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“Software firm negotiates $145 million settlement in opioid-kickback scheme…”

“Just days ago, the Justice Department announced a new action tied to its efforts to hold those responsible for the opioid epidemic accountable. The DoJ noted in a press release it had reached a $145 million settlement with a firm called Practice … Continue reading

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MASSIVE NEWS: “Half-a-million insect species face extinction: scientists”

“Half of the one million animal and plant species on Earth facing extinction are insects, and their disappearance could be catastrophic for humankind, scientists have said in a “warning to humanity”. “The current insect extinction crisis is deeply worrying,” said … Continue reading

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POISONOUS BABY POWDER: “Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $750mn in New Jersey talc case”

“US drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will have to pay punitive damages of $750 million to four plaintiffs who allege that the company’s baby powder caused their cancers. The plaintiffs have already been awarded $37.2 million as compensation for … Continue reading

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MASS MURDER: Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ put into water supply — 100s of MILLIONS of Americans affected

“American drinking water is far more contaminated than previously estimated — by carcinogenic ‘forever chemicals’ that linger in the blood and cause a range of health problems. A major report has been published by an environmental watchdog agency about the state … Continue reading

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“‘Million-Man March’ kicks off in Baghdad to demand US troop pullout…”

“A massive demonstration –called for by a prominent Shia cleric– has flooded the streets of the Iraq’s capital Baghdad, with thousands voicing their anger at the US military presence there. Early on Friday morning, throngs of protesters – men and … Continue reading

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“Privacy no more: Google… mining tens of millions of health records without your permission”

“Now, the tech behemoth will have additional ‘leverage’ over conservatives and other Americans with whom the company disagrees politically, socially, even culturally: Complete control over medical privacy (or lack thereof). “Google now has the ability to view or analyze tens of millions … Continue reading

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“Magnitude 5.9 shock again rocks quake-stunned Puerto Rico”

“A magnitude 5.9 quake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing millions of dollars of damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools… Gov. Wanda Vazquez estimated damage from Tuesday’s earthquake at $110 million, … Continue reading

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