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Senate kills finance-firm class action rule

Senate kills finance-firm class action rule

With time running out, the Treasury Department took the unusual step on Monday of criticizing the work of another government agency, issuing an 18-page report that said the CFPB's arbitration rule "would upend a century of federal policy favoring freedom of contract to provide for low-priced dispute resolution".


'Wolverine': A Laura-centric 'Logan' spinoff is in the works

'Wolverine': A Laura-centric 'Logan' spinoff is in the works

Who will replace him is still unknown, and that's not likely to change for a while, but in an interesting interview with THR , the actor shared a story about the time he met the man who was originally supposed to play Wolverine . "The fact is that a lot of these movies are a collection of set pieces of action with very short connective things basically explaining how we go from action piece A to action piece B.


Lane County's jobless rate remains largely unchanged

Lane County's jobless rate remains largely unchanged

Cayuga County's lower jobless rate came with a smaller labor force. In May, the unemployment rate fell to a record low of 3.8 percent, the lowest figure since 1990, the year the department started issuing seasonally-adjusted employment figures.



It could cost $70 to get into Rocky Mountain National Park

Hikers line up on the Angel's Landing Trail at Zion National Park on May 28. "The president's budget cuts the National Park Service budget by a lot and turns around and puts it on the back of the people", Douce says. On Tuesday, the NPS released a plan to do something about it. The NPS proposal is open for public comment from October 24 to November 23. The solution to our parks fix needs can not and should not be largely shouldered by its visitors, ” said Theresa Pierno, President and CEO ...



US Will Resume Admitting Refugees But Impose Stricter Vetting

The United States announced Tuesday it will resume accepting refugees following a four-month freeze, along with stricter security measures around applications from 11 countries over the next three months. Trump issued the ban last March, but it did not enter into force until June when the U.S. prohibited for 120 days entry to refugees from all over the world.


Thumri Queen Girija Devi passes away

Thumri Queen Girija Devi passes away

Describing the death of Girija Devi as a "great loss to the music world", West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her grief. Although she is popular as a Benaras and Seniya Gharana singer, Girija Devi is known for not sticking to a particular style.