terça-feira, 20 de junho de 2017

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL-Senate GOP Plans Health-Care Vote Next Week

Senate GOP Plans Health-Care Vote Next Week

Senate GOP leaders have set a timeline to vote next week on legislation to repeal large chunks of the Affordable Care Act, even though they don’t yet appear to have secured enough support to pass it. 342in 12 hours

Barclays, Former CEO Charged With Fraud Over Qatar Fundraising

The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office filed criminal charges against Barclays and four former top executives linked to their handling of Middle Eastern investments that rescued the bank at the height of the financial crisis. in 21 hours

U.S. Student Held by North Korea Dies Days After Release

The U.S. college student imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year before returning home with a severe brain injury last week has died. He was 22 years old. 959in 16 hours

Supreme Court to Consider Limits on Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court agreed to consider whether there are constitutional limits to how far lawmakers can go in drawing electoral districts to maximize political advantage, a case that could have profound implications for U.S. elections. 647in 12 hours

Li Ka-shing to Retire as Chairman of His Global Empire by Next Year

The Hong Kong billionaire, for decades one of the world’s wealthiest tycoons, has told associates he plans to step down as chairman of CK Hutchison by next year. Often dubbed “Asia’s Warren Buffett” for his investment acumen. His departure could create uncertainty among shareholders over CK Hutchison’s future without him at the helm. in 17 hours

Why ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Soared in China While ‘Lego Batman’ Flopped

Steven Spielberg, chairman of Amblin Partners, and Jack Ma, chairman and CEO of Alibaba, at the announcement of a partnership between the companies last October in Beijing.
U.S. studios trying to crack the world’s hottest movie market once thought Chinese plots and actors were key. Instead, they have learned it’s more important to have a local marketing partner. in 3 hours

Van Plows Into Crowd in U.K. in Suspected Terror Attack Against Muslims

Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to crack down on extremism of all kinds after a driver rammed a van into a crowd of Muslim worshipers, in what police were treating as a terrorist attack. 1122in 7 hours

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