Uncle Sam Should Put Consumers First in Its AT&T Appeal

Antitrust officials from the U.S. Justice Department say the judge that ruled in favor of AT&T Inc.’s takeover of Time Warner ignored economic theory and common sense. But what the judge needed from them was something more concrete.  On Monday, the government’s attorneys filed their opening brief to appeal U.S District Judge Richard Leon’s June decision,…

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Papa John’s Founder Comes Out Swinging After Earnings Miss

racist slur on a conference call — unleashing a wave of backlash — the pizza chain had trouble attracting diners in a fiercely Read More: Papa John’s Second Quarter Revenue Misses Lowest Estimate The company, however, says Schnatter’s recent controversy is weighing down performance, especially since news broke in mid-July…

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Kavanaugh Once Questioned Supreme Court’s Nixon Tapes Ruling

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once questioned the correctness of the 1974 high court decision that forced then-President Richard Nixon to turn over secret White House tape recordings and led to his resignation. Kavanaugh’s comments came in a lawyer roundtable sponsored by The Washington Lawyer almost two decades ago,…

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Ivanka Trump’s Chinese-Made Products Conveniently Spared From Dad’s Tariffs

While Trump rails at Harley-Davidson motorcycles for moving some production to Europe to dodge EU tariffs, the first daughter and senior White House adviser has never manufactured a single product for her Ivanka Trump brand on American soil. That means Chengdu Kameido Shoes in Sichuan province can continue to supply…

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1-Year-Old Baby Appears In Immigration Court, Cries Hysterically

in federal custody who appeared in immigration court without his parents in Phoenix briefly played with a ball, drank from a bottle, then “cried hysterically” as he was about to leave the courtroom Friday, according to The Associated Press. The little boy, identified in court only as Johan, was one of the…

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Court victory legalizes 3D-printable gun blueprints

A multi-year legal battle over the ability to distribute computer models of gun parts and replicate them in 3D printers has ended in defeat for government authorities who sought to prevent the practice. Cody Wilson, the gunmaker and free speech advocate behind the lawsuit, now intends to expand his operations,…

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The Trump White House Failed To Spell United States Correctly

In yet another “covfefe”-style moment, the White House’s official Twitter account was widely mocked Friday for failing to spell “United States” correctly.  Oops! Unsurprisingly, this latest error caught the attention of people on Twitter — who responded in various amusing ways:

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Celebrity funds from Jay Z, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr. are backing a life insurance startup

Ethos, the company that bills itself as making life insurance accessible, affordable and simple, has officially come out of stealth with an $11.5 million investment led by one of the world’s top venture firms, Sequoia Capital, and additional participation from the family offices of Hollywood’s biggest stars and an NBA…

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Weeping Dennis Rodman praises Trump’s meeting with friend Kim Jong Un, blasts Obama for ignoring him

Dennis Rodman, the former NBA star and longtime friend of Kim Jong Un who has visited North Korea several times, broke down in tears during a televised interview early Tuesday as President Trump and Kim held a historic meeting in a hotel on Singapore’s Sentosa Island. In an interview with…

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There’s A Glaring Problem With Kim Kardashian’s Scientific Paper

Kim Kardashian West is not known for her scientific prowess. With her tendency to break the Internet, you might even say she was sent here to destroy one of the world’s greatest scientific achievements to date. Which is why we were pretty surprised to read that she is listed as…

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Mariah Carey Reveals Her Bipoloar II Diagnosis In Candid Interview

Mariah Carey opened up about living with bipolar II disorder in a revealing new interview with People magazine published Wednesday.  Carey said she was first diagnosed in 2001, but only recently began seeking treatment. “Until recently I lived in denial and isolation and in constant fear someone would expose me,” the 48-year-old said. “It…

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