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  1. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article offers news briefs on Asia. Syria announced it would become a party to the Paris climate agreement, leaving the U.S. as the sole member of the United Nations apart from the agreement. Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri resigned on November 4, 2017. Iran denied accusations made by Saudi Arabia that Iran provided Yemen with a missile to fire against Saudi Arabia.
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  2. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article offers news briefs on Europe. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) modernized its command structure to elevate cyberdefense to the same level as land, air, and sea defense. Italian politician Silvio Berlusconi played a significant role in an electoral victory for a center-right coalition in Sicily. British secretary for international development Priti Patel resigned following the revelation of her meeting with Israeli officials in September 2017 without authorization.
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  3. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    News briefs for the U.S. are presented. U.S. senator John Cornyn announced he would work with U.S. congressional Democrats to close loopholes in background-check legislation concerning gun purchases following a November 5, 2017, mass shooting in Texas. The U.S. Justice Department will require the firm Time Warner to sell the Turner Broadcasting System division prior to approval of Time Warner's sale to AT&T. Members of the U.S. Democratic Party made significant gains in state and local elections on November 7, 2017.
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  4. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses an anticorruption movement established by Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, notably his arrests of several Saudi princes, ministers, and businessmen and seizure of assets of wealthy Arabs in late 2017. It examines the political significance of the movement, declining oil wealth in Saudi Arabia, and fears of war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
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  5. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article evaluates political reforms introduced by French president Emmanuel Macron during his first six months in office, particularly reform of labor rules, and states that Macron plans to confront the French unemployment rate.
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  7. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article states that Indian budget airline SpiceJet Ltd. was negotiating with Japanese construction and aviation firm Setouchi Holdings Inc. to purchase around 100 amphibious Quest Kodiak planes that land on water, open fields, or roads in order to alleviate India's lack of modernized airports and runways. The article states that the planes were being evaluated by Indian aviation regulators.
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  8. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses concern among Chinese government and public health officials regarding the prescription and use of untested and unregulated injections of drug combinations that utilize traditional medication and herbal remedies. According to the article, deaths and adverse reactions to such injections doubled to 133,000 between 2011 and 2016.
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  9. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article describes efforts by high technology firms such as Amazon.com Inc., Google, and Apple Inc. to train their virtual assistant products Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri in India's several languages and subcultures, particularly in what the article refers to as Hinglish.
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  10. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses the use of the mobile app Snapchat, owned by the firm Snap Inc., by paedophiles and child pornographers. According to the article, predators utilize Snapchat's popularity among young people and the service's vanishing messages to exploit children. The article states that Snap Inc. announced an overhaul of its system and security measures for Snapchat on November 7, 2017.
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  11. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses resistance on the part of phone chip manufacturer Qualcomm Inc. to accept a $105 billion takeover bid by phone chip manufacturer Broadcom Ltd. According to the article, Qualcomm executives were planning to advise shareholders that the offer by Broadcom president and chief executive officer Hock Tan is too low. The article also states that Broadcom was planning to move its headquarters from Singapore to the U.S.
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  12. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses the advancements of bicycle-sharing firms from China and Singapore such as OBike, Ofo, and Mobike in urban centers in the U.S. and Europe as of late 2017. According to the article, the companies stand in contrast to programs in New York City and Paris, France. The article also discusses a surplus of bicycles in China.
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  13. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses the November 4, 2017, arrest of Saudi prince and investor Alwaleed bin Talal as part of an anticorruption program initiated by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. It discusses Alwaleed's stakes in firms such as Citigroup, Apple, and Twitter, his reputation within Saudi Arabia, and whether Alwaleed's arrest was part of an attempt by Prince Mohammed to consolidate power or solely an attempt to curb corruption.
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  14. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses a bill written by Republican members of the U.S. Congress that was released on November 2, 2017, which would tax the endowments of U.S. private colleges and universities with endowments of over $250,000 per full-time student.
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  15. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses a trend among several significant value investors keeping large percentages of assets in cash.
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  16. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses the climate for stock offerings known as mini-IPOs as of late 2017 and their relations to the U.S. legislation the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
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  17. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article discusses concern among the organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics scheduled to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in February 2018, particularly regarding a potential lack of Chinese tourists, disinterest among South Koreans, and threats of nuclear war by North Korea.
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  18. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on the nomination of banker Jerome Powell as chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. It mentions speculation on Powell's attitudes toward interest rates, his net worth and its effect on his policy decision making, and the likelihood that he will loosen regulations on investments.
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  19. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on plans for the European Union countries to handle commercial lawsuits after Great Britain leaves the union. It mentions changes in European courts to emulate the best of British proceedings, European procedures that will save time and money, and the effort by British courts to maintain the enforcement of their rulings.
