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  • WATCH: Facebook may face major fines

    Plus, curbing smartphone addiction and a world record auction for a classic video game.

    ABC News
  • Measles outbreaks challenge public health systems

    The current measles outbreak in Washington state has tallied the highest number of infections since 1996, an official said Wednesday. The 37 cases there include 36 in Clark County, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, and one case in King County, which includes Seattle; one case in Oregon is linked to the outbreak, Washington Secretary of Health John Wiesman said. Two patients have been hospitalized. Hawaii also reported two cases of measles in travelers who were infected in...

    WPLG
  • Visualizing The 7 Major Flaws Of The Global Financial System

    Since the invention of banking, the global financial system has become increasingly centralized. In the modern system, central banks now control everything from interest rates to the issuance of currency, while government regulators, corporations, and intergovernmental organizations wield unparalleled influence at the top of this crucial food chain. There is no doubt that this centralization has led to the creation of massive amounts of wealth, especially to those properly connected to the...

    Zero Hedge
  • Portuguese govt faces no-confidence vote over public workers

    A conservative party in Portugal's parliament is issuing a no-confidence vote in the minority Socialist government, but the motion is likely to fail because left-of-center parties are expected to join together against it.

    www.abc6.com
  • Senate backs major public lands, conservation bill

    The Senate has approved a bill that revives a popular conservation program, adds 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, expands several national parks and creates five new national monuments

    ABC News
  • Senate backs major public lands, conservation bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) " The Senate on Tuesday approved a major public lands bill that revives a popular conservation program, adds 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, expands several national parks and creates five new national monuments.The measure, the largest public lands bill considered by Congress in a decade, combines more than 100 separate bills that designate more than 350 miles of river as wild and scenic, add 2,600 miles of new federal trails and create nearly 700,000 acres of [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Senate Backs Major Public Lands, Conservation Bill

    The hodgepodge bill offered something for nearly everyone, with projects stretching across the country.

    Snopes.com