What I am watching today = China’s economy is slowing, Populist pro-China mayor to face Tsai in Taiwan presidential clash, Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo reached Goma, Boris Johnson to seek Trump trade deal in first move as leader, Macron parades desire for European army on Bastille Day, the most 'American-made’ car, Argo AI, Netflix hires BBC Studios’ Jackie Lee-Joe as marketing chief, and Unilever develops ‘Tinder for ideas’
What I am watching today: Flash floods and monsoon rains his DC area, African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone, Britain's man in the US says Trump is 'inept', Greek conservatives take charge in landslide win, Commodore Matthew Perry, Electric scooters rollout off to a bumpy start in Germany, Tom Steyer reconsiders 2020 and plans to enter the race, Iowa + Nevada to launch caucus voting by phone for 2020, Deutsche Bank to cut 1 in 5 jobs globally in radical revamp, #USWNT are World Cup champions again, and the LA Clippers are Las Vegas' best bet to win the title next season.
What I am watching today = It's here, the first Democrat presidential debate is tonight, Trump + Xi trade talks loom large over G20 meeting, Ending the use of single-use plastic, Borris Johnson political escape artist, Robots may displace 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030, Netflix has identified reading as a direct competitor, TikTok reaches 1 billion downloads, Drone Racing League is raising $50 million, Bitcoin surges, and the first motor-racing grand prix.
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What I am watching today: Bourdain Day, Iran rips new US sanctions, Italy selected as host for 2026 Winter Olympics, Next UK PM timeline, Trump-Xi meeting @ G20, Hank Paulson: Balkanising technology will backfire on the US,Americans are now spending more time on devices than watching TV, Morning Consult: Latest Democratic primary tracking data, Top issues 2020 DEMs are running on, according to their social media, Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs unveils its high-tech ‘city-within-a-city’ plan for Toronto, Airbnb Luxe, and Michigan Baseball.
What I am watching today: Iran, G20 summit, China 'won't allow' G20 discussion on Hong Kong, US weighs barring 5G equipment from China, How Democratic candidates are preparing for the debates, Sanders to propose canceling entire $1.6 trillion in student loan debt, the team of wonks behind Warren’s policy agenda, Trump-Haley in 2020, Fiat Chrysler and Renault hope merger talks will restart soon, Cannes Lions 2019, Eldorado Resorts + Caesars Entertainment, Bitcoin, Mengniu Dairy-Coca-Cola will jointly sponsor the event between 2021 and 2032, covering six summer and winter games, and Spain vs. United States #USWNT.