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  • Opinion: Horowitz Testimony on Comey, McCabe Ignored Opinion: Horowitz Testimony on Comey, McCabe Ignored 4:14
    Opinion: The Stoning of Brett Kavanaugh by the Democratic Left Opinion: The Stoning of Brett Kavanaugh by the Democratic Left 3:00
    Opinion: The Continuing Smears Against Kavanaugh is a Deliberate Campaign Opinion: The Continuing Smears Against Kavanaugh is a Deliberate Campaign 3:35
    Four Candidates Who Stood Out in the Democratic Presidential Debate Four Candidates Who Stood Out in the Democratic Presidential Debate 4:29
7:14 p.m. Sept. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
Protests in Australia kick off worldwide call to action on climate change Protests are partly inspired by the activism of Swedish teenager Greta ThunbergThousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York.
3:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
On two-fronted tax-return fight, Trump wins California ruling, sues Manhattan D.A. Judge blocks new California law requiring candidates’ tax returnsPresident Donald Trump’s efforts to keep his tax returns private played out on both coasts Thursday, with a California judge handing him an initial victory and his lawyers in New York City arguing that federal prosecutors there are trying “to harass” him by seeking the documents.    
11:49 a.m. Sept. 19, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
Where the 2020 presidential candidates, including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, stand on affordable housing ‘California, perhaps the epicenter of unaffordable housing, is scheduled to have its primary earlier than in past election cycles’‘California, perhaps the epicenter of unaffordable housing, is scheduled to have its primary earlier than in past election cycles.’
10:10 a.m. Sept. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
Joe Kennedy plans to challenge Edward Markey in 2020 Senate race Kennedy plans to formally announce his primary challenge to Sen. Edward Markey on SaturdayKennedy plans to formally announce his primary challenge to Sen. Edward Markey on Saturday.
1:42 a.m. Sept. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
Israelis face prospect of third poll days as Netanyahu calls for unity governmentIsraelis were contending with the prospect of a third election on Thursday, two days after an unprecedented repeat election left the country’s two main political parties deadlocked, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his rivals holding a clear path to a coalition government.
5:39 p.m. Sept. 18, 2019 - Associated Press
Canada’s Justin Trudeau apologizes for 2001 brownface photo: ‘It was a dumb thing to do’ Offensive photo surfaces as prime minister is facing serious reelection challengeCanadian leader Justin Trudeau’s campaign for national elections was hit Wednesday by the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a costume party in 2001.
12:10 p.m. Sept. 18, 2019 - Barrons.com
China Just Took Another of Taiwan’s Allies — Why That Matters The Solomon Islands switches allegiance in a worrisome pattern for Taipei.
10:27 a.m. Sept. 18, 2019 - By Tanner Brown
China just took another of Taiwan’s allies — why that matters The Solomon Islands switches allegiance in a worrisome pattern for TaipeiThe Solomon Islands switches allegiance in a worrisome pattern for Taipei
2:01 a.m. Sept. 18, 2019 - Associated Press
Jimmy Carter says he couldn’t have managed presidency at 80Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said he doesn’t believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old.
5:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu falls short of majority in latest election According to the exit polls, Netanyahu has failed to control a majority in the 120-seat parliamentAccording to the exit polls, Netanyahu has failed to control a majority in the 120-seat parliament.
11:00 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - Associated Press
AOC backs liberal primary challenger to House Democrat Ocasio-Cortez is backing Marie Newman in the primary against eight-term Rep. Daniel Lipinski in IllinoisOcasio-Cortez is backing Marie Newman in the primary against eight-term Rep. Daniel Lipinski in Illinois.
7:04 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - By Reva Goujon
Iran’s brazenness is paying off, giving the U.S. few options Iran’s Rouhani, in exposing Trump’s reluctance toward war, is carefully rebuilding negotiating leverage with its nuclear programIran’s Rouhani, in exposing Trump’s reluctance toward war, is carefully rebuilding negotiating leverage with its nuclear program.
