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by | November 15, 2017 | 20:36

Richard Cordray, who has helmed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since 2012, announced he would step down as the director of the consumer watchdog at the end of the month. Cordray has been mulling a run for governor of OH where he once served as attorney general. With that in mind, if the president ousted Cordray, he'd likely sue the White House for wrongful termination, which would open the door to a fascinating discovery process .

by | November 15, 2017 | 21:34

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Samih Shokri at al-Yamamah Palace where they reviewed Saudi-Egyptian cooperation in a number of fields. It comes on the backdrop of the recent resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, an announcement that was made from Riyadh and thus raised questions about whether the House of Saud had orchestrated the move with a view towards destabilizing Lebanon, where ...

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:29

Having a peek at growth estimates of the company, Amtrust Financial (NASDAQ: AFSI ) has current quarter growth estimates of -18.4% however it has 6.3% estimations over growth for the next quarter. AFSI's profit will be $52.75M for 8.77 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. AmTrust Financial Services's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis.

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:35

Rowley, who also resigned from his role as deputy party leader for the duration of the investigation into the claims, denied the allegations and said he will take all steps necessary to clear his name, according to STV. Scottish Labour Business Manager James Kelly said: "It is important that the investigation into these allegations is fair and transparent, and the matter will be thoroughly investigated using the Labour party's internal complaints procedure".

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:35

United States Steel Corporation comprises approximately 1.3% of Meridian Wealth Management LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 17th biggest position. ValuEngine downgraded United States Steel Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. The company has market cap of $4.66 billion.

by | November 15, 2017 | 21:14

Quigley knocked on the door and forced his way inside when it was opened. One bullet struck his estranged wife in the back of her head while another hit the male companion in his eye. "We talked to her family and friends; we know that to be true that's a domestic violence situation", says Capt. Gary Miller with the Oakland County Sheriff's Department.

by | November 15, 2017 | 21:14

The new funding includes £21m for Tech City UK to be rebranded as Tech Nation, an attempt to expand the body nationwide. The government will raise the number of Tier-1 (exceptional talent) visas it can issue to a total of 2,000 a year, the Home Office said on Wednesday.

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:05

The Pentagon said that the service member had the surgery in a private hospital Tuesday afternoon after it was approved by the Pentagon under a waiver that allowed the military to pay for the operation. He was blocked from doing so by a USA district judge in October who ruled that banning transgenders from the military was a Fifth Amendment violation.

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:20

Li said China would provide 150 million yuan (RM94.6 million) for the rehabilitation of Marawi, which has been largely reduced to rubble after the five-month conflict ended last month. We are gratified by the many things you've done so far. "Only when you uphold free trade, can you have fair trade", Li said. A decade ago, the Philippines was looking at China as the competitor of the growing ASEAN community and the competitor of U.S.

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:20

The other development projects worth Rs 80 billion including under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) were also reviewed, the Prime Minister said, adding, these would be further reviewed on monthly basis. "The government tenure will end in June and election will be held after two months", he said. When asked about 2018 general election, the prime minister assured that the polls would be held on time.

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:56

He also said he was grateful to South Korea for importing Philippine products such as food, garments, chemicals and electronic parts. "We also would like to extend our invitation for you to go in the matter of manufacturing, automotive, food production, processing, agribusiness with bigger area, electronics, and energy", said Duterte.

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:30

The House Committee on Natural Resources released correspondence on 13 November 2017 between officials from the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Whitefish Energy. "A legacy of dysfunction (at PREPA) has created a competence deficit that threatens the Island's ability to improve conditions for its citizens", Bishop said in a statement .

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:21

You can only ask so many times. Trump had previously been critical of former US intelligence personnel including former CIA Director John Brennan , fired FBI Director James Comey , and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper , referring to them as "political hacks".

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:14

However, Biden isn't as strong as the "Generic Democrat" against Trump in 2020 - the president trails by 14 points in that one, according to Politico . In recent days, Biden has also expressed regret at his decision not to run in 2016, given the outcome of the election as he's promoted his newly released book, Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and objective.

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:03

Dana Williams of Samaritan's Purse said the Newnan goal is 20,330 boxes. Phelps' volunteer story actually begins in January, when she encourages members of her own church to donate particular items each month, including coloring books, crayons, pencils, sharpeners, soap and washcloths.

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:23

Randall Saito, who was found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity in 1979, exited the State Hospital in Kaneohe near Honolulu on Sunday. He then boarded a charter flight from Honolulu to Maui and then got on board a flight from Maui to California, landing on the mainland at about 5:30 p.m.

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:07

And, the first ever Indian to go to Oxford. Initially, she spent her childhood in Belgaum and then moved to Pune. Even then, in a courtroom and society soaked in patriarchy, Sorabji was constantly held back from pleading before the court, and given clerical jobs.

by | November 15, 2017 | 18:57

The council pruned the 28 tax bracket list to just 50 from 228, which means that only luxury and sin goods are now included in the highest tax rate. In the biggest GST rejig yet, tax rates on over 200 items, ranging from chewing gum to chocolates, to beauty products, wigs and wrist watches, were cut to provide relief to consumers and businesses amid the economic slowdown.

