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Aldermen move to restore powers and title of aviation officers

“Five-day suspensions were handed to two other aviation security officers who boarded the plane; the incident, captured on cellphone video, went viral and gave Chicago and United an international black eye” writes Fran Spielman for suntimes.com. Chris Taliaferro (29th) wants to reverse the moves that Evans has already made to neuter the security force that was blamed for dragging a flailing and bloodied Dr. Source: suntimes.com Share This:

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Digital Power’s stock rockets on heavy volume as bitcoin soars

“Digital Power’s stock has been on a tear recently after the power-supplies company announced products aimed at the cryptocurrency and digital mining markets” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. Digital Power’s stock has rallied 318% year to date through Wednesday, while bitcoin has run up 1,481% and the S&P 500 SPX, -0.01% has gained 17%.DPW, -25.14% rocketed 34% on heavy volume Thursday, boosted by the surge in bitcoin BTCUSD, +15.09% through the $15,000 milestone.Volume was 1.9 million shares about 30 minutes before the open, enough to make the stock the most…

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Brexit: Tory rebels to demand powers to extend EU talks

“Tory rebels are mounting a bid to give Parliament the power to delay Brexit if a suitable deal if not reached by March 2019” writes Lizzy Buchan for independent.co.uk. Some 24 Tory MPs are understood to support an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill by former attorney general Dominic Grieve to offer a “meaningful vote” on the Brexit deal, which will come before Parliament next week.Former minister Anna Soubry led calls for MPs to be allowed to extend negotiations beyond the official exit day if necessary to prevent Britain crashing…

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David Mundell concedes Brexit Bill ‘power grab’ clause will be changed

“The clause, which cleared another hurdle in a Commons vote this week, establishes that powers repatriated from the European Union are all returned to Westminster in the first instance before some are devolved” writes Iain Duncan Smith for telegraph.co.uk. Scottish and Welsh ministers have attacked the move as a Westminster “power grab”, arguing that any power that touches on devolved matters such as agriculture and fisheries must be transferred straight to them. Mr Mundell has previously insisted Holyrood is on course for a powers “bonanza” but argued that UK-wide frameworks…

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Digital Power’s stock soars on heavy volume again, boosted cryptocurrency product announcement

“The stock has rocketed 139% since the Coolysis product announcement before Monday’s open” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. The stock shot up 19% to pace the gainers on the NYSE American exchange.Volume swelled to 22 million shares, already more than triple the full-day average, and enough to make the stock the day’s most actively traded on major U.S. exchanges.The stock was on track to close at the highest level since Oct. 23, 2000. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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EU weakens powers to hit Chinese imports with trade tariffs

“New tariff rules on imports from China that could make it harder to discourage dumping of goods are set to be introduced by the European Union on Monday” writes Alan Tovey for telegraph.co.uk. An updated system to calculate levies on imported goods being sold at below cost prices is expected to be rubber stamped by the EU. The new system comes as China demands better treatment over its exports, bringing to an end the country being treated as a non-market economy, something which has helped the EU impose higher duties…

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Paul Byron powers Canadiens with first career hat trick

“With a quick release, Byron beat Howard through the five-hole to cap the first three-goal game of his career” reports sportingnews.com. The 28-year-old Byron recorded his first career hat trick as the Canadiens routed the Red Wings 10-1 at the Bell Centre, extending their season-high winning streak to five consecutive games — all since Carey Price returned from a lower body injury. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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Nicola Sturgeon tells May to ignore ‘extreme Brexiteers’

“Sturgeon adds that a Scottish government impact study on Brexit being published in January will set out the benefits of remaining in the single market, particularly on energy and digital industries” writes Severin Carrell for theguardian.com. In a further fillip to Sturgeon’s demands for the full devolution of EU powers to Edinburgh, an opinion poll by 38 Degrees, the campaigning website, found that 62% of Scots want all relevant EU powers to be transferred directly to Scotland, rather than held by Whitehall. It found that 46% of voters believed devolution…

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Will the Mulvanney Versus English CFPB Showdown Become a Supreme Court Blockbuster?

“At stake is the extent of unregulated capitalism and the executive branch” writes Davis Richardson for observer.com. The language of the laws governing the CFPB entrusted powers to the agency’s director, not the executive branch. If the CFPB saga goes to the Supreme Court, Trump’s appointed Justice Gorsuch will likely subvert power back to the executive branch, further ballooning the powers of the White House.While the president maintained control over his cabinet to keep the executive branch nimble, these commissions were helmed by bureaucrats with policy expertise. Source: observer.com Share This:

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In the Kate Steinle verdict, the separation of powers worked

“Constitutionally, Congress is vested with the power to change immigration law and enforce it throughout the country” writes Jenna Ellis for washingtonexaminer.com. But whether or not he was legally on the pier was not the criminal question.We didn’t take the oath to apply only the State of California’s criminal law to the facts as we heard them in a criminal courtroom setting.America has entirely forgotten how due process works, and why we have a constitutional separation of powers.California criminal law required the jury in this case to look only at…

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