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Daily Digest 4/11 - Oil Rallies As OPEC Production Falls, What 'Natural' Meat Really Means

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 10:11 AM
  • ‘Retail apocalypse’ now: Analysts say 75,000 more U.S. stores could be doomed.
  • In India, Voting Begins in Elections Unmatched in Size and Scope
  • New York declares measles emergency, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak
  • Trick or treat? EU, UK agree to delay Brexit until Halloween
  • State lawmakers propose fingerprinting, more background checks on gun purchases after Aurora warehouse shooting
  • America's Sovereign States: The Obscure History of How 10 Independent States Joined the U.S.
  • Teach for a day, get a pension for life: Another reason to fix Illinois' constitution
  • How Ecuador lost patience with houseguest Julian Assange
  • A final note on cybernetics
  • Aramco: Here's everything you need to know about the world's most profitable company's debut bond
  • Oil Rallies As OPEC Production Falls
  • The Maple Syrup Cartel
  • Most schools aren't testing for lead in drinking water. How safe is it for your kids?
  • Lead poisoning rates rise in U.S. after CDC lowers blood cutoff
  • Hormel Lawsuit Reveals What ‘Natural’ Meat Really Means
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Daily Digest 4/10 - Baby Boomers Face Retirement Crisis, Millennials Worse Off Than They Thought They'd Be

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:58 AM
  • Venezuela Unemployment Nears That of War-Ruined Bosnia, IMF Says
  • Baby boomers face retirement crisis — little savings, high health costs and unrealistic expectations
  • China's $1.4tn distressed debt pool draws global buyers
  • Nearly one-third of millennials are worse off than they thought they'd be 10 years ago
  • IMF Cuts Global Growth Outlook to Lowest Pace Since Crisis
  • Drug-Resistant Fungus Has Sickened Almost 600 in U.S. and Poses Global Health Threat
  • A US Navy warship was seen in the South China Sea carrying an unusually large number of F-35s
  • AT&T just turned its 5G network on in 7 new cities, but you'll still have to wait until spring for the first smartphone that can actually connect to it 
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Daily Digest 4/9 - Rewild The World, A Brewing Rebellion in the Emerald City

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 12:35 PM
  • Trump removes Secret Service director as purge of DHS leadership widens
  • Trump's support of renewed child separation policy led to collision with Nielsen
  • Congress Is About to Ban the Government From Offering Free Online Tax Filing. Thank TurboTax.
  • Ebola: I hate having to say "I told you so!", but... 
  • Obamacare’s Unhappy Anniversary
  • Outsourcing Adulthood
  • A Brewing Rebellion in the Emerald City
  • The Diagnosis Is Alzheimer’s. But That’s Probably Not the Only Problem.
  • Self-Sufficient Floating Islands May Soon Become Reality
  • Rewild The World
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Daily Digest 4/8 - Market Concentration Threatening U.S. Economy, Mysterious Infection Spanning The Globe

Monday, April 8, 2019, 1:02 PM
  • Market Concentration Is Threatening the US Economy
  • The U.K. stockpiles for a chaotic Brexit that may never happen
  • How A 'No Deal' Brexit Could Lead To The "Lehmanization" Of Europe
  • A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy
  • The frightening future of robocalls: Numbers and voices you know
  • The Robocall Crisis Will Never Be Totally Fixed
  • Calling Racism by Its Real Name
  • The Economics Profession Needs New Models
  • Political Economics And The Weimar Disaster
  • Camping Out in Crazy Town
  • What Remains
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Daily Digest 4/6 - U.S. Had Most Q1 Layoffs In A Decade, Climate Findings Should Inspire 'Naked Fear'

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:57 AM
  • The U.S. just had the most Q1 layoffs in a decade
  • Put a Cork in It: Drinking a Bottle of Wine Per Week Is as Bad as Smoking 10 Cigarettes, Researchers Say
  • Y2K19? There's a chance your GPS system could go haywire this weekend
  • When Putin's around, GPS goes haywire, study finds
  • Record numbers of Australia's wildlife species face 'imminent extinction' 
  • The Great Barrier Reef Was Seen as ‘Too Big to Fail.’ A Study Suggests It Isn’t. 
  • 'Findings Should Inspire Naked Fear': Canada Warming at Twice the Global Rate
  • Parents around the world mobilise behind youth climate strikes
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Daily Digest 4/5 - Good News Friday: PR's Green New Deal, Priceless Records Of Old New York

