Mexico’s wealthiest person lost $5.1 billion in the wake of Donald Trump’s stunning upset over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Carlos Slim, who is fifth-richest in the world, shed 9.2 percent of his fortune after the peso dove as much as 12 percent on the news.
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Time For Truth: (Bloomberg) – The World's Richest People Lose $41 Billion on Trump's Win
A judge in Argentina has ruled that a chimpanzee which spent years living in a secluded cage has legal rights and should be released from the zoo it was being held in.
The Association of Professional Lawyers for Animal Rights (AFADA) filed the case of Cecilia the chimpanzee to the court in Mendoza, arguing her confinement without companionship was “unlawful” and had a detrimental impact on her health.
Changing the way it does business, Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians.
The goal is to reward quality, penalize poor performance, and avoid paying piecemeal for services. Whether it succeeds or fails, it’s one of the biggest changes in Medicare’s 50-year history.
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Time For Truth: (Associated Press) – Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors' pay
Taking on a global icon of peace, faith and charity is not a task for everyone, or, really, hardly anyone at all. But that is what Dr. Aroup Chatterjee has spent a good part of his life doing as one of the most vocal critics of Mother Teresa.
Dr. Chatterjee, a 58-year-old physician, acknowledged that it was a mostly solitary pursuit. “I’m the lone Indian,” he said in an interview recently. “I had to devote so much time to her. I would have paid to do that. Well, I did pay to do that.”
As consultants drove through the streets of southern Dallas this summer to document the city’s increasing population of loose dogs, they found some residents walking with sticks in hand, in case they had to fend one off.
Residents of the southern parts of the city, home to some of Dallas’s poorest neighborhoods, have complained for decades about roaming dogs, whether stray or left free to wander by owners.