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The Consumer Federation of America applauded the move affecting credit card, auto loan, student loan, payday loan, and other financial contracts. However, a group of consumers who were all individually impacted by the $35 charge are more likely to dispute it collectively.
  • Farah dominant at Anniversary Games but doping casts shadow

    Farah dominant at Anniversary Games but doping casts shadow

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    At halfway, paced by 800m runner Jenny Meadows, Muir was close to world record pace, but she slowed in the later stages and was passed by Kenya's Hellen Obiri down the home straight. With about 500m I thought 'is the maths wrong, is that happening?' "In athletics , you've got to have characters and personality and I think today was a great advert for racewalking".
  • MEPs: We'll veto Brexit deal if citizens' rights not improved

    MEPs: We'll veto Brexit deal if citizens' rights not improved

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    And asked if there was an "ideological" push to walk away from anything to do with the European Court of Justice, Mr Green said the United Kingdom would seek to attain what the British public voted for. "The UK response came three weeks later". But, like non-EU immigrants now, they would lose the right to vote in local elections in Britain and would be subject to minimum salary requirements to be able to bring family members into the country.
  • Dalian Wanda to Sell Hotels, Cultural and Tourism Projects for $9.3 Billion

    Dalian Wanda to Sell Hotels, Cultural and Tourism Projects for $9.3 Billion

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    The Chinese group, with businesses spanning real estate, films, sports and entertainment, had plans to build at least 20 such cultural projects around China. Sunac will pay for this from its cashpile that stood at over 90 billion yuan at the end of June, Caixin quoted Sun as saying. Shares in Wanda Hotel Development surged more than 150 percent after news of the deal, though none of the hotels being sold are included under this entity.
  • UN Secretary General shows support to Ukraine

    UN Secretary General shows support to Ukraine

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    He will "take responsibility for advancing US efforts to achieve the objectives set out in the Minsk agreements", the department said . Speaking at a meeting Monday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Kiev , Poroshenko said Ukraine would not be applying for a NATO membership "immediately" but would instead "build a genuine program of reforms" to meet NATO requirements for membership in the future.
  • Stripe strikes global partnerships with Alipay & WeChat Pay

    Stripe strikes global partnerships with Alipay & WeChat Pay

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    Starting Sunday, the partnerships will allow online merchants using Stripe to integrate the ability for Chinese users to pay with Alipay and WeChat Pay on their websites, the company said. For companies that don't have a base in China, it can be hard to sell products to Chinese customers. It had previously partnered with Alipay to enable only the US merchants on its platform to integrate the Chinese payment service.
  • Elon Musk Finally Reveals Tesla Model 3

    Elon Musk Finally Reveals Tesla Model 3

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    According to latest reports, electric car-maker giant Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) on Monday announced that production deficits slowed down sales during the second quarter, following Chief Executive Elon Musk indicated even tighter timetable for the firm's pushy plans to produce its new Model 3 sedans.
  • COSCO to Buy OOCL for Dollars 6.3 bln

    COSCO to Buy OOCL for Dollars 6.3 bln

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    The offer of HKD78.67 for each OOIL share was made in respect of the total of 429,950,088 OOIL shares representing 68.7% of its issued share capital. Under the terms of the deal, COSCO and SIPG will pay $78.67 Hong Kong (U.S. Korean shipping giant Hanjin filed for bankruptcy a year ago, while France's CMA CGM bought Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines. COSCO Shipping itself was created from the state-driven merger of former rivals China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company and China Shipping Group.
  • Wall Fire now at 2700 acres

    Wall Fire now at 2700 acres

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    Flames were rapidly tearing their way through the Sierra Nevada foothills, in what some said looked like a tornado of smoke and fire. All areas west of Miners Ranch Road from the intersection of Highway 162 to Oro-Bangor Highway, including the Oaks mobile home park, Mount Ida Road, Skyline Boulevard and Oakvale Avenue.
  • United States laptop ban lifted on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian

    United States laptop ban lifted on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian

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    Passengers travelling on Qatar Airways flights to the U.S. can now carry their laptops and other large electronics on board, ending a three-month ban on devices on flights from the airline's Doha hub. The bigger devices, including laptops, tablets and game consoles, must be checked as luggage. On 29 June, the U.S. announced enhanced security measures for flights to the country, which require additional time to screen passengers and personal electronic devices for possible explosives.
  • Luka Modric: 'Squad key to Real Madrid's success'

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    However, Ramos, who helped Real to win the Champions League and La Liga last season, says that it isn't out of the question that he could receive the prize. Morata and James are both reported targets of Premier League clubs Manchester United and Chelsea, although it is likely that the Red Devils will have cooled their interest since capturing Everton hitman Romelu Lukaku on Saturday.