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Tech Firms Caught in U.S.-China Trade Spat

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-20 00:47
Tech Firms Caught in U.S.-China Trade Spat

HONG KONG—China intensified the tit-for-tat trade battle with the U.S. on Thursday, with antitrust regulators warning that they have “hard to resolve” concerns about Qualcomm Inc.’s planned $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors NV, potentially creating a significant stumbling block for the deal.

Tech Firms Caught in U.S.-China Trade Spat

HONG KONG—China intensified the tit-for-tat trade battle with the U.S. on Thursday, with antitrust regulators warning that they have “hard to resolve” concerns about Qualcomm Inc.’s planned $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors NV, potentially creating a significant stumbling block for the deal.

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North Korea's Hackers Are Now Dangerously Good

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-20 00:47
North Korea’s Hackers Are Now Dangerously Good

SEOUL—North Korea’s cyber army, long considered a midlevel security threat, is quietly morphing into one of the world’s most sophisticated and dangerous hacking machines.

North Korea’s Hackers Are Now Dangerously Good

SEOUL—North Korea’s cyber army, long considered a midlevel security threat, is quietly morphing into one of the world’s most sophisticated and dangerous hacking machines.

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Trump Adds Giuliani To Fight Probe

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-20 00:47
Trump Adds Giuliani To Fight Probe

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump, stepping up his efforts to bring the Russia investigation to a conclusion, has hired longtime ally and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani as part of the legal team representing him in the probe.

Trump Adds Giuliani To Fight Probe

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump, stepping up his efforts to bring the Russia investigation to a conclusion, has hired longtime ally and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani as part of the legal team representing him in the probe.

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U.S. Prosecutors to Weigh Criminal Case for McCabe

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2018-04-20 00:47
U.S. Prosecutors to Weigh Criminal Case for McCabe

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog referred its finding that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe had misled investigators to federal prosecutors to determine whether he should be charged with a crime, according to people familiar with the matter.

U.S. Prosecutors to Weigh Criminal Case for McCabe

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog referred its finding that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe had misled investigators to federal prosecutors to determine whether he should be charged with a crime, according to people familiar with the matter.

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U.S. Shale Boom Faces Bottlenecks

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-19 00:37
U.S. Shale Boom Faces Bottlenecks

The oil field at the heart of the U.S. shale boom appears to be choking on its own growth, a surprising development with big ramifications for energy profits and global markets.

U.S. Shale Boom Faces Bottlenecks

The oil field at the heart of the U.S. shale boom appears to be choking on its own growth, a surprising development with big ramifications for energy profits and global markets.

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When Power Dissolves: The Fall of Tony Podesta

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-19 00:37
When Power Dissolves: The Fall of Tony Podesta

Tony Podesta was in line to be king of K Street.

When Power Dissolves: The Fall of Tony Podesta

Tony Podesta was in line to be king of K Street.

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Parents Rig Board Games To Lose Faster

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-19 00:37
Parents Rig Board Games To Lose Faster

Most people cheat to win. Sarah Croston cheats to lose.

Parents Rig Board Games To Lose Faster

Most people cheat to win. Sarah Croston cheats to lose.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-19 00:37
What’s News: World-Wide

The Southwest accident that killed a passenger has prompted safety experts to focus on an apparent vulnerability in the engine cover.

What’s News: World-Wide

The Southwest accident that killed a passenger has prompted safety experts to focus on an apparent vulnerability in the engine cover.

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Engine Cover Eyed in Airliner Accident

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-19 00:37
Engine Cover Eyed in Airliner Accident

Early clues point to an unexpected hazard in the deadly midair engine rupture and emergency landing of Southwest Flight 1380: the engine cover.

Engine Cover Eyed in Airliner Accident

Early clues point to an unexpected hazard in the deadly midair engine rupture and emergency landing of Southwest Flight 1380: the engine cover.

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New Islamist Group Rises in Syria

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-19 00:37
New Islamist Group Rises in Syria

An extremist group spawned from al Qaeda is consolidating power in northwestern Syria while the U.S. has focused on fighting remnants of Islamic State elsewhere in the country and striking the Assad regime’s chemical-weapons facilities.

New Islamist Group Rises in Syria

An extremist group spawned from al Qaeda is consolidating power in northwestern Syria while the U.S. has focused on fighting remnants of Islamic State elsewhere in the country and striking the Assad regime’s chemical-weapons facilities.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2018-04-19 00:37
What’s News: Business & Finance

The Permian oil field at the heart of the U.S. shale boom appears to be choking on its own growth, with ramifications for energy profits and global markets.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The Permian oil field at the heart of the U.S. shale boom appears to be choking on its own growth, with ramifications for energy profits and global markets.

