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Workers Compensation Is Business Compensation

February 7, 2013
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Workers Compensation Is Business Compensation

No matter how careful employees are, they’re bound to get hurt on the job sooner or later. Whether it’s a flesh wound or a broken bone, you should make sure that your business is prepared by having a fully stocked first aid kid as well as PA workers compensation insurance. If you already have...
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Weak earnings outweigh jobs news; stocks slide

February 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks slumped on Wall Street Thursday, suggesting that the rally which has pushed indexes close to record levels may have run its course. A decline in applications for unemployment benefits failed to stem the decline.
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Wall St extends losses; Nasdaq off 1 pct

February 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell further on Thursday, with the Nasdaq falling 1 percent, as a sharp drop in the euro against the safe-haven dollar and yen curbed investors’ appetite for risky assets.
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Military tactics, arms helped rescue Ala. hostage

February 7, 2013
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Within hours after an armed, angry man shot a school bus driver and kidnapped a 5-year-old boy, workers feverishly unloaded boxes packed with percussive grenades, military C-4 explosives and an array of guns from a windowless DC-9 that had landed just miles from the suspect’s isolated compound.
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Lawmakers to get secret drone report

February 7, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama‘s choice to head the CIA faces a Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing just hours after lawmakers are expected to receive a classified report providing the rationale for drone strikes targeting Americans working with al-Qaida overseas.
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Ambuja Cements falls ahead of Dec quarter earnings

February 7, 2013
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Reuters Market Eye – Shares in Ambuja Cements Ltd fall 2 percent on expectations the company will post lower-than-expected earnings for the October-December quarter later in the day, dealers say.
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Boeing working on 787 battery changes for fire risk – WSJ

February 7, 2013
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WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Boeing Co is working on battery design changes that would minimize fire risks on its grounded 787 Dreamliner and could have the passenger jet flying again as soon as March, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Thursday hearing a chance for Brennan to fight back

February 7, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate hearing on John Brennan‘s nomination to head the CIA could lay bare some parts of the secret war against al-Qaida: lethal drone strikes from covert bases against even American terror suspects, harsh interrogation methods and long detention of suspects without due process.
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Congress to get secret drone memos

February 7, 2013
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Congress to get secret drone memos

People gather near the wreckage of a car destroyed by a U.S. drone air strike that targeted suspected al Qaeda …President Barack Obama, moving to defuse a battle with Congress, directed the Justice Department on Wednesday to share with key congressional committees secret memos laying out the legal justification for targeted drone-strike assassinations overseas, an...
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Exclusive – S&P hires top defence attorney for $5 billion lawsuit

February 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Standard and Poor’s has hired John Keker, one of the country’s top white-collar defense attorneys, to help fight a $5 billion lawsuit brought by the U.S. government this week.
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