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States File Suit Against DeVos Over Student Loan Rules

States File Suit Against DeVos Over Student Loan Rules

An existing federal law allows borrowers to apply for loan forgiveness if they attended a school that misled them or broke state consumer protection laws. "We call on Secretary DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education to restore these rules immediately". Politico reports that 18 states and the District of Colombia claim DeVos' agency has illegally delayed regulations created to protect people with student loans whose schools defrauded them.


Bernard Tomic fined $20K for Wimbledon farce

Bernard Tomic fined $20K for Wimbledon farce

This brought into question the rule at the start of 2017 that means a player can retire before a first-round match and retain their prize money. "You know I wasn't mentally and physically there, with my mental state to perform and I don't know why ...


Hanscom Air Force Base evacuates buildings after 'potentially explosive materials' detected

Hanscom Air Force Base evacuates buildings after 'potentially explosive materials' detected

The base has announced the closure of Vandenberg Gate on Route 2A. A spokesman for the moving company told WBZ that they are unsure what is going on at the base. Police have set up a perimeter 1,500 feet in every direction from the truck. There are no reports of injuries. Hanscom Field, a commercial airport adjacent to the base, remained operational.


European Union lawmakers urge China to let Nobel dissident seek medical help

European Union lawmakers urge China to let Nobel dissident seek medical help

China has faced global calls to give the democracy campaigner the option to get treatment overseas since it emerged last month that he was transferred from prison to a hospital after he was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer. Wen and another friend of Liu's, Mo Zhixu, tried to visit Liu at the First Hospital of China Medical University in Shenyang where the authorities said Liu is being treated.


Senate bill is evil

Senate bill is evil

A consortium of liberal groups is launching an effort this month against the Republican health care bill, targeting GOP lawmakers who have supported the legislation with a bus tour that will visit their states and districts during the August congressional recess.


Kendall and Kylie Jenner Are Reportedly Being Sued Over Controversial T-Shirt Line

Kendall and Kylie Jenner Are Reportedly Being Sued Over Controversial T-Shirt Line

Arcade Fire have plastered their logo of their upcoming album Everything Now over the Jenners' faces. The estate of #The Doors is suing Kylie and Kendall Jenner over their controversial line of shirts , TMZ reports. Plus, all pictures have been removed and won't be uploaded again. She says that the " Keeping Up with the Kardashians " stars have committed a big mistake.