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Factory Audits And Safety Don't Always Go Hand In Hand

One way Western brands have responded to consumer concerns about unsafe working conditions in foreign countries is to create an elaborate system of independent auditors. Despite that, incidents still happen. Last week a building collapse in Bangladesh killed more than 400 people.
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Obama Administration Considers Options Against Syria

So far, we don't know who exactly used chemical weapons in Syria, or where or when they were used. U.S. intelligence agencies can only say at this point, that evidence shows some weapons have been used there. President Obama has said the use of chemical weapons in Syria would be a game changer.
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Investigating The Boston Bombing ... In Southern Russia

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev traveled to Dagestan in southern Russia twice in recent years, and investigators want to know whether that experience led him toward a radical and violent form of Islam.
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Would You Pay A Higher Price For 'Ethical' Clothing?

The Bangladesh garment factory collapse that killed hundreds made supercheap clothing destined for American stores. Research shows customers will pay more for safely made clothes, but only to a point.

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