Manafort is pleading guilty to two criminal counts in Washington federal court – reports

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges, as part of a plea deal between Manafort and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to US media reports, Manafort pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice. Manafort had been facing […]

Insiders are buzzing that Northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon’s HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes high-profile visit to Washington, DC (AMZN)

Amy Harris/Invision/AP The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Northern Virginia could soon land Amazon HQ2. Two sources said as much to Business Insider. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is amid a high-profile trip to Washington, DC. The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select Northern Virginia as the […]

Denzel Washington in TEARS watching Black Panther ‘I just started CRYING’

The 63-year-old star is currently promoting his new movie The Equalizer 2 and was asked what the last film to make him cry was, revealing it was one of this year’s Marvel epics. Speaking with JOE.co.uk, Denzel replied: “Black Panther, I shed a tear. “I was sitting in there – I ran into Chad[wick Boseman] […]

Power outage holds flights at Reagan National Airport, Washington DC (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 16 Aug, 2018 02:19 Edited time: 16 Aug, 2018 02:29 Inbound and outbound flights are on hold in the US capital’s primary airport, as it experiences a complete power outage. Stranded travelers have been posting images of the sudden blackout on social media. Late Wednesday evening, the airport’s official account tweeted the management […]

White supremacists and their opponents descend on Washington (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Heavy police presence is seen in the center of the US capital as crowds of anti-nationalists protesters have gathered to protest Unite the Right Rally one year after Charlottesville clashes. Some 300 people have gathered in Lafayette Park in Washington DC to oppose a white nationalist rally that is scheduled in the US capital on […]

Facebook deal with Washington ends ad filtering for ethnicity

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Facebook has signed an agreement that will prevent advertisers promoting housing, credit, employment, insurance or businesses open to the public from excluding individuals from seeing their ads based on that person’s race, creed, color, national origin, veteran or military status, sexual orientation or disability status. The agreement […]

The Washington Post is helping podcasters serve fresh ads (GHC)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. The Washington Post is testing a new tool, called Rhapsocord, that automatically identifies areas of a podcast where an ad could be placed and then automatically inserts ads into those […]

A look at the daily routine of George Washington, who drank tea and wine and spent hours on horseback

Wikimedia Commons George Washington was the first president of the US. He’s widely-regarded as the father of the country. Here’s a look at the typical schedule he stuck to when he was at his Mount Vernon plantation. George Washington is widely regarded as the father of the United States. It’s not surprising why. Not only […]

Washington “indefinitely” delays 2 more military exercises with Seoul

The US continues to wind down the scope of its military activity on North Korea’s doorstep, with the Pentagon announcing on Friday it was “indefinitely” suspending two joint training programs with Seoul. The exercises, which were scheduled to take place within the next three months, have been put on hold with an open-ended date, Pentagon […]

Protesters heckled Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen as she sat in a Mexican restaurant in Washington, DC

Alex Wong/Getty Images Protesters chanted and shouted at Kirstjen Nielsen, the secretary of Homeland Security, as she sat at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, DC, on Tuesday evening. Nielsen was apparently dining at the restaurant when protesters appeared near her table and began shouting slogans including “Shame, shame.” At Washington’s Trump Hotel another protest demonstration […]