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  • Los Angeles Nov 23, 2019

    Apple Delays ‘The Banker’ Theatrical Release Amid Review

    Apple on Friday delayed the theatrical release of its first original film, “The Banker” amid misconduct allegations against one of the film’s co-producers. A person familiar with the plans who was not authorized to discuss them publicly confirmed Friday that the film’s Dec. 6 release was being delayed. The delay comes days after Apple canceled the film’s premiere at the...

  • CEO Nov 20, 2019

    Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization

    A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis policy or a hollow political gesture. The House Judiciary Committee approved the proposal 24-10 after more than two hours of debate. It would reverse a longstanding federal prohibition...

  • CEO Nov 20, 2019

    Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization

    A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis policy or a hollow political gesture. The House Judiciary Committee approved the proposal 24-10 after more than two hours of debate. It would reverse a longstanding federal prohibition...

  • aide Nov 8, 2019

    AP Exclusive: Aide of 2020 Dem Candidate Steyer Offered Money for Endorsements

    A top aide to Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer in Iowa privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing his White House bid, according to multiple people with direct knowledge of the conversations. The overtures from Pat Murphy, a former state House speaker who is serving as a top adviser on Steyer’s Iowa campaign, aren’t illegal —...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2019

    Mike Bloomberg Keeps Talking to Allies About Running for President as Joe Biden Struggles Against Elizabeth Warren

    Mike Bloomberg might end up running for president, after all. Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York, has indicated to associates in recent weeks that Joe Biden’s recent struggles against Sen. Elizabeth Warren are making him rethink his decision to stay out of the 2020 Democratic primary. That’s according to people familiar with the discussions who spoke on condition...

  • Facebook Oct 12, 2019

    Facebook’s Libra Currency Battered by Defections, Pushback

    Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency.

  • attorney Oct 2, 2019

    Police: Alleged Long Island Real Estate Agent Arrested for Fraud Totaling More Than $150,000

    A Long Island man is accused of real estate fraud over the span of three years totaling more than $150,000, police say.

  • Attorney General Sep 26, 2019

    US House Passes Bill Giving Pot Businesses Access to Banking

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would grant legal marijuana businesses access to banking, a measure that would clear up a longstanding headache for the industry. The bill, called the SAFE Banking Act, passed 321-103 on the strength of near-unanimous support from Democrats and nearly half of Republicans. Its prospects in the Senate are uncertain, but...

  • Donald Trump Aug 27, 2019

    Deutsche Bank Has Tax Returns Sought in Congressional Probe

    President Donald Trump’s longtime bank revealed Tuesday that it has tax records Congress is seeking in its investigation of the president’s finances. Deutsche Bank said in court papers it has tax returns responsive to a subpoena sent this year, in which Congress asked the bank for a host of documents related to Trump and his family. Trump has long declined...

  • Donald Trump Aug 10, 2019

    Democratic Candidates Blame Trump, NRA for Inaction on Guns

    Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday placed responsibility for inaction on gun violence in the hands of President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association, in the face of broad national support for some gun control measures. “If most Americans insist that something be done and it doesn’t happen, it means we need fundamental reform,” Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South...

  • Donald Trump Jul 30, 2019

    Iranians Say US Sanctions Blocking Access to Needed Medicine

    Taha Shakouri keeps finding remote corners to play in at a Tehran children’s charity hospital, unaware that his doctors are running out of chemo medicine needed to treat the eight-year-old boy’s liver cancer. With Iran’s economy in free fall after the U.S. pullout from the nuclear deal and escalated sanctions on Tehran, prices of imported medicines have soared as the...

  • United States Jul 20, 2019

    Reno Pot Store Uses ‘Food Truck’ Label for Credit Card Sales

    Blüm marijuana dispensary certainly doesn’t look like a food truck. There are no chicken wings or tacos at the Reno store, just displays of bagged gum drops, jarred marijuana leaves and oils and balms. If you use your credit card, though, your statement will show that you just made a purchase at the “Midgrun Eats LLC food truck.”

