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Alcohol is deadlier than you may think

July 24, 2016


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


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


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


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


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, […]