Category Archives: The Wall Street Journal

Kimberley Strassel: Bill Barr’s latest appointment reminds us how the department should operate

Better late than never: Attorney General William Barr has tasked U.S. Attorney John Durham to investigate the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation. If the Justice Department had done this two years ago, the country would be in a much better place. Continue reading

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The Wall Street Journal: The pros and cons of facial recognition

San Francisco has become the first city to forbid local agencies from using facial-recognition software. The Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, enacted Wednesday, asserts that the technology’s “propensity . . . to endanger civil rights and civil liber… Continue reading

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Microsoft warns of a monster computer bug, in a week of them

Microsoft Corp. took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two years ago. Continue reading

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NASA seeks funds for return to Moon

NASA unveiled plans to accelerate human exploration of the moon, including a requested $1.6 billion budget increase for 2020, larger spending boosts proposed for later years and enhanced commercial opportunities for rocket and spacecraft suppliers. Continue reading

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Leaked letters reveal details of NRA chief’s alleged spending

National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre billed the group’s ad agency $39,000 for one day of shopping at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique, $18,300 for a car and driver in Europe and had the agency cover $13,800 in rent for a summer in… Continue reading

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Kimberley Strassel: Nadler, Pelosi claim a ‘constitutional crisis’ but it’s really red-meat politics, America

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Tech giants rethink the businesses that made them big

Google, Facebook Inc. and other tech giants have long tinkered with ways to grow outside the core businesses they dominate. Now those efforts are becoming urgent. Continue reading

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Kimberly Strassel: AG Barr gets attacked because his probe endangers powerful people

The only thing uglier than an angry Washington is a fearful Washington. And fear is what’s driving this week’s blitzkrieg of Attorney General William Barr. Continue reading

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NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre questioned on $240G travel expenses

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre charged the organization’s ad agency more than $240,000 for expenses related to trips he took to Italy, Hungary, the Bahamas and other locales without providing adequate documentation, according to a letter… Continue reading

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Google shows first cracks in years

Google’s once-untouchable online-advertising operation took a body blow, hurt by mounting competition and struggles within its increasingly high-profile YouTube unit. Continue reading

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Boeing didn’t advise airlines, FAA that it shut off warning system

Boeing Co. didn’t tell Southwest Airlines Co. and other carriers when they began flying its 737 MAX jets that a safety feature found on earlier models that warns pilots about malfunctioning sensors had been deactivated, according to government and indu… Continue reading

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Kimberley Strassel: One of the Mueller probe’s biggest failures — All but ignoring the infamous ‘dossier’

The Mueller report exposes the Steele dossier claims as pure fiction. Continue reading

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China using US-built satellites to increase police, military power

A fleet of American-built satellites is serving the Chinese government in ways that challenge the U.S. Continue reading

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C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb retires: ‘Lying is the word that I would use to describe this town’

“Lying is the word that I would use to describe this town,” says Brian Lamb, in his usual Midwestern deadpan. “I don’t know if it will ever stop. It’s gotten worse rather than getting better, and both sides do it. You’ve got to listen very carefully to… Continue reading

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Aspiring actress, 21, dies at NYC subway station after being hit by train

An aspiring actress was pulled to her death by a subway train at the Union Square station in Manhattan over the weekend, the second dragging death of a rider on a platform this year. Continue reading

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Daniel Henninger: Liberals are eating their own

“For me,� former ESPN vice president Roxanne Jones wrote on CNN’s website this week, “Biden, as chair of that all-white-male Senate committee — intentionally, or not — helped to uphold the misogynistic culture that would ultimately allow Dona… Continue reading

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Kimberley Strassel: The Mueller bitter enders

Democrats are struggling over the direction of their party, and this week things got more complicated. In addition to the splits over the Green Leap Forward, Medicare for All and constitutional rewrites, Robert Mueller’s report has opened a new divid… Continue reading

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The FCC has fined robocallers $208 million. It’s collected $6,790.

America’s telecommunications watchdogs have levied hefty financial penalties against illegal robocallers and demanded that bad actors repay millions to their victims. But years later, little money has been collected. Continue reading

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Kimberley Strassel: Mueller’s investigation is done. Now dig into the real scandal — missteps of Comey, FBI

Americans now deserve a full accounting of the missteps of former FBI Director James Comey and his team—in part so that this never happens again. Continue reading

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Federal prosecutor who led Michael Cohen case to step down

Robert Khuzami, the federal prosecutor in Manhattan who supervised the criminal case against President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen, is stepping down from his position next month. Continue reading

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