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Crews struggle to protect Hawaii power plant from red-hot lava flow
Crews struggle to protect Hawaii power plant from red-hot lava flow

LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii — There have been two new eruptions at the summit of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. There’s also no end to the flow of red-hot lava, and now there...

PayPal Pays Up to Get Into Stores
PayPal Pays Up to Get Into Stores

PayPal has long been the king of peer-to-peer payments but has had a very limited presence in stores. The acquisition of a Swedish payments company called iZettle is a smart but expensive way to fill ...

Going Amish? Not Just Yet!

I think I’m on the verge of developing what might be called “Amish syndrome.” Now, don’t jump to conclusions. I’m not about to trade in my beloved Lexus for a horse-and-b...

When Carter Page Met Stefan Halper
When Carter Page Met Stefan Halper

Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser of President Donald Trump, speaks at a news conference at RIA Novosti news agency in Moscow, Dec. 12, 2016. Photo: Pavel Golovkin/Associated...

A Right To Try Arrives
A Right To Try Arrives

Senator Ron Johnson in Washington, D.C., May 15. Photo: erin schaff/Reuters By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion/ May 22, 2018 6:59 p.m. ...

Suffer the Little Children
Suffer the Little Children

By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion/ May 22, 2018 6:59 p.m. ET 35 COMMENTS What’s more important—finding a foster home for n...

Facebook Tips the Scales in Ireland's Abortion Referendum
Facebook Tips the Scales in Ireland's Abortion Referendum

An employee of Ireland’s Transparent Referendum Initiative in Dublin, Ireland, May 17. Photo: Peter Morrison/Associated Press By Marcel de la Cruz May 22, 2018 6:45 p.m. ET 8 COMMENTS Facebook a...

U.S. and European Taxpayers Are Funding Palestinian Violence
U.S. and European Taxpayers Are Funding Palestinian Violence

After the latest violence in Gaza, it is clear that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency’s continuous support of Palestinian terrorism is a major cause of instability in the Middle East an...

Economy & Finance

How The Feds Use Transportation Funds To Spy On You
How The Feds Use Transportation Funds To Spy On You

Authored by Mike Maharrey via The Mises Institute, A recent announcement by a local transit authority in Virginia sheds light on how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Se...

Image Of Jewish Temple Photoshopped Over Jerusalem Mosque Embroils US Embassy In Controversy
Image Of Jewish Temple Photoshopped Over Jerusalem Mosque Embroils US Embassy In Controversy

As if US-Palestinian relations weren’t already at the lowest point in perhaps all of history, they just sank even lower after a controversial photo (to put in mildly) surfaced of the American Am...

India And China Want To Fuse Their Massive Economies. Here's Why They Won't
India And China Want To Fuse Their Massive Economies. Here's Why They Won't

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 5, 2017 in Xiamen, China. (Photo by Du Yang/CHINA NEWS SERVICE/VCG via Getty Images) Manufacturing in China...

New York's Taxi King Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud
New York's Taxi King Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

NEW YORK – JUNE 3: Honoree businessman Evgeny A. Freidman attends the UJA-Federation of New York’s Russian Leadership Division’s Charity Ball at The Bowery Hotel June 3, 2009, in New...

Facilitate Trade, Protect Consumers: Supply Chain Titans Eye Blockchain For Global Commerce
Facilitate Trade, Protect Consumers: Supply Chain Titans Eye Blockchain For Global Commerce

Aaron Stanley for Forbes CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan addresses the Global Supply Chain Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce In a globalizing world where cross-border e-commerce is ever-prevalen...

NextEra Goes After Another Big Acquisition After 2 Unsuccessful Attempts
NextEra Goes After Another Big Acquisition After 2 Unsuccessful Attempts

The Southern asset deal will expand NextEra’s operations in Florida without too much overlap that would upset regulators. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) NextEra Energy Inc. hasn’...

10 Safe Blue-Chip Stocks You Want to Own
10 Safe Blue-Chip Stocks You Want to Own

Market value: $155.1 billion Dividend yield: 1.6% Despite operating in the fickle entertainment industry, Walt Disney (DIS, $104.06) has a mostly consistent business. It helps to own a variety of valu...

Your Medicare Questions Answered
Your Medicare Questions Answered

I am about to sign up for Medicare at age 65. Can I still contribute to a health savings account once I enroll? You can’t make new contributions to an HSA after you enroll in Medicare, but you c...

Technology

Facebook's Zuckerberg to face EU questions over data scandal
Facebook's Zuckerberg to face EU questions over data scandal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users. In testimony to ...

Slack introduces Actions to make it easier to create and finish tasks without leaving
Slack introduces Actions to make it easier to create and finish tasks without leaving

As Slack tries to graduate beyond a Silicon Valley darling to the go-to communications platform within a company, it’s had to find ways to increasingly pitch itself as an intelligent Swiss ...

SpaceX Falcon 9 launches seven satellites
SpaceX Falcon 9 launches seven satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket climbed away from California Tuesday carrying seven satellites intended to replace earlier spacecraft, five Iridium NEXT telephone relay stations and two for NASA and a G...

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg questioned by EU lawmakers, but mostly repeats his US testimony
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg questioned by EU lawmakers, but mostly repeats his US testimony

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg brought his apology tour to Europe on Tuesday. During an appearance before a group of European Union parliamentary leaders, Zuckerberg repeated his apology for the range o...

Sony says PS4 is entering final phase of life cycle
Sony says PS4 is entering final phase of life cycle

An image of the DualShock 4 controller for the PS4. (Credit: Sony)  (Sony) For this generation of console hardware, Sony has been a clear winner when compared to its only real rival Microsoft. Ni...

Mark Zuckerberg grilled over data scandal
Mark Zuckerberg grilled over data scandal

CBS/AP May 22, 2018, 4:29 PM Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized to leaders of the European Parliament Tuesday for not doing enough to protect user data. Lawmakers questioned Zuckerberg about Face...

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