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June 14 2018

08:07

Embattled ZTE proposes $10.7 billion credit proposal, new board | Reuters

Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp (0763.HK)(000063.SZ) has proposed a $10.7 billion financing plan and nominated eight board members in a drastic management overhaul, as it seeks to rebuild a business crippled by a U.S. supplier ban.
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@ReutersBiz: Embattled ZTE proposes $10.7 billion credit proposal, new board reut.rs/2sTwd1s
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@ReutersTech: Embattled ZTE proposes $10.7 billion credit proposal, new board reut.rs/2sTwaTk
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08:07

Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago | Reuters

The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, media reported on Wednesday.
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@Reuters: Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago reut.rs/2LPO5RI by @newsobrien pic.twitter.com/UhAaIA7yPG
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@Reuters: Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago reut.rs/2y8cLTv pic.twitter.com/H3bj2j5LYB
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@ReutersBiz: Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago reut.rs/2y9juwF
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@ReutersTech: Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago reut.rs/2y9ih8B
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08:07

Exclusive: Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail | Reuters

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) automated grocery shop, six people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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@ReutersBiz: Exclusive: Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail reut.rs/2LMp2z6
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@Reuters: Exclusive: Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail reut.rs/2LNPW9y
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@ReutersTech: Exclusive: Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail reut.rs/2sX8woN
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08:07

Reuters Business on Twitter: "EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft is building tech to rival Amazon that would eliminate checkout lines from retail stores; collaboration with Walmart discussed- sources $MSFT $AMZN $...

“EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft is building tech to rival Amazon that would eliminate checkout lines from retail stores; collaboration with Walmart discussed- sources $MSFT $AMZN $WMT”
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@Reuters: EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft is building tech to rival Amazon that would eliminate checkout lines from retail stores; colla… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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@ReutersTech: EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft is building tech to rival Amazon that would eliminate checkout lines from retail stores; colla… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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@ReutersBiz: EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft is building tech to rival Amazon that would eliminate checkout lines from retail stores; colla… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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08:07

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jun/14/nicaragua-strike-p...

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@Guardian: Nicaragua protest leaders call 24-hour strike to oust Daniel Ortega trib.al/B72W7RI
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@guardianworld: Nicaragua protest leaders call 24-hour strike to oust Daniel Ortega theguardian.com/world/2018/jun…
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@GuardianUS: Nicaragua protest leaders call 24-hour strike to oust Daniel Ortega trib.al/eu4WpDl
08:07

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@fteconomics: Jay Powell puts his stamp on Federal Reserve on.ft.com/2sUwaCb
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@ft: Jay Powell puts his stamp on Federal Reserve on.ft.com/2LPHExU
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@FinancialTimes: Jay Powell puts his stamp on Federal Reserve on.ft.com/2LKIhsH
08:07

Jimmy Kimmel on Twitter: "1) Call your reps at (202) 224-3121- tell them to END the separation of families at the border (ask your Senators to pass the Keep Families Together Act and your House Rep t...

“1) Call your reps at (202) 224-3121- tell them to END the separation of families at the border (ask your Senators to pass the Keep Families Together Act and your House Rep to pass the HELP Separated Children Act).”
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@jimmykimmel: 1) Call your reps at (202) 224-3121- tell them to END the separation of families at the border (ask your Senators t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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@openculture: 1) Call your reps at (202) 224-3121- tell them to END the separation of families at the border (ask your Senators t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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@sacca: 1) Call your reps at (202) 224-3121- tell them to END the separation of families at the border (ask your Senators t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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@TheEllenShow: 1) Call your reps at (202) 224-3121- tell them to END the separation of families at the border (ask your Senators t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
08:07

Scanning immigrants’ old fingerprints, U.S. threatens to strip thousands of citizenship

washingtonpost.com - Nick Miroff
The new policy is an unprecedented push to target foreigners who entered false or fraudulent application forms years ago.
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@washingtonpost: Scanning immigrants’ old fingerprints, U.S. threatens to strip thousands of citizenship wapo.st/2LLpnlw
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@Xeni: there's no logic for this but ethnic cleansing. washingtonpost.com/world/national…
@fmanjoo on Twitter
@fmanjoo: “Scanning immigrants’ old fingerprints, U.S. threatens to strip thousands of citizenship” washingtonpost.com/world/national…
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@Xeni: “Scanning immigrants’ old fingerprints, U.S. threatens to strip thousands of citizenship” washingtonpost.com/world/national…
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@maggieNYT: “Scanning immigrants’ old fingerprints, U.S. threatens to strip thousands of citizenship” washingtonpost.com/world/national…
08:07

