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Brothers in Arms

Fri, 2017-09-22 22:59
Mike Goski stared into the steel casket at his twin brother’s body, dressed for eternity in a deep-blue Marine Corps jacket with red piping and brass buttons. It was like looking into a cruel mirror, Chris’s face, so like his own, distorted by a wound the mortician couldn’t hide.
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What's News: Business & Finance

Fri, 2017-09-22 22:59
Uber is set to lose its license to operate in London, threatening to shut the ride-hailing firm out of one of its biggest markets.
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Uber Loses License To Operate In London

Fri, 2017-09-22 22:59
LONDON—London’s top transport authority stripped Uber Technologies Inc. of its private-car hire license in the city, threatening to shut the company out of one of its biggest markets.
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Want to Be a Fed Governor? Roots Matter

Fri, 2017-09-22 22:59
Winning nomination to the Federal Reserve Board takes financial acumen, political savvy and a very expansive notion of geography and biography.
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Facebook Suddenly Drops Share Plan

Fri, 2017-09-22 22:58
Facebook Inc. on Friday abruptly abandoned a plan to change its stock structure that would have given Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg more control, the latest in a string of reversals by the social-media giant as it fends off controversies on several fronts.
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GOP Health Push Suffers New Blow

Fri, 2017-09-22 22:58
WASHINGTON—An 11th-hour Republican push to undo large parts of the Affordable Care Act suffered an apparently lethal blow Friday when Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) said he wouldn’t support the plan, prompting congressional aides of both parties to say they saw no path forward for the bill.
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What's News: World-Wide

Fri, 2017-09-22 22:58
McCain said he wouldn’t support the latest GOP plan to undo large parts of the ACA, casting doubt on a path forward for the bill.
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Facebook to Share Election Ads

Fri, 2017-09-22 00:16
Facebook to Share Election Ads

Facebook Inc., under fire for its response to Russian activity on its site before the U.S. presidential election, agreed to hand over detailed information on thousands of Russian-backed ads to congressional investigators and said it would take steps to increase political transparency.

Facebook to Share Election Ads

Facebook Inc., under fire for its response to Russian activity on its site before the U.S. presidential election, agreed to hand over detailed information on thousands of Russian-backed ads to congressional investigators and said it would take steps to increase political transparency.

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What's News: World-Wide

Fri, 2017-09-22 00:16
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump set sanctions on anyone doing business with North Korea, not only those aiding its weapons program or laundering funds, expanding a crackdown. The president kept world leaders guessing for a second day about what he is going to do about the Iran nuclear accord.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump set sanctions on anyone doing business with North Korea, not only those aiding its weapons program or laundering funds, expanding a crackdown. The president kept world leaders guessing for a second day about what he is going to do about the Iran nuclear accord.

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Silly Rabbit! Original Trix Is Back After Customers Revolt

Fri, 2017-09-22 00:15
Silly Rabbit! Original Trix Is Back After Customers Revolt

Yes, some consumers are clamoring for cold-pressed beet juice and quinoa chips. But that doesn’t mean they don’t also want Red 40, Blue 1 and Yellow 6.

Silly Rabbit! Original Trix Is Back After Customers Revolt

Yes, some consumers are clamoring for cold-pressed beet juice and quinoa chips. But that doesn’t mean they don’t also want Red 40, Blue 1 and Yellow 6.

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Aldi Bets Limited Choice Will Lure U.S. Shoppers

Fri, 2017-09-22 00:15
Aldi Bets Limited Choice Will Lure U.S. Shoppers

MÜLHEIM AN DER RUHR, Germany—Dim lighting bounces off brownish-tiled floors. The shelves are sparsely filled with cardboard boxes. Checkout lines stretch to oblivion.

Aldi Bets Limited Choice Will Lure U.S. Shoppers

MÜLHEIM AN DER RUHR, Germany—Dim lighting bounces off brownish-tiled floors. The shelves are sparsely filled with cardboard boxes. Checkout lines stretch to oblivion.

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U.S. Steps Up North Korea Pressure

Fri, 2017-09-22 00:15
U.S. Steps Up North Korea Pressure

President Donald Trump launched a new phase of a crackdown on North Korea on Thursday, expanding sanctions to hit any individuals, companies and financial institutions doing business with Pyongyang, not only those involved in aiding its weapons program or laundering funds.

