Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 12, 2013
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China and America discuss investing in each other's countries. The U.S.-Canada line is the longest international border in the world, but the American security budget for it is a sliver of the billions it spends along the southern border. And in France on Bastille Day this Sunday, what's there to celebrate?
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Cybersecurity and Edward Snowden received most of the attention at high-level U.S.-China talks this week. Also high on the agenda? Foreign direct investment.
Posted In: China, hacking, cybersecurity
U.S. officials gave American Internet providers information on suspected cyber spies in China as part of a secret program to defend against cyberespionage.
UPS profits: Alarming news comes next day air. Lawmakers look to shore up America's northern border. And states' refusal to expand Medicaid complicates health care for many uninsured.
Posted In: Edward Snowden, NSA leaks, nsa, Latin America
Edward Snowden is believed to be holed up at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, but he may be trying to figure out a way to get to Latin America, where he has been offered asylum by three countries.
Posted In: aaaf
21 states have refused to expand Medicaid as provided under the health care reform law.
Posted In: transporation, cars
The gyroscope-balanced C-1 two-wheeler, made by San Francisco startup Lit Motors, is purposefully small and designed to change the rules of the road in cites.
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