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Berkshire Reaps $29 Billion Windfall from New Tax Plan

Berkshire Hathaway posted a $29 billion gain in 2017 related to changes in U.S. tax law, a one-time boost that inflated annual profits for the Omaha conglomerate......»»

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Apple to Store Sensitive Encryption Keys in China

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U.S. Wins Gold in Men"s Curling

The U.S. men’s curling team defeated Sweden in the finals to bring home a ninth gold medal for Team USA......»»

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How the South Korean Women"s Curling Team Became the K-Pop Stars of the Olympics

The story of the South Korean women’s curling team, on the brink of a gold medal, goes back to a physical education teacher from a small Korean town who learned the sport by studying video and books he brought back from trips to Canada......»»

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Three Bombs Hit Capital of Myanmar"s Rakhine State

A series of bombs targeting government offices and other places in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state exploded, injuring a police officer......»»

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Wireless Companies to Start Small With 5G Rollouts

Wireless companies are finally setting deadlines for the rollout of the next wave of technology designed to revolutionize the way machines reach the internet, 5G......»»

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All but Banned in the U.S., Chinese Giant Huawei Is Welcomed in Britain

Huawei Technologies, a Chinese maker of smartphones and telecom gear, is seen in Washington as a potential tool of state-sponsored spying, but Britain and several other U.S. allies are embracing Huawei’s technology......»»

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Tax Changes Could Spur Swap Meet for Used Goods

The market for used equipment—including airplanes and industrial machines—is likely to heat up as firms take advantage of the new tax law’s 100% immediate deduction for such purchases......»»

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Berkshire Hathaway Posted $29 Billion Gain in 2017 From Tax Plan

Berkshire Hathaway said Saturday it posted a $29 billion gain in 2017 related to changes in U.S. tax law, a boost that inflated annual profits for the Omaha conglomerate......»»

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Germany"s Economy Leaves Female Workers Behind

In the past five years, Germany’s booming economy has created so many jobs that it has made unemployment almost a thing of the past. But one group has been left by the wayside: women......»»

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How to Raise More Grateful Children

A sense of entitlement is a big problem among young people today, but it’s possible to teach gratitude—not least by expressing it more often yourself......»»

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At the Doctor"s Office, Expect Better, More Reliable Flu Tests

New FDA regulations raise the standard for rapid flu tests, with the aim of creating more accurate results and limiting misdiagnoses......»»

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Coal Jobs Get a Boost---From Exports

Miners in Indiana and other states are getting a small lift from global markets: American companies are shipping more coal to Europe and Asia, helping to stop the yearslong drop in the number of U.S. mining jobs......»»

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Djibouti Seizes Strategic DP World Container Terminal

The East African nation of Djibouti seized a container terminal run by one of the world’s largest ports operators, as the country seeks to exploit a scramble among rivals to control an important commercial corridor......»»

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Months Before Florida Shooting, 911 Calls Show a Teenager in Crisis

A person close to Nikolas Cruz warned the FBI she was concerned he would “get into a school and just shoot the place up,” according to a transcript of her call to a tip line. “I know he’s—he’s going to explode,” she said......»»

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Chairman of China"s Geely Has 9.7% Stake in Daimler

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Presidential Front-Runner Wants to Reassess Mexico"s Energy Overhaul

The front-runner in Mexico’s presidential race would hit the brakes on the rapid pace of private investment in the country’s newly opened oil-and-gas sector if he wins the July election, a key adviser to Andrés Manuel López Obrador says......»»

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U.S. Donors Balk at $25 Million Vatican Request

A dispute over a multimillion-dollar grant for the Vatican has divided U.S. cardinals and wealthy donors......»»

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ECB Pulls Plug on Latvia"s Failing ABLV Bank

The Latvian bank, facing U.S. sanctions for allegedly helping North Korea, will be wound up under local laws after the European Central Bank declared it “failing or likely to fail.”.....»»

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Gothamist to Relaunch After Sale to WNYC

Gothamist, DCist and LAist will return as part of a sale to three public radio stations, four months after billionaire owner Joe Ricketts abruptly shut them down......»»

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