Ex-spies weigh in on Russian hacking allegations

March 24, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s campaign and its alleged ties to Russia has been a big part of the political conversation this week. Russia’s interest in the United States is not new. During the Cold War, Russian agents were planted on US soil to spy on the country, and many of them were caught by the FBI. CNN spoke to KGB and FBI agents about the Russia hacking allegations and how espionage has changed over the years. Jack Barsky …


$27,000 melons? Unwrapping the high price of Japan’s luxury fruit habit

March 23, 2017

(CNN)It looks like a jewelry shop with its high-end exterior. But a peek inside the sparkling glass display cases at any of Sembikiya‘s Tokyo outlets reveals expensive treasures of a surprising kind. From heart-shaped watermelons to “Ruby Roman” grapes, which are the size of a ping pong ball, this retailer specializes in selling mouth-watering produce at eye-watering prices. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …


The Story Of 2 Families And The Real-life Impact of Obamacare Repeal

March 20, 2017

… Republicans bill does not include all the regulatory changes theyve said they want, because inserting those provisions would complicate their effort to push repeal through the budget reconciliation process, where they could pass it without Democratic support. The bill would, however, immediately eliminate the individual mandate, which incentivizes healthy people to sign up for insurance by imposing a financial penalty on people who do not. For that reason, the Congressional Budget Office this …


Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… for her leadership, such an election would be doubly so. But there is another significant Holyrood vote on the horizon – on the UK government’s so-called “Great Repeal Bill” as part of the Brexit process. The UK government has already confirmed that the Scottish Parliament’s consent should be sought for that legislation. Given the pro-independence majority, Holyrood could quite easily withhold that consent. And while the Supreme Court has noted that the Scottish …


‘Fresh Off The Boat’ Explains The ‘Asian Flush’ Phenomenon

March 18, 2017

This weeks episode of ABCs Fresh off the Boat touched on a red-hot issue that has plagued the Asian American community for years: the Asian flush. Its called the Asian flush. Its an allergic reaction, Louis, who also happens to be red-faced from drinking, tells his son. Your body lacks the enzyme to process alcohol. The episode, which guest starscomedian Ali Wong and NBA star Jeremy Lin, highlighted an embarrassing moment that many Asian people have had to reckon with. The Asian flush (aka …


California Chief Justice To Feds: Quit ‘Stalking’ Undocumented Immigrants In Courthouses

March 17, 2017

… investigating officers have exhausted other options. Our courts are the main point of contact for millions of the most vulnerable Californians in times of anxiety, stress, and crises in their lives, Cantil-Sakauye wrote. Crime victims, victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence, witnesses to crimes who are aiding law enforcement, limited-English speakers, unrepresented litigants, and children and families all come to our courts seeking justice and due process of law. More From this …


Why Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ just made history

March 15, 2017

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