Bank stress tests; Trade war victim; Bank of England decision
1. Stress tests: The US Federal Reserve will release its annual assessment of big banks on Thursday. The stress tests, put in place after the 2008 financial crisis, are designed to make sure banks are healthy enough to withstand an economic downturn.
Bank investors await US stress test results for capital returnsReuters
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Germany's Daimler lowers 2018 outlook, cites tariffs, diesel
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BERLIN — German automaker Daimler AG has lowered its 2018 earnings outlook, a change that it says is partly due to increased import tariffs for U.S. vehicles in China. The company said late Wednesday that it now sees fewer SUV sales and higher costs ...
Trump's burgeoning trade war with China is already affecting car manufacturers in the USBusiness Insider
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Iran May Yet Save an OPEC Output Deal
Iran has offered OPEC something that could begin to ease the fraught atmosphere in Vienna. A potential compromise, though, would require the group to abandon individual output targets and see it cede market share to Saudi Arabia. Iran's oil minister ...
US crude jumps on stock draw; Brent slips ahead of OPEC meetReuters
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Retiring baby boomers are reshaping the U.S. into a country with fewer workers to support the elderly—a shift that will add to strains on Social Security and sharpen the debate on the role of immigration in the workforce.
FBI Warns of 'Alarming' Increase in In-Flight Sexual Assaults
Planes on the tarmac at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago in 2018. Photo: Kiichiro Sato (AP). Reports of in-flight sexual assaults committed by passengers against passengers are going up by double-digit margins, according to federal crime ...
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FBI: Sexual assaults on flights increasing 'at an alarming rate'
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(CNN) -- The number of sexual assaults reported during commercial airline flights is increasing "at an alarming rate," the FBI said Wednesday, and the number of actual cases could be much higher. FBI investigations into midair sexual assaults increased ...
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Micron earnings prove the doubters wrong again
Opinion: Memory chip maker's stock gains after it combats every doomsday scenario with results and forecast. Bloomberg News/Landov. ”The industry we operate within is structurally different than in the past,” Micron Chief Executive Sanjay Mehrotra said ...
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At least 350 children who were recently separated from their parents have passed through an East Harlem social services agency over the last two months, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The White House plans to propose merging the Departments of Labor and Education as part of a broader reorganization of the federal government, according to a person with knowledge of the proposal.
The Federal Trade Commission’s new chairman is promising active antitrust enforcement across industries as well as scrutiny of big technology platforms.
Most Central Americans and Mexicans seeking asylum and new lives were worried but not deterred by the threat of separation from their children by Trump administration policy, even before it was changed.
A group of moderate Republicans working with House leadership on immigration legislation face competitive races against Democrats who are seizing on the issue of separating immigrant families at the border.
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Match Group Deepens Its Connection With Dating-App Hinge
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Match Group Inc. MTCH -2.03% has added Hinge to its stable of dating apps, acquiring a controlling stake in the Tinder-competitor that is popular with millennials. Hinge, a New York City-based relationship app, has grown its user base to five times ...
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Silver Airways passengers catch couple having sex in seat behind them
Passengers on a Silver Airways flight were shocked to find that the people seated behind them were joining the Mile High club — from their seats. “My mom and dad were just trying to have a peaceful trip to Mexico and then they sent me this...” Twitter ...
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Federal authorities have subpoenaed the publisher of the National Enquirer for records related to its $150,000 payment to a former Playboy model for her story alleging an affair with Donald Trump, according to people familiar with the matter.
The new IRS Form 1040 will be released next week, and it will be significantly smaller than the current version, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
The Trump administration has nominated Robert Wilkie to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to congressional officials, ending weeks of unexplained delay in sending the official nomination paperwork to the Senate.
California legislators stealthily 'eviscerate' state's net neutrality bill
A group of legislators in California have sneakily but comprehensively “eviscerated” the state's imminent net neutrality bill, removing a huge amount of protections in a set of last-minute amendments. State Senator Scott Wiener called the hostile ...
California lawmakers gut 'gold standard' net neutrality billCNET
California net neutrality bill gutted at tense Assembly hearingThe Mercury News
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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $80 million on political campaigns this year, largely pumping the money into helping Democrats win control of the House of Representatives.
Republican and Democratic lawmakers criticized the Trump administration’s attempts to implement its new “America First” trade policy, saying they have been flooded with complaints by confused small business constituents.