Active-Shooter Training in 2019: When ?Run, Hide, Fight? Isn?t Enough

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 12:00:00

With mass shootings becoming more deadly, some school systems, concert venues and private companies are increasingly using a more hands-on approach, encouraging civilians to take countermeasures if a gunman storms in.

Megyn Kelly is Released From Her NBC News Contract

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-12 02:51:00

Megyn Kelly has been released from her contract with NBC News less than three months after her morning show was canceled by the network.

U.S. Probes Failed Boeing Satellite Deal Backed By China

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 23:11:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commerce Department are investigating Boeing’s relationship with a satellite startup backed by a Chinese government-owned firm, following an article by The Wall Street Journal last month.

Cold War Games: U.S. Is Preparing to Test the Waters in Icy Arctic

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 21:53:00

The Navy is planning to expand its role in the Arctic as climate change opens up more ocean waterways and the U.S. vies with great-power rivals Russia and China for influence in the far north.

Trump Plays Down Emergency Option to Get Wall Funding

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 20:29:00

President Trump said he wasn’t planning any imminent declaration of a national emergency to pay for a border wall. Meanwhile, thousands of federal workers missed paychecks Friday.

With Netflix Show, Veteran Comic Brian Regan Gets His Big Break—at 60

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 19:45:00

In nearly 40 years performing stand-up comedy, Mr. Regan notched multiple achievements but never household-name fame. Now he has a new show with Jerry Seinfeld as executive producer.

White House Contemplates Weeks More of Shutdown

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 19:41:00

President Trump’s aides have started preparations for the State of the Union speech, discussing how to use the Jan. 29 address if the shutdown remains in place, White House officials said.

The Secret to Scoring a Vacation Home That’s (Practically) Free

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 17:46:00

If you’re willing to trade homes with travelers from France, Japan, even coastal California, you now have your pick from a wider, swankier array of options thanks to the house-sharing boom. Plus: A Scaredy-Cat Guide to House Swapping.

What Amazon’s Rise to No. 1 Says About the Stock Market

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 17:04:00

Amazon’s ascendancy is a reminder of how old the dominance by big companies is and how today’s giants don’t appear to be much easier—or harder—to topple than they used to be.

How Aging Japan Defied Demographics and Turned Around Its Economy

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 16:01:00

Japan encouraged the elderly and women to work and broke a longstanding taboo against immigration, offering lessons for other advanced economies facing similar problems. The country is now enjoying its second-longest economic expansion since World War II.

How Aging Japan Defied Demographics and Revived Its Economy

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 16:01:00

Japan encouraged the elderly and women to work and broke a longstanding taboo against immigration, offering lessons for other advanced economies facing similar problems. The country is now enjoying its second-longest economic expansion since World War II.

Inside the Federal Reserve s 2013 Deliberations: Live Analysis

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 15:31:05

Inside the Federal Reserve s 2013 Deliberations: Live Analysis

GM Sees Boost to Profit From Job Cuts

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 14:01:00

General Motors said its earnings are picking up speed, with added momentum due to come this year from plant closures and job cuts denounced by President Trump.

GM Raises Profit Guidance for 2018

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 14:01:00

General Motors, the nation’s largest auto maker by sales, raised its profit guidance for 2018 ahead of reporting full results next month, and said its bottom line should grow in 2019 as it expects demand to remain resilient in China and the U.S.

Why the Beer Stops Flowing When the Government Shuts Down

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 14:00:00

Beer makers say they are sitting on suds because they don’t have federal approval for some of their new labels or formulas.

The Art of the Public Divorce Announcement

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 14:00:00

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos’ Twitter statement announcing their divorce “after a long period of loving exploration” provides a road map for couples navigating a breakup in the social media era.

Why NFL Teams Leave the Playoffs Kicking and Screaming

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 12:56:00

High-profile misses like the “Double Doink” raise an important question: Do NFL teams undervalue kickers?

Government Shutdown Could End 99-Month Job Growth Streak

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 12:00:00

The partial government shutdown could cause the longest stretch of continuous job growth recorded in the U.S. to come to an end this month.

Polaroid. Walkman. Palm Pilot. IPhone?

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 12:00:00

History is littered with products that failed to adapt to changing times and tastes. For Apple, that means signs of waning demand for its iPhone should spur an urgency to find the next act, writes columnist John D. Stoll.

Active-Shooter Training in 2019: When ‘Run, Hide, Fight’ Isn’t Enough

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 12:00:00

With mass shootings becoming more deadly, some school systems, concert venues and private companies are increasingly using a more hands-on approach, encouraging civilians to take countermeasures if a gunman storms in.

Samsung Faces Resistance From Big Pharma in the U.S.

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 11:30:00

Samsung’s foray into the U.S. biologic-drug market is proving tougher than expected, as the South Korean company faces strong resistance from established pharmaceutical companies while doctors and patients are reluctant to switch to biosimilars.

