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Celebrated Novelist Philip Roth Dies

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 06:59
Philip Roth, whose raucous, playful, elegant and often outrageous novels about Jewish life and sex and death and betrayal made him one of the country’s greatest novelists, has died at the age of 85.
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Asian shares pressured as Trump tempers Sino-US trade optimism - Reuters

Google Business News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 05:47

Reuters

Asian shares pressured as Trump tempers Sino-US trade optimism
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were mostly weak on Wednesday with investors cautious after U.S. President Donald Trump tempered optimism over progress made so far in trade talks between the world's two largest economic powers. MSCI's broadest ...
Nikkei leads Asian-market losses as investors' geopolitical worries growMarketWatch
Asian shares decline after Trump's trade comments; Nikkei down more than 1%CNBC

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Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Governor Democratic Primary

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 04:53
Stacey Abrams won Georgia’s Democratic primary for governor Tuesday, setting her up for a general election in which she is bidding to become the nation’s first black woman elected governor.
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Trump to Advance Plan to Restrict Funding for Abortion Providers

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 04:04
The Trump administration will move ahead with restrictions on funding access for family planning providers that offer abortion services, the Department of Health and Human Services said.
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Hawaiian Authorities Work to Protect Power Plant From Lava Flow

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 03:26
Hawaiian authorities scrambled to protect a major power plant from approaching lava, in the latest threat from renewed eruption of the Big Island’s Kilauea volcano nearly three weeks ago.
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In Texas, a Meeting on Gun Violence

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 03:25
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday held the first of three round-table discussions to address school gun violence; the conversation included identifying students who might be mentally troubled, installing metal detectors in schools and arming teachers.
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Amy McGrath Wins Kentucky Democratic House Primary

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 02:53
Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot and political novice, won a hotly contested Democratic House primary in Kentucky over a more experienced rival Tuesday, offering a fresh example of how political outsiders and women are thriving in congressional elections this year.
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Oil dips as market eyes possible easing of OPEC supply curbs - Reuters

Google Business News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 02:37

Reuters

Oil dips as market eyes possible easing of OPEC supply curbs
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday with the possibility of higher OPEC output weighing on the market, although geopolitical risks are expected to keep prices near multi-year highs. An employee pumps petrol into a car at a petrol ...
US Oil Boom Is a Temptation That May Lure Ships Away From IranBloomberg
Why Venezuela Sanctions Are Even More Bullish for Oil Than Iran SanctionsWall Street Journal
RPT-Oil dips after rally, OPEC may ease supply curbsNasdaq
Rigzone -MarketWatch -Seeking Alpha
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Asian shares decline after Trump's trade comments, with China and Japan leading losses - CNBC

Google Business News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 02:34

CNBC

Asian shares decline after Trump's trade comments, with China and Japan leading losses
CNBC
Asian stocks closed lower on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was "not satisfied" with the latest round of trade talks with China. In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 fell 1.18 percent, or 270.60 points, to close at 22,689.74 amid the move higher ...
Nikkei leads Asian-market losses as investors' geopolitical worries growMarketWatch

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GOP Immigration Divide Ratchets Up Pressure on Lame-Duck Speaker

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 02:18
House Speaker Paul Ryan reiterated his intention to stay on the job through the rest of the year, despite tension inside the GOP ranks, where centrist Republicans are pressing forward with their plan to force immigration votes over his objections.
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K2 Overdose Tally Grows to 56 in Brooklyn

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 02:07
Two years after it turned a Brooklyn intersection into so-called “zombieland,” the synthetic drug known as K2 has emerged again, causing 56 overdoses since Saturday, law-enforcement officials said Tuesday.
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Congress Pushes Back on White House Approach to Chinese Tech Deals

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 01:58
Lawmakers are moving to thwart Trump administration efforts to ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant ZTE and other sensitive technology, citing fears the positions would compromise national security in the latest twist in trade negotiations.
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How Congress Rolled Back Banking Rules in a Rare Bipartisan Deal

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 01:23
A strategy to seek modest changes in the Dodd-Frank banking law, agreed to in private by Sen. Mike Crapo and former Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn, paid dividends as Congress passed a bipartisan bill on Tuesday.
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Giuliani Opposes Letting Trump Speak to Mueller

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 01:22
Lawyers for President Trump are increasingly skeptical of letting him give an interview with prosecutors running the Russia investigation, but are thinking through how to prepare him for the possible high-stakes session nonetheless.
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U.S. Widens Iran Sanctions for Supplying Missiles to Yemen's Houthis

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 01:22
The Trump administration took aim at five Iranian officials it said are responsible for providing Yemeni rebels with long-range missiles being used to target Saudi Arabia.
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Barbara Underwood Is Named New York Attorney General

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 01:16
New York lawmakers appointed Barbara Underwood attorney general, making her the first woman to hold the position and allowing her to serve through the end of the year.
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Israeli Intelligence Company Formed Venture With Cambridge Analytica

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 01:16
A company owned by Joel Zamel, an Israeli entrepreneur whose work has drawn the scrutiny of special counsel Robert Mueller, formed a strategic partnership with a data firm for President Donald Trump’s campaign in a joint bid to win business from the U.S. government and other clients after the 2016 election, according to people familiar with the matter.
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How Congress Rolled Back Banking Rules in a Rare Bipartisan Deal - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 01:09

Wall Street Journal

How Congress Rolled Back Banking Rules in a Rare Bipartisan Deal
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Ten days after his inauguration, President Donald Trump promised to “do a big number” on the Dodd-Frank law that tightened rules on financial firms after the 2008 crisis. Behind the scenes, his then top economic adviser and a powerful ...
Congress eases post-crisis bank rules in victory for TrumpReuters
Congress Approves Bill Giving Patients a 'Right to Try' Experimental DrugsNew York Times
Biggest Rollback of Bank Rules Since Dodd-Frank Clears HouseFortune
BBC News -Fast Company -NerdWallet (blog) -89.3 KPCC
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Hundreds of USC Professors Call for President's Ouster

WSJ US News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 00:47
Two hundred tenured professors from the University of Southern California have signed a letter calling for the school’s president to step down amid an unfolding scandal over how the university dealt with sexual-misconduct allegations against a longtime student health center gynecologist.
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Publix faces boycott over donation to 'proud NRA sellout' in Florida election - Fox Business

Google Business News - Mi, 05/23/2018 - 00:29

Fox Business

Publix faces boycott over donation to 'proud NRA sellout' in Florida election
Fox Business
Gun-control advocates are threatening to boycott Publix Super Markets over the company's donation to a gubernatorial candidate in Florida who has called himself a “proud NRA sellout.” Continue Reading Below. Publix, a large grocery chain in the ...

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