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2010-02-26 09:20:50

Decisions about which drugs to abandon to fund new treatments recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) are inconsistent and may be contributing to the postcode lottery – one of the key issues that NICE was set up to tackle.

2006-05-25 10:29:24

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - A plan for the U.S. Presbyterian Church to divest its holdings in companies profiting from Middle East turmoil is up for review with critics demanding it be scrapped but church leaders backing a compromise to keep the threat alive for another two years.

2005-10-18 12:41:28

In the Oct 13 story headlined "Threat of U.S. church divestment over Israel eases" please read in last paragraph ...

2005-10-13 12:02:30

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - Some U.S. Protestant churches are turning their back the idea of dumping investments in companies profiting from Israel's West Bank occupation, people involved in the issue said on Thursday.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.