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    Daily Digest 9/21 – Young People Take To The Streets For Climate, Nature ‘Unraveling’ as N. America Loses 3B Birds Since 1970

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    Saturday, September 21, 2019, 7:21 AM

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    • Upbeat data suggest U.S. economy still on moderate growth path
    • Beijing Daxing International Airport: China’s new mega-airport ready to open
    • Trump Announces New Sanctions on Iran
    • Walgreens to test drone delivery service with Alphabet’s Wing
    • False Tsunami Warning In Hawaii Triggered By Police Exercise
    • Second Pacific nation in a week ditches Taiwan for Beijing
    • Video: Argentine lawmakers approve emergency food bill amid economic crisis
    • Interior Dept. Transfers 560 Acres of Public Lands to Army for Border Bollard Fence
    • China Just Got Handed The Oil Deal Of A Lifetime
    • U.S., Canada have lost 3 billion birds since 1970. Scientists say ‘nature is unraveling.’
    • Protesting Climate Change, Young People Take to Streets in a Global Strike
    • Three Mile Island goes offline

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    Daily Digest 9/20 – Good News Friday: More Supporting Nonprofit News Sites, UC To Dump Fossil Fuel Investments

    by Daily Digest

    Friday, September 20, 2019, 8:05 AM

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    • Report: More people are supporting nonprofit news sites
    • Wearable cyborg uses brainwaves to let people walk again
    • How to see the International Space Station fly over the eastern US this week
    • A Newly Identified Protein May Be the Key to Vanquishing the Common Cold
    • Faced With Criticism, Trump Administration Reverses Abrupt End to Humanitarian Relief
    • Woman creates custom dolls to match children’s disabilties
    • Pritzker signs new law raising teacher pay minimum to $40,000
    • This med student was given last rites before finding a treatment that saved his life. His method could help millions
    • University of California to dump fossil fuel investments
    • Wind And Natural Gas Are Big Winners In US Power Generation
    • Rivian unveils first picture of new electric van
    • Natural Gas Could Be Replaced Within 15 Years
    • Google to invest record-breaking amount in renewable energy
    • Explainer: Why Asia’s biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars
    • Toy company Hasbro to discontinue use of plastic in packaging
    • Greta Thunberg Wants You — Yes, You — to Join the Climate Strike

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    Daily Digest 9/19 – U.S. Says Saudi Oil Site Attack Was ‘Act Of War,’ The Global Expansion of AI Surveillance

    by Daily Digest

    Thursday, September 19, 2019, 7:47 AM

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    • FedEx CEO: ‘Whistling past the graveyard’ on the U.S. consumer belies a broader slowdown
    • U.S. housing starts, building permits scale 12-year high
    • The Global Expansion of AI Surveillance
    • Worried about a recession? Here’s 5 ways small businesses can weather a downturn
    • ‘This Is Crazy!’: Wall Street Scurries to Protect Itself in Repo Surge
    • 200,000 people applied for jobs at Amazon in a single week
    • Here’s why regulators are so worried about Facebook’s digital currency
    • Millennials have an average of $28,000 in debt—and the biggest source isn’t student loans
    • Millions of Americans’ Medical Images and Data Are Available on the Internet. Anyone Can Take a Peek.
    • Garments for lease: ‘rental’ apparel brings new wrinkles for retail stores
    • Amazon figured out a way for online shoppers to pay in cash
    • The Internet Cloud Has a Dirty Secret
    • Deep Future
    • Retiring At The Zero Bound
    • Full Interview: Edward Snowden On Trump, Privacy, And Threats To Democracy
    • Successful Retirees ‘No Longer Welcomed’: ‘We Didn’t Leave Connecticut … Connecticut Left Us’
    • The Bolsheviks even want to tax your toaster oven…
    • SF Restaurant Leaders Sound Alarm on Industry Crisis at City Hall Meeting
    • The Journey, Not The Destination
    • Trump says California cities ‘destroy themselves’ with homelessness
    • US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian ‘act of war’
    • Saudi Arabia to restore oil output fully by end of September: energy minister
    • Trump revokes waiver for California to set higher auto emissions standards
    • Toyota banks on Olympic halo for the humble bus to keep hydrogen dream alive
    • Fukushima trial ends in not guilty verdict, but nuclear disaster will haunt Japan for decades to come
    • Shocking Video Simulation Shows the Devastation Nuclear War Would Cause

