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Jerry Lewis, Comic Giant of the 20th Century, Dies at 91

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Sunday - August 20, 2017 - 5:26pm
Jerry Lewis, the frantic funnyman whose knack for broad comedy took him from the Borscht Belt of upstate New York to the pinnacle of 20th-century stardom, has died, according to his manager. ...
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Stop Giving College Athletes Million-Dollar Locker Rooms. Start Paying Them

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Saturday - August 19, 2017 - 11:07am
Big-time college sports programs pour money into absurdly luxurious amenities because compensating players is off the table. ...
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Dow’s Slide Drags Down Stocks World-Wide

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - August 18, 2017 - 6:35am
Global stock markets fell as political tensions worsened in the U.S. and terror attacks hit Spain. Madrid’s IBEX 35 was a major decliner and the Nikkei fell to a three-month low.
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U.S. Stocks Down Following Disappointing Earnings Results

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - August 17, 2017 - 12:44pm
U.S. stocks fell Thursday, following some disappointing earnings results from retail and technology companies. ...
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Cisco’s Feud With Former Star Executive Turns Personal—And Costly

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - August 17, 2017 - 12:29pm
Arista Networks is grabbing Cisco’s giant networking business, winning over its customers and rankling its top brass. The battle has divided CEO Jayshree Ullal and Cisco’s John Chambers, who were once close colleagues.
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Dimon’s Remarks on Trump, Charlottesville Provoke Discussion Inside J.P. Morgan

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - August 17, 2017 - 11:08am
J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon's public stance against the events in Charlottesville and President Trump's reaction provoked a small number of critical comments among the company's employees. ...
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Some Doctors Now Question the Guidance on Finishing Antibiotics

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - August 14, 2017 - 1:13pm
Ending treatment earlier may help prevent dangerous antibiotic resistance, but it’s not the best course of action all the time.
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Netflix Signs ‘Scandal’ Creator From ABC as Rivalry Intensifies

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - August 14, 2017 - 11:13am
Netflix has recruited prolific television producer Shonda Rhimes, the creator of ABC hits such as “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” the clearest sign yet of a race for talent between new and old entertainment industry giants.
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Netflix Signs ‘Scandal’ Creator Shonda Rhimes

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Sunday - August 13, 2017 - 11:17pm
Netflix has recruited prolific television producer Shonda Rhimes, the creator of ABC hits such as “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” the clearest sign yet of an arms race for talent between new and old entertainment industry giants.
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Rural America’s Childbirth Crisis: The Fight to Save Whitney Brown

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - August 11, 2017 - 10:00am
Women in sparsely populated places are more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than those in large cities—a reversal from 2000. The phenomenon is just one example of how what once ailed big U.S. cities now afflicts its rural areas.
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Trump Rhetoric Sinks Global Stocks

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - August 11, 2017 - 1:52am
Global stocks extended their selloff as investors continued to pare back risk positions, walking away with their profits from a strong year as geopolitical tensions rise. ...
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Dow Falls Nearly 205 Points as North Korea Tensions Persist

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - August 10, 2017 - 5:38pm
The Dow industrials fell for a third straight session and had its biggest one-day decline since May 17, a pullback seen by some as overdue with indexes at highs and volatility near record lows. ...
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Do Businesses Need Foreign Workers? Martha’s Vineyard Is Finding Out

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - August 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
Foreign workers have long powered the summer economy in the upscale tourist haven of Martha’s Vineyard, cleaning hotel rooms, waiting tables and mixing fudge. This year, many local businesses had to come up with a Plan B.
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Blackstone, Starwood Form Home-Rental Giant

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - August 10, 2017 - 6:34am
Two of the country’s largest rental-home owners, Blackstone’s Invitation Homes and Starwood Waypoint Homes have agreed to merge in a deal that would create a giant landlord with roughly 82,000 homes in 17 metro areas.
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Mylan Defers Product Launches

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Wednesday - August 9, 2017 - 10:45am
Mylan NV said it wouldn’t launch any major new drugs in the U.S. market this year, deferring the introduction of two highly anticipated generic drugs amid regulatory uncertainty.
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