GOP pushes Trump for new attorney general amid Mueller uproar
“If we had some confidence that there is somebody nominated that would be confirmed in a reasonable period of time, to me it seems like it would relieve a lot of the controversy,” said Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Congress Senate Republicans hope replacing Matthew Whitaker will calm the…
Black Friday hours: Here’s a list of when retailers like Walmart and Best Buy will be open
Retailers are gearing up for shoppers to turn up in droves this holiday season, with sales for the industry expected to climb more than 4 percent from a year ago, topping $700 billion. And during the holidays, many shoppers will take advantage of key shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday to score the…
Tougher palm oil rules agreed amid polarising debate over crop
The organisation promoting sustainable use of palm oil has agreed to tighten rules on the production of the crop, requiring companies to commit to no deforestation and not planting on wetland in order to secure certification, amid contentious debate over the product's use and impact on the environment. The Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)…
No chance for a second Brexit referendum, according to Margaret Thatcher’s former advisor
The moves on Thursday roiled European stock markets and sent the sterling tumbling more than 1 percent. Experts believe that May has a "huge mountain to climb" in the Parliament and that the U.K.'s troubles extend beyond its borders. "A disorderly Brexit benefits no one including the Eurozone," Kathy Lien, managing director of foreign exchange…
Grey’s Anatomy fall finale recap: All the secrets are revealed
The Grey’s Anatomy fall finale did its job. It made me cheer several characters on my television screen, utter “Whhhhaaaatttt” out loud, shake my head in haughty derision, and turn away when something gross popped up. Well done, writers. Well done. A big, bad windstorm has come to town and that means everyone at Grey…