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Dove apologises for ad showing black woman turning into white one

Brand says it missed mark after being accused of racism in campaign promoting body lotion Dove has apologised after publishing an advert on its Facebook page which showed a black woman turning into a white woman. The brand was accused of racism over the online advertising campaign and it later […]

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Iceland become smallest nation ever to qualify for World Cup finals

Iceland sealed their place in Russia with a 2-0 victory over Kosovo, becoming the smallest nation ever to qualify for the World Cup finals Iceland sealed a place in Russia with a 2-0 victory against Kosovo in Reykjavik, becoming the smallest nation ever to qualify for a World Cup finals. […]

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Shoppers fume over old 1 coins in change

And Dianne Lilley said that she had been on holiday in South Devon and found that several small businesses there were still handing them out in change. Consumer experts Which? said everyone could trade in the coins after 16 October in bank, building societies and post offices. But it advised […]

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Thaler, Famed for Nudge Theory, Wins Nobel Economics Prize

University of Chicago’s Richard H. Thaler, one of the founders of behavioral economics and finance, was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for shedding light on how human weaknesses such as a lack of rationality and self-control can ultimately affect markets. The 72-year-old, co-author of the 2008 best-seller “Nudge,” has “built […]

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Trump’s New Obamacare Killer to Cost Uncle Sam $194 Billion

President Donald Trump is halting some Obamacare subsidies. A big money saver for taxpayers, right? Wrong. The move could actually force the government to dole out almost $200 billion more on health insurance over the next decade. Here’s why: The insurer payouts Trump cut off aren’t the only government funds […]

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Puerto Rico: US officials privately acknowledge serious food shortage

Food crisis dwarfs the more publicized challenges of restoring power and communications, three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Federal officials privately admit there is a massive shortage of meals in Puerto Rico three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema) say that […]

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