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McDonald's workers sue fast food chain claiming they face 'daily risk of violence at work'

Weeks after McDonald's fired former CEO Steve Easterbrook for having a relationship with an employee, 17 Chicago-area workers are suing the fast-food giant over what they call a "citywide and nationwide pattern” of violence.<p>The lawsuit filed Thursday in Illinois state court claims corporate …

Business

Corrupt CEO Promoted by Obama, Clinton, Biden GOES BROKE & Her Own Lawyers Jump Ship

Ex-Corona-Norco assistant superintendent Rozzi, construction chief charged with money laundering

A former Corona-Norco school district assistant superintendent and the president of an Ontario construction firm that specializes in building schools …

Corruption

10 IRS Audit Red Flags for Retirees

You may be wondering about your odds of an IRS audit. Most people can breathe easy. The vast majority of individual returns escape the IRS audit …

Retirement

Fractured Into Factions? What The Founders Feared About Impeachment

As the Founding Fathers were drafting the U.S. Constitution, they were explicitly trying to avoid a repeat of the situation they had just fought a war to free themselves from — a ruler with unchecked power.<p>While they wrote a bare minimum about impeachment in the country's essential governing …

Harvard Business School

Burglars Really Do Use Bluetooth Scanners to Rob Cars

Bluetooth scanners are readily available and easy to use—which means that smash-and-grab car break-in might not have been pure chance.<p>At the …

Mobile Technology

Trump administration ousts top homelessness official as White House prepares broad crackdown

“It has been an incredible honor to serve at USICH, and I do feel like I am leaving on my own terms,” Doherty said in an email obtained by The Washington Post. “I believe that I have been able to keep my integrity intact; but, they have now told me to pack my things up and go.”<p>The Trump …

Business

New WhatsApp Threat Confirmed: Android And iOS Users At Risk From Malicious Video Files

The security and integrity of encrypted messaging platforms has been very much in the headlines in recent weeks, and most of these stories have focused on the largest player in the field—WhatsApp. Facebook’s premier messaging platform has patched a number of vulnerabilities, the most notorious of …

Opinion

Is Florida the Answer to California’s Fire Problem?

A visit to the state where almost every day is a fire day<p>Every year in early spring, Lane Green sets half of his property—100 acres of longleaf pine …

Florida

The House and Senate finally agree on something: Robocalls

In these times of political strife, it’s nice that despite our differences we can still band together as a nation in the face of a catastrophe that affects us all equally. I speak, of course, of robocalls, and it seems that the House and Senate have put their differences aside for the present in …

Mobile Technology

Most Americans think they’re being constantly tracked—and that there’s nothing they can do

More than 60% of Americans think it’s impossible to go through daily life without being tracked by companies or the government, according to a new …

Privacy

Google Made a Huge Mistake--and Now Project Nightingale Is a Scandal. It Didn't Have to Be That Way

The tech giant's lack of transparency sends a very dangerous message.<p><i>Subscribe to Inc. This Morning, a daily news digest curated for those interested in entrepreneurship.</i><p>On Monday, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> broke a big piece of news: Google has been amassing personal health data on 50 million …

Innovation

These maps show how many people will lose their homes to rising seas—and it’s worse than we thought

When you hear how many people are living on land that might be underwater by 2100, you might wonder how we know exactly how high the sea level will be so far into the future. That kind of modeling is incredibly complex, and involves countless calculations and assumptions that influence the outcome. …

Environment

This unusual new ransomware is going after servers

PureLocker ransomware appears to have links to some of the most prolific cyber-criminal operations active in the world today.<p>An unconventional form …

Cybersecurity

Report reveals how tech giants censor conservative speech

Tech Industry

‘Shark Tank’s’ Lori Greiner Asks Her Followers For Help in This Video

ABC’s hit reality show <i>Shark Tank</i> features some of today’s most successful business owners investing in aspiring entrepreneurs. Barbara Corcoran, Mark …

Savannah Guthrie

Google secret project gathers health data of millions of Americans:...

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google has signed its biggest cloud computing customer in healthcare to date, in a deal giving it access to datasets that could help it tune potentially lucrative artificial intelligence (AI) tools.<p>FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen …

Technology

How the U.S. betrayed the Marshall Islands, kindling the next nuclear disaster

Between 1948 and 1958, the U.S. military detonated 43 atomic bombs here. After agreeing to a 1958 temporary moratorium on nuclear testing with the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union, the U.S. began using the atoll as a conventional and bioweapons testing ground. For the next 18 years, the U.S. …

Long-form Journalism

Growing fire threat makes California departments reluctant to help each other

For nearly 70 years, California fire departments have fought blazes statewide through a codified system of neighbor helping neighbor.<p>But as catastrophic windblown wildfires strike with more frequency, California’s system of mutual aid is under stress, with fire chiefs sometimes reluctant to assist …

California

The World’s Worst Game of Risk Is Playing Out in Syria

After weeks of chaos in the northeast, great powers redrew a small chunk of the map. And a bigger story is just beginning.<p>The U.S. pulled back. Turkey moved in. Kurdish forces retreated. The Syrian government gloated. Russia struck a deal and sent in more troops. More than 100 people died and more …

Middle East

Laser weapon tracks and destroys drones in demo with airmen

WASHINGTON — Lockheed Martin has used a laser weapon system to engage and shoot down multiple fixed-wing and rotary drones in a demonstration for the …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Amazon Is Selling Kid’s T-Shirts With Criminally Offensive Slogans. But Why?

<i>Editor’s Update: A representative from Amazon has reached out to Fatherly and issued the following statement: “All sellers must follow our selling</i> …

Shirts

In China, Kids Of Unwed Mothers May Be Barred From Public Health Care, Education

When Liu, a 31-year-old Chinese insurance firm manager, learned she was pregnant in 2017, she resolved to keep her baby.<p>She tried to hide the fact that she was unmarried and pregnant from her colleagues at the private insurance firm where she works in Shanghai. She paid her own hospital bills …

Social Work

Voters overwhelmingly tell Kansas City to drop Martin Luther King street name

Voters have overwhelmingly approved removing Dr Martin Luther King’s name from one of the most historic boulevards in Kansas City, Missouri, less than a year after the city council decided to rename The Paseo for the civil rights icon.<p>Unofficial results from a ballot on Tuesday showed the proposal …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Netflix Isn't Cool With Password Sharing Anymore. Why Piracy Is About to Be the Next Battle In the Streaming War

Streaming services are going high-tech to crack down on people who share their accounts.<p>There was a time when Netflix's CEO said that password sharing was "something you have to get used to." Which made sense at the time, since pretty much everyone did it in some form or another. Basically, …

Innovation

Powerful Coalition Pushes Back on Anti-Tech Fervor

WASHINGTON — Thomas Lambert, a professor at the University of Missouri’s law school, gave his former colleague Josh Hawley a warning before Mr. Hawley became a senator in January.<p>Mr. Lambert had been wary of Mr. Hawley’s decision in 2017, as Missouri’s attorney general, to open an antitrust …

Mobile Technology

Two former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

<b>Washington, DC (CNN Business) —</b> Federal prosecutors accused two former Twitter employees of spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.<p>Ali Alzabarah, a Saudi national, and Ahmad Abouammo, a US citizen, used their access at the social media giant to gather sensitive and nonpublic information on …

Technology

Sen. Kamala Harris introduces bill to lengthen school day by three hours

Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced a bill Wednesday that would lengthen the school day to 6 p.m. to better align with …

News