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Senate hearings get underway on Trump Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch pledged to be independent or "hang up the robe" as the U.S. Senate began rancorous hearings Monday on President Donald Trump's conservative pick to fill a Supreme Court seat that has been vacant for more than a year.<p>Gorsuch sought to take the …

The 20 best duets

<b>20. Blu Cantrell and Sean Paul, Breathe (2003)</b><p>Deprived of a place on the radio playlists, Breathe wound its way into people’s minds with the power of its melody, and became the fifth biggest selling single of the year. Its claim to greatness comes from the way Paul’s bouncy dancehall rap of …

After considering reversal, Trump says he will keep federal LGBTQ protections intact

That said, the administration could still add provisions that hinder the rule to bar discrimination.<p><i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Calling Peter Thiel.<p>Well, maybe not, as it turns out, since the influence of the Silicon Valley investor — a “proud” gay man — on the Trump administration seems almost nil …

Here’s Why This Controversial Christmas Ornament Had to Be Removed from Amazon

‘Tis the season for all things festive: Christmas lights, creative stockings and, of course, ornaments to trick out your tree!<p>One ornament, in particular, has people up in arms, however: a limited edition, 14K gold Trump hat ornament reading “Make America Great Again.” But it’s not the slogan or …

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10 top tips from our Berlin correspondent

Whether you’re in Berlin for history, nightlife or design, Philip Oltermann picks out his favourite venues beyond the tourist haunts – plus a couple of classics<p>If Germany’s relationship with bread elsewhere in the country verges on the theological, Berlin is a den of infidelity. Good bakeries are …

Nigel Farage says he would stand for election again in South Thanet

Interim Ukip leader goes back on pledge to retire from frontline politics, saying he would stand in rerun in Kent constituency<p>Nigel Farage has said he would stand for parliament again if there were a re-run of the South Thanet election, going back on a previous pledge to retire from frontline …