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The sanctity of trade statistics

MIGHT Donald Trump’s promise to shake up America’s trade policy extend to its statistics? According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, discussions are afoot on changing the way trade figures are tallied. The Bureau of Economic Analysis, the country’s main statistical body, calls this “completely inaccurate”. But in trade as elsewhere, the new administration seems prone to using ...

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Brexit Effect: UK Ban Imminent If Football Team Barca Reaches Finals : SOCCER : Sports World News

Brexit Effect: UK Ban Imminent If Football Team Barca Reaches Finals Sign Up for Sports World News’ Newsletter and never miss out on our most popular stories. The implications of Brexit will have far-reaching effects on Europe’s soccer tournaments. (Photo : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyGa1YEx9ST66rYrJTGIKOw) The Spanish team Barcelona is in a predicament. It is a troubling thought that the European issue Brexit can ...

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America’s first immigrants had to wait 8,000 years to be admitted

HOW America was originally colonised is a topic of perennial interest at the AAAS. Until recently, the earliest uncontested archaeological evidence of people living in the New World came from Swan Point, in Alaska. This dates back 14,400 years. Linguists, however, maintain that the diversity of native languages in the Americas could not have arisen so quickly. Conventional models of ...

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William Jennings Trump and the monetary elite

DONALD Trump has been compared with many past politicians—Richard Nixon for his suspicion of the press and Warren Harding for his isolationism are two obvious examples. Steve Bannon, Mr Trump’s alt-right hand man, has just compared him with William Jennings Bryan, who ran unsuccessfully for President in 1896, 1904 and 1908 on the Democratic ticket. Mr Bannon said that Mr ...

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‘Destiny 2’ Game News: Released Date Still Set This Year Despite Reports Of Delay; New Storyline Disclosed [VIDEO] : OTHER : Sports World News

‘Destiny 2’ Game News: Released Date Still Set This Year Despite Reports Of Delay; New Storyline Disclosed [VIDEO] By Wil P. on Feb 27, 2017 11:58 AM EST Sign Up for Sports World News’ Newsletter and never miss out on our most popular stories. Despite reports that ‘Destiny 2’ will be delayed, Activision has confirmed that the release of the ...

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Magician Daryl Easton found dead at Hollywood’s Magic Castle

Magician Daryl Easton was found dead at Hollywood’s Magic Castle on Friday, Variety has confirmed with the Los Angeles county coroner. A ruling on Easton’s cause of death is still pending, according to Lt. David Smith of the Los Angeles County department of coroner. Easton’s body was found in a closet on the grounds of the Magic Castle, according to the initial ...

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How to predict and prepare for space weather

SOMETIMES the sun burps. It flings off mighty arcs of hot plasma known as coronal mass ejections (CMEs). If one of these hits Earth it plays havoc with the planet’s magnetic field. Such storms are among the most spectacular examples of what astronomers call space weather, a subject to which a session at this year’s meeting of the American Association ...

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The rise of artificial intelligence is creating new variety in the chip market, and trouble for Intel

“WE ALMOST went out of business several times.” Usually founders don’t talk about their company’s near-death experiences. But Jen-Hsun Huang, the boss of Nvidia, has no reason to be coy. His firm, which develops microprocessors and related software, is on a winning streak. In the past quarter its revenues increased by 55%, reaching $2.2bn, and in the past 12 months ...

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