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Nigeria Lifts Twitter Ban

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 09:24
The social media site had been blocked after it deleted a post from President Muhammadu Buhari about secessionist groups that was widely seen as threatening.

New Sanctions for Russian Gas Pipeline Fall Short in Senate

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 08:38
The measure pitted Ukraine’s president, who was pushing for the penalties, against the Biden administration, which successfully lobbied Democrats to oppose them.

Biden Will Nominate Three New Fed Officials

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 08:04
The nominees would bring more diverse leadership to the Fed, which has struggled to expand its ranks.

Businesses are whipsawed again as the Supreme Court blocks OSHA’s vaccine mandate.

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 05:19
Companies must now decide whether to proceed with planned mandates without cover from the federal government.

Mike Cochran, Veteran Texas Reporter, Is Dead at 85

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 03:58
His many adventures in journalism included being a pallbearer at Lee Harvey Oswald’s funeral while reporting on it for The Associated Press.

Majid Al Futtaim, Who Helped Build Modern Dubai, Dies at 87

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 03:45
His real estate empire, including malls, grocery stores and luxury hotels, transformed the Persian Gulf city into a global tourism hub.

Microsoft opens a review of its sexual harassment policies.

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 03:20
Shareholders called for action after evidence emerged that Bill Gates had sought romantic relationships with employees.

Lael Brainard predicts that the Fed will engineer a soft economic landing.

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 03:00
Ms. Brainard, nominated to be the Federal Reserve’s vice chair, expects workers will come back as the economy chugs along, she told a Senate committee.

Navient Reaches $1.85 Billion Deal Over Predatory Lending Claims

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 02:58
The student loan servicer agreed to cancel $1.7 billion in private student loan debts for nearly 66,000 borrowers and to pay $95 million in restitution.

Stocks drop as turbulence continues on Wall Street.

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 02:41
The S&P 500 fell 1.4 percent, while the Nasdaq composite slid 2.5 percent, losses that wiped out gains made by both benchmarks over the past two days.

Microsoft opens a review of its sexual harassment policies.

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 02:36
Shareholders called for action after evidence emerged that Bill Gates had sought romantic relationships with employees.

Senate Panel OKs Califf Nomination for F.D.A. Chief

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 01:38
A split committee vote revealed concerns about the opioid epidemic and abortion policies, foreshadowing a likely close vote on confirmation by the full Senate.

The First Big IPO of 2022 is TPG

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 01:25
The private equity firm’s trading debut is seen as a gauge for the health of the market.

Spike in Inflation Reignites Debate on Price Controls

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 01:16
A discussion over whether price controls would work to stem inflation is sweeping progressives. So far, it has little political acceptance.

Supreme Court Blocks Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 01:13
But the justices allowed a vaccination requirement for health care workers at facilities that receive federal money.

Jack Dorsey Creates Legal Fund for Bitcoin Developers

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 01:06
The fund will provide free legal advice and rely primarily on part-time and volunteer lawyers.

Delta, Struggling With Omicron and Storms, Posts Quarterly Loss

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 01:02
The airline said it lost $408 million in the final three months of 2021, but added that performance was expected to recover with a strong spring and summer travel season.

TPG, a Private Equity Firm, Goes Public

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 19:09
The firm, which was valued at $9 billion in its I.P.O., must convince investors that it can compete with its publicly traded rivals.

Smart Headlights Are Finally on Their Way

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 16:30
The infrastructure law passed last year set a 2023 deadline for so-called adaptive driving beam headlights to be approved for American roads.

‘Davos Man,' Marc Benioff and the Covid Pandemic

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 15:30
They stepped up in the pandemic “to save the world,” says Marc Benioff of Salesforce. Even as their tax practices and perches kept them above its troubles.