FROM Gabe Friedman
Ex-KB Home CEO Indicted A Los Angeles Federal grand jury has indicted the former CEO and Chairman of KB Home, Bruce Karatz of Bel Air Estates. He faces 20 criminal charges of mail, wire and securities fraud, making false statements to the Securities and Exchange Commission and lying to the accountants for KB Home. Gabe Friedman is a staff writer for the Los Angeles Daily Journal.
GOP 'Nukes' the Senate filibuster on SCOTUS nominees Senate Democrats today blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the US Supreme Court… but just for the moment. The Republican majority has changed the rules to force a likely confirmation as soon as tomorrow.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?
Nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula slowly coming to a head North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test this weekend, but it did show apparent progress in developing a missile that that could strike the United States. The Trump Administration says it has lost its "strategic patience." We hear what that might -- or might not -- mean for North Korea, China and the prospects for diplomacy.