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Wildfire Victims Had Only Seconds to Make Choices

Mon, 2017-10-16 00:17
Wildfire Victims Had Only Seconds to Make Choices

UKIAH, Calif.—Hurtling down a mile-long dirt driveway, the wildfire closing in, Eli Monroe pulled to a stop at a crossroads. He sat for a moment with his girlfriend, his parents in the car behind them, deciding which way to turn on Tomki Road.

Wildfire Victims Had Only Seconds to Make Choices

UKIAH, Calif.—Hurtling down a mile-long dirt driveway, the wildfire closing in, Eli Monroe pulled to a stop at a crossroads. He sat for a moment with his girlfriend, his parents in the car behind them, deciding which way to turn on Tomki Road.

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Iraq Army Advances On Kirkuk

Mon, 2017-10-16 00:17
Iraq Army Advances On Kirkuk

Iraqi forces clashed with fighters from the Kurdish semiautonomous region in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk early Monday, raising the stakes in a standoff over Kurdish independence, Iraqi and Kurdish officials said.

Iraq Army Advances On Kirkuk

Iraqi forces clashed with fighters from the Kurdish semiautonomous region in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk early Monday, raising the stakes in a standoff over Kurdish independence, Iraqi and Kurdish officials said.

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Health Care Duel Shifts to Congress

Mon, 2017-10-16 00:17
Health Care Duel Shifts to Congress

WASHINGTON—The Senate this week will grapple with President Donald Trump’s decision to stop making subsidy payments to health insurers, with lawmakers seeking a deal that would keep the money flowing while Republicans try to fold in conservative-oriented health-care priorities.

Health Care Duel Shifts to Congress

WASHINGTON—The Senate this week will grapple with President Donald Trump’s decision to stop making subsidy payments to health insurers, with lawmakers seeking a deal that would keep the money flowing while Republicans try to fold in conservative-oriented health-care priorities.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Fri, 2017-10-13 23:21
Weinstein Co. is exploring a sale or shutdown of the studio as it weighs options after firing co-chairman Harvey Weinstein.
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Aramco's Hopes Sink for Global IPO

Fri, 2017-10-13 23:19
Saudi Arabia is considering giving up on its plan to list its state-owned oil company in New York, London or any other international stock exchange, and may instead offer shares only on the kingdom’s exchange in Riyadh, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Weinstein Firm Eyes Sale or Shutdown

Fri, 2017-10-13 23:19
Weinstein Co. is exploring a sale or shutdown and is unlikely to continue as an independent entity, a person close to the company said.
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It's Lizard vs. Oil Magnate In the Latest Fracking Fight

Fri, 2017-10-13 23:18
The dunes sagebrush lizard is a picky reptile. The 3-inch-long, tan-skinned animal lives only in windblown hollows near the shrublike shinnery oaks scattered among the dunes of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. It even prefers a specific grade of sand—small grained, and not too coarse.
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What's News: World-Wide

Fri, 2017-10-13 23:18
Trump refused to certify that Iran is complying with the nuclear pact and threatened to end the deal unless Congress and U.S. allies deliver on punitive measures against Tehran. Iran’s president condemned Trump’s move and said Tehran won’t alter the nuclear accord.
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After Hurricane, a Daughter's Quest

Fri, 2017-10-13 23:18
AGUADA, Puerto Rico—The evening before Hurricane Maria tore across Puerto Rico, Sonia Negrón Bell called her elderly parents on the island’s northwestern coast, seeking reassurance they were ready to face the storm.
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Trump Threatens to End Iran Deal

Fri, 2017-10-13 23:18
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump took aim Friday at the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, vowing to end U.S. participation in the landmark deal unless Congress and U.S. allies are able to deliver on punitive measures targeting Tehran’s missile program, its support for regional militant groups, and any future nuclear activities.
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Mrs. Goodell Has a Secret Identity

Fri, 2017-10-13 00:51
Mrs. Goodell Has a Secret Identity

When National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell is under attack, as he so often is these days, @forargument is there to fight back.

Mrs. Goodell Has a Secret Identity

When National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell is under attack, as he so often is these days, @forargument is there to fight back.

