How the Debt Ceiling Debate Could Affect America's Credit Rating
Ratings companies expect Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will resort to prioritizing U.S. debt payments if Congress fails to raise his borrowing authority in time. Yet the firms are in stark disagreement over what that would mean for the nation's credit.
US could start missing payments on October 2: think tankReuters
The Debt Ceiling Will Be Raised: The Big Question Is WhenValueWalk
Credit agency warns against government brinkmanshipPost-Bulletin
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A judge on Thursday said he would approve the government’s request to get information about people who used a website to plan protests during President Donald Trump’s inauguration, but added restrictions he said were necessary to protect the free-speech rights.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he is recommending changes to national monuments—vast nature reserves set aside by previous administrations—which could mean reducing the size of some of those protected federal lands.
Abercrombie & Fitch fills swimsuit void left by Victoria's Secret
Abercrombie & Fitch's Chief Executive Fran Horowitz says the company is “pleased” with the progress that the struggling namesake brand is making. Victoria's Secret has exited the swimwear category, and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is more than happy to take ...
Why Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Stock Skyrocketed TodayMotley Fool
How mobile games and YouTube are helping boost Abercrombie & Fitch's Hollister chainColumbus Business First
Abercrombie & Fitch's (ANF) CEO Fran Horowitz on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
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Aetna revealed HIV status of patients with mailing breach
PHILADELPHIA -- Two legal organizations say health insurer Aetna revealed the HIV status of patients in several states by mailing envelopes with a large, clear window that showed information on purchasing HIV prescriptions. The Legal Action Center and ...
Aetna Accidentally Reveals HIV Status of Clients in Mailing to 12000Bloomberg
Aetna envelope windows show HIV status, violating medical privacyPennLive.com
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Apple Gets $208 Million in Tax Breaks to Build Iowa Data Center
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa approved a deal Thursday to give Apple $208 million in state and local tax breaks to build two data storage centers near Des Moines and the promise to create 50 jobs. The deal approved by the Iowa Economic Development ...
Apple to build Iowa data center, get $207.8 million in incentivesBusiness Insider
State approves millions in tax incentives for Apple data centersRadio Iowa
Apple's Next US Data Center Will Be Built in IowaDigital Journal
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Obamacare's Last Bare Spot Is Filled as Ohio Finds Insurer
Obamacare plans will be sold in every part of the U.S. next year after an insurer agreed to do business in a small Ohio county, overcoming predictions that some Americans wouldn't have access to coverage under the law in 2018. Ohio announced Thursday ...
Lone uncovered US county gets insurer for health exchangeMinneapolis Star Tribune
Ohio Insurance Department: All Counties to Have Access to Health CoverageInsurance Journal
Every county will have an Obamacare insurer next yearWashington Examiner
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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Russia had failed to abide by peace agreements meant to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine and pledged U.S. support, but made no promise to provide arms.
Three of the nation’s most prominent trade associations warned that any efforts to weaken arbitration panels at the heart of the North American Free Trade Agreement will undermine business support for Nafta renegotiations.
Harley-Davidson Rolls Out 17 Stunning New Models
Remember back in February when Harley CEO Matt Levatich told the motorcycling press that the Motor Company planned to release 100 new models in the next 10 years and we were all, "Whew, lad. Good luck with that!"? Well, it looks like the company is ...
Harley-Davidson (HOG) Introduces 13 New Motorcycle ModelsNasdaq
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Harley-Davidson redesigns its Softail family from the ground upNew Atlas
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President Donald Trump blamed the congressional Republican leadership for what he called the “mess” awaiting lawmakers this fall as they seek to raise the government’s borrowing limit, the latest criticism by the president on members of his own party.
The U.S. Navy called off a multinational search at sea Thursday for sailors still missing from the USS John S. McCain and will instead focus efforts on the flooded interior of the damaged warship.
There are no more low-priced homes
Home prices are higher at virtually every price point, but the gains are biggest at the low end where demand is highest. The median price of a home sold in July hit $258,300, the highest July price on record, according to the National Association of ...
Pace of US Home Sales in July Reached Lowest Level of 2017U.S. News & World Report
US existing home sales unexpectedly fall in JulyReuters
Existing home sales dip to lowest level this yearHousingWire
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Thousands of salmon escape from fish farm, and no one knows what will happen next - New York Daily News
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Thousands of salmon escape from fish farm, and no one knows what will happen next
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A "structure failure" at a Washington state fish farm is responsible for thousands of Atlantic salmon escaping into the Pacific Ocean on Saturday. That, combined with "exceptionally high tides and currents coinciding with this week's solar eclipse ...
'Environmental Nightmare' After Thousands of Atlantic Salmon Escape Fish FarmKENW
Solar Eclipse May Have Helped 5K Salmon EscapeNewser
Feds respond to Atlantic salmon escape from Washington state fish farmCanadianManufacturing.com
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New York City, which produces roughly 24,000 tons of garbage daily, spends more on collecting and exporting a ton of recycling than it does for the same amount of regular trash, according to a new report released.
A federal report suggests minor market reforms can help ensure a reliable electric power grid and shies away from handouts to struggling coal and nuclear-power producers.
30-year fixed mortgage rate sinks to its lowest level in nine months
A terrorist attack in Spain and political drama in Washington continued to put downward pressure on mortgage rates this week. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average dropped to its lowest level in ...
Freddie Mac: 30-year mortgage rate hits new low for 2017HousingWire
Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, August 24, 2017Total Mortgage (blog)
Average US mortgage rates flat to lower; 30-year at 2017 lowSeattle Times
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More than two dozen New York City museums and other cultural institutions that regular charge admission or ask for suggested donations are offering free events to put the museum-going experience in a new light.
Amazon Takeover Of Whole Foods Gets Key Federal Approval
Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods is another step closer to reality, after the Federal Trade Commission decided the grocery deal would not hamper competition or provide an unfair advantage. The approval came on Wednesday — the same day ...
FTC Greenlights Amazon's $13.7 Billion Whole Foods DealTheStreet.com
Amazon's Whole Foods deal wins swift US antitrust approvalPaymentsSource
Amazon's Whole Foods acquisition wins approval from the FTC, shareholdersConsumerAffairs
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Prison, a patsy, purgatory: possible outcomes as the Samsung empire's heir awaits a verdict on bribery charges - Quartz
Prison, a patsy, purgatory: possible outcomes as the Samsung empire's heir awaits a verdict on bribery charges
On Friday, South Korea will be watching to see if the heir to the corporate juggernaut that includes the world's largest smartphone maker, Samsung Electronics, gets thrown in prison. A court is set to deliver a verdict Aug. 25 for Lee Jae-yong, the ...
Judgment day looms for Samsung chiefCNNMoney
Samsung heir faces long jail term in South Korea's 'trial of the century'The Guardian
Report: Samsung Has No Plan If Lee Is Sentenced TomorrowAndroid Headlines
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