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Sharp Sees Salvation in Appliances

The recovery plan for troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp: Become a major global appliance maker under the wing of its Taiwanese parent, Foxconn Technology Group......»»

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Book Show Brings Politics to the Forefront

Politics will be front and center at BookExpo, the book-publishing industry’s annual trade show that opens Wednesday in New York. Hillary Clinton is expected to speak about her untitled memoir on her experiences during the 2016 campaign......»»

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British Airways Cancels Flights After Computer Failure

A far-reaching computer outage forced British Airways to cancel a large number of flights and warn of further disruption Sunday during one of the U.K.’s busiest travel weekends and the long Memorial Day break in the U.S......»»

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NASA"s Latest Capsules Expected to Pose Greater Risks Than Projected

NASA’s next-generation manned spacecraft, initially envisioned to be roughly 10 times safer than the retired space shuttle fleet, will fall significantly short of that goal, according to industry and former agency officials......»»

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Newell Continues Reshaping Itself by Punting Its Winter Sports Business

Newell Brands reached a deal to sell its Winter Sports Business to private-equity firm Kohlberg for about $240 million, in its latest move to pare down its portfolio......»»

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NASA"s Latest Capsules Expected to Pose Greater Risks Than Originally Projected

NASA’s next-generation manned spacecraft, initially envisioned to be roughly 10 times safer than the retired space shuttle fleet, will fall significantly short of that goal, according to industry and former agency officials......»»

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Chairman of Meatpacker at Center of Brazil Corruption Probe Resigns

Brazil’s JBS, the meatpacker at the center of the country’s vast corruption scandal, said Friday that billionaire Joesley Batista has stepped down as the company’s chairman......»»

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Amtrak, Chicago Leaders Pick Developer for $1 Billion Union Station Redevelopment

Chicago and Amtrak officials have tapped Riverside Investment & Development Co. to serve as master developer for a massive renovation and expansion of Chicago Union Station along with properties owned by .....»»

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Payless Vendors Take Aim at Company"s Debt Restructuring

Payless ShoeSource Inc.’s vendors and suppliers are crying foul at the bankrupt shoe retailer’s lender-backed debt restructuring......»»

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Caesars, Exiting Bankruptcy, Seeks Growth Beyond Gambling

The casino giant, close to wiping out $10 billion in debt, faces a shifting market......»»

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Anadarko"s Colorado Operations Draw Criticism After Second Deadly Blast

A second deadly accident in Colorado involving Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is spurring criticism of the company’s oil and gas operations in the state......»»

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Trump"s Fix for Post Office"s Deep Losses: Cut Back Saturday Delivery

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would let the U.S. Postal Service cut back on delivery days, a move that helps the unprofitable agency save money while putting it at odds with longstanding congressional demands......»»

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Amazon"s Brush With $1,000 Signals the Death of the Stock Split

Stock splits, once considered a way to keep shares affordable for mom-and-pop investors, are rare today as companies aspire to new heights......»»

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CEA Nominee Hassett Worked as Citigroup Consultant

Financial disclosures filed by Kevin Hassett show the nominee to be chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers worked as a consultant for Citigroup Inc., whose ties with the previous administration rankled some Democrats......»»

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Author Crusaded for Organic Food Long Before It Was a Big Business

Beatrice Trum Hunter wrote dozens of books, including “The Natural Foods Cookbook.” She also served as food editor of Consumers’ Research Bulletin and wrote hundreds of articles. She died May 17 at 98......»»

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Rome Court Ruling Allows Uber to Continue Service in Italy

A Rome court issued a ruling Friday that will allow Uber Technologies Inc. to continue providing its car-booking service in Italy, revoking an order to suspend its service in the country earlier this spring......»»

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Trump, G-7 Leaders Meet Amid Tensions Over Climate, Trade

Trans-Atlantic tensions over trade and climate change hung over the start of the Group of 7 summit Friday in Sicily, the last stop in President Donald Trump’s first overseas trip since taking office......»»

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Trump Pressed on Climate and Trade at G-7 Summit

Trans-Atlantic tensions over trade and climate change hung over the start of the Group of 7 summit Friday in Sicily, the last stop in President Donald Trump’s first overseas trip since taking office......»»

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Treasury Chief"s Fiancée Will Resign From Ratpac-Dune CEO Post

Steven Mnuchin’s fiancée will resign from her temporary role as CEO of the film financing company he founded, leaving when he divests his interest in the company by mid-June, the Treasury Department said......»»

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Rural America Is the New "Inner City"

A Wall Street Journal analysis shows that since the 1990s, sparsely populated counties have replaced large cities as America’s most troubled areas by key measures of socioeconomic well-being—a decline that’s accelerating......»»

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