Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

Schumer ‘controls the state of play within the Senate’: Former GOP senator

Republicans hold a razor-thin majority within the Senate as the body moves into the 2018 session. although a Republican former senator says one Democrat holds nearly all the legislative power: Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. “Chuck actually controls the play of the field at This kind of point,” former Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., said Tuesday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” “What issues ...

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Everything Chip along with Joanna Gaines Have Told Us About Welcoming Baby No. 5 Post-'Fixer Upper'

several is usually a lucky number for the Gaines family — at of which point more than ever! Chip along with Joanna Gaines announced Tuesday night of which they’re expecting their fifth child, sharing the not bad news with fans by posting a very adorable dual “bump” photo to Chip’s Instagram. Gaines party of 7.. (If you’re still confused.. WE ...

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Pershing Square, Valeant to appear in court to discuss an insider trading lawsuit settlement

A U.S. court on Tuesday asked Valeant Pharmaceuticals along with activist investor Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square to appear for a hearing to discuss the proposed settlement in an insider trading lawsuit. The hearing, set for Jan. 16, comes after Pershing Square along with Valeant last week decided to pay $290 million to settle the lawsuit that will accused them of ...

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Natalie Portman Joins Instagram to Support Anti-Harassment 'Time's Up' Movement

Natalie Portman can be finally joining Instagram — for a very important cause. The 36-year-old actress shared seven posts on the social media site on Monday, all of which promoted Time’s Up, a fresh anti-harassment action plan supported by many A-list actresses in addition to high-level women in show business. Members of the movement include Reese Witherspoon, America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, ...

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MiFID reprieve granted to some EU clearing houses

Regulators have granted a last-minute reprieve to three clearing houses in Germany in addition to also Britain by having to give customers more choice under completely new European Union market rules that will come into effect on Wednesday. One of the aims of the rules, known as the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, or MiFID II, will be to make ...

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Trump claims Democrats are ‘doing nothing’ to protect DACA ‘dreamers’

Neither Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., nor House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., immediately responded to requests for comment. Both lawmakers will attend the meeting Wednesday. In his tweet Tuesday, Trump contended which Democrats are “just interested in politics” while Republicans “are about RESULTS.” He claimed which “DACA activists in addition to Hispanics will go hard against Dems” in ...

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Allison Janney Dishes on 'The Help' Awards Show Reunions in addition to Wearing Black to the Golden Globes (Exclusive)

Allison Janney will be getting ready for a very big awards season! ET’s Denny Directo caught up with the Mom star at the 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, California, on Tuesday, where Janney not only stunned in an off-the-shoulder emerald green gown, she was also very excited to kick off 2018 on such a ...

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Al Roker Has the Perfect Clap Back to a Tweeter’s Negative Response to Hoda Kotb’s Promotion

Al Roker is actually not letting things slide in 2018! The longtime Today show weatherman took to Twitter on Tuesday to shut down a commenter who was displeased with Hoda Kotb’s brand-new role on the morning show. Kotb, 53, was officially promoted to co-anchor alongside Savannah Guthrie This kind of week after Matt Lauer was fired through the show in ...

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