Labor group accuses Google of illegally firing workers to stifle unionism

Labor group accuses Google of illegally firing workers to stifle unionism

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labor charge against Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Thursday, accusing the company of unlawfully firing four employees to deter workers from engaging in union activities. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain…

Hong Kong unrest contributed two percent points to third-quarter GDP contraction: official

Hong Kong unrest contributed two percent points to third-quarter GDP contraction: official

FILE PHOTO: People cross a street the Central business district in Hong Kong, China August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas PeterHONG KONG (Reuters) – Social unrest in Hong Kong contributed two percentage points to the city’s economic contraction in the third quarter, Paul Chan, financial secretary of the city’s government, told legislators in a televised hearing on…

Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of raping vet

Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of raping vet

FILE PHOTO: A police van carrying four men accused of the alleged rape and murder of a 27-year-old woman, leaves a police station in Shadnagar, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India, November 30, 2019. REUTERS/Vinod BabuBENGALURU (Reuters) – Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old…

Chinese defy Hong Kong’s protest gloom in hunt for bargain stocks

Chinese defy Hong Kong’s protest gloom in hunt for bargain stocks

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese investors more than doubled their Hong Kong stocks purchases this year, braving market headwinds from violent street protests and the protracted Sino-U.S. trade war, which have battered the Asian financial hub’s economy. FILE PHOTO: The name of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited is displayed at the entrance in Hong Kong,…

Hong Kong police chief calls for peace ahead of big protest march

Hong Kong police chief calls for peace ahead of big protest march

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s police chief has urged citizens to demonstrate peacefully ahead of what is expected to be a large-scale pro-democracy march on Sunday, an event planned amid a lull in violence in the Chinese-ruled city. FILE PHOTO: Anti-government demonstrators gather for a lunchtime protest at Chater Garden in Hong Kong, China,…

Uber Reports 3,000 Sexual Assault Claims Last Year

Uber Reports 3,000 Sexual Assault Claims Last Year

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Amazon Deal With N.F.L. Primes the Cloud to Help Treat Player Injuries

Amazon Deal With N.F.L. Primes the Cloud to Help Treat Player Injuries

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What You Should Know About Billionaire Steve Cohen, the Potential New Owner of the New York Mets

What You Should Know About Billionaire Steve Cohen, the Potential New Owner of the New York Mets

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Gift Guide: Winning Presents for the Video Gamers on Your List

Gift Guide: Winning Presents for the Video Gamers on Your List

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Sundance 2020 Will Host One of the Film Festival’s Most Diverse Lineups Yet

Sundance 2020 Will Host One of the Film Festival’s Most Diverse Lineups Yet

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