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    What the doyen of the advertising world is worried about
    Aug24

    What the doyen of the advertising world is worried about

    Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of the British advertising conglomerate WPP, gave his assessment of the economic and political forces affecting the advertising industry in the company’s latest financial results on Wednesday. The upshot: Companies are still being super-cautious because of a “cocktail” of economic, political and business...

    Trump open to ‘softening’ some immigration laws
    Aug24

    Trump open to ‘softening’ some immigration laws

    Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he’s open to a “softening” of laws affecting undocumented immigrants, further distancing himself from his previous hardline proposals. Trump’s latest explanation of his immigration views came during a town hall with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, who asked the nominee, “Is there any part of the law...

    David Petraeus: Beware ‘the rise of ISIS 3.0’
    Aug23

    David Petraeus: Beware ‘the rise of ISIS 3.0’

    These days, Gen. David Petraeus is far from the battlefield. Petraeus, who retired in 2011, works in New York as a partner at the private equity firm KKR and is chairman of the KKR Global Institute. In his spare time, the retired four-star general is a professor at the City University of New York and the University of Southern California and a...

    Trump is already helping Putin consolidate control of Ukraine
    Aug23

    Trump is already helping Putin consolidate control of Ukraine

    MOSCOW—In living rooms and kitchens across Russia and Ukraine, the U.S. presidential election is as riveting to TV viewers as “Game of Thrones” is to their American counterparts. Every time Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump speak of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Crimea, Russian hackers or the Donbas (the disputed region of eastern Ukraine) —...

    Tory dream of a short, sharp Brexit
    Aug23

    Tory dream of a short, sharp Brexit

    LONDON – Theresa May began the summer reiterating that “Brexit means Brexit.” She will return to work on Wednesday under pressure to explain what British withdrawal will look like. In her absence, a chasm of expectation has opened up between increasingly hardline expectations in Westminster, where Euroskeptics believe their plan for a short,...

    Russia casts shadow over Estonia’s presidential vote
    Aug23

    Russia casts shadow over Estonia’s presidential vote

    Estonia’s opposition Center Party has long argued for closer ties with Moscow, but presidential candidate Mailis Reps has broken with that tradition, declaring herself “no friend of Russia.” In the shadow of Moscow’s aggression in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, the largely symbolic Estonian presidency has gained weight partly thanks to...

    Inside the fall of Paul Manafort
    Aug20

    Inside the fall of Paul Manafort

    Earlier this month, Paul Manafort met with Donald Trump and suggested that they put in place a succession plan for the upper ranks of the Republican nominee’s flailing presidential campaign, according to three campaign sources with direct knowledge of the events that led to Manafort’s resignation on Friday morning as campaign...

    Vladimir Putin blames Ukraine for sabotaging peace on Crimea trip
    Aug19

    Vladimir Putin blames Ukraine for sabotaging peace on Crimea trip

    The Russian president on a visit to Crimea Friday accused Ukraine of sabotaging the Minsk peace accords aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. It was Vladimir Putin’s fifth visit to the region since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula in 2014, sparking a conflict that has so far claimed 9,500 lives, Sky News reported. The...

    A new Trump emerges
    Aug19

    A new Trump emerges

    The Donald Trump rehabilitation campaign is in full swing, as the candidate finalized a shakeup of his leadership structure on Friday and as his new campaign manager insists that Trump’s apology for past misdeeds was all him. But the question is how long this new Trump will stick around. The Republican nominee on Thursday night delivered...

    Paul Manafort resigns from Trump campaign
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort resigns from Trump campaign

    Paul Manafort on Friday resigned as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, after the Republican nominee earlier this week announced a new leadership structure for his campaign. “This morning Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign. I am very appreciative for his great work in helping to get us where we are today,...

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