UK has most to gain from Brexit state aid compromise

Emilee Geist

It is also unclear what dispute settlement measures – now there is an indication there might be some – would look like, or how they would be enforced.

Mr Pope argues that the UK having its own system of subsidy control would be better than the EU’s, which is administratively cumbersome. “A subsidy doesn’t have to be big before it has to jump through hoops to qualify,” he says. “It doesn’t normally mean a subsidy is prevented but you have to get a lawyer in to help with the design.”

It would also be better than relying on the World Trade Organization, whose remedy for subsidy violations is tariffs, he says: “If you have to impose a tariff on another country, that harms you too because your consumers have to pay higher prices. The idea of the aid being repaid (as under the EU system) reverses the subsidy so it’s

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iPhone 12 isn’t the only Apple announcement we expect on Oct. 13: HomePod and more

Emilee Geist

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This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters.

Apple has announced its newest iPhone during a September media event every year since 2012’s iPhone 5. During the 2020 Apple event last month, we got new Apple Watch and iPad models, and a bundled subscription service, but no new iPhone. That didn’t come as a complete surprise, as a delay had been rumored for months. Now, Apple is hosting a second virtual launch event on Oct. 13, where the iPhone 12 is expected to make its delayed debut. Here’s how to watch Apple’s livestream.

The iPhone isn’t the only missing-in-action update or new launch we’ve been waiting for. These are some of the things we didn’t see in September, but that might (or might not) show up before the end of the year.

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9 ways to give yourself a 2nd COVID stimulus check

Emilee Geist

9 ways to give yourself a 2nd COVID stimulus check
9 ways to give yourself a 2nd COVID stimulus check

As you wait to find out whether you’re getting more COVID-19 relief money from the government, the negotiations in Washington have become a soap opera.

The U.S. House — which is run by Democrats —this month passed another coronavirus relief package, including a second round of those $1,200 “stimulus checks” to help family budgets and stimulate the economy.

But, following his hospitalization for COVID, President Donald Trump said the White House was breaking off talks with the Democrats.

A few days later, he indicated the bargaining was back on. Still, the Republican leader in the Senate says it’s “unlikely” there will be any deal between the two parties before the election.

Had enough? If you could use another $1,200 right now, don’t wait around for Washington to get its act together. Here are nine ways to find sources of cash

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Man shot multiple times in targeted shooting at Stoughton bar, police say | Crime

Emilee Geist



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A man was hospitalized after being shot multiple times in a targeted shooting at a Stoughton bar early Saturday, police reported.

Stoughton police received several calls of shots being fired at Shakers Saloon, 111 Chalet Drive, shortly after 2 a.m., Sgt. Patrick Frisch said in a statement.

Responding officers located several shell casings in the bar’s parking lot and a short time later Stoughton police were notified that a victim of the shooting was at Edgerton Hospital, Frisch said.

The 26-year-old man was taken to a Madison hospital by MedFlight, Frisch said about 8 a.m. Saturday.

Frisch said in an interview the victim was stable in the afternoon.

The shooting appears to be targeted, Frisch said.

Several cars were seen leaving the bar when police were responding to the shooting, which happened in the parking lot, he said.

Frisch said no one is in custody, and the

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Browser games were a digital awakening for an entire generation

Emilee Geist

In Tales of the Early Internet, Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.


Everyone remembers their favorite browser games, whether it was some cursed obscurity now lost to the void of internet history or a wildly popular time-waster that later evolved into a multi-million dollar franchise (like Doom, Trials, Super Meat Boy, or Bejeweled, to name a few). 

For many millennials, the golden age of browser games from the early 2000s defined our formative online experiences. 

