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2016-05-04

The Wall Street Journal: Prince died one day before meeting with an addiction specialist

A planned medical intervention to help pop star Prince in connection with his alleged use of painkillers failed to reach the musician before he died of an apparent overdose, said an attorney for a California addiction specialist on Wednesday.

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The Wall Street Journal: Feds warn North Carolina its new bathroom law is illegal

The Justice Department warned North Carolina officials Wednesday that a controversial state law about bathrooms violates the federal Civil Rights Act, setting the stage for a showdown between the Republican state leadership and the Democratic administration in Washington.

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Fitbit CEO says increased spending is necessary for growth

Fitbit CEO James Park said the company is spending on research and marketing as it rolls out new products and expands overseas.

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The Wall Street Journal: Raging Canadian wildfire disrupts oil-sands operations

Raging forest fires in Canada’s oil-rich province of Alberta forced the evacuation of nearly 90,000 people, devastating the remote town at the hub of the country’s oil-sands industry and threatening to further burden a sector already plagued by low energy…

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NewsWatch: Elon Musk grows more aggressive on Tesla growth: Live blog

Tesla Motors Inc. is expected to report results from the first quarter of the year after the bell Wednesday. The electric-car company already divulged disappointing preliminary quarterly sales deliveries of fewer than 15,000 vehicles, admitting that production issues with the…

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The Wall Street Journal: AT&T dumps Yahoo after 15-year partnership

AT&T Inc. is unwinding a 15-year partnership with Yahoo Inc. that has spanned the evolution of the Internet, from competing against AOL dial-up service to jockeying against cable companies to selling high-speed broadband.

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The Wall Street Journal: How Republicans let Donald Trump win

How Donald Trump won, and how the Republican Party let him.

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The Wall Street Journal: Fed markets official: New policy tools show central bank can control rates

The head of the trading desk at the New York Fed said Wednesday that the central bank’s new policy tools have worked as well as could be expected.

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Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: Donald Trump? It’s all on you, Republican voters

Donald Trump’s populist message has broad appeal. Unfortunately, the messenger carries a lot of baggage, to say the least, writes Howard Gold.

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HBO Now was a bright star in Time Warner’s earnings

Time Warner executives say they are learning plenty about the growing platform that is building a base, boosting revenues and buoying the overall business.

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Celestial Seasonings to restore tea package design after poor customer response

Hain Celestial, the parent company of Celestial Seasonings, said it will revert to its previous packaging because sales dropped after a redesign.

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