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Mastercard hit with £14bn damages claim: Are you in line for a payout?

Between 1992 and 2008 British shoppers allegedly paid inflated prices for goods and services because the provider charged stores unlawfully high fees for processing debit or credit card payments, according to the lawsuit. The claim is being led by former financial services ombudsman Walter Merricks and was filed at the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) in London under the new Consumer ...

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E-cigarette vapor damages the immune system of mice, study finds

E-cigarettes are being pitched as potentially safer alternatives to traditional tobacco cigarettes, but it’s starting to look like they may share some of the same deleterious effects. A new study out of Johns Hopkins University looks at e-cigarettes’ effects on mice, and it finds that exposure to their vapor limited of the mice’s immune systems and impaired their lungs’ ability ...

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