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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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Scientists warn EPA on Monsanto corn rootworm

Carey Gillam Reuters A group of plant scientists is warning federal regulators that action is needed to mitigate a growing problem with biotech corn that is losing its resistance to plant-damaging pests. The stakes are high – corn production is … Continue reading

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Google implements privacy policy despite EU warning

BBC News Internet company Google has gone ahead with its new privacy policy despite warnings from the EU that it might violate European law. The change means private data collected by one Google service can be shared with its other … Continue reading

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How to delete your Google browsing history in three simple steps . . . before it’s too late to hide your secrets

Julian Gavaghan Daily Mail There is just a week to go until Google controversially changes its privacy policy to allow it to gather, store and use personal information about its users. But there is one way to stymie the web … Continue reading

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Elderly ‘ignored’ in UK care system

Press TV Campaigners have urged NHS practitioners to treat elderly patients with respect as it was revealed that they are treated like ‘objects’ in the current British healthcare system. In a letter published in the Daily Telegraph, a group of … Continue reading

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Like Fracking? You’ll Love ‘Super Fracking’

Source: Bloomberg Few energy industry practices have sparked more controversy than hydraulic fracking. First, wells are drilled horizontally below the surface, allowing a single bore or pathway to reach vertical pockets of oil and natural gas trapped between formations of … Continue reading

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The Very Real Danger of Genetically Modified Foods

Source: Atlantic Chinese researchers have foundsmall pieces of rice ribonucleic acid (RNA) in the blood and organs of humans who eat rice. The Nanjing University-based team showed that this genetic material will bind to receptors in human liver cells and … Continue reading

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Shamed hospital accused of leaving dying patients to starve

Source: Telegraph Lawyers are planning a “class action” on behalf of 23 families who contacted them with “shocking” claims of indignities and the most basic failings in care. They believe the families who have contacted them so far about care … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Regulators know where MF Global funds went

Source: Reuters Regulators now have a more complete picture of money transfers in the final days of bankrupt brokerage MF Global, but must sort out which transactions were legitimate before more money can be released to customers, a top official … Continue reading

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‘I’m sorry… but I’ve got no idea where your money’s gone’: Jon Corzine apologises to MF Global clients with $1.2bn still missing

Source: Daily Mail Jon Corzine has admitted he has no idea where $1.2billion of missing customer’s money has gone since his brokerage firm collapsed. The former chief of MF Global has apologised to customers, employees and investors, saying ‘their plight … Continue reading

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