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"26.10.2016 19:10:02" wsj.com Thousands Protest in Venezuela as President Calls Emergency Meeting Residents in the grip of an economic crisis demand the right to recall the Mr. Maduro. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets across the country to demand a referendum against President Maduro and denounce his government's growing authoritarianism.
"26.10.2016 18:55:55" We discuss the future of everything with Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots at Google's X.
"26.10.2016 18:50:09" wsj.com In a First, U.S. Abstains From U.N. Resolution Critical of Cuba Embargo President Obama began moving in 2014 to normalize relations with Cuba, re-establishing diplomatic ties and calling for an end to the economic embargo. As part of a major U.S. policy reversal, the U.S. abstained for the first time from a vote on a United Nations resolution calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba.
"26.10.2016 18:30:41" wsj.com Conservative Christian Women Turn Away From Donald Trump Mr. Trump's candidacy has divided conservative Christians across the country from the start. Republican nominee Donald Trump is facing a vocal backlash from one of the most faithful blocs in the Republican fold: evangelical Christian women.
"26.10.2016 18:10:08" wsj.com Sports Antihero Costumes for 2016 Annual kids costume ideas inspired from a year in sports infamy. Now a yearly tradition, the WSJ provides last-minute Halloween costume ideas inspired by the low moments and antiheroes from the year in sports.
"26.10.2016 17:58:27" blogs.wsj.com Donald Trump Opens Washington Hotel With Stump-Like Speech Mr. Trump offered specific praise for Mr. Gingrich, who sparred with Trump nemesis Megyn Kelly on her Fox News program Tuesday night. Republican nominee Donald Trump opened his new Washington hotel Wednesday morning, delivering a speech that included many of his stump-speech themes.
"26.10.2016 17:00:39" wsj.com When Parents Divorce, the Children Get the House Therapists warn against 'nesting," but divorced parents like it because children stay at home. Exes shuttle back and forth to the family home to provide stability to the children after parents divorce, but therapists warn of the downsides.
"26.10.2016 16:40:10" wsj.com Bad Behavior Is Rising on Airplanes Airlines reported 10,854 unruly passenger incidents in 2015, up nearly 17% from the prior year. Passengers can get rude or even violent on a cramped flight, and the number of incidents of unruly fliers is climbing globally, Scott McCartney writes.
"26.10.2016 16:20:38" Desperate Life Under Siege in Eastern Aleppo By Christmas, thousands of people in eastern Aleppo — starved of life's basic necessities — may die. Drone video released by the Syrian Government and pro-Opposition media outlets show the striking difference between western and eastern Aleppo. Video:
"26.10.2016 16:20:13" wsj.com U.S. Suspends Demand that Service Members Return Reenlistment Bonuses The controversy drew attention from high levels of Congress and the Obama administration. The Pentagon said it has suspended its efforts to collect repayment of reenlistment bonuses from service members and war veterans who received them erroneously, announcing a series of steps to quell a swiftly developing furor.
"26.10.2016 16:12:31" WSJDLive 2016 Gadget Demos
"26.10.2016 16:00:15" wsj.com ISIS Failure in Kirkuk Shows Its Loss of Sunni Arab Support Kirkuk has long been a political flashpoint in Iraq. Control of the city is disputed between Baghdad and the autonomous Kurdistan region in the north. The main reason an Islamic State attack on the Iraqi city of Kirkuk failed is that Sunni Arabs, many of whom once viewed Islamic State as a liberator, have grown increasingly disgusted by the militant group, writes Yaroslav Trofimov.
"26.10.2016 15:42:03" wsj.com Iraqi Civilians Evacuated Near Mosul; Families Reunited Civilians from villages surrounding Mosul were evacuated away from the frontlines, as Iraqi forces continued their operations to retake the city. Some families were reunited in a refugee camp after more than two years apart.
"26.10.2016 15:33:04" Hollywood executive Sanford Panitch ventures into men's fashio... Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero: A Hollywood executive launches a new men's fashion line. Halloween is the season to feel the presence of spirits, but celebrity medium Thomas John feels their presence all year long. Vilebrequin CEO on competing in the
"26.10.2016 15:13:07" wsj.com Mormon Church Reaches Out to Gay Community Through Website The church notably urged members to support the 2008 California proposition that banned gay marriage, which was later overturned. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is trying to soften its tone toward gays and lesbians with the launch of a new website, Mormon and Gay.
"26.10.2016 14:50:10" wsj.com Republicans Rode Waves of Populism Until It Crashed the Party Donald Trump seized on the GOP's failure to change enough to accommodate four decades of newcomers. A split looms after Election Day. The populist forces behind Trump have been gathering for decades, but the GOP failed to see them.
"26.10.2016 14:45:00" WSJDLive 2016 Gadget Demos VR, robots and a trip to Mars with NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman.
"26.10.2016 14:30:06" wsj.com Hillary Clinton Expands Lead Among Younger Voters The poll suggests Mr. Trump could set back GOP efforts to improve its standing with millennials. Hillary Clinton has expanded her lead over Donald Trump to 28 percentage points among voters younger than 30, according to a new survey by the Harvard Institute of Politics.
"26.10.2016 14:11:26" wsj.com Samsung Holdouts Won't Give Up Their Fire-Prone Galaxy Notes Some people get very attached to their smartphones, and even the risk of one exploding in their pocket isn't enough to persuade them to give it up. “Until they tell me that it's illegal to turn it on, or AT&T tells me I have to come in, I'm not bringing it in.”
"26.10.2016 13:50:05" wsj.com Islamic State Kills Dozens of Afghans After Foiled Sheep Theft Three Afghan troops and Islamic State's provincial commander were killed in an exchange of gunfire. Islamic State militants kidnapped and shot dead dozens of residents of a central Afghan city in apparent revenge for a thwarted attempt to steal a flock of sheep, a local official said.
"26.10.2016 13:30:27" wsj.com Migrants Light Fires in Calais 'Jungle' Camp Migrants set fire to parts of the makeshift camp in Calais, France, known as "the Jungle" late Tuesday. The fires were started as government workers began to take down tents and other makeshift structures in the camp.
"26.10.2016 13:10:07" wsj.com Russia Withdraws Request to Spain to Refuel Syria-Bound Warships Russia canceled a request to Spanish authorities to allow its Syria-bound flotilla of warships to refuel on its territory, according to Spain's Foreign Ministry and Russian state media. Spain had been reviewing Russia's application to refuel a Syria-bound flotilla of warships at a Spanish port, as Madrid came under renewed pressure to refuse the request from U.S. and U.K. officials.
"26.10.2016 12:50:06" wsj.com Apple Reports Revenue Decline Apple posted its first annual revenue decline in 15 years. The Wall Street Journal looks at some of the key figures. Full story: http://on.wsj.com/2eQF7mX
"26.10.2016 12:30:53" wsj.com Oil Companies Shift Exploration Tactics, Curb Spending New era of frugality for big oil Oil and gas companies are cutting their exploration budgets and shifting away from expensive, high-risk drilling. World-wide, oil-exploration spending last year was the lowest since 2007.
"26.10.2016 12:15:09" wsj.com The 10-Point. A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker. The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on today's top news, including Apple's revenue decline, the staggering destruction wrought on Aleppo and more.
"26.10.2016 11:59:05" wsj.com Moving to Frankfurt After Brexit Could Be a Squeeze for Banks London banks, ready to move here when Britain quits the European Union? Mind the Arbeitsstättenverordnung. Frankfurt is an obvious post-Brexit destination for London banks seeking to move some operations to keep them inside the EU. But tough building codes and a shortage of space may make it harder than imagined.
"26.10.2016 11:06:16" wsj.com African Terror Franchise Now Has Competition From Islamic State Jihadist group courts al-Shabaab members in Somalia Stung by battlefield losses to larger al-Shabaab forces, Islamic State has offered promises of an easier life: lower taxes, more tolerance for substance abuse and fewer political diatribes.
"26.10.2016 10:50:06" blogs.wsj.com U.S. Justice Department Alleges Go-Between Received Lucrative Payment for Indian Defense Deal A filing by the U.S. Justice Department in a federal district court in Florida said that when Embraer was seeking to win business with India's military in 2005, it made a deal with a person identified only as 'Agent D' to pay a 9% commission on any Indian U.S. prosecutors alleged that Brazil's Embraer SA paid an agent $5.76 million after it won an Indian defense deal – part of a broader corruption investigation into the aerospace company's conduct.
"26.10.2016 10:00:15" wsj.com Bro Media's British Invasion Two of the largest bro-focused digital media outfits, U.K.-based Unilad and the Lad Bible, have their sights set on the U.S. market. The growing trend for "bro media"—online content described as like "kittens for dudes"—is taking aim at the U.S.
"26.10.2016 09:30:22" wsj.com Mercedes to Enter Light-Pickup Truck Market By End of 2017 Daimler AG's chief executive said the German auto maker will be participating in the global light-pickup truck market by the end of 2017, with the company's Mercedes-Benz unit becoming the latest premium brand to try expanding into a segment that Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche said Mercedes-Benz is eager to fill a hole in its lineup with a midsize truck that is smaller than the big pickups popular in the U.S.
"26.10.2016 09:00:13" blogs.wsj.com What Were Cyrus Mistry's Plans for the Tata Group That May Have Gotten Him Ousted? . In an interview with an in-house publication, Cyrus Mistry outlined his plans for Tata Group.
"26.10.2016 08:30:08" wsj.com Arbs Stay on Sidelines of AT&T-Time Warner Deal The once-lucrative field of betting on mergers isn't the sure win it used to be, as illustrated by the lack of interest traders are showing in betting on the outcome of the proposed AT&T-Time Warner deal. The once-mighty merger arbitrager has been humbled.
"26.10.2016 08:00:38" blogs.wsj.com Why India Isn't Climbing Ease of Doing Business Ranking Despite Efforts Despite years of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sweep away arcane rules and simplify procedures, India remains one of the planet's toughest places to do business, according to the World Bank. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been busy cutting red tape in India, so why isn't the country's ease of doing business ranking improving?
"26.10.2016 07:30:18" blogs.wsj.com What did Apple's Tim Cook Say About India? Apple Inc. posted its third consecutive decline in quarterly revenue and profit Tuesday, as the company searches for a way to offset falling sales of its flagship iPhone. As Apple searches for a way to offset falling sales of its flagship iPhone, CEO Tim Cook hopes India, where iPhone sales grew by more than 50% during the most recent year, will prove to be another giant market.
"26.10.2016 07:00:38" wsj.com Toyota Recalls 5.8 Million Vehicles With Faulty Takata Air Bags Toyota is recalling vehicles around the world equipped with air bags that lack a drying agent, making them prone to exploding. Toyota is recalling 5.8 million vehicles around the world equipped with faulty Takata air bags.
"26.10.2016 06:30:24" on.wsj.com Rodrigo Duterte Speaks Soothingly to Japan Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, having announced his “separation” from the U.S. and embracing China, said in Tokyo that stronger economic ties with “longstanding friend and ally” Japan are a priority. Rody Duterte said stronger economic ties with Japan—“a longstanding friend and ally”—are a priority.
"26.10.2016 06:00:06" wsj.com Kobe Bryant Predicts Success in Game of Venture Capital Kobe Bryant sees parallels between his hall-of-fame basketball career and his new role as a venture capitalist. Kobe Bryant sees parallels between his hall-of-fame basketball career and his new role as a venture capitalist.
"26.10.2016 05:30:13" wsj.com Google Fiber Chief Craig Barratt Exits Amid Strategy Shift Google Fiber chief Craig Barratt stepped down on Tuesday amid a shift in strategy for Alphabet's internet service that includes laying off 9% of its workforce and trimming service plans. Google's high-speed internet plans are slowing down.
"26.10.2016 05:10:09" wsj.com Is Kobe Ready to Handle the Financial Risks of VCs? WSJ's Dennis Berman asks former NBA player, turned venture capitalist Kobe Bryant if he's ready to accept high risks and potential losses in his portfolio. They speak at the WSJDLive conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. Is Kobe Bryant ready to accept the high risks and potential losses of a venture capitalist? #WSJDLive
"26.10.2016 04:40:07" wsj.com Pentagon Chief Ash Carter Vows to End Soldier Bonus Controversy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said he would resolve a burgeoning controversy over Pentagon efforts to claw back millions of dollars in re-enlistment bonuses from California National Guard soldiers. “Anybody who volunteers to serve in the armed forces of the United States deserves our gratitude and respect. Period.”
"26.10.2016 04:07:52" wsj.com Chipotle Outlines New Initiatives to Speed Recovery Chipotle Mexican Grill reported profit tumbled 95% in the latest quarter amid concerns that pricey promotions to get customers to return after illness outbreaks aren't working. The company, which has been averse to television advertising, is considering airing national commercials to reach a wider audience.
"26.10.2016 03:42:25" Kobe Bryant at WSJDLive From dominating the court to taking on Silicon Valley, Kobe Bryant joins us at #WSJDLive to discuss his new ventures.
"26.10.2016 03:30:20" wsj.com Chinese Startups Saddle Up for Bike-Sharing Battle Companies backed by tech firms are trying to make money from a two-wheeled commodity that had become a symbol of China's poorer past. Over the decades of China's breakneck growth, the country's hordes of bicyclists dwindled. Now, as 5.6 million cars snarl traffic in Beijing alone, Ofo Bicycle and Mobike are trying to capitalize on a return to a simpler form of transport.
"26.10.2016 03:10:06" wsj.com Apple Dials Down Modest iPhone Hopes The rally in Apple's shares since the new iPhone was unveiled could stall, but the stock is still cheap. Apple was undervalued going into the iPhone 7 launch and even now trades below 11 times forward earnings estimates, excluding net cash. That should limit downside for the shares, but Tuesday's results and forecast suggest even the modest growth hopes for
"26.10.2016 02:50:20" wsj.com The Chicago Cubs Fans Who Can't Bear to Watch One nervous Cubs fan goes to extreme measures to avoid the stress of postseason baseball: He refuses to watch the games. John Babcock, a 59-year-old golf pro, had dreamed about what happened Saturday night since early childhood: The Chicago Cubs were going to the World Series.
But he wasn't sitting in the bleachers of Wrigley Field to witness it. He wasn't even watching
"26.10.2016 02:30:37" wsj.com Subscriptions vs. Advertising in Tech and Media Activate CEO and Co-Founder Michael Wolf, explains why the driver of tech and media growth is shifting from advertising to subscriptions. He speaks at the WSJDLive conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. Activate CEO Michael Wolf explains why the driver of tech and media growth is shifting from advertising to subscriptions. He speaks at the #WSJDLive conference in Laguna Beach, California.
"26.10.2016 02:10:03" wsj.com Paul Beatty Is First American to Win Man Booker Prize Presented annually since 1969, the Man Booker Prize has become one of the most prestigious awards for English-language literature. Paul Beatty won the 2016 Man Booker Prize for his scathing satire “The Sellout,” about one man's attempt to reinstitute slavery in modern-day Los Angeles.
"26.10.2016 01:50:09" wsj.com Florida Once Again a Focus in 2016 Campaign The struggle for the White House and the Capitol took center stage this week in one familiar battleground—Florida—as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept across the state. Long a presidential swing state, Florida also features a Senate race that could determine which party controls that chamber, and four of the most competitive House races, which could be key to the GOP keeping control of that chamber.
"26.10.2016 01:30:22" wsj.com GOP Candidates Seize on Premium Increases in Affordable Care Act In recent weeks, many state regulators have been publishing steep increases from market leaders for insurance sold through HealthCare.gov, which offers plans for people in three dozen states who don't have coverage through an employer or government Sharp premium increases for coverage under the Affordable Care Act are giving Republican candidates from the top of the ticket down a shared cudgel in the home stretch of the campaign.
"26.10.2016 01:10:07" wsj.com The Cheapest Way for Cubs Fans to Attend the World Series: Drive to Cleveland Based on secondary market prices, it's cheaper for Chicago Cubs fans to drive to Cleveland and stay at a hotel than it is to go to Wrigley Field Including tickets, travel and hotel, Cubs fans would save money by going to Cleveland.
"26.10.2016 00:51:50" Timeline Photos See it all at #WSJDLive - now in 360. on.wsj.com/wsjdlive2016
"26.10.2016 00:40:02" wsj.com Children Survive After Father Leaps With Them From New Jersey Bridge The two boys, 3 and 1 years old, were listed in fair condition Tuesday at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Paterson, a spokeswoman said. Two young children survived a 100-foot fall after their father jumped with them off a bridge in northern New Jersey, police said.
"26.10.2016 00:20:05" wsj.com Donald Trump Shuns High-Dollar Fundraising Events in Final Weeks “We are no longer doing formal, sit-down fundraising events,” Trump finance chairman Steven Mnuchin said in an interview. Donald J. Trump is slowing his high-dollar fundraising operation with the Republican Party, with no major fundraising events planned for the final two weeks of the election, according to his finance chairman.
"26.10.2016 00:00:23" wsj.com Spotify Says It Will Invest More in Original Content Spotify's chief strategy officer and chief content officer, Stefan Blom, said that over the next six to 12 months, the company would invest more in original videos and marketing events with artists. At #WSDLive, Spotify executives argued against signing artists to exclusive deals but said the music-streaming service is planning to invest more in “original content” in the near future.
"25.10.2016 23:40:03" wsj.com Michael Wolf: E-Sports May Disrupt Sports Viewing Competitive videogaming, or e-sports, is becoming a significant new category of entertainment with the potential to even disrupt traditional sports viewership, tech strategist Michael Wolf predicts. By 2020, e-sports will make up roughly 10% of U.S. sports viewing.
"25.10.2016 23:20:06" wsj.com Can the NBA Catch the NFL? As the new NBA season begins, basketball's cultural boom and pro football's slump has some wondering whether this is the beginning of a huge shift in the hierarchy of American sports. There's a cautious optimism around the NBA that once would have been unthinkable: As a new generation of fans grows up, basketball could catch football as the most popular sport in America.
"25.10.2016 23:08:40" wsj.com Activate's Michael Wolf Predicts What's Next for Tech and Media in 2017 Technology strategist Michael Wolf predicts a fast-changing landscape that will get harder for advertising-supported content companies while enriching digital gatekeepers such as Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. At #WSJDLive, Activate's Michael Wolf predicts a fast-changing landscape that will get harder for advertising-supported content companies while enriching digital gatekeepers.
"25.10.2016 22:40:06" on.wsj.com How the Chicago Cubs Have Overpowered October With a roster loaded with talent, the Chicago Cubs have built a team to transcend the crapshoot nature of playoff baseball. Traditionally, the hottest team wins the World Series, not necessarily the best. The Chicago Cubs have the talent to be both.
"25.10.2016 22:20:06" wsj.com AT&T, Time Warner CEOs Respond to Antitrust Concerns Both CEOs spoke with WSJ's Rebecca Blumenstein at the WSJDLive conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson defended the AT&T-Time Warner deal as a vertical integration. Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes said the deal will increase competition.
"25.10.2016 22:00:42" wsj.com Facebook Leaders Call it a Tech Company, Not Media Company Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said the company is a technology company that builds tools rather than a media company that makes its own stories. “Facebook is a platform for all ideas,” she said. Facebook is resisting the label of media company, but is getting even more heavily involved in content.
"25.10.2016 21:45:14" wsj.com NRA Shows Its Support for Donald Trump With Big Ad Spending The group has spent more than $26.8 million on ads promoting Mr. Trump and attacking Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Donald J. Trump, who has seen the Republican establishment's support for his presidential candidacy deteriorate in recent weeks, has found a stalwart in one conservative institution: the National Rifle Association.
"25.10.2016 21:20:10" wsj.com Tesla Earnings: The Moment of Truth Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk raised the ante for third-quarter results. Analysts have been lowering it ever since. Tesla Motors has a low bar to hurdle in Wednesday's earnings report as analysts have slashed estimates.
"25.10.2016 21:00:49" blogs.wsj.com Colin Powell Backs Hillary Clinton for President He is the latest in a long list of high-profile Republican former national-security officials who have thrown their weight behind Mrs. Clinton. Former Republican Secretary of State Colin Powell said that he would vote for Hillary Clinton, setting aside a disagreement between the two arising from her use of a private email server.
"25.10.2016 20:39:08" wsj.com Apple Profit and Revenue Slide as it Copes With Dwindling iPhone Sales The results also marked Apple's first decline in annual revenue and profit since 2001. Apple posted its third consecutive decline in quarterly revenue and profit Tuesday, as the company searches for a way to offset slowing sales of its flagship iPhone.
"25.10.2016 20:30:21" youtube.com YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki On Taking on Hollywood YouTube's focus is being a platform, not producing premium content, CEO says. Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, took the stage at #WSJDLive to talk about the video giant's future. While Netflix and Amazon.com are increasingly producing their own premium content, Wojcicki said the world's largest video site is mainly focused on being
"25.10.2016 20:10:10" wsj.com This Robot Is the Real Robocop The company is working on gun detection and more advanced facial recognition features as well. The Knightscope K5 is an autonomous security robot already being deployed in malls, sports stadiums and corporate campuses.
"25.10.2016 19:50:07" wsj.com Managing Driving's Many Distractions Car makers have offered more technological gadgetry to keep drivers off their phones, but those efforts have often been thwarted. It may be more difficult than ever for people to navigate all the technology in cars that draw drivers' eyes off the road, such as touch screens, voice activation software and music options.
