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GM to settle state ignition-switch litigation claims for $120 million

Added: 19.10.2017 18:20 | 6 views | 0 comments

General Motors agreed to pay $120 million to resolve claims from 49 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over faulty ignition switches, state attorneys general said.

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Fragment of Florence basilica falls and kills tourist: Official

Added: 19.10.2017 16:15 | 8 views | 0 comments

A stone fragment, probably a piece of marble from the top of a column, fell on a tourist visiting Florence's Basilica of the Holy Cross, killing him, officials said on Thursday (Oct 19).


Tropico's Glorification of Dictatorships and Banana Republics

Added: 18.10.2017 15:52 | 7 views | 0 comments

James McQuillan writes: "First, the mechanics mean that the pressure is on for making money, so the chances were that sooner or later you'd face a rebellion. The second was that, in crushing resistance, we're not doing something that isn't just make-believe; this sort of thing happened and STILL happens in countries like Cuba, Venezuela, Columbia and the like."


Moving Codex out of FSIS will boost trade, not food safety

Added: 16.10.2017 2:20 | 10 views | 0 comments

Editor's note: This guest opinion column by Dr. Richard Raymond was originally publish on and is republished here with permission.  The U.S. Codex Office is moving from USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to USDA’s Trade and Foreign Affairs Office and that may not be such a good thing. The Codex Alimentarius, aka...



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