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John Oliver Returns to Explain Brexit on Last Week Tonight

4 hours ago   |   Time

Last Week Tonight returned from its hiatus just in time for John Oliver to explain Brexit, “the playful fun name that has been given to a disaster.” While the U.K. is not...
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Ahead of Hanoi summit, N Korea faces 'turning point': State media

6 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Editorial in Rodong Sinmun newspaper urges North Koreans to step up efforts to boost the country's economy.
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2020 warning signs grow for historic economy

13 hours ago   |   NBC News

As the presidential campaign approaches, there are growing questions about what the economic landscape may look like in November 2020.
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2020 warning signs grow for historic economy

1 day ago   |   NBC News

As the presidential campaign approaches, there are growing questions about what the economic landscape may look like in November 2020.
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Globalization and Unemployment

2 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Globalization is the process by which markets integrate worldwide. Over the past 60 years, it has accelerated steadily as new technologies and management expertise have reduced...
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What rising seas mean for local economies

What rising seas mean for local economies

2 days ago   |   Stanford

High-tide flooding resulting from climate change is already disrupting the economy of Annapolis, Maryland. As sea levels rise, the impacts are expected to get worse for coastal...
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President Trump Says There Is ‘Possibility' He Will Extend Deadline in China Trade Talks

2 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump said that “there's a possibility” he would extend a March 2 deadline in trade talks with China if the two countries are closing in on a deal. Trump made...
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Power Shift

2 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

THE RISE OF GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY The end of the Cold War has brought no mere adjustment among states but a novel redistribution of power among states, markets, and civil...
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Social Capital and the Global Economy: A Redrawn Map of the World

2 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Conventional maps of the global economy divide the major players into three groups: the United States and its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement, the European...
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Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

3 days ago   |   The Morning Call

Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3...
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Man discovers 30-year-old Apple computer still in working order

Man discovers 30-year-old Apple computer still in working order

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Ex-FBI acting director: 'Crime may have been committed' by President Trump

Ex-FBI acting director: 'Crime may have been committed' by President Trump

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says a “crime may have been committed” when President Donald Trump fired the head of the FBI and tried to publicly undermine an... Read more ...

Chicago Police Want To Speak To Jussie Smollett Again About Alleged Attack...

Chicago Police Want To Speak To Jussie Smollett Again About Alleged Attack On Him

The alleged attack of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has sprawled into a three-week saga of confusing reports and contradictions. Smollett, who is black and gay, maintains that... Read more ...

Trump slams McCabe for planning ‘very illegal' act against presidency

Trump slams McCabe for planning ‘very illegal' act against presidency

President Trump lashed out at former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe for his “many lies” and suggested McCabe and other top Justice Department officials acted illegally when... Read more ...

Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

The victory Sunday honored J.D. Gibbs, who died last month after battling a degenerative neurological disease. Read more ...

McCabe: Trump wanted Russia probe in letter firing Comey

McCabe: Trump wanted Russia probe in letter firing Comey

WASHINGTON - Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said that President Trump wanted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to mention the Russia investigation in his memo... Read more ...

UFC Phoenix: Ngannou and Velasquez throw down in heavyweight clash in Arizona

UFC Phoenix: Ngannou and Velasquez throw down in heavyweight clash in Arizona

The UFC kicks off a new era on ESPN with its first live event on the US sporting network as two-time former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returns to face hulking knockout... Read more ...

Massive, fiery wreck takes out much of Daytona 500

Massive, fiery wreck takes out much of Daytona 500

“The Big One” came late in the Daytona 500. Paul Menard triggered a 22-car accident shortly after a restart with 10 laps to go in “The Great American Race.” Menard turned Matt... Read more ...

Mets land ex-Yankee Adeiny Hechavarria as infield help

Mets land ex-Yankee Adeiny Hechavarria as infield help

Adeiny Hechavarria is trading boroughs. The solid infielder, whom the Yankees traded for just before last season's Sept. 1 deadline, signed a minor league deal with the Mets on... Read more ...

Yankees flirting with idea of Aaron Judge as leadoff hitter

Yankees flirting with idea of Aaron Judge as leadoff hitter

TAMPA - If you are betting on who will be the Yankees' regular leadoff hitter this coming season, you would be smart to put your money on Aaron Hicks. However, during the dog... Read more ...