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Wall Street’s main overseer approved new conflict-of-interest rules for brokers, a sweeping regulatory overhaul that has drawn criticism from investor advocates for being too lax.
The measures, approved by a divided U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday, require brokers to act in the…
Rep. Justin Amash, so far the only sitting Republican to openly state that President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct , said so again Tuesday at a town hall in the Grand Rapids-area district he has served since 2011. “Clearly, things that violate the public trust are impeachable,” the Michigan congressman…
Confidential draft IRS tax memo says tax returns must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: reportMay 22, 2019 | dailybusinessnews
Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure “mandatory,” unless the president asserts his executive privilege.
Jim Bullion: Afghanistan must not become a terrorist haven — Here’s a road map for talks with the TalibanMay 20, 2019 | dailybusinessnews
Negotiations with the Taliban must ensure that Afghanistan does not become a haven for terrorists as the U.S. military presence on the ground shrinks.
Buttigieg takes on Trump, acknowledges campaign must appeal to ‘black and brown’ voters in Fox News Town HallMay 20, 2019 | dailybusinessnews
Insurgent Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg acknowledged at the Fox News town hall in Claremont, New Hampshire Sunday evening that he needs to do more to appeal to “black and brown” voters, even as he confidently parried a series of questions on issues from economic policy to health care issues.
Seth Lederman: Our vets fought to protect our freedom. We must fight for their freedom from PTSD and suicideMay 18, 2019 | dailybusinessnews
After almost two decades of war, America is realizing the ramifications of PTSD. Over 2.7 million men and women have served in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11. The VA estimates that one fifth – or about 500,000 – suffer serious emotional problems.
In what some have compared to the Cold War arms race, the United States is worried that 5G dominance would give any global competitor such as China an advantage Washington is not ready to accept. The Trump administration, which hit Huawei with severe sanctions on Wednesday, has told allies not to use its technology because of fears it could be a vehicle for Chinese spying. Huawei has repeatedly denied this.
“Black Lightning” star Marvin Jones III says ignorant people who kill albinos for their “magical powers” should be charged with war crimes … and he wants the U.S. and other world powers to step up. We got Marvin out Wednesday afternoon…
A columnist at Outside is making an argument that may not sit well with drivers—he says it’s time to outlaw right-on-red turns. The reason? They’re simply too dangerous for bicyclists, writes Eben Weiss. He cites an accident in Virginia that made headlines last month in which a police cruiser…
A full-body scanner that the Transportation Security Administration hopes can speed up airport security checkpoints must go back to the drawing board for software to protect the privacy of travelers being scanned.
The scanner, built by British firm Thruvision, was promoted as being able to simultaneously…