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L.A. backs requirements that could freeze out Wells Fargo from city contract 14.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles lawmakers pressed forward Wednesday with new requirements that likely would prevent Wells Fargo from hanging on to a multimillion-dollar contract with the city.

The decision is the latest fallout from the scandal surrounding Wells Fargo, which admitted to creating as many as 3.5 million...

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North Sea Water and Recycled Metal Combined to Help Reduce Global Warming 14.12.2017 Environmental News Network
Scientists at the University of York have used sea water collected from Whitby in North Yorkshire, and scrap metal to develop a technology that could help capture more than 850 million tonnes of unwanted carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
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Babies born to moms who lived near fracking wells faced host of health risks, study suggests 14.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

After combing through a decade’s worth of Pennsylvania birth records, researchers have found that pregnant women living within two-thirds of a mile of a hydraulic fracturing well were 25% more likely to give birth to a worryingly small infant than were women who lived at least 10 miles outside...

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Janet Yellen, America’s first female Fed chair, finishes to ‘standing ovation’ 14.12.2017 Washington Post
One of the most powerful women in the world is closing out her tenure with a track record that arguably puts her among the best leaders the Federal Reserve has ever had.
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Bashing Mueller won't make the Russia probe go away 13.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: When Robert S. Mueller III was appointed special counsel by the Justice Department earlier this year to investigate the Trump campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 election, he was spoken about as if he were the next best thing to come around since sliced bread. Now there is...

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How to make sexually misbehaving politicians pay 13.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

If a lawmaker is accused of sexual harassment, why should the taxpayers be the ones who end up paying to settle the case? Wouldn’t it make more sense for the official himself — the individual accused of the wrongdoing — to pay? Wouldn’t that be more likely to discourage harassment by public officials...

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Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo claiming it was targeted for fake accounts 13.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The Navajo Nation has sued Wells Fargo, saying its citizens were targeted by workers trying to meet the bank’s aggressive sales quotas.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Albuquerque, alleges many of the same practices that led to last year’s $185-million settlement between Wells Fargo...

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Federal report finds regression for black managers in financial services industry 13.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
While overall diversity increased, the percentage of black managers dropped, the report found.
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Why the Eagles should sign Colin Kaepernick to be Nick Foles' backup quarterback | Marcus Hayes 12.12.2017 Philly.com News
If the Eagles are serious about winning in the playoffs, even without Carson Wentz, Colin Kaepernick is a better choice than Nate Sudfeld as a backup to Nick Foles.
Golden Globes snubs and surprises: Jordan Peele, ‘The Big Sick,’ ‘Boss Baby’ and more 12.12.2017 Washington Post
Golden Globes snubs and surprises: Jordan Peele, ‘The Big Sick,’ ‘Boss Baby’ and more
Promising to ‘Make Our Planet Great Again,’ Macron lures 13 U.S. climate scientists to France with grants 12.12.2017 Washington Post
The awarding of the research grants comes as the Trump administration has proposed slashing federal science budgets and has dropped out of the Paris climate accord.
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Trump is being sued to stop him from shrinking Bears Ears national monument by 85 percent. Who will win? 11.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Native American groups usually lose in court against the government. But this time might be different.
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What Makes a Complete Street? A Brief Guide 11.12.2017 THE CITY FIX
This series, supported by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations, discusses walking and cycling in cities with a special focus on low- and middle-income countries. Many cities have streets that make life difficult for pedestrians in ways that are not always ...
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What you can learn from watching North Korean soap operas 11.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Television in North Korea offers a different window into the Hermit Kingdom.
9 positive food messages 10.12.2017 Washington Post
December should be a happy time, so don’t let a few unhealthy choices ruin the spirit.
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Distinguished pols of the week 10.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Distinguished pols of the week
TD Ameritrade cuts an additional 84 jobs at Westminster facility after Scottrade purchase 9.12.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
TD Ameritrade will layoff an additional 84 workers at its Westminster location following its September purchase of Scottrade.
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The mud that could save the world 9.12.2017 Washington Post
The mud that could save the world
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Melania Trump would like to spend Christmas on a deserted island (with her family) 9.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Melania Trump would like to spend Christmas on a deserted island (with her family)
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Adapt or burn 9.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Adapt or burn
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