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City Offers Homeless One-Way Travel Ticket to Europe if They Sign Contract to Never Return

The city of Basel in Switzerland has offered its homeless community a free one-way ticket to any other European destination if they agree to sign a contract vowing never to return.

Toprak Yergu, a Basel Department of Justice spokesperson, told local newspaper 20 Minutes that homeless individuals in the city can request a travel voucher and 20 Swiss francs (USD$21.90). In return, the individuals must sign a contract vowing not to return to the country for a specified period of time.

The official told the outlet any individuals caught violating the contract could face deportation.

“Beneficiaries must undertake in writing

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Dave Gettleman offers emotional take on Dalvin Tomlinson’s departure

The New York Giants were very active and very aggressive in free agency, handing out the third-most guaranteed money in the league to date. However, when it came time to allocate all of that money, defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson was the odd man out.

Instead, the Giants opted to re-sign defensive lineman Leonard Williams to a three-year, $63 million deal. That opened the door for Tomlinson’s departure and he ultimately ended up signing with the Minnesota Vikings on a two-year, $21 million deal.

The decision was not easy, says Giants general manager Dave Gettleman. In fact, there is even some

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Investment Bank Houlihan Offers Staff All-Expenses-Paid Vacation, $10,000 Bonus

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Houlihan Lokey Inc. will offer some workers an all-expenses paid vacation as it seeks to lighten the load for its workers amid a surge in mergers and acquisitions.

“Our team is going to celebrate our achievements with a global getaway,” the firm said in a memo to staff seen by Bloomberg, which contained a link to some of the available trips they could opt to take. “No not all together (after all there is still a pandemic), so whether you choose a secluded beach or a ski adventure or a

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Canary Islands hotel offers shelter to migrants in need

PUERTO RICO DE GRAN CANARIA, Spain (AP) — When hotel director Calvin Lucock and restaurant owner Unn Tove Saetran said goodbye to one of the last groups of migrants staying in one of the seaside resorts they manage in Spain’s Canary Islands, the British-Norwegian couple didn’t know when they would have guests again.

They had initially lost their tourism clientele to the coronavirus pandemic, but then things had taken an unexpected turn.

A humanitarian crisis was unfolding on the archipelago where tens of thousands of African men, women and children were arriving on rudimentary boats. The Spanish government — struggling

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West Virginia Offers Outdoor Recreation Incentives to Entice Teleworkers | Best States

Remote work has become the new normal for many, with nearly 40% of households with one or more members shifting to working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

In West Virginia, where approximately 27% of households are working remotely due to the pandemic, the Mountain State is opening its doors to new teleworkers through its Ascend West Virginia Remote Work Program – with an emphasis on those looking for adventure.

The program offers a year of free outdoor recreation – from rock climbing to white water rafting to zip lining – including gear

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Remote Worker Program Offers Cash, Outdoor Recreation For Moving To W.Va.

West Virginia officials unveiled a new program on Monday to attract outdoor enthusiasts with remote jobs to the state.

After moving to the state, participants in the Ascend WV program will receive a package valued at over $20,000. The package includes a no-strings attached $12,000, outdoor recreation, coworking space and social events.

“Absolutely, without any doubt in my mind, I could not see how anyone could not choose West Virginia,” said Gov. Jim Justice.

The program is in partnership with West Virginia University and is financed by a $25 million donation from Brad Smith, executive chairman of Intuit’s board of

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