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At least 138 people killed in Sri Lanka after churches and luxury hotels hit by explosions

At least 138 people have reportedly been killed and more than 400 have been injured, according to Reuters news agency, after a series of bomb blasts hit a number of churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Three churches in Kochchikade, Negom…

‘I never plan to fly on it’: Workers reportedly recount poor practices at a Boeing factory in South Carolina that could spell trouble for...

In the wake of two tragic crashes that led to the widespread grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX airplanes, The New York Times reports that poor practices at a South Carolina factory could raise questions about the safety of the company's 787 Dreamliner plane as we…

Here’s why companies like Google, Square, and Atlassian are sprinting to use Kotlin, the fastest-growing programming language according to GitHub

When Square software engineer Valeriy Ovechkin started on the team for Square's restaurant app Caviar, the app was completely written in Java. Java is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world, originally created by the Oracle-acquired…

The US embassy in Sri Lanka warned expats and tourists to find shelter and exercise ‘extreme caution’ after a series of bombings

The US embassy in Colombo has asked travellers to follow instructions from local authorities and advised them saying "Please shelter in place and exercise extreme caution." The United Kingdom, too, has issued a travel advisory for tourists travelling to Sr…

Metro-North Fare Hikes Set To Take Effect – Daily Voice

Some Metro-North riders will see their trips becoming more expensive as an announced MTA toll and fare increase takes effect on Sunday. A near 4 percent fare hike was approved by MTA officials earlier this year, though it wont impact rides west of the Hudson…

The stock market’s progress to a fresh record hinges on a key gauge of economic growth – MarketWatch

If the stock market needs a fresh catalyst after a lumbering ascent to near records, theres one in the offing. A first reading of U.S. economic performance in the first three months of 2019 is set to be released next Friday. First-quarter gross domestic pro…

Zoom IPO: What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From The Mega Success? – Forbes

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Employees and guests of Zoom celebrate at Nasdaq as the company holds its IPO, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The videoconferencing company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark Len…

A peep into history of Easter’s marshmallow icon – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

Related Stories Easter is a popular time for America's bunny- and chick-shaped marshmallow friends known as Peeps. Every day, about 5.5 million Peeps are produced, roughly 2 billion a year. Peeps may be made with love, but they also have some less-healthy i…

Ethan Allen announces layoffs in North Carolina, New Jersey – WITN

OLD FORT, N.C. (AP) - A Connecticut-based furniture manufacturer plans to lay off almost 400 workers at plants in North Carolina and New Jersey. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports Ethan Allen Interiors said in a news release that it will lay off 325 workers…
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