  • attorney Jun 22, 2019

    How to Stay Safe When You Travel

    The recent cluster of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic has raised concerns about the safety of international travel. While the specifics behind those deaths are still being investigated, there are some general steps you can take regardless of where you’re traveling to help you and your family stay safe. Attorney Loni Coombs has some advice for staying secure when...

  • Donald Trump Jun 27, 2019

    Envoy: US Doesn’t Want War With Iran, But Wants to Be Ready

    The United States does not want a full-blown war with Iran, although it still is seeking to build up international defenses in the region just in case of a conflict, President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the country said Thursday. The big question is whether other countries are ready to join with Washington. So far, Europe is favoring diplomacy instead....

  • Donald Trump Jun 15, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump’s Misfires on Iran, Trade and That Wall

    In President Donald Trump’s reckoning, an Iran tamed by him no longer cries “death to America,” the border wall with Mexico is proceeding apace, the estate tax has been lifted off the backs of farmers, the remains of U.S. soldiers from North Korea are coming home and China is opening its wallet to the U.S. treasury for the first time...

  • Donald Trump Jun 15, 2019

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    In President Donald Trump’s reckoning, an Iran tamed by him no longer cries “death to America,” the border wall with Mexico is proceeding apace, the estate tax has been lifted off the backs of farmers, the remains of U.S. soldiers from North Korea are coming home and China is opening its wallet to the U.S. treasury for the first time...

  • Donald Trump Jun 11, 2019

    FACT CHECK: Trump Overstates Benefits From Mexico Tariffs

    President Donald Trump is overstating the benefits of his threatened tariffs on automobiles and parts imported from Mexico while glossing over the likely harm to American consumers of substantially higher prices for new cars. In tweets Tuesday, Trump exaggerated how much of the auto industry had moved to Mexico and inaccurately asserted that if he imposed a tax of 25%...

  • president May 27, 2019

    She’s Got a Plan for That: Warren Tries to Break Out With Flurry of Policy Proposals

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has churned out a consistent stream of policy proposals since getting in the president race, with more than a dozen in-depth plans ranging from leveraging public lands in the fight against climate change to student loan debt forgiveness, NBC News reports. But while the consistent flurry of policy papers puts meat on the bone for reporters, as...

  • Donald Trump May 26, 2019

    Trump Lawyers Secure Deal to Delay Financial Disclosures

    Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Saturday they’ve reached an agreement with congressional leaders to delay the handover of banking documents from Trump accounts, NBC News reports. Trump records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One are being sought by the House Intelligence and Financial Services committees amid probes of alleged foreign influence on U.S. elections. The agreement was first reported...

  • San Francisco May 22, 2019

    Hackers Steal Millions from Bay Area Residents by Targeting Cellphones in ‘SIM Swap’ Scams

    A new wave of young hackers, some as young as 15-years-old, have ripped off more than 800 victims to the tune of $50 million since early 2018. Authorities say the Bay Area has been hit particularly hard. Senior Investigative Reporter Stephen reports on a story that first aired Wednesday, May 22

  • Donald Trump May 22, 2019

    Judge Refuses to Block Trump Bank Subpoenas

    A New York judge refused Wednesday to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks that did business with President Donald Trump, making it clear it wasn’t a close call. U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos said in a ruling delivered from the bench that Trump and his company were “highly unlikely” to succeed in a lawsuit arguing that the...

  • Congress May 20, 2019

    Ex-White House Lawyer McGahn Defies Congressional Subpoena, Raising Prospect of Contempt Vote

    More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying on Tuesday. A growing number of rank-and-file House Democrats, incensed by former Counsel Don McGahn’s empty chair in the Judiciary Committee hearing room, are confronting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

  • Donald Trump May 8, 2019

    Trump’s Iran Policy Put to Test as End to Nuclear Deal Looms

    President Donald Trump’s Iran policy has been rooted in the idea that being tougher on Tehran would yield better results and perhaps even a new nuclear deal to replace the Obama administration pact that he pulled the U.S. out of a year ago Wednesday. That strategy is now being put to the test as tension escalates between Washington and Tehran,...

