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Puerto Rico Aid Trickles In

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-09-29 00:06
More than a week after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, truckloads of vital supplies are moving at a crawl, as widespread damage stymies efforts of companies, government agencies and relief groups to restore basic services.
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oil giant ignored Warnings before fire

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-09-29 00:06
As dawn broke on Aug. 30, 2015, Nighat Razi’s neighbors were already screaming. Smoke was spreading through her building in an apartment complex for employees of Saudi Arabia’s state oil company.
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China Speeds Push For Electric Vehicles

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-09-29 00:05
China will force auto makers to accelerate production of electric vehicles by 2019, a move that will ripple around the globe as the industry bends to the will of the world’s largest car market.
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Tax Plan Quickly Hits First Hurdle

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-09-29 00:05
WASHINGTON—A day after announcing their ambitious tax plan, Republicans debated scaling back one of their largest and most controversial proposals to pay for lower tax rates: repeal of the individual deduction for state and local taxes.
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Insurers Stay In ACA Plans Despite Fears Of Exodus

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-09-28 00:43
Insurers Stay In ACA Plans Despite Fears Of Exodus

Health insurers appeared likely to offer Affordable Care Act plans in all U.S. counties next year, despite months of drama and worries among some state officials about last-minute exits, ahead of a late-Wednesday deadline.

Insurers Stay In ACA Plans Despite Fears Of Exodus

Health insurers appeared likely to offer Affordable Care Act plans in all U.S. counties next year, despite months of drama and worries among some state officials about last-minute exits, ahead of a late-Wednesday deadline.

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This Winter's Hot Fashion: Parkas Stuffed With Vermont Weeds

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-09-28 00:42
This Winter’s Hot Fashion: Parkas Stuffed With Vermont Weeds

Each fall, as foliage turns and Vermont teems with tourists, the state’s farmers take pride in showing off their fetching fields of hay and corn. In the slanting sun, the crops call to mind the heyday of impressionist painters.

This Winter’s Hot Fashion: Parkas Stuffed With Vermont Weeds

Each fall, as foliage turns and Vermont teems with tourists, the state’s farmers take pride in showing off their fetching fields of hay and corn. In the slanting sun, the crops call to mind the heyday of impressionist painters.

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Retail Made Elmira, Now It's a Millstone

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-09-28 00:42
Retail Made Elmira, Now It’s a Millstone

To understand the ripple effects of the collapse in traditional retail, look no further than Elmira, N.Y.

Retail Made Elmira, Now It’s a Millstone

To understand the ripple effects of the collapse in traditional retail, look no further than Elmira, N.Y.

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SEC Investigates Firing of Top Pepsi Lawyer

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-09-28 00:42
SEC Investigates Firing of Top Pepsi Lawyer

Federal securities regulators are investigating an allegation by PepsiCo Inc.’s former top lawyer that the company fired her in retaliation for the way she handled an internal probe into potential wrongdoing in Russia, according to people familiar with the matter and internal documents.

SEC Investigates Firing of Top Pepsi Lawyer

Federal securities regulators are investigating an allegation by PepsiCo Inc.’s former top lawyer that the company fired her in retaliation for the way she handled an internal probe into potential wrongdoing in Russia, according to people familiar with the matter and internal documents.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-09-28 00:41
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump and GOP leaders proposed sharply reducing tax rates on businesses and many individuals, kicking off a major legislative push to overhaul the tax code.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump and GOP leaders proposed sharply reducing tax rates on businesses and many individuals, kicking off a major legislative push to overhaul the tax code.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-09-28 00:41
What’s News: Business & Finance

The SEC is investigating an allegation by PepsiCo’s former top lawyer that the company fired her in retaliation for the way she handled an internal probe into potential wrongdoing in Russia.

What’s News: Business & Finance

The SEC is investigating an allegation by PepsiCo’s former top lawyer that the company fired her in retaliation for the way she handled an internal probe into potential wrongdoing in Russia.

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Trump Backs Steep Cuts In Tax Rates

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 2017-09-28 00:41
Trump Backs Steep Cuts In Tax Rates

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and GOP leaders proposed sharply reducing tax rates on businesses and many individuals, kicking off a major legislative push to overhaul the nation’s tax code this year.

Trump Backs Steep Cuts In Tax Rates

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and GOP leaders proposed sharply reducing tax rates on businesses and many individuals, kicking off a major legislative push to overhaul the nation’s tax code this year.

