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NPR News: U.S. Gets A Big Win In Its Long Fight With Mexico Over ‘Dolphin-Safe’ Labels

U.S. Gets A Big Win In Its Long Fight With Mexico Over ‘Dolphin-Safe’ Labels
The World Trade Organization sided with the U.S. on Friday, rejecting Mexico’s claim that the U.S. is unfairly denying Mexican tuna products the advantageous “dolphin-safe” label.

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NPR News: CBS Paid Eliza Dushku $9.5 Million After Alleged Sexual Harassment, Termination

CBS Paid Eliza Dushku $9.5 Million After Alleged Sexual Harassment, Termination
Days after confronting actor Michael Weatherly, a huge star for the network, Dushku was written off of Bull. An investigation determined the company often protected itself at the expense of victims.

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NPR News: Quoting ‘The Lorax,’ Court Pulls Permit For Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail

Quoting ‘The Lorax,’ Court Pulls Permit For Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail
The federal judges noted “the Forest Service’s serious environmental concerns that were suddenly, and mysteriously, assuaged in time to meet a private pipeline company’s deadlines.”

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NPR News: President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff

President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff
It’s unclear how long Mulvaney will serve in the role, succeeding outgoing chief of staff John Kelly. On Dec. 8, Trump announced that Kelly would be leaving the job at the end of the year.

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