‘Mutant fish in murky waters’: US brings chaos to the world & has no real friends – Russia UN envoy

Russia has warned the US and its allies against “fishing in murky waters” of the Middle East, causing further chaos there. The US shouldn’t assume it has friends, only countries unable to disagree, UN envoy Vassily Nebenzia said. The US and its allies have failed to understand the warning of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s words […]

All the times Cambridge Analytica gave brazenly contradictory accounts of its murky work on Brexit

Parliament TV The Facebook data scandal has all-but confirmed Cambridge Analytica’s shadowy role in the US election, but its involvement in Brexit is even more murky. The company repeatedly claimed it worked with Leave.EU, only to later completely deny any collaboration with Nigel Farage’s Brexit campaign group. Leave.EU executives have also contradicted themselves on the […]

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WASHINGTON – Facing mounting questions about the attack in Niger that left four US soldiers dead, the US military’s top general on Monday pledged to be transparent about what the Pentagon knows. But that turned out to be precious little as Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford offered a new timeline, but few details, […]

What Is a “Wagon”? A (Sort Of, Kind Of) Clear-Headed Classification Rule in an Increasingly Murky Marketplace

– If you are old enough to have a teenager living under your roof, you would recognize the Western Electric 500-series telephone in an instant. And yet, you’d also need to explain what it is to said teenager, notwithstanding the phone obsession of the current crop of adolescents. As wagons become subsumed and superseded by […]

A sexual harassment scandal at the University of Rochester exposes a murky policy on faculty-student affairs

Wikimedia Commons Current and former employees of the University of Rochester are charging the university with denying female students a safe learning environment by dismissing repeated sexual harassment allegations against a longtime professor, then retaliating against employees who objected. According to a complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Aug. 30, T. Florian […]

A crucial interest-rate benchmark faces a murky future

EVERY working day, shortly before noon, British time, the London Interbank Offered Rate, or LIBOR, is published. For five currencies and seven maturities, from overnight to 12 months, it is the average, trimmed of outliers, of up to 20 banks’ estimates of the interest rate at which they can borrow from other banks. It is […]

The Creature From the Black Lagoon Remake Has Emerged From the Murky Depths With a Screenwriter

Image via screen grab The dreaded day is here. There’s momentum building on the long-rumored Creature From the Black Lagoon remake, the one Universal Horror title we hoped against hope would slink unbothered along the muddy bottom of the studio’s shiny new shared universe starring its classic monsters. Advertisement But it was inevitable, really, that […]