Suspect Charged in Shooting of Texas Deputy

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 15:49
Law-enforcement officials in Texas said on Saturday they had arrested and charged a suspect in the execution-style killing of a sheriff’s deputy Friday evening near Houston.

India's Rajan Says Reserve Bank Is in an 'Accommodative' Policy Phase

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 15:36
The Reserve Bank of India is in an accommodative phase of monetary policy, meaning it is looking to reduce interest rates, RBI Gov. Raghuram Rajan said.

Fed's Fischer: 'Good Reason' to Think U.S. Inflation Will Move Higher

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 15:17
The Fed‘s Stanley Fischer said there is “good reason” to think sluggish U.S. inflation will firm and move back toward the U.S. central bank’s 2% annual target, touching on a significant assessment facing the Fed ahead of its September policy meeting.

Cnooc's Canada Unit to Comply with Order to Shut Oil-Sands Pipelines

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 14:54
The Canadian unit of Chinese state-controlled energy giant Cnooc Ltd. said it would comply with an order from regulatory authorities forcing it to shut down pipelines at a troubled oil-sands plant in northern Alberta.

New Orleans Honors Katrina's Victims on Anniversary

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 14:50
A city known for its resilience marked the 10th anniversary of one of the worst natural disasters ever to hit the United States on Saturday, beginning with a somber ceremony at a memorial to Hurricane Katrina’s victims.

U.S. Olympians' Insurance Finally Qualifies

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 14:02
America’s Olympians now have officially qualifying health insurance, after the federal government and the U.S. Olympic Committee reached an agreement this week over the status of their coverage.

Bystander Shot by Undercover N.Y. Police Officer Dies

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 13:33
A bystander inadvertently shot by an undercover New York Police Department officer during an investigation into illegal guns on Friday has died, police said.

Stock Swings Don't Shake Investors

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 03:04
Stock indexes’ wildest week in years rattled investors and fueled expectations for further price swings, but it failed to squelch the belief U.S. markets remain the best place to put money.

Inmarsat Says Russian Proton Rocket Puts Satellite Into Orbit

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 02:50
Inmarsat declared the launch of a Russian Proton rocket carrying one of its satellites a success after the rocket delivered its cargo into its initial orbit position.

Since Katrina, Biloxi's Rebound Has Been Slow

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 21:02
The Mississippi Gulf Coast city’s population is down 9.4% and many homes remain vacant. But the tourism destination’s casino industry, though smaller, keeps chugging along.

Slain Security Guard Hailed as Hero

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 20:50
Scores of mourners remembered Idrissa Camara at a funeral in East Harlem on Friday, one week after the 53-year-old security guard was fatally shot at a Manhattan federal building.

Pope's Visit Will Test New York Area Transit

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 20:45
New Yorkers expect transit delays and traffic jams when the president visits, but they could face an even bigger challenge in late September when Pope Francis barnstorms the East Coast.

Fed Officials on the Fence for September Move

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 20:01
Federal Reserve officials made clear this week they haven’t decided whether to raise interest rates next month, and the call has become more challenging amid the recent global market turmoil.

Rebekah Brooks to Return to News Corp

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:57
Rebekah Brooks is expected to head News Corp’s U.K. division, a position similar to one she resigned from amid the phone-hacking scandal. Separately, Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service is reviewing a police referral related to the hacking probe.

China Is Hot New Topic on Campaign Trail

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 18:04
China-bashing has erupted on the 2016 campaign trail and is emerging as the principal political fallout of this past week’s markets turmoil.

Foes Try New Ways To Attack Iran Deal

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 17:49
Congressional opponents of the Iranian nuclear accord are devising a Plan B as President Obama moves closer to locking up the support needed to implement the deal.

Judge Rules for Thornburg Mortgage in Suit Against RBC

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 17:07
A federal judge found that Royal Bank of Canada shortchanged the failed mortgage lender when it seized and subsequently sold some of its assets.

Uber Hires Hackers to Work on Self-Driving Cars' Defenses

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 16:49
The ride-hailing company confirmed it had hired security researchers known for hacking into a Jeep Cherokee’s system.

Sarah Robb O'Hagan: Fitness Is Her Business

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 15:36
The president of fitness company Equinox Holdings on the rise of hardcore workout enthusiasts, how technology is changing health and the upside to losing your job (twice).

Ex-Prep School Student Acquitted of Felony Rape

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 15:28
A graduate of an exclusive New Hampshire prep school was cleared of felony rape, but convicted of other sex offenses, in a case that exposed a campus tradition where some seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.

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