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AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: People wrestle to ID exact info

AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: People wrestle to ID exact info

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sharply divided country, here’s something many Americans agree on: It’s hard to know what’s a true and honest fact.A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and USAFacts finds that regardless of political belief, many Americans say they have a hard time figuring out if information…
Charlottesville swimsuit seeks to hyperlink online consult with violence

Charlottesville swimsuit seeks to hyperlink online consult with violence

The white nationalist rally that took a deadly turn in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the summer of 2017 shocked Americans with its front-row view of hatred on the rise. But weeks before the violence, organizers were making preparations for the gathering in a corner of the internet.Using a private server on a platform designed for online…
Frail canines, sleek programs: 10,000 pets wanted for science

Frail canines, sleek programs: 10,000 pets wanted for science

SEATTLE (AP) — Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too.The project will collect a pile of pooch data: vet records, DNA samples, gut microbes and information on food and walks. Five hundred…
Germany makes measles vaccine a truly worthy

Germany makes measles vaccine a truly worthy

This site uses cookies to enhance your reading experience. By using this site, you consent to our use of cookies.OkayStoriesThe measles virus, paramyxoviridae from the Morbillivirus family, transmission microscopy view. Photo: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty ImagesIn Germany, parents must vaccinate their children for measles or face fines of several thousands of euros, per a…
Global debt expected to exceed $255 trillion by pause of 2019

Global debt expected to exceed $255 trillion by pause of 2019

This site uses cookies to enhance your reading experience. By using this site, you consent to our use of cookies.OkayStoriesGlobal debt surged by $7.5 trillion in the first half of the year, hitting a new record of more than $250 trillion, data released Thursday from the Institute of International Finance shows. Why it matters: The…
ASX to upward thrust, Debelle speech ahead

ASX to upward thrust, Debelle speech ahead

Nov 15, 2019 — 5.31amAustralian shares are poised to open higher though there's little momentum from overseas as European stocks closed lower and US stocks were lower in afternoon trade.ASX futures were up 15 points or 0.2% to 6754 near 5.15am AEDT.The Australian dollar has had a rough night however, it is 0.8% lower at…
Treasurer approves Chinese language affirm for Bellamy’s

Treasurer approves Chinese language affirm for Bellamy’s

Nov 15, 2019 — 12.00amTreasurer Josh Frydenberg has approved a Chinese-government backed $1.5 billion takeover of infant formula group Bellamy's Australia, but with conditions to head off a domestic backlash.Following what the Treasurer said was a unanimous recommendation by the Foreign Investment Review Board that the takeover was not contrary to the national interest, the…
Bellamy’s deal would possibly maybe presumably also honest thaw Australia-China kick back

Bellamy’s deal would possibly maybe presumably also honest thaw Australia-China kick back

Bellamy’s stock closed at $12.95 on Thursday afternoon before the decision was announced, close to the Mengnui offer of $12.65 in cash plus a 60¢ special dividend due to be paid.The three conditions Frydenberg placed on the deal will insulate the government from foreign takeover criticisms, including in rural western Victoria where Bellamy’s operates.The requirements…
The sizable grief for the recent BHP boss is China

The sizable grief for the recent BHP boss is China

ChanticleerBHP's new CEO Mike Henry is hostage to the performance of his biggest customer, China.When Mike Henry is handed the levers of power at BHP in January, there will be one big lever left out of his reach.That's the one labelled China. Henry, a pragmatist with deep operational experience, knows as well as every other…
How Labor became as soon as outsmarted on tax

How Labor became as soon as outsmarted on tax

PoliticsFederalFederal electionJosh Frydenberg defined the battle lines early, making tax central to the election campaign. It would prove Labor's undoing.Josh Frydenberg said of the election campaign ‘I saw an opportunity to turn the tables back on Labor and on tax.’ Alex EllinghausenNov 15, 2019 — 12.00amJosh Frydenberg, the grandson and son of stateless Jewish refugees, had…

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