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Google employees' walkout represents 'Revolt of the Haves'

NEW YORK (AP) — When Google employees staged a global walkout Thursday to protest the company's treatment of women, they made themselves the most visible example of a surprising trend: high-paid engineers emerging from their comfortable bubbles to speak out.

Tesla says regulators subpoenaed its production data

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. securities investigators have subpoenaed information from Tesla about production forecasts for the Model 3 electric car that were made last year, the company acknowledged in a regulatory filing Friday.

U.S. reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal.

Top of the Morning, Nov. 2, 2018

Six gamers will represent the University of Illinois at the Intel Extreme Masters on Nov. 11. The 16-team tournament will be held at Chicago's Wintrust Arena.

The teams will compete in "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive," a multiplayer first-person-shooter video game. It is the fourth game in the "Counter Strike" series and was released on multiple platforms.

Amazon's new goal: Teach 10 million kids a year to code

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to get more kids thinking about becoming computer engineers.

Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google engineers and other company workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct.

Employees staged walkouts at offices from Tokyo to Singapore to London.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 1-8, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

What: A Klose Knit Fashion Show — Where Knitting Meets Passion. Silent auction and raffle. Presented by Imbibe Urbana.

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2.

Where: held in the back hallway of Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana, behind Common Ground Food Co-op, 300 S. Broadway Ave., #166, downtown Urbana.

Current, past UI officials part of $4.7B effort to map all of Earth's genomes

URBANA — A massive global research project described as "a moonshot for biology" is set to be launched in London today.

The Earth BioGenome Project aims to sequence the genetic code, or genomes, of all known 1.5 million animal, plant, fungal and protozoan organisms on Earth over the next decade at a projected cost of $4.7 billion.

Russia blames rocket failure on technical malfunction

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's space agency said on Wednesday that an investigation has found that a rocket carrying a crew to the International Space Station failed three weeks ago because of a technical malfunction of a sensor.

Latest iPads take cues from iPhones, including losing home button

NEW YORK — Apple's new iPads will more closely resemble its latest iPhones as they ditch a home button and fingerprint sensor to make more room for the screen.

As with the latest iPhone models — the XR and XS — the new iPad Pro will use facial-recognition technology to unlock the device and to authorize app and Apple Pay purchases.

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