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Europe Stands Firm on Brexit Despite May"s Push for Help

British Prime Minister Theresa May won verbal pledges from EU leaders to try to sweeten parts of the Brexit deal, but there were no signs she could win real concessions from them to swing U.K. lawmakers behind it......»»

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Brexit Disarray Sends a Shiver Through the Financial Sector

Nervous bank executives have been busily jetting in and out of meetings with Europe’s top financial regulators in the past few months. The reason: make sure Brexit doesn’t turn into financial armageddon......»»

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"If He"s Hiding, I Will Find Him." One Man"s Hunt for the Militants Who Killed His Father

Ahmad Sawadi works with other Syrian exiles to track the whereabouts of defeated Islamic State leaders seeking an escape to Turkey and Europe......»»

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Sharp Decline Puts Dow in Correction Territory

All three major U.S. stock indexes are in correction territory for the first time since March 2016, with disappointing economic data from China and the eurozone sparking Friday’s nearly 500-point fall in the Dow......»»

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Federal Judge Deals New Blow to Affordable Care Act

A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional without a penalty for not having insurance, casting doubt on the law’s future......»»

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Tesla Sells $837 Million of Auto-Lease Bonds

A sale of car-lease debt from Tesla is the latest test for the electric car-maker after surviving high-profile missteps to achieve a record quarterly profit......»»

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AT&T Names TV Veteran as Creative Head of Streaming Service

AT&T’s WarnerMedia has tapped veteran programming executive Kevin Reilly to oversee the creative strategy of its consumer streaming service, scheduled to launch in late 2019 amid tight competition from Netflix......»»

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Britain Investigating Acacia Mining

The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office is investigating Acacia Mining, an Africa-focused miner that is majority owned by Barrick Gold Corp., over allegations of corruption in Tanzania......»»

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New Treasury Rules Extend Tax Relief to Foreign Banks

The Treasury Department proposed rules to implement a piece of last year’s tax law known as the Base Erosion and Anti-Abuse Tax, or BEAT. The rules define key terms and provide exceptions that companies have been seeking......»»

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GM Says 2,700 Workers Slated for Layoffs Can Transfer

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The Weekly Standard to Close After 23-Year Run

The conservative magazine, which is often critical of the Trump administration, cited financial challenges besetting the magazine industry......»»

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CBS to Donate Part of Leslie Moonves"s Exit Pay

The company said it would give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating workplace sexual harassment, a commitment it made after Mr. Moonves’s resignation......»»

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Cold Weather Drove Industrial Production Growth in November

U.S. industrial output rose starkly in November, driven largely by cold weather-induced utility usage......»»

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Pay Rises in Tight Labor Market

A tighter labor market appears to be forcing employers to step up base pay, rather than just offer better perks, according to Labor Department data......»»

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Holiday Season Retail Sales Heat Up

Americans stepped up their spending at the start of the holiday season, suggesting the economy’s key engine is humming......»»

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Slower Overseas Growth Fans Worries on U.S. Expansion

Fresh economic figures from Europe and China added to concerns that weakening growth at the end of 2018 will carry over into a sharper slowdown next year, weighing on the solid but cooling U.S. expansion......»»

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California Claims PG&E Falsified Gas Safety Records

PG&E falsified natural gas pipeline-safety records over a five-year period ending in 2017, California regulators said, dealing another blow to the state’s largest utility......»»

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Facebook Bug Potentially Exposed Millions of Users" Unshared Photos

Facebook said unshared pictures of up to 6.8 million users may have been exposed by a software issue that granted app developers access to the photos, the latest in a series of privacy snafus at the social-media company......»»

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Why Apple Chose Austin, Seattle and Culver City for Its New Jobs Push

Apple’s plan to add thousands of jobs in Austin, Texas, San Diego, Seattle and Culver City, Calif., sketches out a road map toward a future reliant on services and higher-priced devices......»»

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At Gathering of Spy Chiefs, U.S., Allies Agreed to Contain Huawei

Spy chiefs from the West’s most powerful intelligence alliance agreed in a July meeting in Canada they needed to contain Huawei Technologies Co......»»

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