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Police in New York and London Look Into Assault Allegations Against Weinstein 12 Oct 11:05pm Updated Police in New York and London Look Into Assault Allegations Against Weinstein
The reports — related to an episode in London in the 1980s and in New York in 2004 — are preliminary, but point to the breadth of the legal challenges Harvey Weinstein could face.
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21st Century Fox Pressed by Investment Group to Overhaul Board 12 Oct 8:41pm Updated 21st Century Fox Pressed by Investment Group to Overhaul Board
The CtW Investment Group said the company’s directors had failed to effectively address the “longtime ethics crisis” at Fox News in a way that put 21st Century Fox at risk.
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How Facebook’s Ad System Works 12 Oct 8:36pm Updated How Facebook’s Ad System Works
Facebook rewards catchiness, and the unique nature of the social network’s ads may have aided Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
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Sheryl Sandberg Blitzes Washington in P.R. Push for Facebook 12 Oct 8:11pm Updated Sheryl Sandberg Blitzes Washington in P.R. Push for Facebook
Ms. Sandberg visited Washington, acting as the tech giant’s chief ambassador while trying to contain a spiraling public relations crisis.
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House Ethics Office Says New York Congressman May Have Violated Rules 12 Oct 8:11pm House Ethics Office Says New York Congressman May Have Violated Rules
An inquiry centered on actions by a New York Congressman who is a majority stockholder in a biotech company.
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Virgin Invests in Hyperloop One, With Eye on 670-M.P.H. Commutes 12 Oct 7:58pm Virgin Invests in Hyperloop One, With Eye on 670-M.P.H. Commutes
The company, now called Virgin Hyperloop One, is developing high-speed transit technology in hopes of rolling out its levitating pods by 2021.
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Tech Giants, Once Seen as Saviors, Are Now Viewed as Threats 12 Oct 7:06pm Updated Tech Giants, Once Seen as Saviors, Are Now Viewed as Threats
American tech companies positioned themselves as entities that brought positive change by connecting people and spreading information. Perceptions are shifting.
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Tech and Real Estate Lift the Fortunes of China’s Richest 12 Oct 7:06pm Updated Tech and Real Estate Lift the Fortunes of China’s Richest
China’s real estate and tech moguls took the top spots on a survey of rich people, but the country’s former wealthiest tycoon has seen his fortunes shrink.
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With...Tom Hanks: Hollywood’s Most Decent Fella on Weinstein, Trump and History 12 Oct 6:13pm Updated With...Tom Hanks: Hollywood’s Most Decent Fella on Weinstein, Trump and History
As accusations rain on a kingpin of his industry, the actor known for his American hero roles begins a tour for his wide-eyed book of short stories.
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Trump’s Attacks on the Press: Telling Escalation From Empty Threats 12 Oct 6:11pm Trump’s Attacks on the Press: Telling Escalation From Empty Threats
Old hands like Bob Schieffer and Russell Baker take the president’s words with a grain of salt. Others are not so sure.
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Wonder Woman’s Surprising Back Story Has a Film of Its Own 12 Oct 6:02pm Updated Wonder Woman’s Surprising Back Story Has a Film of Its Own
The director Angela Robinson explains how a psychologist with a three-way relationship and an interest in bondage and sadomasochism came to invent the superhero.
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A Condom-Maker’s Discovery: Size Matters 12 Oct 5:32pm A Condom-Maker’s Discovery: Size Matters
Men have long complained about how condoms fit. Now a manufacturer is selling condoms in bespoke sizes, including 10 lengths and nine circumferences.
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Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account Locked After Posts About Weinstein 12 Oct 5:26pm Updated Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account Locked After Posts About Weinstein
The actress shared a screenshot saying she had been blocked from posting for 12 hours. Twitter said one of her tweets had violated its privacy policy.
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Breakingviews: Tax Cuts Could Boost U.S. Bank Stocks. But Other Issues Are More Pressing. 12 Oct 5:05pm Breakingviews: Tax Cuts Could Boost U.S. Bank Stocks. But Other Issues Are More Pressing.
The big institutions, including JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup, are trading at prices well above book value — and must confront problems like sluggish loan growth and rising defaults.
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N.F.L. Players May Have an Ally in Their Protests: Labor Law 12 Oct 4:53pm Updated N.F.L. Players May Have an Ally in Their Protests: Labor Law
In a debate over how far workers can go in banding together without retribution by their employers, many experts say showing solidarity is a legal right.
