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“The American people deserve to hear the Administration’s rationale for these strikes and its legal justification for acting without coming to Congress,” said Kaine, who sits on the Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees. “Offensive military action without congressional approval is not constitutional absent extraordinary circumstances,” he added. “Congress must be fully briefed on this …

GameStop’s and AMC’s stocks have spiked in recent days. Here’s what’s going on. Sarah Tew/CNET Wall Street investors have bet struggling video game retailer GameStop would fail for a long time. At points, it’s been one of the most heavily bet-against stocks on the market. But over the past few months, a bunch of Reddit users have been pushing …

Reddit’s GameStop stock battle with Wall Street is turning into a war  CNET Lawmakers from AOC to Ted Cruz are bashing Robinhood over its GameStop trading freeze  CNBC GameStop Stock Trading: 4 Things to Know  The New York Times An open letter to the GameStop army on Reddit  MarketWatch The Reddit Wolves of Wall Street  The Wall Street Journal View …

Bloomberg U.S. Stocks Pare Losses on Solid Economic Data: Markets Wrap (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks pared losses in early trading after data showed a surprising rise in home sales and a pickup in business activity to start the year. Equities were under pressure as restrictions to curb escalating coronavirus cases dented some of the optimism …

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, left, with his lawyer, Eliot Lauer, leaves federal court in New York following a 2016 hearing. The former U.S. Navy analyst who spent three decades in prison after pleading guilty to spying for Israel, has arrived in Israel a month after the Justice Department allowed his parole to expire. Larry Neumeister/AP …

John le Carré, the spy who became an author whose novels defined the Cold War era, has died, his publisher said in a statement on Sunday. He was 89. The cause of death was pneumonia, publisher Curtis Brown CEO Johnny Geller said in a statement. Le Carré, whose real name was David Cornwell, is survived …

John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89  The New York Times John le Carré, author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, dies aged 89  The Guardian The Best Way to Read John le Carré’s George Smiley Books  Vulture John le Carré, who lifted the spy novel to literature, dies at 89  The Washington Post John …

HAMDAYET, Sudan — The armed men who stopped Ashenafi Hailu along the dirt road dragged him by a noose so they could save bullets. Mr. Ashenafi, 24, was racing on his motorcycle to the aid of a childhood friend trapped by the Ethiopian government’s military offensive in the northern region of Tigray when a group …

The politically motivated technology war is just beginning. National security interests will increasingly influence the competition between technology platforms in a wide variety of areas. How this will affect society and business, writes Ivan Timofeev, in the run-up to the 11th Asian Conference of the Valdai Club, which will take place on December 9 …

Mr Morrison has named the following individuals to lead the Office of the Special Investigator. Former Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Dr Vivienne Thom, Former Attorney-General’s Department secretary Robert Cornall; University of Tasmania Vice Chancellor and ethicist Rufus Black. The Prime Minister said the appointment of the special investigator to examine claims of war crimes …