The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has named the agency's erstwhile chief of staff Leandra English as the new Deputy Director of the CFPB.Acting Deputy Director David Silberman will continue as associate director of the Research, Markets, and Regulations division.Outgoing CFPB...
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 Story: Even as prominent and senior Washington Republicans distanced themselves from Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore after at least three allegations of a sexual nature against teenage girls many decades ago, the stalwart Republican nominee for the U.S Senate...
Among the global organizations to react to Donald Trump's use of the term "shithole countries" in relation to African nations and Haiti, the African Union's comment has been the most pointed, with Ebba Kalondo, the African Union spokeswoman, saying...
Israel has mounted an air strike on Gaza as Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has caused uprisings in the region.The body count has begun, with two men confirmed dead by the Gaza Health Ministry and several...
Just last week the Republican-led FCC axed several restrictions on media companies cross-owning TV and newspaper assets. Sources also reported the same day that chairman Pai and team will vote next month on killing a two-year old order that...
President Trump either has a running hidden agenda behind his actions, or is extremely naive. And he's not naive.Just weeks after shocking the media and the world saying he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin was sincere when he denied...
Roy Moore is out. Doug Jones is in. The Alabama Senate contest was a close run, but the Democrats now have a very significant win in a deep red state.Trump won the state by 28 points last year, but...
The United States has officially declared that North Korea was responsible for the WannaCry ransomware attacks earlier this year that affected nearly a quarter of a million computers in 150 countries this year.The Monday op-ed by Thomas P. Bossert,...
Alabamians are now metaphorically caught between the devil and the deep blue sea on the matter of abortion rights.Roy Moore, accused of sexually preying on young girls in his 30s, is dead against abortion rights, but his Democrat opponent...
In the most controversial acquisition of munitions since Japan gave up the right to wage war, the nation has announced that it will acquire medium-range, air-launched cruise missiles that have a range reaching up to North Korea.At the news...
Robert S. Mueller III was appointed special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential Election, and the Trump campaign's possible connection to it.It now appears that he will eventually "drain the swamp," a promise originally made by...
The Story: A new Reuters report suggests that Google's regulatory troubles in the EU are far from over. The report says that Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition who is wielding the EU ax against the tech giants of...
The US has approved plans to have private arms companies provide lethal weapons to Ukraine to aid its fight against Russia-backed separatists.Congress approved such a plan in 2014 during the Obama administration called the Ukraine Freedom Support Act, but the...
President Trump's personal lawyer John Dowd made a bold statement Monday that the president cannot be found guilty of obstruction of justice. Though the legal opinion is not new and apparently based on the word of the law, it does...