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Amazon Project Foundered on Labor Organizing, Debate Over Subsidies

Amazon scuttled its New York City project after talks to resolve the matter of labor organizing and to ease political opposition to subsidies failed to allay the company’s concerns......»»

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Ex-Goldman Banker in 1MDB Case Yields on U.S. Extradition

A former Goldman Sachs banker in custody in Malaysia has agreed to be extradited to the U.S. to face charges over one of the world’s largest financial scandals......»»

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Trump Promised to "Build That Wall," Then Ran Out of Time and Options

The president’s declaration of a national emergency to fund a southern border barrier comes after divisions and competing priorities in the White House allowed the project to languish......»»

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Trump Declares Emergency Over Wall, Inviting Likely Court Fight

President Trump declared a national emergency over border security, bypassing Congress to divert money from elsewhere in the government to pay for additional barriers along the southern border, a move likely to ignite immediate court challenges......»»

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Sweden Recalls Ambassador to China in Twist in Bookseller"s Detention

Sweden has recalled its ambassador to China and opened an internal investigation into her role in arranging a meeting where Chinese businessmen allegedly threatened the daughter of a detained Swedish bookseller, Sweden’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday......»»

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Amazon Cancels HQ2 Plans in New York City

Amazon is abandoning plans for a headquarters in New York City after facing resistance from some local politicians who objected to giving the company billions of dollars in tax incentives......»»

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Ex-Coke Scientist Accused of Stealing Trade Secrets for China

A Chinese-born scientist was arrested on charges of trying to steal trade secrets from companies doing research with Coca-Cola, with the intent to set up a competing venture in China, authorities said......»»

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China Seeks to Woo U.S. With Promise of Big Chip Purchases

China is counting on promises of big purchases of semiconductors and other U.S. goods to ease trade tensions and persuade President Trump to extend a tariff truce and later resolve the market-rattling dispute directly with Chinese leader Xi Jinping......»»

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U.S. Push Against Huawei Gear Hits Obstacle: Carriers Love It

Washington’s campaign to get some of its closest European allies to give up telecommunications gear made by Chinese companies has been a tough sell......»»

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Trump Will Sign Spending Package, Declare Emergency

President Trump plans to sign a spending bill that keeps the government open and will then declare a national emergency to seek more border-wall funding, ending the suspense over a possible second shutdown but kicking off a new fight......»»

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Philippine Editor Critical of Duterte Government Is Arrested for Libel

The editor of a news site that has been critical of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was arrested for libel, extending a crackdown on critics that rights groups say is aimed at muzzling his political opponents......»»

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Border-Security Funding Deal Nears a Vote

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Judge Rules Paul Manafort Lied in Violation of Plea Deal

A federal judge ruled that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to investigators about his contact with an associate linked to Russian intelligence, despite agreeing to a plea deal requiring him to tell the truth......»»

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China"s 9% Surge in Exports Surprises Economists

January’s rise reverses a 4.4% decline in December and beat the expectations of many economists, who had forecast another decrease......»»

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Japanese Economy Scores Rebound

Japan’s economic growth rebounded in the last quarter of 2018 but the slowdown in China is expected to weigh going forward......»»

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Airbus Will Stop Building Its A380 Superjumbo Jet

Airbus pulled the plug on its A380 superjumbo jet airliner after Emirates airline, the biggest customer for the plane, cut its order in favor of smaller long-range jets......»»

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Trump Is Lukewarm on Border-Funding Deal

President Trump sent mixed signals on a bipartisan border-security deal reached by lawmakers, but he didn’t rule out ultimately signing the resulting legislation, which is needed to avoid another government shutdown......»»

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Nissan Rebuffed French Push for Renault Merger

The French government engaged directly in discussions with Nissan early in 2018 about the possibility of a full-blown merger with Renault, and Nissan made clear its opposition to the idea......»»

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Publishers Chafe at Apple"s Terms for Subscription News Service

Apple’s plan to create a subscription service for news is running into resistance from major publishers who are balking at proposed financial terms......»»

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Old Enemies Meet Again on the Battlefield, This Time to Recover the Dead

Atop a little-known ridge almost seven decades ago, French, South Korean and American troops fought off waves of mainly Chinese Communist forces in a series of trench battles that marked some of the bloodiest days of the Korean War......»»

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