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    Neil Eggleston, Ex-White House Counsel to Obama, Returns to Kirkland & Ellis

    Neil Eggleston, Ex-White House Counsel to Obama, Returns to Kirkland & Ellis


    Neil Eggleston, second from left, with fellow White House counsel Maggie Whitney, Josh Friedman and Jen Yeh as President Barack Obama signed letters granting commutation of sentence in...

    Mr. Eggleston, who advised President Barack Obama on legal and constitutional issues involving foreign policy, ethics and judicial appointments, is rejoining the law firm as a partner in Washington.
    PPG Makes 3rd Offer for Its Paint Rival Akzo Nobel

    PPG Makes 3rd Offer for Its Paint Rival Akzo Nobel


    PPG’s chief executive, Michael H. McGarry, left, and the company’s chief financial officer, Vincent J. Morales, last month in Amsterdam, where Akzo Nobel is...

    The American company again improved its terms as it made “one last invitation” to the Dutch maker of Dulux products to engage in merger talks.
    No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car

    No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car


    The Kitty Hawk Flyer is one of several prototypes being designed by Kitty Hawk, a start-up based in Mountain View,...

    This isn’t science fiction. A number of start-ups as well as big aerospace firms are trying to build personal aircraft you could fly around town.
    Malaysia to Pay $1.2 Billion to Abu Dhabi Fund Over 1MDB Scandal

    Malaysia to Pay $1.2 Billion to Abu Dhabi Fund Over 1MDB Scandal


    Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia has been plagued by an international inquiry into the Malaysian fund known as...

    Malaysia will also assume payments on two 2012 bonds. The case has been a focus of investigators in the United States and other countries.
    Relief for Euro After French Election Posed Existential Question

    Relief for Euro After French Election Posed Existential Question


    Marine Le Pen, one of two remaining candidates for the French presidency, in Henin-Beaumont, France, on Sunday. She has long disdained the euro as a malevolent threat to...

    With the prospect that Marine Le Pen could claim the presidency sowing concerns about the currency, the results of the election’s first round provided some respite.
    Alisyn Camerota Accuses Roger Ailes of Harassment at Fox News

    Alisyn Camerota Accuses Roger Ailes of Harassment at Fox News


    Alisyn Camerota last year. On Sunday, during an interview on the CNN show “Reliable Sources,” she said that while they were at Fox News, Roger E. Ailes once invited her to a hotel...

    Ms. Camerota, a former anchor, said Mr. Ailes, the former network chief, had made “grossly inappropriate” statements to her and once invited her to a hotel room.

    The Week Ahead: Wells Fargo Seeks to Soothe, and a Weak G.D.P. Is Expected


    The bank will try to reassure shareholders that it changed its ways, and the Commerce Department will release its estimate for first-quarter...

    The bank will try to reassure shareholders that it changed its ways, and the Commerce Department will release its estimate for first-quarter growth.
    Mediator: Floyd Abrams Sees Trump’s Anti-Media Tweets as Double-Edged Swords

    Mediator: Floyd Abrams Sees Trump’s Anti-Media Tweets as Double-Edged Swords


    Floyd Abrams at his Manhattan office. In his new book, “The Soul of the First Amendment,” he argues that the United States’ protections for free speech are the best in the world, at least for...

    Mr. Abrams, a titan of free speech jurisprudence, says the Twitter trail could be a gift to lawyers defending journalists during leak investigations.
    Trump Saved Carrier Jobs. These Workers Weren’t as Lucky.

    Trump Saved Carrier Jobs. These Workers Weren’t as Lucky.


    Jim Sholle at a union meeting in March. He lost his job after 21 years at a factory in Huntington, Ind., that supplies parts to Carrier, the furnace and air-conditioner maker. “I feel used up,” he...

