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Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up

State securities regulators say that the legislation would gut their powers, even though relatively few executives were held to account following the financial crisis. “This bill would be terrible for investors all across America,” Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York, said in an interview. “For every Fortune 500 …

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Google loses ‘right to be forgotten’ case

A businessman fighting for the “right to be forgotten” has won a UK High Court action against Google. The man, who has not been named due to reporting restrictions surrounding the case, wanted search results about a past crime he had committed removed from the search engine. The judge, Mr …

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When Mr. Gates Went to Washington

Mr. Zuckerberg even said several times that he was open to new regulations aimed at his company, without committing to any particular approach. The difference was clear, said Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, who has seen both Facebook and Microsoft up close. He questioned Mr. Zuckerberg in Congress, …

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Who is losing out from Trump’s tariffs?

Image caption Will Hutchinson, a fourth generation farmer from Tennessee, says trade between the US and China is “vitally important” The US-China trade dispute is starting to have consequences. US tariffs on foreign steel and aluminium went into effect last month. China’s retaliatory duties on more than 100 US imports, …

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Starbucks C.E.O. Apologizes After Arrests of 2 Black Men

The men, who have not been identified, were arrested on suspicion of trespassing. But Starbucks did not want to press charges and the men were later released, Commissioner Richard Ross Jr. of the Philadelphia Police Department said in a recorded statement on Saturday. The prosecutor’s office in Philadelphia also reviewed …

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