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Rural Americans Feel Stuck in Fading Towns

Thu, 2017-08-03 00:45
Rural Americans Feel Stuck in Fading Towns

WEST BRANCH, Mich.—When she graduated from high school, Taylor Tibbetts was a bright star in this small Northern Michigan town. She won an $18,000-a-year swimming scholarship to Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C., and departed for her freshman year with high hopes.

Rural Americans Feel Stuck in Fading Towns

WEST BRANCH, Mich.—When she graduated from high school, Taylor Tibbetts was a bright star in this small Northern Michigan town. She won an $18,000-a-year swimming scholarship to Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C., and departed for her freshman year with high hopes.

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What's News: World-Wide

Thu, 2017-08-03 00:45
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump embraced a Senate proposal to cut the number of green cards issued annually by half, as part of his drive to reduce legal as well as illegal immigration.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump embraced a Senate proposal to cut the number of green cards issued annually by half, as part of his drive to reduce legal as well as illegal immigration.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Thu, 2017-08-03 00:45
What’s News: Business & Finance

The Dow topped 22000, reaching another milestone in the long bull market. The blue chips closed up 52.32 points at 22016.24, led by gains in Apple.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The Dow topped 22000, reaching another milestone in the long bull market. The blue chips closed up 52.32 points at 22016.24, led by gains in Apple.

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Trump Backs Bill to Slash Legal Immigration

Thu, 2017-08-03 00:45
Trump Backs Bill to Slash Legal Immigration

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump embraced a Senate proposal to cut the number of green cards issued annually by half, as part of his drive to reduce legal as well as illegal immigration.

Trump Backs Bill to Slash Legal Immigration

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump embraced a Senate proposal to cut the number of green cards issued annually by half, as part of his drive to reduce legal as well as illegal immigration.

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Swarmed and Dangerous: New York City's Bee Cop

Wed, 2017-08-02 00:09
Swarmed and Dangerous: New York City’s Bee Cop

An owner of Arturo’s pizzeria in Greenwich Village called the New York City hotline on a recent afternoon for help to break up a rowdy gathering outside before somebody got hurt.

Swarmed and Dangerous: New York City’s Bee Cop

An owner of Arturo’s pizzeria in Greenwich Village called the New York City hotline on a recent afternoon for help to break up a rowdy gathering outside before somebody got hurt.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wed, 2017-08-02 00:09
What’s News: World-Wide

Health insurers in some states are seeking premium increases as high as 30% or more on ACA plans, amid uncertainty about Trump administration policies.

What’s News: World-Wide

Health insurers in some states are seeking premium increases as high as 30% or more on ACA plans, amid uncertainty about Trump administration policies.

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U.S. to Press China on Trade

Wed, 2017-08-02 00:09
U.S. to Press China on Trade

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is planning trade measures to force Beijing to crack down on intellectual-property theft and ease requirements that American companies share advanced technologies to gain entry to the Chinese market.

U.S. to Press China on Trade

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is planning trade measures to force Beijing to crack down on intellectual-property theft and ease requirements that American companies share advanced technologies to gain entry to the Chinese market.

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Insurers Seek Hike In ACA Premiums

Wed, 2017-08-02 00:09
Insurers Seek Hike In ACA Premiums

Major health insurers in some states are seeking increases as high as 30% or more for premiums on 2018 Affordable Care Act plans, according to new federal data that provide the broadest view so far of the turmoil across exchanges as companies try to anticipate Trump administration policies.

Insurers Seek Hike In ACA Premiums

Major health insurers in some states are seeking increases as high as 30% or more for premiums on 2018 Affordable Care Act plans, according to new federal data that provide the broadest view so far of the turmoil across exchanges as companies try to anticipate Trump administration policies.

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Goldman Is Rattled by Slump

Wed, 2017-08-02 00:09
Goldman Is Rattled by Slump

After catching a tennis match at Wimbledon in July, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. trading chief Pablo Salame paid a visit to the London offices of bond-fund giant Pacific Investment Management Co.

