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Sunday, August 28, 2016

Wall Street Journal

Ford Feels Pressure of China Rivals' Pursuit

5 hours 20 minutes ago
Slowing sales of Ford’s Kuga in China illustrate mounting challenges for foreign auto makers in the country, where growth is moderating and competition from cheaper domestic rivals is squeezing margins.

The Sinister Side of Cash

Paper money fuels corruption, terrorism, tax evasion and illegal immigration—so the U.S. should get rid of the $100 bill and other large notes.

Volkswagen Dealerships Upbeat Over Payout from Emissions Scandal

2 days ago
Volkswagen dealers nationwide are largely striking a hopeful tone on news of the auto maker’s deal with some 650 Volkswagen franchise dealerships in the U.S. over its emissions scandal.

Katie Ledecky Is Dominant Everywhere Except the Little Falls Swimming Club

2 days ago
Arcane and lengthy point system ranks would-be members of the suburban Washington, D.C., neighborhood pool, including the family of the Olympic champion.

The Strongman of Instagram: How Chechnya's President Bends Social Media to His Will

2 days ago
The continuous stream of charming, callous and menacing posts by President Ramzan Kadyrov and his supporters shows how social media can be as much a tool of repression as of liberation.

Stocks Rise Ahead of Yellen Speech at Jackson Hole

3 days ago
U.S. stocks rose slightly Friday, while the dollar edged lower, as investors remained cautious ahead of a speech from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen at the annual economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

Mylan's EpiPen Price Increases Highlight Its Grip on the Market

3 days ago
The ability of Mylan to hike EpiPen’s list price by nearly 550% over the past eight years underscores the pricing power drug companies enjoy for iconic brands facing little competition.

Mylan Boosts Price Assistance for EpiPen Amid Backlash

3 days ago
Mylan responded to backlash over the price of its EpiPen by promising to reduce the costs that some patients pay, though stopped short of saying it would cut prices.

Mobile Bank Heist: Hackers Target Your Phone

3 days ago
Cyber thieves are increasingly hacking into consumer bank accounts through customers’ mobile phones.

Shares Fall as Investors Look to Fed's Jackson Hole Meeting

3 days ago
Stocks in Europe and Asia mostly drifted lower, following modest losses on Wall Street, while market attention was focused on the Federal Reserve’s annual Jackson Hole meeting.

Italy Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 247 People

3 days ago
The death toll in the 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck central Italy early Wednesday rose to 247 people, Italy’s Civil Protection Agency early on Thursday.

Mylan Faces Scrutiny Over EpiPen Price Increases

4 days ago
Mylan became the latest pharmaceutical company to face outrage about higher drug costs after the company’s substantial price increases for the EpiPen emergency allergy treatment.

Turkey's Erdogan, Extending a Post-Coup Crackdown, Is Purging Turkey's Universities

4 days ago
A sweep of academics on the outs with the president, including associates of imam Fethullah Gulen, is part of a long-running split between the nation’s urban elite and conservative-Muslim interior.

Tesla Unveils Electric-Car Battery With a 315-Mile Range

5 days ago
Tesla Motors announced it will sell a battery capable of taking an electric car 315 miles on a charge, the first time an auto maker is providing that much electric range in a vehicle, the company said.

Emissions Cases Dog VW Around the Globe

5 days ago
Governments, investors and car owners around the world are gaining ground in efforts to pressure Volkswagen for settlements over its diesel emissions-cheating scandal.

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