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The Challenge of Containing Kim Jung Un

The Economist: “For all his eccentricities, Mr Kim is behaving rationally. He watched Muammar Qadaffi of Libya give up his nuclear program in return for better relations with the West—and end up dead. He sees his nuclear arsenal as a...



U.S. Will Seek Arrest of WikiLeaks Founder

U.S. authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, CNN reports. “The Justice Department investigation of Assange and WikiLeaks dates to at least 2010, when the site first gained wide attention for...



(taps microphone) WE ALREADY HAD THE BEAR MARKET

Raymond James’s’s’s Andrew Adams is out with a reminder about the bear market you may have already forgotten about – it took place in 2015 in a very stealth way and effected all but the ten largest stocks in the...



Emirates slams United for having passenger dragged off a plane (UAL)

On Thursday, Emirates Airline president Sir Tim Clark weighed in on the incident involving the violent removal of a passenger from a United flight. And the veteran airline executive did not hold back. "Let me say it was a disgrace. It shamed the...



North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike' as US plans next move

SEOUL, April 20 (Reuters) - North Korean state media warned the United States of a "super-mighty preemptive strike" after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States was looking at ways to bring pressure to bear on North Korea...



Google reportedly plans ad blocking feature for Chrome browser

Google makes a lot of money from online advertisements. In what appears to be a surprising move at first glance, the company is likely to introduce an ad blocking feature that could be turned on by default in desktop and mobile versions of its Chrome...



Did President Trump's support lead to Bill O'Reilly's FOX News exit?

On Wednesday FOX News pulled the plug on Bill O'Reilly's popular prime-time show just two weeks after President Trump defended the longtime TV anchor amid resurfaced sexual harassment allegations. Could the president's defense played a...



Fischer, International Effects of Recent Policy Tightening

Speech At The IBRN-IMF conference: The Transmission of Macroprudential and Monetary Policies Across Borders, Washington,...



Climate Change: 10 American Cities That Could End Up Underwater

New York, New York could one day look like a scene from Planet of the Apes after decades of climate change | 20th Century Fox Visions of a post-apocalyptic future are rather commonplace in the world of media and entertainment these days. From...



CIA and FBI Launch Manhunt for Leaker

CBS News has learned that a manhunt is underway for a traitor inside the Central Intelligence Agency. “The CIA and FBI are conducting a joint investigation into one of the worst security breaches in CIA history, which exposed thousands of...



Meets Pope...

Meets Pope... (Third column, 2nd story, link) Related stories:O'Reilly 'has had tremendous run'...Tucker at 8... ...



WASH POST LEAD WEDS: Trump talks tough but hopes to avoid war...

WASH POST LEAD WEDS: Trump talks tough but hopes to avoid war... (First column, 11th story, link) Related stories:NKOREA STATE TV RUNS VIDEO SHOWING MISSILES BLOWING UP USA...Pence: 'Sword Stands Ready'... ...



Paparazzi photographer shadows White House staff...

Paparazzi photographer shadows White House staff... (Second column, 1st story, link) ...



China EV makers to take on Tesla's Model 3 through price, local manufacture

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - It's not due to arrive in China until next year, but already Chinese-funded, smart, connected plug-in car start-ups are scrambling to launch cars to go head-to-head against Tesla Inc's "mass market" Model 3...



What Will Trump’s Executive Order Do to H-1B Visas?

On Tuesday at the tool company Snap-on’s headquarters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Donald Trump gave a speech and signed an executive order rolling out his “Buy American, Hire American” agenda. The most actionable thing he laid out on the...



Verizon's CEO just said he's open to merger talks with Comcast, Disney or CBS (VZ)

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said he'd be open to having merger discussions with Comcast, Disney or CBS, according to a report in Bloomberg News quoting McAdam. Shares of Verizon were up roughly 1% following the report. Developing...Join the...



I.M.F. Raises Forecast for Global Economic Growth

The rosy forecast is a change for the fund, which has been fairly downbeat in recent years about the global economy’s capacity to deliver sustained...



Tech Fix: Why You Should Wait Before Buying Samsung’s New Galaxy S8

The phone’s new design, an unfinished important feature and the company’s safety record are all worth taking time to...



FACEBOOK Gives Staff Green Light to Protest President...

FACEBOOK Gives Staff Green Light to Protest President... (Second column, 10th story, link) Related stories:Maxine Waters Claims Never Called for Impeachment... ...



Apple may be testing an iPhone 8 with a dual selfie camera

There's been an enormous influx of iPhone rumors lately, which is saying something given how constantly the iPhone rumor mill churns. With so many swirling around, the consensus appears to be that Apple's developing not one, but two, three or...



Fed Watch: Autos Drag Down Industrial Production, Housing Solid

Tim Duy: Autos Drag Down Industrial Production, Housing Solid, by Tim Duy: The Federal Reserve released March industrial production data today. Overall production was up 0.5% supported by a big jump in utilities. Despite the headline gains, it was...



New York City Moves to Require Uber to Provide a Tipping Option in Its App

The proposal follows a push by Uber drivers who say they are losing thousands of dollars without a way for passengers to leave a tip through the mobile...



