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Apollo to Pay $4 Billion for Ketchup-to-Lotions Packager RPC
Apollo to Pay $4 Billion for Ketchup-to-Lotions Packager RPC
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  • 2019-01-23 11:32:14Z

Shareholders of the container supplier for Kraft Heinz Co. sauces and Nivea beauty products will receive 782 pence a share in cash, RPC said in a statement Wednesday. RPC shares rose as much as 5.5 percent, the most in four months, to reach 774 pence. In acquiring RPC, Apollo will be looking to replicate

Twitter suspends account linked to boosting MAGA teens controversy
Twitter suspends account linked to boosting MAGA teens controversy
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  • 2019-01-23 00:44:27Z

Twitter has suspended an account which was linked to the magnification of a confrontation between high school students wearing MAGA hats and Native American protesters.According to CNN, the account @2020fight was suspended from the social media platform after it shared a captioned video of the encounter

What to Expect from Alibaba (BABA) Earnings Amid Chinese Economic Slowdown
What to Expect from Alibaba (BABA) Earnings Amid Chinese Economic Slowdown
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  • 2019-01-23 00:26:12Z

Wall Street will be laser-focused on the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse when Alibaba reports its quarterly financial results on Wednesday, January 30.

Republican Senator Mike Rounds on the partial government shutdown
Republican Senator Mike Rounds on the partial government shutdown
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  • 2019-01-22 23:04:15Z

Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) discusses how Republicans are trying to negotiate with Democrats over immigration reform amid the partial government shutdown and how the shutdown is affecting the economy.

FBI Agents Aren
FBI Agents Aren't Getting Paid During the Shutdown - and They Say It's a Threat to National Security
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  • 2019-01-22 22:25:34Z

"The fear is our enemies know they can run freely."

Ocasio-Cortez
Ocasio-Cortez's tax hike idea is 'absurd economically': WSJ editorial board member
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  • 2019-01-22 19:10:27Z

The rising star of the Democratic Party, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has floated the idea of a 70 percent top marginal income tax rate. Wall Street Journal editorial board member Bill McGurn with more.

Huge attack shows Taliban strength at outset of talks
Huge attack shows Taliban strength at outset of talks

The attack, carried out with a captured military Humvee packed with explosives, killed as many as 100 or more soldiers, police and pro government militiamen at a base in Maidan Wardak province west of Kabul. "The Taliban are doing exactly what they want to do and if it goes on like this then one day we will have Maidan Wardak province fall into the hands of Taliban," said Mohammad Akbar Bakhtyari, the deputy chief of the provincial council. Just hours later, the Taliban confirmed that talks aimed at finding a peace deal had resumed with U.S. officials in Qatar, underlining the strategy adopted by the increasingly invigorated insurgents -- an approach their American foes should understand.

Newark Among Airports With Longest MLK Wait Times Amid Shutdown
Newark Among Airports With Longest MLK Wait Times Amid Shutdown

The Transportation Security Administration screened 2.18 million people Monday, the close of the three-day holiday weekend, and four airports had wait times that exceeded 30 minutes, according to the agency. The partial shutdown that began Dec. 22 has forced TSA's security-critical employees to continue working without pay. In addition to airport screening glitches, the shutdown has also hurt airlines because almost all Federal Aviation Administration safety inspectors were off the job until last week.

Haute Couture: the best catwalk beauty looks from day one
Haute Couture: the best catwalk beauty looks from day one

A dusty rose lipstick and dewy complexion added to the overall effect of nostalgic, sorrowful beauty, while the jewel-encrusted veils pulled over the models' faces meant they retained an aura of mystique. Giambattista Valli's models also sported heavy eyeliner, but this time it was swept out towards the temples in a languorous feline flick that lent a degree of attitude to the beauty look. This was underscored with a bold brow and a matte complexion.

