BUSINESS

Yellen Imagines a Future Where Fed Tinkers With Inflation Target – Bloomberg »

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised the possibility that future policy makers might increase their inflation target and broaden the types of assets they can buy to enhance their ability…

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Drug companies spend millions to keep charging high prices – Los Angeles Times »

Pharmaceutical heavyweight Mylan, the latest poster child for drug-industry greed, finally stuck up for itself Thursday. It argued that “the system,” not avarice, was to blame for the company jacking…

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FINANCE

South African police deny targeting finance minister Gordhan: report – Reuters »

JOHANNESBURG South African police denied being part of a political conspiracy targeting Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, City Press newspaper said…

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Maybe We Clamped Down Too Hard on Finance – Bloomberg »

Let’s talk today about compliance in the financial industry. This topic seems to come up a lot lately. I hear…

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Lotte Vice President Found Dead Amid Finance Inquiry – Wall Street Journal »

SEOUL—The suspected suicide of the second-in-command of Lotte Group, one of South Korea’s largest conglomerates, added tragedy to a management…

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Flipkart, Ola, and ShopClues building a strong HR and finance function – Economic Times »

MUMBAI: As valuations are in trouble and investors are pressuring startups to cut cost, heavy-hitter finance and human resources heads…

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TECHNOLOGY

Apple Loop: iPhone 7 Launch On September 9th ‘Confirmed’, Dangerous iOS Flaws, New iPhone 7 Images – Forbes »

Apple Loop: iPhone 7 Launch On September 9th ‘Confirmed’, Dangerous iOS Flaws, New iPhone 7 Images – Forbes…

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Stop fretting about the Note 7’s performance – The Verge »

Stop fretting about the Note 7’s performance – The Verge

The Galaxy Note 7 is this year’s best new phone, edging out Samsung’s own S7 Edge, and easily the most talked-about new device of the summer. But with great fame comes great scrutiny, and this week has seen the Note 7 subjected to allegations of…

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Humans Won’t Hand-Pick Topics in Facebook’s Trending Section Anymore – Fortune »

Who would have thought that a tiny section on Facebook’s homepage would cause so much controversy? The “Trending” feature, where a few popular news topics are listed on the social network’s homepage, is getting a makeover,Facebook said on Friday. Most notably, Facebook’s hot topics will…

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How well does Facebook know your politics? – kgw.com »

SEATTLE – How well does Facebook know your politics? It turns out the social media giant classifies you on a scale ranging from very liberal to very conservative. The New York Times reported this week that users can now search how they’re categorized by logging…

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SCIENCE

Obama creates the largest protected place on the planet, off Hawaii – Washington Post »

President Obama created the largest protected area on the planet Friday, by expanding a national marine monument off the coast of his native Hawaii to…

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Meet Octobot: Squishy, Adorable and Revolutionary – New York Times »

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Asia

Turkey unveils 3rd Istanbul bridge linking Europe with Asia – Fox News

ISTANBUL –  Turkey opened one of the world’s largest bridges Friday designed to allow traffic to cross the Bosphorus Strait between Europe and Asia and ease congestion in Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan oversaw a…

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Mid-East

US Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian ship; 4 Mideast close calls this week – Fox News

A U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fired three warning shots at an Iranian ship that sailed within 200 yards in the Northern Persian Gulf Wednesday after one of four close calls this week involving U.S. and…

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Africa

Unfree: When Work Becomes Exploitation In Sub-Saharan Africa – Forbes

Unfree: When Work Becomes Exploitation In Sub-Saharan Africa – Forbes…

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WORLD

Italy earthquake: More than 2000 forced to live in camps – CNN

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Italy earthquake: More than 2000 forced to live in camps – CNN…

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Europe

From Cannes to Bavaria, politicians fiddle with burkini bans while Europe boils – Telegraph.co.uk

These debates have been rehearsed several times since, not least when the republic banned face-coverings such as the Islamic veil in 2011. Like the burkini ban (which was struck down by a French court yesterday), the…

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FOOTBALL

Why you should watch Cal-Hawaii open the college football season in Australia – CBS sports.com (blog)

The college football season has arrived after an interminably long offseason filled with satellite camps, expansion talk and all manner of somewhat football-related things that weren’t actually football. Cal and Hawaii will open the college football…

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TRAVEL

Tips for Women Traveling Solo – New York Times

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UK

UN blames UK politicians for Brexit hate crime spike – BBC News – BBC News

Image copyright Ewa Banaszak Image caption A Polish family targeted by arsonists in Plymouth in July received what police called a “hate-filled” letter “Divisive” and “anti-immigrant” rhetoric by UK politicians during the EU referendum helped to…

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