The two strategists are among many who believe that if the U.S. is really ratcheting down the trade war with China, it might turn its attention to Europe next. They said that in terms of U.S. trade penalties, Vietnam is safe, at least for now. Of course no one knows when the China-U.S. trade war will officially end. … [Read more...] about Is Vietnam Safe as US Steps Back from the China Trade War?
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The bar has retained its original redwood paneling and moody lighting, but it got a new set of floors and a new set of furniture (though the decor remains in an Art Deco style.) The biggest piece of the bar's furniture — the bar, of course — is both new and old, depending on how you look at it. It was made by a custom woodworker from an 800-year-old redwood tree. The original artwork on the walls by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt was restored and re-hung. … [Read more...] about Before and after: Historic SF hotel undergoes down-to-the-studs renovation
In the new film he describes that bad-tempered last call, saying “Harry said to me: ‘If you had listened to me, this wouldn't have happened to you.’ I said to him ‘It’s too bad I didn’t die because then you guys could pretend you were sad,’ and then I hung up on them. I was done.” … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle’s Father Begs Daughter for a Pay-Off: ‘Look After Daddy’
He says he is so very sorry that he worked with a photographer to stage, for profit, pictures of himself that massively embarrassed Meghan and Harry, that he knows what a terrible thing it was to do this, but then took several thousand dollars from a British TV show to do an interview in which he discussed their personal lives. … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle’s Dad Seeks to Shame Her
A new SARS? Travelers wearing face masks gather at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Face masks sold out and temperature checks at airports and train stations became the new norm as China strove Tuesday to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that has reached four other countries and territories and threatens to spread further during the Lunar New Year travel rush.Photo: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: The BART station where you’re mostly likely to get your phone stolen