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Floundering Mattel Tries to Make Things Fun Again
After a tough year, maker of Barbie and Hot Wheels overhauls conference-room culture so it can get back to thinking about toys.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:43:08 EST

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Startup Founders Leverage Hot Market for Early Paydays
In July, David Byttow and Chrys Bader won the startup lottery, reaping millions of dollars in cash from the company they founded.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:16:24 EST

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Floundering Mattel Tries To Make Things Fun Again
Like Barbie’s Dreamhouse and Hot Wheels track sets, meetings at Mattel Inc. now come with instructions.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:16:17 EST

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Iran's Economy Staggers As Oil Falls, Deal Stalls
TEHRAN—Plummeting oil prices and the failure so far to conclude a nuclear agreement are dealing a double blow to Iran’s economy just as it was starting to recover.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:16:12 EST

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Mayor, NYPD Declare A Truce
NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and police unions on Monday agreed to end a war of words until two officers fatally shot this past weekend are laid to rest, as law-enforcement agencies nationwide assessed the safety of their members.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:53:11 EST

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Bush's Ties to Donors Put Rivals in a Bind
Jeb Bush’s announcement that he will explore a White House bid threatens years of painstaking spadework by other Republicans who have cultivated many of the wealthy donors loyal to the former Florida governor’s family.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:09:01 EST

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U.S. Clears Land-Swap for Rio-BHP Copper Mine Project
U.S. President Obama has signed into law legislation for a land-swap deal underpinning the proposed $6 billion development of one of the world’s largest untapped copper deposits, said Rio Tinto.
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:29:37 EST

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Oil Shakes Venezuelan Debt to Its Foundations
A slide in oil prices is hitting Venezuela hard, raising questions among investors about the South American country’s ability to pay its debts and heightening concerns about the health of developing economies around the world.
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:08:20 EST

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Hollywood Searches for New Villain
Ripples from Sony Pictures’ decision not to release its controversial comedy “The Interview” immediately reached other entertainment projects in the works as producers and studios sought to distance themselves from productions involving North Korea.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:52:00 EST

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LightSquared Files Restructuring Plan Including Phil Falcone
LightSquared filed a new restructuring plan that would put the company in the hands of current owner Philip Falcone and his Harbinger Capital Partners hedge-fund firm, as well as investment firms Fortress Investment Group and Centerbridge Partners.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:46:00 EST

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What's News: Business & Finance
Oracle’s net dropped 2%, but adjusted profits and revenue exceeded estimates. B3
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:13:28 EST

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Supreme Court Denies Arizona's Request to Block Driver's Licenses for Young Illegal Immigrants
The U.S. Supreme Court denied an emergency request by Arizona officials that sought to prohibit state driver’s licenses for young illegal immigrants who received a reprieve from deportation from the Obama administration.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:15:12 EST

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Republican Governors Reshaping Aid Programs
A large number of Republican governors are pushing to reshape social-welfare programs with drug testing or other requirements, arguing that the new rules better prepare recipients for employment and assure taxpayers that the benefit money is well spent.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:04:57 EST

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Devices Get Quick Approval, Little Follow-Up From FDA
The Food and Drug Administration’s warning last month was unusual: Doctors shouldn’t use a common surgical tool on most women because it can spread hidden uterine cancer.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:04:47 EST

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Foreign Investors Pile Into Treasury Bonds
Foreign investors are snapping up Treasury bonds at the fastest clip in two years, propelling yields to fresh lows even as the U.S. economy gains steam.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:48:01 EST

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U.K. Orders Air Traffic Investigation
The U.K.’s aviation regulator and the country’s air traffic management organization have commissioned an independent review into Friday’s systems failure that led to flight cancellations and delays across much of the country.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:41:06 EST

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New Boss at Christie's Hints at Art Shake-Up
French billionaire François Pinault popped into the London headquarters of auction house Christie’s one day in 1994 to see some art. He was accompanied by one of his employees, Patricia Barbizet, who helped translate, recalls Brett Gorvy, the Christi
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:45:34 EST

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Spending Vote Gives Glimpse Of Future
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:44:53 EST

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What's News: World-Wide
Congress avoided a government shutdown after House GOP leaders scraped up enoughsupport to narrowly pass a $1.1 trillion spending bill. A1
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:57:32 EST