Goldman Is Rattled by Slump

After catching a tennis match at Wimbledon in July, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. trading chief Pablo Salame paid a visit to the London offices of bond-fund giant Pacific Investment Management Co.

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VW CEo Has Skeptics---His Own Managers

Wed, 2017-08-02 00:09
VW CEo Has Skeptics—His Own Managers

WOLFSBURG, Germany—Matthias Müller was appointed as chief executive of Volkswagen AG, the world’s No. 1 auto maker, to clean up after its emissions scandal and drag it into the modern world of electric and self-driving cars.

VW CEo Has Skeptics—His Own Managers

WOLFSBURG, Germany—Matthias Müller was appointed as chief executive of Volkswagen AG, the world’s No. 1 auto maker, to clean up after its emissions scandal and drag it into the modern world of electric and self-driving cars.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wed, 2017-08-02 00:09
What’s News: Business & Finance

The U.S. is planning trade measures to force Beijing to crack down on intellectual-property theft and ease requirements that American firms share advanced technologies to gain market entry.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The U.S. is planning trade measures to force Beijing to crack down on intellectual-property theft and ease requirements that American firms share advanced technologies to gain market entry.

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Scaramucci Pushed Out After 10 Days

Tue, 2017-08-01 02:03
Scaramucci Pushed Out After 10 Days

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump ousted his communications director after only 10 days and introduced his new chief of staff, a former Marine Corps general who has the task of imposing more discipline in the West Wing, following one of the most turbulent weeks of the administration.

Scaramucci Pushed Out After 10 Days

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump ousted his communications director after only 10 days and introduced his new chief of staff, a former Marine Corps general who has the task of imposing more discipline in the West Wing, following one of the most turbulent weeks of the administration.

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Brooklyn Super Dreams of Skiing In the Olympics---He Just Might

Tue, 2017-08-01 02:02
Brooklyn Super Dreams of Skiing In the Olympics—He Just Might

BROOKLYN—On any given day, building superintendent Besnik Sokoli might be in the boiler room working on the furnace.

Brooklyn Super Dreams of Skiing In the Olympics—He Just Might

BROOKLYN—On any given day, building superintendent Besnik Sokoli might be in the boiler room working on the furnace.

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Credit-Card Losses Flash Warning

Tue, 2017-08-01 02:02
Credit-Card Losses Flash Warning

Charge-offs hit a four-year high as consumer balances rise, leading to greater provisions

Credit-Card Losses Flash Warning

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What's News: World-Wide

Tue, 2017-08-01 02:02
What’s News: World-Wide

Scaramucci was ousted as White House communications director, just 10 days after his appointment to the job, at the urging of new Chief of Staff Kelly.

What’s News: World-Wide

Scaramucci was ousted as White House communications director, just 10 days after his appointment to the job, at the urging of new Chief of Staff Kelly.

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One Day in India's Overrun Courtrooms

Tue, 2017-08-01 02:02
One Day in India’s Overrun Courtrooms

ALLAHABAD, India—At India’s largest courthouse one recent Thursday, the wheels of justice began their slow grind at 10 a.m.

One Day in India’s Overrun Courtrooms

ALLAHABAD, India—At India’s largest courthouse one recent Thursday, the wheels of justice began their slow grind at 10 a.m.

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Cable Deal Bets on Comfort-Food TV

Tue, 2017-08-01 02:02
Cable Deal Bets on Comfort-Food TV

Discovery Communications Inc. has agreed to buy Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. for $11.9 billion, a bet that a larger footprint in lifestyle programming will help it weather cable-TV upheaval.

Cable Deal Bets on Comfort-Food TV

Discovery Communications Inc. has agreed to buy Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. for $11.9 billion, a bet that a larger footprint in lifestyle programming will help it weather cable-TV upheaval.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Tue, 2017-08-01 02:02
What’s News: Business & Finance

Discovery agreed to buy Scripps for $11.9 billion, betting a bigger lifestyle-TV portfolio will help it weather the upheaval in cable.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Discovery agreed to buy Scripps for $11.9 billion, betting a bigger lifestyle-TV portfolio will help it weather the upheaval in cable.

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