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For Senegal island's residents, famed slavery heritage site incurs a cost
Each day, Deguène Gaye watches the ferry chug in from the mainland, disgorging a herd of sunburned tourists onto Gorée Island’s white-sand beaches. From there, she knows, they’ll probably trace a familiar itinerary, following their guides somberly past a memorial to the transatlantic slave trade and then to the famous House of Slaves, a candy-pink building that claims to be the departure point for millions of Africans sent to the Americas.

Jordan’s need to diversify options, freedom will save Kenya, not being ostriches, National Payments Platform could change banking, demolition of a wall of silence in 2017
“In recent weeks, there has been much commentary in Jordan on the importance of taking a new approach to Jordan’s bilateral relations,” writes Amer Al Sabaileh. “Strategically, it is imperative that Jordan continues to diversify its options, but this must be done with a clear plan and idea rather than clichés and propaganda.

Readers write: Birds and their plans, billionaire fights poverty, using proven methods
Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? The Nov. 20 cover story, “A billionaire’s war on poverty,” was an excellent article! The article has inspired me. Bravo! Thank you for the Nov. 20 cover story.

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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter’s big Trump donation
A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support President-elect Donald Trump after it was revealed that Linda Bean, heir of the Maine-based company’s founder, had donated to a political action committee that helped elect Trump. “We are deeply troubled by the portrayal of L.L. Bean as a supporter of any political agenda,” Shawn Gorman, L.L. Bean’s executive chairman, said in a statement posted to Facebook late Sunday.

Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down
Trump tours a Carrier factory in Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 2016. Chuck Jones, the union leader who claims President-elect Donald Trump lied to Carrier employees while touting a deal to keep jobs in the U.S., says he started receiving harassing phone calls a half hour after Trump slammed him on Twitter. “I’ve been doing this job for 30 years,” Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, told CNN on Thursday morning.

Working, eating and sleeping at the office
The sight of workers sleeping on the job is common in China, where a surplus of cheap labor can lead to downtime and employees at startup companies work long hours.

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Here's What The FBI Lovers' Secret Texts Actually Say About Trump, Clinton And Leaks
WASHINGTON ― Last week, a story by The Hill’s John Solomon set off another firestorm in the conservative media about the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Botched Photo Shoot Brings Viral Glory To Missouri Family
It’s a fact of life: Nice family photos never go viral, as one family in St. Louis, Missouri recently discovered.

The Latest: Thousands attend vigil for mudslide victims
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on deadly California mudslides (all times local):

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