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A look at President Trump's new favorite judge

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Judge T.S. Ellis is getting some high-profile attention.
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This North Texas company doesn't just like Trump's tariffs - it wants more of them

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Commercial Metals Co. is all-in on President Donald Trump's tariffs. The Irving, Texas-based steel manufacturer has cheered a new 25 percent levy on global steel imports it says threaten America's...
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US Open set to open second roofed stadium with new Armstrong

US Open set to open second roofed stadium with new Armstrong

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NEW YORK - The old No. 1 stadium at the U.S. Open is about to be replaced by a better-than-ever No. 2.
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AECOM CEO Mike Burke in New Business Roundtable Video: ‘Infrastructure is an America Issue'

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Washington - With Infrastructure Week 2018 under way, Business Roundtable today released a new video featuring Mike Burke, Chairman and CEO of AECOM and Chair of the Business Roundtable Infrastructure Committee, speaking about key priorities to rebuild America's infrastructure and increase U.S. economic growth.
The full transcript of Burke's video is provided below.
Transcript:
Infrastructure is important to America's economy because, for decades now, we have underinvested in the necessary infrastructure to eliminate the friction on today's economy.
Everybody wants new and better...
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NEW VIDEO: S&P Global CEO Doug Peterson Explains Why Infrastructure is Important to U.S. Competitiveness

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Washington - In a new video released today by Business Roundtable, Doug Peterson, President and CEO of S&P Global, describes why infrastructure is important to S&P and to America's economic competitiveness. Peterson also lays out several key policy priorities that the United States could pursue to improve the nation's infrastructure for the long term.
The full transcript of Peterson's video is provided below.
Transcript:
Infrastructure's important to S&P because we believe it creates jobs, it creates growth in an economy.
Infrastructure is something that makes our economy more competitive...
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Trump praises NFL's new rule against anthem protests, says protesters should...

Trump praises NFL's new rule against anthem protests, says protesters should 'maybe' leave the US

President Donald Trump has weighed in on the NFL's new rule against US national anthem protests. He said he supports the move, and suggested that players who want to protest... Read more ...

Ireland Is Holding a Once-In-a-Generation Abortion Referendum Tomorrow...

Ireland Is Holding a Once-In-a-Generation Abortion Referendum Tomorrow. Here's What's at Stake

Ireland is one of just a handful of countries in Europe that outlaws abortion. But that might change on May 25. The referendum Irish citizens will vote in a historic referendum... Read more ...

Yulia Skripal filmed her first public statement with a deep red scar on her...

Yulia Skripal filmed her first public statement with a deep red scar on her neck - and it hints at her 'extremely painful' recovery

The daughter of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal has released her first public statement since collapsing from nerve agent poisoning. Yulia Skripal described her recovery from the... Read more ...

Trump Weighs Tariffs On Imported Cars

Trump Weighs Tariffs On Imported Cars

President Trump has instructed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider new protections for the domestic auto industry. He's relying on the same authority used to justify... Read more ...

Theresa May to ask the EU for an extra two years of Brexit transition

Theresa May to ask the EU for an extra two years of Brexit transition

Theresa May to ask the EU for an extension to the Brexit transition to 2023. This would extend the Brexit process some seven years after Britain voted to leave the EU. The... Read more ...

China is cranking up its war of words over Taiwan: It just slapped an iconic...

China is cranking up its war of words over Taiwan: It just slapped an iconic Japanese retailer with a $30,000 fine for describing it as a country

China fined the Japanese retailer Muji $31,280 for describing Taiwan as a country. Taiwan was listed as the "country of origin" on the packaging for 119 clothes hangers last... Read more ...

Photos of a a scaly, discolored patch of skin on Trump's face have gone...

Photos of a a scaly, discolored patch of skin on Trump's face have gone viral - here's what it is, according to a Yale dermatologist

President Donald Trump's skin has been a hot topic of debate for years . Recently, the internet lit up with a new question about the president's skin: what is that discolored... Read more ...

North Korea claps back at Mike Pence's 'ignorant and stupid remarks,'...

North Korea claps back at Mike Pence's 'ignorant and stupid remarks,' leaving summit with the US hanging by a thread

A senior North Korean official forcefully condemned comments that US Vice President Mike Pence made recently during an interview with Fox News. Pence reignited concerns over... Read more ...

The best way to disrespect the flag is to compel people to stand for it

The best way to disrespect the flag is to compel people to stand for it

The NFL has decided that teams will be fined if players kneel, or otherwise disrespect the American flag, while on the football field. Their decision disrespects the flag much... Read more ...

Opioid Crisis Takes A Toll On Economic Outlook For Many Americans, Fed Says

Opioid Crisis Takes A Toll On Economic Outlook For Many Americans, Fed Says

One out of five Americans say they personally know someone who has been addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new report about the economic well-being... Read more ...