7:34 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - Barrons.com
‘Doomsday Scenarios’ Can Blow Up Your Investments. Financial advisors are beginning to prepare for some bad, but not unthinkable, “doomsday” scenarios, such as stagnant global growth as a result of record-high debt and record-low rates, or a deepened conflict between the U.S. and China.
4:49 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - Barrons.com
Oil Spike, Auto Strike Won’t Derail U.S. Economy The U.S. economy is stronger than in past oil crises, the UAW’s walkout looks manageable, and a looming Fed rate cut can only help.
12:21 p.m. Sept. 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Violence flares as Hong Kong protesters march despite police ban Many stores in central business district shut, traffic snarledPolice fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown in defiance of a police ban.
9:03 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By George C. Edwards III
The biggest argument for keeping the Electoral College relies on a myth The numbers show that the large states and big cities don’t pick the winnerThe numbers show that the large states and big cities don’t pick the winner.
2:48 p.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - Barrons.com
Treasury Bonds Just Had Their Worst Week Since Trump Was Elected The iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond exchange-traded fund dropped 6.2% this week. That is the steepest decline since its 7.4% decline the week of Nov. 11, 2016, when the outcome of the U.S. presidential election took markets by surprise.
10:11 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - Barrons.com
Why China and the U.S. Face Similar Pressures to Resolve Trade Tensions China needs to shore up its economy and stabilize its markets ahead of a series of important anniversaries. What that means for investors—and for the Hong Kong protests.
6:21 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - Associated Press
2020 Democrats highlight importance of HBCUs at presidential debate Candidates including Warren, Sanders and Harris have included funding for historically black colleges and universities in their platformsCandidates including Warren, Sanders and Harris have included funding for historically black colleges and universities in their platforms.
4:59 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Clive McKeef
China exempts U.S. agricultural products from tariffs after reports of potential interim trade deal U.S. - China trade talks expected to resume in October China made further concessions to the U.S. on international trade on Friday, adding agricultural products like soybeans and pork to the list of imports exempted tariffs, as prospects for at least an interim deal to resolve the two year old trade dispute improve.
6:14 p.m. Sept. 12, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump promises more tax cuts, mocks Democrats in Baltimore Protesters jeer president in city he disparaged as ‘rodent infested’President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers Thursday, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package, as he returned to the city he recently disparaged as a “rat and rodent infested mess.”
2:14 p.m. Sept. 12, 2019 - Barrons.com
Gundlach Predicts a 75% Chance of Recession Before the Next Election Fixed-income-investing notable sees neither Trump nor China as willing to agree to a trade deal
5:13 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Caroline Baum
The true cost of social media Twitter affects markets, Facebook affects elections, and it all affects the way we interactSocial media is a poor way to communicate anything of substance. It has created discord, not cohesion.
7:19 p.m. Sept. 10, 2019 - Associated Press
Republicans hold onto House seats in North Carolina special elections Dan Bishop edges Democrat Dan McCready in tight raceConservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a Democratic capture of a GOP-leaning district. But his narrow victory did not erase questions about whether President Donald Trump and his party’s congressional candidates face troubling headwinds approaching 2020.
8:25 a.m. Sept. 10, 2019 - Barrons.com
MercadoLibre Can Weather Argentina Turmoil, Analyst Says Shares have fallen more than 17% since mid-August’s Argentinian primary election results and that decline represents a good entry point for investors, BTIG’s Marvin Fong said in a note to clients late Monday upgrading the stock of the Latin American e-commerce giant to Buy from Neutral.
7:27 a.m. Sept. 10, 2019 - Associated Press
North Carolina special election will test Trump, GOP’s chances in 2020 Conservative Sen. Dan Bishop was joined by President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in North Carolina in a final effort to win the vacant seat over Democrat Dan McCreadyConservative Sen. Dan Bishop was joined by President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in North Carolina in a final effort to win the vacant seat over Democrat Dan McCready.
