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Navy to Pause Operations, Probe Collisions, With 10 Sailors Missing

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the Navy is beginning a review of a spate of recent collisions, while search-and-rescue teams found no trace of 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain as night fell and stormy conditions closed in Monday......»»

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Trump Takes New Tack in Afghanistan Fight

President Donald Trump, long a critic of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan, is acceding to top advisers and will deploy additional forces there as well as pressure Pakistan to do more to fight extremism......»»

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U.S. Steps Up Actions Against Chinese Firms Aiding North Korea

U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing new actions targeting Chinese firms that are critical financial conduits for North Korea’s government, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

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CFOs Want to Free up Working Capital

U.S. finance chiefs are shrinking the time it takes to convert trillions tied up in their businesses into tangible cash. Some of their European counterparts are struggling to do the same......»»

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Companies Face Record Number of Shareholder Lawsuits

This year has seen a historic number of class-action securities lawsuits. Law firms are increasingly bringing securities cases targeting business disruptions or disasters, failed pharmaceutical trials and disappointing earnings......»»

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J&J Wades Into Death Penalty Debate For First Time

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals is opposed to plans by Florida authorities to use one if its drugs in the lethal injection of convicted killer Mark Asay,.....»»

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CNN Launches a Daily News Show for Snapchat

CNN is launching a daily news show for Snapchat called “The Update,” the latest reflection of how media companies are stepping up their interest in the mobile messaging platform......»»

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Marketers Cash In on Eclipse

Brands are always looking for a clever way to glom onto a big news event. The marketing pitches tied to the solar eclipse have ranged from the funny to the absurd to the practical......»»

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Ross Levinsohn Named CEO, Publisher of Los Angeles Times

Tronc is undergoing a broad management shake up at its flagship newspaper, the Los Angeles Times, bringing in internet and media industry veteran Ross Levinsohn as its new chief executive and publisher......»»

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Texas Regulators Are First Test for Sempra"s Oncor Deal

Texas regulators who have proven to be harsh critics of suitors for Oncor, the largest power-transmission utility in the state, will be the first test for Sempra Energy’s $9.45 billion takeover offer......»»

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Herbalife Deals Blow to Ackman With Going-Private Talks

Herbalife raised the specter of going private Monday, sending its stock soaring and dealing a blow to William Ackman, the nutritional-supplements company’s chief antagonist......»»

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Russia"s New Ambassador to U.S. Seen as Hard-Liner

Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed a hardliner diplomat known for his gruff style as Moscow’s new ambassador to the U.S., signalling a more confrontational approach to Washington......»»

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When You Already Have 35 Political Parties, What"s 63 More?

Tired of corruption and dysfunction, Brazilians are forming new parties dedicated to everything from fighting illegal dog breeders to electing a soccer coach president. ‘It’s become a joke but really it’s a tragedy’.....»»

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Little-Known Qatari Royal"s Visit to Saudi Arabia Complicates Ties

A meeting between Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and an obscure Qatari royal, officially aimed at narrowing differences between two estranged Gulf neighbors, has instead added more fuel to their long-running diplomatic spat......»»

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Cambridge University Press to Restore Articles on Chinese Website

Following a global backlash, the publishing house of Cambridge University plans to republish hundreds of articles on its Chinese site that it had previously blocked at the behest of Beijing......»»

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European Populists Who Aped Brexit and Trump Rethink Their Approach

Many officials think their attempt to associate with the U.K. and the U.S. undermined what was supposed to be a banner year. A recovering economy has also hurt their arguments—for now......»»

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Trump to Unveil Afghanistan Strategy in Televised Address

President Donald Trump will give a nationally televised address Monday night to unveil his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, the White House said, and that might mean 4,000 more troops being sent over......»»

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Draghi Is Likely to Lay Out End to Europe"s Quantitative Easing

In his return to the Fed’s symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this week, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is expected to set out the case for ending quantitative easing—the program he introduced at the event three years earlier......»»

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Mitch McConnell: "Zero Chance" U.S. Fails to Raise Debt Ceiling

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday there was “zero chance” that the U.S. would fail to raise the federal debt ceiling......»»

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Europe"s Populists, Back on Their Heels, Rethink Anti-EU Stance

Many party officials think their attempt to associate with the ‘Brexit’ vote and Trump’s victory undermined what was supposed to be a banner year. A recovering economy has also hurt their arguments—for now......»»

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