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China Says US "Abusing Power" By Squeezing TikTok
"For us well, China said today the U. S is abusing national power by trying to ban TIC TAC. The video app of federal court in this country stepped in late yesterday to prevent an administration bid to ban it right away. Roger Chang of our tech partner scene that says it all comes his talks Go on to set up a U. S operation for TIC Tac Oracle. Wal Mart is supposed to take a 20% stake in the U. S based company called Tic Tac Global. There remains a lot of uncertainty. Whether not China's bite dance, the parent of Tic TAC will retain
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. to Acquire ArcelorMittal USA
"A a major major shake shake up up in in the the steel steel industry industry in in northwest northwest Indiana. Indiana. Steelmaker Steelmaker ArcelorMittal ArcelorMittal has has been been sold. sold. It It operates operates facilities facilities in in East East Chicago Burns Harbor, Gary knew Carlisle in Riverdale, Illinois. The new owner is steelmaker Cleveland Cliffs ArcelorMittal employees about 10,000 people in the region. The acquisition is expected to make Cleveland Cliffs, the largest flat rolled steel maker in North America. The deal includes all of ArcelorMittal's U. S S operations. operations. It's It's estimated estimated at at nearly nearly $1.5 $1.5 billion. billion. It's It's expected expected to to finalized finalized by by the the end end of of the the year. year.
‘Bond King’ billionaire suggests he might follow Joe Rogan’s lead and get out of California
"The bond King, saying saying he he may may be be out out of of California California as as well well Following Following in in the the steps steps of of Joe Joe Rogan. Rogan. Ah, Ah, and and a a number number of of other other people, people, including including some some local local folks folks who who have have decided decided to Become an expat for the state of California.
Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017: NY Times report
"Of us have not been able to sleep Because the IRS has been on our case. I've certainly been in that situation. I had to pay back taxes have to a very divisive divorce with child support all kinds of tabloid headlines. The IRS was on my jock strap. Think of the tune of about $35,000. I had to continue to chip away at that. And as one Johnny Legit always told me Make sure the one bill you pay before any other. If you have depleted resource is at that time is the IRS because they can be relentless. In fact, as a worker will call up your HR and they will garnish your wage. Yes. Why? Mongol Lucia, That is not what you get on a plate. When you have out to a timing with that little stake that they charge you reverse mortgage for and then they put that little green leafy vegetable on the side. They say that's the garnish. No. They can be relentless. So now with the release of information procured Sound off was illegal. Legal, Whatever, I I don't know how they got the information. But the New York Times released it in my mind is pretty much what we already knew about the president from the first time he ran. I'll never forget he got up on that stage. And he said, Yeah, I declared chapter 11 5 times because It is what you can do legally when you're having fiscal problems, and I remember I was blown away by that What you convict play chapter 11 5 times and he did. And he spoke about it. Said how he used the system will now, according to The New York Times, Donald Trump paid $750 in federal income tax is, uh, both in 2016 and in 2017 and no income tax in 10 of the previous 15 years. He reported losing Mohr than he made in that time. These men and I are s battle over $72 million, said he got us a tax refund. This is led to and this is what doesn't sound right? A 10 year audit in that process. It's got to be finished sometime. We now know he owns hundreds of million dollars in assets. The Apprentice earned him about $200 million. His endorsement naming rights and licensing deals earned him another $230 million investments in other people's business is earned him about $200 million, But he lost a billion dollars in the 19 nineties, and most of that was on his golf properties like Dorel. Down in Miami. That one alone he lost $160 million so he made and he lost. And Apparently, there's $300 million in loans that will be due soon. What I was interested in it's at least in this account from the New York Times, No money from Russia. Did you hear that? That's right, Justin. Ah, no money came in from Russia Any of his assets already talked about money that he got from licensing deals in close it. Has cheeky son. Many son. I don't know. He's one of those stones. Then it was Turkey anchor a few other locations and normally I think normally I stand to be corrected. I'm not an accountant. I haven't worked for the I R s, but I've had my stones busted by the IRS. Normally you pay about 24%. In federal income taxes so already Already team Biden Has put out shirts and bumper stickers that say I paid more in taxes and trump and this whole place to his campaign of saying, Hey, I represents Quentin. And Donald Trump represents the rich. The wealthy in Park Avenue.
