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Al Jazeera: Diphtheria in Yemen: More than 100 infected, 14 deaths (Smith, 11/23). Associated Press: Rising HIV infections see Iran challenge notions about sex (Fattahi/Vahdat, 11/29). Healio: Diabetes, high BMI cause nearly 6% of cancers worldwide (Schaffer, 11/28). HealthDay News: 6% of Cancers Caused by Excess Weight, Diabetes (Preidt, 11/28).…

Trump Administration Should Extend TPS For Haitians

New York Times: Let the Haitians Stay Editorial Board “…On Thanksgiving, … the Department of Homeland Security is to announce whether it will extend the [temporary protected status (TPS)] that was granted to about 50,000 Haitians when their country was devastated by an earthquake in 2010. … By any reasonable…

Trump Administration Should Follow Through On Promise To Be ‘Champion’ For Haiti

Washington Post: How Trump can be Haiti’s ‘champion’ Editorial Board “…Now is the moment for Mr. Trump’s administration to make good on [the promise to be a champion for Haiti]. It faces a stark choice with enormous repercussions: whether to grant another extension for some 50,000 Haitians living legally in…

Brazilian Congressional Committee Votes To Outlaw Abortion In All Cases

Reuters: Brazilian Congressional committee votes to ban all abortions “A Congressional committee led by Evangelical Christians has voted to ban abortion in Brazil in all situations, including cases of rape and where the mother’s life is in danger. The decision was voted 18-1 late on Wednesday by a special committee…

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