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Senate Planning Health Vote

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-19 20:52
Senate Planning Health Vote

WASHINGTON—Senate GOP leaders have set a timeline to vote next week on legislation to repeal large chunks of the Affordable Care Act, even though they don’t yet appear to have secured enough support to pass it.

Senate Planning Health Vote

WASHINGTON—Senate GOP leaders have set a timeline to vote next week on legislation to repeal large chunks of the Affordable Care Act, even though they don’t yet appear to have secured enough support to pass it.

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China stars In new movie role: The Investor

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-19 20:49
China stars In new movie role: The Investor

“The Lego Batman Movie,” by appearances, should have crushed its rival, “A Dog’s Purpose,” when the two U.S.-made films opened March 3 in China.

China stars In new movie role: The Investor

“The Lego Batman Movie,” by appearances, should have crushed its rival, “A Dog’s Purpose,” when the two U.S.-made films opened March 3 in China.

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Come Back! Some Gorillas at This Park See Foreign Tourists and Run

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-19 20:49
Come Back! Some Gorillas at This Park See Foreign Tourists and Run

KAHUZI-BIEGA NATIONAL PARK, Congo—It wouldn’t be fair to accuse Mpungwe of racism.

Come Back! Some Gorillas at This Park See Foreign Tourists and Run

KAHUZI-BIEGA NATIONAL PARK, Congo—It wouldn’t be fair to accuse Mpungwe of racism.

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UPS to Add Surcharge to Cost of Holiday Shipments

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-19 20:49
UPS to Add Surcharge to Cost of Holiday Shipments

United Parcel Service Inc. plans to charge retailers extra fees to deliver packages during the busiest weeks before Christmas, creating a new challenge for an industry already coping with a shift away from traditional stores.

UPS to Add Surcharge to Cost of Holiday Shipments

United Parcel Service Inc. plans to charge retailers extra fees to deliver packages during the busiest weeks before Christmas, creating a new challenge for an industry already coping with a shift away from traditional stores.

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Ex-Prisoner Warmbier Dies

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-19 20:49
Ex-Prisoner Warmbier Dies

Otto Warmbier, the U.S. college student imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year before returning home with a severe brain injury last week, died Monday, adding to pressure for more strenuous action against Pyongyang.

Ex-Prisoner Warmbier Dies

Otto Warmbier, the U.S. college student imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year before returning home with a severe brain injury last week, died Monday, adding to pressure for more strenuous action against Pyongyang.

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Amazon Deal Unites Maverick Chiefs

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-06-18 20:59
Amazon Deal Unites Maverick Chiefs

Amazon.com Inc.’s planned $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. unites two maverick businessmen who will have to blend very distinct approaches to make the deal a success.

Amazon Deal Unites Maverick Chiefs

Amazon.com Inc.’s planned $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. unites two maverick businessmen who will have to blend very distinct approaches to make the deal a success.

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Big Tech Stocks Foil Strategies to Diversify

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-06-18 20:58
Big Tech Stocks Foil Strategies to Diversify

This month’s brief technology-stock rout reveals an underside for investors of a steady 2017 rally: Shares of giant tech firms are cropping up everywhere, complicating efforts to diversify portfolios.

Big Tech Stocks Foil Strategies to Diversify

This month’s brief technology-stock rout reveals an underside for investors of a steady 2017 rally: Shares of giant tech firms are cropping up everywhere, complicating efforts to diversify portfolios.

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For Amazon, Now Comes the Hard Part

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-06-18 20:58
For Amazon, Now Comes the Hard Part

With Amazon.com Inc. wheeling sharply into the grocery aisle, the business of selling food may never be the same.

For Amazon, Now Comes the Hard Part

With Amazon.com Inc. wheeling sharply into the grocery aisle, the business of selling food may never be the same.

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Hair-Raising Idea: A Beard Business Sprouts in Indonesia

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-06-18 20:58
Hair-Raising Idea: A Beard Business Sprouts in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia—People in Indonesia like the idea of growing beards just as much as hipsters in Brooklyn or Berlin.

