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A Miami-area pharmacy owner pleaded guilty today for his role in the submission of more than $1.8 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer...
In a call for Member States to take action urgently, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus, warned that air pollution “threatens us all, but the poorest and most marginalized people bear the brunt of the burden.” According to...
US will drive growth in the G7 Core Eurozone employment to hit all-time high, but periphery will create more jobs Indonesia set to become world’s 16th trillion dollar economy Population growth to put pressure on Gulf countries to...
10 June 2017 – Continuing his visit to Central Asia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres  visited the Aral Sea – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its original size...
While droughts are cyclical in Somalia, this year's conditions have been exacerbated by failed rains. The effects have been devastating for families dependent on livestock and agriculture. Humanitarian organizations estimate 6.2 million people, over half the country's population, are facing...
Saudi Arabia has abolished the death penalty for those sentenced for crimes committed under the age of 18, the government's Saudi Human Rights Commission said on Sunday. In a statement posted on its Twitter account, the commission welcomed the adoption...
  Women report more incivility from other women at work than from male coworkers, according to a new study. “In other words, women are ruder to each other than they are to men, or than men are to women.” The phenomenon of...
While President Donald Trump’s base of support remains behind him, Americans are less supportive of the President’s policy ideas and of Congressional Republicans, a new poll shows. “Republican candidates do not seem to be able to run away from the...
On August 21, 2015 the Aqua satellite captured this image of the smoke from the fires on the west coast of the United States wafting eastward on the jet stream. In this image the smoke is obscuring parts of...
Americans may resist raising taxes on the wealthy as a way to address inequality due to our beliefs in “equal treatment,” say political scientists. “If many US voters don’t support higher tax rates, it’s not because they are uninformed, distracted,...