Pressed to Fire Steve Bannon, Donald Trump Instead Channels Him

Wall Street Journal: US News - 51 min 31 sec ago
From trade actions against China to a defense of Confederate symbols, President Donald Trump is doubling down on his nationalist agenda while facing pressure to sever ties with the one member of his inner circle who best represents that ideology, chief strategist Steve Bannon.

Trump Defends Confederate Statues in Wake of Charlottesville Violence

Wall Street Journal: US News - 57 min 23 sec ago
President Donald Trump defended the “beautiful” statues commemorating Confederate leaders and lamented efforts to remove them, weighing in on an issue central to the weekend’s deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va.

Cisco's Feud With Former Star Executive Turns Personal---And Costly

Arista Networks is grabbing Cisco’s giant networking business, winning over its customers and rankling its top brass. The battle has divided CEO Jayshree Ullal and Cisco’s John Chambers, who were once close colleagues.

Trump Attacks Arizona Sen. Flake, Backs Primary Challenger

Wall Street Journal: US News - 1 hour 3 min ago
President Donald Trump attacked Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake on Thursday morning in a tweet, and backed his primary challenger, who supported the president’s comments on the racially charged protests in Virginia over the weekend.

CIA Psychologists, Ex-Detainees, Reach Settlement Over Harsh Interrogations

Wall Street Journal: US News - 1 hour 5 min ago
Three former Central Intelligence Agency detainees and their families have reached a settlement with two psychologists they accused of being the architects of the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques.

U.S. Industrial Output Up Modestly in July

Wall Street Journal: US News - 1 hour 6 min ago
Cooling auto sales have led to a drop in production at U.S. factories, constraining a key driver of economic growth in recent years.

New York Pizza Makers Look to Rome for Inspiration

Wall Street Journal: US News - 2 hours 40 min ago
A number of New York pizza makers are now offering the classic treat with different geometry: Their “pies” aren’t pie-shaped.

Mylan Settles EpiPen Medicaid Overcharge Claims for $465 Million

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 5 min ago
Mylan agreed to pay $465 million to settle federal government claims that it overcharged the Medicaid program by millions of dollars for its EpiPen products.

Apartment Fires Tied to Cheaper, Wood-Based Construction

Wall Street Journal: US News - 4 hours 6 min ago
A number of fires have erupted at apartment complexes under construction that use wooden frames instead of ones made of metal, raising questions about the lower-cost building technique.

Top U.S. General Breaks Bread With PLA on North Korea's Doorstep

Wall Street Journal: US News - 4 hours 14 min ago
The Pentagon’s top general on Wednesday said he discussed with his Chinese counterparts ways to coordinate with China’s military to avoid dangerous miscalculations should war break out with North Korea.

Nielsen to Track Growing Clout of Esports

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 2 min ago
Nielsen Holdings PLC said it began measuring the financial value of sponsoring videogame competitions and teams, the latest sign of the rising interest in so-called esports.

Facebook Courts Marketers With In-Stream Video Ads

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 13 min ago
As Facebook ramps up its video ambitions, get ready for more commercial breaks.

Hormel Foods Buys Fontanini Brand Meats for $425 Million

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 38 min ago
Hormel has bought the Fontanini brand meat and sausage business for $425 million.

Alibaba Buys Stake in Indonesian Online Retailer, Extends Global Reach

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 41 min ago
Alibaba Group Holding plans to take part in a $1.1 billion investment in an Indonesian e-commerce firm as it seeks to expand its footprint globally.

U.S. Jobless Claims Dropped to 232,000 Last Week

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 42 min ago
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week from already low levels, a sign of health in the U.S. labor market.

San Francisco Art Dealer Asks $35 Million for Prospective House

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 11 min ago
Serge Sorokko said he chose architect Stanley Saitowitz to design the Tiburon, Calif., house, which is due to be completed in 2019.

China Tech Workers Wanted: Women Need Not Apply

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 18 min ago
Allegations of gender discrimination and sexual harassment have rocked Silicon Valley recently, but the torrent of news has barely registered as water-cooler talk in China’s tech industry, Li Yuan writes.

Turner Sports to Launch Streaming Network to Air Champions League

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 21 min ago
Time Warner’s Turner Sports is launching a streaming, direct-to-consumer subscription service that will be a platform to air soccer matches from UEFA’s Champions League and Europa League.

China Blockbuster Leads Pack as Box Office Stages a Comeback

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 27 min ago
A Chinese action film that taps into nationalist fervor has become the highest-grossing movie ever in China, showing that the box office here can still pack a punch following last year’s abrupt slowdown.

India Is Going Radio Gaga

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 40 min ago
The South Asian nation is in the middle of a radio boom and media companies are rushing to get new stations and talent on the air while advertisers shift strategies to capture audiences and revenue.


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