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Thermostats, Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse

Thermostats, Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse Image In training sessions on domestic violence and technology, people have started asking about how to handle the use of connected home devices in abuse situations, said Erica Olsen, director of the Safety Net Project at the National Network to End ...

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Companies Get First Tariff Waivers, but Many More Are Left in Limbo

Companies Get First Tariff Waivers, but Many More Are Left in Limbo Image Schick Manufacturing is one of seven companies that have been granted exemptions from steel and aluminum tariffs. Requests from 11 companies have been rejected. Nearly 20,000 applications remain to be decided.CreditFrederic J. Brown/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images ...

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Supreme Court Widens Reach of Sales Taxes in E-Commerce

Supreme Court Widens Reach of Sales Taxes in E-Commerce Image A Wayfair distribution center in Cranbury, N.J. State officials in South Dakota sued three online retailers for violating a law that required merchants to collect sales tax.CreditJohn Taggart for The New York Times. By Adam Liptak, Ben Casselman and Julie ...

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Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy

Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy Image Consumer spending has rebounded after a soft start this year. Retail sales jumped 0.8 percent in May, double what analysts had forecast.CreditJeenah Moon for The New York Times By Nelson D. Schwartz June 20, 2018 The American economy ...

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Disability Applications Plunge as the Economy Strengthens

Disability Applications Plunge as the Economy Strengthens Image Christian Borrero, who was born with cerebral palsy, went off disability after landing a full-time job as a receptionist in Independence, Ohio.CreditAndrew Spear for The New York Times By Nelson D. Schwartz June 19, 2018 The number of Americans seeking Social Security ...

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Trump Threatens Tariffs on Another $200 Billion of Chinese Goods

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Another $ 200 Billion of Chinese Goods Image Shipping containers stacked in the Kwai Tsing Terminals in Hong Kong.CreditJerome Favre/EPA-EFE, via REX and Shutterstock By Ana Swanson, Keith Bradsher and Katie Rogers June 18, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Trump further escalated his trade fight with China ...

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Just the Fear of a Trade War Is Straining the Global Economy

Just the Fear of a Trade War Is Straining the Global Economy Image The ThyssenKrupp steel mill in Duisburg, Germany. At factories from Germany to Mexico, orders are being cut and investments delayed.CreditLukas Schulze/Getty Images By Peter S. Goodman, Ian Austen and Elisabeth Malkin June 16, 2018 LONDON — Only ...

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As China Curbs Borrowing, Growth Shows Signs of Faltering

As China Curbs Borrowing, Growth Shows Signs of Faltering Image A factory in Hangzhou, China. An economic slowdown in the country — coupled with the knock-on effects of widening trade disputes and slowing growth in Europe — may augur poorly for the global economy.CreditCHINATOPIX, via Associated Press By Keith Bradsher ...

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