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Brett Kavanaugh has Democrats in 'nuclear option' regret

Bush's White House under a claim of executive privilege. Trump nominated Kavanaugh in June to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States until he retired this year. According to the letter, most of those documents withheld are about "deliberations and candid advice concerning the selection and nomination of judicial candidates, the confidentiality of which is critical to any president's ability to carry out this core ...


NASA is naming 8 astronauts to fly SpaceX and Boeing's new spaceships

The crew of the Boeing Starliner's first test flight will be NASA astronaut Eric Boe , a retired Air Force colonel who flew on two space shuttle missions; Boeing astronaut Chris Ferguson , a former Navy captain and NASA astronaut who flew three shuttle missions, including the final mission in 2011; and NASA astronaut Nicole Mann who will make her first spaceflight after a career as a Marine corps lieutenant colonel, fighter pilot and test pilot.

Blood Moon: Best places to see Blood Moon 2018 REVEALED

Given the moon will be at its furthest distance from Earth, Professor David Coward from the University of Western Australia is forecasting a particularly dramatic lunar eclipse for those in the east. "The moon is not always in ideal alignment with the sun and the Earth, so that is why we do not get a lunar eclipse every lunar cycle", Brad Tucker, an astronomer with the Australian National University's Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, said in a statement.

How much Trump Supreme Court justice pick Brett Kavanaugh could make

If confirmed, Kavanaugh would receive a raise of nearly 16% from his current, $220,600-per-year salary for his role as a circuit judge. As a young lawyer, he clerked for Justice Kennedy. This would be risky for many Americans, but especially the disability community , which has seen expanded access to care under this legislation. Remember: This is precisely what McConnell flagged for Trump as a potential problem with Kavanaugh's nomination: Never that he wasn't qualified , but ...