  • Donald Trump May 7, 2019

    US Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Unannounced Trip to Iraq

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit Tuesday to Baghdad aimed at showing support for the Iraqi government as the United States has been picking up intelligence that Iran is threatening American interests in the Middle East. The top American diplomat’s unannounced trip to the Iraqi capital began and ended after nightfall under heavy security following the...

  • Donald Trump May 6, 2019

    China Economy Czar Heading for Washington Tariff War Talks

    China confirmed Tuesday its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite fears he might cancel after President Donald Trump threatened to escalate a tariff war over Beijing’s technology ambitions. The announcement suggests President Xi Jinping’s government is putting its desire to end a conflict that has battered Chinese exporters ahead of the political need to look tough...

  • Donald Trump May 1, 2019

    ‘Increasing Sense of Emergency’: Anti-Semitic Attacks Spike Against Jews Worldwide

    Israeli researchers reported Wednesday that violent attacks against Jews spiked significantly last year, with the largest reported number of Jews killed in anti-Semitic acts in decades, leading to an “increasing sense of emergency” among Jewish communities worldwide. Capped by the deadly shooting that killed 11 worshippers at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27, assaults targeting Jews rose 13%...

  • bank Jan 27, 2019

    Sebring SunTrust Bank Won’t Reopen Following Deadly Shooting

    The SunTrust Bank branch in Sebring where five women were killed Wednesday will not reopen, bank officials said Saturday.

  • New York Jan 25, 2019

    Happening Today: Roger Stone, Wilbur Ross, Chris Brown, Robert Redford

    Here’s what to know for Friday, Jan. 25.

  • Food and Drug Administration Jan 13, 2019

    Selective Shutdown? Some Americans Impacted, Some Unfazed

    The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don’t know when they’ll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they’ll make ends meet should the stalemate in Washington carry on another month. But if you’re a sportsman looking to hunt game, a gas...

  • California Dec 30, 2018

    Gains, Growing Pains Mark California’s 1st Year of Legal Pot

    It was supposed to be a great year for marijuana entrepreneur Brian Blatz. When California broadly legalized pot on Jan. 1, the lawyer with a background in banking and health care had been working for a year to set up a trucking company that would whisk fragrant marijuana buds, infused juices and other products from fields and production plants to...

  • food Dec 28, 2018

    Social Worker Left Surprise $11M to Children’s Charities

    Alan Naiman was known for an unabashed thriftiness that veered into comical, but even those closest to him had no inkling of the fortune that he quietly amassed and the last act that he had long planned. The Washington state social worker died of cancer this year at age 63, leaving most of a surprising $11 million estate to children’s...

  • Associated Press Dec 4, 2018

    4 Men Charged in Panama Papers Investigation

    Federal authorities announced a raft of conspiracy and tax fraud charges Tuesday against four men in the first U.S. prosecution related to the so-called Panama Papers. The 11-count indictment unsealed in Manhattan stems from what prosecutors described as an “intercontinental money laundering scheme” involving a global law firm based in Panama. Two Germans, one American and a Panamanian attorney were...

  • food Nov 12, 2018

    Amazon HQ2 Favorites: Similar Basics, Different Vibes

    The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers. But there are plenty of differences between New York’s Long Island City and Crystal City in Northern Virginia.

  • New York Nov 14, 2018

    Protesters to Hit Streets in Queens to Rally Against New Amazon Headquarters

    Amazon announced it will be opening a new headquarters in New York City, bringing with it thousands of full-time jobs, but not everyone is on board with the move.

  • New York Nov 14, 2018

    NY State Kicking In $1.5 Billion-Plus for Getting Amazon HQ

    Amazon stands to get more than $1.5 billion in grants and tax breaks from New York state in exchange for bringing at least 25,000 workers to a new campus in Queens, a record-setting incentive package that was both cheered and jeered Tuesday by elected officials in the city.

  • New York Nov 13, 2018

    Amazon Announces It Will Split New Headquarters Between NYC, Virginia

    It’s official: Amazon is expanding its new headquarters to New York City.

  • Donald Trump Nov 6, 2018

    GOP Keeps Senate Control for 2 More Years, Triumph for Trump

    Republicans retained Senate control Tuesday after ousting Democratic incumbents in Indiana, North Dakota and Missouri, delivering a victory to President Donald Trump by preserving the chamber as a showplace for his conservative priorities for two more years. To seal the win, the GOP drew on backing from hard-right voters in rural, deep-red states, where Trump’s nativist, racially tinged rhetoric and...

