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January 17, 2019 Most Americans Say U.S. Health Care Is in a 'State of Crisis'Source: Fortune
Ask Americans about the U.S. health care system and you’ll find a lot of agreement, as 70% say it has “major problems” or is “in a state of crisis,” according to a new Gallup poll.
Huawei and the US government have been at odds for months now, and it looks like things are about to get far more severe. The Wall Street Journal reports that US federal prosecutors are working on a criminal investigation into...
Financial stocks did the heavy lifting in the stock market Wednesday, helping lift the Dow Jones to a gain of 0.6% in afternoon trading. In stock market news today, earnings reports from Goldman Sachs (GS), Bank of America (BAC)...
January 17, 2019 Goldman boss apologises for 1MDB scandalSource: BBC
Goldman Sachs new boss has apologised to Malaysia for the role an ex-partner played in the corruption scandal at one of the country's wealth funds.
January 17, 2019 World Health Organization: Anti-vaccine campaigns a top ten threat to global health in 2019Source: The Blaze
The World Health Organization rolled out its top ten threats to global health in 2019, and vaccine hesitancy made the list. WHO pointed to a re-emergence of common vaccine-preventable diseases, some of which were nearly...
January 17, 2019 New U.S. Oil And Gas Drilling To Unleash 1,000 Coal Plants’ Worth Of Pollution By 2050Source: Huff Post
Amid mounting calls to phase out fossil fuels in the face of rapidly worsening climate change, the United States is ramping up oil and gas drilling faster than any other country, threatening to add 1,000 coal plants’ worth of...
Source: Michigan Live
MIDLAND, MICH — Dow Chemical Co. is forming a global alliance with 30 other companies to focus on reducing plastic waste that ends up in the oceans and the environment.
January 17, 2019 EU tightens import rules for some fruits, vegetables, nutsSource: Food Safety News
The European Commission has updated the list of imported products subject to official controls including the frequency of checks.
January 17, 2019 Tax season could still be ‘ugly’ as 57% of IRS workers to returnSource: Accounting Today
Americans may get their refunds during the shutdown, but the upcoming tax filing season is likely to be one of the rockiest in decades as the Internal Revenue Service grapples with a major tax overhaul with limited staff.
January 17, 2019 When did globalization begin? The answer might surprise youSource: World Economic Forum
“Globalization” is the 21st century’s favourite buzzword. It is part of our current zeitgeist: we are witnessing an unparalleled compression of time and space, as goods, services, people and information move more quickly than...
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