3:16 a.m. Sept. 10, 2019 - By Pierre Briançon
Why Europe remains unfazed by the U.K.’s ongoing political drama Politics, the economy and diplomatic considerations explain why the EU is resigned to no-dealThe EU is still eager to strike a deal but has resigned itself to the possibility of a hard Brexit.
7:20 p.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
‘Your way of life is under assault,’ Trump says at fiery GOP rally President speaks in North Carolina ahead of special electionTrying to prove his political clout by pushing a Republican to victory in a special election, President Donald Trump used a North Carolina rally Monday to paint a bleak picture of a nation he claimed would be overrun with crime, poverty and immigrants if Democrats seize power in Washington.
12:12 p.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump claims peace talks with Taliban are ‘dead’ The news comes one day after Trump abruptly canceled a secret meeting he had arranged with the TalibanThe news comes one day after Trump abruptly canceled a secret meeting he had arranged with the Taliban.
12:08 p.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Barrons.com
Boris Johnson Promises Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Passes to Rule Out No Deal The British prime minister underlined his commitment to find an agreement with the European Union but didn’t provide any details of how it would happen.
8:55 a.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Hong Kong warns U.S. to stay out of its internal affairs Protesters on Sunday were seen imploring President Trump to ‘stand with Hong Kong’Protesters on Sunday were seen imploring President Trump to ‘stand with Hong Kong.’
6:06 a.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - By Michael Smyer
Your guide to a top issue in the 2020 election: climate change What it is, what can be done about it, and what role it plays in the electionMany voters have questions about it; here are answers to help you assess what you hear from the candidates.
2:47 p.m. Sept. 8, 2019 - Associated Press
Canceled Taliban meeting is the latest of Trump’s high-risk moves that’s failed to pay off President has made a number of bold moves in foreign policy — but has few results to showPresident Donald Trump’s weekend tweet canceling secret meetings at Camp David with the Taliban and Afghan leaders just days before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is the latest example of a commander in chief willing to take a big risk in pursuit of a foreign policy victory only to see it dashed.
1:05 p.m. Sept. 8, 2019 - Associated Press
Demonstrators ask Trump to ‘liberate’ Hong Kong; more violent clashes with police Protesters not appeased by last week’s concession from governmentThousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong urged President Donald Trump to “liberate” the semiautonomous Chinese territory during a peaceful march to the U.S. Consulate on Sunday, but violence broke out later in the business and retail district as police fired tear gas after protesters vandalized subway stations, set fires and blocked traffic
3:08 a.m. Sept. 7, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Women in TV make historic gains — how that can impact viewers’ career choices and level of political engagement The share of female characters with speaking roles hit 45% in 2018-2019, up from 40% during the previous yearThe share of female characters with speaking roles hit 45% in 2018-2019, up from 40% during the previous year.
5:48 p.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - Barrons.com
Time to Tune In to Comcast’s Cheap Shares Low price and high cash flow make cable operator a buy. Also, analysts’ opinions on Royal Dutch Shell, Apple, and Kraft Heinz.
12:38 p.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - Associated Press
Banned app resurfaces as essential tool for Russian protesters Protesters have been using Telegram bots to provide legal assistance, food or financial aid for detaineesProtesters have been using Telegram bots to provide legal assistance, food or financial aid for detainees.
11:54 a.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - Barrons.com
Will the IMF Bail Out Argentina One More Time? The South American country has a long history with the international lender, including $44 billion to back President Mauricio Macri’s reforms. But with Macri likely to lose the presidency, the IMF has a tough decision to make.
8:25 a.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - Barrons.com
Trump Plan to Overhaul Fannie and Freddie Fails to Impress the Market Stocks of both mortgage guarantors were down by percentages in the double digits on Friday.
5:16 p.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Hong Kong leader says concession to protesters was her call, not Beijing’s Carrie Lam says extradition bill will be withdrawn without a voteHong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Thursday that the decision to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory was her government’s own initiative to break the impasse, and not Beijing’s directive.
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