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This man wants to eliminate billions of dollars in unnecessary medical treatments

It’s not uncommon in the medical field for doctors to prescribe treatments that are unnecessary for their patient due to old traditions, outdated training, a simply hunch, or just to cover their own asses. However, a doctor by the name of David Newman believes that it doesn’t have to be
Iran has resumed nuclear talks with the P5+1

Iran has returned to the negotiating table with six world powers – the United States, China, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany – on Friday with a mere two months left to overcome the obstacles that are impeding a deal to curb the nation’s nuclear program. The seven nations
The Russians could be launching cyber attacks against US banks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced on Wednesday that it is currently working with the Secret Service to investigate a new wave of cyber attacks that have been directed at financial institutions in the United States, including JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States by assets. The
US has faced 68 Ebola scares in the last three weeks

According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), 68 people have been tested for the deadly Ebola virus in the United States over the last three weeks. According to the CDC, the virus has already claimed the lives of more than 1,200 people in the West African nations
Bank of America has agreed to a record-breaking $16.65 billion settlement

Bank of America and the Justice Department have finally reached a settlement, with Bank of America agreeing to pay $16.65 billion to end the federal and state investigations into its sale of toxic mortgage securities during the subprime housing boom, making this the largest settlement by a single company in
The US has destroyed the last of Syria’s chemical weapons

The White House confirmed yesterday that United States military and civilian personal have successfully completed the destruction of the Syrian government’s declared stockpile of chemical weapons, news which signifies a turning point in the Syrian conflict. President Barack Obama said in a statement that the completion of the effort, “advances
USA Basketball cancels its trip to Senegal due to Ebola fears

USA Basketball has decided to cancel its scheduled trip to Senegal layer this month before the FIBA World Cup due to concerns about the massive outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said that USAB was left with no alternative after the recent
US starts directly providing Kurdish forces in Iraq with weapons

The United States has started directly proving military weapons to the Kurdish forces in northern Iraq who are currently battling Islamic State militants. Previously, the United States had insisted on selling arms solely to the Iraqi government in Baghdad, but the Kurdish fighters have been losing ground to Islamic State
The DOT is looking to ban in-flight cell phone calls

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) doesn’t have a problem with travelers making cell phone calls while riding on an airplane, but apparently the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) does. The DOT is looking to ban in-flight cell phone calls, not due to any kind of safety concerns, but because