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Trump administration considers September unveiling of healthcare plan: WSJ

03 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering unveiling, as early as September, his healthcare plan as part of his presidential re-election campaign strategy, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

Exclusive: Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC - sources

03 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in coming months, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter.

U.S. tax collectors urge owners of virtual currencies to pay back taxes, file amended returns

26 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Friday said it was sending thousands of letters to taxpayers who failed to report virtual currency transactions, saying they may owe taxes.

U.S. watchdog fines New York debt collectors more than $60 million

26 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. consumer watchdog on Thursday said it had fined a group of New York-based debt-collection firms and their two owners more than $60 million to settle claims they inflated consumer debts and broke the law when attempting to collect the money.

U.S. regulators to end mortgage lending exemption for Fannie, Freddie in 2021

26 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. regulators said on Thursday they plan to end an exemption for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that permits them to back risky mortgages, a move that would reduce the government's footprint in the housing market, potentially increasing borrowing costs.

Trump says he 'vouches' for detained U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky's release in Sweden

20 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would vouch for the bail of detained American rapper A$AP Rocky, who was arrested in Sweden in connection with a street fight that occurred in June.

Trump says he 'vouches' for detained U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky's release in Sweden

20 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would vouch for the bail of detained American rapper A$AP Rocky, who was arrested in Sweden in connection with a street fight that occurred in June.

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement

16 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project.

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement

16 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project.

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement

16 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project.

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