MPs launch probe into financial fairness

Consumer loyalty ‘rip-off’ Loyal customers pay £75 too much “With customers expected to take more responsibility for their financial planning and resilience, bank branches closing, and the number of free-to-use ATMs falling, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for vulnerable customers to access certain financial services,” said Nicky Morgan, chair of the…

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WSJ: Draft indictment detailed Trump’s role in hush money scheme

(CNN)Federal prosecutors prepared a detailed 80-page indictment against Michael Cohen that outlined President Donald Trump’s role in directing payments to women to keep quiet about alleged affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Trump was involved in or briefed on nearly every step of the payments that were made to…

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How the economy is playing in five close House races

(CNN)No election happens in a vacuum. And here’s the thing: The economy isn’t a monolith. Conditions vary across congressional districts, many of which still have pockets of poverty even a decade into America’s recovery from recession, and have industries that variably benefit or suffer from tax cuts, tariffs, and regulatory…

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An Elizabeth Warren Protg Is Defying The Odds In The Cradle Of California Conservatism

But Katie Porter’s bid for Congress in California’s 45th Congressional District wouldn’t just mean another Democrat representing one of the most liberal states in the nation. Progressives have long argued that populist economics have untapped political potential in supposedly red areas ― though their theory usually focuses on struggling blue-collar…

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Does sex addiction really exist?

Find out more Listen to Addicted to Sex by Sangita Myska on Radio 4 on 5 November at 20:00, repeated on 7 November at 11:00 Download the Addicted to Sex podcast – six full and very frank conversations Sangita recorded for the programme Image copyright Karen Charmaine Chanakira But to…

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Here’s the lawmaker who can request Trump’s tax returns

Springfield, Massachusetts (CNN)His name is Rep. Richard Neal and he’s about to become a household name. But Neal told CNN in an interview Wednesday that he still hopes Trump will release his returns voluntarily, even though he suspects it will prompt a legal fight. “I think the President has an…

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