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U.S. Weighs Options on Coronavirus, Including China Flight Ban

U.S. Weighs Options on Coronavirus, Including China Flight Ban

The U.S. government is considering several options to combat the emergence of the coronavirus, including a ban on flights to and from China, though no decision has been made, a person familiar with
25 More Coronavirus Deaths in China, Hong Kong Restricts Travel

25 More Coronavirus Deaths in China, Hong Kong Restricts Travel

Governments tightened international travel and border crossings with China to try to stop the spread of a coronavirus outbreak that has sickened thousands, and Germany said it had identified a cluster
United Air to Reduce Flights to China After U.S. Warning on Virus

United Air to Reduce Flights to China After U.S. Warning on Virus

United Airlines Holdings Inc. will pare service to China due to “a significant decline in demand for travel” amid the outbreak of a virus that has claimed more than 100 lives.
U.K. Still Wary of China Hacking Threat After Limiting Huawei Access

U.K. Still Wary of China Hacking Threat After Limiting Huawei Access

The U.K.’s cyber security watchdog has made clear the threat of being hacked by China remains, but probably not via Huawei Technologies Co.
As Coronavirus Spreads, Warren Unveils Disease-Prevention Plan

As Coronavirus Spreads, Warren Unveils Disease-Prevention Plan

The coronavirus has been in the news for only a few weeks, but Elizabeth Warren already has a plan to fight it.
Restaurant Workers Union Backs Sanders, Warren: Campaign Update

Restaurant Workers Union Backs Sanders, Warren: Campaign Update

When a California union local was fighting over a contract at a Loyola Marymount University, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders threatened to skip a debate at the California school.
Trump Hits Jersey Shore to Rally for Party-Switching Congressman

Trump Hits Jersey Shore to Rally for Party-Switching Congressman

Jeff Van Drew switched parties to join House Republicans in protest of the impeachment vote.
Energy Department Releases Perry Documents: Impeachment Update

Energy Department Releases Perry Documents: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s lawyers finished presenting his defense on Tuesday, their third day of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial. The next phase, 16 total hours of senators’ questions for
Americans to Inherit $764 Billion This Year, Mostly Tax-Free

Americans to Inherit $764 Billion This Year, Mostly Tax-Free

One way the rich get richer is through inheritance, and they’re barely paying taxes on it.
Boris Johnson Walks Huawei Tightrope as U.K. Sets Up Clash With Trump

Boris Johnson Walks Huawei Tightrope as U.K. Sets Up Clash With Trump

It’s the kind of balancing act Britain may have to get used to as the country forges its way in the world after leaving the European Union.
Duterte Takes On Philippine Elite and Ends Up Even More Popular

Duterte Takes On Philippine Elite and Ends Up Even More Popular

President Rodrigo Duterte is cracking down on some of the Philippines’ biggest businesses, pushing a populist agenda that’s endearing him to his supporters while putting off investors.
Democrats Set High Money Goals Before Caucuses: Campaign Update

Democrats Set High Money Goals Before Caucuses: Campaign Update

Elizabeth Warren’s campaign set the most aggressive fundraising goal for the last 5 days of the month, as candidates work furiously to raise enough money to keep their campaigns in high gear.
Trump to Flood Iowa with Big-Name Supporters Ahead of Caucuses

Trump to Flood Iowa with Big-Name Supporters Ahead of Caucuses

President Donald Trump’s campaign plans to flood Iowa with Cabinet secretaries, lawmakers and senior White House officials for the state’s first-in-the-nation caucuses next week, in a show of strength
Wall Street Venture-Fund Curbs to Be Eased in Volcker Revamp

Wall Street Venture-Fund Curbs to Be Eased in Volcker Revamp

Wall Street banks would face much looser restrictions on investing in venture-capital funds under regulators’ latest rollback of the Volcker Rule, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Tom Steyer Would Pay $18 Million More in Taxes Under Democrats’ Plan

Billionaire and Democratic presidential contender Tom Steyer would pay $17.9 million more in annual taxes under a plan Democrats are considering should they sweep Congress and the White House in the
Huawei 5G, Teck Oil Decisions Loom for Trudeau After New Nafta

Huawei 5G, Teck Oil Decisions Loom for Trudeau After New Nafta

Justin Trudeau returns to a fragmented parliament Monday facing sharp domestic divisions with the clock ticking on two of the tougher decisions of his political career.
Koch Tech Manifesto Extends Tilt From Tea Party-Style Politics

Koch Tech Manifesto Extends Tilt From Tea Party-Style Politics

The Koch political network is advising tech companies that have come under fire in Washington that they should act as good stewards of data but resist pressure to police political ads or give the
Shunned by the West and China, Zimbabwe Turns to U.A.E.

Shunned by the West and China, Zimbabwe Turns to U.A.E.

Sanctioned by the West and spurned by China, Zimbabwe has turned to the United Arab Emirates in its latest bid to find a savior that can arrest the collapse of its economy.
Israel Allows Its Citizens Limited Travel to Saudi Arabia

Israel Allows Its Citizens Limited Travel to Saudi Arabia

Israel said on Sunday it will allow its citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for Islamic pilgrimages or business purposes.
Tanzanian Activists Seek to Block $500 Million World Bank Loan

Tanzanian Activists Seek to Block $500 Million World Bank Loan

Tanzanian activists are urging the World Bank to delay a $500 million loan for education in the East African nation because of President John Magufuli’s calls to restrict pregnant girls from attending