Asia Stocks, U.S. Futures Slip; Treasuries Climb: Markets Wrap
Asia Stocks, U.S. Futures Slip; Treasuries Climb: Markets Wrap
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  • 2019-01-22 06:45:10Z

Without any direction offered from American markets that were shut for a holiday Monday, shares declined from Tokyo to Sydney to Shanghai to Seoul. News that the IMF was cutting its global growth forecast to the weakest in three years merely cemented an already downbeat mood. The offshore yuan weakened

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's president returns amid economic crisis, crackdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown.

Aaron Sorkin responds after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls him out for advice to Dems
Aaron Sorkin responds after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls him out for advice to Dems

Liberal Hollywood writer-director Aaron Sorkin clarified his statements Monday after he caught fire Sunday from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for claiming that the new Democrats in Congress should 'stop acting like young people.'

Nigeria
Nigeria's $15 Billion Oil Refinery Is on Track, Dangote Says
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  • 2019-01-21 13:52:19Z

"There are quite a lot of challenges, but we're moving," Dangote told reporters at a conference in Paris about the plant, which is being built near Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, and designed to process 650,000 barrels of crude daily. The company has been in talks with oil traders including Royal

A Plea to Aurora Cannabis: Stop Diluting Your Shareholders
A Plea to Aurora Cannabis: Stop Diluting Your Shareholders
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  • 2019-01-21 13:21:00Z

Canada's projected top marijuana producer is doing a poor job of creating value for its investors.

Impact of the partial government shutdown on small business in America
Impact of the partial government shutdown on small business in America
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  • 2019-01-21 12:38:53Z

TapRm founder Jason Sherman on the lost sales from not being able to open his small business yet due to the partial government shutdown.

Nathan Phillips, veteran and Native American elder taunted by high schoolers, speaks out
Nathan Phillips, veteran and Native American elder taunted by high schoolers, speaks out

"All that anger and wanting to have the freedom to rip me apart, that was scary," Omaha elder and Vietnam veteran Nathan Phillips said.

Congo on brink of 1st peaceful transfer with Tshisekeid win
Congo on brink of 1st peaceful transfer with Tshisekeid win
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  • 2019-01-20 19:09:28Z

Congo is on the brink of its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960 after the Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi, although questions remain about the result. Tshisekedi, son of the late, charismatic opposition

Why I Bought My Wedding Dress at a Consignment Shop
Why I Bought My Wedding Dress at a Consignment Shop
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  • 2019-01-20 10:00:00Z

It's not hard to find that special dress for less.

Trump
Trump's Plan to End Shutdown Rejected; GDP Could Lose as Much as Half Percentage Point
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  • 2019-01-19 23:54:50Z

The Trump administration said that new estimates show the cost of the government shutdown will be twice as steep as originally forecast. The original estimate showed that the partial shutdown would subtract 0.1 percentage points from growth every two weeks. That estimate has now been doubled to a 0.1

End to Government Shutdown Possible in a Few Weeks, Graham Says
End to Government Shutdown Possible in a Few Weeks, Graham Says
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  • 2019-01-19 14:56:10Z

End to Government Shutdown Possible in a Few Weeks, Graham Says

Why Tesla
Why Tesla's Long Model 3 Waitlist Could Be a Massive Problem
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  • 2019-01-19 14:00:00Z

Musk, Tesla's charismatic chief executive officer, has pitched it as the company's first car for the masses, with a base price of just $35,000. Thousands of those deposit holders still are standing by, and they could spell trouble for Tesla -- whether they stay patient or not. Selling too many Model

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform
Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform
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  • 2019-01-18 23:12:30Z

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the

Marie Kondo Is Charging People $2,700 to Get Certified in Her KonMari Method. Here
Marie Kondo Is Charging People $2,700 to Get Certified in Her KonMari Method. Here's How It Works
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  • 2019-01-18 17:00:58Z

It's rigorous, but it can pay off.

Illinois parents get 25 years in death of boy, 6, who weighed 17 pounds when he died
Illinois parents get 25 years in death of boy, 6, who weighed 17 pounds when he died

An Illinois father and stepmother will spend decades in prison in the starvation death of their 6-year-old son, who authorities say weighed just 17 pounds when he died.

