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9/21/2018

President Donald Trump has launched a new national cybersecurity strategy, walking back Obama-era guidelines and allowing offensive cyberactions with fewer restrictions, national security adviser John Bolton said. Details of the strategy will be made available to the public soon, but goals include securing critical infrastructure, creating a "superior cybersecurity workforce" and enhancing cyberstability.

9/21/2018

Companies that operate globally are conducting internal investigations as "criminal recruiters" look for employees willing to sell inside information. These enterprises advertise on the dark web, offering as much as 10 times an employee's salary in exchange for sensitive information.

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CNBC
9/21/2018

Uber has begun preliminary talks on the potential acquisition of UK-based food-delivery startup Deliveroo, sources say. The startup's last valuation exceeded $2 billion.

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9/21/2018

High-school running back Adonis Watt says he wants to play in the NFL and lets nothing stop him, including a rare form of glaucoma that took his sight at age 5. Watt played a team that didn't know he couldn't see and scored two touchdowns, which coach Scott Heideman wrote were "ALL EARNED!!"

9/21/2018

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban admits he didn't spend enough time monitoring the business offices and put too much trust in the team's former CEO, who committed assaults and created an office environment where sexual harassment and other inappropriate behaviors were tolerated. "There's no way to downplay it, and if someone showed me this from another company and asked me to read it, I would say you can't make a bigger mistake, because that destroys the whole culture of your organization," Cuban says.

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9/21/2018

Denny's will serve free food from a 53-foot-long mobile kitchen to storm victims, rescue workers and volunteers working to clean up the Carolinas in the aftermath of Florence. Meanwhile, Subway restaurant teams in the area "pulled together to provide meals for people staying at Red Cross shelters," said Subway spokesman Kevin Kane.

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Hurricane Florence
9/21/2018

U.S. jobless claims are at their lowest level since 1969, while wage growth is at a nine-year high, according to the Labor Department. Economists say, however, if trade tensions escalate, the result could lead to job losses.

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9/21/2018

Teams value CEOs who make brave shifts in strategy and focus on developing team members, writes Cheryl Bachelder, former CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. Employees also want clear statements about your principles and values, as well as seeing how you live those even when pressured to act otherwise, she writes.

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9/21/2018

Just because fines from enforcement activity decreased 7.2% last year and continue to decline this year does not mean the Securities and Exchange Commission is not policing the market, says Stephanie Avakian, co-director of enforcement. "Any assessment that suggests our effectiveness should be measured solely based on the number of cases we bring over any particular period of time is misguided," she says.

9/21/2018

Shipments of goods from China to the US are at a four-year high as Chinese exporters rush to land deliveries before the latest US tariffs bite. A 10% levy applies to a range of Chinese goods starting Monday -- 25% starting next year -- although US retailers such as Walmart and Target have indicated they will not increase consumer prices in the near term.

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