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US forbids any device larger than cellphone on flights from 13 countries

US forbids any device larger than cellphone on flights from 13 countries

This could have a huge impact on both tourism and business travel. People business travelling for 12+ hours without laptops? For many that is nearly an impossibility. This is unmodern and poorly thought out.

Edit: And having to check in your laptop/tablet, what if you're on a short business trip and all you need is carry on? What if your checked bag gets lost? (happens all the time) This could fuck travelers over.

Good luck getting Saudi airline security to check. They're too busy on their own phones most of the time to even look at the scanner.

You cannot check in anything that contains a lithium ion battery...

Sir you're going to need to check that laptop

..... huh?

So it suddenly got MUCH less convenient to travel to the US from certain Muslim countries? Hmmm...

Denmark's government now has no foreign currency debt — for the first time in 183 years

Denmark's government now has no foreign currency debt — for the first time in 183 years
Denmark's government now has no foreign currency debt — for the first time in 183 years

No debt denominated in currencies other than DKK. Denmark still has sovereign debt. Because of prevailing interest rates in Denmark (zero or negative depending on what rate you look at) Nationalbanken can source capital much cheaper in DKK than other currencies. Also, debt paydown reduced currency reserves so there is less capacity to support FX rates going forward.

Theresa May to trigger Brexit process next Wednesday

Theresa May to trigger Brexit process next Wednesday
Theresa May to trigger Brexit process next Wednesday

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 by writing a letter to the European Council

What if it gets lost in the post?

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Scientists Call Out Pruitt's False View of Climate Change: "Just as there is no escaping gravity when one steps off a cliff, there is no escaping the warming that follows when we add extra carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to the atmosphere," the scientists wrote

Scientists Call Out Pruitt's False View of Climate Change: "Just as there is no escaping gravity when one steps off a cliff, there is no escaping the warming that follows when we add extra carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to the atmosphere," the scientists wrote
Scientists Call Out Pruitt's False View of Climate Change: "Just as there is no escaping gravity ...

"I have no idea how he made this error, whether it's intentional spinning of the facts, or, as I prefer to think, he really doesn't know. We and any number of climate scientists would be perfectly happy to brief him about what's known and what isn't known and what the uncertainties really are."

I think you are misreading this. That is scientist speak for:

"He is either a liar or an idiot, so to be nice I'll assume he is an idiot and offer to talk to him slowly using small words to see if that helps any."

Germany rejects Trump's claim it owes NATO and U.S. 'vast sums' for defense

Germany rejects Trump's claim it owes NATO and U.S. 'vast sums' for defense

His remarks prompted a former US permanent representative to NATO to reply “that’s not how NATO works”

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/18/trump-merkel-nato-germany-owe-money-tweet

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