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With Trump out, Davos chief eyes fixing world architecture

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The founder of the World Economic Forum says U.S. President Donald Trump would have been an "interesting discussion partner" at its annual Davos event starting this week, but acknowledges that the partial... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Davos, Donald Trump, Trump, World Economic Forum, Davos Switzerland


Democrats aren't buying Trump's shutdown-ending 'compromise'

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, Ap, Donald Trump, Trump


IT pros in Washington, DC, are ready to ditch their current jobs and flock to Amazon's HQ2, a new survey says (AMZN)

Washington, DC, information-technology professionals are happy that Amazon is opening up one of its HQ2 campuses in the area, a new poll indicates. Almost three-quarters of them said they would be willing to leave their current job to work for Amazon. Many are hoping that Amazon will pay higher salaries. But there are other reasons they like the idea of working for the tech giant. While Amazon has faced a slew of protests over its decision to hire up to 25,000 people for its new HQ2 offices i...
Tags: Google, Amazon, New York, Congress, Virginia, San Francisco, Trends, Washington Dc, Pentagon, Dc, Seattle, Alexa, Trump, AMZN, Crystal City Virginia, Amazon Many


Trump says trade deal with China 'could very well happen'

WASHINGTON (AP) — As trade talks between the U.S. and China move to Washington later this month, President Donald Trump is hopeful that the economic powers can find a way to end a costly tariff fight.Trump tells reporters that "we've... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, China, Ap, Donald Trump, Trump


Washington Democratic Party chair on Howard Schultz presidential run: “Just. Don’t.”

Word that the former Starbucks CEO might run for president as an independent is sparking fear among Democrats that he could split the anti-Trump vote.
Tags: Business, News, Howard Schultz, Local Politics, Starbucks, Local News, Trump, Nation & World Politics, Washington Democratic Party


Trump says deal 'could very well happen' with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there has been progress toward a trade deal with China, but denied that he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump says a deal 'could very well happen' with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday progress is being made toward a trade deal with China and denied that he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese products.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


Popular travel app hands out Trump-shaped stress balls to anyone who books a trip to Mexico

Travel app TRVL is offering Trump-shaped stress balls to travelers heading to Mexico, as a reward for those visiting in spite of damaging rhetoric from the US president. The item looks about how you’d expect: a recreation of the President’s head in squishy foam form. The company has 1,000 balls to give away, and they’re available to any traveler who books a trip to Mexico via TRVL’s site or app. For those who don’t know, TRVL is (as the name implies) a booking and travel app that allows anyone t...
Tags: Startups, Mexico, US, Insider, Trump, Trvl


Chili Peppers drummer brings his spice, advice to Paramount middle schoolers

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith stopped by Zamboni Middle School on a rainy Thursday morning, Jan. 17, to ignite the Paramount student’s creative side and show them that a future in the arts is a viable and obtainable career path. Chad Smith in action during a recent concert. Photo: AP file As part of the Turnaround Arts program, founded in 2011 by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and former First Lady Michelle Obama, Turnaround Arts: California provides supp...
Tags: Business, News, Education, California, Uncategorized, Sport, Ap, Things To Do, Soccer, Michelle Obama, Kennedy Center, Local News, Smith, Detroit, Paramount, Turnaround Arts


Everyone who's telling you that Tesla is influencing the rest of the auto industry is completely wrong (TSLA)

Tesla is routinely considered to be influencing the traditional auto industry. Tesla has exerted some influence, but it has been relatively modest in the grand scheme of things. Auto executives are too busy dealing with real business problems to worry about Tesla — and if Tesla did become truly influential, the traditional industry could quickly develop and sell millions of electric vehicles. If you follow Tesla and the company's endless flurry of news, non-news, rumor, innuendo, and Twitteri...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Elon Musk, California, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Tokyo, Chevy, Electric, Nissan, Detroit, Cadillac


Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi foreign trip citing shutdown

