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Koreas' Nuclear Summit Agenda In Limbo

Fri, 2018-03-30 00:24
Koreas’ Nuclear Summit Agenda In Limbo

SEOUL—North and South Korea failed to agree on whether the North’s nuclear program would be a part of talks between their leaders, raising fresh doubts about Kim Jong Un’s willingness to give up the weapons.

Koreas’ Nuclear Summit Agenda In Limbo

SEOUL—North and South Korea failed to agree on whether the North’s nuclear program would be a part of talks between their leaders, raising fresh doubts about Kim Jong Un’s willingness to give up the weapons.

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Exxon Designed Deal to Skirt Scrutiny

Fri, 2018-03-30 00:17
Exxon Designed Deal to Skirt Scrutiny

Negotiators for Exxon Mobil Corp., gathered in a London hotel room, faced a problem. The government of Liberia suspected that oil rights the energy giant coveted were tainted by corruption.

Exxon Designed Deal to Skirt Scrutiny

Negotiators for Exxon Mobil Corp., gathered in a London hotel room, faced a problem. The government of Liberia suspected that oil rights the energy giant coveted were tainted by corruption.

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Zoos Seek Affection for Overlooked Species

Fri, 2018-03-30 00:17
Zoos Seek Affection for Overlooked Species

PITTSBURGH—For $40, a visitor can spend 30 minutes, one on one, with Willy, a Southern three-banded armadillo, who runs around in circles in a small fenced enclosure, sniffing and eating crickets and worms at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh.

Zoos Seek Affection for Overlooked Species

PITTSBURGH—For $40, a visitor can spend 30 minutes, one on one, with Willy, a Southern three-banded armadillo, who runs around in circles in a small fenced enclosure, sniffing and eating crickets and worms at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh.

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Walmart in Talks to Buy Humana

Fri, 2018-03-30 00:17
Walmart in Talks to Buy Humana

Walmart Inc. is in preliminary talks to buy insurer Humana Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, a deal that would mark a dramatic shift for the retail behemoth and the latest in a recent flurry of major mergers in health-care services.

Walmart in Talks to Buy Humana

Walmart Inc. is in preliminary talks to buy insurer Humana Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, a deal that would mark a dramatic shift for the retail behemoth and the latest in a recent flurry of major mergers in health-care services.

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What's News: World-Wide

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:24
What’s News: World-Wide

The U.S. wants to step up NATO readiness to ensure that European allies can quickly get more forces to trouble spots, amid rising tensions with Russia.

What’s News: World-Wide

The U.S. wants to step up NATO readiness to ensure that European allies can quickly get more forces to trouble spots, amid rising tensions with Russia.

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Tech Slide Hits Wide Swath of Investors

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:24
Tech Slide Hits Wide Swath of Investors

The clobbering that tech shares have taken in recent days has magnified not only how influential these companies have become in people’s everyday lives, but how much sway they have gained in global stock markets.

Tech Slide Hits Wide Swath of Investors

The clobbering that tech shares have taken in recent days has magnified not only how influential these companies have become in people’s everyday lives, but how much sway they have gained in global stock markets.

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Japan Giant Looks West For Possible Major Deal

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:24
Japan Giant Looks West For Possible Major Deal

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.’s potential pursuit of Shire PLC would rank as one of the biggest-ever attempts by a Japanese company to take over a Western rival, as a strengthening yen helps fuel ambitious overseas expansion.

Japan Giant Looks West For Possible Major Deal

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.’s potential pursuit of Shire PLC would rank as one of the biggest-ever attempts by a Japanese company to take over a Western rival, as a strengthening yen helps fuel ambitious overseas expansion.

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NATO Braces for Russian Threat

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:24
NATO Braces for Russian Threat

BRUSSELS—If Europe came into conflict with Russia, only several thousand of the more than one million troops in its armies would be ready for rapid deployment, military planners fear.

NATO Braces for Russian Threat

BRUSSELS—If Europe came into conflict with Russia, only several thousand of the more than one million troops in its armies would be ready for rapid deployment, military planners fear.

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State Budgets Face Historic Squeeze

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:16
State Budgets Face Historic Squeeze

The only speaker standing between state budget officers and the opening cocktail hour at a Washington conference was the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. What he said left no one in a celebratory mood.

State Budgets Face Historic Squeeze

The only speaker standing between state budget officers and the opening cocktail hour at a Washington conference was the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. What he said left no one in a celebratory mood.

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Considering #DeleteFacebook? First, Write a Post About It

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:16
Considering #DeleteFacebook? First, Write a Post About It

Matt Carter is trying to end a relationship he suspects has run its course. But breaking up with Facebook is hard to do.

