I'm not saying the FBI paid an enormous sum to access a phone used by one of the perpetrators of the 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, California. But I am saying that the FBI just won a court battle for the right not to tell the public how much the job cost. According to the courts, the agency doesn't have to mention the company it paid to unlock the phone, either.
The Associated Press, Vice, and USA Today went to court to try to pry the information out of the FBI, but a judge recently ruled that the firm's name and the price paid are national security secrets and techniques exempted from Freedom of Information Act requests. Read more...More about Newsy, Tech, and Politics
On Sunday morning the Commander/Tweeter/Golfer-In-Chief fired off several tweets about North Korea's Kim Jong-un — who he now apparently only refers to as "Rocket Man" or "Little Rocket Man" now — and casually called three former presidents failures like it was NBD.
Trump kicked off the day explaining to Twitter users he told Secretary of State Rex Tillerson he's "wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man." Read more...More about Twitter, Conversations, Politics, North Korea, and Kim Jong Un'>
No, seriously. Who here hasn't woken up to one of Trump's unhinged morning Twitter rants and wondered whether the country is starring in a painfully long episode of Punk'd?
It's been a difficult and baffling nine months as Americans continue to watch a man with so much power use his platform to go on and on about ratings, television, crowd sizes, and firing people. Most times, there seems to be only one logical explanation for Trump's behavior: he must genuinely believe he's on a reality show. Read more...More about Entertainment, Conversations, Politics, Humor, and Donald Trump
"Tonight concludes Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews when we reflect on the past year and ask forgiveness for our mistakes," Zuckerberg began. "For those I hurt this year, I ask forgiveness and I will try to be better." Read more...More about Facebook, Conversations, Politics, Mark Zuckerberg, and 2016 Election
For the kickoff episode hosted by actor Ryan Gosling, the rapper performed two songs off his latest album, 4:44 — showing his support for professional NFL player Colin Kaepernick and others protesting police brutality and racial injustice in America during the national anthem with his choice of dress.
Jay Z first performed his song Bam alongside Damian Marley in front of a waving Ethiopian flag and camouflage backdrop. About halfway through the song, he turned to reveal that his number seven jersey — which was Kap's number when he was a member of the San Francisco 49ers — bore the name "Colin K." Read more...More about Entertainment, Music, Conversations, Politics, and Nfl