Gavin de Becker, a security consultant for Bezos, made his accusations in a 2000 plus word post in the Daily Beast, which the news site labeled as ;opinion.; The investigator gave no direct evidence to reinforce his allegations, which furthered a suggestion made by Bezos in February that the tabloid s interest in his personal life could be linked to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Enquirer parent American Media Inc. has offered an explanation with far less political intrigue: It learned of Bezos affair from his lover s brother.De Becker said Bezos is a target of the Saudi government because Bezos owns the Washington Post, which has written extensively about Khashoggi s murder at a Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
The oldest living city is preparing for what could well be the epic battle in the war of 2019 for Delhi. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the newly drafted general secretary of the Congress and leader of the party s Mission Rejuvenation in Uttar Pradesh, has stirred the placid Ganga flowing along the 80 ghats of holy Varanasi with one short hint of a question. "Should I contest from Varanasi?" she asked party workers.
The notoriously time conscious nation is behind a new initiative from the European Parliament to end the practice of pushing clocks forward by one hour in the spring (which will occur this Sunday in Europe), and back by one hour in the fall.On Tuesday, the Parliament voted in favor of stopping the practice by 2021, following a poll last year from the EU in which 84% of the respondents voted in favor of reverting to one time year round. The law must now be passed by national governments.
Gates recently joined Amazon's Jeff Bezos in the highly exclusive fraternity of individuals with a personal fortune that's at, or greater than, $100 billion. And while many in the general public may believe his wealth is shrinking compared to Microsoft's heyday at the forefront of computer technology, actually he's growing richer and richer all the time thanks to savvy investment by way of an investment firm he controls called Cascade Investment. Through Cascade, Gates has substantial stakes in publicly traded companies including Waste Management and AutoNation as well as investments in various other entities, including real estate.
Madeline Carroll, 23, told an audience at the National Religious Broadcasters convention that she started acting when she was around three and had little problem getting family friendly roles during her childhood years. She played opposite Kevin Costner in the 2008 movie Swing Vote. But soon, during her tween and teen years, the opportunities changed. One such opportunity came after Swing Vote.
The retailer has announced plans to expand its operations in the Lone Star State;s capital, adding another 800 jobs. The positions, reports the Austin Statesman, will primarily focus on software and hardware engineering, research science, and cloud computing divisions.Amazon already employs more than 5,600 people in Austin, the Statesman reports.
It will be interesting to see whether Manchester City apos;s second consecutive season of dominance in English football is reflected in their fortunes in the transfer market this summer. The Blues apos; 100 point Premier League title win last season was not enough to convince midfielders Jorginho or Fred to move to the Etihad, and Pep Guardiola apos;s side, though challenging for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies this season, requires fine tuning for the next campaign.
Rockland County, which is about 40 miles north of New York City, said on Tuesday that children under 18 years of age who haven;t been vaccinated against the measles cannot attend any public places with 10 or more people. The move was announced alongside county executive Ed Day declaring a county wide State of Emergency over an increasingly concerning measles outbreak. "This is an opportunity for everyone in our community to do the right thing for their neighbors and come together, " Day said in a statement. "We must do everything in our power to end this outbreak and protect the health of those who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons and that of children too young to be vaccinated. "
The number of people diagnosed with serious diseases acquired through ticks, fleas, and mosquitos has more than doubled over the past few decades with ticks causing the vast majority of those issues, WebMD reports.Lyme disease is the most common illness caused by tick bites and represented 72% of the tick borne diseases reported in 2017. By tracking ticks the CDC will be able to determine where risk is occurring, allowing both individuals are health professionals to better prepare.
The Reimann family, who owns JAB Holding Company, which owns a vast array of popular coffee and food related companies, learned that their German ancestors not only supported Adolf Hitler during his rule of Germany, but used Russian civilians and French prisoners of war as forced labor in their family factory, NBC News reports.The family has been aware of their relatives close ties and support of the Nazi regime since discovering documents belonging to a now deceased family member, Albert Reimann Sr. He and his son, Albert Reimann Jr., used forced laborers under the Nazis during World War II and made the work in the industrial chemicals company that helped start the family 's fortune. In 2014, the Reimanns hired a history professor at the University of Munich to find answers about their family 's Nazi ties, but did not make the Nazi ties known until they were unveiled in a story in the German newspaper, Bild. They were then confirmed by family spokesman, Peter Harf. ”We were ashamed, ” Harf told the outlet in an interview, per NBC News. ”These crimes are disgusting. ”
The measure was cleared by the European Parliament on Tuesday, as it approved the first update to the EU;s copyright rules since the turn of the century by 348 votes to 274. This was the last vote on the Copyright Directive, which will now have to be implemented in the laws of each EU member state by 2021.Digital rights campaigners bitterly fought against this part of the law, which is widely known as Article 13 although it was renamed as Article 17 of the Copyright Directive not long before the final vote.
