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A new report slams Tesla working conditions, claims employees suffer twice as many serious injuries (TSLA)

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Tesla is continuing to come under fire for injury rates at its flagship plant in Fremont, California, but the electric carmaker says factory conditions are improving. Worksafe, a California-based worker advocacy group, released a report Wednesday showing that injury rates at the company’s Fremont manufacturing facility were higher than the industry average in 2014 and […]

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10 Behaviors That Highlight Your Leadership Ability

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Based on my years of experience as a new business advisor, I always find leadership to be more important to business success than any new technology or innovative solution. The challenge is to adequately define leadership in terms of everyday activities. Most entrepreneurs believe they are leaders, even though the feedback I get from their […]

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New WHO Chief Stresses Health as Human Right

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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization’s newly elected director-general, says health as a human right is at the core of his vision for the organization he soon will lead. The former Ethiopian health and foreign minister is the first African chosen to head the organization, which was created 69 years ago. After a long, […]

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New AAP Guidelines Say No Fruit Juice Before The Age Of 1

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The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines regarding the consumption of fruit juice. According to a report published in the Journal of Pediatrics, the AAP advises that infants under the age of 1 should not drink fruit juice unless there is a strong medical reason for it, such as the treatment of constipation. […]

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Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen threw an exclusive party on one of his superyachts during the Cannes Film Festival

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For years, Microsoft cofounder, billionaire, and philanthropist Paul Allen has hosted a star-studded party during the Cannes Film Festival. Though the party usually takes place on his 414-foot superyacht “Octopus,” Allen switched it up this year, hosting the event on his other, $160 million yacht, “Tatoosh.” This yacht is slightly smaller than “Octopus,” which all […]

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Witness The Trauma Of Abortion Clinic Harassment In Virtual Reality

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As abortion access continues to come under threat in Congress, women who are trying to access the procedure are regularly confronted with anti-abortion harassment and vitriol outside of clinics nationwide. Planned Parenthood’s new virtual reality video, “Across the Line,” aims to show just how intense that experience can be. The 8-minute video opens with a […]

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Black Parents Sue Mississippi Over Inequitable Schools

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Black children in Mississippi schools are being denied their right to equal education, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The Southern Poverty Law Center filed the lawsuit on behalf of four black mothers who say that their children’s rights have been violated. The group is calling for a federal judge to mandate that leaders enforce […]

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Snakes Hunt in Groups, Study Suggests

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One snake can be scary enough, but a new study suggests some of the slithering reptiles hunt for prey in groups. Researchers from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville say the Cuban boa, the “largest native terrestrial predator” on the island they are named after, coordinate their hunts in the island’s bat caves. Vladimir Dinets, […]

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Stephen Colbert: Trump’s proposed budget is built on ‘the ground-up bones of poor people’

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Stephen Colbert opened Tuesday’s “The Late Show” by doing a complete takedown of President Donald Trump’s cuts in a budget proposal called “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” But how Colbert sees it, “He’s building that foundation on the ground-up bones of poor people.” There are proposed cuts to the food-stamp program SNAP and the […]