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July 17, 2019 In The News

Facebook’s crypto chief David Marcus faced skepticism Wednesday from lawmakers at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the company’s plans for the digital currency Libra.

July 15, 2019 In The News

EL PASO, TEXAS - The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers, with some people at an encampment in El Paso being forced to sleep on the bare ground during dust storms.

July 14, 2019 In The News

The former leader of a nonprofit organisation that shelters migrant children for the US government resigned this year after it was publicly disclosed that he earned nearly $1.5m (£1.2m) in 2016.

July 13, 2019 In The News

The former leader of a nonprofit organization that shelters migrant children for the U.S. government resigned this year after it was publicly disclosed that he earned nearly $1.5 million in 2016. New tax records obtained by The Washington Post indicate he earned more than double that — $3.6 million — in total compensation in 2017.

July 12, 2019 In The News

The House soldiered on through hundreds of amendments to the annual defense policy bill Thursday, but major issues — including authorization to use force and military involvement on the southern border — remain unresolved, as does the ultimate fate of the bill.

July 12, 2019 In The News

The House on Friday approved its defense authorization bill after adopting a slew of progressive amendments that helped Democrats earn votes from the party’s more dovish members in the face of Republican opposition.

July 10, 2019 In The News

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be playing into stereotypes that adversely affect women and minorities in financial decisions, according to two experts. 

The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled: "Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence: Where We Are and the Next Frontier in Financial Services."

July 8, 2019 In The News

Tuesday is the last day for public comment on a proposal that could evict or even separate thousands of families with mixed-citizenship status who receive housing assistance in Texas.

July 4, 2019 In The News

A year after heavy rains flooded Harris County and forced the cancellation of many events, including Houston’s Freedom Over Texas, the area’s Fourth of July celebrations stayed dry Thursday.

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