Jul 30, 2018

Bob Woodward releasing new book about Trump White House

Journalist Bob Woodward at Trump Tower in January 2017. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Woodward plans to release his first book on President Trump's White House.

The details: Publisher Simon & Schuster said Monday that “Fear: Trump in the White House” is set to release on Sept. 11. “[It] is the most acute and penetrating portrait of a sitting president ever published during the first years of an administration,” said Jonathan Karp, president and publisher of Simon & Schuster, in a statement. Woodward, an associate editor at the Washington Post, is known for his coverage of the Watergate scandal, which led to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

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India gives Trump warm welcome as brutal protests rip New Delhi apart

People supporting India's new citizenship law beat a Muslim man in New Delhi, India. Photo: Danish Siddiqui/TPX/Reuters

While President Trump enjoys a hero's welcome in India, that nation's capital is being torn apart by violent protests between Hindus and Muslims.

The state of play: At least 186 people — 56 police officers and 130 protesters — have been injured and 10 killed in recent clashes, a New Delhi police spokesperson told the AP.

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Scoop: Israel cancels academic's lectures for criticizing Netanyahu's Iran policy

Prime Minister Netanyahu. Photo: Amir Levy/Getty Images

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has ordered its embassies in Russia, Canada and Bulgaria to cancel planned speaking events by an Israeli academic and prominent Iran expert, claiming he criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s policy on the Iranian nuclear program, officials told me.

Why it matters: For many years, the Israeli Foreign Ministry would send Israeli academics who disagree with the government on speaking tours around the world in order to convey the strength of Israeli democracy. Israeli diplomats view the move against the academic as a sign of retaliation and growing fear of dissent on politically charged issues.

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