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New York (AFP) – U.S. stocks bounced higher in opening trade Friday after a better-than-expected labor report showed solid job creation in November.

At the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 54.90 points (0.35 percent) to 15,876.41.

The broad-based S&P 500 advanced 9.79 (0.55 percent) to 1,794.82, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 35.71 (0.89 percent) to 4,068.87.

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In Stunning Rebuke To Kavanaugh, Sotomayor Warns Against Radical Trump Court

Photo, left, by the White House. Photo, right, by the Office of U.S. Senator David Perdue.

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered a strong warning to the American people and a strong rebuke of Justice Brett Kavanaugh and the newest far right wing Justices on the Trump-shaped conservative-majority Supreme Court in a blistering but brilliant dissent handed down Thursday.

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