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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in the medical field for doctors to prescribe treatments that are unnecessary for their patient due to old traditions, outdated training, a simply hunch, or just to cover their own asses.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
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
Russia has to remove its convoy from Ukraine or face more US sanctions

The United States has threatened to impose additional sanctions against Russia on Friday unless Russia removes a convoy that it claims is delivering humanitarian aid to Ukraine, but what the United States has called a “flagrant violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty”. Russia sent the trucks carrying supplies into the eastern part
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
India is close to surpassing the US in number of internet users

According to Rajan Anandan, the managing director at Google India, the number of internet users in India will surpass that of the United States by the end of the year, making India the country with the second most internet users in the world behind only China. India currently has over
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
US doctor battling Ebola in Liberia is praying to God to help him

An American doctor working in Liberia is in grave condition after having contracted the deadly Ebola virus while in the West African country. Doctor Kent Brantly, who works to help Ebola patients, is now fighting for his life in an isolation united on the outskirts of Monrovia. Brantly’s prognosis is
The CEO of Walmart’s U.S. branch is making a sudden departure

As it grapples with sluggish store sales, Wal-Mart said Thursday that its U.S. CEO is stepping down and is being replaced by the head of the company’s Asia operations. Bill Simon, who has been in the role since June 2010, was a top candidate to become CEO of the whole