This Friday, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that it had refused to grant Ford additional time to recall 3 million Ford vehicles that are thought to have faulty airbag inflators.The errant airbag systems in question...
The GOP's tax reform bill looks like its already had the easiest passage it will get when the House voted it through. The bill now faces rising uncertainty as Senate members dissect it from their own perspectives.Deficit hawks Sen....
The Short:Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC that the GOP's tax reform plan will simplify taxes, benefit lower and middle income people and pass a higher personal tax burden onto those who make more than a million dollars year.If...
The Short:The United Kingdom's Minister for Digital Policy, Matthew Hancock, has publicly requested social media giants Facebook and Twitter to hand over evidence related to Russian interference in the UK's EU (Brexit) referendum in 2016.The Long:As the United States...
The Short:U.S. law enforcement officials have so far arrested 267 members of MS-13, a violent street gang spread across the country and overseas. MS-13 is the only street gang designated by the Treasury Department as a transnational criminal organization.The...
The Short:Japanese premiere Shinzo Abe considers the North Korea threat to be the gravest security worry his country has had to face since World War II, saying on Friday that he pledges to boost his country's defenses.The Long:In a...
The Short:In an interview with state-owned TV station Russia-1, former Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak said he won't be able to name all the Trump Officials he met simply because the list was so long.The Long:The story...
The Short:The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) headed by Ajit Pai, which is on a de-regulatory mission, took a major step on Thursday in a 3-2 vote to allow consolidation of media companies. Another 3-2 vote relaxed regulations that force...
The Snippet: North Korea monitoring project 38 North has published some commercial satellite pictures of a naval shipyard in the country that indicate Pyongyang is pushing an "aggressive schedule" to build a ballistic missile submarine. If successful, it will be...
The Snippet: Word is that the National Football League (NFL) is on the verge of losing its tax-exempt status, which will happen if the current version of Senate's tax bill goes through.Let's go through that story and see if it's...
The Snippet: The Donald Trump administration had a huge morale-boosting win on Thursday as the House of Representatives passed the tax bill that aims to cut the corporate tax rate to the lowest level we have(n't) seen in decades. The Story: The Republicans...
The Snippet: China’s top cyber authority on Thursday rejected a recent report ranking it last out of 65 countries for press freedom, retorting with the argument that the internet must be “orderly” and that the PRC advocates the free flow...
The Story: In a landmark agreement that hopes to phase out fossil fuel use from a key industry, two U.S. states and twenty countries across the globe have joined an alliance to phase out the use of coal for power...
The Story: The Hollywood, Florida city's commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to change the names of three streets named after Confederate generals Nathan Bedford Forrest, John Bell Hood and Robert E. Lee, to Freedom, Hope and Liberty. Why now? Such initiatives gained...
The Story: One of the last Obama-era banking regulators, Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has said that he will be stepping down at the end of this month, well ahead of the end of...