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British woman TRAPPED in America after falling ill while visiting her daughter and racking up £300,000 in medical bills not covered by her insurance

Denise Griggi was rushed to hospital shortly after landing in California Family have been hit with bills of £167,000 that are not covered by insurer They have also been told a medical flight home will cost a further £150,000  Desperate appeal has been launched to try and raise the £175,000 shortfall By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 08:32 EST, 18 February ...

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Zika Virus Means Americans Are Avoiding Latin America As A Holiday Destination

Latin American countries have long relied on American tourists as a large source of their income, however, that tourism industry appears to be suffering as a result of the Zika virus. The virus is believed to be discouraging many Americans from holidaying in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a poll from Reuters/Ipsos. The Zika virus is causing chaos ...

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Can Formula 1 conquer America?

In late October, coverage of sports in America reaches its annual frenzy. The World Series starts next week, NFL broadcast coverage is on full weekend blast, the NBA season is about to kick off, and NASCAR’s cup race soon draws to close. Wedged in the midst of this smorgasbord of televised sports mania is the sole US race on the ...

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Breast Cancer Is For Everyone, But Breast Cancer Survival Is Not: On The Racial Survival Gap In America

Breast Cancer is a disease that effects women and sometimes men from all races and walks of life; however with deeper research, it was discovered that African-American and Hispanic women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer in the late stages. Recently, more intricate studies have focused on the causes of this reality and came up with some ...

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When Gas Prices Drop, America Goes on Vacation

Filed under: Travel, Vacation Planning, Spending, This Built America Shutterstock / paffy By Evelyn Cheng When gas prices fall, the U.S. consumer spends more in the stores. That much is clear. But when they plummet-like they have during the last three months-consumers get even more excited, hitting the road, plane, or boat for vacations to the Caribbean and Las Vegas, ...

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Money Is Stressing Out America – So What Can We Do?

Filed under: Family Money, Personal Finance, Debt Assistance, Financial Education The American Psychological Association on Wednesday released a study proving what most of us already know: money stresses us out. The most commonly reported source of stress is money, with 64 percent of people saying that it is a significant cause of stress in their lives. Money can impact your ...

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AMC Networks Enters Joint Venture to Run BBC America

Filed under: Company News, Media, Mergers & Acquisitions, Entertainment Industry By Sudarshan Varadhan and Lisa Richwine AMC Networks has agreed to pay $ 200 million for a 49.9 percent stake in BBC America and would take operational control of the cable television channel. BBC Worldwide will retain a 50.1 percent stake in BBC America, which is available on cable and ...

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GM 3Q Profit Nearly Doubles, Led by North America

Filed under: Earnings, General Motors, Automotive Industry, Manufacturing, This Built America Paul Sancya/AP By TOM KRISHER DETROIT — Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors nearly double its third-quarter net profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America. The automaker posted net income of $ 1.38 billion, or 81 ...

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Muslim Pop Star Yuna On The Rise In America

i i hide captionYuna doesn’t just make music, but runs a fashion boutique where she sells funky but modest clothes. Autumn de Wilde Yuna doesn’t just make music, but runs a fashion boutique where she sells funky but modest clothes. Autumn de Wilde Audio for this story from Tell Me More will be available at approximately 3:00 p.m. ET. Award-winning ...

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Bank of America, Citigroup Faulted on Foreclosure Pact

Filed under: Bankruptcy, Mortgages, Banks, Consumer Issues, Foreclosure Terrance Emerson/Shutterstock By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON — Top U.S. banks including Bank of America and Citigroup failed to fully comply with a government settlement to correct mortgage servicing abuses, a monitor of the settlement said Wednesday. Bank of America failed to file accurate documents in bankruptcy proceedings, and Citigroup’s mortgage unit failed ...

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