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Banks to House Democrats: Issue subpoena for Trump financial docs

House Democrats are telling Capital One bank to turn over a host of financial records about President Donald Trump and the Trump International Hotel, as part of a wide-ranging investigation into Trump's potential financial conflicts of interest and whether he's in compliance with the Constitution's clause ensuring he doesn't receive gifts from foreign governments.

Bitcoin and the global warming crisis

Bitcoin mining operations use tons of power, and power is expensive. Each transaction impacts the environment because the cheapest highest-density energy comes from climate-changing fossil fuels.

Washington Federal acquiring 51 Bank of America branches

Seattle-based Washington Federal is acquiring 51 Bank of America branches in eastern Washington, Oregon, Idaho and New Mexico.   The company announced the move Friday with its earnings report and also said it has completed its conversion to a national bank charter.   The acquisitions will give Washington Federal a total of 236 branches. The additions:   Washington: Clarkston, Cle Elum, Chelan, Chewelah, Colfax, Colville, Dayton, Deer Park, Leavenworth, Moses Lake, Newport, Odessa, Omak, Pullman, Quincy, Republic, Walla Walla and two in Wenatchee.   Idaho: Four in Boise, Gooding, Hailey, Idaho Falls, Ketchum, Nampa, Osburn, Payette, Pocatello, Salmon, Sandpoint and Twin Falls.   Oregon: Hermiston, Hood River, La Grande, Milton-Freewater, Ontario and The Dalles.   New Mexico: Angel Fire, Chama, two in Clovis, Espanola, Hobbs, Raton, Roswell, two in Silver City, and Socorro.

Citigroup to repay $20 billion in bailout money

Citigroup says it is repaying $20 billion in public bailout money. That will free the banking giant from the close scrutiny and pay restrictions that came with the rescue program. The government will also sell its stake in Citigroup.