Senate confirms Trump nominee Gorsuch - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi

Once sworn in, Gorsuch will join the court and begin to hear cases, in the seat once held by the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February 2016. This issue is a favorite of conservatives and Gorsuch's beliefs align with those of Scalia and Ju... More..

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What Was the Legal Basis for the US Air Strikes Against Syria?
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

What Was the Legal Basis for the US Air Strikes Against Syria?

The War Powers Resolution is a series of barriers that Congress erected in the wake of the Vietnam War to defend the constitutionally-mandated role of Congress in deciding when the United States will use mili...More..

Palestinians banned from Al-Aqsa for Passover holiday
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Palestinians banned from Al-Aqsa for Passover holiday

Kagan looked out over the celebration and noted the diversity. The goal of the questions is to spark discussion and learning, as teaching the story of the Exodus to children is one of the most important ele...More..

Aussie telcos fork out $1.5B for fresh mobile spectrum
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Aussie telcos fork out $1.5B for fresh mobile spectrum

Vodafone withdrew from the 2013 auction and did not purchase any spectrum, leaving the government with 30 MHz of spectrum at the 700 MHz frequency. Fast-growing Australian fixed line operator TPG Telecom has ...More..

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Analytical Report
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Analytical Report

Beacon Financial Group raised its stake in Bank of New York Mellon Corp by 2.9% in the first quarter. Finally, Parsec Financial Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Bank of America Corp by 42.2% in ...More..

Simmesport tax preparer submitted fraudulent tax returns, suit says
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Simmesport tax preparer submitted fraudulent tax returns, suit says

The countdown is on before next Tuesday's deadline to file your taxes. -What do you do if you owe money? "Tax Day" is delayed until April 18 this year , so citizens nationwide have a few extra days to file...More..

Slip in treasury return due to geopolitical fears, digs down U.S. dollar
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Slip in treasury return due to geopolitical fears, digs down U.S. dollar

The yen rose as much as 0.6 percent to 110.21 yen against the dollar in early North American trading. Other assets that tend to benefit in times of market nervousness, including the Swiss franc and gold, also s...More..

Adani Group Suffers a Setback As Supreme Court Rejects Compensatory Power Tariff
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Adani Group Suffers a Setback As Supreme Court Rejects Compensatory Power Tariff

Similarly, Adani Power shares were trading down 16.35 per cent or Rs 7.25 at Rs 37.10. In all likelihood, Tata Power will not default on its loans but a lesser company would have put the exposures of lenders in...More..

Twitter users respond to United Airlines fiasco, suggest mock company slogans
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Twitter users respond to United Airlines fiasco, suggest mock company slogans

In a statement , United CEO Oscar Munoz called the incident "upsetting". " This situation was unfortunately compounded when one of the passengers we politely asked to deplane refused and it became necessa...More..

BHP Billiton backers still pile in on shake-up hope
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

BHP Billiton backers still pile in on shake-up hope

Elliott proposed spinning off BHP's U.S. oil and petroleum arm, which it said was worth about $22bn, and listing it on the New York Stock Exchange. past year. An worldwide hedge fund holding 4.1 per cent ...More..

5 things to know about the gender pay gap
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

5 things to know about the gender pay gap

Tuesday is national equal pay day , and women in Pinellas County are using the day as a lunching point to push for change. Since joining Congress I've recognized Equal Pay Day five times , which is five ...More..

Blue Jays plan to activate Roberto Osuna before home opener
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Blue Jays plan to activate Roberto Osuna before home opener

As far as the lineup goes, Travis Shaw gets a start at designated hitter while Hernán Pérez takes his place at third base. Seeing him frequently as a member of the Phillies and Astros , Happ has a career 6.13 ...More..

'Unruly' parents force cancelation of Easter Egg hunt in Chester County
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

'Unruly' parents force cancelation of Easter Egg hunt in Chester County

Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Bring a basket to collect goodies and a camera to snap a shot of one's dog with the Easter Bunny! Banning Kiwanis will present the 59th annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m....More..

Man dragged off plane: 4 key questions on United's $800 mistake
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Man dragged off plane: 4 key questions on United's $800 mistake

The incident demonstrates how airline bumping can veer into a confrontation. Joe Wong, a Chinese-born comedian who has performed multiple times on the "Late Show with David Letterman", said on Weibo "many Chi...More..

Asian doctor forcibly hauled off overbooked United Airlines flight in US
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Asian doctor forcibly hauled off overbooked United Airlines flight in US

A few minutes after the employees boarded, the man who was removed returned, looking dazed and saying he had to get home, Bridges said. If you were on social media last night, you'd have seen the flurry of an...More..

Does $6.59 justifies Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AUPH) shares?
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Does $6.59 justifies Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AUPH) shares?

Shares of Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AUPH) opened at 7.00 on Monday. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc . Following the company's announcement, FBR Capital Markets a...More..

