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McConnell: It’s a culture of Intimidation, with Government Agencies Like The IRS & SEC Targeting Conservatives

McConnell: It’s a culture of Intimidation, with Government Agencies Like The IRS & SEC Targeting Conservatives

center>McConnell’s new attack ad features Obama’s most chilling wordsThe campaign team for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell released a very powerful ad Wednesday slamming President Obama ...

McConnell: It's a culture of Intimidation, with Government Agencies Like The IRS & SEC Targeting Conservatives

McConnell: It's a culture of Intimidation, with Government Agencies Like The IRS & SEC Targeting Conservatives

center>McConnell’s new attack ad features Obama’s most chilling wordsThe campaign team for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell released a very powerful ad Wednesday slamming President Obama ...

Cops can access your connected home data

Cops can access your connected home data

Cops can access your connected home data Your lights are off and your doors are locked, but if you've got a "smart home" system, you may be offering cops a window into your house. ...

The Social Security cash crunch Congress can’t ignore

The Social Security cash crunch Congress can’t ignore

The Social Security cash crunch Congress can't ignore It's highly unlikely that Congress will reform Social Security any time soon. But there is a near-term cash crunch in one part ...

Apple settles e-book antitrust case with U.S. states, others

Apple settles e-book antitrust case with U.S. states, others

Apple settles e-book antitrust case with U.S. states, others   Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. states and other complainants in an e-book price-fixing c ...

Hillshire Board Pulls Support for Pinnacle Deal

Hillshire Board Pulls Support for Pinnacle Deal

Hillshire Board Pulls Support for Pinnacle Deal   Hillshire Brands (HSH) on Monday said the company’s board withdrew its recommendation for a deal to acquire Pinnacle Foods (P ...

The Slippery Argument Over Iraq and Its Oil

The Slippery Argument Over Iraq and Its Oil

The Slippery Argument Over Iraq and Its OilAs if we needed any reminders global events can unsettle markets, just take a peek at what’s been going on with oil since Iraq started ex ...

Wal-Mart China Ups Food Safety Spending

Wal-Mart China Ups Food Safety Spending

Wal-Mart China Ups Food Safety Spending   The world's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT), said on Tuesday that it will increase its spending on food safety in China t ...

UPS to Charge By Package Size

UPS to Charge By Package Size

UPS to Charge By Package Size   United Parcel Service (UPS) said Tuesday it will set rates for all U.S. ground shipments based on package size, following a similar move by riv ...

McConnell: It’s a culture of Intimidation, with Government Agencies Like The IRS & SEC Targeting Conservatives

center>McConnell’s new attack ad features Obama’s most chilling wordsThe campaign team for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell released a very powerful ad Wednesday slamming President Obama over the Internal Revenue Service scandal. The two-minute and 40 second ad is an unrelenting visual and vocal attack on Obama and those senior officials in the IRS who claim they knew nothing of the ongoing targeting of conservati ...

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McConnell: It's a culture of Intimidation, with Government Agencies Like The IRS & SEC Targeting Conservatives

center>McConnell’s new attack ad features Obama’s most chilling wordsThe campaign team for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell released a very powerful ad Wednesday slamming President Obama over the Internal Revenue Service scandal. The two-minute and 40 second ad is an unrelenting visual and vocal attack on Obama and those senior officials in the IRS who claim they knew nothing of the ongoing targeting of conservati ...

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Cops can access your connected home data

Cops can access your connected home data Your lights are off and your doors are locked, but if you've got a "smart home" system, you may be offering cops a window into your house. Smart home technology is the latest craze among big tech and telecom companies, which are rolling out products that allow people to remotely control things like lights and locks and view footage from security cameras via mobile de ...

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The Social Security cash crunch Congress can’t ignore

The Social Security cash crunch Congress can't ignore It's highly unlikely that Congress will reform Social Security any time soon. But there is a near-term cash crunch in one part of Social Security that lawmakers must resolve in the next year or two. The trust fund for Social Security disability benefits, which is separate from the fund for retirement benefits, is on track to be insolvent -- most likely b ...

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Apple settles e-book antitrust case with U.S. states, others

Apple settles e-book antitrust case with U.S. states, others   Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. states and other complainants in an e-book price-fixing class action lawsuit on Monday, effectively avoiding a trial in which the iPad maker faced more than $800 million in claims. U.S. District Judge in Manhattan Denise Cote ordered the parties to submit a filing to seek approval of th ...

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Hillshire Board Pulls Support for Pinnacle Deal

Hillshire Board Pulls Support for Pinnacle Deal   Hillshire Brands (HSH) on Monday said the company’s board withdrew its recommendation for a deal to acquire Pinnacle Foods (PF), inching Hillshire closer to a takeover by Tyson Foods (TSN). Last week, Tyson outlasted Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) in a race to acquire Hillshire, the maker of Ball Park hot dogs and Jimmy Dean sausage. Tyson won the bidding war wi ...

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The Slippery Argument Over Iraq and Its Oil

The Slippery Argument Over Iraq and Its OilAs if we needed any reminders global events can unsettle markets, just take a peek at what’s been going on with oil since Iraq started exploding – again. Prices spiked on just the hint of supply disruption from the crude-rich region. And while stabilizing somewhat of late, a barrel of light-sweet crude oil is still the costliest it’s been in more than nine months. ...

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Wal-Mart China Ups Food Safety Spending

Wal-Mart China Ups Food Safety Spending   The world's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT), said on Tuesday that it will increase its spending on food safety in China to 300 million yuan ($48.32 million) in 2013, 2014 and 2015, up from a previously-announced 100 million yuan in the same period. The company said it will also increase DNA testing on meat products and supplier inspections and test ...

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UPS to Charge By Package Size

UPS to Charge By Package Size   United Parcel Service (UPS) said Tuesday it will set rates for all U.S. ground shipments based on package size, following a similar move by rival shipper FedEx (FDX). UPS plans to expand dimensional-weight pricing, which determines cost by measuring exterior package size, beginning Dec. 29. Shipping prices are based on dimensional weight if it exceeds the actual weight. ...

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SEC To Scrutinize High-Frequency Trading

SEC To Scrutinize High-Frequency Trading   The controversial practice of high-frequency trading could face far greater scrutiny from the Securities and Exchange Commission under an array of proposals described Thursday by SEC Chairman Mary Jo White. In a speech on market structure in New York, White said U.S. equity markets are now “dominated” by computer trading in which sophisticated algorithms allow ...

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Obama Carbon Rule Gives States More Time to Comply

Obama Carbon Rule Gives States More Time to Comply The Obama administration rolled out a plan Monday to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, setting in motion one of the most significant actions on global warming in U.S. history. But exactly how state will meet customized targets likely will be pushed to the next administration. States could have until 2017 to submit a plan ...

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Five famous insider trading cases

Five famous insider trading casesThe world's most famous homemaker, known for her ubiquitous brand that includes a TV show on PBS, magazine and line of home goods, was convicted in 2004 of conspiracy and obstruction of justice related to an investigation into her selling of shares of drugmaker ImClone Systems. Authorities said she used inside information of an FDA ruling against a key ImClone drug to sell s ...

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