  • United States Sep 21, 2018

    New Law Making Credit Freezes Free Nationwide Takes Effect Friday

    Credit freezes and unfreezes with the three major credit reporting agencies will now be free for consumers as a federal law passed in response to the Equifax data breach goes into effect Friday. Beginning Sept. 21, consumers can freeze their credit file with TransUnion, Experian and Equifax, without paying any fees. Credit freezes helps prevent identity thieves from opening lines...

  • United States Sep 14, 2018

    What Have We Learned 10 Years After Lehman Brothers’ Collapse?

    The implosion of investment bank Lehman Brothers on Sept. 15, 2008, was the first domino to fall in the subprime mortgage crisis that torched billions of dollars in wealth in the U.S. and around the world. We’ve learned from some of the mistakes that led to the banking crisis, NBC News reports, but not others. The economy has improved, lending...

  • CEO Sep 7, 2018

    Hackers Steal Credit Card Info of British Airways Customers

    Hackers obtained the credit card details of some 380,000 British Airways travelers during a two-week data breach this summer that leaves the customers vulnerable to financial fraud, the airline says. BA’s CEO, Alex Cruz, said Friday that enough data was stolen to allow criminals to use credit card information for illicit purposes, and that police are investigating. “We know that...

  • Donald Trump Aug 30, 2018

    Iran Continues to Meet Nuclear Obligations, IAEA Says

    Iran continues to comply with the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers even after the withdrawal of the United States, the United Nations’ atomic watchdog said Thursday in a confidential report. In the quarterly report distributed to member states and seen by The Associated Press, the International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran has stayed with key limitations set...

  • Donald Trump Aug 27, 2018

    For John McCain, a Life of Courage and Politics Came Down to 1 Vote

    For John McCain, a lifetime of courage, contradictions and contrarianism came down to one vote, in the middle of the night, in the twilight of his career. The fate of President Donald Trump’s long effort to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law hung in the balance as a Senate roll call dragged on past 1 a.m. on a July night...

  • Donald Trump Aug 24, 2018

    Defiant Pelosi Has No Plans to Step Down: ‘I Can Take the Heat’

    Nancy Pelosi is the chief villain of Republican campaign ads. The leader some Democrats promise to vote against. The subject of much speculation that her grip on power is coming to an end. Nevertheless, she says she’s not going anywhere — and certainly not while President Donald Trump is in the White House. “This is not anything to make a...

  • Florida Aug 21, 2018

    Wells Fargo Closes Account of Florida Ag Commissioner Candidate Over Medical Marijuana Support

    Florida voters legalized medical marijuana in 2016, but some banks are reluctant to do business with an industry that remains illegal under federal law.

  • Donald Trump Aug 10, 2018

    Bethenny Frankel’s Longtime Friend, One-Time Boyfriend Found Dead of Apparent Overdose at Trump Tower

    The longtime friend and one-time boyfriend of “Real Housewives of New York City” star and entrepreneur Bethany Frankel was found dead of an apparent overdosed at Trump Tower Friday morning, a high-ranking law enforcement source says.

  • Mexico Jul 30, 2018

    Trump Calls Top GOP Donors the Koch Brothers ‘a Total Joke in Real Republican Circles’

    The war of words intensified between two titans in Republican politics on Tuesday as President Donald Trump trashed the conservative billionaire Koch brothers as a “total joke in real Republican circles.”
    The presidential insult followed a weekend gathering of Koch officials who repeatedly condemned Trump’s trade policies, the explosion of government spending under his watch and his divisive tone.

  • Donald Trump Jun 27, 2018

    Trump Urges ND Voters to Defeat ‘Liberal Democrat’ Heitkamp

    President Donald Trump urged voters on Wednesday to fire “liberal Democrat” Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in November, claiming that she promised to be an independent mind but instead has voted in lockstep with her party leadership and against his agenda. Trump called instead for the election of Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, one of his staunchest allies in Congress. “When Heidi...

