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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 1185 of 1260 -

At Europe’s Doorstep, a Fierce War Against TB

December 31, 2012 |

Estonia’s aggressiveness—and only recently, its success—in turning the corner against drug-resistant tuberculosis offers one of the few bright spots globally as the ancient plague mutates into new and more deadly forms.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Congress Meets Cliff’s Edge

December 31, 2012 |

Senate negotiations to craft a bipartisan budget deal proceeded in chaotic fits and starts Sunday, raising new questions about whether Congress would be able to steer the country away from the fiscal cliff.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Advertisers Fret Over Fiscal Cliff

December 30, 2012 |

Automatic tax increases that will go into effect if Congress doesn’t reach a compromise budget deal are likely to worsen the already weak outlook for ad spending in 2013.
WSJ.com: US Business

Putin Signs Ban on U.S. Adoptions

December 30, 2012 |

President Vladimir Putin Friday signed into a law a controversial ban on adoptions of Russian children by U.S. citizens, ordering his government to take a range of steps to make it easier for Russians to adopt orphans.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Pearson Acquires Stake in Nook Unit

December 30, 2012 |

Publishing and education company Pearson agreed to invest $ 89.5 million for a 5% stake in Barnes & Noble’s digital-business unit.
WSJ.com: US Business

Negotiators Avert Strike in Port Talks

December 30, 2012 |

Negotiators averted a potential longshoremen strike that would have halted container cargo at U.S. ports from Boston to Houston, agreeing to a contract extension that came too late for some retailers.
WSJ.com: US Business

Flying Is Safest Since Dawn of Jet Age

December 30, 2012 |

Deadly jetliner crashes are at their lowest since the mid-1960s. But turboprops remain less safe and parts of Africa and Latin America face safety problems.
WSJ.com: US Business

Deal Would Do Little To Shrink Deficit

December 30, 2012 |

The last-minute tax and spending deal being discussed in the Senate would do little to reduce the deficit, and could actually expand it, leaving difficult choices until next year.
WSJ.com: US Business

Spain Buries Itself In Unpaid Bills

December 29, 2012 |

Local governments across Spain have been paying their suppliers’ bills months behind schedule, forcing companies to help shoulder the financial woes of the Spanish government.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Italian Jobless Benefits Change in New Year

December 29, 2012 |

While Italy’s departing emergency government has drawn heat for new legislation seen as weakening employment protection, in the long run it may be remembered for giving the country’s workers a broader welfare net cast along the lines of other advanced economies.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe