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Dodd-Frank in Trump's sights ahead of Friday Treasury meeting

Robert Rubin: Much of Dodd-Frank was ‘necessary’ President Donald Trump is planning to take the next step Friday in his steady attack over the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law. The president will direct Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to review regulators’ authority to unwind a bank on the brink of failure and to label nonbank firms — insurance companies, private equity firms and hedge-funds — as risky institutions, according to a preview of the president’s schedule from the White House. He will also sign an executive order at the Treasury Department ...

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US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

US President Donald Trump has demanded a make-or-break Friday vote on a new health care bill in the House of Representatives. The American Healthcare Act is intended to replace parts of President Barack Obama’s signature law. But Thursday’s vote was delayed because of opposition from some Republicans – despite Mr Trump’s repeated attempts to persuade them to back the legislature. He now says he wants to move on and vote – whatever the result on Friday. White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said this was exactly the message delivered to ...

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Your Friday best! Michigan can't miss, the LaVar/Lonzo show and more

1:30 PM ET ESPN.com staff The best 48 hours of the sports calendar has arrived. So cut out of work, find a TV and enjoy the action. But in case that’s not possible, we’ll have you covered here with everything you may have missed. Here’s the best from Day 2 of the NCAA tournament. The Lonzo and LaVar Show The player who’s better than Steph Curry (says his father) — and the father who’s better than Michael Jordan (ditto) — makes his first appearance on the game’s biggest stage. Here’s ...

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New Friday The 13th: The Game Trailer Shows Off More Brutal Slayings

The latest trailer for Friday the 13th: The Game is here, and it’s as brutal as expected. The PAX East 2017 trailer above shows off more gruesome executions like those we’ve seen in the past. It’s not for the faint of heart; a poor camper gets her jaw torn off, just to name one example. We also get a first look at a new Jason Voorhees model from horror legend Tom Savini. The model is based on the events of Friday the 13th: Jason Goes to Hell and is the ...

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Theresa May to meet Donald Trump on Friday – White House

Prime Minister Theresa May will meet US President Donald Trump in Washington DC on Friday, the White House has said. Mrs May will be the first foreign leader to meet the new president after his inauguration. A post-Brexit free trade deal is thought likely to be high on her agenda as she travels to the US for talks. Confirmation of the meeting came as hundreds of thousands of people around the world joined women’s marches to protest Mr Trump’s presidency. Mr Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer gave details of Mrs ...

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Nintendo Switch launch event kicks off at 11 PM Thursday, pre-orders start Friday morning

Nintendo will unveil its Switch hardware this evening at 11 PM, with a small number of consoles up for pre-order beginning at 9 AM on Friday morning. We’ve heard a great many rumors about the platform, its capabilities, price, and battery life over the last few months, ever since Nintendo kicked things off with its initial unveil video. Thus far, the rumors have pointed to a device built on Nvidia’s Tegra X1 (Maxwell) SoC on TSMC’s 20nm process. The screen is expected to be roughly 6 inches wide, with a target ...

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Nintendo Switch launch event kicks off at 11 PM Thursday, pre-orders start Friday morning

Nintendo will unveil its Switch hardware this evening at 11 PM, with a small number of consoles up for pre-order beginning at 9 AM on Friday morning. We’ve heard a great many rumors about the platform, its capabilities, price, and battery life over the last few months, ever since Nintendo kicked things off with its initial unveil video. Thus far, the rumors have pointed to a device built on Nvidia’s Tegra X1 (Maxwell) SoC on TSMC’s 20nm process. The screen is expected to be roughly 6 inches wide, with a target ...

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