Friendships - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Friendships Tait tackles millennial friendship in 'Fake Plastic Love' "Fake Plastic Love" (Flatiron Books), by Kimberley Tait Having the ability to determine if someone is truly genuine or posing as a replica of himself is something college graduates try to master before heading off to the real world. Sadly, being the low man on the totem pole only makes career politics more confusing. In her debut novel,... Mon, 08 May 2017 16:59:00 GMT 2017-05-08T16:59:00Z Casino mogul Phil Ruffin among Trump's closest friends WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Phil Ruffin has never been to the White House. On Thursday, he'll have dinner there with his friend, Donald Trump. "It's a lonely job, and I have been friends with him for a long time. It'll be nice to catch up," Ruffin said. Trump has had a rough few weeks, with fellow Republicans do... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:02:00 GMT 2017-03-30T11:02:00Z Fired US attorney in Manhattan replaced by longtime friend NEW YORK (AP) — Preet Bharara, the high-profile federal prosecutor who was fired by President Donald Trump's administration after refusing to resign, has been replaced temporarily by a longtime friend and top adviser. Joon H. Kim, 45, who had previously served as Bharara's chief counsel, criminal division head and top deputy, will be acting U.S. attorney ... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:33:00 GMT 2017-03-14T19:33:00Z The Latest: Durst friend stonewalled cops about confession LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on pretrial testimony in the Robert Durst murder case (all times local): 1:26 p.m. A close friend of Robert Durst told prosecutors for months that the real estate heir did not confess any killing to him. Lawyers for Durst presented transcripts in a Los Angeles courtroom on Friday that sho... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:30:00 GMT 2017-02-17T20:30:00Z Pagan's latest is love story told from different viewpoints "Forever is the Worst Long Time" (Lake Union Publishing), by Camille Pagan "Forever is the Worst Long Time" is a love story told from several very different points of view. Camille Pagan unpacks a complicated relationship among a struggling novelist named James; his best friend, Rob; and their shared adoration for Rob's fiancee, Louisa (Lou). James keeps his feelings hidden ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:20:00 GMT 2017-02-13T15:20:00Z US misfires in online fight against Islamic State TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — On any given day at MacDill Air Force Base, web crawlers scour social media for potential recruits to the Islamic State group. Then, in a high-stakes operation to counter the extremists' propaganda, language specialists employ fictitious identities and try to sway the targets from joining IS ranks. At least that's how the multimillion-d... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 22:19:00 GMT 2017-01-31T22:19:00Z Political football: For some, Super Bowl reflects US divide BOSTON (AP) — Not even the grandest of American sports spectacles is immune to the nation's deep political divisions. Patriots fans have spent nearly two full seasons being reminded of the close friendship between President Donald Trump and their team's three top figures — owner Robert Kraft, star quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick. ... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 08:11:00 GMT 2017-01-27T08:11:00Z Tom Brady wonders why Trump friendship is 'such a big deal' BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has opened up a bit on his friendship with President Donald Trump. The night before his Friday inauguration, Trump mentioned in a speech attended by Patriots owner Robert Kraft that Brady had called to congratulate him. When asked whether he called the Republican, Brady told Bosto... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:06:00 GMT 2017-01-24T15:06:00Z Sundance directors, actors find reteaming a winning formula LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whether muse or friend or both, actors and directors choosing to work together again is a tale as old as cinema. It's no different this year at the Sundance Film Festival, which kicks off in Park City, Utah on Thursday and sees the reteaming of some must-see collaborators, from "I'll See You In My Dreams'" Brett Haley and Sam Elliott to the "Obvious Child"... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:09:00 GMT 2017-01-18T18:09:00Z The Latest: President Obama wishes crowd Merry Christmas HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's annual two-week vacation in Hawaii (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Before heading home for the night, President Barack Obama, his two daughters, and close friends unwound with some local style "shave ice" at Island Snow in Kailua. The popular Hawaiian dessert combines thinly shaved ice with different flavors of syrup and as... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 05:20:00 GMT 2016-12-25T05:20:00Z Funeral: Hundreds honor Georgia officer slain with colleague AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — Hundreds of people paid their last respects during a funeral and burial Sunday for a Georgia police officer shot and killed with his best friend and fellow officer last week. A horse-drawn carriage carried the body of Americus police officer Nicholas Smarr, 25, his casket draped with the American flag and led by an honor guard, The Atlanta-Journal Consti... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:18:00 GMT 2016-12-12T00:18:00Z Good friends Brown, Beckham look to one-up another Sunday PITTSBURGH (AP) — They are millionaires, good friends, arguably the best in the world at their chosen profession and hardly apologetic for their "look at me" exuberance. Get your popcorn ready — and while you're at it your excessive celebration flags, meme-generators and unmarried kicking nets, too — for Antonio Brown versus Odell Beckham Jr. ... 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