Day: April 16, 2018

Vinnyd April 16, 2018

SI senior writer Grant Wahl discusses whether the current political climate could affect whether the USMNT competes in Russia and Qatar. Subscribe to ►► Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Tom Brady and more? We’ve got […]

Tess Torelli April 16, 2018

Asked if he thinks Russians “have something on Donald Trump,” Comey said, “I think it’s possible.” “It is stunning and I wish I wasn’t saying it, but it’s just … it’s the truth. I cannot say that [Trump is not subject to Russian blackmail]. It always struck me and still strikes me as unlikely, and […]

Tess Torelli April 16, 2018

In the interview, Comey recounted his February 2017 conversation with Trump in the Oval Office regarding ex-top advisor Michael Flynn. Comey said that Trump’s words, and the circumstances surround the meeting, provided “evidence of obstruction of justice” by the president. The White House said Flynn was fired for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about his […]

Tess Torelli April 16, 2018

Regulators should review the “potential monopolization of data” by U.S. technology giants in the U.K. that could hamper homegrown development of artificial intelligence (AI), an influential body has recommended. A committee made up of lawmakers from the House of Lords, the upper house of Britain’s parliament, released a report Monday on the need for the […]

Tess Torelli April 16, 2018

Trump’s lawyers in their letter Sunday to Judge Kimba Wood said they object to prosecutors’ plan to use a “taint team” to review the files seized from Cohen. A taint team is made up of prosecutors not connected to the case. They would be responsible for segregating privileged information, which should not be shown to […]

Tess Torelli April 16, 2018

Electric vehicle maker Tesla has mislabeled and under-counted workers’ injuries to make its safety record look better than it was, according to a new investigative report by RevealNews.org. “Company officials labeled toxic exposures, muscle strains and repetitive stress injuries as personal medical issues or minor accidents requiring only first aid, lowering its official injury count,” […]

Tess Torelli April 16, 2018

The world is watching Russia for its reaction to Western missile strikes that were carried out on its ally Syria, but analysts predict Moscow’s retaliation could be fairly limited despite rapidly escalating tensions. The U.S. is expected to announce Monday more sanctions on Russia because of its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad. This after […]

Tess Torelli April 16, 2018

Many vacationers have passports bearing the seals of a Latin American or Caribbean country. Now, an increasing number are flocking to six countries that, until recently, have been the best kept secret among destination travelers. Central America — specifically Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama – collectively generated more than $5 billion in […]