Beto O?Rourke?s Past GOP Ties Could Complicate Primary Run

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 03:49:00

Wealthy Republicans helped finance O’Rourke’s earlier career in El Paso, at a time when he opposed Obamacare, voted against Nancy Pelosi as the House Democratic leader and called for a raise in the Social Security eligibility age.

Terrorist Suspect Traced His Radicalization to a Visit to France

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-16 00:14:00

The man charged with murder in the terrorist attacks in New Zealand wrote that what fueled him was a visit to Western Europe, in particular France. Many of the ideas in his screed—including its title—echo the writings of 72-year-old French author Renaud Camus.

It’s Hard to Spot the Terrorists Among the Trolls

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 21:33:00

By combining the online culture of trolling and real-world terrorism to a degree no previous attacker has done, the alleged New Zealand shooter showed how the two exist as points on a unified spectrum of sadism and hate.

Trump Vetoes Congressional Disapproval of Emergency Declaration

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 17:53:00

President Trump vetoed a congressional resolution disapproving of his national-emergency declaration, the first veto of his presidency.

Trump Says He’ll Veto Congressional Disapproval of Emergency Declaration

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 17:53:00

President Trump in remarks in the Oval Office said he would veto a congressional resolution disapproving of his national-emergency declaration, the first veto of his presidency.

Key Ingredient in College-Admissions Scheme: A Harvard-Graduate Test Whiz

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 16:10:00

A 36-year-old Harvard graduate and test-taking whiz who could get any score on demand was a secret weapon in the college-admissions cheating scandal, federal prosecutors say.

Why China Moved First on Boeing

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 15:32:00

On track to become the world’s biggest aviation superpower, China is flexing its muscle as an arbiter of safety.

The Autocrat’s New Tool Kit

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 15:10:00

The next generation of repressive technology will make past efforts to spread propaganda and quash dissent look primitive.

Study Links Eggs to Higher Cholesterol and Risk of Heart Disease

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 15:00:00

A new study led by researchers at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine found a link between higher consumption of dietary cholesterol and a greater risk of cardiovascular disease and death.

New Zealand Shooting Suspect Ranged Widely Online and Off

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 14:32:00

New Zealand police charged a 28-year-old Australian named Brenton Tarrant with a murderous spree that killed 49 people at two New Zealand mosques.

New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is 28-Year-Old Australian

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 14:32:00

New Zealand police charged a 28-year-old Australian named Brenton Tarrant with a murderous spree that killed 49 people at two New Zealand mosques.

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Scramble to Remove Video of New Zealand Mosque Shooting

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 13:52:00

Scenes of the mosque shooting in New Zealand were streamed live on Facebook and posted on YouTube and Twitter, in a gruesome example of how social media platforms still can be used to spread terror.

Manufacturing Pullback Flashes Signs of Economic Slowdown

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 13:20:00

U.S. manufacturing output declined for the second consecutive month in February, a fresh sign that a long-predicted slowdown is hitting the U.S. economy.

Amazon Tests Pop-Up Feature Touting Its Lower-Priced Products

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 13:13:00

Amazon.com tested a pop-up feature on its app that in some instances pitched its private-label goods on rivals’ product pages, an experiment that shows the e-commerce giant’s aggressiveness in hawking lower-priced products including its own house brands.

Red States Seek to Remake Medicaid

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 13:00:00

Republican-led states are stepping up their efforts with the Trump administration to pursue work requirements and other changes to Medicaid, in the face of legal challenges and Democratic opposition.

College-Admission Scandal Draws Scrutiny in Washington

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 13:00:00

Lawmakers in Washington are considering policies that could curtail the influence of wealth in college admissions following the admissions bribery scheme revealed this week in a federal indictment.

FCC Tackles 911 Dilemma: What Floor Are You Calling From?

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 12:33:00

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on a new proposal that would for the first time require wireless carriers to send altitude data within 10 feet of a 911 cellphone caller.