Amazon announces dates for delayed Prime Day sales
"Amazon is looking to kickstart holiday shopping early this year, the company announcing today that it will hold its annual prime day sales event over two days in October. That's because a pandemic forced it to be postponed from July. It's the first time the sales event is being held in the fall. Get out your calendar. Here are the dates this year's prime day, which will run from October 13th to October 14th. Is sure to put pressure on rivals to offer deals right around the same time. I'm Steve Ruxton for Steve grows an itch on Chicago's very own 7 20 w G. N
Vernon Lockhart: Art On the Loose
"All right. So tell us who you are and what you do. My name is Vernon Lockhart. I am a designer. I call myself a creative therapist. I am a exhibit designer, a brand developer interactive designer. Artist. and. I. Am the executive. Director of a program project called project as Moses out of Chicago. Now. One thing that I've been doing for everyone kind of just the start of these interviews during this pandemic kind of just doing a check in to see how folks are doing. So how are you holding up? You know we're given the space in times we're in we're I'm holding up pretty well I think one of the saving grace for me in a lot of this is. When you grow up on from the lane of saying boo as I grew up in a very rough area in Saint Louis and you know we faced adversity every day so. You know you have the coronavirus in things like that now. But for me growing up, you had to face all kinds of threats, potential adversaries so Well given the circumstances, I I commute back and forth caring for my mother who affectionately call a baby girl just can't for. So that's probably one of the key challenges but as far as. Things go we still have a lot of clients that we work with online and for project ASS? Moses alive things virtually with the students given the circumstances I'm I'm very grateful and feel very blessed to will be functioning at full capacity. What does a regular day look like for you now? So for me, a regular day would be getting up one thing that I don't have to do as much in. Okay. With this is not commuting back and forth so much. But getting up saying my prayers getting some breakfast getting on my laptop, looking at emails checking the circumference of the day clients. Immediate needs doing those usually that takes me up until about mid day I usually try to schedule any meetings I have around thirty two noon referee and then any errands I have to run out of usually do air early evening I'm a southern boy living in a city. CHICAGO. So I still have a yard and in a house and things like that. So you I'm out cutting. And things like that towards the evening. So I would call it a pretty normal southern boy day usually my average day but I'm a businessman at the same time. So you know it's a balance between the two but that's an advocate from. So speaking up about business you have a design firm called art on the loose is that right? That's correct. Tell me about it. When did you first start that? So are Donna loose very interesting. We been in operation. Now for about twenty three years I started in the late nineteen I'd say about ninety six and tonight six roughly. And we I was actually working at northwestern university in their at their center for Public Safety Division and we will working on a lot of. Copro shears and things like that in. So it was kind of mundane just no adventure knitted all in myself in one of. Colleagues that I work with addicts Ner we had conversation as I wonder do more I want to be free. I would have some creative freedom here in we started talking about doing our own design work. And in our conversation start playing with name ideas in that I mentioned you know I wanna be free I want to be loose in a good way right as a heart let's let's and so we kinda because we were both artist and he says so let's just call the artem loose in. That's how the name was born in banding Hannah came from this whole Superhero Ultra N-. Staying that I was called as a key going up still combat to this day and so we use kind of empowering. The word artem lose but also with the whole color Palettes, we used our background is how we grew up to create the the business name and I have to just this quick story about ultraman lousy key kids were were calling me ultra because my it was pointed they call me the football hero Alterman. I was like you know and I came home from school I'm I'm one of ten kids, right so I came home from school that I was upset and I start crying to my mother baby girl and I told her what the key is will call him the main she say at wait a minute isn't all tremendous food bureau SABA come home from school to watch ultraman every. Day, and she said I thought he was a superhero say he is. He says we'll take that negative and make it a positive and so I literally went up to my room and start designing year Alterman on and I, went back to school they pop my collar and was like they were like ultimate success right on alternate and so at three sixty beds. So it started all Japan. And took that negative in Medan deposited but also is one of my personal experiences and Brandy. In power of branding, and so I took that icon and symbol. Even. If you look on our business site, you'll see that iconic symbol for for ultra mass I knew. To this day in and I got my design in artistry from my mother, my mother went to design marks. So that's how artem loose in the name came in existence with the story behind it to
Martha Stewart Launches a Line of CBD Gummies
