Largest U.S. banks clear first hurdle in Fed's toughest annual stress tests

Largest U.S. banks clear first hurdle in Fed's toughest annual stress tests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The 35 largest U.S. banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough capital in an extreme recession to meet regulatory requirements, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The seal for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve […]

Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology: Bobby the whale and Attenborough

Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology: Bobby the whale and Attenborough

Bobby the fin whale presides over the reopening of Cambridge University’s zoology museum – with David Attenborough putting the final specimen in place The mortal remains of Bobby the fin whale, who beached at Pevensey Bay in Sussex in 1865 By Graham Lawton Typical. You wait years for an enormous whale skeleton to be hung in the […]

The Trump Administration’s War on Marijuana Could Prevent Sick Kids From Getting Medical Care

Just after his fifth birthday, Quintin Lovato had his first seizure. Two days later, another. Later that year, he was diagnosed with epilepsy. Then, at age seven, the Tourette’s came. To treat his symptoms, his parents, Hannah and Ron, tried a variety of pharmaceuticals, each with nasty side effects—anger, aggression, and social withdrawal—before ultimately finding the answer: medical […]

Migrant children: US battle moves to Congress

Migrant children: US battle moves to Congress

Media playback is unsupported on your device The US political battle over migrant children separated from parents has shifted to Congress, after Donald Trump signed an order to halt the policy. The House of Representatives will vote on broader immigration bills that would fund President Trump’s proposed border wall and reduce legal migration. But Democrats […]

Border “Crisis” – Is It All About The Children…Or Hatred Of Trump?

Border “Crisis” – Is It All About The Children…Or Hatred Of Trump?

The mainstream media has identified another “crisis” over which we are supposed to drop everything and “do something”: people crossing our border illegally with children are being arrested and their children separated from them. But this is not a new phenomenon. The “crisis” is largely manufactured because the media has no interest in looking at […]

The Persistent Myth of U.S. Precision Bombing

The Persistent Myth of U.S. Precision Bombing

disinformation U.S. media routinely repeat Pentagon talking points about the accuracy of U.S. bombing, but how precise are these attacks, asks Nicolas J.S. Davies. by Nicolas J.S. Davies Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to showcase news from various Alternative News Outlets to expand the […]

NFL's Anquan Boldin to Trump, Forget Pardon List, Make New Policy!

NFL's Anquan Boldin to Trump, Forget Pardon List, Make New Policy!

Anquan Boldin to Trump: Forget Pardon List … Make New Policy! 6/21/2018 6:53 AM PDT Breaking News Anquan Boldin says he’s essentially REJECTING Donald Trump‘s challenge for NFL players to come up with a list of people who deserve a Presidential pardon.  Instead, Boldin says the burden should be on the President to come up […]

‘I will quit UK’ vows furious meerkat Orlov|Humor

Following on from recent events when Russian billionaire oligarch, Roman Abramovich, was refused renewal of his investment visa, once again the Foreign Office has targeted another high profile Russian and meted out the same treatment. Meerkat, Aleksandr Orlov, was refused entry at Gatwick Airport this afternoon, when along with his ‘colleague’ Sergei, they were both […]

Investors poured $7.54 billion into equity ETFs after rocky G7 meeting: ICI

Investors poured $7.54 billion into equity ETFs after rocky G7 meeting: ICI

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equity exchange-traded funds, which draw a diverse set of clients including fast-trading hedge funds, attracted $ 7.54 billion of net new cash in the week ended June 13, according to Investment Company Institute data released on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) […]

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