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HUD charges Facebook over real estate advertisements

Less than a week after Facebook came under fire for its controversial ad practices, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has filed charges on the tech giant over discrimination in real estate...
Trudeau Scandal

Justin Trudeau scandal worsens as cabinet exodus continues

Two high-profile women ministers in the cabinet of Trudeau, including Canada's first indigenous justice minister, and his lead aide and close friend resigned in demonstration. The former justice minister and attorney general, Jody Wilson-Raybould, says...
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Commodities set to benefit on U.S.-China trade talks

Experts are anticipating the ongoing rally in commodities prices to continue in coming months, regardless of investor anxiety of the result of U.S.-China trade war. Trump imposed tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports last...
Financial Services Committee

Financial Services Committee grills Big Bank CEOs

The chief executives of some of the largest banks in the U.S. are appearing before the Financial Services Committee on Wednesday for the very first time since the 2008 financial crisis, as they deal...
TikTok Ban

President Trump’s TikTok Ban Will Never Pass

A federal judge postponed a Trump administration order yesterday that would have banned one of the country's most popular social media and entertainment apps, just hours before the TikTok ban was set to take...
President Trump

Democrats renew mission to evaluate Trump financials

House Democrats have renewed their push to acquire some insight into President Donald Trump's monetary records, according to a letter released on Wednesday afternoon. The move represents an escalation of congressional Democrats' longstanding interest in...
Budget Deficit

Washington shrugs as budget deficit continues to soar

The federal deficit spending is ballooning on President Donald Trump's watch and Washington does not seem to mind. And even if they did, the political dynamics that enabled bipartisan deficit-cutting offers decades earlier has vanished,...
Ocasio-Cortez Congress

Ocasio-Cortez suggests Congress should be paid more

As the United States' first 'millennial' member of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become a divisive political figure. And now, her constituents are up in arms about a new plan to bump her and her...
Brexit EU

Brexit delayed after day of debate

The controversial Brexit plans were approaching a vital stage, but at the last minute, the European Union agreed to British PM Theresa May's plea to further delay the UK's exit. The EU has handed Theresa...
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Trump seeks $8.6 billion for border wall

The cost of Trump's border wall is more than six times what Congress designated in each of the previous two fiscal years, and 6 percent more than Trump has corralled by invoking emergency powers...