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Snap to lose chief financial officer, its 2nd in a year

Jan 16, 2019—Snap Inc. is getting hit hard in morning trading after the social media company said its chief financial officer is leaving, the second to do so in the past year. In a regulatory filing Tuesday, the company said Tim Stone is leaving to pursue other opportunities. He had joined the Santa Monica, California, … Continue reading Snap to lose chief financial officer, its 2nd in a year

MOSCOW | Russian parliament runs rap song contest amid crackdown

MOSCOW — The Russian parliament on Thursday announced a rap song competition amid a crackdown on contemporary music that evoked Soviet-era censorship of the arts. A dozen rappers have had their shows cancelled recently after warnings from officials who claim that their music promotes the wrong values. At least three musicians have been detained. In … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian parliament runs rap song contest amid crackdown

MOSCOW | Russian parliament to run competition for best rap song

MOSCOW— The Russian parliament on Thursday announced a rap song competition amid a crackdown on contemporary music that evoked Soviet-era censorship of the arts. A dozen rappers have had their shows cancelled recently after warnings from officials who claim that their music promotes the wrong values. At least three musicians have been detained. In a … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian parliament to run competition for best rap song

Empty boxes top high-tech toys on doctor-recommended list

Skip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents — things like blocks, puzzles — even throwaway cardboard boxes — that spark imagination and creativity. “A cardboard box can be used to draw on, or made into … Continue reading Empty boxes top high-tech toys on doctor-recommended list

BANGKOK | Big tech firms pledge training for workers in Southeast Asia

BANGKOK— Microsoft, Google and other major technology companies have promised to help provide training in digital skills for around 20 million people in Southeast Asia by 2020 to make sure the region’s burgeoning working-age population is a fit for the future job market. The World Economic Forum announced Monday its “ASEAN Digital Skills Vision 2020” … Continue reading BANGKOK | Big tech firms pledge training for workers in Southeast Asia

MILWAUKEE | Photographer: Image of teens not intended to be offensive

MILWAUKEE  — The parent who took a photo of a group of Wisconsin high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute on the steps of a local courthouse said Tuesday he was simply asking the teens to wave goodbye to their parents before they headed off to prom and never anticipated the … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Photographer: Image of teens not intended to be offensive

HOUSTON | ‘Magic’ campaign lands 17 black women on Houston courts

HOUSTON — The Houston area’s courts are going to be a lot more diverse thanks to a group of 17 African-American women and their “magic.” The women, who were part of an effort dubbed the “Black Girl Magic” campaign, all won races Tuesday to be judges in various Harris County courts in an election that … Continue reading HOUSTON | ‘Magic’ campaign lands 17 black women on Houston courts

Business News: Walgreens Aims to Hire 5,000 Veterans, Teams Up with Southern New Hampshire University to Provide Educational Opportunities

New HERO program will provide veterans with career opportunities at Walgreens and discounted tuition at SNHU All Walgreens and Duane Reade Stores to Offer Veterans Day Discount Nov. 9 – 11 DEERFIELD, IL – Walgreens and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) today announced a new initiative that aims to provide career and educational opportunities for … Continue reading Business News: Walgreens Aims to Hire 5,000 Veterans, Teams Up with Southern New Hampshire University to Provide Educational Opportunities