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Giorgio Chiellini Names World's Best Defender & Calls Atletico Madrid 'More Italian Than Spanish'

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Wall St. set to open lower as U.S.-China trade talks resume

3 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. stocks were set to dip at the open on Tuesday after rallying strongly last week, as investors focused on the latest round of trade talks between the United States and China.
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Data Sheet-Why It's Time to Radically Redesign the Smartphone

Data Sheet-Why It's Time to Radically Redesign the Smartphone

5 minutes ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here . We are only 50 days into 2019...
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Germany Could Let Huawei Build Internet Infrastructure Despite U.S. Concerns

5 minutes ago   |   Fortune

The United States government has major concerns about Huawei and its alleged potential to spy on countries through its Internet infrastructure. But Germany might see things...
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UN concerned about some 200 families trapped in IS enclave

6 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

The U.N.'s human rights chief said Tuesday she is concerned about the condition of some 200 families trapped in the last remaining area held by the Islamic State group in...
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President Trump Criticizes California Over Lawsuit Against his Emergency Declaration

8 minutes ago   |   Time

President Donald Trump is criticizing California's lead role in a multi-state lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. On Twitter...
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A Battle Plan for the World Bank

10 minutes ago   |   Foreign Affairs

The abrupt resignation of Jim Yong Kim as president of the World Bank on February 1-more than three years before the scheduled end of his term-sent ripples of concern through...
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Ahead of election, tech could unite Europe's populist groups

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

PARIS - .The web platform was named for a revered French populist philosopher and created by an Italian internet entrepreneur to transform common grievances into proposals and...
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Knight Foundation doubling spending to boost local news

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - The Knight Foundation says it will invest $300 million in local journalism over the next five years, seeding several programs designed to kick-start an industry...
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What 12 of the world's most famous executives looked like when they were younger

What 12 of the world's most famous executives looked like when they were younger

11 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Sometimes it's hard to picture what business leaders were like before they became successful. We dug up old photos of famous business executives, to give a taste of who they...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a second run for president. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

Included with the tip was a message: “Enjoy your first, you will never forget it.” Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Investigators looking into the alleged hate crime against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are examining a threatening letter sent last month. A source told CBS Chicago, "when... Read more ...

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

One person is dead after a crash involving a car and an 18-wheeler carrying chickens which is hanging off a bridge in Anderson County, according to officials on scene. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, has died at age 85. Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Revenue collapsed at the end of the year at Europe's biggest bank, and it's being blamed on Trump's trade war. "Growth rates are certainly lower... Read more ...

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe... Read more ...