Donald Trump candidacy a boon for late-night comics

Jun 18, 2015

Donald Trump candidacy a boon for late-night comics

He doesn’t need the money, but if Donald Trump’s presidential campaign falters, late-night comics would surely pass the hat to keep it going. An animated Jon Stewart looked like he was second-guessing his decision to step away from “The Daily Show” in the wake ...

Jun 11, 2015

FCCJ appoints new board members

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, founded in 1945 and one of the world’s oldest press clubs, elected its board of directors for 2015-2016 on Thursday. James Simms, a contributor to Forbes, was elected president. Peter Langan of Bloomberg News will serve as first ...

Report raises questions about SEAL Team 6 accountability

Jun 8, 2015

Report raises questions about SEAL Team 6 accountability

SEAL Team 6, the special operations unit that took down Osama bin Laden, has emerged as “a global manhunting machine” whose secrecy has raised questions about its accountability, the New York Times reported Sunday. The Times documented the SEALs growth in size and importance ...

Jun 4, 2015

BBC apologizes after journalist tweeted queen's 'death'

The BBC on Wednesday apologized and launched an internal inquiry after a tweet sent from the account of one of its producers said Queen Elizabeth II had died, during a test of coverage for a royal death. The first of a series of tweets ...

| Jun 4, 2015

U.S. spying under spotlight with new surveillance law

The surveillance law enacted this week stands as the most significant curb on the U.S. government’s investigative authorities since the 1970s. But it is practically inconsequential in the universe of the National Security Agency’s vast digital spying operations, a technical overhaul of a marginal ...

Jun 3, 2015

Ex-Kremlin Internet 'troll' sues to end pro-Putin propaganda campaign

A Russian journalist who says she went undercover as a pro-government Internet troll is suing her former employer in a bid to expose the workings of the Kremlin’s online army. “This propaganda on the Internet is very dangerous,” freelancer Lyudmila Savchuk, 34, said Tuesday. ...