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Airbnb bans host for telling hijab-wearing British PhD student she wouldn’t ‘fit’ into neighborhood

Homestay website Airbnb has booted a host from its platform after the host declined to accept a Muslim guest, telling a British PhD student she would not “fit” into their neighborhood due to her veil. 25-year-old British neuroscience student Nurjahan Saleque is doing her PhD in Hamburg, Germany. Tired of her commute, she saw an apartment on Airbnb closer to ...

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Russian pension reform bill signed into law by Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a motion ordering an increase to retirement age while allowing for a rise in payments and offering additional guarantees for citizens approaching the end of their working lives. Increase in retirement age and pension payments A package of bills regulating pension reform was published on Thursday and its main part will come ...

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A horse walks into a French bar… and no one finds it funny, chaotic VIDEO shows

Horses are normally very stable animals but that doesn’t stop them going berserk every now and then, as shocked patrons of a French bar found out recently when a bucking bronco disturbed their quiet gathering. After tearing away from its handler at a French racecourse in Chantilly the young horse decided to run into the nearby bar where it sparked ...

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Apple adds student ID cards into Apple Wallet to access buildings, buy food and more

The education market has long been one of the cornerstones of growth for Apple’s hardware business, and today the company is leveraging its popularity in it, specifically among college-aged students, to build out a newer effort. Today, Apple started to integrate university student ID cards — used to access buildings, pay for food or books, and any other transactional campus ...

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Google gets into game streaming with Project Stream and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in Chrome

Earlier this year, we heard rumors that Google was working on a game streaming service. Now, it looks like those rumors were true. The company today unveiled ‘Project Stream” and while Google calls this a “technical test” to see how well game streaming to Chrome works, it’s clear that this is the foundational technology for a game streaming service. To ...

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Iran says it launched missiles into Syria at Ahvaz attack 'ringleaders' (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 1 Oct, 2018 02:36 Edited time: 1 Oct, 2018 02:37 The Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says it has hit the ringleaders of the September 22 terrorist attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, which killed 29 people and injured over 60. In a statement on its own outlet Sepah, the IRGC said its Aerospace Division targeted ...

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Sen. Flake says 'not a chance' he'd ask for FBI probe into Kavanaugh if he wanted reelection

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona), the key figure behind the White House’s decision to reopen an FBI investigation into SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has said he would have not called for the probe if he hoped to get reelected. Flake has been serving as a Senator for Arizona since 2013. In October last year, he announced that he would not by ...

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Trump orders FBI to reopen background investigation into Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump has given the FBI one week to conduct an investigation of the allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman in 1980s. “I’ve ordered the FBI to conduct a supplemental investigation to update Judge Kavanaugh’s file. As the Senate has requested, this update must be limited in scope and completed in less than one ...

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The Infatuation raises $30M from Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo to bring Zagat into the digital age

WndrCo, the consumer tech investment and holding company founded by longtime Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, has invested $ 30 million in The Infatuation, a restaurant discovery platform. The Infatuation made waves earlier this year when it purchased Zagat from Google, which had paid $ 151 million for the 40-year-old company in 2011. Despite efforts to makeover the Zagat app, the search giant ultimately ...

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Congress resolution aims to force Trump into ending US involvement in Yemen War

US involvement in the “world’s worst humanitarian crisis” – the war in Yemen – could soon come to a halt as 23 members of Congress put forward a resolution to stop troops from assisting in “unauthorized” hostilities. California Democrat Ro Khanna introduced the resolution on Wednesday, invoking the 1973 War Powers Act. The resolution directs US President Donald Trump to ...

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