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Senate inches closer to rolling back parts of Dodd-Frank

Senate inches closer to rolling back parts of Dodd-Frank On several fronts, Dodd-Frank clearly threw in the kitchen sink on rules and reforms that went well beyond the original goal of dealing with the global financial crisis and systemic vulnerabilities. For example, it doesn't make big changes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or repeal the Volcker Rule trading restrictions. The new legislation would quintuple the threshold at which those sa... [Full Article...]

People will support us more with more decisions against us: Nawaz Sharif

People will support us more with more decisions against us: Nawaz Sharif Pakistan's Muslim League-Nawaz extended its hold over parliament, with a secret ballot seeing the party win a majority in the senate and upper house. Those candidates, who will be running as " independents " are expected to pledge their allegiance to the PML-N if they are elected to the Senate, according to PML-N officials. [Full Article...]

#TDPPullsOut - Brave TDP draws first blood against NDA

#TDPPullsOut - Brave TDP draws first blood against NDA He promised to accord special status to the State if his party is voted to power in the Lok Sabha elections in 2019. He said the decision to pull out minsters were taken for the benefit of the people of Andhra Pradesh . Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu , state's health minister Kamineni Srinivas inaugurated the feeder ambulances in Amaravati for Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA... [Full Article...]

Iranian General: French Comments on Tehran Missiles 'Forbidden'

Iranian General: French Comments on Tehran Missiles 'Forbidden' For his part, the Iranian foreign minister praised France and other European sides' principled stance towards the JCPOA but at the same time criticized some European officials for their remarks about and behaviours towards the nuclear deal and also being swayed by the U.S. [Full Article...]

ICICI's Chanda Kochhar, Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma summoned in PNB fraud case

ICICI's Chanda Kochhar, Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma summoned in PNB fraud case Sources said the two top bank officials would be questioned with regard to giving loan facility to the Gitanjali Group . However, this did not stop the federal probe agency, the CBI, from questioning its Executive Director NS Kanan last week . [Full Article...]

VW Boss Predicts 'Renaissance' For Diesel Vehicles Once People Forgive And Forget

VW Boss Predicts 'Renaissance' For Diesel Vehicles Once People Forgive And Forget Toyota will continue to offer diesel engines for its Land Cruiser 4x4 as well as for commercial vehicles such as the Hilux and Proace. While the new Supra concept might be Toyota's main headline-grabber, the company also revealed the all-new Auris at the Geneva Motor Show as well. [Full Article...]

France To Change Age Of Consent To 15 Following Rape Uproar

France To Change Age Of Consent To 15 Following Rape Uproar After two rape cases involving 11-year-old girls became highly publicized, France has proposed introducing a legal age of sexual consent in the nation. Last November, a 30-year-old man was acquitted of rape after a court determined his 11-year-old victim had not been subjected to "constraint, threat, violence or surprise". [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka declares emergency, deploys commandos to quell anti-Muslim riots

Sri Lanka declares emergency, deploys commandos to quell anti-Muslim riots Muslim homes, business and mosques were badly damaged in riots Monday triggered by the death of a Sinhalese man at the hands of a mob last week . "We are urging our people to remain calm, but when their houses and livelihoods go up in flames, how long will they bear it?" The statement from Sirisena's office came after Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parliament that the government was... [Full Article...]

Turkish police arrest twelve Islamic state suspects

Turkish police arrest twelve Islamic state suspects Turkey police force has detained 12 suspected Islamic State extremists amid ongoing crackdown and closure of USA embassy. The U.S. embassy was closed on Monday due to an unspecified security threat. In addition to media reports of the 20 suspected ISIS members rounded up, the Turkish Interior Ministry announced Monday that 20 "terrorists" were "neutralized" in 1,079 counterterrorism operation... [Full Article...]

Utica College on lockdown due to 'credible threat,' officials say

Utica College on lockdown due to 'credible threat,' officials say According to the school's most recent Twitter post, law enforcement is on campus evacuating buildings and responding to the situation. "Please get to a safe place and remain there until you are told the shelter in place direction has been lifted", the campus tweeted. [Full Article...]

