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Tax Experts Check Out Arguments From Apple Over Ruling

SAN FRANCISCO — Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, issued a defiant letter to his European customers on Tuesday after the region’s antitrust enforcer ordered Ireland to collect 13 billion euros, or about $ 14.5 billion, in back taxes from the company. By turns outraged and scolding, Mr. Cook pushed ...

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Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming to Win Over All You Haters

The meat industry is famously horrible. Conscious animals contribute to climate change and pollute water—increasingly with antibiotic-resistant bugs—and industrial slaughter could qualify as torture. Plus, there’s the fecal soup. But meat remains delicious. Yeah, meat substitutes exist, but what guilt-ridden omnivores really want is exactly what they enjoy now, without all ...

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Vietnam gov't plans to borrow over $20 billion this year

The Vietnamese government will borrow VND452 trillion (US$ 20.08 billion) this year to make up for its budget deficit and refinance its existing debts, according a plan recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. In comparison, that was an increase of 50.6 percent from the government’s borrowings in 2013.  ...

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Discord Grows Among the Parties Over Greek Debt Talks

WASHINGTON — Executives of the International Monetary Fund mutter darkly about Greeks tapping their phones in Athens. Greek government officials accuse the fund of torpedoing their economy via tough austerity measures. And both the Greeks and the fund moan about the refusal of Germany to consider any form of debt ...

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Global Soccer: Wolfsburg’s Hard Work Earns Upset Over Real Madrid

Global Soccer By ROB HUGHES April 7, 2016 LONDON — Zinedine Zidane is becoming a proper coach now. Last Saturday, his Real Madrid team won a hard-fought victory over Barcelona in the Camp Nou stadium; five days later, Real was beaten close to humiliation at Wolfsburg in the Champions League. “That’s football,” ...

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Israel Changes Tack After Standoff With Brazil Over Dani Dayan

JERUSALEM — After a monthslong diplomatic standoff with Brazil over plans to install a former settler leader as its ambassador there, Israel pulled back on Monday — reassigning him to a post in the United States after the government in Brasília refused to approve his appointment. The office of Israel’s ...

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Conflict arises in Vietnam industrial park over fee collections

Tensions are running high inside an industrial park in southern Vietnam as dozens of companies operating there have protested a fee that they say is unreasonably high, leading to threats and retaliation from the property’s manager.  In a complaint sent to Long An Province authorities, food producer Tango Candy Ltd. said ...

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