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China Races Ahead In Gene Editing

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-01-21 22:52
China Races Ahead In Gene Editing

HANGZHOU, China—In a hospital west of Shanghai, Wu Shixiu since March has been trying to treat cancer patients using a promising new gene-editing tool.

China Races Ahead In Gene Editing

HANGZHOU, China—In a hospital west of Shanghai, Wu Shixiu since March has been trying to treat cancer patients using a promising new gene-editing tool.

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Hall of Fame Checklist: Home Runs, RBIs, One Obsessive Fan

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-01-21 22:52
Hall of Fame Checklist: Home Runs, RBIs, One Obsessive Fan

In his ninth year on the ballot for the National Baseball Hall of Fame, longtime Seattle Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez finds himself on the cusp of Cooperstown. He has mounted a slow climb toward the 75% of votes needed for induction from eligible members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

Hall of Fame Checklist: Home Runs, RBIs, One Obsessive Fan

In his ninth year on the ballot for the National Baseball Hall of Fame, longtime Seattle Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez finds himself on the cusp of Cooperstown. He has mounted a slow climb toward the 75% of votes needed for induction from eligible members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

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Senate Struggles to End Standoff

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-01-21 22:52
Senate Struggles to End Standoff

WASHINGTON—Lawmakers failed Sunday in their struggle to end the federal government shutdown, which stretched into a third day Monday as negotiations over immigration continued to roil Capitol Hill.

Senate Struggles to End Standoff

WASHINGTON—Lawmakers failed Sunday in their struggle to end the federal government shutdown, which stretched into a third day Monday as negotiations over immigration continued to roil Capitol Hill.

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Investors Turn to 'Drive By' Home Appraisals, Adding Risk

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-01-21 22:52
Investors Turn to ‘Drive By’ Home Appraisals, Adding Risk

When Blackstone Group LP wanted to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars to buy foreclosed homes after the housing crash, it needed a quick, inexpensive way to value thousands of houses the investment firm already owned and was offering as collateral.

Investors Turn to ‘Drive By’ Home Appraisals, Adding Risk

When Blackstone Group LP wanted to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars to buy foreclosed homes after the housing crash, it needed a quick, inexpensive way to value thousands of houses the investment firm already owned and was offering as collateral.

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Party Bases Flex Their Muscles

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-01-21 22:52
Party Bases Flex Their Muscles

Most people, inside Washington and out, don’t want the government to shut down. And a majority of people, inside Washington and out, want to find a way to help the Dreamers, immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children.

Party Bases Flex Their Muscles

Most people, inside Washington and out, don’t want the government to shut down. And a majority of people, inside Washington and out, want to find a way to help the Dreamers, immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-01-20 00:49
U.S. crude-oil output is expected this year to surpass that of Saudi Arabia, upending the global pecking order.
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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-01-20 00:46
The Senate rejected Friday a one-month spending bill, triggering a shutdown of many government services as lawmakers scrambled to reach a deal.
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U.S. to Topple Saudis in Oil Output

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-01-19 23:59
U.S. oil production is expected this year to surpass Saudi Arabia’s output, upending a global pecking order that has been a basis for U.S.-Middle Eastern policy for decades.
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Push to Avoid Shutdown Falters

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-01-19 23:59
WASHINGTON—Lawmakers braced for the federal government to begin shutting down early Saturday morning, as a one-month spending bill headed toward an expected collapse in a late-night Senate vote.
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Air Force Looks at Low-Cost Squadron

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-01-19 23:59
The U.S. Air Force is considering forming international squadrons of low-cost fighter planes to strike terrorist targets in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, allowing deployment of higher-tech jets to areas requiring their advanced capabilities.
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Digital Revolution Upends Ad Industry

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-01-19 23:57
One of the world’s biggest ad agencies, Publicis Groupe SA, fully felt the disruptive power of advertising’s digital revolution when McDonald’s Corp., a huge client, put its account into play.
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Let Me Tell You Some More About Bitcoin---Hello? Hello?

