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Donald Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labour secretary

Trump tweeted the news Thursday evening, less than a week after his previous secretary, Alexander Acosta, resigned amid renewed criticism of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit for $305M

The settlement comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and other states.


What should happen to Confederate statues? A city auctions one for $1.4 million

The debate over whether to remove Confederate monuments divided the country, and the question of what to do with them next is just as complicated.

U.S. and Russia blame each other for near collision in East China Sea

This unsafe action forced Chancellorsville to execute all engines back full and to maneuver to avoid collision." He described a Russian assertion that the U.S. ship had acted dangerously as "propaganda".

Companies see climate change hitting their bottom lines in the next 5 years

Under pressure from shareholders and regulators, companies are increasingly disclosing the specific financial effects they could face as the planet warms.

China says consumption growth likely to slow further this year

China's rich consumers' appetite for luxury products will remain robust this year, with strong growth in purchasing power among the younger generations.


Russia warns US against military intervention in Venezuela: Report

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday, winning the backing of Washington and many Latin American nations.

Mexicans search Copper Canyon for missing US hiker

Patrick Braxton-Andrew, a 34-year-old Spanish teacher from North Carolina, was last seen six days ago, on Sunday, by personnel at a hotel he was staying.

Telugu fastest growing language in the US

Out of the most commonly spoken South Asian languages in the United States, Hindi is first, followed by Urdu, Gujarati and then Telugu. Last year there were more than 400,000 Telugu speakers in the US.

From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's new image man

Shine has focused on his expertise, working quietly behind the scenes to improve the production quality of Trump's made-for-TV events, including the announcement of the president's Supreme Court pick.