Trump Meets Bill Gates After President Seeks Cuts in Foreign Aid

President Donald Trump met with Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates at the White House on Monday, just days after releasing a budget proposal that would impose deep cuts on funding for many of the causes championed by the billionaire philanthropist. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the two spoke about their “shared commitment to finding and stopping disease outbreaks around the world.”

PDVSA Said to Replace Refining Managers as Shakeup Deepens

Venezuela’s state oil company is replacing high-level managers at refining complexes and other divisions as it deepens a shake-up that began in January, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Managers at several of Petroleos de Venezuela SA’s major refineries have been replaced in the past weeks, Ivan Freites, a union leader, said Monday in a telephone interview.

Two Ohio Coal-Fired Plants to Close, Deepening Industry Decline

Electricity company Dayton Power & Light said on Monday it would shut down two coal-fired power plants in southern Ohio next year for economic reasons, a setback for the ailing coal industry but a victory for environmental activists. Republican President Donald Trump promised in his election campaign to restore U.S. coal jobs that he said had been destroyed by environmental regulations put into effect by his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama.

Apple Stock: Next Stop, $155?

The world’s most valuable consumer tech company saw its shares hit a new high on Monday, after another Wall Street firm jacked up its price target. Apple has now soared 33% over the past year, a big move for a stock that seemed to be losing favor in a climate of sluggish growth and thinning margins.

3 Stocks That Are Ridiculously Cheap Right Now

With the market steadily pushing above and beyond its all-time highs, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find stocks with compelling valuations. With this in mind, we asked three of our contributors which stocks they think are still bargains that might be worth buying right now.

Bitcoin Moves Back Into the Green After Three-Day Decline

Bitcoin rose for the second consecutive session Monday, up following the five-week low it hit Saturday, less than a week after the SEC denied approval of the first bitcoin-based exchange traded fund. Get a First Look at the Dodge Demon — It Will Probably Be the Fastest Muscle Car Ever at Over 900hp

Behold a Floating Food and Wine Extravaganza: A Windstar/James Beard Foundation Cruise

These “recipe” verbs suggest a mixture combining cooking ingredients only, but a more interesting combination that fuses culinary components and sea-faring relaxation is the marriage the James Beard Foundation and Windstar Cruises to create the James Beard Foundation Portfolio, a group of cruises exclusive to Windstar. The cruise line, known for its luxury journeys on board its small fleet of stunning, sailboat yachts, added three ocean-going , triplet vessels in 2015, purchased from the top-tier cruise line Seabourn.

UK Minister Tells Lawmakers Not to Delay Brexit

Britain’s top minister for leaving the European Union said Sunday that lawmakers should let Prime Minister Theresa May “get on with the job” of quitting the bloc, and the main opposition Brexit spokesman said he expects the divorce papers to be filed this week. Brexit Secretary David Davis said lawmakers should pass a bill authorizing exit talks on Monday without amendments so the government can enter EU negotiations “with no strings attached.”

Iran unveils domestically produced tank, production line

This picture released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry on Sunday, March 12, 2017, shows a domestically manufactured tank called “Karrar” in an undisclosed location in Iran. Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that the country has unveiled the domestically manufactured tank and has launched a mass-production line.

Trifecta Stocks: Hut 1, Hut 2…

The following commentary is an excerpt from the Weekly Roundup to Trifecta Stocks subscribers originally sent on March 10. Click here to learn more about this dynamic portfolio and market information service. While the stock market tried to rally this morning off of a very solid February jobs report that likely paves the way for the Fed to nudge interest rates higher next week, the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Russell 2000 all ticked lower for the week.

AT&T Outage Takes Down 911 Lines

We just wanted to let you know that our site content is, of course, available to you absolutely free of charge. Our ads are the only way we have to be able to bring you the latest high-quality content, which is written by professional journalists, with the help of editors, graphic designers, and our site production and I.T. staff, as well as many other talented people who work around the clock for this site.

Obituary listings for March 12, 2017

Bottoms, Mrs. Vara Louise Holland, 94, of Henrico, a retired nurse at Richmond Eye and Ear Hospital, widow of William D. Bottoms. Carter, Mr. William E. Jr., 96, of Richmond, a World War II Navy veteran, a retired attorney, husband of Catherine B. Carter.

Who and why, twin mysteries behind leak of CIA’s cybertools

This April 13, 2016, file photo shows the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va. WikiLeaks’ release of nearly 8,000 documents that purportedly reveal secrets about the CIA’s tools for breaking into computers, cellphones and even smart TVs has given rise to multiple theories about whodunit and why.

Filmart: Chinese Actors Say Farewell to Hollywood

No longer content to play underdeveloped roles in overstuffed tentpoles, China’s screen talents are turning down L.A. offers in search of bigger paydays, greater exposure and meatier roles at home. Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, Hong Kong’s A-list talent weren’t considered true superstars until they had made their mark in Hollywood.

The Latest: Ousted S.Korea leader leaves presidential palace

In this Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, file photo, a South Korean national flag with a picture of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye is seen during a rally opposing her impeachment in Seoul, South Korea. Hundreds of police officers, reporters and supporters of the ousted president have gathered near her Seoul home in anticipation of her return from the presidential palace.

How Trello Employees Use Trello

At Trello, we have a “don’t do nothing” mind-set, which is pretty much what it sounds like: If you see a problem that needs to be addressed, just go ahead and make a decision. That decision could be to do nothing at all, but the spirit of the principle is to never assume someone else has it covered.

Machine Learning: A New Weapon In The War Against Forced Labor And Human Trafficking

Recent United Nations estimates indicate that approximately 21 million people around the world are trapped in forced labor situations, including about 1.5 million in North America. Many of these people are being exploited in ways that have existed throughout history: About 22% are victims of “forced sexual exploitation,” with others made to work in agriculture, manufacturing, construction, or domestic labor, according to the report from the U.N.’s International Labor Organization.

Storm to hit Northeast; blizzard watch for NYC, Boston

In this Friday, March 10, 2017 file photo, a woman walks through a winter snow storm in Philadelphia. On Saturday, March 11, 2017, meteorologists at the National Weather Service forecasted a blizzard watch for coastal regions including New York City and Boston for Monday night, March 13, 2017, into Tuesday and a winter storm watch for a larger area that includes much of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, upstate New York and New England.

Why Chipotle’s Southeast Asian chain couldn’t make it work

Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events All 15 locations of ShopHouse , the Southeast Asian fast-casual restaurant owned by Chipotle, will close on March 17. The closings, first reported by Nation’s Restaurant News on Thursday, left fans distraught. But it was easy to see the move coming after Chipotle announced in October that it was halting investments in the brand.