"25.10.2016 19:30:19" wsj.com Desperate Life Under Siege in Eastern Aleppo Some 300,000 people are living in the besieged, rebel-controlled half of Aleppo. The search for water, food and fuel has become a desperate effort under a blockade imposed by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Full story:
"25.10.2016 19:10:04" wsj.com The Perfect 'Teen Cave' As children enter their teens, it can be a challenge to keep them close—but not so close that they feel they lack independence. Many parents create "teen caves," or teen hangout spaces, that not only entice teens to hang around but have features that help parents do their job, from doors that don't lock to entrances that force interaction with mom.
"25.10.2016 18:53:38" blogs.wsj.com The Best and Worst Places to Do Business Around the World The rankings of the 190 economies can be a badge of honor or humiliation to countries around the world seeking to attract more investment. The global growth slump has at least one silver lining: It is forcing economic overhauls in some of the worst places in the world to do business.
"25.10.2016 18:35:03" 2016 WSJD Live Time Lapse Video It took 44 hours and 100+ humans to build the stage for #WSJDLive. You can watch it here in less than a minute. Read our coverage at on.wsj.com/wsjdlive2016 and check out our Instagram Stories for backstage access. : and thanks to e2k l events x
"25.10.2016 18:20:05" wsj.com Hillary Clinton's Free-College Plan Draws Scrutiny Mrs. Clinton and her supporters say the plan is designed, above all, to encourage states to boost spending on higher education. Some policy experts say Hillary Clinton's free-state-college plan would deliver hundreds of billions of additional dollars to schools without a clear strategy to ensure they spend it wisely and keep costs in check.
"25.10.2016 18:10:00" WSJDLive: With Great Scale, Comes Great Responsibility Ten years ago, Facebook added the newsfeed. Now they're rewriting the rules of what constitutes news. Here's Chris Cox and Sheryl Sandberg on what's next for the social network. #WSJDLive
"25.10.2016 18:00:46" wsj.com Black Runners Find More Company on Racecourses More African-Americans tackle marathons, half-marathons and 5Ks, bucking overall participation trends. African-Americans have long excelled at track and field from high school to the Olympics, and athletes of African descent dominate professional distance running. But black people have been rarer among amateur distance runners in the U.S.
"25.10.2016 17:50:11" The interview you've been waiting for. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes take us inside one of the biggest media deals ever.
"25.10.2016 17:40:11" blogs.wsj.com Health-Coverage Confusion as Trump Attacks 'Horrible' Obamacare Trump Doral's general manager said that the resort provides health insurance coverage to nearly all of the resort's 1,200 employees. Donald J. Trump on Tuesday suggested his resort employees are being harmed by President Obama's health care law, before reversing himself later in the morning.
"25.10.2016 17:20:05" wsj.com Police Academy Attack Shows New Security Threat to Pakistan A Pakistani militant group said it cooperated with Islamic State to carry out a deadly nighttime attack on a police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta. Three militants armed with guns and suicide vests stormed a dormitory filled with police cadets, killing more than 60 people and injuring scores of others.
"25.10.2016 17:00:36" wsj.com At 'Conscious Capitalism' Gathering, CEOs Say Business Isn't Bad At a time when big business and trade are getting a bad rap, 220 chief executives gathered at a Texas resort last week to exchange ideas and rev each other up at the 10th annual Conscious Capitalism CEO summit. Inside the CEO conference that features a vulnerability wall, watercolor caricaturist and a "speak your truth" booth.
"25.10.2016 16:40:08" wsj.com Security Experts Question Chinese Webcam Maker's Response to Cyberattack Researchers traced the attack to malicious code known as “Mirai” that takes over internet-connected devices, linking them together into a botnet. Security experts are questioning efforts by a Chinese electronics company to fix problems with webcams hijacked in a major attack on U.S. internet infrastructure.
"25.10.2016 16:20:08" wsj.com Can a Spoon Save the World? This spring a short video on the edible spoon project went viral and now orders are in the millions. For 10 years, Narayan Peesapaty toiled in obscurity on a simple invention: edible spoons, meant to replace their plastic equivalents.
"25.10.2016 16:02:41" wsj.com 'There Are No More Panes of Glass Left in Aleppo' A look at the destruction of the Syrian city shows food running short and graveyards full, with residents struggling to survive a blockade by Assad forces. More than 10,450 people have died in Aleppo since the beginning of Syria's uprising-turned-civil war in March 2011. Just one of the daily challenges afflicting the city's residents: where to bury the dead.
"25.10.2016 15:40:09" wsj.com A New Class of Power Investors Makes Its Home in New York Who's behind cutting-edge fashion and beauty companies like Warby Parker, Everlane, Glossier and Moda Operandi? Not Silicon Valley. Last year, venture-capital investment in New York–area start-ups rose 45 percent to $8.5 billion, nearly matching the record total raised during the dot-com boom year of 2000.
"25.10.2016 15:25:12" #WSJDLive: HBO + Vice: Who Needs Whom More? HBO and Vice—together, are they the future of news? Here to discuss that on the second day of #WSJDLive is Vice CEO Shane Smith and HBO CEO Richard Plepler.
"25.10.2016 15:20:12" wsj.com Hunting for Soft Skills, Companies Scoop Up English Majors Class of 2015 graduates from those disciplines are employed at higher rates than their cohorts in the class of 2014, a survey shows. Heads up, business majors: U.S. employers are newly hot on the trail of hires with liberal arts and humanities degrees.
"25.10.2016 15:00:24" wsj.com French Authorities Begin to Dismantle Calais 'Jungle' Children at the camp who have family in the U.K. will be transferred to Britain. The camp has become a symbol of Europe's failure to deal with the flow of migrants fleeing conflicts in the Middle East and Africa.
"25.10.2016 14:40:08" wsj.com Heathrow Airport Expansion Given Green-Light By U.K. Government Legal experts warn numerous judicial challenges also must be overcome in a process that could take years. The British government has backed expansion of London Heathrow airport in a landmark decision that aims to keep the U.K. as a major center for international air travel.
"25.10.2016 14:20:12" wsj.com Carter to Discuss Next Move in Battle Against Islamic State Operations to reclaim Mosul, which began a week ago, appear to be on track, defense officials said. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter was set to meet a dozen defense ministers in Paris to discuss next steps in the fight against Islamic State, as military operations to dislodge the extremist group from the Iraqi city of Mosul advanced.
"25.10.2016 14:00:19" wsj.com If Monsanto Loses Its Name, What Will Its Haters Have Left to Hate? Activists worry the new nicknames they themselves are kicking around for the combined entity, such as “Baysanto,” may not have the same ring. Bayer's $57 billion offer for biotech giant Monsanto means GMO critics must reevaluate their insults, slogans and protest songs.
"25.10.2016 13:40:10" wsj.com U.N.: 2016 Is Deadliest Yet For Migrants in Mediterranean This year is the deadliest yet for refugees and migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea. On Tuesday, the United Nations Refugee Agency said more than 3,700 lives have been lost so far this year. WSJ's Niki Blasina reports.
"25.10.2016 13:20:06" blogs.wsj.com Clinton Campaign Pushes to Maximize Electoral Margin While polls consistently show the Democratic ticket in the lead, Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are counseling against overconfidence. Increasingly, the Clinton campaign's strategy – and even some of its surrogates' rhetoric – belie a growing belief that it's not a question of if Democrats win but by how much.
"25.10.2016 13:00:22" wsj.com BlackBerry Unveils Last Phone in Pipeline The new phone stands up to the hardware packed into Apple Inc.'s iPhone 7 Plus phone and the newly launched Google Pixel XL. BlackBerry unveiled a new Android-powered phone, marking the end of an era for the once-dominant smartphone maker.
"25.10.2016 12:40:06" wsj.com NATO Head Rebuts Trump Claims on Spending Mr. Trump has said European allies spend far too little on defense. Jens Stoltenberg, head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has rebutted claims by Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump that spending has increased in response to his criticism.
"25.10.2016 12:17:55" wsj.com The 10-Point. A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker. The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on today's top news, including how the $85.4 billion AT&T-Time Warner deal is already sailing toward opposition and more.
"25.10.2016 11:29:04" blogs.wsj.com This Is How Tata Group's Top Companies Fared During Cyrus Mistry's Reign . The board of one of India's largest conglomerates, Tata Group, surprised investors and analysts Monday by ousting its Chairman Cyrus Mistry, saying it was acting “for the long-term interest” of the company. Here's how the group performed under Mr.
"25.10.2016 11:01:35" wsj.com North Korean Coal Windfall Boosts Nuclear Advance New mineral riches complicate Washington-Beijing talks over how to curb Pyongyang's nuclear program North Korean coal prices have surged by 40% in value recently, boosting funds for Pyongyang's advancing nuclear program.
"25.10.2016 10:00:41" Reed Hastings at WSJDLive "Fundamentally we're about eliminating loneliness and boredom," said Reed Hastings, @Netflix co-founder and CEO. Read what else he had to say during the first night of #WSJDLive http://on.wsj.com/2eEsQEa
"25.10.2016 09:44:40" wsj.com Credit-Card Scammers Embrace Online Shopping Use of stolen card data on Internet climbs; 'No one is standing there to authenticate you' The rate of online card fraud is rising sharply as a growing number of purchases take place on the internet while brick-and-mortar merchants race to lock down vulnerabilities in the checkout line.
"25.10.2016 09:00:59" wsj.com Duterte's Fling With China Could Prove Fleeting Even if the Philippine president has dealt a hit to American prestige in East Asia, Beijing will soon discover that Manila's political affection can be fickle. Beijing will discover soon enough that Filipino political affections can be fickle, writes Andrew Browne.
"25.10.2016 08:30:09" wsj.com Reed Hastings on New Netflix Shows Netflix CEO Reed Hastings talks about the process of creating new, original shows for Netflix. He speaks with WSJ's Dennis Berman at the WSJD Live tech conference in Laguna Beach. Calif. CEO Reed Hastings talks about the process of creating new, original shows for Netflix. #WSJDLive
"25.10.2016 08:00:04" wsj.com Former State Department Official Declines to Answer Questions in Clinton Email Lawsuit A former State Department official invoked his constitutional right not to answer questions Monday as part of a lawsuit stemming from Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while serving in the government. “The fact that yet another State Department official took the Fifth highlights the disturbing implication that criminal acts took place related to the Clinton email and our Freedom of Information Act requests.”
"25.10.2016 07:30:15" wsj.com Dreamworld Accident Kills Four in Australia Four people have died at the Dreamworld theme park on Australia's Gold Coast following an incident on one of the rides, police said on Tuesday. Four people have died at Dreamworld Australia on the Gold Coast following an incident on one of the rides.
"25.10.2016 07:00:41" blogs.wsj.com How Indian Drug Makers Supply Opioid Addicts in Africa Fueled by cut-rate Indian exports and inaction by world narcotics regulators, tramadol dependency extends across Africa, the Middle East and into parts of Asia and Eastern Europe. “I have to use it,” says Mamadou, a 35-year-old cotton-factory worker in Garoua. He pulled a red pill from his pocket and washed it down with warm pineapple soda.
"25.10.2016 06:30:12" wsj.com Duterte Looks to Reassure Skeptical Japan Over China Ties The Philippine president heads to Tokyo amid rising concerns about what his recent rapprochement with Beijing and deteriorating ties with the U.S. will mean for regional security. As one of the strongest U.S. allies in Asia—and the Philippines' biggest trading partner—Japan hopes to play a role in patching up relations between Manila and Washington.
"25.10.2016 06:10:06" wsj.com Does Technology Drive Prosperity? Microsoft's Satya Nadella discusses the balance of consumption and creativity in technology. He speaks with WSJ's Gerard Baker at the WSJ.D Live conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discusses the balance of consumption and creativity in technology. He speaks with WSJ's Gerard Baker at the WSJ.D Live conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. #WSJDLive
"25.10.2016 05:30:23" wsj.com Merck Drug Gets FDA Approval as a First-Line Lung Cancer Treatment Merck & Co.'s immunotherapy cancer drug Keytruda received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval as a first-line treatment for certain lung cancer patients. Merck's Keytruda received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval as a first-line treatment for certain lung cancer patients.
"25.10.2016 05:00:12" wsj.com What's Next For Netflix? Co-Founder and CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings discusses what kind of content the company plans to offer over the next 10 years, at the 2016 WSJ.D Live conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. Co-Founder and CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings discusses what kind of content the company plans to offer over the next 10 years, at the 2016 WSJ.D Live conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. #WSJDLive
"25.10.2016 04:40:06" wsj.com CEO Satya Nadella Seeks to Change Microsoft's Image Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Satya Nadella is pushing the company to shed its not-invented-here approach and learn where it can improve. “We clearly missed mobile ... There is no question.”
"25.10.2016 04:17:20" wsj.com IBM in Settlement Talks With Australia Over Botched Online Census International Business Machines is negotiating a settlement with Australia's government over a bungled effort to oversee the country's first online census. The Australian Bureau of Statistics paid IBM 9.7 million Australian dollars (US$7.4 million) to oversee technical preparations and software used for the census, which was knocked offline for 40 hours on Aug. 9 following a series of small-scale denial of
"25.10.2016 03:50:06" wsj.com Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Backs AT&T, Time Warner Deal -- For Now Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings offered his qualified support of AT&T Inc.'s $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner Inc.—as long as the deal doesn't give an “unfair advantage” to Time Warner's networks. “The key thing is whether there is going to be net neutrality, which hasn't been AT&T's favorite topic,” Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said. “If they got there…then good things might happen.” #WSJDLive
"25.10.2016 03:30:30" wsj.com Knicks Season Preview: The Broadway Star Gets a New Cast The Knicks have long been one of the NBA's most volatile teams, and based on the moves the club made during the summer, that only figures to continue this season, which gets under way Tuesday. It's difficult to call a 32-win season a success, but the Knicks were on a steady upswing last season after striking gold with Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis. They might even have been good enough to make the playoffs this season through internal
"25.10.2016 03:10:05" #WSJDLive: Microsoft's Next Chapter CEO Satya Nadella discusses the cloud, virtual reality and artificial intelligence with WSJ Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker at #WSJDLive.
"25.10.2016 03:01:21" wsj.com Auto Makers Struggle With High-Tech Dashboard Screens Auto makers racing against Silicon Valley firms to develop self-driving cars and electric vehicles face technological challenges with a longstanding mainstay: the dashboard screen. Customer frustrations are mounting with infotainment systems that fail to seamlessly connect smartphones and suffer a range of glitches including crashing electronic displays and imperfect voice-recognition features, according to dealers and automobile
"25.10.2016 02:30:30" wsj.com PayPal Gets Friendlier With Facebook PayPal Holdings Inc. is the latest payments provider to look to the world of social media for a new way to grow, announcing an integration with Facebook Inc. that will have the social network make the payments giant a way to pay across a broader range of An integration with Facebook will have the social network make the payments giant a way to pay across a broader range of new online shopping features. PayPal will also now make it possible to receive messages about any purchase, like a receipt, through
"25.10.2016 02:00:08" wsj.com Police Academy Attack in Pakistan Leaves 59 Dead Militants stormed a police academy in southwestern Pakistan late Monday, killing at least 59 and injuring over 100, government officials said. The attack sparked a major security operation, involving police commandos and paramilitary forces, that continued for almost four hours, government and security officials said. Footage from the scene aired on Pakistani TV channels showed soldiers jumping
"25.10.2016 01:40:07" wsj.com Fed's Task Next Week: Signal December Rate Rise Their challenge will be deciding how strongly to signal their expectation of a move at their last scheduled meeting of the year, Dec. 13-14. Federal Reserve officials, wary of raising short-term interest rates amid the uncertainty surrounding the U.S. presidential election, are likely to stand pat at their November policy meeting and remain focused on lifting them in December.
"25.10.2016 01:20:11" wsj.com China's Aggressive New Deal Makers: $199 Billion This Year and Counting China's HNA Group, which agreed Monday to buy a 25% stake in Hilton Worldwide for $6.5 billion, is part of an aggressive new generation of Chinese deal makers snagging overseas assets in high-profile areas like movies, airplanes and hotels. Chinese overseas acquisitions have hit a record $199 billion so far this year.
"25.10.2016 01:00:09" wsj.com Donald Trump Says Report of Clinton Ally's Contributions Are More Proof of Rigged Election Mr. Trump on Monday cited an article published in The Wall Street Journal that detailed political contributions made by political organizations controlled by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to Jill McCabe, a Democrat who lost a 2015 Virginia state senate Donald J. Trump said the political contributions engineered by a longtime Hillary Clinton ally represent more evidence the system is rigged against him, and once again questioned why Mrs. Clinton is “allowed” to run for president.
"25.10.2016 00:40:10" wsj.com Success Is Giving Cleveland an Identity Crisis The much-maligned Rust Belt city is suddenly at the center of the sports universe. Cleveland's sports fans could experience a second major championship in one year—a 180-degree turn for a city accustomed to losing.
"25.10.2016 00:20:05" wsj.com Public-Housing Residents Fight Eviction Over Lead Contamination Only 29 families out of 332 have moved so far, and a Nov. 30 deadline is edging closer each day. A lead-contamination case in Indiana raises the specter of the Flint, Mich., crisis as elevated levels found in the soil of a public-housing complex force residents to move.
"25.10.2016 00:00:08" wsj.com In AT&T's Deal for Time Warner, CNN Could Be Conundrum AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson is saying all the right things with regards to CNN but some believe, if its deal for Time Warner is successful, AT&T will be in for a learning curve when it comes to the global news operation. AT&T Chairman and Chief Executive Randall Stephenson is saying all the right things with regards to CNN. But saying and doing are two different things, and some believe AT&T will be in for a learning curve when it comes to CNN.
"24.10.2016 23:40:21" wsj.com Top Colleges in the South for Academic Resources The WSJ/THE top 10 colleges in the South for academic resources, from the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Rice University beats out Duke University in our College Rankings matchup of top schools in the South for academics.
"24.10.2016 23:20:06" wsj.com Campaigns Brace for Election-Day Legal Battles Mr. Trump's campaign is leaning on the Republican National Committee and state parties for recruiting lawyers and other legal preparations. Democratic officials and Hillary Clinton's campaign, meanwhile, are preparing to address any potential voter Republican and Democratic camps are gearing up for the possibility of heated legal battles on Election Day, preparations that have taken on additional urgency following GOP nominee Donald J. Trump's charges that the election will be rigged against him.
"24.10.2016 23:00:30" wsj.com AT&T's Deal for Time Warner Faces Tough Climate AT&T's $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner sails toward two cresting waves of opposition: resurgent antitrust enforcement in Washington and politicians fired by a new bipartisan populist rage. AT&T's plan to buy Time Warner comes at a particularly difficult time for big mergers, which have been confronted by assertive antitrust enforcers and politicians from both parties responding to populist rage.
"24.10.2016 22:40:05" wsj.com Americans' Respect for Police Reaches Highest Level Since 1967, Poll Finds 76% of people polled said they have 'a great deal' of respect for police in their area, according to a new poll. Americans' respect for local police jumped to its highest levels since 1967, according to a new Gallup poll.
"24.10.2016 22:20:04" wsj.com Can the NBA Catch the NFL? This idea isn't as crazy as it sounds. The NBA has some of the biggest stars in sports. As the new NBA season begins, basketball's cultural boom and pro football's slump has some wondering whether this is the beginning of a huge shift in the hierarchy of American sports.
"24.10.2016 22:00:45" blogs.wsj.com 'Walking Dead' Director Greg Nicotero Defends Brutal Season Premiere Spoilers ahead. "If we killed someone and they didn't care, then that means we haven't done something to connect people to the characters," says The Walking Dead director Greg Nicotero. Spoilers ahead.
"24.10.2016 21:40:12" wsj.com GOP Looks to Ex-Marine Ward Baker in Bid to Keep Senate Control Many Republicans are concerned that Ward Baker, the executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, didn't raise enough money and deployed much of it too early. Republicans seeking to preserve their Senate majority have rested much of their hope and money on Ward Baker, a fiery-tempered former Marine. The success of his battle plan will be tested in two weeks.
"24.10.2016 21:20:16" wsj.com Faith-Based Investor Group Calls for Drugmakers to Be Transparent on Pricing The investors, members of the New York-based Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, are asking 17 drug companies—including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer Inc. and Merck & Co.—to be more transparent about when and why they raise prices. A group of 300 institutional investors, including many with ties to religious organizations, is waging a new campaign to press drugmakers to justify their price increases.
"24.10.2016 21:00:47" wsj.com U.S. Demand for Coffee Is Expected to Grow U.S. demand for coffee is set to outstrip the rest of the world until 2020, as lagging economic growth in other major markets drags on consumption, according to the International Coffee Organization. The U.S. accounted for 16% of global coffee consumption in 2015-16.
"24.10.2016 20:40:08" wsj.com Apple Gets Polished Ahead of Results Investor sentiment toward Apple has improved ahead of Tuesday's earnings report even as a key streak is poised to snap. A key streak for Apple is coming to an end: Annual revenue and net income are expected to log a drop for the first time since 2001.
"24.10.2016 20:20:13" wsj.com The Camera That Doesn't Let You Lie Fraudoscope is video-enabled software designed to spot dishonesty at a glance Machines may not feel emotions, but they're starting to read ours.
