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Almost Everything Leaving Northwest Ports For China Soon To Be Hit With Tariffs

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The Chinese government announced on Tuesday that it would impose tariffs on $60 billion more of U.S. exports. This widens the range of Pacific Northwest companies caught in the trade crossfire.

Trump Administration Eases Regulation Of Methane Leaks On Public Lands


The proposal to reduce limits on methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public land is the latest move to roll back Obama-era climate regulations.

Have A Cool Idea To Help End World Hunger? Pitch It To The U.N.


At the World Food Programme's Innovation Accelerator, teams test out new proposals to stop hunger. Anyone can submit. And September deadlines are coming up.

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Tesla Is Under Investigation By The Justice Department

Tesla says it handed over documents after CEO Elon Musk announced he would take Tesla private. Investigators might scrutinize the company's accounting practices and whether investors were misled.


Under Pressure, WeWork Backs Down On Employee Noncompete Requirements

Under scrutiny by the New York attorney general, the co-working giant, which has 3,300 U.S. employees, got rid of legal language that restricted where former employees could work.

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Facebook Allowed Employers To Exclude Women From Job Ads, ACLU Says

The complaint, filed Tuesday, says 10 businesses prevented women from receiving employment opportunities on the website. It also accused Facebook of excluding women in its own company.

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The availability of work — the availability of jobs for people who want a job and even for people who didn't know they want a job — continues expanding.

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China Sets Tariffs On $60 Billion In US Goods In Retaliation To Trump's Latest

Hours after President Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, Beijing responded with its own levies on $60 billion worth of U.S. products.

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Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot Aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'

Yusaku Maezawa would be the first person since 1972 to travel around the moon and the first-ever private citizen to do it. He was introduced at SpaceX headquarters near Los Angeles Monday night.

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Trump Sets Tariffs On $200 Billion In Imports From China

President Trump announced the U.S. will impose 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China. It's the latest round of an escalating trade dispute between the two countries.

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Down Clown

Clowns and clowning have been suffering from a chronic branding crisis for decades. Can they fix it?


Meredith Corp. To Sell 'Time' Magazine To Salesforce Founder For $190 Million

Almost eight months after Meredith finalized its purchase of Time Inc., the publishing giant says it reached a deal to sell Time magazine to tech billionaire Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne Benioff.

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Fake Bike Helmets: Cheap But Dangerous

Cheap knock-offs don't provide anywhere near the protection or durability of the products they replace. And most riders won't be able to tell the difference between real and counterfeit helmets.