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San Mateo Daily Journal
– Nov 9, 4:30 AM
One of the main reasons I like Gov. Jerry Brown so much is part of the reason why I don't. He's a cheapskate. Or a nicer way to say it, he is fiscally prudent. I like that very much. As governor, he took particular interest in the state's wall of…
Donald Trump's new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, was involved in a company that scammed US military veterans out of their life savings, according to court filings and interviews. Whitaker, a former US attorney in Iowa, was paid to work…
The Washington Post
Dan Balz, Michael Scherer
– Nov 9, 4:49 PM
Democrats appear poised to pick up between 35 and 40 seats in the House, once the last races are tallied, according to strategists in both parties. That would represent the biggest Democratic gain in the House since the post-Watergate election of…
Third-quarter earnings were better than expected, but the trend lines are starting to move in the wrong direction. Even a brief pause in the U.S. rally could be just what the doctor ordered for developing countries, and not a moment too soon. The…
The New York Times
– Nov 9, 2:00 AM
The futurist philosopher Yuval Noah Harari worries about a lot. He worries that Silicon Valley is undermining democracy and ushering in a dystopian hellscape in which voting is obsolete. He worries that by creating powerful influence machines to…