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To be in the venture capital business is to have a very clearly defined goal in mind: shepherding good ideas through the process of becoming vital, profitable businesses. To that end, V-C industry advocates want to make it easier for foreign entrepreneurs to set up shop in America. But first they may have to convince Congress to change current law.

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For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich from the famous Primanti Bros. of Pittsburgh.
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Joni Ernst, who's an officer in the Iowa Army National Guard, presents herself as a mother, soldier, leader. But many women aren't responding to that.
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When Tunisia's young people protested in 2011, they had one key demand: jobs. Now, despite new political leadership, that demand remains unmet — even in tech, the sector that offers the most promise.

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