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  1. China expands medical insurance to cover all major illnesses by end of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Many mainlanders often complain of large out-of-pocket health care expenses because of low levels of insurance coverage. Photo: Xinhua The mainland will expand medical insurance to cover all critical illnesses for all urban and rural residents by the end of the year, the State Council said yesterday, the latest step in a plan to fix a health care system that has sparked public discontent.

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  2. Economic Driver: Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today's vehicles and the lingering impact of the sharp drop in new-car sales during the recession. Drivers behind the wheel of older cars aren't enjoying some of the latest advanced safety features or infotainment systems that effectively turn cars into cellphones on wheels.

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  3. Israeli drone maker gets startup makeover for cyber arms raceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... The government cybersecurity market is forecast to reach $134 billion worldwide in the same period, according to consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. Raytheon Co., the fourth-largest U.S. defense contractor, is also creating a new cybersecurity company ...

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  4. Virtual used-car dealers gain tractionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... These companies are bridging a disconnect in auto sales, said Anant Kamat, an automotive expert at the Accenture consulting firm. Trained by online purchasing experiences, consumers increasingly look for convenience when shopping, he said. An ...

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  5. Iran's car market ready to zoom in on the actionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Iran Khodro produces a variety of cars such as Runna, Samand, Soren, Peugeot Pars and Peugeot 405 in Iraq. Iran automotive market is set for a major boost as customers wait for foreign manufacturers to launch operations in about six months' time when the country will be business-ready following the deal with world powers, a report said.

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  6. China to expand medical insurance for major illnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    China will expand medical insurance to cover all critical illnesses for all urban and rural residents by the end of the year, the cabinet said on Sunday, the latest step in a plan to fix a healthcare system that has sparked public discontent. BEIJING: China will expand medical insurance to cover all critical illnesses for all urban and rural residents by the end of the year, the cabinet said on Sunday, the latest step in a plan to fix a healthcare system that has sparked public discontent.

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  7. Can Bed Bath & Beyond Recover?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    The fundamentals and balance sheet give Bed Bath & Beyond the leeway to engage in an aggressive buyback. If they don't engage in one, I'd recommend avoiding this stock.

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  8. Gartner Rates Sales Automation ToolsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    Market research firm Gartner Inc. has released its Magic Quadrant report for Sales Force Automation . The list includes some new market entrants as well as some tried-and-true behemoths.

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  9. 'Nurture talented workers to help SA'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... sessions will be addressing at this year's IPM Convention in Sun City in November, Litheko says. The Boston Consulting Group, world leaders in research and measurement of employment metrics, will be there again, with its Carsten Von der Linden ...

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  10. Why big South African businesses are switching to FairtradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mail & Guardian

    In 2014, over 170 000kg or a staggering 24.1 million cups of Fairtrade coffee was sold in South Africa - about 45% of which was sold through hotels, restaurants and coffee shops, while 15% was bought by South African businesses to use in their offices. Fairtrade coffee is not only chosen for its social and environmental advantages, customers like the Protea Hotel Group laud its quality too.

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  11. GP Strategies' (GPX) CEO Scott Greenberg on Q2 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Seeking Alpha

    Good morning. My name is Julian and I will be your conference operator today for the GP Strategies Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call.

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  12. Boston's Millennium Tower to Install Structural Thermal BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Millennium Tower design team was able to overcome concerns of thermal bridging with SchA ck IsokorbA at the concrete balcony of the terraces. Luxurious condo-and-retailer tower in Downtown Crossings will incorporate Schock Isokorb structural thermal breaks in the Millennium Tower terraces at the penthouse levels, with completion expected by summer of 2016.

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  13. International law firm Ashurst set to expand operation two years after landing in GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Ashurst Glasgow, the "legal sourcing centre" established in Scotland two years ago to service the A 586m-turnover global law partnership, is aiming to double the amount of lawyers and legal analysts it employs within the next three years. Established in Glasgow by former Dundas & Wilson partner Michael Polson, and controversially supported with A 3m of Scottish Enterprise-administered regional selective assistance, Ashurst is already ahead of the jobs growth trajectory on which payouts of the grant were conditioned.

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  14. Medical marijuana industry evolving Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    Entrepreneurs, physicians and well-heeled investors are among those authorized by New York health officials to grow and dispense medical marijuana, the latest sign that the industry has come a long way from its humble beginnings 20 years ago.

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  15. Microsoft scores with free Windows 10 upgrade as downloads tally 10x WindowsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CIO

    Microsoft customers downloaded 14 million copies of the Windows 10 upgrade on the first day of availability, the company said today. The 14 million, just a fraction of what Microsoft hopes will adopt the new OS in the next three years, was served with little if any disruption to the Internet, or to the ISPs and CDNs that delivered the 5GB-plus upgrade files, according to an expert who earlier in the week worried that the massive traffic would present problems.

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  16. NY's medical pot distributors reflect industry's evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this July 7, 2015 file photo a coalition of patients and caregivers gather outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office to plead for early access to medical marijuana treatment for seizure sufferers in New York. Health officials have picked five companies to grow and dispense marijuana under the state's new medical marijuana law.

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  17. 5 career options in a recovering economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... home-schooling, private tutoring and on-line college. You do not have to be a teacher to tap this market. Try consulting, designing software, developing curriculum, administering curriculum or financing. The service industry is booming by connecting ...

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  18. Tech industry's persistent claim of worker shortage may be phonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Even as Qualcomm was lobbying for looser immigration policies to hire more foreign workers, it was preparing to lay off 15% of its workforce. Even as Qualcomm was lobbying for looser immigration policies to hire more foreign workers, it was preparing to lay off 15% of its workforce.

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  19. Infrequently Asked Questions: Ironman athlete Brandon OrnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Editor's note: Today we're debuting a new feature called INfrequently Asked Questions. Each week, we'll explore the sides of suburbanites' jobs or hobbies that you might have always wondered about.

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  20. SoulCycle Is Going PublicRead the original story

    Yesterday | Black Enterprise

    Yesterday, the self-described "lifestyle brand" SoulCycle filed documents with the SEC which would indicate that the company is going public. Started in 2006 by two New York locals, Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice, the indoor cycling and spinning company has experienced tremendous growth and has become something of a cultural phenomenon.

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