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PG&E Reaches $13.5 Billion Deal With Wildfire Victims 6 Dec 2019, 11:04pm Updated PG&E Reaches $13.5 Billion Deal With Wildfire Victims
The agreement could help tens of thousands of residents rebuild while helping to resolve the utility’s bankruptcy.
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Why Apple Scrapped the Release of Its Oscar Contender, ‘The Banker’ 6 Dec 2019, 7:03pm Updated Why Apple Scrapped the Release of Its Oscar Contender, ‘The Banker’
A fact-based story starring Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie was supposed to hit theaters Friday. Then a complaint by a relative of the film’s hero gave Apple second thoughts.
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6 Dec 2019, 6:53pm Updated Elon Musk Is Cleared in Lawsuit Over His ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet
A jury found that the Tesla billionaire did not defame a cave explorer in a dispute over a rescue effort in Thailand last year.
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U.S. Added 266,000 Jobs in November. Here’s the Bottom Line. 6 Dec 2019, 6:42pm Updated U.S. Added 266,000 Jobs in November. Here’s the Bottom Line.
The Labor Department’s report was much stronger than the one last month, helped by the end of a General Motors strike.
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‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet Didn’t Hurt Cave Explorer’s Reputation, Musk Says 6 Dec 2019, 6:27pm Updated ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet Didn’t Hurt Cave Explorer’s Reputation, Musk Says
As the billionaire’s defamation trial in Los Angeles entered its third day, a professor testified that the Twitter message had generated hundreds of articles.
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6 Dec 2019, 6:09pm Updated Elon Musk Cleared in Lawsuit Over His ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet
The defamation trial in Los Angeles ended in the billionaire’s favor.
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Nothing Says Christmas Like … a KFC Fried-Chicken Fire? 6 Dec 2019, 5:40pm Updated Nothing Says Christmas Like … a KFC Fried-Chicken Fire?
KFC brings back its fried chicken-scented log after getting “weekly calls” from fans desperate for its return.
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Nothing Says Christmas Like … a K.F.C. Fried-Chicken Fire? 6 Dec 2019, 4:34pm Updated Nothing Says Christmas Like … a K.F.C. Fried-Chicken Fire?
K.F.C. brings back its fried chicken-scented log after getting “weekly calls” from fans desperate for its return.
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When U.S. Citizenship Starts Looking Like a Bad Deal 6 Dec 2019, 4:20pm When U.S. Citizenship Starts Looking Like a Bad Deal
A potential wealth tax or higher levies on capital gains are just two reasons, beyond politics, that are raising thoughts of renunciation.
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Denmark Raises Antibiotic-Free Pigs. Why Can’t the U.S.? 6 Dec 2019, 4:09pm Updated Denmark Raises Antibiotic-Free Pigs. Why Can’t the U.S.?
American pigs are raised on a liberal diet of antibiotics, fueling the rise of resistant germs. Danish pork producers are proving there’s a better way.
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Jay Kriegel, a ‘New York City Patriot,’ Is Dead at 79 6 Dec 2019, 3:52pm Updated Jay Kriegel, a ‘New York City Patriot,’ Is Dead at 79
A former whiz kid in Lindsay’s City Hall, he became a knows-everybody “process broker” with wide reach in civic affairs, broadcasting and real estate.
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How Aramco’s Huge I.P.O. Fell Short of Saudi Prince’s Wish 6 Dec 2019, 3:22pm Updated How Aramco’s Huge I.P.O. Fell Short of Saudi Prince’s Wish
As investors balked, some bankers and Saudi officials still hoped to achieve the crown prince’s target price of $2 trillion. They wound up settling for less.
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Fake ‘Likes’ Remain Just a Few Dollars Away, Researchers Say 6 Dec 2019, 2:04pm Updated Fake ‘Likes’ Remain Just a Few Dollars Away, Researchers Say
Despite Big Tech’s attempts to combat manipulation, companies that sell clicks, likes and followers on social media are easy to find.
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6 Dec 2019, 1:58pm Updated ‘The Irishman’ Drew 13.2 Million Netflix Viewers Over Thanksgiving
The mob saga starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino outpaced “El Camino” but didn’t quite live up to the success of “Bird Box.”
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The Topanga Tea Ceremony 6 Dec 2019, 1:47pm The Topanga Tea Ceremony
Why does Los Angeles sit in the quiet?
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The U.S. Added 266,000 Jobs in November. Here’s the Bottom Line. 6 Dec 2019, 1:23pm Updated The U.S. Added 266,000 Jobs in November. Here’s the Bottom Line.
