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The Museum of the Bible opens in Washington, DC

WHEN plans for the Museum of the Bible, whi.....»»

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Toutiao, a Chinese news app that’s making headlines

WHEN rumours swirled in August that Baidu, a Chinese online-search giant, was buying Toutiao, the scrappy news-aggregation platform reportedly quipped in response that reports had mistaken the buyer for the seller. The firm is proud with goo.....»»

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Indian firms make the best of coerced do-goodery

CHARITY begins at home—or, if you are an Indian boss, in the boardroom. Since 2014 firms there by law must spend 2% of profits on corporate social responsibility (CSR), loosely defined as doing good in the community. After some griping, .....»»

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Transcript: An interview with Doug Jones

Doug Jones spoke to Lexington in Mobile, Alabama, on November 10th. The previous day the Washington .....»»

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The EPA is rewriting the most important number in climate economics

CLIMATE economists refer to it as “t.....»»

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Doug Jones against the darkness

IF DOUG JONES becomes the first Democrat in a quarter of a century to win a Senate seat from Alabama on December 12th, the state will have followed his own political evolution. The grandson of a coal miner and a steelworker, Mr Jones was born into a.....»»

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The Trump administration’s latest misdemeanours

Cut-out and keepAN ADVISER allegedly involved in a plot to force a migrant to return to his home country. An attorney-general who seems conveniently forgetful when testifying before Congress. A pr.....»»

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China imports a farm from Iowa

THE buddy seat on Rick Kimberley’s combine-harvester is a fine vantage point from which to observe precision farming. The combine’s satellite navigation allows farmers to make the most of good weather and to reap in the dark during peak harvestin.....»»

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How common is sexual harassment?

FOR social scientists the apparent epidemic.....»»

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So called “pass through” firms may soon get a big tax cut

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP broke with convent.....»»

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The price of cannabis is falling, suggesting a supply glut

AFTER he wa.....»»

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Allergan’s unusual legal tactic attracts political scrutiny

“BRAZEN” and “abs.....»»

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What five years of Abenomics has and has not achieved

IN TOKYO’S Iidabashi district, north of.....»»

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Who needs America?

REVIVING the original Trans-P.....»»

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A new class of startup is upending America’s consumer-goods industry

Tommy John’s got the consumer coveredIN MANY ways, Tommy John, a startup based in Manhattan, resembles a tech company straight out of Silicon Valley. On its website the venture-backed firm touts its innovative materials .....»»

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Fuelled by Middle East tension, the oil market has got ahead of itself

ONLY one thing spooks the oil market as much as hot-headed despots in the Middle East, and that is hot-headed hedg.....»»

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The rich get richer, and millennials miss out

Early contender for the 2047 listBUOYANT financial markets meant that global wealth rose by 6.4% in the 12 months to June, the fastest pace since 2012. And the ranks of the rich expanded again, with 2.3m new m.....»»

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The rules on allocating take-off and landing slots favour incumbents

LAST year nearly 3.7bn passengers took to the sky on commercial jets. Few would have given much thought to exactly why their flight was scheduled at the time it was. Even fewer know about the tussles between regulators and airl.....»»

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What annual reports say, or do not, about competition

What explains the remarkable .....»»

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ABP, a Dutch pension giant, is more admired abroad than at home

EUROPE’S largest pension fu.....»»

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