Friday, April 5, 2019, 9:57 AM
  • The House just passed a bill to close the gender pay gap
  • VIDEO: Victoria’s Fairfield neighbourhood installs bench full of emergency supplies
  • Lamont: tolls, marijuana, paid leave and $15 will pass
  • Stop Asking Kids What They Want to Be When They Grow Up
  • Do animals hold the key to the global organ shortage?
  • Spared From the Shredder (for Now): ‘Priceless’ Bank Records of Old New York
  • Puerto Rico's Green New Deal
  • Federal judge overrules Trump order, restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic 
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Daily Digest 4/4 - Cholera Spreading In Mozambique, Unhealthy Diets Kill More People Than Tobacco

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 10:41 AM
  • House committee passes bill to upgrade 401(k) plans amid 'retirement income crisis'
  • At our current pace it'll take 80 years to repair all the structurally deficient bridges in the US, a report finds
  • Cholera is spreading in Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Idai
  • Unhealthy diets now kill more people than tobacco and high blood pressure, study finds
  • Old, Online, And Fed On Lies: How An Aging Population Will Reshape The Internet
  • After 70% Crash in Stocks, Some Frack-Sand Miners Are Desperate
  • Oil Prices Spike On Shale Slowdown
  • Climate change: 'Magic bullet' carbon solution takes big step
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Daily Digest 4/3 - 'Fear' And Health Care, Global Debt Edged Up In 2018

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 11:45 AM
  • Fewer Illinoisan enroll in Obamacare as costs increase, penalties disappear
  • Health-care costs for retirees climb to $285,000
  • 'Fear' and health care: Gallup survey finds Americans skipped treatment, borrowed $88B to pay for costs
  • Global debt edged up in 2018, debt ratio little changed: IIF
  • Here are three times when the Fed denied the yield curve’s recession warnings, and were wrong
  • Italy’s Recession Set to Extend to Early Months of 2019
  • ECB Doesn’t Know How to Get Out of Negative Rates, AXA's Page Says
  • Raconteur Report: Ebola Update
  • The Biggest Saudi Oil Field Is Fading Faster Than Anyone Guessed
  • As Farmers Retire, They Face Hard Choices About Preserving Their Way Of Life
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Daily Digest 4/2 - Biblical Anxieties, Border Close Would Cause Price Hikes and Empty Shelves

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 10:18 AM
  • This is the real reason why the U.S. economy isn’t in recession danger now
  • Border close would mean price hikes, empty shelves
  • White House Whistle-Blower Tells Congress of Irregularities in Security Clearances
  • Chelsea Manning Again Takes Fall for Defending Public’s Right to Know
  • North Dakota Senate passes civil asset forfeiture bill 
  • Intelligence report appeared to endorse view leftwing protesters were 'terrorists'
  • The Hidden Air Pollution in Our Homes
  • Degrowth: A Defence
  • Climate Change Alarmists Routinely Ignore Chinese Flouting Of Paris Accords
  • The destruction of the Earth is a crime. It should be prosecuted
  • Biblical Anxieties
  • U.S. disaster aid won't cover crops drowned by Midwest floods
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Daily Digest 4/1 - Behind The Border Crisis, Inside America's Black Box

Monday, April 1, 2019, 10:26 AM
  • Trump White House presses threat to close U.S.-Mexico border this week
  • Behind The Border 'Crisis': More Migrant Families Risk Dangerous Remote Crossings
  • Russia confirms its military personnel are in Venezuela
  • Russia Defends Military Presence in Venezuela, Says U.S. 'Nervous' Because Its Plans 'Failed'
  • Inside America’s Black Box: A Rare Look at the Violence of Incarceration
  • Ireland and EU Countries Must Seek ECB Approval to Manage Gold Reserves – Draghi 
  • Retail apocalypse? JCPenney, Payless, LifeWay announce 3,000+ combined store closures
  • Weak February US retail sales underscore slowing economy
  • 60 years after exile, Tibetans face a fight for survival in a post-Dalai Lama world
  • Airlines report technical issues
  • At Hudson Yards, the future isn’t now
  • Small stickers on the ground trick Tesla autopilot into steering into opposing traffic lane