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The ruling was the first authored by the court's newest justice, President Donald Trump's appointee Neil Gorsuch , who wrote that any changes to the law should come from the U.S. Questions regarding the scope of the FDCPA, illustrated by the Henson case, are arising at the same time that the debt collection regulatory landscape-for both first- and third-party collection issues-is undergoing a seismic shift as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continues to seek to regulate debt ...
  • General Electric announces retirement of CEO Jeff Immelt

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    Flannery is a 30-year General Electric executive, starting his career at GE Capital in 1987. Investors sent the stock climbing 3.6% to $28.94 on the news Monday, adding almost $9 billion in market value, as new leader John Flannery promised a broad review of the business "with a sense of urgency".
  • Attorney General Sessions to Testify in Open Senate Hearing on Tuesday

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    The tweet was the second social media lash out from Trump towards his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director following Comey's dramatic testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. Spending the weekend at his golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump followed the Comey tweet with a second aimed at Democrats: "The Democrats have no message, not on economics, not on taxes, not on jobs, not on failing #Obamacare".
  • Trump talks infrastructure initiative on Kentucky border

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    Trump says an $8.7 billion maintenance backlog for waterways is only getting worse. The cumulative effect of Trump's daily stomping on his own aide's plans and statements means a week that White House officials intended as the start of the president fulfilling his campaign pledge to rebuild the country's roads, ports, bridges and airports will be remembered for anything but.
  • British PM May's future in doubt after shock UK election result

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    But opposition politicians and some members of her own party have called on her to quit. The election results are being perceived as a blow to British Prime Minister Theresa May , who called the snap election, expecting a comfortable win for her Conservative Party.
  • Donald Trump to be sued over foreign government payments

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    The suit was reportedly field in the US District Court for the District of Maryland . "Brian Frost and I are here today to announce that earlier this morning the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit against the President of the United States", he said .
  • Trump responds to Comey testimony as fallout continues

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    At a White House press conference with Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis, Mr Trump rejected Mr Comey's damning testimony at the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Friday (AEST). But while Republicans have generally continued to back the president, some have begun openly questioning and criticising his actions. "Today, Mr.
  • President Trump: 'It's Time to Rebuild Our Country'

    President Trump: 'It's Time to Rebuild Our Country'

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    He spoke before a crowd at Rivertowne Marina . The president planned to travel to OH on June 7 to address ways of improving levees, dams and locks along inland waterways that are crucial to agricultural exports. We really don't. We don't even fix the highways anymore. Trump spoke a day after Anthem announced it would not participate in the Obamacare insurance exchanges next year in OH, a potentially crippling blow to the healthcare system.
  • US AG to testify on alleged Russian meddling in election

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    Comey . Sessions , one of the earliest high-profile supporters of Trump's election campaign, agreed Saturday to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee , which is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the election. But, added Lankford "releasing his memos is not damaging to national security". Senator Patrick Leahy, the Senate appropriations committee's top Democrat and a member of the Senate judiciary committee, tartly reminded Sessions that both oversee his department.
  • US Successful Missile Defense Test Matters For Americans: Here's Why

    US Successful Missile Defense Test Matters For Americans: Here's Why

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    Riki Ellison, the founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance based near Washington which advocates for the development and deployment of missile defense systems to defend the United States, described the test as "vital". The success of the test is a watershed moment for the American military's effort to establish an effective - though limited - ground-based defence against ICBMs as Pyongyang ramps up its threats.