People’s Champ: 24-Year-Old Develops App That Tells You Which McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines in the U.S. Are Working

Rashiq Zahid unveiled a web app today that showcases which McDonald’s locations in the United States have a working ice cream machine. The 24-year-old software engineer, was able to do this by reverse-engineering McDonald’s ordering API. via Complex: The app, … Read more…

U.S. report: Much of the world’s chocolate supply relies on more than 1 million child workers

Child labor among agricultural households in cocoa-growing areas of Ivory Coast and Ghana, the two primary suppliers, increased from 31 percent to 45 percent between 2008 and 2019, according to the Department of Labor survey. Business BEST DEAL UPDATE:

With Election Day looming, Twitter imposes new limits on U.S. politicians — and ordinary users, too

Twitter will impose new warnings on political lies, restrict premature declarations of victory and block calls for polling violence or other disruptions, the company announced Friday as it rolled out a wide-ranging package of revisions designed to harden the platform … Read more…

A disputed election could cost the U.S. its ‘AAA’ credit rating

President Trump’s refusal to commit to accepting the results of next month’s presidential election isn’t just threatening America’s democratic norms—it could also damage the country’s pristine credit rating. According to credit rating agency Fitch Ratings, it appears likely that the … Read more…

U.S. Networks Are Looking Overseas to Fill Thin Schedules During the Pandemic. Here’s Why It’s Paying Off

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, broadcasters, cablers and even streamers found themselves in a mad dash for content, as their original productions toppled like a pile of dominos. “It was like a fire sale when we all started … Read more…

Two more Chinese tech companies are delisting from U.S. exchanges in on-going exodus

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Two U.S.-listed Chinese Internet companies are delisting from New York exchanges and going private in multibillion dollar deals, joining … Read more…

‘Trump Is A Clear And Present Danger’ To U.S. National Security: Clinton | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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‘The Daily Show With Trevor Noah’ Knocks Trump’s COVID-19 Response, Pentagon Spending As U.S. Reaches 200,000 Coronavirus Deaths

The United States reached a grim milestone Tuesday as the nation reached 200,000 COVID-19 deaths. The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah put  President Donald Trump in the hot seat for his lackluster, if not detrimental, response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Almost … Read more…

U.S. companies make new vows to tackle carbon emissions, even as global action falls short

Morgan Stanley, Walmart and others at NYC’s climate week make new vows to cut carbon emissions. Meanwhile General Electric announced it will no longer build new coal-fired power plants. And with the pandemic sweeping the country, climate week has been … Read more…

GOP Set to Replace RBG & U.S. Tops 200,000 COVID Deaths | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Matthew Wolff didn’t win, but his first U.S. Open appearance was just the start of something big

Matthew Wolff struggled in Sunday’s final round and lost to a red-hot Bryson DeChambeau. Still, he finished second in his first appearance at the U.S. Open. At 21, he’s just getting started. www.espn.com – GOLF GOLF DEAL UPDATE: PinemeadowGolf.com Closeout … Read more…

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol’s Gary Adams on the challenges of measuring progress towards sustainability

The CEO and President of the newly-launched U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol lays out the case for sourcing responsibly grown cotton and joining a system that will better measure progress towards meeting sustainable goals.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

Keith Krach, U.S. Official, Visits Taiwan Amid Rising Tensions With China

The trip by Keith Krach, an economic representative, defies Beijing’s opposition to formal exchanges. China sent two anti-submarine aircraft toward the island in response. NYT > U.S. > Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Ray Dalio issues stark warning about U.S. dollar’s future as global reserve currency

The dollar’s decades-long position as the global reserve currency is in jeopardy because of steps the U.S. has taken to support its economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Ray Dalio, founder of hedge fund giant Bridgewater Associates. While equities … Read more…

Naomi Osaka Says She Wore 7 Masks About Black Lives During This Year’s U.S. Open to ‘Make People Start Talking’

During this year’s U.S. Open, professional tennis player Naomi Osaka wore seven different face masks for each round of the annual tournament. Each mask, which she started wearing when the tournament began on Aug. 31, named a Black person whose … Read more…

U.S. Ejected 8,800 Unaccompanied Migrant Kids, Ignoring Precautions Against Child Trafficking

Humanitarian protections have been suspended as the Trump administration carries out wholesale expulsion of most vulnerable migrants. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE: Get an Additional 20% OFF Flea and Tick Treatments at PetCareRx.com! Use … Read more…

U.S. Stocks Pull Back Sharply After Initially Extending Yesterday’s Rebound

Stocks extended Wednesday’s significant rebound early in the trading day on Thursday but pulled back sharply over the course of the session. With the downturn, the major averages largely offset the strong gains posted in the previous session. RTT – … Read more…

Room rentals, resort fees and furniture removal: How Trump’s company charged the U.S. government more than $900,000

The president has taken other actions that have shattered his early promise to “completely isolate” himself from his business. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…