Throughout his presidency, Trump has made no effort to hide actions or statements that critics called outrageous violations of norms and standards — but because he does them in public, they seem to stir less blowback than if they had been done behind closed doors. Among other things, he repeatedly called on his own Justice Department to investigate his Democratic foes and eventually fired his first attorney general for not protecting him from the Russia investigation. … [Read more...] about Trump publicly urges China to investigate the Bidens
So far, Massachusetts has determined 19 cases of the injuries are confirmed to be or are probably part of the nationwide outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses, which has caused at least 1,080 illnesses and 22 deaths, according to state officials. Federal officials have reported at least 18 deaths. … [Read more...] about First vaping-related death reported in Mass.
It is not clear why the pickle forks developed cracks. When aircraft parts fail, investigators examine whether there could have been a problem with design, materials, or the manufacturing process. The FAA said it was working with international safety regulators to understand what caused the cracks to form. … [Read more...] about Cracks found in a key structural part on 38 Boeing jets
Rabbi Elias Lieberman says someone left a defaced Israeli flag spray-painted with a red swastika over the Star of David and white supremacist symbols in front of the Falmouth Jewish Congregation early Thursday morning. … [Read more...] about Police investigate racist vandalism in Cape Cod town
German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reports that Deutsche Bank gave expensive gifts to senior Chinese officials at a time when it was trying to establish itself as a major player in China’s financial industry. … [Read more...] about Report: Deutsche Bank gave lavish gifts to China’s leaders