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‘You Have Robbed the Farmer’: Rural Indians Are Hurting, and Millions Are Voting
The ruling B.J.P. party has not yet delivered the “good days” it promised to farm voters, who make up half of the electorate. In debt and despair, some wonder if anyone can.
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How Luxury Developers Use a Loophole to Build Soaring Towers for the Ultrarich in N.Y.
The spread of these buildings overlooking Central Park is provoking a backlash amid a broader debate about affordable housing, extravagant projects and the city’s identity.
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Wealth Matters: 4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier
Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider.
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Betting on the Royal Baby
In Britain’s celebrity pregnancy economy, Meghan Markle’s unborn child is inspiring wagers, luxury cookie tins and diamond-encrusted jars of diaper rash cream.
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Half of England Is Owned by Less Than 1% of Its Population, Researcher Says
A new book identifies aristocrats, investors and companies that own vast portions of the country, amid growing complaints about land scarcity and economic inequality.
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Commuting While Pregnant: A Long Ride Could Be a Risky One
Traveling 50 or more miles to and from work may negatively affect unborn babies, a new study suggests.
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Are You a Very English Butler? The U.K. Government Needs You
The Foreign Office has advertised for two butlers responsible for delivering “V.I.P. hospitality” and managing a wine cellar. Maximum annual salary: £30,000.
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DealBook: Socialist! Capitalist! Economic Systems as Weapons in a War of Words
The economist Joseph Stiglitz discusses Bernie Sanders, social policy and how we define ourselves — and one another.
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Merger Talks of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank Roil Emotions
A proposed deal is meeting resistance from labor, regulators and some shareholders. But there is also political momentum in Germany for a tie-up.
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Work Friend: The Wages of Being a Woman at Work
Let’s just say they’re a little low.
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After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain
Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
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The Real Stars of the Internet
The rater has become the rated.
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Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Are Valued at $7.25 Billion by Investors
A billion-dollar investment is meant to prop up a money-losing unit before Uber makes its pitches ahead of a planned I.P.O.
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Tesla and Elon Musk Are Given Week to Reach Accord With S.E.C.
The adversaries told a judge they were working to resolve a dispute over Mr. Musk’s statements on financial prospects. Regulators had sought a contempt citation.
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Kentucky’s Senator McConnell Supports Bill to Raise Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Seeking re-election to a seventh term, the senator cited the rise in teenage vaping as a reason to curtail sales of tobacco and other products.
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Amazon Gives Up on Chinese Domestic Shopping Business
The company had long struggled to gain traction in China despite operating there for more than a decade.
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The Mueller Show: TV Hosts Unpack 448 Pages in Real Time
What was billed as a series finale turned out to be more of a midseason cliffhanger.
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Battle for .amazon Domain Pits Retailer Against South American Nations
A years-long battle over control of the domain name, which included promises of free Kindles, may soon be decided.
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The Mueller Report’s Free, but Publishers Are Selling It as a Book
A number of book publishers are selling the report, released on Thursday, even though it can be read for free online.
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Blackstone Will Ditch Partnership Structure to Draw More Investors
It is the latest major investment firm to convert to a standard corporation since tax code changes made such a move more enticing.
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Corner Office: David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee: ‘The Devil Can’t Have the Best Tunes’
The son of World War II refugees, Mr. Miliband walked away from British politics. Today he works to bring food, aid and education to refugees around the world.
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Samsung Will Investigate Galaxy Fold Phone After Reviewers Find Problems
The company said some of the problems described in reviews of its nearly $2,000 Galaxy Fold phone might be attributed to the removal of a protective film from the display.
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Here’s Soylent’s New Product. It’s Food.
The Silicon Valley food-drink of choice is now a ‘complete nutrition platform.’ The beverage plot thickens.
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Pinterest Shares Jump 25 Percent on First Day of Trading
Public market investors warmed to Pinterest during its pitches ahead of its market debut.
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