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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 …

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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 …

Mike Pence

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 …

Megyn Kelly

10 top tips from our Berlin correspondent

Best for breakfast<p>If Germany’s relationship with bread elsewhere in the country verges on the theological, Berlin is a den of infidelity. Good bakeries are few and far between, and the standard Berlin bread roll tastes of cardboard. But breakfasts at <b>Cafe Kalwil</b> are a dream: fresh rolls, flaky …

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