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This Restaurant Manager Is Firing People For Refusing To Pay For Meals They Dont Even Eat And Its Infuriating

It’s not unheard of for employers to abuse their authority over their staff. However, some of them take it too far, making their actions not only unethical but in some cases even illegal. Take for instance Gary, who’s an owner/manager at one of the Golden Corral restaurants in Ohio. Last year, one of his employees posted Gary’s “meal policy” on Imgur under the username Theweby wrote in their post: “UPDATE: The manager/owner has retracted the letter for revisement. All other info is unknown at this time. I have messaged GC…

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What history could tell Mark Zuckerberg

Perhaps Mark Zuckerberg obsessed over the wrong bit of history. Or else didn’t study his preferred slice of classical antiquity carefully enough, faced, as he now is, with an existential crisis of ‘fake news’ simultaneously undermining trust in his own empire and in democracy itself. A recent New Yorker profile — questioning whether the Facebook founder can fix the creation he pressed upon the world before the collective counter-pressure emanating from his billions-strong social network does for democracy what Brutus did to Caesar — touched in passing on Zuckerberg’s admiration for Augustus, the first emperor of…

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Which Modern Family Character You Are Most Like, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

January Nelson Updated January 16, 2019 Aries – Claire You are competitive. You have a short temper. You have a desire to control. However, you are also confident and courageous. You are quick-witted and a hard worker. Like Claire, you have what it takes to run a company and be a good mom. Taurus – Cameron You can be possessive, dramatic, and self-indulgent. However, you are warmhearted, loyal, and reliable. You are always there for your loved ones. Like Cameron, you believe family comes first. Gemini – Lily You are witty.…

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Karen and Mike Pence’s astonishing moral hypocrisy

(CNN)Karen Pence, the wife of America’s vice president, Mike Pence will be teaching art at a Christian school in Virginia that bans LGBTQ children and requires employees to declare their religious beliefs. Like a real-life setting for “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Immanuel Christian School insists applicants initial a pledge to “live a personal life of moral purity.” This language is disgusting and insults millions of taxpaying American citizens, many who have served their country. That it is acceptable to the wife of the man who is a heartbeat away from the…

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New Species Of Snake Found Inside Another Snake

A mysterious snake that perplexed biologists since it was discovered in the stomach of another snake in southern Mexico 42 years ago has been designated as a new species. A team from the University of Texas at Arlington have named the tropical reptile Cenaspis aenigma – Latin for ‘enigmatic dinner snake’. The humorous moniker not only pays homage to the specimen’s unconventional origins but also references how much we have yet to learn about the species. In their official description, published in the Journal of Herpetology, the scientists used the…

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At least 21 killed as Kenya hotel siege is declared over

Nairobi, Kenya (CNN)An American and a Briton were confirmed to be among at least 21 people killed in an attack at a hotel complex in Nairobi as the incident was brought to an end Wednesday. Shortly before Kenyatta declared the attack over, gunshots and explosions could still be heard at the scene. Six more bodies were found late Wednesday at the scene, according to Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett, speaking live on local television station Citizen TV. That brought the death toll to 21. Boinett said 16 Kenyans, one…

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Please, Dont Go Through The Pain All By Yourself

Mental Health Please, Don’t Go Through The Pain All By Yourself Colleen George Updated January 16, 2019 I posted a carefully edited black and white photo on Instagram the other day of me smiling and carefree, holding my puppy in my arms. The photo reflected someone happy, someone content, someone who appeared to be in a good mood. Someone who appeared to be “okay.” But in reality, because I suffer from severe (and I mean severe) insomnia, I had only slept for about 2 hours the night before the picture was…

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