When Dagens Næringsliv (DN) reported on Friday that the government coalition and its two support parties had reached a deal to stop the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles in 2025, the news was spread to a number of US media outlets thanks in large part to an enthusiastic tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk: … [Read more...] about No, Norway isn’t banning diesel and petrol cars – yet
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“The Supreme Court delivered a resounding message today: You can’t banish a person from his home and family without clear lines, announced up front,” said Dimaya’s lawyer in the case, Josh Rosenkranz. “This decision is of enormous consequence, striking down a flawed law that applies in a vast range of criminal and immigration cases and which has resulted in many thousands of immigrants being deported for decades in violation of their due process rights.” … [Read more...] about Divided Supreme Court says part of immigration law used for deportation too vague
— House race in Boeing country turns on trade. NYT's Natalie Kitroeff: "A congressional race here [in Auburn, Washington] has become a crucial test of whether Mr. Trump’s upending of the norms of international trade will come at the expense of Republican candidates. The spat with Beijing has rattled the state’s juggernaut aerospace industry, as workers and business owners reckon with the possibility that their livelihood could be at risk... [Kim] Schrier, a pediatrician and first-time candidate, has been hammering Dino Rossi, the likely Republican nominee, on the tariff issue. 'These tariffs are a direct response to the policies of a president you helped elect. Don’t you have anything to say?' she tweeted to Mr. Rossi last month." … [Read more...] about The Finance 202: Beijing trade talks conclude with no progress. Get ready for a long slog.
U.S. federal prosecutors say she was more than just a curious tourist. Butina is charged with conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the Russian government, suspected of gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin. … [Read more...] about Maria Butina: From Siberian Gun Lover to Allegedly Infiltrating the NRA, GOP
"It's so unusual to see these kinds of dramatic moves in the U.S. Treasury market without there being some kind of Big Bang event," said Katie Nixon, chief investment officer for Northern Trust Wealth Management. "We haven't seen anything like it since the (2016 presidential) election." … [Read more...] about Stocks sink again as job gains send bond yields even higher