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Source: New York Times

Architects and Designers Reinterpret a Prada Classic: Nylon

Today 14:34 GMT

“It’s fun to put your mind to creating something in a new category,” Grcic said, then clarified: “Not fun — it’s enjoyable and it’s satisfactory, and it works well with a partner as meticulous as Prada.”

In her latest interpretation of the material, Prada asked the architects Rem Koolhaas and Herzog & de Meuron — with whom she collaborates regularly — to design something in nylon for the show, and to select another talent from their field to do the same.

Source: Global News

Canada Summer Jobs attestation specifically targets activities, not beliefs: Hajdu

Today 17:20 GMT

Employment Minister Patty Hajdu says the decision to require that applicants to the Canada Summer Jobs program sign an attestation stating they respect the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, as well as LGBT and reproductive rights in Canada, came after her department received complaints from Canadians last year about organizations that refused to hire gay youth or that used youth to hand out graphic placards.

Source: Fox News

China threatens military buildup in South China Sea after US Navy warship's passage: paper

Today 06:06 GMT

China will have no choice but to build its abilities in the South China Sea if the U.S. continues to “wantonly” provoke trouble in the waters, Beijing’s top newspaper warned on Monday.

“If the relevant party once more makes trouble out of nothing and causes tensions, then it will only cause China to reach this conclusion: in order to earnestly protect peace in the South China Sea, China must strengthen and speed up the building of its abilities there,” The People’s Daily said in the commentary, according to Reuters.

Source: Common Domain

China Sucks Gas Out of Global Market Amid Shift From Coal

Today 17:19 GMT

China is replacing coal with gas, sucking up global supplies of the fuel and pushing up the price of liquefied natural gas to a three-year high.

That has left large swathes of industry in China struggling with limited gas, including giants like German chemical company BASF SE and local producer Yunnan Yuntianhua Co. , as supplies are diverted to households that had previously relied on coal for heating.

Source: New York Times

U.S. Accuses Accountants of Trying to Game Reviews of KPMG Audits

Today 17:19 GMT

The Securities and Exchange Commission, in a related civil enforcement action, compared the actions of the former KPMG accountants to “literally stealing the exam” to influence the outcome of the oversight reviews. The S.E.C.’s lawsuit cites a text message from one of the defendants in which he describes having sent a “grocery list” of KPMG audits to be reviewed by the oversight board.

Five former employees of KPMG and a former government accountant have been charged by federal prosecutors with taking part in a plot to help the big accounting firm get a leg up in a regulatory review of its auditing work.

Source: Common Domain

High Prices Won’t Deter Biotech Deals

Today 14:34 GMT

The financial firepower is there as big pharma balance sheets are strong enough to support regular deals at high prices.

Large drug companies may struggle to justify past deals on their financial merits, but it won’t slow future acquisitions. Acquisitions of clinical-stage assets perceived to have scarcity value are bound to continue, which should support biotech valuations across the sector.

Source: New York Times

Fashion Topics Get a Spot on the Davos Agenda

Today 17:19 GMT

This week, as billionaires, business executives, politicians and intellectuals arrive in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum, the address by President Trump scheduled for Friday is just one of the noteworthy features on the agenda.

She said Davos organizers had considered inviting fashion leaders for an industry discussion but then decided to integrate them and their issues into the wider agenda, giving fashion topics a bigger presence on the main forum stage.

Source: Common Domain

Veteran Musician Hugh Masekela Has Died

Today 17:19 GMT

South Africa's Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa described Masekela as "one of the great architects of Afro-Jazz":. It is with profound sorrow that the family of Ramapolo Hugh Masekela announce his passing.

President Jacob Zuma has expressed heartfelt condolences on the sad passing of internationally acclaimed jazz artist, legendary trumpeter, cultural activist and liberation struggle veteran Mr Hugh Masekela, who has passed on at the age of 78.

Source: The Guradian

Apple HomePod finally available to buy, three years after the Echo

Today 17:19 GMT

Apple says the HomePod will work with devices running iOS 11.2.5 or later, ruling out the iPhone 5 or older devices.

The HomePod was announced in June to ship before the end of 2017, but Apple was forced to delay shipping in November as the product needed more work. Apple could only watch as Amazon got an over three-year head start with the Echo – while Google’s Home is 14 months old – and it now has some catching up to do.

Source: NBC News

Apple promises to help Malala Fund educate over 100,000 girls

Today 17:18 GMT

Though the amount of money is unspecified, the company said its contributions would help more than 100,000 girls in India and Latin America receive a quality education.

Apple is partnering with young Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai's organization to push for access to education for all girls around the globe. In a press release, the tech giant promised to help the nonprofit by providing funding and matching grants to efforts for education advancement.

Source: Common Domain

Women's March redux: What you need to know

Sunday 04:15 GMT
Source: New York Times

In Kabul, Gunmen Storm Intercontinental Hotel

Sunday 04:15 GMT
Source: BBC

Australian Open: Angelique Kerber beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets

Sunday 04:15 GMT
Source: Fox News

False alarms in Hawaii, Japan underscore real fears of North Korea strike

Wednesday 19:09 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Revealed: lucky break that led lovelorn traveller to a fling in India with the Beatles

Sunday 03:20 GMT
Source: BBC

European Champions Cup: Scarlets 30-27 Toulon

Saturday 20:56 GMT
Source: Fox News

Border Patrol brain drain: Agency losing more agents than it can hire

Wednesday 21:54 GMT
Source: NBC News

Apple promises to help Malala Fund educate over 100,000 girls

Today 17:18 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Apple HomePod finally available to buy, three years after the Echo

Today 17:19 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Veteran Musician Hugh Masekela Has Died

Today 17:19 GMT
Source: New York Times

Fashion Topics Get a Spot on the Davos Agenda

Today 17:19 GMT
Source: Common Domain

High Prices Won’t Deter Biotech Deals

Today 14:34 GMT
Source: New York Times

U.S. Accuses Accountants of Trying to Game Reviews of KPMG Audits

Today 17:19 GMT
Source: Common Domain

China Sucks Gas Out of Global Market Amid Shift From Coal

Today 17:19 GMT

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