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Airline group suggests smaller carry-on bags to free up bins

Airline group suggests smaller carry-on bags to free up bins

June 9th, 2015 2:24 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

The guideline, which is not binding, means that many existing bags currently in compliance with airline rules would not be given preferential treatment in the boarding process.

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If Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, few contingencies are in place

If Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, few contingencies are in place

June 9th, 2015 8:31 am by By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Millions of Americans could soon lose health insurance when the Supreme Court decides the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, but states have made few, if any, concrete plans to deal with the chaotic fallout.

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AP analysis: Companies 'adjust' profits more in their favor

AP analysis: Companies 'adjust' profits more in their favor

June 8th, 2015 10:17 am by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer

As the stock market climbs ever higher, professional investors are warning that companies are presenting misleading versions of their results that ignore a wide variety of costs running a business to make it seem like they're doing better than they really

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Networking means you have to work

Networking means you have to work - VIDEO

June 8th, 2015 9:19 am by Hank Hayes

GrowthWheel says you should mark up the groups where your network needs expansion, plus note who in your current network can help the most with challenges you are facing at the moment.

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Apple wants a lead role in streaming music

Apple wants a lead role in streaming music

June 7th, 2015 4:25 pm by BRANDON BAILEY and RYAN NAKASHIMA, Associated Press

Analysts and music industry sources say Apple has been gearing up to launch its own streaming-music service, aimed at winning back some of those customers and nudging longtime iTunes users into a new mode of listening.

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Report: Social Security overpaid nearly half on disability

Report: Social Security overpaid nearly half on disability

June 6th, 2015 9:08 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Social Security overpaid nearly half the people receiving disability benefits over the past decade, according to a government watchdog, raising questions about the management of the cash-strapped program.

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Giant hack may be first step in pursuit of bigger U.S. secrets

Giant hack may be first step in pursuit of bigger U.S. secrets

June 6th, 2015 1:45 am by Associated Press

A giant hack of millions of government personnel files is being treated as the work of foreign spies who could use the information to fake their way into more-secure computers and plunder U.S. secrets.

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IMF: Fed should delay interest rate hike to 2016

IMF: Fed should delay interest rate hike to 2016

June 4th, 2015 10:07 am by PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer

The International Monetary Fund urged the Federal Reserve to wait until the first half of 2016 to start raising short-term interest rates because the U.S. economy remains subpar.

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Small firms lead the way as private sector adds 201,000 jobs in May

Small firms lead the way as private sector adds 201,000 jobs in May

June 3rd, 2015 2:11 pm by By Dean Starkman, Los Angeles Times

In its monthly jobs report, the Automatic Data Processing payroll firm said small businesses with 50 employees or less led the way, adding 122,000 of the new jobs, while firms larger than 1,000 employees contributed only 16,000.

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First Tennessee to pay $212.5 million for bad mortgage loans

First Tennessee to pay $212.5 million for bad mortgage loans

June 2nd, 2015 1:38 pm by Associated Press

When many of those loans later defaulted, the banks holding the loans were able to submit insurance claims to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for their losses.

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