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White House Budget Faces Swift Pushback

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-24 00:27
White House Budget Faces Swift Pushback

President Donald Trump faced swift resistance from Democrats and a range of Republicans on Capitol Hill on Tuesday after offering a 10-year plan to balance the federal budget that depends heavily on cuts to government safety-net programs and expectations of a big gain in economic growth.

White House Budget Faces Swift Pushback

President Donald Trump faced swift resistance from Democrats and a range of Republicans on Capitol Hill on Tuesday after offering a 10-year plan to balance the federal budget that depends heavily on cuts to government safety-net programs and expectations of a big gain in economic growth.

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U.K. Raises Terror Warning

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-24 00:27
U.K. Raises Terror Warning

MANCHESTER, England—The British government raised its terrorism threat level to “critical” on Tuesday, suggesting fears of another attack as police identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people and injured dozens of others in an attack on concertgoers here.

U.K. Raises Terror Warning

MANCHESTER, England—The British government raised its terrorism threat level to “critical” on Tuesday, suggesting fears of another attack as police identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people and injured dozens of others in an attack on concertgoers here.

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CIA Eyed Russian Links to Trump Campaign

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-24 00:26
CIA Eyed Russian Links to Trump Campaign

WASHINGTON—U.S. intelligence officials learned about contacts between President Donald Trump’s campaign associates and Russian officials last year, sparking concerns that the Kremlin could try to cultivate people close to Mr. Trump, former CIA director John Brennan testified Tuesday.

CIA Eyed Russian Links to Trump Campaign

WASHINGTON—U.S. intelligence officials learned about contacts between President Donald Trump’s campaign associates and Russian officials last year, sparking concerns that the Kremlin could try to cultivate people close to Mr. Trump, former CIA director John Brennan testified Tuesday.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-24 00:26
What’s News: World-Wide

U.S. intelligence officials learned about contacts between Trump’s campaign associates and Russian officials last year, sparking concerns and justifying a probe, ex-CIA chief Brennan said.

What’s News: World-Wide

U.S. intelligence officials learned about contacts between Trump’s campaign associates and Russian officials last year, sparking concerns and justifying a probe, ex-CIA chief Brennan said.

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Manhattan Prosecutors Smell a Rat

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-24 00:26
Manhattan Prosecutors Smell a Rat

The next U.S. attorney in Manhattan will take over the most prestigious office of federal prosecutors in the country, famous for their aggressive pursuit of Wall Street titans, prominent politicians and overseas hackers.

Manhattan Prosecutors Smell a Rat

The next U.S. attorney in Manhattan will take over the most prestigious office of federal prosecutors in the country, famous for their aggressive pursuit of Wall Street titans, prominent politicians and overseas hackers.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-24 00:26
What’s News: Business & Finance

Glencore has approached grain trader Bunge about combining, which would give the Swiss miner a major presence in U.S. agriculture.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Glencore has approached grain trader Bunge about combining, which would give the Swiss miner a major presence in U.S. agriculture.

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Cash Bail, Staple of Courts, Is Fading

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-23 00:52
Cash Bail, Staple of Courts, Is Fading

More U.S. cities and states are reducing their reliance on cash bail, rejecting the longstanding notion that money should determine whether arrested individuals are locked up until trial.

Cash Bail, Staple of Courts, Is Fading

More U.S. cities and states are reducing their reliance on cash bail, rejecting the longstanding notion that money should determine whether arrested individuals are locked up until trial.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-23 00:52
What’s News: Business & Finance

Ford named industry outsider Hackett to replace Fields as CEO, the latest sign the conventional auto sector is feeling pressure from tech giants and startups.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Ford named industry outsider Hackett to replace Fields as CEO, the latest sign the conventional auto sector is feeling pressure from tech giants and startups.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-23 00:52
What’s News: World-Wide

At least 19 people were killed and about 50 others injured by a suspected suicide bomber at a concert hall in Manchester, England, according to U.S. and U.K. authorities.

What’s News: World-Wide

At least 19 people were killed and about 50 others injured by a suspected suicide bomber at a concert hall in Manchester, England, according to U.S. and U.K. authorities.

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Trump, Netanyahu Unite on Iran

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-23 00:52
Trump, Netanyahu Unite on Iran

JERUSALEM—President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Iranian aggression has united Israelis and Arabs and brought Middle East peace closer than ever, but Mr. Trump’s warm reception in the region masks risks that have derailed his predecessors’ bids for decades.

Trump, Netanyahu Unite on Iran

JERUSALEM—President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Iranian aggression has united Israelis and Arabs and brought Middle East peace closer than ever, but Mr. Trump’s warm reception in the region masks risks that have derailed his predecessors’ bids for decades.

