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  • United States Jul 16, 2019

    ‘WeRescue’ App Allows For Pet Adoption on Your Phone

    Prospective pet owners can now choose the furry friend they want without having to leave their home. Five years after it first launched, the adoption app WeRescue has expanded its reach across the U.S. and in Canada, and has hundreds of thousands of pets available for adoption at over 3,000 rescue organizations. “We pull in data from all these different...

  • San Francisco Jun 10, 2019

    Salesforce Buying Tableau Software in $15.7B All-Stock Deal

    Customer-management software developer Salesforce is buying Tableau Software in an all-stock deal valued at $15.7 billion. Tableau uses self-service analytics to help people with any skill level work with data. Among the companies that use Tableau’s services are Charles Schwab, Verizon and Netflix. Once the transaction closes, Tableau will operate independently and stay headquartered in Seattle. “Joining forces with Salesforce...

  • United States Nov 27, 2018

    US Nixed FBI Checks on Staff at Migrant Teen Detention Camp

    The Trump administration has put the safety of thousands of teens at a migrant detention camp at risk by waiving FBI fingerprint checks for their caregivers and short-staffing mental health workers, according to an Associated Press investigation and a new federal watchdog report. None of the 2,100 staffers at a tent city holding more than 2,300 teens in the remote...

  • social media Jul 29, 2018

    Photo of Homeless Man in Silicon Valley Handing Out Resumes Goes Viral

    A single post by a good Samaritan on Twitter has given a homeless unemployed worker new hope. David Casarez stood in an intersection on Mountain View holding a sign that read “Homeless, hungry 4 success, take a resume.”

  • Donald Trump Mar 7, 2018

    For Many Factory Towns, It’s White Collar Job Loss That Hurts Most

    With the abandoned smokestacks off the bay and ramshackle factories along 12th Street in Erie, Pennsylvania, it’s easy to pin the blame for this industrial city’s plight on the loss of manufacturing jobs to China and Mexico. Many, including President Donald Trump, hold the belief that shuttered factories are what primarily ails Erie and other aging blue-collar company towns. Yet...

  • Donald Trump Aug 15, 2017

    High-Tech US Plants Offer Jobs Even as the Laid-Off Struggle

    In the state-of-the-art laboratory in a World War II-era building the size of 27 football fields, GM workers in suburban Cincinnati use breakthrough technology to build jet engines that run on less fuel at higher temperatures. Bright flashes flare out as GE workers run tests with a robotic arm that can withstand 2,000 degrees. The open jobs there are among...

  • attorney Jul 3, 2017

    U of I Abduction Suspect Makes First Appearance in Court

    Hundreds of people gathered outside a federal courthouse Monday as the suspect in the kidnapping of a Chinse scholar at the University of Illinois made his first court appearance since he was arrested last week.

  • Oklahoma Mar 3, 2017

    Bitcoin Value Surpasses Gold for First Time in Currency’s History

    Bitcoin hit a major milestone on Thursday, surpassing the price of an ounce of gold for the first time in the digital currency’s history, NBC News reported. Some investors are now saying this development solidifies the Bitcoin currency as “digital gold.” The price of one Bitcoin was $1,271 by Thursday evening, according to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index. An ounce of...

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