America’s Treasury Department removed the designation of currency manipulator from China five months after the moniker was given. This seems reasonable since the two countries were in the process of negotiating the now-signed “phase one” portion of a larger trade agreement. Pejorative monikers probably don’t make deliberations easier.
The Land of Oz was ruled by The Wizard of Oz in the children’s novel from 1900, The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. His subjects held the mysterious man in high regard. Dorothy and her friends even traveled to Emerald City, the capital of Oz, because they were certain he was the only person capable of solving their issues.
Did you hear the good news? The Los Angeles Lakers played a fantastic first half of their opening pre-season game! Anthony Davis, their new power forward, scored 22 points, and future Hall of Famer Lebron James added 15 himself. While this first half was an encouraging 24 minutes of basketball, it doesn’t count toward the season’s tally, so plans for a championship