Bolton and Kelly exchange profanities outside Oval Office over immigration policy

A heated, obscenity-filled exchange over immigration between the chief of staff John Kelly and national security adviser John Bolton has shocked the aides in the West Wing, sparking fears of possible White House reshuffling. Two of President Donald Trump’s top aides were not shy to express their opinion about the progress made to stop illegal […]

Trump’s unusual Fed bashing raises the stakes of a policy blunder that damages the economy

Jacquelyn Martin/AP President Donald Trump is blaming the Federal Reserve for the stock market’s sell-off.  While it’s unusual for the US president to publicly bash the Fed, many investors agree that fears of higher interest rates are partly responsible for the volatility.  By pitting himself against the Fed, Trump is raising the stakes of a […]

Car insurance UK – Can what you post on Facebook negatively affect your policy?

Car insurance is still one of the biggest expenditures that motorists face paying annually to keep their car on the road.  Policy prices differ massively between insurers and the overall cost can be impacted and influenced by a number of factors. This includes your address, age, job title and whether or not you’ve made a […]

The Trump administration is reportedly considering a new family separation policy for immigrants

Associated Press/Matt York The Trump administration is reportedly considering a new family separation policy for immigrants who cross the US-Mexico border with their children. Instead of forcibly splitting up immigrant families at the border, as authorities did under the “zero tolerance” immigration policy, the parents would face a “binary choice” to be held as a […]

Tel Aviv won’t change Syrian policy despite downing of Russian Il-20 – Israeli defense minister

Israel will not cease operations in Syria, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced just before the Russian military published a detailed chronology of the downing of its Il-20, for which Moscow says Tel Aviv is to blame. In the run-up to the publication of the Russian Defense Ministry report, Lieberman told local Kan Bet radio that […]

Bay Area transit system approves new surveillance-oversight policy

Enlarge / MacArthur BART station in Oakland, as seen in 2006. (credit: Thomas Hawk / Flickr) On Thursday, the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Board of Directors voted to approve a new policy that requires that it be notified if the local police department wishes to acquire new surveillance equipment. BART is one of the […]

Valve explains ‘progress’ toward a new Steam Store content policy

It’s been a few months since Valve announced an “allow everything onto the Steam Store, except for things that we decide are illegal, or straight up trolling” content policy and it’s still working out the details. A new blog post provides some insight on how it plans to handle the store once sexual content is […]

A draft deal clarifies what populist trade policy means in practice

“IT’S a big day for trade, a big day for our country,” boasted President Donald Trump on August 27th. The cause of this jubilation was progress in renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a deal between America, Mexico and Canada. Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s president, confirmed that Mr Trump had managed to secure […]

Jeff Bezos’s $150 Billion Fortune Is a Policy Failure

Last month, Bloomberg reported that Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post, has accumulated a fortune worth $ 150 billion. That is the biggest nominal amount in modern history, and extraordinary any way you slice it. Bezos is the world’s lone hectobillionaire. He is worth what the average American family […]