China online finance regulator tells unqualified micro-lenders to stop lending
BEIJING (Reuters) - The National Internet Finance Association of China issued a risk warning letter late on Friday telling "unqualified institutions" to immediately stop offering loans as Beijing steps up a crackdown on the micro-loan sector to fend off financial risks.
Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.
National Hockey League roundup
The 5-foot-11, 174-pound DiDomenico played in 12 games with Ottawa this season, recording three goals and three assists, including three power-play points, while averaging 10:40 in ice time per contest. He has played in 15 career NHL games, all with the Senators, after making his debut last season.
Man charged with murder in fatal shooting of Texas trooper
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A man accused of shooting and killing a Texas state trooper during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving was charged with capital murder, which can bring the death penalty, jail records posted on Friday showed.
Trump names interim consumer agency head, likely sparking showdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has designated White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until a permanent director is nominated and confirmed, the White House said on Friday.
TransCanada recovers 44,400 gallons of oil from Keystone pipeline spill site
(Reuters) - TransCanada Corp said on Friday it has recovered 44,400 gallons, or 1,057 barrels, of oil from the Keystone pipeline spill site at Amherst, South Dakota.
Hope fades after 9 days of searching for Argentine submarine
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Families of the 44 crew members of a missing Argentine submarine gave up hope and went home on Friday after days of waiting at the sub's Mar del Plata naval base, saddened and angered by evidence that the vessel may have exploded.
Trump names White House budget director Mulvaney acting head of consumer agency
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has designated White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney to be acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until a permanent director is nominated and confirmed, the White House said on Friday.
National Football League roundup
Cutler suffered a concussion in last Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Uber to disclose price on SoftBank deal early next week: sources
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] plans to move ahead with a deal to bring in Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> as a major investor by disclosing the pricing early next week in formal tender offers to the ride-hailing service's investors, two people familiar with the plans said on Friday.
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