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Resolving tech’s persistent diversity spaces

Michael Ellison Contributor Michael Ellison is the founder CEO of CodePath.org, a nonprofit increasing diversity in tech by transforming computer science education to serve minorities and underserved populations. Twenty years after Jesse Jackson first took aim at tech employers, Silicon Valley’s enduring diversity gaps remain a painful reminder of its origins as a mostly white boy’s club.…

White House Memo: High Season at Mar-a-Lago Is Over, however Concern Over Security Lingers

White House MemoImageMar-a-Lago, President Trump’s private club in Palm Beach, Fla., seen from a press van.CreditCreditSarah Silbiger/The New York TimesPALM BEACH, Fla. — At Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s private club and favorite winter destination, members who have paid $200,000 to belong rely on the comfort of routines: Prime-rib night is every Thursday, croquet clinics are on…

Man City referred to Uefa financial body

Manchester City won the Premier League for the fourth time in eight seasons on SundayManchester City say they are “disappointed, but regrettably not surprised” after being referred to Uefa’s financial control body adjudicatory chamber.BBC Sport reported this week that Uefa investigators want City to be banned from the Champions League for a season if they…

Former England global Haskell to retire at end of season

James Haskell – seen here celebrating England’s win in Paris which sealed a Grand Slam in the 2016 Six Nations – scored four tries in 77 England appearancesEngland back row James Haskell is to retire at the end of the season.The 34-year-old, who has won 77 caps and played in the past two World Cups,…

An immigrant employee at a Trump golf club who reportedly mastered the president’s fancy method for putting Diet Coke states he was forced to work overtime without pay

A number of former employees at President Donald Trump’s properties have alleged that they were told to work overtime hours for the company without pay, The Washington Post reported. Six former workers told The Post that they believed they were taken advantage of, due to their statuses as unauthorized immigrants. One former worker who served…