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Honk If You Know Turkey's Rules Regarding Car Window Tinting

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-11-20 00:06
Honk If You Know Turkey’s Rules Regarding Car Window Tinting

ISTANBUL—Turkish motorists saw light at the end of a long tunnel last year when the nation’s Science, Industry and Technology Ministry seemingly lifted a two-decade ban on tinted car windows. Like curtains in a house, Turks say, dark car windows help create much-wanted privacy.

Honk If You Know Turkey’s Rules Regarding Car Window Tinting

ISTANBUL—Turkish motorists saw light at the end of a long tunnel last year when the nation’s Science, Industry and Technology Ministry seemingly lifted a two-decade ban on tinted car windows. Like curtains in a house, Turks say, dark car windows help create much-wanted privacy.

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U.S. Tightens Scrutiny For Skilled-Worker Visas

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-11-20 00:06
U.S. Tightens Scrutiny For Skilled-Worker Visas

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is adding hurdles and increasing scrutiny in the employment-visa application process, making it harder for businesses to hire foreign workers, and companies and immigration attorneys are bracing for more changes soon.

U.S. Tightens Scrutiny For Skilled-Worker Visas

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is adding hurdles and increasing scrutiny in the employment-visa application process, making it harder for businesses to hire foreign workers, and companies and immigration attorneys are bracing for more changes soon.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-11-20 00:06
What’s News: World-Wide

The U.S. is adding hurdles to the employment-visa application process, making it harder for businesses to hire foreign workers, including highly skilled applicants in the H-1B program.

What’s News: World-Wide

The U.S. is adding hurdles to the employment-visa application process, making it harder for businesses to hire foreign workers, including highly skilled applicants in the H-1B program.

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A Chinese Conglomerate's Fall From Favor

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-11-20 00:06
A Chinese Conglomerate’s Fall From Favor

In the summer of 2016, Adam Tan, chief executive of China’s HNA Group Co., told an adviser he thought the conglomerate was growing too quickly. After an acquisition tear that vaulted HNA into the top tier of global buyers, it needed to digest its new holdings, he said, according to a person familiar with the conversation.

A Chinese Conglomerate’s Fall From Favor

In the summer of 2016, Adam Tan, chief executive of China’s HNA Group Co., told an adviser he thought the conglomerate was growing too quickly. After an acquisition tear that vaulted HNA into the top tier of global buyers, it needed to digest its new holdings, he said, according to a person familiar with the conversation.

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German Coalition Bid Fails

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-11-20 00:06
German Coalition Bid Fails

BERLIN—Negotiations to form the German government broke down, dealing a blow to Chancellor Angela Merkel and throwing the leadership and direction of Europe’s largest economy into doubt.

German Coalition Bid Fails

BERLIN—Negotiations to form the German government broke down, dealing a blow to Chancellor Angela Merkel and throwing the leadership and direction of Europe’s largest economy into doubt.

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GE Board Takes Hit As Firm Rebuilds

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-11-20 00:06
GE Board Takes Hit As Firm Rebuilds

A housecleaning at General Electric Co.’s board will remove many long-term associates of former Chief Executive Jeff Immelt and aims to create a board that is more closely aligned with CEO John Flannery’s strategy to streamline the industrial giant.

GE Board Takes Hit As Firm Rebuilds

A housecleaning at General Electric Co.’s board will remove many long-term associates of former Chief Executive Jeff Immelt and aims to create a board that is more closely aligned with CEO John Flannery’s strategy to streamline the industrial giant.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-11-20 00:06
What’s News: Business & Finance

A shakeout at General Electric will claim half of the directors, aiming to create a board that is more closely aligned with CEO Flannery’s strategy.

What’s News: Business & Finance

A shakeout at General Electric will claim half of the directors, aiming to create a board that is more closely aligned with CEO Flannery’s strategy.

