Supreme Court Justice Antonio Scalia is the next political figure under fire, after making a statement Wednesday during a hearing of an affirmative action case, suggesting that Blacks belong in colleges with lower standards. Scalia has been a steady critic of race-based policies, arguing they violate the Constitution's guarantee of equal protection. "How much is the university using race or how substantial of a factor is it?" he asks.
A similar US-led coalition has also been pounding purported Daesh positions inside Syria since last September without any authorization from Damascus or a United Nations mandate. When the IS group seized vast parts of northern and western Iraq in the summer of 2014, it declared a caliphate in the territories under its control and dropped Iraq and al-Sham from its name.
Among these analysts, the highest expected EPS was $0.23. Kinder Morgan is committed to improve its investment-grade rating at the top three rating firms, Moody's Investors Service , Fitch Ratings Inc., and Standard & Poor's (S&P) Ratings Services.
The hashtag is #ShopSmallBoise, but the Downtown Association hopes Small Business Saturday translates to big money for shops and restaurants. According to the Austin Independent Business Alliance for every $100 you spend at a chain store, 13 of that stays in the local economy.
University of Houston Vice President for Athletics Hunter Yuracheck called the postgame activity "disappointing". The Houston Cougars won the first-ever American Athletic Conference Championship game on Saturday. Ferttida said the university will investigate to determine whether it will seek criminal charges or civil actions against Contemporary Services Corp, a California company that is contracted to handle security at the school's football games.
Saunders would also have a seat on the combined company's board of directors. Shareholders of both companies need to approve of the merger too. Pfizer stock owners will hold an approximately 56 percent stake in the combined company, while Allergan shareholders will own the remaining 44 percent.