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Donald Trump takes aim at Dodd-Frank financial overhaul

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The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:28 p.m. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will direct the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul. It’s Trump’s first step at scaling back regulations on financial services. Trump has called the law a “disaster” and said it failed to address some of the causes of the 2008-2009 financial crisis. The president has also signed a presidential memorandum related to retirement planning. The administration’s move…

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At 1,600 pounds, stocking weighs in as world’s largest

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Santa may need more reindeer to haul the gifts required to fill what’s been designated as the world’s largest Christmas stocking. The Fayetteville Observer reports that the 1,600-pound, 7,700-square-foot stocking will be unveiled at Arnette Park in Fayetteville on Saturday. It was crafted by knitters from all 50 states, four Canadian provinces and Ireland who donated 3-foot-by-3-foot swatches of knitted yarn. Kimberly Patrick, an adjudicator for Guinness World Records, says the stocking was measured by a local land surveying company…

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