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Inside the White House’s Quiet Campaign to Create a Supreme Court Opening

Its goal was to assure Justice Anthony M. Kennedy that his judicial legacy would be in good hands should he decide to step down at the end of the court’s term.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T20:28:46-04:00
Author: By ADAM LIPTAK and MAGGIE HABERMAN

Asian Shares Retreat On Lingering Trade Worries

Source: Nasdaq.com
Published At 2018-06-27T08:38:17Z
Author:

Trump’s Trade War Against China Is Officially Underway

The Trump administration began imposing tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese products on Friday, setting up a trade clash between the world’s two largest economies.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T12:47:52-04:00
Author: By ANA SWANSON

The Disney-Fox Deal Sails Through, a Bit Too Easily

It’s hard to believe that politics played no part.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T19:57:45-04:00
Author: By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Wynn Resorts General Counsel Kim Sinatra to Step Down

Kim Sinatra, the general counsel, knew for years about a $7.5 million settlement between former CEO Steve Wynn and a casino employee.

Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published At 2018-07-06T01:57:26Z
Author: Chris Kirkham

Dog Walking Is Good for You. Provided You Do It.

Two new studies may offer novel ways to promote dog walking and its myriad benefits, even to people without a dog.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-11T05:00:03-04:00
Author: By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

We’re About to Find Out How Bad It Will Get Without Justice Kennedy

He provided a crucial fifth vote to the court’s conservative wing, but he sometimes voted against it, especially on abortion.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T18:18:37-04:00
Author: By EMILY BAZELON

People of England: Beating Belgium Is Not the Same as Winning Brexit

Brexit is an angry dream based on a half-remembered history of empire. So is the possibility that we might win the World Cup.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T05:47:25-04:00
Author: By TANYA GOLD

What is Exactis—and how could it have leaked the data of nearly every American?

A security researcher alleges that 340 million records at the company may have been exposed.

Source: Marketwatch.com
Published At 2018-06-28T20:03:00Z
Author: Kari Paul

Microsoft calls for regulation of facial recognition, saying it's too risky to leave to tech industry alone

On Friday, company president Brad Smith urged lawmakers in a blog post to form a bipartisan and expert commission that could set standards and ward against abuses of face recognition, in which software can be used to identify a person from afar without their …

Source: The Washington Post
Published At 2018-07-13T15:51:28Z
Author: https://www.facebook.com/drewharwell

Sale coming soon? H&M needs to offload $4 billion in unsold clothes

In a global retail industry beset by problems, H&M has a doozy: A stockpile of unsold clothes worth $4 billion.

Source: CNN
Published At 2018-06-28T15:03:00Z
Author: Ivana Kottasová

5 People Dead in Shooting at Maryland’s Capital Gazette Newsroom

The suspect, identified as Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, had a long history of conflict with the news group.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T15:37:44-04:00
Author: By SABRINA TAVERNISE, AMY HARMON and MAYA SALAM

Xiaomi Dials Up Big Gains on Second Day of Trading

Xiaomi shares soared, as the prospect of rapid inclusion in key indexes helped make up for the Chinese smartphone-maker lackluster market debut a day earlier.

Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published At 2018-07-10T11:45:31Z
Author: Mike Bird

S&P 500 posts best close since February, Nasdaq inches to record as Amazon gains

The major stock indexes traded slightly higher on Friday as investors shrugged off mixed quarterly results from some of the largest U.S. banks.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2018-07-13T20:21:41Z
Author: Fred Imbert

Ready for Vacation? Here’s the Best Tech for Trip Planning

Our personal tech columnist uses a combination of custom maps, spreadsheets and itinerary management apps to promote maximum enjoyment.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-04T06:00:04-04:00
Author: By BRIAN X. CHEN

Fresh Market closing Fishers grocery store

The Fishers location is among 15 "long-term, underperforming stores" on the chopping block.