Considering #DeleteFacebook? First, Write a Post About It

Matt Carter is trying to end a relationship he suspects has run its course. But breaking up with Facebook is hard to do.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:16
What’s News: Business & Finance

The clobbering that technology shares have taken in recent days has magnified how much sway they have gained in global stock markets. U.S. stocks continued to struggle, with major indexes ending lower. The Dow fell 9.29 points to 23848.42.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The clobbering that technology shares have taken in recent days has magnified how much sway they have gained in global stock markets. U.S. stocks continued to struggle, with major indexes ending lower. The Dow fell 9.29 points to 23848.42.

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Wynn Accusers Fault Firm Culture

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:32
Wynn Accusers Fault Firm Culture

LAS VEGAS—Angela Saxton was a young spa attendant at a casino run by Steve Wynn in the 1990s when, she said, the mogul sexually assaulted her. One day later, the casino’s head of human resources sought her out to deliver an unequivocal message.

Wynn Accusers Fault Firm Culture

LAS VEGAS—Angela Saxton was a young spa attendant at a casino run by Steve Wynn in the 1990s when, she said, the mogul sexually assaulted her. One day later, the casino’s head of human resources sought her out to deliver an unequivocal message.

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'All by Myself' In a Solo Karaoke Booth

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:32
‘All by Myself’ In a Solo Karaoke Booth

SHANGHAI—Cao Zhengning loves karaoke but fears her tone-deaf vocals irritate any audience.

‘All by Myself’ In a Solo Karaoke Booth

SHANGHAI—Cao Zhengning loves karaoke but fears her tone-deaf vocals irritate any audience.

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Tech Worries Drag Down Stocks

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:32
Tech Worries Drag Down Stocks

Technology stocks are suffering one of their worst beatings in years, as investors reassess a sector that has been considered the growth engine of the global economy but now faces the prospect of greater regulatory scrutiny.

Tech Worries Drag Down Stocks

Technology stocks are suffering one of their worst beatings in years, as investors reassess a sector that has been considered the growth engine of the global economy but now faces the prospect of greater regulatory scrutiny.

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North Korean Leader Meets With Xi in Surprise China Visit

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:32
North Korean Leader Meets With Xi in Surprise China Visit

BEIJING—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traveled to the Chinese capital—his first trip outside his own country since coming to power—on a mission to strengthen ties with Beijing ahead of a planned summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

North Korean Leader Meets With Xi in Surprise China Visit

BEIJING—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traveled to the Chinese capital—his first trip outside his own country since coming to power—on a mission to strengthen ties with Beijing ahead of a planned summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:32
What’s News: World-Wide

North Korea’s Kim traveled to China on a mission to strengthen ties with Beijing ahead of a planned summit with Trump. He met with Xi and other senior officials.

What’s News: World-Wide

North Korea’s Kim traveled to China on a mission to strengthen ties with Beijing ahead of a planned summit with Trump. He met with Xi and other senior officials.

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Climb in Key Rate Pinches Borrowers

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:32
Climb in Key Rate Pinches Borrowers

Companies are paying the most in nearly a decade for some types of short-term borrowing, the latest threat to the U.S. economic expansion and already-volatile markets.

Climb in Key Rate Pinches Borrowers

Companies are paying the most in nearly a decade for some types of short-term borrowing, the latest threat to the U.S. economic expansion and already-volatile markets.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:32
What’s News: Business & Finance

Technology stocks are suffering one of their worst beatings in years. The Nasdaq sank 2.9% in a selloff that carried over to the broader market. The Dow fell 344.89 points, or 1.4%, to 23857.71.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Technology stocks are suffering one of their worst beatings in years. The Nasdaq sank 2.9% in a selloff that carried over to the broader market. The Dow fell 344.89 points, or 1.4%, to 23857.71.

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Perfect Games Are OK---Baseball Wants Perfect Dirt

Tue, 2018-03-27 00:30
Perfect Games Are OK—Baseball Wants Perfect Dirt

When the Seattle Mariners play their home opening baseball game Thursday, some of the dirt on the infield will have come from 2,500 miles away, in western Pennsylvania.

Perfect Games Are OK—Baseball Wants Perfect Dirt

When the Seattle Mariners play their home opening baseball game Thursday, some of the dirt on the infield will have come from 2,500 miles away, in western Pennsylvania.

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U.S., States Step Up Pressure on Facebook

Tue, 2018-03-27 00:30
U.S., States Step Up Pressure on Facebook

Government officials ratcheted up pressure Monday on Facebook Inc. over its handling of user data, with federal regulators saying they are investigating the social-media giant’s privacy policies and 37 state attorneys general demanding explanations for its practices.

U.S., States Step Up Pressure on Facebook

Government officials ratcheted up pressure Monday on Facebook Inc. over its handling of user data, with federal regulators saying they are investigating the social-media giant’s privacy policies and 37 state attorneys general demanding explanations for its practices.

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