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Malaysia's Risky Talks With Rebels in Ukraine Paid Off

online.wsj.com — As attempts to retrieve the bodies and flight recorders from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 dragged on over the weekend, Prime Minister Najib Razak risked a gambit that European leaders wouldn't: sending officials into a war zone to meet with heavily armed rebels whose government almost no one recognizes.
Jul 24, 2014

Here's how Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak brokered a deal for the return of the bodies of Flight 17 victims. on.wsj.com/1z3QjRR

Jul 24, 2014

Malaysia's Najib ordered 12-person team using rental cars into war zone to get black boxes + recover bodies on.wsj.com/1z3QjRR

Jul 24, 2014

RT @LaurenceWSJ: An unbelievable story about the Malaysians' sneaky rendezvous with Ukrainian rebels. Mighty reporting. on.wsj.com/1rMGhky

Jul 24, 2014

Inside story of how Malaysia PM's back-channel talks with rebels helped secure #MH17 black boxes, bodies. on.wsj.com/1z3QjRR

Jul 24, 2014

RT @LaurenceWSJ: An unbelievable story about the Malaysians' sneaky rendezvous with Ukrainian rebels. Mighty reporting. on.wsj.com/1rMGhky

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Live: Facebook’s 2Q Earnings and Conference Call

blogs.wsj.com — Facebook's reports second-quarter earnings after the close of New York trading. We're live-blogging the conference call with analysts, which is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET.
Jul 23, 2014

#Facebook's Zuck says, $FB has seen more than 1 billion searches a day for the first time. $FB earnings: blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/07…

Jul 23, 2014

how can that be? RT @WSJD: Zuckerberg says people in the US spend 9 hrs a day on digital media bit.ly/1nrJgOx

Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJD: Zuckerberg says people in the US spend 9 hrs a day on digital media, but less than an hour on Facebook. on.wsj.com/1pdoZfn

Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJD: Zuckerberg says 3 million in the Philippines & elsewhere have Internet for the 1st time thanks to Internet dot org. http://t.co/z…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJD: Zuckerberg says people in the US spend 9 hrs a day on digital media, but less than an hour on Facebook. on.wsj.com/1pdoZfn

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Apple iPhone Rollout Boosts Asia's Component Makers

Jul 23, 2014

Apple iPhone rollout boosts Asia's component makers. see who contributes what on.wsj.com/1sR3Qvi via @WSJ

Jul 23, 2014

RT @yunheekim22: Apple's upcoming iPhones are boosting some Asian economies. A look at the key suppliers. on.wsj.com/1nWhJAD pic.twitter.com/XgdeocV9mt

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The Solution to Border Disorder

Jul 23, 2014

Jeb Bush on child refugees/illegal immigration influx, takes somewhat of a different tone than most TX Republicans: online.wsj.com/articles/jeb-b…

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Facebook’s Results, in Five Charts

blogs.wsj.com — Facebook Inc. is showing few signs of slowing down. The social-networking giant's quarterly profit more than doubled from a year ago as mobile-advertising growth continued to surge. Revenue jumped 61% from a year ago, as advertisers are drawn to the company's growing user base. Shares jumped 2.6% to $73.10 in after-hours trading.
Jul 23, 2014

Facebook’s Results, in Five Charts on.wsj.com/1ugducF via @WSJD by Steven Russolillo

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John Malone: Tech Companies Unlikely to Bid for Time Warner

Jul 23, 2014

No comprende John Malone's dairy farm analogy as to why a tech firm wouldn't buy $TWX on.wsj.com/1z3vqGo Tech firms need a lot of "milk"

Jul 23, 2014

RT @ShaliniWSJ: John Malone: a tech co buying Time Warner for HBO is like "buying the whole dairy farm to get a quart of milk." on.wsj.com/1z3vqGo

Jul 23, 2014

RT @ShaliniWSJ: John Malone: a tech co buying Time Warner for HBO is like "buying the whole dairy farm to get a quart of milk." on.wsj.com/1z3vqGo

Jul 23, 2014

John Malone: a tech co buying Time Warner for HBO is like "buying the whole dairy farm to get a quart of milk." on.wsj.com/1z3vqGo

Jul 23, 2014

RT @wsjCMO: John Malone doesn't think tech companies will bid for Time Warner and sees no other bidders; WSJ exclusive on.wsj.com/1z3vqGo via @WSJ

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Are Tablets the Odd Man Out as Phones Grow and Laptops Shrink?

