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Trump’s Entire Shutdown Approach, Encapsulated in One Tweet

Imagine you were charged with choosing an artifact to put in a time capsule so that future Americans could understand the current government shutdown. This is an unrealistic scenario, of course. No single item can explain the current moment, and moreover, there’s no reason to believe that the shutdo

THE ATLANTIC

Prince Philip car crash: Nine-month old baby in car Duke of Edinburgh collided with near Sandringham

A nine-month-old baby and her mother were in the Kia Prince Philip crashed into when he overturned his Land Rover near Sandringham, police have confirmed. The 97-year-old walked away unhurt but the two women in the other car required hospital treatment for a broken wrist and a cut knee. The baby was

THE INDEPENDENT

Bye Bye Trade War? China Plans $1 Trillion Buying Spree to Reduce US Trade Deficit

China has extended the olive branch back to the United States by offering a path to eliminate Washington’s burgeoning trade deficit with the country, Bloomberg reported Friday. The news comes less than a day after The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump administration was considering lifting

CNBC

Britain’s Prince Philip, 97, crashed his car. Rescuers say it’s ‘amazing people weren’t seriously injured.’

LONDON — When the news flash went out Thursday evening, many feared the worst. Prince Philip, 97, had been in a car collision outside the Queen’s Sandringham estate in east England.

WASHINGTON POST

Chinese companies are defaulting on their debt at a record pace — and experts say it could spark a worldwide crisis

The sheer scope of debt levels in China are leading to fears that the country could be teetering on the edge of a crisis. A "startling" number of Chinese companies are relying on new borrowing to cover the interest on existing loans, according to Pantheon Macroeconomics.

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Cargill to grow Pakistan ‎business‏ with US$ 200mn investment

ISLAMABAD: Cargill, a global food and agriculture producer, on Thursday renewed its long standing commitment to Pakistan by announcing plans to invest more than US$200 million in the next three-to-five years.

BRECORDER.COM - 2019-01-17 21:19:32

Cambridge council opposes Ontario 's Open for ‎Business‏ bill

Ontario may be open for business, but Cambridge is not in favour of the changes proposed in Ontario government’s Bill 66. As part of a special council meeting Tuesday, Cambridge council posted its opposition to the proposed legislation making sweeping changes to Ontario’s planning act, which could a

RECORD - 2019-01-16 20:00:00

Chamber kicks off 2019 Minority ‎Business‏ Accelerator program

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce has kicked off its 2019 Minority Business Accelerator program with 17 new and sustaining participants, representing minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses, as well as businesses that operate in low to moderate income communities throughout the Ups

GSABUSINESS.COM - 2019-01-16 16:39:21

Island Floors & Interiors Inc. celebrates 18 years in ‎business‏

Rod Mazzoli opened Island Floors & Interiors Inc in 2002 and this year marks his 18th year serving the Pine Island community. "I had purchased my house in Bokeelia in 1999," Mazzoli said. "Three years later I just happened to be driving by when I spotted a for rent sign in the window of this buildin

PINEISLAND-EAGLE.COM - 2019-01-16 15:31:17

Own a ‎business‏ or work at one ? State commissioners discuss their plans for Minnesota ‎business‏

Over the past two weeks, we've been talking on the show with some of Minnesota's new commissioners about their plans and hopes for the state. MPR's economics contributor Chris Farrell spoke with four newly-appointed members of the Walz administration about issues affecting the business community and

MPRNEWS.ORG - 2019-01-15 22:23:28
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Technology News

Google acquires Fossil smartwatch ‎technology‏ for $ 40M

Google is acquiring intellectual property from Fossil related to smartwatch technology that’s still under development, according to Wareable.com. The deal, which is pegged at $40 million, will bring some of Fossil’s research and development team to Google and will lead to the release of a “new produ

FIERCEWIRELESS - 2019-01-18 17:05:07

Wind farm developer Tilt Renewables deploys lidar ‎technology‏

ZX Lidars, industry-leading supplier and pioneer of wind lidar products, has announced that renewable energy development firm Tilt Renewables has deployed its technology in a bid to optimise energy production through wind.

