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China frees activists who probed factory that made Ivanka Trump shoes, group says
The Chinese government has freed three activists who were detained while investigating working conditions at a company that made shoes for the Ivanka Trump brand, according to an advocacy group.
Martin Shkreli's lawyer: 'Maybe he's nuts but that doesn't make him guilty'
A federal prosecutor called Martin Shkreli a liar and a fraudster in the opening statements of his criminal fraud trial, but his lawyer defended him as an oddball genius who made millions of dollars for investors.
Uber sued over lack of wheelchair-accessible cars in D.C.
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For the first time, all U.S. banks pass Fed's stress tests
America's biggest banks are winning -- again.
Trump, Amazon and 'internet taxes': The real story
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Jaguar reveals its quickest car ever
Jaguar just has revealed the quickest passenger car the company has ever produced. If you're British, however, you might be disappointed to see that one of your nation's most storied automobile makers has gone and put the steering wheel on the wrong side.
Robotic arm could clean up litter in space
Earth isn't the only place where people litter.
Europol: There's no 'kill switch' for malware attack
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Global cyberattack: What you need to know
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7 first-time homebuyer mistakes to avoid
It's tough being a first-time buyer in today's housing market.
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Google Rivals Cheer EU Antitrust Ruling---But Will It Help?
Google’s smaller rivals see a lifeline in the EU’s decision to fine the search giant €2.4 billion and order it to remake its shopping service.
Blue Apron IPO Tied Up by Big Tech
Blue Apron Holdings is the latest startup to have a tech giant suck the air out of its public market debut. It certainly isn’t the first and likely won’t be the last.
Is Food Giant Nestlé Turning Away From Food?
Nestlé, the world’s biggest packaged-food company, may be cutting back on packaged food.
The 10th Anniversary iPhone: Is Apple Trying to Do Too Much?
Apple is pulling out all the stops for its next iPhone, readying multiple models and testing higher prices.
Staples in $6.9 Billion Deal With Sycamore
Private-equity firm Sycamore Partners agreed to buy Staples Inc. for about $6.9 billion, a bold bet on a company whose sales have been shrinking in recent years.
Trump to Nominate Attorney William Emanuel to Labor Board
President Donald Trump selected a second Republican, labor-law attorney William Emanuel, to fill a vacant seat on the National Labor Relations Board.
Which Airlines Pad Their Schedules the Most?
U.S. carriers have added more cushion to schedules to account for weather delays, air-traffic mix-ups—and to climb DOT rankings for on-time arrivals.
Nike Thought It Didn't Need Amazon---Then the Ground Shifted
Big brands want control of their image and marketing, which is hard to do through the giant online retailer. But the power of Amazon’s reach, and the travails of traditional retailers, forced the sneaker company to shift course.
Why Your Local CVS Is Hiding the Candy and Tanning Oil
After it stopped selling cigarettes three years ago, drugstore chain CVS is making another push toward healthier offerings, cutting back on candy, trans-fats and low-SPF sunscreens in its stores.
Companies Try to Contain Fallout From Global Cyberattack
Global firms scrambled to cope with fallout from a cyberattack that disrupted computers across Europe and the U.S. A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, the world’s biggest container-ship operator, closed many of its ports.
The Biggest Internet Trends You Need to Pay Attention to Right Now
Every year, Mary Meeker publishes a comprehensive slide presentation on internet trends. Here are the highlights that marketers should be paying attention to. The post The Biggest Internet Trends You Need to Pay Attention to Right Now appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post The Biggest Interne...
5 Strategies to Build a More Diverse Workforce
Besides the legal ramifications of anti-discrimination legislation, there are various solid reasons why hiring a diverse workforce is beneficial to an organization. The post 5 Strategies to Build a More Diverse Workforce appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 5 Strategies to Build a More Dive...
