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Trump Begins Effort to Pack Courts With Conservatives

According to the senior administration official, they are Justice Joan Larsen of the Michigan Supreme Court and Justice David Stras of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Trump campaigned on the promise that he would appoint conservative judges to the bench - a key selling point for many Republican voters. BACKGROUND: Clerked for U.S. Read More

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Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after standoff

Cpl. Ballard attended Delaware State University, studying sociology and criminal justice before graduating in 2007, DSU spokesman Carlos Holmes said. The trooper has been identified as Stephen J. Police quickly returned fire and killed him. Mr. Sealy fled the scene of the shooting in a gray Honda while the other man in the auto, who has not been identified, was taken into custody at the scene. Read More

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Snapchat's Growth Stalls in Facebook's Shadow; Stock Plunges

Snap reported revenue of $150 million, missing the consensus estimate of $157.8 million, and more than quadruple the $38.8 million it reported in the year-ago quarter. When pressed on the call about competing with Facebook , Spiegel said he expects that "everyone is going to develop a camera strategy". Snap's net loss was a staggering $2.2 billion, which was much greater than analysts expected. Read More

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Oil rebounds, as OPEC talks up cutting supply into 2018

Oil rebounds, as OPEC talks up cutting supply into 2018

Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih said in comments posted on social media on Sunday that Brunei has expressed readiness to extend the global oil cut agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC countries to support oil markets. Bank of America Merrill Lynch said this was also due to a slowdown in oil demand. OPEC and industry sources said there had been discussions about extending curbs until the end of the first quarter 2018, when crude demand is seasonally at its weakest. Read More

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United Airlines faces Congress

If the airlines do not make changes, Congress is likely to step in, Mr Shuster and other senior politicians said . The House Transportation Committee also went after American, Alaska, and Southwest Airline executives about their customer policies. Read More

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All Blacks draw Springboks in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

After this morning's World Cup 2019 draw, many fans believed that England were faced with the most hard group once again after the 2015 hosts bowed out in the pool stages becoming the first hosts to do so. There were gasps from the Japanese in the audience at the draw when the host side was paired with Scotland. It's pretty much guaranteed that we'll play them in front of a sell-out crowd. Read More

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Wall Street Money Behind New Bill To Repeal Dodd-Frank Act Reforms

Wall Street Money Behind New Bill To Repeal Dodd-Frank Act Reforms

The 2010 Dodd-Frank law was enacted by Democrats and President Barack Obama to respond to the crisis, putting the stiffest restrictions on banks and Wall Street since the 1930s Depression. "I can't do a good James Brown, but I feel good", said Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the normally reserved Republican chairman of the committee, referring to the singer often called the godfather of soul. Read More

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Sage of Omaha Warren Buffett eyeing benefits of Trump tax cut

The 86-year-old CEO and his 93-year-old partner have been leading the conglomerate for more than five decades, but the crowd is always listening for new nuggets of wisdom. "Credit cards will tell you a lot about the consumer, what their attitude is", he said. Berkshire has more than 90 operating units in insurance, chemical, energy, food and clothing, railroad and other sectors, and also has large investments in stocks of companies such as Apple Inc. Read More

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Here's what Warren Buffett said about IITs and India

One of the world's most successful and recognizable value investors of all time had some words of encouragement for struggling value investors this weekend. Berkshire and 3G control Kraft Heinz Co and recently tried to merge it with Unilever NV for $143 billion, but was rebuffed. "And, of course, the government isn't very good at that", Munger said. Read More

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Fed Signal Keeps Dollar Strong

The dollar is gaining some ground against its major rivals Wednesday afternoon, after the Federal Reserve wrapped up its two-day policy meeting. Activity in the United States service sector grew at a faster than expected rate in the month of April, the Institute for Supply Management revealed in a report on Wednesday. Read More

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Trump abruptly axes FBI's Comey in midst of Russia probe

Trump abruptly axes FBI's Comey in midst of Russia probe

Schumer said that if Trump objected to Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation, he should have taken action sooner. Now, the comparisons between President Nixon firing the independent special prosecutor who was investigating a presidential scandal and President Trump firing the FBI director investigating alleged collusion between the president and Russian Federation has many drawing parallels. Read More

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Game 6 could be Fleury's Pittsburgh farewell, or just another glorious chapter

A 5-4 overtime loss Saturday - after the Senators scored the tying goal with 1:26 left in the third period on a shot that bounced off three Rangers before trickling across the goal line - put NY on the brink of elimination. The only things at stake are the star player's legacy and his franchise's cursed fate. Crosby said he felt fine and was cleared to continue to play by the team medical staff. Read More

