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Google Sued Over Bias Claims Against Conservative Employees

Google Sued Over Bias Claims Against Conservative Employees Damore posted a 10-page memo that sparked uproar on an internal company discussion board in August. Ex-Google engineer James Damore is suing the company for discriminating against white male employees. The company is accused of mistreating employees who "expressed views deviating from the majority view at Google on political subjects raised in the workplace and relevant to Google's employment po... [Full Article...]

South Korea, Japan nuclear envoys agree to intensify diplomatic efforts

More surprising is the fact that the two teams of negotiators will each include two vice minister-level officials. But North Korea, which is weak in winter sports, now has no athletes qualified to participate in the Pyeonghang Games. Toward that end, the two sides held in-depth discussion on ways to stably manage the situation on the Korean Peninsula and ways to engage North Korea in meaningful... [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland Secretary quits as UK PM shuffles cabinet

Northern Ireland Secretary quits as UK PM shuffles cabinet I feel intently the impact on public services of the continuing absence of devolved government. "There is an urgent need to re-start talks between the parties", Brokenshire said of the stalled talks between the pro-UK Democratic Unionists and the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein, the antipathetic bedfellows who must share power in Northern Ireland in accordance with the 1998 peace deal that put an en... [Full Article...]

Iran says to reconsider cooperation with IAEA if USA dishonors commitments

Iran says to reconsider cooperation with IAEA if USA dishonors commitments Iran's nuclear chief said Monday that Iran might reconsider its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog (IAEA) if the United States fails to respect its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal, Iran Daily reported. Ghodskani's situation is one of the important issues we are pursuing, as she is under certain conditions in Australian prisons where she has given birth to her son". [Full Article...]

Egypt denies report that it accepts Trump's Jerusalem recognition

Egypt denies report that it accepts Trump's Jerusalem recognition Egyptian officials slammed a report claiming that an Egyptian intelligence officer directed local media personalities to prepare the public to accept America's decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv and recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. [Full Article...]

BYTON Concept Offers Unique Take On Self-Driving Car

BYTON Concept Offers Unique Take On Self-Driving Car Apparently able to make the sprint to 60mph in around five seconds, the $45,000 Byton is not as nippy as similar Tesla cars but offers a more tech-heavy experience, which in time should allow drivers to abandon the wheel and interact with the infotainment suite on offer, which they can do so using touch, voice or gesture controls. [Full Article...]

Washington state deputy shot and killed confronting burglars at home

Washington state deputy shot and killed confronting burglars at home The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said on Twitter that the officer, who has not been identified, was dispatched along with other deputies to a house in Frederickson, about 18 miles south of Tacoma, shortly before midnight. They did not immediately have a description of him, but said he apparently shed some of his clothing as he fled. He worked in Aberdeen and Hoquiam before the Pierce Count... [Full Article...]

Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book

Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book It's no surprise that Trump would rather not open himself up to be confronted with facts while spewing his propaganda to reporters. Hitting back at the publication on Saturday, Mr Trump tweeted: "Throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart". [Full Article...]

India detains four Kashmiris for playing Pak anthem before cricket match

India detains four Kashmiris for playing Pak anthem before cricket match The incident came to light after a 1-minute 46-second video surfaced on Facebook . The players can be seen standing with their heads bowed as the Pakistani national anthem played in the background over the loudspeakers. The match was being played between Gondipora and Dardpora Cricket Club. The latest incident happened at the finals of a local tournament in Arin, Bandipora. [Full Article...]

Billionaire Tom Steyer Says He Won't Run for Office

Billionaire Tom Steyer Says He Won't Run for Office The possibility of a Steyer candidacy had been a wild card looming over California's midterm elections. Hedge fund billionaire, Democratic mega-donor and environmentalist Tom Steyer holds a news conference regarding his political future and plans in in Washington, DC. [Full Article...]

