Amazon fires: Year-on-year numbers doubled in October

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The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon in October 2020 is more than double those in October 2019.

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Amazon workers in Germany set to strike again to disrupt Black Friday orders

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A trade union has called on workers at an Amazon warehouse in Germany to hold their second strike in a week in..

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Netflix Declares More Than $1.3 Billion In UK Revenue [Video]

Netflix Declares More Than $1.3 Billion In UK Revenue

On Saturday, Netflix said it would declare more than $1.3 billion in UK revenue. The news is likely to put pressure on other tech giants like Amazon and Google many of which use tax jurisdictions to their favor. Business Insider reports Netflix has about 50 productions based in the UK, including "The Crown" and "The Witcher." Variety reports Netflix is planning to double UK spending.

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Zappos ex-boss and Las Vegas entrepreneur Tony Hsieh, 46, dies after house fire

Tony Hsieh led online retailer Zappos, acquired by Amazon, and helped transform central Las Vegas.
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Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh dies at 46

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Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos has died, the company confirmed Saturday. Hsieh retired from..

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PM Modi praises Brazil man 'Vishvanath' for promoting Geeta, Vedanta [Video]

PM Modi praises Brazil man 'Vishvanath' for promoting Geeta, Vedanta

While addressing the nation during 'Mann Ki Baat' on November 29, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "India's culture and scripture have always been a centre of attraction for the entire world. Some people came to India in search of them and stayed here for life. While some returned to their countries as cultural ambassadors of India." "I got to know about the work of Jonas Masetti, who is also known as 'Vishvanath'. Jonas gives lessons on Vedanta and Geeta in Brazil. He runs an organisation called 'Vishvavidya' which is located in hills of Petropolis about an hour's drive from Rio de Janeiro," PM Modi added. "After completing mechanical engineering, Jonas worked for his stock market company. Later, he was attracted towards Indian culture, especially towards Vedanta. He studied Vedanta in India and spent four years at Arsha Vidya Gurukulam in Coimbatore. I congratulate Jonas for his efforts," PM further stated.

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Chicken consumerism fuelling deforestation in Brazil [Video]

Chicken consumerism fuelling deforestation in Brazil

Eating chicken from some of our main supermarkets equals deforestation in Brazil. Chicken sold by Tesco, Asda and Lidl - and served up at McDonald's and Nando's - is reared on soya grown on what was wooded savannah - until fires conveniently transformed it into farmland. Report by Fullerg. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at

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Brazil's Bolsonaro says he won't take vaccine [Video]

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he won't take vaccine

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday said he will not take a vaccine for the coronavirus, calling it his "right." Despite being infected with the virus in July, Bolsonaro has repeatedly played down the seriousness of the pandemic. Eve Johnson reports.

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