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Icahn's Loan From Charity: $119 million

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 22:56
Hundreds of charities lend money to their officials. Most loans are relatively small and typically cover expenses such as relocation costs and life-insurance premiums.
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Nancy Lee Carlson Bought a Piece of the Moon---NASA Really Wants It Back

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 22:56
When Nancy Lee Carlson discovered an online auction two years ago for moon dust, she couldn’t believe her luck. A geology buff, she spent childhood summers scouring for rocks along Michigan’s Lake Superior, but wasn’t a serious collector. She figured the dust was genuine because it was being auctioned on behalf of the U.S. Marshals Service.
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Fired FBI Director To Testify In Public Hearing

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 22:56
WASHINGTON—Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify publicly in Congress, capping a week that may shape President Donald Trump’s administration for months, or even years, and prompting White House aides to rethink how they operate in this new political and legal environment.
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Political Crisis Grips Brazil

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 22:56
SÃO PAULO—Less than a year after Brazil’s president was impeached, her successor is at the center of explosive bribery allegations in the ever-widening corruption probe that has engulfed the country’s leadership class.
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IBM Says No to Home Work

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 00:07
IBM Says No to Home Work

International Business Machines Corp., a pioneer and champion of the work-from-home concept, is reversing decadeslong policies and calling thousands of employees back to the office.

IBM Says No to Home Work

International Business Machines Corp., a pioneer and champion of the work-from-home concept, is reversing decadeslong policies and calling thousands of employees back to the office.

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What Heats Up the Golden State Warriors? A Toaster

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 00:07
What Heats Up the Golden State Warriors? A Toaster

OAKLAND, Calif.—Ronnie Reyes unwrapped a Christmas gift from his cousin a few years ago and found something unusual inside: an official Golden State Warriors toaster.

What Heats Up the Golden State Warriors? A Toaster

OAKLAND, Calif.—Ronnie Reyes unwrapped a Christmas gift from his cousin a few years ago and found something unusual inside: an official Golden State Warriors toaster.

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New FDA lobby: the parents of sick children

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 00:07
New FDA lobby: the parents of sick children

Jennifer McNary, a stay-at-home mother, was desperate to find a medicine that might spare her two sons an early death from a rare form of muscular dystrophy.

New FDA lobby: the parents of sick children

Jennifer McNary, a stay-at-home mother, was desperate to find a medicine that might spare her two sons an early death from a rare form of muscular dystrophy.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 00:07
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump called an investigation of his campaign’s possible ties to Russia a “witch hunt,” but recent moves suggest that a federal criminal probe is expanding.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump called an investigation of his campaign’s possible ties to Russia a “witch hunt,” but recent moves suggest that a federal criminal probe is expanding.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 00:07
What’s News: Business & Finance

IBM is reversing decadeslong policies as a champion of the work-from-home concept and calling employees back to the office.

What’s News: Business & Finance

IBM is reversing decadeslong policies as a champion of the work-from-home concept and calling employees back to the office.

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Budget Plan Relies on Cuts

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 00:07
Budget Plan Relies on Cuts

White House aims at balance over 10 years, projecting much faster growth in economy

Budget Plan Relies on Cuts

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Trump Pushes Back As Probe Expands

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 2017-05-19 00:07
Trump Pushes Back As Probe Expands

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Thursday that an investigation of his campaign’s possible ties to Russia is a “witch hunt” and should be quickly brought to a close, but the appointment of a special counsel and recent grand jury subpoenas suggest a federal criminal probe is expanding to include other suspicious activity and countries.

Trump Pushes Back As Probe Expands

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Thursday that an investigation of his campaign’s possible ties to Russia is a “witch hunt” and should be quickly brought to a close, but the appointment of a special counsel and recent grand jury subpoenas suggest a federal criminal probe is expanding to include other suspicious activity and countries.

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Car Makers Set on Cuts, Despite Their Promises

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-17 00:21
Car Makers Set on Cuts, Despite Their Promises

Amid softening U.S. car sales and mounting investor skepticism about Detroit’s ability to weather the industry’s first downturn in nearly a decade, auto executives are facing a tough choice in whom to please: Wall Street or the White House.

Car Makers Set on Cuts, Despite Their Promises

Amid softening U.S. car sales and mounting investor skepticism about Detroit’s ability to weather the industry’s first downturn in nearly a decade, auto executives are facing a tough choice in whom to please: Wall Street or the White House.

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disney's iger isn't about to Sign Off

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-17 00:21
disney’s iger isn’t about to Sign Off

Robert Iger owns a license-plate frame printed with the question: “Is there life after Disney?”

disney’s iger isn’t about to Sign Off

Robert Iger owns a license-plate frame printed with the question: “Is there life after Disney?”

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Activist Investors Step Up Efforts to Throw Out CEOs

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-17 00:21
Activist Investors Step Up Efforts to Throw Out CEOs

Activist investors, who have been a growing nuisance for chief executives, are now becoming an existential threat.

Activist Investors Step Up Efforts to Throw Out CEOs

Activist investors, who have been a growing nuisance for chief executives, are now becoming an existential threat.

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What's News: World-Wide

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-17 00:21
What’s News: World-Wide

Trump asked then-FBI Director Comey to back off the investigation of Flynn shortly after the former national security adviser resigned in February, according to two people close to Comey.

What’s News: World-Wide

Trump asked then-FBI Director Comey to back off the investigation of Flynn shortly after the former national security adviser resigned in February, according to two people close to Comey.

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Furor Puts the GOP Agenda at Risk

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-17 00:21
Furor Puts the GOP Agenda at Risk

WASHINGTON—The latest revelation to buffet the White House—that President Donald Trump allegedly asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop a probe of his former national security adviser—has prompted some congressional Republicans to call for further investigation.

Furor Puts the GOP Agenda at Risk

WASHINGTON—The latest revelation to buffet the White House—that President Donald Trump allegedly asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop a probe of his former national security adviser—has prompted some congressional Republicans to call for further investigation.

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Can I Have That Burger With a Side of Peanut Butter?

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-17 00:21
Can I Have That Burger With a Side of Peanut Butter?

When Katherine Drake spotted a photo of a Butterbeer Frappuccino on the social-media site Pinterest, she balked at ordering the Harry Potter-themed drink at the counter of her local Starbucks because it wasn’t on the menu.

Can I Have That Burger With a Side of Peanut Butter?

When Katherine Drake spotted a photo of a Butterbeer Frappuccino on the social-media site Pinterest, she balked at ordering the Harry Potter-themed drink at the counter of her local Starbucks because it wasn’t on the menu.

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What's News: Business & Finance

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-17 00:21
What’s News: Business & Finance

Activist investors are increasingly targeting CEOs, helping push out the leaders of three S&P 500 companies this year.

What’s News: Business & Finance

Activist investors are increasingly targeting CEOs, helping push out the leaders of three S&P 500 companies this year.

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Trump Asked Comey to Drop Probe

Wall Street Journal - Wed, 2017-05-17 00:21
Trump Asked Comey to Drop Probe

President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to back off the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn shortly after Mr. Flynn resigned in February, according to two people close to Mr. Comey.

Trump Asked Comey to Drop Probe

President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to back off the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn shortly after Mr. Flynn resigned in February, according to two people close to Mr. Comey.

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