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A former campaign staffer for President Donald Trump said in a lawsuit that he “forcibly kissed” her before a campaign rally she helped organize. More than a dozen women have made similar claims in recent years. “This accusation is absurd on its face,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.
Here are today's top stories
General Electric soared 15 percent after agreeing to sell its bio-pharma business to Danaher Corp. for $21.4 billion.
More than three-quarters of economists expect the U.S. to enter a recession by the end of 2021, according to a new survey.
Facebook has about 15,000 content reviewers, almost all of whom work not for the tech giant itself, but for staffing firms. The arrangement has angered the company's own employees.
Ambrosia gave young blood to old people in a bid to slow aging. Then the FDA brought the hammer down.
Avoiding the ruinous effects of climate change will require removing massive amounts of carbon from the atmosphere. Here are five ways to do it.
What's Joe Weisenthal thinking about? The Bloomberg news director is excited about JPM Coin, the JPMorgan-backed "crypto-currency" which could usher in a future of "un-fungible money." What does that mean? Basically, money could have rules attached to it.
What you'll need to know tomorrow
- Millennials are facing $1 trillion in debt.
- The NFL said it will take "appropriate action" against Robert Kraft.
- Green New Deal could cost $93 trillion, says GOP-aligned group.
- Jeremy Corbyn agrees to back a second Brexit referendum.
- Buffett's sticking with Kraft Heinz, but won't be buying more.
- These are the world's healthiest nations.
- The mysterious finances of the Brexit campaigns biggest backer.
What you'll want to read in Businessweek
For decades drug manufacturers in the U.S. have been able to set prices virtually at will. They introduce new pharmaceuticals with five- or even six-figure price tags, while they raise the prices of existing drugs as much as 10 percent a year. Unlike their counterparts in the airline or auto industries, most leaders of these companies have never appeared before Congress. Until now.
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