One-on-one meeting with Putin a ‘good start,’ Trump says after over 2 hours of tete-a-tete talks

One-on-one meeting with Putin a ‘good start,’ Trump says after over 2 hours of tete-a-tete talks

President Donald Trump described his much anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as “off to a good start,” after meeting one-on-one with Putin for over two hours on Monday. Trump made his remarks to reporters before the start of a ‘working lunch’ with Putin and his aides, which followed the two leader’s private session. […]

Ethiopia Touts Good Conditions in Factories for Brands Like H&M and Calvin Klein, but Workers Scrape By On $1 a Day

Ethiopia Touts Good Conditions in Factories for Brands Like H&M and Calvin Klein, but Workers Scrape By On $1 a Day

HAWASSA, Ethiopia — Five years ago this spring, Rana Plaza, an eight-story building in Bangladesh that housed several factories making clothing for Western brands, collapsed on top of its workers. Deep cracks had been found in the structure the day before. Recognizing the danger, the bank and shops on the lower floors closed for the […]

Thailand cave: New video shows boys in good health

Thailand cave: New video shows boys in good health

Media playback is unsupported on your device A new video has been released of the 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a Thai cave, in which they say they are in good health. Smiling and at times laughing, they introduce themselves one by one. They were found on Monday after nine days trapped […]

At Milken, Wall Street touts itself as force for good

At Milken, Wall Street touts itself as force for good

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) – The titans of finance who flock to the annual Milken Institute Global Conference each spring say they believe their quest for profits can also make the world a better place. Bill Barhydt, Founder and CEO, Abra, Alex Mashinsky, CEO, Celsius Network, Anna Irrera, Reuters FinTech Correspondent, Brent McIntosh, U.S. Department […]

Different mindset with Tillerson, good chemistry with Pompeo – Trump

Different mindset with Tillerson, good chemistry with Pompeo – Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he had “chemistry” with the CIA Director Mike Pompeo, but didn’t see eye to eye with Rex Tillerson. Pompeo has replaced Tillerson as Secretary of State. “I worked with Mike Pompeo for quite some time,” Trump told journalists following his decision. He added that he was “always on the […]

Who Knew Letting People Keep More of Their Money Leads to Good Things?

Who Knew Letting People Keep More of Their Money Leads to Good Things?

In the six weeks since the passage of the tax law, dozens of companies have announced bonuses and wage hikes, some of them just hours after the bill was passed. Although the bill has not yet gone into effect, there been other tangible benefits to a lower tax burden—some gas and electric companies, for example, […]

Good news: animals won’t shrink as the climate gets warmer

Good news: animals won’t shrink as the climate gets warmer

By Joan Meiners Do animals get bigger as the climate they live in gets colder? According to a rule established in 1847, they do – which has had biologists concerned over what climate change might do to animal body size. But now an analysis of the weights and geographical locations of nearly 274,000 individuals from […]