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Delamaide: Tax issue shows Congress' failure

A Walgreens retail store in Boston. Walgreen Co. - which bills itself as America's premier pharmacy - is among many companies considering combining operations with foreign businesses to trim their tax bills. These deals, called inversions, have raised concerns among some U.S. lawmakers over the potential for lost tax revenue. Read More >

Delamaide: Tax issue shows Congress’ failure – National NewsWire

A Walgreens retail store in Boston. Walgreen Co. - which bills itself as America's premier pharmacy - is among many companies considering combining operations with foreign businesses to trim their tax bills. These deals, called inversions, have raised concerns among some U.S. lawmakers over the potential for lost tax revenue. Read More >

United Fliers, Prepare To Be Bored By This Punishingly Long “Humorous” Safety Video

Even people who haven’t flown are pretty familiar with the basics of the safety spiel the cabin crew gives before takeoff — no smoking, buckle your seatbelt and keep it buckled, know where the exits are, don’t freak the f*#$ out when the oxygen bag thing drops, and if we crash into the water and manage to survive, you can float in the freezing water on your seat cushion. The more concise an airline can make these statements, the better. But United Airlines thinks that the best way to make you give a hoot about airline safety is to make you watch a 4.5-minute video that tries to tickle your funny bone.

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Malaysia Airlines faces fight over its own survival

A couple watches the a Malaysia Airlines plane taxi on the runway at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on July 27, 2014. Any airline would struggle with the devastating impact of losing one jet full of passengers, especially if it had already been bleeding money for years. But losing… Read More >

Is there a future for Malaysia Airlines after flights MH370 and MH17? |

It was a sultry summer evening as Alice Ephraimson-Abt, a bright 23-year-old, waited to board the Asian aeroplane that was to take her to start a new life halfway across the world. She grabbed her father, Hans, for one last hug before jumping on to the plane. Just hours later, the passenger jet was shot down by the Russian military. Two hundred and sixty nine innocent people perished in the attack.

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Walgreens eyes loophole end run around taxes – National NewsWire

James Burke, Mayor of Dixon, Illinois, fields a phone call as he visits the grave of Charles R. Walgreen, the founder of the Walgreen Company, at the Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon, on July 24. Read More >