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Wheels: An Electric Car and a Rugged Throwback: The Dreams of 2 Rich Britons 12 Oct 2:43pm Updated Wheels: An Electric Car and a Rugged Throwback: The Dreams of 2 Rich Britons
James Dyson is looking to the future and Jim Ratcliffe to the past. But to make their cars a reality they must overcome the auto industry’s high barriers to entry.
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12 Oct 2:42pm Wall Street Rally Pauses as Tepid Bank Earnings, Media Stocks Weigh
A rally on Wall Street paused on Thursday following lackluster quarterly earnings from JPMorgan and Citigroup and as media stocks dropped for the second straight day.
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Off the Shelf: The High Cost of Not Talking About Money 12 Oct 1:58pm Off the Shelf: The High Cost of Not Talking About Money
Is an inability to talk openly and honestly about money and investments hurting you in the proverbial pocketbook? A new book argues that it is.
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Roz Chast Is New Yorkier Than You 12 Oct 12:54pm Updated Roz Chast Is New Yorkier Than You
The New Yorker cartoonist speaks for all the neurotic, phobic city dwellers. Even if she lives in the suburbs now.
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Mediator: Facing Down the Network That Protected Harvey Weinstein 12 Oct 12:36pm Updated Mediator: Facing Down the Network That Protected Harvey Weinstein
It takes more than a determined reporter to win against the aggressive flacks and lawyers who work for powerful executives.
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Weinstein Company Was Aware of Payouts in 2015 12 Oct 12:21pm Weinstein Company Was Aware of Payouts in 2015
As the company seeks to distance itself from Harvey Weinstein, there are conflicting accounts about what it knew and how it responded.
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Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Will Hand Over More Data on Russia-Linked Ads 12 Oct 11:53am Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Will Hand Over More Data on Russia-Linked Ads
Ms. Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, said Thursday that the company had agreed to deliver more information, including ad-targeting data, to government officials.
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12 Oct 11:48am Wall St. Edges Along on Tepid Bank Earnings, Media Stocks Drag
Wall Street was largely unchanged late on Thursday morning as a rise in technology stocks helped negate another tumble in media stocks and results from JPMorgan and Citigroup that failed to enthuse.
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Lufthansa to Buy Units of Air Berlin for $249 Million 12 Oct 11:28am Lufthansa to Buy Units of Air Berlin for $249 Million
The German flag carrier said it would to take over 81 aircraft and hire 3,000 people from the budget airline, which had filed for insolvency in August.
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HSBC Names John Flint as Chief Executive 12 Oct 7:59am HSBC Names John Flint as Chief Executive
Mr. Flint, who is in charge of the lender’s retail banking and wealth management business, has been with the bank since 1989 and will succeed Stuart Gulliver.
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China’s Tightening Grip on Tech Giants: DealBook Briefing 12 Oct 7:44am China’s Tightening Grip on Tech Giants: DealBook Briefing
If Beijing moves to take board seats at companies like Tencent and an Alibaba affiliate, it may hamper their deal-making overseas.
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Passengers Suffer as Crowded Field Puts Pressure on Europe’s Airlines 12 Oct 7:34am Updated Passengers Suffer as Crowded Field Puts Pressure on Europe’s Airlines
Weaker carriers have fallen by the wayside amid fierce competition, while others have been hit by bad luck. The result: thousands of canceled flights.
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Kobe Steel Problems May Be More Widespread, Raising Fears on High-Speed Rail 12 Oct 3:41am Kobe Steel Problems May Be More Widespread, Raising Fears on High-Speed Rail
Falsified data on quality has raised concerns about whether Japan’s renowned high-speed rail network may be affected.
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Tech We’re Using: Making the Lives of Cybercriminals and Spies Harder Online 12 Oct 12:21am Updated Tech We’re Using: Making the Lives of Cybercriminals and Spies Harder Online
Nicole Perlroth, a cybersecurity reporter for The Times, discusses how she has set up her technology to frustrate hackers — even though it may be a losing battle.
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So You Bought a Smartphone Without a Headphone Jack. Now What? 12 Oct 12:20am Updated So You Bought a Smartphone Without a Headphone Jack. Now What?
No wired headphone jack on your new phone? Here’s how to figure out whether wireless is best for you, and which headphones to buy.
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