What We Can All Do About Rising Healthcare Costs
Why it’s time for the healthcare industry to embrace consumerism. The post What We Can All Do About Rising Healthcare Costs appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post What We Can All Do About Rising Healthcare Costs appeared first on AllBusiness.com. Click for more information about Michael Evans.
7 Startup Lessons From Successful Small Business Owners
What do successful small business owners do differently? Here are seven things that will help your startup go the distance. The post 7 Startup Lessons From Successful Small Business Owners appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 7 Startup Lessons From Successful Small Business Owners appeared...
How to Run a Successful ‘Beachfront’ or Seasonal Business
Smart hiring and the ability to manage fluctuating cash flow are just a few of the key areas required to run a successful seasonal business. The post How to Run a Successful ‘Beachfront’ or Seasonal Business appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post How to Run a Successful ‘Beachfront’ or Season...
6 Ways to Build Your Brand Using Content Marketing
For entrepreneurs who want to be seen as experts in their field, here's how to successfully and seamlessly promote a brand through content marketing. The post 6 Ways to Build Your Brand Using Content Marketing appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 6 Ways to Build Your Brand Using Content Mar...
4 Tips on How to Get Your Long-Awaited Raise
Asking your boss for a raise is a daunting task, one that requires a meticulous game plan. Here's how to make your move. The post 4 Tips on How to Get Your Long-Awaited Raise appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 4 Tips on How to Get Your Long-Awaited Raise appeared first on AllBusiness.com....
Business Service Companies: Learn from Starbucks How to Treat Customers
Starbucks has cornered the market on customized coffee beverages. Can you apply the same idea to your business services brand? The post Business Service Companies: Learn from Starbucks How to Treat Customers appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Business Service Companies: Learn from Starbuc...
How to Respond to Gen-Z Entering the Workforce
Generation Z is characterized by its aggressive competitiveness and independence, among other traits. Prospective employers need to be sensitive to these factors. The post How to Respond to Gen-Z Entering the Workforce appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post How to Respond to Gen-Z Entering th...
How to Generate Leads With Your B2B Website
The biggest challenge for B2B companies is generating leads from their website. Here are some core tips on how you can increase your leads as well as conversion. The post How to Generate Leads With Your B2B Website appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post How to Generate Leads With Your B2B Web...
Is America Really Coming Apart? (Spoiler Alert, Yes!)
Authored by Jeff Deist via The Mises Institute, A new Rasmussen poll reports that a majority of voters think so, and it certainly feels that way. Since Donald Trump’s election in November, the pace and intensity of deeply divisive rhetoric has accelerated. Antifa and the Alt-Right are literally ...
FBI Director McCabe Subject Of Three Separate Federal Inquiries Into Alleged Misconduct: Report
A couple of days ago we noted that, according to a report from Circa, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe may have made a serious error by refusing to recuse himself from the Michael Flynn investigation. As it turns out, per court documents reviewed by Circa, McCabe may have harbored a personal ve...
The Power Grid Is Far More Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks Than Most People Realize
Authored by Joshua Krause at ReadyNutrition.com, In December of 2015, 230,000 people in Western Ukraine lost power after 30 substations were mysteriously shut off. Contrary to what most people assumed at the time, this wasn’t an innocuous power outage. The authorities would later admit that the ...
Dopey Playboy WH Correspondent Milks Spotlight By Verbally Attacking Mike Cernovich On Camera
Content originally published at iBankCoin.com Playboy Magazine White House correspondent Brian Karem has risen to recent notoriety as the MSM's White House Press Corps defender-in-chief. After Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders addressed the topic of MSM bias on Tuesday - referencing a...
Moody's Warns That Private-Label Credit Card Issuers Will Be Crushed By Retail Implosion
We've spent a lot of time of late talking about the retail implosion currently underway in the United States courtesy of a massive oversupply of retail square footage and a simultaneous shift in demand toward more online purchases. In fact, we recently highlighted a report from Credit Suisse whi...