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. Wins Chicago Airport High-Speed Train Bid - Bloomberg

Elon Musk's Boring Co. is the winner in a bid to build a multibillion-dollar high-speed express train to O'Hare International Airport, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The result gives the young company a big boost in legitimacy as it tries to get transportation projects underway in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
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@newsyc100: Elon Musks Boring Co. Wins Chicago Airport High-Speed Train Bid bloom.bg/2HO3TSp (bit.ly/2HO3Tln)
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@memeorandum: Elon Musk's Boring Co. Wins Chicago Airport High-Speed Train Bid (@mcbridesg / Bloomberg) bloomberg.com/news/articles/… memeorandum.com/180613/p162#a1…
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@newsycombinator: Elon Musk’s Boring Co. Wins Chicago Airport High-Speed Train Bid bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
06:01

Jacob Soboroff on Twitter: "Just finished tour, don’t even know where to start. One of the first things you notice when you walk into the shelter — no joke — a mural of Trump with the quote “someti...

“Just finished tour, don’t even know where to start. One of the first things you notice when you walk into the shelter — no joke — a mural of Trump with the quote “sometimes losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” Presidential murals everywhere. But that one is 1st.”
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@mmasnick on Twitter
@mmasnick: Read this thread. This is sick. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@Penenberg on Twitter
@Penenberg: Read this thread. This is sick. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@kvox on Twitter
@kvox: Read this thread. This is sick. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@afromusing on Twitter
@afromusing: This is familiar to my older compatriots and relatives who were sent to the GULag twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@mathewi on Twitter
@mathewi: Read this thread. This is sick. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@rachelsklar on Twitter
@rachelsklar: Important thread #FamilesBelongTogether #EndFamilySeparation twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@rachelsklar on Twitter
@rachelsklar: My God WTF is going on in this country? WHAT IS HAPPENING??? twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@rachelsklar on Twitter
@rachelsklar: Read this thread. This is sick. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@joshtpm on Twitter
@joshtpm: Is there a picture of this? twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@joshtpm on Twitter
@joshtpm: They’re even ascribing mao like aphorisms to him. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@MiaFarrow on Twitter
@MiaFarrow: Read this thread. This is sick. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@sacca on Twitter
@sacca: shelter for detained child migrants in Brownsville Texas twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
06:01

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@ft: Brexit will not protect UK from Italian instability, financiers warn on.ft.com/2sTdmDG
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@fteconomics: Brexit will not protect UK from Italian instability, financiers warn on.ft.com/2Jzswbf
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@FinancialTimes: Brexit will not protect UK from Italian instability, financiers warn on.ft.com/2JznmvX
06:01

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@ftfinancenews: UK housing market flat in May: RICS on.ft.com/2ya86k3
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@ft: UK housing market flat in May: RICS on.ft.com/2ybTC36
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06:01

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jun/14/japan-lowers-age-a...

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@Guardian: Credit cards, but no sake: Japan lowers age of adulthood from 20 to 18 trib.al/0jV7ZVs
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@guardianworld: Credit cards, but no sake: Japan lowers age of adulthood from 20 to 18 theguardian.com/world/2018/jun…
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06:01

How the quest for the 'perfect blue' changed art forever - CNN Style

The color blue has had a remarkable impact on the history of world trade. Rarely occurring in the natural world, blue pigments were, for centuries, highly sought-after by craftsmen and merchants.
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@cnni: How the quest for the 'perfect blue' changed art forever cnn.it/2LR53PQ via @CNNStyle pic.twitter.com/vid625vzPD
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@CNN: How the quest for the 'perfect blue' changed art forever cnn.it/2JAQnYg via @CNNStyle pic.twitter.com/IV5EgwFd9r
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06:01

Suicide Rates In The U.S. Are Climbing Faster Among Women Than Men : Shots - Health News : NPR

npr.org - Rhitu Chatterjee
You can help prevent suicide, researchers say, by knowing the signs and reaching out. More boys and men in the U.S. take their own lives than women and girls, but that difference has narrowed. (Image credit: Veronica Grech/Getty Images)
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@NPR: U.S. Suicides Rates Are Rising Faster Among Women Than Men n.pr/2MqJw1t
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@KQEDscience: U.S. Suicides Rates Are Rising Faster Among Women Than Men dlvr.it/QXDWrr via @nprscience pic.twitter.com/pvqb1fMrxn
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03:56

Jacob Soboroff on Twitter: "I’m a part of the first group of journalists to go into the shelter for detained child migrants in Brownsville Texas since the zero tolerance separation policy was announc...

