Headlines – April 16/18

  • Russian stocks slip as traders brace for another round of US sanctions. Read story
  • Putin predicts global ‘chaos’ if West hits Syria again.Read story
  • Oil prices slide after last week’s big gains, as Syria-risk fatigue sets in. Read story
  • Russia denies tampering with suspected Syria chemical attack site. Read story
  • Bank of America tops profit, revenue expectations. Read story
  • US bans American companies from selling to Chinese phone maker ZTE. Read story
  • Mark Modius predicts 30% market correction. Read story
  • Japan’s PM Abe’s woes deepen as rating drop, predecessor predicts resignation. Read story
  • 1/3 of Canadians fear bankruptcy amid ‘debt trap’ warning. Read story
  • The billion dollar, Alibaba-backed AI company that’s quietly watching people in China. Read story
  • Families of Chinese activists face house arrest, harassment from ‘smiling tigers’. Read story
  • Amazon warehouse workers reportedly say they pee into bottles, scared of being punished for taking breaks. Read story
  • Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books. Read story
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Stay tuned!