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France’s Sarkozy plays down new conviction at book signing event

Reuters
PARIS, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Saturday played down his conviction for illegal campaign financing over his failed 2012 re-election bid, suggesting many people in France had doubts about this week’s guilty verdict. Sarkozy, 66, made his first public comments on the conviction – his......

Bill O’Brien joked he wanted Texans to fire him for Pats job, new book details

Sports Illustrated
Excerpts from a new book written by ESPN’s Seth Wickersham about secrets within the Patriots organization reveal that at one point former Texans coach Bill O’Brien was discussed as a possible replacement for coach Bill Belichick.  Upon hearing of this, O’Brien reportedly joked that he wanted the Texans to fire him so......

Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick tension detailed in new book

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Salvador A new book written by ESPN’s Seth Wickersham about the Patriots’ dynasty details the tension between key figures in the franchise, including owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick. At one point in 2018, Wickersham reports, Kraft called the team’s longtime......

Stephanie Grisham’s Book Details Trump’s ‘Terrifying’ Temper

New York Times
As she tries to please Mr. Trump, whose press coverage was relentlessly negative, she describes his anger toward her and others as “terrifying”: “When I began to see how his temper wasn’t just for shock value or the cameras,” she writes, “I began to regret my decision to go to......

Graham told Trump he ‘f’d up’ the presidency: book

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGraham says he hopes that Trump runs again Trump pushes back on book claims, says he spent ‘virtually no time’ discussing election with Lee, Graham The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook......

UN General Assembly, Migrant Deportation, “Peril” Book Review : Up First

NPR
NPR What are the most urgent issues world leaders will tackle at the U.N. General Assembly this year? And why did a Senate parliamentarian, the referee of Senate rules, knock immigration out of a budget bill? Plus, revelations from a new book about former President Donald Trump. NPR – Click......

Author James Rebanks on new book “Pastoral Song” and farming today

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Author James Rebanks on new book “Pastoral Song” and farming today – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Best-selling author James Rebanks has been called England’s most famous farmer. His latest book, “Pastoral Song,” is a love story dedicated to......

Here’s how to watch CBS News journalists at the National Book Festival

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Library of Congress’ National Book Festival is back and will run online from September 17 to 26.  CBS News journalists will lead conversations with a wide array of authors. Moderators include:  Chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes; chief......

Milley stands by communications with China amid backlash sparked by new book revelations

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley denied any wrongdoing with calls with his Chinese counterpart held in the closing months of the Trump administration, revelations of which sparked outrage from GOP lawmakers and......

Newsom Defeats Recall, New Book About Trump Presidency, Healthcare Worker Burnout : Up First

NPR
NPR Voters in California have decided, Gavin Newsom will remain governor of the state. Voters rejected the Republican-led recall by a 2-to-1 margin. The top U.S. military official was so worried about former President Trump’s behavior during his final days in office that he made secret calls to Beijing to......

New book claims top general feared Trump might start a war with China

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New book claims top general feared Trump might start a war with China – CBS News Watch CBSN Live In the final months of Donald Trump’s presidency, General Mark Milley feared the president would create a crisis that would......

Pelosi told top general Trump should have been ‘arrested on the spot’ for inciting Capitol insurrection, new book says

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021. Jim Bourg | Reuters House Speaker Nancy Pelosi......

Fears That Trump Might Launch a Strike Prompted General to Reassure China, Book Says

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here “I continually reminded him,” General Milley is quoted as saying, “depending on where and what you strike, you could find yourself at war.” Later that day, General Milley spoke to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who was growing increasingly concerned......

Former aide sees Melania Trump as ‘the doomed French queen’: book

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Dominick Mastrangelo A former top aide reportedly describes former first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpIf another 9/11 happened in a divided 2021, could national unity be achieved again? Former Trump aide Stephanie Grisham planning book: report Jill Biden resuming in-person......

London, England Resident, Desiri Okobia’s Book, “Kitsu’s Diary” Nominated for Global Award

@BreaknNews
Desiri Okobia up against hundreds of authors worldwide for prestigious 2021 Author Elite Award LONDON – Sept. 13, 2021 – — “Kitsu’s Diay,” written by London, UK resident, Desiri Okobia, has been nominated for a 2021 Author Elite Award, an honor bestowed for literary merit and publishing excellence in the writing......

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