The new Kavanaugh allegation is important because of what it says about the FBI

Sen. Susan Collins and Sen. Jeff Flake appear at a press conference. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Agents never interviewed a potential witness for a report that sent Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. A group of fence-sitting senators decided in fall 2018 to wait to decide whether or not to support Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court until after the FBI conducted an investigation into allegations of serious sexual misconduct by multiple women. Two senators,…

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France slams Facebook cryptocurrency Libra – Wreck European 'monetary sovereignty'

The French government has slammed Facebook’s looming Libra cryptocurrency – claiming it will upend the “monetary sovereignty” of European nations. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire voiced fears that two billion people turning to Libra for online transactions will leave governments in the dark when deciding financial policy. The French government has slammed Facebook’s looming Libra cryptocurrency – claiming it will upend the “monetary sovereignty” of European nations. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire voiced…

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Why “Seinfeld” is coming to Netflix

Seinfeld originally ran on NBC from 1989 to 1998. | Maria McCarty/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Friends and The Office are leaving. Jerry and crew are coming. And streaming prices keep going up. Streaming is the future of TV. But for now a big part of the streaming business revolves around old TV shows. Latest case in point: Netflix is paying a lot of money for the rights to show Seinfeld to its 150…

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Pound US dollar exchange rate stumbles as EU demands Irish backstop alternative

The GBP/USD exchange rate is currently trading at $1.2217, edging down from this morning’s opening levels. The Pound got off to a poor start this week, shedding Friday’s notable gains as hopes the UK and EU might meet on a Brexit agreement evaporated again. The GBP/USD exchange rate is currently trading at $1.2217, edging down from this morning’s opening levels. The Pound got off to a poor start this week, shedding Friday’s notable gains as…

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A new Brett Kavanaugh allegation puts the heat back on Susan Collins and Joe Manchin

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) talks to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) as Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) looks on during a news conference on February 15, 2018. | Alex Wong/Getty Images These lawmakers were among the swing senators who ultimately voted to confirm him. Last fall, several senators who proved to be crucial swing votes for Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation cited their confidence in an FBI report as part of their rationale for supporting him. A…

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Elizabeth Warren just won an endorsement that’s making Bernie Sanders’s world really mad

Elizabeth Warren just landed a big endorsement that went to Bernie Sanders in 2016. | Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Working Families Party backed Sanders in 2016. This time around, it’s supporting Warren. A progressive political group that backed Bernie Sanders in 2016 is backing Elizabeth Warren this time around. On Monday, the Working Families Party, a grassroots political group, announced that it would back Warren in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. After…

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