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New Zealand Mosque Shootings Leave 40 Dead

New Zealand Police said one person was in custody following an active shooter situation in the southern city of Christchurch. They said they could confirm multiple fatalities and added that there may be other offenders.

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Beto O’Rourke’s Past GOP Ties Could Complicate Primary Run

Wealthy Republicans helped finance O’Rourke’s earlier career in El Paso, at a time when he opposed Obamacare, voted against Nancy Pelosi as the House Democratic leader and called for a raise in the Social Security eligibility age.

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Facebook Executives’ Exits Jolt Company Amid Strategy Shift

Two Facebook senior executives said they are leaving the company—surprise departures that come days after CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major shift in direction for the company.

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SEC Charges VW With Defrauding U.S. Investors

The SEC said it charged Volkswagen, two of its units, and former CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding U.S. bond investors.

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Senate Passes Resolution to Block Trump’s Border Emergency

The Senate approved a resolution blocking President Trump’s emergency declaration at the southern border, setting up a likely veto by the president.

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Tesla’s Musk Unveils Model Y SUV in Next Big Wager

Elon Musk on Thursday night unveiled the Model Y compact sport-utility vehicle with an eventual starting price of $39,000, his next big bet for Tesla Inc. to appeal to a wider swath of electric car buyers.

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Boeing Halts 737 MAX Deliveries After Two Fatal Crashes

The plane maker suffered dual setbacks when it paused deliveries of its 737 MAX jet and an Air Force official raised concerns about one of Boeing’s biggest military-plane programs.

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The Yale Dad Who Set Off the College-Admissions Scandal

The tipster who led federal authorities to the biggest college-admissions scam they’ve ever prosecuted was Morrie Tobin, a Los Angeles resident who was being investigated in a securities fraud case.

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How Women Use Obstacles to Fuel Their Success

The Wall Street Journal excerpts its new e-book, Resilience, which chronicles how 20 ambitious women overcame adversity including sexual assault, physical disabilities and doubts about their prospects to become leaders in their fields.

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Talk to Trump, Skip the Diplomats: World Leaders’ New U.S. Tactic

Heads of state are bypassing standard government processes and going to the president himself to discuss policy. Donald Trump has embraced the one-on-one discussions, drawing on his business background, but aides worry the approach can sow confusion.

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We Were Promised Space Colonies. What Went Wrong?

Rocket scientists of the 1950s had a vision of humanity’s imminent first chapter in space. After more than half a century of ups and downs, we might finally be on course.

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