President Trump said he is considering five women for the Supreme Court opening and will announce his nomination on Friday or Saturday. Judge Amy Coney Barrett and Judge Barbara Lagoa are considered the top contenders.
President Trump said Oracle must have “total control” of a new entity, TikTok Global. ByteDance, TikTok‘s Chinese parent company, said it would keep majority control. The deal is far from a sure thing.
Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the United States is ready to “stand alone” against Iran as most countries in the U.N. rejected the idea that the U.S. has a legal right to reimpose international sanctions.
The deployment of unmanned vessels will make it possible for the Navy to expand to 355 ships, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said. That amounts to a shift in what the Pentagon and Congress consider a warship.
The 2020 Census has been challenging to conduct amid coronavirus-related delays and legal and legislative battles. But as the count enters its final weeks of a truncated schedule, it has been dealt an unforeseen and potentially critical blow.
Storm-surge flooding is even raising coastal water levels in southeastern Louisiana, in part because of the broad wind field, with tropical storm-force winds extending 175 miles from the storm’s center.