PenFed’s new card pays 2% cash back

Ronald Sumners/Shutterstock.com The nation’s third-largest credit union has just unveiled a credit card that pays 2 percent cash back on all purchases, and charges no annual fee. If you don’t mind the legwork, Pentagon Federal Credit Union’s offer is a decent one. CARD SEARCH: Going on vacation? Take a card that charges no foreign transaction…

Discover joins balance transfer ’21 club’

BraunS/Getty Images Discover Bank has hopped on the extra-long balance transfer bandwagon with a card offering zero percent APR on balance transfers for up to 21 months. The “Discover it” card is the newest of the balance transfer bunch to offer an extended interest-free period that makes it competitive with — and in some cases better than —…

Evacuations ordered below damaged California dam

  Feb 12th 2017 8:42PM Feb 12 (Reuters) – Residents below the tallest dam in the United States near Oroville in Northern California were ordered to evacuate immediately on Sunday after authorities said an auxiliary spillway was in danger of imminent collapse. “Immediate evacuation from the low levels of Oroville and areas downstream is ordered,”…

Best small business credit cards: Top picks

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NSA contractor indicted over mammoth theft of classified data

Feb 8 (Reuters) – A former National Security Agency contractor was indicted on Wednesday by a federal grand jury on charges he willfully retained national defense information, in what U.S. officials have said may have been the largest heist of classified government information in history. The indictment alleges that Harold Thomas Martin, 52, spent up…

‘Violation’: Tech giants join fight

Fact vs fiction in immigration debate America’s biggest tech firms have stepped into the legal fight against President Donald Trump’s travel ban. A total of 97 companies — including Apple (AAPL, Tech30), Facebook (FB, Tech30) and Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) — filed a court motion Sunday night declaring that Trump’s executive order on immigration “violates the…

‘SNL’ targets Spicer

Melissa McCarthy channels Sean Spicer on SNL No one in President Trump’s administration is safe from parody on “Saturday Night Live.” The latest target? White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Frequent “SNL” host Melissa McCarthy made a surprise appearance on NBC’s sketch-comedy show this weekend to skewer Spicer’s combative tone with the press. And the…