The trade deal between America and South Korea has barely changed

“IT’S a horrible deal. It was a Hillary Clinton disaster, a deal that should’ve never been made,” said America’s president in April 2017. Donald Trump was threatening to scrap his country’s free-trade agreement with South Korea, known as KORUS, claiming that it had left America “destroyed”. On September 24th, after he and Moon Jae-in, his […]

The billionaire cofounder of WhatsApp is ‘resting and vesting’ — showing up to Facebook and barely working in order to collect a $450 million payday (FB)

WhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum announced he planned to leave Facebook in April. But he’s still showing up to the office once a month so he can continue to collect $ 450 million in Facebook stock he’s contractually due from when Facebook bought his company. It’s a high-dollar example of “rest and vest,” where big tech […]

The Amazon-Whole Foods deal has barely made a dent in US grocery prices, despite fears of a price war (AMZN)

Business Insider/Hayley Peterson Grocery prices have fallen since Amazon‘s purchase of Whole Foods last year. Prices in the US fell 0.3% in the 12 months ending in June, compared to a 0.6% increase over the same period last year, according to data from Adobe Analytics. “Amazon is having downward pressure on pricing when it comes […]

Eugenie Bouchard: Sexy Genie captions barely there bikini photo: ‘You don’t deserve me'

Eugenie Bouchard, 24, also known as Genie Bouchard, is a Canadian professional tennis player and swimsuit model. The gorgeous tennis ace has a 1.7 million strong following on Instagram, a platform where she posts pictures of herself in swimwear and playing tennis. One of her most recent posts shows Eugenie in two very different states, […]

These are the best democracies in the world — and the US barely makes the list

Carlos Barria/reuters Less than 5% of the world’s population lives in a “full democracy,” according to a new report ranking countries by how functional their political systems are. The Economist Intelligence Unit released on Wednesday its 2017 Democracy Index, which ranks 167 countries on a 0 to 10 scale. Only countries with scores above 8 […]

SAG Awards 2018: Stars sizzle in barely there dresses and plunging necklines

This year’s SAG Awards was an iconic one – not only did the ceremony see its first ever host, it also gave stage to female presenters.  It was the second ceremony this year to address sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, following a string of scandals.  At the Golden Globe Awards earlier this year, stars […]

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