Charlie has the morning off.
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about trade sanctions against the U.S.
1.) The European Union seeks $12 billion in trade sanctions against the United States over illegal Boeing subsidies.
2.) Five things you didn't know about the Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator.
3.) The ads for lifestyle brands like Burberry, Coach and Tiffany are taking cues from consumers' own cameraphone-snapping habits.
4.) Wallpaper's shortlist for the best business hotels of 2012.
5.) Prolific designer Patricia Urquiola is shattering glass ceilings in a decidedly male field: industrial design.