Apple Offers $2.5bn To Address California Housing Crisis

  Apple said on Monday it would commit $2.5 billion over the next two years to help address the shortage of affordable housing in California and reduce homelessness. The move by Apple follows similar initiatives from Silicon Valley peers Google and Facebook, which each have pledged $1 billion for housing programs. “Before the world knew … Continue reading Apple Offers $2.5bn To Address California Housing Crisis

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Says ‘Worst Is Yet To Come’ On Oil Spill

  Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Sunday that “the worst is yet to come” with an oil spill that has affected more than 200 beaches on the country’s coast. “What came so far and what was collected is a small amount of what was spilled,” Bolsonaro said in an interview with Record television. He said … Continue reading Brazil’s Bolsonaro Says ‘Worst Is Yet To Come’ On Oil Spill

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Police Arrest Woman For Locking Up Minor In Warehouse

The police have arrested a woman for allegedly locking up a 17-year-old girl in a warehouse at the Isheri area of Lagos State.

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McDonald’s Sacks CEO For Having ‘Consensual Relationship’ With Employee

  McDonald’s announced Sunday that its president and CEO Steve Easterbrook was forced out after showing “poor judgment” by engaging in a “consensual relationship” with an employee. He was replaced by Chris Kempczinski, the president of McDonald’s USA. Kempczinski was also elected to the board of directors. “Easterbrook has separated from the company following the … Continue reading McDonald’s Sacks CEO For Having ‘Consensual Relationship’ With Employee

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Border Closure Extension: Policy Comes Without Any Palliative For Local Businesses – NECA

  The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has expressed concerns over the announcement extending the time for border closure, saying the government has not provided a palliative for legitimate local businesses. The Federal Government extended the duration of the ongoing ‘Exercise Swift Response’ across the nation’s borders till January 31, 2020, an exercise that started … Continue reading Border Closure Extension: Policy Comes Without Any Palliative For Local Businesses – NECA

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Woman Found Dead In Landslide After Storm Batters France

A 71-year-old woman was found dead Monday after being engulfed by a landslide in the French city of Nice, as the south of the country counted the cost from a brutal storm.

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One Killed, 17 Others Injured As Grenade Hits Kashmir

At least one person was killed and 17 wounded Monday in a grenade blast at a crowded market in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city Srinagar, police and doctors said.

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1948 Olympics Cycling Champion Jacques Dupont Dies Aged 91

French cyclist Jacques Dupont, who won a gold medal at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, has died at the age of 91, his family announced on Monday.

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Over 40 Migrants Found Alive In Refrigerated Truck – Greek Police

Forty-one migrants were found alive in a refrigerated truck in northern Greece on Monday, said police, who arrested the driver.

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Two Indonesian Journalists Killed While Mediating In Land Dispute

  Two Indonesian journalists mediating a land dispute between a palm oil company and residents have been found dead with multiple stab wounds near a plantation in Sumatra, police said. The body of Maraden Sianipar was found on Wednesday in a ditch near a palm plantation in Labuhan Batu district, an eight-hour drive from the … Continue reading Two Indonesian Journalists Killed While Mediating In Land Dispute

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