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Turkish Court Throws Out Case Against Journal Reporter

A Turkish court threw out the conviction against a former Wall Street Journal reporter on Tuesday, annulling a widely criticized verdict at a time when Turkey is looking to improve relations with the West......»»

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Sri Lankan High Court Blocks Move to Dissolve Parliament

The country’s highest court blocked an order to dissolve Parliament and hold national elections, the latest twist in a political showdown between Sri Lanka’s president and its lawmakers......»»

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Russia Threatens to Boycott Davos Over Disinvited Tycoons

Russia threatened to pull its delegation of dozens of Russian oligarchs and state company executives to a global gathering in Switzerland if the organizers didn’t reinstate invitations to three tycoons under U.S. sanctions......»»

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Trump Unleashes Twitter Tirade Against Macron

President Trump took aim at his French counterpart over military spending and trade on Tuesday, two days after returning from a trip to Paris that exposed the underlying tensions between the leaders......»»

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Hamas Steps Back From All-Out War With Israel

Egypt has mediated a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel in Gaza, according to Hamas officials, as an intense exchange of fire between the two sides halted amid hopes that a wider war between them could be averted......»»

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Khashoggi Tape Doesn"t Implicate Saudi Prince, Bolton Says

White House national security adviser John Bolton said an audio recording that Turkish officials say links Saudi operatives to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi didn’t appear to implicate the crown prince......»»

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U.K."s May Faces Brexit Test as Officials Reach Draft Deal

Negotiators for Britain and the European Union hammered out a draft Brexit deal, setting up a critical endgame in which Prime Minister Theresa May must now try to sell the plan to her skeptical ministers and Parliament......»»

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SoftBank Investment Boosts WeWork Valuation to $45 Billion

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has committed $3 billion to WeWork in a deal that values the company at about $45 billion, a major infusion of new funding by WeWork’s largest investor......»»

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Blue Apron Lays Off More Workers

Blue Apron Holdings said it would lay off around 4%, or around 100 jobs, out of its workforce, as the meal-kit company struggles to turn a profit......»»

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Tyson Says Pressure on Meat Prices Likely to Persist

Tyson Foods expects meat prices to face continued pressure, as the U.S. protein industry grapples with rising supplies and trade disputes......»»

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Small-Business Confidence Stays at Near-Record High

The National Federation of Independent Business said its optimism index remains strong at 107.4 in October. Although down slightly, that was still close to the index’s 1983 high......»»

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Banks Left Standards for Business Lending Unchanged in Third Quarter

Most banks in the U.S. left their standards for lending to businesses little changed in the third quarter, according to a Federal Reserve survey. Among those changing their standards, more eased than tightened......»»

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IRS Chief Seeks to Win Respect for the Agency

New IRS head Charles Rettig wants appreciation from taxpayers and to aid non-English speakers......»»

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In Battle for Workers, Walmart Promises Steadier Schedules

Walmart is rolling out a new system for scheduling its more than 1 million U.S. store workers, as the country’s largest private employer aims to hold down labor costs while offering more stable schedules to attract workers......»»

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Home Depot Ratchets Up Fiscal-Year Guidance

Home Depot reported third-quarter earnings up 32% from a year earlier and again increased its guidance for the fiscal year......»»

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Juul Says It Will Quit Social Media

E-cigarette startup Juul Labs said it is shutting down its Facebook and Instagram accounts and curbing its use of other social media in the U.S., part of its response to the FDA’s call for changes to curb underage e-cigarette use......»»

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Better Family Policies Could Draw Millions of Workers Into Labor Force

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U.S. Budget Deficit Widened in October, Treasury Says

The federal government started its new fiscal year much as it ended the last one—with spending up and revenues lagging behind the broader economy......»»

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U.S. Ramps Up Sanctions on Hezbollah as Part of Iran Pressure

The Trump administration on Tuesday targeted Iran-backed Hezbollah with fresh terrorism-related sanctions, as the U.S. moves to keep up pressure on Tehran and its tools of foreign-policy abroad despite resistance from European allies......»»

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Amazon, Google Poised for Race to Hire High-Tech Talent

Amazon.com and Alphabet’s Google plan to recruit thousands of employees in New York City, pitting the two behemoths against each other and other businesses for already-scarce talent......»»

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