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Conservative Commentator Charles Krauthammer Has Died

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, died Thursday. He was 68. His death was announced by two organizations that employed him, Fox News Channel and The Washington…

House Rejects Hard Right Immigration Bill

The House killed a hard-right immigration bill Thursday, and Republican leaders delayed a planned vote on a compromise GOP package with the party's lawmakers fiercely divided over an issue that has long confounded them. The conservative measure was defeated 231-193, with 41 Republicans — mostly moderates — joining Democrats in voting against it. Those defections…

Peter Fonda Tweet About Barron, Draws Ire of Trumps

Peter Fonda is apologizing for a Twitter rant in which he used an expletive to describe President Donald Trump _ and suggested his 12-year-old son be ripped from his mother's arms and _ as Fonda put it _ ``put in a cage with pedophiles.'' The all-caps tweet early yesterday has since been deleted. But since…

Intel CEO Stepping Down

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning after the company learned of what it's calling a consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers. Chief Financial Officer Robert Swan will take over as interim CEO immediately. A search for a…

Majority of Americans Approve of Presidents Handling of N. Korea

A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that country's leader, Kim Jong Un. But most don't believe Kim is serious about addressing the international concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program. A new poll from The…

Alexa, What's My Bank Balance?

Big banks are starting to offer banking through Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google's Assistant. The service will allow customers to check their balances, pay bills and, in the near future, send money just with their voice. But the potential to do such sensitive tasks through a smart speaker has security experts concerned. Virtual assistants…