KELOWNA, B.C. -- The process of getting the Stars defense to the right place seems to be a never-ending battle, but players, coaches and management...
[Note: the following has been revised based on updated voting results-- 9 March, 17:17 PM PST] Before the assembly election in El Salvador, I suggested that the FMLN should be expected to win 24.2% of the vote. I hedged, saying I thought the Salvadoran party system probably was still too rigid to allow one of its…
After the Paris terrorist attack, House Speaker Paul Ryan declared that the United States cannot turn away the hundreds of thousands of Islamist migrants now being approved for visas to enter the United States. Ryan declared that it is not "appropriate" to consider the religious attitudes of would-be migrants seeking admission. - Paul Ryan | 2016 Presidential Race
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Without Toys R Us, local toy stores fear manufacturers could raise prices or cut selection and shoppers may shift online. Toymakers, meanwhile, will miss the retailer.
Royal Mail has been fined £12,000 after sending almost 330,000 nuisance emails in two days. The company sent the messages, about a fall in the cost of posting parcels, last summer to 327,014 people who had opted out of direct marketing. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) investigated a
When I look back upon my long career, one of the major factors shaping my views of business, strategy and innovation is the creative destruction that I saw buffeting the IT industry over most of that time. In particular, having...
In the early days of the Industrial Revolution, it’s been estimated that around 12% of the world's population was literate. Literacy rates increased throughout the 19th century, as people started moving from the countryside to towns and cities for the...
Leadership is the kind of subject that invariably rises to the top in a time of crisis. Otherwise, it is one of those topics that companies talk a lot about but otherwise don't feel the need to pay much serious...
The Internet era was born around 20 years ago, when Netscape went public in August of 1995 and caught the world by storm with its highly successful IPO. For many people, myself included, the Netscape IPO marked the passage of...
On April 18 I participated in a TEDx conference at my local community library in Westport, CT. TEDx programs were developed to help independent organizations create their own TED-like events in the spirit of TED’s mission, - ideas worth spreading....
More people are going to gyms, but many of them aren’t new members.
Sam Dogen of the Financial Samurai asked his readers Thursday if they’d take $1 million to attend — or send their kids to — public school over private school. Understandably, about 90% said, “absolutely!”
Apps like Acorns and Stash can be great learning tools, but they may inadvertently encourage people to overreact.
The merger would transform the global tech and entertainment industry — but it wouldn't come cheap.
China warned on Friday it was fully prepared to respond with a "fierce counter strike" of fresh trade measures if the United States follows through on President Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on an additional $100 billion of Chinese goods.
According to a new study, ‘a non-invasive brain-to-brain interface (BBI) can be used to allow one human to guess what is on the mind of another human’
Belarus displayed modest but stable growth during past couple of months.
However, future prospects for growth remain uncertain, given the deteriorating economic situation in Russia along with the desire of the authorities to carry out several growth stimulating policies.
Russians left wondering whether the good times under Vladimir Putin are over as 17% interest rates fail to save the day
The liberal order could fall apart just as suddenly as the USSR. If we want it to survive, we have to learn from what happened in Russia
The president escalated his attack on Amazon, alleging the company shortchanges taxpayers and puts traditional retailers out of business
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas students channel their grief through writing, offering the world a closer glimpse at the lives lost.
Parents and educators, especially in smaller, rural towns were reeling from the news that Puerto Rico plans to close about a quarter of its schools as a response to declining enrollment and reforms.
Among the list of 128 products that China announced this week are now subject to a tariff are American-made wines.
Take charge of your money before giving it to a professional manager, Tony Robbins writes.
The theory behind recent U.S. sanctions is that pressuring Putin's rich friends equates to pressuring Putin.
More transparency, including another contract to sign, are in the works
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A few weeks ago I participated in a lunch discussion in New York with a group of around 20 people from a wide range of ages and professions. The theme of the lunch was The Future of Work, but given...
He correctly predicted the past six months’ market performance. His outlook for the next six months will disappoint you, writes Mark Hulbert.
Screen time instead of pills? Author Asi Burak explains the next generation of “brain-training” games, backed by rigorous scientific testing.
We analyze Tesla and Amazon; examine the impact of Chinese tariffs; and look back at the first quarter.
Marty Chavez, a top executive at Goldman Sachs, has sketched out a radical future for the Wall Street bank.
President Trump claims China has more to lose than the U.S. in a trade war between the two countries. He might be right, but at what cost?
Say no for now, but she can have one at high school if you think she is mature enough, says Annalisa Barbieri
A wave of nihilism is infiltrating music, with the likes of Noah Cyrus, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Let’s Eat Grandma reflecting on the dystopia created by the digital world
Kevin De Bruyne explains why he feels no animosity towards José Mourinho, who gave him the boot at Chelsea, and why Manchester City like their music loud
Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business
Humboldt Broncos president says ‘whole community is in shock’ after police say 14 killed and 15 taken to hospital ‘with a variety of injuries’
Sanctions should not be thought of as worthwhile because they’re necessarily strategically effective but because it’s morally abhorrent to be complicit in supporting Putinism, Masha Gessen writes.
Robin Wright on the announcement of U.S. economic sanctions against a group of Russian oligarchs and Kremlin officials.
U.S. and Chinese officials must act upon self-interest, not continue down the rabbit hole of a zero-sum tariff war.
Oleksander Tuchynov to hold position until May elections, with Viktor Yanukovych’s whereabouts unknown
Staff profile for Christopher S. Chivvis, Associate Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center; Affiliate Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School; Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation.
President Donald Trump once again caught all of the pundit universe by surprise.
He was faced with a challenge to his tough border control position from the activist group People Without Borders and its caravan of 1,200 to 1,500 migrants determined to prove sovereign boundaries between nations don’t count, and should therefore be ignored.
The proposal by Trump to deploy the military on the U.S.-Mexican border has raised many questions. We asked Heritage Foundation visiting fellow Steve Bucci what he thinks of the idea.
Two-time San Diego teacher of the year Ebonee Weathers wants her students to have the support she lacked while a student.
A chat with veteran comedian Louie Anderson about his new book, ’Hey Mom,’ and his latest stand-up comedy special, ’Big Underwear.’
Staging a game at the pyramids is only part of Sameh Ramadan's plan to grow hockey in the desert. Egypt Hockey's president hopes this week's Arab Club Cup will spotlight his country's emerging program and raise the sport's profile across the Middle East.
The Friday move to impose sanctions marks one of the administration's most aggressive actions against Russia, including sanctions against several oligarchs with ties to Vladimir Putin.