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A Tax Break Fails to Produce Jobs
With Congress poised to extend a raft of tax breaks, consider this: One such break has helped AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. slash their recent tax bills by billions of dollars without leading to the intended increase in investment or jobs
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:47:33 EST

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China’s Momo Says CEO Will Fight Allegations
Chinese dating app Momo said on the eve of its U.S. public listing that its chief executive would “vigorously” defend himself against allegations of misconduct by his former employer Netease Inc.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:50:00 EST

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French Fighter Jet Crashes
A French air force jet crashed on a home for disabled adults, killing one and injuring six near the city of Tours in central France.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:57:38 EST

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VW Strains to Keep Foot on the Gas VW Brand Woes Prompt Shift at Top VW Brand Woes Prompt
WOLFSBURG, Germany—Seven years into a decadelong push to outsell rivals Toyota Motor Corp. and General Motors Co., Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn appeared to be in the passing lane.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:08:49 EST

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At Sony Pictures, Drama in Email
Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures, has one of the most powerful jobs in one of America’s most glamorous industries. The release of thousands of her emails in the cyberattack on Sony reveals some of the drama that comes with the territory.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:40:19 EST

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At Sony Pictures, Drama in Emails
Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has one of the most powerful jobs in one of America’s most glamorous industries. But what is it really like to run the day-to-day operations of a prestigious movie studio?
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:55:24 EST

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Treasury Pick's Finance Ties Split Democrats
WASHINGTON—Five years after President Barack Obama decried “fat cat bankers on Wall Street,” he is being pilloried by fellow Democrats for nominating a Wall Street banker to a senior Treasury Department post.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:54:57 EST

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Former German Bundesbank Chief Pöhl Dies
Karl Otto Pöhl, a prominent German central banker who in 1991 warned against rushing into a common European currency, died Tuesday at the age of 85, according to a statement by the Bundesbank.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:29:23 EST

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After Stumble, NFL's Goodell Tries to Find His Balance
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell reserved a private dining room for breakfast at the exclusive Core club in Manhattan last month and invited one of the few people who might help with his problem. He figured the boss of 36,000 armed
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 01:25:58 EST

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By Bike And by Air, Amazon Preps Faster Deliveries Inc. is practicing one-hour deliveries with bike messengers in New York City and pressing regulators to let it test package drop-offs with drones as the e-commerce giant tries to narrow the gap between its warehouses and its shoppers.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:28:40 EST

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Samsung's Cheil Prices IPO to Raise $1.4 Billion
Samsung Group’s de facto holding company Cheil Industries sets initial public offering price at top end of range to raise $1.4 billion.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:03:17 EST

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Maybe Black Friday Wasn't So Bleak | What the hour-by-hour shopping data tell us
First Data Corp. tracked purchases at 280,000 retailers online and off and found sales for the five days from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday rose by 5.3%. That’s down from the 7.4% growth notched in 2013, and theaverage spent on each transaction f
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:43:17 EST

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Police Move to Revamp Tactics
Police departments around the country are racing to develop new training rules on the use of force, a response that has gained urgency amid scrutiny from the U.S. Justice Department and an emerging consensus that law-enforcement practices need to be
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:42:18 EST

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Dollar's Rise Causes Pain in Europe, Asia
A surging dollar and falling commodities prices are delivering a windfall to American shoppers and confounding central bankers by widening the gap between the expanding U.S. economy and struggling countries in Europe and Asia.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:05:58 EST

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Seventeen States Sue Obama Over Immigration Action
Texas and 16 other states filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration last month, claiming the White House overstepped its authority.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:38:01 EST

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Justice Dispensed in Minutes As Petty Crimes Clog Courts
For the millions of Americans charged each year with misdemeanor crimes, justice can be blindingly swift.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:08:41 EST

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Ten-hut! Bitcoin Recruits Snap To
SAN MATEO, Calif.—For three months this summer and fall, in an open-plan office here stocked with Red Bull and ramen noodles, Brian Gamido and a couple dozen other true believers toiled at what he conceded sounds like “a pipe dream”—building viabl
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:02 EST

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Fresh Signs of Global Slump Challenge U.S.
Economic prospects are flagging across Europe, Japan and big emerging markets such as India, a turn that presents fresh challenges to the relatively robust U.S. economy at a time when the world needs a dependable growth engine.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:51:01 EST

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