Senate Votes to End CFPB Arbitration Ban, Trump Insists He Knew Dead Soldier's Name, Handwritten Einstein Note Sold For $1.5 Million: P.M. Links



    The Senate voted to end an arbitration ban by the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote.

  • President Trump insisted he knew the name of Sgt. La David Johnson, one of the four service members killed in Niger, because he had in a chart in front of him when he talked to Johnson's widow.
  • The brother of the Las Vegas shooter was arrested on charges of child pornography possession.
  • The foreign minister of North Korea says to take the regime's warnings of conducting a "most powerful" nuclear bomb test seriously.
  • China President Xi Jinping begins his second term with an eye on staying for a third term.
  • A handwritten note from Albert Einstein about his theory of happiness was sold at auction for $1.5 million after being estimated to fetch between $5,00 and $8,000.
  • Fats Domino has died, aged 89.

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