Archive for May 17th, 2016

Facebook Moves to Repair Its Fractured Relationship With the Right

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016:

Yet those efforts have been eclipsed by Facebook’s executives and their political stances. Mr. Zuckerberg has waded into the fray on immigration by supporting citizenship for children of illegal immigrants. In April, he openly rebuked Mr. Trump’s calls for stronger border control and the creation of a wall between the United States and Mexico. Ms. Sandberg, who began her career working for the Clinton administration, has hosted fund-raisers for President Obama and has contributed to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. “Mr. Zuckerberg has made a public dedication to equal treatment and fair play,” Mr. DeMint wrote in a Facebook post on […] Read More →

Here's How Daniel Murphy Suddenly Became Ted Williams

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016:

May 17, 2016 7:18 p.m. ET Nobody seemed to understand Daniel Murphy’s 2015 playoff heroics. Not even Daniel Murphy. For a player who averaged 10 home runs a season from 2011 to 2015, hitting six in as many games—against some of the best pitchers in baseball—was about as expected as a kangaroo riding the subway. “I can’t explain it,” Murphy said after Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. “I’m excited to be able to do something to help us win ballgames, but I can’t explain it.” Murphy’s record-setting power streak will be recounted in Mets lore, and baseball […] Read More →

UPDATE 1-U.S. sets steep duties on imports of Chinese cold-rolled steel

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016:

WASHINGTON The United States slapped Chinese steelmakers with final import duties of 522 percent on cold-rolled flat steel on Tuesday after finding that their products were being sold in the U.S. market below cost and with unfair subsidies. The U.S. Commerce Department said the duties effectively will increase by more than five-fold the import prices on Chinese-made cold-rolled flat steel products, which totaled $272.3 million in 2015. Cold-rolled steel is primarily used in automotive body panels, appliances, shipping containers and construction. The rulings by the Commerce Department come amid escalating U.S.-China trade tensions, especially in the steel sector, where both […] Read More →

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