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Gorsuch Joins the Supreme Court With Nod to Scalia

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Trump is anxious to celebrate Gorsuch's success because it is one of the few clear accomplishments of his young administration, uniting Republicans. Constitution. "I think that's a form of hazing, don't you?" This removed the ability for nominees to the Supreme Court to be filibustered . Gorsuch mirrored Scalia's originalist approach to the law during his 11 years on the federal appeals court in Denver, interpreting the Constitution according to the meaning understood by those who ... Read More »

Brokerages Set Expedia Inc (EXPE) PT at $141.85

Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 925 shares of the online travel company's stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 5 shares during the last quarter. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 9th were paid a $0.28 dividend. Read More »

Arkansas Executes First Prisoner in 12 Years

In his first decision as a US Supreme Court Justice, Neil Gorsuch cast the deciding vote allowing the state of Arkansas to execute a death row inmate. Circuit Court of Appeals denied his request for a stay. With the support of other judges on the Supreme Court, could the debate around Lee's death and other executions planned in Arkansas ultimately lead to the Court deciding to abolish capital punishment in the United States? The stays issued for Bruce Ward, Don Davis and Stacey Johnson put ... Read More »

French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics

Some 300 people gathered at a peaceful protest at nearby Place de la Republique, waving red flags and dancing around the flames of a bonfire. Pro-European Union centrist Macron will face far-right nationalist contender Marine Le Pen in a May 7 runoff after topping the vote in Sunday's first round. Read More »

White House official: Deal to avoid government shutdown could come today

Kelly said he thought Trump "will be insistent on the funding" for the wall, a lingering question ahead of the spending battle lawmakers face as they work this week to keep the government's lights on past Friday. Trump has repeatedly said he wanted a wall to stem the flow of illegal immigrants. Sessions went on to explain that there is excess money in tax credits going to Mexicans that the USA can utilize to help finance the wall. Read More »

North Korea detains United States citizen

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With the situation in the Korean peninsula deteriorating, the North's neighbours are taking precautionary measures and are scaling up security in case a war breaks out in the region. Kim Dong Chul, a naturalized United States citizen of Korean origin, was arrested on October 2015. He was given 15 years' hard labour for crimes against the state in March 2016. Read More »

North Korea celebrates as tensions rise

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United States officials said that the Trump administration had settled on a policy that will emphasise increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of China, North Korea's only major ally, instead of military options or trying to overthrow Kim's regime. Read More »

North Korea threatens to sink USS Carl Vinson

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The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will arrive in waters off the Korean peninsula "in a matter of days", Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday, amid reports the North could be preparing a sixth nuclear test . It has marked similar events in the past with nuclear tests or missile launches. U.S. -North Korea tensions have skyrocketed in recent days as the paranoid military empire conducts nuclear and missile tests and tries its hardest to intimidate the West. Read More »

Marine Le Pen, une performance en demi-teinte — Présidentielle

Il lui a souhaité le meilleur pour le second tour, le 7 mai, face à Marine Le Pen, a rapporté son porte-parole. " Sans ambiguïté et sans hésitation ", elle a appelé dimanche soir les électeurs à à voter pour Emmanuel Macron au second tour. François Fillon totalise 11,93% des suffrages. Une information non confirmée dans le camp Macron . A Serris , Emmanuel Macron réalise un très beau score avec 32,47 %. Read More »

Should McDonald's staff get reward for reporting Facebook killer Steve Stephens?

