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Amazon invests money in electric pickups

Amazon invests money in electric pickups

Amazon is putting money into electric trucks. The online retailer led a $700 million investment in Michigan-based electric pickup maker Rivian, the companies said Friday. Rivian unveiled an all-electric pickup and an SUV at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show in November and plans to begin production of the vehicles in a factory in Normal,…MORE

URGENT – Trump says he will sign national emergency

URGENT – Trump says he will sign national emergency

(CNN) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will sign a national emergency declaration to address the situation on the southern border, while arguing that his actions are consistent with those of his predecessors.”I’m going to be signing a national emergency and it’s been signed many times before. It’s been signed by other presidents from…MORE

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker charged in 1MDB case will be sent to the United States

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker charged in 1MDB case will be sent to the United States

Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs banker charged by the US Justice Department for his role in Malaysia’s multi-billion dollar embezzlement scandal, will be sent to the United States to appear in federal court. Ng waived an extradition hearing in Malaysia on Friday, according to his lawyer, Marc Agnifilo. He’ll enter a not guilty plea…MORE

Fact-checking Trump’s speech declaring a national emergency

Fact-checking Trump’s speech declaring a national emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address “an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.” He also spoke about a wide variety of issues, including trade with China and the national debt. Here’s a partial rundown of the President’s statements and…MORE

Two-thirds didn’t want Trump to declare a national emergency

Two-thirds didn’t want Trump to declare a national emergency

Only 3-in-10 Americans said President Donald Trump should declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the border with Mexico, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS in early February. On Friday, Trump declared a national emergency after signing a spending bill compromising on border security that will keep the government…MORE

Kamala Harris is the Democratic frontrunner, but she’s not the favorite

Kamala Harris is the Democratic frontrunner, but she’s not the favorite

Our 2020 new Democratic primary power rankings were released on Thursday. Sen. Kamala Harris from California remains the most likely to win the nomination. But what exactly does that mean? Let’s just say there’s a reason we have said our rankings “can and will change between now and when the first ballots are cast.” That…MORE

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday to participate in the regular closed-door conference meeting among the nine justices, the court announced. This marks the 85-year-old Ginsburg’s first time back at the court since she announced her cancer surgery. Ginsburg underwent surgery in December to remove two cancerous nodules from her left…MORE

US willing to meet Maduro as military helps deliver aid to Venezuela

US willing to meet Maduro as military helps deliver aid to Venezuela

As the US continues to work to bolster the administration of self-declared interim Venezuelan President Juan Guaido — including using US military aircraft to deliver humanitarian aid — a senior administration official says the US would be willing to meet with Nicolas Maduro to negotiate his exit. Maduro reportedly extended an invitation to the US…MORE

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Kelly’s Pet Project 1/24: Tali

Kelly’s Pet Project 1/24: Tali

Tali is a little timid at first, but she warms up to people quickly! At six years old, she might be the prefect fit for your family

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