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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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Martin Luther King Jr. National Park Reopens For Holiday, Thanks To A...

Martin Luther King Jr. National Park Reopens For Holiday, Thanks To A Private Grant

Without money from the Delta Air Lines Foundation, Atlanta's Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park would have been closed for the King holiday, a National Park... Read more ...

Kamala Harris says she's running for president in 2020

Kamala Harris says she's running for president in 2020

Sen. Kamala Harris says she is running for president in 2020. The Democratic senator for California made the announcement on Monday on Twitter . "I'm running for president... Read more ...

Trump made an unannounced visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial to...

Trump made an unannounced visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial to honor the civil rights icon

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington DC on Monday just after 11 a.m. The pair placed a wreath at the... Read more ...

Google fined $57 million by French data privacy body

Google fined $57 million by French data privacy body

Google has been hit by a $57 million fine by France's CNIL for a lack of transparencyy and inadequate information over its data-processing efforts. Read more ...

CEOs Are Good at Predicting Economic Trends. Their Confidence in Growth Just...

CEOs Are Good at Predicting Economic Trends. Their Confidence in Growth Just Dropped Dramatically

CEOs, it turns out, are pretty good at predicting the future-at least when it comes to economic trends. Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, PwC on Monday... Read more ...

Theresa May reveals her Brexit plan B after her deal was rejected by MPs

Theresa May reveals her Brexit plan B after her deal was rejected by MPs

Theresa May has set out her alternative Brexit plan to the House of Commons. The prime minister made a statement to MPs after her deal with the EU was overwhelmingly rejected... Read more ...

Fox News accidentally aired a tribute image of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that made...

Fox News accidentally aired a tribute image of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that made it look like she died

Fox News accidentally aired a graphic of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that seemed to imply she was dead. An image of the 85-year-old Supreme Court justice with the dates "1933-2019" was... Read more ...

Analysis: How The Rise Of The Far Right Threatens Democracy Worldwide

Analysis: How The Rise Of The Far Right Threatens Democracy Worldwide

From Turkey and Hungary, to India and the Philippines, the voices of nationalism have become dominant forces that begin with the election of a charismatic, influential and... Read more ...

Extended video footage shows that clash between MAGA hat-wearing teens and a...

Extended video footage shows that clash between MAGA hat-wearing teens and a Native American in a whole new light

A group of high schoolers were heavily criticized on social media after video footage showed them smiling and chanting while a Native American man beat his drum in Washington... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called into a Twitch stream of Donkey Kong 64 to...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called into a Twitch stream of Donkey Kong 64 to help raise money for transgender kids

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called into a Twitch fundraising stream organized by British YouTube star Hbomberguy, whose real name is Harry Brewis. Brewis launched the Donkey... Read more ...