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Kabul Bomb Sows Carnage

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-06-01 00:06
Kabul Bomb Sows Carnage

KABUL—A truck packed with explosives detonated in the heart of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing at least 90 people as the country reels from an escalating militant campaign that is ramping up pressure on the Trump administration over how to counter the violence.

Kabul Bomb Sows Carnage

KABUL—A truck packed with explosives detonated in the heart of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing at least 90 people as the country reels from an escalating militant campaign that is ramping up pressure on the Trump administration over how to counter the violence.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-06-01 00:06
What’s News: World-Wide

A truck bomb detonated in the heart of Kabul, killing at least 90 people, as Afghanistan reels from an escalating militant campaign.

What’s News: World-Wide

A truck bomb detonated in the heart of Kabul, killing at least 90 people, as Afghanistan reels from an escalating militant campaign.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-06-01 00:06
What’s News: Business & Finance

Five drugmakers were sued by Ohio, which alleged they fueled an opioid crisis by misrepresenting their painkillers’ addictive risks.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Five drugmakers were sued by Ohio, which alleged they fueled an opioid crisis by misrepresenting their painkillers’ addictive risks.

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Opioid Makers Sued for Stoking Addiction

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-06-01 00:06
Opioid Makers Sued for Stoking Addiction

In one of the highest-profile cases to date against makers of prescription painkillers, Ohio filed suit against five drug companies, alleging they fueled the opioid addiction crisis by misrepresenting the addictive risks of their painkillers.

Opioid Makers Sued for Stoking Addiction

In one of the highest-profile cases to date against makers of prescription painkillers, Ohio filed suit against five drug companies, alleging they fueled the opioid addiction crisis by misrepresenting the addictive risks of their painkillers.

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Awkward Moments in Multiplayer Gaming: You're in 6th Grade?

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-31 00:06
Awkward Moments in Multiplayer Gaming: You’re in 6th Grade?

Michael Ritter was leading a staff meeting in Los Angeles last fall when his phone buzzed with a group text from a teammate in the football videogame “Madden NFL Mobile.” It was one of nearly a dozen messages that day pleading for Mr. Ritter to get his head in the game.

Awkward Moments in Multiplayer Gaming: You’re in 6th Grade?

Michael Ritter was leading a staff meeting in Los Angeles last fall when his phone buzzed with a group text from a teammate in the football videogame “Madden NFL Mobile.” It was one of nearly a dozen messages that day pleading for Mr. Ritter to get his head in the game.

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Steven Cohen Plots $20 Billion Comeback

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-31 00:06
Steven Cohen Plots $20 Billion Comeback

Steven A. Cohen was once at risk of being banned for life from the hedge-fund industry. Now he is planning a comeback with ambitions to raise more money than he ever has before.

Steven Cohen Plots $20 Billion Comeback

Steven A. Cohen was once at risk of being banned for life from the hedge-fund industry. Now he is planning a comeback with ambitions to raise more money than he ever has before.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-31 00:06
What’s News: World-Wide

The Pentagon conducted a successful test of a system designed to shoot down an ICBM, U.S. defense officials said, a demonstration that came amid rising tensions over North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program. Cybersecurity experts in South Korea say Pyongyang’s hacking capabilities are improving quickly.

What’s News: World-Wide

The Pentagon conducted a successful test of a system designed to shoot down an ICBM, U.S. defense officials said, a demonstration that came amid rising tensions over North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program. Cybersecurity experts in South Korea say Pyongyang’s hacking capabilities are improving quickly.

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Flynn's Pro-Turkey Work: Unfinished Film

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-31 00:06
Flynn’s Pro-Turkey Work: Unfinished Film

WASHINGTON—Last fall, as retired Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn traveled the country stumping for Donald Trump, his business partner holed up in a small Washington hotel room with the former head of Turkish military intelligence to work on a special project.

Flynn’s Pro-Turkey Work: Unfinished Film

WASHINGTON—Last fall, as retired Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn traveled the country stumping for Donald Trump, his business partner holed up in a small Washington hotel room with the former head of Turkish military intelligence to work on a special project.

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U.S. Tests Missile Defense Amid North Korea Tensions

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-31 00:06
U.S. Tests Missile Defense Amid North Korea Tensions

WASHINGTON—The Pentagon on Tuesday conducted a successful test of a system designed to shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile, U.S. defense officials said, a demonstration that came amid rising tensions over North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program.

U.S. Tests Missile Defense Amid North Korea Tensions

WASHINGTON—The Pentagon on Tuesday conducted a successful test of a system designed to shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile, U.S. defense officials said, a demonstration that came amid rising tensions over North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-31 00:06
What’s News: Business & Finance

Uber fired Anthony Levandowski, its top driverless-car executive, in a bid to contain a spiraling legal battle with Alphabet.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Uber fired Anthony Levandowski, its top driverless-car executive, in a bid to contain a spiraling legal battle with Alphabet.

