Justice Anthony Kennedy Is Retiring From The Supreme Court

Kennedy’s decision to step down comes just a little more than a year after Trump’s first nominee to the court, Justice Neil Gorsuch, took his seat on the bench — the result of Senate Republicans’ decision not to consider former President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February 2016. After […]

Former NSA chief Keith Alexander has joined Amazon’s board of directors

Alexander’s board spot will also give Amazon new expertise in defense contracting, an area of particular focus for the company in recent years. Amazon was a leading candidate for a recent $10 billion cloud computing contract with the Pentagon, but it ultimately lost out to Microsoft. The company is currently engaged in a lawsuit against […]

Former NSA Spymaster Keith Alexander Joins Amazon Board of Directors

Gen. Keith Alexander, the former chief of the NSA, has joined Amazon’s board of directors according to a recent SEC filing. Alexander was in charge of the NSA when it was revealed that the agency engaged in widespread electronic surveillance of American citizens.

Trump said to consider spending his own money on race

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**On the roster: Trump said to consider spending his own money on race – Trump, Biden deadlocked in Florida – Analysis shows absentee ballot rejections could triple – Fauci says vaccine ‘unlikely’ by Election Day – CSI: SardiniaTRUMP SAID TO CONSIDER SPENDING HIS […]

U.S. utilities say Biden plan to cut C02 hinges on breakthroughs

Xcel, which has among the most aggressive plans to move away from fossil fuels, said it will achieve an 80% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030 with large additions of solar and wind power. But eliminating carbon emissions entirely will take another two decades, the utility said, far longer than Biden’s plan calls for.

INSIGHT-U.S. utilities say Biden plan to cut C02 hinges on breakthroughs

Natural gas emits about half as much CO2 as coal when burned, and its increased use in recent years has helped the United States slash emissions. But gas is a potent contributor to climate change when it leaks. Scientists say it has a tendency to escape from infrastructure in the form of methane, a climate-heating […]

The Hill’s Morning Report – Sponsored by National Industries for the Blind – Prudent or ‘pathetic’? GOP senators plan to vote on coronavirus relief Thursday

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn MaloneyCarolyn Bosher MaloneyNorth Carolina attorney general says DeJoy allegations merit investigation Meadows signals DeJoy will cooperate with congressional investigation House Democrats to investigate accusations DeJoy reimbursed former employees for GOP contributions MORE (D-N.Y.) late on Monday announced a new investigation into Postmaster General Louis DeJoyLouis DeJoyNorth Carolina attorney […]

Senators React to Appearing on Trump’s List of Potential SCOTUS Nominees: Humbling, Immense Honor

I appreciate the President’s confidence in listing me as a potential Supreme Court nominee. But as I told the President, Missourians elected me to fight for them in the Senate, and I have no interest in the high court. I look forward to confirming constitutional conservatives

Former NSW premier John Fahey – who bravely took on a gunman trying to attack Prince Charles and who played a key role in Sydney’s bid for the 2000 Olympics – dies aged 75

“John Fahey gave so much to public life: Premier of NSW for three years, five years as Minister for Finance in the Howard government and, in his final years, as Chancellor of the Australian Catholic University. He was a close and valued colleague of mine.”

Baton Rouge, New Orleans area people in Business for Sept. 13, 2020

Advisory board members include: Lt. Nick Manale, of the Louisiana State Police in Baton Rouge; Darryl Campbell, of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections in Baton Rouge; Buddy Baker, of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in Baton Rouge; Jessica DeVille, of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development in Baton Rouge; […]