Archive for August 2014

Peace in Gaza

August 8, 2014 - 05:15 PM
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As Israel and Hamas continue peace talks in Cairo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry remains in Afghanistan. So what role is the U.S. play in negotiations?

J.D. Gordon, retired Navy Commander and executive director of Protect America Today, discussed that, Putin's response to growing sanctions, and more with Capital Insider.

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Innovation in 3D printing

August 8, 2014 - 04:52 PM
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The Service to America Medals, or Sammies, honor federal workers who show a commitment to public service and make the agencies they work for stronger.

Three Smithsonian employees recreated some of the museums most coveted exhibits by using cutting edge technology.

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Corporations moving overseas

August 7, 2014 - 12:32 PM
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The U.S. has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world, prompting many business to reincorporate overseas.

Danielle Douglas, business reporter for the Washington Post, discussed that and more with Capital Insider.

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An update on healthcare.gov

August 7, 2014 - 12:19 PM
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Healthcare.gov launched to a rocky start, and even with the site far over budget there could be more problems to come.

Bill Woods, director of acquisition and sourcing management issues with the Government Accountability Office, discussed that with Capital Insider

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More trouble in Afghanistan

August 6, 2014 - 06:02 PM
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As more troops are expected to pull out of Afghanistan, a U.S. General was shot by an Afghan solider on a military training base.

Col. Douglas Macgregor, decorated combat veteran and executive vice president of the Burke-Macgregor Group discussed that, the conflict in Gaza and more sanctions on Russia.

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Cashing in on special treatment

August 6, 2014 - 01:26 PM
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Most U.S. corporations have to pay the hefty 35 percent income tax rate, but for years oil and gas companies have been cashing in on tax breaks.

Ryan Alexander, president of the non-partisan Taxpayers For Common Sense, discussed that and more with Capital Insider.

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An update on Bitcoin

August 5, 2014 - 02:23 PM
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The virtual currency has been the subject of much controversy over the past year. Now, some advocates are changing the way they discuss the new technology.

Brian Fung, technology reporter for the Washington Post, discussed the changes with Capital Insider.

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