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Banks urge U.S. regulators to reconsider ‘Volcker Rule’ tweaks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Banks on Thursday pushed back on how regulators are attempting to simplify rules prohibiting banks from trading on their own account, a development that is likely to delay efforts to wrap up the overhaul in the coming months. The logo of Goldman Sachs is displayed in their office located in Sydney, Australia, May 18, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray/File ...

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Joel Osteen Says He Follows the ‘Billy Graham Rule’ to Keep Accountability in #MeToo Era

In an age where Hollywood producers, politicians, and even pastors are accused of sexual misconduct, mega church pastor Joel Osteen says he’s relying on the “Billy Graham Rule” to keep him out of hot water. The “Billy Graham Rule,” which is also touted by Vice President Mike Pence, tells men to avoid spending time alone with women they are not ...

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Swiss supreme court to rule in sweeping bank secrecy case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Switzerland’s highest court convened on Wednesday to decide whether prosecutors can pursue whistleblowers for breaking the country’s bank secrecy law wherever they are in the world, a case drawing international scrutiny. Former Swiss private banker Rudolf Elmer (R) arrives with his lawyer Ganden Tethong Blattner before a hearing at the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in Lausanne, ...

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Cameroon goes to the polls as Biya seeks to extend 36-year rule

YAOUNDE (Reuters) – Cameroonians head to the polls on Sunday in an election widely expected to extend the 36-year rule of President Paul Biya and confirm his place as one of Africa’s last multi-decade leaders. Electoral workers prepare the polling station where President Paul Biya will cast his ballot in Sunday’s presidential election in Yaounde, Cameroon October 6, 2018. REUTERS/Zohra ...

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Venezuelan migrants’ dreams of new life dashed by Ecuador passport rule

IPIALES, Colombia (Reuters) – Tears welled up in Gabriel Malavolta’s eyes on Saturday as he realized his dream of a new life in Peru was over, at least for now. Venezuelan migrants queue in line to register their entry into Ecuador at the International Bridge Rumichaca, Ecuador August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez The 50-year-old mechanic fled Venezuela three days ago. ...

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Venezuela urged to open doors to aid, restore rule of law

GENEVA (Reuters) – Led by Peru, more than 50 countries urged Venezuela on Thursday to restore the rule of law and open its doors to humanitarian assistance, as an economic crisis causes shortages of medicine and growing malnutrition. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with Venezuelan army officers in Caracas, Venezuela June 15, 2018. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS/File ...

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