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Amazon Suspends Head of Its Studio

Fri, 2017-10-13 00:51
Amazon Suspends Head of Its Studio

Amazon.com Inc. has suspended the head of its entertainment studio, Roy Price, in the wake of allegations of mismanagement and sexual harassment and criticism of his close business relationship with movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

Amazon Suspends Head of Its Studio

Amazon.com Inc. has suspended the head of its entertainment studio, Roy Price, in the wake of allegations of mismanagement and sexual harassment and criticism of his close business relationship with movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

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AT&T Woes Sink TV, Cable Stocks

Fri, 2017-10-13 00:50
AT&T Woes Sink TV, Cable Stocks

Concern grew Thursday that cord-cutting is putting heavy pressure on television distributors and channel owners after AT&T Inc. disclosed that its losses of traditional-TV customers worsened in the latest quarter.

AT&T Woes Sink TV, Cable Stocks

Concern grew Thursday that cord-cutting is putting heavy pressure on television distributors and channel owners after AT&T Inc. disclosed that its losses of traditional-TV customers worsened in the latest quarter.

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A Hot Startup Misled Advertisers

Fri, 2017-10-13 00:50
A Hot Startup Misled Advertisers

In an era of celebrity tech entrepreneurs, Chicago has its own local star in Rishi Shah, a charismatic 31-year-old who has parlayed his advertising startup into connections with political and financial heavyweights.

A Hot Startup Misled Advertisers

In an era of celebrity tech entrepreneurs, Chicago has its own local star in Rishi Shah, a charismatic 31-year-old who has parlayed his advertising startup into connections with political and financial heavyweights.

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Trump Plans Broad Swipe At Iran Over Nuclear Deal

Fri, 2017-10-13 00:50
Trump Plans Broad Swipe At Iran Over Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Friday that he won’t certify Iran is complying with the 2015 multinational nuclear agreement and will take Tehran to task more broadly for practices ranging from missile tests to support of violent groups, U.S. officials said.

Trump Plans Broad Swipe At Iran Over Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Friday that he won’t certify Iran is complying with the 2015 multinational nuclear agreement and will take Tehran to task more broadly for practices ranging from missile tests to support of violent groups, U.S. officials said.

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What's News: World-Wide

Fri, 2017-10-13 00:50
What’s News: World-Wide

The administration will end billions of dollars in payments to insurers under the ACA program, but Trump has told at least one lawmaker that the payments may continue if a bipartisan deal is reached on health care.

What’s News: World-Wide

The administration will end billions of dollars in payments to insurers under the ACA program, but Trump has told at least one lawmaker that the payments may continue if a bipartisan deal is reached on health care.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Fri, 2017-10-13 00:50
What’s News: Business & Finance

AT&T disclosed that its losses of traditional-TV customers worsened in the latest quarter, fueling concern about pressures being exerted by cord-cutting.

What’s News: Business & Finance

AT&T disclosed that its losses of traditional-TV customers worsened in the latest quarter, fueling concern about pressures being exerted by cord-cutting.

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Trump Moves To End Insurer Payments

Fri, 2017-10-13 00:50
Trump Moves To End Insurer Payments

The Trump administration will end billions of dollars in payments to insurers under the Affordable Care Act program, but President Donald Trump has privately told at least one lawmaker that the payments may continue if a bipartisan deal is reached on heath care, according to people familiar with the matter on Capitol Hill and in the health-care industry.

Trump Moves To End Insurer Payments

The Trump administration will end billions of dollars in payments to insurers under the Affordable Care Act program, but President Donald Trump has privately told at least one lawmaker that the payments may continue if a bipartisan deal is reached on heath care, according to people familiar with the matter on Capitol Hill and in the health-care industry.

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Bond Boom Spreads to Poorest Countries

Thu, 2017-10-12 00:18
Bond Boom Spreads to Poorest Countries

Investors’ thirst for income is enabling governments and companies in some of the world’s poorest countries to sell debt at lower and lower interest rates.

Bond Boom Spreads to Poorest Countries

Investors’ thirst for income is enabling governments and companies in some of the world’s poorest countries to sell debt at lower and lower interest rates.

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Russia Modified Software to Spy

Thu, 2017-10-12 00:18
Russia Modified Software to Spy

WASHINGTON—The Russian government used a popular antivirus software to scan computers around the world for classified U.S. government documents and top-secret information, modifying the program to turn it into an espionage tool, according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with the matter.

Russia Modified Software to Spy

WASHINGTON—The Russian government used a popular antivirus software to scan computers around the world for classified U.S. government documents and top-secret information, modifying the program to turn it into an espionage tool, according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with the matter.

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