Wednesday, May 23, 2018

National Business

The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

Congress moves to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis
Updated: 4 hours ago
Workers at Las Vegas hotel-casinos vote on whether to strike

Workers at Las Vegas hotel-casinos vote on whether to strike

More than 30 hotel-casinos are facing the prospect of a strike as employees vote on whether to authorize the action in the travel destination
Updated: 5 hours ago
EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

A reporter for The Associated Press was grabbed by the shoulders and shoved out of an Environmental Protection Agency building by a security guard for trying to cover a meeting on water contaminants
Updated: 7 hours ago
Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

Congress has moved to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis
Updated: 7 hours ago
Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations
Updated: 7 hours ago
Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

Privacy advocates want Amazon to stop pushing police to buy and use its facial recognition tool
Updated: 8 hours ago
Stocks sink late as smaller companies and industrials fade

Stocks sink late as smaller companies and industrials fade

Stocks give up early gains and finish lower as smaller companies retreat from record highs and industrial companies and retailers decline
Updated: 9 hours ago
Hunter accused of giving bribes for African elephant kill

Hunter accused of giving bribes for African elephant kill

The owner of South African hunting company has been indicted in the United States on charges of bribing Zimbabwe officials to let a hunting party shoot elephants inside a national park
Updated: 9 hours ago
Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families
Updated: 10 hours ago
Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners
Updated: 10 hours ago