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  1. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article offers news briefs on America with topics, including the impact of flooding from Hurricane Irma on Miami, Florida residents, the death of same-sex marriage litigant Edith Windsor and U.S. household incomes.
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  2. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article offers news briefs on Asia with topics, including the sanctions against North Korea approved by the United Nations Security Council, increases in India's inflation and decreases in stock shares of Asian computer chip developers.
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  3. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article offers news briefs for Europe on topics, including British Parliament's vote on changing European Union law to British law, Turkey's purchase of surface-to-air missiles from Russia and the German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen's plan to develop electric motors in its cars by 2030.
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  4. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article offers news briefs on Africa with topics, including the failure of the English business Bell Pottinger in South Africa and mummies discovered in an ancient tomb in Egypt.
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  5. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article discusses the upcoming elections in Germany, including center parties' and incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel participation. It compares the relationship between the economics of globalization and politics in the U.S. and Germany, including the role that resentment against globalization played in the U.S. 2016 election of President Donald Trump. The German populist right-wing political party Alternative for Germany's (AfD's) participation in the election is discussed.
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  6. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The articled discusses the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations' vote to increase funding for U.S. soft power in international relations, within the context of the U.S. President Donald Trump's hard power approach to foreign relations.
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  7. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article discusses the economic benefits that businesses receive from participating in building reconstruction following 2017 Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey, including the Cavalry Construction Company's role in this regard. An overview of Cavalry executive Frank Jones' perspective on the company's revenue and sales made by storm reconstruction is provided.
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  8. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article discusses the sneaker manufacturers Nike Incorporated, Adidas AG and Vodafone's sponsoring of professional runners participating in the Berlin Marathon in Berlin, Germany to be held in late September 2017. An overview of Nike's sponsoring of the Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge is provided.
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  10. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article discusses efforts in labor organizing of labor contractors working for the Silicon Valley, California high technology (tech) industry, including the development of the coalition of unions Silicon Valley Rising. An overview of the high tech company Facebook Incorporated's contract with the contractor Loop Transportation concerning the latter's shuttle drivers' compensation is provided.
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  11. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article discusses the increase in the price of new smartphones, including iPhones developed by the technology company Apple Incorporated and the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone developed by the technology company Samsung Electronics Company. Decreases in consumer discount offered by smartphone manufacturers are discussed.
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  12. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article discusses the innovation of what is referred to as a supersensor, developed by the computer science Ph.D. student Gierard Laput, including its role in managing home applicances through communications management unit (CMU) networks.
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  13. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article discusses credit card fraud through creating fake identities and social security numbers (SSNs) in order to establish fake, or synthetic credit card accounts.
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  14. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article discusses the challenges the U.S. federal government faces in requiring flood insurance for homes with government-backed mortgages. An overview of the government's fines on lending institutions that do not requiring home owners to purchase flood insurance is provided. Issurance for homes at risk of flood damage from storms is discussed.
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  15. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on the alleged computer hacking attacks on cryptocurrencies by North Korea. It mentions that these attacks on currency exchanges would provide the nation with the funds needed to circumvent sanctions and they follow in the footsteps of other alleged attacks.
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  16. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on changes in economic policy in India and how they have impacted economic growth. It mentions the reform of taxes and the demonetization of several currency notes by India prime minister Narendra Modi, and how foreign investors have reacted to these actions.
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  17. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on the use of the opioid overdose treatment drug naloxone in Butler and Hamilton counties in Ohio. It mentions that the sheriff in Butler County doesn't permit his staff to carry naloxone but that police officers in Hamilton County do carry it, and discusses the cost of naloxone use.
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  18. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on the failure of Saudi Arabian construction company Saudi Oger Ltd. It mentions the changes in industrial policies implemented by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, including reductions in subsidies to Saudi businesses and the growth in privatization and foreign competition.
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  19. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on the attempt to cut taxes, particularly for corporations, by U.S. President Donald Trump and the impact on the budget deficit. It mentions the increasing need for revenue and the varying opinions of members of the U.S. Republican Party, as well as changes in spending rules that would get around current tax laws.
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  20. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on the state of the working class in Russia as economic conditions falter. It mentions that Russian president Vladimir Vladomirovich Putin is up for re-election next year and that anti-Putin demonstrations have occurred in heartland regions that had previously supported him.
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  21. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on the computer theft of personal data from the credit bureau Equifax Inc. It mentions several ways to protect personal credit, including the use of security freezes and fraud alerts, as well as the protection of social security numbers and the use of credit monitoring services.
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  22. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on U.S. real estate developer John Dewberry and the undeveloped real estate that he owns in Atlanta, Georgia. It mentions his investment in a chain of boutique hotels, as well as how his personality and attention to detail impacts his business dealings.
