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TurboTax maker Intuit nears agreement to buy Credit Karma for $7 billion: WSJ

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Intuit Inc is nearing an agreement to buy financial technology portal Credit Karma Inc for about $7 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported.


HBG Big News This Week: April 15-19, 2019

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Following is a recap of major news at Hachette Book Group for the week of April 15-19, 2019: HBG Community Service Day: we had our second annual Community Service Day on Wednesday, and close to 600 HBG employees volunteered in a wide variety of activities – preparing food in community kitchens, delivering hot meals to homebound seniors, reading with children, repainting rooms in community centers, gardening in green spaces, caring for animals in rescue shelters, assisting with literacy and mental health awareness projects, creating handmade cards for hospitalized children, and much more. Bestseller news:  James Patterson’s The Fall of Crazy House (JIMMY Patterson) debuts at #4 on the New York Times YA Hardcover list. Also, debuting on the NYT lists are William W. Li’s Eat to Beat Disease (GCP) at #10 on the Advice, How-To, & Misc., and Miracle at St. Andrews by James Patterson & Peter de Jonge (LB) at #13 on the Print HC Fiction list. HBG’s distribution clients have a #1 bestseller with Jeff Kinney’s new addition to the Diary of the Wimpy Kid franchise, Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid (Abrams) at the top of the Middle Grade Hardcover list. And David Sax’s The Revenge of the Analog (PublicAffairs) makes a surprise appearance at #1 on the Washington Post bestseller list this week. LA Times Book Prize: Beth Macy’s Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America (LB) has won the 2018  for Science & Technology. Ondaatje Prize shortlist: Adam Weymouth’s Kings of the Yukon (LB) has been named to the Royal Society of Literature’s 2019  shortlist. The £10,000 prize is awarded annually to a book of the highest literary merit – fiction, non-fiction, or poetry – which best evokes the spirit of a place. The winner will be announced May 13. Major launch: Ali Benjamin’s highly anticipated The Next Great Paulie Fink (LBYR) went on sale this week with an interview on NPR’s Here & Now, coverage to come in The Denver Post, New York Times, People, and the Wall Street Journal, and a two-week national tour.

U.S. SEC probes Altria's investment in Juul: WSJ

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U.S. regulators have opened a probe regarding Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc's investment in e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.


T-Mobile, Sprint near agreement on new merger terms: WSJ

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T- Mobile US and Sprint Corp are nearing an agreement on new merger terms and the final deal could be announced as soon as Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter.


Henninger argues socialist Bernie Sanders' 'vulnerabilities' were exposed during Las Vegas debate

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Wall Street Journal columnist Dan Henninger said on Thursday laid out how Sen. Bernie Sanders’ vulnerabilities were exposed during the 2020 Democratic presidential debate last night in Las Vegas.

China warns of further action after revoking WSJ journalists' credentials

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China warned on Thursday that it might take more action against the Wall Street Journal, a day after revoking the press credentials of three of the U.S. newspaper's correspondents over a column that China said was racist.


China says media spreading racial discrimination must pay the price

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Media organizations that spread racial discrimination and maliciously smear China must pay the price, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Thursday, following Beijing's decision to revoke the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal correspondents.


Former Mexico President Pena Nieto investigated in corruption probe - report

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Mexican law enforcement authorities are investigating a former president, Enrique Pena Nieto, as part of an inquiry into corruption, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Pena Nieto has become...

Former Mexico President Pena Nieto investigated in Mexico corruption probe: report

Added: 20.02.2020 0:33 | 11 views | 0 comments

Former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is being investigated as part of a corruption probe by Mexican law enforcement, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

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