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NEW YORK (Reuters)?Private weather forecaster WSI Corp. cut its forecast for named storms in the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season on Tuesday but still sees an active season, with water temperatures and wind conditions conducive to violent storms.

In its latest tropical storm update, WSI called for 19 named storms, down from 20 in its June forecast, but maintained its outlook for 11 hurricanes and five intense hurricanes of Category 3 or higher.
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MIAMI (Reuters)?The U.S. government climate agency cut its 2009 Atlantic hurricane season forecast Thursday, predicting there would be between seven and 11 tropical storms, with three to six becoming hurricanes.

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted one to two of those would be “major” hurricanes of Category 3 or higher, with sustained winds of more than 110 mph.

The agency had predicted in May that Read the rest of this entry »

President Barack Obama’s budget chief isn’t sugarcoating his message to health insurance executives: the Medicare Advantage party is over.

White House Budget Director Peter Orszag says the government will no longer overpay companies that offer Medicare Advantage plans, the privately run portion of the government health program for seniors.

Orszag has told executives at a conference that the government spends about $1.30 for each Read the rest of this entry »

President Barack Obama’s budget chief isn’t sugarcoating his message to health insurance executives: the Medicare Advantage party is over.

White House Budget Director Peter Orszag says the government will no longer overpay companies that offer Medicare Advantage plans, the privately run portion of the government health program for seniors.

Orszag has told executives at a conference that the government spends about $1.30 for each Read the rest of this entry »

President Barack Obama’s budget chief isn’t sugarcoating his message to health insurance executives: the Medicare Advantage party is over.

White House Budget Director Peter Orszag says the government will no longer overpay companies that offer Medicare Advantage plans, the privately run portion of the government health program for seniors.

Orszag has told executives at a conference that the government spends about $1.30 for each Read the rest of this entry »

President Barack Obama’s budget chief isn’t sugarcoating his message to health insurance executives: the Medicare Advantage party is over.

White House Budget Director Peter Orszag says the government will no longer overpay companies that offer Medicare Advantage plans, the privately run portion of the government health program for seniors.

Orszag has told executives at a conference that the government spends about $1.30 for each Read the rest of this entry »

President Barack Obama’s budget chief isn’t sugarcoating his message to health insurance executives: the Medicare Advantage party is over.

White House Budget Director Peter Orszag says the government will no longer overpay companies that offer Medicare Advantage plans, the privately run portion of the government health program for seniors.

Orszag has told executives at a conference that the government spends about $1.30 for each Read the rest of this entry »