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2016-06-19

The Margin: Tesla’s Model S can turn into a boat (kinda), Musk boasts

In case you were ever wondering, Tesla Inc.’s Model S electric car will float, in a pinch, CEO Elon Musk said Sunday.

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The Wall Street Journal: Hillary Clinton to paint Donald Trump as shady businessman in speech

Democrat Hillary Clinton will target Donald Trump’s business record on Tuesday, casting the presumptive Republican nominee as self-interested and shady in an effort to undercut one of the central arguments of his campaign.

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The Wall Street Journal: Natural gas shortage could cause rolling blackouts in Southern California

California regulators and utility executives are staring down a natural-gas shortage in the Los Angeles area that could trigger up to two weeks of electrical blackouts this summer.

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The Wall Street Journal: Wildfires rage as record heat wave blisters West

Wildfires blazed Sunday in Southern California, Arizona and New Mexico, forcing hundreds to evacuate as a triple-digit heat wave threatened to intensify the searing conditions and hamper firefighting efforts.

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NewsWatch: Scrooge-like spending habits of business underlie Fed worries about economy

One of the worries that keeps Federal Reserve honchos up at night is the weak level of business spending. The reluctance to invest is both a short-term and long-run albatross on the economy.

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The Wall Street Journal: NRA supports 3-day waiting period for gun-buyers on terrorist watch list

The National Rifle Association said Sunday it backs a proposal to delay a gun sale to anyone on a terrorist watch list to give the government a chance to prove its case.

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The Wall Street Journal: Indonesian navy ship fires at Chinese fishing trawlers

An Indonesian navy vessel fired at foreign fishing trawlers in a confrontation in the South China Sea that resulted in the seizing of a Chinese ship and, Beijing said, injury to one fisherman.

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The Wall Street Journal: At least 11 Syrian civilians killed by Turkish border guards

Turkish border guards shot and killed at least 11 Syrian civilians Sunday as they attempted to enter Turkey illegally, three Syrian antigovernment monitoring groups said, underscoring how difficult it has become to flee the war-torn country.

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NewsWatch: ‘Could a Trump victory hurt the economy?’ and other tough questions coming Janet Yellen’s way

Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will have to step carefully through a political minefield next week in two days of Congressional testimony next week.

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Economic Preview: Scrooge-like spending habits of business underlie Fed worries about economy

One of the worries that keeps Federal Reserve honchos up at night is the weak level of business spending. The reluctance to invest is both a short-term and long-run albatross on the economy.

posted 2016/06/19 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Outside the Box: Powerful facial-recognition software can shred your privacy with just 1 photo

Soon anybody with a high-resolution camera and the right software will be able to determine your identity. That it will have serious implications for your privacy.

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NewsWatch: ‘Could a Trump victory hurt the economy?’ and other tough questions coming Janet Yellen’s way

Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will have to step carefully through a political minefield next week in two days of Congressional testimony next week.

posted 2016/06/19 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

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