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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:15:30 GMTHouse Speaker Paul D. Ryan walked in the Capitol on Friday after a vote on the rules for debating the American Health Care Act, the bill to replace the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare.House Republican leaders withdrew legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from the House floor before it could be defeated, a loss for President Trump.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:50:35 GMTJames Nero and Lindsay McKay with their dogs, Sansa and Wolfgang, in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles. The couple, who will marry in September, are asking that guests donate to a no-kill animal shelter.Rather than request sheets and china, some engaged couples are asking for contributions to their favorite cause.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:36:28 GMTA dramatic session on Wall Street ended with stocks slightly lower on Friday as they pared losses in late-afternoon trading after Republicans pulled their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:02:25 GMTTraffic in Los Angeles in December. California is authorized to enact its own stricter emissions rules under a Clean Air Act waiver.The backing of rules adopted in the Obama administration is one of the most direct moves so far to blunt President Trump’s effort to roll back regulations.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:51:19 GMTThe decision by the Trump administration revives a contentious project, opposed by environmentalists, to transport oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:31:05 GMTA model of the Forest City development is displayed at the Country Garden property showroom in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.Based in Malaysia, Forest City promises clean air and beaches, but China’s efforts to keep money at home leave some buyers struggling to pay what they owe.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:19:02 GMTSeaWorld in Orlando, Fla., last year. Blackstone took SeaWorld public in 2013, but the public offering was made in the aftermath of the searing documentary “Blackfish.”Blackstone sold its remaining shares in SeaWorld to Zhonghong for $449 million, ending its ownership of the troubled theme park.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:18:13 GMTThe Senate vote on Thursday foreshadowed a broader rollback of tech and telecom policies that have drawn the ire of conservatives and companies such as AT&T and Verizon.The Senate voted to overturn regulations that required telecom companies to ask permission before tracking users’ behavior, beginning a repeal of Obama-era regulations.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:45:25 GMTGerman students took a workshop in January on how to become a “rock star” user on YouTube.A web giant promises to tighten its safeguards to avoid pairing ads with offensive content, but advertisers are not convinced.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:21:26 GMTThe former UBS trader Kweko M. Adoboli in 2012. “I don’t want some kid to go through what I went through,” he said in a talk this week.Kweku M. Adoboli, a former UBS trader who served a prison term for fraud, now tells audiences that investment banks need robust controls. Some see it as a ploy.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:00:16 GMTThe Bloomberg Center at Cornell University’s new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City.Law students will be able to study issues like privacy and cybersecurity at the new New York campus.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:21:06 GMTWilliam Harris, the founder of Personal Capital, said the problems with getting access to data from banks had grown worse over the last year.Big banks are pushing for new agreements on the customer data they share with technology start-ups like Mint and Betterment.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:20:52 GMTA High Court judge in London issued an injunction blocking the publication of the report about Brevan Howard Asset Management.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:23:45 GMTAbu Izzadeen being escorted by Hungarian police officers in 2015. He was falsely accused online of being the assailant in a terrorist attack in London on Wednesday.On the dark side of digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Wikipedia, individuals’ misconceptions and outright falsehoods can overrun basic facts.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:10:23 GMTIvanka Trump at a luncheon at the White House for International Women’s Day. She is pushing for a paid parental leave policy, for which there is bipartisan support but disagreement about the details.Pew surveys also show people disagree on whether it should be mandatory or optional.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:27:27 GMTThe Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, Calif. The topic of climate change and its effects will again appear on shareholder proxies this year at companies like Exxon Mobil.With a new administration relaxing oversight, the prospect of curbing executive pay or forcing climate change accountability may fall to investors.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:34:29 GMTValkyrie, a humanoid built by NASA, undergoing testing before its first mission: to establish a base station in advance of NASA’s projected first landing of human astronauts on Mars.Max Aguilera-Hellweg’s new book, “Humanoid,” is a deep dive into the world of robots and artificial intelligence, and an extension of his own inquiry into the nature of life and consciousness.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:02 GMTPaul Ryan, the House Speaker, at a news conference this month. His bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has drawn criticism from the right and the left.The pains of losing the Affordable Care Act would generate a gigantic backlash. But universal access to Medicare would change that.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:30:26 GMTHas the time come to revive an investment vehicle that flourished in the 17th century as a way to pool money?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:32:45 GMTMystery surrounds an online eyewear retailer whose customers report unnerving experiences over the phone.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:21:00 GMTQuitting your social media accounts is not always foolproof. And while it can lead to more free time, it can also cut you off from your loved ones. And it may look suspicious to a potential employer.Closing your social media accounts can help protect your privacy, but it can also mean cutting yourself off from friends, family and opportunity.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:00:01 GMTDavid Cancel, C.E.O. of Drift, a sales communication platform, says that in job interviews, he’s “looking for passion and thinking about what the progression might be for this person.”The C.E.O. of Drift, a sales communications platform, says that whether you’re an intern or an executive, he needs to feel he can learn something from you.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:45:42 GMTJustin Timberlake, right, accepting the song of the year award at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards in Inglewood, Calif.The latest exchange offer to the radio and billboard company’s creditors seems to be another attempt by private equity owners to salvage their interest.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:38:00 GMTAs a troubled teenager, he wondered: Why are my parents paying a big bill for me to perform hard labor?
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:54:13 GMTPresident Trump returning to Washington on Monday after a weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Even without releasing his tax returns, he has made a powerful case for a tax code overhaul.Filings from 1995 and 2005, incomplete as they are, offer tantalizing clues about how the Trumps might have minimized their liability over several years.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:44:23 GMTOlga Bas offers assistance to troubled L.G.B.T. youth, many of whom are estranged from their families.A counselor in New York offers assistance to troubled L.G.B.T. youth, many of whom are estranged from their families.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:39:40 GMTGershon Kekst in 1983. He pioneered a public relations niche that has become a huge industry in its own right, with dozens of competitors now vying to advise on mergers and financial crises.For more than five decades in public relations, Mr. Kekst forged relationships with business moguls and the bankers and lawyers who advised them on takeovers.