"Everyone hey, what do you think Martha Stewart does to unwind it's easy to imagine her lighting some organic aromatherapy candles perhaps are wrapping herself up in an Egyptian cotton row but actually turns out the queen of domesticity has picked up a few tips on relaxation from her bff in cannabis connoisseur snoop Dogg lately she says she favors CBD Gumy's. She likes them so much in fact that she decided to launch her own brand steward is partnered with canopy growth. The world's largest marijuana company to develop a line of the sweet treats. But these aren't your average mind. You Stewart's Gumy's are fashioned after French pot if we which is a fancy name for fruit flavored jelly candies coated in granulated sugar, they come in flavors like blood orange and blackberry, and are infused with Canada dial or. which is derived from hemp plants for those unacquainted CBD is different from that other cannabis chemical t h see that's the one that gets you. HIGH CBD won't alter your reality but users do credit with a wide range of health and wellness benefits. It's popular for managing pain anxiety insomnia. Among other ailments. But whether it actually does any of those things isn't exactly clear. In Two thousand eighteen the FDA approved a CBD oral solution to treat too rare seizure disorders, but the science hasn't proven conclusively that it's all that effective with much else that hasn't stopped CBD from gaining a loyal customer base though since it became legal in the US in two thousand, eighteen CBD CBD infused products
Swim at hotel pools with Daycation app
"All those beautiful hotels and all those beautiful pools and probably thinking I'd love to just go spend a day at the pool but I don't WanNa stay overnight 'cause it's in my neighborhood. What if it was a station? What if it was a daycare while matthew bones got a new APP called Daykitchen that can arrange for you to just go over to the pool and hang out for a for a small fee matthew. This is the apple of my dreams tell everybody about it. Thank you so much. Thank you so much for having me on Truly appreciate it, and yeah, that's A fun time for us to see what can happen with patient obviously lots of things size of negative in the external environment but we're making our way through happy to tell you about the company and how it started. We'll basically just just the fill everybody in for twenty to thirty dollars. You can go to a local hotel and go hang at the pool for a day, right? Exactly. Yeah. That's the idea instant vacation in your pocket on the quicker Biden whether you're living in the city. Or in the future traveling on, you can click a button and hang out at the hotel for the day. Enjoyed a pool, enjoy all the amenities and you're primarily in Florida right now. So. Yeah. We have hotels actually in over twenty five cities we started in Miami we have over twenty hotels in. Miami Beach Miami proper by now we're we're expanding really rapidly. You just find were hotels one in Greece just last week, and then two more and in South America this week So it's been been wild to see all the new properties coming on you know I waiting I'm waiting for Los Angeles absolutely yes. We have many people waiting for Angeles and why here our launching a number of new properties here, which will be great all socially distanced and with the covert features that we put in to to make sure people stay safe as well. This is a tough time because they don't want too many people too many people to pool, but eventually, Kobe will be behind us and we'll be able to go do the dream vacation tell everybody how you cannot with the APP. Your or thing Always had a passionate for hospitality of I grew up working in a small Boutique Hotel in Right next to Jackson. Hole Wyoming. and I had this dream of one day dubbing developing luxury hotels around the world But as a starter needed to use something a little bit more creative to get into the industry and so my family and I. We're on this trip to Cancun Mexico and we're walking up and down the beaching resolve. These beautiful hotel cools all these people having fun and enjoying themselves and we thought no, one would be great if we can just go in there for the day and walk in and out of them if we could done the day enjoying the amenities said, no. You can't come in unless you haven't overnight room and so. I was sitting in my dorm room at Brown University Are Studying economics at the time and this idea hitting I thought wait a minute. Now, what if we created this system for all these beautiful hotels around the world sell more than just the overnight room and so we created vacation to solve that problem for hotels empty space that they want to sell and those people that are here on vacation looking to try new hotel properties or adversity. Now, all of those locals that are looking for a way to take on quote vacation or station on their sted one of some of the twenty five cities that you're him. So at some other cities, include Miami we are do have ocal here in Los Angeles for obviously launching more we have stuff in New York. We have a number of hotels throughout the Caribbean we watched up in Chicago interestingly enough places. In. Arizona Hawaii. Texas work kind of goes on. Well, good luck matthew the APP is called daycare even
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on federal aid: "We need laws, not bills"
"The CEO of American Airlines is holding out hope Congress will act to help his industry. Our plan actually is to get Congress and administration to come together and get relief package passed. Little includes support on CBS's face. The Nation, Doug Parker noted There is bipartisan support on the issue of helping airlines continue. So whether the Corona
Judge Halts Trump Administration TikTok Download Ban
"In Washington has temporarily blocked the Trump Administration order banning Apple and Google from offering Chinese owned video sharing APP TIC TAC for download it was to go into effective midnight. Lawyers for TIC Tac argued the ban would infringe on the First Amendment and irreparably harmed the business. The judge declined to block additional restrictions that air set to take effect in November.
