WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Saturday nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, and she pledged to become a justice in the mold of the late staunch conservative Antonin Scalia, setting another milestone in Trump's rightward shift of the top U.S. judicial body.
- From big family to U.S. high court, Barrett 'used to being in group of nine'
- U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barrett has staked out conservative positions
- Democrats hammer Trump's Supreme Court pick, say she could jeopardize Obamacare
- Senate confirmation hearings to start Oct. 12 for Barrett
- Proud Boys Portland rally smaller than expected, city hopes for calm
- Biden promises U.S. mayors he will be a partner in the White House
- U.S. Midwest sees surge in COVID-19 cases as four states report record increases
- Rochester names first female police chief in wake of racial justice protests
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Victoria, Australia's second most populous state and the epicentre of the country's COVID-19 outbreak, will accelerate the easing of social distancing restrictions as infections slow to fewer than 20 cases a day, its premier said on Sunday.
- NZ prime minister on course for election victory: poll
- As U.S., China squabble at U.N., a plea - and warning - from one of world's smallest states
- North Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain South Korean
- Paris knife attack suspect says he was targeting Charlie Hebdo: police source
- Belarus police detain dozens as crowds chant against Lukashenko
- Yemen warring parties agree largest prisoner swap, sources say
- At U.N., Belarus accuses western states of trying to sow 'chaos and anarchy'
- Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of attacking settlements in disputed region
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. shale producer Devon Energy Corp is in talks to acquire rival WPX Energy Inc in an all-stock transaction that would create a company worth around $6 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday.
- Judge to hold hearing Sunday on planned TikTok U.S. app store ban
- China's industrial profits grow for fourth straight month
- U.S. tightens exports to China's chipmaker SMIC, citing risk of military use
- Daimler's designated chairman Zetsche renounces job
- Beijing autoshow: China's back, EVs booming, outlook uncertain
- Commerzbank poaches Deutsche Bank's Knof as new CEO
- Wall Street Week Ahead: Trump-Biden debate could spark stock volatility
- Some 3,500 U.S. companies sue over Trump-imposed Chinese tariffs
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- Van Morrison takes fans back to magic time in coronavirus-shrouded London
- Top Bollywood actresses questioned in drug probe
- Armani takes over prime-time TV for catwalk in the time of COVID
- Bill Murray, the Doobie Brothers and those 'ugly' golf shirts
- Beatles memorabilia goes under hammer at online auction
- South Korean boyband BTS cancels October concert over coronavirus
- South African hit 'Jerusalema' inspires people worldwide to shake off COVID-19 blues
- Spotify, Hollywood producer Chernin to adapt podcast shows for films, TV
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Jose Abreu drilled a go-ahead, bases-clearing double in the fourth inning and James McCann and Yoan Moncada homered to lift the host Chicago White Sox past the Chicago Cubs 9-5 on Saturday to snap a six-game losing streak.
- NHL: Perry's double OT winner keeps Stars Cup hopes alive
- Top 25 roundup: Kansas State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma again
- Murray faces brutal battle against old foe Wawrinka in Paris
- Serena rooting for F1 champion Hamilton as both eye records
- Astros' Baker first to lead five MLB teams to postseason
- Cycling: UCI to conduct full survey of crashes in 2021 to improve rider safety
- Seahawks promote LB Shaquem Griffin to active roster
- Patriots place C Andrews, LB Uche on injured reserve
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