News : Offbeat

Cigna won't cover OxyContin prescriptions for 2018, as health insurer targets opioid abuse

Thursday  11:07,   05 october 2017
CNBC

Cancer patients and people in hospice who already have OxyContin prescriptions will continue to have the drug covered in 2018, Cigna said.At the same time, Cigna announced a contract with the maker of an oxycodone alternative to OxyContin that will[...]

How to protect yourself if you fear a market crash is coming

Thursday  11:07,   05 october 2017
MarketWatch

Jeff Reeves talks markets and trends with Meb Faber.The underappreciated bull market just keeps on[...]

How to protect yourself if you fear a market crash is coming

Thursday  11:06,   05 october 2017
MarketWatch

Jeff Reeves talks markets and trends with Meb Faber.The underappreciated bull market just keeps on[...]

Puerto Rico is running out of money

Thursday  11:06,   05 october 2017
Bloomberg

Puerto Rico faces a government shutdown on Oct. 31, including halting its hurricane recovery, if Congress doesn’t provide billions in emergency funds, said Treasury Secretary Raul Maldonado. The U.S. commonwealth’s bankrupt government is burning[...]

What Amazon's $294 Million Tax Bill Tells Others in EU's Sights

Thursday  11:05,   05 october 2017
Bloomberg

European Union regulators sent a warning to any company using fees on intellectual property rights to shift profits away from the taxman -- slapping Amazon.com Inc. with a 250 million-euro ($294 million) bill and giving Luxembourg another rap on the [...]

Cramer reveals the market's top 10 actionable negatives

Thursday  11:05,   05 october 2017
CNBC

Jim Cramer shares his biggest concerns about the stock market that could be cause for[...]

10 Stats That Show Why Social Security Is Broken

Thursday  11:04,   05 october 2017
The Motley Fool

Current and future retirees could be in for a rude awakening.Put plainly, Social Security is the most important social program for seniors in this country. Without the guaranteed monthly income Social Security provides, poverty levels among seniors[...]

Senators bewildered by Equifax contract with IRS after hack

Thursday  11:02,   05 october 2017
Associated Press

Senators expressed bewilderment Wednesday that credit reporting company Equifax, under siege after a data breach affecting more than 145 million people, has received a $7.25 million contract with the IRS to provide taxpayer and personal identity[...]

White House, Equifax Agree: Social Security Numbers Must Go

Thursday  11:02,   05 october 2017
Bloomberg

The Trump administration is exploring ways to replace the use of Social Security numbers as the main method of assuring people’s identities in the wake of consumer credit agency Equifax Inc.’s massive data breach. The administration has called on[...]

10 biggest losers at NFL’s quarter mark

Thursday  11:01,   05 october 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Four weeks of NFL action are already in the books as the 2017 season swims along. However, just as there are the pleasant things afoot, there are many unpleasant situations plaguing some teams stumbling out of the gates. Even worse is that[...]

Drive-in chain Sonic says payment cards possibly hacked

Thursday  11:00,   05 october 2017
Reuters

U.S. fast-food chain operator Sonic Corp (SONC.O) said on Wednesday a malware attack at some of its drive-in outlets may have allowed hackers to access customers' debit and credit card information, the latest in a string of data breaches.[...]

S&P 500 posts longest winning streak since May as stocks hit records

Thursday  11:00,   05 october 2017
CNBC

<p>U.S. stocks traded mostly higher on Wednesday following the release of strong economic data.</p>U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday following the release of strong economic[...]

Lawyers challenging Trump’s new travel ban hope for court action by Wednesday

Tuesday  22:11,   14 march 2017
MSN

Revised travel ban to take effect Thursday unless judges in Washington state, Maryland or Hawaii act to block it.U.S. District Judge James L. Robart has ordered the Trump administration’s lawyers to submit a brief by 4:30 p.m. Pacific time (7:30[...]

Lawyers challenging Trump’s new travel ban hope for court action by Wednesday

Tuesday  22:11,   14 march 2017
MSN

Revised travel ban to take effect Thursday unless judges in Washington state, Maryland or Hawaii act to block it.U.S. District Judge James L. Robart has ordered the Trump administration’s lawyers to submit a brief by 4:30 p.m. Pacific time (7:30[...]

Red hot love: Emergency evacuation makes for unforgettable wedding photos

Thursday  13:50,   17 november 2016
TODAY

Most couples would be understandably upset if firefighters evacuated their wedding reception, but not this bride and groom.Most couples would be understandably upset if firefighters evacuated their wedding reception, but for one bride and groom in[...]