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Boeing Pilot Assured FAA 737 Was Safe After Scary Simulator Trip

Boeing Pilot Assured FAA 737 Was Safe After Scary Simulator Trip

A Boeing Co. pilot who found the 737 Max feature implicated in two fatal crashes “egregious” in a simulator ride in 2016 reassured U.S. regulators two months later that it was benign.
Against the Tide, Cocoa Growers Plan to Suspend Ethical Programs

Against the Tide, Cocoa Growers Plan to Suspend Ethical Programs

In a world that’s growing increasingly concerned about corporate commitments to environmental and social responsibility, top cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana are planning to make a move that goes
Warren Campaign Rebuffs Biden’s Criticism of Money Transfer

Warren Campaign Rebuffs Biden’s Criticism of Money Transfer

Elizabeth Warren’s campaign defended the transfer of more than $10 million from her Senate campaign account to her presidential bid after Joe Biden suggested the move violates the fundraising
PG&E to California: Maybe You Should Decide On the Next Blackout

PG&E to California: Maybe You Should Decide On the Next Blackout

The chief of California utility giant PG&E Corp. has a suggestion for those state officials attacking the company over an unprecedented blackout it carried out last week to prevent wildfires:
La Liga, Facebook Feel Fallout of Catalan Unrest in Asia

La Liga, Facebook Feel Fallout of Catalan Unrest in Asia

The postponement of the classic Madrid-Barcelona football match because of separatist unrest in the Catalonia region is having ramifications across the globe, and may prove a setback for the Spanish
ECB Policy Makers Cool on More Stimulus Even If Outlook Worsens

ECB Policy Makers Cool on More Stimulus Even If Outlook Worsens

European Central Bank policy makers don’t expect any more monetary easing in coming months despite a likely downgrade in their economic forecasts in December, according to euro-area officials.
Riots Rock Barcelona After Separatist Strike Draws Huge Crowd

Riots Rock Barcelona After Separatist Strike Draws Huge Crowd

Rioting rocked Barcelona for a fifth night after a general strike drew a crowd of half a million people onto the streets of the Catalan capital to protest jail sentences for the leaders of a bid two
Elizabeth Warren Wants PE Firms to Come Clean on Surprise Medical Billing

Elizabeth Warren Wants PE Firms to Come Clean on Surprise Medical Billing

In her latest attack against private equity firms, Senator Elizabeth Warren called on industry leaders to disclose whether companies they own engage in surprise medical billing.
Traders Brace for Canadian Earnings, Election as Drama Heats Up

Traders Brace for Canadian Earnings, Election as Drama Heats Up

Canada’s election and a handful of bellwether earnings should perk things up after a holiday-shortened week in which volume slumped on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the benchmark equity index went
Brexit Decision Day Arrives as U.K. Parliament Votes on Deal

Brexit Decision Day Arrives as U.K. Parliament Votes on Deal

Boris Johnson will put his Brexit deal to Parliament to accept or reject Saturday, knowing that his political future and that of the country he leads are on the line in the knife-edge vote.
Trump Baffles With Claim to Have Taken Control of Mideast Oil

Trump Baffles With Claim to Have Taken Control of Mideast Oil

President Donald Trump prompted a bout of head-scratching when he said the U.S. had control of the Middle East’s oil.
On the Streets, New IMF Is Getting Same Pushback as Old One

On the Streets, New IMF Is Getting Same Pushback as Old One

As the International Monetary Fund holds its annual meeting in Washington this week, mutinies are breaking out in countries that borrow from it.
To Win Giuliani’s Help, Oligarch’s Allies Pursued Biden Dirt

To Win Giuliani’s Help, Oligarch’s Allies Pursued Biden Dirt

Associates of a Ukrainian oligarch fighting extradition to the U.S. were working to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden last summer in an effort to get Rudy Giuliani’s help in the
Parliament Votes on Boris Johnson’s Brexit Deal: Your Guide

Parliament Votes on Boris Johnson’s Brexit Deal: Your Guide

Britain’s Parliament meets Saturday to pass judgment on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal. How will the day play out?
Trump to Nominate Deputy Energy Secretary to Replace Rick Perry

Trump to Nominate Deputy Energy Secretary to Replace Rick Perry

President Donald Trump said he will nominate Dan Brouillette to be his next energy secretary when Rick Perry leaves the job later this year.
Can Boris Johnson Pull Off the Impossible? We’re Counting the Votes

Can Boris Johnson Pull Off the Impossible? We’re Counting the Votes

Boris Johnson has managed to strike a new Brexit deal with the European Union. But does he have the numbers to get it past Parliament?
Tarantino Film Runs Afoul of China as Release Is Halted

Tarantino Film Runs Afoul of China as Release Is Halted

Chinese authorities halted a planned Oct. 25 release of director Quentin Tarantino’s newest film, “Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood,” the latest in a growing number of costly trade and cultural
Revolutionary Democracy Is Passé to Ethiopia's Ruling Party

Revolutionary Democracy Is Passé to Ethiopia's Ruling Party

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition plans to restructure and amend decision-making to become more democratic as it prepares for elections scheduled for next year, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s part of the
Lebanon Leader Threatens to Abandon Ship During Largest Protests in Years

Lebanon Leader Threatens to Abandon Ship During Largest Protests in Years

Tens of thousands of protesters set fires and cut off roads across Lebanon Friday, demanding the removal of a political class whose mismanagement and corruption they say has brought the economy to the
Perry Won’t Comply With Demand for Documents: Impeachment Update

Perry Won’t Comply With Demand for Documents: Impeachment Update

House impeachment investigators ended a week of closed-door questioning in the inquiry into President Donald Trump’s interactions with Ukraine. Testimony that had been scheduled for Friday from Laura