The arrival of tools like Flash allowed folks without much technical know-how to make everything from beautifully animated personal games to interactive oddities, democratizing a medium previously controlled by big corporations into an explosion of unregulated amateur creative expression. Suddenly, anyone (including a whole lot of young people) could publish a game — no matter how weird, unconventional, rudimentary, or controversial

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The 40 best places to sell stuff online to make cash money

Emilee Geist

The 40 best places to sell stuff online to make cash money
The 40 best places to sell stuff online to make cash money

My parents have a bit of a problem throwing things out. They aren’t hoarders per se, but our basement is perpetually full of things that my mother swears she will sell in a garage sale one day. That garage sale is never happening, and the state of our basement is dire. Thank goodness for the internet, where you can sell pretty much anything, and where I’m going to unload everything. 

Sure, there are plenty of places to sell your stuff online, but it can be pretty overwhelming. And when you have a variety of things to sell, like my parents do, it can be hard to keep track of which items you should post on a particular site. So we broke it down by category, from clothes to electronics to furniture and more, with some of the most

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The 5 Top Tips on Choosing the Best Shower Installation Company

Emilee Geist


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Are you thinking about designing your dream bathroom? Then make sure you choose the right shower installation company. After all, a bathroom remodel will boost your property value.

Hiring the best shower installation company can be the difference between making your daily shower and bathing experience heavenly or a horror.

The right company will make your bathroom delightful. The wrong company can add additional problems such as leaks. Or omit important extras you need for functionality or give you products and materials that dont suit your preferences.

In this post, youll discover the five tops tips for choosing the right professionals for shower installation. Without further delay, lets get to it.

1. Find a Professional Who Is Familiar With a Wide

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Season 6’s Morgan Wallen Dumped From SNL For Partying Maskless

Emilee Geist


The news came this week after video was posted online of Morgan Wallen making out with several female fans amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Morgan Wallen from season 6 of The Voice was dumped from Saturday Night Live for partying maskless. The news came this week after a video was posted online of Wallen making out with several female fans amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Neither he nor his kissing partners were socially distanced. Although one fan visibly had a mask on her person, clearly none of the parties involved were masked in the video.

Saturday Night Live returned to the airwaves last weekend. The long-running sketch-comedy series had announced that Wallen would be the musical guest for the October 10 episode hosted by Bill Burr. The up-and-coming country singer was assured an audience in the millions with his appearance. Saturday Night Live has a reputation for breaking new musical acts

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As Pride parade moves online, LGBTQ businesses struggle to adjust

Emilee Geist

Many small businesses had been counting on the street festival for new customers and a sizable chunk of their annual sales. Hopes were dashed when the mayor’s office issued a moratorium on permit applications for large outdoor events and Pride’s organizers opted to move the festival online.

“It’s an event that means a lot to people, and it’s going to be difficult if not impossible to really replicate the feeling of being in community (this) weekend, but ultimately safety is our highest concern,” said Jamie Fergerson, executive director of the Atlanta Pride Committee.

Then-gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams gives a thumbs up to the crowd during the annual Atlanta Pride Parade in Atlanta on Oct. 14, 2018.

Credit: Steve Schaefer/Special to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Credit: Steve Schaefer/Special to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Perhaps no industry has seen as much uncertainty as hospitality. Many of the city’s LGBTQ bars and restaurants shut down

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9 ways to give yourself a coronavirus stimulus payment

Emilee Geist

9 ways to give yourself a coronavirus stimulus payment
9 ways to give yourself a coronavirus stimulus payment

As you wait to find out whether you’re getting more COVID-19 relief money from the government, the negotiations in Washington have become a soap opera.

The U.S. House — which is run by Democrats —this month passed another coronavirus relief package, including a second round of those $1,200 “stimulus checks” to help family budgets and stimulate the economy.

But, following his hospitalization for COVID, President Donald Trump said the White House was breaking off talks with the Democrats.

A few days later, he indicated the bargaining was back on. Still, the Republican leader in the Senate says it’s “unlikely” there will be any deal between the two parties before the election.

Had enough? If you could use another $1,200 right now, don’t wait around for Washington to get its act together. Here are 10 ways to find sources of cash and

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