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January 15, 2019 3:37 PM Walgreens and Microsoft partner to develop digital healthcare services

(Reuters) - Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday they have entered a seven-year agreement to research and develop new methods of delivering healthcare services through digital devices. As a part of the deal, the companies will focus on virtually connecting people with Walgreens stores and provide services on therapeutic 2693

January 14, 2019 4:45 PM Ethiopia charges METEC head with additional corruption case

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia hit the former head of military-run industrial conglomerate METEC with additional corruption charges on Monday, in a complex case seen as a test of the new prime minister’s anti-corruption campaign. Kinfe Dagnew was arrested along with dozens of other employees of the METEC two months ago. The new charges relate to the procurement 179

January 14, 2019 9:29 AM US shutdown: Canadian air traffic controllers send pizza to US workers

Air traffic controllers in Canada are sending hundreds of pizzas to their US counterparts who are working through the federal government shutdown. A collection started by employees had blossomed into an industry-wide show of solidarity, the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association told the BBC. It has affected 800,000 public workers and closed many government 294

January 5, 2019 4:22 PM Hamas arrests Gaza men suspected of attacking Abbas's TV station

GAZA (Reuters) - Gaza authorities arrested five Palestinians on Saturday on suspicion of ransacking the offices of President Mahmoud Abbas’s official Palestine Television station, Hamas’s interior ministry said. On Friday, assailants destroyed cameras, editing and broadcasting equipment in the Gaza office of the station, part of the Palestinian Broadcast 108

January 4, 2019 3:18 PM Huawei employees punished for tweeting from an iPhone

File photo - An employee holds an iPhone Apple XR during the press visit of the new Apple Store Champs-Elysees on Nov. 15, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images) When you work for the digital marketing team of a smartphone manufacturer, the last thing you should be doing is using a rival's hardware to post messages on behalf of the company 113

January 4, 2019 2:42 AM Amazon workers strike in Spain ahead of Three Kings gift-giving

MADRID (Reuters) - Workers at Amazon’s biggest warehouse in Spain started a two-day strike on Thursday just ahead of a gift-giving feast day, as part of a long-running campaign for better pay and conditions. The strike, called by the country’s two main unions, CCOO and UGT, may affect the delivery of products for Epiphany, the day on which three kings 102

January 3, 2019 3:24 PM The government is STILL shut down

The Senate has adjourned for the day One furloughed federal worker, at home in Colorado anxiously watching CNN as the government shutdown clock continues to rise, tells our affiliate KMGH that she’s worried about how she’ll pay her bills -- she recently had surgery and her leg is in a cast. “I get up really early to watch” the news, Andrea Popelka said, hoping 102

December 31, 2018 11:52 PM Smoke shop: Worker fired after anti-Trump rant at customer

TUCKER, Ga. – A store that sells smoking and vaping material in Georgia says it fired an employee after he yelled profanity at a customer wearing a T-shirt and hat supporting President Donald Trump. The customer, Ian Fergeson, says he went to Xhale City in the Atlanta suburb of Tucker to try to buy vape juice. WAGA-TV reports that Ferguson recorded a video 93

December 26, 2018 11:10 PM Plantronics to pay $36 million to settle SEC investigation into Polycom

(Reuters) - Headsets maker Plantronics Inc said on Wednesday it has entered an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle an investigation into Polycom Inc, which it acquired in July. Plantronics will pay $36 million to settle the investigation, which began after Polycom reported it discovered evidence of “possible improper 117

December 25, 2018 7:45 PM Eight-year-old Guatemalan dies after being detained by U.S. border agents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An eight-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy died shortly after midnight on Tuesday after being detained by U.S. border agents, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said in a statement, the second migrant child this month to die in U.S. detention. The boy and his father were in CBP custody on Dec. 24 when a Border Patrol agent 76