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Feds probing how personal Medicare info gets to marketers

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | February 14, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog is launching a nationwide probe into how marketers may be getting seniors’ personal Medicare information aided by apparent misuse of a government system, officials said Friday.The audit will be formally announced...

S&P 500 slips for first time this week as momentum stalls

By ALEX VEIGA and STAN CHOE | February 7, 2020

Wall Street closed out the market’s best week in eight months Friday with a broad slide as technology and health care stocks gave back some of their recent gains.The pullback, which followed a sell-off in markets around the world, snapped a four-day...

China virus death toll rises to 425, total cases now 20,438

By KEN MORITSUGU | February 3, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in mainland China from the new type of virus has risen to 425, with the total number of cases now standing at 20,438, officials said Tuesday.The new figures come after the country opened a new hospital built in 10 days,...

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