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| February 22, 2017

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Election to Test Depth of U.K. Labour Party’s Decline

February 22, 2017 |

Labour’s struggle to hold on to working-class voters in postindustrial areas illustrates how dramatically the political landscape has shifted in the wake of Britain’s vote last year to leave the EU.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

ABB Takes $100 Million Charge After ‘Criminal Scheme’ at South Korea Unit

February 22, 2017 |

Swiss engineering company ABB said it uncovered a “sophisticated criminal scheme” in a South Korean subsidiary that led to theft and a charge of about $ 100 million.
WSJ.com: US Business

Suspect in Kim Jong Nam Killing Works at North Korean Embassy

February 22, 2017 |

Malaysian police said one of the suspects in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of dictator Kim Jong Un, works at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Carl Icahn Takes Stake in Bristol-Myers

February 22, 2017 |

The same day Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. shook up its board to satisfy one activist investor, the drugmaker was faced with another: Carl Icahn, whose interest is fueling speculation the company could soon be put on the auction block.
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Kim Jong Nam Killing Caught on Video

February 22, 2017 |

Security footage has emerged of the killing of Kim Jong Nam last week, showing two attackers took less than three seconds to carry out the assault on the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

French Police Search Marine Le Pen’s Office in EU Funds Probe

February 21, 2017 |

French police searched the offices of National Front leader Marine Le Pen on suspicion the presidential candidate and other members of her far-right party misused European Union funds.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Wal-Mart Posts Strong Holiday Sales

February 21, 2017 |

Wal-Mart reported strong sales over the winter holiday season, a marked contrast with the weak numbers posted by many brick-and-mortar competitors including Target and Macy’s.
WSJ.com: US Business

Verizon and Yahoo Agree to New Terms Following Breaches

February 21, 2017 |

Verizon revised terms to buy Yahoo’s internet business, shaving $ 350 million off the $ 4.83 billion price and setting a plan to share future costs arising from past data breaches. A look at why Verizon felt compelled to proceed.
WSJ.com: US Business

Trump Lashes Out at Sweden Over Immigration

February 21, 2017 |

President Donald Trump criticized Sweden’s immigration policies after walking back his suggestion at the weekend that a major incident had recently occurred there.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Samsung Heir, Seeking to Modernize Opaque Culture, Instead Faces Scandal

February 21, 2017 |

Lee Jae-yong took the South Korean conglomerate’s reins vowing to reshape it along Silicon Valley lines. Now a corruption probe has dragged him in, raising the biggest doubts yet about whether he has ushered the corporate giant into a new era.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia