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Gorsuch asserts himself early as force on Supreme Court’s right

Wednesday 23:46 GMT

On Day 78 of his lifetime appointment, the Supreme Court’s newest justice, Neil M. Gorsuch, revealed himself Monday to be:. ?

If the Supreme Court’s compromise decision Monday on the travel ban grabbed the headlines on the court’s final day, those who study the court were at least as focused on what they could learn about the 49-year-old Coloradan chosen by Trump to fill the seat of the late Antonin Scalia.

Source: Common Domain

House Republicans Push Back Budget’s Release Until After Recess

Wednesday 23:46 GMT

House Republicans have delayed the rollout of their budget for the 2018 fiscal year until after members return from a July 4 recess, according to lawmakers and aides, amid continuing negotiations over proposed mandatory spending cuts.

The committee had planned to release and adopt the budget resolution later this week, but lawmakers said they learned Monday night that the process would be pushed back until after the July 4 recess as negotiations continue.

Source: NBC News

No needles, no doctor. This vaccine is one you could give yourself

Wednesday 23:46 GMT

A press-on patch that delivers flu vaccine painlessly worked as well as an old-fashioned flu shot with no serious side-effects, researchers reported Tuesday.

Only about 40 percent of Americans get vaccinated for influenza in an average year, even though the CDC says just about everyone over the age of 6 months needs to get a flu vaccine every year.

Source: NBC News

Case moves forward against man who shot Pokemon Go-playing grandfather

Wednesday 23:46 GMT

A Virginia judge Tuesday certified charges against a security guard accused of fatally shooting a grandfather who his family said was out playing Pokemon Go the night he was killed.

A Chen family attorney has said Chen went there to play Pokemon Go, a GPS-based virtual reality game, as a way to bond with his nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. While on patrol, Cromwell allegedly confronted Chen, a retiree and immigrant from China, after Chen drove his blue van into the driveway of the River Walk clubhouse parking area, prosecutors have said.

Source: CBS News

Arkansas' Ten Commandments monument destroyed by vehicle

Wednesday 22:49 GMT

Capitol police arrested a man after Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument was smashed to pieces when someone rammed a vehicle into it early Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the 6-foot granite statue was placed on state Capitol grounds.

Plans for Arkansas' monument sparked a push by the Satanic Temple for a competing statue of Baphomet, a goat-headed, angel-winged creature accompanied by two children smiling at it.

Source: Common Domain

Trump Aides Hire Lawyers for Probe Into Russian Election Hacking

Wednesday 21:53 GMT

As investigations intensify into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign, at least 10 White House officials and former aides have retained lawyers in conjunction with the probes, or are moving to do so.

Inside the White House, President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner, his son-in-law, all have hired private attorneys, as have former campaign advisers Michael Caputo, Boris Epshteyn and Roger Stone, among others.

Source: Common Domain

Seattle’s Minimum-Wage Rise May Have Pushed Down Workers’ Hours, Study Finds

Wednesday 21:53 GMT

A study commissioned by the city of Seattle finds recent increases in the metro area’s minimum wage may have backfired, reducing the pay of workers because their hours were cut by employers in response to the requirement their hourly pay rise.

The Seattle Minimum Wage Study, funded in part by the city and conducted by six economists at the University of Washington, looked at Seattle’s two-step increase in the minimum wage—the first step from $9.47 to $11 took place in 2015 and the second increase to $13 in 2016—and found the second step caused employers to cut worker hours.

Source: Washington Post

Carjacking suspect dies after police pursuit in Maryland

Wednesday 21:53 GMT

“Responding officers tried to save the suspect by extinguishing the flames and pulling the suspect from the car,” but he was later pronounced dead on the scene, authorities said in a statement.

A patrol officer spotted a vehicle that had been reported stolen at gunpoint Tuesday evening and began to pursue the car shortly after 1:15 a.m., about 10 miles away from where the robbery occurred in Suitland, Prince George’s County police said.

Source: Common Domain

How a fear of humans affects the lives of California's mountain lions

Wednesday 21:53 GMT

Pumas may be the top carnivores in much of California’s mountains, but there’s still one predator they fear above all else: humans.

