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Roger Goodell: Job One Is Los Angeles

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league was only focused on the potential relocation of a franchise to Los Angeles.

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Belt Railway Clears Track for More Efficiency

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Though little-known, Belt Railway oversees a critical junction for the North American railroad industry where the six largest railroads in the U.S. and Canada converge. When it works, the Belt is a model of cooperation between fiercely competitive railroads.

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How Do You Say 'Wimpy Kid' in Latin?

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Hoping to promote Latin, a Vatican official has translated his first work of fiction: the popular children’s book “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.”

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Photos of the Day: Aug. 11

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

In pictures selected Tuesday by Wall Street Journal editors, a child in Myanmar swims in floodwaters, a giraffe takes a drink in Botswana, and more.

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Amazon Tweaks Ads On Its Site, in Possible Challenge to Google

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Amazon.com Inc. is ending certain pay-per-click advertisements on its site that were a boon to some small retailers.

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Radio-Control Cars: How the Pros Race

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Radio-control cars can be more than just toys. Adam Drake, a five-time national radio-control car racing champion from Fontana, Calif., reflects on his custom Lincoln pickup.

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Developer Stephen Ross Invests in Drone Racing

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Developer Stephen Ross is renowned in real estate for high-profile projects around the country and in sports for his ownership of the Miami Dolphins. Now he is looking to make a name for himself in drone racing.

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Weaker Yuan to Change China's Supply Chain Math

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Domestic suppliers should benefit at the expense of importers, but experts say it will take further devaluations to convince manufacturers who have moved to countries with cheaper labor to return

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Theater Cellphone Woes Extend Offstage

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Performing artists across genres say the situation can be just as bad behind the curtain, where device use is increasingly intruding on rehearsals, auditions and backstage culture.

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The New Big Red Machine Is in St. Louis

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

St. Louis pitchers have allowed 30.7% fewer runs than the league average, while Toronto hitters have outperformed the league average by 27.5%.

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The Decline of the Club Pro

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The PGA Championship remains the only major golf tournament that reserves spots for club professionals, but none have made the cut since 2011.

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Fiat Chrysler Appeals Verdict in Fatal Jeep Fire

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles appealed a Georgia judge’s decision to uphold a verdict in a trial stemming from a fatal Jeep fire.

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Weekend Project: A Highly Collaborative Curry

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Everyone at the table gets to put a personal spin on kaukswe, a hearty, gently spicy, generously garnished Burmese noodle dish. This recipe is as much fun to serve as it is to cook.

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Trump Hotel Collection Hires Eric Danziger as CEO

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The Trump Hotel Collection, a small but growing part of Donald Trump’s business empire, has hired hospitality veteran Eric Danziger as its first chief executive officer.

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GM Launches Impala in South Korea

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

General Motors is launching the Chevrolet Impala in South Korea, bringing what was once a flagship sedan to consumers outside the North American market on a large scale for the first time.

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China Auto Sales Fell Again in July

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

China passenger vehicle sales fell for a second consecutive month in July, registering a 6.6% year-over-year decline that heightens concern about price cuts and excess inventory in the world’s largest auto market.

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Google’s Restructuring Unlikely to Affect Its European Headaches

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Google has faced increasing scrutiny from European regulators for sidestepping taxes and neglecting local privacy rules. Changing its name to Alphabet won’t change that, the European Commission said.

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Researchers Find Security Flaws in Developing-World Money Apps

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Computer-security researchers found flaws in several mobile-money apps aimed at people in the developing world, suggest users could be exposed to fraud and theft.

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Why Indian Managers Are Succeeding in Tech’s C-Suite

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Nadella, Pichai, Suri, Arora, Mehrotra, Jha and Narayen aren’t exactly household names. But the companies they run are: Microsoft, Google, Nokia, Softbank, SanDisk, Globalfoundries and Adobe Systems.

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In Search of the Best Windows 10 Laptop

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

There are some great laptop options out there for running the latest Microsoft operating system—but please spend at least $600.

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Your Next Computer Should Be a Desktop

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The right desktop—or workspace souped up for a powerful laptop—can help you get more done comfortably than your lonely laptop. Geoffrey A. Fowler picks four setups.

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Design Magnate Jasper Conran's Greek Vacation Home

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

On the Greek island of Rhodes, Jasper Conran (son of Terence Conran and chairman of Conran Holdings) has transformed a pair of ancient sea captains’ dwellings into a halcyon retreat.

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Unhappy at Work? Try Hacking Your Job

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Redesigning how you do your work is a solution for some people who don’t find purpose in their labors.

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A Van Gogh in a Vase

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

‘The Red Vineyards at Arles,’ a blazing scene by the Dutch artist, inspires floral designer Lindsey Taylor—even if its color scheme problematically reminds her of cookout condiments.

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Jets' Geno Smith Breaks Jaw in Locker-Room Fight

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Jets quarterback Geno Smith will be out six to 10 weeks with a fractured jaw, after a locker-room altercation with IK Enemkpali.

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Sale/Lease-Back Deals Catch On

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

One of the fastest-growing recent trends among big retail and restaurant chains has been sale/lease-backs, where retailers sell their stores, pocket the profits and then lease the stores back from the buyer.

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China's Devaluation of Yuan Jolts Global Markets

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

China’s devaluation of its currency jolted global markets, hitting stocks and commodities and boosting government bonds. The move hit the shares of companies that export to China or compete with Chinese rivals especially hard.

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The New Avant-Garde: Four Fashion Brands to Watch

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The front lines of fashion are being drawn in Europe, where these up-and-coming designers are making their mark.

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Fall Fashion Gets Graphic

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Combine bold silhouettes with eye-catching patterns for a striking look that is black and white and chic all over.

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Performance Artist Marina Abramovic on Her Belgrade Youth

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The visual-arts pioneer recalls a childhood rich in imagination but lacking in affection

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