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2016-04-20

The Wall Street Journal: Snapchat draws ire for skin-darkening Bob Marley lens for 4/20

Snapchat Inc. on Wednesday offended some users of its messaging app with a photo “lens” that alters their likeness to that of reggae legend Bob Marley — including a skin-darkening tint some people equated to blackface.

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The Wall Street Journal: PulteGroup founder threatens board in bitter CEO spat

The founder and largest shareholder of home-building giant PulteGroup Inc. escalated his push against its chief executive Wednesday, vowing in a letter to shareholders that he would vote against the entire board at the company’s upcoming annual meeting unless the…

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Personal Finance Daily: Why you should quit your job, and the college that’s helping students pay off debt

Why you should quit your job, and the college that’s helping students pay off debt.

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The Wall Street Journal: Volkswagen close to deal to buy back or repair 600,000 U.S. cars

Volkswagen AG, facing a Thursday court deadline to address diesel cars it has long known violate air pollution laws, is ready to offer a U.S. buyback for some vehicles and payments for owners, according to a person familiar with the…

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The Wall Street Journal: Comcast to offer TV lineup without a cable box

Comcast Corp. fired back at the Federal Communications Commission’s set-top box proposal by making its full TV lineup available on Roku devices and Samsung smart TVs for the first time, without requiring customers to lease its proprietary box.

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Lawrence G. McMillan: Market gives little sign this bull run will stop soon

While there have been some half-hearted, occasional sell signals from our indicators along the way, there has never been a confluence of sells that would indicate that this bull run is ending.

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The Wall Street Journal: Damages from failed deals could haunt SunEdison in bankruptcy

The deal-making frenzy that hastened SunEdison Inc.’s collapse could continue to cause problems for the solar-power company during its bankruptcy.

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NewsWatch: The rise and fall of the PC in one chart

PCs have been declining since peaking in 2011, and to blame are all those smartphone apps your addicted to.

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The Wall Street Journal: MGM Growth raises more than $1 billion in year’s biggest IPO

MGM Growth Properties LLC shares climbed in their trading debut Wednesday, the latest sign that the IPO market could be starting to thaw.

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Crackle wants to be sure advertisers get in on virtual reality too

Internet TV and film distributor Crackle on Wednesday said it’s kicking off a new ad strategy using entertainment’s latest disruptive technology: virtual reality.

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Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren chides Goldman Sachs, Northern Trust over Teamsters pensions

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday took aim at the managers of the pension funds of Teamsters truckers for receiving millions of dollars in fees while presiding over losses.

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Capitol Report: Obama seeks to quell talk of U.S.-Saudi divorce

President Barack Obama tried Wednesday to convince Saudi King Salman that U.S. not tilting toward Iran.

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