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Lenovo CEO gives his $3 million bonus to line workers and other lower-level employees

Kevin Smith Business Insider The CEO of Lenovo Yang Yuanqing has done something unusual among his CEO counterparts. Yuanqing distributed his $3 million bonus among the company’s 10,000 lower level workers. ZDNet reports that, “the ‘Yuanqing rewards’ averaged out at 2,000 … Continue reading

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Government of India Declares That All Genetically Modified Foods Be Labeled

April McCarthy Prevent Disease Can we give a thumbs up to the ministry of consumer affairs in India? They have issued a gazette notification early this month indicating that every food package containing genetically modified food shall bear at the … Continue reading

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Video: Donald Trump Claims Autism is Caused by Vaccines

Michael Allen Opposing Views Donald Trump chose the fifth annual World Autism Awareness Day to reveal on Fox News that he strongly believes that autism is linked to childhood vaccines (video below). In a Monday interview on Fox News, Trump … Continue reading

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EU opens legal action against Hungary over new laws

Source: BBC News The European Commission – the EU’s executive arm – has opened legal proceedings against Hungary over reforms to its central bank, data protection and judiciary. PM Viktor Orban was given a month to respond to the Commission’s … Continue reading

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15-year-old schoolgirl died after ‘doctor mistook tuberculosis for lovesickness’

Telegraph Alina Sarag was seen by more than five doctors at four different hospitals but medics failed to detect the curable disease. Her distraught parents even called her GP more than 50 times about their daughter’s ailing condition over a … Continue reading

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Australia’s price rip-off

Madeleine Kennard Today Tonight Retailers complain they’re doing it tough and struggling to compete with online stores, but prices show they’re not the ones who should be angry. The price tag tests prove that it’s customers who have e[v]ery right … Continue reading

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Fukushima radiation found in California kelp

Marla Cone SFGate Kelp off California was contaminated with short-lived radioisotopes a month after Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant accident, a sign that the spilled radiation reached the state’s coastline, according to a new scientific study. Scientists from CSU Long … Continue reading

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Healthy habits can help you live longer, despite genetics

Darla Carter USA Today When she was born 100 years ago, the Titanic had yet to sink. Beierle, who’s mentally sharp and lives on her own, suspects that she’s still around because of “good living,” which she describes as no … Continue reading

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More than 1.4 million families live on $2 a day per person

Marisol Bello USA Today The number of families living on $2 or less per person per day for at least a month in the USA has more than doubled in 15 years to 1.46 million. That’s up from 636,000 households … Continue reading

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Spanish spring protests: ‘Enough is enough’

Méabh Mc Mahon EU Observer Thousands of students gathered in the eastern Spanish town of Valencia this week to protest against education cuts and corrupt politicians. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has already raised taxes and cut spending to reduce the … Continue reading

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