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For Europe, an Unpleasant Question: Confront Trump or Avoid a Costly Trade War

For Europe, an Unpleasant Question: Confront Trump or Avoid a Costly Trade War

The port at Hamburg, Germany. As the European Union’s largest economic power, Germany would be reluctant to put up more barriers to free trade in the conflict with President Trump, one expert said.

Google Legally Fired Diversity Memo Author, Labor Agency Says

Google Legally Fired Diversity Memo Author, Labor Agency Says

James Damore was fired from Google after writing a contentious memo on gender issues in the workplace.

A Construction Boom to Lure Visitors to Morocco’s ‘Red City’

A Construction Boom to Lure Visitors to Morocco’s ‘Red City’

Construction on M Avenue, a $100 million multiuse project in Marrakesh, Morocco. A surge of wealthy international visitors is helping charge the high-end construction boom in the city.

Her Start in the Air Force Led to a Surprising Place

Her Start in the Air Force Led to a Surprising Place

Caroline MacDonald is a Rosewood Hotel Group vice president in Los Angeles. She and her husband enjoy long motorcycle rides along the California coast.

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor’s Office

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor’s Office

The study center at the Serenity Mountain adolescent treatment branch of the ReStart internet and video game addiction center in Monroe, Wash.

N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game

N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game

Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors started an entertainment company, Thirty Five Media, in April.

He Leaked a Photo of Rick Perry Hugging a Coal Executive. Then He Lost His Job.

He Leaked a Photo of Rick Perry Hugging a Coal Executive. Then He Lost His Job.

Simon Edelman leaked photographs of Energy Secretary Rick Perry meeting privately with a major energy industry donor to President Trump.

Building a Modern Airport in Salt Lake City From One Well Past Its Prime

Building a Modern Airport in Salt Lake City From One Well Past Its Prime

Work last week on the $3.6 billion reconstruction project at Salt Lake City International Airport.

A Tech Guru Captivated Canada. Then He Fled to China.

A Tech Guru Captivated Canada. Then He Fled to China.

The offices of Istuary Innovation Group in Vancouver were emptied by an auction house late last year. A British Columbia provincial employment department has ordered the company to pay around $2.2 million in back wages to more than 150 employees.

Cosmetics Retailer Lush Drops Campaign Against Undercover British Police

Cosmetics Retailer Lush Drops Campaign Against Undercover British Police

Starting last week, the cosmetics chain Lush built storefront displays, like this one in London, on criticism of years-old undercover tactics that led to an official police apology in 2015.

Lower-Cost LEDs Offer Some Competition to Compact Fluorescent Lights

Lower-Cost LEDs Offer Some Competition to Compact Fluorescent Lights

Last month Philips introduced a lower-priced LED light bulb.

New York Fed Names John Williams President, Bucking Calls for Diversity

New York Fed Names John Williams President, Bucking Calls for Diversity

John C. Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, has been chosen to lead the New York Fed. He will bring academic expertise, which is in short supply among the Fed’s senior leaders.

Instagram Account That Sought Harassment Tales May Be Unmasked

Instagram Account That Sought Harassment Tales May Be Unmasked

A GoFundMe page created for the legal defense of Diet Madison Avenue, an anonymous Instagram account, has raised about $2,000 in the last month.

After Dow 25,000, the Party Has to End. But When?

After Dow 25,000, the Party Has to End. But When?

The New York Stock Exchange floor on the last day of 2017 trading. If there’s a reversal in 2018, said Jerome L. Dodson, the president of Parnassus Investments, “it’s going to hit the index funds hard.”

Beer Ads That Portray Women as Empowered Consumers, Not Eye Candy

Beer Ads That Portray Women as Empowered Consumers, Not Eye Candy

A still from a new Coors Light commercial. Beer companies are rethinking the frat house sensibility that long defined their ads.


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