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Next Tax Battle: Trump"s Bid to Ax a Favorite Blue State Deduction

The White House blueprint would kill an expensive break relating to state and local taxes, prompting a bipartisan backlash from lawmakers in New York and other high-tax states......»»

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Startup Moderna Shows Promise in Vaccine Trial

Moderna Therapeutics, the most highly valued startup in health care, said early results from a small trial to treat the avian flu virus with its experimental vaccine showed promise......»»

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Trump Tax Cuts Don"t Solve Tech"s Massive Overseas-Cash Problem

The key issue for the biggest names in tech, the one-time tax rate on stockpiles of cash stashed overseas, remained unanswered by the president’s tax plan announced Wednesday......»»

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A Miracle at the World"s Largest Church: People Are Showing Up

Our Lady of Peace in Ivory Coast can hold 18,000 people, but years of civil strife and its remote jungle location long kept worshippers and tourists away. ‘It is indeed strange.’.....»»

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Russian Military Ship Sinks in Black Sea After Collision With Freighter

A Russian military reconnaissance ship sank in the Black Sea following a collision with a cargo ship near the mouth of the Bosphorus, Interfax agency reported......»»

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Two U.S. Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. Army servicemembers were killed during a late night operation in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday, following the death of another American soldier there earlier this month......»»

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Verizon Invests in Self-Driving Car Startup Renovo

Verizon has invested in Renovo Auto, an autonomous-vehicle tech startup best known for turning a vintage DeLorean into a self-driving car......»»

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Venture-Capital Quandary: Too Much Money Chasing Too Few Ideas

After a frenzied 2015, funding for startups in China was expected to enter what industry insiders called “deep winter”—but the venture-capital industry is instead suffering a different headache: too much money, too few prospects......»»

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Uber Interviews Heavyweights for a Crucial Job: Handling Travis Kalanick

The ride-sharing giant has approached current or former officials from companies including Disney, Wal-Mart and CVS in a bid to revamp operations and bring discipline to its culture......»»

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Yahoo Japan Shares Plunge Under Pressure of Amazon Challenge

Yahoo Japan shares fell 9.5% Thursday after it warned of a big increase in marketing costs as it struggles to compete with Amazon.com......»»

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GoPro Earnings: What to Watch

GoPro is scheduled to reported first-quarter results after the market closes Thursday; Camera sales and indications of drone demand will be in focus......»»

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Acosta Confirmation Vote Could Happen This Week

If the U.S. Senate votes, as expected, to confirm Alexander Acosta as secretary of labor this week, all 15 cabinet secretaries would be in place before President Trump’s 100th day in office......»»

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Trump Tax Plan Sets Up Trade-Offs for Industries

Now that the Trump administration has made its broad-brush tax proposal, companies are likely to line up in support—and start sweating the details......»»

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Samsung, Facing Calls for a Shake-Up, Offers "Plan B"

Samsung Electronics surprised investors and South Korean lawmakers by saying the conglomerate would cancel some $35 billion in legacy treasury shares and forgo restructuring into a holding company......»»

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ECB Keeps Interest Rates, Stimulus Program Unchanged

The threats to the eurozone’s economic recovery are diminishing, but there are as yet few signs that inflation will settle at the European Central Bank’s target, its president said......»»

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Nintendo Has Bright Outlook on Expectations for Switch

Nintendo is forecasting that strong sales of its handheld-hybrid Switch console will lift profits to seven-year highs......»»

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Under Armour Posts Its First Ever Loss

Under Armour posted its first ever quarterly loss as a public company, as its top line suffered from sluggish performance in key North American business......»»

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Comcast Results Top Expectations as Cable Giant Preps for Wireless Entry

Comcast’s results offer a glimpse into why it’s jumping into the wireless business: Consumers don’t want a landline phone anymore, limiting the appeal of its lucrative “triple play” bundles......»»

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Trump Administration Launches Probe of Aluminum Imports

The Trump administration has launched a wide-ranging probe of aluminum imports and producers in Canada and China—by far the biggest aluminum exporters to the U.S.—could face the biggest impact from any tariffs coming out of the case......»»

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U.S. Durable Orders Edged Up In March

Demand for long-lasting factory goods rose more slowly in March, reflecting a decline in orders of cars and machinery......»»

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