NBC News: Agents for at least 22 foreign governments have spent money at Trump’s properties

According to some expert interpretations and two federal lawsuits, this is illegal: The Constitution specifically prohibits the U.S. president from accepting “emoluments”—gifts, payments, or fees—from foreign governments as means of preventing a presidency from being compromised by whichever foreign sources are willing to offer the most convincing bribes.

Sylvia Miles, dies, 94: Actress known for ‘Midnight Cowboy’ And ‘Farewell, My Lovely’

Miles died in an ambulance in New York on the way to a hospital after complaining to a home health care worker that she wasn’t feeling well, her friend, fashion-industry publicist Mauricio Padilha, told The Associated Press. The cause is not yet clear.

Christianity, capitalism, and white supremacy are what bind conservatives together: CNN host

Americans are in a political cold war against one another. In the age of Trump this conflict all too often feels as though it will inevitably turn hot. Americans increasingly do not talk to one another across divides of political party and values; they live in information bubbles that are self-confirming, where prior ideas and beliefs — however incorrect — are nurtured as inexorable unassailable permanent truths. This is especially true of conservatives. Donald Trump has simply taken the status quo ante of anti-intellectualism, ignorance and simple binary thinking which typifies the modern American conservative moment and amplified it for the world to see and without any shame or apologies for doing so.

Ex-NXIVM Member Claims Allison Mack Instructed Her To Make Up Incest Abuse Story As Blackmail Material

On the stand, she said her father did not actually abuse her.

“I couldn’t write anything,” she said. “Like, my family is amazing. I love my family.”

However, she said she wrote up the false allegations against her father anyway. She also claimed that Mack instructed her to make a sex tape, which she said she provided.

Apple’s New Mac Pro Is The Mac Of Steve Jobs’ Dreams

The new Mac Pro emphasizes that the Mac is still an essential product for Apple, and they can still innovate at the highest levels. It also helps fulfill a key goal of Apple Co-Founder, Steve Jobs. A day after Jobs came back to Apple in 1997, I met with him to try and get a sense of how he was going to help turn Apple around. I asked him directly what his top priority would be.” 

Radio silence: how the disappearance of rural stations takes America’s soul with them

At a time when local newspapers are vanishing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational deficit