Month: March 2018

Census citizenship question sparks firestorm of protest

Video White House faces backlash over census citizenship question Critics say the census citizenship question will lead to lower response rates; John Yoo, former deputy assistant attorney general under George W. Bush, reacts. Are you a citizen of the United States? It seems like a simple enough question. But the Trump administration’s plan to add it …

Trump’s ‘mini me’ could (partly) fill Hicks’ void

(CNN)President Donald Trump has wondered aloud over the past weeks — to pretty much anyone listening — who would occupy the singular role of confidant and conspirator that longtime top aide Hope Hicks was leaving behind. Scavino is viewed by colleagues with a mix of reverence, for his uncanny ability to mimic the President’s moods and …

The man who paints in the ocean

He exchanged surfboard for drawing board and, from the Cornish coast to the Hawaiian swell, started immersing himself in the ocean for hours – sometimes days – at a time. He keeps the tools of the trade – some charcoal pencils and gel pens – in his hat, and drifts about with a piece of paper …

Hon Hai Q4 Profit Propped Up by NT$66b Sale of Sharp Shares

Hon Hai Precision Industry’s fourth-quarter net income would have missed estimates had it not been for the one-time gain from the sales of shares in its Japanese unit Sharp, analysts say. Hon Hai “saw gains of NT$66 billion ($2.2 billion) from its disposal of Sharp C shares,” Vincent Chen, head of regional research at Taipei-based Yuanta …

Megachurch Pastor Accused Of Defrauding People Out Of More Than $1 Million

Rev. Kirbyjon H. Caldwell, the pastor of Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston, is facing federal charges of defrauding investors out of more than $1 million using obsolete Chinese bonds.  A federal grand jury has handed a 13-count indictment charging Caldwell and Gregory Alan Smith, a financial planner from Louisiana, U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook of …
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