How to Prepare for a Presidential Run: The 2020 To-Do List

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 11:00:00

Presidential hopefuls are stepping out of the shadows, but their 2020 announcements are far from spontaneous. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday explains.

Job Switchers Wring Career Wins From Tight Labor Market

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 11:00:00

In the strongest job market in decades, many U.S. workers are getting promoted, asking for raises and changing careers, recruiters and employers say. For some, switching jobs is bringing significant professional gains.

Saudi Woman’s Asylum Plea Jumpstarts Opposition to Restrictive Law

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 10:38:00

Rahaf Alqunun’s flight from her family and country has stirred debate in Saudi Arabia about its requirement that women get permission from a male guardian to travel or marry.

Slack Plans to Follow Spotify on Unconventional IPO Route

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 10:32:00

Slack Technologies is planning to go public through a direct listing, potentially making it the second big technology company after Spotify to bypass a traditional IPO.

Slack Planning to Pursue Direct Listing

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 10:32:00

Slack Technologies is planning to go public through a direct listing, potentially making it the second big technology company after Spotify to bypass a traditional IPO.

McConnell Stays on Sidelines as Shutdown Nears Record Length

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 10:30:00

As the government shutdown gets set to become the longest in history, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell isn’t budging from his position that Democrats and the White House must resolve it.

Fed Debate Heats Up Over the Size and Composition of Its Bond Holdings

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 10:30:00

Discussions inside the Federal Reserve are heating up over what the central bank’s portfolio of bonds and other assets will look like when it is done shrinking those holdings.

Chinese Huawei Executive Is Charged With Espionage in Poland

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 10:05:00

Polish authorities detained and charged the sales director of Huawei’s local office, a Chinese national, for allegedly conducting high-level espionage on behalf of a Chinese spy agency, part of an increasingly global crackdown on the company.

Apple Plans Three New iPhones This Year, Plays Catch-Up on Cameras

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 09:34:00

Apple is planning to release three new iPhone models again this fall, including one with a triple rear camera.

Apple Plans New LCD iPhone This Year Despite XR’s Stumble

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 09:34:00

Apple is planning to release three new iPhone models again this fall, including one with a triple rear camera.

It’s Time to Add Some Emoji to Your Office Email

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 09:00:00

Emojis can enhance digital communication and improve workplace efficiency, if only their use were employed at the top

Carlos Ghosn Faces New Charges From Tokyo Prosecutors

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 06:33:00

Carlos Ghosn was hit with new charges by prosecutors who accused him of misreporting his compensation through 2018 and abusing his position at Nissan Motor for personal gain.

Andy Murray to Retire From Tennis This Season, Citing Constant Hip Pain

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 04:05:00

British tennis star Andy Murray announced in Melbourne, Australia, that he will retire this season amid constant pain of a hip injury. Murray is the first of tennis’s historically dominant “Big Four” to signal that his career is coming to an end.

Xi Jinping’s Top Trade Aide to Visit U.S. for Talks This Month, Shutdown Permitting

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 03:36:00

China and the U.S. are set to hold a round of higher-level talks to resolve the trade conflict, with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He scheduled to visit Washington in late January—though the plan could be delayed by the U.S. government shutdown.

Xi Jinping’s Top Economic Aide to Visit U.S. for Trade Talks This Month

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-11 03:36:00

China and the U.S. are set to hold a round of higher-level talks to resolve the trade conflict, with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He scheduled to visit Washington in late January—though the plan could be delayed by the U.S. government shutdown.

White House Aides Explore Alternative Ways to Pay for Border Wall

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-10 23:07:00

White House officials are divided over whether President Trump should declare a national emergency to obtain funding to build a border wall and end a partial government shutdown.

Pentagon Pushes Forward on Syria Pullout

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-10 21:47:00

The U.S. military is moving ahead with plans to withdraw all its troops from Syria, in keeping with a White House directive, even though a U.S.-Turkey rift appears likely to delay the pullout, defense officials said.

British Politics Spins Wheels Over Brexit

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-10 17:01:00

British Prime Minister Theresa May will submit her Brexit deal for Parliament’s approval on Tuesday, but is expected to fail, putting new pressure on the March 29 deadline for an exit from the European Union.

British Politics Stuck as Brexit Delay Looms

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-10 17:01:00

British Prime Minister Theresa May will submit her Brexit deal for Parliament’s approval on Tuesday, but is expected to fail, putting new pressure on the March 29 deadline for an exit from the European Union.

No Foot Fetishes or Affairs: Chinese Censors Crack Down on Short Videos

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-01-10 15:36:00

Short-video platforms that have exploded in popularity in China will face more explicit censorship after an industry group banned content like defaming Chinese leaders to encouraging extramarital affairs.

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