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:13

In October, petroleum, engineering and chemicals exports grew by 14.74 per cent, 11.77 per cent and 22.29 per cent, respectively. These investments were lower on sequential basis as well, down from Dollars 2.65 billion in September this year.

by | November 15, 2017 | 18:12

Responding to a question about her alleged silence on the issue Wednesday, Suu Kyi said "I haven't been silent". "The secretary-general highlighted that strengthened efforts to ensure humanitarian access, safe, dignified, voluntary and sustained returns, as well as true reconciliation between communities, would be essential", a United Nations statement said, summarising comments to Suu Kyi.

by | November 15, 2017 | 17:11

S. Prakash further said Owaisi had no role to play in the Ayodhya dispute, which he should understand. Thirteen different appeals have been filed against Allahabad high court verdict that divided the 2.73 acres disputed land into three parts among Ram Lalla, Sunni Waqf Board , and Nirmohi Akhara.

by | November 15, 2017 | 16:14

They are picked out by the Telegraph for opposing a government move to enshrine the date of Brexit in law - which they have warned could scupper a good deal if negotiations go on longer than expected and the process needs to be extended. Several of those named hit back at the headline on Twitter. Pro-remain Conservative MP Anna Soubry , who was also featured on the Telegraph's front page, told MPs the coverage by the newspaper was a "blatant piece of bullying" and she regarded it as a ...

by | November 15, 2017 | 13:25

Russian lawmakers have unanimously passed a bill targeting foreign news outlets in retaliation to the Kremlin-run news channel RT's registration as a "foreign agent" in the United States. It requires them to publicly declare themselves as such and regularly provide detailed information about their funding, finances and staffing. Critics of the law have said the definition of political activity is so loose that it could be used against nearly any nongovernmental organization.

by | November 15, 2017 | 14:44

He reiterated that his comments to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee should have been clearer, saying: "I acknowledge the words I used were open to being misinterpreted and I apologise to Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe and her family if I inadvertently caused them any further anguish".

by | November 15, 2017 | 14:31

Authorities recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns reportedly used by the shooter . "It appears he couldn't make access to the room and he gave up and reentered the vehicle". "It was very clear at the onset that we had an individual that was randomly picking targets", Johnston said. Flint learned of the shooting via a phone call early Tuesday.

by | November 15, 2017 | 13:23

Alafco, which provides commercial aircraft leasing products globally, now has 40 Boeing 737 Max on order, it said on the second day of the Dubai Airshow. No-frills airline flydubai, which serves 95 destinations in 44 countries, is an all-Boeing carrier. "We are extremely honored that flydubai has selected to be an all-Boeing operator for many years to come".

by | November 15, 2017 | 13:05

The Philippines and New Zealand signed late Tuesday a memorandum of cooperation aimed at improving the education system in the Southeast Asian nation. Ardern said earlier in the day she planned to raise human rights issues with Duterte, as many other leaders have in light of the state sanctioned execution of thousands of drug traffickers without trial.

by | November 15, 2017 | 11:45

Zimbabwe's envoy to South Africa , Isaac Moyo, also dismissed talks of a coup, saying the government was "intact", the BBC said. Soldiers reportedly took control of the headquarters of the national broadcaster, ZBC, and an army spokesman said on air "this is not a military takeover".

by | November 15, 2017 | 12:11

Medical marijuana activist, user, and legalization poster child Alexis Bortell has filed a lawsuit against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding medical marijuana legalization. The lawsuit argues that all Americans that require Cannabis treatment for several illnesses should have it available, in a safe and legal way to obtain.

by | November 15, 2017 | 12:50

The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 1.38 million. (NYSE: DAL ). New York-based Bluefin Trading Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.16% in Delta Air Lines, Inc . The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, July 15. As per Monday, May 29, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. (NYSE: DAL ) for 70,050 shares.

by | November 15, 2017 | 12:04

This month a small Sutherland Springs church fell victim to a mass shooting . Along with grief and concern over gun violence, the attack also resurfaced an idea: Should we increase security at - or even arm members of - our own churches? Americans are growing both tired of and numb to reports of mass shootings such as the incidents in Sutherland Springs, Texas and Antioch, Tennessee.

by | November 15, 2017 | 11:51

He suffered a gunshot wound and is now recovering in a South Korean hospital, the military said. It's the same border area which was visited by US Secretary of Defense James Mattis less than a month ago. The defection came during escalated tensions between the North and the South and almost a week after President Trump visited Seoul for his five-country Asia tour.

by | November 15, 2017 | 10:42

The natural disaster shook South Korea's southeastern coast of Pohang. Check out the " Dispatch " photos below. The tremor occurred in an area 9 km north of the coastal city of Pohang in North Gyeongsang province at 2.29 p.m, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration.

by | November 15, 2017 | 12:11

The two sought exemption on the account of the medical condition of Nawaz's wife, Kulsoom, who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma in London. Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (retd) Safdar have been nominated in a single corruption reference in connection with the Sharif family's London properties.

by | November 15, 2017 | 10:28

Modi will address the Asean-India and East Asia summits on Tuesday and it is to be seen whether he touches upon the sensitive issue. "We had extensive discussions on enhancing India-Philippines bilateral cooperation especially in trade, business and culture", Modi tweeted after the first visit by an Indian PM to Philippines in 36 years.