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Source: CBS News

Maryland files legal challenge to appointment of acting attorney general

13-Nov-2018

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a motion challenging the appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker in an existing lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Frosh, a Democrat, is seeking a preliminary injunction to prevent the federal government from responding to the suit while Whitaker is acting attorney general, and called on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to replace him.

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Source: Fox News

Kennedy: Amazon's split decision creates a splitting headache

Wednesday 20:58 GMT

If cronyism makes you wildly nauseous, get ready to barf on your barcalounger because Amazon just made a pair of unholy alliances in the seats of financial and political power.

Amazon's g-string is already full, and those dirty 1's are coming from *your* piggy bank and you didn't even get to oggle the goodies.

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Source: Common Domain

New York’s Three Airports: Bottom of the Heap

Thursday 16:20 GMT

Infrastructure isn’t the only thing that continually drops New York’s air terminals to the bottom of airport rankings, including the new Wall Street Journal Airport Rankings.

There’s $24 billion of construction going on at the three New York City area airports to replace or repair aging facilities that travelers loathe. Will it fix all the problems?

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Source: CBS News

Honorary Oscars: "Star Wars" producer Kathleen Kennedy, actress Cicely Tyson receive Governors Awards

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

Steven Spielberg teased Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall about the beginnings of their relationship, actress Cicely Tyson brought more than a few people to tears while proudly clutching her Oscar, and publicist Marvin Levy sang a few lines from "Hamilton" to an audience that included Lin-Manuel Miranda at a lively Governors Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles. The event honoring the careers of film industry legends Tyson, Levy and composer Lalo Schifrin brought some of Hollywood's biggest names – Oprah, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, Quincy Jones, Harrison Ford and Clint Eastwood among them – to the Ray Dolby Ballroom in the heart of Hollywood to reminisce, laugh and schmooze without the pressure, as Hanks said, of "being nervous about who is going to win."

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Source: CBS News

Disillusioned middle schoolers get a lesson from Sen. John Kennedy

Today 04:15 GMT

Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana is known for his sharp questions, his colorful quips and his willingness to work across party lines, but what many don't know is he's also made a name for himself in the classroom as Mr. Kennedy.

The senator occasionally teaches at McKinley Magnet in his home state of Louisiana, which allows him to interact with a younger generation who, as "CBS This Morning" co-host John Dickerson found out, is often disillusioned by politics.


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