Trump lawyers discuss strategy for interview with Mueller

Trump lawyers discuss strategy for interview with Mueller As special counsel Robert Mueller appears to ramp up his investigation into President Donald Trump's alleged ties to Russian Federation, the president's attorneys started preparing for ways to handle a potential interview. A third, Jay Sekulow, did not respond to NBC's request for comment. "Body language and tone are important", said Rosenberg, an NBC News analyst. "They want to probe and fo... [Full Article...]

Crews search Lake Okeechobee for Apopka fisherman who vanished during tournament

Crews search Lake Okeechobee for Apopka fisherman who vanished during tournament There's an intense search underway for an angler from Apopka who vanished right before a fishing tournament. Kisiah was safely located around 11 PM. Scott Driver Park. The U.S. Coast Guard, assisting the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at the scene, suspended its involvement Friday night, according to that agency's spokesman. [Full Article...]

Trump presses border wall ahead of shutdown deadline

Trump presses border wall ahead of shutdown deadline We need border security - marry that up with the Dream Act. "So I think the Democrats have more to lose politically if they draw too hard of a line". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he wants to see immigration legislation move separately this month if a deal is reached. "If the Democrats want to shut down the government because they can't get amnesty for illegal immigrants, then th... [Full Article...]

BBC China editor Carrie Gracie quits in gender pay row

BBC China editor Carrie Gracie quits in gender pay row The BBC is funded through a mandatory license fee of £147 ($200) paid by United Kingdom households who access TV programs through televisions or any other devices such as computers. Gracie left her position as China Editor, but will remain with the network, writing that she expects to be paid equally at her former post in the TV newsroom. [Full Article...]

DHS to end protections for some Salvadoran immigrants

DHS to end protections for some Salvadoran immigrants But he added that Homeland Security would not "exempt entire classes of people". El Salvadorans living in the United States were granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in 2001 after the country was hit by deadly earthquakes. "Those are dollars coming back home from relatives overseas". El Salvador President Salvador Sanchez Ceren spoke by phone Friday with Nielsen to renew his plea to ex... [Full Article...]

Britain's Princess Charlotte starts nursery school

Britain's Princess Charlotte starts nursery school She also carried a pink polka-dot backpack. The adorable snapshots were taken by her mum, Duchess Kate . One person tweeted in response: "So sweet to see the way she looks at her mum with such excitement and love". Prince George on his first day of nursery . Charlotte is attending a different nursery to her brother, who spent his youngest years at Westacre Montessori in Norfolk because tha... [Full Article...]

Theresa May set to refresh members in cabinet reshuffle

The newspaper reported that education secretary Justine Greening is fighting for her job , partly because the Conservatives want to recast themselves as the party for education. Perhaps to prove the point that a new party chairman was needed, the Tories initially sent a tweet out congratulating Chris Grayling as the new chairman before quickly deleting it. [Full Article...]

GoPro Quits Drone Business, Cuts 20% of Staff

GoPro Quits Drone Business, Cuts 20% of Staff While strict regulations on drones are nothing new, GoPro says that they will eventually "reduce the total addressable market in the years ahead". GoPro, whose cameras and drones are mostly used by sports junkies and travel enthusiasts, cut the price of its Hero6 cameras to $399 from $499 and said that would hurt revenue by around $80 million in the current quarter. [Full Article...]

Brandon Lewis Named New UK Tory Chairman After Twitter Mix-Up

But May left her most senior lieutenants in place. He will stand in for May in the weekly Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons when she is away. The main opposition Labour Party, under the leadership of leftist lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn, is enjoying some of the highest numbers of support in its history. [Full Article...]

Acer Launches the New Swift 7, Redefining the World's Thinnest Laptop

Acer Launches the New Swift 7, Redefining the World's Thinnest Laptop There's no need to charge the new Acer Pen. The refreshed Acer Spin 3 (SP314-51) has now been revamped with 8th generation Intel Core processors, while the display has shrunk from the 15.6-inches of the old model to 14-inches on 2018's version. [Full Article...]


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