• After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many Drugs
After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many Drugs

Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy announced that applications for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program's Safe Harbor Letter are now available online for parents, legal guardians, caregivers, and spouses to administer medical marijuana within the commonwealth to minors in their care with physician-documented serious medical condition...

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  • Global air passenger traffic demand up 4.6% in May: IATA
Global air passenger traffic demand up 4.6% in May: IATA

In response, load factors on Australia's domestic flights were up 2.5 percentage points to 75 per cent in May. IATA's Director General and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tony Tyler, said: "Last year airlines safely carried 3.6 billion passengers-the equivalent of 48 per cent of the Earth's population-and transported 52.2 million tonnes of cargo w...

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  • UK Consumer Confidence Falls Sharply After Brexit Vote
UK Consumer Confidence Falls Sharply After Brexit Vote

In a one-off survey to gauge the impact of the referendum result, it said its core index of consumer confidence dropped by 8 points to minus 9 in July, its lowest level since December 2013. BDO's High Street Sales Tracker showed like-for-like retail sales fell 3.6 percent year-on-year last month, the worst June in more than a decade. Meanwhile, t...

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  • Pittsburgh casino owner sues state over municipal slots tax
Pittsburgh casino owner sues state over municipal slots tax

Parx Casino in Bensalem, the state's leading casino for slot machines, reported a 4.8 percent increase in the fiscal year, to $388.3 million. June revenues at both the JACK Casino Cincinnati and Hollywood Casino Columbus were the lowest this year, at $14.1 million and $16.9 million, respectively.

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  • HealthyCT Customers Must Seek New Cover as Insurer Goes Out of Business
HealthyCT Customers Must Seek New Cover as Insurer Goes Out of Business

The federal risk adjustment program spreads the risk for carriers by redistributing funds from insurers with healthier policy holders to those with higher claim costs. But late last week, the federal government imposed a huge risk adjustment payment on the company, under the rules of the Affordable Care Act. " HealthyCT is in such condition as t...

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  • Kroger Takes On Visa's Debit Card Policies
Kroger Takes On Visa's Debit Card Policies

Visa V, +1.89% said the move by Wal-Mart WMT, +1.25% which took place earlier this year, violated the contract that the companies had negotiated in which Visa told the retailer that customers must be given the choice of using a signature.

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  • Social Security… COLA… Projected for 2017
Social Security… COLA… Projected for 2017

The Medicare Trustees are: Health and Human Services Secretary, Sylvia M. Burwell; Treasury Secretary and Managing Trustee, Jacob Lew; Labor Secretary, Thomas Perez; and Acting Social Security Commissioner, Carolyn Colvin. The Medicare Trust Fund is projected to become insolvent in 2028, 2 years earlier than projected this time last year. As CN...

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  • Robby Hayes: Will He Actually Win The Bachelorette?
Robby Hayes: Will He Actually Win The Bachelorette?

Derek basically guilts JoJo into giving him the group date rose, and the men are not happy. He was the first one to get a one-on-one date, but that was a long time ago. It's all very mysterious, but we see a lanky, taller guy in a blue suit holding a ring box on his way to her in a limo. That pissed Alex off, calling Derek a bitch, claiming...

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  • Jo Cox murder: What we know about shooting suspect Tommy Mair
Jo Cox murder: What we know about shooting suspect Tommy Mair

Fatima Ibrahim, a 23-year-old campaigner with human rights group Avaaz told AFP: "She was a fearless campaigner, and a voice for the voiceless". Mr Corbyn said he had asked the speaker and Mr Cameron to recall Parliament so that MPs could pay their respects to Mrs Cox, a former aid worker and mother of two children who was elected for the fir...

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  • Violence flares up as Trump rips Obama's tapping of Clinton
Violence flares up as Trump rips Obama's tapping of Clinton

Outside was another increasingly familiar scene - clashes between Trump protesters and police. Trump endorsed Romney in his race against President Obama. He said he is particularly bothered by Trumps personal attacks on Romney, but also sees red flags in Trumps comments about the judge and seeming unwillingness to build out his campaign infrastru...