Flipkart and Micromax partner to co-design mid-range smartphones
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Flipkart and Micromax partner to co-design mid-range smartphones

Furthermore, the smartphone comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage space. The Evok Power offers a 5-inch FHD display and is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and paired with a 2GB of R...More..

Governors want 'verification' of Penn Station track safety
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Governors want 'verification' of Penn Station track safety

The letter says in part, "this comprehensive review should take into account the causes of recent failures at Penn Station and any needed changes to the processes by which routine maintenance and emergency repa...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wells Fargo to take back additional $75m from former execs after investigation

Both Mr Stumpf , who was chief executive at the time, and Ms Tolstedt, who ran the the Community Bank division responsible for the illegal activities, resigned over the affair. The investigation said Tolsted...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

At long last, Cubs to raise World Series banner

Rizzo then brought the championship trophy out when he returned to the field from under the bleachers, drawing more cheers prior to Chicago's home opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers. "Sometime the end of th...More..

JD Sports Rides Athleisure Wave as Chairman Hails Cultural Shift
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

JD Sports Rides Athleisure Wave as Chairman Hails Cultural Shift

JD Sports has exploited the growing demand for sports branded shoes and clothes to overtake Sports Direct as the country's biggest sportswear retailer by market value, but both companies have come under fir...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wells Fargo claws back $75M in pay from two former execs

The Wells Fargo board said it has "total confidence" in the bank's current management, but pledged to maintain strong oversight and accountability going forward. Under Stumpf, Wells operated in a decentrali...More..

Oil major Shell admits dealing with Nigerian money launderer
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Oil major Shell admits dealing with Nigerian money launderer

The emails reveal Shell executives were negotiating with Etete for a year before the finalisation of the deal. " Etete can smell the money ". "The deal was concluded while Shell was operating under a pr...More..

China offers concessions to avert trade war with US
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

China offers concessions to avert trade war with US

Trump tweeted on Saturday "tremendous goodwill and friendship was formed, but only time will tell on trade". Meanwhile, Beijing "has been left guessing about what it will actually take to stop Trump slappi...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wreath laid for 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge in Port

The World War I battle was a costly victory for Canada, but one that helped shape the former British colony's national identity. While Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau said: "The burden, they bore. "...More..

Troubled Toshiba reports unaudited results after 2 delays
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Troubled Toshiba reports unaudited results after 2 delays

To try fix its balance sheet, Toshiba is now selling a majority stake in its prized computer chip business. He has also promised the company will not take on new nuclear projects. They were trading down more th...More..

United Kingdom inflation stays at 2.3%, above BOE target
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

United Kingdom inflation stays at 2.3%, above BOE target

Inflation in Britain rose in line with expectations in March, remaining above the Bank of England's 2% target for the second consecutive month, after breaking through the threshold for the first time in three y...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Rent-A-Center names Speese CEO, outlines growth plans

The stock was acquired at an average price of $22.80 per share, for a total transaction of $49,999,989.60. They issued a "hold" rating and a $11.00 target price for the company. Rent-A-Center also working to im...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

United Airlines passenger dragged off overbooked flight in US

Passengers were allowed to board the flight, Bridges said, and once the flight was filled those on the plane were told that four people needed to give up their seats to standby United employees who needed t...More..

AJK PM condemns martyrdom of 4 more Kashmiri youth
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

AJK PM condemns martyrdom of 4 more Kashmiri youth

Widespread protests and clashes on Sunday marred a byelection for a vacant seat in India's Parliament as thousands of people attacked polling stations. They had also sent 20,000 paramilitaries to IoK to reinfor...More..

Passenger says man dragged off plane was doctor
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Passenger says man dragged off plane was doctor

One of video of the alleged incident, captured by a passenger, who later uploaded it on Twitter profile @Tyler_Bridges, indicates that the security officers manhandled the doctor before throwing him into the...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Activist investor Jana amasses large stake in Whole Foods

The report sent Whole Foods' shares up 9%, giving the company a stock market value of almost $11 billion. "We are committed to driving value for all Whole Foods Market shareholders and will continue to act to...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Hedge fund Jana lines up potential directors for Whole Foods battle

Pedestrians pass a Whole Foods Market in New York's Union Square. Jana Partners LLC, which has built up an 8.8% stake in Whole Foods WFM, +9.98% along with several allies, wants the chain to improve its tec...More..

Russian Federation and Iran affirm commitment to Syrian government
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Russian Federation and Iran affirm commitment to Syrian government

Mr Trump's decision to launch missiles at the airbase in Syria's Homs province, believed to be the source of the chemical attack that killed scores of people and injured many others, saw Russian Federation an...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

'It's my country, I will go no matter what'

Now that the decision is final, and the National Hockey League will not be sending its players to South Korea, there are several players very upset and saying they are going anyway.How does that make you, as a ...More..