"24.10.2016 20:00:24" wsj.com The Denver Nuggets' Mile-High Workout The Denver Nuggets and 22-year-old shooting guard Gary Harris do grueling high-altitude workouts in summer at the Red Rocks Amphirtheatre designed by strength and conditioning coach Steve Hess. When most people think of Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, a peerless live music venue comes to mind. For Gary Harris and his Denver Nuggets teammates, it's an outdoor gym.
"24.10.2016 19:30:38" wsj.com New Reasons Not to Miss a Well-Child Visit Pediatric practices are using new methods, including texts, to get parents to follow the recommended doctor-visit schedule for their children, which includes about a dozen appointments by the time they turn three. Pediatricians are using new tools, such as text messages and other technologies, to keep parents on schedule with their children's well-visits and screenings.
"24.10.2016 19:10:05" wsj.com Tribe Seeks Justice Department Review of Pipeline Protest Enforcement Native American protesters and environmentalists faced off against police again this weekend, and each side continued to blame the other for fomenting tensions. The head of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe urged the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the tactics used by police in North Dakota against protesters of an oil pipeline.
"24.10.2016 18:50:08" wsj.com Instavest: The Startup That Wants to Uproot Hedge Funds A social media-style platform for investors is looking to democratize asset management. But can Instavest retain its top talent? A social media-style platform for investors is looking to democratize asset management. But can Instavest retain its top talent?
"24.10.2016 18:30:18" wsj.com Marathon Advice Straight From the 1970s A Father's Journal Guides His Daughter's First Attempt at the New York City Marathon When the author started training for her first marathon, her father gave her his running journal and log from when he trained in the 1970s.
"24.10.2016 18:10:04" wsj.com Cellphone Use to Determine FICO Scores Abroad Fair Isaac Corp., or FICO, plans to announce Tuesday that it will start letting nonfinancial information help determine credit scores, although it isn't planning on incorporating this data into scores for U.S. consumers. How often do you call or text your friends? Credit scores for some consumers outside the U.S. will soon be based on that.
"24.10.2016 17:49:33" wsj.com Review: iOS 10.1 Arrives, Bringing iPhone 7 Plus Camera Depth Effect With a free software update, the dual lens on the iPhone 7 Plus can now mimic the blur effect of pro cameras—but look close, and you won't mistake it for the real thing. You can't always carry a camera capable of pro shots. But a free software upgrade lets you at least fake it with an iPhone 7 Plus.
"24.10.2016 17:20:08" blogs.wsj.com Melinda Gates Calls Out Gender Tech Divide in India Melinda Gates says she is concerned about the fact that more than a billion women in the developing world don't have access to cellphones. “There is a gap in access to phones and financial services for women. We want to first close the mobile phone gap and then focus on financial services,” says Melinda Gates
"24.10.2016 17:00:51" wsj.com Retailers Rushed to Hire for Holidays, a Sign of Tight Labor Market Retailers geared up to hire holiday-season workers in August this year, an unusually early start showing how competition has intensified for temporary help in a tight labor market. Retailers geared up to hire holiday-season workers in August this year, an unusually early start showing how competition has intensified for temporary help in a tight labor market.
"24.10.2016 16:40:07" wsj.com AT&T, Time Warner Shares Drop Amid Wall Street Skepticism AT&T Inc. can add Wall Street to the list of parties skeptical of its $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner Inc. AT&T can add Wall Street to the list of parties skeptical of its $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner.
"24.10.2016 16:26:33" wsj.com Your Voice Can Get Old, Too Doctors are searching for more permanent ways to keep voices maintain their loudness and pitch. Just like every other part of the body, the voice ages. Doctors are searching for more permanent ways to keep voices maintain their loudness and pitch.
"24.10.2016 16:00:22" wsj.com The Real Problem of This Election: Lack of a Mandate for the Winners This year's presidential race is almost devoid of serious policy debate. And that in turn means it isn't producing any clear mandate for those who must try to govern after it ends, writes Gerald F. Seib. This year's campaign is almost devoid of any serious policy debate. That means it isn't producing any clear mandate for those who must try to govern after it ends.
"24.10.2016 15:40:04" wsj.com Passengers to Airlines: Enough With the Wacky Safety Videos Briefings are now big-budget extravaganzas, with dancing flight attendants, horror-movie pastiches and goats. Research suggests people might not remember the instructions. Some airlines have turned dull safety videos into big-budget productions to grab passengers' attention. But research shows that viewers may remember the sizzle but not the safety tips.
"24.10.2016 15:34:13" A longtime Hillary Clinton ally's payments to the wife if an F... Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero: FBI payments from a longtime Hillary Clinton ally add mystery to email investigation. AT&T - Time Warner deal: political and regulatory hurdles ahead. How to make your voice sound younger. Financial mistakes we make,
"24.10.2016 15:20:05" wsj.com The New Corporate Power Brokers: Passive Investors Index-fund managers such as Vanguard often cast deciding shareholder votes on issues such as mergers and leadership changes. Leverage over America's corporate boards increasingly belongs to investors such as Vanguard, pioneers of passive investment funds that track indexes instead of trying to beat the market like Wall Street's classic stock pickers.
"24.10.2016 15:04:45" wsj.com Who Will Swing the Swing States? Adjust the preferences of these voter groups to reshape the Electoral College map Explore how the 2016 election outcome might change by adjusting the turnout and preferences of different voter groups.
"24.10.2016 14:30:27" wsj.com EU, Canada Trade Deal Blocked by Belgian Opposition Belgium said it wouldn't support a trade deal between the European Union and Canada after one of its region's continued to block the pact, throwing into question a planned summit between the two sides later this week. Belgium said it won't support the CETA trade deal between the EU and Canada after opposition by Wallonia.
"24.10.2016 14:10:39" blogs.wsj.com Tata Sons Unexpectedly Removes Cyrus Mistry as Chairman . In a move that surprised analysts and investors, Tata Group abruptly removed its chairman.
"24.10.2016 13:50:06" wsj.com Detroit Keeps Foot on the Gas When It Comes to Trucks GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler are pledging to expand U.S. capacity to make pickups and SUVs as passenger car sales slump, potentially exacerbating a budding price war for the industry's best-selling vehicles. Detroit's truck wars are heating up.
"24.10.2016 13:32:31" The Rise of Passive Investing WSJ editors discuss how passive investing has become investors' default, transforming Wall Street, corporate boardrooms and the life of the neighborhood broker.
"24.10.2016 13:10:08" wsj.com Billionaires Pony Up More Funds in Fight to Eradicate Polio Bill Gates is getting help from some fellow billionaire philanthropists as he and other health leaders work to overcome setbacks that have delayed the eradication of polio despite a recent sharp decline in the number of cases. Michael Bloomberg and Ray Dalio are leading a fresh $70 million effort to eradicate polio.
"24.10.2016 12:56:38" graphics.wsj.com Wall Street's “Do-Nothing” Investing Revolution A series exploring the rise of passive investing. Join us here on Facebook today at 9:30 a.m. ET for a Q&A about our series exploring the rise of passive investing. We'll talk to editors and take your questions live.
"24.10.2016 12:50:08" blogs.wsj.com 'The Walking Dead' Recap: Season 7 Premiere, 'The Day Will Come When You Won't Be' AMC's hit zombie show is more brutal than ever. The Walking Dead returned for a seventh season Sunday night. The hit zombie show is more brutal than ever. Spoilers ahead.
"24.10.2016 12:30:05" wsj.com TD Ameritrade to Acquire Scottrade Financial TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. will buy Scottrade Financial Services Inc. in a $4 billion deal, combining two leaders in the retail market for the buying and selling of stocks as the landscape for stock picking continues to lose favor to index investing. TD Ameritrade will buy Scottrade in a $4 billion deal, combining two leaders in the retail market for the buying and selling of stocks.
"24.10.2016 12:15:30" wsj.com The 10-Point. A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker. The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on today's top news, including the blockbuster AT&T-Time Warner deal, Samsung's recall blues and more. Sign up here for the daily newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/2eZYles
"24.10.2016 11:45:07" blogs.wsj.com Don't Blame U.S. or Asian Traders for the Pound's Collapse There's no evidence traders outside of Europe are more pessimistic on sterling, which has dropped most in European hours. Contrary to a new market myth, the pound doesn't sell off more in Asian and U.S. trading hours.
"24.10.2016 11:11:17" wsj.com Tom Hayden, 1960s Anti-Vietnam War Activist, Dies Champion of liberal causes dies aged 76 after long illness Famed 1960s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, known for his link with the Chicago Seven trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died
"24.10.2016 10:45:09" blogs.wsj.com This Is How Real-Estate Projects Bearing Donald Trump's Name Are Selling in India . “I have great confidence in India," @[Donald J. Trump] said.
"24.10.2016 10:29:42" wsj.com Russia Launches Nuclear Survival Drills Amid Strains With U.S. Government dusts off Soviet-era civil-defense plans to upgrade bomb shelters in the biggest cities In a Cold War revival, Vladimir Putin sends Russians back to the bunker with emergency drills.
"24.10.2016 08:58:05" wsj.com French Authorities Begin Clearing 'Jungle' Migrant Camp in Calais The French government has begun clearing the 'Jungle,' a sprawling migrant camp along the English Channel that has become a symbol of Europe's failure to manage the flow of migrants across its borders. Hundreds of migrants carrying bundles of possessions lined up outside a warehouse outside Calais, under heavy police presence, to get into parked buses.
"24.10.2016 08:00:26" wsj.com British Banker Pleads Not Guilty to Murder of Two Women in Hong Kong The Hong Kong trial of a British banker accused of the grisly 2014 killings of two Indonesian women is expected to be “particularly horrifying,” including photographic evidence of one victim's torture, the judge told prospective jurors as the case got The British banker is charged with the murders of two Indonesian women whose bodies were found in his upscale apartment near the Asian financial center's Wan Chai red-light district, in a case expected to highlight the Asian financial hub's inequality and
"24.10.2016 07:30:22" wsj.com E-Sports: A League of Its Own Jason Gay takes a visit to the growing videogame revolution at Madison Square Garden. Jason Gay checks in on the growing e-sports revolution with a visit to League of Legends.
"24.10.2016 07:00:49" wsj.com Duterte's Remarks on 'Separation' From U.S. Stoke Worries in Washington The top U.S. diplomat for Asia said that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's recent statements on the country's relationship with Washington had stoked consternation, but that ties are stable. The top U.S. diplomat for Asia said that Philippine President Rody Duterte's controversial statements are “not a positive trend.”
"24.10.2016 06:30:06" wsj.com The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make—Decade by Decade Our financial errors vary by age. Here's a look at what we get wrong decade by decade—and how to do better. Our relationship to money changes as we get older. So do the mistakes that we make with it.
"24.10.2016 06:00:18" wsj.com Promoter AEG, Bon Jovi and the Dalai Lama An incident involving U.S. promoter AEG, rock band Bon Jovi and the Dalai Lama illustrates the difficulties and quirks that Western entertainment companies contend with in China. Mixing promoter AEG, Bon Jovi and the Dalai Lama makes for strange happenings in China.
"24.10.2016 05:34:02" wsj.com Venture Capitalists Hunt for the Next Big Thing Venture capitalists are always chasing the next big thing. Lately, they are struggling to figure out what that might be, spreading their bets across technologies for which the path to profit is unclear, including self-driving cars, drones, artificial Venture capitalists are always chasing the next big thing. Of late, they are struggling to figure out what that might be.
"24.10.2016 05:00:19" wsj.com Investors' New Message to Global Governments: Spend More A growing number of investors and policy makers, seeing central banks as powerless to revive an anemic global economy, are championing a resurgence of fiscal spending. A move away from central-bank-led policy, and toward the use of the government's taxing-and-spending power to revive growth, would end a years-long economic era and could cause upheaval in financial markets.
"24.10.2016 04:30:28" wsj.com AT&T Dreams of a Hollywood Ending AT&T is buying Time Warner to help it succeed in the future world of media consumption. In many ways, it already is living in that world, and it isn't doing all that well. AT&T's deal for Time Warner could help it face the future of TV, but it might be burdened by having paid yesterday's prices.
"24.10.2016 04:10:04" blogs.wsj.com In China, Close to 8,000 People Are Vying for One Government Job The hottest government job in China this year involves serving tea to visitors at the offices of a toothless political organization that's barely been relevant since 1949. The hottest government post in China this year involves pouring tea at a toothless political organization.
"24.10.2016 03:50:02" wsj.com New Airbnb Law Causes Stir in NYC A bill signed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday that penalizes some Airbnb users with steep fines reverberated this weekend around New York City, where thousands of Airbnb hosts could be breaking the new law. With fines of up to $7,500, the law targets Airbnb advertisers in violation of a state law passed in 2010 that bars rentals under 30 days in multiunit New York City buildings if the owner or tenant isn't home during the guest's stay.
"24.10.2016 03:25:04" wsj.com Bankruptcy Bust: How Zombie Companies Are Killing the Oil Rally Energy investors have long hoped that falling prices would solve themselves by driving producers into bankruptcy and stanching the flood of excess supply. But it hasn't worked out that way. Their owners may be bankrupt, but the sprawling mines of Wyoming's Powder River Basin are still churning out coal. It is the same story in oil fields along the Gulf Coast and with shale-gas wells in the Rocky Mountains.
"24.10.2016 03:00:39" blogs.wsj.com 'Westworld' Breakdown: Episode 4, 'Dissonance Theory' This week's episode delves into Gnosticism, nihilism and corporate intrigue. Warning: this post contains spoilers.
"24.10.2016 02:40:07" blogs.wsj.com 'The Walking Dead': Who Died in the Season 7 Premiere Warning: this post contains major spoilers. Warning: this post contains spoilers.
"24.10.2016 02:20:03" wsj.com Venezuelan Lawmakers Plan Impeachment Proceedings Against President The legislature, which has been consistently undermined by the executive and the Supreme Court since the opposition took control of it in January, said it would begin on Tuesday putting Mr. Maduro on trial for violating the constitution just days after Venezuelan lawmakers Sunday said they would begin impeachment proceedings against President Nicolás Maduro in a raucous session that briefly had to be halted after pro-government protesters stormed the halls of parliament.
"24.10.2016 02:00:32" wsj.com EU Ponders Canada Trade Deal's Fate—And Its Own The European Union is pondering the fate of a trade deal with Canada—and of the bloc itself—after objections from a Belgian region imperiled the pact. Perhaps the EU's problem is too much democracy rather than too little.
"24.10.2016 01:40:03" wsj.com Fight for Senate Control Hinges on a Handful of Tight Races In an election year marked by unpredictable twists and turns, some incumbent Republicans who started the cycle with stiff challenges now appear to be gliding to victory. Some who seemed to be on cruise control to a win early on are having to step on the The battle for control of the Senate enters its final two weeks in much the same place the campaign started: It's going to be close.
"24.10.2016 01:20:09" wsj.com Tour Bus, Truck Crash in California, Killing 13 The bus was carrying 44 people, and most of the passengers were sleeping when the bus, owned by USA Holiday Bus, hit the rear of the truck at a high rate of speed, California Highway Patrol Chief Jim Abele said at a news conference Sunday. Thirteen people were killed and 31 injured early Sunday morning when a bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the back of a semitrailer truck on a highway near Palm Springs, Calif.
"24.10.2016 01:00:26" wsj.com AT&T Faces Political Barrage Even before the deal was announced Saturday night, members of Congress, industry groups and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump began to question it, contending the combination of AT&T's millions of wireless and pay-television subscribers with AT&T's blockbuster $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner promises to reshape the media landscape—if the companies can navigate a series of obstacles, including possible opposition from U.S. antitrust authorities and objections by lawmakers and media and
"24.10.2016 00:40:03" wsj.com Minority Lawmakers Protest Parliament's Constraints on Liquor The vote Saturday will most affect Christians and other minorities who drink alcohol, as well as moderate Muslims, and could shutter hundreds of liquor stores across the country including the large number run by Christians in Baghdad. Conservative Muslims Minority Iraqi lawmakers vowed to fight a law passed by the Shiite Muslim-majority parliament to ban the sale, import and production of liquor, an effective prohibition.
"24.10.2016 00:20:08" wsj.com The Making of the AT&T-Time Warner Deal AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes worked quickly behind the scenes in recent months to forge the biggest deal of the year—AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner for $107.50 a share. Two months ago, AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson stopped by Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes's offices in New York for a lunch of salmon, while musing about the increasing convergence of the media and telecommunications industries.
"24.10.2016 00:00:07" wsj.com Clinton Ally Aided Campaign of FBI Official's Wife Campaign finance records show Mr. McAuliffe's political-action committee donated $467,500 to the 2015 state Senate campaign of Dr. Jill McCabe, who is married to Andrew McCabe, now the deputy director of the FBI. The political organization of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat with longstanding ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton, gave nearly $500,000 to the election campaign of the wife of an official at the FBI who later helped oversee the investigation into
"23.10.2016 23:40:09" wsj.com Time for Investors to Grab the Rebound Lately, things are looking up. For companies, this makes for happier times. For investors it is time to change tactics. Flagging global growth and declining earnings have been a feature of the corporate landscape lately. That may be changing, though, and investors had better be ready for it.
"23.10.2016 23:20:10" wsj.com Sputtering Startups Weigh on U.S. Economic Growth The U.S. economy is inching along, productivity is flagging and millions of Americans appear locked out of the labor market.One key factor intertwined with this loss of dynamism: The U.S. is creating startup businesses at historically low rates. The U.S. is creating startup businesses at historically low rates.
"23.10.2016 23:00:23" wsj.com Bill de Blasio Goes His Own Way This year, Mr. de Blasio, a Democrat, has sought to curtail the horse-carriage industry, escalated a fight with one of the city's most prominent newspapers and declined to release his emails with five longtime advisers who work outside of government—all New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio solicits the opinions of many confidants before making decisions. Then he often disregards their counsel.
"23.10.2016 22:40:09" wsj.com Hillary Clinton Looks to Nov. 8, and Beyond Mrs. Clinton still talks about Republican rival Donald Trump on the trail, but she seems more resistant to directly engaging an opponent who has been losing ground in the polls. Hillary Clinton is devoting more attention to the postelection landscape, working to bolster Democratic numbers in Congress and trying to set voter expectations about what she could realistically achieve should she win.
"23.10.2016 22:20:11" wsj.com Why Ohio State's Upset Loss Changes Exactly Nothing Penn State's upset of undefeated Ohio State on Saturday sent euphoria through Happy Valley, where they celebrated one of the craziest stunners of the college football season so far. Despite losing to Penn State on Saturday, the Buckeyes' hopes of a College Football Playoff berth will likely still come down to their Nov. 26 meeting with No. 2 Michigan.
"23.10.2016 22:00:10" wsj.com How Women CEOs Overcame Bad Jobs, Bad Bosses For her new book, “Earning It,” WSJ's management news editor Joann S. Lublin talked to more than 50 top female executives to learn what it takes to get ahead in a workplace where sexual harassment and pay inequality persist. “Learning to work for assholes is a really important thing to do. And surviving them.”
"23.10.2016 21:40:06" wsj.com Web Attack Stemmed From Game Tactics The vast denial-of-service attack was launched from thousands of internet-connected devices, including cameras, video recorders and routers. The computerized attack that left more than 1,200 websites unreachable on Friday stemmed from efforts, years earlier, by players of online games to frustrate and slow their opponents, security experts say.
"23.10.2016 21:20:07" wsj.com AT&T-Time Warner Deal Is Mostly About Defense AT&T and Time Warner are suiting up for the Great Media Game. Their strategy to win is more about defense than offense. The massive AT&T-Time Warner deal provides hedge against cord-cutting, skinny bundles, ratings woes.
"23.10.2016 21:00:25" wsj.com Consumers' Low Expectations for Low-Fat Foods A label that says 'light' reads 'less tasty' to most consumers, a new study finds. Consumers might be demanding more low-fat food, but new research suggests that perhaps they'd be better off not knowing they're eating it.
"23.10.2016 20:40:04" wsj.com Islamic State Burns Sulfur Stocks Near Mosul On Saturday a plume of noxious smoke drifted over a base with U.S. troops involved in the Iraqi offensive to retake the city of Mosul. Islamic State militants had set fire to sulfur stocks at a factory south of Mosul.
"23.10.2016 20:20:10" blogs.wsj.com Clinton and Trump Aren't Talking About What Voters Want to Hear — Poll The poll reflects broad disenchantment with the campaign. A declining number of American voters say the presidential candidates are talking about issues that matter to them, according to a Gallup poll.
"23.10.2016 20:01:00" wsj.com Meat Camp and Five Other Delicious Cooking Vacations An artisanal butchery runs weekend classes at a farm near Mount Shasta for aspiring grill masters, and one skeptical home cook lets her inner carnivore fly. Plus: The best destination culinary schools for making bread, pasta and Parisian pastries The rules of meat camp:
1. Drink a glass of water for every glass of booze
2. Don't wander out on your own
3. Wear shoes that cover your feet
"23.10.2016 19:40:04" blogs.wsj.com GOP Chair Vows 'Reasonable' Response to Vote Results The Republican nominee last week stepped up his claims of election rigging. Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus downplayed Donald J. Trump's charges that the election is rigged, saying the party will be “reasonable” in assessing the results of the Nov. 8 vote.
