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EU to Take Legal Action Over Hungary"s Hardline Migrant Policies

The European Union’s executive branch will take Hungary to court over the government’s treatment of asylum seekers, escalating a battle over how to balance the continent’s legal guarantees for refugees with popular demand for tighter borders......»»

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Trump "Not Happy" About Fed Interest Rate Increases

President Donald Trump said he hoped the Federal Reserve would stop raising interest rates, delivering an unusual censure of the central bank......»»

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U.S. Envoy to China Feels the Heat From Trade Fight

Ambassador Terry Branstad, raised on an Iowa farm, is caught in the middle of the trade fight between the U.S. and China, with his home state in Beijing’s crosshairs and his special relationships with Donald Trump and Xi Jinping put to the test......»»

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Xi Jinping"s Superpower Plans

As the U.S. retreats, Beijing is talking more boldly about how it wants to change the global order and assert its own values and interests......»»

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Spanish Judge Drops Extradition Requests for Six Catalan Separatists

A Spanish Supreme Court judge dropped extradition requests for six Catalan separatist politicians, including ex-regional leader Carles Puigdemont......»»

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IMF Says Brexit Won"t Hit European Economy Hard

The U.K.’s planned exit from the EU will have a “small” negative impact on the bloc’s economy, although it will prove more damaging to countries such as Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium that have closer links with Britain, the IMF said......»»

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Putin Defends Trump, Says Summit Was a Success

President Vladimir Putin defended Donald Trump from angry criticism following their summit in Helsinki, as the U.S. president called for a second face-to-face meeting with his Russian counterpart......»»

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Europe Warns of Retaliation Over U.S. Auto Tariffs

The European Union said it would retaliate if President Donald Trump slaps tariffs on car exports to the U.S., cautioning Washington against unilateral measures that threaten global free-trade......»»

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America"s Factory Towns, Once Solidly Blue, Are Now a GOP Haven

In one generation, manufacturing districts have flipped from Democratic strongholds to Republican ones. The swing is remaking both parties on issues from trade to social policy—and could shape the midterm elections......»»

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Philip Morris Cuts Sales, Earnings Targets

Philip Morris International Inc. lowered its forecast on earnings and sales as it has faced weaker-than-expected demand for IQOS, its smoke-free electronic-cigarette device in global markets......»»

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They Sold Their Startup to P&G. It Struggled. They Quit.

Vermonters Paul and Barbi Schulick sold their vitamin business to Procter & Gamble Co. in 2012. The company went from making roughly $7 million a year to attaining “bleeder-and-weeper” status within P&G, the couple said......»»

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Saudi Aramco in Talks to Buy Stake in Petrochemical Firm

Saudi Aramco said it’s in early talks to buy a stake in one of the world’s largest petrochemical companies, an acquisition that would boost the state-run oil giant’s downstream operations......»»

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Quarles Says Fed Should Consider Publishing Average Financing Rate

The Federal Reserve should consider launching an average financing rate alongside its replacement for the scandal-plagued London interbank offered rate, Fed Vice Chairman Randal Quarles said......»»

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White House to Nominate Steven Dillingham as Census Director

The White House said Wednesday it intends to nominate Steven Dillingham, a Peace Corps director, as head of the U.S. Census Bureau......»»

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Ross: "Too Early to Say" Whether National-Security Probe Will Bring Auto Tariffs

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said it is “too early” to say whether the Trump administration will move ahead with proposed tariffs of up to 25% on imported vehicles and auto parts......»»

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Finance Chiefs Say Too Much Data Is Making It Harder to Manage Risks

Corporate finance chiefs say forming a cohesive and complete assessment of a company from proliferating data streams in an increasingly digital workplace has emerged as a top challenge......»»

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Microsoft Earnings: What to Watch

Microsoft is scheduled to report fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes Thursday. Here’s what to expect......»»

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Gymboree Has a New Look, and Moms Aren"t Pleased

Children’s clothing retailer Gymboree weathered a bankruptcy filing. Now, it is facing an even tougher battle: persuading moms to like its new look......»»

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Proposed 401(k) Laws: What You Need to Know

Participants in 401(k) plans are likely to see substantial changes if Congress passes a package of modifications to the U.S. retirement system......»»

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Trump to Sign Executive Order on Job Training

President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on Thursday aimed at spurring new investments for training current and future American workers to help them secure jobs domestically......»»

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