In Seattle, Insurers And Hospitals Complain About New Rules

Seattle, WA, United States (KaiserHealth) – Health insurers and hospitals, usually on opposite sides, lined up together Tuesday to give Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler an earful about his proposed new rule for insurance-provider networks . Kreidler proposed the rule...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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Supreme Court rules child porn convicts jointly liable to pay victims damages

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a man convicted of child pornography possession is not solely liable to pay the full damages to a victim for viewing a photo of her...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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U.S. new home sales down in March as prices rise

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – Sales of newly constructed homes in the U.S. fell in March while prices increased, the latest sign that challenges remain to the recovery of the country’s housing market....
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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BioCorRx gears up for battle vs. drug addiction epidemic

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Santa Ana, CA, United States (4E) – Drug addiction is an epidemic afflicting millions of people across the globe. In the United States, more than 24 million people above 12 years old are suffering from this...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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Boeing Co. profit falls 13 percent to $965M in first quarter

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Chicago, IL, United States (4E) – Boeing Co. posted a 13 percent decline in earnings in the first quarter as costs related to retirement plan changes masked the strong demand for its jetliners. Profit was $965mn,...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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GA governor signs bill allowing gun carriers in school, bars, churches, gov’t buildings

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Ellijay, GA, United States (4E) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law on Wednesday a bill expanding the places where licensed gun-carriers can go to include schools, government buildings, bars and churches....
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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Dow Chemical Co. profit surges 65 percent in Q1

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – Dow Chemical Co. reported a 65 percent growth in first-quarter profit amid modest increase in revenue and lower expenses. Profit was $1.05bn, or 79 cents per share, compared with...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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Apple and Nike might be working on smartwatch together

Jeremiah Yap – Fourth Estate Cooperative Writer San Francisco, CA, United States (4E) – All rumors about Apple’s iWatch may stay that way — rumors. According to website Geektime, the Cupertino-based company and Nike are developing a wearable smartwatch...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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Google involved in Samsung and Apple legal battle

Jeremiah Yap – Fourth Estate Cooperative Writer San Francisco, CA, United States (4E) – Google could be dragged into the legal battle between Apple and Samsung. Several documents were presented in court showing emails between Google and Samsung from 2012 that revealed...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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Procter & Gamble Co. third quarter profit up 1.7 percent to $2.61B

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – Procter & Gamble Co. reported a 1.7 percent gain in third-quarter profit due to lower expenses, though sales fell slightly. Core earnings also surpassed analysts’...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014
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