  • georgia Jun 25, 2018

    Corporate America Increasingly Avoids Gun-Industry Business

    With Gary Ramey’s fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn’t sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account. Another credit card processing firm told him the same thing: They wouldn’t do business...

  • bank Jun 20, 2018

    Banking by Smart Speaker Is Here, Along With Security Issues

    Hey Alexa, what’s my bank account balance? Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google’s Assistant — in a way that will allow customers to check their balances, pay bills and, in the near future, send money just with their voice. And with the rapid adoption of Zelle,...

  • Donald Trump Jun 11, 2018

    Mayors of 7 US Cities Where Marijuana Is Legal Form Group

    Mayors from seven U.S. cities with legal marijuana have formed a coalition.

  • Donald Trump May 22, 2018

    Congress Passes Bill Rolling Back Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules

    Congress moved to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted 258-159 on Tuesday to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law, notching a legislative win for President Donald Trump, who made gutting the landmark law a...

  • Donald Trump May 9, 2018

    Trump Lawyer Sold ‘Insight’ Into His High-Powered Client

    Already under investigation for a payment to a porn star, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney is facing intensifying legal and ethical scrutiny for selling his Trump World experience and views at a hefty price to companies that sought “insight” into the new president. One company, pharmaceutical giant Novartis, acknowledged Wednesday it paid Michael Cohen $1.2 million for services, though...

  • Donald Trump May 6, 2018

    Billions on the Line for Firms as Trump Weighs Iran Pullout

    From airplanes to oilfields, billions of dollars are on the line for international corporations as President Donald Trump weighs whether to pull America out of Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers. Regardless of where they are headquartered, virtually all multinational corporations do business or banking in the U.S., meaning any return to pre-deal sanctions could torpedo deals made after the...

  • Donald Trump May 3, 2018

    Iran Won’t Renegotiate Nuclear Deal, Foreign Minister Says

    Iran’s foreign minister took to YouTube on Thursday to criticize President Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw from the nuclear deal, saying Iran will not “renegotiate or add onto” the atomic accord. Mohammad Javad Zarif’s video, which was also posted to Trump’s favorite social media platform, Twitter, appeared to be taking his message to the masses after earlier speaking to news...

  • Congress May 1, 2018

    EPA Security Chief, Superfund Head Leave Amid Ethics Probes

    The two top officials in charge of security and toxic-waste cleanups at the Environmental Protection Agency have abruptly left their jobs, days after EPA administrator Scott Pruitt told lawmakers that his subordinates were to blame for alleged ethical lapses that have prompted more than a dozen federal investigations of the agency. In statements Tuesday, Pruitt praised the two men —...

  • Facebook Apr 25, 2018

    Poll: Younger Americans Less Apt to Use Unique Passwords

    The number of online accounts compromised by hackers is now in the trillions — enough, perhaps, to make even technophobes think hard about the security of their passwords. Indeed, many are — especially older Americans, a new survey shows. Start with the now-familiar advice to avoid reusing the same password across important accounts such as email, banking and social media....

  • California Apr 19, 2018

    Cybersecurity Expert’s Case Delayed as New Details Emerge

    The case of British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus was delayed Thursday to allow his attorneys more time to prepare arguments on why a judge should suppress statements he made after his arrest for allegedly creating software to steal banking passwords. Marcus Hutchins, 23, pleaded not guilty after his arrest last...

  • Mexico Apr 17, 2018

    Billionaire Banking Heir, Ex-Husband of Jimmy Choo Co-Founder, Dies at Rehab Facility

    Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon has died. He was 54. His cousin Peter Stephaich confirmed Mellon’s death but declined Tuesday to provide any details. He had struggled with drug addiction, and reports said he died at a rehabilitation center in Cancun, Mexico. Mellon is survived by his wife, fashion designer Nicole Hanley, and their two children. He also had a...

  • Governor Apr 15, 2018

    Procrastinators Rejoice: There’s Still Time to File Taxes

    If you woke up in a panic realizing that today is well past April 15, relax. You’ve got until today to file and pay your taxes without facing a penalty. April 15 fell on Sunday this year and Monday was Emancipation Day, a holiday in Washington, D.C. That gave taxpayers nationwide until April 17 to get the job done. Procrastinators...

