4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr CUNA continues its push on the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for guidance and possible revisions to the Military Lending Act (MLA). CUNA sent several potential revisions to the MLA to the DOD, which asked CUNA to submit guidance suggestions last month.The DOD finalized changes to the MLA last year, adding a number of protections on loans extended to covered military servicemembers. Covered loans to borrowers cannot exceed a 36% military annual percentage rate (MAPR).In the letter, CUNA Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer Elizabeth Eurgubian asked for an update on the status of additional changes to the MLA, as well as the status of the development of compliance guidance. CUNA urged the DOD to develop the guidance in coordination with the NCUA, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and other federal financial regulators.CUNA also asked the DOD to consider the following substantive changes to the MLA rule, in order to lessen the likelihood of harm to servicemembers resulting from the rule’s unintended consequences: continue reading »
Associated Press No. 7 Duke hosts No. 8 Florida State. It’s the only regular-season meeting between the teams, two of just three ranked programs in the ACC right now. Neither team has had much time to regroup. The Blue Devils needed overtime to top rival UNC 98-96 Saturday, while the Seminoles rolled over Miami, 99-81No. 1 Baylor takes a school-record 20-game winning streak into Austin tonight where they’ll play Texas. The Bears beat Texas 59-44 in their Big 12 opener at home on Jan. 4.NBA SCHEDULENine games in the NBAUNDATED (AP) — A half-dozen of the NBA top teams are on the court tonight, but none of them are playing each other. Update on the latest in sports: Florida is at Philadelphia, a matchup of two teams battling to grab a wild card. The Panthers are coming off a loss against Pittsburgh Saturday, while the Flyers were thumping the Capitals.A resurgent Tampa Bay Lightning club is in Columbus. The Blue Jackets will be without star defenseman Seth Jones. He’s sidelined indefinitely with an ankle injury.And in Montreal, the Canadiens host the Arizona Coyotes.There are two games on the West Coast. Vancouver hosts Nashville, while the Sharks and Flames meet in San Jose.,Update on the latest sports Meanwhile, down in the L.A., LeBron James and the Western Conference-leading Lakers host the Phoenix Suns.The rest of the schedule has Charlotte at Detroit, Brooklyn visiting Indiana and Orlando hosting Atlanta.NHL SCHEDULENHL six-packUNDATED (AP) — The Metropolitan Division’s reigning champions host one of their division rivals tonight. The N.Y. Islanders are in Washington, with both teams looking to bounce back from Saturday night losses. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditTOP 25 MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEDULEThree top 25 teams in two games.UNDATED (AP) — A strong ACC matchup leads a short schedule in men’s college basketball. February 10, 2020 The league-leading Milwaukee Bucks host the Sacramento Kings. The Bucks are back home after thumping the Magic in Orlando Saturday.Toronto is on a 14-game winning streak. They’ll host the Minnesota Timberwolves.And, in perhaps the best matchup of the night, Utah follows up a 114-113 road victory in Houston yesterday with a visit to Dallas.The Denver Nuggets have won three in a row. They get a visit from the Spurs.Miami continues its West Coast trip, looking to get back on a winning track after three straight losses, including a 115-109 decision in Portland Sunday. They’re in San Francisco to play a Golden State team that currently holds the worst record in the league.
Maria Sharapova will find out today if she will be granted a wild card to this year’s French Open.The Russian only recently returned from a 15-month drugs ban, and reached the semi finals at the Stuttgart Open.As a result, she hasn’t amassed enough ranking points to compete at Roland-Garros on merit. But financial pressures on the organisers in Paris may lead to Sharapova gaining entry to at least the qualifying rounds. Photo: © pixabay