Daily Archives: March 13, 2018

US should delay North Korea meeting after Tillerson ouster: Ex-ambassador Richardson

The “unceremonious” firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is actually “very concerning,” especially in light of the upcoming summit between President Donald Trump as well as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said Bill Richardson, whose past diplomatic missions included negotiations with Pyongyang. Last week, Trump accepted an invitation to meet with Kim by May, although of which has ...

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Trump’s vulgarity gets results – to wit North Korea

President Donald Trump may sometimes be politically incorrect, even vulgar, yet his willingness to speak his mind without restraint helped push North Korea to talk with the U.S. about its nuclear missiles program, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told CNBC on Monday. Trump’s personality may be “a little different,” he said. “yet I’ve watched those personalities from the past, who ...

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Athletic apparel start-up Outdoor Voices raises $34 million

Athletic apparel start-up Outdoor Voices has raised $34 million in a series C round that will brings its total funding to nearly $57 million. The latest round, announced Tuesday, was led by GV (formerly known as Google Ventures), which has invested in names like Jet.com in addition to Blue Bottle Coffee. Previous funding rounds have been led by General Catalyst ...

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US health care spending can be twice the rate of some other high-income nations

U.S. spending on health care can be nearly twice the rate of 10 some other high-income countries, according to a study from the Journal of the American Medical Association. Americans used health care at similar rates as their peers, the researchers said from the study published Tuesday. Labor, administrative along with drug costs helped drive the differences in spending. Health-care ...

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