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FCC makes landmark ruling on internet neutrality By Clip Syndicate The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T. ...Read More »
What We Know About Mohammed Emwazi AKA 'Jihadi John' By Clip Syndicate The Islamic State (militant known as "Jihadi John" has been named as Mohammed Emwazi, a British man from West London. His identity, which has been known to British security services for some time, was revealed in a Washington Post report Thursday morning. Emwazi has been seen in several videos purporting to show the killing of western hostages, including American journalist James Foley, U.S. ...Read More »
There's No Fix If Court Kills Obamacare Subsidies: Admin By Clip Syndicate The Obama administration says there would be no way to fix the health care system administratively if the Supreme Court rules against the government in the Obamacare case to be argued next week . The Supreme Court must decide whether subsidies — which reduce the cost of health insurance an average of 72 percent — are available to people who buy their insurance on the federal exchange. Only 16 states have their own exchanges set up. That, in turn, would raise the cost of insurance to those still in the system and make hospital emergency rooms once again the only resort for million of Americans.

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Little Hope for Obamacare Fix Ahead of Ruling By Clip Syndicate Neither the Obama administration nor the states nor Congress is taking aggressive action to fix a potential problem with the Affordable Care Act, even with a Supreme Court decision looming that could raise the prices for health insurance for more than 6 million people in 34 states. A group of conservative plaintiffs are challenging the law, arguing that the way it is written does not allow tax credits under the ACA to go to people whose states have not chosen to set up their own health care marketplaces. Only 16 states have these marketplaces, while the remainder of the states, many with either Republican-controlled legislatures or governors, have declined to create them, deferring to the marketplace run by the federal government through healthcare.gov.

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Latest HealthCare.gov Mess: 800,000 People's Taxes are Screwed up By Clip Syndicate In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans. After a successful sign-up season, the latest goof could signal new problems with the complex links between President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and the nation's income tax system. Officials said the government sent the wrong tax information to about 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers, and they're asking those affected to delay filing their 2014 returns. The issue involves a new government form called a 1095-A, which is like a W-2 form for health care for people who got subsidized private coverage under Obama's law.

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Develop good habits to create your own business By Clip Syndicate News 3’s Kim Wagner talks with Mike Michalowicz, a small business expert and author of “Profit First,” about five easy-to-follow habits that, he says, will help anyone who wants to make their entrepreneurial ambitions a success. ...Read More »
Arms Exporters Eye Deals at Mideast’s Largest Defense Show By Clip Syndicate International firms will scramble for new orders at the Middle East's largest arms show which opens in Abu Dhabi next week as oil-rich Gulf states load up on weapons in a region rocked by instability and violence. The Middle East is the largest market driver in the industry with billions of dollars spent annually on buying military equipment, from drones and jet fighters to guided missiles. ...Read More »
Ex-GM CEO Has Unsolicited Advice for Apple and the Auto Industry By Clip Syndicate In the bid to produce the hottest take on Apple's rumored automotive project, former CEO of General Motors Dan Akerson has submitted himself for the "telling people why Apple can't do it" award. Of course, rumors about Apple's entry into the car business have persisted for years despite similar concerns from entrenched executives about how realistic Apple's proposals are, so it could go either way. ...Read More »
Inside Jeb's 'shock and Awe' Launch By Clip Syndicate In November 2013, Jeb Bush took to the rostrum at New York’s Marriott Marquis for the annual meeting of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, alongside such industry stars as Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein and Blackrock’s Larry Fink. Bush’s remarks, and his chatting afterwards, left many attendees convinced he was preparing to run for president. Word of Bush’s interest ricocheted around the political world.

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Consumers 'in Line' for Obamacare Can Still Enroll by Feb. 22: HHS' Burwell By Clip Syndicate U.S. consumers who are already in the process of enrolling in the federal health insurance marketplace will have until Feb. 22 to complete their application, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said on Wednesday. Fewer than 150,000 people were "in line" to get health insurance coverage through the marketplace set up by the Affordable Care Act, Burwell said at a news conference. HHS will also decide within the next two weeks whether to allow another special enrollment period for consumers, Burwell said in response to a question about consumers who may not realize until after the April 15 tax-filing deadline that they will face a penalty without health coverage. The White House said on Tuesday that 11.4 million Americans enrolled in private health insurance through Obamacare during the open enrollment period.

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