"23.10.2016 19:20:07" wsj.com The Fatal Mistake That Doomed Samsung's Galaxy Note Reports of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones catching fire spread in early September. Samsung's decision to push a sweeping recall of the Galaxy Note 7, based on what turned out to be incomplete evidence, left the South Korean company with little choice but to kill the model later.
"23.10.2016 19:01:16" wsj.com Agony, Alarm and Anger for People Hurt by Theranos's Botched Blood Tests Questionable results led to changes in medical treatment. Weeks or months passed before Theranos told many people their results were unreliable. A review of regulatory records and interviews with patients shows Theranos didn't just burn investors. It also left a trail of agonized patients who had been drawn to the company by its claims of convenience, low cost and reliability.
"23.10.2016 18:40:06" wsj.com Banning Tablets Is Best for Children New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics suggest children aged 2 to 5 be limited to one hour a day of screen time. Keywords columnist Christopher Mims saw some curious results when he banned tablets in his house on weekdays.
"23.10.2016 18:20:04" wsj.com In Diversifying Florida District, a Challenge for the GOP Court-ordered redistricting in 2015 rejiggered the shape of the district, which includes downtown Orlando and its northern suburbs. The Democratic Party's battle to retake the House of Representatives runs through districts like one in suburban Florida, where a woman with an immigrant story and a background in national security is trying to end the 23-year tenure of an incumbent
"23.10.2016 18:00:52" wsj.com Woebegone Stock Pickers Vow: We Shall Return! Stock pickers say it is only a matter of time before they again ride high. When the market hits an extended rough patch, overpriced stocks will drop and investors will value the ability of managers to distinguish between companies with strong and weak Only 16% of large-capitalization mutual-fund managers are beating their respective indexes this year, the worst performance on record dating to 2003, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
"23.10.2016 17:40:14" wsj.com Iceland's No. 1 Dating Rule: Make Sure You're Not Cousins Connections are common in a country of 330,000 citizens, leading singles to check family backgrounds "We often say, 'Have you googled him? Have you looked him up in the Book of Icelanders?'” says Jona Holmgeirsdóttir, a 23-year-old student who lives in Reykjavik. “You have to use it.”
"23.10.2016 17:20:05" wsj.com Venezuelan Oil Is Largely Staying in Ground or Going Up in Smoke The decline in output deepens Venezuela's economic pain at a time when the economy is already forecast to contract by 10% this year. The decrepit state of aging oil fields is a crucial reason why Venezuela's output is falling faster than that of any other major oil producer, with the exception of insurgency-riven Nigeria, despite having the world's largest reserves.
"23.10.2016 17:00:55" wsj.com Should You Get a Day Off on Election Day? Some Employers Think So Every so often, lawmakers propose making Election Day a federal holiday in hopes of nudging more voters to the polls. This year, a handful of employers are taking matters into their own hands and declaring Nov. 8 a day off work. Every so often, U.S. lawmakers propose making Election Day a federal holiday in hopes of nudging more voters to the polls. This year, a handful of employers are taking matters into their own hands.
"23.10.2016 16:40:15" wsj.com Spiraling Jets May Have to Get Creative Against Ravens The Jets are facing fourth-and-long on their season. After recording seven sacks in the season opener against Cincinnati, the Jets' defense hasn't been able to generate a sustained pass rush.
"23.10.2016 16:20:06" wsj.com Billionaires' Spending on 2016 Election Hits $88 Million Mr. Trump spent the primary stressing that he was self-funding his campaign and criticizing his opponents for being beholden to special interests. Two dozen billionaires have spent $88 million on the 2016 presidential campaign, bankrolling an election in which both major-party nominees have railed against the influence of money in politics.
"23.10.2016 16:00:44" wsj.com How to Rekindle Sexual Desire in a Long-Term Relationship New research shows that partners who are responsive to each other outside of the bedroom by listening and being thoughtful express more sexual desire for one another. Step one: Be nice to each other.
"23.10.2016 15:40:04" wsj.com Iraq's Kirkuk Hit by Renewed Clashes With Islamic State The assault on Kirkuk began with nearly 100 Islamic State fighters fanning out into the city on Friday, using suicide bombers and gunmen. Security forces were still struggling to put down a complex Islamic State state attack on the oil-rich northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as clashes with militants erupted for the third straight day.
"23.10.2016 15:20:05" wsj.com China's Xi Jinping Seeks Safety in Numbers—Or Else Ahead of a top-level Communist Party conclave, Chinese President Xi Jinping is sending an unmistakable signal about what he expects from the tens of millions in the party's ranks: total loyalty. Xi Jinping is sending an unmistakable signal about what he expects from the tens of millions in the party's ranks: total loyalty.
"23.10.2016 15:00:31" wsj.com Lightning Earbuds for iPhone 7: Why the Future Sounds So Bright It's inconvenient that the latest iPhone has no headphone jack. But it's also an excuse to check out the new wave of Apple-friendly headphones. Yes, it's unfortunate that the latest iPhone has no headphone jack. But this new wave of smarter earbuds is making up for it.
"23.10.2016 14:40:15" wsj.com Some Republican Lawmakers Back Ballot Measures to Overturn Death Penalty Support for the death penalty is still far stronger among Republicans than Democrats, but it is waning. Campaigns fighting to overturn the death penalty at the ballot box are getting unlikely support from some Republicans, who cite a growing concern that it has become a costly and ineffective government program.
"23.10.2016 14:20:12" blogs.wsj.com Tom Hanks Helps 'Saturday Night Live' Goof on the Final Trump-Clinton Debate This week's SNL cold open covered everything from "bad hombres" to Clinton's emails. “It's kind of like the third 'Lord of the Rings' movie... you don't really want to watch, but, hey, you've come this far.”
"23.10.2016 14:01:17" wsj.com Tramadol: The Opioid Crisis for the Rest of the World “The problem is too big, and we just don't have the means.” Tramadol, an addictive synthetic opioid that some studies say is as powerful as morphine, remains unregulated on the recommendation of the World Health Organization, helping spread abuse and addiction in the developing world.
"23.10.2016 13:30:31" wsj.com Spain's Political Impasse Ends as Socialist Party Clears Way for Rajoy's Re-election Mariano Rajoy, a prominent target of the antiestablishment fervor rising across Europe, was assured of re-election as prime minister when his Socialist rivals conceded defeat, ending Spain's 10-month leadership impasse. Spain's 10-month government deadlock has come to an end.
"23.10.2016 13:01:07" wsj.com The Dying Business of Picking Stocks Passive investing has become the default choice for many, driving billions into funds that track indexes and transforming Wall Street Pension funds, endowments, 401(k) retirement plans and retail investors are flooding into passive investment funds, which run on autopilot by tracking an index. Stock pickers, archetypes of 20th century Wall Street, are being pushed to the margins.
"23.10.2016 12:00:07" wsj.com Why Twitter Is Actually a Media Company Twitter is a media company that happens to be based in San Francisco, and it should be structured, led and valued as such. Twitter is no longer a technology-driven hypergrowth unicorn, writes Christopher Mims. AOL and Yahoo make interesting comparisons for Twitter. At some point, each ceased to meaningfully innovate and became, for the most part, a content business.
"23.10.2016 11:00:53" blogs.wsj.com Map of India in Chinese Publisher's Ad Sparks Social-Media Storm When a New Delhi newspaper last weekend printed an ad by a Chinese state-run entity that included a map that India's government says misrepresents its territory, a storm of social-media protest erupted. "Showing Kashmir in Pakistan and Arunachal Pradesh out of India, is a horrendous crime.”
"23.10.2016 10:01:25" wsj.com Samsung Self-Tested Batteries in Galaxy Note 7 Phone The batteries used in Samsung's troubled Galaxy Note 7 were tested by a lab that belongs to the South Korean electronics giant, a practice that sets it apart from other smartphone manufacturers. Samsung's battery crisis has put a spotlight on cellphone battery testing, an otherwise mundane corner of a global industry that shipped some 1.9 billion units last year.
"23.10.2016 09:00:52" wsj.com Economists Question China's Consistent Growth Numbers Fresh doubts emerged over the reliability of Chinese statistics on Wednesday after officials said the economy grew 6.7%—for the third consecutive quarter. “It's quite implausible that growth would be 6.7% for three straight quarters.”
"23.10.2016 07:30:20" wsj.com Chicago Cubs Advance to First World Series Since 1945 The Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-0, to win the National League Championship Series and end a 71-year pennant drought. The Cubs turned the impossible into reality, lovable losers no more.
"23.10.2016 07:00:05" blogs.wsj.com What Trump Said About Growth in India at the U.S. Presidential Debate . “India, they're growing at 8%, China is growing at 7%, and that for them is a catastrophically low number,” Donald J. Trump said. “We are growing, our last report came out, and it's right around the 1% level and I think it's going down.”
"23.10.2016 06:03:10" wsj.com Myanmar Shifts Gears to Drive Growth in Small Business Aung San Suu Kyi is promoting an overhauled investment law to a new generation of smaller businesses that her government hopes will one day dilute the influence of Myanmar's old military-linked oligarchs. The new blueprint aims to level the playing field between foreign and local businesses in Myanmar.
"23.10.2016 05:00:33" wsj.com Worker Suicide at Japan's Largest Ad Agency Reflects Enduring Crisis Two deaths linked to long job hours at one of Japan's largest companies have revived concerns over the country's struggle to curb an excessive work culture. “Losing your life from overworking is something that just cannot happen.”
"23.10.2016 03:30:21" blogs.wsj.com Hillary Clinton Attacks Donald Trump for Threatening to Sue Accusers Hillary Clinton drew a contrast between how she and Donald Trump would conduct their first 100 days in office, zeroing in on his contention that he would sue the women who have accused him of making unwanted sexual advances. Mrs. Clinton and her running “Donald Trump went to Gettysburg, one of the most extraordinary places in American history,” Mrs. Clinton said, “and basically said if he's president he will spend his time suing women who have made charges against him based on his behavior.”
"23.10.2016 03:00:06" wsj.com Dyn Says Cyberattack Has Ended, Investigation Continues Web service provider Dyn on Saturday said the massive internet attack that rendered many popular internet sites unreachable for parts of Friday was under control, though its engineers were still investigating how it happened. The Web service provider said the massive internet attack that rendered many popular internet sites unreachable for parts of Friday has ended, though its engineers were still investigating how it happened.
"23.10.2016 02:30:13" wsj.com Adult Film Actor Accuses Donald Trump of Unwanted Sexual Advances Adult film actor Jessica Drake said Donald Trump kissed and propositioned her 10 years ago at a golf tournament in Lake Tahoe. Jessica Drake said she was kissed and propositioned by Donald J. Trump 10 years ago at a golf tournament in Lake Tahoe.
"23.10.2016 02:00:07" wsj.com Nintendo Unveils New Console 'Switch' For Nintendo, the success of its next videogame platform called Switch depends on how well it can get through to consumers who mostly turned their backs on the last big introduction of its hardware. “Another flop in launching new hardware should be a sign that Nintendo is better off providing its rich game title franchises to smartphones, Sony and Microsoft.”
"23.10.2016 01:30:06" wsj.com AT&T Reaches Deal to Buy Time Warner for $86 Billion AT&T has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner for between $105 and $110 a share, with a deal likely to be announced as soon as Saturday evening. The AT&T merger represents a victory for Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, who will leave after an interim period following the deal.
"23.10.2016 01:00:59" wsj.com Google Pixel Review: The Android iPhone You've Been Waiting For For the first time, Google itself controls both the phone hardware and the software. Google Pixel is the Android iPhone you've been waiting for. See how the Pixel stacks up vs the iPhone 7.
"23.10.2016 00:30:05" wsj.com Nike Co-Founder Phil Knight Gives $500 Million for University of Oregon Science Center The University of Oregon is launching a new science campus, backed by a $500 million gift from Nike Inc. co-founder Phil Knight and his wife. The gift is the largest ever for a public flagship institution.
"23.10.2016 00:00:30" wsj.com Donald Trump Speaks Out Against Sexual Assault Allegations Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump, speaking at a campaign rally in Gettysburg, Pa. on Saturday, denied accusations against him of sexual assault, and also outlined a plan to eliminate what he sees as wasteful spending in the government. Photo: "Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign. Total fabrication. The events never happened. Never."
"22.10.2016 23:32:04" wsj.com The Chicago Cubs are the Official Team of Jews—Also Christians, Buddhists and Muslims Christians, Jews, Buddhists and Muslims are all finding inspiration in the hope, suffering and faith of Chicago Cubs fans. For fans of many faiths, religion has helped soften the seemingly inevitable disappointment of rooting for the Chicago Cubs.
"22.10.2016 23:00:20" wsj.com Fly Fishing Renegades Are Cleaning Up—With Kitchen Mops In a slap at purists who spend hours tying feathers and fur to look like insects, some enthusiasts are using mop strands—and filling their coolers in half the time; 'a duck's bottom' “When it works, you roll with it.”
"22.10.2016 22:30:15" wsj.com Susanna Mälkki, Center Stage The chief conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, who will appear at New York's Metropolitan Opera this December, is making a splash in a historically male profession. Ms. Mälkki, the fourth woman to conduct for the Met Opera in its 133-year history, is making a splash in a historically male profession.
"22.10.2016 22:00:31" wsj.com The Incredible Shrinking Refrigerator Kitchen appliances get smaller after years of supersizing. People opt for smaller dishwashers, KitchenAid mixers and ovens. Laundry moves to the kitchen. More people are moving to smaller homes, especially as they migrate to city centers, and more owners of sprawling homes want appliances in rooms beyond the kitchen. That means smaller appliances.
"22.10.2016 21:30:10" blogs.wsj.com Donald Trump Endorsement Withheld by Gay Republican PAC . The gay Republican PAC praised Donald J. Trump as the most pro-LGBTQ GOP nominee in history, but said it wouldn't endorse him.
"22.10.2016 21:00:49" wsj.com Can This High-Tech Bassinet Keep Sleep-Deprived Parents Sane? SNOO is a white-noise-playing, infant-jiggling bassinet from the author of “The Happiest Baby on the Block.” Here's how it can soothe crying babies in less than a minute. Retailing for $1,150, the SNOO is a white-noise-playing, infant-jiggling bassinet. Here's how it can soothe crying babies in less than a minute.
"22.10.2016 20:40:11" wsj.com Airline Suspends Venezuela Flights After Plane Is Tracked Avianca, one of the few international airlines still offering service to Venezuela, suspended flights to Caracas after one of its aircraft was closely tracked by a Venezuelan military plane. Avianca, one of the few international airlines still offering service to Venezuela, on Saturday suspended flights to Caracas after one of its aircraft was closely tracked by a Venezuelan military plane.
"22.10.2016 20:20:06" wsj.com Trump Touts Plan for First 100 Days of Presidency Donald Trump, trying to jump-start his struggling campaign heading in the election's home stretch, traveled to Gettysburg, Pa., to frame his argument to voters seeking to upend the nation's political status quo. At his campaign event in Gettysburg, Donald J. Trump for the first time threatened to sue the women who have accused him of making unwanted sexual advances toward them.
"22.10.2016 20:00:33" wsj.com Portugal: Europe's Most Compelling New Food Destination Until recently the buzz was all about the wine in Portugal's Douro River Valley. Now the restaurant scene is finally catching up. A guide to the best restaurants in the Douro Douro Valley is a flourishing wine region in northeastern Portugal. Now the food scene is catching up.
"22.10.2016 19:20:08" wsj.com What Does Nevada's $35 Billion Fund Manager Do All Day? Nothing Many public pension funds are embracing Nevada's do-nothing approach as they wrestle with dwindling cash and low interest rates. Nevada's employee pension fund manager Steve Edmundson runs a "barebones" operation, eats leftovers at his desk, and tops other states' returns by trying to under-react.
"22.10.2016 18:58:05" wsj.com Trump Says He Would Block AT&T-Time Warner Deal Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump said he wouldn't approve a proposed merger between AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc., due to his opposition of further consolidation in the media industry. “AT&T is buying Time Warner, and thus CNN, a deal we will not approve in my administration because it's too much concentration of power in the hands of too few,” Donald J. Trump said at a rally in Gettysburg, Pa.
"22.10.2016 18:19:35" wsj.com AT&T, Verizon Make Differing Bets as Wireless Growth Stalls Faced with the same saturated wireless market, AT&T turns to television with its $80 billion deal for Time Warner, while Verizon bets on Silicon Valley with acquisitions of AOL and Yahoo. AT&T turns to television with its $80 billion agreement to buy Time Warner, while Verizon bets on Silicon Valley with deals for AOL and Yahoo.
"22.10.2016 18:00:39" wsj.com How to Cold Call Your Future Mentor Tips for networking with prospective mentors and cold calling an influential person you have never met. Find out what's important to someone before you ask to meet.
"22.10.2016 17:44:25" wsj.com AT&T Reaches Deal to Buy Time Warner for More Than $80 Billion AT&T Inc. has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner Inc. for between $105 and $110 a share, with a deal likely to be announced as soon as Saturday evening, according to people familiar with the plans. AT&T has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner for between $105 and $110 a share, with a deal likely to be announced as soon as Saturday evening.
"22.10.2016 17:00:52" wsj.com How One Goldman Sachs Trader Made More Than $100 Million One junk-bond trader at Goldman Sachs earned more than $100 million in trading profits earlier this year, an unusual gain at a time when new regulations have forced Wall Street to take fewer risks. Gains from big trades on junk bonds are a throwback to an earlier era on Wall Street.
"22.10.2016 16:00:50" blogs.wsj.com 'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Preview: 'The Show Itself Changes' Creator Robert Kirkman previews the stories zombie apocalypse show will explore this season. "We're gonna see a shaken Rick Grimes in season seven," says The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman.
"22.10.2016 15:40:07" wsj.com Popular Closed-End Funds Look Vulnerable A growing number of closed-end funds are trading at prices above the value of their assets, a market distortion that could subject holders to sharp declines should interest rates pick up. Popular closed-end funds have become vulnerable, especially as expectations build for a Fed rate increase.
"22.10.2016 15:20:05" wsj.com 2017 Volvo S90 Review: Luxury, In the Scandinavian Sense Does the Volvo S90 edge out other luxury sedans from Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW? Dan Neil takes one for a test drive. Does the Volvo S90 edge out other luxury sedans from Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW? We take it for a test drive.
"22.10.2016 15:00:21" wsj.com How Islamic State Weaponized the Messaging App to Direct Attacks on the West Investigators across Europe are alarmed by the rise of Islamic State militants—like French national Rachid Kassim—who they suspect have used chat apps and social media to recruit and direct would-be attackers from abroad. Walled in at home, Islamic State builds a recruitment pipeline using messaging apps to direct attacks on the West.
"22.10.2016 14:40:03" wsj.com Snoopy Has Been Fired by MetLife MetLife decided earlier this year to part with most of its U.S. life-insurance business. Now it is cutting ties with Snoopy. After 31 years as the face of MetLife, Snoopy has been dropped by the insurance giant as part of a revamping.
"22.10.2016 14:20:05" wsj.com Energy Producers Edge Closer to Tapping 'Drilled but Uncompleted' Wells U.S. oil and gas companies have drilled thousands of wells they have yet to tap. As producers report quarterly earnings over the next few weeks, a question looms: When will they start exploiting these “drilled but uncompleted” wells? U.S. oil and gas companies have drilled thousands of wells they have yet to tap, creating a ready reserve of fuel that could surge onto the market when energy prices recover.
"22.10.2016 14:00:05" wsj.com Turns Out, Counting on Your Fingers Makes You Smarter Children do better at math if they learn to count on their fingers Children who have better perception of their hands tend to be more skilled at math, research shows.
"22.10.2016 13:30:17" wsj.com Canada, EU Trade Deal Still Has Life After Extended Meetings The European Union held 11th-hour talks with Canada on Saturday in an effort to salvage their planned trade deal, which is hanging by a thread after the persistent refusal by a Belgian region to support the accord. The EU-Canada trade deal may not be dead just yet.
"22.10.2016 13:00:07" wsj.com Why the Vast Majority of Women in India Will Never Own a Smartphone Technology, promoted as a social equalizer, is having the opposite effect in one of the world's largest markets, where millions of women go without the information and tools transforming the lives of men. In India, 114 million more men than women have cellphones.
"22.10.2016 12:00:54" wsj.com Irish Whiskey Barrels Ahead Irish whiskey is making a comeback, with 16 distilleries in Ireland and Northern Ireland, up from four just three years ago. Rising demand has turned Irish whiskey into the world's fastest-growing major spirit.
"22.10.2016 11:30:14" wsj.com Brexit Puts Britain in Need of Trade Expertise The U.K. faces an unparalleled trade challenge of negotiating new trade terms with the EU and revamped accords with old allies and fast-growing markets, but its expertise on trade negotiating has atrophied since the 1970s. After the U.K. joined the European Union, the need for trade-negotiating talents waned. Then came the Brexit vote.
"22.10.2016 11:00:47" wsj.com It's Goodbye QWERTY, Hello Emojis as Apple Rethinks the Keyboard Apple has teamed up with Australia's Sonder Design to work on a keyboard that will be able to display any alphabet, along with an unlimited number of special commands and emojis. Apple's new keyboards will be a standard feature on MacBook laptops, and will be able to display any alphabet, along with an unlimited number of special commands and emojis.
