• The 10 most important things in the world right now

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here's what's happening on Thursday.
    1. Trump's proposed trade plans could be a "significant" threat to world growth. A trade war could cost the global economy $800 billion, or 4% of global trade.
    2. A UK couple were poisoned by the same nerve agent as ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal. Skripal and his daughter were both poisoned with Novichok nerve agent in March in an attack attributed to Russia.
    3. The chairman of one of China's largest conglomerates died in an accident. Wang Jian, chairman of HNA, died after a fall during a business trip to France.
    4. Police captured a woman who scaled the...
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