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The weed-killing chemical at the heart of a $2 billion lawsuit may be linked to damaging fatty liver disease in humans

A Northern California couple was awarded more than $US2 billion in a lawsuit against Monsanto, the agrochemical company now owned by Bayer. The couple argued that a widely-used agricultural pesticide called glyphosate – found in Monsanto’s popular weed-killer, Roundup – was responsible for their non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Two days later, a […]
The weed-killing chemical at the heart of a $2 billion lawsuit may be linked to damaging fatty liver disease in humans
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10 women explain why they forgave their partners for cheating

When a partner cheats, it can be difficult to figure out what to do next. For some, forgiveness is one option. From therapy to oaths, these women found a way to move forward with their relationships. When someone cheats, it can be very difficult for the individuals in a relationship […]
10 women explain why they forgave their partners for cheating
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8 men share why they forgave their partners for cheating

When someone cheats, it can be very difficult for the individuals in a relationship to recover. For some, forgiveness is an option. When infidelity happens, it can be challenging to decide what to do next. These men chose to forgive their partners and move forward with their partners- for better […]
8 men share why they forgave their partners for cheating
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A jury says that a common weed-killer chemical at the heart of a $2 billion lawsuit contributed to a husband and wife’s cancer

A California jury ordered Monsanto to pay $US2 billion in damages after determining that the company’s popular weed-killer, Roundup, was a “substantial factor” in causing a couple’s cancer. Roundup’s active ingredient is a widely-used agricultural pesticide called glyphosate, which has been tentatively linked to cancer. The verdict represents a major […]
A jury says that a common weed-killer chemical at the heart of a $2 billion lawsuit contributed to a husband and wife’s cancer
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Bayer plunges after jury finds its Roundup weedkiller caused cancer

Bayer’s shares dropped 12% after a jury found a customer developed cancer from using its Roundup weed-killer. The finding comes after another jury found Bayer’s Monsanto unit failed to warn customers of the potential cancer risks of its weed-killers. Shares in Bayer plunged 12% in morning trading after a San […]
Bayer plunges after jury finds its Roundup weedkiller caused cancer
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12 people reveal how they found out their dad had a ‘second family’

Sometimes individuals find out that one of their parents had another family besides their own. In some cases, individuals discover this by having a shared name as someone else. Other times, they discovered that their father had another family (or multiple other families) using DNA tests or by seeing their […]
12 people reveal how they found out their dad had a ‘second family’
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11 Valentine’s Day treats you can get at Aldi for under $13

Aldi’s limited edition Valentine’s Day collection features heart-shaped pasta and cheeses. These Valentine’s Day and chocolate products cost $US12.99 or less. The products will be on sale for a limited time starting on Wednesday, January 30. You may feel like you just took down your Christmas tree and put away […]
11 Valentine’s Day treats you can get at Aldi for under $13
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18 shocking stories of people who ran off on their wedding day

Getting left at the altar can be devastating. These people had different reasons for doing so. Some say they finally realised they weren’t in love anymore, others just didn’t feel it was the right time. Cold feet, scribbled notes, and mad dashes to the parking lot – these are the […]
18 shocking stories of people who ran off on their wedding day
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16 of the best audiobooks of all time

Audiobooks can help listeners enjoy stories in a new way. Plus, they’re a great option for multitaskers or people who love stories but aren’t too fond of reading them in books. If you’re trying to figure out what to listen to next, read on for a roundup of 16 of […]
16 of the best audiobooks of all time
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15 people share the most extra thing they have ever done for their pets

Some people go above and beyond to make sure their animal friends are healthy, happy, and (occasionally) spoiled. As these Reddit users prove, people will do extraordinary things for the animals they love. Of course, this is just for fun, as INSIDER cannot independently authenticate these stories. They taught their […]
15 people share the most extra thing they have ever done for their pets
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10 American foods people outside the US think are strange

To many people outside the US, some foods that hardly any Americans would blink at are actually quite puzzling, according to this Reddit thread. Here are some foods Americans eat that some individuals from other countries apparently find fairly strange. Of course, this is just for fun, as INSIDER cannot […]
10 American foods people outside the US think are strange