Month – January 2017

Betsy DeVos nomination for Education secretary clears Senate committee vote - USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — President Trump’s nomination of Michigan’s Betsy DeVos to become his education secretary was sent Tuesday morning to the full U.S. Senate for confirmation on a tight 12-11 party line vote in committee after a fractious debate over her …DeVos questionnaire appears to include passages from uncited sourcesWashington PostTwo GOP senators still undecided […]

Budweiser's Super Bowl ad shows founder's journey to U.S. - New York Daily News

New York Daily News“We created the Budweiser commercial to highlight the ambition of our founder, Adolphus Busch, and his unrelenting pursuit of the American dream,” Marcel Marcondes, Vice President of Marketing at Anheuser-Busch, said in a statement to the Daily News.Budweiser beer’s Super Bowl commercial takes on immigrationAL.comSuper Bowl ad will remind America: An immigrant […]

What we know about the victims of the Quebec mosque shooting - CNN

CNN(CNN) They came from Morocco, Algeria and Guinea in search of better lives for themselves and their families. The six men, united by their faith and their desire to live in peace in their adopted land of Canada, gathered for evening prayers at the …Mosque Shooting Suspect in Canada Known for Extreme ViewsNew York TimesQuebec […]

"Becoming Warren Buffett"/HBO - CT Post

CT PostBut it took billionaire Warren Buffett several decades to start donating his massive fortune — a decision his late first wife Susan grappled with, according to the new HBO documentary “Becoming Warren Buffett.” “The biggest thing about making money is …Becoming Warren Buffett l HBO Documentary Films l HBO – HBO.comHBO.com‘Becoming Warren Buffett’ Goes […]

Two Republican senators say they aren't committed to voting for Betsy DeVos on Senate floor - Washington Post

Washington Post(Update: committee voted in support of DeVos; fixing typos). Two Republican senators — Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska — said Tuesday they are not yet committed to voting for Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos for U.S. education …Two GOP senators still undecided on final DeVos voteThe HillUnder DeVos, Here’s How School […]

Progressives cheer Democratic obstruction — and aim at Supreme Court - Washington Post

Washington PostOn Tuesday morning, the “war room” at the progressive group American Bridge was working away at opposition research on President Trump’s Cabinet nominees. Steve Mnuchin, Trump’s pick for the Treasury Department, had been damaged by a Columbus …The Supreme Court Nomination: What Happens Next?New York TimesSchumer searches for SCOTUS strategyPoliticoNeil Gorsuch: A Worthy Heir […]

iPhone 7 propels Apple to record-shattering sales - CNET

CNETFamiliarity breeds comfort. At least, that’s the case with the iPhone 7. Apple hardly changed the body of its flagship phone, yet consumers cozied up to the device like never before. Apple sold more iPhones than ever before — 78.3 million — and …Apple’s Q1 2017 Earnings and Conference Call – Live BlogWall Street JournalApple […]

Apple pops more than 2.5% after big earnings beat, record revenues - CNBC

CNBCApple has returned to growth as it sold more expensive iPhones, but the company’s future is less certain than analysts thought. The iPhone maker reported quarterly earnings and revenue that easily beat analysts’ expectations on Tuesday, but gave future …Apple sets a new record for iPhone salesThe VergeApple’s services are buoying its return to growth […]