Kevin McCarthy tries to boost his conservative bona fides as pro-Trump lawmakers threaten his speaker bid

CNN  —  Three weeks before the midterm elections, Kevin McCarthy enraged the pro-Trump House Freedom Caucus after the GOP leader publicly suggested he has yet to see any impeachable offenses…

Lauren Boebert expresses optimism but casts blame on her party with her reelection bid still too close to call

Washington CNN  —  Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert remained in a tight race Friday morning against Democrat Adam Frisch after redistricting made her bid for reelection to her Colorado seat more…

In Bid to Show It Is Open, Hong Kong Bends Covid Rules … for Some

Hong Kong is eager to show the world that the city is open for business after years of pandemic restrictions. Officials this week even found themselves willing to bend some…

EXCLUSIVE Inspired Entertainment in bid to buy slot machine maker PlayAGS – sources

PlayAGS, Inc.’s President and CEO David Lopez celebrates his company’s IPO on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 26, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid…

Federal judge denies LIV golfers bid for PGA Tour postseason

A federal judge in California has ruled three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf will not be able to compete in the PGA Tour’s postseason. Judge Beth Labson Freeman made…

Fight Looms Over New York’s Bid to Slow Crypto-Mining Boom

ALBANY, N.Y. — Across the nation, some states are trying to entice cryptocurrency mining companies to set up shop, offering tax incentives in the hopes of creating jobs and of…

Nike Founder Phil Knight and a Dodgers Co-Owner Bid for Portland Trail Blazers

Knight’s involvement could suggest that there are no plans to relocate the Blazers from Portland, Ore., as has occasionally been suggested over the years. At a news conference before Game…

Judge rejects Trump allies’ bid to dismiss defamation case brought by ex-Dominion executive falsely accused of election-rigging

CNN  —  A Colorado judge rejected a request by several allies of former President Donald Trump that she dismiss a defamation case they’re facing after hyping bogus 2020 election fraud…

Why Musk’s Twitter Bid Has Shaken Tesla Investors

Some shareholders say Mr. Musk’s off-the-cuff posts on Twitter — he once drew comparisons between Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, and Hitler — have already damaged Tesla. “The…

In Bid to Boost Peacock, Universal Sending 3 Movies Straight to Streaming

“What you’ll see with these films is that they are broadly appealing, but also track towards that young, diverse audience that represents the streaming audience of today, the generation of…