Category Archives: CNN – Politics

America’s Russia nightmare is back

America’s Russia nightmare is back

It’s happening again. America is blundering into a new Russia election-meddling hall of mirrors that’s already doing Moscow’s work: tearing fresh political divides and threatening to again tarnish democracy’s most sacred moment, a national election. Revelations Thursday about intelligence assessments that Russia has launched a new interference effort to help reelect Donald Trump — and…MORE

Trump plans to name Florida official as homeland security adviser

Trump plans to name Florida official as homeland security adviser

President Donald Trump is planning to name a Florida official in charge of preparing the state for the effects of climate change as his homeland security adviser, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN. Julia Nesheiwat, who holds the title of Florida’s chief resilience officer, will replace Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter Brown, who held…MORE

4 takeaways as Warren and Biden criticize Bloomberg at CNN town halls

4 takeaways as Warren and Biden criticize Bloomberg at CNN town halls

Michael Bloomberg remained a target of his Democratic presidential rivals Thursday night, as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts harshly criticized the former New York City mayor during CNN town halls in Las Vegas. Their criticism came the day after Bloomberg was assailed for his past support for stop-and-frisk policing,…MORE

CNN announces Democratic presidential town halls in South Carolina

CNN announces Democratic presidential town halls in South Carolina

CNN will host two nights of town halls next week featuring the leading Democratic presidential candidates, just days before voters head to the polls in South Carolina and on Super Tuesday, the network announced Thursday evening. The hourlong individual town halls will air in prime time on Monday and Wednesday and will follow the CNN…MORE

Warren proposes contract to free women from Bloomberg confidentiality agreements

Warren proposes contract to free women from Bloomberg confidentiality agreements

Elizabeth Warren on Thursday urged her fellow Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg to sign a contract the senator wrote herself that would release people who have made allegations of sexist and misogynistic behavior¬†against Bloomberg from nondisclosure agreements. “I used to teach contract law,” the Massachusetts Democrat said at a CNN town hall in Nevada. “And…MORE

Trump isn’t pleased a South Korean film won best-picture Oscar

Trump isn’t pleased a South Korean film won best-picture Oscar

President Donald Trump bemoaned this year’s Academy Award winner for best picture, “Parasite,” on Thursday because it’s a South Korean film. “How bad were the Academy Awards this year, did you see? ‘And the winner is … a movie from South Korea,’ ” Trump said, impersonating an announcer, at a rally in Colorado. “What the…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Katy Perry appears to collapse during ‘American Idol’ auditions

Katy Perry appears to collapse during ‘American Idol’ auditions

Season 3 of “American Idol” on ABC has just started, but already there is drama. In an exclusive clip People posted to its web site, judge Katy Perry falls to the ground after a gas leak forces evacuation of the show’s auditions. In the clip, all appears to be going fine when a smell becomes…

‘Killing Eve’ confirms new head writer for season 4

‘Killing Eve’ confirms new head writer for season 4

“Killing Eve” has tapped Laura Neal as head writer for Season 4 of the BBC series. That’s according to Deadline. Neal has previously written “Sex Education” and “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” for the upcoming season. She succeeds Suzanne Heathcote, Emerald Fennell and series creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, as head writers since Season 1. “‘Killing…

BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

It’s finally here. K-pop phenom BTS released its fourth album, “Map of the Soul: 7” on Friday. It follows last year’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” and has been eagerly awaited. The new, 20-track album includes collaborations with Sia and Troye Sivan. To say the boy band has been successful is an understatement. Consisting of…