Industry regulation

Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., talks to reporters, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Wilson is standing by her statement that President Donald Trump told Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson killed in an ambush in Niger, that her husband "knew what he signed up for." In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump said Wilson's description of the call was "fabricated." (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
October 21, 2017 - 8:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the dispute over White House condolence calls to military families (all times local): 8:30 a.m. President Donald Trump doesn't seem ready to put to rest his tussles with a Florida congresswoman over his condolence call to a military widow. Democrat Frederica Wilson...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, Len Don Diego, marketing manager for content at the DraftKings daily fantasy sports company, works at his station at the company's offices in Boston. Michigan state Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr., D-East Lansing, is sponsoring legislation to regulate and make legal daily fantasy sports games popularized by sites such as FanDuel and DraftKings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
October 21, 2017 - 4:00 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends. Bipartisan bills that cleared a Senate committee 7-0 this past week would clarify that playing...
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis walks up stairs as he arrives on Capitol Hill for a meeting with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, to discuss the ambush that killed four soldiers on an operation in the African nation of Niger, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 20, 2017 - 9:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a dispute over White House condolence calls to military families (all times EDT): 9:30 p.m. The White House is defending chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman. Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says it is...
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FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)
October 20, 2017 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them on from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires. The Federal Aviation Administration recently recommended that...
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Former U.S. President George W. Bush speaks at a forum sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute in New York, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
October 20, 2017 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief — but without mentioning him by name. Remarks on the same day by former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama...
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Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., second from right, is surrounded by reporters as she heads to vote on budget amendments, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 20, 2017 - 5:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats rejected White House demands Friday to add provisions weakening the Obama health care law to a bipartisan deal on steadying unsettled insurance markets. The compromise already faced an uphill path and this was the latest blow. Senate Minority Leader Chuck...
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Graphic shows Gallup poll of U.S. adults who say they lack health insurance; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
October 20, 2017 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine coverage gains that drove the nation's uninsured rate to a historic low. That finding is based on the latest installment of a...
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October 20, 2017 - 10:39 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW said Friday that European Commission staff conducted an "inspection" at company offices in Munich earlier this week in connection with news media allegations that German carmakers colluded on technology including diesel emission controls. BMW said it was assisting the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, file photo, college graduates socialize before their commencement at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, Mich. Federal and state officials have launched the first national crackdown on companies that falsely promise debt relief for student loan borrowers. But critics say the Department of Education and its loan servicers expose consumers to fraud and fail to spot scams. (Leisa Thompson/The Ann Arbor News via AP, File)
October 20, 2017 - 10:36 am
Federal and state agencies are cracking down nationally for the first time on scams that gouge student loan borrowers, but critics say the U.S. Department of Education isn't helping. Prosecutors at the Federal Trade Commission, 11 states and the District of Columbia have filed 36 lawsuits and other...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks from the chamber to his office during a long series of votes at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 19, 2017 - 9:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump, Congress and $4.1 trillion budget plan (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The Senate has moved a step closer to ending the longstanding ban on oil and gas exploration in Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. As Republicans controlling the Senate...
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