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The State of Texas did pass a law forbidding the state from employing contractors who boycott Israel, but the city's form makes no indication that this is an extension of this law. David Olson, Dickinson's city attorney, told KTRK that he's obligated by state law to put the controversial clause in the application until he's told otherwise.
  • Detailed Look at Boston's Bid for Amazon's Second Headquarters Released

    Detailed Look at Boston's Bid for Amazon's Second Headquarters Released

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    In Birmingham, Alabama, giant Amazon boxes were placed throughout the city. "We also have access to an educated workforce, available commercial properties, and a great quality of life". "We can say look, if we can build the proper transit... we have a much broader range of options as to where people can live within reasonable commuting range", said Tory.
  • Tillerson Signals Impatience With China on North Korea, Trade

    Tillerson Signals Impatience With China on North Korea, Trade

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    The MEA said his statement brought out the various strengths of Indo-US partnership and highlighted India's shared commitment to a rule-based worldwide order. "China, while rising alongside India, has done so less responsibly, at times undermining the worldwide, rules-based order", the USA diplomat said. As for referencing Tillerson's allusion to Pakistan, India perhaps didn't feel the need for it, as New Delhi and Washington have been bashing Islamabad on a regular basis, at least since ...
  • Nivea under fire for ad promoting skin lightening in Africa

    Nivea under fire for ad promoting skin lightening in Africa

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    Sharing a clip of it online, he wrote: "This is why black businesses need to rise up and cater for our needs". Others have pointed out that if the demand was not there for skin-lightening products , Nivea would not be selling them. The ad features a woman yearning to "restore her skin to its natural fairness". There's an unrealistic norm that white skin, beauty, and beings are more valuable and viable in society's eye, which is flat out wrong.
  • Donald Trump drops 92 places in the Forbes rich list

    Donald Trump drops 92 places in the Forbes rich list

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    His fortune increased $15.5 billion - the biggest gainer in terms of dollars on the list, according to the magazine. No. 10: Sergey Brin from Google, $43.4 billion. "The minimum net worth to make the Forbes list of 400 wealthiest Americans is now a record $2 billion", said Luisa Kroll and Kerry Dolan, assistant managing editors of wealth at Forbes Media.
  • NK warns USA faces

    NK warns USA faces "unimaginable strike" over joint naval drill

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    The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan conducts joint drills with the South Korean navy at sea on October 19, 2017. "The objective of these operations are to send signals that we know how to operate together in the defense of South Korea and to make it clear that aggressive actions that violate the sovereignty of our allies [will not be tolerated]".
  • Lego Excludes Important 'Hidden Figure' From Women Of NASA Collection

    Lego Excludes Important 'Hidden Figure' From Women Of NASA Collection

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    The project was first proposed by an MIT News deputy editor, Maia Weinstock , who submitted her proposal to LEGO Ideas , a community portal that gathers ideas from all over the world for future products. Recently profiled in the Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures , Johnson was a mathematician whose work helped make NASA's Mercury and Apollo missions possible.
  • Man accused of kicking officers while being arrested in Colorado Springs

    Man accused of kicking officers while being arrested in Colorado Springs

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    Police said that Murphy was across the street watching the white Ford Explorer burn. The father began to fight with Murphy until he was able to detain him in the garage until police arrived on scene. Murphy is accused of stabbing the young kids to death in the family home. Black said they called 911 while the attack was unfolding. Police are not looking for anybody else in connection with the crime.
  • Two bodies found in Joshua Tree are possibly missing CSUF students

    Two bodies found in Joshua Tree are possibly missing CSUF students

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    According to KESQ and KABC, the couple was last heard from in late July, and search teams later located their auto near the beginning of one of the park's trails. The bodies were discovered in the same area that two former Cal State Fullerton students, Rachel Nguyen and Joseph Orbeso, went missing in late July, but authorities have yet to determine whether the cases are connected.
  • US readies to evacuate Americans from South Korea

    US readies to evacuate Americans from South Korea

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    During his two-day stop in Japan, prior to his arrival in Seoul, Sullivan said the U.S.is not ruling out the possibility of holding direct talks with Pyongyang. North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test in September, flouting the worldwide community's calls for restraint. "Our objective is, throughout that campaign of pressure, to bring North Korea to the negotiating table without preconditions so that we can achieve our objective of a denuclearized Korean Peninsula", he said.
  • Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to build 'internet city' on Toronto waterfront

    Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to build 'internet city' on Toronto waterfront

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    Hinton, who attended the announcement, is also an engineering fellow at Google and heads the Silicon Valley company's artificial intelligence research project in Toronto . headquarters to the Eastern Waterfront. In March, Waterfront Toronto, which was created by the three levels of government to oversee transformation of waterfront land, announced it was seeking a "funding and innovation" partner to create a complete community along the water near Bonnycastle Street and Queen's Quay East.
  • Vehicle bomb kills 5 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistan

    Vehicle bomb kills 5 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistan

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    According to eyewitnesses, a white auto parked on the roadside exploded as a truck carrying around 30 Rapid Response Force (RRF) personnel passed by. QUETTA: Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti has said that the nature of the explosion is being determined and preliminary probe suggests that the explosion was suicide .