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Nepal Quake Economic Toll Expected to Be Massive

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The economic impact of Nepal’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake is expected to be immense.

Pratt & Whitney Rebuts F-35 Engine Criticism

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Pratt & Whitney fired back at criticism from two government watchdogs about its flagship military jet engine, insisting reliability issues were under control.

Fitch Downgrades Japan

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Fitch downgraded Japan’s credit rating, highlighting the challenges that Abe’s administration faces in trying to stoke growth while dealing with the nation’s towering public debt.

Time Warner Cable Reached Out to Cox to Discuss Deal

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Time Warner Cable reached out to Cox Communications in recent days to discuss the possibility of a combination of the two cable companies, but Cox didn't show interest.

Nomad Hungry for More Food Deals

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Nomad’s founders Martin E. Franklin and Noam Gottesman, backed by the surging strength of the U.S. dollar, want to climb to the top of the food chain. Nomad last week agreed to buy Iglo Foods for €2.6 billion ($2.81 billion)

Yahoo, Couric Tweak Recipe

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Yahoo is harnessing social media to give Katie Couric’s interviews mileage.

China's Growth Is Mystery; Economists Weigh Clues

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The official first-quarter GDP growth of 7% is overstated, experts agree, but pinning down the real number is a head-scratcher.

U.S., Japan Take On Hurdles to Pacific Trade Deal

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The U.S. and Japan, nearing an accord designed to transform ties between the economic rivals and open the way for a trade pact among 12 Pacific nations, still face differences.

In Praise of the Teen Summer Job

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Summer work taught teens about life, labor and their place in the universe. That lesson seems lost today, writes Dave Shiflett.

Eurozone Gets Growth in Gear

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WSJ’s Greg Ip shines a light on the growth strides being seen in the eurozone, but notes that a familiar wildcard, Greece, lurks in the shadows.

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