    At an Indiana factory operated by the same corporate parent, more than 700 blue-collar workers are being laid off as their jobs are moved to Mexico.
    With Bill O’Reilly Out, Fox Rivals See a Chance to Move In

    With Bill O’Reilly Out, Fox Rivals See a Chance to Move In


    Rachel Maddow on the set of her MSNBC show in New York City in March. In recent weeks the show started beating Tucker Carlson’s on Fox News among the coveted 25- to 54-year-old...

    For the first time in nearly two decades, Bill O’Reilly will not be kicking off Fox News’s prime-time lineup. The other cable networks have noticed.
    How Google Cashes In on the Space Right Under the Search Bar

    How Google Cashes In on the Space Right Under the Search Bar


    The internet real estate, used for an expanding array of ad formats, is a prime driver of huge quarterly profits for the parent company,...

    The internet real estate, used for an expanding array of ad formats, is a prime driver of huge quarterly profits for the parent company, Alphabet.
    AT&T’s Words on Time Warner Deal Say ‘Underdog.’ Its Actions Speak Otherwise.

    AT&T’s Words on Time Warner Deal Say ‘Underdog.’ Its Actions Speak Otherwise.


    Anthony Davis, a member of Nashville’s city-county Metro Council, introduced legislation to speed Google Fiber’s expansion in the market. AT&T sued to stop...

    AT&T has told federal regulators it needs the merger to compete with cable companies. But it has acted like a powerhouse in dealings with cities and states.
    Uber’s C.E.O. Plays With Fire

    Uber’s C.E.O. Plays With Fire


    Travis Kalanick’s drive to win in life has led to a pattern of risk-taking that has at times put his ride-hailing company on the brink of...

    Travis Kalanick’s drive to win in life has led to a pattern of risk-taking that has at times put his ride-hailing company on the brink of implosion.
    Trump's Industry, Real Estate, Poses Hurdle to Tax Overhaul

    Trump's Industry, Real Estate, Poses Hurdle to Tax Overhaul


    Donald J. Trump atop Trump Tower ahead of the building’s “topping-off” ceremony on July 2, 1982. Mr. Trump brings his career perspective in real estate to the tax overhaul question, as well as a substantial financial interest in the...

    The president, who says a sweeping plan is coming, has embraced positions that would benefit developers — a powerful lobby — and complicate changes.
    How Airline Workers Learn to Deal With You

    How Airline Workers Learn to Deal With You


    A class in “verbal judo” offers a window on how flight crews are taught to defuse situations with naughty, uncooperative or tipsy...

    A class in “verbal judo” offers a window on how flight crews are taught to defuse situations with naughty, uncooperative or tipsy passengers.
    How Not to Be a Problem Passenger When You Fly

    How Not to Be a Problem Passenger When You Fly


    There are ways to behave while flying that will earn you Brownie points, if not bonus...

    There are ways to behave while flying that will earn you Brownie points, if not bonus points.
    Fair Game: Elizabeth Warren on Big Banks and Their (Cozy Bedmate) Regulators

    Fair Game: Elizabeth Warren on Big Banks and Their (Cozy Bedmate) Regulators


    Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, has written a new book full of behind-the-scenes anecdotes showing why our system works so well for the rich and...

    In a new book, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts takes Wells Fargo to task, along with the system that let it get away with account fraud.
    Economic View: How Best to Tax Business

    Economic View: How Best to Tax Business


    Congressional proposals for changing the corporate tax go far beyond a simple discussion of tax rates. Fundamental shifts could affect business...

    Congressional proposals for changing the corporate tax go far beyond a simple discussion of tax rates. Fundamental shifts could affect business behavior.
    Affordable Care Act: A Tale of Two Red States

    Affordable Care Act: A Tale of Two Red States


    Cameron Jarrett with his son, Henry, in Bartlesville, Okla. Mr. Jarrett is disappointed with his options under the Affordable Care Act but said, “If we’re going to do this, let’s give it every opportunity to work, even if it’s not a policy I...

    In Oklahoma, which has raged against the law, insurance premiums are among the nation’s highest. New Mexico, which oversees its marketplace, has some of the lowest.