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  • Social Security nominee will face questions from allies

    Social Security nominee will face questions from allies
    — President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration will face tough questioning from lawmakers during her confirmation — and many of the hardest queries could come from members of her own party. Carolyn W. Colvin,...
  • With ISIS surging in Iraq, Europe fears rise in 'jihadi-tourists'

    BERLIN After being injured fighting the Syrian government, 31-year-old Mohannad reached his home in Frankfurt, Germany, with a simple plan: rest, recuperate, then rejoin the fight with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. As related in German newspaper...
  • State court rules job protections cover workers using others' ID

    State court rules job protections cover workers using others' ID
    California's legal protections for workers who suffer job discrimination extend to immigrants who illegally use others' Social Security numbers to get their jobs, the state Supreme Court decided Thursday. The impact of the 5-2 ruling is likely to be...
  • 40 years ago today: Wrigley gum the first product to have its bar code scanned

    40 years ago today: Wrigley gum the first product to have its bar code scanned
    Bar codes turn 40 this week, but they aren’t over the hill yet. It was a Thursday morning when the first unique sticker of white and black lines facilitated the purchase of a 10-pack of Juicy Fruit gum, from Chicago-based Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. The...
  • Job protections extend to immigrants using false ID, court rules

    Job protections extend to immigrants using false ID, court rules
    California’s  legal protections for workers who suffer job discrimination extend to immigrants who illegally use others' Social Security numbers to get their jobs, the state Supreme Court ruled 5-2 Thursday. Vicente Salas sued his former employer,...
  • Scammers threaten Winter Park utility customers with power shutoff

    Scammers threaten Winter Park utility customers with power shutoff
    When the phone rang Sunday afternoon at Pannullo's Italian Restaurant, the caller said he was from Florida Power and that the business owed thousands of dollars in delinquent power bills. Because the restaurant isn't a Florida Power & Light Co. customer,...
  • Two get prison time for stealing Steak 'n Shake workers' identities

    Two South Florida residents who stole the identities of current and former restaurant workers were sentenced to federal prison terms Tuesday. Tekia Jones, 37, of Hallandale Beach, was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison, and Ivory Covington, 29, of Miami,...
  • West Hartford Man Charged In Third Fraud Case

    WEST HARTFORD — A man who has been arrested twice since February on fraud-related charges was arrested again on Wednesday for illegally collecting more than $16,000 in unemployment benefits, according to the state's attorney's office. Troy D....
  • Sick scammers target diabetics

    People become scam targets for all sorts of reasons. Some are desperate to find jobs and fall for traps promising easy money. Some are desperate for companionship and let down their guard in phony online romances. Others are older people whose age...
  • Sudanese Christian woman detained yet again

    A Sudanese Christian woman freed from death row Monday after an appeals court in Khartoum overturned convictions for apostasy and adultery has again been detained by Sudanese authorities, who accuse her of forging travel documents. Meriam Ibrahim, 27,...
  • Troy Wolverton: Facebook changes tracking practices � again

    Facebook users beware: The company has yet again unilaterally changed its mind about its data collection practices. As users should know, that's not a good thing for their privacy. Earlier this month, the dominant social network announced that it's...