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4:20 a.m. July 19, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
50 years after Apollo, does America have the right stuff to join the new space race? We must not let China, Russia and others dominate space militarilyFifty years after the Apollo landing on the Moon, Paul Brandus asks if Americans can come together to conquer space again.
12:16 p.m. July 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Just 37% of agriculture researchers accept mandatory job transfers to Kansas City from Washington, D.C. USDA employees had only about a month to decide whether to follow their jobs out of WashingtonUSDA employees had only about a month to decide whether to follow their jobs out of Washington
12:04 p.m. July 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now a global health emergency The World Health Organization announced the international health emergency when virus spread this week to a city of two million peopleThe World Health Organization announced the international health emergency when virus spread this week to a city of two million people
12:31 p.m. July 8, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran breaches uranium limit — Trump issues warning Iran began enriching uranium to 4.5%, breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powersIran began enriching uranium to 4.5%, breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers.
2:06 a.m. July 3, 2019 - By Dave Morris
European markets rise to welcome Lagarde as ECB PresidentInvestors took the news as an indication the central bank’s policy would continue to support markets
1:12 p.m. July 1, 2019 - Associated Press
Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years Monday was the first whale hunt since commercial whaling was banned by the International Whaling CommissionMonday was the first whale hunt since commercial whaling was banned by the International Whaling Commission.
2:11 p.m. June 23, 2019 - Associated Press
North Korea says Kim Jong Un received ‘excellent’ letter from TrumpU.S. President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an “excellent” letter, the North’s state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as saying he would “seriously contemplate” the content.
9:23 a.m. June 22, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump administration unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan Plan to double Palestinians’ GDP met with skepticism, oppositionThe Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the economic engine to power its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan.
5:30 a.m. June 21, 2019 - By Jurica Dujmovic
Russian meddling in U.S. elections ‘blown out of proportion,’ says intelligence-studies researcher Sven Dekleva from the University of Ghent in Belgium says Russia is undoubtedly interested in U.S. affairs, but its priorities are on internal control Sven Dekleva from the University of Ghent in Belgium says Russia is undoubtedly interested in U.S. affairs, but its priorities are on internal control.
12:20 p.m. June 20, 2019 - Barrons.com
Trump Says Downing of U.S. Drone May Have Been Unintentional Iran shot down a U.S. military drone amid tensions in the Middle East
8:48 a.m. June 18, 2019 - By Karen Hube
Future Returns: How to be Selective With Energy InvestingOil prices are volatile, but the bigger concern to navigate is declining global demand
6:05 a.m. June 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Chinese state media says President Xi will visit North Korea The visit comes as U.S. talks with North Korea on its nuclear program are at a standstillThe visit comes as U.S. talks with North Korea on its nuclear program are at a standstill.
5:00 a.m. June 17, 2019 - Barrons.com
Changemakers: The Leaders Reshaping Communities Around the World A Hollywood star, a baseball player, and a philanthropist couple are using their voices to make a difference
2:12 a.m. June 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran says it will break uranium stockpile limit in 10 days Development comes in the wake of suspected attacks on oil tankers last week in the regionIran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran has the need for uranium enriched up to 20%, just a step away from weapons-grade levels.
5:05 p.m. June 16, 2019 - Associated Press
Blackout leaves tens of millions in South America without power Electricity out for hours in Argentina, Uruguay, ParaguayA massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid.
11:40 a.m. June 14, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Middle East tensions lift oil, but weaker demand prospects push prices lower for the week Mideast instability may lead to a 10%-15% oil price premium for oil: analyst Crude-oil futures settle higher on Friday, a day after an attack on two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz triggered concerns about disruptions to the global flow of oil. Despite a rally on Thursday, however, prices suffer a loss for the week.
5:53 a.m. June 14, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Amazon responds to Biden on taxes | Tubman $20 bill far along before delay McConnell, Pelosi agree he’s ‘Grim Reaper,’ as IRS bill passes without controversial ‘Free File’ provisionAmazon and Biden engage in a back-and-forth on Twitter about the tech giant’s tax payments. Meanwhile, the Harriet Tubman $20 bill reportedly was far along before Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced a delay last month.
11:20 a.m. June 13, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil rallies after apparent attack on tankers near Strait of Hormuz, but finish off session high OPEC trims forecast for 2019 world-oil demand growthOil futures rally Thursday, as an apparent attack on two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, raises concerns over the global flow of oil, but prices fail to recoup their losses from a day earlier, when they settled at their lowest in five months.
11:01 a.m. June 12, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
FCC’s chairman takes step to improve rural broadband mapping Ajit Pai: ‘We’re going to be looking at other sources of information, like crowdsourcing’The FCC’s maps have been blasted for overstating how many places in the country have access to high-speed internet.
12:41 p.m. June 9, 2019 - Associated Press
China moves to protect its technologies from U.S. as trade dispute spirals So-called firewall to strengthen tech innovation, developmentChina is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute.
6:31 a.m. June 8, 2019 - By Sarah Toy
Fetal-tissue research: What it is, why it’s controversial and why the Trump administration is clamping down on it A MarketWatch guide to the hot-button topic of fetal-tissue researchMarketWatch breaks down what human fetal tissue is, why scientists use it, the controversy surrounding its use and what the Trump administration’s new limits will mean for medical research.
