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#Wall Street Journal

# wall-street-journal - Thursday 30 May, 2019

White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit

Trump denied any knowledge of a directive to cover up the ship’s name, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

# wall-street-journal - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Recording emerges of Donald Trump discussing whether to 'pay in cash' for Playboy model's story

The recording by Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen was made months before the US president’s election.

# wall-street-journal - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Arianna Huffington is leaving the Huffington Post

Huffington is stepping down to focus on a new health start-up.

# wall-street-journal - Thursday 28 July, 2016

US papers taking all kinds of flak for headlining Hillary's nomination with a picture of Bill

One newspaper has gone so far as to admit it got things wrong in prioritising Bill over the first woman to ever receive a presidential nomination from a major US party.

# wall-street-journal - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Ikea will be making it possible to move the walls in your house

Tests have been taking place in Sweden for the past two years.

# wall-street-journal - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Poll: How do you feel about postcodes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about postcodes?

They’re a-coming.

# wall-street-journal - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland Postcodes

8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland

Change is good. Or is it?

# wall-street-journal - Friday 2 May, 2014

New York City subway train derails in Queens

Seven people have been injured but nobody was taken to hospital.

# wall-street-journal - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Missing Malaysian plane may have flown for 4 hours after losing contact - report

The Wall Street Journal says investigators suspect the missing plane could have been diverted to an unknown location.

# wall-street-journal - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Body of Irish student Davin Harrison recovered from US river

The 20-year-old had been rafting with a group of people when he got into trouble on Saturday afternoon.

# wall-street-journal - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Best place for US business folk to retire? Ireland.

Wall Street Journal sister site MarketWatch recommends Ireland as its top spot for a happy retirement.

# wall-street-journal - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# wall-street-journal - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Noonan meets ECB head Draghi: Will he allow us burn the bondholders?

The Minister for Finance will travel to Frankfurt today, amid reports the ECB may let Spain impose losses on senior bondholders.

# wall-street-journal - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Online travel agent targets Mac users with more expensive deals

Orbitz says that Apple Mac owners are more likely to book a four or five star hotel.

# wall-street-journal - Friday 17 February, 2012

Murdoch to staff: 'Sun on Sunday will launch very soon'

An email sent by Rupert Murdoch to staff at The Sun confirms that far from being closed, the paper will be turning seven-day.

Rupert Murdoch flies to UK to deal with escalating newspaper crisis

A number of senior staff at The Sun have been arrested in recent weeks in connection with payments to public officials.

# wall-street-journal - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Polar heroes: National Concert Hall to celebrate Irish explorers Shackleton This post contains images

Polar heroes: National Concert Hall to celebrate Irish explorers

Ernest Shackleton’s granddaughter and cousin speak to about the explorer who was “ahead of his time”.

# wall-street-journal - Friday 20 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings Gaffe

Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings

Wahlberg had suggested he could have single-handedly prevented the tragedy if he had been on one of the planes.

# wall-street-journal - Thursday 8 December, 2011

“We are not printing punts” – Central Bank responds to WSJ ‘printing press’ report

The Wall Street Journal’s people-in-the-know say the Central Bank of Ireland is evaluating whether it needs new printing presses.

# wall-street-journal - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Senior Murdoch exec resigns over Wall Street Journal 'circulation scam'

Allegations in the Guardian newspaper have forced Andrew Langhoff to step down.

# wall-street-journal - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Buffett to Murdoch: I'll show you mine if you show me yours

What is he talking about? Tax returns, of course.

# wall-street-journal - Friday 19 August, 2011

Global markets volatile on European banking worries and recession fears

Another volatile day on the markets as investors continue to worry about the European banking system and the possibility of America slipping into another recession.

# wall-street-journal - Monday 18 July, 2011

David Cameron under pressure over links to phone hacking scandal

The UK’s most senior police officer appeared to fire a parting shot at the prime minister as Rebekah Brooks was bailed last night following 12 hours questioning.

# wall-street-journal - Monday 10 January, 2011

Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior

No playdates, no TV, no computer games, no sleepovers and absolutely no excuses for bad grades: How Chinese mothers raise stereotypically successful kids.

# wall-street-journal - Monday 29 November, 2010

Ireland's 'non bailout' a crutch for banks 'too big to save'

The world’s press seems broadly baffled by the €85bn deal, with the 5.8% interest rate coming under attack.

# wall-street-journal - Wednesday 28 July, 2010

LARRY ELLISON, Barry Diller and Steve Jobs are some of the word’s top paid CEO’s over the past decade with total compensation in the billions.

Ellison, the CEO at software firm Oracle topped the Wall Street Journal’s list receiving a pay packet of over $1.84bn in the past ten years. And while some of these execs presided over huge gains for their respective companies, that’s not the case with everyone.

Oracle shareholders saw the value of their stock triple, while shareholders of Apple saw their stock soar nearly 12 times over. Others weren’t so lucky. Shareholders at computer manufacturer Dell, lost over 66% of the value of their stock during the decade, while CEO Michael Dell brought home over $454 million.

The analysis of included CEO’s salaries, bonuses, perks and gains from stock options.

Several of the world’s richest men aren’t among the top earners. Warren Buffet of Berkshire Hathaway took home only a nominal salary while Bill Gates stepped down as an employee of Microsoft in 2008.

The Decade’s 25 Top Earners.

On foot of the WSJ list we’ve come up with our own list of Ireland’s top paid civil and public servants.