Maryland will become the first state to ban foam food service products
"Containers air changing this month in Maryland. A new ban is going into effect starting on October 1st polystyrene Foam, which is known under the trademark name Styrofoam will be banned by Maryland law restaurants, schools and nonprofits must use an alternative container for any food items that are sold, the Legislature suggests replacing the containers with one's name with fossil fuel. Ls there more sustainable materials to reduce pollution, the original date for the band to begin with set for July 1st. But the Maryland Department of Environment said in order that the deadline was extended until October 1st. The delay was made to help with the impact of Cove in 19 on businesses and nonprofits. The bill, which was passed by the Legislature in 2019 made Maryland the first state in the country to go Styrofoam free Valerie Bonked w T. O P News he
Swiss voters appear to reject limiting jobs for EU citizens
"Voters in Switzerland have vetoed a proposal. Toe end freedom of movement within the European Union. Joanna Cock ICIS reports, a right wing Nationalist party promoted the referendum to limit immigration. The Swiss Public Broadcasting Network reports that more than 60% of voters rejected the proposal to scrap the free movement agreement. Switzerland is not an EU member state and relies on this agreement for trade, transportation and education partnerships within Europe. The anti immigrant. Swiss People's Party, the largest in parliament, pushed for the referendum. The party's leaders used the same slogans as pro Brexit politicians, claiming most migrants are dangerous and likely to go on welfare. As well as take jobs. But opponents argue that striking down the agreement would hurt the economy and strips with citizens of their freedom to live and work in other parts of Europe. For NPR news, I'm Joanna Cock icis.
Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race
"Is launching more satellites part of his plan to shake up the space communications industry.
Aviation industry rocked by furloughs amid COVID-19 pandemic
"And the aviation industry was among the hardest hit by the Corona virus pandemic, and for months, government support has kept many airlines from furloughing or laying off their employees. But that support is coming to an end. CBS NEWS Chris Van Cleve has the story American started the year is the world's largest airline with about 140,000 Employees Cove it has devastated its business. On the government's payroll support program runs out next week. American will be 30% smaller overnight, 19,000 will lose their jobs and 15 cities will lose their service CEO Doug Parker. I just can't believe The winning, We may not be able to do the right thing simply because our elected officials can't come to any sort of compromise agreement. In a show of unity outside the capital this week, airline CEOs, union leaders and employees pleaded with Congress for another 25 billion in payroll support to halt as many as 76,000 furloughs and layoffs. Through at least march. This is really people. Moving their stuff into their cars and trying to figure out how to survive. There is rare bipartisan support in Congress and the White House that something should be done. But a covert relief package remains stalled, as is a Senate bill. Focus solely on airline aid. Chris Van Cleve Washington
Seattle businesses face thousands of dollars in damage by vandals, protest fallout
"Is going to be costly for business owners. Come. Oh, Suzanne. Phone has more from Capitol Hill. Taro Nagashima can't believe his eyes. His surveillance video captured the attack on Roman down both on Thursday night, someone broke his duel. Pane windows, and then he said, they toss an explosive into his restaurant. I thought if Yang Wei escape the bald Throw the firework. Fortunately, the restaurant was empty and no one was hurt. And around the corner, Hugo House more cleanup. Someone broke the windows there. At Central Lutheran Church, which is across the street from calendars in park. The pastor there believes a vandal did damage our facilities manager Aw, a person was wearing black and had a hoodie on, he says. Someone hurled rocks at the church, breaking five intricate 100 year old stained glass windows highly likely that the person was a part of the protest. But we don't know Suzanne Fawn Cohen is a rally in Portland,
Elon Musk and SpaceX launch Starlink satellite broadband amid pandemic
"Is launching more satellites part of his plan to shake up the space communications industry. Musk scent up his first Starling satellites in 2019, and since then, he's deployed nearly 700. He wants to eventually reach 40,000 about 13 times. The number of active satellites in orbit broadband from space has typically relied on satellites orbiting more than 20,000 miles from Earth must slow Earth orbit or Leo satellites are at an altitude of 340 Miles. Industry analyst Chris Quilty says Leo Satellites have many benefits slower late see on potentially much better ability to provide global coverage, Quilty says. The big question is, can you compete on a cost per bit basis with the deployment of fiber from
BMW fined $18M for inflating monthly US sales figures
"BMW? They've been fined $18 million for inflating monthly US sales figures Turns out the Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday that the German luxury automaker kept the reserve of unreported sales that it drew on to meet monthly targets from 2015 through 2019. BMW disclosed the misleading information while raising about 18 billion in several corporate bond offerings Cos accessing U. S markets. To a raise capital have an obligation to provide accurate information to investors. So that's pretty interesting 18 billion they were raising in several corporate and they were fined 18 million Think about that for a second.
