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If Talks Fail, North Korea Can Turn to Its Secret Army

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 23:14
KUALA LUMPUR—Ri Jong Chol, a slight man in his mid-40s, led what appeared the routine life of a businessman. He lived in an apartment complex with a pool and gym, a family man who took his wife and two children bowling.
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Ten Killed at Texas School

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 23:14
SANTA FE, Texas—Minutes after the start of the school day at Santa Fe High School, a 17-year-old walked into an art class armed with a shotgun and .38 revolver and opened fire, killing 10 people and wounding 10 others.
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Behind Every Metal Band Screecher Is a Patient Voice Coach

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 23:14
Singing for a death-metal band is an often overlooked art form.
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Era of Ultracheap Mortgages Ends as Rates Hit 7-Year High

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 23:14
Mortgage rates this week jumped to their highest level since 2011, signaling a shift from a period of ultracheap loans to a higher-rate environment that could slow home price appreciation and squeeze first-time buyers.
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GOP Revolt Sinks Farm Bill

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 23:14
WASHINGTON—The House defeated a Republican-written farm bill on Friday after GOP leaders couldn’t win over a bloc of their party’s most conservative lawmakers, who were demanding a separate vote soon on a measure to toughen immigration enforcement.
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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 23:14
Mortgage rates jumped to their highest level since 2011, a shift that could slow home price appreciation and squeeze first-time buyers.
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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 23:14
A gunman killed 10 people and wounded 10 others at a high school in southeast Texas. The suspect, a 17-year-old student, was in custody.
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Hundreds of Cryptocurrencies Show Hallmarks of Fraud

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 00:10
Hundreds of Cryptocurrencies Show Hallmarks of Fraud

Hundreds of technology firms raising money in the fevered market for cryptocurrencies are using deceptive or even fraudulent tactics to lure investors.

Hundreds of Cryptocurrencies Show Hallmarks of Fraud

Hundreds of technology firms raising money in the fevered market for cryptocurrencies are using deceptive or even fraudulent tactics to lure investors.

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Bill Targets Chinese Deals

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 00:10
Bill Targets Chinese Deals

As President Donald Trump sought to forge a delicate China trade deal on Thursday, lawmakers from both sides of Congress looked set to advance a bill that would give the U.S. greater power to block deals between American and Chinese companies that could risk national security.

Bill Targets Chinese Deals

As President Donald Trump sought to forge a delicate China trade deal on Thursday, lawmakers from both sides of Congress looked set to advance a bill that would give the U.S. greater power to block deals between American and Chinese companies that could risk national security.

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Less Majesty For William Impersonators

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 00:10
Less Majesty For William Impersonators

Simon Watkinson’s reign as one of the U.K.’s leading Prince William look-alikes has, until now, been serene.

Less Majesty For William Impersonators

Simon Watkinson’s reign as one of the U.K.’s leading Prince William look-alikes has, until now, been serene.

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Trump Says Talks With Kim At Risk

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 00:09
Trump Says Talks With Kim At Risk

President Donald Trump acknowledged new doubts about the fate of his coming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, expressing surprise over the uptick in harsh language from Pyongyang while shifting blame to China for the latest uncertainty.

Trump Says Talks With Kim At Risk

President Donald Trump acknowledged new doubts about the fate of his coming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, expressing surprise over the uptick in harsh language from Pyongyang while shifting blame to China for the latest uncertainty.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 00:09
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump acknowledged new doubts about the fate of his planned summit with Kim, as North Korea harshly criticized the U.S. and South Korea.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump acknowledged new doubts about the fate of his planned summit with Kim, as North Korea harshly criticized the U.S. and South Korea.

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Shale Firms Struggle Despite Oil Boom

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 00:09
Shale Firms Struggle Despite Oil Boom

American shale drillers are still spending more money than they are making, even as oil prices rise.

Shale Firms Struggle Despite Oil Boom

American shale drillers are still spending more money than they are making, even as oil prices rise.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-05-18 00:09
What’s News: Business & Finance

Most of the top shale drillers in the U.S. spent more money than they made last quarter, largely due to bad bets hedging crude prices.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Most of the top shale drillers in the U.S. spent more money than they made last quarter, largely due to bad bets hedging crude prices.

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Airbus Deal Powered Saudi Royal Family's Wealth

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-05-17 11:27
Airbus Deal Powered Saudi Royal Family’s Wealth

RIYADH—Prince Mohammed bin Salman was a teenager when he realized his father, Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, was, by Saudi royal standards, a pauper.

Airbus Deal Powered Saudi Royal Family’s Wealth

RIYADH—Prince Mohammed bin Salman was a teenager when he realized his father, Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, was, by Saudi royal standards, a pauper.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-05-17 11:27
What’s News: World-Wide

A GOP-led Senate panel backed a finding that Moscow tried to boost Trump’s 2016 campaign by hacking and spreading misinformation, breaking with a House committee’s position.

What’s News: World-Wide

A GOP-led Senate panel backed a finding that Moscow tried to boost Trump’s 2016 campaign by hacking and spreading misinformation, breaking with a House committee’s position.

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At the Disease Job Fair, Typhoid Battles E. coli for the Sickest Talent

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-05-17 11:27
At the Disease Job Fair, Typhoid Battles E. coli for the Sickest Talent

Elizabeth Soda, a physician who has investigated dangerous bacteria all over the world, was on the hunt for the best candidates to help her find and stop life-threatening illnesses for the respiratory diseases branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

At the Disease Job Fair, Typhoid Battles E. coli for the Sickest Talent

Elizabeth Soda, a physician who has investigated dangerous bacteria all over the world, was on the hunt for the best candidates to help her find and stop life-threatening illnesses for the respiratory diseases branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Shari Redstone Hits Back at CBS

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-05-17 11:27
Shari Redstone Hits Back at CBS

Shari Redstone fired back at CBS Corp., moving to block the media company’s efforts to strip her family of voting control.

Shari Redstone Hits Back at CBS

Shari Redstone fired back at CBS Corp., moving to block the media company’s efforts to strip her family of voting control.

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Gymnast Payout Rocks University

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-05-17 11:27
Gymnast Payout Rocks University

Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to more than 300 victims of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar, the sports-medicine doctor it employed, a sum that is among the largest for victims of abuse and leaves unclear the future financial path for one of the nation’s top public universities.

Gymnast Payout Rocks University

Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to more than 300 victims of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar, the sports-medicine doctor it employed, a sum that is among the largest for victims of abuse and leaves unclear the future financial path for one of the nation’s top public universities.

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Russia Tried to Promote Trump, Panel Says

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-05-17 11:27
Russia Tried to Promote Trump, Panel Says

WASHINGTON—A GOP-led Senate committee backed U.S. intelligence agencies’ finding that Moscow tried to boost Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign by hacking and spreading misinformation, a bipartisan conclusion that breaks with a House panel’s position and the president’s rejection of the notion that Russia wanted him to win.

Russia Tried to Promote Trump, Panel Says

WASHINGTON—A GOP-led Senate committee backed U.S. intelligence agencies’ finding that Moscow tried to boost Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign by hacking and spreading misinformation, a bipartisan conclusion that breaks with a House panel’s position and the president’s rejection of the notion that Russia wanted him to win.

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