Members of Congress who were due to join the trip are left sitting on a bus at Capitol Hill.
Tags: Business, Congress, Nancy Pelosi, Trump


China lashes out at the US after Huawei got caught in a security firestorm that's getting worse by the day

Chinese tech giant Huawei is having a nightmare week. Huawei is reportedly facing a criminal investigation in the US over suspicions it stole trade secrets, lawmakers are trying to stifle the firm, and it is being blocked from helping build 5G networks. China is lashing out, accusing the US of "McCarthyism" and saying it is "using every possible state apparatus to suppress and block" Chinese tech firms. Reclusive CEO Ren Zhengfei said this week that Huawei has had "no serious security incident...
Tags: Google, Energy, UK, China, Germany, US, America, Trends, Pennsylvania, Rick Perry, New Zealand, University of Oxford, Donald Trump, Huawei, Doj, Wall Street Journal


Exclusive: Trump meets with Cabinet officials to revive infrastructure push - sources

U.S. President Donald Trump is reviving efforts to win approval for a significant infrastructure plan lasting up to 13 years, two people briefed on the matter said, as the administration seeks to bring a long-stalled campaign promise back to life.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Trump


Jack Dorsey says he doesn't care about 'looking bad' after a bizarre Huffington Post interview

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey did an interview with the Huffington Post, which was published on Thursday. The interviewer, Ashley Feinberg, characterised Dorsey's answers as "incredibly disorientating." Later on Twitter, Dorsey said he "doesn't care about looking bad." Jack Dorsey said on Twitter that he doesn't care about "looking bad" following a bizarre interview with the Huffington Post published on Thursday. Interviewer Ashley Feinberg challenged Dorsey on a number of subjects, such as harassm...
Tags: Twitter, Congress, Trends, Ted Cruz, Myanmar, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Huffington Post, Dorsey, Trump, Feinberg, Will Oremus, Ashley Feinberg


Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos forum: press secretary

President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday.
Tags: Money, Davos, businessNews, Press, Donald Trump, Trump, Davos Switzerland, Sarah Sanders


25 years later, local leaders gather to share lessons learned after Northridge quake

When the Jan. 17 1994 Northridge earthquake shook his home, Cary Van Ausdall didn’t have much time to assess damage to his Santa Clarita house. Instead, as a Red Cross volunteer, he raced out assist residents impacted by the disaster. The 25th anniversary of the devastating earthquake, he said, is a reminder that the city should be prepared for the next big one. “Being prepared will get you an opportunity to sleep at night,” he said. Ausdall joined local leaders at California State University, N...
Tags: Business, News, California, Senate, Sport, Soccer, Red Cross, Local News, Donald Trump, Lucy Jones, Southern California, Trump, Northridge, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City


Trump team weighs surprise tariff cut in hopes of securing China trade deal

The Trump administration is considering eliminating tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese imports to spur progress toward a trade deal, less than two weeks before a high-level delegation from Beijing is scheduled to arrive in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing, Trump


The Latest: Giuliani: Trump didn't know about poll-rigging

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen's work with a tech firm to rig two online polls for Trump (all times local):3:20 p.m.Rudolph Giuliani says President Donald Trump "had no knowledge" of any effort to manipulate polling... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, Ap, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Trump, Michael Cohen, Rudolph Giuliani


Trump weighs dramatic tightening of US embargo on Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — The Trump administration is weighing what could become the most serious tightening of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba in more than two decades — a move that could unleash a flurry of lawsuits against foreign companies... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Ap, Cuba, Havana, Trump


Trump denies Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad amid shutdown showdown

By MATTHEW LEE, CATHERINE LUCEY, ZEKE MILLER and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON — It took President Donald Trump one day to flex his executive power back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, denying her an aircraft for a planned trip abroad in apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address amid their government shutdown clash. The nation’s two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of Constitutional one-upmanship, as negotiations to end the 4-week stalemate failed to pro...
Tags: Business, News, Washington, Mexico, Sport, Afghanistan, Soccer, House, Pentagon, Associated Press, State Department, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Ken Sweet


