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US Treasury says consumer agency's arbitration rule is misguided

US Treasury says consumer agency's arbitration rule is misguided The measure now moves to President Donald Trump's desk for his signature. "By repealing this rule, Congress is standing up for everyday consumers and community banks and credit unions, instead of the trial lawyers, who would have benefited the most from the CFPB's uninformed and ineffective policy", said the statement. [Full Article...]

Ambassador Scott Brown Addresses 'Cultural Insensitivities' After 'Misunderstanding' at Peace Corps Celebration

Ambassador Scott Brown Addresses 'Cultural Insensitivities' After 'Misunderstanding' at Peace Corps Celebration U.S. Ambassador Scott Brown says he was advised to be more "culturally aware" after his conduct at a Peace Corps event in Samoa invited an administrative inquiry. Brown said he told some of the people running the event that they were "beautiful". Mr Brown suggested that the complaints may have been politically motivated. [Full Article...]

Iraq's Kurds offer to freeze results of independence vote

Iraq's Kurds offer to freeze results of independence vote The tension between two sides has risen considerably after the last month's referendum on independence, where the Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly voted for secession from Baghdad. On economic ties between Turkey and Iraq, Yildirim said: "Turkey is determined to increase investments, and particularly boost the trade volume, alongside cooperating in the reconstruction of terror-stricken areas in Turkey a... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Shooter's Brother Bruce Paddock Arrested For Child Pornography

Las Vegas Shooter's Brother Bruce Paddock Arrested For Child Pornography Paddock is believed to have removed the hard drive before fatally shooting himself, and the missing device has not yet been recovered, sources told ABC News . "Paddock had been squatting inside the business and after his eviction, the evidence was discovered". Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, the patriarch of the family, also had a long history of crime. [Full Article...]

Cavs' LeBron James comments on Dwyane Wade going to bench

Cavs' LeBron James comments on Dwyane Wade going to bench For a guy who only averaged 8.5 points per game for his career, Lue sure does know what it's like to be a superstar in the league. Lue revealed that Wade preferred a line-up change after the team struggled to sustain offensive rhythm through the first three games. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump to address bullying in surprise trip to MI

Melania Trump to address bullying in surprise trip to MI Chicago - Donald Trump's detractors may label him one of the world's most powerful bullies, but that did not discourage America's first lady from championing the fight against bullying at a Detroit area school on Monday. "To think they would go this far & try & make us think its her on TV is mind blowing". The pair spent time at Orchard Lake Middle School in West Bloomfield Township, where t... [Full Article...]

It's Official, James Comey Is On Twitter

Gotta get back to writing. While Comey has not posted anything at all political, and doesn't seem to show any signs of doing such, today's tweet (image above) by the former FBI Director from that account all but confirmed he's the one behind it. [Full Article...]

Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation for banks to boost growth

Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation for banks to boost growth For last three years India has the been fastest growing major economy in the world, Jaitley said. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, along with economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg and finance secretary Ashok Lavasa, gave a presentation on the economic plan charted out by the government to put India on a higher-growth track. [Full Article...]

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on 'surprise' visit today

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on 'surprise' visit today He said Pakistan is looking forward to enhancing security and economic relations with the United States. "And we are looking forward to moving ahead with the USA and building a tremendous relationship", added Abbasi, who sat next to Bajwa. Political analyst Zahid Hussain said there may be little Islamabad can do at this point to convince the United States it is acting in good faith. [Full Article...]

Kid Rock says he is not running for Senate in MI

Kid Rock says he is not running for Senate in MI Kid Rock also announced on The Howard Stern Show a new, 2018 tour that will kick off January 19 in Nashville before wrapping up March 24 in Las Vegas. But the potential Senate bid was a stunt. "I$3 t's been the most creative thing I've ever done", he said. Debbie Stabenow , a Democrat and one of Michigan's two senators, is up for re-election for her fourth term in 2018. [Full Article...]

