There's a lot at stake in the 2016 presidential election. While U.S. Supreme Court nominations may not be the most headline-grabbing stories that come out of a presidency, they probably should be. With Supreme Court justices serving for life and having significant power in interpreting laws that affect our daily lives, the importance of court appointments cannot be overstated.
Responding to the worldwide refugee crisis—which the United Nations has called “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era”—President Obama vowed last September that the United States would accept 10,000 Syrian refugees and 85,000 refugees total over the following 12 months. Show More Summary
A recent New York Times story ("The Obama Years: The Best of Times to Be a Stock Investor," by Jeff Sommer, August 19, 2016) made the case that the past few years were terrific for stock investors, as the market has nearly tripled during Obama's years in office. Show More Summary
Ed Kilgore argues that President Obama should take only part of the blame if Obamacare fails, since the Supreme Court and Republican-run states undermined it. The Court made it easier for states to decline to expand Medicaid, and many states took advantage of their increased power. Show More Summary
Uber is shaking up its leadership by bringing in Target Chief Marketing Officer, Jeff Jones, as president of its ridesharing operations. It's a big hire precipitated by Uber's need to make sure its top-level marketing is working on a...Show More Summary
Uber is hiring Target executive Jeffrey Jones to serve as its president, adding an outside executive to the car-hailing startup’s leadership ranks.
WASHINGTON ? This election year has been tricky for House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). On the one hand, he wants GOP nominee Donald Trump to become president. On the other hand, Trump keeps doing and saying things that Ryan claims heShow More Summary
Uber announced on Tuesday that it has hired Target’s chief marketing officer Jeff Jones as its new president of ridesharing. He’ll be replacing Ryan Graves, who was Uber’s first hire and is a member of the company’s board. However, he won’t be leaving the company; CEO Travis Kalanick explained he’ll be “integrally involved with Uber as […]
Police detained four suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff supporters amid ongoing protests in Sao Paulo, a Sputnik correspondent reported Tuesday.
Larry The Cable Guy, a comedian known more for popularizing the phrase “Git-R-Done” than he is for espousing any political belief system, announced that he’ll vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton for president of the United States-- his comments coming during an appearance on Fox & Friends this morning. Show More Summary
When President Obama travels to China for the G20 economic summit on September 4, he will arrive amidst the worst crackdown on human rights activists since the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre. In what many China experts are warning is...Show More Summary
It's not a treaty, Obama explains. It's merely a legally binding executive agreement. From The Washington Times: The White House on Monday defended President Obama?s decision to enter into the Paris climate accord without Senate ratification but stopped short of...
WASHINGTON ? Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, appears to have softened his stance on holding confirmation hearings for Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court. Grassley said in May the Senate should not consider a nominee until the day the next president is sworn in. Show More Summary
We look at the escalations in Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” and fears that opposition protests planned for Thursday September 1st could trigger a coup d'état against President Maduro’s embattled administrat...
The theme is frontiers.
Former State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Eurasian Affairs Heather Conley said that he hopes US President Barack Obama raises the cyber question on the meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Xinping.
Veteran communications exec Stacy Weitz has been named vice president of communications for Sony Pictures Television. In her new role, Weitz will be responsible for representing SPT's production and distribution activity across Latin...Show More Summary
Estonia's legislature passed on the task of picking a head of state to an electoral college The post Estonia’s parliament fails to elect new president appeared first on Macleans.ca.
(Paul Mirengoff) John Skipper is the President of ESPN, Inc. The Washington Post adoringly paints him as one-time Southern hippie who studied literature, wanted to write the Great American novel, and enjoys late night “high level sophisticated...Show More Summary