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Uber Fires Executive At Center Of Suit

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-31 00:06
Uber Fires Executive At Center Of Suit

Uber Technologies Inc. fired its top driverless-car executive Anthony Levandowski, nine months after buying his startup for $680 million, in a bid to contain a spiraling legal battle with Google parent Alphabet Inc.

Uber Fires Executive At Center Of Suit

Uber Technologies Inc. fired its top driverless-car executive Anthony Levandowski, nine months after buying his startup for $680 million, in a bid to contain a spiraling legal battle with Google parent Alphabet Inc.

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Karmic Battle Takes Place On Shanghai River

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-30 00:31
Karmic Battle Takes Place On Shanghai River

SHANGHAI—On many weekends along Shanghai’s Huangpu River, crowds of devout Buddhists, some dressed in brown robes and carrying bells and incense, gather on a promenade.

Karmic Battle Takes Place On Shanghai River

SHANGHAI—On many weekends along Shanghai’s Huangpu River, crowds of devout Buddhists, some dressed in brown robes and carrying bells and incense, gather on a promenade.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-30 00:31
What’s News: World-Wide

Republican efforts to rewrite the tax code are faltering as revenue-raising plans to offset rate cuts have hit resistance within the party. GOP lawmakers disagree over how to craft spending bills to avoid a partial government shutdown Oct. 1.

What’s News: World-Wide

Republican efforts to rewrite the tax code are faltering as revenue-raising plans to offset rate cuts have hit resistance within the party. GOP lawmakers disagree over how to craft spending bills to avoid a partial government shutdown Oct. 1.

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France Directs Kills of French Fighters in ISIS

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-30 00:31
France Directs Kills of French Fighters in ISIS

French special forces have for months enlisted Iraqi soldiers to hunt and kill French nationals who have joined the senior ranks of Islamic State, according to Iraqi officers and current and former French officials.

France Directs Kills of French Fighters in ISIS

French special forces have for months enlisted Iraqi soldiers to hunt and kill French nationals who have joined the senior ranks of Islamic State, according to Iraqi officers and current and former French officials.

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Credit Picture Brightens, Paving Way for Growth

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-30 00:31
Credit Picture Brightens, Paving Way for Growth

Credit scores for U.S. consumers reached a record high this spring while the share of Americans deemed to be some of the riskiest borrowers hit a record low—a potential boon for lending and economic activity.

Credit Picture Brightens, Paving Way for Growth

Credit scores for U.S. consumers reached a record high this spring while the share of Americans deemed to be some of the riskiest borrowers hit a record low—a potential boon for lending and economic activity.

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Goldman Sachs Under Fire For Venezuela Bond Deal

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-30 00:31
Goldman Sachs Under Fire For Venezuela Bond Deal

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is on the defensive in Venezuela after it bought bonds that had been held by the struggling country’s central bank in a transaction the government’s opposition decried as a lifeline to President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled administration.

Goldman Sachs Under Fire For Venezuela Bond Deal

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is on the defensive in Venezuela after it bought bonds that had been held by the struggling country’s central bank in a transaction the government’s opposition decried as a lifeline to President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled administration.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-30 00:31
What’s News: Business & Finance

Goldman is on the defensive in Venezuela after it bought $2.8 billion in bonds that the opposition decried as a lifeline to the Maduro government.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Goldman is on the defensive in Venezuela after it bought $2.8 billion in bonds that the opposition decried as a lifeline to the Maduro government.

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GOP Bid To Rewrite Tax Code Falters

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-30 00:31
GOP Bid To Rewrite Tax Code Falters

WASHINGTON—The boldest ideas for changing the nation’s tax code are either dead or on political life support, as the Republican effort in Congress to reshape the tax system moves much more slowly than lawmakers and their allies in business had hoped.

GOP Bid To Rewrite Tax Code Falters

WASHINGTON—The boldest ideas for changing the nation’s tax code are either dead or on political life support, as the Republican effort in Congress to reshape the tax system moves much more slowly than lawmakers and their allies in business had hoped.

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Rural America is the New 'Inner City'

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-26 23:32
At the corner where East North Street meets North Cherry Street in the small Ohio town of Kenton, the Immaculate Conception Church keeps a handwritten record of major ceremonies. Over the last decade, according to these sacramental registries, the church has held twice as many funerals as baptisms.
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Nice Speech, Mark Zuckerberg! You're Still a Few Credits Short Nice Speech, Mark Zuckerberg! You're Still a Few Credits Short

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-26 23:32
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Mark Zuckerberg returned to Harvard University to give advice to students who differed from him in one noteworthy way.
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