Economic Development

China Proceeds With Belt and Road Push, but Does It More Quietly

27 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Ever since President Xi Jinping unveiled a plan to link Asia, Europe and Africa with building projects, Beijing has hailed it as central to its foreign policy. China has turned...
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Last call! Join the architect of the Opportunity Zone program at Future City 2019

37 minutes ago   |   The Real Deal New York

One of the key architects of the Opportunity Zone legislation, Steve Glickman, will join Skybridge Capital's Anthony Scaramucci and Youngwoo & Associates' Young Woo, among...
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Google commits $3.1 million and free cloud APIs to Wikimedia

Google commits $3.1 million and free cloud APIs to Wikimedia

45 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Google is giving $3.1 million to the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikipedia Endowment to increase the number of articles in non-English langauges on Wikipedia.
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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said companies have to change the way they hire, or the skills gap will become a crisis

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said companies have to change the way they hire, or the skills gap will become a crisis

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said at the World Economic Forum's 2019 annual meeting in Davos that the most pressing issue of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution" is the "skills crisis...
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The world is swimming in a record amount of debt, and there's no relief in sight

The world is swimming in a record amount of debt, and there's no relief in sight

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Last year, the world's debt rose to $244 trillion, or 318% of global GDP, according to the Institute of International Finance. The world is now "pushing at the boundaries of...
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This two-wheeled car was supposed to be the 'future' of transportation

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The Gyro-X is a two-wheeled prototype car from 1967. The vehicle uses a gyroscope under its hood to balance on two wheels. At the time, it was believed by its developers to be...
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China admits that its army had no idea what to do with its fancy new tanks

China admits that its army had no idea what to do with its fancy new tanks

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

In a recent interview with Chinese state media, senior Chinese military officers admitted that troops had no idea what to do with the country's new Type 099A battle...
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Wall Street snaps four-sesson rally

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, snapping a four-session rally, as a gloomy global economic growth outlook, trade concerns and disappointing company forecasts dampened...
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Torkian ups debt on new rental development in Midtown

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The Torkian Group just snagged a refinancing of the Solari, its newly constructed luxury Midtown rental tower. AIG provided the firm with $135 million to refinance the...
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New, smaller Christian Science sanctuary rising near where iconic church sat in Winter Park

1 hour ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

First Church of Christ, Scientist in Winter Park recently began construction on its new worship center after selling off a chunk of its land to a developer, who is building...
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22 Valentine's Day gifts that'll show her you care

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US Supreme Court allows Trump's transgender military ban to take effect as...

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The Supreme Court's decision allows the ban to be enforced while the appeals court process takes place. Read more ...

A Deal In The LA Teachers Strike - Now, Union Members To Vote

A Deal In The LA Teachers Strike - Now, Union Members To Vote

Teachers remain on strike Tuesday, and the tentative deal won't become official until union members approve it. Read more ...

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

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Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly... Read more ...

Chiefs fire defensive coordinator after Patriots' thrilling 37-31 win

Chiefs fire defensive coordinator after Patriots' thrilling 37-31 win

The Kansas City Chiefs announced that defensive coordinator Bob Sutton has been fired. Read more ...

White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans After Pelosi Urged Delay

White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans After Pelosi Urged Delay

It's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will allow the president to address Congress amid the government shutdown. Trump was originally invited by the speaker to make... Read more ...

BREAKING: Supreme Court will hear the first big Second Amendment case of the...

BREAKING: Supreme Court will hear the first big Second Amendment case of the Kavanaugh era

In an ominous sign for potential victims of gun violence, the Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it will hear New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New... Read more ...

Alyssa Milano Calls Trump's Red MAGA Hats 'The New White Hood'

Alyssa Milano Calls Trump's Red MAGA Hats 'The New White Hood'

The actress and activist was responding to a viral video of a Covington Catholic High School student at the Indigenous Peoples' March over the weekend. Read more ...