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After 27 years of marriage, one of the world’s most well-known couples Bill and Melinda Gates are calling it quits In a joint statement on their verified Twitter accounts on Monday, the couple announced they are getting a divorce. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our...
Italian authorities have placed six public hospital employees in Southern Italy under investigation for abuse of office after they allegedly allowed a 67-year-old to be paid a total of 538,000 euros (US$650,000) in salary over 15 years without ever working. The suspect, described by the Italian press as “king of absentees,” is also under investigation for alleged fraud and aggravated...
Bank of America has named some stocks which the bank’s analysts say investors should buy as the economy gradually reopens. The bank’s analysts and many investors are increasingly optimistic that the combination of aggressive government stimulus, vaccine rollouts and pent-up economic demand will drive stock prices even higher in the months and years ahead. Therefore, Bank of America has released a...
France on Thursday finally passed a “historic law” setting the age of sexual consent to 15 after public outrage over a schoolgirl's rape case that saw 20 firefighters dodge a rape charge despite repeatedly 'having sex' with the then 13 year old. French Parliament voted unanimously to make rape with children under the age of 15 an offence punishable by up...
Due to what it describes as increasing demand, Visa has announced it will now allow the use of the cryptocurrency USD Coin to settle transactions on its payment network. “We see increasing demand from consumers across the world to be able to access, hold and use digital currencies and we’re seeing demand from our clients to be able to build...
Data from more than half a billion LinkedIn users has been scraped and is being sold online to hackers. This is the second major cybersecurity incident that occurred this month, following news of a similar incident involving Facebook where 533 million users’ personal data were leaked online. LinkedIn confirmed the latest incident but said it was not a data breach...
After months of waiting for his final pay check after leaving the job, an auto repair worker finally got the $915 his former employer owed him. Andreas Flaten from Georgia said his ex-boss at AOK Walker Luxury Autoworks dumped 91,500 greasy pennies at the end of his driveway as final wage. “This is a childish thing to do,” he told FOX...
This is a sad incident that happened on Friday when a young woman was killed by lightning while training. Katherine Diaz, 22, was in the water at El Tunco beach in southwest El Salvador training for the World Surf Games, a qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics, when she was struck by lightning, the country's surfing federation (FESASURF) said. "It is with a...
Former U.S President Donald Trump is building his own social media website, longtime advisor Jason Miller who was Trump’s spokesperson during the 2020 campaign, told Fox News on Sunday. “I do think that we're going to see President Trump returning to social media in probably about two or three months here with his own platform – and this is something...
Facebook shares rose more than 4% on Friday following comments by CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday indicating a shift in his previous view of Apple's looming privacy update. The stock closed at $290.11, gaining more than 4% - the biggest one-day percentage gain since November, but still below its record closing price of $303.91 on Aug. 26, 2020. Apple announced last year it will...
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