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HSBC ‘allowed drug cartels to launder money’

Al Jazeera Lax controls at Europe’s largest bank, HSBC, allowed Mexican drug cartels to launder billions of dollars through its US operations, an investigation by the US senate has found. The extensive report on London-based HSBC Holdings PLC by the … Continue reading

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Scientist Predicts Eugenic Society in 5 Years: Gene Tests to Determine Lover’s Compatibility

Christine Hsu Medical Daily It seems we may be heading into a new era of eugenics, and in the future, instead of choosing to settle with partners we love, we may be choosing them based on the compatibility of our … Continue reading

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Is it time to consider locking up bankers?

Daniel Knowles The Telegraph Two hundred and ninety million pounds – that’s how much Barclays has been fined for attempting to manipulate the Libor interest rate. That’s not much less than the estimated £300m cost of last year’s riots in … Continue reading

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Economic refugees flee Sydney for NYC

Brigid Delaney Sydney Morning Herald I finish my delicious, very large chicken and salad sandwich ($5), before taking the train ($2.25) home to my massive apartment ($400 a week), stopping off on the way at a bar to meet some … Continue reading

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INFANT VACCINES PRODUCE AUTISM SYMPTOMS IN NEW PRIMATE STUDY BY UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCIENTISTS

SafeMinds.org ATLANTA, GA -Findings released today showed that infant monkeys given vaccines officially recommended by the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) exhibited autism-like symptoms. Lead investigator Laura Hewitson of the University of Pittsburgh and colleagues presented study … Continue reading

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Strict fertility treatment bans in Europe draw criticism

Maria Cheng AP/USA Today LONDON (AP) — More than three decades after Britain produced the world’s first test-tube baby, Europe is a patchwork of restrictions for people who need help having a child. Many countries have strict rules on who … Continue reading

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Raramuri

BBC 40-year-old Michelle Frost from London is travelling to northern Mexico to stay with the Raramuri, an ancient tribe who live perched on the edge of the spectacular Copper Canyon. Although bright, bubbly and self-assured on the surface, Michelle suffers … Continue reading

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William Hague facing legal action over drone strikes

BBC News Human rights lawyers are to sue Foreign Secretary William Hague over the alleged use of intelligence in assisting US drone attacks in Pakistan. The case is being raised at the High Court in London on behalf of Noor … Continue reading

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RBS shifts 300 UK jobs to India

Richard Wachman Guardian State-controlled RBS is axing more jobs, shifting nearly 300 back-office roles to service centres in India in a move that has infuriated the Unite union. David Fleming, Unite’s national officer, said: “These highly skilled workers in the … Continue reading

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Cancer patient died alone in hotel room after hospital sent him there to free up beds

Claire Bates Daily Mail A cancer patient died alone in a hotel room after he was moved there from hospital as part of his chemotherapy treatment. Ian Curtis, 39, was being treated for a type of blood cancer at the … Continue reading

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