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Mylan Raised EpiPen’s Price Before the Expected Arrival of a Generic

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Mylan’s price increases for the allergy treatment device highlight a common tactic in the industry: raising prices just before a generic competitor reaches the market. 



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The Complicated Appeal of the Harambe Meme

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Tributes to the dead silverback gorilla from the Cincinnati Zoo have been made into art, song and endless jokes. But they have also been used to harm others. 



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Costa Rica registers first microcephaly birth linked to Zika

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Costa Rica has registered its first case of a baby born with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country's health ministry said on Wednesday. The health ministry described the case as "imported" in a statement, as the mother of the child is Nicaraguan and...(more) 



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As Students Return to School, Debate About the Amount of Homework Rages

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One teacher said that there would be “no formally assigned homework this year,” and online discussions reveal a belief that the workload assigned may be too heavy. 



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Actor-director Krasinski mines tears, laughs in 'The Hollars'

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An aging matriarch's brain tumor diagnosis may not be the obvious scenario for a comedy, but actor-director John Krasinski wanted to show in his movie "The Hollars" that life does not always differentiate between tragedy and humor.  



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Colombia announces historic peace deal

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Colombia's government and FARC rebels announced Wednesday that they have reached a historic peace accord to end their half-century civil war, the last major armed conflict in the Americas. After nearly four years of peace talks in Cuba, the two sides said they have successfully concluded...(more) 



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Colombians to vote on FARC peace deal on Oct. 2, Santos says

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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombians will vote in October on a peace deal that could end 50 years of war with Marxist FARC rebels, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday, after negotiators reached a final accord at talks. "The plebiscite for peace will take place on...(more) 



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Factbox: Colombia takes grim count of war that drove millions from homes

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By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombia's government and rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced late on Wednesday they had reached a final peace accord to end a 52-year-old guerrilla war, bringing an end to one of the world's longest...(more) 



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Kim Jong-un says North Korea missile launch is the 'greatest success'

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South Korea said procedure represented technical progress in programme, while Kim says North has ‘joined front rank’ of nuclear military powersNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un supervised a test-fire of a submarine-launched ballistic missile and declared it “the greatest success” that put the country in the “front...(more) 



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Israeli military clears forces of wrongdoing over Gaza war airstrikes

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Palestine presses for war crime charges against Israel at International Criminal Court as army closes seven investigations into incidents in 2014 without chargesThe Israeli military has cleared its forces of wrongdoing in a string of deadly incidents that took place during the 2014 Gaza war –...(more) 



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How Apple stopped the Siri disaster, and quietly became great at AI

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When Siri was originally released on the iPhone 4S back in 2011, the reviews were somewhat lukewarm. On the positive side, having an intelligent assistant baked into a massively popular smartphone was a huge leap forward. On the other hand, Siri didn’t always perform as advertised....(more) 



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Why some enviros are cheering the death of a solar project

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California’s San Bernardino County narrowly rejected a controversial solar panel project over concerns that it would threaten groundwater and wildlife in the region. Soda Mountain Solar was slated to be built just a half-mile from the Mojave National Preserve. The 3-2 vote against certifying the...(more) 



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