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Source: Common Domain

Trump’s tariffs against China are hurting U.S. tech companies instead

Today 13:37 GMT

The latest tariffs enacted by the Trump administration against China are not expected to help solve the problem of intellectual-property theft from American companies, and instead could hurt U.S. companies, especially in the technology sector.

Many employees were from companies that wrote letters to the U.S. Trade Representative during the public-comment period about how the tariffs would be bad for their companies and tech innovation, such as Apple Inc. AAPL, +3.57% AAPL, +3.57% AAPL, +3.57% , Cisco Systems Inc.

Source: Washington Post

Despite policy encouraging travel, most Airports Authority board members are staying grounded

Today 03:19 GMT

Members of the board that oversees Reagan National and Dulles International airports, as well as the multibillion-dollar Silver Line rail project, remain largely grounded despite a change in policy nearly two years ago that encouraged them to travel more.

According to documents obtained by The Washington Post through a Freedom of Information Act request, board members spent roughly $17,000 last year, a year after members voted to loosen travel guidelines.

Source: CTV

With 72 hours until legal cannabis, is Canada ready Pot point-man Blair offers the latest

Today 10:51 GMT

In 72 hours it will be legal for adults in Canada to purchase, possess, or grow recreational cannabis, with some considerable caveats depending on which part of the country you live in.

With the countdown to legal cannabis now measurable in hours, many retailers, police forces, and the general public are still curious and uncertain about how the rollout will go. As part of CTV's Question Period special, focusing on the incoming major societal shift, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Bill Blair spoke at length with host Evan Solomon about where things stand, and why he thinks we're ready.

Source: CBS News

Cuomo blames Trump, Republicans for violence by far-right Proud Boys

Today 13:37 GMT

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is questioning why state Republicans would have invited the founder of the far-right group the Proud Boys to speak in Manhattan, and blamed them and President Trump for violent clashes that took place after the speech.

Cuomo said he had directed the state police to assist the New York Police Department in a probe of the violence that took place Friday night between the Proud Boys and those protesting the speech.

Source: Washington Post

Ike Leggett endorses Jealous, but says he won’t campaign against Hogan

Today 07:00 GMT

After hesitating for months, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) has endorsed Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous.

Leggett says he will not campaign against Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, whom he counts as a personal friend and as a supporter of Maryland’s most populous jurisdiction. Leggett, the former chair of the state Democratic Party, said in an interview that he made an impromptu announcement that he was supporting the entire Democratic ticket at a fundraiser Saturday hosted by Democratic county council candidate Gabe Albornoz in Kensington.

Source: BBC

Abducted billionaire's family offers reward

Today 20:03 GMT

The family of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was kidnapped on Thursday, has offered a 1bn Tanzania shilling ($440,000; £330,000) reward for information that leads to his rescue.

The family hoped that the reward will help the police's investigation, spokesperson Azim Dewji told a packed press conference. "We want to assure anyone with the information about the whereabouts of our son to come forward and we will treat their information as secret," he said.

Source: Fox News

Chinese official finds Trump 'very confusing'; says US warships at China's doorstep building tension

Today 03:19 GMT

President Trump's inner circle is "very confusing" for foreign diplomatic officials in Washington to navigate, China's U.S. ambassador Cui Tiankai told "Fox News Sunday" in an exclusive wide-ranging interview. Tiankai added that U.S. warships are "on the offensive" near China, days after a U.S. destroyer nearly collided with a Chinese military vessel in the South China Sea.

Trump, citing widespread intellectual property theft in China that cuts into the profits of U.S. companies doing business there, placed tariffs on approximately $200 billion of Chinese imports in September, following his imposition of significant tariffs on nearly $35 billion in Chinese goods in July.

Source: Washington Post

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry are expecting, says Kensington Palace.

Today 20:02 GMT

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are expecting a child in the spring of 2019, Kensington Palace announced on Monday morning.

“My warmest congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the happy news they are expecting a baby in the Spring. Taking time out from crunch Brexit talks, the British Prime Minister Theresa May tweeted her congratulations.

