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A German sea captain who rescued thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean says she turned down a medal of bravery because it was hypocritical

Pia Kemp, a German boat captain and migrant rights worker, says she is turning down a medal of bravery for her actions at sea because the medal represents the hypocrisy of how countries treat migrant issues. Kemp is preparing to stand trial in Italy for rescuing more than 1,000 migrants from unsafe conditions at sea, […]

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Kellyanne Conway promises Vice President Mike Pence ‘will be on the ticket’ for the election, after Nikki Haley’s tweet about ‘rumors’

Speaking at the “Women for Trump” rally at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida on Thursday, Conway said she considered Vice President Mike Pence a good friend who “will be on the ticket” in the 2020 US presidential election. What would ordinarily be a non-event was turned into one after a cryptic tweet sent by […]

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REGTECH REVISITED: How the regtech landscape is evolving to address FIs’ ever growing compliance needs

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Regtech solutions seemed to offer the solution to financial institutions’ (FIs) compliance woes when they first came to prominence around 24 months ago, gaining support from regulators and investors […]

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Trump reportedly thinks he can talk America out of a recession. ‘Everyone is nervous — everyone.’

President Trump’s economic advisers notified him earlier this month that “some internal forecasts showed that the economy could slow markedly over the next year,” The Washington Post reports. But even as warning signs mounted, Trump “has been portraying the economy to the public as ‘phenomenal’ and ‘incredible.’ He has told aides that he thinks he […]