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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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End of an era: Puppeteer who played Big Bird, iconic characters on 'Sesame...

End of an era: Puppeteer who played Big Bird, iconic characters on 'Sesame Street' retiring

The puppeteer says "I always thought, 'How fortunate for me that I got to play the two best Muppets?'" Read more ...

Police: Man hid heroin in 5-year-old's shirt, used boy as a shield during arrest

Police: Man hid heroin in 5-year-old's shirt, used boy as a shield during arrest

Police say the father grabbed the child and carried him against his chest as a shield. Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

24-year-old man dies after falling from construction site in Moon Township

24-year-old man dies after falling from construction site in Moon Township

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Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system. Read more ...

Turkish officials keep blowing the lid off Trump and Saudi Arabia's...

Turkish officials keep blowing the lid off Trump and Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi story

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Woman charged with using 3-year-old girl to create child porn with ex-boyfriend

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Investigators discovered hundreds of images and several video files of a 3-year-old girl in various stages of undress, according to a criminal complaint. Read more ...

Report: Ben Carson's plan to solve NIMBYism won't work

Report: Ben Carson's plan to solve NIMBYism won't work

Secretary Ben Carson wants the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to solve NIMBYism (NIMBY stands for “Not in my back yard”), a practice whereby local communities... Read more ...

Grandmother charged with murder after toddler found stabbed, burned in oven

Grandmother charged with murder after toddler found stabbed, burned in oven

"I've been doing law enforcement for 25 or 26 years now...This is one of the most horrible things I've seen." Read more ...