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Bayer sued in Germany over contraceptive pill after health scares
Big Pharma
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Big Pharma
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Bayer sued in Germany over contraceptive pill after health scares

Romain Fonsegrives | AFP - December 15, 2015

WILLSTÄTT, Germany – "If I'd known, I'd never have taken this pill," says Felicitas Rohrer, who is suing German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer, claiming its oral contraceptive Yasminelle caused her…

Martin Shkreli, ‘price-gouging’ CEO, bankrolled punk label – and his punk-rock friends now hate him
capitalism
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capitalism
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Martin Shkreli, ‘price-gouging’ CEO, bankrolled punk label – and his punk-rock friends now hate him

Justin Wm. Moyer | The Washington Post - September 24, 2015

Domenic "Nicky" Palermo, 34, is in a pretty successful band, but that doesn't mean he's had a glamorous life. The frontman of the Philadelphia-based quartet Nothing, founded…

Botched Oklahoma execution shows it’s time to abolish death penalty in US
Crime
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Crime
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Botched Oklahoma execution shows it’s time to abolish death penalty in US

Leonid Bershidsky | Bloomberg - April 30, 2014

On Tuesday, the U.S. state of Oklahoma executed Clayton Lockett, 38, who killed 18-year-old Michelle Neiman in 1999. Neiman had shown up with her friend at a…