News

Trump’s opioid strategy ‘missing in action’ as 115 people die every day

Had White House aides appeared at a recent congressional hearing, they would have been called to explain the absence of a long overdue strategy.

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Source: Washington Post

maggio 21, 2018
Democrats’ newest midterm pitch: A crackdown on corruption

With questions about pay-to-play politics swirling around the Trump administration, Democrats are set to unveil anticorruption proposals Monday billed as “A Better Deal for Our Democracy."

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Source: Washington Post

maggio 21, 2018
Will toughness on Iran help Trump with North Korea? Here are three reasons to doubt it.

Leaders aren't necessarily sending the signals they think they're sending.

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Source: Washington Post

maggio 21, 2018

Business

Starbucks Again Clarifies Guest Policy

Starbucks made a fresh attempt Monday to explain its new policy on non-paying guests after its initial effort sparked complaints that cafes would turn into homeless shelters and drug havens.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

maggio 21, 2018
Why Auto Dealers Struggle to Explain Your Car’s Hi-Tech Safety Features

Most new cars nowadays can be outfitted with advanced safety gear, but salespeople often fail to pitch buyers on the benefits of these potentially lifesaving but costly features.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

maggio 21, 2018
GE to Merge Rail Division With Wabtec in $11 Billion Deal

General Electric agreed to merge its railroad business with Wabtec, in a deal valued at roughly $11 billion, letting GE raise some cash to fund its turnaround and shed one of its oldest operations.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

maggio 21, 2018
Mnuchin: U.S., China Have Suspended Tariffs

The U.S. suspended its threat to impose tariffs on $150 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. while negotiations with China continue, but President Trump could impose the tariffs if a deal doesn’t progress, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

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maggio 21, 2018
Bond Market Indicates Doubt About Trump’s Economic Targets

The gap between short- and long-term interest rates has shrunk, and if the trend intensifies, it may be a classic harbinger of recession.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 21, 2018
Boosting U.S. Exports to China by $200 Billion Is a Tricky Task

President Trump is trying to broker a deal to bring down the national trade deficit with China. Experts doubt his goal is achievable.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 21, 2018

Arts&Culture

Meghan Markle and the Bicultural Blackness of the Royal Wedding

Many elements of Saturday’s ceremony bridged Meghan Markle’s African-American identity with the black British one that she was about to enter.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 21, 2018
Trust: ‘Trust’ Season 1, Episode 9 Recap: The Final Act

Primo might be a ruthless, coldblooded murderer, but he understands that a kidnapping like this deserves a “stylish” ending.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 21, 2018
Review: A Rising Star Takes Her Turn, as the Met Turns the Page on Levine

The conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla led the ensemble at Carnegie Hall a few hours after the Met filed a lawsuit against its former music director, James Levine.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 21, 2018
BAM’s Outgoing Leader Announces His Final Next Wave Festival

This fall’s music, theater and dance performances will be the last ones overseen by Joseph V. Melillo, an impresario at the institution since 1983.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 21, 2018

SPORT

  • Who is Wayne Newton?

    The Las Vegas superfan has lived in sin city for 60 years.

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    maggio 21, 2018
  • Man Utd Icon Rio Ferdinand Concerned for Liverpool Ahead of Champions League Final

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    maggio 21, 2018
  • Reports: WWE and Fox Agree to New SmackDown Broadcast Deal

    SmackDown Live will have a new home next year, and is moving to Fridays.

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    maggio 21, 2018
  • PASAJE A RUSIA | Con varias sorpresas, Sampaoli anunció la lista de 23 jugadores que irán al Mundial

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    maggio 21, 2018
  • Astros broadcaster Preston Wilson apologizes for on-air slavery joke

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    Source: Los Angeles Times

    maggio 21, 2018
  • How Did the Vegas Golden Knights Get Their Name?

    How did the Stanley Cup finalists get their name?

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    maggio 21, 2018