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Entire Baltimore Metro system to close for a month for emergency repairs – Washington Post
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Washington Post Entire Baltimore Metro system to close for a month for emergency repairsWashington PostBaltimore's entire Metro SubwayLink system will remain closed for a month, the Maryland Transit Administration said Sunday, after safety inspections showed sections of track needed emergency repairs that couldn't wait until this summer. Gov. Larry …Emergency Repairs: Baltimore Metro to Close […]

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Democrats lash out at consumer watchdog amid reports the agency is dropping Equifax investigation – Washington Post
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Washington Post Democrats lash out at consumer watchdog amid reports the agency is dropping Equifax investigationWashington PostDemocratic lawmakers lashed out at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday amid a report that the agency was backing off an investigation into a massive data breach at Equifax last year that exposed sensitive data about millions of […]

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White House consulted Justice Department before naming CFPB critic to lead agency, administration says – Washington Post
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Washington Post White House consulted Justice Department before naming CFPB critic to lead agency, administration saysWashington PostThe White House is preparing for a showdown over who will be the next leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a high-stakes battle that could end up in court and slow President Trump's effort to roll back banking […]

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The Justice Department is suing AT&T to block its $85 billion bid for Time Warner – Washington Post
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Washington Post The Justice Department is suing AT&T to block its $85 billion bid for Time WarnerWashington PostThe Department of Justice sued Monday to block AT&T's $85 billion bid for entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, setting the stage for one of the biggest antitrust cases to hit Washington in decades. The suit is fraught with legal […]

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross 'lied' about his wealth to make richest Americans list, says Forbes magazine – Washington Post
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Washington Post Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross 'lied' about his wealth to make richest Americans list, says Forbes magazineWashington PostForbes magazine says that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross “lied to us” about his net worth, exaggerating it by billions of dollars to make the widely-cited “Forbes 400″ list of richest people in America. Ross was dropped from […]

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Snapchat users should expect a major overhaul, whether they like it or not – Washington Post
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Washington Post Snapchat users should expect a major overhaul, whether they like it or notWashington PostSnapchat used to be proud of its confusing design — the look made sense to its users, and that's the only audience Snap wanted. But now, after a disastrous earnings report that showed it's not picking up new users as […]

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Trump announces semiconductor company's return to US – Washington Post
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Washington Post Trump announces semiconductor company's return to USWashington PostWASHINGTON — A $100 billion semiconductor company based in Singapore will legally relocate its home address to the United States, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Broadcom Limited, which manufactures communications chips around …Trump Says Broadcom Is Moving Headquarters to US From SingaporeBloomberg IPhone supplier Broadcom, seeking merger […]

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Lawrence Summers: One last time on who benefits from corporate tax cuts – Washington Post
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Washington Post Lawrence Summers: One last time on who benefits from corporate tax cutsWashington PostI recently asserted that Kevin Hassett deserved a failing grade for his “analysis” projecting that the Trump administration proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate from 35 to 20 percent would raise the wages of an average American family between $4 […]

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Amazon is making it easier for teens to use their parents' credit cards – Washington Post
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Washington Post Amazon is making it easier for teens to use their parents' credit cardsWashington PostAmazon.com, already the most popular online retailer among adults, is setting its sights on a new demographic: teenagers. The company's newest efforts are aimed at getting shoppers ages 13 to 17 to purchase items on its site — with approval […]

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CEO to Congress: Wells Fargo 'is better bank today than it was a year ago.' – Washington Post
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Washington Post CEO to Congress: Wells Fargo 'is better bank today than it was a year ago.'Washington PostCapitol Hill has not been very kind to Wells Fargo. Last year, its former CEO John Stumpf, was pummeled by lawmakers for hours as he attempted to explain why the mega bank had created millions of fake accounts […]

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Student loan companies reach $21.6 million settlement over dubious debt collection lawsuits – Washington Post
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Washington Post Student loan companies reach $21.6 million settlement over dubious debt collection lawsuitsWashington PostThousands of people who have been sued over past-due education debt are set to receive restitution from a $21.6 million government settlement with one of the largest owners of private student loans, National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts. On Monday …Student Loan […]

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