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Alcohol is deadlier than you may think

July 24, 2016

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Lauren Aratani, Huffington Pos A new study suggests that alcohol is a direct cause of cancer in several areas of the body. The study, published Thursday in the scientific journal Addiction, consists of a major review of 10 years’ worth of studies from several organizations, including the World Cancer Research Fund, the American Institute for […]

CEO compensation growing faster than the top .01 percent and the stock market

July 18, 2016

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Gross wage inequity exists in America where so many live at the subsistence level or below and so many kids depend on school lunches to have a good meal daily. 

Faiza Saeed to Become First Woman to Lead Cravath, Swaine & Moore

July 15, 2016

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Michael de la Merced, New York Times One of the biggest deal makers at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, a pre-eminent law firm on Wall Street, is poised to take over its top spot — and become the first woman to do so. Cravath plans to announce on Thursday that Faiza J. Saeed, one of the […]

Senior EU lawyer backs French woman sacked for wearing hijab

July 14, 2016

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Angelique Chrisafis and Owen Bowcott, The Guardian “A French design engineer who was dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf should have been allowed to cover her head at work, a senior EU lawyer has said. In an influential preliminary opinion, an advocate general at the European court of justice found in favour of Asma Bougnaoui […]

Visitors to the US may be asked for social media information 

July 2, 2016

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Ron Nixon, NYT WASHINGTON: The federal government has proposed adding a line to forms filled out by visitors to the United States that would ask them to voluntarily disclose their social media accounts, a step that it said would help in screening for ties to terrorism. Visitors entering the country under the Visa Waiver Program, […]

Coverage of the Istanbul Bombing Proves Once Again That American Media Care Little About Muslim Lives

July 1, 2016

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Dean Obeidallah, Huffington Post It’s becoming increasingly challenging to believe that U.S. media actually care about Muslim lives. Why do I say that? Simple: they don’t cover terror attacks carried out or planned against Muslims with the same zeal as attacks against others. The latest example came after the horrific terror attack Tuesday night at […]