Thursday, February 22, 2018

Ajit Pai’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People

It’s indisputable: A broadband internet connection is vital to full participation in our society and economy. Increasingly, government services and job opportunities can...

America’s Emerging Petro Economy Flips the Impact of Oil

America’s Emerging Petro Economy Flips the Impact of Oil - WSJ

Men and women in economics have different opinions

MEN may hail from Mars and women from Venus. But economists, surely, inhabit planet Earth, surveying it dispassionately. Alas, a new paper suggests...

Latvia’s top banking official has been accused of taking a bribe

ILMARS RIMSEVICS, governor of Latvia’s central bank for the past 17 years, had been due to retire next year. Instead, he is facing...

Airbus A380 program could be ‘sustainable’ after Emirates purchase, top exec says

The Airbus A380 will continue to be made for at least another 10 years and could become a "sustainable program," a senior executive...

Walmart’s Revenue Rises, but Profit Falls Amid E-Commerce Push

The company is battling for sales in a rapidly shifting retail landscape. While most shopping...

Facebook Executive Rob Goldman Apologizes After Russia Tweets

On Friday morning, just before 10am on the West Coast, the office of special counsel Robert Mueller published his indictment of 13 Russian...

Facebook Battles New Criticism After U.S. Indictment Against Russians

Facebook Inc. is contending with a new wave of criticism prompted by the U.S. indictment alleging that...

China’s stockmarket plunge: this time it’s different

A CHINESE new-year message from the American embassy in Beijing looked innocuous. It welcomed the Year of the Dog on Weibo, a microblog,...

Going out need no longer be a headache for teetotallers

BARS and pubs have not usually been the non-drinker’s friend. Knocking back pint after pint of juice or fizzy drink quickly gets boring....

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Radio host on what listeners say about health care failures

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Eric Holder Flirts With Presidential Bid, Hooks Up With Hollywood

CBS recently ordered a pilot episode of a new show, “Main Justice,” in which the protagonist will be based on former Obama attorney...

‘Huge changes’ at Qantas are set to boost its international earnings, says its CEO

By the end of March, Qantas will relocate its A380s back to Singapore, which will result in an 84 percent growth in capacity...