The Republican-controlled Senate handed Trump a major pre-election political victory by confirming his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
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Justice Department's No. 2 antitrust official steps down
Barry Nigro stepped down from the Justice Department's Antitrust Division last week, where he was No. 2 to Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim, and will rejoin his old law firm, according to a statement from the firm, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson LLP.
Jared Kushner says Black Americans must 'want' to succeed
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner criticized athletes and others who have protested against U.S. racism on social media and basketball courts and suggested that Black people had to want to succeed for policies to change.
New business jet travelers help fuel order recovery during pandemic
Affluent travelers avoiding commercial flights during the pandemic are helping fuel a recovery in pre-owned corporate aircraft transactions this year and reviving shoots of demand for new planes even as the business aviation industry braces for a slump in 2020 deliveries.
U.S. State Department approves $2.4 billion more in potential arms sales to Taiwan: Pentagon
The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of 100 Boeing-made Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems to Taiwan in a deal that has a potential value of up to $2.37 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday.
HSBC to overhaul business model as third-quarter profit tumbles 35%
HSBC Holdings PLC on Tuesday signalled it would embark on a transformation of its business model, seeking to flip its main source of income from interest rates to fee-based businesses.
Las Vegas Sands mulling $6 billion sale of Vegas casinos: source
Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp is exploring a sale of its flagship casinos in Las Vegas for about $6 billion, a source told Reuters on Monday, with the move likely to mark the exit of the group's chairman from the U.S. gambling industry for now.
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