Headlines on 2019-10-15

  • Bolton Was Concerned By Giuliani's Activities In Ukraine, Reports Say

    President Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton reportedly was trying to caution others about Rudy Giuliani's efforts in Ukraine. Giuliani is Trump's personal attorney.

  • Protests Erupt After Spain Imprisons Catalan Leaders

    Spain's Supreme Court sent nine Catalan leaders to prison for up to 13 years for their role in a failed independence bid. The decision triggered protests that shut down the airport.

  • Harley-Davidson has stopped production of its LiveWire electric motorcycle due to a charging glitch (HOG)

    Harley-Davidson ceased production of its $30,000 LiveWire electric motorcycle. The company said that it has encountered a quality-control problem with the bike. The LiveWire is a highly touted new motorcycle that Harley hoped will attract new riders the brand. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Harley-Davidson Inc. said on Monday it has stopped production of its LiveWire electric motorcycle after discovering a glitch in the final quality checks. The problem is reportedly...

    Business Insider
  • The Law That Could Take Down Rudy Giuliani

    A little over a year ago, a grip of Democratic senators penned a letter to the Department of Justice with a simple request: review whether or not Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s personal Nosferatu-cum-lawyer, was in compliance with the DOJ’s Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). The eighty-year-old statute, long dormant and nearly forgotten until Trump barreled into the presidency, had by this time tripped up Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chair, as well as Mike Flynn, Trump’s former...

    The New Republic
  • Trump Needs To Impose Devastating Sanctions On Turkey, Van Hollen Says

    NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Chris Van Hollen about the sanctions imposed on Turkey, and whether that will be enough to prevent it from continuing its military offensive in Syria.

  • Turkey's Military Offensive In Syria Tests Its NATO Relationship

    NPR's Noel King talks to former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis about Turkey's turbulent relationship with its NATO allies.