipes, and othe...

National Review asks why Jimmy Kimmel won't 'leave policy talk to health-care experts,' gets an earful - The Week

Weirdly, late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel is now a big part of America's health-care debate. His critiques of the Graham-Cassidy health-care bill — after one of its sponsors, Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-L...

State Medicaid directors join the groups opposed to the GOP's Graham-Cassidy bill - The Week

On Thursday, the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD), a group representing the Medicaid directors from all 50 states, joined other medical and patient advocacy groups in opposing the la...

Stephen Colbert pokes fun at Lawrence O'Donnell by leaking his own meltdown tape - The Week

Earlier this week, somebody leaked outtakes from Lawrence O'Donnell's MSNBC show, and they were not flattering. "Wow, he went from zero to dad-on-Day-3-of-road-trip like that," Stephen Colbert said o...

Watch: Unboxing all 3 iPhone 8 colors, plus bonus Quick Start setup - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

Considering a new iPhone 8 or 8 Plus? AppleInsider unboxes all three color options of Apple's latest handset lineup and goes through the new Quick Start setup feature, which lets ...

iTunes Digital Copy redemptions from non-4K Blu-rays appear to support 4K streaming on new Apple TV - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

While 4K films on iTunes are streaming-only, it appears that users may be able to upgrade their movie collection if they buy a physical Blu-ray copy that comes with an iTunes Digi...

Apple extends iTunes movie rental viewing window to 48 hours - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

To coincide with the launch of Apple TV 4K and iPhone 8 series, Apple on Friday updated its website with new information regarding movie rentals, saying viewers now have up to 48 ...

First look: Apple TV 4K with tweaked Siri remote design - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

If you owned the previous fourth-generation Apple TV with Siri remote, you'll be hard pressed to find any differences with the new fifth-generation Apple TV 4K, aside from a white...

Apple premieres new promo video, '8 things to love about iPhone 8' - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

Apple on Friday released a new video ad, "8 things to love about iPhone 8," looking to hook viewers on its latest smartphone, shipping today.

First look: Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular: stainless steel vs. aluminum - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

The new Apple Watch Series 3 has arrived, and AppleInsider offers a closer look at what to expect from the next-generation model, including new packaging, a new sport loop band, a...

Apple says it's only streaming 4K iTunes movies, not offering downloads - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

With the Apple TV 4K launching on Friday, people hoping to upgrade their desktop iTunes movie purchases to 4K may be disappointed -- Apple is only streaming video in that resoluti...

Video: The best ARKit apps you can download now on iOS 11 - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

One of the most hyped features of Apple's new iOS 11 update is ARKit, a series of tools for developers that make it easier than ever to create augmented reality apps. with ARKit a...

Apple's Tim Cook says iPhone 8 & Apple Watch Series 3 seeing localized sellouts - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

Apple is seeing localized sellouts of the iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 on launch day, though units may still be available, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a TV interview.

Apple says it studied famous painters & photographers for Portrait Lighting on iPhone X & 8 Plus - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

Apple looked at lighting by photographers like Annie Leibovitz and Richard Avedon -- and painters like Johannes Vermeer -- when building the Portrait Lighting feature found on the...

After decade of iPhone launches, there's still a line in San Francisco - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

At Apple's Union Square flagship retail store in San Francisco, an early morning line of about 100 people formed down the block for new iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 buyers, s...

Ikea 'This Charges Everything' ad campaign for iPhone 8 Qi charging invokes past Apple slogans - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

Ikea is capitalizing on not just Apple's inclusion of Qi charging on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X to promote its own line of compatible charging equipment -- but also implements vari...

Inside watchOS 4: New app dock scrolls vertically, offers access to all apps - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

After being introduced in watchOS 3, the app dock for Apple Watch has already been redesigned in watchOS 4, with a new ferris wheel-like vertical scrolling interface that lets use...

AppleCare+ iPhone 8 back screen glass replacement $99, not screen repair cost of $29 - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

Users with AppleCare+ for the iPhone are accustomed to a relatively new $29 screen replacement from Apple -- but that only applies to the screen in the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus,...

Uber loses license to operate in London over public safety and security concerns - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

Uber has suffered a major blow to its operations in the United Kingdom, after Transport for London announced it will not be renewing the company's license to operate in the countr...

T-Mobile & Sprint said nearing agreement on merger, could sign deal in October - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

T-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly close to "tentative terms" on a long-rumored merger deal, and could finalize an agreement by the end of October.

iPhone 8 Plus best performing smartphone camera ever, iPhone X expected to be better - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

While the new iPhone 8 did very well beating all other manufacturer's devices in testing by DxOMark, the iPhone 8 Plus is the undisputed champion of all other smartphones ever pro...

AppleInsider podcast gives first user impressions of iPhone 8, 8 Plus - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

In this special episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger joins Victor to talk about his experiences now that he's had the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in his hands for a few...




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