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Investor Zeal Cools For Riskiest Debt

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:08
Emerging-market bonds are showing signs of stress, fresh evidence that investor interest in some of the world’s riskiest debt may be cooling down after a long rally.
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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:08
Emerging-market bonds are showing signs of stress, part of a broader world-wide correction in junk-bond prices this week.
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Activate the Crowd Control Unit! They're Opening a Wegmans

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:07
VINELAND, N.J.—There are some retail events that modern Americans don’t hesitate to wait in line for. An iPhone launch. A movie-star book signing.
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Bannon 'War' a Tough Sell

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:07
Steve Bannon has vowed to lead a “season of war” on Washington’s Republican establishment. But donors most likely to fund a disruptive campaign may be hard to win over.
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U.S. Seeks To Bolster Saudi Defenses

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:07
WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is looking at ways to quickly strengthen Saudi Arabia’s missile defenses and disrupt the flow of advanced Iranian-made weapons across the Middle East as concerns grow over a destabilizing new crisis in the region.
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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:07
The Trump administration is looking at ways to quickly strengthen Saudi missile defenses and disrupt the flow of Iranian weapons across the Mideast. Saudi authorities are widening a corruption probe and seeking cash settlements from some people.
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An Unlikely Chess Match Tests Limits of Self-Improvement

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:05
HAMBURG, Germany—Max Deutsch went through a month of training before he traveled across the ocean, sat down in a regal hotel suite at the appointed hour and waited for the arrival of the world’s greatest chess player.
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So Long, Paleo! Make Room for the Olive Garden Diet

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 00:47
So Long, Paleo! Make Room for the Olive Garden Diet

At 222 pounds and a hair over 5-foot-10, Alan Martin, 52, won’t be gracing the covers of any fitness magazines. He’s not worried, though. That’s 5 pounds less than he used to weigh.

So Long, Paleo! Make Room for the Olive Garden Diet

At 222 pounds and a hair over 5-foot-10, Alan Martin, 52, won’t be gracing the covers of any fitness magazines. He’s not worried, though. That’s 5 pounds less than he used to weigh.

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House Backs Tax Overhaul

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 00:46
House Backs Tax Overhaul

WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives passed a bill that would usher in the most far-reaching overhaul of the U.S. tax system in 31 years, a plan that would reduce the corporate tax rate to its lowest point since 1939 and cut individual taxes for most households in 2018.

House Backs Tax Overhaul

WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives passed a bill that would usher in the most far-reaching overhaul of the U.S. tax system in 31 years, a plan that would reduce the corporate tax rate to its lowest point since 1939 and cut individual taxes for most households in 2018.

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Google Has Chosen an Answer For You---It's Often Wrong

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 00:45
Google Has Chosen an Answer For You—It’s Often Wrong

Google became the world’s go-to source of information by ranking billions of links from millions of sources. Now, for many queries, the internet giant is presenting itself as the authority on truth by promoting a single search result as the answer.

Google Has Chosen an Answer For You—It’s Often Wrong

Google became the world’s go-to source of information by ranking billions of links from millions of sources. Now, for many queries, the internet giant is presenting itself as the authority on truth by promoting a single search result as the answer.

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Wal-Mart's Web Clout Drives Shares to Record

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 00:45
Wal-Mart’s Web Clout Drives Shares to Record

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is holding its ground against Amazon.com Inc.

Wal-Mart’s Web Clout Drives Shares to Record

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is holding its ground against Amazon.com Inc.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 00:45
What’s News: World-Wide

The House passed a sweeping tax-overhaul bill that would reduce the corporate rate to its lowest point since 1939 and cut individual taxes for most households in 2018.

What’s News: World-Wide

The House passed a sweeping tax-overhaul bill that would reduce the corporate rate to its lowest point since 1939 and cut individual taxes for most households in 2018.

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Suitors Line Up For Fox Assets

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-11-17 00:45
Suitors Line Up For Fox Assets

New suitors are circling 21st Century Fox Inc., affirming that the media empire built by Rupert Murdoch is now in play.

Suitors Line Up For Fox Assets

New suitors are circling 21st Century Fox Inc., affirming that the media empire built by Rupert Murdoch is now in play.

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