Hair-Raising Idea: A Beard Business Sprouts in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia—People in Indonesia like the idea of growing beards just as much as hipsters in Brooklyn or Berlin.

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Georgia Vote Hinges on GOP

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-06-18 20:58
Georgia Vote Hinges on GOP

CHAMBLEE, Ga.—This Tuesday’s U.S. House special election in Georgia has turned into a defining clash between the two political parties, with both sides targeting a new cadre of potential swing voters: Republicans uneasy with the rise of President Donald Trump.

Georgia Vote Hinges on GOP

CHAMBLEE, Ga.—This Tuesday’s U.S. House special election in Georgia has turned into a defining clash between the two political parties, with both sides targeting a new cadre of potential swing voters: Republicans uneasy with the rise of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Pilot Shoots Down Syrian Jet

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 2017-06-18 20:58
U.S. Pilot Shoots Down Syrian Jet

An American warplane shot down a Syrian government jet on Sunday, the Pentagon said, marking the first time in Syria’s civil war that a U.S. pilot has struck a regime plane and signaling an increased willingness by the Trump administration to directly challenge President Bashar al-Assad and his allies.

U.S. Pilot Shoots Down Syrian Jet

An American warplane shot down a Syrian government jet on Sunday, the Pentagon said, marking the first time in Syria’s civil war that a U.S. pilot has struck a regime plane and signaling an increased willingness by the Trump administration to directly challenge President Bashar al-Assad and his allies.

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Amazon Set to Devour Whole Foods

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-16 20:26
Amazon.com Inc. said it would buy Whole Foods Market Inc. in a deal valued at $13.7 billion, instantly transforming the online giant into a major player in the bricks-and-mortar retail sector it has spent years upending.
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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-16 20:25
A growing number of major insurers are seeking premium increases averaging 20% or more for next year on plans sold under the Affordable Care Act.
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Great News for Pet Indulgers: The 'Cone of Shame' Can Be a Pillow

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-16 20:23
Khaleesi cried and couldn’t venture out into her kingdom for days.
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Health Insurers Seek Big Premium Increases

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-16 20:23
A growing number of major insurers are seeking premium increases averaging 20% or more for next year on plans sold under the Affordable Care Act, according to rate proposals in more than 10 states that provide the broadest picture so far of the strains on the marketplaces.
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In New Cold War, Two Generals Square Off

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-16 20:23
A quarter-century after the Cold War ended, U.S. and Russian tank formations are once again squaring off.
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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-16 20:23
Amazon.com said it would buy Whole Foods in a $13.7 billion deal, instantly transforming the online giant into a major player in bricks-and-mortar retail. The purchase is a direct strike at Wal-Mart, the country’s largest grocer. Shares of retailers fell on worries the deal would heighten competition.
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Tech Companies Spread Their Tentacles

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-16 20:23
Why does a phone maker get into banking transactions? Why does a social network build a virtual-reality headset? Why does an online retailer buy a grocery chain?
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Moving at the speed of dial-up

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-06-15 19:55
Moving at the speed of dial-up

CALEDONIA, Mo.—Jeanne Wilson Johnson raises sheep and angora goats, and to sell the wool and mohair online she drives 4 miles to the parking lot of Roy’s gas station, the closest spot for decent internet access.

Moving at the speed of dial-up

CALEDONIA, Mo.—Jeanne Wilson Johnson raises sheep and angora goats, and to sell the wool and mohair online she drives 4 miles to the parking lot of Roy’s gas station, the closest spot for decent internet access.

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Nestlé to Sell U.S. Candy Business

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-06-15 19:55
Nestlé to Sell U.S. Candy Business

Nestlé SA put its U.S. confectionery business up for sale, looking to shed its Butterfinger and Crunch candy bars as it grapples with how to cater to U.S. consumers’ increasing demand for healthy snacks.

Nestlé to Sell U.S. Candy Business

Nestlé SA put its U.S. confectionery business up for sale, looking to shed its Butterfinger and Crunch candy bars as it grapples with how to cater to U.S. consumers’ increasing demand for healthy snacks.

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