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Indigenous Canadian women still being forcibly sterilized, claims senator

A Canadian senator claims that unwilling indigenous women are still getting coerced into being sterilized across Canada. The senator now wants the “heinous” issue investigated nationwide. Sterilization by tubal ligation – a process by which the fallopian tubes are either tied, burned or severed – is not just a shameful relic of Canadian history, Senator Yvonne Boyer claimed, but a ...

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In venture capital, it’s still the age of the unicorn

Howie Xu Contributor Howie Xu is the vice president of artificial intelligence and machine learning at Zscaler. He previously co-founded TrustPath and served as an entrepreneur in residence at Greylock. This month marks the 5-year anniversary of Aileen Lee’s landmark article, “Welcome To The Unicorn Club”.</span> At the time, the piece defined a new breed of startup — the $ ...

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In venture capital, it’s still the age of the unicorn

Howie Xu Contributor Howie Xu is the vice president of artificial intelligence and machine learning at Zscaler. He previously co-founded TrustPath and served as an entrepreneur in residence at Greylock. This month marks the 5-year anniversary of Aileen Lee’s landmark article, “Welcome To The Unicorn Club”.</span> At the time, the piece defined a new breed of startup — the $ ...

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Apple beats on Q4 earnings thanks to price hikes, stock still falls 7% after hours

Despite a beat on its Q4 quarterly earnings, Apple shares still managed to take a beating Thursday. Shares are down 7 percent in after-hours trading after the company released its Q4 quarterly earnings report, detailing $ 62.90 billion in revenue beating analyst expectations of $ 61.57 billion, with earnings per share hitting $ 2.91 beating an expected $ 2.78 EPS. The results represent ...

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Google walkout organizer: ‘I hope I still have a career in Silicon Valley after this’

Shouting “women’s rights are worker’s rights” and a number of other #TimesUp and #MeToo chants, upwards of 1,000 Google employees gathered at San Francisco’s Harry Bridges Plaza Thursday to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment and misconduct cases. Staffers from all of Google’s San Francisco offices were in attendance. An organizer who declined to be named told TechCrunch there ...

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Google walkout organizer: ‘I hope I still have a career in Silicon Valley after this’

Shouting “women’s rights are worker’s rights” and a number of other #TimesUp and #MeToo chants, upwards of 1,000 Google employees gathered at San Francisco’s Harry Bridges Plaza Thursday to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment and misconduct cases. Staffers from all of Google’s San Francisco offices were in attendance. An organizer who declined to be named told TechCrunch there ...

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Trump has two ‘secure’ iPhones, but the Chinese are still listening

President Trump has three iPhones — two of them are “secure” and his third is a regular personal device. But whenever the commander-in-chief takes a call, his adversaries are said to be listening. That’s according to a new report by The New York Times, which put a spotlight on the president’s array of devices — and how he uses them. ...

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21 Saudis to lose US visas over Khashoggi murder, Saudi Arabia still an important ally – Pompeo

The US will punish those responsible for killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi by revoking visas and possibly imposing Global Magnitsky Act sanctions, but Saudi Arabia remains an important ally, said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Twenty-one Saudi citizens will have their US visas revoked or be declared ineligible for them as part of the response, the State Department said on Tuesday. ...

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‘Sawed while still alive’? Gruesome ‘taped’ details of Khashoggi’s alleged murder cause media stir

After a Turkish daily said it obtained a recording from the Saudi consulate in Istanbul related to journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a London-based outlet published an ultra-graphic description of his alleged murder and dismemberment. A three-minute audio recording of Khashoggi’s said to reveal what happened to him at the Saudi consulate has been leaked to the Turkish daily Sabah, but the ...

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Kinky, panty-selling, yoga teacher will still run for office in US despite revelations

A city council election in the US took a bizarre turn after one of the candidates was found to have an online alter ego that performed webcam striptease in addition to selling her used underwear and gym shorts online. Deborah Reno, AKA ‘Mystee Crockett’, of Evanston, Wyoming, a city of 13,000 residents roughly 80 miles northeast of Salt Lake City, ...

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