Photos: At least 5 fatalities reported as intense storms slam California
Photos: At least 5 fatalities reported as intense storms slam California

Amid a relentless series of storms, a powerful storm has been wreaking havoc in California from Wednesday into Thursday, further raising concerns of flooding, mudslides and avalanches.

Bank of America (BAC) is a Top Dividend Stock Right Now: Should You Buy?
Bank of America (BAC) is a Top Dividend Stock Right Now: Should You Buy?
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  • 2019-01-17 14:15:02Z

Dividends are one of the best benefits to being a shareholder, but finding a great dividend stock is no easy task. Does Bank of America (BAC) have what it takes? Let's find out.

Price Cuts on Newly Constructed Homes Becoming More Common
Price Cuts on Newly Constructed Homes Becoming More Common
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  • 2019-01-17 08:05:58Z

Home shoppers across the nation may have an easier time finding a deal on a newly constructed home than they did a year ago. The post Price Cuts on Newly Constructed Homes Becoming More Common appeared first on Zillow Research.

Several freshman House Democrats seek deal with Trump on border security
Several freshman House Democrats seek deal with Trump on border security
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  • 2019-01-17 00:12:03Z

Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) on how several freshman House Democrats are looking to end the partial government shutdown.

Kidnap suspect
Kidnap suspect's lawyers: Confession problematic for defense

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Defense attorneys for the man accused of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents acknowledged Wednesday that they're starting the case at a disadvantage after their client gave detectives a detailed confession and said they're not sure he can get a fair trial in the state.

'I Have No Hope.' Sears Workers Are Worried About Their Jobs After Eddie Lampert's Takeover
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  • 2019-01-16 20:49:59Z

"If it survives by next year, it will be by the grace of God."

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a social media star, to school House Democrats on Twitter use
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a social media star, to school House Democrats on Twitter use

The lesson comes as a generational divide between members of Congress and the tech platforms they oversee has been on full display.

This Dividend Growth Stock
This Dividend Growth Stock's Streak Now Stretches 20 Years
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  • 2019-01-16 20:03:00Z

This high-yielding stock has consistently provided its investors with more income each year.

More jobs are posted in January than any other month, but your odds of landing one of them are lower
More jobs are posted in January than any other month, but your odds of landing one of them are lower
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  • 2019-01-16 14:10:00Z

Data from ZipRecruiter shows that January see the largest number of open job postings during the year, but the first month of the year is also when the most job seekers turn out. Applications rose 40 percent from December.

Sen. Mark Warner: Lawmakers need a cooling off period in ...
Sen. Mark Warner: Lawmakers need a cooling off period in ...
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  • 2019-01-16 14:00:00Z

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the government shutdown.

HHS Secretary on partial government shutdown: FDA has called back food, medical inspectors
HHS Secretary on partial government shutdown: FDA has called back food, medical inspectors
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  • 2019-01-16 13:12:06Z

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on efforts to mitigate the impact of the partial government shutdown and the push for lower drug prices without hurting innovation within the pharmaceutical industry.

Sears reaches deal with Chairman Eddie Lampert to save company and roughly 400 stores
Sears reaches deal with Chairman Eddie Lampert to save company and roughly 400 stores
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  • 2019-01-16 13:11:00Z

Sears reached a roughly $5 billion deal with Chairman Eddie Lampert to keep the company and roughly 400 stores open.

World shares advance but Britain slips on Brexit limbo
World shares advance but Britain slips on Brexit limbo
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  • 2019-01-16 09:31:57Z

World shares were mostly higher Wednesday as investors shrugged off the parliamentary defeat of British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for leaving the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's ...