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McDonald's employees in Erie, Pennsylvania followed this motto and subsequently ended the nationwide manhunt for the " Facebook Killer ", Steve Stephens. If you see something, say something. "As the vehicle was spinning out of control from the PIT manoeuvre, Stephens pulled a pistol and shot himself in the head", Pennsylvania state police said in a statement. Read More »

Scottish Cup semi final: Rangers 0-2 Celtic

Callum McGregor slotted home a sumptuous finish from the edge of the box, before Scott Sinclair's 51st-minute penalty put the tie beyond Rangers . "Helder, my assistant, came to me at the end of the warm-up and told me "Please, in your speech before the match, don't be that strong". Read More »

China's president urges restraint on N. Korea in call with Trump

The U.S. has made it clear that all options are on the table, including a military response. The Trump administration has warned that all options, including a military strike, are "on the table" to halt North Korea's attempts to develop a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the USA mainland. Read More »

Rain washes out NASCAR race

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NASCAR has already informed the teams that there will be a competition caution at Lap 60, which is pretty much standard operating procedure at this point any time a track sees as much rain as Bristol has over the past few days. Later Saturday night, even more rain began moving into the area, and by Sunday morning the entire Bristol and surrounding areas were saturated, with even more heavy rain coming in as the day continued on Sunday. Read More »

Présidentielle 2017 : Macron veut être le "président des patriotes face aux nationalistes"

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Le taux de participation au premier tour de la présidentielle sur l'ensemble de la journée est estimé à environ 80% par des instituts de sondage. "En une année, nous avons changé le visage de la politique française". " J'œuvrerai dans les quinze jours qui viennent pour que nous puissions ensemble rassembler le plus largement possible autour de ma candidature". Un président ceux qui sont plus fragiles ou bousculés par la vie, à travers l'école, la santé, le travail, la solidarité. Read More »

Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's proposal to reschedule her speech

But Coulter was not having it. After initially canceling Coulter's April 27 visit, the university proposed a May 2 alternative - a date Coulter says she is not available. "I'm speaking at Berkeley on April 27th, as I was invited to do and have a contract to do", Coulter tweeted. Still, Coulter said she would show up anyway. Read More »

94% of US Voters Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, 60% Support Recreational Legalization

That marks a five-percent increase over past year and the highest percentage ever recorded since CBS began asking the question. Meanwhile, in the US, a CBS news poll has found 61 per cent of Americans think pot should be legal, 88 per cent favour medical marijuana use, and 71 per cent oppose the federal government trying to stop marijuana sales in states where it's legal. Read More »

Présidentielle française: Macron part favori pour le 2e tour

Au terme d'une campagne présidentielle de plusieurs mois riche en rebondissements et au suspense inédit, le centriste Emmanuel Macron , 39 ans, est arrivé en tête du premier tour dimanche, avec 23,75% des suffrages. Il n'y a pas d'autre choix que de voter contre l'extrême-droite. A droite, si les principaux ténors suivaient la ligne édictée par François Fillon , certains n'étaient manifestement pas très enthousiastes à l'idée d'adresser nommément leurs électeurs à Emmanuel Macron , ... Read More »

Macron et Le Pen qualifiés pour le second tour — France/présidentielle

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Selon les "résultats globaux", hors Français de l'étranger, communiqués lundi matin par le ministère de l'Intérieur, M. Macron est arrivé en tête du premier tour avec 23,75% des suffrages devant la présidente du Front national (21,53%). Il devance sur le fil Marine Le Pen , qui doit se contenter de la 3e place avec 20,35%. Dans son village de Lourdios-Ichères, il obtient 68.6% des suffrages. Read More »

North Korea reportedly detains USA citizen amid rising tensions

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The aircraft carrier and its fleet should arrive in Korean waters " within days ", US Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday. Fresh off an enormous North Korean parade that revealed an arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles, rival South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that Pyongyang's follow-up act will be even bigger. Read More »

N Korea detains U.S. citizen

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The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang said Sunday it was aware of a Korean-American citizen being detained recently, but could not comment further. His detention follows the arrests of two other Americans since 2015, including Korean-American pastor Kim Dong Chul, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for espionage, and 21-year-old University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner. Read More »

United States and China Intensify Pressure on North Korea

The Trump administration has warned that all options, including a military strike, are on the table to stop North Korea from developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the US mainland. US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping chat as they walk along the front patio of the Mar-a-Lago estate after a bilateral meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, US. Read More »