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Hasbro to Cut Workforce in New Round of Layoffs

October 20, 2018 |

The toy company is planning layoffs that will trim less than 10% of its workforce, a move the maker of Monopoly, Nerf guns and Disney Princess dolls says is a response to changes in how consumers buy and play with toys. US Business

More Than a Dozen Killed in Crimea College Attack

October 20, 2018 |

At least 17 people were killed and 45 injured in an attack at a college in Crimea that was allegedly carried out by a student, Russian authorities said. What’s News Europe

Frustrated Investors Want Frackers to Consolidate

October 19, 2018 |

A private-equity firm is urging oil producer Resolute Energy to merge with a rival, the latest salvo in a growing campaign by some investors to force shale drillers to consolidate. US Business

P&G Posts Strongest Sales Growth in Five Years

October 19, 2018 |

Procter & Gamble reported stronger sales in the latest quarter, driven by gains in the beauty segment, as the consumer-products giant seeks to snap a stretch of lackluster growth. US Business

Facebook Turns to U.K. Politician to Help Repair Image

October 19, 2018 |

Facebook has hired Britain’s former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive, giving a Silicon Valley outsider the task of mending the social network’s image. US Business

Amazon Revisits Some Cities as HQ2 Decision Looms

October 19, 2018 |

Amazon executives have made a fresh round of visits to several of the 20 finalists for its $ 5 billion second-headquarters project, fueling added anticipation as it nears a decision in a process that has stretched over more than a year. US Business

Tech Startups Stoke Market for IPOs

October 19, 2018 |

After years on the stock market’s sidelines, a number of highly valued Silicon Valley companies are gearing up to go public as soon as next year. Among the IPO candidates are ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft, and data-mining specialist Palantir Technologies. US Business

U.S. Startup Accuses Huawei of Trying to Steal Its Technology

October 19, 2018 |

An escalating battle between the U.S. and China for tech supremacy is playing out in federal court between Huawei and a Silicon Valley startup backed by Microsoft. What’s News Asia

Brexit Provides Early Proof ofDeglobalization’sCosts

October 18, 2018 |

Never in the last 70 years has a major economy left a free-trade area. Brexit and its effects on the U.K. are providing the first real-world evidence of the costs that come from undoing the intricate bonds of globalization. What’s News Europe

Secretive Data Company Palantir Weighs Giant Public Offering

October 18, 2018 |

Data-mining giant Palantir Technologies is weighing an initial public offering likely to be among the largest in recent years. US Business