;My dog can see up to the sidewalk in the reflection of my crystal ball,; Reddit user SmallRubyTouringHat shared in a post on the platform on Sunday, ;so he watches for people and cars but he looks like he;s seeing the future.; Included in the post were a selection of photos that confirm that the dog does indeed seem like the wise fortune telling we all need in our lives mdash; or perhaps an acolyte of famed Divination teacher and crystal ball fan Professor Trelawney. The dog even places its paw delicately on the crystal ball in one snapshot, as if focusing for even further detail in the orb;s depths.Naturally, commenters loved the visual. "So when he sees people coming up the sidewalk and lets you know it 's almost like he 's predicting the future? " one suggested. "Truly an all seeing eye dog, " another punned.
A lot has happened across the series seven seasons and 67 episodes, and a lot of Game of Thrones products have hit stores since the show s early days. Here are a few of our favorites:Last year, Diageo launched a line of single malt whiskies inspired by the series. Each bottle was named after a different house from the show and is made by a different distillery or house under the Diageo umbrella. For instance, House Lannister is represented by a 9 year old whisky from Lagavulin, while House Stark is represented by a bottle of Dalwhinnie Winter s Frost. Johnnie Walker also unveiled a new White Walker whisky that reveals an icy design on the bottle when chilled.
Microsoft President Brad Smith wants tech companies to work together to create a toolkit that will allow them to quickly, and effectively, stop the distribution of violent, extremist content. In a blog post, he called on the technology industry to create a ;major event; protocol, where representatives from the tech giants, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft, would work together from a command center during an incident, and put aside competition for the sake of serving the greater public good. "Across the tech sector, we need to do more. Especially for those of us who operate social networks or digital communications tools or platforms that were used to amplify the violence, it s clear that we need to learn from and take new action based on what happened in Christchurch, " Smith wrote.
The council represents millions of Muslims in France. The group said it;s suing the French branches of both social networking sites for ;broadcasting a message with violent content abetting terrorism, or of a nature likely to seriously violate human dignity and liable to be seen by a minor,; according to court documents.In France, the punishment for such acts can amount to three years in prison and nearly $85,000 in fines, according to The Guardian.
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Clippy appeared in sticker packs this week for Microsoft Teams, which were posted to the the Office Developer GitHub page. For one day, it was like the 1990s all over again. Microsoft Teams users who spotted their old friend Clippy could import the stickers, and use them in conversations.However, Clippy has a reputation of being a bit of a ham, and his return to the spotlight was short lived.
Microsoft co founder Bill Gates, once the world s richest person, has again eclipsed the $100 billion threshold, joining Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in the exclusive club, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.Gates s fortune, now $100 billion on the nose, hasn t reached such heights since the dot com boom, when Bezos was only beginning his march up the world s wealth rankings. The Amazon founder is now worth $145.6 billion, having added $20.7 billion this year alone, while Gates gained $9.5 billion in 2019.
Dubbed the Jetson Nano, the 3 inch by 4 inch computer includes a graphics processor from Nvidia and a standard processor based on designs from ARM. Requiring little electricity to run so it could be used with batteries, the Jetson Nano could be used to give a homemade robot the ability to visually analyze its surroundings and move about or to power video analysis software for home security video cameras.The computer uses the same software and designs that power A.I. programs in supercomputers, Nvidia vice president Deepu Talla said at the company 's annual technology conference in San Jose. "Bringing A.I. to the maker movement opens up a whole new world of innovation, inspiring people to create the next big thing, " he said.
Great live performance by Andre Williams who recorded for Fortune Records in the Fifties. This song is one of his best and well known. He is now 75 years old but full of live and we (and he) had so much fun that night. Enjoy!