The 17 things car buyers need to do

Here is your car-buying checklist — the crucial steps to help you get the wheels you want at the right price. RESEARCH These steps help you locate the specific vehicle you want to buy and strengthen your position when it’s time to negotiate. 1. CONFIGURE YOUR CAR. Go to the…

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Mueller is about to have his say — in a big way

(CNN)Throughout his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, special counsel Robert Mueller has imposed on his team an ironclad rule: nobody leaks and nobody speaks — out of court, that is. But when it comes to official court filings — indictments, plea agreements, sentencing memos — Mueller has…

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Irregularities found in second North Carolina county in contested House race

(CNN)A CNN review of absentee ballot envelopes has found irregularities with witness signatures in a second North Carolina county. North Carolina law requires two witnesses to sign the envelopes of the absentee ballots. Usually, those witnesses are family members or friends. Investigators in North Carolina are looking into allegations that…

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Michael Cohen’s lawyers ask for no prison time for their client in sentencing memo

(CNN)Michael Cohen has asked a US judge for no prison time, citing, as he reveals in a new court filing, more details about his conversations with then-candidate Donald Trump about plans for a Trump Tower in Moscow. On Friday morning, Trump defended his business dealings in a tweet, saying his…

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New bank check could hit online shoppers

But critics say many people are likely to be inconvenienced. “Banks are not yet great at looking after people at the margins – because they’re disabled, or because they live with no mobile coverage,” said James Daley, the managing director of Fairer Finance. “These systems are designed for the 95%…

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Taxpayers ‘treated unfairly’ by HMRC

“Our evidence has convinced us that this balance has tipped too far in favour of HMRC and against the fundamental protections every taxpayer should expect.” HMRC investigates players, clubs & agents HMRC interest rate change is ‘unfair’ Millions of UK voices stored by HMRC The Committee’s report warned that some…

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Democrat seeks emergency congressional hearing on potential fraud in North Carolina House race

(CNN)A House Democrat is seeking an emergency hearing Wednesday as investigators in North Carolina probe allegations of election fraud in a congressional race there. Harris’ campaign has denied any knowledge of potentially illegal behavior that took place on his behalf. Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman — who was asked…

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