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West Bank Palestinians urge Abbas to ease sanctions on Gaza Strip

West Bank Palestinians urge Abbas to ease sanctions on Gaza StripBy Ali Sawafta and Nidal al-Mughrabi RAMALLAH/GAZA (Reuters) – Palestinian security forces on Wednesday used tear gas and batons against protesters calling on President Mahmoud Abbas to end financial sanctions on their fellow Palestinians in Gaza. Hundreds of protesters in the West Bank city of Ramallah faced down forces loyal to Abbas, who had banned such rallies earlier in the day. Abbas’s Western-backed Palestinian Authority (PA) has sought to use financial measures to isolate its chief rival Hamas, the Islamist movement which controls Gaza.



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Bank Of America Appears To Flip On Firearm Promise With Loan To Remington

Bank Of America Appears To Flip On Firearm Promise With Loan To RemingtonBank of America has been accused of breaking a promise to stop lending money



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New Mexico mourns bank executive killed on Southwest plane

New Mexico mourns bank executive killed on Southwest planeFamily, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of a bank executive on a Southwest Airlines jet that blew an engine as she was flying home from a business trip to New York.



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Senator slams bank gun policies, threatens consumer complaint

Senator slams bank gun policies, threatens consumer complaintBy Katanga Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. senator on Thursday criticized Citigroup Inc and Bank of America Corp’s restrictions on lending to firearm makers and sellers, saying the new policies were wrongly politicizing banking services. Speaking during a hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Republican Senator John Kennedy said he planned to personally file complaints with the U.S. consumer watchdog regarding the firearm policies.



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Nvidia is a buy according to Bank of America, Apple reportedly dives deeper into augmented reality, Facebook responds to video bug

Nvidia is a buy according to Bank of America, Apple reportedly dives deeper into augmented reality, Facebook responds to video bugNvidia, Apple, Facebook CBS and Viacom are the companies to watch.



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Mueller subpoenas Trump Org, Democrats point to Russian bank deal

Mueller subpoenas Trump Org, Democrats point to Russian bank dealRep. Eric Swalwell talks with Rachel Maddow about evidence House Intel Democrats say they've seen that shows the Trump Organization negotiating a deal with a sanctioned Russian bank during the election season.



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Palestinian killed during clash with Israelis in West Bank: officials

Palestinian killed during clash with Israelis in West Bank: officialsA Palestinian was shot and killed on Saturday in what began as a clash between Palestinians and Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said. Both sides blamed the other for instigating the violence that erupted between residents of a Jewish settlement and a nearby Palestinian village. Palestinian officials said a 19-year-old was killed and a second person was wounded, but it was unclear whether they were shot by Israeli soldiers or settlers.



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Republicans Eye Making Bank Bill Even Weaker For Consumers

Republicans Eye Making Bank Bill Even Weaker For ConsumersWASHINGTON ― While a piece of legislation wending its way through the U.S. Senate would do favors for banks big and small, the bill also has several little provisions benefiting consumers. Republicans, however, are apparently watering down at least one of those provisions, according to Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), the top Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee. The original bill would have required credit monitoring companies like Equifax to offer free credit freezes to all consumers, and to exclude medical debt for one year from the credit reports of U.S. veterans. An amended version of the bill, introduced late Wednesday, would also give free credit monitoring to active-duty members of the military.



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Equifax Wins In Latest Version Of Senate Bank Bill

Equifax Wins In Latest Version Of Senate Bank BillWASHINGTON ― Companies that are notorious for mistreating U.S. consumers could benefit from a bipartisan Senate bill that is supposed to protect those consumers. Legislation by Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and supported by more than a dozen Democrats would give credit monitoring companies like Equifax a chance to expand their role in the mortgage industry. The bill would require government-backed mortgage companies to solicit applications for credit scoring models for evaluating the creditworthiness of people seeking home loans.



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