July 22, 2016
In the same moment that bombastic television star Donald Trump ascended to the top of the news cycle and became the leader of the GOP, Roger Ailes, one of the Republican Party’s most powerful behind-the-scenes media masters, hit rock bottom. You couldn’t have written a more ironic ending for Ailes who’s stepped down as chairman of Fox News Channel, dogged by claims of sexual harassment by his network's biggest star...
July 22, 2016
Donald Trump stoked the fears of an angry Republican convention on Thursday as he declared himself the law and order candidate in an acceptance speech that took a sharply authoritarian turn. Promising supporters that “safety will be restored” once he becomes president, Trump sought to harness concern over terrorism and domestic crime to challenge Hillary Clinton on territory that has long proven a reliable rallying cry for...
July 21, 2016
Hospitals should keep their cleaning teams in-house if they want to prevent unnecessary infection. Hospitals have taken steps in recent years to reduce the number of patients who get infections during their stay, including a renewed emphasis on hand washing. Research points to another, less-obvious remedy: Hospitals could stop outsourcing their cleaning staffs. A research team led by Adam Seth Litwin of Cornell University...
July 21, 2016
Brazil arrested 10 people on Thursday on suspicion of belonging to a group supporting Islamic State (IS) and preparing acts of terrorism during next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Justice Minister Alexandre Moraes said. The loosely organized group were all Brazilian citizens and in contact via internet messaging groups such as WhatsApp and Telegram, but did not know each other personally, the minister said. The group did not have...
July 19, 2016
Ten London start-ups have made inquiries about moving to Berlin since Britain voted to leave the European Union, business development group Berlin Partner said on Monday. Along with other European cities, Berlin is jostling for a piece of London's financial technology industry and has stepped up efforts to promote the German capital as an affordable and creative alternative to other centres. The fintech start-ups that have made...
July 19, 2016
Bloomberg released Donald Trump's new net worth on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index: His worth has increased to $3 billion, up from $2.9 billion a year ago. The story by Caleb Melby shows that while Trump is richer in property - the value of his golf courses and Trump Tower in NYC have risen - his debt has nearly doubled over the past year, up to $630 million in total debt from $350 million in 2015. Trump has sold at least $50 million of...
July 18, 2016
Baton Rouge police officer Montrell Jackson had expressed the exhaustion, frustration and vulnerability of being a cop as well as any officer in these chaotic weeks. After protests in Baton Rouge and across the country and the assault on Dallas police, he took to Facebook to describe his state of mind. “In uniform I get nasty hateful looks and out of uniform some consider me a threat,” he wrote. “I’m tired physically...
July 18, 2016
THE INAUGURAL day of the Republican National Convention, which begins on July 18th in Cleveland, Ohio, is dedicated to national security and immigration. It might seem appropriate, therefore, that a highlight will be an appearance by Melania Trump, the presumptive nominee’s Slovenian-born wife. On Day Two of the four-day confab, dedicated to the economy, Tiffany Trump, Donald Trump’s 22-year-old daughter, seems a less obvious...
July 14, 2016
If Donald Trump is the king of debt, Newt Gingrich’s last campaign’s balance sheet might make him a fitting prince. If Donald Trump really is auditioning Newt Gingrich for a role in his administration, one job Trump should definitely give to someone else is Treasury secretary. Although Gingrich has long been a deficit hawk when it comes to the country’s balance sheet, several of Gingrich’s own...
July 14, 2016
“The FDIC’s intent to evade congressional oversight is a serious offense.” The Chinese government likely hacked computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 2010, 2011 and 2013 and employees at the U.S. banking regulator covered up the intrusions, according to a congressional report on Wednesday. The report cited an internal FDIC investigation as identifying Beijing as the likely perpetrator of the attacks,...


Off the Wires

July 22, 2016
Donald Trump stoked the fears of an angry Republican convention on Thursday as he declared himself the law and order candidate in an...
July 21, 2016
Brazil arrested 10 people on Thursday on suspicion of belonging to a group supporting Islamic State (IS) and preparing acts of terrorism during...
July 19, 2016
Bloomberg released Donald Trump's new net worth on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index: His worth has increased to $3 billion, up from $2.9...
July 18, 2016
THE INAUGURAL day of the Republican National Convention, which begins on July 18th in Cleveland, Ohio, is dedicated to national security and...
July 14, 2016
“The FDIC’s intent to evade congressional oversight is a serious offense.” The Chinese government likely hacked computers at...

Value Blog

July 22, 2016
In the same moment that bombastic television star Donald Trump ascended to the top of the news cycle and became the leader of the GOP, Roger Ailes...
July 21, 2016
Hospitals should keep their cleaning teams in-house if they want to prevent unnecessary infection. Hospitals have taken steps in recent years to...
July 19, 2016
Ten London start-ups have made inquiries about moving to Berlin since Britain voted to leave the European Union, business development group Berlin...
July 18, 2016
Baton Rouge police officer Montrell Jackson had expressed the exhaustion, frustration and vulnerability of being a cop as well as any officer in...
July 14, 2016
If Donald Trump is the king of debt, Newt Gingrich’s last campaign’s balance sheet might make him a fitting prince. If Donald...

Altruism Today

July 22, 2016
In May, NPQ reported on the Kenyan government’s decision to close the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps. Managed by the Office...
July 22, 2016
In May, NPQ reported on the Kenyan government’s decision to close the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps. Managed by the Office...
July 21, 2016
How can you innovate upon a museum? By definition, museums are places of stability and sober constancy—the best are designed to let their...
July 19, 2016
A professor of neuroscience says it will one day be possible to live on in a computer after death. Imagine scanning your Grandma’s brain in...
July 18, 2016
Source; CNN Here are the city of Cleveland’s “protest zone” rules for the 1.7 square miles around the GOP Convention...

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