The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Trump to Democratic negotiators: ‘They know my phone number’

After days of chatter centered around unilateral action, President TrumpDonald John TrumpTeachers union launches 0K ad buy calling for education funding in relief bill FDA head pledges ‘we will not cut corners’ on coronavirus vaccine Let our values drive COVID-19 liability protection MORE directly inserted himself into the public back-and-forth with Democrats on Monday, tweeting […]

A new book challenges the myth of the ever-chic ‘Parisienne’

Rokhaya Diallo, a prominent Paris-born anti-racism activist, is portrayed in the book. She’s one of the few Black journalists and commentators on French television. She says the recent, sweeping anti-racism protests have heightened awareness about issues of representation of both women and minorities in French society.

National Number Portability approved: Retain your mobile number while shifting cities

NEW DELHI: From May 3, you can retain your trusted mobile number even when you shift cities. The government has finally cleared the hurdles for rolling out national Mobile Number Portability — a measure that will allow you to keep your number even while moving base — say from Delhi to Mumbai or Chennai to […]

New Zealand records first new Covid-19 cases in 102 days

The latest case in New Zealand was diagnosed on Monday in a person in their 50s who lives in South Auckland; a second test on Tuesday also tested positive. The person had no history of overseas travel.

Chicago police must finally produce stingray records, judge orders

A local activist has won an important intermediary step in his legal quest to force the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to produce documents that fully explain the department’s use of cell-site simulators, also known as IMSI catchers. In a Monday opinion in Martinez v. Chicago Police Department, Cook County Circuit Judge Kathleen Kennedy denied the city’s […]

‘I Was in the Room Too’: Pompeo Calls Bolton ‘Traitor’, Refutes Upcoming Book’s Claims

“I’ve not read the book, but from the excerpts I’ve seen published, John Bolton is spreading a number of lies, fully-spun half-truths, and outright falsehoods,” Pompeo wrote on his Twitter page on late Thursday. It is both sad and dangerous that John Bolton’s final public role is that of a traitor who damaged America by […]

Mary Trump Book Review: In The Chaos Of Donald Trump’s Presidency, Will His Niece’s Tell-All Matter?

Instead of Fred Jr., it was Donald who slid into the role of heir apparent. Lacking the skills of his older brother, Donald nevertheless had the brashness, self-promotion and even shamelessness favored by Fred Sr., in many ways reflecting his own character, Mary writes. She goes to great lengths to try to dispel the myth […]

Coronavirus live updates: California sets record for most cases in a day

1:22 p.m. Governor bristles over challenging questions on health officer’s resignation: “Forgive me for being human,” Newsom said during a news conference Monday, after a reporter suggested he was being vague and asked for additional details on the resignation of Dr. Sonia Angell, the state’s health officer up until Sunday. Newsom said he had no […]

Fact check: False Hitler quote on “World War 3”

The Biblical Hebrew Israelites movement has roots in Black Judaism, and the idea that America’s emancipated slaves were the “true Hebrews” ( here ). The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that the movement has a complicated history, with some of its sects enacting hateful and racist practices ( here ).

China’s phone market is now dominated by five companies, none of which is Samsung

It’s notable how diverse each company’s strategy for success in China has been. Oppo and Vivo have prioritized rural China, setting up a huge network of brick-and-mortar stores that get their devices out to consumers who might not yet have access to the internet. Xiaomi has been and remains dominant in online sales, though those […]