News bites: Regulators want fault admission in ‘London Whale’ case

New regulations taking effect Wednesday require telemarketers to get written consent before placing “robocalls” to consumers’ sell phones, RegWatch reports.

Congressional Republicans are intent on tweaking ObamaCare as part of a deal to end the government shutdown, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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The Obama administration’s landmark overhaul of export controls began to take effect.

GOP staffers issued a top ten list of reasons why the government shutdown “isn’t all bad.”

Sen. Ed MarkeyEdward (Ed) John MarkeyDem senators demand Trump explain ties to Koch brothers Overnight Cybersecurity: Senators want info on 'stingray' surveillance in DC | Bills to secure energy infrastructure advance | GOP lawmaker offers cyber deterrence bill Overnight Tech: Alleged robocall kingpin testifies before Congress | What lawmakers learned | Push for new robocall rules | Facebook changes privacy settings ahead of new data law | Time Warner CEO defends AT&T merger at trial MORE (D-Mass.) said the government shutdown has locked the public out of the debate over planned regulations to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants.

The Supreme Court agreed to review a case involving laws preventing straw purchases of guns..

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