The Wall Street Journal


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Facebook Emails Suggest Zuckerberg Knew of Problematic Privacy Practices

Facebook uncovered emails that appear to show CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially problematic privacy practices at the company.

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Trump Asserts Privilege Over Census Citizenship-Question Documents

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 Presses Verizon on Patents

Huawei Technologies has told Verizon Communications that the carrier should pay licensing fees for more than 200 of its patents, further escalating tensions between the Chinese company and the U.S.

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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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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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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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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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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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The Fed Needs to Be the Adult in the Economy

Alongside full employment and stable prices, the Federal Reserve has another, lesser known mandate: to be the adult in the economy, writes Greg Ip. That’s especially true at times like now when events are whipsawed by unpredictable actors at home and abroad.

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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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