Ryan: Tax reform "far easier" than health care – Axios

Ryan: Tax reform "far easier" than health care – Axios

Axios Ryan: Tax reform “far easier” than health careAxiosAt a CNN town hall Monday night, Paul Ryan said, “I believe it’s going to be far easier for us to do tax reform than it was for, say, health care reform.” Our thought bubble: His rationale was that Senate rules won’t present the kind of roadblocks […]

South Asia floods kill more than 800 people, affect millions – FRANCE 24

South Asia floods kill more than 800 people, affect millions – FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24 South Asia floods kill more than 800 people, affect millionsFRANCE 24Seasonal monsoon rains, a lifeline for farmers across South Asia, typically cause loss of life and property every year between July and September, but officials say this year’s flooding is the worst in several years. At least 115 people have died and … […]

Pardon America's toughest sheriff – USA TODAY

Pardon America's toughest sheriff – USA TODAY

Trent Franks Published 8:50 p.m. ET Aug. 21, 2017 Joe Arpaio became a principal target of the militant left wing: Opposing view Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in 2011.(Photo: Jack Kurtz, AP) Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio has dedicated his whole life to keeping his fellow human beings safe; in his senior years, he has specifically […]

eBay opens US platform to Africa with MallforAfrica.com partnership – TechCrunch

eBay opens US platform to Africa with MallforAfrica.com partnership – TechCrunch

Americans can now buy African goods on eBay through the company’s partnership with MallforAfrica.com. Starting this week, products from select vendors in six African countries are available on eBay’s U.S. shopping site. The collaboration starts in style, with opening merchandise categories of fashion, art, jewelry, and clothing. For the new program, MallforAfrica selects the sellers […]

Qualcomm's 3D Sensing Technology Two Years Behind Apple's – Mac Rumors

Qualcomm's 3D Sensing Technology Two Years Behind Apple's – Mac Rumors

Apple’s progress in 3D sensing design and mass production is 1.5 to 2 years ahead of Qualcomm’s, according to a new investor’s note released today by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo believes that Qualcomm is behind in both software and hardware development for 3D sensing, and won’t be able to ship the technology until […]

America is richer than ever — but you're probably not – Yahoo Finance

America is richer than ever — but you're probably not – Yahoo Finance

If you measure America’s well-being by the nation’s overall wealth, these are the best days ever. But does it feel that way? Obviously not. Disaffected working- and middle-class voters just sent a bomb-thrower at the White House, to dismantle institutions they feel are failing. Economic alienation fuels white supremacists who feel everybody’s getting ahead but […]

How The World Wars Affected Electrical Sockets Worldwide – Forbes

How The World Wars Affected Electrical Sockets Worldwide – Forbes

Forbes How The World Wars Affected Electrical Sockets WorldwideForbesBefore that, the World Wars came in and pushed back all talks of standardization. Oh, you want to use the plug system of the Germans? No way. Then there was the unique ways in which electricity was delivered and charged. Italy for a long time had … […]

Coal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior Department – New York Times

Coal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior Department – New York Times

Environmental groups and Democrats sharply criticized the Interior Department decision. “Mountaintop removal mining has been shown to cause lung cancer, heart disease and other medical problems,” said Representative Raúl M. Grijalva of Arizona, the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Natural Resources. “Stopping this study is a ploy to stop science in its tracks […]