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Victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme to Receive Millions More

Bernard L. Madoff, center, after a bail hearing in Manhattan in 2009. Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Victims of Bernard L. Madoff, the architect of one of Wall Street’s largest frauds, will receive another $ 504 million, proceeds from assets that the government seized after Mr. Madoff’s financial firm collapsed ...

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Criticized for Ignoring Violence in Myanmar, Zuckerberg Steps In

Last week, after frustrated activists from Myanmar sent an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, they got something unexpected: a reply. The activists, representing six civil society organizations, harshly criticized Mr. Zuckerberg in the letter, saying he had mischaracterized Facebook’s response to violence-inciting messages in Myanmar ...

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The Shift: Facebook’s Other Critics: Its Viral Stars

Glenn Harvey For the past two years, Ryan Hamilton has been getting Facebook-famous. Mr. Hamilton, 28, manages a network of Facebook pages and makes viral videos for his “Hammy T.V.” channel — mostly lowbrow fare with titles like “Shocking Pit Bull Social Experiment” and “World’s Hottest Pepper on Girlfriend’s Thong” ...

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More Jobs, Faster Growth and Now, the Threat of a Trade War

Jerome H. Powell, the new Federal Reserve chairman, on Friday visited a Chicago incubator for industrial start-ups, highlighting the role of manufacturing in the recovery. Lyndon French for The New York Times The rapidly escalating trade conflict with China has upended the prevailing economic dynamic of falling unemployment and faster ...

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Trump Doubles Down on Potential Trade War With China

President Trump said Thursday that he will consider hitting China with an additional $ 100 billion in tariffs. Tom Brenner/The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump said Thursday the United States would consider slapping an additional $ 100 billion in tariffs on the Chinese, on top of the $ ...

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White House Turf Battle Threatens to Delay Tax Law Rollout

Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, left, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, are debating oversight of the new $ 1.5 trillion tax law. Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON — A power struggle between two of President Trump’s top cabinet members threatens to delay ...

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