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Israel foiled Australia ‘plane terror plot’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu says his country helped stop "an unimaginable slaughter" Israel helped avert an alleged terror plot in Australia to bring down a plane last year, both nations have confirmed. Last July, Australian police charged two brothers over an alleged plan to blow up an Etihad Airways flight…

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Google engineer says he was fired for fighting racism, sexism

Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. (Photo: Tony Avelar, Bloomberg) SAN FRANCISCO — A former Google engineer is suing the Internet giant, claiming he was fired for pushing back against racism and sexism in the company's internal employee forums. In the lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court, Tim Chevalier, a site reliability engineer, says he was let…

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America Averts Bond Auction Armageddon

By Bond traders can toast to successfully handling a massive wave of debt from the U.S. Treasury, at least for now. With the deluge of supply only just beginning, this week’s auctions served as a reminder that the U.S. won’t have trouble finding buyers for its debt, as long as it pays up. The Treasury…

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