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Unwelcome in other countries, Americans are fleeing lockdowns and flocking to Mexico


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Feeling unwelcome, Amazon ditches plans for New York hub

Feeling unwelcome, Amazon ditches plans for New York hubAmazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $ 3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians. Opponents of the project feared congestion and higher rents in the Long Island City neighbourhood of Queens, and objected to handing billions in incentives to a company run by Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man. State Senator Michael Gianaris, who represents Queens and was a vocal critic of the deal, told a news conference on Thursday that the Amazon subsidies were unnecessary.



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German police probe curious case of 9-year-old's unwelcome Christmas gifts

German police probe curious case of 9-year-old's unwelcome Christmas giftsMany children know the heart-sinking moment when they tear off the bright wrapping of their coveted Christmas gift to reveal the wrong colour trainers or an ill-favoured toy. “The officers arrived and found a very angry little boy,” said a spokesman from the local police in Zetel, in northwestern Germany, according to the Nordwest Zeitung newspaper.



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German police probe curious case of 9-year-old's unwelcome Christmas gifts

German police probe curious case of 9-year-old's unwelcome Christmas giftsMany children know the heart-sinking moment when they tear off the bright wrapping of their coveted Christmas gift to reveal the wrong colour trainers or an ill-favoured toy. Having dialed the emergency services hotline on Tuesday, the child explained to police that he had not received any of the gifts he had requested for Christmas. “The officers arrived and found a very angry little boy,” said a spokesman from the local police in Zetel, in northwestern Germany, according to the Nordwest Zeitung newspaper.



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