Tag: World

Starbucks popularity declines after CEO’s refugee remarks

Starbucks’s customers seem to be offended by Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz’s declaration, promising to employ thousands of refugees, post President Donald Trump’s first executive order that temporarily banned travel from seven mostly-Muslim nations. Schultz in a letter to employees said the promise of the American Dream was “being called into[Read More…]

Nigerian women displaced by Boko Haram hold protest

Boko Haram jihadists drove out a thousand of Nigerian women forced from their homes to hold a protest against the authority demanding better conditions as UN Security Council envoys visited their camp. The demands of the demonstrators were strictly accusing the local authorities and aid agencies of making worse one[Read More…]

Floods hit central Chile: 3 dead, 19 missing

Over 19 people have gone missing after heavy rain in parts of central Chile over the weekend caused mudslides and water outages in the South American nation. The banks of the rivers are overflowing due to heavy rain on the unusual dry months. This overflowing river went down to the[Read More…]

Facebook Live to be interrupted by ad videos soon

Social media giant Facebook plans to earn money from all the live videos it allows to share via its network. Facebook Live videos are soon to have interruptions by 20-second ads.  According to a report on Thursday, Facebook would soon start putting ads in the middle of publishers’ videos, much like TV commercials or YouTube[Read More…]

Renowned economist Kenneth Arrow dies at 95

The youngest winner of a Nobel prize for economics, Kenneth J. Arrow, passed away. He was 95, died on Tuesday at his home in Palo Alto, San Francisco. His theories on risk, innovation and the basic mathematics of markets have influenced thinking on everything from voting to health insurance to[Read More…]

Ivanka Trump to lead US delegation for entrepreneur summit in India

Ivanka Trump calls for religious tolerance

Ivanka Trump displayed her support towards the Jewish community on Twitter after 11 Jewish Community Centers were targeted with bomb hoaxes on President’s Day. She tweeted: ‘America is a nation built on the principle of religious tolerance. We must protect our houses of worship & religious centers. #JCC.’ 11 JCCs[Read More…]

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