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Here's Tim Cook's Email About The Black Teens Barred Entry From Apple Store

In an all-hands email sent to Apple, the company CEO calls black teenagers being barred from an Australian Apple Store "unacceptable."<p>Earlier this week, a video surfaced of three black teenagers from Sudan and Somalia being barred from entering an Apple store in Melbourne, Australia, because an …

Billionaire's Wife Withdraws Donation Because College Can't Rename Itself After Her

Former Citigroup CEO Sanford Weill and his wife Joan have called takesies backsies.<p>A $20 million donation to the small, struggling Paul Smith's College by the wife of a finance billionaire came with a significant string attached: the school had to rename itself after her, changing its name to Joan …

China: World Leader in Female Billionaires

Eight out of 10 of the world’s richest self-made women come from the country.<p>“Women hold up half the sky,” goes one of Mao Zedong’s most famous lines. Now women are starting to hold a larger chunk of the world’s wealth, especially in China.<p>According to the research institute Hurun Report, eight out …





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Video shows officers tasing man who later died

<b>(CNN) —</b> Graphic video shows the minutes leading up to the death of a Virginia man while in police custody.<p>Officers can be seen tasing Linwood Lambert, 46, multiple times while he is handcuffed, outside a hospital where the officers had initially taken him for medical help.<p>The incident happened in …


Brazil Seeks to Copy U.S. Gun Culture

<b>Correction</b>: This article was amended on Nov. 18. The original version of this story incorrectly described the proposed abortion law. The law would …


Stock Decline Picks Up Steam

Energy companies again drag down broader indexes<p>Energy companies, hit by a selloff in commodities such as oil and copper, dragged down the broader market, with major indexes facing their worst one-day declines in a month.<p>U.S. stocks fell, with the S&P 500 declining 29.03 points, or 1.4%, to 2045.97 …

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Police report confirms University of Missouri swastika story

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A report filed by a campus police officer confirms that one of the most disturbing incidents of racial intimidation cited by …

Amnesty International Wants The U.N. To Ban Killer Robots

Ahead of a weapons convention in Geneva, the humanitarian group wants to put an end to the development of lethal autonomous machines.<p>This summer, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking tried to warn us about killer robots. They were joined by more than a thousand researchers in artificial intelligence and …

18 Badass Portraits From Glamour's Women Of The Year Awards

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Apple Store accused of racism for kicking out black teens

An Apple Store in Australia has come under fire this week thanks to video footage of a store manager kicking six black school boys out of a store because security was worried they might steal something.<p>Footage of the incident at the Melbourne store hit the Internet on Tuesday, causing a an outcry …

A Life Of Storytelling: Guest DJ Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien's name is synonymous with committed, in-depth journalism on topics that don't always receive such treatment in mainstream media — topics like race and poverty in America.<p>But who is the woman behind the reporting? O'Brien's own life is fascinating: full of stories about the …

Run the Jewels: On Tour With Rap’s Reigning Bragmasters

I Choose You<p><b>El-P:</b> Hat vs hat.<p><b>Killer Mike:</b> My money's on Pokemon.<p>Pink Vinyl<p><b>Killer Mike:</b> These records are either for breast cancer or Pepto Bismol, …


Iraqi Kurds reach Sinjar road, cutting Islamic State supply line

Supported by U.S.-led airstrikes, Kurdish Iraqi troops on Thursday seized part of a highway that is used as a vital supply line by the Islamic State group, a key initial step in a major offensive to retake the strategic town of Sinjar from the militants.<p>The town was overrun by the extremists as …

Microsoft rolls out first major Windows 10 update for PCs and tablets

Microsoft today released the first major update to Windows 10 on PCs and tablets. At the same time, Microsoft says the update means the company “can confidently recommend Windows 10 deployment to whole organizations.”<p>Windows 10 users will receive the November update, as Microsoft is calling this …

Gucci, YSL, others suing Alibaba back down on mediation threat

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and other luxury brands suing Alibaba Group Holding Ltd for promoting the sale of counterfeit goods have backed away from their threat to withdraw from mediation, despite Alibaba founder Jack Ma’s statement that he would rather lose the case than …


Elkton-area heroin dealer gets 60 years

ELKTON — A man received 60 years in prison terms on Friday for selling more than than 4,000 packets of heroin to a covert drug agent during numerous …

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What Michelle Obama may do after the White House

Earlier this week, just days before she gave an impassioned and deeply personal speech about the importance of girls' secondary education worldwide, First Lady Michelle Obama penned a poignant essay in the Atlantic on the same topic. In it, she wrote about the Let Girls Learn initiative she and …

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