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Actor Lin-Manuel Miranda Encourages Shopping Small Businesses

NEW YORK — With the holiday shopping season upon us, actor and “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is encouraging people across the country to take part in Small Business Saturday, an effort to shop at local, independent stores on the Saturday after Thanksgi...
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Heating Up: Investors’ Green Targets Go Beyond Big Oil

NEW YORK — It's not just big oil and power companies that investors are pushing to do better on the environment. Five years ago, only 33% of all proposals related to climate change were aimed at companies outside the energy and utility industries. So far th...
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House Democrats Ask IRS to Provide Trump’s Tax Returns

WASHINGTON — A House committee chairman formally asked the IRS to provide six years of President Donald Trump's personal tax returns and the returns for some of his businesses as Democrats try to shed light on his complex financial dealings and potential confl...
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Fears Grow: 1/3 of UK Firms Consider Move Abroad Over Brexit

LONDON — Nearly a third of U.K. firms may shift their operations abroad because of Britain's looming departure from the European Union, a survey of 1,200 company directors suggested Friday, as the political stalemate over a Brexit deal heightened jitters among...