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Uber Wins Back License to Operate in London After Yearslong Battle

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LONDON—Uber Technologies Inc. won an appeal over the revocation of its operating license in the U.K. capital, securing for now the ride-hailing company’s operations in one of its biggest global markets. The ruling is a step forward for Uber as the company tries to build trust with regulators after years of tussles in London and…

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Steel Giant ArcelorMittal to Sell U.S. Business to Cleveland-Cliffs – The Wall Street Journal

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ArcelorMittal SA has agreed to sell its U.S. business to Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. for around $1.4 billion, a deal that will further diminish its position as the world’s largest steelmaker as it grapples with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The Luxembourg-based company said Monday that about one-third of the deal value will be paid in…

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Election 2020: How Trump and Biden Compare on the Economy

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Now Playing 9/28/2020 6:00AM      Voters will have a chance to help shape the American economy when they go to the polls in November. WSJ’s Jon Hilsenrath breaks down where President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden stand on key economic issues. Photo Illustration: Carlos Waters/WSJ Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 2:05 Anthony Fauci on…

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Poll Shows Which Voters Trump and Biden Need to Win Over in Debates

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Now Playing 9/28/2020 5:30AM      A recent WSJ/NBC found that only 29% of voters consider the upcoming presidential debates important for helping them decide who to vote for in November. But as WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explains, there are groups among those voters that are critical to win over for both candidates. Photo: Mark Black/ZUMA Wire…

Chinese Retailer JD.com’s Health-Care Business Plans Hong Kong IPO – The Wall Street Journal

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JD Health International Inc., an online health-care business controlled by Chinese online retailing giant JD.com Inc., filed an application to go public in Hong Kong, in a deal that people familiar with the situation said could raise at least $3 billion. The Beijing-based company said it operates China’s largest online retail pharmacy by revenue, and…

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EA FIFA 21 Targets Children With Loot Boxes – An Embarrassing New Low

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EA is promoting FIFA 21 Ultimate Team loot box micro-transactions in Smyths Toys in-store catalog. The ad features a four-step guide explaining how to spend FIFA 21 in-game currency on randomized loot box-style card packs. EA refers to the system as ‘surprise mechanics.’ The scummiest publisher of them all, Electronic Arts (EA), is under fire […]

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A Big Tech Stock Supercycle Tempts Powerful S&P 500 Recovery

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Throughout September, profits from Big Tech cycled into the rest of the U.S. stock market, strategists say. Don Townswick, the director of equities strategy for Conning, says tech stocks could become favorable again in October, especially if earnings rebound. A potential Big Tech recovery brightens the outlook on the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq, coming […]

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Demi Lovato Proves Why Celebrity Relationships Are a Joke

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Demi Lovato has predictably broken up with her short-lived fiance, Max Ehrich. Celebrities brag about their relationships on social media, then make excuses after breaking up. Their relationship issues can’t be taken seriously if they use them for publicity. Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich have broken up following an announcement that surprised no one. The […]

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Trump Denies New York Times Report on His Income Taxes

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Now Playing 9/27/2020 8:47PM      Responding to questions at a press conference Sunday, President Trump denied a New York Times article about his finances, saying he pays “a lot” in federal income taxes. Photo: Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg News Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 2:05 Anthony Fauci on What It Will Take to Put Covid-19 Behind Us 9/16/2020…

AirPods Pro Are Even Better One Year Later – The Wall Street Journal

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When some new gadget hits shelves, the question I always get is: “Is this Shiny New Thing worth it?” Readers rightfully want to know what the upgrade is, and whether it warrants their hard-earned green. Reviewers like me rarely get to talk about how devices perform over time, but it is a useful exercise. Batteries…

‘The Doctor Who Fooled the World’ Review: Vax Populi – The Wall Street Journal

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By Michael Shermer Sept. 27, 2020 4:20 pm ET Over the past decade it has become clear that there is a “replication crisis” in science, in which many noted and apparently important studies fail to repeat their results and very probably never should have been published in the first place. The factors contributing to this…

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WSJ Opinion: Hits and Misses of the Week

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WSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportEpisode 225September 27, 2020’Hits and Misses’ include Joe and Hunter Biden’s beltway influence, New Jersey’s millionaires’ tax, and Andrew Cuomo’s vaccine review committee.By WSJ OpinionSept. 27, 2020 7:39 pmJournal Editorial Report: The week’s best and worst from Kim Strassel, Kyle Peterson and Dan Henninger. Images: Reuters/AFP/Getty Images Composite: Mark KellyWSJ Opinion:…

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WSJ Opinion: The Vaccine Race Quickens as the Virus Surges Across Europe

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WSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportEpisode 226September 27, 2020Europe’s coronavirus cases spike; U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new restrictions.By WSJ OpinionSept. 27, 2020 7:28 pmJournal Editorial Report: Paul Gigot interviews Dr. Martin Makary of Johns Hopkins University. Image: Dado Ruvic/ReutersWSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportFrom the award-winning opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal, the Journal…

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WSJ Opinion: Trump Nominates Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

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WSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportEpisode 227September 27, 2020McConnell: “The Senate will vote on this nomination this year.”By WSJ OpinionSept. 27, 2020 7:17 pmJournal Editorial Report: What it means for the Court and the presidential election. Image: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty ImagesWSJ Opinion: Journal Editorial ReportFrom the award-winning opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal, the…

Teachers Find Higher Pay and Growing Options in Covid Pods – The Wall Street Journal

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Krissy Rand has more than a decade of experience teaching special education to elementary school students, most recently in the Salem, Mass., public school district. She calls last spring’s remote teaching a nightmare, and was disheartened to learn about her school’s Covid-19 fall guidelines. With no library or gym time, “you’re basically a prisoner in…

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