Trump Declares Golan Heights Part of Israel, Helping Netanyahu

President Donald Trump officially recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights Monday in a ceremony with Benjamin Netanyahu, delivering a symbolic boost to the Israeli prime minister just two weeks before he faces a re-election vote. The presidential proclamation, foreshadowed last week when Trump said it was time for the change, breaks with decades of U.S. policy. “Under my administration, […]

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Billionaires from Bezos to Benioff are buying media companies, but 'New York Times is not for sale'

Billionaire Salesforce founder Marc Benioff bought Time. Billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post. The Emerson Collective, a non-profit run by billionaire Laurene Powell Jobs (the widow of Steve Jobs), bought The Atlantic. But no billionaire will buy The New York Times, says its publisher, A.G. Sulzberger. “The New York Times is not for sale,” Sulzberger told Recode’s […]

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