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Atul Gawande, the doctor and writer, named CEO of Amazon’s employee healthcare JV

Amazon, BerkshireHathaway and JPMorgan Chase are coming together in this JV to apply some of their private-sector and entrepreneurial knowledge to see how and if they can take a new approach to healthcare in the US. For those in the US, where private healthcare is the dominant norm, insurance is a central aspect of how people see doctors and get ...

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US Secret Service employee among 2,300 suspected child sex offenders nabbed in nationwide operation

A three-month operation has resulted in the arrest of more than 2,300 suspected child sex offenders, including a Secret Service employee, the Justice Department has announced. The investigation also identified 383 abused children. The nationwide operation, dubbed “Broken Heart,” ended in May. Conducted by Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) taskforces working in all 50 states, the operation was carried out ...

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Apple reportedly partners with Volkswagen for self-driving employee shuttles

Apple has decided to work with Volkswagen for some of its self-driving car efforts, The New York Times reported today. The plan, according to the NYT, is to turn some of Volkswagen’s T6 Transporter vans into autonomous shuttles for employees. However, this project is reportedly behind schedule and taking up much of the time of Apple’s autonomous driving team. According ...

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US government employee suffers brain injury after hearing ‘abnormal sound’ in China

A US government worker has reportedly suffered a mild brain injury after hearing an “abnormal sound” while working in China. The incident has sparked comparisons to last year’s alleged ‘sonic attack’ on US diplomats in Cuba. The US State Department issued a health warning to its citizens based in China outlining the mysterious case. “A US government employee in China ...

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Indian govt employee declares himself reincarnation of Vishnu, skips work to go to '5th dimension'

A senior engineer at an Indian government agency has been no-show to work for eight months for he was busy performing his duties as a deity, namely the 10th reincarnation of Vishnu, the man explained in a letter to the employer. Some office workers are ready to go to great lengths to find a legitimate reason to be absent from ...

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'No release of chemicals is best proof there were none' – employee of bombed Syrian research site

An engineer at the now-bombed-out research facility north of Damascus, which the US claims was the heart of Syria’s chemical weapons program, says the labs were making medicine and testing toys for safety. RT Arabic correspondents have visited one of the main targets of the US-led missile attack on Syria, the Scientific Studies and Research Center in the Barzeh district ...

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Delivery man bloodbath: Employee stabbed, robbed & kidnapped ‘over late parcel’

A delivery man is reportedly fighting for his life in India after a customer flew into a violent rage when he brought her parcel late. The 28-year-old victim, an employee of Flipkart, the Indian electronics company, sustained more than 20 stab wounds during the incident in Delhi. The man was set upon on March 24 by an irate woman who ...

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Mail bomb explosion: 1 FedEx employee injured by Austin-bound package

One woman was injured Tuesday in an explosion at a FedEx facility near San Antonio, Texas. The package was reportedly destined for Austin, which has been targeted by a serial bomber in recent weeks. The package reportedly contained metal shrapnel and nails. It exploded as it was traveling along the conveyor belt at the facility. The ATF, FBI, local law ...

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Volkswagen ordered to rehire employee suspected of trying to join ISIS

A German court has ruled that Volkswagen should reinstate an employee that was fired on suspicion of terrorism-related activities. The company failed to prove that he poses a genuine threat. “The mere suspicion that [a person] belongs to a radical ‘Jihad movement’ as well as a preventive confiscation of an international passport resulting from it do not provide a sufficient ...

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Romantic robbery: Bank employee embezzles $5.4 million for lover & his brothers

A bank employee in the United Arab Emirates managed to embezzle $ 5.4 million from her place of employment, aiming to spend it on her lover and his brothers, according to local media. The suspected fraudster – who served as head of accounts and customer service manager at the bank in Abu Dhabi – embezzled the cash in June 2017. ...

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