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Santander Pays $26M to Sort Subprime Auto Practices

The loans were then packaged into securities sold to investors. The Attorneys General from MA and Delaware [ PDF ] announced the settlements on Wednesday resolving accusations that from 2009 to 2014 Santander backed "unfair, high-rate auto loans" for thousand of vehicle buyers in the states who could never repay the debts.

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Rebooted Power Rangers return to big screen

The new movie Power Rangers is in theaters now and if it becomes a box office success, there are many sequels being planned for the franchise! Comics, comic cartoons, comic-based movies, and television shows have all already featured LGBTQ characters, including the hugely successful Deadpool , which features the pansexual chimichanga lover himself.

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Rep. Bill Shuster supported GOP health care bill

President Trump is shifting the blame for his failed attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, criticizing Republicans on Sunday who did not support the GOP health care bill. Voters in Meadows' North Carolina district didn't view the Republican bill as an actual replacement of Obamacare, and view the Freedom Caucus' refusal to budge on the issue as simply keeping to their promises.

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2 women charge racial discrimination at Fox News

Appropriately, Brown and Wright filed their lawsuit on the same day that the hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork began trending on Twitter, highlighting the various ways black women are undermined in American workplaces. However, Fox claims that it acted immediately upon learning about the claims against Slater, which resulted in her firing on February 28. Wright was transferred to a different department this week, she said, but not demoted.

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Backed forces halt fighting for safety checks at Syrian dam

In a statement the coalition forces said the Tabqa Dam in northern Syria is structurally sound. The United Nations had warned this year of the risk of catastrophic flooding from the dam, which is at risk from high water levels, deliberate sabotage by ISIS and further damage from coalition air strikes.

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Prince George to attend Christian private school

Sometimes, Middleton's job involves finding the right words and the right gestures in potentially tricky worldwide situations. Prince George, third in line to the throne, attends nursery at the Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk. In her video, Ruby Wax - who has been open about her battle with depression - talks with her husband, recalling how she told him that she "was mentally ill" as they walked down the aisle.

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It's over: Britain officially files for divorce from the European Union

The leaders will meet in Brussels in one month, on April 29. Mr Farron said it was not too late for voters to change their mind and reverse the Brexit decision in a second referendum. The unity of the 27 gave him and the European Commission a "strong mandate" to protect the interests of the 27 in the "difficult" Brexit negotiations, he said.

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Merkel cheers poll win as 'Schulz effect' fizzles

He described Sunday's election as a "great success" for Saarland's popular conservative governor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. Schulz said that the Left Party had run particularly strongly in Saarland because one of their most visible representatives, former SPD chancellor candidate Oskar Lafontaine (in 1990), comes from there.

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Watch this: Justice League first trailer

Following a series of teasers that were put out earlier in the week, Warner Bros has released a new trailer for the Justice League . In the first trailer for " Justice League ", there's a new threat, and it's up to Bruce Wayne and the other superheroes to save the day.

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What Could Virtual Reality Bring to the Cinema? Stakeholders Converge on CinemaCon

Five more centres in New York City, California, the United Kingdom and Shanghai will be opened over the next fing few months, with the intention to roll our globally if successful. IMAX's VR Centres are facilities designed specifically for VR experiences, with room-tracking technology allowing participants to explore a virtual space.

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Black women stand up on Twitter following Maxine Waters dig

And I'd like to say to women out there everywhere: Don't allow these right-wing talking heads, these dishonourable people, to intimidate you or scare you. To which O'Reilly replied saying: "I didn't say she wasn't attractive". O'Reilly also apologized for his remark-a rarity for a man who regularly rails against political correctness.

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Brad Pitt secretly joined Angelina Jolie and kids on Cambodia trip

Now comes the gourmet olive oil, which has been "quietly available'" in France since earlier this month, but in just two small family-run boutiques, People said. This has apparently helped their relationship greatly as details have been kept private. Peppery, grassy olive oil or not, Brad and Angelina sound like they have come through the worst of times following their split.

