NiMB 44: Tuesday 1-16-2018
TODAY:Lawsuit Claims Surgeon At West Haven Veterans Affairs Hospital Left Scalpel In Patient. Jason’s Deli in Texas Data Breach.US military members receive biggest pay bump since 2010.As No One Watched, Trump Pardoned 5 Megabanks For Corruption Charges.What Happens When Doctors Only Take Cash.
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Hartford Courant:Lawsuit Claims Surgeon At West Haven Veterans Affairs Hospital Left Scalpel In Patient
In the lawsuit, Turner says he underwent a robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy at the West Haven VA on Aug. 30, 2013. He returned to the VA hospital on March 29, 2017, for an MRI after complaining of dizziness and long-term abdominal pain.
DallasMorningNews:Jason’s Deli in Texas Data Breach
Have you eaten at one of these Jason’s Deli locations? You might want to check your bank account!
About 2 million card numbers may have been affected from sales at 164 Jason’s Deli locations, including 31 stores in North Texas, the company said in a Thursday release about the data breach.
An investigation revealed RAM-scraping malware on the point-of-sales terminals at some Jason’s Deli locations beginning June 8. The malware was located and disabled, the company said.
Fox Business:US military members receive biggest pay bump since 2010
At the end of December, President Donald Trump, by way of executive order, mandated a 2.4% pay hike for uniformed service members and a 1.9% raise for federal workers. The Trump administration’s initial budget blueprint called for a 2.1% pay increase, while the House and Senate suggested the 2.4% figure, which was eventually adopted by the president.
ZeroHedge:As No One Watched, Trump Pardoned 5 Megabanks For Corruption Charges
The use of the word pardon is technically incorrect. And the signature might not be Trump’s. I didn’t have enough time to read the whole register note.
The short version is that during Christmas week the administration granted waivers the banks were involved in the LIBOR Scandal, in which they colluded to deliberately depress the rate at which they paid out on investments. By suppressing the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) at the beginning of an economic crisis in 2007, the megabanks were able to boost their earnings and to give their customers a false sense of security.
Too big to be legal or what?
TIME:What Happens When Doctors Only Take Cash
I’m calling this piece an ad but if you need surgery, read it!
Yahoo: DOW at 26,078 already!
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