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Walmart’s Deal With Ellen DeGeneres Shows How Much America Has Changed

Walmart’s Deal With Ellen DeGeneres Shows How Much America Has Changed

Shunned after she came out, the television star symbolizes the nation’s acceptance of gay rights.
Trump Awards Medal to Controversial Tax-Cut Champion Laffer

Trump Awards Medal to Controversial Tax-Cut Champion Laffer

History hasn’t exactly put the “Laffer Curve” on a pedestal, but Donald Trump nonetheless bestowed the nation’s highest civilian honor on its namesake on Wednesday, the inspiration behind decades of
Trudeau’s Crude Pipeline Set to Start Shipping Oil by 2022

Trudeau’s Crude Pipeline Set to Start Shipping Oil by 2022

The oil pipeline that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government approved on Tuesday is slated to start shipping crude as early as 2022 and cost more than C$7.4 billion ($5.6 billion) after
Biden fondly recalls “civility” of segregationist senators, vows that he won’t demonize the rich; Update: De Blasio attacks

Biden fondly recalls “civility” of segregationist senators, vows that he won’t demonize the rich; Update: De Blasio attacks

"What I’ve found is rich people are just as patriotic as poor people. Not a joke." The post Biden fondly recalls “civility” of segregationist senators, vows that he won’t demonize the rich; Update: De
France to Focus on Top EU Post, Easing Weidmann Path to ECB

France to Focus on Top EU Post, Easing Weidmann Path to ECB

European Union (EU) flags fly in front of the European Commission Berlaymont building in Brussels.
Trudeau Approves Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Trudeau Approves Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government decided Tuesday to proceed with the construction of a major crude oil pipeline, saying the project has met strict requirements on safety and consultation
Pot Firms Seek to Transition From Sin Stocks to Ethical Darlings

Pot Firms Seek to Transition From Sin Stocks to Ethical Darlings

A group of 45 companies operating in the cannabis industry has crafted a set of standards that they hope could one day transform them from sin stocks into ESG darlings.
Faltering German Hands Vestager Chance to Claim Europe’s Top Job

Faltering German Hands Vestager Chance to Claim Europe’s Top Job

As European leaders prepare for another round of horse-trading in Brussels this week, one candidate is emerging from the sidelines who could fit the bill to become the bloc’s top executive.
The Supreme Court May Erode Decades of Wins for LGBT Worker Rights

The Supreme Court May Erode Decades of Wins for LGBT Worker Rights

In a trio of cases this coming term, the justices will hear arguments on whether it’s legal for bosses to discriminate against LGBT employees.
Japan's Creaking Pension System Could Deal Abe Election Blow

Japan's Creaking Pension System Could Deal Abe Election Blow

Nagging doubts about how much money retirees need have erupted into Japanese public debate, potentially hurting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in national elections for parliament’s upper house next month.
The Man Who Inherited Australia's Downturn Just Isn't That Fazed

The Man Who Inherited Australia's Downturn Just Isn't That Fazed

Josh Frydenberg mulled a tennis career before going on to study economics and law, earn degrees from Oxford and Harvard Universities, and vault up the ranks of the Liberal Party. His latest challenge:
Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Expand Double-Jeopardy Protections

Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Expand Double-Jeopardy Protections

The U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed that a state and the federal government can press separate prosecutions over the same conduct, ruling in a case that might have extended the impact of President
Millionaire’s Plan to Cut Danish Taxes Lies in Tatters

Millionaire’s Plan to Cut Danish Taxes Lies in Tatters

Lars Seier Christensen, a Danish multimillionaire who co-founded Saxo Bank and owns the nation’s best restaurant and a piece of its top football team, suffered a rare reversal in trying to shape his
Heh: Plurality of Dem voters say Biden’s Hyde amendment flip-flop makes them … more likely to vote for him

Heh: Plurality of Dem voters say Biden’s Hyde amendment flip-flop makes them … more likely to vote for him

Expedience. The post Heh: Plurality of Dem voters say Biden’s Hyde amendment flip-flop makes them … more likely to vote for him appeared first on Hot Air.
U.K. Pledge for Net Zero Fossil Fuel Pollution Is a First for G7

U.K. Pledge for Net Zero Fossil Fuel Pollution Is a First for G7

Britain is to become the first major economy to adopt laws that require a cut in fossil-fuel emissions to zero by 2050 to fight climate change.
Boris Johnson Pitches for Leadership With Pledge of Brexit on Oct. 31

Boris Johnson Pitches for Leadership With Pledge of Brexit on Oct. 31

Boris Johnson will launch his campaign to become U.K. prime minister Wednesday morning with a promise to get Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, come what may.
Trump’s Trustbusters Bring Microsoft Lessons to Big Tech Fight

Trump’s Trustbusters Bring Microsoft Lessons to Big Tech Fight

DOJ’s Makan Delrahim and the FTC’s Joe Simons have agreed to divide Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple between them.
Juncker Slams Tory Pledges to Renegotiate Deal: Brexit Update

Juncker Slams Tory Pledges to Renegotiate Deal: Brexit Update

A record field of 10 British Conservatives are fighting to replace Theresa May as prime minister, with Brexit the dominant issue. Many are pledging to renegotiate the withdrawal agreement, though the
Why ‘Socialism’ Conveys One Thing Here, Another There

Why ‘Socialism’ Conveys One Thing Here, Another There

Socialism as a governing philosophy, an offhand insult, or both, is stirring politics again. From the U.S to the U.K. to Brazil and beyond, the term is being newly embraced, debated or disparaged amid
Austrian Group at Heart of EU Nationalist Funding Draws Scrutiny

Austrian Group at Heart of EU Nationalist Funding Draws Scrutiny

An Austrian group that lists U.S. conservative entities like the Heritage Foundation and the Atlas Network among its partners is at the heart of a brewing scandal on how an alliance of Europe’s