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Some employers still impose a New Year’s deadline for exhausting the balance of a flexible health spending account or forfeiting what’s left.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has unveiled six new bills set to go into circulation next week. Central Bank President Nelson Merentes said Tuesday the new higher-denomination bills would make c
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Last week, Trump made a deal with Carrier (and its parent, United Technologies) to keep 800 jobs in Indiana rather than sending them to Mexico. Indiana agreed to give Carrier $7 million in tax breaks,
Dr. Myron MacDonald -- a West Vancouver, Canada, general practitioner who, after 48 years in practice, sent his patients a two-page letter asking for their financial help so he could affo
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Everyone knows about Franklin Roosevelt’s defiant speech to Congress the day after Pearl Harbor, in which he declared that Japan’s attack marked “a date which will live in infamy.” But FDR
Fox News host Megyn Kelly asserted this week that President-elect Donald Trump and his top aide, former Breitbart chief Steve Bannon, have empowered the white nationalist movement. In an interview wit
Roberta’s in Bushwick received threatening phone calls after a video and other rumors linking it to the conspiracy theory appeared online.
The Kremlin today said that Russia had finalised a deal to privatise 19.5 per cent of state-owned oil giant Rosneft. Rosneft chief Igor Sechin informed President Vladimir Putin "about the completion
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U.S. stocks are rallying Wednesday, keeping major indexes at record highs. Bond yields are falling, and investors seeking income are buying stocks that pay large dividends. Stocks that do better i
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The CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce is urging the Trudeau government and Canadian businesses to take advantage of opportunities created by the significant policy shift likely to take place in
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TORONTO - DH Corp. (TSX:DH) says it has formed a special committee of independent directors to review expressions of interest from third parties to acquire the company. The company says a formal offe
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