Canada closes embassy in Sudan as army forces president Omar al-Bashir to step down

Canada’s embassy in Sudan closed Thursday after Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was deposed by the army after three decades of autocratic power that included allegations of genocide. Officials are telling Canadians to avoid all travel to the country because of safety and security concerns, warning of “demonstrations and civil unrest.” Sudanese sources told Reuters that Bashir, 75, was at the presidential residence under “heavy guard.” A son of Sadiq al-Mahdi, the head of the country’s m

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Health Insurance Stocks Dive As Vulnerability Rises On Obamacare, Congress Compromises Activity On Medication Costs.

Health-care stocks were ready to end the week in the red Friday after administrators on Capitol Hill took steps to compose new laws tightening over the country's biggest drug store advantage directors to check soaring medication costs. The Trump organization's legitimate test to previous President Barack Obama's signature medical coverage law, the Affordable Care Act, and Sen. Bernie Sanders' new "Medicare for All" bill additionally burdened the business' offers. The XLV, an ETF that tra

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Amazon wants a second North America headquarters

Amazon announced Thursday morning that it would start soliciting bids from North American cities to be the home of a second company headquarters on the continent, expected to eventually house as many as 50,000 employees. Amazon said it prefers metro areas that house at least one million people and a strong technical talent pool. Of course, Amazon is also looking for a healthy dose of incentives, including tax exemptions or workforce grants. “Incentives offered by the state/province and loc

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Facebook’s latest algorithm problem: allowing advertisers to reach ‘Jew haters’

One of Facebook’s biggest selling points to advertisers is that you can use the company’s vast data trove to target users based on almost any personal characteristic. But the wide scope of Facebook’s targeting capabilities was revealed on Thursday when ProPublica discovered that you could target people using anti-Semitic phrases, including “Jew hater” and “How to burn jews.” Slate did a quick follow up and found that Facebook also enabled targeting for other hateful groups, like the “Ku-Kl

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Bank of England reveals UK pay growth set to remain low

Normal pay development is set to set to stay frail and Brexit-related vulnerability is as yet controling business speculation, as per the most recent report from the Bank of England's system of territorial operators. The specialists investigated Wednesday that businesses around the UK are arranging pay rises bunched around 2 to 3 for every penny, regardless of detailing uplifted challenges in enlistment. Genuine wage development has turned negative this year as normal ostensible boosts i

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