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Rebuilding Germany’s centuries-old vocational program

Within buildings 10 and 30 of the Siemens complex on the outskirts of Munich, the next generation of German workers are toiling over a range of test projects. The assignments are carefully chosen to impart the skills needed to continue the German miracle in automated manufacturing. In one room, a group of young men train to be automotive mechatronic engineers. ...

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Microsoft expands program for women returning to work

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is expanding a program designed to increase its hiring of women seeking to rejoin the workforce, following a rash of complaints about sexual harassment and gender discrimination at the world’s largest software company. FILE PHOTO: A Microsoft logo is seen a day after Microsoft Corp’s $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn Corp, in Los ...

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Microsoft launches program for women returning to work

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is stepping up its hiring of women seeking to rejoin the workforce, following a rash of complaints about sexual harassment and gender discrimination at the world’s largest software company. FILE PHOTO: A Microsoft logo is seen a day after Microsoft Corp’s $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn Corp, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on June ...

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‘Why We Need Men and Women of God to Run for School Board Positions’: San Diego Parents Outraged Over Sex Ed Program 

Outraged San Diego parents converged on their local school district last week to express their concerns over a controversial sex education curriculum being taught to their children. The current sex education series of lessons was adopted in 2016 and according to many parents, includes graphic cartoons and other pornographic material that is unsuitable for classroom use.  In response, some parents ...

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Iran’s Khamenei says Tehran’s ballistic missile program crucial for country’s defense: TV

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s top leader warned on Monday of the country’s harsh respond if attacked by enemies of Tehran, saying that the country’s ballistic missile program was essential for defense purposes despite western demands to curb it. FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during Friday prayers in Tehran September 14, 2007. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl/File Photo “Tehran will ...

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Uber ends Arizona self-driving program following fatality

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber has shut down its self-driving car operation in Arizona two months after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles, the company said on Wednesday. Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is not shuttering its entire autonomous vehicle program, a spokeswoman said, adding that it will focus on limited testing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and two cities in ...

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Italian parties agree government program, say no threat to euro

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s two anti-establishment parties agreed the basis for a governing accord on Thursday that would slash taxes, ramp up welfare spending and pose the biggest challenge to the European Union since Britain voted to leave the bloc two years ago. FILE PHOTO: Anti-establishment 5-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio speaks following a talk with Italian President Sergio ...

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Pompeo: U.S. to lift sanctions if North Korea dismantles nuclear weapons program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that Washington would agree to lift sanctions on North Korea if the country agrees to completely dismantle its nuclear weapons program, a move that would create economic prosperity that “will rival” that of South Korea. As Pompeo spoke on several Sunday morning talk shows, the Pentagon said three ...

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