Source: Indystar.com
Published At 2018-07-10T12:59:22Z
Author: Vic Ryckaert

Farting Unicorn Artist Says Elon Musk Stinks

Source: Fortune
Published At 2018-06-28T13:31:00Z
Author: Glenn Fleishman

Pompeo Arrives in North Korea to Try to Curb Its Nuclear Program

The secretary of state’s trip is his third to Pyongyang, and comes despite widely held doubts about Kim Jong-un’s willingness to denuclearize.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T00:08:52-04:00
Author: By GARDINER HARRIS

In an Uncertain Global Economy, Turkey May Be the Most at Risk

The country is sliding toward crisis as its currency plunges, corporate debts increase and an autocratic president undermines faith in institutions.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T05:00:13-04:00
Author: By PETER S. GOODMAN

PepsiCo, Brett Kavanaugh, Fox and IHOP (or IHOb?) - 5 Things You Must Know

U.S. stock futures rise modestly on Tuesday as investors switch their focus to earnings season; Donald Trump announces that Brett Kavanaugh will be his second nominee for the Supreme Court; Fox is preparing a new bid for Sky PLC that would top Comcast's offer…

Source: Thestreet.com
Published At 2018-07-10T09:42:48Z
Author: Joseph Woelfel

California Today: L.A. Taco, a Website, Brings the Flavor of a Fractured City

Tuesday: State judges stand firm, a spike in hate crimes and the first mountain lion count in decades.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T09:00:47-04:00
Author: By JENNIFER MEDINA and CHARLES McDERMID

The Changing Shape of American Ballet Theater

As the company concludes its eight-week Metropolitan Opera House season, it’s time to survey how the company has revised its image.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T15:27:00-04:00
Author: By ALASTAIR MACAULAY

For Thousands of Migrant Children, Shelters Are Becoming Makeshift Schools

Migrant children detained by immigration authorities must receive five to six hours a day of instruction, under federal law. But how good the schooling is depends on the facility.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T05:00:06-04:00
Author: By DANA GOLDSTEIN and MANNY FERNANDEZ

Will Kavanaugh Provide Cover for Trump?

Given his views on executive power, it is unclear whether he will stand up to the president’s claim to be immune from prosecution.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T06:00:03-04:00
Author: By CAROLINE FREDRICKSON and NORMAN L. EISEN

Columbia Student Who Fought Sexual Violence Faces Child Sex Crime Charges

The accused, Joel Davis, 22, gained fame with his campaign against “war zone rape” after a global summit meeting. He now faces federal charges.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T15:55:31-04:00
Author: By MIHIR ZAVERI

Will a Shocker in New York Have a Ripple Effect in Massachusetts?

The victory by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Queens this week brings new confidence to the campaigns of three women challenging male incumbents in Massachusetts.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T16:36:00-04:00
Author: By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and ASTEAD W. HERNDON

Trump Versus the Hog-Maker

Harley-Davidson vrooms off to the trade war.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T19:19:25-04:00
Author: By PAUL KRUGMAN

Novartis Injects Itself Into Planned Rollout of EpiPen Competitor

Adamis Pharmaceuticals agreed to sell the U.S. commercial rights for Symjepi, an epinephrine injector for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions, to Sandoz, a Novartis subsidiary.

Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published At 2018-07-02T04:55:00Z
Author: WSJ Staff

Trade War, Thailand, World Cup: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T05:32:05-04:00
Author: By CHRIS STANFORD

Former ICE Lawyer Who Stole Immigrants’ Identities Gets 4 Years in Prison

The former lawyer, Raphael A. Sanchez, also must pay more than $190,000 in restitution tied to the wire fraud and aggravated identity theft charges.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T17:54:23-04:00
Author: By CHRISTINE HAUSER

Why Was a Citizenship Question Put on the Census? ‘Bad Faith,’ a Judge Suggests

The Trump administration says it needs the question to enforce voting rights. But a federal judge has given critics the means to search for other motives.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T05:00:06-04:00
Author: By MICHAEL WINES

2 Plead Guilty to Manslaughter in Gas Explosion That Killed a Fire Chief

The authorities said the men pleaded guilty to manslaughter and marijuana charges. The house that exploded was being used to grow marijuana, they said.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T19:42:06-04:00
Author: By CHRISTOPHER MELE

Melania Trump’s Task in Europe? Show Another Side of the White House

Mrs. Trump plans to revive “Be Best,” her child-focused platform, as she accompanies her husband on a weeklong trip through Europe.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-09T19:45:33-04:00
Author: By KATIE ROGERS

John Liu Plots a Comeback Trail, Targeting a Renegade Democrat

Mr. Liu, the former city comptroller, is challenging State Senator Tony Avella in Queens, who has become a target of Democratic progressives.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T13:44:25-04:00
Author: By WILLIAM NEUMAN

The Moist Mystery of Scott Pruitt’s Resignation

Why put an end to an unethical reign this gloriously original?

