Elliott Preps for Potential Fight With Hess, Seeking CEO Ouster

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 2 hours 9 min ago
Elliott Management Corp. is preparing for a possible tussle with Hess Corp., hoping to either remove John B. Hess as chief executive or push him to consider selling all or part of the energy company.

DHS Plans to End Work Eligibility for Spouses of H-1B Holders

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 2 hours 28 min ago
The spouses of highly skilled foreign workers would no longer be able to work legally in the U.S. under a regulatory change proposed by the Trump administration Thursday.

CSX Head Takes Medical Leave

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 2 hours 45 min ago
The railway’s chief executive, Hunter Harrison, has taken a medical leave of absence due to unexpected complications from a recent illness.

Facebook Overhauls Video-Ad Strategy

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 11 min ago
The social-media company is changing its video-ad strategy again, potentially amplifying tensions with many publishers who were already frustrated with their inability to earn significant money from videos posted on the platform.

Property Data Firm Xceligent Files for Chapter 7 Protection

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 32 min ago
The board of Xceligent Inc., one of the largest commercial real-estate data firms in the U.S., has filed for chapter 7 liquidation following a year-long legal battle with rival CoStar Group Inc. over alleged data theft.

Oracle Shares Fall on Cloud Forecast

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 54 min ago
Oracle Corp.’s stock sank after hours following news that the growth of its cloud-computing business in the current quarter would fall below expectations.

In Alabama, a Tale of Two Turnouts

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 49 min ago
A highly motivated Democratic voting bloc lifted Doug Jones to victory over Roy Moore.

Republican Farenthold to Leave Congress Over Harassment Claims

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 50 min ago
Texas Republican Blake Farenthold, facing numerous allegations of sexual harassment, is leaving Congress at the end of his term.

One Less Senate Vote Could Mean More Headaches for GOP

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 55 min ago
Republicans have found that governing with 52 GOP senators was hard. Doing it with 51 will be harder.

FCC Approves Rollback of Net Neutrality

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 1 min ago
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday rolled back far-reaching rules governing how internet-service providers treat traffic on their networks, a move that is likely to empower cable and wireless providers and transform consumers’ online experience.

FBI Agent Removed From Probe Held Dim Views of Holder, Sanders

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 7 min ago
Two FBI employees who worked for Special Counsel Robert Mueller have been criticized by Republicans for texts they shared insulting President Trump. A review of their correspondence shows Mr. Trump wasn’t their only target: they held dim views of other prominent figures, from former Attorney General Eric Holder to Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Trump Boasts of Success in Cutting Red Tape

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 11 min ago
President Donald Trump said Thursday that his administration has moved even more quickly than promised to roll back government regulations and undo the rule-making legacies of past presidents stretching back decades.

Lawmakers Question How Long Paul Ryan Will Stay After Likely Tax Overhaul

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 53 min ago
With Rep. Paul Ryan’s longtime push to overhaul the tax code expected to pass Congress next week, House Republicans have started to wonder how long he will stick around.

Your Passion for Fancy Vanilla Ice Cream Is Creating World-Wide Havoc

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 54 min ago
With the price skyrocketing, farmers in Madagascar, the industry’s epicenter, are sleeping in their fields, hiring guards; ‘there are many vanilla thieves here’

Rubio Throws a Wrench Into GOP Tax Bill

Wall Street Journal: US News - 9 hours 9 min ago
Sen. Marco Rubio threw a late wrinkle into the GOP’s attempt to complete a tax bill, saying he will vote against it unless the final measure further expands the child tax credit for low-income households.

Rubio Throws a Wrench Into GOP Tax Bill

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 9 min ago
Sen. Marco Rubio threw a late wrinkle into the GOP’s attempt to complete a tax bill, saying he will vote against it unless the final measure further expands the child tax credit for low-income households.

Courting the King of New York City Politics

Wall Street Journal: US News - 9 hours 48 min ago
U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley, a Queens Democrat, doesn’t have national recognition, but very little gets done in New York City politics without his blessing. Now, he is poised to anoint the next city council speaker.

Teva Pharma to Cut 14,000 Jobs as Generic-Drug Business Suffers

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 14 sec ago
Teva Pharmaceutical is cutting more than 25% of its workforce and suspending its dividend as it works to cut costs and pay down debt.

A Christmastime Tax Cut for Some, a Lump of Coal for Others

Wall Street Journal: US News - 10 hours 1 min ago
Republicans plan to turn their tax overhaul into law next week, giving many businesses a cut while removing some benefits for others and adding to the nation’s budget deficit.

The Fed Isn't the Tax Cut's Enemy

Wall Street Journal: US News - 10 hours 53 min ago
Comments by Federal Reserve officials suggest they aren’t standing in the way of any boost that the Republicans’ $1.4 trillion tax cut delivers.

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