Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers

The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vessel that had engaged in dangerous maneuvering, Russia’s Interfax news agency … Read more…

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge

Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practices. Reuters: Technology … Read more…

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward

Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party’s 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states. Reuters: Top News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Blackstone, Brookfield among bidders for Anbang’s U.S. luxury hotels portfolio – FT

Private equity firms such as Blackstone , Brookfield Asset Management, Mirae Asset Management, and SoftBank-owned Fortress have put in bids of up to $ 5.8 billion for Anbang Insurance’s portfolio of U.S. luxury hotels business, the Financial Times https://on.ft.com/2JUTnxu reported … Read more…

Canada vows ‘full steam ahead’ on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs

Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum. Reuters: Business News SPECIAL DISCOUNT UPDATE! … Read more…

U.S. Government Tells Fashion Label in Supreme Court Case: Stop Trying to Make ‘FUCT’ Happen

Damian Dovarganes/AP The U.S. Supreme Court held G-rated arguments over an R-rated word on Monday while debating whether “FUCT” is too scandalous to trademark. The eight-year saga of an L.A.-based clothing line founded by artist Erik Brunetti came to Washington, … Read more…

Trump plans U.S. aid cut to 3 Central American countries as fight widens over U.S.-bound migrants

Critics say move is counterproductive and might increase migration. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the … Read more…

U.S. should have ‘discretionary enforcement’ of summer ban if E15 rule delayed: USDA official

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky said on Wednesday he is “hopeful” the administration will complete its rule allowing year-round sales of E15 gasoline by summer, but that the government should use “discretionary enforcement” of the E15 summertime … Read more…