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Please Do Not Toss That Bouquet

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 22:49
Wedding bouquets are going wild and free.
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U.S. Gets Terse Response On North Korea

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 22:49
UNITED NATIONS—The Trump administration tried to unify world leaders behind a tougher approach toward North Korea on Friday, but risked finding itself more isolated amid stiff resistance from China and Russia, which accused the U.S. of ratcheting up tensions.
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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 22:49
The economy stumbled in the first quarter as consumers reined in spending despite a rise in household confidence and a surge in stocks.
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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 22:49
The administration tried to unify world leaders behind a tougher approach on North Korea, but risked finding itself more isolated amid resistance from China and Russia. Meanwhile, a North Korean ballistic-missile test appeared to fail. A call by Trump to rewrite or rip up a trade agreement with South Korea rattled officials in Seoul.
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Growth Slows on Tepid Spending

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 22:49
The U.S. economy stumbled during the first months of the year, as consumers reined in spending despite a rise in household confidence and a surge in stock prices that greeted the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
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Uber Seeks Seasoned No. 2 to Mind Its CEO

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 00:56
Uber Seeks Seasoned No. 2 to Mind Its CEO

SAN FRANCISCO—Uber Technologies Inc., in its search for a No. 2 to Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, is interviewing candidates with track records in large, established companies—a sign the ride-sharing titan is looking to temper Mr. Kalanick’s idiosyncrasies in exchange for a corporate culture more typically in tune with its size and ambitions.

Uber Seeks Seasoned No. 2 to Mind Its CEO

SAN FRANCISCO—Uber Technologies Inc., in its search for a No. 2 to Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, is interviewing candidates with track records in large, established companies—a sign the ride-sharing titan is looking to temper Mr. Kalanick’s idiosyncrasies in exchange for a corporate culture more typically in tune with its size and ambitions.

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A Miracle at the World's Largest Church: Visitors

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 00:56
A Miracle at the World’s Largest Church: Visitors

YAMOUSSOUKRO, Ivory Coast—There’s nothing on earth quite like the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace.

A Miracle at the World’s Largest Church: Visitors

YAMOUSSOUKRO, Ivory Coast—There’s nothing on earth quite like the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace.

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Pentagon Probes Payments to Flynn

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 00:56
Pentagon Probes Payments to Flynn

WASHINGTON—The Pentagon’s internal watchdog opened an investigation into whether former national security adviser Mike Flynn violated the law by taking payments linked to foreign governments without permission after leaving the military, despite being warned against the practice, according to new documents released Thursday by congressional Democrats.

Pentagon Probes Payments to Flynn

WASHINGTON—The Pentagon’s internal watchdog opened an investigation into whether former national security adviser Mike Flynn violated the law by taking payments linked to foreign governments without permission after leaving the military, despite being warned against the practice, according to new documents released Thursday by congressional Democrats.

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Next Tax Battle: Axing a Blue-State Favorite

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 00:56
Next Tax Battle: Axing a Blue-State Favorite

WASHINGTON—A big tax break skewed toward Democratic-controlled blue states is the next major battleground as President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans attempt to rewrite the tax code.

Next Tax Battle: Axing a Blue-State Favorite

WASHINGTON—A big tax break skewed toward Democratic-controlled blue states is the next major battleground as President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans attempt to rewrite the tax code.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 00:56
What’s News: World-Wide

The Pentagon opened an investigation into whether Flynn violated the law by taking payments linked to foreign governments without permission after leaving the military.

What’s News: World-Wide

The Pentagon opened an investigation into whether Flynn violated the law by taking payments linked to foreign governments without permission after leaving the military.

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Big Tech Extends Earnings Boom

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 00:56
Big Tech Extends Earnings Boom

Amazon.com Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. reported booming quarterly sales and profits, showing that the tech giants continue to extend their dominance and fend off concerns that might have dampened growth.