Egypt's police arrests 12 Hasm 'terrorists' in Fayoum

A number of suspected terrorists were also killed in the October 20 battle, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said. Egyptian security forces have been battling an insurgency by Islamic State that was largely concentrated in the Sinai Peninsula but has in recent months extended to other parts of the country. [Full Article...]

Ewan McGregor splits from wife of 22 years, spotted kissing 'Fargo' co-star

Ewan McGregor splits from wife of 22 years, spotted kissing 'Fargo' co-star Winstead , meanwhile, also separated from her significant other in May. Winstead and McGregor played an ex-con and probation officer, respectively, who end up engaged on the third season of anthology series Fargo , which aired earlier this year. [Full Article...]

Cisco to acquire BroadSoft in $1.9 billion deal

Cisco to acquire BroadSoft in $1.9 billion deal Additionally, the amount also marks more than a 25% premium on the price of BroadSoft shares before Reuters reported on August 30 that the company was seeking a suitor to acquire it. 'Our combined offers will address demand for every segment - Cisco's existing solutions in on-premises and in the cloud for enterprise customers, and BroadSoft's suite for the small and medium-sized business segme... [Full Article...]

Probes Open Into FBI's Handling on Uranium Deal, Email Server

Probes Open Into FBI's Handling on Uranium Deal, Email Server Republicans in Washington have announced an investigation into a uranium deal with Russian Federation negotiated by the Obama administration. Nunes said he wants to find out why Congress was not informed about any FBI investigation into the matter. [Full Article...]

Garbine Muguruza Beats Jelena Ostapenko; Karolina Pliskova Beats Venus Williams — WTA Finals

Garbine Muguruza Beats Jelena Ostapenko; Karolina Pliskova Beats Venus Williams — WTA Finals Simona Halep says she is relishing being the world number one after delivering an ominous warning to her rivals at the WTA Finals with a crushing, straight-sets victory over the in-form Caroline Garcia on Monday. "I think I was fighting very well and my shots were there in the important moments". "But in the second set I already started to feel that I was dominating the match and I got more con... [Full Article...]

ACLU Asks Appeals Court to Reconsider Delay on Unaccompanied Minor's Abortion

ACLU Asks Appeals Court to Reconsider Delay on Unaccompanied Minor's Abortion The 17-year-old from Central America is under federal custody in a shelter in Brownsville. Last month, the minor illegally entered the USA from Mexico without her parents and is in the legal custody of HHS, which is caring for her and her unborn child at a shelter in Texas. [Full Article...]

India sends ex-spy to Kashmir for talks

India sends ex-spy to Kashmir for talks The Home Minister said that this step of the govt was in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi " s Independence Day speech in which he had said that "Kashmir's solution was neither in abuse nor in bullets, but in embracing Kashmiris'. Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday welcomed the Centre's announcement and said that was the only way forward. He will be leading the four... [Full Article...]

Kelly injects himself into Trump debate

Kelly injects himself into Trump debate She also said the Congresswoman "had quite a few comments that day that weren't part of that speech and weren't part of that video that were also witnessed by many people that were there - what Gen. Despite Trump's boast that he reaches out personally to all families of the fallen, interviews with families members did not support his claim . Postscript: The follow-up question I'd love Sa... [Full Article...]

Could London's T-Charge be the end for toxic fumes?

Could London's T-Charge be the end for toxic fumes? The toxicity charge covers the same area and operating times as the congestion charge zone and applies mainly to vehicles registered before 2006 that do not meet the "Euro 4" European directive to regulate vehicle emissions. But BBC News reports that opponents to the T-Charge believe it will have a negative impact on small business owners and penalise the city's poorest drivers. [Full Article...]

Class 10 girl jumps from school building in Kerala, dies

Class 10 girl jumps from school building in Kerala, dies The police are questioning the teachers. The family of the girl had alleged that she was harassed by teachers before she attempted suicide. Gauri, the class X student of the Trinity Lyceum school, had jumped from the primary block of the school building during lunch break on Friday after she was allegedly reprimanded by her teachers. [Full Article...]


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