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Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley
Audiences came to know Keira Knightley as the soccer star in the sleeper hit "Bend It Like Beckham." The British actress went on to leading roles in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise and "Atonement," and earned an Academy Award nomination for "Pride & Prejudice." The red carpet favorite is also the face of Chanel.
Audiences came to know Keira Knightley as the soccer star in the sleeper hit "Bend It Like Beckham." The British actress went on to leading roles in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise and "Atonement," and earned an Academy Award nomination for "Pride & Prejudice." The red carpet favorite is also the face of Chanel. « Show less
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  • Republicans in Congress begin new effort to water down Dodd-Frank law

    Boosted by their November election gains, congressional Republicans have launched a new effort to weaken, bit by bit, a law that dramatically expanded federal oversight of the financial system after the Great Recession. On Wednesday, the Republican-...
  • California seeking to suspend Ocwen Financial's mortgage license

    California seeking to suspend Ocwen Financial's mortgage license
    The state is seeking to suspend the mortgage license of Ocwen Financial Corp., saying the payment collection firm has failed to turn over documentation showing that it complies with California laws protecting homeowners. The action is the latest against...
  • What your bank owes you: clarity

    What your bank owes you: clarity
    There are dozens of entities devoted to educating you about all things financial. Congress funds a commission and a website, Mymoney.gov. Schools have added “financial literacy” to their curricula. Banks put out pamphlets, and every major...
  • Federal Reserve paid government a record $98.7 billion in 2014, reflecting big balance sheet

    The Federal Reserve announced Friday that it paid the federal government a record $98.7 billion in 2014, a payment that reflects the central bank's earnings from holdings of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities purchased to keep long-term...
  • Federal court complaint filed against Va.-based retailer

    Federal court complaint filed against Va.-based retailer
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and attorneys general from Virginia and North Carolina are seeking penalties and restitution from a Virginia-based retailer that caters to service members, alleging it used illegal tactics to collect debts. The...
  • T-Mobile to pay $90 million to settle claims of wrongful charges

    T-Mobile will pay at least $90 million in penalties and refunds as part of a settlement over its alleged practice of “mobile cramming,” or placing unauthorized third-party charges on customers’ cellphone bills, the Federal Communications...
  • Piggish bankers went whole hog to abuse consumers in 2014

    The end of the year occasions awards season in all industries, and the world of personal finance is no exception, which brings us to the 2014 edition of the Piggy Bank Awards for Dubious Achievements in Consumer Finance or, for short, "The Piggies."...
  • Ten worst regulations of 2014

    As 2014 comes to a close, it is enveloped in red tape. From the breakfast table to the night light, government regulators invaded nearly every moment of our lives. Here's our take on the 10 worst examples of the past year: 10. Federal Censorship...
  • College debt-relief scams take advantage of desperate borrowers

    Time and again, parents and college students have been told to tread carefully with companies that promise to help them get out from under the burden of student-loan debt -- for a price. Many of these debt-relief companies -- operating in an era of ever-...
  • Rule changes to make prepaid cards more kid-friendly

    A popular alternative to checking accounts that doubles as a useful financial education tool for young consumers is about to face more regulatory oversight. The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureauin November proposed sweeping and long-overdue...
  • How Redding Resident Lost $110,000 In Scam

    How Redding Resident Lost $110,000 In Scam
    It's a Bottom Line four-pack today. How to lose nothing, or $110,000, to scammers. That letter from Santa: Is that really you, St. Nick? And the realties of gift cards. The Grandparents Scam News item: Three Redding residents lost about $190,000...