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    Duterte Outbursts Taking Toll as Philippine Stock Losses Mount

    Losses in Philippine stocks are accelerating, with foreigners pulling more money from Asias most expensive market amid speculation the outbursts of President Rodrigo Duterte will have consequences that go beyond politics. The Philippine Stock Exchange Index fell 1.3 percent to 7,619.10 in its biggest decline in five weeks. The gauge has dropped 6 percent from […] More

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    For Dubai Government Workers, the Wrong Day to Turn Up Late

    A bad day to turn up late: Dubais ruler encountered a lot of empty chairs on Sunday when he decided to do a surprise spot check on ordinarily busy government offices. A video showing Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum walking into the sparsely populated offices of the Land Department and Department of Economic Development […] More

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    It’s Time to Kill the 9-to-5

    Jessica Piha gets to work whenever she wants and leaves whenever she wantsreally. “There’s really no set schedule,” said Piha, the director of communications at home-improvement startup Porch, which lets its employees work flexible schedules. Piha likes to get in “super early” and leave at 3 p.m. for a workout class.  “I just like to […] More

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    Dow Record Comes in Market Radically Polarized by Trump Victory

    The Dow Jones Industrial Averages first record close in three months comes amid a market drawing increasingly bright lines between what it views as winners and losers in a Donald Trump presidency. Consider that the 30-stock gauges 218-point ascent Thursday happened the same day the Nasdaq 100 Index dropped the most since September, their biggest […] More

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    Milk, Not Plastic, Will Protect Food in the Future

    Much of the plastic packaging we see in the grocery store can be recycled, from egg containers, to milk jugs, to butter tubs. But what about that thin plastic film stretched around wedges of manchego in the cheese bin or the 16-ounce rib-eye in the chiller case? It turns out that kind of plastic is tougher to recycle and might […] More

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    America Is Not the Greatest Country on Earth. Its No. 28

    Every study ranking nations by health or living standards invariably offers Scandinavian social democracies a chance to show their quiet dominance. A new analysis published this weekperhaps the most comprehensive everis no different. But what it does reveal are the broad shortcomings of sustainable development efforts, the new shorthand for not killing ourselves or the planet, as well as the specific afflictions of a certain North […] More

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    Mylan Plans Generic EpiPen to Quell Outcry Over $600 Cost

    Mylan NV will sell a generic version of its EpiPen at half the price of the branded $600 emergency allergy shots in coming weeks, bowing to pressure from U.S. lawmakers who last week derided earlier steps as a mere public-relations fix. The drugmaker, whose assistance programs to help patients cover out-of-pocket expenses were 400 percent […] More

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    Californias Democrats Are Ready for Political War

    The Republicans are about to control Congress and the presidency for the first time in a decade, and they have an ambitious agenda. Theyve promised to undo Obamacare, deport undocumented immigrants, and roll back environmental regulations. The Democrats who run the state government in California arent happy. Immediately after the election, state Senate President Kevin […] More

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    Duterte Outbursts Taking Toll as Philippine Stock Losses Mount

    Losses in Philippine stocks are accelerating, with foreigners pulling more money from Asias most expensive market amid speculation the outbursts of President Rodrigo Duterte will have consequences that go beyond politics. The Philippine Stock Exchange Index fell 1.3 percent to 7,619.10 in its biggest decline in five weeks. The gauge has dropped 6 percent from […] More

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