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Yes, cities should indeed fight for tech jobs

Few events have jolted the urban planning crowd quite like Amazon’s process for selecting the company’s new second headquarters (dubbed HQ2). The company put up a massive carrot of 50,000 jobs and $ 5 billion in investment, and then proceeded to demand proposals from cities across North America (lovingly written up by Clickhole). Perhaps unsurprisingly, Amazon received 238 proposals, and ...

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Yes, cities should indeed fight for tech jobs

Few events have jolted the urban planning crowd quite like Amazon’s process for selecting the company’s new second headquarters (dubbed HQ2). The company put up a massive carrot of 50,000 jobs and $ 5 billion in investment, and then proceeded to demand proposals from cities across North America (lovingly written up by Clickhole). Perhaps unsurprisingly, Amazon received 238 proposals, and ...

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Tory MP ‘sorry’ for saying ‘unemployed wasters’ should be sterilized

Tory MP Ben Bradley has been forced to apologize after saying men on benefits should get vasectomies. Britain would “drown in a vast sea of unemployed wasters” if poor families had too many children, he said. Bradley, 28, who was promoted to Tory vice-chairman for youth by Prime Minister Theresa May last week, made the comments in a blog post ...

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‘Stalemate & controlled chaos in Afghanistan’… so should US stay?

There is controlled chaos in Afghanistan. If the US leaves, there will be complete chaos, but the US has no regional country to rely on, Middle East military analyst Kamal Alam told RT. With many people in Afghanistan demanding that US troops stationed there withdraw, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has warned that the country could collapse within six months without ...

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‘It’s time to move on’: William Hague says UKIP is irrelevant & should disband

UKIP should do the “dignified thing” and disband, William Hague has said as the party plunges into a fresh crisis over the leader’s “racist” ex-girlfriend. The former Tory leader and UKIP have a history of conflict. Writing in The Telegraph, Hague acknowledged the crucial role the party played in getting the UK out of the EU. But, as holding a ...

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Not groovy, baby! If Friends is ‘problematic,’ here are 6 more things we should ban from the ‘90s

As all 10 seasons of Friends were released on Netflix last week, young viewers found dozens of unexamined sexist, homophobic and abusive incidents in the sitcom. Is it time to banish other cultural milestones from the same decade? none of the bits from friends have aged particularly well, but so far it seems like “fat monica” is the worst — ...

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UK minister on Ahed Tamimi: ‘Israeli soldiers should not have been there’

A UK government minister condemned the arrest of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, saying Israeli soldiers shouldn’t have been in the occupied territory of the West Bank in the first place. Foreign office minister Alistair Burt condemned the arrest of the Palestinian teenager, who made international headlines when a video emerged of her slapping a heavily-armed Israeli soldier standing on her ...

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US military should ‘feel ashamed’ over aircraft incidents – Okinawa governor

The US should be ashamed of its lack of control over its activities in Okinawa, the island’s governor said, referring to a series of incidents involving US military aircraft which has caused serious concern among locals. “I want them [the US military] to feel ashamed of their inability to be in control of what they are doing,” Okinawa governor Takeshi ...

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‘No one should breathe their last in a place like this’: Homeless man dies on Christmas Eve

Devastated volunteers have told of how a homeless man died in a packed-out London shelter on Christmas Eve. The unfortunate man was found dead under a blanket on the floor. A worker for the charity Crisis at Christmas revealed how police and paramedics rushed to the scene but the man could not be revived. He passed away “gently” according to ...

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