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  20. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on the naming of Venezuela vice president Tareck El Aissami to negotiate the restructuring of the nation's debt through the issuing of new bonds. It mentions the impact of U.S. sanctions on the restructuring, El Aissami's background. and the likelihood that talks will fail because of El Aissami's designation as a drug trafficker.
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  21. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on the retirement of hedge fund manager Robert Mercer from Renaissance Technologies LLC. It mentions the sale of his shares of Breitbart News Network LLC which was seen as a separation from political activist Steve Bannon and the continuation of Mercer's financial support for Republican candidates.
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  22. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on U.S. President Donald Trump's trip to Asia and his plans to renegotiate trade agreements with several countries. It mentions the ongoing issue of North Korea, the lack of progress in finalizing any trade agreements, and the growth of China's participation in international trade agreements.
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  23. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on the resignations of union executives Scott Courtney of the Service Employees International Union and Terry Stapleton of the AFL-CIO on charges of alleged sexual harassment. It mentions that both organizations had failed to respond to years of allegations, that stronger policies were being put into place, and that loyalty to the union could make filing charges difficult.
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  24. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on the lawsuit brought against private prison company GEO Group Inc. on charges of alleged human trafficking. It mentions the certification of the suit as a class action, the charges that GEO Group uses the threat of solitary confinement to force prisoners to work, and the claim by GEO that anti-trafficking laws do not apply to lawful detainees.
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  25. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on the cloud computing service Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) and its competition. It mentions the sales techniques that Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. have used to win over customers, the ability of software engineers to custom build could apps, and the desire of retail clients to use another cloud service if they see Amazon as a competitor.
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  27. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on the Chinese company Alibaba Cloud Computing Ltd. and its use in online shopping. It mentions company preparations for shopping on Singles' Day, the growth in the number of customers including international clients, and the construction of energy-efficient server farms.
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  28. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on the alleged involvement of the Gupta brothers Ajay, Atul, and Rajesh, in political corruption in South Africa. It mentions the problem of state capture (manipulation of the government by private entities), the Guptas' involvement in a number of financial transactions involving the government, and the Guptas' relationship with South African president Jacob Zuma.
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  29. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article reports on various forms of taxation in light of the current tax reform legislation. It mentions the history of taxation in the U.S. including the reliance on tariffs in the 19th century, the imposition of business and income taxes in the 20th century, the effect on budget deficits after tax cuts, and the reluctance to impose a value-added tax (VAT) like many other countries.
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  30. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article presents travel equipment suitable as gifts, including ODS-1 Classic headphones from Aedle, Erno Laszlo skin treatment, and the Delvaux Le Mutin carry-on bag from Barneys.
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  31. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article presents accessories and grooming supplies suitable as gifts, including the G-Timeless watch by Gucci, a handbag by Net-A-Porter Ltd., and perfume from Apoteker Tepe.
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  32. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article presents home and office goods suitable as gifts, including speakers by Urbanears, a pen collection by Tom Dixon, and a domino set by Comingsoonnewyork.com.
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  33. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article presents sporting goods suitable as gifts, including running shoes from Nike Inc., the Hero6 Black digital camera from GoPro Inc., and binoculars by Swarovski Optik AG.
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  34. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/13/2017
    The article presents gift suggestions related to food and drink, including knives by Gregg Salter, whiskey from Last Drop and Glenmorangie, and the Wim frozen yogurt maker.
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  36. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/06/2017
    The author discusses the role of the Chinese Communist Party in Chinese politics. He compares it to political parties and politics in the U.S. and Europe, presents his opinion on how Chinese government functions better, and examines the role of capital and how it affects politics.
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  37. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/06/2017
    The article reports on forecasts for international economic development in 2018. It discusses economic conditions in the U.S. and Europe, the effect of growth on securities markets, and the need to maintain an equilibrium to continue supporting growth.
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  39. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/06/2017
    The article reports on the steps being taking by the central banks to end the economic stimulus. It mentions the European Central Bank, the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan, and the People's Bank of China and discusses how changes in the management of each institution may impact their policies.
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  40. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/06/2017
    The article reports on the upcoming presidential elections in Brazil and Mexico. It mentions the leading candidates, Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico and Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, the issues on their campaign platforms, and the other leading candidates in each race.
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  41. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/06/2017
    The article reports on the economic reforms that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia has begun to institute. It mentions the prince's desire to reduce the dependence on the oil industry, the austerity measures that he has introduced, and the political opposition that he faces.
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  42. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/06/2017
    The article reports on the new prime minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern and her plans for economic reform.
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  44. Bloomberg Businessweek; 11/06/2017
    An interview with the co-chief executive officer of TGP Capital LP Jim Coulter is presented. He discusses international investment opportunities in the future, growing economic development in Asia and Africa, and the growing trend of businesses that choose to remain with private funding.
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