Image used for illustration purposes only. Image Credit: Shutterstock Dubai: If you miss your credit card or loan payment in the UAE, not only can you get uncomfortable calls from debt collectors, but you may also face a criminal and civil case filed by your bank or financial institution. But how does a bank approach …

The University Chapel on the Princeton University campus, Princeton, New Jersey. Princeton signed a … [+] brief supporting the ability of international students to use optional practical training (OPT) in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. (Photo by Oliver Morris / Getty Images) Getty Images The legal threat to optional practical training (OPT) in …

The extensions will help Singaporeans continue to acquire sought-after skills and encourage financial institutions and fintechs to retain and improve the capacities of their staff. The MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore) and the IBF (Institute of Banking and Finance) have announced the extension of enhanced training support measures for the financial sector until July 1, …

“It’s hard growing up gay,” said Michael Volpatt, his voice catchy as he choked back tears. “It was clear when I was in high school that I was leaning the other way,” he said. “But back then, like all other children, we did everything to live another existence or to live in the shadows.” Volpatt …

It started out as a personal injury claim. A Baton Rouge police officer maimed by a rock during a Black Lives Matter protest in 2016 sued one of the protest’s most prominent organizers. Lower courts dismissed the case, but appeals judges ruled that it should be tried. Then it became a problem of freedom of …

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has no plans to introduce a central bank digital currency (CBDC), according to a report in the Swiss business weekly Handelszeitung. At a recent press conference organized by the Swiss Bankers Association, SNB chief economist Carlos Lenz announced that a digital franc was not needed because the current payment system …

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry calls on the international community to take further steps of political and diplomatic pressure on the Russian Federation to protect humanitarian and human rights law in temporarily occupied Crimea. This was said in a declaration by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the occasion of the Crimean Tatar National Flag …

A pedestrian passes the seal of the Federal Housing Finance Agency in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg News President Biden fired Mark Calabria, director of the Trump Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), immediately after the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that he could. While Mr. Calabria’s sacking is bad news for taxpayers, the decision …

The panel could look at cases like the three Mississippi civil rights activists – James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner – killed by the Ku Klux Klan in June 1964. Fourteen years ago, the Southern Poverty Law Center sent the FBI and the US Department of Justice a list of 74 cold cases involving …

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) – A federal appeals court said on Friday it would reconsider a dispute over a Trump administration ban on bump stockpiles, a device that allows semi-automatic firearms to fire quickly. The decision comes three months after a three-judge panel of the court said a federal judge in Kalamazoo, Mich., should have blocked …