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  • Visa program for wealthy investors maxed out by Chinese demand

    Visa program for wealthy investors maxed out by Chinese demand
    Fueled by demand from wealthy Chinese nationals, an immigration program that exchanges visas for large investments in U.S. businesses has run out of its allotment of visas for the first time in its 24-year history. A State Department official said...
  • Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data

     Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data
    You might have gone to a supermarket, mailed a package at UPS or gone to a restaurant or hospital and thought nothing about holding your wallet tightly. Yet, a thief might have preyed on you anyway. And if you are like millions of Americans, you are...
  • Influx of Chinese students into U.S. may be tapering off

    Influx of Chinese students into U.S. may be tapering off
    For years, soaring numbers of Chinese graduate students in the U.S. have been a boon for American universities and local economies, especially in places like Southern California. But it looks like the influx could be slowing. Admission offers from U....
  • Smartphone kill switch mandate raises privacy, civil liberty concerns

    WASHINGTON Megan Boken was chatting with her mom on her new iPhone on August 18, 2012, when a thief shot her dead on the street in St. Louis, Mo. He wanted the 23-year-old's smartphone. A new law signed in California this week is designed to eliminate...
  • Hartford Teen Missing Since Monday

    Hartford Teen Missing Since Monday
    HARTFORD – The14-year-old city girl who disappeared from her home on Natalie Street on Monday still has not been located, police said Friday afternoon. Jillian Burgos was last seen by her father around 2 p.m. when she asked to go outside. Her...
  • Indictment: 290 Chinese defrauded in visa scheme

    Indictment: 290 Chinese defrauded in visa scheme
    A Chicago man fraudulently raised $160 million from Chinese nationals who invested in his purported plan to build a convention center complex with hotels near O'Hare International Airport, the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago announced Wednesday....
  • Kevin Hunt: Retailers With The Worst Branded Credit Cards

    Kevin Hunt: Retailers With The Worst Branded Credit Cards
    Shoppers know they can find deals every week at Zales, Office Depot, Staples and Best Buy. Yet these same stores also offer some of the worst deals in the retail world — branded credit cards with annual percentage rates that exceed 25 percent. The...
  • U.S. startups get OK for smartphone-based heart tracking

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - For a growing U.S. aging population, tracking heart health via a smartphone can mean the difference between life and death. This week, two Silicon Valley startups received a green-light from the U.S. Food and Drug...
  • Rachel Marsden: Hackers are after more than just personal info

    A cyberattack on Community Health Systems Inc., a private hospital network, in April and June resulted in the theft of non-medical data of 4.5 million Americans, including names, addresses, birthdates, phone numbers and Social Security numbers,...
  • Modi promises access to banking for India's poor

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised on Friday greater access to financial services for nearly 500 million Indians who do not have a bank account, many of whom are now at the mercy of money lenders who charge extortionate interest....
  • U.S. supermarket chain Supervalu investigating potential data breach

    (Reuters) - Supervalu Inc said it is investigating a potential data breach that could have affected some of its retail food stores, including some of its associated stand-alone liquor stores. Supervalu said the intrusion may have resulted in the theft of...