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Today marked a cool down on the non-China trade war front, providing a glimmer of hope that the global economy can avoid the worst-case scenario of global trade wars.
Why it matters: It's really hard to manage a worldwide trade war without blowing up the stock market or causing political chaos.
The other side: China is making clear its intent to fight a prolonged trade war with the U.S.
Taiwanese men celebrate after the country's parliament voted to become the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.
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After eight seasons, the world's favorite TV show is coming to an end this Sunday, writes Flipboard's Mia Quagliarello. (Warning: spoilers ahead.)
Why it matters: The 80-minute series finale must tackle the show's biggest question: Who will take the Iron Throne?
Between the lines: Fans have been howling about nonsensical plotlines, sloppy editing, and a "woman problem" that's plagued the show from the start.
The bottom line: None of this will stop the finale from being a ratings juggernaut. A new survey predicts 10.7 million people will skip work the day after the airing.