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TRIPOLI, Lebanon – Rania Mustafa’s living room recalls a not-so-distant past, when a modest salary for a security guard in Lebanon paid for an air conditioner, lavish furniture and a flat-screen TV. But as the country’s economic crisis deepened, she lost her job and saw her savings evaporate. Now she plans to sell her furniture …

Sooner or later AI-economist machines will replace human economists in many areas. Unsupervised or reinforcement learning algorithms that can brutally force the infinite set of relationships and variables will revolutionize economics. AI bias in economic policy making can be reduced but will be inevitable. A practical approach could be to use AI with transparency on …

Updates on the economic impact of the coronavirus Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about news about the economic impact of the coronavirus. On Friday, business groups, food industry executives and agricultural executives expressed skepticism about the UK government’s plans to allow some essential workers to avoid self-isolation, warning …

July 24, 2021 IF YOU HAVE Rode one of China’s crowded and rickety green trains in 1989, bouncing in a hard-seat car, you might have noticed Yang Huaiding sitting nearby. Or maybe not. He had been careful not to stand out, wearing drab clothes and a faded faux leather duffel bag. The black-rimmed glasses, disheveled …

Flags of the European Union fly in front of the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, July 14, 2021. REUTERS / Yves Herman / File Photo BRUSSELS, July 20 (Reuters) – The European Commission on Tuesday listed serious concerns about the rule of law in Poland and Hungary in a report that could …

Canada is set to welcome back fully vaccinated travelers, including Americans, after more than a year of strict border controls. Beginning August 9, citizens and permanent residents of the United States, who have been fully vaccinated for at least 14 days prior to travel, will be allowed entry into Canada, federal government officials said on …

(Tokyo) – The failure of the Japanese government to pass a national non-discrimination law to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was a missed opportunity to advance rights of everyone in Japan, J-ALL, Athlete Ally, All Out and Human Rights Watch said today, posting …

On the issues, there isn’t much light of day between Republicans Susan Wright and Jake Ellzey. Both are conservatives who believe in limited government, Second Amendment rights, low taxes and personal responsibility. And both want to represent District 6 of the United States in Congress. While neither candidate was our pick in the May 1 …

President Joe Biden’s initiative for a door-to-door outreach program to speak with Americans about the COVID-19 vaccine has sparked criticism and controversy. Many state officials see it as overly federal in scope, while others believe the unprecedented health crisis calls on the government to disperse information on vaccines. State Representative Jay Steagall, R-Yukon, chair of …

Tennis – ATP 500 – Queen’s Club Championships – Queen’s Club, London, Great Britain – June 19, 2021 Australia’s Alex De Minaur in action during his quarterfinal match against Italy’s Matteo Berrettini Action Images via Reuters / Paul Childs TOKYO, July 16 (Reuters) – Australian tennis player Alex de Minaur tested positive for COVID-19 before …