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Here's a Funny Idea: This Hit Comedy Show Has a 'G' Rating

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:59
Here’s a Funny Idea: This Hit Comedy Show Has a ‘G’ Rating

Conan O’Brien and his family were out to dinner in Santa Monica last year when his daughter began to screech, “Oh my God! Oh my God! Oh my God!”

Here’s a Funny Idea: This Hit Comedy Show Has a ‘G’ Rating

Conan O’Brien and his family were out to dinner in Santa Monica last year when his daughter began to screech, “Oh my God! Oh my God! Oh my God!”

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-18 00:04
What’s News: World-Wide

Key senators reached a bipartisan deal aimed at shoring up the ACA, but the compromise could still be derailed by conservative House Republicans.

What’s News: World-Wide

Key senators reached a bipartisan deal aimed at shoring up the ACA, but the compromise could still be derailed by conservative House Republicans.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-18 00:04
What’s News: Business & Finance

Soros has turned over nearly $18 billion to Open Society, a move that transforms both the philanthropy he founded and his investment firm.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Soros has turned over nearly $18 billion to Open Society, a move that transforms both the philanthropy he founded and his investment firm.

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A New Curse On the Cubs: No Chalupas!

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-18 00:02
A New Curse On the Cubs: No Chalupas!

CHICAGO—Fans of the Chicago Cubs are famous for demonstrating fierce loyalty to their most beloved traditions and symbols, and for heaping wrath on all who dare besmirch them.

A New Curse On the Cubs: No Chalupas!

CHICAGO—Fans of the Chicago Cubs are famous for demonstrating fierce loyalty to their most beloved traditions and symbols, and for heaping wrath on all who dare besmirch them.

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Soros Gives Bulk Of Fortune to His Foundation

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-18 00:02
Soros Gives Bulk Of Fortune to His Foundation

George Soros, who built one of the world’s largest fortunes through a series of famous trades, has turned over nearly $18 billion to Open Society Foundations, according to foundation officials, a move that transforms both the philanthropy he founded and the investment firm supplying its wealth.

Soros Gives Bulk Of Fortune to His Foundation

George Soros, who built one of the world’s largest fortunes through a series of famous trades, has turned over nearly $18 billion to Open Society Foundations, according to foundation officials, a move that transforms both the philanthropy he founded and the investment firm supplying its wealth.

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Bipartisan Health Bill Gains Steam

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-18 00:02
Bipartisan Health Bill Gains Steam

Two key senators reached a bipartisan agreement Tuesday aimed at shoring up the Affordable Care Act and lifting some of the health law’s requirements, drawing support from President Donald Trump who called it a “short-term deal.”

Bipartisan Health Bill Gains Steam

Two key senators reached a bipartisan agreement Tuesday aimed at shoring up the Affordable Care Act and lifting some of the health law’s requirements, drawing support from President Donald Trump who called it a “short-term deal.”

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The Other Weinstein Was an Abusive Boss

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-18 00:02
The Other Weinstein Was an Abusive Boss

Over the years, movie producer Bob Weinstein has belittled and bullied employees, shoved an executive’s spouse and pressured a subordinate to date him, people who worked for him said.

The Other Weinstein Was an Abusive Boss

Over the years, movie producer Bob Weinstein has belittled and bullied employees, shoved an executive’s spouse and pressured a subordinate to date him, people who worked for him said.

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U.S.-Led Forces Retake Raqqa, Islamic State's Syria Stronghold

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-10-18 00:01
U.S.-Led Forces Retake Raqqa, Islamic State’s Syria Stronghold

BEIRUT—U.S.-backed forces said they have captured Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, driving the extremists from a Syrian city that became synonymous with their reign of terror and was used as a nerve center to stage attacks on the West.

U.S.-Led Forces Retake Raqqa, Islamic State’s Syria Stronghold

BEIRUT—U.S.-backed forces said they have captured Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, driving the extremists from a Syrian city that became synonymous with their reign of terror and was used as a nerve center to stage attacks on the West.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-17 00:29
What’s News: World-Wide

The U.S. sought to remain neutral as Iraqi troops took control of Kirkuk from Kurdish fighters. The clashes raised fears of a wider conflict between two U.S. allies in the fight against Islamic State.

What’s News: World-Wide

The U.S. sought to remain neutral as Iraqi troops took control of Kirkuk from Kurdish fighters. The clashes raised fears of a wider conflict between two U.S. allies in the fight against Islamic State.

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Nordstrom Delays Buyout As Investors Balk at Retail

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-17 00:28
Nordstrom Delays Buyout As Investors Balk at Retail

The Nordstrom family has suspended efforts to take Nordstrom Inc. private after struggling to raise enough financing for the leveraged buyout, in the latest sign of how much investors have soured on the retail industry.

