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The overlooked opportunity in tackling public finance

If you’re a certain age, it’s likely that you’ve never given a second thought to buying a municipal bond or the process of bond buying, even if you’ve intuited, rightly, that’s it’s an intentionally opaque business. Yet there could be a bi

Schumer asks Treasury Dept's inspector general to look for political reasons in Tubman $20 delay

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York has asked for the Treasury Department’s inspector general to look into whether purely political reasons are why the unveiling of the basic design of a new $20 bill with a portrait of abolitionist Harriet Tu

Pelicans open Zion Williamson era on draft night

The New Orleans Pelicans have officially begun the Zion Williamson era

Shero has a Devil of an NHL draft decision: Hughes or Kakko

Shero has a Devil of an NHL draft decision: Hughes or Kakko

Knicks select Duke swingman RJ Barrett with No. 3 pick

The New York Knicks selected Duke freshman swingman RJ Barrett with the third pick in the NBA draft

Hawks pull off trade to land Virginia's De'Andre Hunter

Hawks pull off trade to land Virginia's De'Andre Hunter

Iannetta drives in 2 in 10th, Rockies sweep D-backs

Iannetta's bases-loaded single in 10th inning leads Colorado Rockies to win, 3-game sweep of Arizona Diamondbacks

Game of Thrones battle with 50 dire wolves cut from season 8 - CNET

Who wouldn't want to see a pack of dire wolves attack an undead dragon?

No Surprise: Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick

Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft.

Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2

Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2

Maybe the US is as good as American players say

American players looked as good as they say they are in a record-setting group phase domination at the Women's World Cup

Facebook accused of stealing Calibra logo from online bank Current - CNET

Current's CEO reportedly said Facebook «ripped off» the logo for Calibra.

Google fixes Nest Cam smart home security bug, report says - CNET

The bug reportedly let the former owner of a used Nest Indoor Cam access the new owner's video feed.

Google drops out of tablets and won't make another Pixel Slate - CNET

Google confirms that there'll be no Pixel sequel, and it reportedly ditches two smaller tablets that it had in the works.

Aston Martin CEO claims Valkyrie will attempt a 'Ring record, report says - Roadshow

Andy Palmer says that attempts at the records at both Spa and Silverstone are in the cards too.

Samsung Galaxy Fold is 'ready to hit the market', exec reportedly says - CNET

Problems with the foldable phone have reportedly been fixed, but there's still no new release date.

Pacers reportedly trade cash to Suns for TJ Warren, 32nd overall pick

TJ Warren has played five seasons with the Suns, averaging 18 points and 31.6 minutes per game last season.

Kakko ready for answer if he's No. 1 or No. 2 in NHL draft

Kakko ready for answer if he's No. 1 or No. 2 in NHL draft

Hughes grateful to be back coaching after cancer surgery

Dan Hughes admits he often took coaching for granted

Yankees slugger Judge healed, set to return to lineup Friday

Aaron Judge is all set to swing back into action for the New York Yankees

New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Will Libra cryptocurrency give more political power to Facebook globally?

The Libra is being designed as a form of electronic money linked to many national currencies

Why Facebook's crypto Libra may spark a currency war soon

Facebook Inc. wants to spawn a new global currency - one that could meet the «daily financial needs of billions of people» and perhaps rival the greenback one day

Watchdog contacts Facebook crypto backers as concerns over regulation mount

Switzerland has tried to establish itself as a global cryptocurrencies hub, but the entry into the market of a behemoth like Facebook will increase scrutiny over the rules Switzerland has in place

Is it John Bolton or Tucker Carlson who has Trump’s ear on Iran?

As tensions with Iran threaten to spill over into war, the big question is who has sway over President Donald Trump, his hawkish advisers or a cautious Fox News host, and the answer might make all the difference. Read Full Article at RT.com

Hope Hicks' testimony was genuinely worse than useless

On Wednesday, former White House communications director Hope Hicks appeared before the House Judiciary Committee in a closed-door session. Hicks was there to answer questions related to the over 100 mentions she collected in the report from former special co

This Week in Statehouse Action: Summer Tripped edition

Happy summer! Yup, it’s solstice time, which means that A. it’s officially summer now (yay!) and B. the days are going to start getting shorter (boo!). Yeah, sorry, it’s not all roses and cashmere. But you don’t come here for candy-coating. You don

This Volkswagen video somewhat ironically explains Euro emissions testing - Roadshow

The video outlines the WLTP cycle, the RDE test, the EVAP test and more.

NASA Invites Media to Opening of Newly-Restored Apollo Mission Control Center

Fifty years ago, an unparalleled team of experts in a mission control center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston landed the first humans on the Moon. Media are invited to join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine for the reopening of this historic and n

NASCAR Roundtable: Does the punishment fit the crime?

Do you think Johnny Sauter's punishment of a one-race suspension by NASCAR fits the offense from Sunday at Iowa Speedway?Jim Utter: I think it was an appropriate punishment. NASCAR has never tolerated retaliation while the race is under caution - for safety c

Al Pawlowski & Jensen Lewis: Lindor showed leadership in dugout conversation with Martin

Al and Jensen discuss Lindor's leadership and desire to win.

The Latest: Hawks trade up, get No. 4 pick from Pelicans

The Latest: Atlanta trades up to No. 4 in NBA draft in deal with New Orleans

Lightning's Callahan diagnosed with back disease

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve

Pilots' union asks Boeing CEO for time in 737 Max simulator

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The president of the pilots' union at American Airlines wants Boeing to give his safety experts time in a 737 Max flight simulator before the planes fly again. Daniel Carey says it's essential that pilots who'll fly the plane be invol

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California Indians for genocide. Media ignore scalp bounty

California Gov. Gavin Newsom offered an official apology to the state’s Native population on Tuesday for the genocide launched against their ancestors when California became a state. In an executive order, the governor noted a “century of depredations

Iranian UN envoy condemns 'unlawful destabilizing measures' by US

Iran’s envoy to the United Nations has called on the international community to end “unlawful destabilizing measures” by the US, declaring that while Iran does not seek war, it “reserves the right to counter any hostile act. Read Full Article at RT.co

Sensex rises 489 points on Fed rate cut hint; Nifty ends above 11,800

Softening US bond yields boost risk appetite

A chat with Niantic CEO John Hanke on the launch of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Just shy of three years ago, Pokémon GO took over the world. Players filled the sidewalks, and crowds of trainers flooded parks and landmarks. Anywhere you looked, people were throwing Pokéballs and chasing Snorlax. As the game grew, so did the company behi

Lightning forward Ryan Callahan to be placed on long-term injury reserve

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan to be placed on long-term injury reserve with degenerative disc disease of the lumbar spine.

Andrus helps Rangers, Minor to victory 4-2 over Indians

Danny Santana went deep in the Rangers' eighth, his third homer in the four-game series and seventh overall.
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