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A federal banking regulator wants to bring fintechs under its purview. Here's what that means for the red-hot payments space - and why big banks are worried

A federal banking regulator wants to bring fintechs under its purview. Here's what that means for the red-hot payments space - and why big banks are worried

16 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Over the past decade, fintechs have become more than a niche group of disruptive startups out of Silicon Valley. Today, fintechs like Stripe and Square...
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25 years after UN women's meeting, equality remains distant

25 years after UN women's meeting, equality remains distant

16 minutes ago   |   New York Post

UNITED NATIONS - Twenty-five years ago, the world's nations came together to make sure that half of Earth's population gained the rights, power and status of the other half. It...
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More than half of female small business owners say men have it easier

More than half of female small business owners say men have it easier

36 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Fifty-four percent of women-owned businesses feared they'd have to permanently shut their doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research. Conducted for...
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New England airport opens COVID-19 testing site inside terminal

New England airport opens COVID-19 testing site inside terminal

42 minutes ago   |   WCVB

The second largest airport in our region is becoming one of the first in the nation to open a COVID-19 testing site within its terminal.
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Whistleblower Edward Snowden's book earnings should go to U.S. govt, court rules

46 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The United States is entitled to more than $5.2 million from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden's book royalties, a federal court ruled this...
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Air Street Capital: AI industry remains strong despite academic brain drain, tech nationalization

Air Street Capital: AI industry remains strong despite academic brain drain, tech nationalization

46 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Air Street Capital's annual State of AI report finds that despite challenges, the AI industry remains strong heading into 2020.
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It's a Photo of a Bearded Dead Man. Could It Be Priceless?

It's a Photo of a Bearded Dead Man. Could It Be Priceless?

50 minutes ago   |   Newser

The image is haunting, depicting a gaunt-faced man with a familiar beard, staring ahead lifelessly. The right eye is bulging and appears disfigured from an unseen wound. Some...
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Lynne Cheney: If The Founding Fathers Had Seen The Debate Between President Trump & Joe Biden They Would Shake Their heads & Wonder What Had Become Of Us

54 minutes ago   |   FOX News

Former Second Lady & bestselling author Lynne Cheney spoke to Brian Kilmeade about the civility of the vice presidential debate between her husband Dick Cheney & Senator Joe...
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Russia Criticized on Navalny as It Takes Security Council Helm

56 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

European members of the United Nations Security Council said the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny poses a “threat to international peace and security,” a...
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MP Apologizes for Breaking Covid Rules to Attend U.K. Parliament

56 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

A Scottish National Party politician broke self-isolation rules to attend Parliament in London this week while waiting for the result of a coronavirus test, which later came...
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Kevin O'Connor: 2020 Election Guide

Kevin O'Connor: 2020 Election Guide

Welcome to WCCO.com's 2020 political guide! We reached out to all Minnesota candidates running for U.S Senate and U.S Congress this fall. Candidates were asked to provide a... Read more ...

Steelers vs. Titans game will be played later this season after additional...

Steelers vs. Titans game will be played later this season after additional positive COVID-19 tests

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans will play later this season after there were two additional positive COVID-19 tests within the Titans organization. Read more ...

Spooky season: Harvest moon rises tonight followed by blue moon on Halloween

Spooky season: Harvest moon rises tonight followed by blue moon on Halloween

October is a big month for both stargazers and werewolves. Read more ...

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Happy Birthday! Former President Jimmy Carter marks his 96th birthday Thursday, the latest milestone for the longest lived of the 44 men to hold the highest American office. Read more ...

Doctors warn of possible lasting conditions in student-athletes who've had...

Doctors warn of possible lasting conditions in student-athletes who've had COVID-19

"We are very concerned." Read more ...

US Senate committee approves subpoenaing heads of Twitter, FB & Google for...

US Senate committee approves subpoenaing heads of Twitter, FB & Google for hearing on tech firms' legal immunity

The US Senate Commerce Committee has unanimously agreed to subpoena the CEOs of Twitter, Google and Facebook to attend a hearing on the legal immunity enjoyed by internet... Read more ...

Cubs, Marlins Game 2 postponed due to weather

Cubs, Marlins Game 2 postponed due to weather

CHICAGO - The Cubs will play at least another day. The North Siders elimination game with the Marlins has been postponed due to rain in the forecast. "Today's scheduled Game 2... Read more ...

Lebanon agrees ‘framework' to negotiate on disputed maritime border with...

Lebanon agrees ‘framework' to negotiate on disputed maritime border with Israel - senior official

Lebanon is ready for US-mediated talks with Israel to resolve a long-standing maritime border dispute, the speaker of Lebanon's parliament, Nabih Berri, said. The two nations... Read more ...

US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative... Read more ...

Diocese of Rockville Centre files for bankruptcy after child sex abuse lawsuits

Diocese of Rockville Centre files for bankruptcy after child sex abuse lawsuits

The Diocese of Rockville Centre - one of the nation's largest Catholic dioceses - has filed for bankruptcy as a result of more than 200 sexual abuse lawsuits. Bishop John... Read more ...