Nordstrom Delays Buyout As Investors Balk at Retail

The Nordstrom family has suspended efforts to take Nordstrom Inc. private after struggling to raise enough financing for the leveraged buyout, in the latest sign of how much investors have soured on the retail industry.

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Here's the Coffee You Ordered! Your Total Comes to $55

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-17 00:28
Here’s the Coffee You Ordered! Your Total Comes to $55

NEW YORK—In this hyper-caffeinated city, you don’t have to venture far to find an affordable cup of coffee, be it from a corner bodega or pushcart vendor.

Here’s the Coffee You Ordered! Your Total Comes to $55

NEW YORK—In this hyper-caffeinated city, you don’t have to venture far to find an affordable cup of coffee, be it from a corner bodega or pushcart vendor.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-17 00:28
What’s News: Business & Finance

The Nordstrom family suspended efforts to take the chain private after struggling to raise enough financing for a buyout.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The Nordstrom family suspended efforts to take the chain private after struggling to raise enough financing for a buyout.

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Xi Starting New Term Less Keen on Markets

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-17 00:28
Xi Starting New Term Less Keen on Markets

BEIJING—As a new president, Xi Jinping promised to give markets more room in China’s economy. He even considered scrapping a hulking ministry supervising state-owned companies.

Xi Starting New Term Less Keen on Markets

BEIJING—As a new president, Xi Jinping promised to give markets more room in China’s economy. He even considered scrapping a hulking ministry supervising state-owned companies.

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U.S. Seeks To Stay Neutral In Iraq Conflict

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-17 00:27
U.S. Seeks To Stay Neutral In Iraq Conflict

WASHINGTON—The U.S. sought to stay on the sidelines as an all-out battle broke out between two of its closest ground partners in the campaign against Islamic State and raised concerns about a broader civil conflict erupting in Iraq.

U.S. Seeks To Stay Neutral In Iraq Conflict

WASHINGTON—The U.S. sought to stay on the sidelines as an all-out battle broke out between two of its closest ground partners in the campaign against Islamic State and raised concerns about a broader civil conflict erupting in Iraq.

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Trump Stresses GOP Unity

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-10-17 00:27
Trump Stresses GOP Unity

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose relationship has been tense for months, offered a united front Monday to promote their plans to rewrite the tax code as the Senate nears a critical vote.

Trump Stresses GOP Unity

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose relationship has been tense for months, offered a united front Monday to promote their plans to rewrite the tax code as the Senate nears a critical vote.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-16 00:18
What’s News: World-Wide

The Senate will grapple with Trump’s decision to stop making subsidy payments to health insurers, as lawmakers seek a deal to keep the money flowing. Trump is looking to advance his tax overhaul, wooing key GOP senators in hopes of jump-starting a legislative agenda.

What’s News: World-Wide

The Senate will grapple with Trump’s decision to stop making subsidy payments to health insurers, as lawmakers seek a deal to keep the money flowing. Trump is looking to advance his tax overhaul, wooing key GOP senators in hopes of jump-starting a legislative agenda.

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Bankers Uneasy on Inflation

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-16 00:18
Bankers Uneasy on Inflation

WASHINGTON—Leaders of the world’s largest central banks indicated that weak inflation in advanced economies could prolong the postcrisis era of easy money policies.

Bankers Uneasy on Inflation

WASHINGTON—Leaders of the world’s largest central banks indicated that weak inflation in advanced economies could prolong the postcrisis era of easy money policies.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-16 00:18
What’s News: Business & Finance

Leaders of the world’s largest central banks indicated that weak inflation could prolong the postcrisis era of easy money policies.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Leaders of the world’s largest central banks indicated that weak inflation could prolong the postcrisis era of easy money policies.

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Gourmet Truck Drivers Put the Pedal to the Kettle

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-16 00:17
Gourmet Truck Drivers Put the Pedal to the Kettle

Long-haul truckers, who spend weeks at a time working and sleeping in spaces the size of a modest suburban bathroom, say life on the road does have its monastic charms.

Gourmet Truck Drivers Put the Pedal to the Kettle

Long-haul truckers, who spend weeks at a time working and sleeping in spaces the size of a modest suburban bathroom, say life on the road does have its monastic charms.

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Blackstone Targets Millionaire Next Door

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-10-16 00:17
Blackstone Targets Millionaire Next Door

Blackstone Group LP, which has become a Wall Street juggernaut by catering to institutions and the ultrarich, is targeting investors with $5 million or less for its next leg of growth.

Blackstone Targets Millionaire Next Door

Blackstone Group LP, which has become a Wall Street juggernaut by catering to institutions and the ultrarich, is targeting investors with $5 million or less for its next leg of growth.

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