Source: Common Domain

‘Mesh’ of Digital Tools Set to Transform Business

Today 20:03 GMT

Autonomous vehicles, blockchain, digital twins and quantum computing are among a handful of strategic technology trends that chief information officers, and the companies whose digital capabilities they oversee, can no longer afford to ignore, says David Cearley, Gartner Inc. distinguished vice president and analyst.

It is not enough to focus on how any one of these tools is being adopted in a specific industry, Mr. Cearley adds, but on how they are working together to create a “digital mesh” of mutually-supporting capabilities poised to transform the way businesses operate across all industries in the years ahead. “We’re seeing a convergence, overlap and interplay between these trends,” he said: “It’s important to look at how they’re coming together.”

Source: Common Domain

Fidelity Says It Will Trade Bitcoin for Hedge Funds

Today 20:03 GMT

Fidelity Investments said it will store and trade digital currencies for hedge funds and other professional investors, becoming one of the first Wall Street giants to step into this volatile corner of the financial world.

Fidelity will deal for now in bitcoin and ether, the world’s two most-valuable digital currencies, but intends to expand into additional assets in the future, said Tom Jessop, Fidelity’s head of corporate-business development.

Source: The Guradian

How irritating that smug couples have stumbled on the secret of a perfect relationship

Today 03:19 GMT

Finally, if you really want to fall in love with someone, or rekindle an existing relationship, science recommends you ask your romantic interest if they have a hunch about how they will die.

Evidence suggests constantly posting updates about how blissfully happy you and bae are is a sign your relationship is falling apart. A 2014 study found that “when people felt more insecure about their partner’s feelings, they tended to make their relationships visible” on Facebook.

Source: Global News

Spotify just turned 10 — here’s how it’s impacted music: Alan Cross

Today 03:19 GMT

Yes, 38 per cent of online music consumers still steal music (mostly via something called stream ripping), but the situation could be a whole lot worse.

The rise of streaming, led by Spotify, has mortally wounded many hundreds of record stores, eroded radio listening, and fatally wounded music video channels. If you can get any song anytime you want anywhere you happen to be, the traditional cultural gatekeepers that regulated access to music for decades are now irrelevant to millions.

Source: Common Domain

Treasury yields tick higher as stocks struggle for direction

Today 20:03 GMT

Treasury yields rose on Monday as investors take their cue from the continued weakness in stocks and geopolitical jitters.

The dropoff in retail sales could suggest the economy was shedding some of its momentum in the third quarter, contrary to the more buoyant readings from other indicators.

Source: The Guradian

Dutch museums discover 170 artworks stolen by Nazis

Wednesday 15:27 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Is There a Cure for My Dog’s Bad Breath?

Wednesday 15:27 GMT
Source: The Guradian

'I believed love could cure cancer': how grief sent Steve Perry on a new Journey

Wednesday 15:27 GMT
Source: CBS News

Brett Kavanaugh hears first arguments as Supreme Court justice

Wednesday 20:03 GMT
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5 Mood-Lifting Museums

Sunday 05:10 GMT
Source: CBS News

What happened at Studio 54 is still an "embarrassment" for co-founder Ian Schrager

Saturday 17:15 GMT
Source: Washington Post

A supermodel recalls the glorious decade when no one cared if you gained a few pounds

Saturday 17:15 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Treasury yields tick higher as stocks struggle for direction

Today 20:03 GMT
Source: Global News

Spotify just turned 10 — here’s how it’s impacted music: Alan Cross

Today 03:19 GMT
Source: The Guradian

How irritating that smug couples have stumbled on the secret of a perfect relationship

Today 03:19 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Fidelity Says It Will Trade Bitcoin for Hedge Funds

Today 20:03 GMT
Source: Common Domain

‘Mesh’ of Digital Tools Set to Transform Business

Today 20:03 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry are expecting, says Kensington Palace.

Today 20:02 GMT
Source: Fox News

Chinese official finds Trump 'very confusing'; says US warships at China's doorstep building tension

Today 03:19 GMT

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