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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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‘A warning to corporate Japan’: Tokyo firm pays out $700k for overworked employee death

Tokyo-based Green Display Co. has settled a lawsuit with the family of a deceased former employee who died in a car accident caused by exhaustion, paying out $ 700,000 according to a report by The Asahi Shimbun. Kota Watanabe, 24, was killed in a road accident while driving home from an overnight shift in 2014. During the subsequent case, presiding ...

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Theresa May refuses to defend Gavin Williamson over affair with junior employee

Gavin Williamson has come under fresh scrutiny after Prime Minister Theresa May refused to back the defence secretary over claims he didn’t tell the truth about a “flirtatious” relationship he had with a former junior colleague. The recently appointed defence secretary, who took over from Michael Fallon after he resigned amid sexual harassment allegations, admitted his affair in an interview ...

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Bribery, bullion & bullying: Former EY employee sues company for Dubai gold scam cover up

A former employee of consultancy giant Ernst & Young (EY) is suing the company for his “unlawful, unprofessional and unethical” dismissal after he blew the whistle on an alleged bribery and money laundering scheme in Dubai. In a lawsuit filed in the high court in the UK, Amjad Rihan, a former partner at EY, claims that the company placed him ...

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Apple rerouting employee shuttles after highway attacks shatter windows on buses during commutes

In the past week, five Apple commuter shuttles carrying employees to and from the company’s Cupertino offices have been attacked, several sources tell us. Windows on the buses were shattered by what employees are suspecting was a gun being fired at the vehicles. All five incidents took place off Highway 280 near Woodside, Calif. The first attack took place Friday ...

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Flint public works employee takes plea in lead poisoning probe

Published time: 28 Nov, 2017 22:42 A Flint, Michigan, public works employee has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge in the ongoing investigation into the city’s lead-tainted water. That is the third of 15 water crisis defendants to agree to cooperate with prosecutors. Daugherty Johnson appeared in a Flint courtroom on Tuesday, where he went into the judge’s chambers ...

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Staff were ‘afraid to bend over near Bill Clinton’ – former White House employee

Published time: 28 Nov, 2017 11:39 Bending over in the presence of Bill Clinton was a risky undertaking, according to former White House staffer, Linda Tripp. The staffer-turned-whistleblower said new criticism of Clinton’s outrageous behavior is “a day late, and it’s a dollar short.” The housekeeping staff that worked during Clinton’s tenure in the White House were “afraid to bend ...

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Americans buying & selling employee uniforms in new craze to beat crowds on Black Friday

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 01:54 Edited time: 24 Nov, 2017 01:55 The insanity for Black Friday bargains has reached new heights in the US, after one joke suggestion to sell a Walmart uniform to anyone seeking to skip ahead of the lines went viral and spawned dozens of similar but real offers. It all reportedly started with Twitter user ...

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