Today, humans still are the leading cause of death among mountain lions, thanks to vehicle strikes, rodenticide poisoning and the state-sanctioned hunting of mountain lions that have killed livestock or pets. “Clearly these animals should be afraid of us because of the dramatic impact people have on their survival,” Smith said.

Source: Common Domain

My stepmother-in-law co-owns our home and doesn’t pay her half of the mortgage

Wednesday 21:54 GMT

At this point, my stepmother-in-law could no longer afford her part of the mortgage and she hasn’t been paying for the past three months.

You are both jointly and solely liable to pay the mortgage in order to avoid a default and subsequent hit to your credit rating and, ultimately, the bank repossessing your house.

Source: Common Domain

Minions expected to drive a summer box-office win for 'Despicable Me 3' as other franchises falter

Wednesday 21:53 GMT

The cartoon comedy is expected to gross $85 million to $100 million in the United States and Canada this weekend, according to people who have read audience surveys, which would make it one of the top summer openings this year.

A strong debut for “Despicable Me 3,” the latest in the computer animated series from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment, would be the latest success for Illumination, which had a huge hit last summer with “The Secret Life of Pets.” However, it’s not expected to reach the $116 million the 2015 spinoff “Minions” grossed in its first weekend.

Source: Common Domain

ECB’s Draghi Hints at Possible Winding Down of Eurozone Stimulus

Wednesday 21:53 GMT

SINTRA, Portugal—The euro climbed against the dollar and eurozone bond prices slumped Tuesday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted the ECB might start winding down its monetary stimulus in response to an accelerating eurozone economy.

A move toward reducing stimulus by the ECB would put the world’s two most powerful central banks back on a similar policy path for the first time in four years, as the U.S. Federal Reserve first signaled a similar move in 2013 and has been raising interest rates gradually since December 2015.

Source: CBS News

Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison, judge says

Wednesday 21:54 GMT

A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak have exhausted their appeals and a federal judge has ordered them to begin serving prison sentences.

Quality Egg paid a $6.8 million fine after pleading guilty to felony charges of shipping eggs with false processing and expiration dates and bribing a USDA inspector to approve sales of poor-quality eggs.

Source: NBC News

Colombia's FARC turn in weapons, ending role in half-century war

Wednesday 21:53 GMT

Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels concluded their disarmament on Tuesday, handing in all but a few of their individual weapons to the United Nations and ending their role in a half-century war that killed more than 220,000 and displaced millions.

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as FARC, turned in the remaining 40 percent of their firearms in Mesetas, a mountainous area in southeastern Colombia.

Source: Washington Post

Metro to stay open until midnight on July 4

Wednesday 21:53 GMT

Metro will stay open until midnight on July 4 to accommodate people returning from the annual fireworks celebration on the Mall and other regional holiday events.

Tuesday and trains will run every 12 minutes until approximately 6 p.m., at which point they will gradually approach near rush-hour service levels, Metro said.

Source: Fox News

Chaffetz: Justice watchdog also looking at Lynch's role in FBI's Clinton email probe

Monday 01:38 GMT
Source: Fox News

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

Monday 00:38 GMT
Source: Global News

Bill Cosby plans seminars on how to avoid sexual assault charges

Saturday 15:30 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Kurds see chance to advance their cause in ruins of Islamic State

Sunday 19:19 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Navy sailors made tough call to seal flooding ship compartments, unclear if survivors were inside

Thursday 22:53 GMT
Source: The Guradian

It’s been a grim year – but what if Britain had never voted for Brexit?

Saturday 08:07 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Number of refugees admitted to US drops by nearly half under Trump

Sunday 15:31 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Digital Music: iTunes Remains Surprisingly Popular

Wednesday 16:23 GMT
Source: Common Domain

French Utility Engie Looking to Expand in China

Today 07:02 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Advertising Guidelines for Online Sponsored, Branded & Featured Content

Today 00:37 GMT
Source: Global News

Can money buy happiness It depends on who you are and how you spend

Wednesday 20:14 GMT
Source: New York Times

We Taste-Tested 10 Hot Dogs. Here Are the Best.

Wednesday 17:18 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Drivers may pay the lowest July 4th gasoline prices in 12 years

Wednesday 16:22 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Swedish Christian Kids Banned From Saying Grace At Mealtimes, Can No Longer Say ‘Amen’

Wednesday 11:53 GMT

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