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Federal Reserve proposes new capital rules for Wall Street | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Tuesday proposed new rules that could allow some large banks to reduce the amount of capital they must hold as a cushion against a future economic shock.<p>FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington September 16 2015. REUTERS/Kevin …

Wall Street

Military Members and Their Families Respond to John Kelly’s News Conference

The article about a news conference given this week by John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff — in which he addressed President Trump’s phone call to the widow of a slain Army soldier, as well as the loss of his own son in Afghanistan — drew intense reader interest.<p>Among the more than 3,500 …

Japanese family life is falling apart — and the reasons why go back to World War II

Saddled with long work hours and rising expenses, young Japanese couples are opting not to have kids. Even if they have the energy to start a family, many simply don't have the time.<p>As a result, spending shrinks on the small scale and the Japanese economy contracts on the large scale. Japan has …

NFL Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding 2017 Free-Agent Market

NFL free agency kicks off on Tuesday, as teams are allowed to begin talking to agents about their clients. This starts a two-day negotiation period, before the 2017 NFL league year officially begins at 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, when teams and players are allowed to officially sign their new …

Football (U.S.)

Dear Washington: This Is What American Voters Are Trying to Tell You

If the presidential primary season has made anything clear, it’s that many American voters are concerned about the power that multinational …

China Will Not Permit War on the Korean Peninsula, Xi Jinping Says

Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed that his country would prevent war from breaking out between North and South Korea, in an address to several Asian …

White House: Obama 'cleared the air' with Saudi Arabia

<b>(CNN) —</b> The White House moved to tamp down suggestions that ties with Saudi Arabia are fraying, with administration officials saying that President Barack Obama "really cleared the air" with King Salman at a meeting Wednesday.<p>Yet even as White House officials stressed that the leaders made …

Middle East

Turkey urges cooperation with Iran to fight terrorism, sectarian strife | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday his country and neighboring Iran must work together to narrow their differences in order to tackle terrorism and sectarianism in the region.<p>Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan (L) is seen with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani …

South Asia

IS frees most of 300 abducted cement workers, kills 4

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has released most of the 300 cement workers it abducted near Damascus after questioning them to find out who …

Disney, SeaWorld employees arrested in sex sting

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Walt Disney World security guard and janitor at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove were among 18 men arrested in a sex sting dubbed "Operation April's Fools," Polk County, Florida, Sheriff Grady Judd said Tuesday.<p>Those arrested responded to online ads from undercover detectives posing as children …

Google's Nest might pay customers as compensation for shutting down their $300 smart-home devices

On Tuesday, Nest responded to customer complaints on Twitter, saying the company was working with customers "on a case-by-case basis to find the best resolution, including compensation."<p>"Revolv owners, we're here to help," Nest posted on its official Twitter account.<p>In 2014 — just nine months after …

The Supreme Court Challenge to Executive Amnesty

<b>The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to review a case challenging arguably the most significant unilateral executive action of the Obama</b> …

Greek finance minister claims he'll resign if the country votes for a bailout

The battle for Greek votes was in full swing Thursday ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the …

The Flip Bowl Finale

Inside Flipboard / January 3, 2014<p>We’d like to congratulate curator Osprey for curating the number one NFL team magazine of the Flip Bowl season.<p>It’s …