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U.S., Britain Tighten Vise on Chinese Firm

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2018-04-17 00:41
U.S., Britain Tighten Vise on Chinese Firm

U.S. and British officials struck separate blows at telecommunications-equipment giant ZTE Corp. on Monday, ratcheting up national security scrutiny of a big Chinese company amid broader economic tensions between Washington and Beijing.

U.S., Britain Tighten Vise on Chinese Firm

U.S. and British officials struck separate blows at telecommunications-equipment giant ZTE Corp. on Monday, ratcheting up national security scrutiny of a big Chinese company amid broader economic tensions between Washington and Beijing.

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Facebook Takes Bite Out of Tech Bet

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2018-04-17 00:41
Facebook Takes Bite Out of Tech Bet

Some big investors are facing a moment of soul-searching about whether to abandon part of a long-profitable trade: a bet on a group of tech stocks known as “FANG.”

Facebook Takes Bite Out of Tech Bet

Some big investors are facing a moment of soul-searching about whether to abandon part of a long-profitable trade: a bet on a group of tech stocks known as “FANG.”

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2018-04-17 00:41
What’s News: World-Wide

The Trump administration is seeking to assemble an Arab force to replace the U.S. military contingent in Syria and help stabilize the northeastern part of country after the defeat of Islamic State. The administration said it is evaluating prospects for new sanctions against Russian entities involved in Syria’s chemical-weapons effort.

What’s News: World-Wide

The Trump administration is seeking to assemble an Arab force to replace the U.S. military contingent in Syria and help stabilize the northeastern part of country after the defeat of Islamic State. The administration said it is evaluating prospects for new sanctions against Russian entities involved in Syria’s chemical-weapons effort.

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U.S. Seeks An Arab Force and Funding For Syria

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2018-04-17 00:41
U.S. Seeks An Arab Force and Funding For Syria

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is seeking to assemble an Arab force to replace the U.S. military contingent in Syria and help stabilize the northeastern part of the country after the defeat of Islamic State, U.S. officials said.

U.S. Seeks An Arab Force and Funding For Syria

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is seeking to assemble an Arab force to replace the U.S. military contingent in Syria and help stabilize the northeastern part of the country after the defeat of Islamic State, U.S. officials said.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2018-04-17 00:41
What’s News: Business & Finance

Some fund managers have soured on Facebook shares, a component of a long-profitable trade in a group of tech stocks known as “FANG.” Netflix reported surging subscriber growth that beat expectations. Its shares jumped 5.2% after hours.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Some fund managers have soured on Facebook shares, a component of a long-profitable trade in a group of tech stocks known as “FANG.” Netflix reported surging subscriber growth that beat expectations. Its shares jumped 5.2% after hours.

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Currencies Signal Spreading Volatility

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-04-15 23:42
Currencies Signal Spreading Volatility

The currencies of places as diverse as Russia, Hong Kong and Kazakhstan slid last week, an alarming sign to some investors who worry that the geopolitical volatility affecting U.S. stocks is spreading to other markets.

Currencies Signal Spreading Volatility

The currencies of places as diverse as Russia, Hong Kong and Kazakhstan slid last week, an alarming sign to some investors who worry that the geopolitical volatility affecting U.S. stocks is spreading to other markets.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-04-15 23:41
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump tempered his preference for an extensive blow to Syria for allegedly using deadly gas on civilians, deferring to his Pentagon chief’s caution.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump tempered his preference for an extensive blow to Syria for allegedly using deadly gas on civilians, deferring to his Pentagon chief’s caution.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-04-15 23:41
What’s News: Business & Finance

Securities regulators opened a probe into Guggenheim Partners’ asset-management arm including queries about an $85 million home co-owned by Guggenheim’s CEO.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Securities regulators opened a probe into Guggenheim Partners’ asset-management arm including queries about an $85 million home co-owned by Guggenheim’s CEO.

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Don't Hang Up---This Is Not a Scam

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-04-15 23:41
Don’t Hang Up—This Is Not a Scam

West Virginia attorney John Barrett really wants his clients to know he won a $61 million verdict against Dish Network Corp. on their behalf after a company contractor badgered people with marketing phone calls.

