Did The Moon Fall?
A giant, spinning disc of ice in Maine has drawn the interest of tourists, scientists, and ducks alike. Measuring approximately 100 metres in diameter and spinning at a rough rate of one rotation per 30 minutes, the circular ice floe has mesmerized crowds of onlookers on the banks of the Presumpscot River in Westbrook, Maine. As It Happens (CBC)
China Offers a Path to Eliminate U.S. Trade Imbalance, Sources Say
China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports from the U.S., in a move that would reconfigure the relationship between the world’s two largest economies, according to officials familiar with the negotiations. By increasing goods imports from the U.S. by a combined value of more than $1 trillion over that period, China would seek to reduce its trade surplus -- which last year stood at $323 billion -- to zero by 2024, one of the people said. The officials asked not to be named as the discussions aren’t public.Bloomberg News
Credit Card Companies Have No Business Playing Second Amendment Censors
Do we want to live in an America where credit card companies watch our buying habits and then block purchases for ideological reasons?