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GOP attorneys general ask credit card companies to drop gun store code

Fire arms are seen at the Bobâs Little Sport Gun Shop in the town of Glassboro, New Jersey, United States on May 26, 2022. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Two dozen Republican attorneys general are urging Visa, MasterCard, and American Express to drop their plans to adopt a new merchant category code …

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‘Preyed upon’: Texas sheriff opens probe into US migrant flights | Migration News

A county sheriff in Texas has opened a criminal investigation into flights that transported dozens of migrants from the US state to Martha’s Vineyard last week, after observers raised questions about the legality of the move. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said at a news conference on Monday evening that 48 migrants were “lured under …

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Texas county sherif opens criminal investigation into migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard

Sept. 20 (UPI) — A Texas county sherif said he has opened a criminal investigation into two flights that transported 48 documented migrants from a San Antonio immigration center to Massachusetts’ Martha’s Vineyard. Bexar County Sherif Javier Salazar announced the opening of the investigation during a press conference Monday, stating he believes state and possibly …

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CFPB begins crackdown on buy now, pay later lenders

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau plans to subject “buy now, pay later” lenders to the same vigorous oversight as credit card companies, saying the short-term financing industry harvests consumer data in ways that threatens consumer privacy. Considered a substitute for traditional credit cards, the buy now, pay later model allows consumers to pay off …

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Liberia: Brussels Airlines Reverses Cancellation of Flights to Liberia

Brussels Airlines has backtracked on its plan to cancel all flights coming to Liberia after being told by authorities of the Roberts Airport Authority that it has met the required technical and operational prerequisites for the safe landing of aircraft. The Belgium-based airline, which flies at least twice a week – connecting the country with …

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Nigeria: Azman Air License Suspended Over N1.2bn Ticket Sales Debt – NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended the Air Transport License (ATL) of Azman Air over its failure to remit N1. 2billion funds collected from air travelers on its behalf to its coffers. However, the chairman, Azman Air, Abdulmunaf Sarina, in an exclusive chat with LEADERSHIP, said the airline’s ATL expired and would be …

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Arizona, Texas and Florida governors send migrants on buses, flights to Democratic states

EDGARTOWN, Mass. >> Republican governors are escalating their practice of sending migrants without advance warning to Democratic strongholds, including a wealthy summer enclave in Massachusetts and the home of Vice President Kamala Harris, to taunt leaders of immigrant-friendly “sanctuary” cities and Highlight their opposition to Biden administration border policies. The governors of Texas and Arizona …

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Florida, Texas escalate flights, buses to move migrants | Business

EDGARTOWN, Mass. — Republican governors are escalating their partisan tactic of sending migrants to Democratic strongholds without advance warning, including a wealthy summer enclave in Massachusetts and the home of Vice President Kamala Harris, to taunt leaders of immigrant-friendly “sanctuary” cities and stoke opposition to Biden administration border policies. The governors of Texas and Arizona …

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Bermuda one of 22 countries requiring Covid tests to visit, says travel website – The Royal Gazette

Created: Sep 15, 2022 01:21 PM Kayak map showing which countries have open travel for people who are fully vaccinated Bermuda is among 22 countries that require fully vaccinated people to take Covid-19 tests to visit, a travel agency website showed. A restrictions map on Kayak also said that 183 countries were open for travel …

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