‘Johnny Reb’ no longer welcome in Norfolk: Virginia city gets OK to move Confederate statue

This June 25, 2015, file photo shows the 15-foot figure of a Confederate soldier on top of a Norfolk monument commemorating the last reunion of surviving confederate soldiers. (Photo: Bill Tiernan, AP) The Virginia city of Norfolk has the right to move its “Johnny Reb” Confederate statue from a busy downtown intersection to a local cemetery, the state attorney general and […]

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No wagyu for you: ASIC loses landmark case against Westpac

The corporate watchdog has lost a landmark case against Westpac Banking Corporation over the bank's alleged breaches of responsible lending laws after a judge found borrowers could ditch luxury food items like wagyu steak and shiraz for more humble fare. The Federal Court on Tuesday dismissed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's case against the bank after finding the regulator […]

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The Latest: Fed sees no risk to dollar from cryptocurrencies

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local): Continue Reading Below 3:10 p.m. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is downplaying the possibility that digital currencies such as Facebook's […]

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Cal Thomas: No one should begrudge a prayer for the president

Todd Starnes Discusses A Day Of Prayer For President Trump Todd Starnes speaks with AFA President Tim Wildmon and Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land discuss Franklin Graham’s call for a Day of Prayer for President Trump. Only the most partisan person would begrudge prayers for the president of the United States, but a recent visit by President Trump […]

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Hyatt heir says there is ‘no secret sauce’ when it comes to succession planning

Making his own way has always been a priority for Anthony Pritzker even though he was born into the family that owns Hyatt Hotels and the Marmon group. “I come from a family of entrepreneurs that doesn’t necessarily make me an entrepreneur,” the billionaire chairman and chief executive of Pritzker Private Capital says. “In another sense it really puts the […]

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Free traders no more? GOP warms up to Trump's use of tariffs

President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, waves as they depart Shannon Airport, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Shannon, Ireland. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) With President Donald Trump threatening to slap tariffs on goods from Mexico, his transformation of Republican Party trade policy is nearly complete. Continue Reading Below Republican lawmakers usually don't like tariffs. They're viewed as a tax […]

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The Latest: No agreement in trade talks between US, China

A worker walks near truck trailers and cargo containers, Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Port of Tacoma in Tacoma, Wash. U.S. and Chinese negotiators resumed trade talks Friday under increasing pressure after President Donald Trump raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods and Beijing promised to retaliate. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) The Latest on the tariffs standoff between […]

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‘No Seat at the Roundtable’: High school journalists barred from Betsy DeVos event speak out

Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education spoke with the media after a roundtable discussion on education scholarships for choice schools at the Bluegrass Community & Technical College Wednesday morning in Lexington. April 17, 2019 (Photo: Matt Stone/Courier Journal) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – High school journalists who were barred last week from a roundtable event with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in […]

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