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    Daily Digest 9/18 – Equifax To Sell More Utility & Phone Records, Oil Shock Hits Global Economy Already On Shaky Ground

    by Daily Digest

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:44 AM

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    • Oil shock hits a global economy that’s already on shaky ground
    • Repo Market Chaos Signals Fed May Be Losing Control of Rates
    • St. Clair County Home Values Down 23%, Property Taxes Up 5% Since Recession (Illinois)
    • $53.2 Billion In QE Lite: Fed Concludes First Repo In A Decade Amid Liquidity Panic
    • SpaceX’s Next Starship Prototype Taking Shape (Photos)
    • IBM will soon launch a 53-qubit quantum computer
    • Need a loan? Equifax plans to sell more utility, phone records
    • Need Cash? Companies Are Considering Magazine Subscriptions and Phone Bills When Making Loans
    • Just last month, 53 Americans died in mass shootings…while 40,000 died from obesity
    • Mortgage demand from buyers jumps, just as interest rates spike
    • The silenced: meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by Trump

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    Daily Digest 9/17 – Trump Officials Warn On Mortgage Finance, Why Have No Banking Executives Been Prosecuted?

    by Daily Digest

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 6:40 AM

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    • Video: Trump has badly misread China’s hand
    • One in Four of New York’s New Luxury Apartments Is Unsold
    • The Fight for the Latino Vote in Florida
    • Tech IPO injury report: Some of the biggest names in tech have taken a beating after going public this year
    • This could ‘end very badly’: Trump officials warn on mortgage finance
    • Syria to crack down on profiteers in bid to ease currency crisis
    • The rise and fall of Subway, the world’s largest fast-food chain
    • Some vapers return to cigarettes amid growing e-cig health crisis
    • How 5G will reinvent “working from home”
    • Saudi officials considering delaying IPO after drone attack: WSJ
    • Kroft: Why have no banking executives been prosecuted?
    • JP Morgan traders accused of manipulating price of gold, silver for a DECADE, as DoJ tries to look tough on Wall Street
    • Selco: You Know the SHTF Has Started When People Begin Losing Their Guns
    • Incentives (And Sociopaths) Rule The World
    • The SR-71 Blackbird’s Predecessor Created “Plasma Stealth” By Burning Cesium-Laced Fuel
    • Trump Says Iran Appears Responsible for Saudi Attack but That He Wants to Avoid War
    • Explosion and fire break out at Russian lab known for housing deadly smallpox virus
    • Texas girl dies from brain-eating amoeba she got while swimming in river
    • The Truth About Eating Eggs
    • Climate Strike N.Y.C.: 1.1 Million Can Skip School for Protest
    • As Bering Sea ice melts, Alaskans, scientists and Seattle’s fishing fleet witness changes ‘on a massive scale’

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    Daily Digest 9/16 – Saudi Oil Attack Roils Global Energy Markets, Medicaid’s Dark Secret

    by Daily Digest

    Monday, September 16, 2019, 7:47 AM

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    • Dow Futures Retreat, Global Stocks Fall After Saudi Oil Attacks, Weak China Data
    • Attacks on Saudi oil facilities knock out half the kingdom’s supply
    • Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack as US blames Iran
    • Saudi oil attack roils global energy markets; Trump says U.S. ‘locked and loaded’
    • Attacks on Saudi oil supply effectively wipe out the world’s spare capacity, S&P Platts says
    • Trump authorizes release of U.S. oil reserves if needed because of Saudi attacks
    • U.S. shale seen unlikely to quickly replace barrels lost in attack on Saudi facilities
    • Ex-Google worker fears ‘killer robots’ could cause mass atrocities
    • Mexican President Lopez Obrador has transformed the office, but old problems thwart progress
    • No Deal: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute
    • Nearly 50,000 UAW workers go on strike against GM, America’s biggest automaker
    • Medicaid’s Dark Secret
    • Jim Crow Steals N Carolina 9th CD
    • Obesity map of the United States reveals the states where up to 40 per cent of Americans are dangerously overweight
    • Exclusive: Turkey’s Erdogan says to discuss with Trump buying U.S. Patriot missiles
    • Your Savings Are at Risk in the Cashless World That’s Coming
    • This Is What Responsible Gold Mining Will Look Like
    • Gold market structure and flows
    • The Custodial State
    • As shock wears off, mental health concerns grow in Bahamas
    • Tullow to drill at least three new Guyana wells in 2020 after second discovery
    • Not Just the Bees, First-of-Its-Kind Study Shows Neonics May Be Killing Birds Too