Cohen says he rigged online polls for Trump in 2014, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer acknowledged Thursday that he paid a technology company to rig Trump's standing in two online polls before the presidential campaign.Michael Cohen tweeted that "what... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, Ap, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen


Cohen acknowledges rigging polls for Trump in 2014 and 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s estranged former lawyer is acknowledging that he paid a technology company to rig Trump’s standing in two online polls. Michael Cohen tweeted Thursday that “what I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of” Trump. Technology company owner John Gauger told The Wall Street […]
Tags: Business, New York, Technology, News, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, John Gauger, Trump Technology company


Macquarie raises $5 billion for North America infrastructure fund: Reuters

The investment arm of Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd (MQG.AX) said on Thursday it has raised $5 billion for its latest fund to invest in infrastructure in North America. The fundraising underscores the private sector’s appetite to invest in U.S. infrastructure, which runs the gamut from toll roads to airports to oil fields, amid a dearth of federal and state infrastructure funding for many projects. Private equity fund managers raised a record $85 billion in 2018 for infrastructure, with more t...
Tags: Congress, Australia, America, Trends, United States, Funds, North America, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Macquarie, Brookfield Asset Management, Blackstone Group LP BX N, Global Infrastructure Partners, Preqin, ASCE


Shutdown is starting to hurt Trump's financial deregulation agenda

The U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump's call for Congress to fund a wall he promised to build on the U.S.- Mexican border is threatening another campaign pledge to make rules easier to navigate for banks and corporations.
Tags: Money, Congress, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


The record-breaking government shutdown is putting the US at risk of a major cyberattack

Cybersecurity experts are warning that the US is at greater risk of attack during the record partial government shutdown. Thousands of workers who monitor the nation's defense systems are off work, and experts also worry that systems aren't being upgraded or repaired. Workers deemed essential are still in place, but the absence of so many others could still leave the US at risk. "In a stalemate over how best to secure America’s southern border, the Trump administration has endangered the integ...
Tags: Apple, Review, Obama, North Korea, Cbs News, Stanford, White House, US, America, Trends, Cbs, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Malley


The record-breaking government shutdown is putting the US at risk of a major cyber attack

Cybersecurity experts are warning that the US is at greater risk of attack as the record partial government shutdown continues. Thousands of workers that monitor the nation's defense systems are off work, and experts also worry that systems aren't being upgraded or repaired. Essential workers are still in place, but the absence of so many staff still leads the US at risk. MIT's Technology Review said: "In a stalemate over how best to secure America’s southern border, the Trump administration h...
Tags: Apple, Review, Obama, North Korea, Cbs News, Stanford, White House, US, America, Trends, Cbs, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Scythe, Juniper Networks


Michael Cohen reportedly paid someone to run a Twitter account called @WomenForCohen that described him as a 'sex symbol'

The Wall Street Journal reported that Michael Cohen paid a small tech consultancy named RedFinch to create a Twitter account dedicated to him. @WomenForCohen describes President Trump's former lawyer as a "pit bull" and "sex symbol." Cohen also paid RedFinch to try to rig two online polls in 2014 and 2015, about business leaders and potential GOP candidates, in Trump's favor, The Journal said.  Cohen has since broken from Trump and is due to testify to Congress next month in what will likely b...
Tags: Congress, China, Virginia, Russia, Trends, Walmart, Gop, Moscow, Msnbc, Donald Trump, MMA, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Cnbc, Trump, Cohen


Focus: Trump tariffs force tough choices at U.S. auto suppliers

Bob Roth makes no bones about his feelings towards U.S. manufacturing.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Trump, Bob Roth


New US strategy foresees sensors in space to track missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, North Korea, US, Iran, Ap, Trump


Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is rolling out a new strategy for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system.The strategy aims to protect America against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, North Korea, America, Iran, Ap, Trump



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