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Biden announces third slate of judicial nominees

Biden announces third slate of judicial nominees

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced his intent to nominate three new US Court of Appeals nominees and three new District Court nominees, marking his third slate of judicial nominations. Altogether, the President has now put forward 20 names for federal judge vacancies. The White House described many of the nominees as “groundbreaking choices,” and…MORE

The UK economy still has a huge mountain to climb

The UK economy still has a huge mountain to climb

The UK economy is coming out of its deep freeze. Gross domestic product shrunk by 1.5% in the first quarter, according to the Office for National Statistics, a better than expected performance that was helped by a surge in activity in March as coronavirus restrictions were eased slightly. The lifting of the remaining restrictions is…MORE

Biden administration winds down Trump’s pandemic food box program

Biden administration winds down Trump’s pandemic food box program

As the country slowly climbs out of the pandemic, the Biden administration is ending a program that delivered nearly 167 million boxes of fresh food to families in need and helped farmers sell their produce at a time when supply chain disruptions forced them to dump milk and destroy their crops. It’s one of many…MORE

Sporting Lisbon’s bittersweet title win after 19 years of hurt

Sporting Lisbon’s bittersweet title win after 19 years of hurt

The year was 2002. The Euro became the official currency for most countries in the European Union, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Golden Jubilee and Brazil won the World Cup with two goals from Ronaldo — O Fenômeno — in the final against Germany. Halfway across the world, another Ronaldo — Cristiano — had yet…MORE