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-01-19 23:56
Raphaela Lucsok put up with her husband investing about $100 in bitcoin that the couple couldn’t afford. She didn’t argue when he quit his stable job for a bitcoin startup and even went along with his insistence to eat only at the (very few) restaurants that accept the digital currency.
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Small Colleges Take Big Hit From Tax Law

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-01-19 00:07
Small Colleges Take Big Hit From Tax Law

The Juilliard School, New York’s magnet for aspiring artists, is bracing for a 1.4% tax on income from its $1 billion endowment. Three miles away, Columbia University and its $10 billion endowment will remain untouched for now.

Small Colleges Take Big Hit From Tax Law

The Juilliard School, New York’s magnet for aspiring artists, is bracing for a 1.4% tax on income from its $1 billion endowment. Three miles away, Columbia University and its $10 billion endowment will remain untouched for now.

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Senate Impasse Heightens Threat of Shutdown

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-01-19 00:06
Senate Impasse Heightens Threat of Shutdown

WASHINGTON—The threat of a partial government shutdown intensified as senators signaled opposition to a short-term spending bill that the House passed Thursday evening.

Senate Impasse Heightens Threat of Shutdown

WASHINGTON—The threat of a partial government shutdown intensified as senators signaled opposition to a short-term spending bill that the House passed Thursday evening.

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Economic, Health Crises Grow As Venezuela Oil Output Plunges

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-01-19 00:06
Economic, Health Crises Grow As Venezuela Oil Output Plunges

CARACAS, Venezuela—Venezuela’s oil output is collapsing at an accelerating pace, deepening the country’s economic and humanitarian crises and increasing the chances it will default on its debts.

Economic, Health Crises Grow As Venezuela Oil Output Plunges

CARACAS, Venezuela—Venezuela’s oil output is collapsing at an accelerating pace, deepening the country’s economic and humanitarian crises and increasing the chances it will default on its debts.

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Chinese Ships Abetted North Korea

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-01-18 22:52
Chinese Ships Abetted North Korea

Satellite photographs and other intelligence gathered by U.S. officials provide what they say is detailed evidence of at least six Chinese-owned or -operated cargo ships violating United Nations sanctions against North Korea.

Chinese Ships Abetted North Korea

Satellite photographs and other intelligence gathered by U.S. officials provide what they say is detailed evidence of at least six Chinese-owned or -operated cargo ships violating United Nations sanctions against North Korea.

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Piping Hot Gromperekichelcher, Only if You Pass the Sproochentest

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-01-18 22:50
Piping Hot Gromperekichelcher, Only if You Pass the Sproochentest

LUXEMBOURG CITY—Fiona Godfrey takes language lessons to help her pronounce gromperekichelcher, useful when ordering potato pancakes in Luxembourgish.

Piping Hot Gromperekichelcher, Only if You Pass the Sproochentest

LUXEMBOURG CITY—Fiona Godfrey takes language lessons to help her pronounce gromperekichelcher, useful when ordering potato pancakes in Luxembourgish.

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Partisan Split Deepens As Shutdown Looms

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-01-17 22:53
Partisan Split Deepens As Shutdown Looms

WASHINGTON—Republicans and Democrats laid the groundwork to blame each other for a potential government shutdown this weekend as partisan crossfire intensified and negotiations for an immigration deal made little headway.

Partisan Split Deepens As Shutdown Looms

WASHINGTON—Republicans and Democrats laid the groundwork to blame each other for a potential government shutdown this weekend as partisan crossfire intensified and negotiations for an immigration deal made little headway.

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Want Our Spicy Pizza? Sign Here

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-01-17 22:53
Want Our Spicy Pizza? Sign Here

Diners seek hotter dishes, but can’t handle the heat

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Safety Net Frays for Millions of Retirees

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-01-17 22:53
Safety Net Frays for Millions of Retirees

Long-term-care insurance was supposed to help pay for nursing homes, assisted living and personal aides for tens of millions of Americans when they became unable to take care of themselves.

Safety Net Frays for Millions of Retirees

Long-term-care insurance was supposed to help pay for nursing homes, assisted living and personal aides for tens of millions of Americans when they became unable to take care of themselves.

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