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  • U.S. names Connecticut official to lead federal Obamacare marketplace

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday named the head of Connecticut's state health exchange to oversee the federal marketplace that provides subsidized private health insurance to consumers in 36 states under Obamacare. In a move...
  • Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons, move headquarters to Canada

    Burger King Worldwide Inc. is looking north to expand, launching acquisition talks with Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. and rekindling the political debate over offshore tax shifting. Stock in both companies soared Monday after...
  • Burger King,Tim Hortons talks could turn up heat on tax inversions

    Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s potential acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. could flame-broil the already simmering debate in Washington about new limits on off-shore tax shifting after the companies confirmed a new merged firm...
  • The inversion virus spreads as Burger King seeks to flee to Canada

    Has President Obama's tough talk on corporate inversions started a mad rush by companies to do these deals before they're outlawed? The latest headline-grabbing inversion involves Miami-based fast-food chain Burger King, which confirmed Sunday that it...
  • Top 5 races to watch in the Plains States

    There aren't many competitive races in the Plains States, but the region features some critical contests that could signal how well Republicans and Democrats are faring across the country. A trio of races dropped off the regional top five list since last...
  • Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]

    Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]
    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr's. commentary suggesting that Jews should reconsider their long-standing support of Democratic presidential candidates requires a response ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24). Mr. Ehrlich rightly points out...
  • Family credits Qatar for securing U.S. journalist's release in Syria

    An American journalist and author who spent almost two years in the hands of Al Qaeda-linked captors in Syria was released Sunday after a successful negotiation for which his family credits the Qatari ruling family. Exactly what, if anything, was...
  • Iraqi American leader in San Diego calls for rescue of Christians

    Iraqi American leader in San Diego calls for rescue of Christians
    A leader in the Iraqi community in eastern San Diego County is redoubling his efforts to rescue Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities facing slaughter by Sunni militants of the Islamic State. Mark Arabo had earlier petitioned the White House...
  • Pullman a national park? This could be big

    Pullman a national park? This could be big
    Dozens of attempts to revitalize Pullman, the far South Side neighborhood named for one of the nation's first factory towns, have struggled. There are finally some signs of life there, and now one really promising opportunity. It — he —...
  • Obama weighs national monument status for San Gabriels

    Obama weighs national monument status for San Gabriels
    President Obama is considering a plan to designate the San Gabriel Mountains a national monument, an action intended to address crowding and pollution, and enhance recreational opportunities for a range that lies within an hour's drive for 10 million...
  • Mailbag: Stop running commentaries from political candidates

    I am sick and tired of the Daily Pilot printing commentaries written by candidates for public office. The Pilot and, I assume, its sister newspapers are providing free campaign platforms to these candidates. Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry has...