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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Wall Street Journal

It's Time for Microsoft to Reboot Office

7 hours 12 minutes ago
Office 2016 arrives with enough issues to raise a question for Geoffrey A. Fowler: Why do we need it at all?

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Guesses Your Next Move

8 hours 25 minutes ago
Google’s latest mobile operating system integrates the best of Apple’s iOS—and when it comes to essential smartphone features, it hardly matters which platform you choose.

UAW Threatening Strike at Fiat Chrysler

9 hours 9 minutes ago
The United Auto Workers union is threatening to strike Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after efforts to salvage a labor deal voted down by members failed to gain traction with company negotiators this week.

2016 Presidential Election : A Donor's Guide

12 hours 1 minute ago
Candidate, PAC, super PAC or nonprofit? Here’s a tour of the world of campaign finance—from the perspective of you, the donor.

At Volkswagen, a Familiar Figure Returns

Company patriarch Ferdinand Piëch, ousted from the supervisory board in the spring, is exerting influence over Volkswagen affairs amid an emissions-testing scandal that pushed out the executive he opposed.

Activist Investor Report Card

Investor activism often improves corporate performance but definitely not always. The Wall Street Journal measures results from 71 different cases of activist investors over a five-year period.

Stocks Climb on Heels of Last Week's Soft Jobs Report

U.S. stocks climbed for a second straight session Monday, as investors continued to weigh last week’s disappointing U.S. employment report.

VW Emissions Probe Zeroes In on Two Engineers

3 days ago
The Volkswagen investigation is focusing on two engineers who were elevated after Martin Winterkorn was made CEO.

Flooding From Joaquin Shuts Roads, Schools in S.C.

2 days ago
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley urged people to stay home through Monday and said interstates around Columbia were closed as Hurricane Joaquin combined with other storm systems to dump rain and cause historic flooding in the state.

Vatican Fires Gay Priest on Eve of Synod

3 days ago
The Vatican fired a monsignor who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world’s bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families.

How to Defeat Religious Violence

3 days ago
Islamic State’s creed embodies evil in the name of a sacred cause. To defeat it, we must recover the values that can bring Jews, Christians and Muslims together.

UAW, Ford Reach Tentative Deal

3 days ago
The United Auto Workers union and Ford Motor reached a tentative contract agreement late Friday, averting a strike set for Sunday at one of the auto maker’s pickup truck plants.

Obama Blasts Russia Over Syria Strikes

5 days ago
President Barack Obama criticized Russia for what he called indiscriminate airstrikes in Syria this week against members of the opposition fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime as well as against Islamic State militants.

U.S. Stocks Rise

4 days ago
Stocks climbed Friday, reversing intraday losses, as a rally in the price of oil boosted the shares of energy and materials companies.

Netanyahu Rebukes U.N. Over Iran Accord

5 days ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday delivered a fiery address at the U.N. condemning the Iranian nuclear deal, largely unbowed in his opposition despite losing steep political ground to President Barack Obama over the issue this year.

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