U.S. Steps Up North Korea Pressure

President Donald Trump launched a new phase of a crackdown on North Korea on Thursday, expanding sanctions to hit any individuals, companies and financial institutions doing business with Pyongyang, not only those involved in aiding its weapons program or laundering funds.

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SEC Gets Scrutiny For Slow Response To Hack

Fri, 2017-09-22 00:15
SEC Gets Scrutiny For Slow Response To Hack

Many of the most senior officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission remained unaware of a 2016 hack of the agency’s computer system for months after it occurred, raising questions about how the breach was initially handled.

SEC Gets Scrutiny For Slow Response To Hack

Many of the most senior officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission remained unaware of a 2016 hack of the agency’s computer system for months after it occurred, raising questions about how the breach was initially handled.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Fri, 2017-09-22 00:15
What’s News: Business & Finance

Many senior SEC officials remained unaware of a 2016 hack of the agency’s computer system for months after it occurred, raising questions about how the breach was initially handled.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Many senior SEC officials remained unaware of a 2016 hack of the agency’s computer system for months after it occurred, raising questions about how the breach was initially handled.

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Merkel's Code: Embrace Change

Thu, 2017-09-21 00:42
Merkel’s Code: Embrace Change

BERLIN—Martin Schulz, who is running to unseat German Chancellor Angela Merkel, drew loud applause at his party’s convention in June when he unveiled a core campaign promise: “We will achieve marriage equality in the next government!”

Merkel’s Code: Embrace Change

BERLIN—Martin Schulz, who is running to unseat German Chancellor Angela Merkel, drew loud applause at his party’s convention in June when he unveiled a core campaign promise: “We will achieve marriage equality in the next government!”

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@Ukraine And @Russia Are @War

Thu, 2017-09-21 00:42
@Ukraine And @Russia Are @War

KIEV, Ukraine—Three years after their military invaded Ukraine, @Russia—a team of diplomats at Moscow’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs—last month tried to rub it in: “We dedicate this video to those who try to hurt us with new sanctions!” they tweeted, with a video of burly knights swinging medieval weapons.

@Ukraine And @Russia Are @War

KIEV, Ukraine—Three years after their military invaded Ukraine, @Russia—a team of diplomats at Moscow’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs—last month tried to rub it in: “We dedicate this video to those who try to hurt us with new sanctions!” they tweeted, with a video of burly knights swinging medieval weapons.

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States Face CrunchSTATES In Retiree Benefits

Thu, 2017-09-21 00:42
States Face CrunchSTATES In Retiree Benefits

When Aurora, Ill., closed its books last December, about $150 million disappeared from the city’s bottom line.

States Face CrunchSTATES In Retiree Benefits

When Aurora, Ill., closed its books last December, about $150 million disappeared from the city’s bottom line.

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What's News: World-Wide

Thu, 2017-09-21 00:41
What’s News: World-Wide

States and cities are set to book a shortfall of at least $645 billion in retiree health benefits for public employees under new accounting guidelines.

What’s News: World-Wide

States and cities are set to book a shortfall of at least $645 billion in retiree health benefits for public employees under new accounting guidelines.

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SEC System Was Hacked in 2016

Thu, 2017-09-21 00:41
SEC System Was Hacked in 2016

WASHINGTON—The top U.S. markets regulator disclosed Wednesday that hackers penetrated its electronic system for storing public-company filings last year and may have traded on the information.

SEC System Was Hacked in 2016

WASHINGTON—The top U.S. markets regulator disclosed Wednesday that hackers penetrated its electronic system for storing public-company filings last year and may have traded on the information.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Thu, 2017-09-21 00:41
What’s News: Business & Finance

The Fed said it would begin shrinking its bond portfolio next month and indicated it remained on track to raise short-term rates later this year. The Dow edged up 41.79 to a new high of 22412.59 and haven assets fell after the Fed’s statement.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The Fed said it would begin shrinking its bond portfolio next month and indicated it remained on track to raise short-term rates later this year. The Dow edged up 41.79 to a new high of 22412.59 and haven assets fell after the Fed’s statement.

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