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China’s Xi marks Hong Kong anniversary as protests planned

China’s Xi marks Hong Kong anniversary as protests planned

Finance June 29, 2017 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

Chinese President Xi Jinping, front center, arrives at Hong Kong’s airport, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Hong Kong is planning a big party as it marks 20 years under Chinese rule. But many people in the former British colony are not …

Donald Trump: A Fox News president

Donald Trump: A Fox News president

Finance June 25, 2017 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

Stelter: Fox host is anti-journalism

Donald Trump’s presidency is shaped by Fox News.

Trump doesn’t just watch the channel, he peddles information he hears from it, citing Fox in his defense while standing alongside the leader of one of America’s …

In Texas, people with erratic incomes risk being cut off from Medicaid

In Texas, people with erratic incomes risk being cut off from Medicaid

Finance June 15, 2017 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

Medicaid cut could put jobs in Kentucky at risk

Worries about whether her children can still get the health care they need are never far from Dawn Poole’s mind. It’s a constant, underlying concern.

To qualify for Medicaid in her …

United Airlines shows how to make a PR crisis a total disaster

United Airlines shows how to make a PR crisis a total disaster

Finance June 13, 2017 at 8:01 am 0 comments

Man dragged off overbooked United flight

Last month, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz was named U.S. Communicator of the Year by the magazine PRWeek.

Now he’s being raked over the coals for his response to a violent passenger incident on …

DAILY BRIEFING: Taxes must be simplified to boost growth, says International Monetary Fund

DAILY BRIEFING: Taxes must be simplified to boost growth, says International Monetary Fund

Finance June 10, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

The IMF argued poor economic policies were holding back successful businesses

TAX PLEA Taxes must be simplified to boost growth, the International Monetary Fund has said.

The body argued poor economic policies were holding back successful businesses and stopping failing …

How much life insurance do you need (if any)?

How much life insurance do you need (if any)?

Finance June 9, 2017 at 2:08 am 0 comments

How to choose a life insurance policy

Before we deal with the downer of your death, let’s talk about your life.

Does anyone depend on you? Like, financially, depend on you?

No?

Then you’re probably fine without life insurance.

Of …

M&S boss to pocket bumper £1.6million pay package despite falling profits at the retailer

M&S boss to pocket bumper £1.6million pay package despite falling profits at the retailer

Finance June 8, 2017 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

Bonus: M&S boss Steve Rowe

The boss of Marks & Spencer has been handed £1.6million in pay and bonuses for the previous year’s work despite falling profits at the retailer.

Steve Rowe, who was promoted to chief executive last year …

Qatar: panic buying as shoppers stockpile food due to Saudi ‘blockade’

Qatar: panic buying as shoppers stockpile food due to Saudi ‘blockade’

Finance June 6, 2017 at 4:46 am 0 comments

Shoppers in Doha were taking no chances despite Qatari officials telling citizens not to panic after Saudi Arabia imposed a de facto food blockade.

Qatar shares its only land border with Saudi Arabia and relies heavily on importing food, much …

How leaked NSA spy tools created a hacking free-for-all

How leaked NSA spy tools created a hacking free-for-all

Finance June 5, 2017 at 7:43 am 0 comments

Infiltrating Hacker Circles

Hackers have compromised thousands of computers around the world with a government-grade spy tool.

A backdoor published in a trove of leaked NSA hacking tools is being loaded onto vulnerable Windows computers. The attacks demonstrate what happens …

MARKET REPORT: Gold miner Acacia glistens on hopes of getting Tanzanian export ban lifted following months of heavy losses

MARKET REPORT: Gold miner Acacia glistens on hopes of getting Tanzanian export ban lifted following months of heavy losses

Finance June 3, 2017 at 1:47 am 0 comments

A gold miner accused of lying to the Tanzanian government enjoyed a lift yesterday after it said it was ‘hopeful’ of getting an export ban lifted.

Acacia Mining, Tanzania’s largest gold miner, has lost £11.7million a month since March, when …