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6 Dec 10:20pm Updated Whiplash on Wall Street as Tension About Global Economy Mounts
A stock rout that started in Asia, extended to Europe and rattled Wall Street early in the day reversed course before the close of trading.
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‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Shake France. Here’s the Lesson for Climate Change. 6 Dec 8:56pm Updated ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Shake France. Here’s the Lesson for Climate Change.
There is little doubt among scientists and economists that carbon taxes are needed to reduce fossil fuel dependence. The question is how to design them to cushion the blow on the most vulnerable.
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A.I. as Talent Scout: Unorthodox Hires, and Maybe Lower Pay 6 Dec 7:47pm A.I. as Talent Scout: Unorthodox Hires, and Maybe Lower Pay
A form of artificial intelligence is being used to surface job candidates with the attributes of a perfect fit, even without conventional credentials.
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Tumblr Fans Abandon Ship as Tumblr Bans Porn 6 Dec 7:29pm Tumblr Fans Abandon Ship as Tumblr Bans Porn
Pornographic content, which had a large female viewer base on the site, will no longer be allowed.
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For-Profit College Chain Closes, Shutting Out Nearly 20,000 Students 6 Dec 7:15pm For-Profit College Chain Closes, Shutting Out Nearly 20,000 Students
Education Corporation of America ran more than 70 campuses across the country before closing schools this week after it lost its accreditation.
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At ‘60 Minutes,’ Independence Led to Trouble, Investigators Say 6 Dec 7:07pm At ‘60 Minutes,’ Independence Led to Trouble, Investigators Say
The show’s “physical, administrative and cultural separation” from the rest of CBS News permitted misconduct, according to a draft of a report for the CBS board.
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America’s Tariff Men: Connecting McKinley to Trump 6 Dec 5:55pm America’s Tariff Men: Connecting McKinley to Trump
President Trump says he wants to see us return to the high tariff days of William McKinley. History, so far, seems to be repeating itself in some telling ways.
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Arrest Shakes Huawei as Global Skepticism of Its Business Grows 6 Dec 5:46pm Updated Arrest Shakes Huawei as Global Skepticism of Its Business Grows
Britain, New Zealand, Australia and other countries have grown increasingly worried about potential security risks related to the Chinese telecom giant.
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6 Dec 5:39pm Arrest of Top Huawei Executive Sends Stocks Lower
Wall Street started Thursday with another sell-off after the arrest of a Huawei executive threatened to upend an fragile trade truce between the United States and China.
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Huawei C.F.O. Is Arrested in Canada for Extradition to the U.S. 6 Dec 4:16pm Updated Huawei C.F.O. Is Arrested in Canada for Extradition to the U.S.
The detention of Meng Wanzhou is likely to escalate tensions between the United States and China just as their trade tensions had begun to thaw.
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6 Dec 4:11pm Arrest of Top Chinese Tech Executive Sends Stocks Lower
Wall Street started Thursday with another sell-off after the arrest of a Huawei executive threatened to upend an fragile trade truce between the United States and China.
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On First Day of OPEC Meetings, No Deal to Cut Global Oil Output 6 Dec 4:08pm Updated On First Day of OPEC Meetings, No Deal to Cut Global Oil Output
Khalid al-Falih, the Saudi energy minister, said he was “not confident” an agreement to balance supply and demand could be reached.
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‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Shook France. Here’s the Lesson for Climate Change. 6 Dec 3:26pm Updated ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Shook France. Here’s the Lesson for Climate Change.
There is little doubt among scientists and economists that carbon taxes are needed to reduce fossil fuel dependence. The question is how to design them to cushion the blow on the most vulnerable.
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Ex-Tesco Executives Cleared on Fraud and False Accounting Charges 6 Dec 2:46pm Ex-Tesco Executives Cleared on Fraud and False Accounting Charges
A British judge ruled that there was not enough evidence for a jury to consider the case against Christopher Bush and John Scouler.
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Lyft, Racing Uber Toward I.P.O., Takes a Crucial Step 6 Dec 1:48pm Lyft, Racing Uber Toward I.P.O., Takes a Crucial Step
The ride-hailing company said it had confidentially filed a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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6 Dec 1:20pm Markets Drop as Huawei Arrest Stokes Fears of U.S.-China Cold War
Wall Street started Thursday with another sell-off after the arrest of a Huawei executive threatened to upend an fragile trade truce between the United States and China.
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6 Dec 12:27pm Updated U.S. Markets Drop, Following Global Stocks Down Amid Fresh Trade Fears
Wall Street started Thursday with another sell-off after the arrest of a Huawei executive threatened to upend an fragile trade truce between the United States and China.
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A New Editor, and a New Start, for Troubled Billboard Magazine 6 Dec 11:29am Updated A New Editor, and a New Start, for Troubled Billboard Magazine
Hannah Karp steps in as the newsroom boss after the resignation of a chief executive and questions concerning the publication’s editorial integrity.
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It’s Africa’s Quiet Killer. This Entrepreneur Says He Has a Low-Cost Fix. 6 Dec 10:38am Updated It’s Africa’s Quiet Killer. This Entrepreneur Says He Has a Low-Cost Fix.
Eric Reynolds is betting his wood-pellet stove — and his company’s distribution system — can make billions by rescuing some of the poorest people on earth from toxic smoke.
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MoviePass, Rattled by a Rough Year, Tries to Change Its Ways 6 Dec 7:58am Updated MoviePass, Rattled by a Rough Year, Tries to Change Its Ways
The ticket service is changing its operating structure, adjusting its subscription offers and asking its customers for forgiveness after months of financial uncertainty.
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DealBook Briefing: Inside the Emails Facebook Never Thought You’d Read 6 Dec 7:30am Updated DealBook Briefing: Inside the Emails Facebook Never Thought You’d Read
Hundreds of pages of documents published by the British government provide a rare glimpse into how the social network functions.
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6 Dec 6:42am Global Stocks Plunge, Suggesting a Grim Day on Wall Street
Markets around the world fell sharply on Thursday after the arrest of a Huawei executive threatened to upend an fragile trade truce between the United States and China.
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Trump Cites ‘Strong Signals’ From Xi as Trade Fears Return 6 Dec 3:32am Updated Trump Cites ‘Strong Signals’ From Xi as Trade Fears Return
The president expressed optimism about a deal after his tariff threats roiled markets, but concerns remain about the prospects for a trade truce.
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