Beto O'Rourke calls for mandatory assault rifle buyback program

Trump wants new background checks for gun ownership President Trump speaks on the introduction of background checks for gun ownership and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s willingness to pursue gun control legislation. Former Texas lawmaker – and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful – Beto O’Rourke released a plan to combat gun violence on Friday, which includes calls for both an assault […]

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No wagyu for you: ASIC loses landmark case against Westpac

The corporate watchdog has lost a landmark case against Westpac Banking Corporation over the bank's alleged breaches of responsible lending laws after a judge found borrowers could ditch luxury food items like wagyu steak and shiraz for more humble fare. The Federal Court on Tuesday dismissed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's case against the bank after finding the regulator […]

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Elizabeth Warren calls for higher taxes, NRA investigation as part of gun control plan

2020 hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren labels white supremacy as ‘domestic terrorism’ Tomi Lahren says Democrats would rather talk about ‘feelings’ than policy. Democratic 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Saturday unveiled a sweeping gun control proposal that would see higher taxes on gun manufacturers, waiting periods for guns and an investigation into the National Rifle Association (NRA). The Massachusetts senator's proposal comes a week after […]

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Texas Speaker apologizes for alleged comments about Republican colleagues in secret recording: report

Fox News Flash top headlines for August 7 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 7 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com The Texas House Speaker apologized Tuesday for “terrible things” he allegedly said about House colleagues on a secretly recorded conversation with a conservative activist, reports said. Speaker Dennis Bonnen, a Republican, sent out an apology email […]

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Amanda Knox faces backlash for crowdfunding her wedding: ‘I’m a figure to be demonized’

Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson. Photo courtesy of Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson. (Photo: Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson) Amanda Knox, who was absolved of the 2007 murder her roommate in Italy, is getting married next year. Recently, Knox and her fiance, Christopher Robinson, created and shared their interstellar wedding website. The wedding, in accordance with Robinson’s proposal, will be space-themed. Featuring costumes, props, time travel, […]

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Stuck in reverse: Brace for more unconventional central bank moves

The global financial system appears to be closing in on another inflection point over the next week: Chances are that the world’s two key central banks will announce or foreshadow a return to the kind of monetary policy settings they implemented immediately after the global financial crisis. Never mind that sharemarkets are trading around record highs: On Thursday, the European […]

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Seniors poised for $27B in drug savings under new Senate package

Trump takes on drug price transparency Fox News medical correspondent Dr. Marc Siegel on the Trump administration’s efforts to lower drug prices in America. A top Senate committee will vote this Thursday on a sweeping package of measures intended to address the rising cost of prescription medication in the U.S. that the congressional actuary estimates will save Medicare beneficiaries $27 […]

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