Demolishing The Myths Behind The War On Cash
Authored by Ronald-Peter Stoferle via The Mises Institute, The attacks on physical cash from a phalanx of economists, central bankers, commercial banks, and politicians have not diminished in recent years. On the contrary, in the face of the worldwide increase in terror attacks, particularly in ...
CNN Melts Down Over Trump Complimenting Female Reporter's Smile
Controversial and regular guest on CNN, Symone Sanders, melted down on a panel of guests today, who converged to discuss today's impeachable offense. During a call to the PM or Ireland, the vaginal grabbing President had the audacity, as well as the gall, to compliment one of the Irish supporters...
CNN Proclaims Trump's War On Media "Is Physically Endangering Reporters"
It's been a tough week for CNN, so they needed a distraction, and what better way to try and gain back some credibility - from a worldwide audience now likely questioning every word out of the 'news' network's mouth - than to proclaim "we are going to see a reporter face physical harm because" of...
Top Canadian Court Permits Worldwide Internet Censorship
Authored by Aaron Mackey, Corynne McSherry, and Vera Ranieri via The Electronic Frontier Foundation, A country has the right to prevent the world’s Internet users from accessing information, Canada’s highest court ruled on Wednesday. In a decision that has troubling implications for free expressi...
SCOTUS Travel Ban Decision Summarized In 1 Cartoon
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Ann Coulter shreds Sean Hannity: 'He would endorse communism' if Trump did
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty ImagesConservative provocateur Ann Coulter slammed Sean Hannity in a blistering column on Wednesday, saying the Fox News commentator "would endorse communism" if Donald Trump did. "Sean Hannity, bless his heart, has the zeal of the late Trump convert," Coulter wrote in ...
Trump's Cuba policy has created doubt about an important front in the US war on drugs
Thomson Reuters The rollback of relations with Cuba announced by President Donald Trump earlier this month has left many facets of the renewed relationship in doubt. Though the goal was to "chill" trips to the island by Americans, some features of the Obama-led thaw — like the ability to visit or...
Vatican's no. 3 cleric charged with multiple sex offenses
APAustralian cardinal George Pell, the head of finance at the Vatican, has been summonsed on charges relating to historical allegations of child sex abuse. Victoria Police said Pell needed to answer the summons in court in Melbourne on July 18. “Cardinal Pell has been treated the same as anyone e...
$30 oil could spark contagion in energy markets
Reuters/Carlos Garcia RawlinsIf oil prices continue to fall, the financial damage could start to become a concern. A new analysis from Deutsche Bank finds that the high-yield energy market could start to suffer from contagion if oil prices drop to the mid-$30s. At $35 per barrel, for example, the...
The richest US families own a startling proportion of America's wealth
Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for Ascot RacecourseDistribution matters. The United States has long taken pride in being the richest nation in the world. It remains so despite China’s quick game of catch-up and much larger population, at least when it comes to the broadest measure of a country’s ...
Elon Musk has officially started digging a tunnel under Los Angeles (TSLA)
ScreenshotElon Musk's latest company is officially up and running. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said on Twitter Wednesday evening that his tunnel boring machine, dubbed Godot, has officially begun digging under Los Angeles. Musk officially launched his tunnel company, aptly named The Boring Company, ...
Manny Pacquiao wants a Floyd Mayweather rematch, but his trainer says he needs to impress in next fight first
Chris Hyde/GettyManny Pacquiao wants a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, but before that can happen, he needs to go through Jeff Horn. Pacquiao and Horn, a 29-year-old Aussie with an undefeated record, will square off this Saturday at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. At 38, Pacquiao remains one of the bi...
Starbucks hopes food sales can drive its future growth
Starbucks FacebookOne of the biggest drags on Starbucks over the last six months has been its sluggish same-store sales growth. The company missed analysts' expectations in each of the last two quarters for the metric, ultimately producing lower-than-anticipated overall revenue. Management expect...
