After an Auditor Flunked Brazil Dam, Vale Found Another Who Passed It

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    Vale, the owner of a mine-waste dam that collapsed this year, killing more than 180 people, dismissed an auditor that refused to certify the dam as safe in September, according to an initial probe by police and prosecutors.

    Venezuela Opposition Leader Returns Home, Testing Maduro

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    Opposition leader Juan Guaidó staged a dramatic return to Venezuela despite government threats to arrest him, energizing the country’s opposition and raising the stakes in the political showdown with President Nicolás Maduro’s government.

    North Korea Still Using Uranium-Enrichment Facility, U.N. Agency Says

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    North Korea is still using a uranium-enrichment facility at the heart of last week’s summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the United Nations atomic agency said.

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Missile Treaty With U.S.

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    President Vladimir Putin formally ordered a suspension of Russia’s obligations under a Cold War-era nuclear treaty with the U.S., heightening the threat of a new arms race.

    China Accuses Detained Canadians of Espionage

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    China accused two detained Canadians of working together to steal Chinese state secrets, moving ahead with a politically charged investigation seen as retribution for Canada’s arrest of a senior Huawei executive.

    China, U.S. had 'constructive' phone call on trade - Xinhua

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    China and United States had "constructive talks" on trade in a high-level phone call on Saturday, state media Xinhua said.

    Nissan recalls nearly 400,00 vehicles over braking system defect

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    Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd has said it is recalling 394,025 cars in the United States over a braking system defect, causing concerns that a brake fluid leak could potentially lead to a fire.

    South African Airways, unions meet for talks amid damaging strike

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    South African Airways (SAA) and unions on Saturday met for talks the troubled state-run carrier hopes can bring an end to a crippling strike that it says could push it to collapse.

    Boeing says timing of 737 MAX return in hands of regulators

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    Boeing moved on Saturday to ease tensions with regulators over the return to service of its 737 MAX, saying it was up to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and its global counterparts to approve changes to the jet in the wake of two accidents.

    Lebanon bank staff union to discuss ending strike after receiving security plan - union

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    Lebanon's bank staff union will meet on Sunday or Monday to decide whether to call off a strike, after receiving a plan to secure banks with a stepped up police presence, the president of the Federation of Syndicates of Bank Employees said on Saturday.

    Surgery for Blocked Arteries Is Often Unwarranted, Researchers Find

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    Drug therapy alone may save lives as effectively as bypass or stenting procedures, a large federal study showed.

    In Prime Time, Two Versions of Impeachment for a Divided Nation

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    At a historic moment, viewers turn to MSNBC and Fox News, reflecting a sharp political divide.

    Protests Incited by Gas Price Hike Grip Iran

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    The unrest put renewed pressure on the government as it struggles to overcome U.S. sanctions.

    Two Female Writers Quit Patricia Heaton’s CBS Show After Making Complaints

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    “None of this had to happen”: The network’s new sexual harassment policy did not prevent them from leaving after accusations against the star’s husband, a producer.

    Ford Contract Ratified by U.A.W. Members

    Summary
    The terms of the four-year agreement are comparable to those the union reached with General Motors, but without a strike.

    Amgen Says New Analysis Shows Benefit Of Repatha In High-Risk Patients

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    (RTTNews) - Amgen announced a new analysis from the Repatha or evolocumab cardiovascular outcomes (FOURIER) study that evaluates the effectiveness of Repatha in patients who have suffered a recent myocardial infarction or MI. The analysis showed that patients who experienced a recent MI (less than one year) were at higher risk of subsequent...

    Here's everything we know about Mina Chang, who rapidly rose from a self-described singer to a State Department official with a dubious résumé

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    <div class="slide-content"><div class="slide-module"><img src="" data-src="https://amp.businessinsider.com/images/5dcaf14d3afd374d7c0921f4-960-480.png" data-srcset="https://amp.businessinsider.com/images/5dcaf14d3afd374d7c0921f4-960-480.png" width="960" height="480" type="image/jpeg" class="img-responsive imported-news-entry-img lazy" /><span...

    CORRECTION: BridgeBio and Eidos Present Data from Phase 2 Open Label Extension Suggesting Long-term Tolerability of AG10 and Stabilization of Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy Disease Measures

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    <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /><em>AG10 was Well Tolerated with Median 65 Weeks Follow-up since Phase 2 Initiation</em><br /><em>Rates of All-Cause Mortality (Including Either Death or Cardiac Transplantation, 8.5%) and Cardiovascular Hospitalization (25.5%) Observed in...

    Pure Parima Adds New Bedding Products in Time for Holidays

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    <p xmlns="https://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span class="xn-location">COLUMBUS, N.J., <span class="xn-chron">Nov. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- One of the only bedding brands to exclusively supply products made with 100% Egyptian cotton, Pure Parima prides itself on helping people sleep better. With that in mind, the brand is thrilled to announce...

    BridgeBio and Eidos Present Data from Phase 2 Open Label Extension Suggesting Long-term Tolerability of AG10 and Stabilization of Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy Disease Measures

    Summary
    <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /><em>AG10 was Well Tolerated with Median 65 Weeks Follow-up since Phase 2 Initiation</em><br /><em>Rates of All-Cause Mortality (Including Either Death or Cardiac Transplantation, 8.5%) and Cardiovascular Hospitalization (25.5%) Observed in...

    An executive MBA strikes the right note

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    Singer Lauren Henderson’s course has helped her navigate the music industry and develop other artists business acumen

    A daily routine can boost your grades at business school

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    A good night’s sleep, regular exercise and setting boundaries all contribute to improved results

    Companies beware the cult of community

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    The trend for promoting ‘belonging’ risks doing a disservice to the truly public-spirited

    For successful negotiation look beyond your own industry

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    Many tools and principles are ‘industry-agnostic’, executives just need to be able to deploy them

    How to fund an executive MBA

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    High fees and a lack of employer sponsorship means students are having to tap new sources of finance

    Anheuser-Busch invests $100 million in hard seltzer, the new drink craze

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    AB InBev is introducing "beyond beer" products, in particular hard seltzers, a burgeoning category that the beer giant will pour $100 million into next year as traditional beer sales flatten.

    4 ways to avoid the overspending trap this holiday

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    Last year's holiday tab took months to pay off. Here are some steps you can take this season to ensure you don't end up even deeper in the red.

    Down the street from Starbucks, Atomo is trying to reverse-engineer the coffee bean

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    Atomo's coffee is made with "upcycled agricultural products" that include sunflower seed husks and watermelon seeds — all waste stream products that are typically discarded by farmers.

    Airbus is eyeing the secondhand market as it continues to promote the A380

    Summary
    Airbus will stop building its A380 superjumbo in 2021 but it sees benefits to a secondhand market.

    United Auto Workers union approves new labor deal with Ford

    Summary
    The deal requires Ford to invest more than $6 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations and create or retain 8,500 U.S. jobs, while also allowing the automaker to close an engine plant in Michigan.

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