Monthly archives: April, 2018

Vague Job Titles on Dating Apps, Explained

“Entrepreneur” This might mean that he has donated to his friend’s Kickstarter. It could also mean that he’s just thought about donating to a friend’s Kickstarter. Maybe he tipped at an independent coffee shop. Or it’s possible that he is an actual entrepreneur—but more likely, he’s a serial killer who wanted to come up with …

Trump vows to cancel or walk out of meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un if it’s not ‘fruitful’

President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands during a meeting at Trump’s private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump voiced optimism Wednesday about his potential summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, but he vowed to cancel the …

Is Comey Helping Or Hurting #TheResistance?

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Here’s my plan, if it works for everyone: The overarching question will be “Is James Comey’s book/publicity tour helping or hurting the case against President Trump?” You can interpret “the case” however you want, but I mostly …

Phil Murphy, N.J. governor, approves ‘motor-voter’ registration law over GOP objections

Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Tuesday making New Jersey the latest state with automatic voter registration at motor-vehicle agencies, after former Republican Gov. Chris Christie rejected earlier versions. “We stand in stark contrast to President Trump and others whose only interest lays in restricting voting rights and suppressing voters’ voices,” Mr. Murphy said before …

10 Questions That ABC Didn’t Ask Comey

On Sunday evening, ABC preempted its regularly scheduled programming to broadcast an exclusive interview conducted by “This Week” host George Stephanopoulos with former FBI Director James Comey. The star treatment is part of an all-out publicity campaign that Comey, fired by President Trump less than one year ago, has launched to promote his new book, “A Higher …