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Battle for Control of Consumer Agency Heads to Court

Advertisement The battle over who will lead the federal government’s top consumer financial watchdog agency is now headed to court. The extraordinary fight, which unfolded on Sunday night, intensifies the uncertainty over the fate of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ...

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Rival Factions Battle for Control in Eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW — Dozens of armed men occupied the center of the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, blocking the entrances to several government buildings during an standoff between two top officials in the Russian-backed separatist enclave. Armored vehicles ...

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Kobe Steel Blames Plant Managers for Quality Control Scandal

TOKYO — When a roll of aluminum produced at a Kobe Steel factory fell short of customers’ exacting demands for qualities like strength, plant managers were supposed to make a painful but necessary decision: Start again and make a new, ...

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Uber in deal with NASA to build flying taxi air control software

LISBON: Uber is taking part in a joint industry and government push with NASA to develop software which the company aims to use to manage “flying taxi” routes that could work like ride-hailing services it has popularised on the ground.Uber ...

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Syrian army takes full control of Deir al-Zor from Islamic State: observatory

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army and its allies have taken full control of Deir al-Zor city from Islamic State, the largest and most important city in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday. There was ...

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