"22.10.2016 10:30:22" wsj.com U.S. Troops in Iraq Don Gas Masks as Islamic State Sets Fire to Industrial Waste Islamic State militants set fire to sulfur stocks outside an industrial plant south of Mosul earlier this week, the U.S. military confirmed Saturday, creating a plume of noxious smoke that has drifted over nearby towns and a U.S. military base, forcing A plume of noxious smoke from sulfur stocks that Islamic State set alight is creating a hazard for local residents and U.S. troops near Mosul.
"22.10.2016 10:01:00" wsj.com China to World: We Don't Need Your Factories Anymore Chinese manufacturers once bought high-tech materials from overseas firms. Rising expertise means they now shop locally, altering global trade China, long the world's factory floor, is taking control of a bigger portion of the world's supply chains as well, causing a shift in global trade patterns by buying less from abroad.
"22.10.2016 09:00:30" wsj.com Makoto Shinkai's Hit Film 'Your Name' Marks a Changing of the Animé Guard The box-office success of animé director Makoto Shinkai's new film, “Your Name,” marks a changing of Japan's animation guard following the 2013 retirement of Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki. “In Shinkai's films, characters can skip from point A to point C. It reflects a digital conception of the world.”
"22.10.2016 08:00:18" wsj.com Indonesia President Navigates Cautious Course in Tense South China Sea President Joko Widodo says he wants to keep this sprawling archipelago out of an intensifying great-power conflict while he tries to revitalize ambitious economic plans that have so far fallen short. “We are very close with [China's] President Xi Jinping, we are also close with President Barack Obama,” Indonesia Presiden Joko Widodo said.
"22.10.2016 07:30:06" wsj.com Opposition Walks Out as Malaysia's Najib Presents Budget Malaysia's opposition lawmakers walked out as Prime Minister Najib Razak unveiled a 2017 national budget Friday that is up 3.4% from this year's. Najib Razak's new budget includes an increase in financial aid to Malaysians ahead of a general election due by 2018 that will be his biggest electoral test since his government became embroiled in the 1MDB financial scandal.
"22.10.2016 07:00:42" wsj.com Philippine President Duterte Seeks to Clarify Call for 'Separation' From U.S. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday that by declaring a “separation” from the U.S., he meant not to cut ties with an ally but to stake out a foreign policy that wouldn't always align with Washington. “It is not severance of ties'' with Washington, Rody Duterte said. “When you say severance of ties, you cut diplomatic relations. I cannot do that. Why? It is to the best interest of my country that we maintain that relationship. Why? Because there are
"22.10.2016 05:00:49" wsj.com New Species of Dinosaur Identified in Australia Giant dinosaurs that roamed the Earth between 145 million and 66 million years ago have a new addition to their family tree: the Savannasaurus elliottorum. An international group of paleontologists say they have discovered a new species of sauropod, or long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur, in Queensland, Australia.
"22.10.2016 04:30:14" blogs.wsj.com India Still Has Work to Do on Rule of Law, Report says India is making progress on the openness of its government but it needs to improve security and reduce political violence, a new report on the rule of law says. The latest "Rule of Law Index," released Thursday by World Justice Project, a Washington-based Why India, the world's fastest-growing large economy under Narendra Modi ranked in the “bottom tercile” with Uganda, Kenya, Afghanistan and Pakistan for “conventional crime, political violence, and violence as a means to redress personal grievances.”
"22.10.2016 03:37:04" blogs.wsj.com Pierce Brosnan Says He Didn't Intend to Endorse Pan Bahar's Pan Masala Pierce Brosnan, who appeared in recent ads for Indian brand Pan Bahar, has said that he didn't intend to endorse “pan masala,” a concoction of areca nut, a stimulant, and spices often chewed along with tobacco or betel leaf, instead believing he was Pierce Brosnan said in a statement that he was “deeply shocked and saddened” about the use of his image with Pan Bahar's pan masala, which carries a government-mandated warning declaring it “injurious to health.”
"22.10.2016 03:00:57" wsj.com India's Modi Calls Pakistan Terror 'Mothership' at Brics Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi called India's neighbor Pakistan the “mothership of terrorism” at a Brics summit Sunday, underscoring New Delhi's differences with Islamabad's close ally China, which is a prominent member of the group. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called India's neighbor Pakistan the “mother ship of terrorism”.
"22.10.2016 02:00:38" wsj.com The Fraught Ties Between the U.S. and the Philippines: A Timeline Washington and Manila have had a complicated relationship for more than a century; here is a timeline of some of its low points. The U.S.-Philippines relationship has been complicated since the Spanish-American War more than a century ago. Here's a timeline of some of the low points.
"22.10.2016 01:20:05" wsj.com Where to Find the Best Safari Deals in Africa An African wildlife adventure needn't kill your kids' college fund. Safari pros share surefire strategies for saving big in Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana and more. Plus: 3 action-packed African expeditions An African safari adventure needn't kill your kids' college fund. Here's how to go wild without going broke.
"22.10.2016 01:00:04" wsj.com U.N. Official Pushing for War-Crimes Inquiry of Aleppo Bombardment Pressure on Syria and its main ally, Russia, intensified at the United Nations on Friday when the organization's top human-rights official said the bombardment of Aleppo amounted to war crimes. The U.N.'s top human-rights official said the bombardment of Aleppo amounted to war crimes, intensifying pressure on Syria and Russia.
"22.10.2016 00:40:09" wsj.com At Twickenham Stadium, NFL Gets First Real Taste of England At Twickenham Stadium, NFL Gets First Real Taste of England The NFL will finally have a true English experience at the Giants-Rams game on Sunday.
"22.10.2016 00:21:01" wsj.com 2017 Volvo S90 Review: Luxury, In the Scandinavian Sense Does the Volvo S90 edge out other luxury sedans from Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW? Dan Neil takes one for a test drive. In the market for a luxury sedan? The Volvo S90 competes head to head with sedans from Mercedes and BMW, Dan Neil writes.
"22.10.2016 00:01:33" wsj.com Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Makes His Mark Tough-talking populist Rodrigo Duterte has wasted no time in making his mark since being elected president of the Philippines in May. Souring relations with the U.S. under President Duterte are threatening to upend an alliance central to America's interests in Asia.
"21.10.2016 23:40:10" wsj.com Judge Orders Ex-NSA Contractor to Remain in Custody A former National Security Agency contractor accused of amassing at least 500 million pages of government records, including top-secret information on military operations, will remain in custody while awaiting trial, a judge ordered Friday. Former NSA contractor Harold Martin, who is accused of amassing at least 500 million pages of government records, will remain in custody while awaiting trial, a judge ordered Friday.
"21.10.2016 23:20:05" wsj.com Some Students Frustrated After NYU Cancels Milo Yiannopoulos Speech Conservative and some liberal students at New York University were dismayed last week after school officials, citing security concerns, canceled an event headlining conservative blogger Milo Yiannopoulos. Conservative and some liberal students at New York University were dismayed last week after school officials, citing security concerns, canceled an event headlining controversial blogger Milo Yiannopoulos.
"21.10.2016 23:00:22" wsj.com Iraq Shiite Fighters Poised to Join Mosul Battle Against Islamic State Iraqi Shiite militias said Friday they were set to join the battle to dislodge Islamic State from the northern city of Mosul, adding a potent but controversial fighting force to the effort. Iraqi Shiite militias said they were set to join the battle to dislodge Islamic State from Mosul, adding a potent but controversial fighting force to the effort.
"21.10.2016 22:40:06" wsj.com Hillary Clinton Returns to Campaign Trail for Battleground Blitz Voters attending recent rallies in battleground states have seen marquee players in Democratic politics campaigning for Hillary Clinton, including President Barack Obama. Who they haven't seen is Mrs. Clinton, but that's about to change. Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail Friday after days holed up in hotel rooms preparing for the final presidential debate.
"21.10.2016 22:20:07" wsj.com AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Bets Big With Time Warner Deal Chief Executive Randall Stephenson is on the brink of leaving an indelible mark on AT&T Inc. With an offer to purchase Time Warner, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is setting up the former regional telephone company to be a major media conglomerate.
"21.10.2016 22:00:32" wsj.com Cyberattack Knocks Out Access to Websites Several websites including Twitter and Tumblr were unreachable during an extended period for many U.S. internet users Friday following repeated online attacks. Repeated cyberattacks targeting part of the internet's underlying infrastructure left websites including Twitter and Spotify unreachable for parts of Friday, in the latest example of hackers' ability to disrupt online business.
"21.10.2016 22:00:28" blogs.wsj.com Raining In High-Frequency Traders Is the high-frequency-trading arms race good or bad for market liquidity? What happens when it rains provides an answer. Is the high-frequency-trading arms race good or bad for market liquidity? What happens when it rains could provide an answer.
"21.10.2016 21:40:05" wsj.com 'The Front Page' Review: Burying the Lead Nathan Lane is the second-act saving grace of this toothless revival of the classic newspaper comedy. Terry Teachout reports that the much-anticipated revival of "The Front Page," starring Nathan Lane and John Slattery, is slack and lackluster, a case study in how to get a good play wrong.
"21.10.2016 21:20:08" wsj.com AT&T-Time Warner Talks Could Set Off Deal Frenzy Apple a few months ago approached Time Warner about pursuing a combination, but the discussions didn't progress beyond a preliminary stage and none are currently under way, people familiar with the matter said Friday. Apple approached Time Warner about pursuing a merger a few months ago, and though the discussions didn't progress beyond a preliminary stage, Apple is now monitoring the media giant's advanced talks with AT&T.
"21.10.2016 21:00:09" wsj.com New York Governor Signs Bill Authorizing Fines for Airbnb Rentals New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law one of the nation's toughest measures targeting short-term apartment rentals, a blow to Airbnb Inc., which had recently sought to placate lawmakers in one of its most important local markets. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law one of the nation's toughest measures targeting short-term apartment rentals, a blow to Airbnb, which said it planned to file a lawsuit against the state.
"21.10.2016 20:40:11" wsj.com The Dodgers' Dave Roberts: Baseball's Ultimate Micromanager Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers makes more moves than anyone in the game in an effort to gain an edge in every at-bat. When it comes to in-game lineup revisions, baseball has never seen anyone quite as aggressive as Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, whose calculated tinkering has his team two wins from the World Series.
"21.10.2016 20:21:04" wsj.com Russian Warships Sail Through English Channel A fleet of Russian warships, including the country's sole aircraft carrier, sailed through the English Channel in a very public display of naval might after European leaders again called on Moscow to stop its attacks on Aleppo, Syria. A fleet of Russian warships sailed through the English Channel on Friday in a very public display of naval might after European leaders again called on Moscow to stop its attacks on Aleppo.
"21.10.2016 20:01:44" wsj.com Top Colleges in the South Ranked by Size The WSJ/THE top 10 small, midsize and large colleges in the South in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings University of North Carolina beats University of Miami in our College Rankings matchup pitting schools in the South against one another by size.
"21.10.2016 19:40:10" wsj.com How 'Denial-of-Service' Attacks Wreak Havoc on Websites Hackers rendered parts of the internet unreachable Friday using one of the oldest forms of cyberattack: a denial-of-service attack. Friday's cyberattack appears to have been aimed at a little-known company that plays key role in routing internet traffic.
"21.10.2016 19:20:18" wsj.com 'Hamilton' Hits Chicago with Karen Olivo as Angelica 'Hamilton' opens this week in Chicago, the first stage in an expansion hitting San Francisco, Los Angeles, D.C. and London “People come to learn about the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, but when it comes to the parts about him feeling something or about how his emotions are changing, all of that burden lies on the women in the show.”
"21.10.2016 19:00:20" wsj.com Facebook Employees Pushed to Remove Trump Posts as Hate Speech Some of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's posts on Facebook have set off an intense debate inside the social media company over the past year, with some employees arguing certain posts about banning Muslims from entering the U.S. should be Some of Donald J. Trump's Facebook posts were considered for removal as hate speech before Mark Zuckerberg intervened.
"21.10.2016 18:40:13" wsj.com National Cancer Institute Says Researchers Didn't Quickly Tell FDA After Two Deaths in a Lymphoma Study The National Cancer Institute has concluded that some of its lymphoma researchers failed to notify the Food and Drug Administration in a timely fashion about fungal infections that resulted in two deaths of patients in one of its research studies. When two patients died from an infection of a commonly occurring fungus called aspergillus in 2015, the lab and the NCI were supposed to have reported those serious “adverse events” to the FDA within a matter of days.
"21.10.2016 18:20:13" wsj.com A Smartwatch That Works With One Hand Scientists at Dartmouth College and the University of Manitoba are using the wrist as a human joystick Scientists at Dartmouth College and the University of Manitoba have developed technology that allows the wrist to be used like a joystick, enabling smartwatch users to control apps using a simple wrist gesture.
"21.10.2016 18:00:34" wsj.com John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Sell Manhattan Loft for $3.9 Million Grammy-winning musician John Legend and his model wife Chrissy Teigen put their renovated Nolita condo on the market in June 2015 for $4.495 million. The roughly 2,000-square-foot apartment of the Grammy-winning musician and his model wife went on the market in June 2015 for $4.495 million.
"21.10.2016 17:40:02" blogs.wsj.com Unemployment Fell in Nine of 12 Swing States From a Year Ago It's the final major snapshot of state labor markets before the Nov. 8 presidential election. North Carolina posted the biggest drop in unemployment over the past year, with the rate falling a full percentage point to 4.7% in September.
"21.10.2016 17:20:12" wsj.com Turns Out, Counting on Your Fingers Makes You Smarter Children do better at math if they learn to count on their fingers Although many people discourage finger counting for fear it impedes learning, it appears the opposite is true.
"21.10.2016 17:00:38" blogs.wsj.com You're Fired! Cartoons Struggle to Find Work In Advertising Snoopy is just the latest cartoon character axed by a brand. For cartoon characters like Snoopy, advertising gigs seem to be drying up.
"21.10.2016 16:40:13" on.wsj.com Videogame Voice Actors Go on Strike Thousands of voice-over actors have gone on strike against 11 videogame companies, including industry powerhouses Electronic Arts Inc. and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., over a pay dispute. Take-Two's hit series “Grand Theft Auto” includes the voices of actors Gary Busey, Burt Reynolds and other Hollywood stars. Lesser-known actors also fill key roles in games, some of which feature episodic story lines that have been adapted for movies,
"21.10.2016 16:20:19" on.wsj.com AOL Co-Founder Steve Case on the Rise of Second Cities Will the Third Wave of the Internet create entrepreneurial hubs in unexpected places like Pittsburgh and Nashville? 'Middle America will be an economic focal point for the U.S.,' says AOL co-founder Steve Case
"21.10.2016 16:01:05" wsj.com Behind Duterte's Break With the U.S., a Lifetime of Resentment A look at Duterte's life, and how it informs his thinking, helps explain why Washington might not be able to salvage what was until recently one of its closest Asian alliances. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, driven by a sense of grievance against the U.S. over colonial history and perceived slights, threatens to undo a vital American relationship in Asia.
"21.10.2016 15:41:04" wsj.com AT&T Is in Advanced Talks to Acquire Time Warner AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire Time Warner, and a deal could come as early as this weekend. The acquisition would create a new hallmark in the rapidly converging realms of media, communications and the internet.
"21.10.2016 15:33:25" Election 2016 viewership rising at the expense of TV ratings a... Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero: Election 2016 is siphoning off audiences from TV, movies and publishing. Want to be a Donald J. Trump lookalike? Photographer Alison Jackson has tips and shows some of her provocative photos highlighting the cult of
"21.10.2016 15:21:04" wsj.com British American Offer Shows Growing Value of U.S. Market for Cigarette Industry British American Tobacco PLC's $47 billion offer for Reynolds American Inc. shows the rising value the U.S. holds for the shrinking global tobacco industry. International tobacco companies are returning to the U.S. amid declining volumes and expanding regulations overseas.
"21.10.2016 15:01:34" wsj.com Holy Cow! The Chicago Cubs are the Official Baseball Team of Jews—Also Christians, Buddhists and Muslims Christians, Jews, Buddhists and Muslims are all finding inspiration in the hope, suffering and faith of Chicago Cubs fans. “The Buddha is quoted saying, 'Life is suffering. We always say, 'Us Cubs fans know that real well.'”
"21.10.2016 14:41:04" wsj.com Microsoft Shares Hit All-Time High Shares of Microsoft jumped to an all-time high Friday in the wake of a positive earnings report, nearly 17 years after setting its previous high-water mark in the heyday of the dot-com boom. Nearly 17 years after setting its high-water mark in the dot-com heyday, Microsoft's shares hit an all-time high.
"21.10.2016 14:22:05" wsj.com SpaceX Explosion Investigation Focuses on Fueling Snafu Investigators believe operational issues linked to fueling procedures, rather than a manufacturing flaw, likely caused a Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rocket to explode during ground tests last month. Investigators believe operational issues linked to fueling procedures, rather than a manufacturing flaw, likely caused a SpaceX rocket to explode during ground tests last month.
"21.10.2016 14:04:04" wsj.com Xi Jinping's Trump Moment The economic shocks of globalization have triggered social and political tensions in China just as they have in the U.S. Political dynamics in the U.S. and China are very different, but vulnerable workers in both countries are feeling the pinch as industry moves elsewhere. Their insecurity drives both the “China Dream” of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump 's
"21.10.2016 13:50:06" blogs.wsj.com Pierce Brosnan Says He Didn't Intend to Endorse Pan Bahar's Pan Masala Pierce Brosnan, who appeared in recent ads for Indian brand Pan Bahar, has said that he didn't intend to endorse “pan masala,” a concoction of areca nut, a stimulant, and spices often chewed along with tobacco or betel leaf, instead believing he was Pierce Brosnan said he was “deeply shocked and saddened” about the use of his image in association with the mixture which carries a government-mandated warning declaring it “injurious to health.”
"21.10.2016 13:41:05" wsj.com Al Smith Gala: Clinton on Her Sense of Humor Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addressed her critics on her perceived lack of humor and jabbed Donald Trump over his previous comments about women at the annual Alfred E. Smith gala in New York. Photo: AP. "I'm not boring at all! In fact, I'm the life of every party I attend—and I've been to three."
"21.10.2016 13:20:07" wsj.com Al Smith Gala: Trump on Melania Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a joke at his wife's expense at the annual Alfred E. Smith gala in New York. Last night at the Alfred E. Smith Gala, Donald Trump took a lighthearted jab at media bias—and his wife's speech at the Republican National Convention earlier this year.
"21.10.2016 12:59:11" wsj.com Gawker's Nick Denton Lists His Manhattan Loft for $4.25 Million Gawker Media founder Nick Denton, who filed for personal bankruptcy after his company was hit with a $140 million judgment, was blocked from renting his Soho condo for $12,500 a month. The media company founder, who filed for personal bankruptcy after Gawker was hit with a $140 million judgment, was recently blocked from renting his Soho condo. At a hearing the judge said that leasing the apartment would be a “short-term solution to
"21.10.2016 12:32:37" graphics.wsj.com A Hallmark of Democracy: Presidential Concession Speeches Quotations from past contenders as they ended their bids for the U.S. presidency Republican nominee Donald Trump would break with tradition if Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton were to win November's election and he refused to concede defeat. Here's a look at past concession speeches.
"21.10.2016 12:08:24" wsj.com Islamic State Launches Kirkuk Attacks While Focus Is on Mosul Islamic State militants have launched attacks on the northern province of Kirkuk, days after Iraqi forces began an offensive to recapture the extremist group's stronghold of Mosul in a nearby region. Suicide bombers staged simultaneous predawn strikes on a police headquarters and other police targets in the city of Kirkuk.
"21.10.2016 12:01:27" on.wsj.com One Place Where Passive Investing Doesn't Rule: Bonds More complex trading in the bond market gives managers more opportunities to stand out. Investors are not yet losing faith in human bond pickers even as they move away from managers who bet on the direction of stocks.
"21.10.2016 11:13:35" wsj.com The World's Best Soccer Players Struggle With World's Easiest Shot The penalty kick is the closest thing soccer has to a freebie A mystery in the English Premier League this season: When did penalty kicks get so hard?
"21.10.2016 11:12:22" wsj.com De Beers Harvests Diamonds at the Bottom of the Sea De Beers is pouring money into an operation that mines diamonds at the bottom of the ocean, and is yielding some of the world's highest-quality gems. A dozen miles off the southwestern edge of Africa's Atlantic coast, a 285-ton vacuum machine operating 400 feet below sea level is sucking some of the world's most valuable diamonds from the ocean floor.
"21.10.2016 09:59:07" wsj.com South Africa to Withdraw From International Criminal Court South Africa has initiated its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, dealing a blow to the already-struggling tribunal by Africa's most prominent democracy and one of its earliest supporters. “South Africa's proposed withdrawal from the International Criminal Court shows startling disregard for justice from a country long seen as a global leader on accountability for victims of the gravest crimes," said Dewa Mavhinga, senior researcher for the
"21.10.2016 09:38:06" wsj.com De Beers Harvests Diamonds at the Bottom of the Sea De Beers is pouring money into an operation that mines diamonds at the bottom of the ocean, and is yielding some of the world's highest-quality gems. The biggest diamond mining company is sucking some of the world's most valuable diamonds from the ocean floor.
