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Dozens of Amazon employees taken to hospital after robot unleashes bear spray

Dozens of Amazon employees taken to hospital after robot unleashes bear sprayDozens of Amazon workers have been taken to hospital after a robot tore a can of bear repellent spray, discharging fumes inside a warehouse. Employees at Amazon’s Robbinsville Township warehouse reported trouble breathing and burning sensations in their eyes and throats, a spokesperson for the township told CNN. First responders arrived at the facility on Wednesday after receiving a 911 call saying 54 workers were experiencing symptoms.



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Wisconsin company gives employees handguns for Christmas: 'The perfect gift'

Wisconsin company gives employees handguns for Christmas: 'The perfect gift'A Wisconsin family-owned company decided to forgo traditional cash bonuses



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Google Employees Stage Global Walkout Over Payouts To Alleged Sexual Harassers

Google Employees Stage Global Walkout Over Payouts To Alleged Sexual HarassersNEW YORK ― Google employees around the globe staged a walkout Thursday to



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Google's Sundar Pichai says 48 employees were fired for sexual harassment

Google's Sundar Pichai says 48 employees were fired for sexual harassmentPichai sent an email to Google employees in response to a New York Times story that was published earlier in the day. The report said the search engine giant protected three senior executives from allegations of sexual misconduct by offering them payouts. The email, which was also signed by Google’s vice president of people operations Eileen Naughton, said that company employees could use internal tools to report cases of inappropriate behaviour anonymously.



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Ohio Haunted House Employees Suspended After Allegedly Staging Mock Rape

Ohio Haunted House Employees Suspended After Allegedly Staging Mock RapeRyan Carr and his girlfriend, Sarah Lelonek, were shocked when the scene unfolded at the Akron haunted house.



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Who Wrote The Anonymous Op-Ed? We Polled Anonymous New York Times Employees.

Who Wrote The Anonymous Op-Ed? We Polled Anonymous New York Times Employees.If you've been awake at all over the past 24 hours, you've likely heard that



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2 employees dead, including suspect, in workplace shooting at food warehouse in Missouri City

2 employees dead, including suspect, in workplace shooting at food warehouse in Missouri CityOfficials say the woman walked into the Missouri City warehouse and started firing, killing a manager and wounding another employee.



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Google employees sign protest letter over China search engine: NYT

Google employees sign protest letter over China search engine: NYTHundreds of Google employees have signed a protest letter over the company’s reported work on a censor-friendly search engine to get back into China, The New York Times said Thursday. The employees are demanding more transparency so they can understand the moral implications of their work, said the Times, which obtained a copy of the letter. Employee anger flared with a report earlier this month in The Intercept that Google is secretly building a search engine that will filter content banned in China and thus meet Beijing’s tough censorship rules.



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Seattle Airline Employee’s Sad Final Words Before Crashing Stolen Plane: ‘I Got a Few Screws Loose'

Seattle Airline Employee’s Sad Final Words Before Crashing Stolen Plane: ‘I Got a Few Screws Loose'The employee stole an unoccupied 76-seater Horizon Air turboprop plane Friday night.



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Maryland shooting: Five victims of Capital Gazette shooting named as employees of the newspaper

Maryland shooting: Five victims of Capital Gazette shooting named as employees of the newspaperPolice with the Anne Arundel County Police Department have named the five victims of the shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper offices in Annapolis, Maryland, where a gunman opened fire on Thursday afternoon. William Krampf, the acting police chief with the department, read the names aloud during a press conference Thursday night, breaking from previous statements that he would not hold another press conference until Friday morning. A later tweet from the Anne Arundel Police Department noted that they had not released the suspect’s name for investigative reasons, and said that the suspect had not been booked, and that no booking photo was available.



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