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Chinese Shopping App Pinduoduo Sued in U.S. Ahead of I.P.O. 20 Jul 10:41pm Updated Chinese Shopping App Pinduoduo Sued in U.S. Ahead of I.P.O.
As it prepares to list shares on the Nasdaq, the fast-growing online marketplace has been hit by a complaint that it allows sales of knockoff diapers.
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Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Over Offensive Tweets 20 Jul 10:40pm Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Over Offensive Tweets
James Gunn wrote most of the tweets before 2013. They resurfaced after he criticized President Trump on Twitter and far-right provocateurs searched his social media history.
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After a Fiasco, California Aims Again at Remaking the Power Grid 20 Jul 10:39pm After a Fiasco, California Aims Again at Remaking the Power Grid
Two decades ago, a new approach to power delivery led to blackouts. Now the state is considering another energy makeover: a regional electric grid.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic 20 Jul 9:11pm Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic
Mr. Coates was hired at The Atlantic in 2008. He became famous for his sweeping essays about systemic racism in the United States.
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Transgender Woman Says CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription 20 Jul 8:29pm Transgender Woman Says CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription
An Arizona woman said a pharmacist denied the prescription in April. The pharmacist is no longer employed by the company, a CVS spokesman said.
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Wealth Matters: Rescued From Obscurity: How Discarded Items Become Treasures 20 Jul 7:53pm Wealth Matters: Rescued From Obscurity: How Discarded Items Become Treasures
Now that information on obscure objects can be found on the internet and hobbyists can connect online, someone’s trash can become someone else’s treasure more easily.
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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Co-Host of ‘The Five,’ Is Leaving Fox News 20 Jul 7:32pm Updated Kimberly Guilfoyle, Co-Host of ‘The Five,’ Is Leaving Fox News
Ms. Guilfoyle, who recently revealed that she is dating Donald Trump Jr., had been at the network for 12 years.
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Trump Blasts Fed, China and Europe for Putting U.S. Economy at a Disadvantage 20 Jul 7:13pm Updated Trump Blasts Fed, China and Europe for Putting U.S. Economy at a Disadvantage
The president turned his ire on the American central bank, as well as trading partners that are fighting back against his tariffs, in a series of Twitter posts.
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Bayer Will Stop Selling the Troubled Essure Birth Control Implants 20 Jul 6:41pm Updated Bayer Will Stop Selling the Troubled Essure Birth Control Implants
Thousands of women have sued the company, claiming that the device has caused severe harm, including perforation of the uterus, hemorrhaging and death.
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Gender Letter: Women, Stop Volunteering for Office Housework! 20 Jul 6:31pm Updated Gender Letter: Women, Stop Volunteering for Office Housework!
If you think that raising your hand for tasks you’re not really into will pay off at some point in some way, think again.
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20 Jul 6:25pm Updated Stocks End Slightly Lower as Traders Shrug Off Trade Talk
U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. The dollar fell after President Donald Trump said China is manipulating its currency.
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co-working: Eaton, a Liberal Clubhouse, Opening Close to Trump’s 20 Jul 5:46pm co-working: Eaton, a Liberal Clubhouse, Opening Close to Trump’s
In Washington, D.C., a new venture from the Langham hotel scion Katherine Lo.
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Trying to Flip the House, ZIP code by ZIP code 20 Jul 5:11pm Updated Trying to Flip the House, ZIP code by ZIP code
Swing Left, a Democratic political action committee founded after the 2016 election by three relative novices, resembles a Silicon Valley start-up more than a traditional political organization.
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17 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Missouri 20 Jul 4:01pm Updated 17 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Missouri
High winds tore through the area on Thursday evening, and the tourist boat capsized and sank to the bottom of the lake.
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The $20 Billion Question for Guyana 20 Jul 3:58pm Updated The $20 Billion Question for Guyana
This largely underdeveloped country on South America’s northern Atlantic coast is the unlikely setting for the world’s next big oil boom. But is it ready to handle the riches?
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G.E. Announces Progress on Cost-Cutting, but Risks Still Lurk 20 Jul 3:37pm Updated G.E. Announces Progress on Cost-Cutting, but Risks Still Lurk
The company, which reported a 30 percent decline in net profit to $615 million, has set about shrinking its business to focus on three major operations.