United States carrier arrives in Vietnam, putting China on notice

United States carrier arrives in Vietnam, putting China on notice Scott Swift. "The visit marks an enormously significant milestone in our bilateral relations and demonstrates USA support for a strong, prosperous and independent Vietnam", Daniel Kritenbrink, the US ambassador to Vietnam, told the ceremony. [Full Article...]

HENRY BLODGET: The NRA's extremism hurts gun owners, NRA members, and America

HENRY BLODGET: The NRA's extremism hurts gun owners, NRA members, and America Please President Trump, don't let us down now. They look repeatedly at the landscape of America's gun culture and warn that the carnage will be repeated if nothing is done. Blame-shifting serves only to marginalize attempts to solve a national problem. The protests currently being held around the country underscore a change in American attitudes regarding gun control , with 70 percent of USA adul... [Full Article...]

Korea lambastes U.S. for attaching preconditions for talks

Korea lambastes U.S. for attaching preconditions for talks Yoon, the spokesman. The US has said it would be willing to meet with North Korea but has always insisted that Pyongyang eventually abandon its nuclear weapons program as part of any talks. The US is due to start joint exercises in early April, the latest in a series of drills that the North has regularly described as a threat. South Korean officials said they have been in close consultation... [Full Article...]

Declassified papers reveal the Queen survived an assassination attempt in 1981

Declassified papers reveal the Queen survived an assassination attempt in 1981 Lewis, then 17, fired his.22 calibre rifle from his hiding place on the fifth floor of a building as the Queen stepped from her auto outside a museum in the southern city of Dunedin on October 14. The police downplayed the attempt saying the sound was from a council sign falling down and not of a gunshot. " Current police investigations into the shots have been conducted discreetly and most me... [Full Article...]

Blast injures 4 in Kabul

Blast injures 4 in Kabul Bismillah Tabaan, the police commander of the city's ninth district where the explosion took place, said the cause of the blast was a suicide bombing but details, including the target, were not yet clear. The blast came days after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani revealed a plan for peace talks with the Taliban, including a proposal to recognize them as a political party in the country. [Full Article...]

Instead Of WH, Warriors Visiting Museum Of African American History And Culture

Instead Of WH, Warriors Visiting Museum Of African American History And Culture After President Trump uninvited the Golden State Warriors from attending the white house , the team has had no problems with occupying their extra free time . In town ahead of their game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, Warriors players, coaches and front office executives met with students from Durant's hometown of Seat Pleasant, Maryland, which is 8 miles from the W... [Full Article...]

Turkish president Ergodan tells girl she'd be honored if martyred

Turkish president Ergodan tells girl she'd be honored if martyred After trying to comfort the girl by kissing her on both cheeks, Mr Erdogan told the crowd: "She has the Turkish flag in her pocket". Leader of newly-founded opposition IYI Party, Meral Aksener, said Erdogan "is on the path of Hamas" and called for him to "stop babbling" and "put on a serious statesman attitude". [Full Article...]

15 accused female ISIS members condemned to die by hanging

15 accused female ISIS members condemned to die by hanging Recently, Agence France-Presse ( AFP ) claimed that there were some 300 Turkish women , who used to be affiliated with Daesh, in Iraq . Four of them brought their children with them, according to the BBC . Human Rights Watch denounced the rulings as "unfair". Iraq in December declared victory over the IS, which had seized control of almost a third of the country in 2014. [Full Article...]

Compromise on Syria ceasefire resolution eluding UNSC

Compromise on Syria ceasefire resolution eluding UNSC Russian Federation today said there was no agreement at the UN Security Council on a 30-day ceasefire for Syria and presented amendments to a draft resolution that would allow aid deliveries and the evacuation of civilians from besieged Eastern Ghouta . [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics: Russia beats Germany, wins men's gold

Winter Olympics: Russia beats Germany, wins men's gold But the OAR team sent the game into overtime with Nikita Gusev's second goal of the third period. Immediately the Russians celebrated on the ice. The biggest difference between Russia's and Germany's teams is the number of National Hockey League players they boast. They were representing "Olympic Athletes from Russia " under strict guidelines including a ban on Russia's flag... [Full Article...]


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