Trump to make ‘major announcement’ concerning border, shutdown Saturday

President Donald Trump plans to make a "major announcement" concerning the border with Mexico and the government shutdown on Saturday, according to his Twitter feed late Friday. In a tweet, Trump said he would make the announcement at 3 p.m. Eastern time on Saturday, which will mark the 29th day of the partial government shutdown, the longest on record. Trump […]

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4 ways to make sure we find out what’s in Robert Mueller’s Russia report: Watergate lawyer

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, gave assurances to the Senate Judiciary Committee this week that he would not interfere with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Trump team ties to Russia. He was far vaguer on what would happen to Mueller’s anticipated report when he received it. My interpretation of Barr’s testimony is that he would not release […]

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How to make flying accessible to all

UDAN demonstrates that good policy-making can fulfill important public requirements without requiring budgetary support, says MoS for civil aviation Jayant Sinha. UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) is one of the flagship programmes of the Narendra Modi government. Its outstanding success makes the dream of the prime minister of “hawai yatra for the hawai chappal citizen” a reality. Towns and […]

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As Brexit vote looms, May makes desperate final bid to win votes

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May made a frantic last push Monday to swing lawmakers’ support behind her seemingly doomed Brexit deal, warning that its defeat risked scuttling the U.K.’s departure from the European Union and “betraying the vote of the British people.” May claimed to have gotten reassurances with “legal force” on key issues from the EU, and […]

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Make John McCain proud of the Senate. Demand promises from William Barr on Robert Mueller.

Too often in today’s United States Senate, style has become a sad substitute for substance, rhetorical expressions of “concern” a stand-in for real action. That’s not the kind of Senate my friend and former boss John McCain revered. He believed that United States senators were elected to six-year terms to do the right thing, regardless of consequences — not to say […]

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Divorce won’t make you or your kids happy. This January, resolve to keep your marriage intact

The greatest number of divorce filings in the U.S. often occur in January, hence its unofficial designation as “Divorce Month.” For parents, the prevailing wisdom, if you can call it that, is that waiting until January avoids spoiling Christmas festivities for their children. It might seem callous at first to suggest that congratulations and a “happy ‘Divorce Month’” greeting are in order, […]

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5 Easy Ways to Make Money in 2019

Last year was a wake-up call to investors that the stock market doesn't actually go up in a straight line. Wall Street and investors faced two stock market corrections in 2018, with the current one being the steepest we've witnessed in almost a decade. It has a lot of folks questioning how best to make money in 2019 and beyond. […]

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64% of job seekers make this mistake, and it could cost you $750,000 over the course of your career

Job seekers are suffering from a crisis of confidence. The competition for talent has never been hotter, unemployment stands at 3.7 percent — the lowest rate in more than a decade — but many job seekers, a new survey finds, are still afraid of pushing back on the terms of an offer. That could end up costing employees hundreds of […]

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