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Vigilante violence prompts fears of widening polarisation in Hong Kong

Vigilante violence prompts fears of widening polarisation in Hong Kong And so did Cupertino, before apparently changing its mind. "Specifically, the app allowed users to evade law enforcement", Apple told the developer, according to a copy of the rejection notice seen by Bloomberg . Blizzard is part-owned by Chinese company Tencent. Our ancestors had been bullied. In his appeal, Leung's lawyer argued his sentence was disproportionate to his offence, citing other... [Full Article...]

British economy would considerably worsen amid no-deal Brexit, says institute

British economy would considerably worsen amid no-deal Brexit, says institute As a result, accumulated national debt would climb to nearly 90 per cent of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) for the first time since the mid-1960s, the IFS said. "An economy that turns out smaller than expected can, in the long run, support less public spending than expected, not more". This idea is supported by Christian Schulz, the leading United Kingdom economist at Citi, one of the leading fi... [Full Article...]

Pizza Express calls in financial advisers as debts spiral to £655m

Pizza Express calls in financial advisers as debts spiral to £655m Fans of Pizza Express are fearing for the chain's future as it has reportedly called in financial advisers. . Author Ian Dunt, who is editor of Politics.co.uk, tweeted: "Would be genuinely sad if Pizza Express folded". "Even restaurants can not escape the on-line revolution, due to the rising dominance of the delivery apps and the vast choice, and therefore competition, they offer". [Full Article...]

Soy, corn futures rally as USA reports smaller-than-expected stockpiles

Soy, corn futures rally as USA reports smaller-than-expected stockpiles Soybeans also rose on smaller than expected stockpile. "The dollar remains in a strong trend around two-year highs, which is a burden for US exports". Corn futures went down on disappointing weekly export data. For soybeans, shares have been pegged at 913 million bushels vs. the current trade estimate of 982 million bushels. [Full Article...]

IPhone 11 Performs Similarly to iPhone 11 Pro in Bend, Scratch Tests

IPhone 11 Performs Similarly to iPhone 11 Pro in Bend, Scratch Tests The new technology, which promises to deliver some of the most detailed photos you've ever shot on a smartphone, was first previewed at the iPhone 11 event last month. Deep Fusion will add about a second or so to shooting time, though you won't be kept staring at a photo as it processes - again, all that happens in the background, so you can move right along to the next photo op. [Full Article...]

WeWork CEO stepping aside amid questions about company

WeWork CEO stepping aside amid questions about company Neumann, whose net worth is pegged by Forbes at $2.2-billion, developed a cult following among many We Company employees, vowing to "elevate the world's consciousness" as he sought to establish WeWork as a brand that transcended office sharing. [Full Article...]

Presence of foreign forces in the region creates 'insecurity' in Gulf

Presence of foreign forces in the region creates 'insecurity' in Gulf Speaking to Fox News Sunday, Pompeo added that he was confident U.S. President Donald Trump would take action if such deterrence measures fail and that this was well understood by the Iranian leadership. Trump pulled the United States out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran past year and ramped up sanctions to strangle its oil exports, a mainstay of the Iranian economy. [Full Article...]

Jeff Bezos unveils sweeping plan to tackle climate change CNBC

Jeff Bezos unveils sweeping plan to tackle climate change CNBC To help achieve its goal, Amazon has ordered 100,000 electric delivery vans from automaker Rivian. Amazon just announced that it plans to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement 10 years early. Sally Jewell, interim CEO of The Nature Conservancy , said "healthy forests, grasslands, and wetlands are some of the most effective tools we have to address climate change-but we must act now to... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia says it has proof Iran is behind drone attacks

Saudi Arabia says it has proof Iran is behind drone attacks The U.S. has already imposed sweeping sanctions on much of Iran's economy - especially its oil sales - since exiting the landmark 2015 nuclear deal past year in an effort to curtail Tehran's regional influence and military capabilities. [Full Article...]