President Trump and his political team plan to make his years-long quest for a border wall one of the primary thrusts of his reelection effort. Faced with the fact that he has yet to build an inch of the concrete or steel wall he promised, he and and his campaign have begun relying on a rhetorical sleight of hand: speaking the wall into existence.
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For GOP lawmakers, loyalty with the president is a one-way street. Having lost two rounds of talks, he dismissed their warnings and showed contempt for the separation of powers.
The State Department spokeswoman and former Fox News reporter had been tapped to succeed Nikki Haley at the United Nations, but her name was never formally sent to the Senate for confirmation.
Wayne Gono talks to employee Vernon Mason in the Regal Plastics warehouse. The firm gives Fitbits and Apple watches to employees as an incentive to be healthier. (Allison V. Smith for The Post)
Wayne Gono talks to employee Vernon Mason in the Regal Plastics warehouse. The firm gives Fitbits and Apple watches to employees as an incentive to be healthier. (Allison V. Smith for The Post)
Companies are using wearable devices like Fitbits to help employees get fit and save on health care, all while getting access to troves of personal data. But once that health and fitness data leaves an employee’s wrist, it enters a digital realm that critics say is loosely regulated.
Theodore McCarrick is believed to be the first cardinal — a title he held until sexual abuse allegations surfaced — laicized for sexual misconduct. But experts predicted that many Catholics won’t see the rare defrocking as sufficient justice for his alleged victims.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel led the charge, unleashing a stinging, point-by-point takedown of the president's tendency to treat allies as adversaries. Later, former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) offered criticisms of their own.
Two decades before police said Gary Martin, 45, opened fire on his co-workers, he was convicted of aggravated assault. Authorities said he regularly abused a former girlfriend, at one point hitting her with a baseball bat.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had hoped to cut next Sunday’s broadcast by airing commercials during the award ceremonies for cinematography, film editing, makeup and hairstyling, and live-action shorts.
The company roughly doubled its profits last year but received a federal tax rebate of $129 million, giving it an effective federal tax rate of roughly -1 percent.
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