China premier visits scene of blasts

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits the victims of last week’s explosions at a chemical warehouse in the port of Tianjin, where 95 are still missing.

Trump says would raise visa fees to pay for Mexican border wall

(Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump would increase fees on some Mexican visas and all border crossing cards as part of a broader plan to force Mexico to pay for a wall along the southern U.S. border.


Did A Pivot Pass You By?

Let’s face it – situations change. When you started your company you knew the market, had a plan,  and probably executed it with precision and focus. Even if you did everything right, and had a good solid run, you may find yourself facing a changing business environment. So, before you hunker […]

VIDEO: Thai prince leads Bangkok bike ride

Thailand’s crown prince has led thousands of cyclists on a bike ride through the streets of Bangkok, in a rare public appearance.

Almanacs, Rodents, and 10 #Weather Pet Peeves or Myths

Well, it’s that time of year. Media organizations are covering the “forecast” from the Old Farmer’s Almanac. This year it is saying more freezing temperatures and more snow. I am not going to write about the accuracy of almanacs. There are good discussions about this by Eric Holthaus in Slate, […]

Firefighters battle blazes in U.S. Northwest and California

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – Wildfires have destroyed 50 homes in north central Idaho while a fire in north-central Washington had nearly doubled in size by Sunday, fire officials said.