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Iran's Nuclear Advances Weigh on Renewed Talks

Iran's Nuclear Advances Weigh on Renewed Talks

Negotiators are convening in Vienna this week with the aim of reviving the 2015...

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Taliban Covert Operatives Seized Kabul, Other Afghan Cities From Within

Taliban Covert Operatives Seized Kabul, Other Afghan Cities...

Undercover agents—often clean-shaven, dressed in jeans and sporting sunglasses—spent...

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Australia Seeks to Make Social-Media Firms Liable for Users' Defamatory Comments

Australia Seeks to Make Social-Media Firms Liable for Users'...

The new legislation would create a defense for social-media companies that disclose...

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Honduran Election Sparks Worries of Unrest

Honduran Election Sparks Worries of Unrest

A tense presidential election is pitting a ruling party dogged by corruption allegations...

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More Countries Find Omicron Variant as Officials Grapple With Response

More Countries Find Omicron Variant as Officials Grapple...

Countries around the world reported their first cases as some imposed new travel...

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Omicron Variant Found on Flights Reveals Gaps in Covid-19 Travel Rules

Omicron Variant Found on Flights Reveals Gaps in Covid-19...

Of around 600 passengers on the two flights from South Africa to the Netherlands,...

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Buyout Boom Gains Steam in Record Year for Private Equity

Buyout Boom Gains Steam in Record Year for Private Equity

Private-equity firms have announced a record $944.4 billion worth of buyouts in...

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The Evergrande Blueprint Worked for Other Chinese Developers, Until It Didn't

The Evergrande Blueprint Worked for Other Chinese Developers,...

China’s property boom has spawned numerous developers that, like industry giant...

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Activist Ancora Urges Berry Global to Explore a Sale

Activist Ancora Urges Berry Global to Explore a Sale

Ancora, which owns about 1% of Berry Global, is urging it to explore strategic alternatives....

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Black Friday Rout Shows Dangers of Margin Borrowing

Black Friday Rout Shows Dangers of Margin Borrowing

Small investors are piling into markets using borrowed funds after a long string...

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Labor Talks to Start in 2022 at Congested West Coast Ports

Labor Talks to Start in 2022 at Congested West Coast Ports

Seaport terminals will negotiate a new contract with 22,400 dockworkers in talks...

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Walmart Delivers Your Stuff---One Small Item at a Time

Walmart Delivers Your Stuff---One Small Item at a Time

Shooting for speed, the retailer fills parts of e-commerce orders from a nearby...

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Get to Know a Recruiter Before You Need One

Get to Know a Recruiter Before You Need One

The best time to start cultivating a relationship with someone who can help find...

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Eco-Friendly Gadget Gifts for the Climate-Conscious Techie

Eco-Friendly Gadget Gifts for the Climate-Conscious Techie

From an energy-monitoring plug to a mouse made of recovered ocean plastic, these...

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Eurozone Inflation Likely Hit Record High in November

Eurozone Inflation Likely Hit Record High in November

Many economists think the latest increase might mark a peak for now, and therefore...

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Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at Age 41

Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at Age 41

The founder of the Off-White fashion house shook up luxury fashion and became the...