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Turkish engineer accuses Elon Musk of slavery in SpaceX rocket project

A Turkish engineer, who worked at American space transportation company SpaceX's first rocket project Falcon-1, accused the company owner, billionaire tycoon Elon Musk of forcing them to work as "slaves."

"We were left alone on an island. He [Elon Musk] made us work like slaves," Bülent Altan said in a book called "Lift-off," describing his early days in the company.

Turkish court jails 3 in ex-Nissan CEO escape case

A Turkish court on Feb. 24 handed down jail terms to three people who were accused of aiding former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan to Lebanon via an airport in Istanbul.

A private cargo company executive and two pilots, who were charged with "migrant smuggling", got four years and two months in prison each.

Donald Trump's decision was annulled - the United States is sending USD 200 million

"This is a key step forward in meeting our financial obligations as a member of the WHO and reflects our renewed commitment to providing the necessary WHO support to guide the global pandemic response," Blinken said at the United Nations Security Council.

Bill Gates: All Wealthy Nations Should Switch to Synthetic Meats

During the 1990s, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates picked up a bad boy reputation for taking a hard line in the company's antitrust spat with the United States government.

But for decades since stepping away from the software giant, Gates has rebranded as a philanthropist and policy advocate for humanitarian and policy issues including public health, climate change, and hunger.

Trump acquitted, denounced in historic impeachment trial

Donald Trump was acquitted on Feb. 13 of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that spared him the first-ever conviction of a current or former U.S. president but exposed the fragility of America's democratic traditions and left a divided nation to come to terms with the violence sparked by his defeated presidency.

Convict Trump or face dire democracy damage, prosecutors say

Dire harm from Donald Trump's false and violent incitements will vex American democracy long into the future unless the Senate convicts him of impeachment and bars him from future office, House prosecutors insisted on Feb. 11 as they concluded two days of emotional arguments in his historic trial.

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