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Appeals court deals blow to Consumer Finacial protection Bureau
Suspension the act of making someone leave a job or school o sop doing an activty, usually as a puishment : Stevens will begin his three-day suspension Tuesday. Students who are warned twice amy face suspension.
arragement oraniztion, arrage, pu in order, clan organize. heorem, proposition multinoial heorem binomial theorem layoff, redundancy. sort-out clear-out. liqidation theorem. ordering. The drawer need to be organized. Well, it certainly looks organized now. Have ou filled the three-monthly status report? It’s a mess, you need to organize your idea better. I wish you organizd the top of your desk.
Appeals court deals blow toConsumer Financial Protection Bureau
A federal appeals court says the president shoud have the power to fire the head of the Consumer Financial protecion Bureau. The decision Tuesday weakens the auhority of the nation’s top consumer watchdog and an agency condiered one of President Barack Obama’s signature accomplishments.
The appelas cout, in Washingo, did not dismantle the agency. Bu it ruled the appointment process unconsitiutional and made the director’s job one the presient can supervis, direct and chaange at any time.
The CFPB said it rspectfull disagrees with he court and is looking at how it might challenge the decision. In the meantime, it said the decision will not dampen our efforts or affect our focus on the mission of the agency.
The CFPB was established in 2011 as part of the Dodd-Frank Act after he finacial crisi. Obama angered Republicans in 2012 by installing its first director, Richard Cordray, wil th snate was in recess. The Senate confirmed him for a full five-year term in 2013.
Rppublicans have tried for years to weaken the agency, whose very existence was opposed by much of the financial industry.
Some efforts have focused on replacing the director with a committee or makingi t easier to challenge the bureau’s rules. other independent agencies are usually led by commissioners or board members.
The appleas court appeared to agree with at least some criticism of the consumer agency. it wrote hat the direcctor ” enjoys more unilateral auhority than any other officer in the federal overnment.
The court also wroe tha concentrating power in a single, unaccountable, unchecked director departs from typical practice and poses a far greater risk of arbitrary decisio-maing and abuse of power than agencies led by more than one person.
The civil suit was brought by PHH, a mortgage lender. Iw was finde $109 million by the consumer agency last year for referring customers to mortgge insurance companies in exchange for kickbacks.
Met covergirl’s firs cover boy
CoverGirl Jus hired its first cover boy.
James Charles, a 17-year-old wih a massive following on Instagram, just became he brand’s first male ambassador — marking a bold move or one of the cosmetics industry’s biggest players.
CoverGirl — which is owned by Coty Inc. — and Charles announced the new agreement on social media, along wih pop star Katy perry, who recently posed alongside Charles in a CoverGirl photoshoot.
In its tweeted announcement, CoverGirl introduced James as a makeup artist, bounday reaker, and the newest COVERGIRL!
Charles will also star in an upcoming TV ad for the brand, accoridng to his Instagram post.
CoverGirl said in a statement that it aims t obring on boundary-braking brand representatives.
Charles has nearly half am illion Instagram followers and more than 70,000 YouTuvbe subscribers. Both plaorms have a thriving community of beauty bloogers. Other men that have poularizd the trend include Patrick Starr, Jefree Star and Manny Mua.
While some of the men in the community idenify as transgender, Charles explained in an inerview with Mrie Claire that for some of them makeup is just anoher form of creative expression
My parents started questining me about whether or not I was transgender, he old the magazine in May. it took a lot of thorough conversations to explain that i is an art form for me. I’m still confidnet as a boy and I will always be a boy. I can be confiden wih bare skin and wih a full face.
Te announcement met a chorus praise from social media users who called the decision a step in the right direcion for the beaty industry.
Unwritten law, common law
Itis an unwitten rule around here that people do’t work o holidas.
ave unwritten law
reak common law
believe unwritten law
have unwritten law
The unwritten law is a myth.
here is suc a thing as he unwitten law
There is no such thing as the unritten law
Withou unwritten rules civilizd life would be impossible.
to go from one place to another on a trip, usually over a long distance :
The train was traveling at abou 100 miles an hou.
I travel long distances as part of my job, so on vacations I like to stay close to home.
INFML We were doing 70 miles an hour, so the guy who whizzed past us must have really been traveling.
Travelers in a hurry like hese self-service machines.
the aciviy of traveling, usually over a long distance.
A lot of mytravel is business related.