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White House Threat on 'Sanctuary Cities' Is Rebuffed, Again, by Cities

When Sessions says some sanctuary cities may be violating federal law , what he means are municipal regulations that attempt to prohibit even communications between law enforcement officials or city employees and the feds about a person's status as an immigrant.

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Akshay Kumar to clash with Shah Rukh Khan?

Shah Rukh Khan and co-producer of his movie Raees, Excel Entertainment, have been asked to record their statements in connection with the death of a man at Vadodara railway station during the promotion of the film. The film Crack that Akshay Kumar announced completely with a poster and release date on the social media Twitter on 15th August a year ago, which was supposed to take on SRK's film.

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'New Zealand deserved to have a crack at us today' - du Plessis

New Zealand's hopes of drawing their Test series against South Africa were washed away without a ball being bowled on day five in Hamilton . South Africa's most promising prospects would have been to play for a draw, which captain Faf du Plessis described as a to-be "blockathon", with him and Quinton de Kock setting out to take the crease on the last day.

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No cellphones backstage for accountants after Oscar flub

Ms Boone Isaacs added that the Academy had been "unsparing in our assessment that the mistake made by representatives of the firm was unacceptable". But a third accountant will be added to the PwC staff on the Oscars night and backstage tweeting, photos and posting to other social media will be banned.

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Trump paid $38 M in taxes in 2005

Johnston suggested a member of Trump's entourage - possibly even, he speculated, the president himself - anonymously delivered the documents to him. As I have written before, Trump would love to be showered with good press - but if he can't be showered with good press, his second choice would be to face several squalls of bad press rather than one big hurricane.

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Russian Federation imposes age restriction on Power Rangers movie

This is not the first Power Rangers series that BOOM! has published - they've been releasing an ongoing series since the beginning of 2016 - but this is the first story set in the continuity of the film. The " Power Rangers " cast and crew shared their thoughts on the landmark film with Variety on at its Thursday premiere at The Village Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Israel official: Arab summit reflects challenges

They said that the two countries look to "bolster their relationship in all fields in a way that reflects the historical ties [between Egypt and Saudi Arabia]". During his speech at the summit, United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres warned Arab leaders that their internal divisions have opened the door to foreign intervention and have helped breed sectarianism and terrorism.

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The Gorsuch filibuster debate rages in Senate

President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland , but Republicans insisted that the next president should fill the seat, a move that infuriated Democrats. McConell led the almost yearlong blockade of of former President Barack Obama's judicial nominee, Merrick Garland , to give a potential Republican president to choose a replacement for the reliably conservative Justice Antonin Scalia , who died in February 2016, during the primary election campaign.

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British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit

At the same time, Britain's EU envoy, Tim Barrow, will hand-deliver a letter from May to EU Council President Donald Tusk. "After all, most Europeans - including nearly half the British voters - wish that we would stay together, not drift apart".

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Theresa May says 'no turning back' after Brexit trigger

Piotr Wierzbicki, a Polish engineer flying to London from Warsaw airport, said that the British "shot themselves in the foot" by voting to leave the EU, and predicted it would be harder for Europeans to travel to and from the United Kingdom.

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Pound Bounces Off Amid UK PM May's Parliamentary Speech

But one of the main architects of Brexit , Nigel Farage, former leader of the UK Independence Party, was jubilant. The EU's parliament's draft resolution said London's Brexit bill should cover not just outstanding commitments to the bloc's budget but also "provision for off-balance sheet items, contingent liabilities and other financial costs that arise directly as a result of its withdrawal".

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A failure for Donald Trump's tax plan will derail the Trump trade

Until there was a repudiation of the House bill, they felt constrained from negotiating. Trump could have given an inaugural address that was more explicitly unifying in tone and he could have invited Chuck Schumer to the White House and said , "Chuck, you're not leaving the room until we agree on an infrastructure package".

