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Hopes Dashed as Ethiopia-Eritrea Peace Process Stagnates

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In the heady days after longtime foes Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a peace deal a year ago, Teklit Amare’s Peace and Love Cafe near the newly-opened border overflowed with customers. Now, he paces among empty tables, wondering aloud how to keep his business open as optimism fades, with borders again sealed and hopes of progress […]

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FTC reportedly blasts Facebook for misleading users but didn’t depose Zuckerberg in record-breaking $5 billion settlement (FB)

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was not deposed as part of the FTC investigation into alleged privacy violations, according to a report in The Washington Post on Tuesday. The report says the settlement will say Facebook deceived consumers about privacy. The company will reportedly not admit guilt. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Federal regulators […]

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Russian Boxer Maxim Dadashev Dies After Fight

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Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries sustained in a fight in Maryland, the Russian boxing federation announced Tuesday. “Maxim Dadashev has died in the United States following injuries sustained during his fight with Subriel Matias,” the federation said in a statement. The 28-year-old underwent emergency brain surgery in Washington after his super-lightweight bout […]

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Interests and hobbies are significant factors when it comes to selecting a travel destination, according to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest research on ‘Tourism Passion Communities’. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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The founder of a $10 billion asset manager that’s beating 95% of its peers reveals the single most important attribute he looks for in a company

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Chuck Akre — the founder of Akre Capital Management, which oversees over $10 billion — says brainpower alone will not make you a good investor. He outlines the single attribute he looks for in a potential investment, and discusses how he keeps his investment philosophy as simple as possible. Click here for more BI Prime […]

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‘It’s become table stakes’: Some media buyers say Snapchat is becoming a mainstay for clients, with some increasing ad spending as much as 40%

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Media buyers interviewed by Business Insider say clients are spending more on the app. The increase in ad spend on Snapchat differs from client to client, but some clients are spending as much as 40% more this year versus 2018, according to buyers. The company is on track to generate $1.36 billion in net ad […]

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FBI Director: China No. 1 Counter-Intelligence Threat to the US

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The FBI has more than 1,000 investigations of U.S. intellectual property theft in all 50 states with nearly all leading back to China, FBI Director Christopher Wray said, calling China the No. 1 counter-intelligence threat to the United States. Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wray described the threat as “more deep, more diverse, more […]

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The US economic expansion is the longest ever. Here’s how the top 5 Democratic candidates plan to keep it alive.

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Today’s top five Democratic candidates have plenty of ideas on how they’ll keep the ongoing, historically strong period of economic expansion alive. Many fear a recession in 2020, and only some candidates have laid out specific plans on how they’ll avoid economic downturn. Here’s a rundown of the economic stances adopted by each of the […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio gives one of the best performances of his career in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’

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In a year filled with dull movies, Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” will finally give moviegoers a jolt of originality. Tarantino’s ninth movie is unlike his previous work as it sticks to one narrative and particularly two characters, TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stuntman Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt). Both […]

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Immigration Operation Touted by Trump Nets 35 Arrests

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The immigration enforcement operation touted by President Donald Trump that targeted some 2,000 people resulted in 35 arrests. Trump billed the operation as a major show of force in an effort to “deport millions” of people in the country illegally as the number of Central American families crossing the southern border has skyrocketed. It was […]

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Deal Sealed on Federal Budget Ensures no Shutdown, Default

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President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have announced a critical debt and budget agreement that’s an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid political and economic tumult over the possibility of a government shutdown or first federal default. The deal, announced Monday by Trump on Twitter and in a statement by Democratic House Speaker […]

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HSMAI is proud to announce the first-ever HSMAI Sales Leader Forum, November 5-6, at the Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club in Frisco, Texas. This unique event advances the hotel sales discipline by elevating the knowledge and skills of off-property sales leaders with new trends, critical insights, and best practices, and their application to leading […]

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Facebook’s record-setting $5 billion FTC fine was reportedly going to be tens of billions of dollars, and would’ve held Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible

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The Federal Trade Commission approved a $5 billion fine for Facebook in early July as a result of its investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal, where data from over 50 million users was used without permission. The fine is the largest such penalty in US history, but has little impact on Facebook’s bottom line — […]