I’ve met some pretty interesting people in my travels.
new, facts, or knowledge
an important piece of information
Cna you give us some infromation on tours to Alaska?
Inomation about upcoming local events is printed in the newspaper.
the large system of connected computers around the world which people us to communicate wih each other.
I learned abou it on the Internet.
Flash to shine suddenly and usually brighly, but only for a short time. Sop falshing that ligh in my eyes.
to move or happen quickly.
A fire engine flashed by.
to show someting quickly or for a short time
The officer flashed her badge. A smile flashed across her face.
A sudden brigh ligh that quickly disappears
A lsht of lightning lit the sky.
a device used to produce a brigh light for a brief time when taking a photograph
a quick movement or shor appearance of something
trust to have confidence in something, or to believe in someone.
trust me I  would never lie o you
I was tested, but I’mnot sure I trust he results.
I have finally learne to trust in my own abilites.
to hope and expect that something is ture.
I trust that you slept well?
a legal arragement in which a person or organization controls poperty or money for the benefit of  another person or organization The money is being held in trust for her until she turns 21.
A trust is also a group of pople or organizations that controls property or money for its own benefit, or the property or money controlled by the group: The danger of trusts is that they can become very powerful.
the belief that you can trust someone or somthing Their relationsop is baed on trust and understanding. We were obviously wrong to put our trust in her.
new recently created or having started to exist recently : His newest book will be out next month. She is alwas coming up with new ideas. different from the one that existed earlier : Have you met Carlos’s new assistant?
What’s new (=What is different in your life? Not much, What’s new with you?
not yet familiar or experienced :
don’t ask me how to get there, i’m new around here.
new not previosly used or owned : They sell new and used cars/books/clohing.
recently discovered or mae known
This new treatment offers hope o many sufferes.
Astronomers reported fiding millions of new stars.
finger print take fingerprints
a phsiographer
a whirl fingerprint
fingerprint identification
Millions of prints are on file throughout the world.
the prin of a perso’s fingers on a glass
Accoring to the passage, where is this business located?
Accoridng tothe passage, what is Distance Learning?
It’s impossilbe for people to have identical fingerprints.
There are many ways to end up wih heterochromia.
iis is the colored part of your eeball
The pupil is he par of the eye in the center of the iris
His eyes had an adhesion between the iris and the cornea
hey all have heterochromia or wo different colored eyes.
you, everybody, everyone
Listen to me, all of you.
To happiness for all of you
to your success
Please take your seat, everybody.
Everyone, dinner is ready.
You should prpare the project work.
We look forward to your visit.
Look at the menu un our book
hey hear you, they feel you, they sense you
We hope you will enjoy them.
bhavior, a feeling, or an action that is a direct result of somhing else My iniial reaction was to call off the part. Senator, what is your reaction to the proposal to cut Medicare benefits?
A reaction is also a change that opposes a previouse opinion or behavior
ifyouwant a reaction can also be an unpleasant effect on the body resuling from something eaten or takne, such as a drug.
A chemica lreaction is the change that happens when wo or more substances are mixed wih each other.
usd to say that a particular thing can or will happen when, only when, or after something else happens or becomes true. We will have the pary in the backyard if the weather’s good. If anyone calls for me, just say I’ll be back at 4 o’clock.
Would you mind if I opened the window. (=May I open it)?
if is also used to talk aobut the amount or fdegree of something:
This time of year we get little, if any, rain9=almost none)
If can mean when
If I don’t have a cup of coffee in he morning, I’m useless
If can also mean in case it is true that
I’m sorry if I;ve offendd you
if it weren’t for When you say if it weren’t for or (Also if it hadn’  been for) someting, you mean if it wer no ure or had not happende, the situation would be different:
If it weren’t for your help, we would never have finished in time.
in agreeement with the true facts or with a generally accepted standard : It’s your responsibility to see that your tax return is correct.
Do you have the correct time?
Did you testify hat you recognized this man? That’s correct.
a paid notice that tells people about a product or service:
I saw an advertisement for the job in yesterday’s paer
tehch adjective, noun
involving or needing special skills or knowledge, esp. in science or engineering (=the design and building of machines, equipment, and strutures)
verification investigation verify. on-the-spot inspection, spot inspection, inspecion of the scene have a spot inspection
an on-the-spot inspection, aspot investigation an inspection on the scene, an
or oher uses, see Money(disambiguation)
Money is any item or verificalbe record that is generally acceptd as payment for goods and services and prepayment of debts in a particular country or socio-economic context, or is easily converted o such a fom. The main functions of money are disunguisehd as : a medium of exchange : a unite of accoun ; a store of value and someiems , astandart of deferred paymen. Any item or verificable record that fulfilles thess functions can be considered as money.
