Simone Biles Accuses Team USA Doctor, Larry Nassar of Assault

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppThe day before Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s sentencing for sexual abuse against girls in his care, American gymnast Simone Biles came forward to say that she too was abused: “I, too, am one of the many survivors that was sexually abused by Larry Nassar,” she said Monday afternoon in a Tweet with the hashtag #MeToo. “There are many reasons that I have been reluctant to share my story, but I know now that it is not my fault.” Nassar was the team doctor…

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Jeff Bezos Donates $33 Million to Scholarship Fund for ‘Dreamers’

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppFounder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, announced on Friday that he will donate $33 million dollars to a scholarship fund for young “dreamers,” which are immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. Bezos was recently named the wealthiest person in the world. This donation coincides with talks on Capitol Hill discussing what will happen next to the “dreamers.” The DREAM Act, short for “Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors,” was inaugurated under the Obama Administration. There have been several versions of the…

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Toyota-Mazda Plant Will Bring 4,000 Jobs to Alabama

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppToyota and Mazda announced plans on Wednesday to build a giant $1.6 billion joint plant in Alabama to create jobs for about 4,000 people. Many states competed to host the plant, but Alabama took the cake. The coveted project is to turn out 300,000 cars per year and produce the Toyota Corolla compact car for North America and a new small SUV from Mazda. Alabama’s governor, Kay Ivey, and others held a joint news conference to announce that the new plant will be in the…

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Microsoft Confirms System Slowdowns and is Working on Solutions

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppMicrosoft confirmed on Thursday that their Windows operating system update that released on Jan. 3 to address the Meltdown and Spectre CPU security issues have been shown to slow down the system in some cases. The slowdowns are more obvious in older Windows products like Windows 7 and 8, especially when they used Intel Haswell chips on the 2015 PCs, noted Terry Myerson, executive vice president at Windows and Devices Group. The slowdown will be apparent on the systems that applied the Jan. 3 updates.…

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Women Accuse James Franco of Inappropriate Sexual Behavior

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppAlong with many others, James Franco wore black in support of the #TIMESUP movement at Sunday’s Golden Globes event in support of women in Hollywood who have come out against men in Hollywood who have assaulted them. As soon as Franco won the award for Best Actor in A Musical Or Comedy for his role as Tommy Wiseau in “The Disaster Artist,” Franco came under fire online. Actress Violet Paley sent out a tweet on her account claiming that Franco sexually assaulted her and once…

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