China says it will not ‘surrender’ in the trade war and ‘has enough fuel to drive its economy even if a trade war is prolonged’

Reuters/Carlos Barria An editorial in the state-run China Daily paper said on Friday that China will not “surrender” in the trade war against the US. “The Trump administration should not be mistaken that China will surrender to the US demands. It has enough fuel to drive its economy even if a trade war is prolonged.” […]

CA Gov. says 100% clean electricity not enough, state must go carbon neutral

(credit: Reyner Media / Flickr) On Monday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill mandating that the state’s utilities move to 100-percent zero-emission electricity generation by 2045. Brown also issued an executive order today requiring the state to become carbon neutral by 2045, that is, mandating that the state remove as much greenhouse gas from […]

Adventure Time EP Talks Bubblegum and Marceline's Series Finale Moment: 'There's Enough to Draw a Conclusion'

Adventure Time crammed countless individual conclusions into Monday’s series finale, each satisfying in their own way, but no singular moment elicited more joyful gasps than the confirmation of Princess Bubblegum and Marceline the Vampire Queen as an official romantic couple. When Marceline thought Bubblegum had become the latest casualty in the battle against GOLB’s minions, […]

We tried the athleisure brand Canadian women can’t get enough of — it just raised $18 million to expand across the US, so you can expect to see it everywhere soon

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Lolë Montreal-based company Lolë makes activewear that yogis, wellness advocates, and travelers love.  We can confirm that its technical apparel is at once stylish, feminine, and comfortable.  Though the company […]

A Malaysian court has found there is enough evidence to mount a case against the women charged with murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Reuters/Fuji TV/AP The trial against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to continue.  A court ruled Thursday there was enough evidence presented by prosecution to mount a case.  The women have been asked to enter their defense. They face death penalty on charges. KUALA […]

Eternal Underdog: Mitsubishi May Not Sell Enough Cars in the U.S. to Worry About Tariffs

While still an industrial giant on the global scene, Mitsubishi is a shadow of its former self in the United States. After leaning a bit too hard on its status as a value brand, annual deliveries went from about 346,000 units to just 58,000 between 2002 and 2012. Meaningful progress has been made since then, but […]

Speedier broadband standards? Pai’s FCC says 25Mbps is fast enough

Enlarge (credit: Jan Fabre) The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to maintain the US broadband standard at the current level of 25Mbps downstream and 3Mbps upstream. That’s the speed standard the FCC uses each year to determine whether advanced telecommunications capabilities are “being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion.” The FCC […]