10 Forgotten Luxury Cars That Deserve a Second Look

Source: Daimler-Benz The luxury market is a segment to be desired and feared in the auto industry. If you’re a part of it long enough (see: Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, et. al.), anything with the badge is likely to translate to profits regardless...



10 Signs Your Partner Is Completely Unprepared for a Serious Relationship

Are you ready to take your relationship to the next level, but you’re picking up some resistance? If you’ve been waiting for your partner to take the next step toward a serious relationship, in some cases you could be waiting for a very long...



Public Dissatisfaction With Washington Weighs on the GOP

While the party retains its advantage over the Democrats on handling terrorism, it has lost ground on immigration and foreign policy, and 68% of the public sees the Republican Party as “mostly...



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10 Things You Should Not Do on a First Date

After months of crushing on the man or woman of your dreams, you finally score a date. You’re excited and thinking of where this could lead. Before you start planning your future, you’ll need to master a few basics. “Every successful...



‘Avengers: Infinity War’: Everything We Know (So Far)

Avengers: Infinity War | Marvel Marvel’s expansive cinematic franchise is always building toward one, giant event. First, it was the first Avengers movie in 2012. Next up was the 2015 sequel, Age of Ultron. Last year, we...



Brick & Mortar Retail Struggles Attributable to Growth In E-Commerce

Today another retailer announced it will be closing up shop, Bebe Stores, Inc. (BEBE), making it the 15th retailer to go under this year. By the end of May BEBE plans to liquidate its approximately 180 stores. This nearly matches the 18 retail...



The Challenge of Our Disruptive Era

It is arguably the largest economic transformation in recorded history. Can our politics...



China appears to be making a key concession on North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping appears to be on board with the US when it comes to North Korea's nuclear program. The Chinese leader said his country "insists on realizing the denuclearization of the peninsula ... and is willing to maintain...



Ex-Trump adviser Flynn seeks immunity for testimony in Russia probe: WSJ

WASHINGTON, March 30 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has told the FBI and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign's potential ties to Russia that he is willing to be...



Charlie Baker, Chris Christie among American governors with best and worst approval ratings

One day after Alabam Gov. Robert Bentley resigned to avoid impeachment, a new poll reveals the most and least liked governors in the country.Read...



Australian regulator takes Apple to court over 'error 53' iPhone shutdowns

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Apple Australia and its U.S.-based parent company, Apple, for allegedly making “false, misleading, or deceptive representations”...



What’s Next If Bannon Is Pushed Out?

New York Times: “Mr. Bannon’s allies have already begun discussing a post-White House future for him. On Friday, his main political patron, Rebekah Mercer, the daughter of Robert Mercer, a major Trump donor, holed up in her office at...



20 Highest-Paid NBA Players of All Time

Shaquille O’Neal cashed in during his playing days | Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Some suggest that the best way to get to Carnegie Hall is “practice.” Sure, technically, this is the tail end of a joke, but that...



Morning News: April 21, 2017

U.S. and Indonesia Seek to Cut Trade and Investment Barriers Trump Targets Steel Trade, But China Will Be Tough To Contain The Trump Trade Looks Dead Trump to Sign Actions on Taxes, Wall Street Regulation FCC Clears Way For Big TV Mergers, Eases...



10 Decadent Breakfast Recipes That Have Less Than 300 Calories

Breakfast is many people’s favorite meal, yet a lot of consumers grab little more than a piece of fruit in the morning in order to eat healthy. But it’s important to remember that you can eat like a king or queen without killing...



Apple may be testing an iPhone 8 with a dual selfie camera

There's been an enormous influx of iPhone rumors lately, which is saying something given how constantly the iPhone rumor mill churns. With so many swirling around, the consensus appears to be that Apple's developing not one, but two, three or...



U.S. Will Seek Arrest of WikiLeaks Founder

U.S. authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, CNN reports. “The Justice Department investigation of Assange and WikiLeaks dates to at least 2010, when the site first gained wide attention for...



Marissa Mayer will make $186 million on Yahoo’s sale to Verizon

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's chief executive, will be well compensated for her five-year stint at the company, the NYT...



Fischer, International Effects of Recent Policy Tightening

Speech At The IBRN-IMF conference: The Transmission of Macroprudential and Monetary Policies Across Borders, Washington,...



Paparazzi photographer shadows White House staff...

Paparazzi photographer shadows White House staff... (Second column, 1st story, link) ...



I.M.F. Raises Forecast for Global Economic Growth

The rosy forecast is a change for the fund, which has been fairly downbeat in recent years about the global economy’s capacity to deliver sustained...



Trump Administration Weighs ‘Extreme Vetting’ Measures

“Foreigners who want to visit the U.S., even for a short trip, could be forced to disclose contacts on their mobile phones, social-media passwords and financial records, and to answer probing questions about their ideology,” the Wall...



Trump and his White House have made some embarrassing spelling mistakes — here are the worst ones

President Donald Trump once said that he has "the best words."Here are some of the most famous examples:Trump just did a backflip on 2 major campaign promisesHere are the most controversial things Sean Spicer has said as press secretaryTrump...