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Mulvaney moves to take reins as acting CFPB director amid legal dispute

Mulvaney moves to take reins as acting CFPB director amid legal dispute

A federal judge might have to determine the finale. The lawsuit she filed seeks a temporary injunction to halt Mulvaney's appointment. Trump subsequently announced that Mick Mulvaney , the current director of the Office of Management and Budget, would be acting director of the consumer watchdog agency.


Killington Cup: Shiffrin looks ready for Olympics

Killington Cup: Shiffrin looks ready for Olympics

At age 22, she has won 32 races in all disciplines, ninth all-time. Last season, Norwegian Jansrud won the super-G globe for the second time in his career and it was a successful start to his defence in Lake Louise on Sunday. She finished second in the last two World Cups to Petra Vlhova of Slovakia, who skiied a disappointing fifth in the first run. Shiffrin also won the slalom at Killington a year ago, when the World Cup returned to Vermont - where she went to school and has family ties ...


Bitcoin Breaks Record of $ 9000

Bitcoin Breaks Record of $ 9000

Bitcoin climbed as high as a record $9,720.95 Monday, and was recently up about 16 per cent compared with trading late on Friday. The buzz around the cryptocurrency lead Coinbase, the top Bitcoin exchange in the United States, to add roughly 100,000 accounts during the Thanksgiving holiday.


Thanksgiving, Black Friday online sales soar to record highs

Thanksgiving, Black Friday online sales soar to record highs

Their figures suggest that Cyber Monday could overtake Black Friday by £7 million to become the biggest day for online and offline spending this year. That's an 18 percent rise on-year from last year's 3.3 billion dollars of sales. According to Adobe Insights, 61.1 per cent of shoppers' visits to retailers' websites were for mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets.


Meredith to Buy Time Inc. for $2.8 Billion

Meredith to Buy Time Inc. for $2.8 Billion

The Des Moines-based company made a run earlier this year but couldn't secure enough financing, and Time in late April ended the sales process. The all-cash transaction will close in the first quarter of 2018, according to the announcement.


Black Friday, Thanksgiving Day foot traffic falls slightly: ShopperTrak

Black Friday, Thanksgiving Day foot traffic falls slightly: ShopperTrak

More than 200,000 toys were sold in just the first five hours of the day, the company said. On it's own, Black Friday brought in north of $5 billion. That aligns with a report from Adobe on Thursday, which noted a record 46 percent of all traffic to retail sites on Thanksgiving coming from smartphones, up 15.2 percent from a year ago.