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Safe-havens rise as recession concerns boost hopes for easing

21 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Traditional safe-havens including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries were sought out on Tuesday even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as...
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SFO plastic water bottle ban doesn't apply to larger bottles

1 hour ago   |   ABC

A ban on the sale of single-use plastic water bottles is now in effect at the airport, but it does not apply to bottles larger than a liter.
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China's Soft-Power Fail: Condemning Hong Kong's Protests

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Beijing wants greater sway over global public opinion. Instead, its propaganda outlets make Chinese leaders look like bullies.
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Microsoft's HR chief says that purpose is the ‘secret sauce' of engagement for every employee, not just millennials

Microsoft's HR chief says that purpose is the ‘secret sauce' of engagement for every employee, not just millennials

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Kathleen Hogan has served as Microsoft's chief people officer for close to five years, overseeing over 140,000 employees globally. She talked to Business Insider correspondent...
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The 6 winners and losers at the 2019 summer box office

The 6 winners and losers at the 2019 summer box office

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

With all the big releases from the summer movie season out, it's time to take a look at what worked and what didn't the past few months. At the halfway point, things weren't...
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Hong Kong's days as global financial hub may be numbered - Jim Rogers

Hong Kong's days as global financial hub may be numbered - Jim Rogers

2 hours ago   |   RT

Hong Kong is losing its status as a major financial center as investors seek a ‘safe haven' for their assets in places like Singapore amid rising tensions in the city...
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Delta Air Lines Wants To Build A Global Hub In Boston Just As It Did In Seattle

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Delta this summer is marking the fifth anniversary of the startup of its Seattle hub - and trying to replicate the event in Boston.
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U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

WASHINGTON - Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to...
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Silicon Valley's Smokescreen and the Phoniness of ‘Thought Leadership'-Data Sheet

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Technology companies are big on changing the world. And they do. Computers have revolutionized access to information and how we communicate. Software has simplified once...
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The Technology 202: Facebook and Twitter's action on accounts tied to China show disinformation is going global

2 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Amy Klobuchar says Congress needs to act now.
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Report: Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before death

Report: Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before death

Court papers list assets of about $577 million. Read more ...

Baker Mayfield trashes Daniel Jones as a loser

Baker Mayfield trashes Daniel Jones as a loser

Baker Mayfield has joined the long list of Daniel Jones haters. The Browns quarterback ripped the Giants' decision to take Jones with the No. 6 pick in the NFL draft during a... Read more ...

Wendy Anderson, wife of Arkansas State coach, dies at 49

Wendy Anderson, wife of Arkansas State coach, dies at 49

JONESBORO, Ark. - Wendy Anderson, the wife of Arkansas State football coach Blake Anderson, has died after a two-year fight with breast cancer. She was 49. Read more ...

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,' which restricts risky bank moves

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,' which restricts risky bank moves

A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the... Read more ...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In Their Absence

“I call on all of you to go. The occupation is real. Barring members of Congress from seeing it does not make it go away,” Rep. Omar said. Read more ...

Jimmy Garoppolo's preseason debut was a complete disaster

Jimmy Garoppolo's preseason debut was a complete disaster

The only direction Jimmy Garoppolo can go is up. Making his preseason debut on Monday night against the Broncos, the 49ers quarterback posted a 0.0 passer rating after going... Read more ...

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

New court filings show Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail. Read more ...

China accuses Twitter & Facebook of censorship over Hong Kong protest criticism

China accuses Twitter & Facebook of censorship over Hong Kong protest criticism

Beijing has accused Twitter and Facebook of censoring mainland Chinese people's views on the Hong Kong protests, after the social networks disabled accounts allegedly linked to... Read more ...

Sister Jean's 100th birthday celebrated with look-alike LEGO statue

Sister Jean's 100th birthday celebrated with look-alike LEGO statue

Sister Jean Celebrates 100th Birthday with LEGO Likeness CHICAGO - Sister Jean's 100th birthday isn't until Wednesday, but Legoland is already celebrating. They created an... Read more ...

Italian PM Conte resigning amid tensions in coalition

Italian PM Conte resigning amid tensions in coalition

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has resigned, after delivering a blistering attack on Vice Premier Matteo Salvini, who he said put his own interests ahead of... Read more ...