Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh delivered the goods for conservatives

By Lawrence Hurley | Reuters

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump smiles next to U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh as they participate in a ceremonial public swearing-in in the East Room of the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S.… read the full article

Hong Kong protesters urge G20 to raise plight with China

By Yan ZHAO | AFP

Protesters in Hong Kong are planning a series of demonstrations in the run-up to the G20 meetings June 27-28, 2019 in Japan (AFP Photo/Anthony WALLACE)

Hong Kong protesters marched to major consulates on Wednesday in a call for G20 nations to confront fellow member China over sliding freedoms in the financial hub, at a weekend summit in Japan.… read the full article

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg

By Reuters

(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of.

Huawei workers teamed up with members of various organs of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in projects spanning artificial intelligence to radio communications, Bloomberg said .… read the full article

Floorstanding vs. Bookshelf Speakers

By Audio Advice

We are commonly asked to compare and contrast floorstanding speakers vs. bookshelf speakers. Speakers are typically a very long term investment, so it’s a good idea to get things right the first time. Once you have a complete understanding of why you might choose one over the other, you’ll be able to make the best decision for your environment and future use.… read the full article

Suze Orman’s FIRE storm: Her advice for millennials retiring early is simple, bleak

The personal-finance celeb says she still doesn’t get the FIRE movement

By SHAWN LANGLOIS, SOCIAL-MEDIA EDITOR | MarketWatch

Suze Orman has emerged as somewhat of a villain in the FIRE community. But that doesn’t bother her.

A 28-year-old woman sitting in the front row at one of Suze Orman’s events last year asked the celebrity financial adviser for some tips on retirement.… read the full article