ENERGYDIGITAL.COM - 2019-01-18 13:50:04

Severn Trent uses underground ‎technology‏ to alleviate floods

Severn Trent has completed a £1.4 million “unique flood alleviation” scheme in Gloucestershire using “innovative underground technology”. The scheme in Slimbridge saw Severn Trent’s engineers applying “flood grout” to 600 metres of sewer pipes as part of a UK trial of the method.

UTILITYWEEK.CO.UK - 2019-01-18 11:34:38

CEOs ' Big Concerns : Talent and ‎Technology‏

Last fall, during a recent discussion at a technology conference, CEOs and business leaders told me that their biggest concerns aren’t terrorism or geopolitical risks — it is being technologically disrupted.

DIGIRUPT.IO - 2019-01-17 21:13:13

Efficient web server ‎technology‏ for resource-constrained microcontrollers

Some time ago we published an article titled A fresh look at embedding a web server, where we suggested using WebSockets instead of HTTP with its traditional GET and POST commands. One commenter criticized the article for not being suitable for a broad category of small microcontroller based embedde

EMBEDDED.COM - 2019-01-17 18:04:00
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Report: Alabama hires Falcons new game-management coach

What will you remember most about the Kyle Flood Era in Atlanta?. According to Ian Fitzsimmons of ESPN Radio, the University of Alabama has hired Flood away from the Falcons to coach the offensive line.

NBC SPORTS - 2019-01-18 18:05:00

Report: Nick Saban Had No Clue His Assistant Left For A New Job

Nick Saban treats nearly everyone in his life with maximum contempt at all times. His own fans, the media, the college football playoff scheduling committee—everyone is a target for the Alabama head coach when he’s in a pissy mood, which is about 99 percent of the time. Saban rules by fear, and that

DEADSPIN - 2019-01-18 17:18:00

MLB is Prioritizing Adding a Pitch Clock in 2019, But What Impact Could It Have?

According to SI's Tom Verducci, MLB reportedly prioritized a desire to add a pitch clock in the 2019 season during a recent meeting with the Players Association. Is this a step in the right direction for solving the pace of play issue?

YAHOO SPORTS - 2019-01-18 17:14:12

Wahbi Khazri's amazing top 10 Ligue 1 career goals

Former Sunderland midfielder Wahbi Khazri is flying high this season in Ligue 1, with 12 goals scored. The Tunisian is known for his free-kicks and his insane shots, let's take a look at the best goals he has scored since his Ligue 1 debut for Bastia in 2012.

YAHOO! - 2019-01-18 16:40:37

Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace: Premier League prediction, pick, TV channel, live stream, watch online

Liverpool will look to build on its lead in the Premier League on Saturday when it hosts Crystal Palace. Liverpool has a four-point lead in the table with 57 points and a record of 18-3-1, while Palace is once again a contender for relegation. Palace has 22 points at 6-4-12 and sits four points clea

CBS SPORTS - 2019-01-18 16:37:13
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Health News

Overdoses Rise after Pharma Advertises to Doctors

Painkiller marketing aimed at physicians has been linked to higher numbers of overdoses in a study investigating the causes of the opioid crisis gripping the U.S. Between August 2013 and December 2015, pharmaceutical companies spent $39.7 million on materials aimed at more than 67,507 physicians acr

MSN.COM - 2019-01-18 16:00:03

Lessons from Namibia on curbing the spread of foot and mouth disease

South Africa is in the middle of a severe outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. Although it’s not harmful to humans, it causes mouth ulcers and foot lesions in hoofed animals such as cattle, goats and camels, making them lame.

THE CONVERSATION - 2019-01-18 12:26:59

Why vaping is so dangerous for teens

(CNN)Most of what we know about nicotine addiction in teens, we know from cigarettes. But experts say the technology and chemistry of vaping might pose an entirely different threat.

CNN - 2019-01-18 01:00:00

What causes kidney stones and how to get rid of them - and what to eat to prevent them

Passing a kidney stone is one of the most painful things you can do - apart from childbirth. Now a new study published this week in Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests that they’re becoming more common.

MSN.COM - 2019-01-18 00:40:00

5 Health Benefits of Blackberries (Including the Frozen Kind)

Blackberries are a hallmark of summer. Throughout the warmer months, you can find bushels at the farmer's market. But these all-star berries can (and should!) be enjoyed year-round—just look for them in your grocer's freezer aisle. Your body will thank you, because the nutritional value of blackberr

HEALTH.COM - 2019-01-17 23:22:28
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