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Dodd-Frank Act overhaul necessary to help boost economy

Late Thursday, lawmakers in the lower chamber voted passed the Republican bill, called the Financial Choice Act , along strict party lines by a vote of 233-186. Comer says Dodd-Frank was "disastrous, overreaching law that devastated community bankers in the process". "Dodd-Frank has made too-big-to-fail the law of the land, and it is not good for the American people".



Australian officers injured in terror attack

Australian police said a shootout Monday in which two men died, three police officers were wounded and a female hostage was freed might be related to Islamic extremism. Turnbull said Australia faced a growing threat from Islamist terrorism but authorities remained committed to defeating threats. Responsibility for the incident has been claimed by ISIS which justified it with Australia's membership of the US-led worldwide coalition fighting against it in Iraq and Syria.


Jeff Sessions to Testify to Intel Panel Tuesday to Rebut Comey

Jeff Sessions to Testify to Intel Panel Tuesday to Rebut Comey

In March, Sessions removed himself from any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the elections, but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose that he met a year ago with Russia's ambassador. Conn. (WTNH)- A top CT lawmaker wants to hear from Attorney General Jeff Sessions under oath on the Russian Federation investigation. Still, the White House remained mum on the topic of Trump's confidence in his attorney general for two days, even as reports swirled about ongoing ...



Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred toward US, Saudi

President Trump had earlier said , "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people who are going through such challenging times. Tehran is expected to hold a funeral for the victims in the presence of high-ranking officials. "Also there are plainclothes officers in shopping centers", said Mohammadali Rastgou, a shopkeeper in northern Tehran's Tajrish square.


May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

Timothy said he took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto, including a plan for elderly social care that caused a backlash among many core voters. However it is understood that Mr Williamson, appointed Chief Whip last July, has been asked to negotiate a formal coalition with DUP, similar to the one brokered by the Tories and Liberal Democrats in 2010.



Addressing climate change is an urgent issue

We see the impacts of our actions very close to home... This move by mayors demonstrates the newest and most effective arena for climate action in the era of President Donald Trump . Trump has said that climate change is a hoax created by the Chinese and that he feels the world "is laughing at us". Trump, don't worry. The world isn't laughing at America, actually, we are started to feel kind of sorry for it.