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Hugh Laurie, the British comedian and star of "The Night Manager," "House" and numerous movies, cemented his place among entertainment's elite Tuesday with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. While numerous Hollywood stars have spoken out against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, Laurie used the opportunity for a joke at the expense of 2012 GOP candidate Mitt Romney. Laurie won consecutive Golden Globes in 2006 and 2007 for "House" and has seven Emmy nominations, although he has never won.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday called for the Pentagon to immediately suspend efforts to recover enlistment bonuses paid to thousands of soldiers in California, even as the Pentagon said late Tuesday the number of soldiers affected was smaller than first believed.
By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - London's financial district has called for a regulatory regime in the UK that does not harm competitiveness as bankers fear that being outside the European Union will reduce the capital's clout in global markets. The City of London's Lord Mayor, Jeffrey Mountevans, will tell regulators at a dinner on Wednesday evening that after Britain's vote in June to leave the EU, "realistic, collaborative" regulation was needed to keep the sector on an even keel. "Regulation that will continue to protect our competitiveness and provide liberal market influence across the EU, even after Brexit," Mountevans said in remarks released to the media in advance of the annual Mansion House dinner for bankers and regulators.