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London Probe Focuses On Terrorists' Wider Links

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-06-06 19:47
London Probe Focuses On Terrorists’ Wider Links

U.K. and other Western security agencies were seeking to nail down international connections of the attackers in London’s weekend rampage, as it emerged that one of them had tried to go to Syria from Italy.

London Probe Focuses On Terrorists’ Wider Links

U.K. and other Western security agencies were seeking to nail down international connections of the attackers in London’s weekend rampage, as it emerged that one of them had tried to go to Syria from Italy.

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Nice Jeans, Son---Where's Your $2 Fee?

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-06-06 19:47
Nice Jeans, Son—Where’s Your $2 Fee?

The uniform policy at Florida’s Imagine School at Broward is strict—only khaki or navy bottoms with a school top; no open-toe shoes or sparkly undershirts; sweaters and jackets must be free of emblems other than the school logo.

Nice Jeans, Son—Where’s Your $2 Fee?

The uniform policy at Florida’s Imagine School at Broward is strict—only khaki or navy bottoms with a school top; no open-toe shoes or sparkly undershirts; sweaters and jackets must be free of emblems other than the school logo.

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Long a Promise, Gas Goes Global

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-06-06 19:47
Long a Promise, Gas Goes Global

One day in March, the Rioja Knutsen tanker, filled with liquefied natural gas, was traveling from the U.S. to Portugal. Suddenly, Mexico’s power company lobbed in a higher bid for its cargo. At the Bahamas, the ship abruptly made a starboard turn and headed south.

Long a Promise, Gas Goes Global

One day in March, the Rioja Knutsen tanker, filled with liquefied natural gas, was traveling from the U.S. to Portugal. Suddenly, Mexico’s power company lobbed in a higher bid for its cargo. At the Bahamas, the ship abruptly made a starboard turn and headed south.

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Markets Rise in Lockstep, Raising Worries of Reversal

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-06-06 19:47
Markets Rise in Lockstep, Raising Worries of Reversal

Stocks, bonds, gold and bitcoin—assets that rarely move in unison—have all been surging this spring, an everything rally that leaves investors confounded about how to play the plodding U.S. expansion and vulnerable to sharp reversals in fortune.

Markets Rise in Lockstep, Raising Worries of Reversal

Stocks, bonds, gold and bitcoin—assets that rarely move in unison—have all been surging this spring, an everything rally that leaves investors confounded about how to play the plodding U.S. expansion and vulnerable to sharp reversals in fortune.

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Insurer's Ohio Exit Ups Ante For GOP

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-06-06 19:47
Insurer’s Ohio Exit Ups Ante For GOP

Anthem Inc. will pull out of the health-insurance exchange in Ohio next year, leaving a second region of the country poised to have no coverage through the Affordable Care Act and increasing pressure on Republicans as they seek to replace it.

Insurer’s Ohio Exit Ups Ante For GOP

Anthem Inc. will pull out of the health-insurance exchange in Ohio next year, leaving a second region of the country poised to have no coverage through the Affordable Care Act and increasing pressure on Republicans as they seek to replace it.

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First Rule of Saving the Rhinos: Don't Get Squashed

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-05 19:42
First Rule of Saving the Rhinos: Don’t Get Squashed

ESCONDIDO, Calif.—Amani has deep-set eyes and shiny skin. Her name is Swahili for “peace,” and she has a youthful vigor that makes her an ideal candidate for motherhood.

First Rule of Saving the Rhinos: Don’t Get Squashed

ESCONDIDO, Calif.—Amani has deep-set eyes and shiny skin. Her name is Swahili for “peace,” and she has a youthful vigor that makes her an ideal candidate for motherhood.

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many colleges fail in Teaching How to think

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-05 19:42
many colleges fail in Teaching How to think

Freshmen and seniors at about 200 colleges across the U.S. take a little-known test every year to measure how much better they get at learning to think. The results are discouraging.

many colleges fail in Teaching How to think

Freshmen and seniors at about 200 colleges across the U.S. take a little-known test every year to measure how much better they get at learning to think. The results are discouraging.

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New Rift in Mideast Poses Risks for U.S.

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-05 19:42
New Rift in Mideast Poses Risks for U.S.

Arab powers severed ties with one of their own on Monday, exposing deep divisions among U.S. allies who provide crucial aid to Washington’s campaign against Islamic State.