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  • Why Biogen (BIIB) Stock Is Tanking Today
Why Biogen (BIIB) Stock Is Tanking Today

The insider owns 160,874 shares which have current market value of around $46690461.CRAIN ALAN R JR is another major inside shareholder in the company. The shares were sold at an average price of $275.00, for a total transaction of $28,050.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Several other research analysts also recently issued rep...

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  • The Fortune 500 List for 2016 Is Out
The Fortune 500 List for 2016 Is Out

Highest brand value. Apple has worn many crowns. Fortune has put out its annual list of top companies based on revenue during their most recent fiscal years. Apple has climbed to third place in the Fortune 500 rankings from fifth in last years' rankings. " The Fortune 500 emerged a bit battered from events of the past year", said Fortu...

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  • Listeria-Linked Frozen Food Recall
Listeria-Linked Frozen Food Recall

The recall covers "all organic and traditional frozen vegetable and fruit products" to come out of the Pasco, Washington plant since May 1, 2014, according to the CDC . A complete list of products can be found on the FDA's website . The most vulnerable are pregnant women, adults older than 65, and people with weakened immune systems.

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  • All Sports Authority Stores Closing; Liquidation Sales Begin Next Week
All Sports Authority Stores Closing; Liquidation Sales Begin Next Week

As of March, the company had about 14,500 employees. A spokeswoman for Denver-based Sports Authority wasn't immediately available for comment, The Denver Post reported . The liquidation includes dozens of stores in California. In a court fling Thursday in a bankruptcy court in Delaware, Sports Authority said it planned to conduct "Going out of...

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  • Labor Dept Publishes New Overtime and Exempt Status Rules
Labor Dept Publishes New Overtime and Exempt Status Rules

The Labor Department will now update the overtime salary threshold every three years to ensure that it is takes into consideration the inflation in the country. The rule will likely touch almost every sector of the USA economy but is expected to have the greatest impact on nonprofit groups, retail companies, hotels and restaurants, which have many ...

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  • New Outlander Season 2,Episode 8 Official Spoilers,Synopsis Released By STARZ
New Outlander Season 2,Episode 8 Official Spoilers,Synopsis Released By STARZ

According to the report from Scotland Now , the time traveller will be brought to L'Hopital Des Anges where the doctors will try to save her life as well as that of her unborn child in the episode titled "Faith". The character is played by Dominique Pinon in the series. "She doesn't accept that there is a hierarchy, and I love that about her". E...

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  • Nokia to re-enter mobile, tablet markets
Nokia to re-enter mobile, tablet markets

But after missing out on the smartphone revolution, a new deal could see Nokia return to the consumer device business with Android-based smartphones and tablets. For the past few years Nokia phones haven't exactly been as brilliant as they were in the past, and that's because the brand name has been in the hands of Microsoft which didn't re...

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  • Microsoft leaves feature-phone business as Nokia moves back in, sort of
Microsoft leaves feature-phone business as Nokia moves back in, sort of

After that, HMD expects to become the sole global licensee for all devices carrying the Nokia brand. In addition to branding rights, the agreement also includes intellectual property rights. Microsoft acquired rights to use the Nokia brand in smartphones for two years, though has already stopped using it. The Elop "solution" was to do a deal with...

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  • Overtime expanded to 4.2 million salaried employees
Overtime expanded to 4.2 million salaried employees

The new rules will increase paperwork and scheduling burdens for small companies and force many businesses to convert salaried workers to hourly ones to save money. She says it takes a certain kind of person to multi-task - managing others while helping make the business successful. The changes are expected to have a particular effect on retail...

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  • Obama Announces Overtime Pay Changes For Millions Of Workers
Obama Announces Overtime Pay Changes For Millions Of Workers

There could be different responses to the new laws. The White House announced Tuesday the rules, to go into effect on December 1, raise the salary threshold under which most salaried workers are guaranteed overtime pay, from $23,660 to $47,476 per year, with an adjustment assured every three years.

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