Chappy, the dating app for gay men, has today announced a partnership with GLAAD. As part of the partnership, Chappy will make a donation to GLAAD for each conversation initiated on the dating app, from now throughout 2019. The company won't disclose the amount of the donation, but said that it hopes to raise “hundreds of thousands of dollars.” Chappy launched in 2017 to give gay men an authentic, discrimination-free way to connect with one another. [...]
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Leftist president-elect has promised to travel on commercial flights in push to rule with frugality and restraintIn less than three weeks he will be sworn in as president of the world's sixth largest democracy. Related: Mexico's president-elect Amlo to take 60% pay cut in austerity push Continue reading... [...]
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Conway's Ridiculous New Acosta Excuse
Kellyanne Conway has a new and ridiculous defense for the White House sharing a video to make it look like a CNN journalist hit an intern. [...]
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Over 200 remain missing in Northern California as firefighters battle Camp Fire, which is tied for deadliest in state history
The most destructive wildfire in California history continues to burn in Northern California in Butte County. The fire has destroyed hundreds of buildings and has placed hundreds of lives at risk. [...]
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Pay gap is down 1.1% from last year, but still equates to a difference of about $25,700 a year, Workplace Gender Equality agency saysAustralian men still earn more than their female colleagues in all industries, but the gender pay gap is narrowing at a very slow pace. The fifth Workplace Gender Equality agency review into pay discrepancies between men and women employees found, on average, a man can expect to take home 21.3% more in [...]
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California wildfires: Why Trump's claim 'forest management' is to blame is completely wrong - and why he'll keep saying it
Three separate wildfires raging in California have killed at least 31 people and as many as 200 more are currently missing while firefighters battle to contain the disaster. The Camp Fire in the north of the state has burned 108,000 acres of land so far and is among deadliest in California history, while the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles has claimed 83,275 acres and the Hill Fire in Ventura County scorched 4,531 more. [...]
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French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech at the Internet Governance Forum at the UNESCO in Paris. While the IGF has been around for a while, it hasn't been as active as some would have hoped. That's why the French government is issuing the Paris Call, a short three-page document on cybersecurity. President Macron hopes to foster the IGF and create a subgroup of countries (and companies) that can agree on cybersecurity issues. “Fist, internet works [...]
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Tens of Cat Mummies and 100 Cat Statues Found Near Ancient Egyptian Pyramid
Ancient Egyptians seem to have been "cat people," or at least cat mummy people. Researchers have dug up several mummified cats alongside about 100 wooden cat statues in a tomb complex near a pyramid built for the pharaoh Userkaf, who reigned from 2291 B.C. to 2289 B.C., the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced Nov. 10. The burials are located near the site of Saqqara in Egypt. [...]
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Black Friday may be still be 10 days away, but shopping season started early in the enterprise this year. We have seen acquisitions totaling almost $50 billion in the last couple of months alone, topped by the mega $34 billion IBM-Red Hat deal two weeks ago. What exactly is going on here? While not every deal has been for that kind of money, we are seeing an unusually large number of mega deals this year, something [...]
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