Your Evening Briefing
Here are today's top stories
The U.S. imposed sanctions on two Turkish government officials over the continued detention of an American pastor who President Donald Trump has said should be released.
Short-term health plans with a history of consumer complaints will get a larger role under Trump's proposal to expand alternatives to Obamacare. The plans are cheap for a reason.
Wells Fargo agreed to pay $2.09 billion to settle a U.S. probe into the bank's creation and sale of mortgages that allegedly misstated buyers’ income.
What's Joe Weisenthal thinking about? The Bloomberg news director can't help but look forward to Friday's jobs report. It's a cliche by now, but he still thinks wage growth will probably be the most important thing to look at.
What you'll need to know tomorrow
- Amazon's the biggest player in online shopping, but it's not always the best.
- Apple's Tim Cook called tariffs a "tax on the consumer."
- Julian Assange may leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London for the first time in six years.
- Wall Street is adding a new "Weinstein clause" before making deals.
- Americans think NASA should focus on climate change. Trump doesn't.
- This mortuary company stays ahead of debt by digging a grave before someone dies.
- The strange tale of Tesla and the phantom shooter.
What you'll want to read tonight
Marriott has spent the past two years trying to calm anxious Starwood Preferred Guests. It’s made progress, but the real test will come Aug. 18, when Starwood's program and Marriott Rewards are finally combined. Its success depends on winning over a group of customers who’ve always viewed Marriott members as dupes.
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