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Kate Middleton Releases New Photo Of Princess Charlotte

Charlotte is too small to be seen in public often, previous year we could see the adorable princess on a handful of occasions like Christmas Day and in Canada while the Cambridges' official tour. She traveled on her first royal tour in September, and the world got their first glimpse at her fun and independent personality during her first public playdate in Canada. Read More

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Tunnel with nuclear waste collapses in Washington state

PDT. Tom Carpenter, the executive director with watchdog organization Hanford Challenge who has spoken with workers at the site since the incident, called the tunnel collapse worrisome and said the evacuation was the correct call. The Department of Energy says it's the most challenging of the government's nuclear cleanup projects, with millions of tons and hundreds of billions of gallons of nuclear waste. Read More

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US House approves tighter North Korea sanctions

When in February last China had announced the suspension of coal imports from the North for the rest of the year, a crucial foreign currency earner for the authorities, there was much consternation in Pyongyang . "North Korea should be grateful for China's diplomatic efforts", the response continued. "China's position on denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula is consistent and clear, and so is our position on developing good-neighborly and friendly relations with the DPRK", Geng said. Read More

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Warren Buffet regrets missing out on Google and Amazon

He said he had grown more fond of Apple Inc AAPL.O , in which Berkshire has disclosed a roughly $20 billion stake, because he could "very easily determine" the iPhone maker's competitive position "and who is trying to chase them". Berkshire Hathaway has previously said it was willing to buy back stock, but dividends would mark a a dramatic reversal from just a few years ago, when Buffett had opposed a shareholder proposal calling for Berkshire Hathaway to start paying them. Read More

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White House studying executive order to withdraw from NAFTA

White House studying executive order to withdraw from NAFTA

The AP reports that both the Mexican and Canadian governments confirmed the conversations had taken place. "The prime minister told him a United States withdrawal would cause job loss and instability on both sides of the border". "Meanwhile, Sonny Perdue-the agriculture secretary who took office two days earlier-and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met with Mr. Trump and showed him a map indicating the states where jobs would be lost if the pact collapsed, according to a person familiar ... Read More

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Adi Godrej hands over GCPL baton to daughter Nisaba

Adi Godrej hands over GCPL baton to daughter Nisaba

Earlier in April, Godrej had appointed his son Pirojshah Godrej as executive chairman of company's realty arm Godrej Properties and retained for himself post of a chairman emeritus. Nisaba assumes her new role as executive chairperson on May 10, 2017. I am grateful to our Board for their thoughtful and planned approach to executing our succession plan. Read More

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Buffett: GOP Health Care Bill a Tax Cut for the Rich

The 86-year-old CEO and his 93-year-old partner have been leading the conglomerate for more than five decades, but the crowd is always listening for new tidbits of wisdom. "They actually have to do something", Buffett said. Berkshire said its revenue jumped to $65.2 billion from last year's $52.2 billion. "Change is painful for a lot of people", he said. Read More

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Mourinho Confirms Player's Injury, Rashford to Sit Out at Arsenal?

Mourinho Confirms Player's Injury, Rashford to Sit Out at Arsenal?

United were the superior side for much of the contest, with Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez keeping the La Liga side in the tie before halftime with a string of saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard. Jose Mourinho insist he is ready to make wholesale changes to his side for Sunday's showdown with Arsenal . "He's a 19-year-old kid but he's a 19-year-old kid in love with football", the Portuguese said. Read More

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China`s homemade C919 passenger jet makes successful flight

China hopes, in the course of time, to convert the current global airliner duopoly of Airbus and Boeing into a triumvirate, by making Comac a major manufacturer as well. However, Levine said the project "has more to do with nationalism than commercial intent", estimating that only 30 percent of the plane is Chinese-made, with most key components from engines to avionics coming from US companies. Read More

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Buffett, Gates and Munger Reveal How Trump Can Spur Growth

Buffett, Gates and Munger Reveal How Trump Can Spur Growth

Buffett had harsh words for Wells Fargo's managers who failed to respond promptly to the sales practices scandal that cost the former CEO his job previous year. Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway Inc .is a major shareholder of United and other big USA airlines, said the recent spotlight on poor customer service in the airline industry doesn't change his investment strategy. Read More

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Supreme Court jails Justice Karnan for 6 months

Supreme Court jails Justice Karnan for 6 months

The students vow to continue their support for the judge for as long as this ordeal is expected to go on. According to a report earlier issued by Supreme Court -'Indian Judiciary Annual Report 2015-2016′- a whopping 2.8 crore cases are pending in district courts across the country which are short of almost 5,000 judicial officers. Read More

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