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Britain could be left with ‘no choice’ but to pursue no-deal Brexit, Dominic Raab warns

“Raab, who campaigned to leave the EU, was appointed as Brexit secretary in July following the resignation of David Davis” writes Thomas Colson for businessinsider.com. Speaking at the Conservative conference in Birmingham, the Brexit secretary will warn the UK will be “left with no choice” but to pursue a no-deal Brexit if the EU fails to offer a favourable agreement.LONDON — The UK would crash out of the EU without a deal rather than pursuing a soft Brexit, Dominic Raab will warn today.Raab will insist that his approach to negotiations…

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Tesla’s SEC deal provides ammunition for U.S. probe, investor lawsuits

“Tesla and Musk ended up accepting harsher penalties than the SEC originally proposed to settle the claims, according to the person familiar with the deal” reports businessinsider.com. Still, Tesla shares could stabilize on Monday on investor relief that the penalties were not higher and that the public face of Tesla will remain in the CEO role under added oversight, analysts said. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Jeff Flake: ‘Not a chance’ I would have suggested FBI investigation into Kavanaugh if seeking re-election

“Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. said there is no way he would have approached Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding a limited FBI investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh if he were seeking re-election in the 2018 midterm elections” writes Ap Photo J for washingtonexaminer.com. The bureau has up to a week to complete a supplemental background investigation. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Jerry Brown signs bill to make California the first state to require corporate boards to include women

“California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday requiring publicly traded companies to have women on their boards of directors into law, making California the first state in the country to do so” writes Rich Pedroncelli for washingtonexaminer.com. Brown, a Democrat, announced the law in a statement that also noted the “numerous objections” and “serious legal concerns” that the were raised for the bill.Brown copied his signing letter to the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee, which advanced President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Friday,…

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Hammond leads Tory attack on Boris Johnson, saying ‘I don’t expect him to be PM’

“Philip Hammond has launched a scathing attack on Boris Johnson, saying he does not expect the former foreign secretary to become prime minister” reports aol.co.uk. After a day in which Theresa May and senior Tories lined up to heap criticism on her most high-profile critic, the Chancellor launched his own attack on his former Cabinet colleague. Source: aol.co.uk Share This:

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The next industry to be disrupted by technology: real estate

“Last year, real-estate tech startups raised $3.4 billion in funding, a fivefold increase from 2013, according to startup data provider CB Insights” writes The New York for seattletimes.com. The hauls are part of a race by investors to pour money into technology for real estate, or what Silicon Valley now calls proptech.Until recently, the biggest tech innovations to hit the residential real-estate market have come, from listing sites like Seattle-based Zillow and Redfin.Many have homed in on real estate as a big opportunity because parts of the industry — like…

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JPY Daily Review September 30, 2018

JPY Daily Review for September 30, 2018 USD/JPY Technical Analysis: Rally stalled on bearish divergence of the RSI Hourly Chart Spot Rate: 113.53 Daily High: 113.63 Daily Low: 113.33 Trend: Temporary pullback likely Resistance R1: 113.75 (December 2017 high   AUD/USD: Mildly bid on uptick in JPY cross and risk-on in equities Currently, the AUD/USD is trading at 0.7215, having clocked a low of 0.722 earlier today. The minor uptick seems to be solely led by some cross-drive   GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Awaiting violation of narrowing price range Hourly Chart…

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EPA prepares weakening of mercury regulations

“Should the proposal become final, it would mean that the mercury rule would, on paper, incur far greater economic cost than it would provide quantifiable health benefits” reports nytimes.com. It found that reducing mercury brings up to $6 billion annually in health benefits — a high number, but not as high as the cost to industry.Under the mercury program, the economic benefits of those health effects, known as “co-benefits,” helped to provide a legal and economic justification for the cost to industry of the regulation.The new proposal directs the E.P.A.…

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International hosting governments and forensic email cases

“Take for example email that may be utilised and stored in various geographical locations, each with their own data privacy laws” reports ao.gl. This is incredible problematic and unless there are extradition laws between the two countries (Adams, Scammon, 2012), this is almost always the point at which international digital forensic data collecting cases collapse.Even if a compilation can source multiple regions data; dealing with international governments could mean prolonged wait times, unfamiliar processes to follow or even citizens of those regions withholding data due to privacy rights within that…

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