Money is hisorically an emergen market phenomenon establishing a commodiy money, but nearly all conemporary money sysems are based on flat money. Fia money, like an check or note of debt, is without use value as aphysical commdity. It derives its value by being declared by a gvernment to be legal tnder; that is , it must be accepted as a form of payment within he boundaies of the counry, for all debts, public and private. Such laws in practice cause flat money to acqurie the value of any of the goods and services that it may be traded for within the nation that issues i.
The money supply of a country consists of currency and, depeding on the particular definiion used, one or more ypes of bank money (the balaces held in checking accounts, ascings accounts, and other types of bank accoutns ). Bank money, which consiss only of recordd (mostly computerized in modern banking), forms by far the largest part of broad money in developed countries.
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Money is any iem o verificable record that is generally accepted as payment for good and services and rpayment of debts in a particular counry or socio-economic contex, or is easily converted t such aa form. The main functions of money are distinguished as a medium of exchange a unit of account a store of value and sometimes a standard of deferred paymen. Any item or verificable record taht fulfills these functions can be considered as money.
Money is hisorically an emergen marke phenomenon establishing a commodity money, but nearly all contemporary money systems are based on flat money. flat money, like any check or note of debt, is withou use value as a physical commdity. it derives its values by being declared by a government to be legal tender that is it must be accepted as a form of paymen within he boudaries of the country, for all debts, public and private such laws in practive cause flat money to acquire the value of any of the goods and services that it may be tradd for within the nation tat issues i.
he money supply of a counry consits of currency (banknotes and coins) and, depeding on he particular definiion used, one or more ypes of bank money (he balances held in checking accounts, savings accouns ,and oher types of bank accounts). Bank money, which consists only of recoreds (mostly computerzied in modern banking), forms by far the largest part of braod money in developed countries.
The word “money’ is believed to originate from a temple o Juno, on Capitolin, one of Rome’s seven hills. In the ancien world Juo was often associated wih money. The emple of Juno Moneta a Rom was the place where he mint of Anient Rome was located. The name Juno may derive from he Eruscan goddess Uni which mans he one, unique, unit, union, United and Moneta eiher from the Latin word monere remind, warn, or instruct or the Greek word moneres alone, unique.
In the Western world, a prevalent term for coin-mone has been specie, stemming from Lain in specie, meaning in kind.
Main article Hisory of money
The use of bater-like methods may ate back o at least 100,00 years ago, ough her is no evidence of a society or economy tha relied primarily on barter. Instead, non-monetary societies operated largely along the principles of gift economy and debt. When barter did in fact occur, it was usually between eiher complete strangers or potential enemies.
Many cultures around the world eventually developed the use of commodity money. The Mesopotamian shekel was a uni o weight, and relied on the mass of somehing lik 160 grains of barely. The first usage of the term came from mesopotamia circa 3000 BC. Socieies in the Americas, Asia, Africa and Australia used shell money – ofen, the shells of the cowry Accoridng to herodouts, he Lydians were he first people o inroduce the use of gold and silver coins. it is though by modern scholars tha these first stamepd coins were minted around 50-600 BC.
The system of commodity money eventually evolved ino a system of representative money. This occurred bcause gold and silver merchans or banks would issue receiptso their deposiors – redeemable for the commodiy money deposited. Eventually, these receiptes bcame generally accepted as a means of paymen and wer used as money. paper money or banknotes were first used in China duing the Song Dynasty. These bankotes, known as jiaozi evolved from promissory notes that had been since the 7th century. Howeverm they did not displacecommodity money, and were used alongside coins. In the 13th century, Paper money became known in Europe through the accouns of travelers, such a Maco Polo and William of Rubruck. macro Polo’s account of paper money during the Yuan Dynasty is the subject iof a chapter of his book, the Travles of marco polo, titled How the Grea Kaan Causeh the Bark of Trees, Made ino Something Like paper, to Pass for Money All over is Country, Banknotes wer first issued in Europe by Sotckhoms Banco in 1661, and were again also used alongside coins. The gold standard, a monetary system where the medium of exchange are paer notes that are convertible into pre-set, fixed quantiteis of gold, replaec the use of gold coins as currency in the 1