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China president's conciliatory trade gesture raises optimism

BEIJING (AP) — Investors and China watchers welcomed President Xi Jinping's pledge Tuesday to open his country's market wider to foreign competition, hoping it will ease a trade dispute with Washington that has unsettled financial markets and could jeopardize a global economic expansion.<p>Xi's vow to …

China

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

There's No Way Mueller Will Indict Trump

Those hoping the special counsel will prosecute the president are engaging in fantasy.<p>The latest revelations about President Trump have, once again, excited the interest of the public, leading to speculation that Special Counsel Robert Mueller may have amassed sufficient evidence to charge the …

Donald Trump

The Best Steakhouses in Every U.S. State, Mapped

We all have that one guilty pleasure when it comes to food and drink. For some, it's gooey, creamy and oh-so-delicious mac and cheese, and for …

What Are the 9 Best Books on Investing to Buy in 2018?

The 9 Best Books on Investing to Buy in 2018<p>Get smart and get rich with these good reads<p>Updated August 04, 2018<p>Whether you’re an experienced trader …

Investing

A flat-Earther's plan to launch himself in a homemade rocket just hit a speed bump

A California man who planned to launch himself 1,800 feet high Saturday in a homemade scrap-metal rocket — in an effort to prove that Earth is flat — said he is postponing the experiment after he couldn't get permission from a federal agency to conduct it on public land.<p>Instead, Mike Hughes said …

This Man Is Launching Himself in a Homemade Rocket to Prove Earth Is Flat

What could possibly go wrong?<p>Seeking to prove that a conspiracy of astronauts fabricated the shape of Earth, a California man intends to launch …

Why Trump has to clean up Obama's mess in Guatemala

President Obama’s foreign policy of appeasement won him a Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 for merely being elected. In the Middle East, it led to a frightful deal with Iran. In the Western Hemisphere it led to the embrace of anti-American dictators, such as the Castro regime in Cuba, cheered on by the …

Brain Imaging Shows We Can Unlearn Chronic Pain

Two new studies, one published last month and another slated for publication in early 2018, confirm through brain imaging and other techniques, that …

Brain Imaging

Boeing slams Airbus, Bombardier deal as means to 'skirt' US trade findings

European airplane manufacturer Airbus announced it would take a majority stake in Canadian plane maker Bombardier’s C-Series jet program on Monday, a deal viewed by Airbus’ main competitor – Boeing (NYSE:BA) – as a way to potentially sidestep recent findings by U.S. trade courts.<p>Airbus has acquired …

Bombardier’s deal with Airbus is bad for business | Financial Times

The plot thickens, as a major character takes the stage for the first time. Within the past month, the US Commerce Department has made two …

Corruption Controversy Overshadows Airbus' Rescue of Bombardier's Airliner Business

Airbus’s coup in buying a $6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics controversy …

Boeing Thinks Airbus Is Making A Big Mistake With Bombardier Partnership

When Airbus and Bombardier announced last week that they would partner in building the latter company’s CSeries line of single-aisle twinjets, much of the media coverage made the deal sound like a setback for Boeing. Coming only days after the Commerce Department sided with Boeing in a trade …

Mexico loses tuna trade battle to Trump administration

The Trump administration scored a victory against Mexico this week in a longstanding trade battle.<p>The U.S. and Mexico have been locked in a dispute over how tuna is fished in Mexico. The U.S. claims that Mexican fishermen allow dolphins to be netted and killed when they fish for tuna. Therefore, …

Strong Earnings Amidst Trade Policy Landmines

We are in the midst of another strong earnings season. Positive corporate fundamentals have been in part responsible for the stock market rally. The …

US wants to deepen defence, bilateral ties with India

Alice G Wells says during his India visit, Tillerson focused on how US, India can promote regional stability in the South Asia. Photo: AP<p><b>Washington:</b> …

China angered over U.S. aluminum foil anti-dumping duties

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said it was “strongly dissatisfied” with the U.S. decision to impose anti-dumping duties ranging from 97 percent to 162 percent on Chinese aluminum foil, urging Washington to correct its “mistaken methods”.<p>The preliminary ruling on Friday was a victory for U.S. aluminum …

China

Western governments pile up debt to become the world's biggest borrowers

Governments in the rich world are now the biggest debtors globally, piling up debts even as financial firms, other businesses and households moderate their borrowing.<p>Total global debts have hit a new record high, driven largely by government borrowing, according to the Institute of International …

Donald Trump's Press Secretary Won't Say Whether Russia Was Behind The DNC Hack

The intelligence report is titled “Russian Malicious Cyber Activity.”<p>WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s press secretary repeatedly refused to say whether the president-elect believes Russia was behind the hack of Democratic National Committee emails during the 2016 presidential race.<p>The Obama …

Donald Trump

Exxon Mobil chief's stock rises in Trump secretary of state search

ExxonMobil Chairman Rex Tillerson’s stock is rising in Donald Trump’s ever-expanding search for a secretary of state nominee, according to a source close to the president-elect – though Fox News is told other big names remain in the mix.<p>Trump met earlier this week with Tillerson, whose company is …

Stop Waiting for Your Billion-Dollar Idea and Do This Instead

Conventional wisdom says that if entrepreneurs want to be successful they should strive to create breakthrough tech products in new and huge …

Why Amazon Prime Memberships Are Causing Concern on Wall Street

The strength of Amazon.com’s nearly 75% rally since February may depend on how many more brown cardboard boxes end up on the doorsteps of U.S. …

The world economic order is collapsing and this time there seems no way out | Will Hutton

Financial sector,Economic recovery,World news,Banking,Economics,Brics,China,Global recession,Politics,UK news,Chinese economy,Economic policy,Financial crisis,Business,Global economy<p>The refugee crisis is paralleled by the savage fallout from a global financial system running out of control<p>Europe …

Researchers have a radical plan to freeze rising sea water and transport it to Antarctica

A new study investigates one radical solution: 'geoengineering,' or reshaping the planet in a substantial way. In this case, by enlarging Antarctica's continental glacier via pumping ocean water onto the ice surface.<p>If it works, and the ice sheet grows thicker, it could sequester huge volumes of …

Climate Change

Two Libyans identified as Lockerbie bombing suspects, Scotland, U.S. say

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Two Libyans have been identified as suspects in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, nearly 27 years ago, Scottish and U.S. officials say.<p>They have asked for Libya's help to interview them.<p>The 259 people on New York-bound Pan Am Flight 103 and 11 people on the …

Report: New York prison escapee spent months carving, finding his way out

<b>(CNN) —</b> Convicted killer David Sweat escaped from his prison cell not once, not twice, but almost every night for several months, a source briefed on the investigation told CNN.<p>And during those nightly jaunts, Sweat learned his way through the maze of tunnels and pipes in the bowels of the Clinton …

Travel writer, Ecuador: "I felt sick. I wanted to vomit all over the police officer's desk"

In the first of a series of reader submissions to the Irish Times Amateur Travel Writer competition, we meet Rachel Creane, four hours after she …

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Rights & Freedoms

ABC and CBS Continue to Omit That Soldier Died While Searching for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl

Following an announcement that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl would be formally charged with desertion and endangering his fellow soldiers, <b>on Thursday</b> …