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Why China’s Putting All Its Oil Pipes in One Company

Chinese President Xi Jinping has a plan to help meet the country’s growing energy needs and clear its dirty air: Spin off the tens of thousands of miles of pipelines held by three state-owned oil and gas giants and merge them into one new com.....»»

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Netflix Approaches Critical Test of Its Viability

Subscriber growth is slowing and competition is growing for the cash-burning streaming service. .....»»

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Why Japan’s Radioactive Water May End Up In the Ocean

Tepco is considering a plan to dump roughly 1 million cubic meters of treated radioactive water -- enough to fill 400 Olympic-size swimming pools -- from the wrecked Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean, part of its nea.....»»

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A Railroad’s Earnings Win Isn’t an All-Clear

It’s hardly the sign of a booming economy when profit gains come at the expense of jobs......»»

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Congress wanted to grill Uber and Lyft on safety. The companies blew them off.

Uber and Lyft chose not to send representatives to a congressional inquiry aimed at examining their safety and labor practices......»»

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Years after Obama used Facebook to help him win the presidency, Silicon Valley is under Democratic fire

The Democratic Party’.....»»

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A terrible pandemic is killing pigs around the world, and U.S. pork producers fear they could be hit next

U.S. authorities have started active preparations in response to the rising threat of an outbreak of African swine fever......»»

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Congress wanted to grill Uber and Lyft on safety. The companies blew them off.

Uber and Lyft chose not to send representatives to a congressional inquiry aimed at examining their safety and labor practices......»»

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Americans already pay a ‘gigantic’ hidden health-care tax, economists say

We're just paying it to private insurance companies rather than the federal government......»»

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GM and UAW reached a deal to end the strike. 46,000 workers still have to sign off on it.

Details of the ag.....»»

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With competition looming, Netflix hangs on to its subscribers -- for now

Netflix looks strong, but pitfalls await.....»»

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Americans already pay a ‘gigantic’ hidden health tax, economists say

We’re just paying it to insurance firms rather than the federal government......»»

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Netflix hangs on to its subscribers for now

The company’s latest quarterly report suggests that relatively few people are canceling Netflix so far, despite new competition from Apple and Disney......»»

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Retail ‘early chill’: Consumers pull back just before the holiday rush

New figures show that U.S. retail sales slowed in September for the first time in seven months, as consumers spent less on cars, building materials and department store purchases......»»

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United says its new tool to help people make tight connections has saved 50,000 missed flights

The airline says that new technology automatically flags flights that can be held to wait and sends texts to travelers with directions to the gate......»»

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A terrible pandemic is killing pigs around the world, and U.S. pork producers fear they could be hit next

U.S. authorities have started active preparations in response to the rising threat of an outbreak of African swine fever, which has decimated the Chinese pig population......»»

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A terrible pandemic is killing pigs around the world, and U.S pork producers fear they could be next

U.S. authorities have started active preparations in response to the rising threat of an outbreak of African swine fever, the deadly disease that has decimated the Chinese pig population and is spread........»»

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How Would the U.K. Trade After a No-Deal Brexit?

The British government is getting U.K. businesses ready for Brexit. That means preparing for a potential “no-deal” departure where Britain would lose frictionless, duty-free access to the European Union, the world’s largest trading bloc. If tha.....»»

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Brexit Deal: Here’s What Will Happen to U.K. Interest Rates

A smooth Brexit would leave the U.K. struggling with the global slowdown just like everyone else. It would probably follow the Fed’s lead on rates......»»

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Can Apex Legends’ match-point format up the adrenaline of battle royale esports?

A new format aims to inject some excitement into the winning moment of battle royales......»»

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