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Trump Move to Loosen U.S. Use of Cyberweapons Prompts Intrigue

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The Trump administration’s move to loosen rules of engagement for U.S. cyberattacks has prompted questions about how the military will carry out offensive digital strikes, and whether hostilities with adversaries will escalate.
Kategorien: Business

As 'Access Hollywood' Tape Surfaced, Michael Cohen Changed Tune on Paying Stormy Daniels

Do, 08/16/2018 - 23:31
Michael Cohen initially balked at the idea of buying the silence of a former adult-film star who says she had sex with Donald Trump, but he did an about-face after a video of Mr. Trump talking about groping women became public in October 2016.
Kategorien: Business

Schumer to Meet With Kavanaugh

Do, 08/16/2018 - 21:51
Senate Minority Leader Schumer said he would meet with Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh on Aug. 21, and said he is ready to sue the National Archives and Records Administration for more records.
Kategorien: Business

U.S. Issues New Warning to Turkey Over Imprisoned Pastor

Do, 08/16/2018 - 21:29
The Trump administration warned Thursday that it is prepared to impose more penalties on Turkey if it doesn’t release an American pastor facing 35 years in prison on disputed espionage charges.
Kategorien: Business

Pompeo Announces New Action Group to Target Iran

Do, 08/16/2018 - 20:49
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a new step in the campaign against Iran on Thursday, adding to a growing Trump administration effort to curb both Iran’s nuclear program and its regional military and political involvements
Kategorien: Business

Trump Encourages Justice Department to Sue Opioid Companies

Do, 08/16/2018 - 19:59
President Trump called on his attorney general to sue opioid companies, his latest move in an administration-wide effort to combat the painkiller epidemic.
Kategorien: Business

New York University Makes Tuition Free for All Medical Students

Do, 08/16/2018 - 19:57
NYU said it will cover tuition for all its medical students, a first among the nation’s major medical schools and an attempt to expand career options for graduates who won’t be saddled with six-figure debt.
Kategorien: Business

Report Faults Federal Authorities Tracking of Immigrant Children

Do, 08/16/2018 - 19:45
Thousands of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border illegally aren’t being tracked and cared for after being placed with sponsors by the HHS, according to a bipartisan Senate investigation.
Kategorien: Business

Trump Says He Is in 'No Rush' to Renegotiate Nafta

Do, 08/16/2018 - 19:41
President Trump said that negotiations have stalled over his attempt to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement and that he is no longer in a hurry to overhaul the pact.
Kategorien: Business

The Year Hurricane Harvey Swamped a Neighborhood---and Split a Friendship

Do, 08/16/2018 - 17:44
The goodwill that had united residents of a Houston condo complex through the worst of the storm seemed to recede with the floodwaters, leaving behind conflict and resentment, even between best friends.
Kategorien: Business

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Dies

Do, 08/16/2018 - 16:48
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul who understood vocal harmony and phrasing perhaps better than any of her female pop and soul contemporaries, has died at 76.
Kategorien: Business

Wray Tries to Steer FBI in Calm Path Through Political Storm

Do, 08/16/2018 - 15:54
FBI Director Christopher Wray has spent the past year focusing his agents on the nitty-gritty of their jobs and avoiding the distractions from controversies buffeting the agency.
Kategorien: Business

Spike Lee's Latest Gig: Paid NYPD Consultant

Do, 08/16/2018 - 15:49
Spike DDB received $219,113 in consulting fees from the New York City Police Foundation, a nonprofit that funds NYPD initiatives.
Kategorien: Business

NYC Schools Chancellor Says 15 Yeshivas Didn't Give Investigators Access

Do, 08/16/2018 - 14:44
Fifteen ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools haven’t let New York City officials inside to investigate allegations that they don’t provide enough secular instruction, according to a letter from the city schools chief.
Kategorien: Business

Manafort Jury to Begin First Day of Deliberations

Do, 08/16/2018 - 14:21
A federal jury was set to begin deliberations Thursday in the case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who faces 18 criminal counts alleging tax fraud, bank fraud and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts.
Kategorien: Business

U.S., China to Resume Trade Talks as Tariffs Bite

Do, 08/16/2018 - 07:58
Washington and Beijing reached a modest breakthrough in their standoff over trade, saying they will hold lower-level talks later this month on the spiraling dispute.
Kategorien: Business

Trump, Seeking to Relax Rules on U.S. Cyberattacks, Reverses Obama Directive

Do, 08/16/2018 - 06:18
President Trump has reversed an Obama-era memorandum governing how and when the U.S. government can deploy cyberweapons against its adversaries, in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations, according to people familiar with the action.
Kategorien: Business

Trump Says Tariffs Will Rescue U.S. Steel Industry

Do, 08/16/2018 - 03:12
President Trump said in an interview that his steel tariffs, on China and other countries, are saving an iconic American industry that was in danger of closing. Many business officials, economists and some Republicans disagree.
Kategorien: Business

Trump, Malloy Play Big Role in Connecticut Race

Do, 08/16/2018 - 02:14
While pocketbook issues will dominate much of the debate during the Connecticut race, President Trump and Gov. Dannel Malloy could help sway voters.
Kategorien: Business

Another Step in the Push to Weaponize Global Finance

Do, 08/16/2018 - 01:34
U.S. tariffs intensify pressure on the Turkish lira, raising the prospect of an open-ended cycle of protectionism and devaluation, Greg Ip writes.
Kategorien: Business