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EpiPen abuser

EpiPen abuser

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin is the father of Mylan CEO Heather Bresch, the woman who ultimately made the decision to approve a 400% price hike for life-saving EpiPens. She then raised her salary 600% while making it almost impossible for families with children with allergies to purchase this life-saving drug.


Trial is set in Finland for 6 Cuban athletes charged with rape (Update)

Trial is set in Finland for 6 Cuban athletes charged with rape (Update)

An oral trial closed to the press will be held next week in Finland in the case of six Cuban athletes detained there in early July. The six Cubans have been charged with aggravated rape. All have denied the charge.


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First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at DNC 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at DNC 2016

We know it is now one week old. But the First Lady’s speech at the Democratic National Convention was probably the finest among a group of very fine speakers. It’s worth listening to – one more time.


President Obama’s DNC speech: ‘Filled with faith; faith in America’
Tavis Smiley: Blue lives matter, but so do Black lives

Tavis Smiley: Blue lives matter, but so do Black lives

Talk show host Tavis Smiley reacts to Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke’s speech during the opening night of the Republican National Convention, where the sheriff spoke about police and the Black Lives Matter movement, the latter of which Clarke referred to as “anarchy.”


DOT fact sheet for U.S.-Cuba service to Havana

DOT fact sheet for U.S.-Cuba service to Havana

Under the new arrangement, each country has the opportunity to operate up to 20 daily roundtrip flights between the U.S. and Havana. The tentatively selected airlines, routes, and proposed frequency are summarized here.


Cuba will modernize railways with Russian equipment

Cuba will modernize railways with Russian equipment

Cuba’s Union of Railways has signed a five-year agreement with two Russian agencies for the supply of diesel locomotives and equipment for the modernization of railroad services throughout the island.


Vote out lawmakers who fight gun reform

Vote out lawmakers who fight gun reform

In November, Americans will have a chance to vote for candidates for both houses of Congress, state legislatures, governors and a president who want to restrict the sales of guns and assault weapons. We need to study their positions on gun control and vote to prevent mass killings.


Senate committee OK’s tourist travel to Cuba – and more

Senate committee OK’s tourist travel to Cuba – and more

A U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee overwhelmingly voted to include four pro-engagement Cuba amendments in a must-pass fiscal year 2017 appropriations bill. Included in these amendments would be the lifting of travel restrictions banning American tourists from visiting Cuba.


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