North Korea Threatens to Exit Nuclear Talks

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 12:17:00

A senior North Korean official warned that the country may suspend talks with the U.S. over its nuclear arsenal, in the latest sign of pressure on Washington.

Trading Frenzy Ahead Thanks to ‘Quadruple Witching’

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 11:00:00

Friday marks a quarterly collision traders call ‘quad witching,’ when equity and index futures and options expire. Adding to the fun, dozens of S&P indexes are set to rebalance their holdings at the end of the day.

How Sears Lost the American Shopper

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 11:00:00

It once dominated retailing. What were the turning points when it lost its way. An oral history from the people who lived it.

Who Controls Diners’ Data? OpenTable Moves to Assert Control

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 10:02:00

OpenTable is barring restaurants from sharing data with rival booking services without its permission, intensifying a fight for control of the information diners disclose when they make reservations online.

Meghan Markle Is About to Have a Little Bundle of Tax Headaches

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 09:30:00

As a U.S. citizen married to a British royal, the Duchess of Sussex faces a thicket of tax complications. So will her child.

In Venezuela, Some Crime No Longer Pays

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 09:30:00

A profound economic crisis is not only hurting law-abiding citizens but also leaves fewer opportunities for kidnappings and armed robbery

For Food-Delivery Fans, Saving Time Is Worth the Cost

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 09:30:00

Americans began dining at home more during the recession, then continued that trend as delivery options expanded. Some say regaining time from shopping and cooking make the fees and occasional flubbed orders worth it.

Meghan Markle’s About to Have a Little Bundle of Tax Headaches

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 09:30:00

As a U.S. citizen married to a British royal, the Duchess of Sussex faces a thicket of tax complications. So will her child.

SEC Charges VW, Ex-CEO Winterkorn With Defrauding U.S. Bond Investors

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 05:41:00

The SEC said it charged Volkswagen, two of its units, and former CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding U.S. bond investors.

SEC Charges Volkswagen With Defrauding U.S. Bond Investors

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 05:41:00

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged Volkswagen and its former Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn with defrauding U.S. investors in connection with the emissions-cheating scandal that the auto maker is trying to leave in the past.

Musk Unveils Model Y SUV in Next Big Wager

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 04:07:00

Elon Musk on Thursday night unveiled the Model Y compact sport-utility vehicle with an eventual starting price of $39,000, his next big bet for Tesla Inc. to appeal to a wider swath of electric car buyers.

Resilience: How Women Use Obstacles to Fuel Their Success

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 04:00:00

The Wall Street Journal excerpts its new e-book, Resilience, which chronicles how 20 ambitious women overcame adversity including sexual assault, physical disabilities and doubts about their prospects to become leaders in their fields.

Beto O’Rourke’s Past GOP Ties Could Complicate Primary Run

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 03:49:00

Wealthy Republicans helped finance O’Rourke’s earlier career in El Paso, at a time when he opposed Obamacare, voted against Nancy Pelosi as the House Democratic leader and called for a raise in the Social Security eligibility age.

Photos: New Zealand Terror Attacks

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 03:42:00

Shootings at two mosques in the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch during Friday prayers left 49 people dead.

New Zealand Police Respond to Active Shooter at a Mosque; Casualties Reported

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-15 02:54:00

New Zealand Police said one person was in custody following an active shooter situation in the southern city of Christchurch. They said they could confirm multiple fatalities and added that there may be other offenders.

Two Top Facebook Executives Are Departing

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-14 20:14:00

Two Facebook senior executives said they are leaving the company—surprise departures that come days after CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major shift in direction for the company.

Walmart’s Food-Delivery Challenges: Patchwork of Drivers, Tolls, Crowded Aisles

The Wall Street Journal(USA) 2019-03-14 09:30:00

Walmart employs more than 1.5 million U.S. workers but is relying on independent companies as it expands its delivery services and battles Amazon.

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