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Apple CEO Tim Cook On The NSA: 'Much Of What Has Been Said Isn't True'

But he still thinks the public needs to know more about what the NSA is doing, and if they did, they would feel better about it, Cook told ABC News anchor David Muir.<p>Here's how the conversation went:<p><b>David Muir: What is your biggest concern — with the surveillance program here in this country?</b><p><b>Tim</b> …

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5 shady ways the drug industry is influencing your doctor

Big Pharma can entice medical practitioners to prescribe expensive patent drugs — even when they’re dangerous<p>Until 2010, when the Physician Payments Sunshine Act passed, requiring doctors to disclose payments, the only thing better than working for Pharma was being a doctor wined and dined by …

As goes Best Buy, so goes the U.S. economy

Slumping sales at the big box retailer signal the declining purchasing power of countless Americans<p>Best Buy used to feed the U.S. public’s big appetite for electronic gadgets. Now, there are far fewer customers in its stores. Why? The baby boomers have everything they need. Meanwhile, the young …

Bloomberg gave $10M contract to company behind botched ObamaCare rollout

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration awarded a $10-million-plus contract to update the city’s non-emergency call system to the same company fired for the botched ObamaCare rollout, according to The New York Daily News.<p>The administration awarded the contract to Montreal-based CGI on …

5 of this year’s biggest issues Congress will probably fail to address

Pathetic: Congress is expected to do even less in 2014 than in 2013 when the government shut down for weeks<p>Don't be fooled by the recent lovefest on Capitol Hill.<p>US lawmakers may have come together to pass bipartisan budget and spending bills in recent weeks, but this year's Congress is actually …