The new global ransomware attack shows how many people still don't install software updates
Gwydion M. Williams/FlickrA new global ransomware attack, called “Petya” or “NotPetya,” exploits the same vulnerability as the “WannaCry” attack back in May. As Petya spreads across Europe, it’s becoming clear how few people and companies – including major corporations – actually update their sof...
US Ambassador to the UN says she believes Trump’s warning to Syria saved lives
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Wednesday that she believes President Donald Trump's warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad two days earlier not to use chemical weapons saved many innocent lives. Haley was testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee when Rep....
Pence: Trump will repeal Obama's health law by summer's end
Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit suburban Cleveland on Wednesday to meet with small business owners.
3 Reasons Ambarella Inc Stock Could Fall
Why the camera tech specialist's stock slump might not be over.
Prosecutors settle Panda Express discrimination claim
Federal prosecutors say they have reached a settlement with Panda Express over allegations the company discriminated against workers who were not U.S. citizens.
OLED Displays Could Be the iPhone 8's Biggest Bottleneck
There might not be enough panels to go around.
2 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Yields Above 3%
Look no further. Here are two standout dividend stocks still worth buying in a pricey market.
Ex-pharmaceutical CEO accused at trial of cheating investors
A federal prosecutor has told jurors in opening statements at the securities fraud trial of a former pharmaceutical company CEO that he built a bogus hedge fund empire on "lies upon lies."
3 Stocks on the Motley Fool Money Radar This Week
The cloud, robotic surgery, and online doctor visits get some attention from these Foolish investors.
The Latest: GOP ponders how best to sell health care
The Latest on the President Donald Trump's role in the health care debate.
Southwest Airlines Becomes the Latest Carrier to Cut Cuba Flights
Southwest Airlines is dropping its flights to two secondary cities in Cuba as demand remains underwhelming.
Mississippi utility will stop efforts to complete coal plant
A Mississippi utility, faced with a regulatory ultimatum, is stopping efforts to complete a first-of-its-kind coal fueled power plant.
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Australian police charge Vatican treasurer Pell over historical sexual assaults
Australian Cardinal George Pell has been charged with multiple sexual assault offences.
Alibaba to invest $1 billion in Lazada as Southeast Asia awaits Amazon
Alibaba said the new investment will increase its stake in Lazada from 51 percent to 83 percent.
Smartwatch start-up Matrix lands $17.3 million to go after Apple with a device powered by body heat
A Silicon Valley start-up founded by Chemists is taking on the smartwatch market with a device that never has to be charged.
Asian markets open higher with central banks in the spotlight
Asian bourses opened higher on Thursday, with investors expected to digest comments from central banks overnight.
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner: Here's what separates successful leaders from managers
He spoke with Gayle King recently.
Shkreli's lawyer gives explosive argument defending 'Pharma Bro'; prosecutors say he's a con man
Shkreli is accused of looting his former drug company Retrophin to pay off defrauded hedge fund investors.
These 5 highly-successful tech CEOs are not happy with Donald Trump's travel ban
This latest development on immigration policy comes a week after President Trump met with Silicon Valley leaders.
Firefighters battle five-alarm blaze in New York City
New York firefighters on Wednesday evening battled a five-alarm blaze blocks from Union Square and Washington Square parks.
Citi doubles dividend, bank shares jump after industry passes Fed stress tests
Several big banks announced significant increases in their plans to return capital to shareholders.
Hong Kong police arrest democracy activists ahead of Xi Jinping visit
On Wednesday, Hong Kong police arrested protesters who had gathered near a statue commemorating the city's handover.
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New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business
FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A computer virus wreaked havoc on firms around the globe on Wednesday as it spread to more than 60 countries, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting work at a chocolate factory in Australia.
Australian police charge Vatican treasurer over historical sexual assaults
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police said on Thursday they have charged the Vatican's treasurer, Australian Cardinal George Pell, with multiple sexual assault offences.
