Friday, July 20, 2018

Politics

Kushner Still Lacks Highest Level Security Clearance

Presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner lacks the clearance necessary to view the nation’s most closely-guarded secrets. The revelation was reported by The Washington Post. It is the latest development in a story that has drawn out for nearly two years as Kushner has struggled to achieve, and maintain, the security clearances […]

President Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the forthcoming vacancy on the High Court left by the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kennedy was nominated by then-President Ronald Reagan and has served for 31 years. Although nominated by a Republican, Kennedy became a reliably independent voice, providing swing votes on such landmark issues as marriage-equality, […]

Technology

Google Hit with Record $5B Fine by EU

Tech giant Google was hit with a record $5 billion fine by the European Union today for abusing its position as the world’s dominant mobile operating system provider. The Google Android operating system is by far the most widely used mobile OS in the world. EU officials hit Google’s parent company, Alphabet, with 4.34 billion […]