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‘The world as we know it is ending’: Here’s how to profit from the rise of a new world order

“Traditional indicators, such as the impending inversion of the US Treasury yield curve, have previously augured recessions, but this time, that’s not necessarily the case” writes Will Martin for businessinsider.com. That’s the somewhat bleak perspective put forward by Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets in a presentation to clients this week, seen by Business Insider.”The world as we know it is ending, but not tomorrow.”. “Neither duration of recovery, yield curves nor tightness of labour markets have the same informational values as they did decades ago,” Shvets wrote in his presentation. Source: businessinsider.com…

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The World Burns. Sarah Sanders Says This Is Fine.

“He is a very fine person, and in fact the consummate winner: This is a White House that subscribes to the incontrovertible realities of the world according to one man” writes Megan Garber for theatlantic.com. A world of winners and a world, consequently, of losers: It is perhaps the clearest distillation of Trumpism.A house divided, live on C-SPAN. What the collision makes clear, though, is how readily the first spokesperson, as she stands behind the White House briefing lectern, also stands behind her boss. Source: theatlantic.com Share This:

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Tech leaders: Killer robots would be ‘dangerously destabilizing’ force in the world

“The Tesla chief executive has said that artificial intelligence is more of a risk to the world than North Korea” writes Peter Holley for washingtonpost.com. In total, more than 160 organizations and 2,460 individuals from 90 countries promised this week not to participate in or support the development and use of lethal autonomous weapons.Among them are billionaire inventor and OpenAI founder Elon Musk, Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn, artificial intelligence researcher Stuart Russell, as well as the three founders of Google DeepMind — the company’s premier machine learning research group.The list…

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Alisson passes medical and set to sign six-year Liverpool deal

“A deal was put on ice earlier this summer and at this stage the World Cup winner is remaining with the Ligue 1 side” writes Ed Malyon for independent.co.uk. As well as a bumper deal for 25 year old, Liverpool will fork out a world-record fee of £66m to sign the goalkeeper from Roma and fill a huge position of need. Follow the Independent Sport on Instagram here, for all of the best images, videos and stories from around the sporting world. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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After being called ‘aggressive’ by Trump, Montenegro insists it’s a friend to America

“Earlier this week, President Trump identified a seemingly unlikely threat to world security: Montenegro, a tiny Balkan country of just over 600,000 people” writes Siobh N O’grady for washingtonpost.com. Montenegrins, Trump told Fox News on Wednesday are a “very aggressive people,” arguing that their membership in NATO could spark a war. “They may get aggressive, and congratulations, you’re in World War III,” he said. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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Lebanon will legalize growing marijuana after McKinsey evaluated it as a boost for the country’s troubled economy

“That may soon change if Lebanon’s fractious parliament can push a legalization bill through, and open the country’s cannabis fields to international export markets” writes Jeremy Berke for businessinsider.com. In the report delivered to the country’s government, McKinsey evaluated the economic impact of shifting Lebanon’s illicit market to a regulated market for medicinal use. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Aly Raisman and 140 abuse survivors unite for powerful ESPYS moment

“It was a powerful, emotional and heartbreaking moment, but these women are amazing and their bravery is admirable” writes Charles Curtis for usatoday.com. After powerfully listing off all the years in which survivors spoke up about the abuse but were ignored, Raisman said: “The ripple effect of our actions — or inactions — can be enormous, spanning generations. Source: usatoday.com Share This:

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