Google Drops Engineering Residency After Protests Over ‘Inequities’

Google plans to shut down a long-running programme aimed at entry-level engineers from underrepresented backgrounds after participants said it enforced “systemic pay inequities,” according to internal…

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Dozens of Portland police officers resign from team that responds to protests after member is indicted

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About 50 officers assigned to the Portland police department's crowd control team resigned one day after one of the team's officers was indicted for allegedly using his department-issued baton to assault a protester last summer.

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Two college students pulled from car by police during last summer’s protests in Atlanta file lawsuit

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Two college students who were forcibly removed from their car and tased by police during a civil rights protest in Atlanta last summer filed a federal lawsuit against the city Thursday, according to their attorneys.

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Cambodia evicts floating homes despite villagers’ protests

Cambodia’s capital of Phnom Penh has started evicting its famous “floating villages” on the banks of the Tonle Sap River, despite the objections of longtime residents who say they have nowhere else to go.9Vrdhksw5V4

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Nigeria’s president vows to fight militant groups and fix economy as activists call for anti-government protests

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledged Saturday the increased violence by armed groups in the northeast of the country and vowed to “soon bring some of these culprits to justice.”

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