Trump to see ‘national security’ threat in Canada firsthand

A dam belonging to Rio Tinto in Québec’s Saguenay region. When President Trump flies in for the G7 Summit on Friday, he’ll arrive at Bagotville air base, built in the 1940s to protect the dams and aluminum smelters considered crucial to the Allied war effort. (Courtesy of Rio Tinto) OTTAWA — When President Trump peeks …

Facebook glitch shared 14 million users’ private posts publicly | Technology

Facebook said Thursday that it would notify 14 million users that posts they intended to share privately may have been published publicly, the company’s latest setback as it tries to rebuild user trust after the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The issue arose from a bug affecting Facebook’s “audience selector” tool, which allows users to decide whether …

Trump Reportedly Wants to Watch Porn In the White House But Can’t; Sad

On today’s edition of “Please Stop, Do Not Want”: MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski claimed this morning that Trump’s biggest complaint is that he cannot watch porn in the White House. I have many questions, the first being “When will the end come?” and the second being, “Is it that he’s not allowed or he just doesn’t …

China says probe sheds no light on mystery illness striking U.S. diplomats

BEIJING — A Chinese government investigation has shed no light on why a U.S. diplomat fell ill at the consulate in Guangzhou after hearing mysterious sounds, an official said Thursday. On Wednesday, the State Department said it was evacuating several more Americans from Guangzhou for further health screenings. That follows the initial evacuation of a …

England v Costa Rica: international friendly – live! | Football

3.10pm EDT15:10 8 min The lively Rashford skins Weston with a thrilling, Ronaldinho-style elastico. Is that what it’s called? I’ve no idea. Anyway, he wins a corner, from which Jones’s looping header from 15 yards hits the top of the bar. Navas had it covered but it was a clever effort. 3.07pm EDT15:07 6 min …

Maryland Candidate Richard Madaleno Tries to Piss Off Trump by Kissing His Husband in Campaign Ad

Richard Madaleno made history and taunted President Trump on Thursday when he aired the very first political TV campaign ad featuring a same-sex kiss. The LGBTQ Victory Fund reported that it believes it’s the first political ad of its kind. Airing during Fox & Friends, the ad shows Madaleno, a candidate for Maryland’s gubernatorial race, …

A cryptocurrency for marijuana is backing Dennis Rodman’s trip to Singapore

If Dennis Rodman travels to Singapore next week for the historic summit between North Korea and the United States, an obscure digital currency for marijuana purchases stands to benefit from a wave of newfound publicity. On Wednesday, an agent for the basketball legend confirmed Rodman’s interest in traveling to Singapore, but offered few details on …

Senior EU leaders cast doubt on UK's Brexit backstop plan – Politics live

Michel Barnier joined by Guy Verhofstadt in questioning plan unveiled on Thursday. Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen Government Brexit backstop plan – Snap summary and analysis Barnier raises doubts about UK Brexit backstop plan 4.41pm BST This is from Bloomberg’s Ian Wishart. EU27 diplomat I spoke to described the UK’s …

Madeline Brewer Knows The Handmaid’s Tale Is Hard to Watch

Jun 7, 2018 Madeline Brewer knows the second season of The Handmaid’s Tale is hard to watch. “I did not breathe for the first 20 minutes of the first episode,” says the actress, whose sunny personality parallels that of her character in the Hulu dystopian drama: Janine, an improbably, relentlessly cheery handmaid, all red curls …

Afghan president declares temporary cease-fire with Taliban in new peace effort

KABUL — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced a unilateral, week-long cease-fire with the Taliban, underscoring the desire of the Afghan government and its backers for a political end to the conflict. Speaking in a televised address, Ghani said that local forces would halt offensive operations against the insurgent group beginning June 12, coinciding …