Hundreds of anti-coal protesters break into German mine
"Hundreds of anti coal protesters have entered a mine in western Germany to protest the continued extraction and use of fossil fuels. Environmentalists object to the German government's decision to allow the mining and burning of coal in the country until 2038 a deadline, the activists say is too late to effectively tackle climate change. Activists are also protesting the planned destruction of several villages to make way for the expansion of the guards. Violence strip mine west of Cologne police and utility company are ve a say Some protesters broke into the mine and a cold storage facility at a nearby power plant early Saturday.
Florida reopens bars and restaurants with no restrictions
"Governor governor wants wants his his state state to to be be open open for for business. business. So So on on Friday, Friday, Rhonda Rhonda Santa's Santa's lifted lifted all all restrictions restrictions on on restaurants restaurants and and other other businesses businesses in in the the state. state.
Alphabet settles shareholder lawsuit over alleged mishandling of sexual misconduct
"Learning. Alphabet. Google's parent company has settled a Siri's of shareholder lawsuits over its handling of sexual harassment claims under the settlement filed yesterday in California Superior Court Alphabet agreed to commit $310 million to corporate diversity efforts over the next decade, Employees will no longer have to settle disputes with alphabet using private arbitration. And the Mountain View based company also agreed to limit confidentiality agreements during sexual harassment and discrimination cases. The lawsuits were in response to reports that three top Google executives quietly left the company admitted misconduct allegations
EU Commission appeals after losing Apple $15B tax case
"The European Commission is taking its case against apple to the highest court in Europe, appealing EU court decision from July that ruled in favor of Ireland and the tech giant. Seeking the crackdown on sweetheart tax deals the commission sparked the case by ordering apple to pay fourteen point four, billion in back taxes that have been held in escrow while appeals process plays out. The easy. Now, to argue that the court set the bar for requisite standards, unreasonably high a precedent that will be specifically watched given the drive to create new tax laws governing major technology companies.
Smart TV's don't have viruses
"Tom in Toledo Ohio listens on am eight hundred. CK. L. W. Hello Tom I have a flat screen TV I just bought that is WIFI wireless. Connected to the Internet and it also has web s on it. and. I'm wondering if I have to worry about. Getting any kind of virus. If I do use the web s Internet connection Tom, there's no need to worry about viruses on your TV much like with phones smart TVs are built very differently from computers and they run sandbox software that can't interact with other software outside of its very limited domain on top of that, they're very unattractive targets on account of many of them running on different. Proprietary systems and not storing the information that anyone could profit from stealing. That was the main issue with Max for many years didn't find very many viruses on it because everybody was using PC's yeah. But now it's more prevalent because more people are using MACs. Now, that means that bad actors tend to focus on the devices that have a better potential of giving them a return on their investment. So. You don't need to worry about your TV stream away and enjoy the benefits of using about mine if that's what you
New York City to allow year-round sidewalk dining
"Restaurants program will be permanent and year round. Mayor De Blasio made the announcement on W. N. Y. C. Yesterday. Restaurants will be allowed to continue to use sidewalks and curbside street space. To serve customers outdoors. The city will also continue to close about 90 streets in the five boroughs to allow restaurants more space for seeding during the weekends. The mayor says the move should help keep businesses afloat. This is ago. We want this to be something the restaurant industry can depend on. And just we want to see them thrive in the future, and I think this is going to help a lot. If restaurants fully enclosed outdoor spaces, the 25% indoor dining capacity rule will apply and that rule goes into effect on Wednesday.
New York City to allow year-round sidewalk dining
"More crowded by law, thanks to the pandemic. Eating out is a quintessential part of New York life and eating outdoors during the pandemic on sidewalks and curbs, where tables weren't previously allowed saved thousands of restaurants and tens of thousands of restaurant workers. The mayor said the program would now become permanent and year round, allowing restaurants to expand outdoor seating and erect tents with heat lamps to keep diners warm. Restricted indoor dining resumes in the city next week. ABC is Aaron, Qatar. Risky The
Despite woes Michigan tourism has been holding it's own
"Troubled economy and no pure Michigan money. W. W. J. Sandra McGill reports that despite all of those woes, Michigan's tourism industry has been holding its own. This year. Dave Lorenza, pure Michigan says Our state has done much better than other states when it comes to tourism. We had a pretty good July and August, especially in the northern parts of the state, Northern Lower peninsula and all the ups We've done pretty well and in some cases, some of our small businesses that have had the best summer they've ever had, But Lauren says things have been more difficult in lower Michigan. You know we didn't get the season started until late because of the Corona virus. We didn't have pure Michigan marketing efforts all throughout the states. We didn't have, as many people coming from out of state here, and the lower part of the state wasn't able to fully open up. Lauren says of Michigan closes out the year at 65% of its normal tourism dollars, it will be doing pretty well. Sandra McNeil, W W. J News Radio 9 50 Johnson and