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Former Banker, Now Regulator Wants To Allow Banks To Make Payday-Style Loans

7 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting is a former bank executive testifying before Congress this week about reshaping some banking rules. He wants big banks to start making small-dollar loans.
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Trump Makes Surprise Visit To MLK Memorial, Leaves After About 2 Minutes

Trump Makes Surprise Visit To MLK Memorial, Leaves After About 2 Minutes

The president addressed reporters during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day visit but did not mention the civil rights icon. Read more ...

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TSA Absence Rate Hits Record High

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