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Ford Reveals More Details on Its Massive Cost-Cutting Plan

Since taking the helm of struggling auto giant Ford Motor(NYSE: F) last year, CEO Jim Hackett has emphasized a need to improve Ford’s “fitness” — by which he means reducing its cost structure. Last fall, the company announced plans to reduce spending by $14 billion over the 2018-2022 period. In …

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Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62

Are you counting the days until you become eligible for Social Security benefits at age 62? If so, you’re not alone. Sixty-two has long been one of the most common ages at which to claim Social Security benefits — even as experts repeatedly advise waiting as long as possible. Waiting …

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Fans had questions about Tiger’s post-round kiss

Tiger Woods put together a valiant effort at Sunday’s PGA Championship even though it didn’t end with a 15th major title. Really, it was everything golf fans could have asked for. And after the round, Woods shared a post-tournament kiss with his girlfriend, Erica Herman, before signing his scorecard in …

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Have the Broncos fixed their QB problem?

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Last week, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway had heard much of the glowing analysis. How the starting offense was clicking and quarterback Case Keenum was progressing nicely and how members of the rookie class were dropping jaws. Yet in one brief moment on Wednesday, for whatever …

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China’s vaccine scandal highlights Hong Kong’s special status

IN mid-July, China’s state drug administration ordered Changsheng Bio-technology, a company headquartered in Changchun, in northeastern China, to stop production of rabies vaccines after it uncovered evidence of forged data. At about the same time, the company was fined 3.4 million yuan ($502,000) for the production of inferior DPT vaccines …

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Heads should roll in Smartmatic-PCOS anomaly

I AM sure I am not the only viewer of the Senate hearings on the alleged irregularities in the 2016 national elections who ended up with more questions than answers — or more precisely, unanswered questions. First and foremost is the lack of a satisfactory explanation from the Commission on …

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