“I’m a part of the first group of journalists to go into the shelter for detained child migrants in Brownsville Texas since the zero tolerance separation policy was announced. 1000+ boys here. Going in right now. More tonight w @chrislhayes on @allinwithchris @MSNBC. #inners https://t.co/NeLlaDdSKv”
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@swissmiss: Shame on you USA. Shame on you! twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
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@dens on Twitter
@dens: Read the thread. Read it all. Don’t look away. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@rachelsklar on Twitter
@rachelsklar: Jacob went to a prison for immigrant children today, and you need to read all of this. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@rachelsklar on Twitter
@rachelsklar: Read the thread. Read it all. Don’t look away. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@rachelsklar on Twitter
@rachelsklar: this is not an immigration problem, it’s a humanitarian crisis. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@hodgman on Twitter
@hodgman: Important, heartbreaking thread twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@AlecJRoss on Twitter
@AlecJRoss: This is gross. This is what we are fighting against. #Resist twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@blakehounshell on Twitter
@blakehounshell: Thread --> twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@sdkstl on Twitter
@sdkstl: deep breath as I start to scroll this thread. twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
@jeffjarvis on Twitter
@jeffjarvis: Appalling twitter.com/jacobsoboroff/…
03:56

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/jun/14/mars-storm-nasa-...

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@Guardian: Mars mega-storm threatens Nasa rover after 14-year mission trib.al/ijIgjcs
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@guardianscience: Mars mega-storm threatens Nasa rover after 14-year mission theguardian.com/science/2018/j…
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@GuardianUS: Mars mega-storm threatens Nasa rover after 14-year mission trib.al/zrxXSJ0
@nycjim on Twitter
@nycjim: Mars rover Opportunity is knocked out of action (at least temporarily) by gigantic dust storm. trib.al/ijIgjcs
03:56

Families Belong Together

FAMILIES BELONG TOGETHER Families Belong Together opposes the cruel, inhumane and unjustified separation of children from their parents along the U.S. border. Join us on June 14, 2018. Find an Event
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@hrw: There are nationwide protests against the family-separation policy tomorrow. familiesbelong.org
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@rachelsklar: There are nationwide protests against the family-separation policy tomorrow. familiesbelong.org
@danpfeiffer on Twitter
@danpfeiffer: There are nationwide protests against the family-separation policy tomorrow. familiesbelong.org
@chrislhayes on Twitter
@chrislhayes: There are nationwide protests against the family-separation policy tomorrow. familiesbelong.org
03:56

Janelle Shane on Twitter: "These "I forced a bot to watch X" posts are almost certainly 100% human-written with no bot involved. Here's how you can tell. 1/12… https://t.co/owRkyktuAi"

“These "I forced a bot to watch X" posts are almost certainly 100% human-written with no bot involved. Here's how you can tell. 1/12 https://t.co/4wVxfraqZS”
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@CraigSilverman on Twitter
@CraigSilverman: These "I forced a bot to watch X" posts are almost certainly 100% human-written with no bot involved. Here's how yo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@dkiesow on Twitter
@dkiesow: These "I forced a bot to watch X" posts are almost certainly 100% human-written with no bot involved. Here's how yo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@ftrain on Twitter
@ftrain: These "I forced a bot to watch X" posts are almost certainly 100% human-written with no bot involved. Here's how yo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@BenedictEvans on Twitter
@BenedictEvans: These "I forced a bot to watch X" posts are almost certainly 100% human-written with no bot involved. Here's how yo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@hmason on Twitter
@hmason: These "I forced a bot to watch X" posts are almost certainly 100% human-written with no bot involved. Here's how yo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
03:56

Jacob Soboroff on Twitter: "Just finished tour, don’t even know where to start. One of the first things you notice when you walk into the shelter — no joke — a mural of Trump with the quote “someti...

“Just finished tour, don’t even know where to start. One of the first things you notice when you walk into the shelter — no joke — a mural of Trump with the quote “sometimes losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” Presidential murals everywhere. But that one is 1st.”
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@BuzzFeedBen on Twitter
@BuzzFeedBen: Just finished tour, don’t even know where to start. One of the first things you notice when you walk into the she… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@carlzimmer on Twitter
@carlzimmer: Just finished tour, don’t even know where to start. One of the first things you notice when you walk into the she… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@</a><a href=Xeni on Twitter" />
@Xeni: Just finished tour, don’t even know where to start. One of the first things you notice when you walk into the she… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@MiaFarrow on Twitter
@MiaFarrow: Just finished tour, don’t even know where to start. One of the first things you notice when you walk into the she… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@chrislhayes on Twitter
@chrislhayes: Just finished tour, don’t even know where to start. One of the first things you notice when you walk into the she… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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