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Heather Timmons

Heather Timmons is the Asia Correspondent for Quartz, based in Hong Kong, where she writes about everything from ramen to derivatives to censorship. Previously she spent 10 years with The New York Times in London and New Delhi, where she covered finance and markets and the Indian economy. She co-founded and ran India Ink, the NYT's first-ever country specific news journal, which provides in-depth news and analysis of the world’s largest democracy and of India’s global diaspora. Before the Times, Heather was the banking editor at BusinessWeek in New York, where she covered the perils of the big bank business model and the danger of banks’ expansion into risky lending, corruption on Wall Street, and a post-9/11 city. She began writing about banking and finance as a reporter with the Daily Deal and American Banker.
Heather Timmons is the Asia Correspondent for Quartz, based in Hong Kong, where she writes about everything from ramen to derivatives to censorship. Previously she spent 10 years with The New York Times in London and New Delhi, where she covered finance and markets and the Indian economy. She co-founded and ran India Ink, the NYT's first-ever country specific news journal, which provides in-depth news and analysis of the world’s largest democracy and of India’s global diaspora. Before the Times, Heather was the banking editor at BusinessWeek in New York, where she covered the perils of the big bank business model and the danger of banks’ expansion into risky lending, corruption on Wall Street, and a post-9/11 city. She began writing about banking and finance as a reporter with the Daily Deal and American Banker.
Defense

Trump’s Surprise Iraq Trip Is Raising Security And Ethics Questions

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Management

The Trump Administration’s Davos 2019 Hotel Bills Have Already Hit $2.9 Million

Sitting U.S. presidents don't normally go to the ritzy Davos conference in Switzerland, but this is Trump's second year.

Oversight

It May Take A While For House Democrats To Catch Up With The Homeland Security Secretary

Kirstjen Nielsen is filling her schedule with overseas travel, making it tough for Democrats to schedule testimony while on the job.

Management

Donald Trump May Spend 16 days at Mar-a-Lago Over Christmas and New Year’s

This would be Trump's longest stay yet at his private Florida resort.

Management

Ivanka Trump’s Luxury Weekend In The Dominican Republic Cost Taxpayers $58,000

The first daughter stayed at a "six-star" resort in August.

Management

Flying Trump To Midterm Rallies To Stump For Republicans Cost Taxpayers Millions

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Management

John Bolton Won’t Listen To The Khashoggi Murder Tape Because It’s In Arabic

"What do you think I'll learn from it?" Trump's top national security advisor asked reporters at the White House.

Defense

As Trump Mulls Firing The Head Of DHS, The Agency’s Second Top Role Is Already Empty

The Homeland Security deputy secretary job is one of dozens Trump still has to fill.

Management

To Prevent Wildfires, The Trump Administration Plans To Open More U.S. Forests To Grazing

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Defense

The Pentagon, Soldiers And Taxpayers Will Pay For Trump’s Border-Troops Order

The Department of Defense is scrambling to figure out where 15,000 soldiers would come from

Defense

How U.S. Law Enforcement Tracked Down Cesar Sayoc Jr. So Quickly

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Management

Even After Trump’s Cuts At The EPA, Emergency Officials Say They’re Ready For Florence

The EPA's emergency response team was spared the brunt of Trump's cuts, and is gearing up for the storm.

Management

People Too Poor To Evacuate Hurricane Florence Should Ask Neighbors For Help, FEMA Says

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Defense

White House Chaos is Having an Impact on the Ground in Syria, and Beyond

The power struggle at the top of the world’s greatest military power and largest economy has never been more visible than in recent days.

Management

Nearly 200 Former CIA Agents, Navy Officers, Ambassadors And Justice Officials Condemn Trump’s Brennan Action

"Former government officials have the right to express their unclassified views on what they see as critical national security issues without fear of being punished."