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  • Amazon could be getting into the prescription drug business. The company is reportedly close to deciding whether it will sell prescription drugs on its site. A move that would dramatically shake up the multi billion dollar prescription drug market and potentially bring prices down and reduce out of pocket costs for customers.
  • Tesla isn't the only tech company trying to help out in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The FCC gave Google's Alphabet permission to fly 30 massive balloons over the island as a way to bring emergency cellphone service. More than 90% of the island is still without service.
  • Dove apologized for racially insensitive ad for its body wash.  The ad has already been deleted from the company's Facebook page. It shows a black woman turning into a smiling white woman. Dove says it “Missed the mark in thoughtfully representing women of color.” 
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  • Defiant Theresa May: UK 'proving doubters wrong' on Brexit

    Defiant Theresa May: UK 'proving doubters wrong' on Brexit

    Sunday, December 17 2017 6:19 AM EST2017-12-17 11:19:24 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 8:41 AM EST2017-12-17 13:41:24 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that her government is "proving the doubters wrong" after European Union leaders agreed that Brexit negotiations can finally move on to their next phase in the new year.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that her government is "proving the doubters wrong" after European Union leaders agreed that Brexit negotiations can finally move on to their next phase in the new year.
  • Tax bill guts unpopular 'Obamacare' insurance mandate

    Tax bill guts unpopular 'Obamacare' insurance mandate

    Friday, December 15 2017 6:26 PM EST2017-12-15 23:26:13 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 8:40 AM EST2017-12-17 13:40:41 GMT
    Gutting 'Obamacare' coverage mandate is seen as increasing the number of uninsured people.
    Gutting 'Obamacare' coverage mandate is seen as increasing the number of uninsured people.
  • California lawmakers propose health coverage for immigrants

    California lawmakers propose health coverage for immigrants

    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:57 PM EST2017-12-14 17:57:05 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 8:40 AM EST2017-12-17 13:40:38 GMT
    California Democratic lawmakers say they want to use the windfall from a growing economy to extend health coverage to immigrants living in the country illegally.
    California Democratic lawmakers say they want to use the windfall from a growing economy to extend health coverage to immigrants living in the country illegally.
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