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Jeremy Corbyn Says Labour Would Pardon And Apologise To Suffragettes
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Jeremy Corbyn has announced Labour would grant an official apology and pardon for the suffragettes if it wins the next election. On the centenary of some women over 30 achieving the right to vote, the government is facing calls to overturn the convictions ...[Read more]
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The tax cut is a $6 billion gift to Exxon
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The tax windfall helped Exxon's (XOM) net profits surge fivefold, the world's largest publicly traded oil company said on Friday. Excluding the tax bonanza, Exxon's results left Wall Street wanting more. Adjusted earnings unexpectedly declined and revenue ...[Read more]
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Why does it cost $32,093 just to give birth in America?
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Stella Apo Osae-Twum and her husband did everything by the book. They went to a hospital covered by insurance, saw an obstetrician in their plan, but when her three sons – triplets – were born prematurely, bills started rolling in. The hospital charge ...[Read more]
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90 Refugees Feared Dead in Boat Capsize off Libya: UN
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"At least 90 migrants are reported to have drowned, when a boat capsized off the coast of Libya this morning", the International Organization for Migration said in a statement. It added that "10 bodies are reported to have washed up on Libyan shores", in ...[Read more]
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Latin America Researchers Discover Million-Year-Old Hidden Home of Hammerhead Sharks in Galapagos
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A group of Ecuadorean scientists has discovered a hammerhead shark nursery where they have been born and sheltered for nearly a million years on the Galapagos Islands, the remote archipelago tucked away 1,000 kilometers off South America’s Pacific coast ...[Read more]
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An ER visit, a $12,000 bill — and a health insurer that wouldn’t pay
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Cloyd came in after a night of worsening fever and a increasing pain on the right side of her stomach. She called her mother, a former nurse, who thought it sounded like appendicitis and told Cloyd to go to the hospital immediately. The doctors in the eme ...[Read more]
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Inequality is not inevitable, but the Davos elites will not solve it
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The absurdity of eight billionaires owning as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population has only been overtaken by the news that the top 1 per cent managed to take 82 per cent of all global wealth created, while the bottom half o ...[Read more]
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Bernie Sanders talks universal Medicare, and 1.1 million people click to watch him
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With more than 1 million people watching at home, and hundreds watching from the studio audience, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) leaned across his desk with a crucial health-care question. “What’s the quality of the Norwegian system?” Sanders asked Mee ...[Read more]
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China’s economic mastermind Liu He takes centre-stage at Davos
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President Xi Jinping is not attending Davos this year – he sent China’s economic mastermind instead. And although Liu He is no stranger to the annual gathering of the world’s business and political elite, he has not previously been the one giving th ...[Read more]
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A woman in the U.S. was thrown out on the streets by hospital staff because she didn’t have insurance.
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The woman was filmed by a local psychotherapist, who eventually got her help after coaxing her to sit down, and who said that she was clearly not capable of being discharged form the facility. In the video, which he posted online, the woman is seen shu ...[Read more]
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The Senate’s push to overrule the FCC on net neutrality now has 50 votes, Democrats say
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The tally leaves supporters just one vote shy of the 51 required to pass a Senate resolution of disapproval, in a legislative gambit aimed at restoring the agency's net neutrality rules. ...[Read more]
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