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HBO CEO Resigning Amid AT&T Restructuring

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - February 28, 2019 - 11:35pm
HBO Chairman and Chief Executive Richard Plepler said he is stepping down, a move that comes as new owner AT&T Inc. is looking to put its own stamp on the premium cable channel that was part of its $80 billion acquisition of Time Warner. ...
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Trump, North Korea’s Kim Seek Path to Denuclearization

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - February 28, 2019 - 12:19am
President Trump started a second day of high-stakes talks with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un by playing down the need for a rapid breakthrough on Pyongyang’s nuclear program. ...
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Marine Recruits Learn an Important Lesson: What Happened on 9/11

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - February 25, 2019 - 10:04pm
The U.S. war in Afghanistan has been going on for so long that the newest recruits weren’t alive when it started. In boot camp, they’re taught about the terrorist attacks that set off the war they may soon fight. ...
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New England Patriots Owner Charged With Soliciting Prostitution

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - February 22, 2019 - 11:57pm
Robert Kraft is facing charges of soliciting prostitution, one of 25 people swept up in a multicity investigation into human trafficking in the South Florida spa business, police said. ...
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Apps Send Sensitive User Information Directly to Facebook

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - February 22, 2019 - 7:49pm
Millions of smartphone users confess their most intimate secrets to apps, including personal health information. Unbeknown to most people, in many cases that data is being shared with someone else: Facebook. ...
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Pinterest Blocks Vaccination Searches

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Wednesday - February 20, 2019 - 6:37pm
Pinterest has stopped returning search results for terms relating to vaccinations, a drastic step aimed at curbing the spread of misinformation. ...
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Nasdaq Exits Bear Market as Stocks Rally

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - February 15, 2019 - 10:42pm
The new year rally in technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq Composite to its eighth consecutive weekly rise, and the index exited from the bear market it entered in late 2018. ...
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Amazon’s Pullout From Queens, N.Y., Stuns Real-Estate Industry

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Thursday - February 14, 2019 - 10:49pm
Amazon’s announcement that it is ditching plans for a corporate headquarters in New York City stunned real-estate speculators, developers and renters who had rushed into the Long Island City neighborhood to be near the new HQ2. ...
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Prices of Pickup Trucks Charge Into Luxury-Car Territory

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - February 11, 2019 - 10:20pm
Ford, GM and Chrysler have in recent years introduced trucks at price points well into luxury territory, offering plusher interiors, more powerful engines and premium options. ...
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Dow Stages Late Rally to Keep Weekly Win Streak Alive

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Friday - February 8, 2019 - 7:42pm
The Dow Jones Industrial Average pared its losses heading into the closing bell to notch its seventh consecutive weekly gain, a sign of the stock market’s resilience even in the face of heightened uncertainty. ...
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Flip the Script: Drugmakers Blame Middlemen for Price Increases

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Tuesday - February 5, 2019 - 8:48pm
Under pressure over rising drug prices, pharmaceutical companies are pushing a new defense: They’re not raising prices to make money or to cover research costs, but rather to pay a cut to middlemen in the supply chain. ...
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World Bank Critic Is Nominee to Lead Lender

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Tuesday - February 5, 2019 - 12:07am
President Trump will nominate David Malpass, one of the World Bank’s sharpest critics within his administration, to be the next leader of the bank. ...
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Out-of-State Buyers Flock to Miami

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - February 4, 2019 - 11:30pm
South Florida home purchases have jumped as residents of New York and other high-tax states head south after the 2018 tax law capped deductions. ...
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New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LIII

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Sunday - February 3, 2019 - 11:56pm
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick teamed up to win their sixth Lombardi Trophy, beating the Rams in the lowest-scoring game in Super Bowl history. ...
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Small Businesses Are Waving the Caution Flag

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Sunday - February 3, 2019 - 6:42pm
After a banner year, many small businesses are becoming more cautious about their investment and hiring plans amid signs of slowing sales and unease about the economy. ...
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