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Australia Post vying to run Medicare and PBS payments from shop fronts |

Australia Post vying to run Medicare and PBS payments from shop fronts | World news | NewsWire
Chief executive of Australia Post, Ahmed Fahour, confirmed his company would make an application. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Australia Post has put its hand up to run Medicare and the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS) services from its shop fronts, as the federal government calls for expressions of interest in its plan to outsource the ageing and expensive system to make budget savings.

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Savings Bonds Stashed In Attic, Found After Hurricane Sandy

Savings Bonds Stashed In Attic, Found After Hurricane Sandy

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Almost two years ago, Hurricane Sandy caused flooding and property damage in areas that aren’t accustomed to dealing with heavy storms. While one woman in Massachusetts was cleaning up damage from that storm, she discovered some hidden treasure in an attic crawlspace: savings bonds that were more than 30 years old and had been stashed there for safekeeping. The bonds were safe, but they didn’t belong to her. Who did they belong to?

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Delphi: Eatin’ American Tax Dollars, S**ttin’ British Tax Pounds

Delphi: Eatin’ American Tax Dollars, S**ttin’ British Tax Pounds

When Delphi emerged from a long, drawn-out bankruptcy in 2009, the Federal Government’s Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp assumed a six billion dollar liability in underfunded pension plans. As a consequence, many Delphi salaried employees have lost the majority of their pensions. But when Delphi Automotive incorporated after the bankruptcy, that incorporation took place in the United Kingdom.

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