FACT CHECK: White House health savings challenged

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — When a government report found that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would modestly raise the nation's total health care tab, the W..
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Element of BP claims process to be reviewed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HOUMA, La. (AP) — The administrator of the $20 billion victims compensation fund that BP set up after the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill is considering mak..
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BP claim czar considers making key concession

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HOUMA, La. (AP) — The administrator of the $20 billion compensation fund for victims of the Gulf oil spill said Monday he might waive the current requirement..
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US regulators endorse new bank capital standards

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve and other major U.S. banking regulators are calling new global bank capital standards a "significant step forward in re..
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Colleges: Freshmen looking for career advice now

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As college freshmen nationwide explore their campuses officials at many schools say the newbies are increasingly finding their way to car..
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Boehner backs tax cuts limited to middle class

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leader John Boehner says he would support extending tax cuts only for middle-class earners even though he considers it "ba..
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Oil well blowout preventer reaches NASA facility

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Coast Guard official says the 300-ton device that failed to stop the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill after a rig exploded has arrived a..
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Ore. budget outlook: pink slips, business rebates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's treasury is so depleted that teachers and state workers are getting pink slips, but the state is nevertheless on course to sen..
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FDIC shuts down Florida bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BRADENTON, Fla. - The FDIC has taken over another Florida bank. It has assumed the assets of Horizons Bank of Bradenton. Another bank will assume all of the banks assets and t..
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Regulators close small Florida bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators on Friday shut down a small Florida bank, bringing to 119 the number of U.S. bank failures this year amid mounting loan defaults..
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Judge approves Sun Country bankruptcy plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sun Country Airlines says a bankruptcy judge has approved its reorganization plan, putting it another step closer to emerging from Chapter 11 protection.Sun Coun..
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Fashion's Night Out celebrates shopping nationwide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion's Night Out, the one-night-only celebration of fashion dreamed up by Vogue's Anna Wintour, is expanding across the country Friday, wi..
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Grains futures mixed, cattle prices mostly rise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures traded mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery dipped 1.25 cents to $7.3675 a bus..
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Social media inflames news cycle of Quran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — The swelling story of a tiny Florida church's plan to burn copies of the Quran is raising questions of news judgment not only for the media, ..
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Feds: Drilling moratorium depends on industry

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A key U.S. government official said Friday the moratorium on deepwater oil drilling likely won't be extended past Nov. 30, but whether i..
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US to resume funding stem cell research for now

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it is back in the business of funding embryonic stem cell research — at least for now — after an app..
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Obama says OK to call his new plan a stimulus bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his entire economic agenda is designed to stimulate growth and create jobs, despite his administration's reluct..
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NIH to resume funding stem cell research for now

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says it's back in the business of funding embryonic stem cell research — at least for now — after an appeals c..
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Wholesale inventories rise 1.3 percent in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inventories held by wholesalers surged in July by the largest amount in two years while sales rebounded after two straight declines. ..
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New rules would mean fewer hours for sleepy pilots

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Work hours would be shortened for pilots who fly at night while some pilots who fly during the day could spend more time in the cockpit und..
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