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Messi Walks Better Than Most Players Run
kirjutab Bobby Gardiner blogis Features – FiveThirtyEight, reede 15 juuni kell 19:00
In the 12 years since he became the youngest Argentine to score a World Cup goal, Lionel Messi has won more Ballon d’Or trophies, awarded to the world’s best player, than anyone before him. Cristiano Ronaldo has since tied him with five. 1 He has scored more official goals in a calendar year than anyone in living memory.

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The 500-Page Inspector General’s Report In 900 Words
kirjutab Perry Bacon Jr. blogis Features – FiveThirtyEight, reede 15 juuni kell 16:04
The long-awaited report by the Justice Department’s inspector general examining the department’s conduct in the Hillary Clinton email investigation came out on Thursday, and, if nothing else, it’s exhaustive. At more than 500 pages, it carefully and meticulously unpacks how organizations and individuals acquitted themselves before and after the 2016 election.
How Many Phones Do You Need To Win HQ Trivia?
kirjutab Oliver Roeder blogis Features – FiveThirtyEight, reede 15 juuni kell 15:00
Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. There are two types: Riddler Express for those of you who want something bite-size and Riddler Classic for those of you in the slow-puzzle movement. Submit a correct answer for either, Important small print: For you to be eligible, I need to receive your correct answer before 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday.
Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes indicted for fraud
kirjutab Addy Baird blogis ThinkProgress, laupäev 16 juuni kell 00:57
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and former Theranos president and COO Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani were indicted Thursday on two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and nine counts of wire fraud, according to a Department o
The Trump administration’s explanations for separating migrant families continue to unravel
kirjutab Addy Baird blogis ThinkProgress, reede 15 juuni kell 23:42
Trump administration officials told reporters on a press call Friday that they have set up a hotline for migrant parents who have been separated from their children as part of the government’s new “zero tolerance policy” to reunite them with their children. But this supposed hotline does not live up to the way the administration advertised it, a fact that was not hard to uncover. The number officials read out  1-800-203-7001 is not a newly established hotline at all.
Rudy Giuliani says Trump will ‘clean up’ new legal problems with pardons
kirjutab Jason Linkins blogis ThinkProgress, reede 15 juuni kell 23:01
In a move that more closely resembles an organized crime syndicate than a normal presidential administration, former New York City Mayor and current Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani is publicly proclaiming that President Donald Trump plans to deploy his pardon privileges to spare favored targets of Robert Mueller’s investigation from legal repercussions.
Two Takeaways From the IG Report on FBI’s Clinton Probe
kirjutab Joshua Jamerson blogis Washington Wire, reede 15 juuni kell 14:25
News and analysis from the WSJs Washington bureau
Watchdog’s Clinton Report Expected | House’s Immigration Vote Deal | U.S. to Move Ahead With China Tariffs
kirjutab Kate Milani blogis Washington Wire, neljapäev 14 juuni kell 14:09
This is your briefing on politics and power from Jerry Seib and the rest of the WSJ Washington bureau.
Belgium And England Headline The World Cup’s Most Lopsided Group
kirjutab Bobby Gardiner blogis Features – FiveThirtyEight, kolmapäev 13 juuni kell 18:20
Over the next few days, FiveThirtyEight will be examining each of the eight groups in the 2018 World Cup, which begins Thursday in Russia. Read about Group A , Group B , Group C , Group D , Group E and Group F. Group G is one that neutral fans would be forgiven for skipping until the final round of matches.
How Our 2018 World Cup Predictions Work
kirjutab Jay Boice blogis Features – FiveThirtyEight, kolmapäev 13 juuni kell 18:00
The World Cup is back, and so is another edition of FiveThirtyEight’s World Cup predictions. For those of you familiar with our club soccer predictions or our 2014 World Cup forecast, much of our 2018 forecast will look familiar.
Significant Digits For Wednesday, June 13, 2018
kirjutab Oliver Roeder blogis Features – FiveThirtyEight, kolmapäev 13 juuni kell 14:01
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. The number 0 Bees understand nothing. That is, they understand the concept of the number zero, a concept it typically takes human children years to grasp and for which even the ancient Romans had no numeral.
Actors’ union fights to end abusive auditions and the ‘casting couch’
kirjutab Jessica M. Goldstein blogis ThinkProgress, kolmapäev 13 juuni kell 20:59
Say you’re Harvey Weinstein’s attorney. Eight months after two seismic investigations into your client’s alleged decades-long history of sexual violence come out, he is arrested, charged with raping and sexually assaulting two women, and released on 1 million cash bail.
Michael Cohen dumps lawyers, sends ‘smoke signal’ to Trump
kirjutab Judd Legum blogis ThinkProgress, kolmapäev 13 juuni kell 20:09
On Wednesday, ABC News broke the story that longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen, whose home and office were raided in April by the FBI, had dropped his seasoned legal team and currently has no legal representation. ABC News reports that Cohen “ is likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors in New York.” Other outlets quickly confirmed Cohen’s split from his lawyers, but added some nuance.
Trump’s Justice Department finally did something so lawless that even GOP leaders are recoiling
kirjutab Ian Millhiser blogis ThinkProgress, kolmapäev 13 juuni kell 19:46
Last Friday, one day after the Justice Department filed a brief refusing to defend the Affordable Care Act, a senior DOJ attorney with over 20 years of experience at the department resigned in an apparent act of protest.
Senate Republicans Divided Over Tariff Amendment
kirjutab Kate Milani blogis Washington Wire, kolmapäev 13 juuni kell 14:15
Pro-trade Republicans in Congress have been seething over President Donald Trump’s use of a 1962 national security law to unilaterally impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from some of the U.S.s closest allies. Seething may be all they do, at least until November.
Transcript of Trump’s Press Conference After Meeting With North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
kirjutab WSJ Staff blogis Washington Wire, teisipäev 12 juuni kell 16:45
Here is the transcript of President Donald Trumps press conference in Singapore, following his historic meeting with North Koreas Kim Jong Un.
Trump, Kim Pact Short on Details | GOP Voters to Test Trump Effect | AT&T-Time Warner Ruling Coming
kirjutab Kate Milani blogis Washington Wire, teisipäev 12 juuni kell 14:03
U.S.-North Korea talks produced few new commitments from Pyongyang, though Kim Jong Un said the North would start the process of denuclearization “right away,” according to President Donald Trump.