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Another exec out amid sex harassment tension at Google

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers’ screens. AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE SAN FRANCISCO: Google parent Alphabet on Wednesday confirmed that an executive accused of sexual harassment left the company without an exit package as …

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Far-right group Proud Boys banned from Facebook, Instagram

Move follows clash between all-male, alt-right group and protesters in Manhattan Gavin McInnes, centre, and the group he founded, the Proud Boys, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram because of policies prohibiting hate groups. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press) McInnes called the ban censorship in an email Wednesday. He said …

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Milky Way was part of cosmic collision 10 billion years ago

Galactic merger would have looked like ‘fireworks,’ astronomer says An all-sky view of the Milky Way Galaxy and its neighbours, the Large and Small Magellanic clouds, based on measurements of nearly 1.7 billion stars observed by the European Space Agency’s Gaia spacecraft. (ESA via Associated Press) Spiral galaxies like our …

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25 Things Millennials Are Killing Off

El Nariz / Shutterstock.com Every generation gets unfairly maligned. Take it from a Generation Xer (who’s not a slacker) with six baby boomer siblings (who were never hippies). But it’s hard to remember a prior generation being accused of “killing” as many traditions and cultural habits as Generation Y, also …

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5 Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Investment Returns

Photo by vchal / Shutterstock.com Are you thinking about investing for the first time? Whether you’re a newly minted college graduate or a late starter in her 50s, the task of plunging into the stock market can feel daunting. While I’m sure there are courses designed to get you up …

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Afternoon Deals: Wednesday, Oct. 31

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your …

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8 Foolish and Costly Financial Fouls — and How to Avoid Them

Asier Romero / Shutterstock.com Everybody makes mistakes, but they’re particularly painful when they cost you hard-earned cash. Even if errors are inevitable, there is no reason to waste hundreds or even thousands of dollars on financial moves that are proven folly. Here are eight common financial fouls you can avoid …

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Calgary council votes to revive Olympic bid from near-death

Calgary city council voted 7-8 Wednesday — after more than seven hours of heated discussions — to keep the city’s 2026 Olympic bid alive and allow Calgarians to decide whether the bid should move forward, with a plebiscite planned for Nov. 13. The majority of councillors voted in favour of …

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The military in govt

FR. RANHILIO CALLANGAN AQUINO HE was his usual self: Making a surprise announcement with far-reaching effects and raising disturbing questions. The military, the President said without much fanfare, was “taking over” the Bureau of Customs. He announced, and its key officials were “all out.” Can the military in fact take …

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