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2 min ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Fake applicants got Affordable Care Act subsidies

Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under the Affordable Care Act during undercover testing of enrollment controls, a government watchdog said.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Medicaid, Health, Autos

2 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

SEC considering action against S&P over ratings

S&P's parent McGraw Hill Financial Inc. disclosed in a regulatory filing that it has received a so-called "Wells Notice" from staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

3 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Navajo Nation head to meet with mayor on violence

The medical examiner's office has identified the victims as Allison Gorman and Kee Thompson.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Bernalillo County, NM

7 hrs ago | News Observer

Holmes lawyers question firearms analysis

The judge heard testimony Wednesday from a state crime scientist who said he matched bullets and shell casings found at the theater to three weapons, apparently the ones officers seized at the scene.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

11 hrs ago | News Journal

NYC police express anger at reaction to chokehold death

Members of Internet sites that allow law enforcement to air out issues are expressing outrage and offense over public reaction to last week's death of a New York City man after police administered a chokehold, which is against police department policy.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Michael Bloomberh, Criminal Defense Law

15 hrs ago | Click Orlando

CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

More than half the public says the Affordable Care Act has helped either their families or others across the country, although less than one in five Americans say they have personally benefited from the health care law, according to a new national poll.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

17 hrs ago | Channel3000

White House revises contraception opt out

The Obama administration announced revisions to the Obamacare contraception mandate so that nonprofit religious organizations can opt out of signing a release form to avoid covering birth control and workers for those nonprofits are able to obtain separate contraception coverage without a copay.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

17 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Judges in health care rulings vote party line

In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Richmond, VA, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Seeking to ease threats, SEC is poised to end $1 a share for some riskier ...

Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry - the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds - at least for some money funds used by big investors.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

Daily Chronicle

To fight crime, Chicago tries wiping away arrests

In this July 15, 2014 photo, Mariama Bangura, 17, poses for a portrait on the Northwest side of Chicago.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Illinois, Illinois Government, Cook County, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

Undercover probe finds health law failings

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover investigators were able to get subsidized health care under fake names in 11 out of 18 attempts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

SFGate

Homeless slayings underscore dangers on the street

The brutal slayings of two homeless men in Albuquerque underscores the vulnerability of transients, who prosecutors and police said Tuesday are often victimized but rarely report the crimes.

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Related Topix: Bernalillo County, NM, Criminal Defense Law

KMIZ

Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery

Ray J Norwood has been charged with four misdemeanors in a case in which he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, smashing a police car window and spitting on a cop.

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Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Los Angeles County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Entertainment

94.5 The Fox

Obamacare Suffers Big Blow In Federal Court Ruling

In a big blow to the Obama administration, a federal court is striking down some subsidies in the healthcare reform law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Health Insurance, Health

The Advocate

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law

KTVK Phoenix

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

A federal appeals court delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Tax

The Daily Record

Murder charges filed in California bank robbery

A 19-year-old California man was charged Monday with three counts of murder in the deaths of a hostage and two alleged accomplices, and 22 counts of attempted murder of police officers in a bank robbery and running gun battle.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Criminal Defense Law, San Joaquin County, CA

WQXI-AM Atlanta

Judge likely to release CT results in Kolstad case

A judge likely will allow the attorney for former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson to have access to brain scans of the former football player Nelson is accused of assaulting, after the prosecutor and a lawyer for the victim indicated no opposition to the request Monday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Mankato, MN, Blue Earth County, MN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Judge: FDA can't use tobacco panel menthol report

While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA's ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration

The Fresno Bee

Police probe other attacks after transients killed

The father of two of the boys said they were once homeless themselves and he had no idea what prompted the beatings.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Criminal Defense Law

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