Trump Vows to End CFPB `Disaster’ With Temporary Head Mulvaney

A high-stakes legal clash is unfolding over President Donald Trump’s temporary pick to run Elizabeth Warren’s favorite bank regulator, and the White House is holding its ground. Trump on Friday said he’s naming White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to be the temporary head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Bitcoin hit a new record high over Thanksgiving weekend

The price of one bitcoin passed $9,000.Image: ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/GETTY images Bitcoin is getting closer and closer to $10,000.  The cryptocurrency hit a record high of $9,033 per bitcoin early Sunday morning. The price rose steadily over the weekend and surpassed $9,000 at around 6:40 a.m. UTC (1:40 a.m. ET), according

Franken Says He Doesn’t Remember Photos, Plans Return to Senate

Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, his future in the U.S. Senate in doubt after allegations he groped women, told a home-state newspaper he’s “looking forward to getting back to work” and doesn’t remember incidents in which he’s accused of misconduct. “I’m embarrassed and ashamed,” Franken told the Minneapolis-based Star Tribune newspaper in

These Are Some Of The Astrophysical Phenomena That Don’t Fit Our Theories

Science is one of the greatest achievements of humankind, and yet when our theories are confronted with reality, they often turn out to be coarse approximations. In astronomy in particular, this leads to a race between theory and observations, and often we discover things that seem to challenge everything we know.

Trump Vows to Revive Total Disaster Consumer Bureau With Mulvaney

A high-stakes legal clash is unfolding over President Donald Trump’s temporary pick to run Elizabeth Warren’s favorite bank regulator, and the White House is holding its ground. Trump on Friday said he’s naming White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to be the temporary head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Trump Is Quietly Making It Even Harder To Report Sexual Harassment And Discrimination

To the droves of women speaking up about sexual harassment and discrimination, the Trump administration’s message is clear: Shut up. The clearest example came in March. It received little coverage at the time. President Donald Trump reversed an Obama-era order that forbid federal contractors from keeping secret sexual harassment and

Ireland ‘to play tough’ over Brexit talks

DUP hits out at Irish government’s Brexit stance Brexit: All you need to know Six things to watch if Brexit puzzles you Downing Street has said the whole of the UK will leave both the customs union and the single market when it leaves the EU in 2019. Labour said

A Ranking Of The 10 Most Dramatic Celebrity Breakups Of 2017

If you brought a new boyfriend home to Thanksgiving and you’re still together as you’re reading this, congratulations. Not everyone can make it, which is why today we’re reminiscing on the most dramatic celebrity breakups of 2017. Cheers to the ones you remember, and pour one out for all the

Guess Who? Tom Baker returns as Doctor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTom Baker returns on camera as the Doctor in Shada Tom Baker has made a surprise appearance on camera as Doctor Who, donning his trademark stripy scarf in a newly-released episode. The 83-year-old actor has returned to complete the unfinished story Shada,

The deafening silence of Al Franken

(CNN)Al Franken now stands accused of not only kissing and groping a woman in 2006, but also of grabbing another woman’s butt while she was taking a picture with him in 2010. Then on Monday came the news — first reported by CNN — that Franken had allegedly grabbed the

New Uber CEO Keeps Finding Horrors at Every Turn

The appointment of Dara Khosrowshahi as head of cyberattack Uber had been concealing since last year that exposed personal data on 57 million customers and drivers globally. The company, which said it had paid hackers $100,000 to delete the data and keep quiet, disclosed the incident in a statement to