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'18Jun
15

'Tourism pollution': Japanese crackdown costs Airbnb $10m

It has become a familiar scene: tourists in rented kimonos posing for photographs in front of a Shinto shrine in Kyoto. They and other visitors have brought valuable tourist dollars to the city and other locations...
'18Jun
15

UN Fears Grow for Civilians in Yemen City of Hodeida

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called Thursday on all warring parties in Yemen to keep the key port of Hodeida open, as humanitarians try to deliver critical assistance to about 600,000 civilians in the...
'18Jun
15

How to prepare a portfolio for Trump’s trade war

New fireworks over the weekend between President Donald Trump and leaders of both the European Union and Canada could lead to a wide array of duties that hit several sectors of the economy.The EU is the US’s...
'18Jun
15

Universal credit savaged by public spending watchdog

The government’s ambitious change to the benefits system, universal credit, fails to deliver promised financial savings or employment benefits and leaves thousands of vulnerable claimants in hardship, according to...
'18Jun
15

Commentary: US soft power declines as number of international students shrinks

SAN FRANCISCO: When the number of international students at US colleges and universities declines, commentators often focus on the economic impact it will have on individual universities and communities.As experts...
'18Jun
14

Germany migrant row threatens Merkel coalition

A major rift has opened up between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister over migrant policy, threatening her coalition government.The minister, Horst Seehofer of the Christian Social Union (CSU...
'18Jun
14

Saudi-Led Troops Fight Rebel Forces South of Yemen's Hodeida

SANA'A, YEMEN — The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's exiled government captured a town south of the port city of Hodeida on Thursday as fierce fighting and airstrikes pounded the area on the second day of an...
'18Jun
14

‘Jurassic World’ crew reacts to Kilauea, Fuego volcanic disasters

Associated Press Updated June 14, 2018 2:26pm...
'18Jun
14

Spain 'united' ahead of clash with Ronaldo's Portugal

SOCHI (RUSSIA) (AFP) - Spain captain Sergio Ramos and new coach Fernando Hierro displayed a united front as they looked ahead to Friday's World Cup opener against Cristiano Ronaldo's European champions Portugal...
'18Jun
14

First SpaceX Hyperloop Transit Pod Contender Unveiled [Video]

Editor’s Note (06/14/18): Scientific American is re-posting the following article, originally published May 14, 2016, in light of Elon Musk’s announcement that the City of Chicago has chosen his firm, The Boring...

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