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Most Russians Believe Shady Elites Run World"s Governments: State Poll

The number of people who think grey cardinals govern steer world affairs has skyrocketed since the start of Russia's fallout with the West......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 11th, 2018

Syria Conflict May Spark World War 3, Majority of Russians Say in Poll

A majority of Russians say escalating tensions in Syria with the United States and other allies in the West could spark World War III......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 16th, 2018

The vast and lucrative world of state subsidies

Amazon's plan to open a headquarters in Long Island City, which could net the company $1.7 billion in state grants and tax credits—plus $1.3 billion in as-of-right perks from the city—has reignited... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 7th, 2018

China"s Iran oil imports to rebound in December as buyers use U.S. waivers

China's Iranian oil imports are set to rebound in December after two state-owned refiners in the world's largest oil importer began using the nation's waiver from U.S. sanctions on Iran, according to industry sources and data on Refinitiv Eikon......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Microsoft Pushes Urgency of Regulating Facial-Recognition Technology

Microsoft Corp. is urging governments world-wide to enact regulation of facial-recognition technology next year that requires independent assessment of accuracy and bias and prohibits ongoing surveillance of specific people without a court order......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 7th, 2018

World"s biggest oil traders paid bribes in Brazil scandal -prosecutors

Leading global oil traders Vitol [VITOLV.UL], Trafigura [TRAFGF.UL] and Glencore paid more than $30 million in bribes to employees at state-owned Brazilian company Petrobras in a scheme that may still be going on, prosecutors said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 5th, 2018

Top 10 Oldest Countries In The World That Survived The Test Of Time

There are roughly 200 countries in the world today and each of them started off at some point in history. The first countries were unlike modern nation-state.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 29th, 2018

Russian Bank "Fat Finger" Gives Poor African Country Loan Equal To Six Times Its GDP

The impoverished state of Central African Republic - one of the poorest countries in the world - landed a paper windfall on Tuesday, when Russian .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 28th, 2018

The state of the world in 24 minutes (video)

Andreessen Horowitz' Benedict Evans has seen the (near-term) future and it is egroceries......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 27th, 2018

The state of inequality: What if the rich leave?

Wealthy residents tolerate the taxes that pay for all this because New York is one of the most interesting cities in the world and a place where they can make a lot of money. But with federal tax... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2018

Zuckerberg rejects request to testify at global gathering

The decision could add to Facebook’s woes with governments around the world, which have grown frustrated with the company’s business practices......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 24th, 2018

SteelTariffs and Hot Economy Take Toll on Infrastructure Projects

State and local governments could have to pay millions more to finance projects as the Trump administration’s steel tariffs, combined with a strong economy and a tight labor market, push up construction costs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 24th, 2018

Is This How The World Will Look In 2050?

Authored by Filip Poutintsev via HackerNoon.com, More surveillance Digital monitoring becomes cheaper and easier every year, so there is no reason why the governments and corporations will stop watching us unless we they are forced to do so. .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 23rd, 2018

See North Texas" highest-ranked luxury hotels

Each year, U.S. News & World Report's Travel site ranks the best luxury hotels across the country based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. U.S. News also looks at the top hotels in each state, awarding "Gold" sta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

The 15 best luxury hotels in Denver, according to U.S. News Travel (Photos)

Each year, U.S. News & World Report's Travel site ranks the best luxury hotels across the country based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. U.S. News also looks at the top hotels in each state, awarding "Gold" stat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

Facebook will let French regulators study its efforts to fight hate speech

Facebook will invite French regulators to study its approach to combating hate speech online, marking the latest attempt by governments around the world to figure out ways to thwart toxic content from spreading......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 13th, 2018

Facebook will let French regulators study its efforts to fight hate speech

Facebook will invite French regulators to study its approach to combating hate speech online, marking the latest attempt by governments around the world to figure out ways to thwart toxic content from spreading......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 13th, 2018

China says U.S. controls on semiconductor firm break WTO rules

The U.S. decision to cut off a Chinese state-backed chipmaker from U.S. suppliers amid allegations the firm stole intellectual property breaks World Trade Organization rules and aims to protect a U.S. monopoly, China told a WTO meeting on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 13th, 2018

Navigating the new sales tax landscape for online sales

In this installment of the Portland Business Journal’s thought leadership podcast, Jennifer Young, director of state and local tax at Moss Adams, discusses the new world of sales tax. Here are highlights: The sales tax world has changed: In 1992.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

The One Time American Troops Fought Russians Was at the End of World War I---and They Lost

Thousands of U.S. soldiers sent to guard military storehouses from the Germans were instead ordered to wage war on the Bolsheviks......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 10th, 2018

Freight Market Watchers Agree, 2019 Will Be A Year Of The Same

More of the same. That was the consensus in a quick informal poll of listeners to FTR's State of Freight webinar on Thursday when they were asked what the most likely outcome was for the U.S. economy in 2019. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 9th, 2018