"21.10.2016 09:12:04" wsj.com Politics Is Looking More 'Latin American' These Days On both sides of the Atlantic, there is a rise in the cult of personality and the notion that a charismatic figure or caudillo can resolve a country's economic or political failings, Stephen Fidler writes. Politics on both sides of the Atlantic looks a lot more Latin American these days, writes Stephen Fidler.
"21.10.2016 09:00:17" wsj.com Nintendo's New Switch Console Fails to Turn On Investors Nintendo's shares fell Friday after it unveiled its new videogame platform, Switch, but analysts say it is too soon to call the much-awaited console a disappointment. Some investors blamed a lack of surprise in the announcement for the lukewarm market response, saying Nintendo raised high expectations by withholding details about the hardware for more than a year.
"21.10.2016 08:30:11" wsj.com In Setback to U.S., Philippines Sets Aside Dispute With China China scored a diplomatic victory at the expense of the U.S. after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to set aside a fractious dispute between the two countries in the South China Sea. “America, they just lost me,” Philippine President Rody Duterte said in a speech.
"21.10.2016 08:00:04" wsj.com British American Tobacco Proposes to Buy Reynolds Stake for $47 Billion British American Tobacco announced a proposal buy the stake it doesn't already own in U.S. peer Reynolds American for $47 billion. A tobacco mega-deal between British American Tobacco and Reynolds would create the industry's largest listed company.
"21.10.2016 07:30:14" blogs.wsj.com See Inside the Amazing Restoration of Mumbai's Royal Opera House The century-old Royal Opera House in the south of the city is welcoming the public for the first time in more than two decades See inside Mumbai's Royal Opera House, which has just been reopened after a six-year restoration.
"21.10.2016 07:00:21" wsj.com Worker Suicide at Japan's Largest Ad Agency Reflects Enduring Crisis Two deaths linked to long job hours at one of Japan's largest companies have revived concerns over the country's struggle to curb an excessive work culture. Japan has struggled for decades to curb the extreme work ethic that can permeate its corporate offices.
"21.10.2016 06:30:03" wsj.com Ex-NSA Contractor Stole at Least 500 Million Pages of Records and Secrets, U.S. Says A former National Security Agency contractor amassed at least 500 million pages of government records, including top-secret information about military operations, by stealing documents bit by bit over two decades, the Justice Department alleged in a court Some former associates had described Harold Martin as a harmless hoarder who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. The new government filing paints a different picture, raising questions about his motives and suggesting he was capable of sharing
"21.10.2016 06:00:12" wsj.com Prime Minister Theresa May Says U.K. Will Be Strong Partner in the EU British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday the U.K. will continue to be a strong partner in the European Union, as she seeks to smooth relations at her first bloc summit since becoming the prime minister. “The U.K. is leaving the EU, but we will continue to play a full role until we leave; and we'll be a strong and dependable partner after we have left.”
"21.10.2016 05:30:15" blogs.wsj.com China Lags Behind in Rule-of-Law Ranking . China's government trumpets its commitment to rule of law. Here's how it compares to the rest of the world.
"21.10.2016 05:00:19" wsj.com De Beers Harvests Diamonds at the Bottom of the Sea De Beers is pouring money into an operation that mines diamonds at the bottom of the ocean, and is yielding some of the world's highest-quality gems. A dozen miles off the southwestern edge of Africa's Atlantic coast, a 285-ton vacuum machine operating 400 feet below sea level is sucking some of the world's most valuable diamonds from the ocean floor.
"21.10.2016 04:30:13" wsj.com Donald Trump Reserves Right to Contest Election Outcome Donald Trump sought to explain his debate-stage suggestion that he might not accept a loss in November's vote as legitimate, saying at a rally he was simply affirming the ability of candidates to question an election outcome. Republican nominee Donald J. Trump said he would accept the results—'If I win'
"21.10.2016 04:00:30" wsj.com Lightning Earbuds for iPhone 7: Why the Future Sounds So Bright It's inconvenient that the latest iPhone has no headphone jack. But it's also an excuse to check out the new wave of Apple-friendly headphones. Yes, it's unfortunate that the latest iPhone has no headphone jack. But this new wave of smarter earbuds is making up for it.
"21.10.2016 03:30:10" wsj.com Worker Suicide at Japan's Largest Ad Agency Reflects Enduring Crisis Two deaths linked to long job hours at one of Japan's largest companies have revived concerns over the country's struggle to curb an excessive work culture. Labor officials said both cases were “karoshi”—a unique Japanese term for death by overwork—and that they could file criminal charges against Dentsu via prosecutors if they find that illegal labor practices were prevalent. In that most extreme case,
"21.10.2016 03:15:09" wsj.com Typhoon Haima Heads for Hong Kong Hong Kong was bracing for the impact of Typhoon Haima on Friday, as one of the strongest storms to hit the city this year shut down the stock market and disrupted flights. Hong Kong was bracing for the impact of Typhoon Haima, as one of the strongest storms to hit the city this year shut down the stock market and disrupted flights.
"21.10.2016 03:01:01" wsj.com New Species of Dinosaur Identified in Australia An international group of paleontologists say they have discovered a new species of sauropod, or long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur, in Queensland, Australia. Giant dinosaurs that roamed the Earth between 145 million and 66 million years ago have a new addition to their family tree: the Savannasaurus elliottorum.
"21.10.2016 02:40:05" wsj.com Making Billions With One Belief: The Markets Can't Be Beat Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, or DFA, is the sixth-largest mutual-fund manager, up from eighth a year ago, according to Morningstar Inc., drawing nearly $2 billion in net assets per month at a time when investors are fleeing many other firms. The fastest-growing major mutual-fund company in the U.S. isn't strictly an active or passive investor. It's both.
"21.10.2016 02:20:08" wsj.com A Cartoonist Goes to Town Now known for her work in The New Yorker and her award-winning memoir “Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?,” just published in paperback, Ms. Chast moved to West 73rd Street after college. With no disrespect to Brooklyn, where she grew up, cartoonist Roz Chast didn't realize how splendid life could be until she moved to Manhattan.
"21.10.2016 02:00:49" wsj.com Concrete-Covered 1957 Cadillac Makes Art Historians Lose Their Marbles Something about the size, shape, and quintessential American-ness of Cadillacs, which have been celebrated in song by everyone from Chuck Berry and Bruce Springsteen to the Clash, seems to inspire artists. Created in 1970 by a German performance artist, then left to rot for decades in a Chicago field, a 16-ton Cadillac DeVille receives a $500,000 restoration.
"21.10.2016 01:40:05" wsj.com Ex-NSA Contractor Stole at Least 500 Million Pages of Records and Secrets, U.S. Says Prosecutors in August arrested and charged Harold “Hal” Martin III, of Glen Burnie, Md., with theft of government property and unauthorized removal or retention of classified documents. The case was kept under seal until earlier this month, when some A former NSA contractor amassed at least 500 million pages of government records, including top-secret information about military operations, by stealing documents bit by bit over two decades, the Justice Department alleged in a court filing.
"21.10.2016 01:20:07" wsj.com De Beers Harvests Diamonds at the Bottom of the Sea A dozen miles off the southwestern edge of Africa's Atlantic coast, a 285-ton vacuum machine operating 400 feet below sea level is sucking some of the world's most valuable diamonds from the ocean floor. De Beers is pouring money into an operation that mines diamonds at the bottom of the ocean, and is yielding some of the world's highest-quality gems.
"21.10.2016 01:00:24" wsj.com Donald Trump Draws 2000 Election Parallels Amid Vote Challenge Comments Donald Trump, in a rally in Ohio on Thursday, compared his reluctance to accept a possible loss in the presidential election to Democrat Al Gore's fight over the 2000 presidential election. Donald J. Trump says his reluctance to accept an election loss is like Al Gore's fight over the 2000 presidential election. Yet there are striking differences in the two cases.
"21.10.2016 00:40:06" wsj.com American Service Member Killed in Northern Iraq The coalition said the American died after sustaining wounds caused by an improvised explosive device. A U.S. official said the service member was evacuated to receive medical attention but didn't survive. An American service member was killed in action in northern Iraq, where U.S. forces are assisting local Iraqi troops in their high-stakes offensive to recapture the city of Mosul from Islamic State.
"21.10.2016 00:20:07" wsj.com The World's Best Soccer Players Struggle With World's Easiest Shot The penalty kick is the closest thing soccer has to a freebie. On one side, you have some of the most talented shooters in the world. On the other, a goalkeeper trying to defend an area larger than 4.5 king mattresses. A mystery in the English Premier League this season: When did penalty kicks get so hard?
"21.10.2016 00:00:09" wsj.com Politics Is Looking More 'Latin American' These Days There is a rise in the cult of personality and the notion that a charismatic figure or caudillo can resolve a country's economic or political failings, Stephen Fidler writes. Politics on both sides of the Atlantic looks a lot more Latin American these days.
"20.10.2016 23:40:06" wsj.com Obama Defends Health-Care Law President Barack Obama defended his signature health-care act in a speech that described his pride in the achievements of the law and acknowledged significant challenges his successor will face. President Obama described the 2010 Affordable Care Act as a “starter home,” in one of the clearest signs yet of scaled-back ambitions for a law once envisaged as overhauling the U.S. health system once and for all.
"20.10.2016 23:20:05" wsj.com Theranos Patient Upset by Test Results Breast-cancer survivor Sheri Ackert says she panicked in 2015 when blood-test results from Theranos led her to believe she was at a higher risk of cancer recurrence or a rare type of tumor. Video: Adya Beasley, Photo: Mark Peterman for The Wall Street A breast-cancer survivor says she panicked after a Theranos test made her think she was at a higher risk of cancer recurrence.
"20.10.2016 23:00:18" wsj.com With Trump as Candidate, Republicans See Cuban-American Support Shrinking Most Cuban-Americans have voted in lockstep with the Republican Party for decades, but that bond loosened in recent years, as younger generations showed less interest in the GOP's fealty to the Cold War-era embargo against Cuba. Donald Trump's strained relationship with the Cuban-American community is imperiling his presidential bid in must-win Florida and forcing Republicans to consider the nation's most populous purple state taking on a bluer hue.
"20.10.2016 22:40:04" wsj.com Antiques Online: A Guide to the Best Apps and Websites Several e-commerce hubs are simplifying the hunt and replacing the myriad vintage stores that were put out of business in the past decades by rising rents and breezy online new-furniture shopping. Internet shopping has nearly wiped out ye olde antiquing weekend. But sites like Charish, EBTH and Krrb are resurrecting and redefining the thrill of the search.
"20.10.2016 22:20:11" wsj.com Senate Republicans Find Trump's Slide in Polls Buoys Democratic Challengers In the two weeks leading up to Election Day, Democratic outside groups are set to spend substantially more money on TV advertising than their Republican counterparts in eight of 10 key Senate races, sending Republicans scrambling to narrow the gap. Senate Republicans fighting to keep control of the chamber in the face of Donald J. Trump's dip in the presidential polls are facing a new hurdle: an influx of last-minute cash for their Democratic opponents.
"20.10.2016 22:00:06" wsj.com Can Pricey Shoes Boost a Man's Ego? I hastily wore the austere, leather-soled beauties straight out of the shop, and so began my decades-long love affair with—how else to put it?—a better class of shoe. A writer with working-class roots explores why he's compulsively amassed a stash of pricey brogues and wingtips.
"20.10.2016 21:46:22" WSJ. Custom Studios Golf's Deep Dive Into Data: How Microsoft cloud technology is presenting new possibilities for the game.
"20.10.2016 21:40:08" blogs.wsj.com Hillary Clinton Says Her Tax Plans Won't Diminish Growth. Experts Say Otherwise Hillary Clinton has an ambitious, multilayered economic program that involves lots of new taxes on the rich to finance expanded social transfers, education and infrastructure. Independent analyses conclude Hillary Clinton's tax increases on the wealthy will crimp investment and economic growth.
"20.10.2016 21:20:01" wsj.com Can Texas A&M Escape the Shadow of Johnny Football? In the two seasons after Manziel left, the Aggies' swagger vanished. His departure created a vacuum in College Station and, according to some concerned fans, resulted in a me-first culture that continued to infect the program. Johnny Manziel's success spawned a corrosive culture at Texas A&M, but this year's undefeated Aggies may be reversing the course in College Station.
"20.10.2016 21:00:41" wsj.com Taser Explores Concept of Drone Armed With Stun Gun for Police Use Taser International, known for its stun guns and body cameras, talked this week with police officials about the concept of a drone armed with a stun gun for use in law enforcement. The day when police zap suspects from the sky with drones carrying stun guns may be nearing.
"20.10.2016 20:40:03" wsj.com Taser Explores Concept of Drone Armed With Stun Gun for Police Use The very concept represents a leap in thinking about how technology can be deployed in law enforcement. Taser International, known for its stun guns and body cameras, talked this week with police officials about the concept of a drone armed with a stun gun for use in law enforcement.
"20.10.2016 20:23:19" wsj.com With Donald Trump as Candidate, Republicans See Cuban-American Support Shrinking Most Cuban-Americans have voted in lockstep with the Republican Party for decades, but that bond loosened in recent years. Donald Trump's strained relationship with the Cuban-American community is imperiling his presidential bid in must-win Florida and forcing Republicans to consider the nation's most populous purple state taking on a bluer hue.
"20.10.2016 19:50:09" wsj.com Ex-NSA Contractor Stole at Least 500 Million Pages of Records and Secrets Some former associates had described Mr. Martin as a harmless hoarder who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. A former NSA contractor amassed at least 500 million pages of government records, including top-secret information about military operations, by stealing documents bit by bit over two decades.
"20.10.2016 19:30:04" wsj.com Apple Says Many 'Genuine' Apple Products on Amazon Are Fake The revelation comes in a federal lawsuit filed by Apple against a New Jersey company. Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on Amazon.com and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.
"20.10.2016 19:10:07" wsj.com U.S. Targets Would-Be Terrorists Overseas With New Ad Campaign The latest tactic in U.S. efforts to combat Islamic State's online lure includes Facebook ads. The Obama administration is experimenting with new ways to combat the social-media lure of the terrorist group Islamic State, putting online anti-extremism messages in front of would-be terrorist fighters overseas.
"20.10.2016 18:50:05" wsj.com 'Battlefield 1': Electronic Arts Turns to World War I The latest game in Electronic Arts multi-million dollar-selling "Battlefield" franchise is set during World War I, an era that developers at EA Dice were initially worried wasn't a suitable era for a game. Mark Kelly reports.
"20.10.2016 18:30:38" blogs.wsj.com Clinton, Trump Offer Contrasting Supreme Court Visions on Gun, Abortion Rights The candidates played to their bases in responses that focused on abortion, gun rights and the direction they would try to take the court when filling openings. The final presidential debate led off with questions about the Supreme Court, which is currently deadlocked along liberal and conservative lines following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
"20.10.2016 18:10:04" blogs.wsj.com 'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Preview: 'The Show Itself Changes' Creator Robert Kirkman previews the stories zombie apocalypse show will explore this season. This season, “everything changes,” The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman says. “The kind of stories we tell changes. The show itself changes.”
"20.10.2016 17:50:07" wsj.com The Quiet Grace of Ronald Wilson Reagan When writing in his private diary, Reagan could not even bring himself to write “hell.” Instead, he wrote “h--l.” Craig Shirley and Frank Donatelli recall the quiet grace of Ronald Wilson Reagan for WSJ Opinion, noting examples of the Gipper's basic decency against the current background of the least inspiring election in generations.
"20.10.2016 17:30:32" wsj.com Donald Trump Says He Will Respect Election Outcome 'If I Win' The Republican presidential nominee reserved the right to contest the results and mount a legal challenge. A defiant Donald J. Trump doubled down on his refusal to commit to accepting the results of the presidential election, telling a rally in Ohio that his controversial debate response was “designed to protect the voters.”
"20.10.2016 17:10:06" wsj.com The Dying Dream of Arcosanti, a Futurist's Utopian Fantasy The Arizona desert community was supposed to be a model for the city of the future. David Searcy explores its remains. Arcosanti was supposed to be a model for the city of the future. Here is what remains.
"20.10.2016 16:50:13" wsj.com Concrete-Covered 1957 Cadillac Makes Art Historians Lose Their Marbles Where some may have seen an abandoned, inoperable, cracking, moss-covered mass of foolishness, art historian Christine Mehring saw greatness. Created in 1970 by a German performance artist, then left to rot for decades in a Chicago field, a 16-ton Cadillac DeVille encased in cement receives a $500,000 restoration.
"20.10.2016 16:30:07" blogs.wsj.com Russian Puppets and 'Bad Hombres': Top Moments From the Third Clinton-Trump Debate Mr. Trump refused to follow his running mate's commitment to respect the results of the Nov. 8 election, insisting that the process is rigged against him. Unlike the two previous debates, Wednesday night's face-off kicked off with a polite tone. But after about 20 minutes of civil discourse, things heated up. Here are the key moments of the third debate.
"20.10.2016 16:10:04" wsj.com Nintendo's Next System Will Be Playable at Home or on the Go Nintendo had kept fans and investors in the dark about the machine since first mentioning it was under development in March 2015. Nintendo's next videogame platform is a console-handheld hybrid called “Switch,” the company announced in a video clip.
"20.10.2016 15:50:08" wsj.com Could Trump's Voter Fraud Claims Impact 2016 Election? Donald Trump is warning supporters that widespread voter fraud could cost him the election. What is the Republican presidential nominee referring to, and is there any evidence to support his point? WSJ's Shelby Holliday reports.
"20.10.2016 15:32:01" Key takeaways from Wednesday's Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton de... Live with Tanya Rivero: Takeaways from Wednesday's debate between Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton. Wine from an Italian prison. A new dinosaur discovery in Australia. How to best care for your houseplants in winter.
"20.10.2016 15:30:06" wsj.com The Patients Hurt by Theranos Agony, alarm, then anger for Theranos patients who had questionable blood-test results. Blood-test results from Theranos caused alarm and prompted changes in treatment, but some patients weren't told for months about unreliable results.
"20.10.2016 15:10:10" wsj.com The NBA's Most Caffeinated Team Plays in Utah The Jazz are widely expected to leap into the NBA's elite when the season begins next week. How new Utah Jazz acquisition Boris Diaw—the league's preeminent espresso drinker—is brewing team chemistry on the Jazz with a coffee club.
"20.10.2016 14:50:07" wsj.com New Front Opened in Battle for Mosul Mosul is now facing an assault from the south, the east and the north. Kurdish fighters and Iraqi special forces are pushing toward the Islamic State-held town of Bashiqa, 12 miles northeast of Iraq's second-largest city.
"20.10.2016 14:50:07" blogs.wsj.com Trump's Campaign Manager Says GOP Nominee Will Respect the System Mrs. Clinton's supporters condemned Mr. Trump's statement and said refusing to accept the result would undermine the peaceful transition of power. Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump's campaign manager defended his refusal to say whether he'd concede the election if he loses to his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.
"20.10.2016 14:30:38" wsj.com Donald Trump Garners Unlikely Muslim Cheerleaders Mr. Trump has questioned American defense commitments to Iran's main regional rival, Saudi Arabia. Some governments in the Middle East find solace in Donald J. Trump's reluctance to criticize human-rights abroad, writes Yaroslav Trofimov.
"20.10.2016 14:10:04" wsj.com Trump and Clinton Go Dark, Dire and Nuclear Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton, in their final debate on Wednesday, offered a vision of what America would look like — if the other were elected. How grim did they get? WSJ's Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer.
"20.10.2016 13:50:04" blogs.wsj.com Social Security's Challenges Get a Moment in Final Trump, Clinton Debate Given current population and spending projections, retirees will face an across-the-board cut in benefits after 2034. The presidential contest has focused little attention on the looming solvency challenges facing Social Security, until it came up at the end of Wednesday's debate.
"20.10.2016 13:48:05" wsj.com Britain's Weak Brexit Hand Points to Acrimonious Divorce As Prime Minister Theresa May heads for her first EU-leader summit in Brussels, it is becoming clear that when real Brexit negotiations begin, they are likely to be even more acrimonious than the current debate. For the past four months, the U.K. has been negotiating with itself over whether to go for a soft or a hard Brexit. As U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May heads for her first EU summit, it is becoming clear that when the real Brexit talks begin, they are
"20.10.2016 13:40:09" blogs.wsj.com India Still Has Work to Do on Rule of Law, Report says India is making progress on the openness of its government but it needs to improve security and reduce political violence, a new report on the rule of law says. The latest "Rule of Law Index," released Thursday by World Justice Project, a Washington-based Why India ranks 66th out of 113 countries for rule of law under Prime Minister Narendra Modi
"20.10.2016 13:30:28" wsj.com Turkey Strikes Syrian Kurds as Multifaceted Conflict Rages On Turkey's attack comes as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan charts an increasingly assertive role in the Syrian and Iraqi conflicts. Turkish jets bombed U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds battling Islamic State, as Ankara and Washington's competing priorities in the multi-sided Syria conflict strain ties between the two NATO allies.
"20.10.2016 13:10:06" wsj.com Snoopy Has Been Fired by MetLife MetLife decided earlier this year to part with most of its U.S. life-insurance business. Now it is cutting ties with Snoopy. MetLife decided earlier this year to part with most of its U.S. life-insurance business. Now it is cutting ties with Snoopy.
