Clinton questions plans for health insurers to merge
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Clinton questions plans for health insurers to merge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Wednesday that two major health insurers preparing multibillion dollar acquisitions could tip “the balance of power” too far away from consumers. The Democratic presidential candidate said in a statement she had “serious concerns” with the proposed acquisition of Cigna by Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer Anthem, and plans by … Continue reading

Celebrities hit Paris shows as Balenciaga names new designer
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Celebrities hit Paris shows as Balenciaga names new designer

PARIS (AP) — The chicest celebrities in the business rocked the final day of Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday as powerhouse Louis Vuitton and Miuccia Prada’s VIP-magnet Miu Miu presented their spring-summer 2016 collections. But among fashion insiders it was the unexpected decision by Balenciaga to name its new artistic director that drew the most … Continue reading

Federal watchdog reopening latest probe of Secret Service
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Federal watchdog reopening latest probe of Secret Service

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog is reopening the investigation into efforts by the Secret Service to discredit a congressman who was investigating the agency. Inspector General John Roth said Monday that his office was renewing the investigation after Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy changed his story about when he first learned … Continue reading