Trump Refuses to Explain Remark About Calm Before the Storm

October 13, 2017

President Donald Trump and his spokeswoman on Friday repeatedly declined to clarify the cryptic remark he made while posing for photos with military leaders that the gathering might represent “the calm before the storm.” Trump was asked at an Oval Office event Friday what he meant by the statement, but he just winked and repeated his answer from the night before, saying, “You’ll find out.” Amid tensions with North Korea over…

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Ivanka Trump Faces Courtroom Showdown Over $785 Sandals

October 9, 2017

Edgardo Osorio’s prized sandals sit on a glass shelf inside his Madison Avenue boutique under zebra-striped arches and golden chandeliers. The shoes have skinny heels, frills, and a tassel dangling from a dainty ankle strap that weaves up the leg. These days, they’re available in all kinds of colors and materials, but their signature suede style comes in a bold lipstick red. Osorio, the co-founder and creative director of fashion label Aquazzura, calls the sandal one of his…

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Ban Kneeling Pro Athletes, Trump Repeats After Curry Slam

October 3, 2017

President Donald Trump, a one-time football team owner, is ratcheting up his rhetoric against professional sports and some of their stars — and at least one league and some athletes are giving it back to him. Hours after profanely criticizing NFL players who protest police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem, Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to disinvite National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry from a White House appearance…

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