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SEATTLE-- The average age of people signing up for health insurance through the state of Washington exchange has dropped a little since the state began ramping up its marketing to those under 35, according to numbers released Tuesday by the federal government.
Judge Harlin Hale in Dallas granted temporary bankruptcy protection to Mt. Gox, which had filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan in February. Gox said without bankruptcy protection the company would be irreparably harmed by a proposed class action in Chicago federal court and a breach of contract case in Seattle federal court.
DENVER-- Colorado is spending $1 million on television ads making fun of marijuana users who space out during everyday tasks _ an effort to stop stoned driving.
Boeing said it expects to take a $110 million non-cash charge in the first quarter for the pension change. Boeing said the defined-contribution plans allow it to "better predict and manage financial risks."
NEW YORK, March 6- Boeing Co said on Thursday it will end pension plans for 68,000 non-union employees, including its chief executive. Boeing said it expects to take $110 million non-cash charge in the first quarter for the pension change.
Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.
LONDON, March 5- Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet. On Feb. 10, internet security firm Cloudflare says it protected one of its customers from what might be the largest DDoS documented so far.
MEXICO CITY, Mexico- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks before the Mexican Bankers Association- 0000 GMT. TORONTO, Canada- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Tiff Macklem speaks at an event in Toronto- 0015 GMT.
LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Sir Jon Cunliffe speaks on EU- 1030 GMT.
But booming sales of aircraft, far from being a bonanza for suppliers, are spurring brutal competition between Airbus Group NV and Boeing Co, which are demanding better deals from the companies that make billions of parts the factories need.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew speaks at the of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference 2014- 2200 GMT. BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi will give introductory remarks at the Quarterly Hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium- 1400 GMT.
Feb 28- The U.S. Department of Transportation on Friday tentatively approved plans by United Continental Holdings to operate a flight from San Francisco to Tokyo's Haneda Airport.
NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota and Federal Reserve Board Governor Jeremy Stein participates in panel to discuss report on interactions between monetary policy and financial stability before the University of Chicago Booth School of Business 2014 Monetary Policy Forum- 1515 GMT.
Bitcoin exchange customers may have little chance of recovering their funds if they prove to be missing, according to legal and regulatory experts.
NEW YORK, Feb 27- What can you do if you deposited bitcoins at Mt. Unlike bank accounts in the United States, bitcoin deposits have no government-backed insurance.
WOOSTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto gives lecture, "Reflections on 35 Years with the Federal Reserve System" at the James R. Wilson Lecture Series hosted by the College of Wooster- 0030 GMT. SAITAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks to business leaders in Saitama- 0130 GMT.
SYDNEY- Institute of Internal Finance/G20 conference in Australia. Speakers: Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Ali Babacan, Financial Stability Board Secretary General, Svein Andresen, U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary, Marisa Lago and South African Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele.
Someone in Florida had filed using his name and Social Security number, the IRS said. Some 1.6 million Americans were victims of ID theft tax refund crimes in the first half of 2013, up from 1.2 million in all of 2012, the IRS watchdog, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, said in a November report.
Feb 18- Robocoin said on Tuesday that later this month it will install the first automated teller machines in the United States that let users buy and sell bitcoin, the latest step into the mainstream for the digital currency.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday revived a shareholder lawsuit against BP PLC over statements the company made in the wake of a 2006 oil spill in Alaska. The ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco allows shareholders to proceed with some securities fraud claims against BP after a lower judge had dismissed them.