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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in the medical field for doctors to prescribe treatments that are unnecessary for their patient due to old traditions, outdated training, a simply hunch, or just to cover their own asses.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
David Cameron makes a surprise visit to Afghanistan

As the United Kingdom joins the United States and other allies in combating the Islamic State militants that are rampaging across Iraq and Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron made a previously unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Friday in order to honor the British soldiers who fought and died there in
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
Brazil is now capable of feeding itself according to the UN

Earlier this week, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization published a new report, called “The State of Food Insecurity in the World”, which highlights the current patterns and trends of food insecurity throughout the world and evaluates the effectiveness of government policies in combatting these issues. The publication gave
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
UN warns of an imminent massacre in the Iraqi town of Amerli

As Iraq continues to suffer from bouts of horrendous violence, the United Nations has warned that Sunni extremists from the Islamic State are about to commit yet another ethnic slaughter. The UN has called for world leaders to take immediate action to prevent this “human rights tragedy” in the northern
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