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Merkel still in charge of her future amid impasse in Germany

Merkel still in charge of her future amid impasse in Germany

Angela Merkel has defied many forecasts of her looming political demise in 12 years as German chancellor
Published: 01/18/18
Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

An obscure website's story on Aziz Ansari pushes the boundaries of what makes sexual encounters newsworthy
Published: 01/18/18
China says cross-border cash flows hit turning point in '17

China says cross-border cash flows hit turning point in '17

Financial regulators in China say cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines
Published: 01/18/18
Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

An obscure website's story on Aziz Ansari pushes the boundaries of what makes sexual encounters newsworthy
Published: 01/18/18
Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in China

Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in China

Politics weighing on foreign companies in China as Communist Party expands controls
Published: 01/18/18
DOE staffer claims retaliation over photos of secret meeting

DOE staffer claims retaliation over photos of secret meeting

A former photographer at the Energy Department says he lost his job in retaliation for making public photos of a meeting between Secretary Rick Perry and coal baron Bob Murray
Published: 01/18/18
'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer sees "very, very strong" sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government's doors open.
Published: 01/17/18
Updated: 01/18/18
Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut bring back an estimated $245 billion back to its home country
Published: 01/18/18
Entire operation of federal consumer regulator under review

Entire operation of federal consumer regulator under review

Acting director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calls for review of entire structure and approach of federal government's consumer watchdog agency
Published: 01/17/18
US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points

US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points

A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday
Published: 01/17/18