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India is facing its worst water shortage in history. Six hundred million people are dealing with high to extreme water shortage, according to a report by Niti Aayog, a policy think tank for the Indian government.
Source: Big Think
There's a new study out of Norway that indicates our—well, technically, their—IQs are shrinking, to the tune of about seven IQ points per generation.
June 15, 2018 Kellogg's voluntarily recalls Honey Smacks cereal over possible salmonella contaminationSource: CBS News
Kellogg Company announced Thursday it is voluntarily recalling certain boxes of Honey Smacks cereal for what it's calling a possible health risk because the product may be contaminated with salmonella. The recall comes after...
Kentucky’s attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O), accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and wholesale drug distributor.
June 15, 2018 SEC announces cryptocurrency ether is not a securitySource: Yahoo Finance
n an announcement at Yahoo Finance’s All Market Summit: Crypto in San Francisco on Thursday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Director of Corporate Finance William Hinman said that the commission would not be...
Source: Tech Crunch
oogle has released its first diversity report since the infamous James Damore memo and the fallout that resulted from it. Those are both long stories but the TL;DR is that Damore said some sexist things in a memo that went viral....
June 15, 2018 McDonald's to scrap plastic straws in UK and IrelandSource: CNN
McDonald's has joined the fight against plastic pollution by switching to paper straws at its restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
June 15, 2018 AT&T Completes Time Warner AcquisitionSource: Daily Beast
AT&T closed its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner on Thursday night, just hours after the Justice Department announced it would not seek a legal delay for the megamerger. The deal gives AT&T more than $180 billion in net...
Canadian authorities have admitted that a patch of an unapproved, genetically modified strain of wheat has been found in the wild, well outside of old Monsanto test areas, but hope the unfortunate discovery won’t hamper exports.
President Donald Trump has given his approval for the United States to put tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese exports, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
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