Photo Credit Steve Hebert for The New York Times Since the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened its doors in 2011, the agency’s investigations and enforcement actions have returned more than $12 billion to auto buyers, homeowners, ...

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Photo John Kelly speaking to the press on Thursday. Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times John Kelly, President Trump’s chief of staff, is grimly suited to addressing the family of a fallen service member. Mr. Kelly, a retired four-star general, ...

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As part of National Bullying Prevention Month, first lady Melania Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos kicked off the “Week of Inclusion” on Monday at a Michigan middle school, where they participated in “lessons about respecting others, ki ...

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An Oklahoma man is greasing the wheels of justice with lots of Vaseline. When John Wayne Kellerman was pulled over on Oct. 15, he could have easily given officers the slip. That’s because the 54-year-old was mostly covered in Vaseline on his han ...

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Zookeepers at Berlin’s main animal park are hoping to cure a young female panda’s habit of walking backwards by introducing her to one of life’s most precious pleasures: sex. They plan to introduce four-year-old Meng Meng to J ...

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Haunted houses scare up a lot of attention this time of year, but few provide the frights of McKamey Manor. Russ McKamey started this homemade haunted attraction in the backyard of his San Diego home, and it’s considered the most extreme full-co ...

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An Italian runner staged a memorable marathon win on Sunday after a major mistake by race officials.Eyob Faniel, 25, won the Huawei Venice Marathon after a motorcycle leading the six runners ahead of him took a wrong turn, The Guardian reported. ...

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Talk about a bum note: A Montreal man says he’s facing a $117 traffic ticket just for singing in his car. In September, Taofik Moalla was driving home and singing along to “Gonna Make You Sweat,” a 1990 dance music smash by C+C Music Factory. Y’ ...

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Many of these forces are engaged in counterterrorism operations — against the Taliban in Afghanistan, for instance; against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria; against an affiliate of Al Qaeda in Yemen. So far, Americans seem to accept that the ...

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The dramatic weight loss of a severely chunky golden retriever mix could be an inspiration to people caring for overweight pets. Obesity is a real problem for cats and dogs in the United States, and extra pounds can lead to serious health issues ...

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