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Hawley raises far less than McCaskill despite Trump’s help
Hawley raises far less than McCaskill despite Trump’s help

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is the only Senate candidate President Donald Trump has helped with fundraising, but Hawley still only managed to raise less than half the amount collected by the...

Mr. Comey's Bad Week
Mr. Comey's Bad Week

Former FBI Director James Comey arrives to speak about his new book “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership” at Barnes & Noble bookstore, April 18. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Ima...

Racial-Profiling Rule Reversal
Racial-Profiling Rule Reversal

Richard Cordray speaks during a news conference in Cincinnati, Jan. 30. Photo: John Minchillo/Associated Press By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography April 19, 20...

'Prosecuting' Trump Over a Pardon
'Prosecuting' Trump Over a Pardon

Security guards stand in front of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, June 12, 2017. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Stree...

Making the Most of a Literary Inheritance
Making the Most of a Literary Inheritance

By Tunku Varadarajan April 20, 2018 6:14 p.m. ET 9 COMMENTS Stanford, Calif. The British historian Robert Conquest was 62 when he married for a fourth time, in December 1979. His Texan bride, Liddie N...

What Cowardice Looks Like: More on the Philadelphia Starbucks Controversy
What Cowardice Looks Like: More on the Philadelphia Starbucks Controversy

There will be time, there will be timeTo prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.— T.S. Eliot  …And the comedy goes on. Behold, dear reader, Rachel Siegel writing Act Two...

Alex Kogan fires back at Facebook

Aleksandr Kogan, the app developer at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal, tells 60 Minutes he isn’t sure whether he ever read the social network’s developer policy, which prohibited...

North Korea says it is suspending nuclear, missile testing
North Korea says it is suspending nuclear, missile testing

SEOUL, South Korea —North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. The North’s official Korean Central News Agenc...

Economy & Finance

What Is Wealth Management? A Definition That Works For Everyone
What Is Wealth Management? A Definition That Works For Everyone

Wealth Management means different things to different people. Source Shutterstock Answering that question is a lot like asking “what is beauty? The answer to that question is often said...

Hayward Bay Fault Line More Dangerous Than San Andreas: It’s A “Ticking Time Bomb”
Hayward Bay Fault Line More Dangerous Than San Andreas: It’s A “Ticking Time Bomb”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Scientists are now saying that the “Big One” in California may not be caused by the San Andreas fault line, but by the Hayward Bay fault line. It is...

US Sorghum “Armada” Turns Away From China After Tariffs
US Sorghum “Armada” Turns Away From China After Tariffs

China’s nearly 200% tariff on imports of US sorghum is already having a profound impact on the global grain trade. And in the latest evidence of how quickly the tariffs have been felt by US prod...

The Game Is Changing On Wall Street
The Game Is Changing On Wall Street

Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg Good earnings aren’t enough to take Wall Street higher in a rising interest rate environment. Once again, American companies are reporting good earnings. Bu...

Trump's Explosive NAFTA Withdrawal Ploy – What Could Go Wrong?
Trump's Explosive NAFTA Withdrawal Ploy – What Could Go Wrong?

Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and Ranking member Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., lead the House Ways and Means Committee, where Congress would first take up trade legislation...

This Week In Credit Card News: Business Advantages To Going Cashless; Chevy Rolls Out In-Car Gas Pay
This Week In Credit Card News: Business Advantages To Going Cashless; Chevy Rolls Out In-Car Gas Pay

Associated Press] Certain Chevy cars now allow you to pay for gas from your car’s dashboard (Shutterstock) Chevrolet And Shell Roll Out In-Car Fuel Payments Chevrolet and Shell are doing their p...

Are You Ready for Earnings Season?
Are You Ready for Earnings Season?

By Anne Kates Smith, Senior Editor | Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and Daren Fonda, Senior Associate Editor | Kiplinger’s Personal Finance April 20, 2018 Corporate profits are the lifeblood...

5 Best Emerging-Markets Funds for the Long Haul

Market value: $896 million Dividend yield: 1.55% Expenses: 1.26% Here’s something you rarely find in emerging markets: an old-fashioned balanced fund. It’s worth serious consideration. Jim...

Technology

Americans remain pessimistic about the environment – CBS News poll
Americans remain pessimistic about the environment – CBS News poll

By Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus, Kabir Khanna and Anthony Salvanto   Americans are pessimistic about the future condition of the environment. Few expect the environment to be better for th...

Twitter bans ads from Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab
Twitter bans ads from Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab

After vowing to stop Russian disinformation on its social network, Twitter has banned Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, CNET’s Alfred Ng reports. In an open letter, Kaspersky L...

iOS 11’s new App Store boosts downloads by 800% for featured apps
iOS 11’s new App Store boosts downloads by 800% for featured apps

When Apple launched its new App Store in iOS 11 back in September, it aimed to offer app developers better exposure, as well as a better app discovery experience for consumers. A new study from Sensor...

Facebook audit cleared social network despite Cambridge Analytica
Facebook audit cleared social network despite Cambridge Analytica

Last Updated Apr 20, 2018 1:47 PM EDT NEW YORK — An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices between 2015 and 2017 found no problems — even though the company knew during that time that...

Facebook to put 1.5 billion users beyond the reach of new EU privacy law, report says
Facebook to put 1.5 billion users beyond the reach of new EU privacy law, report says

Facebook, which is still feeling the shockwaves from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, is reportedly looking to put 1.5 billion users beyond the reach of a new European Union privacy law. Reuters ...

How hackers exploit human vulnerabilities
How hackers exploit human vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity firms and analysts have been sounding the alarm on vulnerabilities in most web-based systems, pointing to loopholes and lapses in security. But a recent report from Proofpoint, a cy...

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