Jul 24, 2014

RT @daiwaka: Slumping iPad sales again raise existential questions about tablets w @shiraovide on.wsj.com/1sTVwuI via @WSJD

Jul 23, 2014

RT @daiwaka: Slumping iPad sales again raise existential questions about tablets w @shiraovide on.wsj.com/1sTVwuI via @WSJD

Jul 23, 2014

RT @daiwaka: Slumping iPad sales again raise existential questions about tablets w @shiraovide on.wsj.com/1sTVwuI via @WSJD

Jul 23, 2014

RT @daiwaka: Slumping iPad sales again raise existential questions about tablets w @shiraovide on.wsj.com/1sTVwuI via @WSJD

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Restaurant Jobs Take Off, Even as Pay for Servers Stalls

blogs.wsj.com — As states debate the minimum wage, tipped workers are going to be a big part of the conversation. That's because there are more of them than ever, and their pay isn't keeping up. Restaurants rely heavily on minimum wage and tipped workers, but the federal tipped minimum wage of $2.13 per hour hasn't risen in over 20 years.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @philizzo: Job growth has been pretty strong in the restaurant industry. Servers' pay, not so much on.wsj.com/1ufgRjV pic.twitter.com/W507MVO1AI

Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJ: The U.S. tipped minimum wage of $2.13 per hour hasn't risen in over 20 years. on.wsj.com/1rBsnUP pic.twitter.com/gB6EeyW6wR

Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJ: The U.S. tipped minimum wage of $2.13 per hour hasn't risen in over 20 years. on.wsj.com/1rBsnUP pic.twitter.com/gB6EeyW6wR

Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJ: The U.S. tipped minimum wage of $2.13 per hour hasn't risen in over 20 years. on.wsj.com/1rBsnUP pic.twitter.com/gB6EeyW6wR

Jul 23, 2014

Restaurant Jobs Take Off, Even as Pay for Servers Stalls on.wsj.com/1ufgRjV - Waited tables for three years. Very satisfying, fun work.

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Pay at Wal-Mart: Low at the Checkout, But High in the Manager’s Office

blogs.wsj.com — Wal-Mart 's lowest-paid workers sit toward the bottom of the economic pyramid, but the company is a lucrative place to be a store manager, according to a new research paper out this week from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJCorpIntel: Wal-Mart says only 5,000 of its 1.4 million U.S. workers are paid minimum wage, average hourly pay is $11.81. on.wsj.com/1nVRCKb

Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJCorpIntel: #Walmart says 5,000 of its 1.4M U.S. workers are paid #minimumwage, ave. hourly pay is $11.81 on.wsj.com/1nVRCKb $WMT

Jul 23, 2014

RT @tomgara: Wal-Mart says only 5,000 of its 1.4 million U.S. workers are paid minimum wage, average hourly pay is $11.81. on.wsj.com/1nVRCKb

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Bombardier Announces New Organizational Structure

online.wsj.com — Canadian transportation-equipment giant Bombardier Inc. said Wednesday it will split its aerospace business into two segments focused on commercial and business aircraft, respectively, a move it said would allow it to better respond to customer needs. The move is part of a new corporate structure which will see the Montreal-based company reorganize into four segments from two.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @paulvieira: Big news from Bombardier late Wednesday. Head of aerospace unit gone as part of revamp in which 1800 jobs to be cut m.us.wsj.com/articles/bomba…

Jul 23, 2014

Big news from Bombardier late Wednesday. Head of aerospace unit gone as part of revamp in which 1800 jobs to be cut m.us.wsj.com/articles/bomba…

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Pro-Russia Rebels Down Two Ukrainian Warplanes, Ukraine Army Says

online.wsj.com — MOSCOW-Pro-Russian separatists shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets Wednesday over a town close to where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last week, a Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman said. Two SU-25 planes were brought down near the town of Saur-Mogila, which sits close to the Russian border and is 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Torez,...
Jul 23, 2014

RT @BruceOrwall: #MH17 not only didn't' slow down Ukraine-Russia conflict, it may have intensified things. By @AntonWSJ and @lalpert1 on.wsj.com/1luFAHG

Jul 23, 2014

#MH17 not only didn't' slow down Ukraine-Russia conflict, it may have intensified things. By @AntonWSJ and @lalpert1 on.wsj.com/1luFAHG

Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJeurope: Rebels take responsibility for downing Ukraine fighter jets but Kiev says missile came from Russian territory on.wsj.com/1luFAHG

Jul 23, 2014

RT @WSJ: Official: Two Ukrainian warplanes shot down by missiles believed to be fired from Russian territory. on.wsj.com/1rBceyP

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Gilead Sciences Reports Strong Sovaldi Sales

online.wsj.com — Gilead Sciences Inc. said its new hepatitis C treatment, Sovaldi, had $3.48 billion in second-quarter sales, more than expected, continuing what is believed to be the best-selling prescription drug launch in history. Sovaldi has received praise for its 90% cure rate and being the first pill approved to treat some types of hepatitis C without interferon, an injected drug that can cause flulike symptoms. However, the drug's...
Jul 23, 2014

RT @joewalkerWSJ: Gilead Sciences is now one of pharma's biggest players due to a revolutionary & highly controversial Hepatitis C pill htt…

Jul 23, 2014

MT @sarahkliff: Sovaldi maker-Gilead posts $3.48B in sales last quarter, “best-selling drug launch in history.” online.wsj.com/articles/gilea…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @wisnefski: Gilead's HepC drug generates $3.5B in 2Q sales,extending best-ever launch of prescription drug on.wsj.com/1sT8pW1 pic.twitter.com/69PMsalvCY

Jul 23, 2014

RT @wisnefski: Gilead's HepC drug generates $3.5B in 2Q sales,extending best-ever launch of prescription drug on.wsj.com/1sT8pW1 pic.twitter.com/69PMsalvCY

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SEC To Complete Rules Aimed at Reducing Money-Fund Risks

Jul 23, 2014

RT @amacker: SEC reins in money-fund risks, one of biggest unresolved problems from the 2008 crisis (update) on.wsj.com/1sR9iyk w/@kirstengrind

Jul 23, 2014

@vgmac: SEC (finally) approves rules aimed at reducing money-fund risks by @amacker on.wsj.com/1sR9iyk via @WSJ

Jul 23, 2014

SEC (finally) approves rules aimed at reducing money-fund risks by @amacker on.wsj.com/1sR9iyk via @WSJ

Jul 23, 2014

RT @amacker: SEC reins in money-fund risks, one of biggest unresolved problems from the 2008 crisis (update) on.wsj.com/1sR9iyk w/@kirstengrind

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Facebook Results Keep Surging on Mobile Ad Growth

Jul 23, 2014

Almost 62% of Facebook's ad revenue comes from mobile devices. online.wsj.com/articles/faceb…

Jul 23, 2014

Facebook tries to tell Wall Street that its torrid growth is going to cool but the numbers keep getting in the way. m.us.wsj.com/articles/faceb…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @ShiraOvide: You may hate Facebook, but you use it a lot and they are selling every available ad spot. online.wsj.com/articles/faceb… by @ReedAlbergotti

Jul 23, 2014

RT @ShiraOvide: You may hate Facebook, but you use it a lot and they are selling every available ad spot. online.wsj.com/articles/faceb… by @ReedAlbergotti

Jul 23, 2014

RT @ShiraOvide: You may hate Facebook, but you use it a lot and they are selling every available ad spot. online.wsj.com/articles/faceb… by @ReedAlbergotti

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A Game of Golf? Not for Many Millennials

online.wsj.com — The golf industry is suffering from a generation gap. A drop in participation rates and disinterest among young people, particularly millennials, have sent both the retail and sporting ends of the business scrambling for a new strategy. For the fifth year, overall participation in golf fell in 2014 as measured by the number of U.S....
Jul 23, 2014

RT @germanotes: Millenials don't like golf because it's expensive, exhaustive, and exclusive. What the industry is doing about it: on.wsj.com/1rMqpi6

Jul 23, 2014

RT @kate_linebaugh: Young people are spurning golf, sending the sport scrambling for a new strategy. on.wsj.com/1rMqpi6 via @WSJ @germanotes

Jul 23, 2014

Young people are spurning golf, sending the sport scrambling for a new strategy. on.wsj.com/1rMqpi6 via @WSJ @germanotes

Jul 23, 2014

Millenials don't like golf because it's expensive, exhaustive, and exclusive. What the industry is doing about it: on.wsj.com/1rMqpi6

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