Lawsuits allege IBM let go as many as 100,000 older workers

The company is battling lawsuits that allege it laid off older workers in order to seem attractive to younger talent. International Business Machines Corp. has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to boost its appeal to millennials and make it appear to be as “cool” and “trendy” as Amazon and Google, according to a deposition from a former vice president in an ongoing age discrimination lawsuit. The technology company is facing several lawsuits accusing it of firing older workers, including a class-action…

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The Strange Death of American Civility

We investigate how the toxic partisan divisions of the Trump era have eroded civil norms vital for US democracy. Part 1: Democrats vs Republicans The United States seems more disunited than at any point in recent history – its politics so undermined by partisan divisions that consensus on almost anything is impossible to achieve. Toxic partisanship between Democrats and Republicans – the nation’s two main parties – has soared under President Donald Trump‘s administration – worsening since the release of then-Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his investigation of Trump and Russian interference…

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Is Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead

Three US officials confirmed Hamza’s death to a TV station while another report says he died in the last two years. Intelligence officials in the United States have received information that al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden‘s son Hamza has died, according to a US broadcaster. NBC reported on Wednesday that three US officials had confirmed they had information of Hamza bin Laden’s death, but gave no details of the date or place, and did not indicate if they had confirmed the information. The New York Times newspaper also reported that…

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