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DealBook Briefing: How Corporate America Feels About Taxes and Trump

Advertisement Good Monday morning. Here’s what we’re watching: • Campbell and Hershey are looking to diversify through M.&A. • A survey of top C.E.O.s finds that business leaders take serious issue with the Republican tax overhaul, even if a majority ...

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Trump National Security Strategy Sees U.S. Confronting China and Russia

Advertisement WASHINGTON — President Trump’s first national security strategy envisions a world in which the United States confronts two “revisionist” powers — China and Russia — that are seeking to change the global status quo, often to the detriment of ...

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European Regulators Open Investigation into Ikea’s Taxes

Advertisement European regulators on Monday opened an investigation into the tax structure of the furniture retailer Ikea, the latest inquiry in a crackdown on potential tax evasion by multinational corporations. The European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, said it ...

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E.P.A. Employees Spoke Out. Then Came Scrutiny of Their Email.

Advertisement WASHINGTON — One Environmental Protection Agency employee spoke up at a private lunch held near the agency headquarters, saying she feared the nation might be headed toward an “environmental catastrophe.” Another staff member, from Seattle, sent a letter to ...

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Image of Cooperation Between White House and Mueller Starts to Fracture

Advertisement WASHINGTON — For much of the seven months since Robert S. Mueller III was appointed special counsel, President Trump’s lawyers have stressed their cooperation with him, believing that the more they work with his investigation, the sooner the president ...

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John McCain, Fighting Brain Cancer, Likely to Miss Vote on Tax Overhaul

Advertisement WASHINGTON — Senator John McCain of Arizona, who is battling brain cancer, appears likely to miss the Senate’s vote this week to approve a sweeping tax overhaul, though President Trump said on Sunday that the senator would return if ...

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For Russian ‘Trolls,’ Instagram’s Pictures Can Spread Wider Than Words

Advertisement SAN FRANCISCO — The enduring popularity of a provocative post on Instagram, created by a company with connections to the Kremlin, demonstrates why fighting propaganda on social media will be an uphill battle. The photograph in the post, of ...

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Advertising: Netflix and Spotify Ask: Can Data Mining Make for Cute Ads?

Advertising By SAPNA MAHESHWARI Last week, Netflix decided to have some holiday fun courtesy of its user data. So the streaming service took to Twitter to pose the question, “To the 53 people who’ve watched A Christmas Prince every day ...

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The Shift: Communing Inside the Hallowed Home of the Instant Pot

By KEVIN ROOSE KANATA, Ontario — Truth be told, the headquarters of Instant Pot don’t look much like a church. But inside this sterile, gray office building on the outskirts of Ottawa, behind a door marked only by a small ...

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