07/10/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ace Cash Express Inc. has agreed to pay $10 million in a settlement with federal regulators who accused the payday lender of illegally harassing borrowers to collect debts and get them to take out additional loans. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced the...
07/10/14 03:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Thursday as worries about the soundness of a European bank spooked U.S. investors, prompting them to sell off stocks and snap up less risky assets like gold and governments bonds. However, the declines were half of what they were earlier in the session. KEEPING...
07/10/14 03:15 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police plan to re-arrest the director of a World Cup hospitality company implicated in a ticket scalping scheme. Investigator Fabio Barucke tells The Associated Press that Ray Whelan, an executive with the MATCH group, will be arrested Thursday afternoon....
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 03:10 PM
Senate Republicans want President Obama to sent military advisers to Jordan to help the country develop a defense against the Islamic militant group now fighting to take over Iraq and other areas of the Middle East.
By Mark Flatten | 07/10/14 03:05 PM
A federal judge wants the IRS to make a sworn statement of how it lost Lerner's emails and what it can do to get them back. The IRS and Judicial Watch will also have to meet in September in front of a federal magistrate who is an expert on electronic records in the courts.
By Sean Lengell | 07/10/14 03:01 PM
"We should be afraid of this court, that five guys should start determining what contraceptions are legal," Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday at the Capitol. "It is so stunning."
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 02:47 PM
Congressional lawmakers signaled Thursday that a $3.7 billion spending measure to cope with the immigrant surge at the border will include a provision allowing speedier deportations of thousands of minors.
07/10/14 02:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — A legislator panel probing Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program will still meet next week even after federal authorities asked them to hold off while they conduct their own investigation, a panel chairman said Thursday. The Legislative Audit Commission oversees state...
By Ashe Schow | 07/10/14 01:45 PM
It's not just Sarah Palin. From sitting senators to South Dakota's Republican Party, impeachment is a possibility.
By Paul Bedard | 07/10/14 02:22 PM
Even with a generous count of the copies of Hillary Clinton's memoir Hard Choices sold so far, she has only covered about half the $14 million advance she received.
07/10/14 02:15 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto power to spotlight what he called the Legislature's failure to sacrifice with the rest of government or to curb rising public-sector pension costs that are fueling school tax...
By Steve Doty | 07/10/14 02:01 PM
Twenty-two veterans die each day in the United States by suicide. On Thursday, Congressman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., introduced new legislation to combat the alarming numbers.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/10/14 01:41 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, got heated when speaking to reporters on Thursday about the growing crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/10/14 01:36 PM
A half-dozen Democratic candidates for the House have settled on suspiciously similar lists of perks they'd end if elected.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/10/14 01:34 PM
U.S. Investigations Services, the firm that vetted and cleared the NSA whistleblower and once saw one employee do 15,000 background checks in a single month, just landed a huge federal contract on immigration.Â
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