Rebecca W Adams

19 Flips | 3 Magazines | @RebeccaWAdams | Keep up with Rebecca W Adams on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rebecca W Adams”

Don’t treat Donald Trump as if he’s a normal president. He’s not | Jonathan Freedland

From the US Congress to Theresa May, everyone needs to understand that when the next president takes office the usual rules will no longer apply<p>There is one week to go and all is confusion. Next Friday Donald Trump will take the oath of office and be sworn in as president of the United States. But …

Donald Trump

Lobbyists leave Trump transition team after new ethics rule

At least three lobbyists have left President-elect Donald Trump's presidential transition operation after the team imposed a new ethics policy that would have required them to drop all their clients.<p>CGCN's Michael Catanzaro, who was responsible for energy independence; Michael Torrey, who was …

Bull market! Chinese stocks up 21% since January panic

The bull is back in China.<p>China's benchmark index, the Shanghai Composite, has rallied by more than 21% from its recent low in January when traders panicked and stocks cratered.<p>A 20% rise is needed for stocks to technically be considered in a "bull market."<p>However, the move higher isn't enough to …

13 Red Flags That Will Get Your Pitch Rejected Every Time

Investors are people too. A positive first impression can quickly turn negative if you innocently seem to violate business basics while profiling your new venture.<p>After listening to hundreds of startup pitches, and reading even more business plans, most new venture investors develop their own …

Startups

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share48<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 497<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

Associated Press News

Major banks mark first-ever international trade using blockchain tech

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The first cross-border transaction between banks using multiple blockchain applications has taken place, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Wells Fargo & Co said on Monday, resulting in a shipment of cotton to China from the United States.<p>The logo of Australia's Commonwealth Bank …

Commonwealth Bank

Jared Fogle's ex-wife sues Subway, alleging it failed to alert authorities he was pedophile

The ex-wife of disgraced Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is suing the sandwich chain, charging that top executives knew of his pedophilia as early as 2004 and should have notified authorities.<p>Katie McLaughlin divorced Fogle after he pleaded guilty to federal charges of child pornography and having sex …

Most feared Wall Street prosecutor warns bankers against silence

Wall Street's top prosecutor just schooled a room full of New York bankers on bad behavior.<p>Preet Bharara is greatly feared on Wall Street. As the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, Bharara has prosecuted dozens of high profile bankers on insider trading and securities fraud.<p>He …

Corruption

Texas May Be Denying Tens Of Thousands Of Children Special Education

When Rosley Espinoza's daughter was very young, in preschool, she started acting differently. She seemed distracted and would get in trouble at school.<p>"Lack of interest, teachers' notes coming home with behavior notes," Espinoza says, speaking in Spanish.<p>She says she asked school officials to …

Twitter is facing some tough choices to stay afloat

The popular but money-losing micro-blogging service spent aggressively on product development and marketing in recent years, betting that it could afford to post losses as long as it attracted new users.<p>But that growth stalled this year after it exceeded 300 million active monthly users, less than …

Here's How One Millennial Entrepreneur Turned Failure Into $10 Million

Success knows no age and no limits!<p>Every entrepreneur has their own story. Some find success rather quickly and without much effort, while others deal with failure. Then, there are people like Sam Ovens who find success early in life but experience their own fair share of troubles along the way.<p>Sam …

Entrepreneurship

South Africa set to withdraw from the International Criminal Court because of focus on Africa prosecutions

South Africa has told the United Nations it wants to withdraw from the International Criminal Court amid perceptions The Hague-based tribunal focuses too much on African prosecutions.<p>Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the South African foreign minister, signed an Instrument of Withdrawal delivered to the UN …

2 Stocks that Turned $1,000 Into Millions

$1,000 might not seem like enough money to invest in the stock market. But in a previous article, I noted that well-timed investments of $1,000 in <b>Apple</b> or <b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) would each be worth about half a million dollars now. Today, I'll go a step further and discuss two stocks that turned …

Investing

Princess Tessy of Luxembourg on serving in a warzone and being a victim of attempted abuse

I have never before written about my experiences as a UN peacekeeper, but I wanted to support the United Nations Association – UK (UNA-UK) in raising awareness about peacekeeping. Here in the UK, we don’t often hear about the vital work of peacekeepers, including British troops serving in Cyprus, …

Mind-Controlled Bionics: New Tech Translates Thoughts Into Motion

A Helping Hand<p>“The idea is that we’re able to translate thoughts into motion,” says Mike McLaughlin of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, …

Robotics

10 Success lessons from Walt Disney – “From Rags to Riches” for entrepreneurs

Share120<p>Tweet<p>Share224<p>+18<p>Shares 352<p>Our childhood would have been dreary without this genius of a man. Walt Disney was also another boy brought up in a …

Hillary Clinton has a plan to make college debt free — here's how

The two touted her debt-free college plan, the New College Compact, which she first proposed in August 2015, and has since refined.<p>Last year, the former secretary of state promised that students attending public colleges would not need to take out loans.<p>"I'm a little different from those who say …

Egyptian lawmaker to women: Want to go to college? First, prove you're a virgin.

As if the SATs weren't enough, one Egyptian lawmaker says he wants to see all women interested in attending college in his country pass an …