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Germany's Largest Bank Fined $2.5 Billion In Rate-Fixing Scandal

At least 29 employees of Deutsche Bank are thought to have participated in manipulating the LIBOR benchmark interest rate from 2005-2009. The lender also pleaded guilty to U.S. criminal charges.
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More Whistleblowers Say Health Plans Are Gouging Medicare

Federal authorities are investigating claims that some Medicare Advantage health plans have overcharged the government for years by claiming that patients are sicker than they are.
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Some Companies Fight Pay Gap By Eliminating Salary Negotiations

Women are often less assertive when it comes to negotiating salaries and raises. Some firms are trying to neutralize the disparity by refusing to negotiate salaries. But will that hurt recruitment?
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Closing Arguments Begin In AIG Bailout Case

Closing arguments begin Wednesday in the American International Group bailout case. AIG shareholders claim the government overstepped its authority when it seized the company in a financial rescue.
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Why Somali Grandmas And Aid Workers Might Be Short On Cash

Money transfer agencies are the lifeblood of Somalia. But Kenya has shut down 13 East African branches to keep money out of the hands of terrorists blamed for a deadly attack early this month.
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Is It Time To Make Medical And Family Leave Paid?

Democrats in Congress have reintroduced a bill that would create a national paid leave program, covering two thirds of people's wages for up to 60 days a year. But small business owners are wary.
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National Guard Members Struggle To Keep Civilian Careers

National Guard soldiers live in two worlds: They can be deployed in a crisis, but must support themselves and their families with civilian jobs. That's made harder by the guard's unpredictable needs.
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Young Adults With Autism More Likely To Be Unemployed, Isolated

More than half of young people with autism had neither a job nor educational plans in the first two years after high school, a study finds.
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A Timeline Of Hillary Clinton's Evolution On Trade

The presidential hopeful has had trouble being consistent on trade. Labor unions are important in Democratic politics, but her work as secretary of state is putting her in a bind on trade.
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Will New Retirement Rules Protect Americans From Wall Street?

Proposed federal rules are designed to make sure that financial advisers put their clients' interests ahead of their own. But experts worry that loopholes may weaken those consumer protections.

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