"20.10.2016 12:50:06" blogs.wsj.com India, Pakistan Tensions Reach Movie and TV Industries Pakistan on Wednesday banned all Indian content on its television channels and radio stations, citing restrictions in India on Pakistani content and actors working in Indian films. Pakistan on Wednesday banned all Indian content on its television channels and radio stations, taking tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors to a new battleground: Bollywood and TV.
"20.10.2016 12:34:47" wsj.com Theresa May to Lay Out Brexit Plans in Brussels Prime Minister Theresa May heads to her first Brussels summit of European Union leaders on Thursday as she wrestles to balance demands at home on how to extract the U.K. from the bloc. With only a thin majority in Parliament, Theresa May faces a vociferous group of euroskeptic lawmakers in her party that seeks certainty that she is pursuing a hard break with the EU and that Britain will regain control over its borders.
"20.10.2016 12:21:07" wsj.com Plummeting Newspaper Ad Revenue Sparks New Wave of Changes Newspapers are suffering an accelerating drop in print advertising, a market that already was under stress, forcing some publishers to consider significant cost cuts and dramatic changes to their print and digital products. Global spending on newspaper print ads is expected to decline 8.7% this year, the biggest drop since the recession. http://on.wsj.com/2dQWLqA
"20.10.2016 12:13:03" wsj.com The 10-Point. A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker. The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on today's top news, including Donald J. Trump election "suspense," the Saudi bond sale and more.
"20.10.2016 11:33:09" blogs.wsj.com What Trump Said About Growth in India at the U.S. Presidential Debate . Why India's economic growth came up in the presidential debate.
"20.10.2016 11:01:50" wsj.com Mars Lander Loss Starts Scramble for Answers Questions raised about a planned mission to bring a rover to the Red Planet to hunt for signs of life. Europe for the second time appears to have failed to successfully land a spacecraft on Mars.
"20.10.2016 11:00:27" wsj.com U.S. Accuses Russia of Violating Missile Treaty The U.S. is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 treaty on medium-range weapons Washington has called Moscow to the first meeting in 16 years of a panel charged with weighing possible violations.
"20.10.2016 10:30:09" wsj.com 5 Takeaways From Final Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Debate 5 Takeaways From Final Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Debate Here are top takeaways from the third and final debate between Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton.
1. Mrs. Clinton attacked her opponent's character. Mr. Trump challenged his opponent's effectiveness.
"20.10.2016 09:58:14" wsj.com The New Jihadist: Social Networks, Secret Chats and Terror Plots The Wall Street Journal has obtained audio messages, purportedly from an Islamic State operative in Syria or Iraq, that police say were used to recruit people to undertake terror plots in France. The messages allegedly show how Islamic State directs The Wall Street Journal has obtained audio messages, purportedly from an Islamic State operative in Syria or Iraq, that police say were used to recruit people to undertake terror plots in France.
"20.10.2016 09:44:45" wsj.com How Islamic State Weaponized the Messaging App to Direct Attacks on the West Investigators across Europe are alarmed by the rise of Islamic State militants—like French national Rachid Kassim—who they suspect have used chat apps and social media to recruit and direct would-be attackers from abroad. Terror by Telegram: How an Islamic State militant used messaging apps to direct three attacks in France from afar.
"20.10.2016 09:00:54" wsj.com For Nintendo and the NX System, Communication Is Key Company has previously said only that it would release the product world-wide by March 2017. For Nintendo, the success of its next videogame platform depends on how well it can communicate with consumers who mostly turned their backs on the last big introduction of its hardware.
"20.10.2016 08:45:05" wsj.com Families Start to Flee Islamic State Near Mosul Some 150 Iraqis were among the first to escape from Islamic State rule across the front line south of Mosul on Wednesday, amid the campaign to oust militants from the city. “I can't believe I'm going to be safe again,” said a woman who gave only her first name, Hind, and wept as she cradled her 2-month-old girl wrapped in a white blanket with pink stripes.
"20.10.2016 08:30:23" wsj.com Police Attacked by Suspected Islamic State Sympathizer in Indonesia A machete-wielding man injured three police officers outside Jakarta and threw a pipe bomb that failed to detonate, in the latest act of violence in the country that police say may be linked to Islamic State. Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority nation, has been concerned that Islamic State's influence could spread across the country of 250 million people.
"20.10.2016 08:00:09" wsj.com Indonesia President Pledges to Follow Tax Amnesty With Reforms President Joko Widodo says the next step in his efforts to entice foreign companies to Indonesia is to press ahead with lowering tax rates and simplifying the system. “Step by step, I will start to reform our tax” system, building on an amnesty effort this year targeting tax evasion, Presiden Joko Widodo said.
"20.10.2016 07:30:14" blogs.wsj.com India Still Has Work to Do on Rule of Law, Report says India is making progress on the openness of its government but it needs to improve security and reduce political violence, a new report on the rule of law says. The latest "Rule of Law Index," released Thursday by World Justice Project, a Washington-based This is how India ranks for rule of law under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"20.10.2016 07:00:59" wsj.com Russian Hackers Evolve to Serve the Kremlin Russian hackers behind Hillary Clinton breach target American democracy to destabilize U.S., experts say With the hacking of Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee, U.S. officials say Russia has unleashed a strengthened cyberwarfare weapon to sow uncertainty about the U.S. democratic process.
"20.10.2016 06:40:07" wsj.com Crown Resorts: No Charges Yet for Employees Detained in China Formal charges haven't been filed against 18 employees of Crown Resorts who were detained in China last week and the company is still trying to figure out why they are in custody, Chairman Robert Rankin said. The detentions underscore the risks casino operators face in trying to woo lucrative VIP customers from China, where gambling is illegal and foreign firms aren't allowed to directly market their casinos.
"20.10.2016 06:00:14" wsj.com Fantasy-Sports Player Cleared in Collusion Case DraftKings finds no wrongdoing after investigating whether co-winner of $1 million prize improperly worked in conjunction with his brother. A fantasy-sports player says he was cleared by DraftKings after an investigation into whether he improperly colluded with his brother in a contest in which he shared a $1 million first prize.
"20.10.2016 05:45:08" wsj.com Malaysia Airlines to Rent A380s to Carry Muslim Pilgrims to Hajj Malaysia Airlines plans to rent its fleet of Airbus A380 superjumbo planes for use during the busy hajj season or to meet other peak-demand needs. Malaysia Airlines plans a new role for its Airbus Group SE A380 superjumbo planes: renting them to other carriers for use during the busy hajj season or to meet other peak-demand needs.
"20.10.2016 05:30:27" wsj.com Trump Calls Clinton a 'Nasty Woman' at Debate Donald Trump called Clinton "such a nasty woman" while Hillary Clinton was discussing entitlement reform during the final presidential debate Wednesday. Photo: AP Donald J. Trump called Hillary Clinton "such a nasty woman" while Clinton was discussing entitlement reform during the final presidential debate.
"20.10.2016 05:15:04" wsj.com Typhoon Haima Slams Into Philippines, Killing at Least Two Typhoon Haima barreled across towns in the northern Philippines on Thursday, killing at least two people and knocking out communications as authorities struggled to clear roads and restore power to get a full picture of the damage. The storm weakened from super typhoon status before making landfall in the storm-prone northern part of the country, where thousands of people had evacuated away from vulnerable shorelines to avoid the high waves of a storm surge.
"20.10.2016 05:00:30" wsj.com China's Internet Reflects Power of the Checkbook Columnist Li Yuan writes that China's internet industry is dominated by a trio of giants, and they use investments and acquisitions to maintain their control, writes China Circuit columnist Li Yuan. Here's why China's tech giants invest in so many startups.
"20.10.2016 04:40:03" wsj.com Tesla Expects to Demonstrate Self-Driven Cross-Country Trip Next Year Tesla Motors has begun equipping all of its vehicles with hardware to make the vehicles fully self-driving and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk expects to demonstrate a self-driven cross-country trip by the end of next year. Elon Musk announced the changes on Wednesday, saying his goal is to demonstrate a vehicle traveling in fully autonomous mode from Los Angeles to New York by the end of next year. Autonomous features will be introduced over time based on what he dubbed
"20.10.2016 04:20:07" wsj.com Art Dealer Claims Monet in 1MDB Scandal A prominent art dealer is also laying claim to one of the targeted artworks, Monet's 1914-17 “Waterlilies With Reflections of Tall Grass,” a move that could throw a wrench in the Justice Department's plans to seize the assets of Malaysian financier Jho Since July, U.S. prosecutors have been seeking forfeiture of roughly $1 billion worth of assets—including four artworks by Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet—allegedly owned by Malaysian financier Jho Low. Investigators say Mr. Low bought the art using
"20.10.2016 04:00:14" wsj.com Some Undecided Voters Turn On Donald Trump Over 'Rigged' Claims Republican Donald Trump's refusal to say he would accept the results of the election in the final presidential debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton was the last straw for at least some voters who had been struggling with their decision. “I just saw a constitutional crisis on television.”
"20.10.2016 03:40:05" wsj.com Trump Won't Promise to Accept Election Result When asked at the final presidential debate whether he would accept the outcome of the election he has called "rigged," Donald Trump said "I will look at it at the time." "I will look at it at the time," said Donald J. Trump on whether he will accept the 2016 election result.
"20.10.2016 03:20:06" wsj.com RNC Asks Members to Avoid Poll Watching, Other 'Ballot Security' Activities As part of a 1982 settlement in a lawsuit brought by Democrats, the RNC agreed to curb its efforts to monitor and challenge voter eligibility at the polls, especially in districts where the racial or ethnic composition of the electorate could be a factor The RNC asked members to avoid election-related “ballot security” activities, such as poll watching in their capacity as Republican Party officers, citing a decades-old court settlement restricting such activities by national GOP officials.
"20.10.2016 03:00:19" wsj.com After a Sedate Start, Donald Trump Takes the Bait It looked for a while Wednesday night, at the final presidential debate, as if Donald Trump was going to be a more sedate and demure candidate, the one who calmly explains his positions without engaging in verbal fisticuffs. After a relatively sedate start to Wednesday's presidential debate, Donald J. Trump returned to his counterpunching style against Hillary Clinton in a contest that seemed unlikely to change the shape of the race.
"20.10.2016 02:40:04" wsj.com Donald Trump Declines to Commit to Respecting Results If He Loses “I will tell you at the time. I will keep you in suspense,” the Republican nominee said. Donald J. Trump refused to commit to respecting the results of the election if Hillary Clinton wins.
"20.10.2016 02:20:23" wsj.com Congressional Democratic Arms Rack Up Record Fundraising The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised $19 million last month, the largest fundraising haul in its history, and ended the month with $28.5 million in the bank. September was the ninth consecutive month that the group raised more than its The Democrats' two congressional campaign arms raised record sums in September, signaling growing expectation among donors that the party will win a majority in the Senate and significantly diminish Republican strength in the House of Representatives.
"20.10.2016 02:00:15" wsj.com What's Unsaid in the Third Debate What topics were not been mentioned by the candidates in the third debate. We tracked what Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump discussed in their final debate--and what was left unsaid:
"20.10.2016 01:40:07" wsj.com Could Trump's Voter Fraud Claims Impact the 2016 Election? What is the Republican presidential nominee referring to, and is there any evidence to support his point? WSJ's Shelby Holliday reports. Donald J. Trump is warning supporters that widespread voter fraud could cost him the election. Is there any evidence to support his point?
"20.10.2016 01:20:07" wsj.com Democratic National Committee Operatives Step Aside After Release of Videos In one of the videos, a DNC subcontractor is purportedly heard discussing how to provoke Trump supporters with planted agitators. Two political operatives working with the DNC have stepped aside after a conservative group released videos that appear to show one of them discussing plans to incite violence at Donald J. Trump's rallies and to engage in voter fraud.
"20.10.2016 00:59:08" wsj.com Final Presidential Debate: Live Analysis of Clinton vs. Trump Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, for the third and final presidential debate of the 2016 general election. Join us for live analysis as Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump face off in their third and final debate:
"20.10.2016 00:45:34" wsj.com Cleveland Indians Win American League Pennant They did it on the shoulders of an untested rookie pitcher, Ryan Merritt, who was making his first career postseason start. The Cleveland Indians clinched their first American League pennant since 1997 and moved one step closer to their first World Series championship since 1948.
"20.10.2016 00:25:03" wsj.com Can This Woman Save Wells Fargo's Consumer Banking Business? Mary Mack, the retail-banking chief of scandal-racked Wells Fargo, has arguably one of the hardest jobs in finance. Mary Mack arguably has the hardest job in banking today.
"20.10.2016 00:10:09" wsj.com What Donald Trump Needs to Do in Final Debate With just 20 days left before Election Day, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is sagging in the polls as he takes the stage for tonight's third and final debate. Here is what he needs to do to win over the undecided and motive his base. Tonight's debate may be Donald J. Trump's last best chance to expand his electorate beyond the core group of Republican supporters who have propelled him this far.
"19.10.2016 23:50:05" wsj.com What Hillary Clinton Needs to Do in Final Debate Hillary Clinton squares off with Republican rival Donald Trump in tonight's presidential debate with a widening lead in the polls—and several potential pitfalls to navigate. Here is what she needs to do tonight in Las Vegas. In tonight's debate, Hillary Clinton needs to keep the pressure on Donald J. Trump.
"19.10.2016 23:30:14" wsj.com Donald Trump Brings Election 'Rigging' Charges Front and Center The 2000, 2004 and 2008 elections were hard-fought contests that all contained scattered allegations and conspiracies of fraud or mismanagement—most notably, the largely unsubstantiated claims that the Ohio election results from the 2004 campaign were Charges that election results might be rigged have moved from the fringes of U.S. politics to a central issue in the closing days of the 2016 campaign as Donald J. Trump has repeatedly and without corroborating evidence suggested a fair outcome may be
"19.10.2016 23:10:06" wsj.com Las Vegas of the East Braces for Its Last 'I Do' Wedding chapel in Las Vegas of the East could soon be closing, marking the last link to a Maryland town's history as an East Coast quickie-wedding capital. This small town's run as an East Coast quickie-wedding capital ended decades ago. But one vestige of its marriage-mill industry remains—for now.
"19.10.2016 22:50:06" wsj.com John McCain Finds Arizona Senate Race Isn't a Lock Republican John McCain, war hero, five-term senator and his party's 2008 candidate for president, is such a national brand name that GOP Senate candidates in other parts of the country want him for their campaign events. Until recently, Arizona's Senate race wasn't considered competitive, but now Republican John McCain is facing a challenge: Democrats' new focus in the state.
"19.10.2016 22:30:17" wsj.com The Battle to Reach Election Binge-Watchers Election obsession is siphoning away already-elusive audiences. With viewers binge-watching the U.S. presidential race, marketers launching TV shows, books and movies are coming up with some evasive maneuvers to stand out.
"19.10.2016 22:10:05" blogs.wsj.com Taco Trucks Drive Protest Outside Trump's Vegas Hotel Anti-Trump protesters gathered outside the Trump Hotel Las Vegas Wednesday morning alongside a line of seven taco trucks – a “wall” to symbolize opposition to Trump immigration policies, his presidential campaign and, of more local interest, his Donald J. Trump spent the night before the third presidential debate in one of his many homes away from home—his Las Vegas hotel—but not everyone was rolling out the welcome mat.
"19.10.2016 21:50:09" wsj.com New Americans Register to Vote Under the Wire in Florida New American citizens like Erica Torres took their Oath of Allegiance in Miami on Tuesday, which was also the last day to register to vote in Florida. She says she's still undecided, but what factors are impacting her decision? After taking their oath of allegiance in Miami on Tuesday, a group of new American citizens registered to vote--just under the state's deadline.
"19.10.2016 21:30:37" wsj.com Derrick Rose Found Not Liable in Sex-Assault Case The jury of six women and two men reached the decision after nearly four hours of deliberations, which came after a two-week trial in a federal Los Angeles courtroom. Jurors found Knicks guard Derrick Rose and two of his friends not liable in a civil sexual-assault case Wednesday, ending a yearlong lawsuit that sought more than $21 million in damages.
"19.10.2016 21:10:11" wsj.com EBay Revenue Grows, Though Profit Declines The San Jose, Calif.-based online sales platform on Wednesday reported $2.22 billion in revenue, compared with last year's $2.1 billion. Net income of $413 million, or 36 cents a share, was lower than the $539 million, or 45 cents, the company posted a EBay on Wednesday said revenue grew 5.6%, a third straight quarter of sales gains as a new initiative to transform the online retailer's search results and image has begun to pay off.
"19.10.2016 20:51:38" wsj.com Robot Death Matches: A New Sport for the 21st Century In a warehouse outside Oakland, Calif., a massive chain saw is chewing through a washing machine, tearing and crumpling the white metal frame like paper, rattling the skid-steer loader to which it's attached. For the next demonstration, we are advised to Will a league of giant fighting robots be the next UFC?
"19.10.2016 19:40:05" wsj.com An Internet-Powered Beer-Making Robot…What Could Go Wrong? Geoffrey A. Fowler explores computerized homebrewing with a review of PicoBrew, an internet-connected beer maker Homebrew beer gets the K-Cup treatment with PicoBrew, an internet-connected beer maker.
"19.10.2016 19:20:06" blogs.wsj.com J.R.R. Tolkien's Story, 'Beren and Lúthien,' Will Be Published a Century After It Was Written The story was written a hundred years ago. A century-old J.R.R. Tolkien story will finally be published for the first time next May.
"19.10.2016 19:03:11" WSJ. Custom Studios Qualcomm is engineering the future with 5G—the next-generation network that will change everything.
"19.10.2016 19:00:14" wsj.com Google Signs Up CBS for Planned Web TV Service Google Inc. has reached an agreement with CBS Corp. to carry the broadcast network on its soon-to-be-launched web TV service, people familiar with the matter said. Google's new web TV service, which will be on YouTube, is likely to debut in early 2017.
"19.10.2016 18:40:09" wsj.com Instagram Aims to Prevent Suicide and Self-Harm With New Tool Facebook's Instagram has introduced a tool aimed to prevent suicide, self-harm and eating disorders by providing timely help to those in need. Instagram now offers resources inside its app to help people considering suicide and other forms of self harm.
"19.10.2016 18:20:09" wsj.com When Tech Bites Back: Innovation's Dark Side Technology optimists claim many benefits of today's innovations don't show up in GDP, Greg Ip writes. What they forget: Many of the costs don't, either. Tech innovation may bring benefits, but its costs are often overlooked.
"19.10.2016 18:00:35" wsj.com Saudi Arabia's Bond: a Defining Trade for 2016 The size of the deal is impressive but actually the least important thing about it. Saudi Arabia's $17.5 billion bond brings together oil, geopolitics and the search for yield.
"19.10.2016 17:40:07" wsj.com The Incredible Shrinking Refrigerator Kitchen appliances get smaller after years of supersizing. People opt for smaller dishwashers, KitchenAid mixers and ovens. Laundry moves to the kitchen. After decades of supersizing, fridges, dishwashers and ovens are getting smaller as people are moving to smaller homes, particularly in cities.
"19.10.2016 17:20:09" wsj.com Here's Why You Should Pay Your Children to Eat Their Vegetables A study shows that offering a small, short-term cash incentive to children to eat more-healthful foods can lead to long-term healthier eating habits. Is it okay to bribe your kids to eat fruits and vegetables? Science says yes.
"19.10.2016 17:00:14" media.giphy.com gph.is Whether you lean blue or red, many viewers deal with presidential debates using drinking games. We suggest a healthier alternative for tonight's third and final debate: yoga. We call this pose "the anguished elephant." Start on your hands and knees with
"19.10.2016 16:40:21" wsj.com FCC Reaches $48 Million Settlement With T-Mobile Over Unlimited Plans The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday it reached settlement with T-Mobile US Inc. valued at $48 million for failing to adequately inform consumers of wireless data restrictions on plans it called “unlimited.” Under the settlement, T-Mobile will pay $7.5 million in cash along with $35.5 million in “consumer benefits” in the form of discounts and additional data to unlimited customers of both T-Mobile and its prepaid brand MetroPCS.
"19.10.2016 16:20:10" wsj.com Tramadol: The Opioid Crisis for the Rest of the World “Everyone consumes it here.” Tramadol, an addictive synthetic opioid that some studies say is as powerful as morphine, remains unregulated on the recommendation of the World Health Organization, helping spread abuse and addiction in the developing world.
"19.10.2016 16:00:30" wsj.com The Incredible Shrinking Refrigerator People opt for smaller dishwashers, KitchenAid mixers and ovens. Laundry moves to the kitchen. Kitchen appliances are getting smaller after years of supersizing.
"19.10.2016 15:43:25" wsj.com Philippines' Duterte Not Planning to Raise South China Sea Disputes in China Visit Mr. Duterte's overtures to China have thrown Manila's longstanding relationship with Washington into question. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he wasn't planning to pursue substantive talks on the South China Sea disputes during meetings with top Chinese leaders this week.
"19.10.2016 15:30:20" New airline rules favor passengers. HGTV 'Fixer Upper' stars C... Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero: New airline regulations a big win for air travelers. HGTV 'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines on maintaining a happy marriage. A pregnant robot gives birth. Museums honoring the legacy of designer Yves Saint Laurent.
"19.10.2016 15:25:51" wsj.com Are Giant Fighting Robots the Future of Sports? Megabots is hoping to create a billion dollar sports entertainment company that pits multi-ton giant robots against each other in head-to-head combat.
