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Historic Event In London Honors 'International Slavery Remembrance Day'

16 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Dozens of demonstrators gathered in London, England, Sunday for what was billed by organizers as the city’s first-ever memorial honoring victims of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The demonstration, which was filled with black faces and raised fists, took place in London’s bustling Trafalgar Square two days before Aug. Show More Summary

Defining OtterBox for Tariffs

by Dennis Crouch A substantial portion of the Federal Circuit’s appellate involve customs disputes stemming from the Court of International Trade (CIT).  Usual disputes center on the proper tariff classification of goods being imported into the US. Show More Summary

How domestic trade frictions shape welfare gains

In international trade theory, countries are often treated as homogenous regions, with no account taken of their internal geography. This column uses evidence from China’s Treaty Port Era to show how domestic trade frictions shape welfare gains from trade. Show More Summary

Fitbit Wins Latest Round in ITC, Jawbone to Appeal

Shares of fitness tracking pioneer Fitbit (FIT) are up 18 cents, or 1.2%, at $15.06, after the U.S. International Trade Commission this evening issued an initial determination from an administrative law judge finding that the company did not misappropriate any trade secrets from competitor Jawbone, which is privately held. Jawbone had brought suit against Fitbit […]

ITC judge rules Fitbit did not steal trade secrets from Jawbone

An International Trade Commission judge on Tuesday cleared fitness tracker maker Fitbit of allegedly stealing corporate secrets from competitor Jawbone, ruling out the potential of a U.S. import ban.

Pokémon Go update adds monster ‘Appraisal,’ promise of ‘new and exciting’ features

A report earlier claimed that Pokémon Go usage is in decline from its fever pitched height two months ago. Direct battling and trading might spark a revival in the game, but so far Niantic is still focused on international expansion and stability. Version 1.5.0 on iOS adds a new Pokémon appraisal feature, minor fixes, and the promise of new features. more… Filed under: Apple

Jawbone just lost its big case against Fitbit (FIT)

Fitbit did not steal Jawbone's trade secrets, according to a ruling issued Tuesday by the US International Trade Commission (ITC). The case began when Jawbone accused Fitbit of poaching its employees and using their knowledge of Jawbone's trade secrets. Show More Summary

U.S. trade judge clears Fitbit of stealing Jawbone's trade secrets

By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitbit Inc did not steal rival Jawbone's trade secrets, a U.S. International Trade Commission judge ruled on Tuesday, dashing Jawbone's hopes of securing an import ban against Fitbit's wearable fitness tracking devices. Show More Summary

UK Government Claims Over Saudi Arms Use in Yemen 'Incomprehensible' - Oxfam

The UK government has been accused by humanitarian charity Oxfam of breaching the international Arms Trade Treaty by selling arms to Saudi Arabia that are clearly being used to harm civilians and that British denials are "incomprehensible," Sputnik has been told.

UK-Saudi Arms Deal Violates Britain-Backed Int’l Treaty, Fuels Yemeni Conflict

The UK deal with Saudi Arabia on selling weapons to Riyadh violates the international Arms Trade Treaty and fuels the war in Yemen, prominent international organization Oxfam said in a statement on Tuesday.

Overwatch's First Big Tournament Gives Out $100,000 In Prize Money

Overwatch’s first major international tournament was held over the weekend in Cologne, Germany. Hosted at Gamescom, Europe’s largest games trade show, the ESL Overwatch Atlanta Showdown saw competition from eight pro teams. With a prize pool of $100,000 in the balance, professional players busted out their best Tracers and most bad ass Genjis and fought for glory. Read more...

Destroying History Is Now Being Charged As A War Crime

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

An Islamist fighter has pleaded guilty in the Hague for destroying parts of the fabled West African trading city of Timbuktu, in the International Criminal Court’s first case based on the destruction of cultural artifacts. Ahmad al-Faqi...Show More Summary

Composition of Trade Influences Goods Output, Shaping Industrial Sector Energy Intensity

Industrial sector energy intensity is heavily influenced by the composition of goods and services, which is based on both domestic and international demand. In EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2016 (AEO2016), industrial energy intensity is expected to decline by 15% from 2015 to 2040.

WHY IT MATTERS: China

Hillary Clinton says the U.S. needs to "stand up to China" and press the rising Asian power to play by international rules — in trade, in cyberspace, and in territorial disputes. President Xi Jinping is trying to manage a soft landing...Show More Summary

New trade deals legalise corporate theft, make farmers’ seeds illegal

Since 2001, GRAIN has been tracking how so-called free trade agreements (FTAs), negotiated largely in secret, outside the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are being used to go beyond existing international standards on the patenting of life forms. Show More Summary

Mega trade and investment deals destroy local markets

This issue of Supermarket watch Asia bulletin highlights the impacts of trade and investment agreements on farmers, fishers and street vendors. We begin with a statement from the international peasant movement La Vía Campesina on trade,...Show More Summary

On Trade, Trump and Clinton Are Indistinguishable and Wrong

Yesterday, the CEO of MGM Resorts International, a lifelong Republican, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. In an op-ed in the pages of USA Today, Jim Murren pointed to his policy differences with Donald Trump as justification for his support for Clinton. Show More Summary

Roman coin hoard saved from Collectors

A generous and concerned British public has once again forked out another few thousand quid to Treasure hunters and their partner landowners to stop the coins being split up and sold on the international antiquities trade ('Roman coin hoard to stay in Devon'). Show More Summary

Is Free Trade Causing Job Loss?

International trade figures heavily in the presidential race. Presidential candidate Donald Trump said, “Hillary Clinton unleashed a trade war against the American worker when she supported one terrible trade deal

UPS CEO sees 'sense of urgency' over TPP as China seeks own deal

By Nick Carey LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - The head of United Parcel Service Inc said on Monday the United States runs the risk of missing out on setting the terms for international trade by not approving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and said the company is lobbying members of Congress to approve the deal. Show More Summary

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