The Labor Department’s report was much stronger than the one last month, helped in part by the end of a General Motors strike.
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France Is Hit by Second Day of Pension Strikes as Unions Dig In 6 Dec 2019, 1:02pm Updated France Is Hit by Second Day of Pension Strikes as Unions Dig In
Transportation was severely disrupted in Paris and other cities, a day after huge protests over government plans to overhaul pensions. Unions are planning more protests next week.
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Can a Coal Town Reinvent Itself? 6 Dec 2019, 11:52am Updated Can a Coal Town Reinvent Itself?
A coal town in southwestern Virginia has been trying for years. Hope is running thin.
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Is Blockchain the New Ethical Gold Rush? Maybe 6 Dec 2019, 11:01am Updated Is Blockchain the New Ethical Gold Rush? Maybe
Advocates say tracing gold from mine to jewelry customer could help guarantee provenance, improve the lives of miners and reduce carbon emissions.
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Strong November Jobs Report Counters Anxieties Over Weakening Economy 6 Dec 2019, 10:33am Updated Strong November Jobs Report Counters Anxieties Over Weakening Economy
The Labor Department’s report was much stronger than the one last month, helped in part by the end of a General Motors strike.
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The Lost Jewish Brands of Berlin 6 Dec 2019, 10:27am The Lost Jewish Brands of Berlin
Once upon a time the German capital had a thriving fashion industry run by Jews. The Nazis destroyed it. Now one company is trying to bring it back.
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November Jobs Report Shows Gain of 266,000; Unemployment at 3.5% 6 Dec 2019, 9:27am November Jobs Report Shows Gain of 266,000; Unemployment at 3.5%
The Labor Department’s report was much stronger than the one last month, helped in part by the end of a General Motors strike.
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U.S. Added 266,000 Jobs in November; Unemployment at 3.5% 6 Dec 2019, 9:17am Updated U.S. Added 266,000 Jobs in November; Unemployment at 3.5%
The Labor Department’s report was much stronger than last month, helped in part by the end of a General Motors strike.
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France Braces for Second Day of Pension Strikes as Unions Dig In 6 Dec 2019, 8:28am France Braces for Second Day of Pension Strikes as Unions Dig In
Transportation was severely disrupted in Paris and other cities, a day after huge protests over government plans to overhaul pensions. Unions are planning more protests next week.
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What to Expect From the November Jobs Report 6 Dec 2019, 8:10am Updated What to Expect From the November Jobs Report
Job gains are expected to have picked up last month, but the underlying trend might not be quite as strong.
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United C.E.O. Munoz to Step Down, 5 Years After Leading Turnaround 6 Dec 2019, 7:16am Updated United C.E.O. Munoz to Step Down, 5 Years After Leading Turnaround
Oscar Munoz will leave the role in May and be succeeded by J. Scott Kirby, the company’s president.
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Saudi Aramco Sells $25.6 billion in Shares for I.P.O. 6 Dec 2019, 7:09am Saudi Aramco Sells $25.6 billion in Shares for I.P.O.
Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company priced its offering at a level that would raise $25.6 billion, becoming the largest stock market debut on record.
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DealBook: Saudi Aramco Sells $25.6 billion in Shares for I.P.O. 6 Dec 2019, 6:52am DealBook: Saudi Aramco Sells $25.6 billion in Shares for I.P.O.
Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company priced its offering at a level that would raise $25.6 billion, becoming the largest stock market debut on record.
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France Braces for Second Day of Pension Strikes 6 Dec 2019, 6:29am France Braces for Second Day of Pension Strikes
Transportation was severely disrupted in Paris and other cities, a day after huge protests over President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to overhaul the pension system.
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Biased Algorithms Are Easier to Fix Than Biased People 6 Dec 2019, 5:00am Biased Algorithms Are Easier to Fix Than Biased People
Racial discrimination by algorithms or by people is harmful — but that’s where the similarities end.
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Uber Says 3,045 Sexual Assaults Were Reported in U.S. Rides Last Year 6 Dec 2019, 4:40am Uber Says 3,045 Sexual Assaults Were Reported in U.S. Rides Last Year
In its first safety report, the ride-hailing company detailed sexual assaults, murders and fatal crashes through its platform.
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Nearly a Third of Teens Use One or More Tobacco Products 6 Dec 2019, 1:09am Updated Nearly a Third of Teens Use One or More Tobacco Products
While e-cigarettes are still the most popular, teenagers are also smoking other items like cigarillos — another worrisome sign for nicotine addiction, the C.D.C. says.
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