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  • Credit card companies helping 'rogue' websites, study says

    Credit cards companies are helping to fuel online piracy, according to a new study. A report from the Digital Citizens Alliance concludes that Visa and MasterCard are widely used by customers of leading "cyberlocker" websites, which are lucrative hubs...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill that triples tax credits for films

    Gov. Brown signs bill that triples tax credits for films
    During a ceremony in Hollywood on Thursday morning, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that will triple annual funding for the state's film tax credit program. "This is a great day for Hollywood, for California," said Brown, in the courtyard outside...
  • Some Subsidized Health Plans Could Jump In Price

    HARTFORD — Some people who buy health insurance on Connecticut's public exchange and receive a subsidy could see their premium jump more than 20 percent next year, a consulting group said Thursday. However, the prices will vary from county to...
  • California Governor Signs Expansion of State Film and TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A bill that more than triples the size of California's film and TV tax credit is now law, as Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed the legislation designed to stem the tide of runaway production fleeing to other states and...
  • California triples tax breaks for film production

    By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 18 (Reuters) - Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill on Thursday tripling California's tax breaks for entertainment companies doing business in Hollywood's home state, in an effort to stop production moving...
  • Japan's negative yields show BOJ's limits, as easing expectations rise

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan has begun paying banks for the privilege of lending them cash in a sign the central bank is reaching the limits of its power to reflate the economy, although it may soon be forced to pump yet more money into the...
  • India's state pension fund chief urges green light to buy stocks

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The head of India's state social security fund says it has "no option" but to change its rules and put money into riskier investments by buying stocks for the first time to seek higher returns. K.K. Jalan, chief of the Employees'...
  • Preparation can take the pinch out of retirement

    Recent studies have shown that many prospective retirees have insufficient assets or sources of income for a comfortable retirement. A lot of factors play into this problem. I'll discuss major ones below, and suggest ways to alleviate them. --Mortgage...
  • Police: After killing family, Adam Matos sold their dogs on Craigslist

    After killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend in Florida, former Parkland High School student Adam Matos sold the family's dogs to unsuspecting buyers, police allege in a detailed report by the Pasco County sheriff's office. He...
  • Sentencing date set for woman who stole $11,000 from Wheaton North booster club

    Sentencing date set for woman who stole $11,000 from Wheaton North booster club
    The former head of the Wheaton North High School booster club will learn later this month what her punishment will be for stealing $11,000 from the organization. After hearing prosecutors argue for jail time for Dorothy Horky, and her attorney ask for...
  • McDonald's sees value in mobile pay options

    Aiming to ensure the fast stays in fast food, McDonald's last week became one of the biggest companies to sign on with Apple Pay, a new mobile payment system that, starting in October, could make buying a burger with cash or a credit card obsolete....