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T17:55:59-04:00
Author: By FRANK BRUNI

Live, From the Children’s Ward

At Mount Sinai Hospital, treatment includes medical bingo, making a TV show and writing and recording a song (once the instruments are sterilized).

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T05:00:01-04:00
Author: By ANDY NEWMAN

Anthony Kennedy, Immigration, World Cup: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T05:35:21-04:00
Author: By CHRIS STANFORD

O.P.C.W., Chemical Weapons Watchdog, Gets Power to Assign Blame

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons voted on Wednesday to make the change, a move opposed by Russia and Syria.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T14:47:17-04:00
Author: By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA

American Rosés Without Clichés

Cynical producers have flooded the market with bad rosés to meet fad demand, but the wine panel found some excellent American bottles.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T13:50:53-04:00
Author: By ERIC ASIMOV

Trump Assails Critics and Mocks #MeToo. What About Putin? ‘He’s Fine’

The president, at a rally for Montana’s Republican Senate candidate, also revived his “Pocahontas” attack on Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T22:20:11-04:00
Author: By EMILY COCHRANE

Chipotle could be a $10B brand, CEO says

However, CEO Brian Niccol says “changes don’t happen overnight”

Source: Nrn.com
Published At 2018-06-28T14:04:07Z
Author:

Costco is slashing one of customers' favorite items from its food-court menu, and people are furious

Hollis Johnson Costco is cutting the Polish hot dog from the menu in many of its food courts across the United States. The Polish dog is being cut to make room for healthier and vegan options, such as acai fruit bowls and organic burgers. Many customers a…

Source: Mysanantonio.com
Published At 2018-07-10T03:39:14Z
Author: Kate Taylor,

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Man on Stabbing Spree Attacked Children at a 3-Year-Old’s Birthday Party, Police Say

Six of the nine victims were children, the police said. Officials said the attack took place in a Boise, Idaho, apartment complex that houses refugees.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T11:33:41-04:00
Author: By MELISSA GOMEZ and SARAH MERVOSH

Supreme Court Defeat for Unions Upends a Liberal Money Base

Progressive groups getting tens of millions of dollars a year find their funding at risk given the expected drop in public-sector unions’ revenue.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T17:25:26-04:00
Author: By NOAM SCHEIBER

Why Does Every Soccer Player Do This?

We’ve seen it a hundred times in the World Cup: A player misses a shot and his hands immediately go to the top of his head. Why? Psychology has the answer.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T03:50:07-04:00
Author: By DAVID GENDELMAN

Amazon's share of the US e-commerce market is now 49%, or 5% of all retail spend

Amazon has already been in the crosshairs of the White House when it comes to threats of antitrust investigations, and while some say this is simply Trumpian bluster that has a slim chance of going anywhere, some new numbers out from the researchers at eMarke…

Source: TechCrunch
Published At 2018-07-13T16:57:42Z
Author: Ingrid Lunden

Asian stocks close sharply lower as China losses weigh on markets; wave of tariffs on the horizon

Major Asian markets closed sharply lower on Monday as heavy losses were recorded in China ahead of a looming deadline when tariffs from both Washington and Beijing are expected to take effect.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2018-07-02T07:24:22Z
Author: Cheang Ming

Germany’s Europe-Shaking Political Crisis Over Migrants, Explained

A compromise deal over migrants and refugees could put the European experiment at risk.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-03T09:20:23-04:00
Author: By MAX FISHER and KATRIN BENNHOLD

Adidas Website Hacked, Millions of US Customer Details Stolen

On Tuesday, Adidas discovered that its US website had been hacked and an unauthorized party had accessed customers data. Millions of customer records have been stolen, but thankfully no credit card details were taken.

Source: Pcmag.com
Published At 2018-06-29T10:32:43Z
Author: Matthew Humphries

Developing Countries May Need Their Own Strategies to Cope With Job-Taking Robots

Proposals for dealing with the impact of automation have been developed in the West, and may not translate effectively to poorer countries.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-09T09:49:50-04:00
Author: By JAMIE CONDLIFFE