Mitch McConnell Got Everything He Wanted. But at What Cost? Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Feature The president whom the Senate Republican leader helped elect has turned out to be the one thing he can’t control. Mitch McConnell in the United States Capitol in December. Credit Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times Supported by ByCharles Homans Jan. 22, 2019 At sunrise, there it was: a red-tailed hawk, its gyre widening over the United States Capitol building in the Creamsicle-colored light, like the world’s least subtle literary reference. It was still there by midafternoon, drifting on the thermals over the mostly depopulated National Mall, wheeling occasionally past the window in the hallway outside the office where the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, sat on the 20th day of what would soon become the longest government shutdown in American history. That morning, Jan. 10, … [Read more...] about Mitch McConnell Got Everything He Wanted. But at What Cost?
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State Rep. Jeff Leach has resigned from the hardline conservative Texas House Freedom Caucus. The Plano Republican confirmed his decision to The Texas Tribune Sunday evening. Leach, who was first elected to the Texas House in 2012, sent his Freedom Caucus colleagues a message on Friday evening saying he has "decided that I want to recommit myself entirely to the House Republican Caucus — to working diligently with all of our fellow Republicans in the House to ensure that, as a GOP caucus, we stay focused and make great strides on the pressing issues that our voters, including our grassroots, want us to be focused on." Leach added that he hoped his decision to leave the group, which was comprised of 12 members during the 2017 legislative session, "will not, in any way, affect our ability to work together, to meet together, to communicate and strategize together, to vote together, and, importantly, to PRAY together." The Freedom Caucus was formally founded at the beginning of the … [Read more...] about Jeff Leach resigns from the far-right Texas House Freedom Caucus, urging GOP unity
This news release contains forward-looking information that is subject to the risk factors and assumptions set out under “Caution Regarding Forward-looking Information”. It should be read in conjunction with the Company’s unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements and the notes thereto for the three and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2018. The consolidated financial statements of Centerra Gold Inc. are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board. All figures are in United States dollars and all production figures are on a 100% basis, unless otherwise stated. All references in this document denoted with NG, indicate a non-GAAP term which is discussed under “Non-GAAP Measures”, included in the Company’s MD&A herein, and reconciled to the most directly comparable GAAP measure. TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) … [Read more...] about Centerra Gold Records Third Quarter 2018 Net Earnings of $6 million; Increases 2018 Gold Production Guidance Range to 665,000 to 705,000 ounces and Lowers Cost Guidance Range to $782 to $829 per ounce sold
All amounts expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated /EIN News/ -- TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) (“Barrick” or the “Company”) today announced that it has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended share-for-share merger of Barrick and Randgold Resources Limited (the “Merger”). The Merger will create an industry-leading gold company with the greatest concentration of Tier One Gold Assets1 in the industry, led by a proven management team of owners. Superior operating metrics, including the highest Adjusted EBITDA margin2 and the lowest total cash cost3 position among Senior Gold Peers4, will support sustainable investment in growth and shareholder returns. The Merger is subject to approval by both sets of shareholders, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. It is intended that the Merger will be implemented by means of a court-sanctioned scheme of … [Read more...] about Barrick and Randgold Combine to Create Industry-Leading Gold Investment Vehicle
Ambac to Release Full Second Quarter 2018 Results on August 8, 2018 NEW YORK, July 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMBC) (“Ambac”), a holding company whose subsidiaries, including Ambac Assurance Corporation (“AAC” or "Ambac Assurance" and together with Ambac (the "Company"), provide financial guarantees, discloses preliminary financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, in connection with the exchange offer launched for AAC’s Auction Market Preferred Shares ("AMPS") by the Company on July 3, 2018. /EIN News/ -- Our preliminary estimated unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, are set forth below. Each of the line items presented represents a range of preliminary estimated unaudited financial results we expect to report for the period, which remain subject to the completion of management's and the audit committee's final reviews and other financial closing procedures. During … [Read more...] about Ambac Discloses Preliminary Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2018 and Provides Other Updates in Advance of the Anticipated August 1, 2018 Expiration of the AMPS Exchange Offer