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20 Jul 3:30pm Updated Stocks Waver, Dollar Slips as Traders Shrug Off Trade Talk
U.S. stocks are little changed Friday as traders shrug off the latest trade threats from President Donald Trump and focus on company earnings reports, which contained some better-than-expected results from big names including Microsoft. Bond yields are rising and the dollar is falling.
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Law That Saved the Bald Eagle Could Be Vastly Reworked 20 Jul 12:51pm Law That Saved the Bald Eagle Could Be Vastly Reworked
The revisions have wide-reaching implications, including for how the federal government would protect species from climate change.
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17 Dead in Missouri After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson 20 Jul 12:35pm 17 Dead in Missouri After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson
High winds tore through the area on Thursday evening, and the tourist boat capsized and sank to the bottom of the lake.
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20 Jul 12:06pm Updated Stocks Wobble, Dollar Slips as Traders Shrug Off Trade Talk
Major U.S. stock indexes are drifting between small gains and losses as traders shrug off the latest trade threats from President Donald Trump and focus on company earnings reports, which contained some better-than-expected results from big names including Microsoft. Industrial conglomerate Honeywell is also higher. General Electric fell after saying its power business is still struggling. The dollar fell and bond yields rose, which is sending high-dividend companies lower. Small-company stocks, which have done well in recent days, lagged the market.
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Bayer Will Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Implants 20 Jul 12:06pm Bayer Will Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Implants
Thousands of women have complained that the device has caused injuries, including perforation of the uterus.
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13 Dead in Missouri After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson 20 Jul 11:34am 13 Dead in Missouri After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson
High winds tore through the area on Thursday evening, and the tourist boat capsized and sank to the bottom of the lake.
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13 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo. 20 Jul 11:00am Updated 13 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo.
High winds tore through the area on Thursday evening, and the tourist boat capsized and sank to the bottom of the lake.
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Your Money Adviser: At Least Online, Interest Rates on Savings Finally Move Up 20 Jul 10:12am Your Money Adviser: At Least Online, Interest Rates on Savings Finally Move Up
Digital rates are approaching or even exceeding 2 percent. While that’s hardly breathtaking, it is far better than many of the big banks’ offerings.
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As Momentum for Sinclair Deal Stalls, Tribune Considers Options 20 Jul 9:48am Updated As Momentum for Sinclair Deal Stalls, Tribune Considers Options
The Sinclair Broadcast Group’s plan to create a broadcasting behemoth that it hoped would rival Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News appears to be coming to an end.
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Hey, Let’s Start a Political Movement 20 Jul 9:00am Hey, Let’s Start a Political Movement
Swing Left, a political action committee founded by three relative novices after the 2016 election, resembles a Silicon Valley start-up more than a traditional campaign organization.
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11 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo. 20 Jul 7:18am Updated 11 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo.
High winds tore through the area on Thursday evening, and the tourist boat capsized and sank to the bottom of the lake.
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DealBook Briefing: Comcast Gave Up Fox. Now It’s All Eyes on Sky. 20 Jul 7:16am Updated DealBook Briefing: Comcast Gave Up Fox. Now It’s All Eyes on Sky.
The cable giant has pulled out of one bidding war. But the fight for a U.K. broadcaster looks set to rumble on.
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A Health Insurer Tells Patients It Won’t Pay Their E.R. Bills, but Then Pays Them Anyway 20 Jul 6:17am Updated A Health Insurer Tells Patients It Won’t Pay Their E.R. Bills, but Then Pays Them Anyway
Anthem may save money simply by announcing its policy, even if it is never enforced.
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Revealed: The People Behind an Anti-Breitbart Twitter Account 20 Jul 5:00am Revealed: The People Behind an Anti-Breitbart Twitter Account
No longer anonymously run, Sleeping Giants continues its mission of alerting companies to where their digital ads end up.
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Trump’s Visits Ground Business at Small New Jersey Airports 20 Jul 5:00am Trump’s Visits Ground Business at Small New Jersey Airports
The flight restrictions that occur when President Trump visits his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., may force some small airports or businesses to close unless changes are made.
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Interior Department Proposes a Vast Reworking of the Endangered Species Act 20 Jul 4:38am Updated Interior Department Proposes a Vast Reworking of the Endangered Species Act
The revisions have wide-reaching implications, including for how the federal government would protect species from climate change.
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Eight Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo. 20 Jul 12:47am Updated Eight Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo.
High winds tore through the area on Thursday evening, and the tourist boat capsized and sank to the bottom of the lake.
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