"19.10.2016 15:07:16" wsj.com What Does Nevada's $35 Billion Fund Manager Do All Day? Nothing Many public pension funds are embracing Nevada's do-nothing approach as they wrestle with dwindling cash and low interest rates. Nevada's employee pension fund manager Steve Edmundson runs a "barebones" operation, eats leftovers at his desk, and tops other states' returns by trying to under-react.
"19.10.2016 14:40:07" wsj.com AT&T Seeks to Shake Up Pay TV AT&T's new DirecTV Now service will stream dozens of live channels to televisions and mobile devices without the need for a satellite dish, cable box or annual contract. AT&T's new DirecTV Now service will stream dozens of live channels to televisions and mobile devices without the need for a satellite dish, cable box or annual contract.
"19.10.2016 14:20:59" Victoria Justice is graduating from her life on Nickelodeon with her starring role in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. See our full interview here: http://on.wsj.com/2dqqwxd
"19.10.2016 14:01:05" wsj.com Voter Support for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Reverts to January Levels After all of this year's election turmoil—the noisy clashes over Donald Trump's comments on immigrants and women, the Hillary Clinton email and family foundation controversies—public views of the two candidates have wound up right where they started in After all of this year's election turmoil, public views of Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton have wound up right where they started in January.
"19.10.2016 13:40:05" wsj.com EBay Makes Bid for Younger Shoppers With Revamped Image EBay Inc. wants people to think of it as a first stop for all online shopping, not as an auction house of stuff from grandma's attic. eBay says that 80% of the items sold on the site are new, and 86% are sold at a fixed price. But many still think of it as an auction site.
"19.10.2016 13:20:05" wsj.com Saudi Minister Sees End of Oil-Price Slump Saudi Arabia's energy minister says a crippling oil-price downturn is coming to an end and urges new investments to avert a supply shortage in the future. “We are now at the end of a considerable downturn,” Saudi Arabia's energy minister said.
"19.10.2016 13:00:07" wsj.com Morgan Stanley Gets Boost From Trading as Profit Rises Morgan Stanley said its quarterly earnings rose 57%, beating expectations, as the big Wall Street firm benefited from a trading rebound that has helped the country's largest banks. Morgan Stanley caps off big-bank earnings season with profit and revenue that beat expectations.
"19.10.2016 12:40:06" wsj.com The 10-Point. A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker. Today's top stories: Gerard Baker on Hillary's union money, WikiLeaks and more.
"19.10.2016 12:20:04" wsj.com Saudi Arabia to Offer International Investors $17.5 Billion in Bonds Saudi Arabia plans to raise up to $17.5 billion by selling bonds for the first time to international investors this week, two people aware of the transaction said. Hit by low oil prices, Saudi Arabia is offering $17.5 billion in bonds to international investors for the first time.
"19.10.2016 11:31:04" wsj.com What Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Need to Do in the Final Debate to Sway Undecideds With just 20 days left before Election Day, and voters in several states already casting ballots, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton meet on the debate stage for the third time, giving them a final opportunity to win over any remaining Here's what Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump need to do in the third and final debate to win wavering supporters.
"19.10.2016 11:00:24" wsj.com It's Goodbye QWERTY, Hello Emojis as Apple Redesigns the Keyboard Apple has teamed up with Australia's Sonder Design to work on a keyboard that will be able to display any alphabet, along with an unlimited number of special commands and emojis. Why Apple is kissing goodbye to QWERTY.
"19.10.2016 10:30:22" wsj.com How One Goldman Sachs Trader Made More Than $100 Million One junk-bond trader at Goldman Sachs earned more than $100 million in trading profits earlier this year, an unusual gain at a time when new regulations have forced Wall Street to take fewer risks. Gains from big trades on junk bonds are a throwback to an earlier era on Wall Street.
"19.10.2016 10:06:13" on.wsj.com What the Minutes of RBI Monetary Policy Committee's First Meeting Tell Us India's central bank on Wednesday published minutes of the first meeting of its six-member monetary policy committee, showing this month's decision to cut rates was unanimous. How many doves are there on India's monetary policy committee?
"19.10.2016 09:30:34" wsj.com Finding Cracks in China's Growth Story There is an assumption that Chinese consumers are flush with savings. But they are also increasingly reliant on credit. Chinese are spending on lots of stuff, helping to keep the economy afloat. But the source of all that money could be drying up.
"19.10.2016 08:50:04" wsj.com Lotte Chairman, Family Members Charged With Embezzlement, Tax Evasion Prosecutors charged the chairman of Lotte Group and four other family members with tax evasion, embezzlement and breach of trust, concluding a corruption investigation that has plunged one of South Korea's biggest businesses into crisis for months. Prosecutors charged the chairman of Lotte Group and four other family members with tax evasion, embezzlement and breach of trust, concluding a corruption investigation that has plunged one of South Korea's biggest businesses into crisis for months.
"19.10.2016 08:28:03" wsj.com Mario Draghi Faces Delicate Balancing Act at ECB Meeting The European Central Bank chief has to convince investors on Thursday that he can increase stimulus if he needs to but, amid a shortage of bonds to buy and limited by the bank's own rules, without saying how he would do it. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi faces a delicate balancing act on Thursday: reassuring investors that he can boost the ECB's €1.7 trillion ($1.87 trillion) stimulus again but without revealing how he plans to do so.
"19.10.2016 07:59:06" wsj.com Are Fund Managers Doomed? Making the Case for Passive Investing's Triumph By almost any measure—performance, inflows and certainly bang for the buck—passive funds for years have trounced active managers. But can the superior performance continue, or are there limits to their success? There are legitimate arguments against passive investing's virtues and sustainability. Past performance, as they say, is no guarantee of future returns. Nor is there precedent for what happens when so much money is invested blindly according to a formula.
"19.10.2016 07:30:26" wsj.com Borrowers Who Make Less Money Are Now Getting Jumbo Home Loans Looser underwriting rules—especially on income requirements—have enabled more people to qualify for jumbo loans Even as sales of luxury homes slow in some markets, jumbo lending has picked up. That's because looser underwriting rules—especially income requirements—have enabled more people to qualify for credit.
"19.10.2016 07:10:05" wsj.com Philippine Police Van Rams Into Protesters in Front of U.S. Embassy A Philippine police van rammed into protesters, leaving several bloodied, as an anti-U.S. rally turned violent Wednesday at the American embassy in Manila. Television footage showed the van repeatedly ramming the protesters as it drove wildly back and forth after protesters had surrounded and started hitting the van with wooden batons they had seized from the police.
"19.10.2016 06:50:03" blogs.wsj.com Economists React: As China Growth Concerns Ease, Risks Rise . Now that China's growth has steadied, the government is dealing with a too-hot property market, bloated industrial capacity and piles of corporate debt. Economists weigh in on what's behind the official growth figures, what the government should do and
"19.10.2016 06:30:19" wsj.com As Land-Use Rules Rise, Economic Mobility Slows, Research Says A decadeslong trend in which the income gap between the poorest and richest states steadily closed has been upended by growth in land-use regulations, new research suggests. Researchers find new culprit for income inequality: the growth in land-use regulations.
"19.10.2016 06:00:38" wsj.com The Hidden Weaknesses of Index Funds Despite the S&P 500's dominance, people continue to try to build a better market measure. And there are definitely flaws in the S&P 500 that make the pursuit worthy. Despite the S&P's dominance, others continue to try to build a better market measure.
"19.10.2016 05:30:23" wsj.com Indonesia President Navigates Cautious Course in Tense South China Sea President Joko Widodo says he wants to keep this sprawling archipelago out of an intensifying great-power conflict while he tries to revitalize ambitious economic plans that have so far fallen short. “We are very close with [China's] President Xi Jinping, we are also close with President Barack Obama,” said Indonesia Presiden Joko Widodo.
"19.10.2016 05:00:27" wsj.com Medicare Spent $359 Million on Unnecessary Chiropractic Care in 2013, Audit Finds More than 80% of the money that Medicare paid to chiropractors in 2013 went for medically unnecessary procedures, a new federal audit found. All chiropractic care after the first 30 treatments was unnecessary, the review found.
"19.10.2016 04:30:24" wsj.com Some Frank Talk About That 'Index Fund' of Yours Finance for the past half-century has been underpinned by an economic model that has a simple recommendation: Buy everything. Rational investors who think markets work should be tracking an Everything Index, not just the S&P 500. Economic theory recommends: Buy everything. That means going far beyond an S&P 500 index fund.
"19.10.2016 04:00:25" wsj.com Leonardo DiCaprio Cooperating With 1MDB Probe Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has been cooperating with U.S. authorities investigating whether money embezzled from a Malaysian government fund was used to finance the actor's 2013 film "The Wolf of Wall Street." Photo: European PressPhoto Agency Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has been cooperating with U.S. authorities investigating whether money embezzled from a Malaysian government fund was used to finance the actor's 2013 film "The Wolf of Wall Street."
"19.10.2016 03:30:10" wsj.com China Growth Holds Steady at 6.7% in Third Quarter China's economy steadied in the third quarter, clocking in 6.7% growth fueled by easy credit, a hot property market and other stimulus measures that economists say come at the expense of needed restructuring. Economists expect the stronger pace of expansion to last through the end of the year, supported by a flood of loans and government spending that has fed infrastructure spending and a rebound in the property market.
"19.10.2016 03:01:06" wsj.com Crown's Luck Runs Out as China Widens Casino Crackdown The five men came at midnight. “The police are here,” Jiang Ling told her husband, Jeff Sikemma, rousting him from bed in their Shanghai apartment. The recent arrests of Crown Resorts employees have sent a chill through the gambling industry, underscoring the risks foreign companies face in trying to recruit high-rollers from China.
"19.10.2016 02:40:06" wsj.com Debate Will Be Final Showdown Before Millions It isn't an easy task, political scientists say, because debates rarely provide a singular, game-changing moment in a presidential contest. Instead, members of both parties expect another slugfest when the two widely disliked nominees meet in Las Vegas. The third and final presidential debate Wednesday presents Republican nominee Donald Trump with a last chance to address tens of millions of voters and recast a race in which polls show his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, is pulling away.
"19.10.2016 02:20:07" wsj.com 'Grand Theft Auto' Game Publisher Plans New Title Take-Two Interactive Software confirmed it would release a “Red Dead” videogame next fall after investors drove up the company's shares 5% Monday on earlier hints that the announcement was imminent. A new installment of "Red Dead" will be released next fall.
"19.10.2016 02:00:28" wsj.com First-Time Buyers Expected to Return to Housing Market First-time home buyers now make up 52% of prospective buyers looking to purchase in 2017, up from 33% a year earlier, according to an analysis of web searches performed by Realtor.com, a real-estate listing website. Young buyers could return to the housing market in droves this spring, according to an analysis of web searches performed by Realtor.com.
"19.10.2016 01:40:04" wsj.com The Case for Tony Romo as Starting Quarterback Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott has led the Dallas Cowboys to a 5-1 record and played so well that there's now a controversy about the future of Tony Romo, the injured star who could be ready to fling passes in a few weeks. For the same reasons rookie Dak Prescott has been good for the Dallas Cowboys, their injured incumbent Tony Romo may be even better.
"19.10.2016 01:20:08" wsj.com Actor Harry Shearer Sues Over 'Spinal Tap' Royalties He's seeking damages that go way beyond 11. Comedian and actor Harry Shearer said in a lawsuit filed Monday that he's been bilked for years out of profits generated by “This Is Spinal Tap,” the classic comedy film he starred in and helped create.
"19.10.2016 01:00:29" wsj.com Democrats Eye Big Gain in House Seats Republicans have sought to contain the downballot damage, with some distancing themselves from the top of the ticket completely after a 2005 video emerged in which Mr. Trump made lewd sexual remarks and women said he touched them inappropriately. Donald Trump's tumbling poll numbers have given Democrats their strongest tailwinds in a decade, heightening expectations for significant gains in the House, though likely not enough in the eyes of most analysts to shift control of the chamber.
"19.10.2016 00:40:05" wsj.com The Tour de France Will Feature More Mountain Ranges, Less France The 2017 route will start in Germany, require two plane trips and stretch across all five ranges in France. The Tour de France will once again stretch the limits of what technically constitutes France when it kicks off in Dusseldorf, Germany next year.
"19.10.2016 00:20:09" wsj.com A New Real-Estate War in Silicon Valley Voters in five small and midsize cities in the Bay Area are set to decide Nov. 8 on whether to enact various forms of rent regulation that would keep rent increases for existing tenants pegged near the rate of inflation. Soaring apartment costs in Silicon Valley are fueling popular support for an idea bitterly opposed by many landlords in America's technology capital: rent controls.
"19.10.2016 00:00:09" wsj.com Salesforce's M&A Target List Excluded Twitter The presentation came from a trove of thousands of former Secretary of State Colin Powell's emails that was published in September by DCLeaks, a website of self-described “hacktivists” that releases documents from government officials and other prominent Months before Salesforce considered buying Twitter, the company was looking at more than a dozen acquisition targets that didn't include the social-media giant, according to an internal presentation for its board members.
"18.10.2016 23:40:07" wsj.com WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange's Isolation Deepens Ecuador's pulling the plug on Julian Assange's internet connection highlighted the isolation of WikiLeaks, the organization he founded to expose the inner workings of governments and other powerful institutions. Ecuador said that it restricted access to private communications at its embassy in the United Kingdom after accusations that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was meddling in the U.S. presidential election.
"18.10.2016 23:20:06" wsj.com Did Lady Gaga Invite Too Many Guests? Lady Gaga's 'Joanne' features Tame Impala's Kevin Parker, Florence Welch and Father John Misty; Maroon 5's latest features Kendrick Lamar. Is it overkill? For some pop music fans, too many guests is a crowd.
"18.10.2016 23:00:16" wsj.com Flint Suit Seeks Aid for Students Due to Water Crisis Fifteen children are named as plaintiffs in the suit filed in U.S. District Court against the Michigan Department of Education, Flint Community Schools and the Genesee Intermediate School District. A federal lawsuit filed in Flint, Mich., alleges that public-school students affected by the city's lead-tainted water crisis are being denied special education services.
"18.10.2016 22:40:12" wsj.com Rate Increases for Health Plans Pose Serious Test for Obama's Signature Law Market leaders that are continuing to sell coverage through HealthCare.gov or a state equivalent have been granted average premium increases of 30% or more in Alabama, Delaware, Hawaii, Kansas, Mississippi and Texas, according to information published by Finalized rates for big health insurance plans around the country show the magnitude of the challenge facing the Obama administration as it seeks to stabilize the insurance market under the Affordable Care Act in its remaining weeks in office.
"18.10.2016 22:20:10" wsj.com Millennial Women Who Take Career Breaks Risk Retirement-Savings Shortfalls Financial Finesse Inc., an El Segundo, Calif., firm that provides financial planning and education services in the workplace, found that about 40% of women—compared with about 10% of men—take extended time off to care for children or parents, pursue a Millennial women who plan to take career breaks face sharp shortfalls in retirement savings unless they save at significantly higher rates during their years in the workforce, according to recent research that quantifies the catch-up contributions
"18.10.2016 22:00:31" wsj.com Yahoo Core Revenue Drops Again The revenue decline to $857.7 million, which excludes commissions paid to partners for web traffic, marks the seventh decline in the past eight periods for this key metric. Yahoo posted a 14% drop in its core revenue, reflecting the continued deterioration of its advertising business and raising more questions about the future of Verizon's deal to buy Yahoo.
"18.10.2016 21:40:06" wsj.com Steep Increase in Medicare Premiums Looms for Many High Earners The hold-harmless provision of the Social Security Act says Medicare can pass along only the dollar increase in the cost-of-living adjustment to the estimated 70% of all beneficiaries who will qualify for hold-harmless treatment in 2017. Look out, big earners: nearly a third of all Medicare beneficiaries, including those with higher incomes, are likely to face a steep increase in their premiums next year.
"18.10.2016 21:20:11" wsj.com Donald Trump Says He Would Push for Congressional Term Limits If Elected Mr. Trump, speaking at a campaign rally in the battleground state of Colorado, said passing a constitutional amendment that imposes term limits on lawmakers would also help boost the economy, though he didn't elaborate on how. Donald J. Trump said he would push for term limits on members of Congress if he were elected president, arguing that such a move is necessary to “break the cycle of corruption” in Washington.
"18.10.2016 21:00:04" wsj.com Obama Says Donald Trump Should 'Stop Whining' Over Claims of Rigged Election President Barack Obama called Donald Trump's complaints about a rigged election unprecedented, urging the GOP nominee to “stop whining” and make his case to voters. Full story: http://on.wsj.com/2ejffVH
"18.10.2016 20:22:59" wsj.com Obama Says Donald Trump Should 'Stop Whining' Over Claims of Rigged Election President Obama said “no serious person” would suggest that U.S. elections were fixed. President Obama called Donald Trump's complaints about a rigged election unprecedented, urging the GOP nominee to “stop whining” and make his case to voters.
"18.10.2016 20:01:29" wsj.com Tesla Extends Delivery Date of Model 3 for New Reservations New reservations for the vehicle won't be filled until mid-2018 or later, according to the company's website. The wait for Tesla's upcoming Model 3 sedan just got longer for some buyers.
"18.10.2016 19:44:42" wsj.com VW Compensation for Some U.S. Owners Nears Approval Drivers have been waiting more than a year to be compensated following a diesel-emissions scandal. Nearly half a million Volkswagen owners in the U.S. are close to being able to sell back polluting, diesel-powered vehicles to the German auto maker, after a federal judge indicated Tuesday he's likely to approve a $14.7 billion deal within the next week.
"18.10.2016 19:20:05" wsj.com Millennials Aren't Fired Up by 2016 Presidential Campaign Only 54% of voters under age 35 rated themselves highly interested in the campaign, down from 60% in 2012 and well below the 72% of voters in the full electorate. The presidential race isn't generating the same levels of excitement among the nation's student population as the 2008 and 2012 campaigns, a matter of concern for Democrats.
"18.10.2016 19:00:19" wsj.com Social Security Taxes to Rise for Higher-Income Americans The 7.3% increase in the taxable maximum for next year, the largest one-year jump since 1983, reflects a quirk in federal law. About 12 million higher-income American workers will pay more in Social Security payroll taxes next year as the maximum amount of earnings subject to the tax climbs to $127,200.
"18.10.2016 18:40:09" wsj.com How to Cold Call Your Future Mentor Tips for networking with prospective mentors and cold calling an influential person you have never met. How to make a pitch-perfect initial contact with an influential person you've never met.
"18.10.2016 18:20:05" wsj.com President Obama Questions Donald Trump's Approach Toward Russia Mr. Obama said he was taken aback and troubled by Republican officials who historically have been anti-Russian but now are echoing their nominee's views. President Obama questioned Donald Trump's latest entreaty to Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying the statements regarding Moscow were “unprecedented in American politics.”
"18.10.2016 18:00:23" wsj.com FBI Documents Show State Department Fought Classification of Clinton Emails A State Department official in 2015 tried to keep the FBI from marking a Hillary Clinton email as classified, according to documents that reveal the extent to which officials sought to reduce the number of messages judged to contain national secrets.
"18.10.2016 17:40:06" wsj.com Tensions Arise Among Allies Fighting to Retake ISIS-Held Mosul The long-awaited assault on the extremist group's last major Iraqi stronghold began Monday with rapid advances by Kurdish fighters, who stormed nine nearby villages. On the second day of the offensive to retake the northern Iraqi city from Islamic State, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters accused the Iraqi army of inaction.
"18.10.2016 17:20:11" wsj.com The World's Least Likely Reality-TV Hit: 'Jeg er Ambassadøren fra Amerika' The show follows the U.S. ambassador to Denmark, winning fans despite a fundamental lack of drama and 'no cliffhangers.' U.S. Ambassador Rufus Gifford thought only a few thousand people out of Denmark's 5.7 million would ever watch his show, but it has become an unlikely hit.
"18.10.2016 17:00:45" wsj.com Leonardo DiCaprio Cooperating With 1MDB Probe Representatives of Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio contacted the Justice Department in July immediately after the government alleged some money embezzled from a Malaysian government fund financed a film starring Mr. DiCaprio called “The Wolf of Wall DiCaprio has been tangled in the 1MDB affair because of his association with financier Jho Low, and allegations that money was embezzled from a Malaysian government fund to finance “The Wolf of Wall Street."
"18.10.2016 16:40:18" wsj.com Google Pixel vs. iPhone 7: A Day in the Life What happens when you replace your iPhone with the Android iPhone? WSJ's Joanna Stern compares the iPhone 7 and its lookalike, the Google Pixel, during a day of fun-filled adventures. Full review: http://on.wsj.com/2eiLR1J
"18.10.2016 16:20:05" wsj.com Forget Drinking Games: The Final Presidential Debate Calls for Yoga A guide to keeping calm once Clinton and Trump take the stage in Las Vegas. No matter whether you lean blue or red, the first and second presidential debates were stomach-churning experiences. Our yoga poses, designed to keep you facing the TV, will help you cope with every interruption, accusation and revelation.
"18.10.2016 16:00:37" wsj.com Should You Get a Day Off on Election Day? Some Employers Think So Tuesday elections have been a fixture of American life since the 19th century. Every so often, U.S. lawmakers propose making Election Day a federal holiday in hopes of nudging more voters to the polls. This year, a handful of employers are taking matters into their own hands.