Donald Trump’s week started Sunday afternoon with one of the biggest personal victories of his presidency. His attorney general’s four-page synopsis of the special counsel’s completed report said the intensive investigation “did not establish” that the Trump campaign “conspired or coordinated with the Russian government,” granting actual credence to what long had been a White House battle chant: “No collusion!” The good news continued with the sensational arrest of nemesis Michael Avenatti and a court case win concerning tariffs. Understandably, it was cause for a victory lap—giddy and combative proclamations on Twitter, a celebratory burst of White House hosting, a jaunty, chest-out trip over to Capitol Hill. Then … he careened off track.Story Continued Below Barely more than a day after triumphantly (and incorrectly) blazoning his “Total EXONERATION,” Trump abruptly seized upon a Justice Department filing … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s Talent for Turning Wins into Losses
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By Michelle Robertson, SFGATE Published 10:53 am PST, Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Pedestrians walk past the Macy's Men's Store in Union Square on August 11, 2016 at in San Francisco, California. Pedestrians walk past the Macy's Men's Store in Union Square on August 11, 2016 at in San Francisco, California. Photo: Michael Noble Jr., The Chronicle Buy photo Photo: Michael Noble Jr., The Chronicle Image 1 of / 17 Caption Close Image 1 of 17 Pedestrians walk past the Macy's Men's Store in Union Square on August 11, 2016 at in San Francisco, California. Pedestrians walk past the Macy's Men's Store in Union Square on August 11, 2016 at in San Francisco, California. Photo: Michael Noble Jr., The Chronicle Buy photo … [Read more...] about Another Bay Area Macy’s set to close
Some older series have aged better than others – as is often the case, even with ones that are critically acclaimed and highly awarded. Others, like “The Golden Girls,” are still beloved and finding new audiences via reruns and streaming services today. Many classic TV series don’t have a large body of critical writing about them, especially when compared with classic films of similar age. From “All In The Family” to “Mad Men,” some important and groundbreaking TV series were multiple Golden Globe winners for different seasons across their runs. Ranking TV series according to critical acclaim is bit different from movies – because there are multiple seasons, a show might appear more than once on this list. It also might have completely different ratings from season to season – among critics and fans alike. After all, isn’t half the fun of being a fan of a show arguing over which season is the best, and exactly … [Read more...] about All 109 Golden Globes best TV series winners, ranked from worst to best
The stock market is tanking, debt levels are rising, China is locked in a trade war with the United States and economics sage Alan Greenspan recently warned investors to run for cover. No wonder people fear there’s a recession coming.“When you see all this market volatility, it’s a sign that a lot of people who think very hard about these things and have a lot of money on the line are worried that things are slowing down,” said Charles Ballard, professor of economics at Michigan State University.If investors’ fears are justified, then the decade of economic growth the world has been enjoying could soon come to an end, leading to significant job losses, a capital crunch and a whole lot of pain.RELATED: 25 top-earning Christmas movies of all time 25 PHOTOS 25 top-earning Christmas movies of all time See Gallery 25 top-earning Christmas movies of all time 25. ‘A Christmas Story’: $20.61 Million One of the most … [Read more...] about Recession fears grip Hollywood: Can the movie biz survive a downturn?
2018 has been marked by new celebrity couples – like Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger and Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas– but it’s also been quite the year for splits. Some pairs were together for a few months before calling it quits, while others were together for more than 10 years. From movie stars to reality TV stars, keep reading to see which celebrity couples have split so far. Julie Bowen and Scott Phillips “Modern Family” actress Julie Bowen was married to Scott Phillips since 2004, but the couple has decided to divorce. In early February, it was announced that Bowen and Phillips were separating. Days later, Bowen filed for divorce from Phillips citing irreconcilable differences and also asking for joint custody of their three children, Oliver, John, and Gustav. According to reports, the couple separated in 2017. Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff According to E!, the actress and singer broke up in December 2017, but this wasn’t revealed … [Read more...] about All the celebrity couples that broke up in 2018