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Stacey Abrams decides not to run for president in 2020 – live

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block-time published-time 11.44pm BST Congressman Kevin McCarthy, the Republican minority leader of the House, has expressed support for the protestors in Hong Kong. Lawmakers from both political parties have expressed support for the pro-democracy protest

Bercow will 'fight' to stop Johnson closing parliament for no deal

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The House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow, has said he will “fight with every breath in my body” to stop Boris Johnson from proroguing parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit without the consent of MPs. Bercow, who has previously said he did not belie

UK bans cream cheese ad because of 'dopey dad' stereotype

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LONDON (AP) — An advertisement for cream cheese showing distracted dads leaving babies on a conveyer belt was banned by Britain's ad regulator Wednesday under new rules against harmful gender stereotypes. The Advertising Standards Authority said the ad for

Todd and Julie Chrisley indicted for tax evasion, wire fraud

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Reality television personalities Todd and Julie Chrisley have been indicted for alleged tax evasion and wire fraud, court documents said. NBC News said a federal grand jury in Atlanta issued Tuesday a 12-count indictment against the stars of Chrisley Knows

Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 5-11

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NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 5-11. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent," NBC, 9.66 million. 2. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.76 million. 3. "Celebrity Family Feud," ABC, 4.78 mil

Son can't use name shared with dad to market competing firm

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina personal injury lawyer known for his ads has won an order keeping his son from using their shared name to market a competing law firm. The Post and Courier reports that a federal judge says George Sink Jr. can

Lithium Americas Corp.: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ Lithium Americas Corp. (LAC) on Tuesday reported a loss of $6.7 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents. The metals and mining compa

'America's Got Talent' dominates the ratings competition

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a week dominated by competition shows, "America's Got Talent" dominated the ratings competition. The Nielsen company says NBC's variety showcase brought in 9.7 million viewers last week. The show chose the singers, comedians, dancers

China Distance: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot

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BEIJING (AP) _ China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. (DL) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $9.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Beijing-based company said it had profit of 28 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense, came to

Seabridge Gold: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

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TORONTO (AP) _ Seabridge Gold Inc. (SA) on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.5 million in its second quarter. The Toronto-based company said it had a loss of 2 cents per share. Seabridge Gold shares have increased 7% since the beginning of the year. In the fin

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