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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wall Street Journal

Hillary Clinton Committed to 'New Approach' on Trade Deal, Not Tweaks, Aide Podesta Says

The chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign said Tuesday that she opposes a congressional vote on a pending Asian free-trade agreement later this year and said she wouldn't seek to simply tweak the language if she became president.

Live: Apple's Q3 Earnings and Conference Call

Apple releases its fiscal third-quarter earnings today. We’re live-blogging the results and the conference call with analysts.

U.S. Oil-Train Boom Is Quickly Waning

The recent boom in oil transportation by rail in the U.S. is in decline, threatening what was once viewed as a sizable driver of growth for the railroad industry.

Bernie Sanders Says 'Elect Hillary,' Gets Heavily Booed

2 days ago
Bernie Sanders was vigorously booed by his own supporters Monday as he urged them to rally around Hillary Clinton and defeat Donald Trump for president.

Europe Stocks Up Ahead of Central Bank Moves

2 days ago
European stocks ticked higher, but investors remained cautious ahead of policy decisions from two of the world’s major central banks this week.

The Crisis of Political Islam

3 days ago
First Egypt and now Turkey show the perils of ideological religious parties (and strongman rule), but other Muslim countries are faring better with democracy

Ohio Voters Say GOP Convention Did Little to Sway Them

4 days ago
This past week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland brought drama and media attention, but there was little immediate evidence that it had changed the thinking of voters in several communities in the battleground state that hosted the four-day event.

Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Remarks on Taxes, Debt and Crime

5 days ago
Donald Trump said he would cut taxes, tackle the national debt, and sharply reduce crime and violence against police in his speech to the Republican convention Thursday night. Here's a closer look at his plan and the figures he cited in making his case.

All Good: Donald Trump Embraces Melania Speech Publicity

7 days ago
Donald Trump is calling the attention around his wife Melania's speech "good news," in his first comments about the plagiarism accusations levied at Mrs. Trump.

VW Emissions Cheating Was Prolonged, Widespread, Suit Alleges

A week ago
Volkswagen’s emissions cheating spanned more than a decade and stemmed from deliberate efforts by dozens of employees to mislead regulators and consumers about diesel-powered vehicles, according to a lawsuit alleging fresh details in the auto-giant’s deception.

Melania Trump Speech Used Same Passages as Michelle Obama's 2008 Address

A week ago
Melania Trump’s prime-time speech Monday contained passages that were the same as parts of the convention speech that future First Lady Michelle Obama gave in 2008.

Global Stocks Lose Ground After Recent Rally

A week ago
Global stocks lost ground on Tuesday, as investors paused after a rally that has seen Wall Street race past several records and European stocks recover most of their post-Brexit losses.

Fiat Chrysler Investigated by Regulators Over Sales Reports

Federal authorities are investigating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV over whether it committed fraud by allegedly faking new-car sales to pad its monthly business results, the company confirmed Monday.

For Europe, Erdogan's Value Trumps Its Own Values

European leaders fear the Turkish president will use the foiled military coup to further tighten power and clamp down on opponents, but they need him to help slow the numbers of immigrants entering Europe from the Middle East and beyond.

Volkswagen Promises U.S. Dealers Restitution for Tainted Diesels

Volkswagen executives in the U.S. have pledged to unveil restitution within a month for hundreds of American franchise dealers that have been damaged by the car maker’s diesel scandal, according to dealers that met with the company.

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