Trump's nominee for Fed says banking rules need 'refinements'

U.S. banking rules must protect the financial system but they need "some refinement," President Donald Trump's nominee for the Federal Reserve's top regulatory post told lawmakers on Wednesday.

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Republicans take next step in US deregulation with Senate bill

Republican lawmakers launched the next round in their fight against federal regulation on Wednesday, helped by at least one Democrat, as the U.S. Senate began work on legislation to change nearly every step agencies take in creating and applying new rules.

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Trump administration, world financial officials clash over trade

The Trump administration had a simple but stark message for world financial leaders who gathered in Washington on Thursday amid worries about rising U.S. protectionism: fair trade means tit-for-tat tariffs.

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Millions of women know sexual trauma — and thanks to Trump, they’re a huge voting bloc

I’d managed to make it almost eight years without thinking about the night I woke up to find a close male friend on top of me. We’d been drinking. I was just tipsy enough that I couldn’t drive home. He’d offered to let me stay on his couch. I pushed him off, grabbed my keys, and cried for a few hours. Then I banished the memory as far back in my mind as I could. I’ve told only two people about this moment in my life—if my husband is reading this, it’s the first he’s heard of it.

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