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Italy

France to impose total ban on mobile phones in schools

France is to impose a total ban on pupils using mobile phones in primary and secondary schools starting in September 2018, its education minister has confirmed.<p>Phones are already forbidden in French classrooms but starting next school year, pupils will be barred from taking them out at breaks, …

These are the businesses still immune to Amazon

It feels like nothing is safe from Amazon.<p>On Friday (Oct. 13) Bloomberg reported that Amazon was getting into sportswear. The company signed on a vendor that produces clothing for Gap, Uniqlo, and Kohl’s to make private-label athletic wear for Amazon. The news sent a shiver through the market, with …

Trump wants lawmakers to 'move fast' on taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing lawmakers to "move fast" on a tax overhaul.<p>On Twitter Wednesday, Trump says: "The approval process for the biggest Tax Cut & Tax Reform package in the history of our country will soon begin. Move fast Congress!"<p>Trump had dinner Tuesday with a …

Mitch McConnell

Mercedes' $2.7 million hypercar will arrive in 2019 — and it's a high-tech marvel

On Monday, Mercedes-Benz and its AMG performance division unveiled their new Project ONE hybrid hyper car. As promised, the car is an absolute technical marvel.<p>After dominating in the world of Formula One racing for the past three years, Mercedes-AMG is finally putting its race know-how into a true …

Mercedes-Benz

President Trump Does This Every Morning -- and There's a Scientific Reason You Should, Too

Confidence breeds confidence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's the first thing you do when you wake up? Check social media, watch the news, maybe log onto email?<p>President Donald Trump starts his day going through a folder of good news and flattering photos of …

Light Bulbs

Iraq sends workers home as 'ungodly' heat grips Middle East

Power networks struggle in Baghdad and building work halted in Riyadh, while high humidity affects coastal cities<p>While Europe battles with a heatwave named Lucifer, the Middle East is enduring a summer so brutal that even those accustomed to Baghdad’s searing August weather are labelling it …

Middle East

Russian military jet buzzes Washington, surveilling rather than threatening the capital

WASHINGTON — A Russian military jet flew low over the capital on Wednesday, but it wasn’t a war sortie or even a sequel to <i>Top Gun</i>.<p>The flight as low as 3,800 feet above the Capitol and the Pentagon was permitted under a 2002 agreement called an Open Skies Treaty between the U.S. and Russia. The …

Russian Military

American $443 San Francisco SFO to Zurich, Switzerland Sep-May

American Airlines has a low fare today at $443 round trip from San Francisco SFO to Zurich ZRH Switzerland. This deal is available for travel from …

San Francisco

Airbnb plans to rent out mansions and penthouses this year

Not content to simply point people in the direction of national parks, it sounds like Airbnb will now offer the well-heeled <i>even more</i> luxurious places to stay. Codenamed Airbnb Lux, the short-term rental service will soon offer penthouses and mansions if its tests are successful, according to</i> …

Sweden mourns 4 killed, 15 wounded in Stockholm truck attack

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden observed a minute of silence Monday on a national day of mourning for the four people killed and 15 wounded in a truck attack last week, while the suspect's name emerged in court papers and the U.N. Security Council condemned the rampage.<p>Swedish royalty, foreign diplomats …

Extremism

Trump slams 'corrupt' media, as more women make sexual assault claims

Two more women accused Republican nominee Donald Trump of sexual assault Friday, with a relative of one of them saying that the allegation was "an attempt to regain the spotlight."<p>Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Trump's NBC reality show "The Apprentice," said the real estate mogul kissed her …

Donald Trump

Positive link between video games and academic performance, study suggests

Students who played online games scored above average in maths, science and reading tests, although study does not prove games were the cause<p>Children who play online video games tend to do better in academic science, maths and reading tests, according to an analysis of data from over 12,000 high …

Education

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

Overnight bus with bed will take travellers from San Francisco to Los Angeles while they sleep

A new California start-up is hoping that getting a little shut-eye will help make bus travel more tolerable, launching a new non-stop bus that will take travellers from San Francisco to Los Angeles overnight.<p>SleepBus is a new service, which according to the website will see buses leave one city at …

San Francisco

Amazon’s new strategy to steal Netflix customers — and keep them

Amazon is rolling out two new offerings for would-be customers that could radically reshape the way people interact with the company's Amazon Prime service.<p>First, Amazon is making its streaming video service, Prime Video, available monthly for $8.99. That's a dollar less than what Netflix charges …

Televisions