11:46 a.m. June 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump is ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists The Trump administration is giving abortion opponents a major victoryThe Trump administration is giving abortion opponents a major victory.
7:23 a.m. June 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Billionaire Charles Koch is using his riches to coach nonprofit leaders on business principles Some, including Aaron Dorfman, president of a major philanthropy watchdog group, remain skeptical of Koch’s intentionsSome, including Aaron Dorfman, president of a major philanthropy watchdog group, remain skeptical of Koch’s intentions
2:37 a.m. June 4, 2019 - Associated Press
Joe Biden’s $5 trillion climate plan: Net zero emissions by 2050Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050.
6:09 a.m. June 1, 2019 - Associated Press
Huawei retaliation? China draws up list of ‘unreliables’ China is drawing up a list of ‘unreliable’ foreign companies, organizations and individuals for targetingChina is drawing up a list of ‘unreliable’ foreign companies, organizations and individuals for targeting.
11:21 a.m. May 22, 2019 - Associated Press
Amid heightened tensions, Iran claims ‘under no circumstances’ does it want to go to war with the U.S. The comments come after the White House recently sent an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the region over a still-unexplained threat it perceived from IranThe comments come after the White House recently sent an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the region over a still-unexplained threat it perceived from Iran.
3:14 a.m. May 21, 2019 - Associated Press
Bomb-carrying drone from Yemen rebels targets Saudi airport No immediate reports of injuries or damageYemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Tehran and the United States. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
8:33 a.m. May 20, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
It’s Microsoft vs. Comcast in infrastructure push to expand rural broadband The potential $2 trillion infrastructure overhaul could mean rural broadband expansion — but there’s a big mapping problem As the Trump administration and Democratic lawmakers talk up their preliminary agreement on infrastructure, each side says it will include money to improve internet service in rural areas. But rural broadband expansion is tricky.
2:10 p.m. May 19, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. to unveil economic part of Mideast peace plan at Bahrain conference in June Political elements of Kushner-led plan still not knownThe Trump administration will unveil the first phase of its long-awaited blueprint for Mideast peace next month at a conference in the region designed to highlight economic benefits that could be reaped if the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is resolved, the White House said Sunday.
1:33 a.m. May 17, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Theranos whistleblower: How to prevent another $600M Silicon Valley disaster Erika Cheung talks to MarketWatch about her new ethics nonprofit and her former boss Elizabeth HolmesErika Cheung talks to MarketWatch about her new ethics nonprofit and her former boss Elizabeth Holmes.
9:09 a.m. May 16, 2019 - By Gordon Lubold
Secret U.S. missile reportedly can kill terrorist targets without an explosion and with minimized collateral damageThe U.S. government has developed a specially designed, secret missile for pinpoint airstrikes that kill terrorist leaders with no explosion, drastically reducing damage and minimizing the chances of civilian casualties, multiple current and former U.S. officials said.
7:11 a.m. May 13, 2019 - Barrons Blogs
Inside the City of Lights—and LuxuryWhy high-end living in Paris is unlike every other city in the world
6:51 p.m. May 12, 2019 - MarketWatch
Africa deal extends French giant Total's LNG pushTotal SA's deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp.'s assets in Africa cements the French oil major's position as the world's second-largest provider of liquefied natural gas while pushing its business deeper into dangerous parts of the world.
3:25 p.m. May 6, 2019 - Associated Press
Turkey orders re-vote in Istanbul election after opposition victory Critics call Turkey’s commitment to democracy into questionTurkey’s top election authority voided the Istanbul mayoral election won by an opposition candidate and ordered a do-over, ruling Monday in favor of a request by the president’s party to throw out the vote it narrowly lost.
1:40 p.m. May 6, 2019 - Associated Press
Microsoft offers software to modernize and secure future elections The product will be called ‘ElectionGuard’ and could be ready for next year’s general electionsThe product will be called ‘ElectionGuard’ and could be ready for next year’s general elections.
6:50 a.m. April 30, 2019 - By Beckie Strum
Barcelona Home Sales Pick Up Despite Lingering Political UncertaintySales rose 6% in the first two months of the year as market fallout from the Catalonian independence referendum subsides, report says
3:49 p.m. April 17, 2019 - Associated Press
North Korea says it has test-fired new tactical guided weapon Move could signal displeasure with U.S. The announcement came after reports of new activity at a North Korean missile research center and long-range rocket site where the North is believed to build long-range missiles targeting the U.S. mainland.
5:32 a.m. April 16, 2019 - Barrons.com
A U.S.-China Trade Deal Won’t Be Worry-Free. Here’s What to Look For. Investors hoping to remove trade from their near-term worries list may be in for disappointment. For one thing, tariffs may not disappear entirely.
9:01 a.m. April 13, 2019 - By Associated Press
Trump, North Korea’s Kim open to third summitNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he is open to a third summit with President Donald Trump, but set the year’s end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to salvage the high-stakes nuclear diplomacy, the North’s state-run media said Saturday.
7:32 a.m. April 12, 2019 - Barrons.com
Philip Morris Gains Traction as Analysts See Good News for Tobacco Stocks Philip Morris and Altria have benefited from robust earnings, offer juicy yields, and regulatory applications appear likely to see action this year.
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