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What the Intelligence Community Doesn’t Know is Hurting the US

“The U.S. intelligence community must invest in understanding its own business model to make data-driven decisions for the future,” argue authors Katrina Mulligan, Cipher Brief Expert Matt Olsen and Alexandra Schmitt from the Center for American Progress. Katrina Mulligan, Managing Director, Center for American Progress Katrina Mulligan is the managing director for National Security and …

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Morgan Freeman joins fight to save restaurants amid pandemic in powerful new ad

The RESTAURANTS Act would provide $120 billion for the restaurant industry. August 4, 2020, 2:13 AM 10 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article The Independent Restaurant Coalition tapped one of the most recognizable voices in entertainment to capture America’s attention and help shine a spotlight on the dark reality of what’s at …

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Best terms, bad deal: Secretive condo insurance price model may be boosting rates

Article content continued • Thus, all the insurance companies get paid the highest rate, regardless of their own lower bid. And that drives up the cost of the policy. The Condo Home Owners Association of B.C. issued its own report on escalating insurance rates in June, and it highlighted best terms pricing as well, saying …

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Stocks struggle ahead of US Federal Reserve decision – business live | Business

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, and business. Stock markets continue to struggle amid worries about an increase in Covid-19 infections and the global economic recovery, ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s monthly decision later today. Asian markets were mostly down, with Japan’s Nikkei losing 1.1% …

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Thousands of jobs axed in Covid-induced downturn – Channel 4 News

Yesterday the Prime Minister was promising to “build, build, build” the country out of an ailing Covid-induced downturn. Today the reality: axe, axe, axe – thousands of jobs. Most of the carnage is in retail. John Lewis, Topshop and Harrods cutting their workforces.  The company which owns Upper Crust, best known for its baguettes, announced …

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Coronavirus Australia live update: more freedom as NSW and Victoria ease Covid-19 restrictions – latest news | Australia news

1.55am BST01:55 Eleanor Ainge Roy Some news from the other side of the bubble: New Zealand’s new opposition leader Todd Muller is calling on the government to explain to Kiwis why the country remains at level 2 alert, after nine days of no new cases. “Kiwis have made enormous sacrifices to flatten the curve, but …

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Global stocks climb as countries ease Covid-19 lockdown measures – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as coronavirus lockdown easing measures push equity markets higher 9.10am BST Newsflash: Singapore has unveiled its fourth economic stimulus package in response to the Covid-19 crisis this morning. The package is worth 33bn Singapore dollars (about £19bn), bringing the total stimulus to 100bn Singapore dollars which …

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FTSE 100 suffers worst week since 2008 amid coronavirus crisis – business live | Business

4.59pm GMT16:59 UK and EU markets have worst week since 2008 The best thing we can say about this week in the City is that it’s over. Both the UK and European stock markets have just endured their worst week since 2008 The FTSE 100 has shed 17% this week – its worst showing since …

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‘We don’t know if outbreak is contained in China’ – economist Diana Choyleva – Channel 4 News

26 Feb 2020 Diana Choyleva is the Chief Economist for Enodo Economics – a macroeconomic and political forecasting company that focuses on China, and Katie Martin is the Capital Markets Editor for the Financial Times. Diana Choyleva is the Chief Economist for Enodo Economics – a macroeconomic and political forecasting company that focuses on China, …

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Iran posts 13.8-pct decline in agricultural, food exports in 9 months

Iran exported 5 million tons of agricultural and food products worth 4.1 billion U.S. dollars during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year starting March 21, 2019, Trend reports citing Reuters. The value of the exports, however, registered a 13.8-percent decrease compared with the corresponding period in the previous year, according to …

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