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Supreme Court Accepts First Gun Case in Nearly a Decade

The Supreme Court waded into the debate over gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade, agreeing to hear a case over whether—and to what degree—states and cities can restrict the right to carry guns outside the home......»»

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In the Office of Tomorrow, Tech Takes a Load Off---but Watch Out for Weight Gain

Tencent Holdings’ Seafront Towers, in China’s tech hub of Shenzhen, are a vertical campus where shared open spaces and a rock-climbing wall foster a sense of community......»»

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Pakistan Turns to Gulf Countries to Keep Economy Afloat

Prime Minister Imran Khan has opened a new chapt.....»»

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China"s Plan for Tech Dominance Is Advancing, Business Groups Say

Two influential U.S. business groups have issued a report detailing how China is moving ahead with a technology policy set to be a key point of contention in the U.S.-China trade talks resuming next week in Washington......»»

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New Caravan Grows as Mexico Eases Passage

A caravan of Central American migrants seeking to reach the U.S. is set to swell, as thousands gather at Mexico’s southern border waiting for humanitarian visas that are easier to get under Mexico’s new government......»»

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American Charged With Spying in Russia "Didn"t Know He Had State Secrets"

An American detained in Russia on spying charges had what authorities said were state secrets in his possession when he was arrested but he didn’t know what they were, his lawyer said......»»

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Executives in Davos Put Brave Face on Jittery Mood

Political paralysis in major developed economies, frayed trading links and concerns about concentration of corporate power created a jittery mood among business executives at the annual World Economic Forum......»»

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Upcoming Poland Conference Not a Stage to "Demonize" Iran, U.S. Says

The U.S. said Tuesday that a controversial conference on Middle East stability next month in Poland, jointly hosted by the State Department, won’t be focused on Iran and will have a broader agenda......»»

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Putin Looks to Play on U.S.-Japan Jitters

Russia’s diplomatic outreach to Japan over a 70-year territorial dispute is aimed partly at securing a more valuable prize for the Kremlin: new political inroads with one of the U.S.’s biggest regional allies......»»

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Stocks Decline on Growth Worries

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 300 points, for its first decline in five sessions, as concerns over trade and global growth resurfaced......»»

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Arconic Scuttles Deal to Sell to Apollo Global

Arconic won’t pursue a sale of the company, nixing a potential deal with private-equity firm Apollo Global Management. Shares of the metal manufacturer fell nearly 16% in afternoon trading......»»

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Hedge Fund Drops Proxy Battle With Chemicals Maker Ashland

New York-based hedge fund Cruiser Capital Advisors LLC is abandoning its proxy fight with Ashland Global Holdings Inc. after the specialty-chemicals manufacturer struck a deal last week with investor Neuberger Berman Group LLC......»»

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Judge Gives iHeartMedia Green Light to Exit Bankruptcy

A bankruptcy court judge confirmed iHeartMedia’s restructuring plan that allows the company to slash its debt load and hand over control to a group of bondholders......»»

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iPhone Assembler Weighs India Move, Cutting Apple"s Reliance on China

Apple’s largest iPhone assembler, Foxconn, is considering producing the devices in India, a move that could reduce Apple’s dependence on China for manufacturing and potentially for sales......»»

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Viacom Acquires Video-Streaming Service Pluto TV

The move to purchase Pluto TV for $340 million will allow Viacom to increase the digital audience for its programming......»»

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Walgreens to Pay $269 Million in Federal Overbilling Suit

The drugstore chain will pay the U.S. and several state governments for improperly charging health programs for insulin pens and drug reimbursements, federal authorities said......»»

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How Companies Secretly Boost Their Glassdoor Ratings

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How the Shutdown Is Hitting Business

Shuttered government offices are stalling the approval of new loans, initial public offerings, the processing of tax documents, the approval of new products and other substantial business across the U.S......»»

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Home Sales Sank 6.4% in December

Home sales fell sharply in December to their weakest level in more than three years, a difficult end to a weak year for the housing market and fresh evidence of a bumpy ride to come in 2019......»»

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Compostables, Meant to Cut Plastic Waste, Are Stumbling

Compostable bags, cups and cutlery are becoming more popular amid the mounting backlash against plastic waste, but many products aren’t making it to the compost heap......»»

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