National Archives says full set of Kavanaugh documents not ready until October

The National Archives said Thursday that it will not be able to completely review more than 900,000 pages of documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s time in the George W. Bush White House until the end of October. The documents, requested by Republicans, cover Kavanaugh’s time in the White House counsel office and his nomination to be a judge. Democrats have sought a broader cache of files from Kavanaugh’s time as Bush’s staff secretary. Republicans have hoped to

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Apprentice turns master as Seibold sets sights on old mentor Bellamy

Many see Friday night’s top-of-the-table meeting at ANZ Stadium as a grand final preview. Seibold goes head to head with his former master Craig Bellamy, who is in his 16th year as head coach in the NRL. Seibold and Bellamy first crossed paths in Canberra more than 20 years ago when he was a player and the latter an assistant coach to Mal Meninga. The Souths coach then spent three years working under Bellamy in Melbourne between 2013 and 2015, with the lessons

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Apple tops $1 trillion, leading gains for US stocks

U.S. stocks climbed Thursday as Apple led a rally in technology companies and reached $1 trillion in value. Consumer products and health care companies rose as second-quarter results from corporate America continued to surpass investors’ expectations. Stocks in Asia and Europe fell after the White House said it will consider even higher tariffs on Chinese imports, escalating the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economic powers. U.S. stocks opened lower as energy and basic materials companies slumped, but those

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Shake Shack keeps full-year revenue forecast unchanged, shares fall

(Reuters) – Shake Shack Inc (SHAK.N) on Thursday reaffirmed its full-year revenue forecast, disappointing Wall Street which was expecting the company to raise its guidance on the back of rising popularity of its pricey burgers and milkshakes. FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk in front of the Shake Shack restaurant in the Manhattan borough of New York, December 29, 2014. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/File Photo Shares of the company, which have risen 31 percent in the last three months, fell 7 percent to $59.60

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Case of Colorado inmate who got $6 million for alleged beating heads back for new trial – The Denver Post

A federal jury awarded <b>Jayson Oslund</b> $6 million for a beating he allegedly took from a prison guard. A judge overturned the verdict and ordered a new trial. Lawyers for a 36-year-old convicted murderer awarded a record $6 million in March by a federal jury in Denver for a beating he allegedly received at the hands of a prison guard are gearing up for a new trial, the result of a judge who overturned the verdict because she thought the

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Junt3monos: Bowie in concert

Madrid and Barcelona will host a worldwide tribute in memory of the late British artist, who was accompanied by a multitude of musicians and producers throughout his career Twenty-one tracks have been chosen by 17 of the leading artists of the national music scene to review the path of the “White Duke” Madrid, May 12, 2016.- After holding three successful concerts in 2015, for Jorge Drexler, El Pescao and The Horrors, the fan-funding platform Junt3monos with Shows On Demand will

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Israel’s ‘loyal’ Druze Arabs push for changes after Jewish state law

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s new “nation-state” law has provoked anger among members of its most integrated minority, the Druze, prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to seek corrective legislation. FILE PHOTO: Members of the Druze community attend the funeral of Israeli Druze police officer Kamil Shanan in the village of Hurfeish, Israel July 14 2017 REUTERS/Ammar Awad/File Photo Netanyahu has defended the law, which declares that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, from fierce criticism at home

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The Industrial Revolution could shed light on modern productivity

HOW much yarn per day could an 18th-century British woman spin? Such questions are catnip for economic historians, whose debates typically unfold unnoticed by anyone outside their field. But a running debate concerning the productivity of pre-industrial spinners, and related questions, is spilling beyond academia. Each probably produced between a quarter of a pound and a pound of yarn a day, the historians have concluded. But at issue is something much more profound: a disagreement regarding the nature of technological

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Agency: Refinery fire caused by blast debris hitting tank

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) – A raging refinery fire that forced the temporary evacuation of homes in the coastal Wisconsin city of Superior in April was caused by an explosion that sent debris hurtling into an asphalt storage tank, a federal agency said Thursday. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released an update on the explosion and fire at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior in late April. According to the report, the explosion sent a piece of debris about 200 feet

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Western Colorado fires continue to expand, cooler weather could stem progress – The Denver Post

Throughout Western Colorado, wildfires are continuing to grow, but cooler and cloudier weather could help slow their progress, officials said. Here’s the latest on Colorado’s largest wildfires: CACHE CREEK FIRE Now at 1,342 acres, the fire burning approximately 8 miles southwest of Rifle broke out Saturday, according to InciWeb, the national wildfire incident information system. Steep and rough terrain along with a number of dead trees is making firefighting difficult in the area, said public information officer Brian Scott. Additionally,

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