• Trump was 'near-sadistic' in phone calls with female world leaders, according to CNN report on classified calls

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's freewheeling and unprepared approach to phone calls with world leaders tended to turn ugly if the recipient was a woman, according to a new CNN report.
    Trump was "near-sadistic" when speaking to leaders like former British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, calling them "stupid" and "a fool," according to longtime Washington Post reporter of Watergate fame Carl Bernstein, who reported the story for CNN .
    One source called Trump's calls with May "humiliating and bullying," while Merkel reportedly took Trump's antics "like water off a...
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  • The shadowy Russian intel unit that allegedly paid Afghan militants to kill US troops is the same one running assassinations in Europe

    The shadowy Russian intel unit that allegedly paid Afghan militants to kill US troops is the same one running assassinations in Europe

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    A top secret Russian intelligence unit was allegedly behind a plot to pay Afghan militants to kill US troops and allies, according to a bombshell New York Times report based on US intelligence.
    Unit 29155, part of Russia's military intelligence agency, has been tied to assassination attempts and other nefarious activities across Europe.
    The shadowy Russian unit, formed a little over a decade ago, is tasked with destablizing the West.
    President Donald Trump was briefed on the intelligence assessment months ago, but did not act, according to the report. Trump has so far denied that he was...
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  • Obama's emotional call to George Floyd's family was the first time they 'really experienced solace' since his death, according to Al Sharpton

    Obama's emotional call to George Floyd's family was the first time they 'really experienced solace' since his death, according to Al Sharpton

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former President Barack Obama brought "solace" to George Floyd's family in an emotional 25-minute phone call, according to a report in the New York Times.
    "That was the first time, I think, that the Floyd family really experienced solace since he died," Rev. Al Sharpton told the Times.
    "I want you to have hope. I want you to know you are not alone. I want you to know that Michelle and I will do anything you want me to do," Obama reportedly said during the 25-minute call.
    The call shows how powerful Obama's role remains in American public life as a relatively young former president at...
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