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Senate Bill to Curtail Labor Rights on Tribal Land Falls Short 16 Apr 9:41pm Updated Senate Bill to Curtail Labor Rights on Tribal Land Falls Short
The legislation, approved by the House, would have put employees of tribal enterprises like casinos outside the scope of federal labor law.
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David Edgerton, a Founder of Burger King, Is Dead at 90 16 Apr 9:32pm Updated David Edgerton, a Founder of Burger King, Is Dead at 90
He and a partner created a flourishing fast-food chain only to sell it, for what proved to be a bargain price, just as the industry was about to soar.
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The Times and The New Yorker Share the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service 16 Apr 9:26pm Updated The Times and The New Yorker Share the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service
Reporting on sexual harassment — including the predations of the film mogul Harvey Weinstein — was recognized by the Pulitzer board. The New York Times won in three categories.
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Chinese Social Media Site Reverses Gay Content Ban After Uproar 16 Apr 8:53pm Updated Chinese Social Media Site Reverses Gay Content Ban After Uproar
Sina Weibo vowed to scale back a “cleanup” campaign, but some gay rights advocates demanded an apology.
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Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy 16 Apr 8:35pm Updated Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy
Adding immunotherapy to standard chemo treatments can halve the risk of death for people with the most common type of lung cancer, a new study shows.
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Robots Ride to the Rescue Where Workers Can’t Be Found 16 Apr 7:39pm Updated Robots Ride to the Rescue Where Workers Can’t Be Found
Fast-growing economies in Eastern Europe have led to severe labor shortages, so companies are calling in the machines.
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David Edgerton, 90, Dies; Helped Start Burger King in the ‘60s 16 Apr 7:31pm David Edgerton, 90, Dies; Helped Start Burger King in the ‘60s
He and a partner created a flourishing fast-food chain only to sell it, for what proved to be a bargain price, just as the industry was about to soar.
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Trump Picks Monetary Expert for No. 2 Job at Federal Reserve 16 Apr 7:01pm Updated Trump Picks Monetary Expert for No. 2 Job at Federal Reserve
Richard Clarida, a former Treasury official, is not expected to veer from the Fed’s gradual approach to raising interest rates.
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16 Apr 5:58pm Updated Wall Street Rises, Focus Turns to Earnings From Geopolitics
U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday, with the biggest boosts from technology and healthcare sectors as investors were optimistic about earnings season and appeared less worried about U.S.-led missile attacks in Syria.
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Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Goes to The New York Times and The New Yorker 16 Apr 5:20pm Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Goes to The New York Times and The New Yorker
Reporting on sexual harassment — including the predations of the film mogul Harvey Weinstein — was recognized by the Pulitzer board. The New York Times won in three categories.
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Your Money: Marriott’s New Loyalty Program: Not as Bad as Starwood Fans Feared 16 Apr 4:30pm Your Money: Marriott’s New Loyalty Program: Not as Bad as Starwood Fans Feared
When Marriott acquired Starwood Hotels, Starwood Preferred Guest members feared the worst. Our resident Starwood fan thinks the new program is worth trying.
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Sean Hannity Is Named as Michael Cohen’s Client 16 Apr 4:11pm Sean Hannity Is Named as Michael Cohen’s Client
Lawyers for Mr. Cohen, the president’s personal lawyer, had sought to keep Mr. Hannity’s identity a secret in a court challenge of an F.B.I. search of Mr. Cohen’s office.
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16 Apr 4:07pm Wall Street Climbs as Investors Focus on Earnings
U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday, with the biggest boosts from the technology and healthcare sectors as investors turned their focus to earnings season and appeared less worried about U.S.-led missile attacks in Syria.
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The Times and The New Yorker Share Pulitzer Prize for Public Service 16 Apr 3:59pm Updated The Times and The New Yorker Share Pulitzer Prize for Public Service
Reporting on sexual harassment — including the predations of the film mogul Harvey Weinstein — was recognized by the Pulitzer board. The New York Times won in three categories.
