Fed's Stress Tests Bolster Case for Easing Bank Rules

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 23:04
The outcome gives ammunition to the Trump administration and congressional Republicans who see some of the rules put in place after the financial crisis as excessive.

Obamacare Gets Higher Marks Than House GOP Overhaul, Poll Finds

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:47
More Americans approve of the Affordable Care Act than the House Republican bill to repeal and replace it, but many still want Congress to find some way to fix Obama’s signature health-care law, a new WSJ/NBC News poll finds.

N.Y. Lawmakers Spar Over Control of NYC Schools

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:01
A day after New York’s legislative session officially ended with no agreement on renewing mayoral control of New York City schools, lawmakers continued sparring over the issue.

Mayor de Blasio Details Plan To Close Rikers

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:53
The administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio laid out its plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex in New York City, saying doing so would take at least a decade.

Senate Bill Poses Risks to Health-Care Companies

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:09
Senate Republicans’ health overhaul carries big risks for many health-care companies because of its cutbacks to federal Medicaid funding and the uncertain impact of its broad changes to individual health-insurance markets.

House Democrats Point Fingers at Pelosi After Georgia Election Loss

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:55
Rep. Nancy Pelosi became the target of blame almost instantly after Democrats lost a special U.S. House election in Georgia in which their candidate, backed by $30 million, was relentlessly tethered to the chamber’s longtime Democratic leader.

Flint Stabbing Suspect Had Tried to Purchase a Gun, FBI Says

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:40
The Canadian man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint, Mich., airport in a suspected terrorist attack had earlier tried to buy a gun, officials said Thursday.

FCC Fines Man $120 Million for His 100 Million Robocalls

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:30
The Federal Communications Commission proposed an “unprecedented” fine against Adrian Abramovich, a Miami man who the agency said was responsible for making almost 100 million falsified robocalls in late 2016 in violation of telecommunications laws.

Grizzly Bears to Come Off Endangered List

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:59
The Trump administration said it would remove endangered species protections for the Yellowstone grizzly bear, in a move initiated by the Obama administration after numbers of the West’s largest land predator rebounded sharply over the past four decades.

Sticking Points Slow GOP Budget Efforts

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:49
House Republicans are struggling to agree on a plan to fund the federal government for 2018, a critical task that they must tackle before moving ahead with ambitions for a tax overhaul.

Mylan Elects Full Board Despite Oppostion

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:46
Mylan’s board nominees were elected in full at the pharmaceutical company’s annual meeting Thursday despite pressure from a group of institutional investors unhappy over high executive pay.

Tropical Depression Cindy Continues to Threaten the Southeast

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:04
A weakened storm swept inland over Louisiana but continued to threaten the Southeast with tornadoes and potentially fatal flash flooding from heavy rains.

High Court Makes It Harder to Strip Immigrants of Citizenship

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:59
The Supreme Court tightened standards for stripping an immigrant of citizenship, rejecting the government’s position that any lie during the naturalization process can cost an American their nationality.

American Airlines CEO 'Not Happy' About Qatar Plan to Buy 10% Stake

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:21
Qatar Airways said it intends to buy as much as 10% of American Airlines Group Inc.—a brash approach by the state-owned carrier that American Chief Executive Doug Parker called “puzzling and strange.”

Apple Scraps Like an Underdog in Second Biggest Mobile Market

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:18
Apple is helping third-party re-sellers, mulling new flagship stores and firing up app-development centers in India as it runs to catch up in one of the world’s biggest smartphone markets.

Trump Blames Obama for Failure to Protect Against Russia Hack

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:18
President Donald Trump issued a series of Twitter missives blaming Democrats and the Obama administration for not doing enough to protect against Russian hacking efforts in the 2016 election.

Senate GOP Health Bill Would End ACA Penalties

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:10
Senate Republican leaders released a health overhaul Thursday that would undo large parts of the Affordable Care Act, including its expansion of Medicaid and a requirement that most Americans pay a penalty if they don’t have insurance.

Diocese of Brooklyn Sets Up Fund for Sexual-Abuse Victims

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:03
The Roman Catholic diocese that includes Brooklyn and Queens said Thursday it had set up an independent fund to compensate people who were sexually abused as young people by its clergy.

EPA to Unveil Chemical Testing Rules

Wall Street Journal: US News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:57
The Environmental Protection Agency will release new rules to clarify the agency’s process of testing chemicals used in everyday products and other commerce, a matter of deep importance to manufacturers, consumers and environmental advocates.

Taiwan's Foxconn Eyes Seven States for $10 Billion Investment

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:43
Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, which assembles Apple’s iPhones in China, is looking at seven states in the American heartland where it would invest $10 billion or more in factories to build flat-panel screens.

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