Big Tech Extends Earnings Boom

Amazon.com Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. reported booming quarterly sales and profits, showing that the tech giants continue to extend their dominance and fend off concerns that might have dampened growth.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-04-28 00:56
What’s News: Business & Finance

Amazon and Alphabet reported booming quarterly sales and profits, as the tech giants continue to extend their dominance.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Amazon and Alphabet reported booming quarterly sales and profits, as the tech giants continue to extend their dominance.

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Fund Kings Open 'Family Offices'

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-04-27 00:04
Fund Kings Open ‘Family Offices’

In 2010, a firm called Swift River Investments LLC put money into a software company developed by private-equity giant Blackstone Group LP. Five years later, a company Blackstone co-owned acquired the software firm, giving Swift River a fat profit.

Fund Kings Open ‘Family Offices’

In 2010, a firm called Swift River Investments LLC put money into a software company developed by private-equity giant Blackstone Group LP. Five years later, a company Blackstone co-owned acquired the software firm, giving Swift River a fat profit.

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Some Proms Have 21-Page Rulebooks

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-04-27 00:04
Some Proms Have 21-Page Rulebooks

The rules of prom used to be simple. Get a date, rent a tux or buy a dress, pick up a corsage, and maybe splurge on a limo.

Some Proms Have 21-Page Rulebooks

The rules of prom used to be simple. Get a date, rent a tux or buy a dress, pick up a corsage, and maybe splurge on a limo.

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Big Brands Feel Pain as Consumers Pull Back

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-04-27 00:04
Big Brands Feel Pain as Consumers Pull Back

Procter & Gamble Co. and PepsiCo Inc. posted lackluster sales in the most recent quarter as producers of some of America’s biggest consumer products struggle to give shoppers what they want.

Big Brands Feel Pain as Consumers Pull Back

Procter & Gamble Co. and PepsiCo Inc. posted lackluster sales in the most recent quarter as producers of some of America’s biggest consumer products struggle to give shoppers what they want.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-04-27 00:04
What’s News: World-Wide

House Republicans are moving closer to agreement on a health-care bill but face the task of persuading centrists on provisions that could raise costs for people with pre-existing conditions. The administration said it would maintain critical funding for health plans, a pledge that reduced the chances of a government shutdown.

What’s News: World-Wide

House Republicans are moving closer to agreement on a health-care bill but face the task of persuading centrists on provisions that could raise costs for people with pre-existing conditions. The administration said it would maintain critical funding for health plans, a pledge that reduced the chances of a government shutdown.

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GOP Moves Closer to New Health Bill

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-04-27 00:04
GOP Moves Closer to New Health Bill

WASHINGTON—House Republicans are moving closer to agreement on a health-care overhaul but now face the task of persuading centrists in the party to agree to provisions that could raise costs for many people with pre-existing conditions.

GOP Moves Closer to New Health Bill

WASHINGTON—House Republicans are moving closer to agreement on a health-care overhaul but now face the task of persuading centrists in the party to agree to provisions that could raise costs for many people with pre-existing conditions.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-04-27 00:03
What’s News: Business & Finance

Trump proposed deep cuts in business tax rates, with the top corporate rate dropping to 15%, and major changes to the individual tax system. U.S. stocks gave up early gains, closing slightly lower after the announcement of the tax plan. The Dow eased 21.03 points to 20975.09.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Trump proposed deep cuts in business tax rates, with the top corporate rate dropping to 15%, and major changes to the individual tax system. U.S. stocks gave up early gains, closing slightly lower after the announcement of the tax plan. The Dow eased 21.03 points to 20975.09.

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Trump Unveils Broad Tax-Cut Plan

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-04-27 00:03
Trump Unveils Broad Tax-Cut Plan

President Donald Trump called for deep reductions in business tax rates and major changes to the individual tax system in a bid to invigorate his agenda as he nears the 100-day mark.

Trump Unveils Broad Tax-Cut Plan

President Donald Trump called for deep reductions in business tax rates and major changes to the individual tax system in a bid to invigorate his agenda as he nears the 100-day mark.

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