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  • Forging a common front and encouraging bolder rhetoric against Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea, however, will be a challenge among the diverse collection of VIP guests, who did not criticize China by name in past joint summit statements as the disputes flared on and off in recent years. Only four of its 10 member states are locked in the disputes with...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- The death of Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday means that the normally nine-member U.S. Supreme Court will probably be down to eight when it rules on such divisive issues as abortion, immigration, affirmative action and the power of public-sector unions. With a replacement unlikely to be appointed before the current Supreme Court term ends...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- President Barack Obama has a number of likely options as he looks for a nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, who died on Saturday. If Obama's nominee is not confirmed by the Senate, the White House could use the process to energize Democratic voters ahead of the presidential and congressional elections in...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- The death of Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday means that the normally nine-member U.S. Supreme Court will probably be down to eight when it rules on such divisive issues as abortion, immigration, affirmative action and the power of public-sector unions. With a replacement unlikely to be appointed before the current Supreme Court term ends...

  • US SUPREME COURT JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA RECEIVED LAST RITES FROM CATHOLIC PRIEST AT TEXAS RANCH WHERE HE DIED- EL PASO DIOCESE.

  • Feb 13- Insight Venture Partners is nearing a deal to acquire Diligent Corp, a maker of software used by corporate boards, two people familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The New York- based company's shares, which are listed in New Zealand, ended trading on Friday at NZ $5.64, valuing the company at NZ $493.4 million. Insight's agreement to acquire Diligent...

  • Feb 13- Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace the jurist just months before a presidential election. FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH. "The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next...

  • Feb 13- Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace him just months before a presidential election. REPUBLICAN SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL "The American people should have a voice in the selection...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- In almost 30 years on the bench of the U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was strident, colorful, and most of all, conservative. That made him an unlikely buddy for fellow justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Scalia, who died at age 79, was appointed to the high court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 and built a reputation as one of the nation's most...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace him just months before a presidential election. "On behalf of the court and retired justices, I am saddened to report that our colleague Justice...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, has died, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said. In a statement, Abbott extended his "deepest condolences" to Scalia's family. Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

  • TEXAS GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT EXTENDS' DEEPEST CONDOLENCES' ON DEATH OF U.S.

  • SUPREME COURT JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA DEAD- SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS.

  • WASHINGTON— The State Department has released more than 1,000 new pages of Hillary Clinton's emails. It plans to finish making her emails public on Feb. 29, a day before the critical Super Tuesday primaries when multiple states hold nominating contests. The FBI also is examining the security of the home server she maintained for email use while in office.

  • MADISON, W.Va.— The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a commodity that is hard to come by in coal country: hope. For the long-suffering communities that depend on coal, last week's Supreme Court ruling was seen as a rare victory. To Joshua Johnson, 29, the Supreme Court's ruling was as welcome to him as a sunny day in spring in southern West Virginia.

  • NEW YORK— Wall Street is hurting, and Main Street doesn't care. It's an about-face from the early years of the economic recovery, which began in 2009, when stocks and big banks were soaring but many on Main Street felt like they were getting left behind. The divergence underway between Main Street and Wall Street highlights the difference between the U.S. stock...

  • Fracking, the drilling technology that has helped make Pennsylvania the nation's No. 2 natural gas producer, has divided the Democratic Party over its geopolitical and economic value when weighed against its real or potential harm to health and the environment. Two years ago, all four Democrats running for Pennsylvania governor opposed a broad moratorium on...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— Federal authorities say they want feedback from the public about proposed rules they hope would take a bite out of illegal fishing imports that jeopardize the country's multibillion dollar commercial fishing industry. Proposed new rules about seafood traceability would protect the public from fraud and help keep unsustainable fish...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) attend a meeting in Moscow in May 2015.

    The world has entered a “new Cold War,” Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday, The Financial Times reports.

  • But a nation not invited— neighboring power China— will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes. U.S. officials say the two-day summit at the Sunnylands estate is not directed against China, a strategic rival of the U.S. China says it has a historical right to virtually all of the South China Sea and has...