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Big Tech's Favorite Legal Shield Is in Danger

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

“Section 230 should be abolished, ” boomed Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff at a gathering of New York media in October. Many other people feel the same way. Not long ago, the...
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In first since 2002, EU not forcing any states to cut debt

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

For the first time since 2002, the European Commission is not taking legal action against any of its members over high budget deficits or debt, and is instead encouraging some...
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Treasury yields tick lower amid US-China trade tensions

6 hours ago   |   CNBC

U.S. government debt prices were higher Wednesday morning, amid heightened political tensions between the world's two largest economies.
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A New Chapter For Sudan

A New Chapter For Sudan

15 hours ago   |   NPR

With a dictator gone, a peace deal in place, and a historic joint civilian-military council sworn in, what's next for Sudan's economy? (Image credit: OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty...
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THEN AND NOW: 8 tourist attractions that became popular in the 2010s

THEN AND NOW: 8 tourist attractions that became popular in the 2010s

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

With the advent of social media , specifically Instagram , there are plenty of tourist attractions and destinations that have seen a serious spike in visits. While sometimes...
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Here's where the unemployment rate stands in the states that will decide Trump's 2020 fate

19 hours ago   |   CNBC

The states that will determine Trump's fate in the 2020 election such as Pennsylvania and Michigan have not benefited equally from a strong economy.
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S&P 500, Dow slip from record levels on Home Depot's dismal forecast

20 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones indexes retreated from record levels on Tuesday as dour forecasts from Home Depot and Kohl's eroded confidence that the U.S. consumer will support...
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The top 15 tax havens around the world

The top 15 tax havens around the world

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tax havens are places where super-wealthy individuals keep money in offshore accounts for reasons that include, among others, tax avoidance. These individuals often hold money...
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Deval Patrick Was an Overrated Governor

22 hours ago   |   The New Republic

When Deval Patrick was preparing to leave the job of Massachusetts governor five years ago, the state Democratic Party found itself in a unique bind-not through any fault of...
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Croatia eyes medical tourism growth to boost economy

23 hours ago   |   National Post

SPLIT - Marin Bosotina is readying his yacht for its maiden "wellness cruise" in the Adriatic Sea where affluent, health-conscious clients will have access to a personal...
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Inside London's Billionaires Row: This garish mansion has hosted Mikhail...

Inside London's Billionaires Row: This garish mansion has hosted Mikhail Gorbachev and Simon Cowell and was once Britain's most expensive home

London's most notorious pocket of luxury real estate is a mile-long road of mansions known as "Billionaires Row." It has a reputation for money, scandal, murder, and... Read more ...

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong...

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong - a powerful act of defiance against China as pro-democracy protests rage

The US Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to protect human rights in Hong Kong as protests continue to rage in the semiautonomous Chinese city. The legislation, titled... Read more ...

Apple's stock has 'room to run' another 10%, says Morgan Stanley

Apple's stock has 'room to run' another 10%, says Morgan Stanley

Apple is the most valuable public company in the world - but it could get even bigger. Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty told CNBC that its share price has higher to go and... Read more ...

The creator of the Harriet Tubman biopic says a studio head suggested Julia...

The creator of the Harriet Tubman biopic says a studio head suggested Julia Roberts play the abolitionist

According to "Harriet" screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard, when the Harriet Tubman biopic was first in talks in 1994, a studio head suggested that Julia Roberts, who is white... Read more ...

Former House Speaker John Boehner cried as his portrait was unveiled in a...

Former House Speaker John Boehner cried as his portrait was unveiled in a uniting moment for Republicans and Democrats

Former House Speaker John Boehner was immortalized in the House with a congressional portrait unveiling ceremony on Tuesday. The ceremony served as a uniting moment for... Read more ...

Kurt Volker completely reverses his previous impeachment testimony and now...

Kurt Volker completely reverses his previous impeachment testimony and now says he thought discussions about political investigations were 'inappropriate'

Kurt Volker, the former US envoy to Ukraine, made a substantial change in his testimony during Tuesday's impeachment hearings before Congress. Volker has been accused of... Read more ...

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff says he doesn't use a computer anymore and...

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff says he doesn't use a computer anymore and has been running his business from his iPhone for years

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff said on Tuesday that he no longer uses a computer and has been running his business from his iPhone for years. Benioff spoke with Apple CEO Tim... Read more ...

Trump threatens to raise China tariffs if deal isn't reached

Trump threatens to raise China tariffs if deal isn't reached

President Donald Trump on Tuesday doubled down on threats to increase tariffs against China. The comment cast further uncertainty on the fate of an interim trade agreement... Read more ...

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed without evidence that...

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed without evidence that Obama staffers left notes for Trump aides saying 'you will fail'

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed without evidence that former President Barack Obama's White House staffers left discouraging notes for their successors in... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know...

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 77 Family: Sanders is married to... Read more ...