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August 9, 2017 1:58 AM Contentious Memo Strikes Nerve Inside Google and Out

In a short email exchange on Monday after his firing, Mr. Damore, who was a senior software engineer in Google’s search division, said he had not expected this type of reaction when he shared his missive last week. “As far as I know, I have a legal right to express my concerns about the terms and conditions of my working environment and to bring up potentially 31

August 7, 2017 8:14 AM German Industry Misses a Beat but Economy Looks Strong

Economists said decline in factory output in June contrasts with other strong indications of growth The German economy remains on a path of strong growth despite a surprising decline in factory output in June, economists said following Monday’s release of data on industrial production for Europe’s biggest economy. In adjusted terms, output declined by 1.1% in June from the previous 3

August 4, 2017 2:38 AM Trump names campaign donor to be US ambassador to Spain

President Donald Trump says he intends to nominate campaign donor Duke Buchan III to be the U.S. ambassador to Spain. Buchan will also serve at the same time and without additional pay as ambassador to Andorra, a small, independent principality located between France and Spain. Buchan is the founder and CEO of Hunter Global Investors, a private investment 25

August 2, 2017 3:59 AM Trump Administration Is Said to Open Broad Inquiry Into China’s Trade Practices

China’s policy to become a leading manufacturer by 2025 in the fields of driverless cars, medical devices, semiconductors, artificial intelligence, robotics and many other technologies has caught the attention of officials in President Trump’s administration. The policy, known as Made in China 2025, sets goals for China to be a global leader in 10 fields 21

July 28, 2017 8:19 PM Trump’s speech encouraging police to be ‘rough,’ annotated

On Friday, President Trump traveled to Long Island to address a group of law enforcement officials and speak about the administration’s efforts to eradicate the gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13. His speech stuck largely to that theme, though he also made note of Thursday night’s failed health-care vote. Trump’s speech was noteworthy, though, for its embrace 13

July 25, 2017 3:04 AM With ‘Better Deal,’ Democrats (temporarily) calm a restive left

The rollout of congressional Democrats’ 2018 messaging, the “Better Deal,” was preceded by mockery and obscured by breaking news. To the happy surprise of Democratic leaders, the economics-focused agenda earned positive reviews on the left, where the party is regularly accused of compromise or sellout. There was antitrust language, and an apology for the party’s 22

July 25, 2017 1:41 AM Warrant: Woman “slapped” squad car before police shooting

MINNEAPOLIS — A woman approached the back of a Minneapolis police car and “slapped” it shortly before an Australian woman was shot and killed by an officer, according to a search warrant filed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The search warrant obtained by Minnesota Public Radio doesn’t specifically say that the woman was Justine Damond 24

July 24, 2017 8:48 AM Here’s what could come out of the UK trade secretary’s meeting with Wilbur Ross

The U.S. is the U.K.'s second-largest trading partner outside of the EU, importing approximately 20 percent of all Britain's goods and services. The two countries also currently share a number of agreements on economics, security and trade, which could be at risk as of March 2019, when the U.K. is expected to formally exit the EU. Maintaining this special 51

July 23, 2017 3:25 PM Schumer: Democrats were 'namby-pamby'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday promised a bolder economic message for the Democratic Party, including the potential for single-payer health care. "We were too cautious, we were too namby-pamby," Schumer said on ABC's "This Week." "This is sharp, bold and will appeal to both the old Obama coalition, let's say the young lady who's just getting 14

July 14, 2017 12:11 AM Forecast of weak economic growth raises big questions about Trump’s populist agenda

President Trump’s budget would not add to economic growth or eliminate the deficit in coming years, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Thursday, casting doubt on a plan the White House has touted as central to achieving the president’s domestic agenda. The CBO projected that the economy would grow at only 1.9 percent under the White House’s 18