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Young women with breast cancer face a frightening diagnosis and bigger financial burden

Young women with breast cancer face a frightening diagnosis and bigger financial burden
  • The costs of breast cancer fall more heavily on younger women, who may already have several financial challenges.
  • They may also be paying down student debt or buying first homes. They haven’t had as much time to accumulate emergency funds. Since they aren’t as far along professionally, they usually earn less.

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Turkey's Erdogan says Khashoggi's death was 'premeditated'

Turkey's Erdogan says Khashoggi's death was 'premeditated'

The accusations made by the leader of Saudi Arabia’s regional rival could further inflame the diplomatic crisis over the killing of the regime critic.


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Report slams 'high flying' UN environment chief

Report slams 'high flying' UN environment chief

The head of the UN body that leads on sustainability and green issues has been criticised for extensive and expensive air travel.

A draft internal audit, obtained by the Guardian and seen by the BBC, says that Erik Solheim's actions risked the reputation of UN Environment.

The report says he incurred costs of $488,518 (£373,557) while travelling for 529 out of 668 days.

There was "no oversight or accountability" to monitor this travel.

Mr Solheim says he has paid back the money where "instances of oversight" occurred.

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The Minamata Convention on Mercury celebrates its first anniversary

The Minamata Convention on Mercury celebrates its first anniversary

One year ago, on 16 August 2017, the Minamata Convention on Mercury – a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and mercury compounds – came into force.


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Italy bridge collapse: B.C. bridge among architect’s many designs

Italy bridge collapse: B.C. bridge among architect’s many designs

The architect of the bridge that collapsed in Genoa, Italy, has built several other spans around the world, including a relatively small bridge that connects two parts of the city of Castlegar, B.C., across a river.


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