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  • Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

    BEIJING (AP) — Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure. Alibaba's online and mobile commerce businesses will be controlled by a "variable interest entity," an...

  • A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel

    A look at key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel: September 2007: Revel Entertainment and partner Morgan Stanley file plans for a new casino and 3,800 hotel rooms. It would be the first new casino in Atlantic City since the Borgata opened in 2003. July 31, 2008: A...

  • Japan rolls out campaign to stockpile toilet paper

    TOKYO (AP) — A message Japan began delivering Monday is a bit unusual, but true enough: Don't wait until it's too late to think about toilet paper. The government and paper companies kicked off a "Let's stockpile toilet paper!" campaign to mark Disaster Prevention Day, warning of a possible...

  • Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe lower

    BEIJING (AP) — European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August. KEEPING SCORE: In morning trading, France's CAC-40 was down 0.3 percent at 4,369.03 and...

  • Heineken sells Mexican packaging business to Crown

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch brewer Heineken NV says it has sold its packaging business in Mexico to Crown Holdings Inc. of the U.S. for $1.23 billion (940 million euros) to reduce debt. Heineken acquired the business in 2010 as part of a $7.9 billion deal to buy the Mexican company Femsa, which...

  • Illinois to spend another $102M on high-speed rail

    CHICAGO (AP) — The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed rail upgrades between Chicago and St. Louis. Gov. Pat Quinn announced the funding on Sunday. The bridge will be built near Wilmington. The...

  • $100M lawsuit over Bahamas chopper crash dismissed

    MIAMI (AP) — A $100 million lawsuit against a Florida billionaire over a fatal 2012 helicopter crash in the Bahamas has been dismissed. The wrongful death lawsuit filed against real estate mogul Jeffrey Soffer by the widow of attorney Lance Valdez was dismissed last week by a Miami-Dade County...

  • Scott to begin two-week bus tour on tax proposals

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is beginning a two-week, 28-city campaign bus tour to promote proposed tax cuts as part of his re-election campaign. The tour begins Monday. Scott announced the tax cut proposals last week. It includes the eventual elimination of the corporate...

  • Six signs Hillary Clinton is running

    Hillary Clinton hasn't announced a run officially, but her actions have pretty much confirmed what most people already thought.

  • Conservatives push right-to-work laws in cities and counties

    Heritage Foundation legal scholar Andrew Kloster said the issue is simply not mentioned in the 1947 Taft-Hartley law that allowed states to pass right-to-work laws.

  • How Democrats came to like Charlie Crist

    Democrats haven't won the governor's mansion in twenty years, but the DNC believes that Charlie Crist can change that.

  • It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

    TOKYO (AP) — Hello Kitty, whom many learned last week is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters, but she's hardly the only one. There are thousands, and they are ubiquitous: Long-time favorite Doraemon (who really is a cat) has a daily quiz in a national newspaper....

  • S. Korea says N. Korea fires projectile into sea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired another short-range projectile into the sea Monday, a Seoul official said, in the country's latest weapons test made three days after it cancelled a plan to send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in the South. The projectile flew about 220...

  • China manufacturing growth slowed in August

    BEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing growth decelerated in August due to weaker global demand and a slowdown in domestic investment, two surveys showed Monday. HSBC Corp.'s purchasing managers index fell to 50.2 from July's 18-month high of 51.7 on a 100-point scale on which numbers above 50...

  • Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

    HAVANA (AP) — Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently shoddy, scarce and expensive....



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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