Democratic states move to restore net neutrality, defy FCC
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:34:56 GMT
Blue states have unleashed their inner federalist by defying the Trump administration on issues such as immigration and tax reform, but their drive to restore the expiring net neutrality rule may be taking states' rights too far, analysts say. Governors in at least 10 states have moved to keep net neutrality in place over the objections of analysts who say such plans violate federal pre-emption law and threaten to saddle road warriors with a confusing patchwork of broadband internet services.
Judge prevents Trump from cutting Planned Parenthood grants
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:42:00 GMT
A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction blocking the Trump administration from cutting grants to Planned Parenthood that pay for a teen pregnancy prevention program in numerous states. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Rice of Spokane issued his ruling late Tuesday, after listening to arguments from attorneys for Planned Parenthood and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Sandwich chain plans to close 500 stores across country
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:25:52 GMT
An employee passes an order to a customer at the drive-thru of a Subway Restaurants location in Princeton, Illinois, on April 20, 2017. An employee passes an order to a customer at the drive-thru of a Subway Restaurants location in Princeton, Illinois, on April 20, 2017.
The DACA Decision and the Judicial Threat to the Rule of Law | National Review
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:18:51 GMT
Activists and DACA recipients march up Broadway during the start of their 'Walk to Stay Home,' a five-day 250-mile walk from New York to Washington D.C., to demand that Congress pass a Clean Dream Act, in Manhattan, New York on February 15, 2018. f all the acts of #resistance to the Trump administration, few have been as brazen and dangerous as a series of lawless and transparently frivolous federal judicial rulings designed to thwart Trump-administration policies.
Kirby (KEX) Issues Earnings Results
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:16:15 GMT
Kirby posted its earnings results on Wednesday. The shipping company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.08, Bloomberg Earnings reports.
Battle lines drawn in Trump travel ban Supreme Court arguments
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:12:52 GMT
The battle lines seemed drawn in Wednesday's oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court over the legality of President Trump's third iteration of his controversial travel ban, which restricts entry from five majority-Muslim countries, as well as North Korea and Venezuela, on the basis of these countries' alleged vetting deficiencies and security risks. The conservative-leaning high court signaled in December that it might ultimately rule for Trump when it allowed the latest ban to go into effect while considering its challenges, and legal experts said today's grilling further portends a victory for the administration.
Justice Kagan: What If a President Issues a 'Proclamation That Says ...
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:12:48 GMT
In oral arguments in the case of Trump v. Hawaii today, Justice Elena Kagan suggested as a hypothetical that the United States elects a president "who is a vehement anti-Semite and says all kinds of denigrating comments about Jews," and that, once in office, this president issues "a proclamation that says no one shall enter from Israel."