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U.S. Orders More Airbus A220 Inspections After Engine Failures

U.S. Orders More Airbus A220 Inspections After Engine Failures

Engines on Airbus SE’s new A220 aircraft must undergo stepped-up inspections for compressor rotor cracks after a third in-flight shutdown, U.S. aviation regulators said, calling the matter an “urgent
Rubio Plans Bill to Block Federal Pensions Investing in China

Rubio Plans Bill to Block Federal Pensions Investing in China

Senator Marco Rubio plans legislation to block U.S. government pensions from investing in Chinese stocks after the board overseeing the funds put off a decision that would add exposure to China.
Chinese Companies Are Scrambling to Survive Trump’s Blacklist

Chinese Companies Are Scrambling to Survive Trump’s Blacklist

The co-founder of China’s SenseTime Group Ltd. was visiting New York to encourage more collaboration with the U.S. on artificial intelligence when he heard the news: The Trump administration had
Palestinians Seek to Leverage Global 5G Spat to Upgrade Telecoms

Palestinians Seek to Leverage Global 5G Spat to Upgrade Telecoms

The Palestinian Authority wants Israel to ease roadblocks stalling the upgrade of its telecommunications infrastructure, and is using a global regulatory gathering to pressure it to cooperate.
Trump Agrees With Assault Accuser to Unseal Files in Lawsuit

Trump Agrees With Assault Accuser to Unseal Files in Lawsuit

A former reality-TV star who claims Donald Trump forcibly kissed and groped her before he was president reached an agreement with the Trump Organization to unseal nine more pages of documents that she
Puerto Rico Official Says FBI Visited, Requested Information

Puerto Rico Official Says FBI Visited, Requested Information

Puerto Rico’s Department of Natural and Environmental Resources was visited by two Federal Bureau of Investigation agents earlier this month, Secretary Tania Vazquez Rivera said in a press release
Baby Shortage Prompts China’s Unwed Mothers to Fight for Change

Baby Shortage Prompts China’s Unwed Mothers to Fight for Change

For generations, a Chinese woman who gave birth out of wedlock was shunned by society and discriminated against by authorities. Now, as the Communist Party seeks to boost a slowing birthrate, that is
U.S. City Revenue Lags Inflation for First Time in Seven Years

U.S. City Revenue Lags Inflation for First Time in Seven Years

U.S. cities’ revenues are failing to keep pace with inflation for the first time in seven years, signaling an increase in the financial pressure on local governments despite the nation’s record-long
Pelosi Says House to Vote This Week on Impeachment Inquiry

Pelosi Says House to Vote This Week on Impeachment Inquiry

The House of Representatives is set to take its first vote to support the ongoing impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump, a move that aims to nullify Republicans’ main complaint that the process is
U.K. to Destroy Commemorative 50p Coins in Brexit Meltdown

U.K. to Destroy Commemorative 50p Coins in Brexit Meltdown

Thousands of 50-pence coins minted to commemorate Brexit on Oct. 31 will be melted down after Prime Minister Boris Johnson accepted an extension from the European Union, two people familiar with the
Boris Johnson Won’t Give Up on Trying to Force a U.K. Election

Boris Johnson Won’t Give Up on Trying to Force a U.K. Election

Boris Johnson is stuck, pushing for an election to unlock Brexit after failing for a third time to trigger a snap poll.
Boeing CEO to Tell Senate ‘We Made Mistakes’ in 737 Max Jet

Boeing CEO to Tell Senate ‘We Made Mistakes’ in 737 Max Jet

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg plans to kick off a pair of critical appearances before U.S. lawmakers by admitting the planemaker made mistakes on the 737 Max, even as a fresh
Subsidies for Huawei Gear Would Be Banned Under FCC Proposal

Subsidies for Huawei Gear Would Be Banned Under FCC Proposal

Regulators set a vote on preventing U.S. government subsidies from being spent on gear from Huawei Technologies Co., ratcheting up pressure on the Chinese supplier already targeted as a security risk
Lockheed to Get $34 Billion for F-35 as Pentagon Announces Award

Lockheed to Get $34 Billion for F-35 as Pentagon Announces Award

The Pentagon announced a final agreement with Lockheed Martin Corp. on the biggest contract yet for the next-generation F-35 jet.
Court Hearing Scheduled for Witness: Impeachment Update

Court Hearing Scheduled for Witness: Impeachment Update

A former deputy national security adviser didn’t comply with a subpoena to testify on Monday morning to the three House committees leading the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump --
Jokowi’s Mega Indonesia Coalition Imperils Tough Reform Pledge

Jokowi’s Mega Indonesia Coalition Imperils Tough Reform Pledge

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signaled he will form a unity government that could even include bitter election rivals, a move that may clear the path for tougher reforms he’s pledged to unveil.
Political Risk Is Alive in Latin America as Protests Spread

Political Risk Is Alive in Latin America as Protests Spread

Latin America, the traditional poster child for political risk in financial markets, is back as a source of concern for investors.
Buttigieg Eyes 35% Corporate Tax Rate to Fund Health Plan

Buttigieg Eyes 35% Corporate Tax Rate to Fund Health Plan

Pete Buttigieg would pay for his $1.5 trillion health-care plan by rolling back President Donald Trump’s corporate tax cut to return the rate to 35% and allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices,
Trump’s Allies Craft List of Potential Mulvaney Replacements

Trump’s Allies Craft List of Potential Mulvaney Replacements

Some of Donald Trump’s closest associates are assembling a roster of possible replacements if the president decides to replace Mick Mulvaney, his acting chief of staff, said three people close to the
North Macedonia Sets Date for Snap Election After EU Talks Fail

North Macedonia Sets Date for Snap Election After EU Talks Fail

North Macedonia’s political parties agreed to hold a snap election on April 12 as Prime Minister Zoran Zaev seeks support after the European Union rejected giving a start date for accession talks.