Campaigns won’t take money from registered lobbyists but will accept it from those who work in other sectors of the influence business.

Sen. Kamala Harris’ campaign received $2,000 from Courtney Snowden, who works for Juul Labs as senior director of strategic partnerships. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and other leading Democratic presidential candidates have sworn off contributions from Washington lobbyists as a way to insulate themselves from those who might try to […]

HBO unveiled its new post-‘Game of Thrones’ fantasy show ‘His Dark Materials,’ featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda as a cowboy who teams with an Arctic hare.

SAN DIEGO HBO is trading dragons for demons for its big, new fantasy show but not the demons that might immediately come to mind.  It’s a post-“Game of Thrones” world out there and the cable giant is hitting the books again for “His Dark Materials,” an adaptation of the popular Philip Pullman children’s series. And after […]

Argdown is a simple syntax for complex argumentation. Writing pro & contra lists in Argdown is as simple as writing a twitter message, but you can also use it to logically reconstruct whole debates and visualize them as argument maps.

# Learn Argdown in 3 Minutes Argdown’s formula consists of three ingredients: #1 Nested pro-contra-lists Statement titles come in square brackets, argument titles in angle brackets. argdown[Argdown is the best]: Argdown is the best tool for analyzing complex argumentation and creating argument maps. -<Editors easier>: Argument map editors are way easier to use. #pro-editor+<WYSIWYG>: In […]

navigationTinyGo is a project to bring the Go programming language to microcontrollers and modern web browsers by creating a new compiler based on LLVM. You can compile and run TinyGo programs on several different microcontroller boards such as the BBC micro:bit and the Arduino Uno. TinyGo can also be used to produce WebAssembly (WASM) code […]

JD(S), Congress question Governor’s deadline on trust vote

Bengaluru: In a shock to the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) government in Karnataka, Governor Vajubhai Vala has directed Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his majority by 1.30 p.m. on the floor of the Assembly on Friday. With the rebel MLAs resolute in their stand that they will not attend the session, the fall of the […]

Tensions rise as Iran and U.S. throw barbs, claims and counter claims

Mohammad Javad Zarif (R), the foreign minister of Iran, smiles as he arrives for a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. On Thursday afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trumps assertion that the […]

Co-working space provider is preparing for initial public offering

WeWork founder Adam Neumann has sold shares and taken out loans against his equity stake in the multibillion-dollar property company, raising at least $700m for himself in recent years as the group moved towards an initial public offering, according to people briefed on the matter. News of the sales comes after early investors in the […]