Senate Republicans struggle to salvage healthcare effort
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Senate Republican struggled on Wednesday to salvage major healthcare legislation sought by President Donald Trump, meeting privately with a parade of skeptical senators as critics within the party urged substantial changes.
Venezuela hunts rogue helicopter attackers, Maduro foes suspicious
CARACAS (Reuters) - The Venezuelan government hunted on Wednesday for rogue policemen who attacked key installations by helicopter, but critics of President Nicolas Maduro suspected the raid may have been staged to justify repression.
Staples in $6.9 billion sale to private equity firm Sycamore
(Reuters) - Sycamore Partners said on Wednesday it would acquire U.S. office supplies chain Staples Inc for $6.9 billion, a rare bet by a private equity firm this year in the U.S. retail sector, which has been roiled by the popularity of internet shopping.
Pro-Trump groups take no prisoners in rush to help an embattled president
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Flush with cash, political groups outside the White House are aggressively coming to President Donald Trump's aid as he battles low public approval numbers, questions about his election campaign's ties to Russia and a stalled legislative agenda.
U.S. says its warning appears to have averted Syrian chemical attack
BRUSSELS/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad appeared so far to have heeded a warning this week from Washington not to carry out a chemical weapons attack.
Fed gives big U.S. banks a green light for buyback, dividend plans
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve has approved plans from the 34 largest U.S. banks to use extra capital for stock buybacks, dividends and other purposes beyond being a cushion against catastrophe.
Widespread uncertainty as U.S. travel ban start looms
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - One day before President Donald Trump's temporary ban on all refugees and travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries is scheduled to take effect, there is still widespread uncertainty about how the administration will implement it.
Trump says Senate Republicans likely to pass healthcare bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed confidence that the Republican-led Senate would ultimately prevail in passing legislation aimed at repealing and replacing the 2010 healthcare law passed under his predecessor, former Democratic president Barack Obama.
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Activists protest GOP health care bill on Capitol Hill
Over a thousand chanting activists walked a lap around the Capitol building Wednesday evening to protest the American Health Care Act (AHCA).
Boaty McBoatface returns from its first voyage with 'unprecedented' data
We may not all live in a yellow submarine, but Boaty McBoatface -- the internet's favorite golden-hued robotic submersible -- returned home to the United Kingdom last week with "unprecedented data" about some of the coldest and deepest ocean waters on the planet that may help scientists better un...
Corker: Russia sanctions fight devolves into 'total silliness'
The House and Senate are still at odds over a Russia sanctions bill that passed in the Senate last week, in a dispute that Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker described Wednesday as "total silliness."
Top Catholic official charged with sexual assault offenses
Cardinal George Pell, one of the most senior officials in the Catholic Church, has been charged with multiple historical sexual assault offenses in his home country of Australia, police said Thursday.
Dem congressman: 'Just plain wrong' for Trump to hold fundraiser at own hotel
As President Donald Trump holds his first re-election fundraiser Wednesday night at the hotel he owns in Washington, one Democratic congressman is slamming the President over the move, arguing it is "just plain wrong."
Los Angeles approves long-awaited George Lucas art museum
After three years of talks -- and proposals in three different cities -- "Star Wars" creator George Lucas has finally secured a green light for his art museum.
Burr 'confident' he will view Comey memos soon
Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richard Burr said Wednesday he's requested former FBI Director James Comey's memos from the FBI and is confident he will get access to the documents soon.
China frees activists who probed factory that made Ivanka Trump shoes, group says
China has freed three activists detained while investigating working conditions at a company that made shoes for the Ivanka Trump brand, an advocacy group says.
Wonder Ways: 5 hiking routes out of Rome
Italy's Wonder Ways: It's hard to escape the pull of Rome, but these new pilgrim trails open up a beautiful new world to hikers.
Italian white truffles: On the hunt in hills of Tuscany
The rare Italian white truffle is a holy grail for foodies. Tuscany's San Miniato Hills are one of the few places where it can be found.
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