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    Daily Digest 9/14 – The Rich Live Longer Than The Poor, CA Real Estate Boom Is Over – What Now?

    by Daily Digest

    Saturday, September 14, 2019, 8:32 AM

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    • Private Equity Tries to Protect Another Profit Center
    • Paris commuter chaos as metro workers strike over pension reform
    • How does France’s pension system compare?
    • Hong Kong exchange vows to press on with $39 billion LSE bid after rebuff
    • The California Real Estate Boom Is Over. What Now?
    • Publix joins other retailers in asking patrons not to openly carry guns in its stores
    • Asian markets move higher on hopes for a cooling trade war
    • 5 Reasons To Bet On A China Trade Deal — Not Against The Dow Jones
    • Why Can’t I Have This?
    • The rich are different from you and me — they live a lot longer
    • Carcinogens Have Infiltrated the Generic Drug Supply in the U.S.
    • Huge Blow To US Farmers: China Heads To Argentina For Soy Meal In Landmark Deal
    • The Great Flood of 2019: A Complete Picture of a Slow-Motion Disaster

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    Daily Digest 9/13 – Good News Friday: CA Bans Private Prisons, Zambia’s Accidental Tomato Farmer

    by Daily Digest

    Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:27 AM

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    • Post-Gazette newsroom donates Pulitzer monetary award to Tree of Life congregation
    • California bans private prisons – including Ice detention centers
    • A Swiss house built by robots promises to revolutionize the construction industry
    • This Is The Credit Score You Should Actually Be Striving For
    • The heartwarming moment a long-distance couple with Down syndrome were reunited after their moms arranged a meeting for the duo who fell in love at a conference
    • Hearing aids lower dementia, depression risk for older adults
    • In Defense Of Screen Time
    • Letter of Recommendation: Golfing With Strangers
    • “A labour of love”: Zambia’s accidental tomato farmer
    • How to Use Your Credit Card to Help the Environment

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    Daily Digest 9/12 – Unfurling The Waste Problem Caused By Wind Energy, Is The End Of Democracy Coming?

    by Daily Digest

    Thursday, September 12, 2019, 6:18 AM

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    • American Businesses Say China’s Slowdown Is a Greater Threat Than the Trade War
    • Watch the chaos unfold as the UK’s parliament is suspended
    • Families Go Deep in Debt to Stay in the Middle Class
    • The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy
    • Why buying and selling a house could soon be as simple as trading stocks
    • The 9/11 Attacks: Understanding Al-Qaeda and the Domestic Fall-Out from America’s Secret War
    • STEM Is Overrated
    • The Jeffrey Epstein investigation was more expansive than previously thought, documents show
    • Oh that it should come to this Part 12
    • Metals and The Big Cons
    • DNA company tampered with results, former employees say
    • Trump Flirts With $15 Billion Bailout for Iran, Sources Say
    • Oil Demand Growth Weakest In Nearly A Decade
    • Unfurling The Waste Problem Caused By Wind Energy
    • A Second Interstellar Object Has Almost Certainly Been Found In Our Solar System
    • First human case of West Nile virus reported in Wisconsin

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    Daily Digest 9/11 – Real U.S. Debt Levels Could Be 2,000% Of Economy, Chicago’s Deficit Heralds U.S. Pensions Crisis

    by Daily Digest

    Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 5:33 AM

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    • ‘Gold is the way to go’ as interest rates fall, says Mark Mobius
    • China Has Added Nearly 100 Tons of Gold to Its Reserves
    • Chicago’s deficit heralds US pensions crisis
    • Corporate Pension Funding Moves Closer to Worrisome 80% Level
    • Experts: Illinois pension debt could force cities to cut public safety jobs
    • Real US debt levels could be 2,000% of economy, a Wall Street report suggests
    • Just two DIET fizzy drinks a day ‘increases your risk of deadly heart attack or stroke by 50%’
    • Weakening Shale Productivity “VERY Bullish” For Oil Prices
    • Alien civilizations may have explored the galaxy and visited Earth already, a new study says. We just haven’t seen them recently.

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