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Nepalese worker dies in Malaysia meat machine accident

Kuala Lumpur - A Nepalese worker was killed Monday after he fell into a meat-mincing machine in Malaysia's Malacca state, an official confirmed.

Disneyland Paris employee found dead inside Haunted House

Paris - Disneyland's Phantom Manor Haunted House took on a more sinister aspect after the body of a male park employee was found inside the house just hours before the park opened on Saturday morning.

McDonald's fires worker who threw water on Detroit homeless man

Detroit - A worker at a Detroit McDonald's who doused a homeless man with water after offering him a hamburger has been fired after the video went viral and stirred outrage.

Microsoft lays off hundreds more employees in restructuring plan

Microsoft has laid off hundreds more employees amid its continuing "restructuring" plan started last summer by CEO Satya Nadella. It is unknown exactly how many have been affected by the latest round of cuts.

Store worker accused of hiding $1,200 worth of meat in his pants

An employee at a New York grocery store is being accused of exiting the store with more than $1,000 worth of meat hidden in his pants.

Cruise ship worker admits to raping passenger

A cruise ship worker has confessed to raping, as well as beating a passenger in her stateroom. Federal investigators say he also tried to throw the victim overboard.

Brothel worker in Australia answers questions on Reddit

A woman going by the name 'Rosie' took to Reddit to answer questions about her new line of work, which is a prostitute working in a brothel.

Worker crushed by 5,000 kilos of falling grapes in Spain

Ciudad Real - The accident happened in a warehouse in Tomelloso in Ciudad Real, Castile-la Mancha, Spain. Rescue workers tried to save the man, without success.

Dunkin’ Donuts worker stops robbery with hot coffee

West Haven - An employee at a Dunkin' Donuts in Connecticut threw hot coffee at a man that attempted to climb through the drive-through window to rob the store.

Yelp users rip dentist who fired worker for looks

Yelp users have written 22 largely one-star reviews of an Iowa dentist who fired his dental assistant because he thought she was "irresistible."

Mazda ordered to pay damages in employee's suicide

Kobe - Mazda was ordered by a Japanese court to pay 63 million yen ($770,000 -£473,000 ) in damages to the parents of an employee who was ruled to have committed suicide due to depression from being overworked.

Gunmen kidnap UK Save the Children worker in Somalia

Two workers with Save the Children were abducted by masked gunmen in Somalia. The Somali has been released but a British man is still being held.

UK aid worker may have been killed by American rescuers

The British aid worker who was killed in Afghanistan Friday night may have been accidentally killed by US forces who were trying to rescue her.

Migrant workers' sexual repression raises concern in China

A political advisor named Zhang Feng expressed his concern over the growing sexual repression among the nation's millions of migrant workers. He spoke at the Guangdong provincial political consultative conference held in the southern city Guangzhou.

Kidnapped UN Worker Freed In Pakistan

John Solecki was kidnapped more than two months ago near the Afghan border. He was freed Saturday according to a police official.

Workers and Shoppers Trampled at Wal-Mart

Black Friday has gotten of to an inauspicious beginning. At a Wal-Mart in Valley Stream , NY, an overnight stock clerk was trampled to death and a pregnant shopper was knocked to the ground during the 5 a.m bargain rush.

Fast food worker returns six-figure check

A fast food worker in Connecticut found a check in an envelope and picked it up thinking it was litter. The 47 year old man was able to return the check to the rightful owner, who is a landlord.

Steroid Investigation Extends to Former Mets Worker

Kirk Radomski, a formers Mets equipment manager, was charged by federal investigators on April 12 for selling steroids to past and present major league ballplayers.

New York Maintenance Worker Steals Thousands From City of New York

"Mr. Awesome" A.K.A. Duwinn McClelland managed to steal over $4000 from the City of New York to pay for internet pornagraphy. Investigators are wondering if it is related to a another theft of over $3.6 million.

Fletcher signs social worker law

LOUISVILLE - Gov. Ernie Fletcher on Thursday signed into law a measure intended to make sure that the slaying of a Kentucky social worker won't happen again.

Fired Employee Takes Hostages At Nursing Home

A nursing home employee that had recently been fired returned to the nursing home and took four hostages, holding them at gunpoint. 27-Year old Ernie Smith had just been fired last Friday.

One hundred year old paper mill closure to put 385 out of work

The St. Mary's Paper mill in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario has been in business for over 100 years. It will close June 3, putting 385 people out of work.

Worker, 32, plunges to death at CityPlace condo

A construction worker fell four stories to his death Friday, still strapped to the metal bars that landed on him, police said.

Worker Killed After Wall Collapses On Him on Movie set

A man died when a brick wall fell on top of him at the site that the movie "The Jumper" was filmed.

Officials debate link between ground zero site and worker illnesses

Doctors have definitively established a link between work at ground zero and chronic respiratory illness.

Ex-worker in hole for stealing Tim's dough

An ex-work of a Tim Horton's in Sault Ste. Marie dispensed more than coffee and doughnuts through the drive-through window.

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