Category: News

Cannes 2018 – Benicio del Toro, Virginie Ledoyen… Le jury d’Un Certain Regard au complet

Le jury d’Un Certain Regard vient d’être dévoilé au complet : après l’annonce de Benicio del Toro en tant que président, on connait à présent les quatre jurés qui l’entoureront. Après l’annonce du jury de la compétition officielle, des courts métrages et de la Cinéfondation, sans oublier le jury de la section parallèle de la…

By JohnValbyNation December 3, 2019 0

Column: Buttigieg is wrong — free college should be free for all, including children of the rich

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has taken aim at one of the most progressive planks in the platforms of his rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren — eliminating tuition charges at public universities. In an ad running in Iowa, the first primary battleground state, Buttigieg attacks their proposals for making college “free even for the…

By JohnValbyNation December 3, 2019 0

Senate approves successor to Rick Perry as Energy secretary

WASHINGTON —  President Trump’s pick to succeed Rick Perry as Energy secretary won easy Senate confirmation Monday, despite a Democratic senator’s objections that the nominee hadn’t fully answered questions related to the Trump impeachment investigation. Several other Democrats joined Republicans in approving Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette’s promotion, 70 to 15. Confirmation of Brouillette, who’d been…

By JohnValbyNation December 3, 2019 0

Former Deputy Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein said he was ‘horrified’ at how James Comey was fired

WASHINGTON —  Former Deputy Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein told the FBI that he was “angry, ashamed, horrified and embarrassed” at the way James B. Comey was fired as FBI director, according to records released Monday. Several weeks after Comey’s firing, Rosenstein was interviewed by FBI agents as part of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation…

By JohnValbyNation December 3, 2019 0

Congress pushes ahead with Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON —  The House is plunging into a landmark impeachment week, with Democrats who once hoped to sway Republicans now facing the prospect of an ever-hardening partisan split over the question of removing President Trump from office. Lawmakers were getting their first look at the House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment report Monday night behind closed doors. The…

By JohnValbyNation December 3, 2019 0