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‘China is not afraid of and will not recoil from a trade war’: China strikes back at Trump with new tariffs as trade fight escalates

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods on Thursday. Chinese officials strongly condemned the move. “China does not want a trade war with anyone,” the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC, said. “But China is not afraid of and will not recoil from …

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11 simple coffee hacks you should be trying right now

Shutterstock The US is the leading consumer of coffee in the world. INSIDER spoke with several experts to find out how the latest coffee trends could change your routine. Trends include the pour over method, adding collagen and probiotics to your coffee, and making your own cold brew at home. …

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Police say the Austin bombing suspect left a 25-minute recorded confession on a phone

Scott Olson/Getty Images Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said the bombing suspect who terrorized the neighborhoods in the Texas capital over several weeks in March left a 25-minute recorded message on a phone. Manley says investigators are treating that recording as a confession. The suspect, Mark Anthony Conditt, killed himself …

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These Amazon HQ2 finalist cities could be partially underwater in our children’s lifetimes

Esri In January, Amazon announced the top 20 contenders for its $5 billion second headquarters, HQ2. Across North America, more than 200 cities, states, and regions submitted bids for the campus, which is expected to bring 50,000 jobs. Though not every proposal is fully public, none of the finalist cities — nor Amazon …

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THE VOICE APPS REPORT: The issues with discoverability, monetization, and retention, and how to solve them

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The voice app ecosystem is booming. In the US, the number of Alexa skills alone surpassed 25,000 in January 2018, up from just 7,000 the …