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  23. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on the increasing number of Chinese citizens who obtain EB-5 visas and emigrate to the U.S. through their investments. It mentions how these investments intended for economically depressed areas in the U.S. allows the Chinese to eventually become American citizens, and how firms in China expedite this process.
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  24. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article offers travel tips on visiting castles in Bordeaux, France, that have become wineries.
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  25. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article evaluates three sport utility vehicles, including the Porsche Cayenne GTS, the Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro S Tronic, and the BMW X5xDriv40e.
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  26. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    A review is offered of the Warrior Academy in Hong Kong, China which offers training in various forms of mixed martial arts, including muay thai.
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  28. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article evaluates wireless speakers from sound engineering company Master & Dynamic and designed by British architect David Adjaye.
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  29. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article reports on the chief investment officer Jagdeep Bachher who manages investments for the Board of Regents of the University of California system.
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  30. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/18/2017
    The article discusses the social impact of the gas and oil pipeline extending from Yunnan Province, China to Made Island, Myanmar, developed by the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). An overview of the social conditions of the villages in Burma effected by the pipeline is provided.
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  31. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article offers news briefs on business. China has banned the use of cryptocurrencies for fund raising. Summer motion picture box office revenues in the U.S. are down 18% from last year. Danish toy maker Lego Gruppe will lay off 1400 of it employees after sale fell 5% in the first six months of the year.
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  32. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on North Korea's threat to use nuclear weapons against other nations. It discusses how dictator Kim Jong Un uses this threat as the only way to prevent regime change since North Korea's conventional forces couldn't withstand any sustained attack, and mentions the country's relations with its partners and neighbors.
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  33. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on internet companies that are closing the accounts of neo-Nazi groups. It mentions how this limits the groups' freedom of speech, discusses whether companies have the right to limit such speech, and looks at how how other activist groups might also experience the same limitations.
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  34. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the drug Humira which treats autoimmune diseases and its manufacturer AbbVie Inc. It mentions that AbbVie continues to patent the various steps in production of the drug and prevent the manufacture of generic versions, and discusses the income derived from the use of Humira.
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  35. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the percentage of women employed by cosmetics manufacturer L'Oréal SA and its desire to increase the number of male job applicants. It mentions the promotion of positions that would appeal to men, as well as how the company encourages women to move into science, engineering, and technology positions.
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  36. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the use of the petrochemical ethylene in the manufacture of consumer products.
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  37. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the lawsuit filed by autonomous automobile development firm Waymo against technology company Uber Technologies Inc. for alleged theft of intellectual property and trade secrets by engineer Anthony Levandowski. It mentions that pre-trial discovery processes have created issues for both sides and that the trial begins on October 10, 2017.
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  38. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the growth of new businesses focused on crowdsourcing the training of computer algorithms to support machine learning. It mentions various tasks that are distributed to workers, as well as the funding that these new companies are receiving.
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  39. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the use of the messaging service Snapchat by social media influencers for marketing purposes. It mentions that product owner Snap Inc. doesn't provide statistics for users or participate in the social media marketing industry, and that the photo-sharing company Instagram Inc. has made it easier for users to present their stories there.
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  40. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on loans made to the diamond industry by British Bank Standard Chartered PLC and the losses that the bank has suffered. It mentions the work of banker Kishore Lall in increasing the number and amount of loans, as well as the problems that arose in verifying the information given by diamond companies and the fall in diamond prices.
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  41. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the decrease in the sales of shopping malls in England since the Brexit referendum in 2016, as well as the decline in prices for the malls. It mentions that the decrease in consumer confidence and spending have contributed to less sales and that private equity firms are shifting their investments into other types of properties.
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  42. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the acquisition of avionics manufacturer Rockwell Collins Inc. by technology conglomerate United Technologies Corp. It mentions the importance of the acquisition in relation to the rest of United Technologies' sales, as well as the increase in company efficiency and innovations.
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  43. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the citizens of towns in Colombia that are conducting referendums to not allow mining and petroleum companies to test or drill in their towns. It mentions that towns such as Arbeláez, Colombia feel that the benefits of allowing these companies will not outweigh the destructive impact of their activities.
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  44. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the conflict between the need for laborers to clean up after Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, and the anti-immigration policy of the U.S. administration. It discusses how an increase in wages to draw construction workers to Houston may entice immigrant laborers to risk deportation and join the contractors doing the cleanup work.
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  45. Bloomberg Businessweek; 09/11/2017
    The article reports on the physicians and medical students who choose not to practice medicine but enter other businesses, even those that are outside the medical field. It mentions the physicians' roles as inventors and consultants, as well as the impact on physician supply, particularly in rural areas.
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