Tag Archives: Government

PENSION THREAT: Warning for pensioners over government plans to sell off retirement income

Amid fears consumers will lose out, Hargreaves Lansdown has said it won’t facilitate the sale of annuities by pensioners to investors. Prior to April last year, retirees were obliged to use their pension savings to buy the insurance products that pay a set income for the rest of their life. The requirement was scrapped after pensioners all too often ended ...

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Campaigners urge Government to slash costly EU red tape

EU directives drive up the cost and effort of buying motor insurance, selling a property or getting a mortgage and should be dropped to help ordinary Britons reap the financial benefits of Brexit. New research from specialist car insurer Sheilas’ Wheels shows young female motorists are paying out as much as £221 extra on insurance each year because of an ...

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Apple Says it Will Fight a Government Order to Unlock the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Apple says it has no intention of complying with a federal magistrate’s order to unlock the cell phone used by the San Bernardino shooters, calling the back door system requested by the court “too dangerous to create.” Read more… Gawker

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U. S. Government To Remove Cholesterol Warnings From Food Packaging

The United States government is set to remove cholesterol warnings from food packaging. The decision was prompted by the The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which advised that cholesterol is no longer a “nutrient of concern.” The findings will likely draw controversy, as the same committee has supported the warnings for nearly four decades. The committee’s recommendation is included in the ...

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Jonathan Gruber: Former ObamaCare Adviser Wants Government To ‘Tax Fat People By Body Weight’

As February 14 approaches, more and more people will scramble to sign up for the right healthcare program in accordance to ObamaCare. The Inquisitr has kept up with the latest news pertaining to the Affordable Healthcare Act in general, not just for this year’s enrollment. Reportedly, it would be best for people to seek assistance in filing taxes this year ...

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Palestine’s Unity government holds meeting in Gaza

Ed AdamczykGAZA CITY , Gaza, Oct. 9 (UPI) — The “Unity government” Cabinet of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah met in Gaza Thursday, with officials traveling from the West Bank to attend. Top News – UPI.com

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Hong Kong government and protesters agree to negotiate

Ed AdamczykHONG KONG, Oct. 7 (UPI) — Pro-democracy protesters and government officials in Hong Kong agreed to begin formal talks Tuesday, as dissidents admitted their exhaustion. Top News – UPI.com

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Liberian journalists critical of government licenses

Ed AdamczykMONROVIA , Liberia, Oct. 6 (UPI) — Liberia’s journalists’ union has told the government to stop constraining the press and concentrate on fighting the Ebola virus. Top News – UPI.com

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Tesla’s Profitability Hasn’t Stopped the Government Handouts

A Tesla Motors Model S charging at a public parking garage. Tesla Motors, the fast growing electric car company, just received yet another handout from the government. The gift comes in a form of a $ 34.7 million tax break from the state of California to increase the company’s production capacity, and it isn’t the first set of subsidies that ...

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European Financial Crisis: Greeks Infecting Themselves With HIV To Get Government Benefits

The European financial crisis has yielded another frightening unexpected result. The World Health Organization has issued a report called “Review of Social Determinants and the Health Divide in the WHO European Region” which shows that there is a trend in Greece where citizens are infecting themselves with HIV in order to gain access to 700 Euros a month in governmental ...

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