  • Donald Trump Apr 12, 2018

    $30,000 Rumor? Tabloid Paid for, Spiked, Salacious Trump Tip

    Eight months before the company that owns the National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy Playmate who claimed she’d had an affair with Donald Trump, the tabloid’s parent company made a $30,000 payment to a less famous individual: a former doorman at one of the real estate mogul’s New York City buildings. As it did with the ex-Playmate, the...

  • Donald Trump Apr 10, 2018

    Dow Surges More Than 400 Points as China’s Xi Alleviates Trade War Fears

    Stocks rallied on Tuesday as Wall Street breathed a sigh of relief after China’s president said he would work to “open” the country’s economy, easing trade war fears, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones industrial average closed 428.90 points higher at 24,408, with Boeing as the best-performing stock in the index. The S&P 500 gained 1.8 percent to close at 2,656.87,...

  • NBC News Mar 29, 2018

    Should Taxes Be Filed on Smart Phones?

    The major software products like Turbo Tax, H&R Block and TaxAct let you prepare forms on your mobile device, with apps that let you take a photo of your W-2 to populate your return. You already shop and do banking on your smartphone, but should you do your taxes this way? NBC News BETTER spoke to a number of nationally...

  • Donald Trump Mar 24, 2018

    Will GOP Accomplishments in Congress Be Enough for Voters?

    With passage of an enormous budget bill, the GOP-controlled Congress all but wrapped up its legislating for the year. But will it be enough to convince voters to give Republicans another term at the helm? In two big ways, Republicans have done what they promised. They passed a long sought tax overhaul bill that slashed tax rates. They’ve rolled back...

  • Donald Trump Mar 15, 2018

    Tillerson Ouster May Hasten Demise of Iran Nuclear Deal

    The Iran nuclear deal was in near terminal condition and on life support even before President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Tillerson’s dismissal this week may hasten its demise. As CIA chief and Iran hawk Mike Pompeo prepares to run the State Department, the Trump administration is weighing a speedier withdrawal from the agreement than even the...

  • Senate Mar 14, 2018

    Senate Passes Bill Easing Dodd-Frank Rules for Banks

    The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Wednesday designed to ease bank rules that were enacted to prevent a relapse of the 2008 financial crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes. The Senate voted 67-31 for a bill from Republican Senator Mike Crapo of Idaho that would dial back portions of the law known as Dodd-Frank.

  • Donald Trump Jan 25, 2017

    Dow 20,000: What Does it Mean and Where Does It Go?

    With the Dow Jones industrials above 20,000, it’s natural to ask what’s going on and what, if anything, investors should do. Here are some answers to common questions that people have about the stock market.

  • CEO Aug 31, 2016

    Florida Woman Steals Nearly $85,000 From Girl Scouts: Police

    A Sarasota woman is charged with stealing around $85,000 from the Girl Scouts. Detectives say the suspect, who worked for the organization for 10 years, admitted to stealing the money.

  • New York Jul 7, 2015

    Non-Profit & for-Profit Firms Battle for Control of Human Breast Milk Industry

    Going for as much as $4 per ounce, human breast milk is a hot commodity that is emerging as a surprisingly cutthroat industry, one that states are now seeking to regulate amid a battle for control between nonprofit and for-profit banks that supply hospital neonatal units.

  • United States Dec 17, 2014

    Obama: U.S. Ending Outdated Approach to Cuba

    American officials say the U.S. and Cuba will start talks to normalize full diplomatic relations as part of the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in decades.

  • Congress Jan 1, 2015

    Jeb Bush Resigns From Remaining Board Memberships

    Jeb Bush has resigned all of his board memberships – both nonprofit and business – in a move that helps clear a path toward a 2016 presidential campaign.

  • San Francisco Nov 10, 2014

    “Masque Attack” Could Leave Apple Devices Vulnerable

    Security researchers say they’ve discovered a vulnerability in Apple’s software, called “Masque Attack,” that hackers could use to steal sensitive information from iPhones or iPads by tricking device owners into downloading a malicious app.

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