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President Trump loosens bank regulations

  • Ben Norman
  • 19 Hours ago
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Congress reaches bipartisan agreement on bank regulations On Thursday, President Trump rolled back regulations on small- and mid-size banks. The Obama administration signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (abbreviated as Dodd-Frank) to increase financial stability after the 2007-2008 financial crisis. Dodd-Frank was successful in stabilizing the economy, but critics believed that […]

President Trump may create automobile tariff

  • Ben Norman
  • 1 day ago
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Imported car tariffs may be in the near future President Trump’s most recent tariff idea after the aluminum and steel tariffs is on imported automobiles. Trump has stated that he would consider as high as a 25% tariff on all imported cars. Similar to the aluminum and steel tariffs, the President will launch a Section […]

Trump administration’s pro-life vs Planned Parenthood’s pro-choice

  • Crystal Ng
  • 4 Days ago
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Trump administration sets new policy towards anti-abortion plans. Planned parenthood chooses pro-choice over $60 million. The Department of Health and Human Services have announced the new rules for government spending towards reproductive health organization on Thursday night. The new policy under Trump administration is noticeably aiming to bring a halt to abortions. Owing to a […]

Obamas Sign 8-figure Deal with Netflix

  • Ben Norman
  • 4 Days ago
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Barack and Michelle Obama are the newest creatives at Netflix The former President and First Lady will soon be adding “film-producer” to their resumes. Video streaming leader Netflix announced on Monday that Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce original content. According to Netflix, this includes “scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, […]

Senate rules to overturn FCC’s net neutrality repeal

  • Ben Norman
  • 8 Days ago
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On Wednesday, the Senate approved to overturn an attempt by the FCC to roll back the net neutrality rules created under the Obama administration. The net neutrality bill prevents Internet service providers from slowing down or speeding up certain websites, depending on traffic and popularity. Republican representatives, who are the ones most in favor of […]

China’s OneSpace launches successfully launches rocket

  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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China, we have liftoff. On Thursday, OneSpace, a privately-owned startup in Beijing, will become the first private company to launch a rocket into space. OneSpace plans on using its rockets for testing and research primarily, but it will also assist companies in bringing small satellites into orbit for purposes such as improving internet in planes, […]

Airbus-Boeing trade ruling ends long-term dispute and appeases both parties

  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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Boeing (BA) and Airbus (EADSF), the two largest aerospace manufacturers, have been in heavy competition for over a decade – and Tuesday, they both took home a victory. Boeing has claimed that the European Union has supplied Airbus with over $22 billion in unfair subsidies that curbed the sale of Boeing’s jets, including its most […]

What is #RedForEd about?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 30 Days ago
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#RedForEd stands for the walkout initiated by K-12 educator in Arizona. It is also connected to Governor Ducey’s “20 by 2020” initiative.  By now most people are already aware of the latest trend #RedForEd inspired by the walkout organized by the teachers in Arizona. Schools are shutting down for the rest of the week for […]

How does tax liability affect the value of Bitcoin?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 1 month ago
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The changes in the value of Bitcoin has been explained by tax burdens. The $20 billion downdrafts in the past two weeks may be because of the selling of $1 billion of Bitcoin. Once again, investors are startled by the sudden fluctuations of the largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Unlike the usual, however, the changes in the […]

Is Tesla Inc. the ultimate loser amidst the trade war?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Trump Administration considers adding a 25% tariff on Chinese car imports. China retaliates with an equal 25% of 106 U.S. imported goods. Tesla Inc. is already paying 25% due to China’s tariff on car imports. China has been the most prominent trading partner of the United States for some time now. NBC News states that the trades […]

Retail Stores in NYC Gets Hacked

  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor have experienced a breach in security.  These stores lack security in its card payment systems. Technology has done wonders to the world and has undoubtedly made many of our daily tasks easier. Nonetheless, we cannot deny the fact that it has also complicated several aspects […]

Will a surcharge reduce congestion in Manhattan?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Recently approved New York state budget includes a surcharge in ride-hailing services. The additional funds will go into the maintenance and upgrade of the subway. Governor Cuomo is moving forward with the congestion-pricing plan. We live in a generation where everything comes down to money. It will be the ultimate deciding factor in every step that […]

Are we giving up that cup of Joe? California Judge Takes Stand

  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Coffee contains acrylamide, a substance that causes cancer. California requires coffee companies to put warning labels on the item.  Almost a hundred companies that produce coffee, including Starbucks have been filed a lawsuit against by the Council for Education and Research on Toxics, a nonprofit group. The charges were based on the grounds of violation […]

Grab Acquires Uber’s Foothold in Southeast Asia

  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Uber Technologies is experiencing global challenges. Grab has procured Uber in Southeast Asia. Grab is a ride-hailing and logistics service based in Singapore. Its services are available in most of its neighboring countries in Southeast Asia. These include countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and so on. The company has excelled in recent years such […]

Fight for the Safety of Children and Women

  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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Each and every one of us tends to have an innate desire to preserve the innocence of children, regardless of our differences in terms of personal identity. However, there has been a longstanding debate over the exact age at which children should be able to make their own decisions. Although this remains indefinite across the […]

Women are People, Not a Commodity

  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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An extraordinary event transpired amidst the 19th and 20th centuries which altered the course of the history and transformed the world into life as we know it today. This century-long struggle has come to be known as the period of women’s suffrage movement. Prior to that time, long before any of us were born, women […]

Eliminating Plastic Straws for a Greater Good

  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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In the last century, a synthetic material was produced on the basis of low costs of production in addition to the convenience of single-use followed by disposal. This, however, has evolved into one of the major concerns in the world in recent years. The environmental effects from the use of plastic items are detrimental due […]

Sprint and T-Mobile nearing merger agreement

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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T-Mobile and Sprint, respectively the third and fourth largest wireless carriers in the U.S., are nearing a merger agreement, undisclosed sources told Reuters Friday. A due diligence period would follow the finalization of the agreement’s terms, but the companies expect a deal by October, according to Reuters’ source. In August, Reuters says, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure […]

Toshiba board agrees to sell memory business to Bain-led group

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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Wednesday, the board of reeling technology giant Toshiba announced that it has approved the $18 billion sale of the company’s flash memory operation, Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), to a group of buyers that includes American venture capital firm Bain Capital, and a pair of government-owned Japanese organizations, the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, the New […]

More and more Amish businesses are using technology

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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There are 2,000 thriving Amish businesses in the Lancaster, PA area, Donald B. Kraybill, a retired professor at Elizabethtown’s Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, told the New York Times. Many are worth several million dollars. More and more of those businesses are not strictly agrarian. Many now function with the aid of technology, […]
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