Trump’s allies offer public praise but privately worry after debate

(CNN)The morning after a rancorous debate punctuated by President Donald Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacy, his advisers offered effusive public praise even as some privately worried his performance would alienate voters and others — including the Senate’s lone Black Republican — implored him explicitly to denounce groups who interpreted his comments as tacit approval.”I…

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‘The Boys in the Band’ brings the Tony-winning stage revival to Netflix

(CNN)Reassembling the cast and director of the Tony Award-winning 2018 revival, “The Boys in the Band” becomes a Netflix movie that can’t entirely shake its slightly claustrophobic stage roots, but which provides a stellar showcase for its actors, especially Jim Parsons as the central provocateur.Written by Mart Crowley (who died earlier this year), the original…

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Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban reaches out to help former NBA player Delonte West, according to reports

(CNN)Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban reunited former NBA player Delonte West with his mother, Delphina Addison, in Dallas Monday before West checked into a rehabilitation facility in Florida, The Athletic reported Tuesday. The Mavs confirmed in an email to CNN that Cuban picked up West at a Dallas gas station Monday in an attempt to…

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‘The Comey Rule’ shows off a sensational cast in a slightly uneven miniseries

(CNN)”The Comey Rule” employs a clunky framing device, turning Rod Rosenstein into the awkward narrator of the story. Brilliant casting from top to bottom, however, elevates this two-part Showtime adaptation of former FBI director James Comey’s book, which adopts a sympathetic stance toward the no-win scenario the bureau faced with its twin investigations into presidential…

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5 Chinese nationals among those charged with cyberhacking that victimized over 100 people and companies worldwide

(CNN)Five Chinese and two Malaysian international cyberhackers were indicted in federal court on Wednesday for allegedly intruding on over 100 companies and people in the US and abroad through online games to launder “millions of dollars,” the Justice Department announced Wednesday. “The intrusions, which security researchers have tracked using the threat labels ‘APT41,’ ‘Barium,’ ‘Winnti,’…

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The lasting legacy of a baseball icon

Ed Morales is a journalist and lecturer at Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. He’s the author of the book “Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico.” Follow him on Twitter @SpanglishKid. The views expressed are his own.…

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Congress should stop the Trump administration from shutting down one of the military’s most valuable lifelines

S.E. Cupp is a CNN political commentator and the host of “SE Cupp Unfiltered.” The views expressed in this commentary are solely hers. View more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN)Before a bombshell story in The Atlantic revealed eye-popping allegations that President Donald Trump had referred to America’s fallen soldiers as “losers” and “suckers,” another story…

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Twitter investigating apparent hack of account tied to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Atlanta / San Francisco (CNN Business)A Twitter (TWTR) account connected to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared to have been hacked Thursday, prompting an investigation by the social media company. For nearly an hour, the verified account — @narendramodi_in — posted several tweets asking people to donate Bitcoin to another account.”Yes this account is hacked…

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