States Hold Breath as Trump
States Hold Breath as Trump's Attorney General Nominee Says He Won't Prosecute Pot in Marijuana-Legal States
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  • 2019-01-15 22:22:15Z

States Hold Breath as Trump's Attorney General Nominee Says He Won't Prosecute Pot in Marijuana-Legal States

Apple loses bid to undo $440 mln judgment in VirnetX patent case
Apple loses bid to undo $440 mln judgment in VirnetX patent case
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  • 2019-01-15 15:33:03Z

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied Apple's appeal of a 2016 jury verdict originally valued at $302 million that grew to $440 million with interest, enhanced damages, and other costs. The same patent claims have been ruled invalid by an administrative court, but VirnetX is in

Clemson to Visit White House After National Championship Win
Clemson to Visit White House After National Championship Win
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  • 2019-01-14 20:22:30Z

The Tigers defeated Alabama 44-16.

Sears bankruptcy raises old questions about cost of going broke
Sears bankruptcy raises old questions about cost of going broke
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  • 2019-01-14 15:08:23Z

The fate of Sears Holdings Corp highlights a harsh reality of U.S. bankruptcy - it requires armies of pricey specialists in a system driven by an outcome, not costs. On Monday, Sears will consider bids for its assets, including a last-ditch $5 billion proposal by chairman and controlling shareholder

The big winners of the Detroit Auto Show
The big winners of the Detroit Auto Show
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  • 2019-01-14 14:25:45Z

The Car Coach Lauren Fix on automakers' shift toward SUVs, the outlook for auto sales and the winners of the Detroit Auto Show.

Trading plan for January 14
Trading plan for January 14
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  • 2019-01-14 10:36:33Z

Theresa May will give a speech ahead of the Parliament Brexit vote that is scheduled on January 15. A lot of events, aren't there? Learn how to trade GBP/USD and USD/TRY!

Cadillac Takes Aim at Tesla With SUV Priced Below Model X
Cadillac Takes Aim at Tesla With SUV Priced Below Model X
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  • 2019-01-14 03:08:10Z

The General Motors Co. luxury brand will start building the vehicle after its current parade of new models hits the market by 2021, Cadillac President Steve Carlisle said during a press event on the eve of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Carlisle said the mid-sized luxury sport

Journal Editorial Report: Politics, the Wall and the Government Shutdown
Journal Editorial Report: Politics, the Wall and the Government Shutdown
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  • 2019-01-13 15:11:24Z

Paul Gigot interviews Texas Congressman Kevin Brady

Senate Democrats Will Force Vote on Sanctions of Deripaska Firms
Senate Democrats Will Force Vote on Sanctions of Deripaska Firms
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  • 2019-01-13 03:50:56Z

Schumer's move comes amid a backlash from Democratic lawmakers suspicious of the Trump administration's motives, and is aimed at forcing Republicans who control the Senate to take a side in the matter. "After consultation with the relevant committee ranking members and my colleagues, I have concluded

The 4 Biggest Catalysts for The Walt Disney Co. in 2019
The 4 Biggest Catalysts for The Walt Disney Co. in 2019
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  • 2019-01-12 11:31:00Z

The House of Mouse has a lot of irons in the fire.

What Poland
What Poland's Detention of an Executive Means for Huawei
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  • 2019-01-11 16:56:26Z

The detention of a Huawei executive on espionage charges in Poland helps a U.S. push to dissuade allies around the world from using the Chinese company's gear. WSJ's Stu Woo explores how the arrest could affect Huawei. Photo: Zuma Press

Apple to launch three iPhones with new camera features this year: WSJ
Apple to launch three iPhones with new camera features this year: WSJ
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  • 2019-01-11 13:03:27Z

The new iPhones will succeed the XR model that has shown sluggish demand, which according to Apple was due to weak sales in China. Apple was not available for comment outside regular business hours. Last week, Apple issued its first revenue warning in nearly 12 years, sending its shares down 10 percent

Bitcoin Price Looks South After Worst Daily Loss Since November
Bitcoin Price Looks South After Worst Daily Loss Since November
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  • 2019-01-11 11:00:16Z

Bitcoin's price saw its biggest drop for seven weeks on Thursday, weakening the prospects of a bullish breakout above $4,100.

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