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Doctors claim Brazil hospitals gave dodgy COVID-19 care

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 10, 2021

BRASILIA, Brazil — Irene Castilho didn’t even have a day to grieve after her husband died of COVID-19. She was sick, too, coughing and struggling to breathe; he was barely gone when she started using his oxygen mask. The same day, on March 22, she was admitted to a hospital in Sao Paulo.

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Tensions persist between legacy of Columbus, native people

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 10, 2021

Monday’s federal holiday dedicated to Christopher Columbus is highlighting the ongoing divide between those who view the explorer as a representative of Italian American history and others horrified by an annual tribute that ignores native people whose lives and culture were forever changed by colonialism.
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Second top Fed official to retire in wake of trading activity

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 28, 2021

Robert Kaplan will step down as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas early next month, the Dallas Fed announced Monday. Kaplan, 64, became the second senior Fed official to announce that he is resigning after ethics questions were raised this month over their trading activity in the financial markets.
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Blackstone selling Las Vegas hotel Cosmopolitan in $5.65B deal

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 28, 2021

The owner of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, the New York private equity firm Blackstone, is selling the 3,000-room Las Vegas Strip hotel in a $5.65 billion deal with a partnership that plans to contract with casino giant MGM Resorts International to operate the property.

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