Economy

Among the people Trump reportedly plans to nominate are two state Supreme Court Judges, Justice Joan Larsen of MI and Justice David Stras of Minnesota to the 6th and 8th circuits. That's after President Donald Trump nominated Joan Larsen to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. As Legal Times reported back in February, the Trump administration has been eying six candidates for those two spots.
  • Renault stops production at some sites after cyber attack

    Renault stops production at some sites after cyber attack

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    Ransomware attacks are not uncommon, but the latest one hit computers across the world, and Renault is a company that confirmed it was affected, France24 notes. "We can confirm that on Friday, May 12, some problems occurred on certain parts of Revoz's information system that led to the halting of production during the night", said the spokeswoman.
  • "Nothing Further to Add": Spicer Shuts Down Questions on Trump's Tapes Tweet

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    Comey's allies also quickly made clear they would defend him against attacks from Trump, including disputing the president's assertion that Comey told Trump he was not personally under investigation. Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders repeated Wednesday that there was "no request" by Trump to have an internal review at the Justice Department.
  • Donald Trump announces trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican this month

    Donald Trump announces trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican this month

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    Along with a bilateral meeting, Trump will attend a Gulf Cooperation Council summit while in Saudi Arabia. This stop comes after months of public back-and-forth on immigration with Pope Francis, who once said of candidate Trump, "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian".
  • Australia has mooning moment at Eurovision

    Australia has mooning moment at Eurovision

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    The singer became Portugal's official entry after entering a national competition to become the artist that would represent the country in this year's Eurovision Song Contest. This year, Ukraine has used the contest to take tentative steps to soften the climate of homophobia prevalent in the ex-Soviet Union. The Moscow-Kiev split was a headache for Eurovision's producer, the European Broadcasting Union, which strives to keep pop and politics separate.
  • India skips China's OBOR summit in Beijing

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    China will also provide relevant global organizations with 1 billion USA dollars to implement cooperation projects that will benefit the countries along the Belt and Road . A US delegation was attending the meeting, led by Matt Pottinger, special assistant to Trump and senior director for East Asia at the National Security Council.
  • Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

    Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

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    This two-stage, liquid-fueled missile may have been the type test-launched by North Korea on Sunday, experts say. The foreign ministry said Seoul's chief negotiator on the North Korean nuclear issue also had phone talks with his U.S. Security Council resolutions barring North Korea's missile and nuclear technology more thoroughly. South Korean and USA military officials said the February launch was a significant development as it successfully tested a solid-fuel engine from a mobile ...
  • Finance ministers seek ways to make growth help more people

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    United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, is flanked by Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso, following their bilateral talks, at the G7 of Ministers of finance, in Bari , southern Italy, Friday, May 12, 2017. Shelving differing views on protectionism, the G-7 finance chiefs showed unity on the fight against inequality, which - together with populist anger at trade, globalization and manufacturing job losses - fueled Trump's ascent to the US presidency, played a role in Britain's ...
  • Hamilton resists Vettel to claim Spanish GP pole

    Hamilton resists Vettel to claim Spanish GP pole

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    As Vettel got the jump on polesitter Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes made light contact with the right-rear wheel of Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari in Turn 1. Lewis has won 1 out of 4 and placed second in two of the races. Despite an engine change just prior to the start of qualifying, Vettel missed out on pole due to a lock-up on turn two at the Circuit de Catalunya and was left ruing a driving error which extended his record of never starting the race at the head of the ...
  • Alonso's McLaren breaks again, Mercedes soars in practice

    Alonso's McLaren breaks again, Mercedes soars in practice

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    The latest blow comes a day after Alonso issued an ultimatum: Either McLaren gives him a competitive auto by October or he will look to change teams or consider leaving F1. I preferred to do sports, because I wanted to be ready if the vehicle was, said Alonso. "On the other side of the garage, Stoffel completed 60 laps, and we were able to run through his programme without any problems, which included confirming the effectiveness of the small update installed this weekend, and I think it ...
  • James Neal wins Game 1 in OT for Nashville Predators

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    This is a chance for payback for the Ducks are they lost to Nashville in seven games in the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs. It was a costly style of playing and it might have resulted in Neal's departure from the Penguins .