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Philippines launches inquiry into formula milk firms targeting poor

Philippines launches inquiry into formula milk firms targeting poor Health department to investigate after Guardian exposed illegal marketing methods An investigation showed formula milk companies targeting those that can afford it least in [...]
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International Women’s Day: Eight moments that make it the Year of the Woman

International Women's Day: Eight moments that make it the Year of the Woman The #MeToo movement against male harassment has empowered women in the US and elsewhere, but it is not the only women's movement to have an impact over the [...]
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Serena Williams and the risk black women face during and around pregnancy

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Serena Williams: I almost died after giving birth to my daughter Grand slam champion says she was lucky to receive excellent care, but that others are not so fortunate after giving birth Serena Williams made her return to competitive tennis [...]
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Black history month post: Ida B. Wells

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Black history month post: Ida B. Wells OP: The following was published in 2015. Google Pays Tribute To Ida B. Wells, Fearless Journalist And All-Round Badass Doodle celebrates the civil rights activist's 153rd birthday. When Ida B. Wells [...]
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The journalist Jan Kuciak was found shot to death at his home in Slovakia

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BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — A 27-year-old Slovak journalist who had been investigating corruption has been found shot to death at his home along with his fiancée, authorities said Monday. The killing — which appeared to be the [...]
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Black history month post: How colonial violence came home: the ugly truth of the first world war

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Black history month post: How colonial violence came home: the ugly truth of the first world war OP: This post is not only about black history, but is very relevant to it, so I thought to include it. Also, please note the trigger warnings. The [...]
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Austria round-up

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Austrian president rebukes far-right leader over media jibe VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s president rebuked the far-right deputy head of government on Friday for accusing the national broadcaster and one of its journalists of lying. Heinz-Christian [...]
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Journalists/Turkey/Hungary

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Turkey jails 6 Turkish journalists for life, releases German reporter (CNN)A Turkish court sentenced six journalists and other media professionals to life in prison Friday, Turkey's Anadolu state news agency reported, roughly [...]
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Black history month post: Black Panther’s Mythical Home May Not Be So Mythical After All

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Black history month post: Black Panther's Mythical Home May Not Be So Mythical After All OP: I have no affiliation to Marvel, or the films, BTW. (LOL. I wish!!) 😉 OP: Also, please note that this was originally published in May 2016. OP: [...]
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indictment charges incoming

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Police recommend Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on corruption, bribery charges TEL AVIV — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed he would be vindicated Tuesday moments after police recommended that he be indicted on charges [...]