‘Chaos Monkeys’ author calls Apple’s statement on his departure defamatory

An Apple Inc (AAPL.O) engineer who left the company this week after thousands of coworkers signed a petition calling for him to be sacked said on Twitter he was fired “in a snap decision” and that Apple made defamatory statements about him.

Apple said on Wednesday that Antonio García Martínez, a former Facebook Inc (FB.O) product manager who joined its advertising business in April, was no longer with the company. The iPhone maker made the move after more than 2,000 Apple employees signed an internal petition objecting to what they denounced as sexist and racist views in his 2016 book

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Ige Calls For Patience On Travel Restrictions, Vaccine Passports

Gov. David Ige on Monday expressed cautious optimism that the next several weeks could prove to be a turning point for Hawaii’s fight against COVID-19, even as the number of confirmed cases rises on Maui and Oahu.

In an interview with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Spotlight” program, Ige said that a vaccine passport that would allow travelers to skip pre-flight tests and post-flight quarantines could be just four weeks away.

He also said that interisland travel restrictions could be lifted in May, assuming Hawaii’s vaccine rollout goes according to plan and everyone who wants to receive a vaccine can on that

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Man arrested for domestic abuse after numerous 911 calls from hotel

ALLOUEZ, Wis. (WBAY) – A 33-year-old man is facing 30 years in prison if convicted on domestic abuse-related charges stemming from a fight at a Green Bay-area hotel.

Brown County dispatchers received several 911 calls from Hawthorn Suites on W. St. Joseph St. in Allouez at about 10 o’clock Thursday morning, all reporting a woman screaming in one of the rooms. Deputies knocked and announced themselves, and a woman who was crying hysterically answered the door.

According to the woman, she and her baby were staying with Jose Perez-Muniz. She said he came home from work in a bad mood

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British Airways calls for vaccinated people to travel without restrictions

  • Sean Doyle, appointed BA’s chief executive last October, called on Britain to work with other governments to allow vaccines and health apps to open up travel.
  • Britain has rapidly rolled out vaccinations and 44% of the adult population, mostly people over 60, have now had their first shot.
  • The government has said any return to travel must be fair and not unduly disadvantage those who have not been vaccinated.

British Airways’s new boss said vaccinated people should be allowed to travel without restriction and non-vaccinated people with a negative Covid-19 test, as he set out his ideas for a

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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro calls Dr. Drew for help with JWoww and Angelina Pivarnick

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro called Dr. Drew to help them squash the wedding drama once and for all Pic credit: MTV

Jenni Farley made her arrival in Vegas on the latest episode of Jersey Shore Family Vacation and the tension between her and Angelina Pivarnick caused a lot of awkward moments.

The cast attempted their first family dinner together as an entire group and Angelina and Jenni did not make eye contact with each other at all.

The rest of the dinner was filled with awkward silences and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino’s attempt at spreading positivity with a toast led to more

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Olympia mayor calls forcible occupation of hotel ‘domestic terrorism’

City officials in Olympia, Wash., on Tuesday condemned the actions of activists aligned with the group Oly Housing Now, after the forcible occupation of a hotel over the weekend to demand pandemic housing for the homeless, according to a report.

“I’m calling this crime an act of domestic terrorism,” Olympia Mayor Cheryl Selby said at a city council meeting on Tuesday, according to the Olympian.

The group of approximately 45 people barged into the Downtown Olympia Red Lion Hotel around 11 a.m. local time Sunday “armed with items such as hatchets, batons, knives and had gasmasks, helmets, and goggles 

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