The Wall Street Journal


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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters

Thousands of protesters blocked roads around Hong Kong’s legislature, forcing lawmakers to postpone debate on a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China.

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Trump Asserts Executive Privilege Over Documents on Census Citizenship Question

President Trump asserted executive privilege over documents demanded by a House committee in its investigation of a controversial citizenship question the administration added to the U.S. census survey.

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Huawei Pulls Laptop Launch as U.S. Restrictions Sting

China’s Huawei Technologies canceled the launch of a new laptop and paused production at its personal-computer business due to restrictions on buying American components.

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Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny

Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny.

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KKR Doubles Down on House Flippers

The investment house has agreed to pump another $250 million into Toorak Capital Partners, which buys short-term loans made to real-estate investors who purchase, renovate and resell residential properties.

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Fix Mortgage Finance, or We’ll Do It For You, Regulator Tells Congress

Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market.

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Some Republican Lawmakers Break With Party on Climate Change

A small but growing number of Republican lawmakers are urging action on climate change, driven by changing sentiment among GOP voters and the effects of global warming, from stronger hurricanes to more-destructive wildfires.

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If Future Flights to Europe Feel More Cramped, Here’s Why

The new Airbus A321LR could fundamentally change trips across the Atlantic. They could cost less, but at the expense of valuable seat space.

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The USWNT Score, Score and Score, and Are Loved, Loved and Loved

The scene around the U.S. Women’s National Team’s World Cup opener Tuesday night in Reims, France, was special, writes Jason Gay.

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The Woman Leading PBS Through TV’s Time of Turmoil

When Paula Kerger took over as chief executive of PBS in 2006, “Downton Abbey” hadn’t yet made its debut and Charlie Rose and Tavis Smiley were mainstays. Thirteen years later, Ms. Kerger isn’t just the longest-serving chief in PBS history; she is one of the longest-surviving leaders in television.

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How an All-Woman Sailing Crew Proved the Critics Wrong

The documentary ‘Maiden’ tracks the 1989 journey of Tracy Edwards, who led the first female crew in the grueling Whitbread Round the World Race.

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