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Iran Abruptly Raises Fuel Prices and Rationing
by Rick Gladstone on November 15, 2019 at 6:33 pm
The timing of the announcement suggested an urgent scramble to fill a budget gap caused partly by severe American sanctions.
Nestlé Says It Can Be Virtuous and Profitable. Is That Even Possible?
by Jack Ewing on November 15, 2019 at 6:31 pm
The world’s largest food company is trying to show it can be environmentally sustainable and still make money. Activists are skeptical.
A 9-Year-Old Is About to Get a University Degree. He Has #giganticplans.
by Elian Peltier on November 15, 2019 at 6:27 pm
Laurent Simons of Belgium wants to make artificial hearts. He also loves Fortnite and has thousands of followers on Instagram.
Marie Yovanovitch, Saugus High School, Cleveland Browns: Your Friday Briefing
by Chris Stanford on November 15, 2019 at 6:16 pm
Here's what you need to know.
Germany Passes Climate-Protection Law to Ensure 2030 Goals
by Melissa Eddy on November 15, 2019 at 5:50 pm
The law aims to get the country in line to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to meet Paris Agreement targets.
Russia Frees Norwegian Convicted of Spying in Unusual 3-Way Swap
by Anton Troianovski on November 15, 2019 at 5:39 pm
A retired Norwegian border inspector, two Lithuanians and two convicted Russian spies were exchanged.
Pushed From Hungary, University Created by Soros Shifts to Vienna
by Benjamin Novak on November 15, 2019 at 5:32 pm
Central European University and its founder, George Soros, have been favorite targets of Hungary’s leader, Viktor Orban, as he stifles dissenting voices.
Inside Hong Kong’s Battle-Ready Campuses
by Tiffany May and Lam Yik Fei on November 15, 2019 at 4:17 pm
Classrooms may be empty, but universities are bustling with preparation for confrontations with the police.
In Win for Protesters, Chile to Vote on Replacing Constitution
by Reuters on November 15, 2019 at 4:13 pm
The country plans to hold a referendum next April on replacing the country’s dictatorship-era constitution.
Crashing and Burning Years After the War Is Over
by Adam Linehan on November 15, 2019 at 3:41 pm
How does one survive war and not be miserable? For one veteran, it meant going back to the battlefield where it all started.
A Victim Not Only of Unjust Laws, but of ‘Unjust Authorities’
by Aida Alami on November 15, 2019 at 2:52 pm
An investigative reporter from a prominent Moroccan family was wrongly accused of having had an abortion. Now she wants to hold officials’ feet to the fire.
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Blockchain ‘to challenge American hegemony over world finance’ in next 5-7 years, analyst tells Boom Bust
by RT on November 15, 2019 at 1:55 pm
Chinese blockchain firm OneConnect has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States, seeking to raise $100 million. The company deals with financial technology, including artificial intelligence. Read Full Article at RT.com
Bullish on bullion: Serbia joins global gold-buying spree, adding more of the precious metal to its coffers
by RT on November 15, 2019 at 1:16 pm
The Central Bank of Serbia has announced it purchased nine tons of gold in October, following the lead of regulators across the world, including Russia and China. Serbia's gold holdings now make up ten percent of total reserves. Read Full Article at RT.com
Global debt on track to exceed $250 TRILLION this year
by RT on November 15, 2019 at 10:51 am
A new report by the International Institute of Finance (IIF) shows the world’s debt climbed by $7.5 trillion in the first six months of 2019 to a record high of over $250 trillion. It was driven by borrowings in the US and China. Read Full Article at RT.com
Pump it up! US Fed adds $104 billion in liquidity to markets in just one day
by RT on November 15, 2019 at 9:36 am
The Federal Reserve, which has been boosting liquidity since mid-September, injected $104.293 billion to the financial markets on Thursday. Read Full Article at RT.com
US oil prepares for ‘Plan B’ if Democrats take the White House
by RT on November 14, 2019 at 2:34 pm
US oil producers are preparing for an abrupt change in federal government policies in case a Democrat wins the 2020 vote, with almost 3 million barrels in daily production at stake if this happens. Read Full Article at RT.com
US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy is a BLACK HOLE that will swallow up everyone – RT’s Keiser Report
by RT on November 14, 2019 at 2:04 pm
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway now has a massive cash pile of $128 billion after the company reported a 14 percent jump in profit. This is essentially "dead cash" because it is not invested into the economy, says Max Keiser. Read Full Article at RT.com
Phasing out the dollar: BRICS countries setting up own payment network to cut dependence on Western financial system
by RT on November 14, 2019 at 12:19 pm
In past five years, Russia has almost halved its foreign trade payments in US currency, from 92 to 50 percent, said the CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and member of the BRICS Business Council Kirill Dmitriev. Read Full Article at RT.com
BRICS New Development Bank to open regional office in Moscow in early 2020
by RT on November 14, 2019 at 10:17 am
The Russian government and the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) have inked an agreement to open the bank's Eurasian Regional Center in Moscow. Read Full Article at RT.com
Russia’s trade with BRICS nations exceeds $125 BILLION - Putin
by RT on November 14, 2019 at 9:09 am
Russia continues expanding economic cooperation with fellow BRICS countries, said President Vladimir Putin at BRICS Summit in Brazil. Russia's trade with Brazil, India, China and South Africa has grown by 22.4 percent. Read Full Article at RT.com
Dr. Google? Healthcare venture collecting data on millions of patients raises privacy concerns – Boom Bust
by RT on November 13, 2019 at 2:58 pm
Tech giant Google has partnered with hospital system Ascension to collect detailed personal health information from millions of Americans without their knowledge, in an initiative that has been named "Project Nightingale." Read Full Article at RT.com
SOURCE: BBC News
General election 2019: Labour pledges free broadband for all
on November 15, 2019 at 5:02 pm
Labour would part-nationalise BT to deliver the policy and tax tech giants to help cover the £20bn cost.
Australia and others ask for Brexit trade compensation
on November 15, 2019 at 4:55 pm
A number of World Trade Organization countries have asked for compensation over Brexit.
Lloyds shareholders lose legal fight over HBOS
on November 15, 2019 at 12:59 pm
Lloyds TSB shareholders claim they were "mugged" when Lloyds took over the lender.
General election 2019: What are nationalisation and privatisation?
on November 15, 2019 at 12:47 pm
The two topics are a big discussion point in the general election, but how do they work?
BT Sport retains exclusive Champions League rights in £1.2bn deal from 2021-24
on November 15, 2019 at 10:48 am
BT Sport wins the exclusive rights to show the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League from 2021-24 in a £1.2bn deal.
Hong Kong in first recession for a decade amid protests
on November 15, 2019 at 10:44 am
Months of anti-government protests have taken their toll on the territory's economy.
Banks disagree on how to pay for fraud refunds
on November 15, 2019 at 9:18 am
Without a new deal, victims of money transfer fraud could be left without protection from January.
Alibaba backs Hong Kong's 'bright' future with huge listing
on November 15, 2019 at 2:15 am
The $13bn listing would be the world's largest this year and comes amid growing unrest in Hong Kong.
How trainers became a million dollar idea
on November 15, 2019 at 12:36 am
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how trainers became a million dollar idea.
How the government raises money from you to pay for the services you use
on November 15, 2019 at 12:33 am
Steph McGovern explains how the government raises money from you to pay for the services you use.
Life-like Russian androids and other news
on November 15, 2019 at 12:07 am
BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
Party plans would ‘boost minimum pay for millions’
on November 15, 2019 at 12:06 am
The plans would double or treble the number whose wages are set by government, a think tank says.
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