Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to be indicted on bribery charges pending hearing

In a long-awaited decision, Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced on Thursday that he intends to officially charge Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu with crimes related to corruption.

The attorney general plans to indict the prime minister on bribery, fraud, and breach of trust, charges related to three different corruption cases, the Israeli news outlet Haaretz reported. The indictment is pending the results of a hearing and is not final.

Israeli police recommended three times last year that Netanyahu be indicted on corruption charges — so Mandelblit’s decision didn’t come as a complete surprise. But it’s still pretty …

Is PopSocket the best invention for mobile phones?

The world of accessories for mobile phones is full of an infinity of elements created to facilitate the use of them, to add some design and color to the equipment or to protect it from the most common damages.
Every day they develop new ideas on this topic, so the most common problems that were had when using a mobile phone have practically disappeared completely, because for every need there seems to be more than one solution.…

Read the full transcript of Trump’s North Korea summit press conference in Vietnam

On February 28, President Donald Trump held a press conference with hundreds of reporters in Hanoi, Vietnam, after his historic discussions with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended without a deal.

During the 35-minute session, he detailed why he didn’t make an agreement with the dictator, why he’s still hopeful they can strike an accord in the future, and even discussed major world events, like the current escalation between India and Pakistan. But mainly, Trump defended why he felt it was right not sign a pact with Kim — at least for now.

“Basically they wanted the sanctions lifted …

This video of Trump saying he knew nothing about Stormy Daniels payment is very awkward now

During a question-and-answer session with reporters aboard Air Force One in April 2018, President Donald Trump flatly denied having any knowledge of hush money paid just before the 2016 election to Stormy Daniels, a porn actress who claimed to have had an affair with him.

“Mr. President, did you know about the $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels?” a reporter asked him.

“No,” Trump replied.

But during his testimony before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, claimed that Trump did not tell the truth — and he apparently has receipts to …

Michael Cohen’s explosive opening statement: Accusations about Trump, Roger Stone, and more

Michael Cohen’s prepared opening statement for his testimony before the House Oversight Committee Wednesday is out — and wow, is it a doozy. The New York Times obtained Cohen’s statement, and posted it online early Wednesday morning.

Perhaps Cohen’s most explosive claim is that he heard Roger Stone tell Trump about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s plans to release hacked emails during the presidential campaign — the most direct allegation yet that Trump was in the loop about WikiLeaks’s plans. Special counsel Robert Mueller has been investigating this issue, and has attributed the theft of these emails to Russian intelligence officers.…

Finally, the second trailer for Detective Pikachu. Finally, the dawn of a new era for humanity!

The movies that push this artform we call “the cinema” forward aren’t always obvious from afar. Did anyone know Citizen Kane would change the language of how films are shot and edited? Was The Godfather, based on a disreputable potboiler and plagued with production problems, on anyone’s radar when it first hit theaters? Remember how 20th Century Fox had next to no faith in Star Wars?

And yet sometimes you can see a future cinematic classic coming from so far away that you add a Google calendar invite for yourself and everyone you know on the evening …

Vox Sentences: A truce in the trade war

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A China tariff deadline gets postponed

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  • The US won’t increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods — for now. President Trump tweeted the decision Sunday, saying the US is making progress in trade talks with China. [Vox / Jen Kirby]
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National emergencies could be a step toward political violence

It’s easy to view President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency as a joke, particularly when the president himself said while making the declaration, “I didn’t need to do this. But I’d rather do it much faster.”

Much of the conversation around President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency has focused on its partisan and procedural effects: how it will allow the president to frustrate Congress and redirect spending, how future presidents might use the precedent to do the same, the absence of any immediate emergency as the word is normally defined. And the aadministration has so far been unable …

Why Choose Essence Mascara?

One’s eye balls have been always labeled as the window to one’s soul. Whenever people meet for the first time, they look at one another’s eyes. With this in mind, it would be a good idea to use an Essence mascara to keep your eyes more interesting and gorgeous.

Mascara is the type of makeup made particularly for eyelashes. The mascara’s purpose is to enhance the beauty that one’s eyes give. Usually, mascara is an inexpensive way to bring out the beauty in your face. …

Oscars 2019: winners, nominations, and biggest moments

The 91st Academy Awards took place on Sunday, February 24. Green Book won Best Picture.

The 2019 Academy Awards took place on Sunday, February 24. The awards had no host after Kevin Hart stepped down amid controversy over homophobic jokes he’d made in the past, leading to the first host-free Oscars ceremony since 1989.

The show had also been dogged by controversial attempts to shorten its runtime.

But the proceedings went smoother than many people expected. The show opened with a performance by the surviving members of Queen (joined by