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Brooks Brothers, From Buttoned Up to Stripped Down

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Now Playing 8/13/2020 5:30AM      Brooks Brothers -- the self-proclaimed oldest clothier in the U.S. -- filed for bankruptcy in July. Analysts say the suit dealer wasn’t able to keep up with modern men who often wanted styles that were cheaper and more functional. Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 10:06 Covid Chasers: The Nurses Fighting Coronavirus…

Corporate America Worries WeChat Ban Could Be Bad for Business – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. companies whose fortunes are linked to China are pushing back against the Trump administration’s plans to restrict business transactions involving the WeChat app from Tencent Holdings Ltd., saying it could undermine their competitiveness in the world’s second-biggest economy. More than a dozen major U.S. multinational companies raised concerns in a call with White House…

Facebook and Other Tech Giants Gird for Chaotic Election – The Wall Street Journal

Facebook Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Twitter Inc. have discussed with federal officials how the social-media platforms can prevent the spread of misinformation in the days before and after the election, after the U.S. intelligence community warned of foreign interference and President Trump called the vote’s integrity into question. The conversations are designed to address…

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Officially Launch Presidential Ticket

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Now Playing 8/12/2020 8:06PM      Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris spoke at their first public appearance as Democratic running mates Wednesday. Biden highlighted Harris’s diverse background, and Harris laid out their policy plans. Photo: Carolyn Kaster/AP Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 10:06 Covid Chasers: The Nurses Fighting Coronavirus From Hot Spot to…

What Kamala Harris Brings to Biden’s Ticket

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Now Playing 8/12/2020 7:37PM      Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their first public debut Wednesday, marking the biggest moment of Biden’s presidential campaign so far. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib looks at who the California Senator is and what she brings to the Democratic ticket. Photo: Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 10:06 Covid…

Russia Registers World’s First Covid-19 Vaccine Despite Safety Concerns – The Wall Street Journal

MOSCOW—Russia registered the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine, President Vladimir Putin said, marking a milestone in the fight against the new coronavirus but amid safety concerns in the West over the country’s accelerated clinical evaluations. Tuesday’s development was met with anticipation and skepticism in the country and raises questions not only about the efficacy of the…