Ecuador crisis weakens president, strengthens indigenous
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Ecuador crisis weakens president, strengthens indigenous

Analysts say Ecuador's president appears weakened after nearly two weeks of protests that forced him to reverse an austerity plan that he called necessary for the country's future

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Beverly Sackler, an owner of Purdue Pharma, dies

Beverly Sackler, a philanthropist and one of the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, has died

California regulator criticizes utility over power outages
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California regulator criticizes utility over power outages

California's utility regulator is issuing a series of sanctions against Pacific Gas and Electric for what it calls "failures in execution" during the largest planned power shut-off in state history to avoid wildfires

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say
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Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say

Millions of Californians lost electricity last week in an unprecedented effort by utilities to prevent their equipment from starting another devastating wildfire

3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize
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3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been won by Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for groundbreaking work on how to alleviate poverty.

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in GM strike
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Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in GM strike

As strike hits Day 29, GM and union still apart on products for U.S. factories, wages, and pensions

Despite defections, Facebook officially launches Libra
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Despite defections, Facebook officially launches Libra

Facebook to move forward with its Libra digital currency project, despite several high-profile defections from the undertaking and pressure from U.S. politicians

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Carnival Cruise Lines inks 3-year agreement in Alabama

Carnival Cruise Line and officials in an Alabama city have ceremonially signed an agreement to base a Carnival ship there for three more years

Warren escalates Facebook fight with ad targeting Zuckerberg
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Warren escalates Facebook fight with ad targeting Zuckerberg

Big Tech is now a big punching bag for politicians of all stripes

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California utility regulator orders corrective actions, faster power restoration, against PG&E after massive blackouts

California utility regulator orders corrective actions, faster power restoration, against PG&E after massive blackouts