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January 4, 2019 1:28 AM House Speaker Pelosi invites Trump to deliver State of Union address on January 29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday sent a letter to President Donald Trump inviting him to deliver the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Jan. 29. Pelosi, a Democrat, sent the letter to the Republican president hours after being elected speaker of the House as the U.S. government 103

January 3, 2019 7:49 PM Reuss, 35-year GM veteran, to succeed Ammann as president

(Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) said on Thursday that Mark Reuss would succeed Dan Ammann as president, effective immediately, as part of the automaker’s ongoing shift to electric and self-driving vehicles in North America and China. Reuss remains focused on rebuilding the Cadillac brand and streamlining GM’s product development operations, while 83

January 3, 2019 10:00 AM Scientists find the 'missing' dark matter from the early universe

Dark matter, it seems, has been clinging to galaxies for a very long time. Most galaxies that existed 10 billion years ago had about as much dark matter as galaxies do today, contradicting earlier studies that suggested less dark matter lurked around galaxies in the early universe. "Dark matter was similarly abundant in star-forming galaxies in the distant 89

January 2, 2019 8:11 PM A NASA Probe 4 Billion Miles From Earth Took These Pictures of Mysterious Ultima Thule

(LAUREL, Md.) — A NASA spacecraft traveling 4 billion miles from Earth has sent back its first close-up pictures of the most distant celestial object ever explored, and it looks like a reddish snowman. Ultima Thule, as the small, icy object has been dubbed, is an elongated body about 20 miles long, consisting of two fused-together spheres. NASA’s New Horizons 96

January 2, 2019 5:25 PM Trump says U.S. officials to make plea for wall in meeting with lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said U.S. security officials will make a plea for a southern border wall in a White House meeting with lawmakers on Wednesday and that he was open to working on a path to legal status for so-called Dreamers. Trump’s demand for $5 billion for the border wall to be part of any spending measure triggered a partial 155

January 2, 2019 3:42 PM Michael Jordan Parties On $80 Million Yacht with Basketball Court!

Michael Jordan's 2019 is off to a GREAT start -- he's hanging out on an $80 MILLION super yacht off the coast of St. Barths ... and the ship has a basketball court onboard!!! Unclear if MJ is ponying up the $840,000 per week it costs to charter the 230-foot floating mansion -- but he's reportedly worth around $1 BILLION, so it's not like he can't afford 101

January 2, 2019 8:23 AM South Koreans seek Nippon Steel asset seizure in 'forced labor' case

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean plaintiffs in a World War Two forced labor court case against Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp have applied to seize some of Nippon Steel’s Korean assets, their lawyers said on Wednesday. The application for the asset seizure, if approved by the court, could further strain South Korea’s already frosty bilateral 95

December 28, 2018 11:54 PM EPA takes aim at Obama-era regulation of mercury at coal plants

The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is taking aim at an Obama-era regulation that seeks to reduce mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. “The Trump Administration is providing regulatory certainty by transparently and accurately taking account of both costs and benefits,” the EPA said in a news release Friday. The EPA on Friday 125

December 28, 2018 6:50 PM Germany gives nod to $8 billion tunnel link to Denmark

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - German authorities on Friday gave their approval to an $8 billion rail and road tunnel linking Denmark and Germany, despite environmental objections. The 19 km (11.8 mile) Fehmarnbelt link, connecting the Danish island of Lolland to the island of Fehmarn on the German side, was due to be completed in 2024, but has been delayed 93

December 28, 2018 2:20 PM Yankees in talks with Amazon, Sinclair to bid for Yes Network: WSJ

(Reuters) - The New York Yankees are in talks with Amazon.com Inc and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc about a joint bid for the team’s regional sports network, Yes, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The baseball team, which owns 20 percent of Yes, has also been talking to other potential partners including 134