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A Divided Nation Asks: Hawaiian Pizza, Yes or No?

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-18 00:17
A Divided Nation Asks: Hawaiian Pizza, Yes or No?

Olympic snowboarding champ Chloe Kim knew she was taking a controversial position during a recent appearance on a late-night television talk show.

A Divided Nation Asks: Hawaiian Pizza, Yes or No?

Olympic snowboarding champ Chloe Kim knew she was taking a controversial position during a recent appearance on a late-night television talk show.

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Plane Engine Ruptures in Midair

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-18 00:17
Plane Engine Ruptures in Midair

A passenger on a Southwest Airlines Co. flight died Tuesday after an engine broke apart at more than 30,000 feet, spraying metal pieces through the fuselage and forcing the crippled jet to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

Plane Engine Ruptures in Midair

A passenger on a Southwest Airlines Co. flight died Tuesday after an engine broke apart at more than 30,000 feet, spraying metal pieces through the fuselage and forcing the crippled jet to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-18 00:17
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump sent CIA Director Pompeo on a secret trip to meet with North Korean leader Kim in Pyongyang over Easter to discuss terms for a planned summit.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump sent CIA Director Pompeo on a secret trip to meet with North Korean leader Kim in Pyongyang over Easter to discuss terms for a planned summit.

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Amid the Bombs and Gas, Syria Faces Epic Health Crisis

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-18 00:17
Amid the Bombs and Gas, Syria Faces Epic Health Crisis

RAQQA, Syria—This country’s seven-year war is fueling a parallel disaster: a crippling public-health catastrophe.

Amid the Bombs and Gas, Syria Faces Epic Health Crisis

RAQQA, Syria—This country’s seven-year war is fueling a parallel disaster: a crippling public-health catastrophe.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-18 00:16
What’s News: Business & Finance

Goldman posted a 26% jump in first-quarter profit, looking more like the balanced business CEO Blankfein has been working to build in the wake of the financial crisis. The combined earnings of the nation’s big banks increased by more than $2.5 billion last quarter because of lower corporate tax rates. B1

What’s News: Business & Finance

Goldman posted a 26% jump in first-quarter profit, looking more like the balanced business CEO Blankfein has been working to build in the wake of the financial crisis. The combined earnings of the nation’s big banks increased by more than $2.5 billion last quarter because of lower corporate tax rates. B1

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Goldman Earnings Get Boost On Trading

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-18 00:16
Goldman Earnings Get Boost On Trading

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported sharply higher profit, looking more like the balanced business Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein has been working to build in the wake of the financial crisis.

Goldman Earnings Get Boost On Trading

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported sharply higher profit, looking more like the balanced business Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein has been working to build in the wake of the financial crisis.

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CIA Chief Met With North Korea's Leader

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2018-04-18 00:16
CIA Chief Met With North Korea’s Leader

President Donald Trump sent Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo on a secret trip to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang over Easter, according to people familiar with the matter.

CIA Chief Met With North Korea’s Leader

President Donald Trump sent Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo on a secret trip to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang over Easter, according to people familiar with the matter.

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The Nation's Best Tax Preparers Might Be Parents

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2018-04-17 00:41
The Nation’s Best Tax Preparers Might Be Parents

Every spring like clockwork, Bridget Cusick receives a package from her father. This year, she opened it to find two manila envelopes, stamped and pre-addressed; one to New York state; one to the Internal Revenue Service. Her address was written in the top left-hand corners. There were forms, too: three stacks, held together by paper clips. A Post-it Note stuck to one said, “your copies.”

The Nation’s Best Tax Preparers Might Be Parents

Every spring like clockwork, Bridget Cusick receives a package from her father. This year, she opened it to find two manila envelopes, stamped and pre-addressed; one to New York state; one to the Internal Revenue Service. Her address was written in the top left-hand corners. There were forms, too: three stacks, held together by paper clips. A Post-it Note stuck to one said, “your copies.”

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Wanted: Teenagers To Fill Open Jobs

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2018-04-17 00:41
Wanted: Teenagers To Fill Open Jobs

LOVELAND, Colo.—Jerry Stooksbury, the president of Avionics Specialists LLC, needed to produce an airplane instrument panel last fall, but had only two employees able to complete the task quickly.

Wanted: Teenagers To Fill Open Jobs

LOVELAND, Colo.—Jerry Stooksbury, the president of Avionics Specialists LLC, needed to produce an airplane instrument panel last fall, but had only two employees able to complete the task quickly.

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