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BUSINESS AND TRADE: Trump negotiator sees China as threat

China’s economic model represents an “unprecedented” threat to the world trading system that can’t be addressed under current global rules, President Donald Trump’s top trade negotiator said.
(Story: Bloomberg)

ENVIRONMENT: How to live on a climate-changed world

The non-stop, “never-seen-before” hurricanes of the last few weeks have given us a glimpse of what a climate-changed world will look like for humanity. If it seems like a scary vision, you should know that we’re only at the very beginning of this wild ride. Things are likely going to get harder.
(Story: NPR)

ENVIRONMENT: Trump officials: US could stay in Paris accord

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster both indicated the U.S. is open to negotiations on staying in the accord.
(Story: Guardian)

NONPROFITS AND PHILANTHROPY: What‘s ’just right’ size of nonprofit board?

Among many interesting findings in BoardSource’s “Leading with Intent: 2017 National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices” report is that average board size has steadily declined over the past 20 years.
(Story: Nonprofit Quarterly)

NONPROFITS AND PHILANTHROPY: Morris pledges $1B to anti-smoking campaign

Tobacco company Philip Morris International has announced a commitment of nearly $1 billion to launch a foundation dedicated to eliminating smoking worldwide.
(Story: Philanthropy News Digest)

GOOD NEWS: After Irma, Bloomberg heads to devastated US Virgin Islands to raise awareness

(Video: NBCNews.com)

GOOD NEWS: Millionaire shelters 70 kids displaced by Irma

(Video: FOX News)

GOOD NEWS: Boston officer’s vehicle is an ice cream truck

Officer Kenneth Grubbs and his fellow officers are breaking down walls between police and the communities in some of Boston’s most troubled neighborhoods, one scoop at the time.
(Story: NBCNews.com)

COLUMNS AND OP-ED: Washington dysfunction is damaging national security

DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE: Pedophile scandal brings down Iceland coalition

Icelandic Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson called a snap election after a junior coalition member quit the government. The Bright Future Party said there was a “serious breach of trust” after allegations emerged that the prime minister tried to cover up his father’s role in clearing the record of a convicted pedophile.
(Story: Deutsche Welle)