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Amazon is going to hire 50,000 people across its HQ2 cities - but it has at least 10 years to do it, so don't expect your neighborhood to change overnight

Amazon is going to hire 50,000 people across its HQ2 cities - but it has at least 10 years to do it, so don't expect your neighborhood to change overnight

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Many residents of Long Island City and Arlington aren't happy that Amazon will be opening its HQ2s in their neighborhoods. It's important to note that the HQ2s won't be built...
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‘I Don't Really Want to Work for Facebook.' So Say Some Computer Science Students

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

A job at Facebook is plum. But at a recent university hackathon, some young engineers showed a changing attitude toward working at the social network.
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Behind California wines, generations of Mexican-American winemakers, labor

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

Filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz's documentary "Harvest Season" focuses on the inextricable link between American wines and Latino winemakers and farmers.
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Arizona unemployment rate rises to 4.7 percent in October

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Arizona's unemployment rate for October was 4.7 percent, up from 4.6 percent in September. The state Office of Economic Opportunity says the seasonally adjusted labor force...
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Jailed Lawmaker Says Inmates Want To Help Trump Build Border Wall

6 hours ago   |   CBS

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Former Arkansas state Senator Jon Woods and 79 other inmates at a Texas federal prison are offering to help build President Donald Trump's promised border...
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Cuba Is Pulling Doctors From Brazil After ‘Derogatory' Comments by Bolsonaro

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Brazil's far-right president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro, said a program that sends thousands of Cuban doctors to underserved regions of his country amounted to “slave labor.”
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Teachers who work multiple jobs to pay their bills talk about what makes teaching still worth it

Teachers who work multiple jobs to pay their bills talk about what makes teaching still worth it

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Teachers across the US face low pay and poor funding in schools. The issues they face have prompted walkouts and strikes in several states. Educators spoke to INSIDER why they...
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There's a Stress Gap Between Men and Women. Here's Why It's Important

14 hours ago   |   NY Times

Between domestic duties and emotional labor, research shows, women are more stressed than men are - but it doesn't have to be that way. Here's what the data says, and how to...
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The Six Phases to Building a Strong Talent Pipeline for Your Community

The Six Phases to Building a Strong Talent Pipeline for Your Community

16 hours ago   |   Economic Modeling

A few years ago, when the labor market wasn't as tight as it is today and people felt the aftermath of the Great Recession more than they do now, talent attraction was a...
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New York's Amazon Deal Is a Bad Bargain

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The city has what the company wants, talent. Why pay them $1.5 billion to come?
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FBI investigates death of American woman on cruise ship headed to Aruba

FBI investigates death of American woman on cruise ship headed to Aruba

The FBI is investigating the death of a 52-year-old woman on a cruise ship heading from Florida to Aruba. Read more ...

Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that...

Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that raised $400,000

Reports indicate all three will face criminal charges of conspiracy and theft by deception related to the GoFundMe campaign. Read more ...

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

An audience member said a man interrupted a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. Read more ...

Carmelo Anthony parts ways with Rockets, report says

Carmelo Anthony parts ways with Rockets, report says

Carmelo Anthony isn't officially done in Houston, but he might as well be. Read more ...

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

Clark died Thursday of pneumonia complications at his home in Tulsa, OK. Read more ...

Navy SEALs, Marines charged with murder of Green Beret

Navy SEALs, Marines charged with murder of Green Beret

A pair of elite Navy SEALs and a set of US Marines allegedly teamed up to kill a Green Beret - binding him in duct tape and strangling him to death in a hazing attempt gone... Read more ...

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

A man who displayed signs supporting Donald Trump is permanently not permitted at all Walt Disney World properties for violating the rules. Read more ...

Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for 5 suspects in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for 5 suspects in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia is seeking the death penalty for five suspects involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a Thursday statement the Saudi Public Prosecutor said that... Read more ...

Kim Porter, former model and Diddy's ex-girlfriend, dies at age 47

Kim Porter, former model and Diddy's ex-girlfriend, dies at age 47

LOS ANGELES - Kim Porter, a model and actress who dated Sean “Diddy” Combs, has died, according to TMZ and E! News. She was 47. Porter and Diddy had three children... Read more ...

P.K. Subban injury update: Predators D placed on IR with lower-body injury

P.K. Subban injury update: Predators D placed on IR with lower-body injury

P.K. Subban has two goals and 10 assists in 18 games this season. Read more ...