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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, […]