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Amazon's Latest Disruption: 1.7 Million Free Bananas

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-23 00:52
Amazon’s Latest Disruption: 1.7 Million Free Bananas

SEATTLE—Amazon.com Inc. has transformed businesses including retailing, filmmaking and data storage. But no one anticipated the bananas.

Amazon’s Latest Disruption: 1.7 Million Free Bananas

SEATTLE—Amazon.com Inc. has transformed businesses including retailing, filmmaking and data storage. But no one anticipated the bananas.

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U.K. Blast Leaves 19 Dead In Suspected Terror Attack

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-23 00:52
U.K. Blast Leaves 19 Dead In Suspected Terror Attack

At least 19 people were killed and about 50 injured Monday by a suspected suicide bomber at a concert hall in Manchester, England, according to U.S. and U.K. authorities.

U.K. Blast Leaves 19 Dead In Suspected Terror Attack

At least 19 people were killed and about 50 injured Monday by a suspected suicide bomber at a concert hall in Manchester, England, according to U.S. and U.K. authorities.

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Ford Taps New Boss To Close Tech Gap

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-05-23 00:52
Ford Taps New Boss To Close Tech Gap

Mark Fields spent a quarter of a century preparing to run Henry Ford’s company, but it took Silicon Valley less than three years to force him out.

Ford Taps New Boss To Close Tech Gap

Mark Fields spent a quarter of a century preparing to run Henry Ford’s company, but it took Silicon Valley less than three years to force him out.

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This Toddler Just Loves to Eat, And China Loves to Watch

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-05-21 23:53
This Toddler Just Loves to Eat, And China Loves to Watch

The cherub-cheeked toddler licked her bowl clean, then carefully picked out each noodle that had fallen into her bib, polishing them off one by one.

This Toddler Just Loves to Eat, And China Loves to Watch

The cherub-cheeked toddler licked her bowl clean, then carefully picked out each noodle that had fallen into her bib, polishing them off one by one.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-05-21 23:53
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump called on Muslim nations to confront “Islamic extremism” and sought the backing of Arab allies to fight terrorism and Iran’s influence. The U.S. and Saudi Arabia unveiled over $400 billion in deals and potential investments during the president’s visit to Riyadh.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump called on Muslim nations to confront “Islamic extremism” and sought the backing of Arab allies to fight terrorism and Iran’s influence. The U.S. and Saudi Arabia unveiled over $400 billion in deals and potential investments during the president’s visit to Riyadh.

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Trump Urges Unity on Terror

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-05-21 23:53
Trump Urges Unity on Terror

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—President Donald Trump called on Muslim leaders across the globe Sunday to confront “the crisis of Islamic extremism” as he sought to rally Arab allies around a renewed, joint effort to combat terrorism and Iran’s influence in the Middle East.

Trump Urges Unity on Terror

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—President Donald Trump called on Muslim leaders across the globe Sunday to confront “the crisis of Islamic extremism” as he sought to rally Arab allies around a renewed, joint effort to combat terrorism and Iran’s influence in the Middle East.

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The Quants Run Wall Street Now

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-05-21 23:53
The Quants Run Wall Street Now

Alexey Poyarkov, a former gold-medal winner of the International Mathematical Olympiad for high-school students, spent most of his early career honing algorithms at technology companies such as Microsoft Corp., where he helped make the Bing search engine smarter at ferreting out pornography.

The Quants Run Wall Street Now

Alexey Poyarkov, a former gold-medal winner of the International Mathematical Olympiad for high-school students, spent most of his early career honing algorithms at technology companies such as Microsoft Corp., where he helped make the Bing search engine smarter at ferreting out pornography.

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Arconic Vote Is Test Of Activists' Power

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-05-21 23:53
Arconic Vote Is Test Of Activists’ Power

The future of Arconic Inc. is up for grabs this week in a tightly fought shareholder vote that will test the growing power of activist investors.

Arconic Vote Is Test Of Activists’ Power

The future of Arconic Inc. is up for grabs this week in a tightly fought shareholder vote that will test the growing power of activist investors.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-05-21 23:53
What’s News: Business & Finance

Huntsman is near an accord to merge with Swiss rival Clariant, in an all-stock deal that would create a chemicals giant with a combined market value of about $14 billion.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Huntsman is near an accord to merge with Swiss rival Clariant, in an all-stock deal that would create a chemicals giant with a combined market value of about $14 billion.

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Clariant, Huntsman Near Pact To Merge

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-05-21 23:53
Clariant, Huntsman Near Pact To Merge

Huntsman Corp. and Switzerland’s Clariant AG are near an agreement to merge in an all-stock deal that would create a chemicals giant worth about $14 billion as companies in the industry seek ways to cut costs and boost revenue.

Clariant, Huntsman Near Pact To Merge

Huntsman Corp. and Switzerland’s Clariant AG are near an agreement to merge in an all-stock deal that would create a chemicals giant worth about $14 billion as companies in the industry seek ways to cut costs and boost revenue.

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