Don’t Hang Up—This Is Not a Scam

West Virginia attorney John Barrett really wants his clients to know he won a $61 million verdict against Dish Network Corp. on their behalf after a company contractor badgered people with marketing phone calls.

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Tax Hit Looms for Online Shoppers

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-04-15 23:40
Tax Hit Looms for Online Shoppers

Billions of dollars of goods sold each year by independent merchants on Amazon.com and other online marketplaces would be vulnerable to state sales taxes for the first time if justices decide to reverse a quarter-century-old precedent in a case before the Supreme Court this week.

Tax Hit Looms for Online Shoppers

Billions of dollars of goods sold each year by independent merchants on Amazon.com and other online marketplaces would be vulnerable to state sales taxes for the first time if justices decide to reverse a quarter-century-old precedent in a case before the Supreme Court this week.

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Trump Bowed to Pentagon Restraint

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-04-15 23:40
Trump Bowed to Pentagon Restraint

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump deferred to his Pentagon chief’s caution and tempered his preference for a more robust attack on Syria over allegations it used deadly gas on civilians, the first hints at the direction of his revamped national security team.

Trump Bowed to Pentagon Restraint

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump deferred to his Pentagon chief’s caution and tempered his preference for a more robust attack on Syria over allegations it used deadly gas on civilians, the first hints at the direction of his revamped national security team.

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Battle Grows Over Gene-Edited Food

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2018-04-15 23:36
Battle Grows Over Gene-Edited Food

Zachary Lippman, a plant biologist at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, stood among 2 acres of his experimental crops, including some altered with a gene-editing technology called Crispr-Cas9, one of the most ambitious efforts yet to improve on what nature created.

Battle Grows Over Gene-Edited Food

Zachary Lippman, a plant biologist at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, stood among 2 acres of his experimental crops, including some altered with a gene-editing technology called Crispr-Cas9, one of the most ambitious efforts yet to improve on what nature created.

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Fired FBI No. 2 McCabe Misled Probe, Report Says

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-04-14 00:22
The Justice Department’s internal watchdog concluded in a report that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe misled investigators who were probing his role in providing information in October 2016 to a reporter for The Wall Street Journal.
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U.S., Allies Launch Strike in Syria

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-04-14 00:22
President Donald Trump said U.S., British and French forces launched airstrikes targeting sites associated with Syria’s chemical-weapons capabilities, a reprisal for an attack last week that killed at least 43 civilians and injured hundreds more.
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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-04-14 00:21
Trump said U.S., British and French forces launched airstrikes targeting sites associated with Syria’s chemical-weapons capabilities, a reprisal for an attack last week that killed at least 43 civilians.
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Tip for Avoiding Budget Airline Fees: Wear All of Your Clothes

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-04-14 00:10
Low-cost airlines seem to expect that travelers have little more than a phone, a toothbrush and a change of underwear.
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GOP Official Resigns After Secret Payments

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-04-14 00:10
A top Republican fundraiser resigned his post Friday after The Wall Street Journal reported that President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer negotiated a deal in late 2017 to pay $1.6 million to a former Playboy model who said she was impregnated by the official, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Banks' Big Gains Fail to Impress

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-04-14 00:09
Lower taxes, a boost in lending income and a flurry of trading activity sparked by market volatility propelled profits higher at three of the U.S.’s biggest banks in the first quarter.
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The American Ordeal Of the Boko Haram Girls

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-04-14 00:07
VIENNA, Va.—Four years ago, on a truck barreling toward the forest hideout of Boko Haram, teenager Kauna Bitrus made a desperate move to avoid the fate of the more than 200 other schoolgirls abducted from Chibok, Nigeria, that day.
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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Sat, 2018-04-14 00:06
JPMorgan, Citigroup and Wells Fargo posted higher quarterly profit, propelled by lower tax bills and a rise in lending income. Wells Fargo said that it may need to restate results due to a looming regulatory settlement. PNC’s profit rose 16%, fueled by higher rates and commercial lending.
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