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Roy Moore Wins Alabama's Republican Senate Primary

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-09-27 09:19
Alabama Republicans on Tuesday voted decisively to nominate Roy Moore, a former state Supreme Court judge, for a U.S. Senate seat, delivering a rebuke to President Donald Trump and the GOP establishment that supported his rival.
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Equifax Chief Quits Amid Hacking Crisis

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-09-27 00:38
Equifax Chief Quits Amid Hacking Crisis

Equifax Inc. escalated its response to a massive hack ahead of congressional hearings next week, announcing Tuesday that Chairman and Chief Executive Richard Smith would step aside under an agreement that allows for compensation clawbacks.

Equifax Chief Quits Amid Hacking Crisis

Equifax Inc. escalated its response to a massive hack ahead of congressional hearings next week, announcing Tuesday that Chairman and Chief Executive Richard Smith would step aside under an agreement that allows for compensation clawbacks.

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Hollywood's Hottest Private Club: The American Legion

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-09-27 00:38
Hollywood’s Hottest Private Club: The American Legion

HOLLYWOOD—Here are words not often seen together in a sentence: American Legion and cool.

Hollywood’s Hottest Private Club: The American Legion

HOLLYWOOD—Here are words not often seen together in a sentence: American Legion and cool.

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The Florida Orange, State Icon, Is Dying

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-09-27 00:38
The Florida Orange, State Icon, Is Dying

Florida is synonymous with oranges. They’re on the state license plate. At the product’s heyday in 1977, the state boasted 53 orange juice processing plants. Today, beset by bacteria, hurricanes and international competition, there are seven.

The Florida Orange, State Icon, Is Dying

Florida is synonymous with oranges. They’re on the state license plate. At the product’s heyday in 1977, the state boasted 53 orange juice processing plants. Today, beset by bacteria, hurricanes and international competition, there are seven.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-09-27 00:38
What’s News: World-Wide

Alabama Republicans voted decisively to nominate Roy Moore, a former state Supreme Court judge, for a U.S. Senate seat, delivering a rebuke to Trump and the GOP establishment that supported his rival.

What’s News: World-Wide

Alabama Republicans voted decisively to nominate Roy Moore, a former state Supreme Court judge, for a U.S. Senate seat, delivering a rebuke to Trump and the GOP establishment that supported his rival.

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Saudi Women Granted The Right To Drive

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-09-27 00:38
Saudi Women Granted The Right To Drive

RIYADH—Saudi Arabia on Tuesday lifted the world’s only ban on women driving, removing a restriction in the deeply conservative kingdom that had become a symbol of women’s oppression.

Saudi Women Granted The Right To Drive

RIYADH—Saudi Arabia on Tuesday lifted the world’s only ban on women driving, removing a restriction in the deeply conservative kingdom that had become a symbol of women’s oppression.

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Bribery Is Alleged In College Basketball

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-09-27 00:37
Bribery Is Alleged In College Basketball

Coaches at some of the most storied programs in college basketball and the sportswear company Adidas AG are at the center of federal allegations that if proven true could shed light on the lucrative worlds of sports management and apparel contracts and underscore the power coaches wield over top recruits.

Bribery Is Alleged In College Basketball

Coaches at some of the most storied programs in college basketball and the sportswear company Adidas AG are at the center of federal allegations that if proven true could shed light on the lucrative worlds of sports management and apparel contracts and underscore the power coaches wield over top recruits.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-09-27 00:36
What’s News: Business & Finance

Equifax’s CEO is leaving as the firm escalates its response to a massive hack ahead of congressional hearings next week.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Equifax’s CEO is leaving as the firm escalates its response to a massive hack ahead of congressional hearings next week.

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Target Boosts Hourly Wages In Battle to Lure Workers

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 2017-09-26 01:23
Target Boosts Hourly Wages In Battle to Lure Workers

Target Corp. said it is raising its minimum wage to $11 an hour starting next month and to $15 an hour within three years, as the retailer competes to fill low-wage jobs in a tighter labor market.

Target Boosts Hourly Wages In Battle to Lure Workers

Target Corp. said it is raising its minimum wage to $11 an hour starting next month and to $15 an hour within three years, as the retailer competes to fill low-wage jobs in a tighter labor market.

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