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G20 financial chiefs agree open trade is key to growth: Schaeuble

Finance ministers from the world's biggest economies sat down for tense talks in Germany yesterday, formally engaging in a battle of wills over the future of the global free-trade system which ranges a newly forthright USA against historic allies.

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Box Office Weekend: 'Beauty and the Beast' Sets $170M Record

It's understandable that Disney are apprehensive about a " Beauty And The Beast " sequel, as 2016's "Alice Through The Looking Glass" grossed just $300 million in comparison to its predecessor's haul of $1.025 billion back in 2010. Though its reviews were mixed, its brand recognition pulled the movie through into a profitable first weekend. "With Beauty and the Beast there have been decades of goodwill and the Disney brand and so many more elements going into it than just the intellectual ...

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Vin Diesel on Paul Walker: We don't want to let him down

Now, a new video featurette goes into more depth, trying to make sense of Dom's change of heart. In fact, in a new featurette on the film, star and producer Diesel calls it "the only way we were really going to be able to continue this story".

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Kristen Bell and James Corden Struggle to Perform an Aerial Duet

The duo then launched into a performance of Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes' 1982 smash "Up Where We Belong", but things started to go awry nearly immediately. Immediately, the pair were in trouble as Bell was propelled by a harness towards the ceiling and Corden was left awkwardly hanging just above the stage.

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'Beauty and the Beast' to be shown in Malaysia without cuts

Ironically, Beauty's performance this weekend just barely topped Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 . Ultimately, despite the controversy surrounding the movie's "exclusively gay moment" (and the fact that it was banned in Malaysia by the nation's strict censorship authorities), the tale as old as time's success has continued to gather momentum.

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Welp, "Dance Moms" Has Already Replaced Abby Lee Miller

We're having a hard time seeing Miz Burke as Miller's replacement, mainly because she doesn't seem like much of a yeller. Burke, a 32-year-old professional dancer, will take Miller's place as Lifetime films the remaining four episodes of the season.

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Mother condemns son's London terror attack

As well as PC Palmer, 48, the other people to have died were teacher Aysha Frade, 44, who worked at a London sixth-form college, United States tourist Kurt Cochran, 54, and retired window cleaner Leslie Rhodes, 75, from south London . Hydara's comment came a day after Masood's mother had similarly condemned the attack which claimed four lives and injured 50 others. The Union Jack flag flies at half mast above the Houses of Parliament following the attack on Westminster.

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Confirmed: Raju Shrivastav is joining The Kapil Sharma Show

His epic separation saga with Colors did have any major effect on the phenomenal success that he created on the Indian television screens with CNWK. While the comedian has been in news for all the good-bad-ugly reasons, Sony Entertainment Television took a chance to still take him on board and lead a comedy show called The Kapil Sharma show.

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Beauty and the Beast Dominates Weekend Box Office Yet Again

Opening this weekend was the 90's throwback POWER RANGERS, which took in a hefty $40 million. This weekend at the box office, nostalgia-driven fare was everywhere, from " Beauty and the Beast " to " Power Rangers " and " CHIPS ", producing both successful and underwhelming results.

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Stan Wawrinka calls Roger Federer an 'a-hole' after losing to him

Federer, who won his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, subdued 17th-seeded American Jack Sock 6-1, 7-6 (7/4) to earn a crack at a record-equalling fifth Indian Wells title. "I was really, really struggling with my knee. I've got to play aggressive and play like I've been doing all week and hope it's enough". US Open champion Wawrinka, past the quarter-finals in the California desert for the first time, knocked out Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3, 6-2.

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India v Australia Test series: five flashpoints

Whether or not it is a truly great side remains to be seen. It is rare, nearly unheard of, for a CA chairman to release a statement after a Test series, but such were the tensions between the two camps in this four-Test campaign that Peever opted to express his feelings.


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