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Border blockade: Irish riddle defies creative Brexit minds

By Francesco Guarascio, Gabriela Baczynska and Alastair Macdonald

White House nominations to 9th Circuit set off firestorm

While President Donald Trump has had unprecedented success in reshaping the judiciary by placing two justices on the Supreme Court and a record breaking 29 judges on federal appeals courts, he believes he has been stymied by what he considers the liberal bent of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals. It's a powerful court headquartered in San ...

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Cardi B, Post Malone Won't Compete For New Artist Grammy

Cardi B and Post Malone marked major breakthroughs in the last year, but the rap stars won't compete for best new artist at the 2019 Grammy ...

Grammy Music Educator Award 2019: Semifinalists revealed

Selected from more than 2,800 nominations, these teachers are being recognized for making a lasting impact on students and music education

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Ending the Nominations Blockade

Keep Democrats in D.C. until every pending nominee is confirmed.

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American Music Awards 2018: Everything you need to know about Tuesday's show

Tracee Ellis Ross is hosting, Taylor Swift is opening and Drake and Cardi B have most nominations. Here's what else to know before ...

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Thomas Rhett: CMA nominations a special honor

Country singer Thomas Rhett is nominated for three CMA nominations this year, including album of the year and music video of the year, which he calls a “special honor.” (Oct. 3)        

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The Cast of Riverdale Actually Predicted Their People's Choice Awards Nominations Back in Season 1

Riverdale is a serious contender at the upcoming E! People's Choice Awards and the cast totally saw it coming. The CW series is a finalist in four different categories this year, and...

American shares Nobel Prize for 'landmark' cancer research

The Houston-based scientist says he's met cancer survivors who are living proof of the power of "immune checkpoint blockade" treatment.

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Nobel Prizes Still Struggle With Wide Gender Disparity

Nobel Prizes are the most prestigious awards on the planet but the aura of this year’s announcements has been dulled by questions over why so few ...

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The Latest: Thousands at funerals for 7 Palestinians

The Latest on the Israel-Palestinians conflict (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Thousands attended funerals for seven Palestinians killed by Israeli fire ...

Supreme Court nominees who have been rammed through in the past have delivered some very controversial decisions

Contentious or politically driven Supreme Court nominations are not new. But US history shows that many of those contested nominees who were confirmed would go on to author some very controversial opinions, a history professor explains in The ...

What to expect from Kavanaugh-Blasey Ford hearing

Susan Page, Washington bureau chief for USA Today who has watched 17 Supreme Court nominations including the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill testimony in 1991, joins "CBS This Morning" to preview Thursday's Senate Judiciary hearing of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford.

Where partisan standoffs in Supreme Court nominations began

Supreme Court nominations have not always resulted in partisan standoffs. If senators blocked a nominee, it was for ethical or legal reasons, more than ideology. That changed in 1987. John Dickerson reports.

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Fact Check of the Day: Checking 6 Claims From Trump’s News Conference

President Trump made a host of inaccurate claims during a news conference at the United Nations on Wednesday, including about accusations of sexual misconduct, his share of the women’s vote, trade, judicial nominations and hostages.

Supreme Court nominations: Where partisan standoffs began

For most of U.S. history, senators deferred to the president in the process, but that changed in 1987

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Pope urges Chinese Catholics to heal past divisions

Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Chinese Catholics to overcome past divisions and open a new phase of faith following a landmark agreement over bishop ...

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Pope acknowledges China bishop deal will cause suffering

Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful.

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Kavanaugh tells senators he will not withdraw nomination

President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday he will not withdraw his nominations because of "false and uncorroborated" sexual misconduct allegations against him.

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Kenya Lifts Ban on Lesbian Love Tale, in Time for Oscar Nominations

A Kenyan court on Friday temporarily lifted a ban on the movie Rafiki. Justice Wilfrida Okwany said that during a seven-day period, the film, a lesbian love story produced in Kenya, can be screened to willing adults. The ruling means that Rafiki will be eligible for Oscar consideration as the best foreign-language film. Kenya's Film and ...

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Kimberley Strassel: Kavanaugh's defeat would demoralize the Republican base, not energize it

As the battle over Brett Kavanaugh rages on, pundits continue to speculate about what an unproven sexual-misconduct claim might mean for the future ...

J Balvin dominates 2018 Latin Grammy nominations

The Latin Recording Academy announced on Thursday the nominees for the 19th annual Latin Grammy Awards with J Balvin leading the pack with five ...

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Latin Grammys: J Balvin leads nominations with 8 nods, including 1 with Beyonce

Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, while Rosalia scored five ...

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Gaza protests escalate after deal to ease blockade fails

Palestinians protested Wednesday at a new location along the perimeter fence between Israel and Gaza as Hamas intensified demonstrations at the ...

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Latin American Music Awards 2018: Complete List of Nominations

Are you ready? Telemundo just announced the 2018 Latin American Music Awards nominees and performers, and it's got us counting down already. The show is set to broadcast...

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‘Daddy won!’: Henry Winkler takes home an Emmy after decades in Hollywood and 6 nominations

His character on “Barry” couldn't be more different from that of his iconic Fonzie. But he gives a terrific performance, one that's terrific enough to earn his first Primetime Emmy.

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Factbox: Key nominations for the 2018 Emmy Awards

The 2018 Emmy Awards, the highest honors in television, will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday, hosted by "Saturday Night Live" performers Colin Jost and Michael Che.

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