• Facebook Fundraiser To Reunite Families Separated At Border Brings In Millions
Facebook Fundraiser To Reunite Families Separated At Border Brings In Millions

Since Saturday, Raices has met its initial $1,500 goal and raised the new goal to $15 million, which it's on track to achieve. "These aren't kids we don't have to care about". "Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law". Sessions and other anti-immigration proponents have framed the policy as a clear-cut "don't do the crime if you can't do...

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  • Amazon’s Alexa to provide guest services at Marriott hotels
Amazon’s Alexa to provide guest services at Marriott hotels

According to Tech Crunch , the virtual assistant can be "customized to include key guest information, like checkout time or pool hours; allows guests to request services like housekeeping or room service; and can be configured to control "smart" hotel room functions, like adjusting the thermostat or raising the blinds".

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  • Starbucks to Close 150 Underperforming Stores, Hike Dividend
Starbucks to Close 150 Underperforming Stores, Hike Dividend

Chief financial officer Scott Maw said the company is piling another $5 billion onto its already planned $20 billion budget for stock buybacks and dividends through 2020. Starbucks said it would provide additional details on its plans at an investor presentation on Tuesday afternoon. That alliance frees Starbucks to focus on improving its mains...

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  • Disney raises its bid for Fox to $71 billion
Disney raises its bid for Fox to $71 billion

Should the Fox board - which will be convening this week to discuss the Comcast bid - consider the global telecommunications conglomerate tender superior to the agreement with Disney , the Mouse House will have five days to match the offer.

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  • Intel has paths around Trump's China tariffs, analysts say
Intel has paths around Trump's China tariffs, analysts say

Slapping tariffs on $200 billion more in goods, in addition to the $34 billion already set, would likely mean that nearly all Chinese products would face some import tax-though this depends on whether or not the new tariffs are on goods already taxed.

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  • South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million in hack
South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million in hack

It was the second major attack on South Korean virtual currency exchanges in just 10 days, after hackers stole 40 billion won from Seoul-based Coinrail, which suspended withdrawal and deposits services since then. The logo of Bithumb is seen at its cryptocurrencies exchange in Seoul, South Korea, January 11, 2018. It did not say which types of co...

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  • Telstra restructure axes 8,000 jobs
Telstra restructure axes 8,000 jobs

It would contain assets of about $11 billion, revenue of about $5.5 billion and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation of about $3 billion. The company's shares have lost more than half of their market value over the past three years. Effectively stripping away two to four layers of management.

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  • Australian telecom giant Telstra is slashing 8,000 jobs
Australian telecom giant Telstra is slashing 8,000 jobs

In this world our infrastructure assets are becoming more valuable. It would contain assets of about $11 billion, revenue of about $5.5 billion and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation of about $3 billion. "It's about reducing the number of plans we have from 1800 to 20". Telstra is axing 8000 jobs over the next three year...

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  • Costly meal: 'Rats' shred notes worth Rs.12L in Assam ATM
Costly meal: 'Rats' shred notes worth Rs.12L in Assam ATM

Currency totalling to Rs29.48 lakh was deposited inside the ATM by a private security company on May 19, after which the machine had gone out of service on May 20, as quoted by a local newspaper. As per SBI officials, around Rs 12, 38,000 Rupee notes were demolished by the mice. "The carcass of a rat was found among the shredded notes", the offic...

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  • Microsoft urges Trump administration to change its policy separating families at border
Microsoft urges Trump administration to change its policy separating families at border

Microsoft said it was "dismayed by the forcible separation of children from their families at the border". The letter from Microsoft employees was first obtained by the New York Times and verified by Gizmodo . Other tech companies have been criticized for their working relationships with the government. Then, Bloomberg caught Microsoft att...

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  • Merkel hosts Macron as EU faces risk of 'disintegration'
Merkel hosts Macron as EU faces risk of 'disintegration'

The chancellor and her Christian Democrats pledged in the agreement defining the terms of their government that 2015 would remain an exception that was not to be repeated. Merkel , however, opposes any unilateral move to reverse her 2015 open-door policy and undermine her authority. It would also gravely weaken the CSU, whose dominance of Bavarian ...

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  • Canadian smuggling claims by Trump exaggerated
Canadian smuggling claims by Trump exaggerated

They scuff them up, they make them. look old", Trump continued. Mr. Trump cited an unidentified "major newspaper" as the source of this information. Trump said he hoped the US could work out a trade agreement with Canada, saying the two countries had a good relationship but that Americans were being taken advantage of.

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  • Rupert Murdoch must increase Sky News budget to £100m
Rupert Murdoch must increase Sky News budget to £100m

First steps on Wednesday could be for the Fox board to take Comcast's offer $65 billion seriously and agree to share information on its businesses with Comcast . Now, in a funding commitment without precedent in the United Kingdom media industry, it is effectively agreeing to pump at least £1.5bn into the news provider for the next 15 years.

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  • Dunkin' Donuts Sign Asks Customers To Snitch On Workers Not Speaking English
Dunkin' Donuts Sign Asks Customers To Snitch On Workers Not Speaking English

A photo of the sign began to make the rounds on Twitter early Monday morning. The sign reads in part, "If you hear any of our staff shouting in a language other than English , please call management". "However, he did admit to putting up a similar sign in the past, saying customers had complained about it in the past", the station reported ...

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  • McDonald's to rollout paper straws in new trials globally
McDonald's to rollout paper straws in new trials globally

Transcend Packaging, based in Wales and Northern Ireland based Huhtamaki has been named the key supplier for the new paper straws . According to NPR, A petition asking the fast food giant to stop using plastic straws has been signed by almost 500,000 people.

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  • In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China
In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

The declines came after a series of moves escalating the brewing trade war between the United States and China, the world's two largest economies. China's commerce ministry immediately responded by saying the U.S. China swiftly rebuked the threat and said it would take strong countermeasures to safeguard itself if new tariffs are indeed annou...

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  • Elon Musk Reckons A Saboteur Has Been Dicking Around With Tesla Production
Elon Musk Reckons A Saboteur Has Been Dicking Around With Tesla Production

The worker, who had been denied a promotion, did "quite extensive and damaging sabotage" to Tesla's operations, Musk wrote in the memo late Sunday, which was reported in full by CNBC . on June 18, Musk branded the event "another odd incident that was hard to explain" and advised all staff to "be on the alert for anything not in the best interest...

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  • Dollar hits 11-month high as United States threatens further tariffs on China
Dollar hits 11-month high as United States threatens further tariffs on China

Further action must be taken to encourage China to change its unfair practices, open its market to United States goods, and accept a more balanced trade relationship". However, many economists and businesses in the United States say the tariffs are likely to hurt some of the sectors the administration is trying to protect, which depend on China...

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  • Trump threatens to impose more trade tariffs on China
Trump threatens to impose more trade tariffs on China

A Commerce Ministry statement criticized the USA measures as "extreme pressure and blackmail". Tokyo Nikkei ended the morning session 0.8% down as Asian stock markets tumbled following fears of a trade war between the U.S. "It is very unfortunate that instead of eliminating these unfair trading practices, China said that it intends to impose ...

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  • Who is Sandeep Bakhshi, the new ICICI Bank COO
Who is Sandeep Bakhshi, the new ICICI Bank COO

Bakhshi will be responsible for handling all the businesses and corporate centre functions at the bank", the lender said. The bank on May 30 announced that its Board has chose to institute a "comprehensive enquiry" to look into an anonymous whistleblower's complaint alleging that Kochhar had not adhered to provisions relating to "code of conduc...

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