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Wisconsin"s Foxconn Deal Highlights How States Dangle Cash as a Lure

Wisconsin’s $3 billion bid this summer to land Foxconn Technology Group’s first major U.S. factory looked smaller than that of a neighboring state’s, but included an increasingly popular feature that likely made the difference: cash......»»

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As Islamic State Loses Ground in Syria, Its Affiliate Strikes in Egypt

The attacks by Islamic State’s Sinai Province branch sent the message it can still hit targets outside its crumbling caliphate in Syria and Iraq......»»

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Whole Foods Data Breach Affected About 100 Taprooms, Restaurants

Whole Foods Market said Friday that a data breach involving credit-card charges made at the grocer’s taprooms and full-service restaurants affected about 100 venues in its stores over a six-month period......»»

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Trump Signals Yellen Still a Top Fed Candidate After Meeting This Week

Donald Trump signaled that Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen remains a strong candidate to be renominated for the job after the two met this week, saying he liked her “a lot,” while also highlighting John Taylor and Jerome Powell as front-runners......»»

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Suicide-Bomb Attacks Target Two Afghan Mosques

Suicide bombers in Afghanistan killed dozens of people in attacks on two mosques Friday, as the targets in the country’s latest escalation of violence shifted from government security forces to worshipers observing the Muslim day of prayer......»»

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Kurds Turn Their Anger Against U.S.

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Japan"s Abe Parlays North Korea Threat Into an Advantage

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on course for a big electoral victory on Sunday, latest polls suggest, helped by economic growth, opposition disarray and an existential threat from North Korea’s nuclear program......»»

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U.S. Presses Pakistan to Combat Militants

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Catalonia Crisis Tests Spanish Premier"s Patient Approach

As Catalonia’s independence bid has gained momentum, Mariano Rajoy has stuck to a script that has served him in other crises: Play for time......»»

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Merck to Shed Some U.S. Sales Reps to Cut Costs

Merck & Co. said it is laying off nearly 7% of its U.S. workforce in a reorganization the company says will cut costs and shift focus to products with growth potential......»»

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EU Antitrust Authorities Raid BMW"s Headquarters

European Union authorities have raided BMW’s offices over concerns that several German car makers violated the bloc’s cartel rules through agreements that might have suppressed technology costs......»»

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Activist Investor to Push Nestlé For Further Changes

Activist investor Daniel Loeb praised Nestlé’s recent moves to raise shareholder value but indicated he will continue to push the packaged foods giant to make further changes......»»

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Housing-Supply Shortage Weighs on Home Sales

Sales of previously owned homes declined on an annual basis for the first time since July 2016, suggesting a chronic shortage of homes for sale is beginning to take a bigger toll on the market......»»

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The World"s Next Environmental Disaster

India’s Yamuna River, born in a glacie.....»»

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A Russian Ghost Submarine, Its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New Cold War

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Procter & Gamble Puzzled by Weak Consumer Spending

Procter & Gamble recorded sluggish growth during the first quarter as it battles a challenging market for consumer-goods makers......»»

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Procter & Gamble Puzzled by Weak U.S. Consumer Spending

Procter & Gamble recorded sluggish growth during the first quarter as it battles a challenging market for consumer-goods makers......»»

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Procter & Gamble recorded sluggish growth during the first quarter as it battles a challenging market for consumer-goods makers......»»

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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Edged Up in September

Sales of previously owned homes edged higher in September, reflecting a rebound in home sales in a previously hurricane-ravaged Houston......»»

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Czechs Set to Abandon Establishment Parties in Election

Czech voters headed to the polls for a legislative election in which few were expected to turn out for the parties that have governed the country since the end of communism......»»

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