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Pulitzer Prizes: Here Are the 2018 Winners 16 Apr 3:59pm Pulitzer Prizes: Here Are the 2018 Winners
The prizes encompassed, among other topics, stories of abuse in the workplace; violent protests in Charlottesville, Va.; and a profile of Dylann Roof, who was sentenced to death for the massacre of parishioners in a Charleston, S.C., church.
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16 Apr 3:43pm Updated Wall Street Higher as Syria Fears Ease, Earnings in Focus
U.S. stocks rose on Monday with technology and healthcare shares leading the way as investors appeared less concerned about possible retaliation for the U.S.-led missile attack in Syria.
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16 Apr 2:46pm Wall St Higher as Syria Fears Ease, Earnings in Focus
U.S. stocks rose on Monday with technology and healthcare shares leading the way as investors appeared less concerned about possible retaliation for the U.S.-led missile attack in Syria.
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Treasury Finds China Is Not Improperly Devaluing Currency; Trump Disagrees: DealBook Briefing 16 Apr 1:42pm Treasury Finds China Is Not Improperly Devaluing Currency; Trump Disagrees: DealBook Briefing
The United States Treasury opted on Friday not to label China a currency manipulator, but President Trump directly contradicted the findings on Monday.
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Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up 16 Apr 1:14pm Updated Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up
Maurice R. Greenberg wants to curb the Martin Act, the regulation that led to his ouster at A.I.G., as well as other state securities rules.
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A Public Outcry Against a Wall Street Titan’s Name on a High School 16 Apr 12:15pm Updated A Public Outcry Against a Wall Street Titan’s Name on a High School
Stephen Schwarzman, the private equity billionaire, offered a Pennsylvania high school $25 million. He wanted his name and likeness all over the school.
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16 Apr 12:07pm Wall Street Rises as Syria Fears Ease; Healthcare Stocks Jump
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, boosted by healthcare stocks and on easing fears that the recent U.S.-led missile attack on Syria would escalate into a broader conflict.
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Hank Greenberg Wants to Defang the N.Y. Law That Brought Him Down: DealBook Briefing 16 Apr 11:55am Updated Hank Greenberg Wants to Defang the N.Y. Law That Brought Him Down: DealBook Briefing
The former A.I.G. chief is pushing for a bill in Congress that would neuter state legislation like the Martin Act. But critics are pushing back hard.
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The Vending Machine That Spits Out Short Stories 16 Apr 9:33am The Vending Machine That Spits Out Short Stories
Put away that smartphone! A French company has created stand-alone kiosks to deliver printed short stories to patrons of cafes, libraries and airports.
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DealBook Briefing: Hank Greenberg Wants to Defang the N.Y. Law That Brought Him Down 16 Apr 7:29am DealBook Briefing: Hank Greenberg Wants to Defang the N.Y. Law That Brought Him Down
The former A.I.G. chief is pushing for a bill in Congress that would neuter state legislation like the Martin Act. But critics are pushing back hard.
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Report for America Supports Journalism Where Cutbacks Hit Hard 16 Apr 6:13am Updated Report for America Supports Journalism Where Cutbacks Hit Hard
The service program promotes local newspapers by sending reporters away from big cities. Google has committed money and training.
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Signing Off on Signing Credit Card Receipts 16 Apr 4:59am Signing Off on Signing Credit Card Receipts
As of this month, the big credit card companies are dropping the requirement for signatures, the beginning of the end for signing your name.
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The Redstones’ Voting Power Leave Moonves, CBS Few Options: DealBook Briefing 16 Apr 3:06am Updated The Redstones’ Voting Power Leave Moonves, CBS Few Options: DealBook Briefing
The CBS C.E.O. is being prodded into a deal with Viacom that he seems reluctant to do. He is in this situation because of the unique corporate governance structure of the two companies.
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