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"Our team has designed a spectacular pavilion that seamlessly connects the plaza to the promenade as a part of the city's plan to transform the Chicago riverfront", Apple senior vice president of retail Angela Ahrendts Ahrendts said at Tuesday's press conference. As of June 2016, 32% of the company's workforce was female, and 22% were US-underrepresented minorities, according to data published by Apple.

Apple is also moving its tech support services to what it calls a "Genius Grove", which will be centrally located in the company's largest stores, offering a more relaxed environment than the Genius Bars of today. Additionally Apple mentioned that there will be areas setup just to hang out within Town Squares called the "Forum". They're "places where everyone's welcome", she said. The company also took the opportunity to address its retail business and store designs, notably its revised Fifth Avenue store.

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We don't want to underestimate this, it looks very bad and Ederson was lucky nothing more serious happened in this situation. Us goalkeepers know this can happen, but you never expect it. 'In sport, things like this can happen.

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Roy has previously won the award in 1997 for debut novel, The God of Small Things . The Man Booker Prize announced its 2017 shortlist of six novels on September 13.

The new $27 million, 20,000-square-foot store is under construction along the north bank of the Chicago River the Chicago Tribune reports.

That poor showing was notably worse than WWDC 2016 and 2017, as well as Apple's September event past year.

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