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Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources

Added: 24.05.2019 5:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Zika: Children of the outbreak

Added: 24.05.2019 3:57 | 3 views | 0 comments

Just over three years ago, an outbreak of the Zika virus caused a crisis in Brazil: a dramatic increase in babies born with microcephaly. These babies are now young children facing a variety of medical problems and an uncertain future. But just as a sudden drop in the number of cases has calmed fears of the virus, health officials are on alert for another outbreak. Elaine Quijano travels to Recife, Brazil, the epicenter of the crisis, to meet a mom determined to provide the best life for her daughter, and the doctors on the frontlines.


Out of Aleppo

Added: 24.05.2019 3:56 | 4 views | 0 comments

Mohammad Shasho's family left Aleppo in 2013, telling their children they were taking a prolonged vacation. That "vacation" was an evacuation prompted by Syria's eight-year-old civil war, and it became a permanent exile. In a film produced by BYkids, we see the Syrian crisis through the eyes of a young refugee filmmaker.


Replacing Humans | Robots Among Us

Added: 24.05.2019 3:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

In Japan, a rapidly aging population and declining birth rate are creating a crisis. Without enough people to fill jobs and care for the elderly, could robots step up to fill the gap? Could they even become, as some robotics engineers hope, "better than human?" CBSN Originals takes you into the heart of Japan's looming population collapse, and examines the robot solutions they hope will preserve their unique culture.

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Priced out: L.A.'s hidden homeless

Added: 24.05.2019 3:54 | 4 views | 0 comments

Los Angeles is in the midst of the worst homeless crisis the city has ever seen, driven by rising rents, stagnant wages and an affordable housing shortage. CBSN Originals' Adam Yamaguchi meets a single mother living in her car with her teenage daughter, just one example of L.A.'s hidden homeless population that is steadily growing as longtime residents are priced out of their homes — with nowhere else to go.


Families in crisis: Illegal immigration

Added: 24.05.2019 3:53 | 3 views | 0 comments

Central Americans are migrating to the U.S. in record numbers, but it’s part of a vicious cycle decades in the making. CBSN Originals' Adam Yamaguchi travels to El Salvador to meet a single father, deported from the U.S. in 2009, and his young son, caught in a revolving door of deportation and remigration, to explore an intractable problem with no clear end in sight.


Thousands Of Children Born To Venezuelan Mothers In Colombia At Risk Of Statelessness

Added: 24.05.2019 3:48 | 12 views | 0 comments

The United Nations Refugee Agency warned since 1.3 million Venezuelans have settled in Colombia, there have been thousands of children born who are stuck in legal limbo with no identity documents, which puts them at risk of statelessness on Thursday, according to The Japan Times. Some 3.7 million people have left Venezuela, including 3 million since 2015 as the country endured a political and economic crisis in their home country causing widespread shortages of food and medicine and hyperinflation. There have also been massive anti-government street protests which turned deadly, so many have fled due to the variety of threats. The Colombian government said nearly 20,000 children of...

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European elections 2019 LIVE: Tories brace for damaging blow as polls close and PM's leadership crisis intensifies

Added: 24.05.2019 3:16 | 7 views | 0 comments

Pressure is intensifying on Theresa May to step down as Prime Minister as Brits head to vote in the European elections.

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Snakebites Kill At Least 80,000 People Per Year: WHO

Added: 24.05.2019 2:33 | 13 views | 0 comments

The World Health Organization said on Thursday snakebites kill nearly 200 people every day and is likely the "biggest public health crisis you've never heard of," according to Deutsche Welle. Experts said the problem was particularly lethal in sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and South Asia due to a large number of poisonous snakes. Even though the Ebola crisis has generated massive international attention, snakebites took the lives of up to 400,000 victims between 2014 and 2016, making it 40 times deadlier than the Ebola virus. Snakebites were a factor in up to 130,000 deaths and over 300,000 paralyzing injuries and amputations last year, but on Thursday the WHO released a...

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Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program

Added: 24.05.2019 0:41 | 14 views | 0 comments

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million families.


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