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F.C.C. Watchdog Looks Into Changes That Benefited Sinclair

Advertisement WASHINGTON — Last April, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, led the charge for his agency to approve rules allowing television broadcasters to greatly increase the number of stations they own. A few weeks later, Sinclair ...

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Charity watchdog to launch Oxfam inquiry

The Charity Commission is to begin an investigation into Oxfam’s handling of a sex scandal in which staff hired prostitutes in Haiti in 2011. The watchdog has concerns the charity may not have “full and frankly disclosed material details”. It ...

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Pentagon blocks release of key data on Afghan war: watchdog

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon has restricted the release of critical information on the progress being made in the war in Afghanistan, a move that will limit transparency, the U.S. government’s top watchdog on Afghanistan said on Monday. For years, ...

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Watchdog asks BBC for Carrie Gracie 'facts'

The UK’s equality watchdog will write to the BBC asking for information following claims of pay inequality by its former China editor Carrie Gracie. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said it would consider whether further action is required ...

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UK financial watchdog fines, bans former RBS Libor trader

Related Articles LONDON: Britain’s financial watchdog said on Monday it had fined former Royal Bank of Scotland interest rate derivatives trader Neil Danziger £250,000 (SR1.27 million) and banned him from working in any regulated financial activity.The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ...

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Who’s the Real Head of the Consumer Watchdog Agency? A Legal Fight, Explained

Advertisement WASHINGTON — A politically charged legal dispute has engulfed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, with two officials each claiming to be its rightful acting director. The fight is raising questions about the scope and limits of President Trump’s power ...

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Watchdog fears seizure of more land in West Bank

Related Articles JERUSALEM: An Israeli settlement watchdog has denounced a legal opinion by the attorney general (AG), saying it could pave the way for the seizure of more Palestinian land in the West Bank.Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit said in a ...

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Mulvaney Expected to Run Watchdog Agency He Wanted to Kill

Advertisement The Trump administration is expected to name Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director, as the acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a regulator that has emerged as one of the most aggressive banking watchdogs, according to ...

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