US acts over plague of nuisance phone calls

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Pai said consumers are "sick and tired" of unwanted calls Americans plagued by billions of unwanted robocalls to their phones are about to get some relief. The Federal…

Democratic rivals target Biden on abortion stance

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Beto O'Rourke (left) and Elizabeth Warren (right) have criticised fellow 2020 candidate Joe Biden over his stance on the Hyde Amendment Former US Vice-President Joe Biden is under fire…

Trump boys go wild in the Emerald Isle

Image copyright PA Image caption Donald Trump Jr (centre), and Eric Trump (right) behind the bar in Tubridy's Bar in the village of Doonbeg US President Donald Trump's two adult sons poured pints of Guinness…

Should Parkland school shooting cop be jailed?

Image copyright Broward County Sheriff Image caption Scot Peterson was charged with child neglect after he failed to confront an active school shooter The arrest of a school police officer who failed to confront a…

Two Canadian women kidnapped in Ghana

Two Canadian women have been kidnapped in Ghana by unidentified gunmen in the country's second largest city, Kumasi. The two students, aged 19 and 20, have been working as volunteers for a charity. They have…

African Union suspends Sudan after deadly violence

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sudan has seen its most violent week since the ousting of President Omar al-Bashir in April The African Union has suspended Sudan's membership "with immediate effect", amid an upsurge of…

Revolutionizing RIA Marketing

RIA Intel is a new site from Institutional Investor. They had approached Josh and I about participating in their initial issue, and we were game. The result was a fun but in-depth look at how…

A Bernie Sanders Narrative for Seniors

Yves here. Note that the “seniors” problem that Peter Dorman discusses is among Democratic Party seniors. I would hazard that Sanders does pretty well among older independents and even Republicans frustrated with Trump. By Peter…