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WASHINGTON | Trump DOJ appealing judge’s OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON— Stung by a federal judge’s dismissal of its objections to AT&T’s megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal. The Justice Department said in a one-sentence document Thursday it is appealing the ruling last month by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, which blessed one of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump DOJ appealing judge’s OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON | GOP lawmakers floated for Trump’s Supreme Court opening

WASHINGTON  — As President Donald Trump considers his next Supreme Court pick, some Republicans in Congress want him to consider pulling from their ranks on Capitol Hill. GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas suggests his conservative ally, Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, would be “the single best choice” Trump could make to fill the vacancy. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GOP lawmakers floated for Trump’s Supreme Court opening

Rally shows free-wheeling, media-bashing Trump here to stay

WASHINGTON/March 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — He urged his audience not to jeer North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un while goading the crowd to boo the press. He called an African-American congresswoman a “very low-IQ individual” and bashed the moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press” as a “sleeping son of a bitch.” If it wasn’t crystal clear … Continue reading Rally shows free-wheeling, media-bashing Trump here to stay

Why is Ted Cruz _ given name Rafael _ picking on nicknames?

HOUSTON /March 07, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Sen. Ted Cruz smiled Wednesday when an interviewer raised the obvious point about his deriding an opponent for using a nickname: Cruz uses a nickname too. “You’re absolutely right,” the Texas Republican told CNN. “My name is Rafael Edward Cruz.” Shortly after the polls closed Tuesday in Texas’ first-in-the-nation primary, Cruz … Continue reading Why is Ted Cruz _ given name Rafael _ picking on nicknames?

CNN’s Lemon says he ‘misspoke’ on claim about Fox News

NEW YORK /March 01, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — CNN’s Don Lemon said Thursday that he “misspoke” the night before in an attempt to make a broader point when he claimed that Fox News Channel did not report on White House communications director Hope Hicks’ resignation. Turned out that Fox had, several times — every hour from … Continue reading CNN’s Lemon says he ‘misspoke’ on claim about Fox News

CNN Anchor Jake Tapper Spars with Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel Over School Massacre

CNN’s Extraordinary Interview on School Shooting Failure of Broward County Sheriff Department (STL.News) As the country grapples with the horror of the mass shooting that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day, many new revelations are raising more questions than answers. A former student, Nikolas Cruz, 19, who had been … Continue reading CNN Anchor Jake Tapper Spars with Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel Over School Massacre

Trump flirts with flashy military parade long eschewed by US

WASHINGTON /February 07, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — For generations, as America’s authoritarian rivals strutted their tanks, troops and jets through main thoroughfares in dramatic displays of strength, the United States watched from afar, but did not emulate. Widely accepted as the world’s mightiest, the U.S. military has no tradition of putting itself on parade like in Russia, … Continue reading Trump flirts with flashy military parade long eschewed by US

The Latest: Jay-Z’s producer discusses Trump’s jab at rapper

NEW YORK /January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Jay-Z’s producer says he doesn’t want to enflame tensions between Donald Trump and Jay-Z. No. I.D., who produced Jay-Z’s Grammy-nominated “4:44,” says he hopes the rap legend and Trump are … Continue reading The Latest: Jay-Z’s producer discusses Trump’s jab at rapper