New Rift in Mideast Poses Risks for U.S.

Arab powers severed ties with one of their own on Monday, exposing deep divisions among U.S. allies who provide crucial aid to Washington’s campaign against Islamic State.

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Apple Seeks Home Advantage

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-05 19:42
Apple Seeks Home Advantage

Apple Inc. revealed a voice-activated speaker on Monday, thrusting itself into the rapidly escalating fight between the biggest names in technology to control the home through a tabletop device.

Apple Seeks Home Advantage

Apple Inc. revealed a voice-activated speaker on Monday, thrusting itself into the rapidly escalating fight between the biggest names in technology to control the home through a tabletop device.

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Attacker Was Known to U.K. Police

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 2017-06-05 19:42
Attacker Was Known to U.K. Police

LONDON—One of three knife-wielding assailants who killed seven people in a weekend terror attack here was known to security services, authorities said Monday. Neighbors said his zeal for Islamic extremism was broadcast to the nation in a documentary called “The Jihadis Next Door.”

Attacker Was Known to U.K. Police

LONDON—One of three knife-wielding assailants who killed seven people in a weekend terror attack here was known to security services, authorities said Monday. Neighbors said his zeal for Islamic extremism was broadcast to the nation in a documentary called “The Jihadis Next Door.”

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-02 22:52
The jobless rate fell to a 16-year low of 4.3% in May, a sign that the economic expansion has left firms struggling to find workers.
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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-02 22:51
Europe lacks the military capabilities to defend itself following years of defense cutbacks, officials there acknowledge.
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These 11 People Watch Every Movie---Especially the Icky Bits

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-02 19:17
LOS ANGELES—In a nondescript building attached to an outdoor mall, Joan Graves and her colleagues sit down each day to talk about the movies they have seen. Nothing unusual there.
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Goldman Bond Deal Lacked Top Scrutiny

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-02 19:17
When a small brokerage firm contacted Goldman Sachs Asset Management last week offering to sell $2.8 billion of deeply discounted Venezuelan bonds, the response was a quick “yes.”
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Europe Reckons With Its Depleted Armies

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-02 19:17
Soldiers in Germany’s Light Infantry Battalion 413 near the Baltic Sea coast complained last year that they didn’t have enough sniper rifles or antitank weapons or the right kind of vehicles.
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Mayo's Tricky Task: Revamp What Works

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-02 19:16
ROCHESTER, Minn.—Change is hard. It is especially hard when the organization in question is among the top in its field.
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Jobless Rate Falls to 16-Year Low

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-06-02 19:16
WASHINGTON—The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in 16 years in May, a fresh sign the slow and long-running U.S. economic expansion has entered a new stage that has left businesses struggling to find qualified workers.
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The Hidden Truth in Trump's Trade Tirade

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-06-01 00:06
The Hidden Truth in Trump’s Trade Tirade

President Donald Trump took his bellicose economic agenda abroad last week, blasting Germany for its “very bad” trade surplus—or “evil” as one German newspaper translated it.

The Hidden Truth in Trump’s Trade Tirade

President Donald Trump took his bellicose economic agenda abroad last week, blasting Germany for its “very bad” trade surplus—or “evil” as one German newspaper translated it.

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Dear, Are You Running for Congress?

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-06-01 00:06
Dear, Are You Running for Congress?

WASHINGTON—Former Democratic Rep. Brad Ashford is considering mounting a challenge to the Republican who beat him last fall. So is his wife.

Dear, Are You Running for Congress?

WASHINGTON—Former Democratic Rep. Brad Ashford is considering mounting a challenge to the Republican who beat him last fall. So is his wife.

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Panel Fires Off Subpoenas As Russia Probe Ramps Up

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-06-01 00:06
Panel Fires Off Subpoenas As Russia Probe Ramps Up

WASHINGTON—The House Intelligence Committee issued seven subpoenas on Wednesday, in a sign that its investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election is advancing in scope and intensity, according to people familiar with the matter.

Panel Fires Off Subpoenas As Russia Probe Ramps Up

WASHINGTON—The House Intelligence Committee issued seven subpoenas on Wednesday, in a sign that its investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election is advancing in scope and intensity, according to people familiar with the matter.

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