News Archive for September 21, 2014

  • Daimler to Use India as Source of Trucks for Emerging Markets

    STUTTGART, Germany—Daimler AG is targeting emerging markets with an unusual weapon: a line of stripped-down trucks it produces not in Germany, but in India.

  • U.S. Says Allies Committed to Joining Airstrikes in Syria

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. has received commitments from allies to join in airstrikes on Syria as it prepares to launch attacks against Islamic State targets there, a senior American official said Sunday.

  • New York Police Officer Dies in Van Crash, Several More Injured

    One New York Police Department officer was killed and several more were injured when their van crashed along Bruckner Boulevard on Sunday morning, police said.

  • Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank To Launch IPO Next Month

    RIYADH—Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank will launch its highly anticipated initial public offering of shares next month, the kingdom's stock market regulator said Sunday.

  • Allegri Winning With Juventus Predecessor's Playbook

    It's essentially a philosophical question. When replacing an iconic boss, do you go for the next closest thing—the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" approach—or do you opt for the best man available?

  • These Boots Were Made for Bombing

    Paul Gigot: This week on 'The Journal Editorial Report," is the president's pledge not to put boots on the ground already undermining his ISIS strategy? Plus, Democrats dust off the "war on women" playbook as the polls tighten in some key ...

  • Climate March Expected to Draw Thousands

    NEW YORK—Thousands of people from across the U.S. are expected in New York City to participate in what's billed as the largest march ever on global warming.

  • China Resources Power Says President Wang Yujun Resigns

    HONG KONG—State-owned conglomerate China Resources Power Holdings Co. Ltd.'s President Wang Yujun resigned effective Monday, the company said.

  • What Scotland Saved

    The Kingdom remains United, and we Bavarians are not amused. We had been hoping for Scottish independence, though hardly for selfless reasons. Had the nationalists won Thursday's vote, my very own Duke Franz of Bavaria would have been first ...

  • Our FSOC Should Work for the U.S.

    The Financial Stability Oversight Council's preliminary decision to designate MetLife a systemically important financial institution that will be subjected to banklike regulatory scrutiny and control is designated by Peter Wallison to be ...

  • Cheney Was Right, But Long Ago in 1994

    The headline of your editorial "Dick Cheney Is Still Right" (Sept. 10) is absolutely correct if one is referring to his 1994 statement. In response to the question of why the U.S. didn't push ahead to Baghdad after the liberation of Kuwait ...

  • Rail Authority Is on the Proper Track

    Regarding your editorial "California's Democratic Derailment" (Sept. 13): Our litigious project opponents, who are in fact basing their fight against the rail program on the most fundamental nimbyism, have resorted to the canard that ...

  • The Loyal 'Longmire' Audience Had Money to Spend

    A&E is canceling "Longmire," its No. 2 show because it didn't draw enough young people ("Sorry We Canceled Your Favorite TV Show; You're Too Old," Marketplace, Sept. 12). It was a wonderful program, filled with great characters and ...

  • Hospitals Benefit From Mergers, but Patients Do Not

    Kenneth L. Davis's "Hospital Mergers Can Lower Costs and Improve Medical Care" (op-ed, Sept. 16) argues that hospital mergers offer a wide range of economic and social benefits and should be encouraged in the face of concerns that provider ...

  • G-20 Reaffirms Vow to Boost Global Growth

    CAIRNS, Australia—Finance leaders from the world's biggest economies reaffirmed a pledge to sharply boost global growth through more infrastructure spending, amid demands for some participants—especially European countries—to do more.

  • No Big Changes Coming for Canada's Mortgage-Financing System: Minister

    OTTAWA—Major changes to the rules governing Canada's mortgage-financing regime aren't in the offing, Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said Sunday, as he played down suggestions Ottawa is looking to force the country's banks to bear more ...

  • Dubai International Financial Centre to Issue Islamic Bond

    DUBAI—The Dubai International Financial Centre, the emirate's main financial free zone, is planning to issue an Islamic bond worth around $700 million by the end of October to refinance old debt and fund infrastructure development, the ...

  • White House Fence-Jumper Was Carrying Knife

    WASHINGTON—The man who jumped the White House fence Friday night and ran inside the executive mansion was carrying a pocket knife, a U.S. Secret Service agent said in an affidavit, contradicting initial reports from the agency that the ...

  • Canada Urges Euro-Zone Stimulus as Deflation Is 'Perilously Close'

    European economies need to quickly embrace a fiscal-stimulus plan because the region is "perilously close" to deflation, Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said Sunday, warning such a turn could have negative consequences for a global ...

  • Afghan Power-Sharing Deal Made Possible By Months of U.S. Pressure

    KABUL—Sunday's power-sharing agreement between Afghanistan's presidential contenders was made possible by months of intense American cajoling and pressure, with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry alone calling the two rival candidates ...

  • Afghanistan Presidential Rivals Sign Power-Sharing Deal

    KABUL-Afghanistan's two rival presidential candidates Sunday agreed to share power in a unity government, ending a three-month crisis over the disputed election's results and opening the way for President Hamid Karzai to stand down after 13 ...

  • Syrian Kurds Call for Assistance as Thousands Flood Into Turkey

    ISTANBUL—Syrian Kurdish forces renewed their call for international intervention on Sunday as the United Nations said 70,000 people had fled into Turkey to escape an Islamic State offensive on a strategic border town.

  • Ukraine Says It Won't Pull Back Troops Until Rebels Cease Fire

    KIEV, Ukraine—The Ukrainian government said it won't pull back its troops in war-torn provinces of eastern Ukraine as agreed in Minsk this weekend until rebels abide by a cease-fire in the region.

  • California Wildfire Keeps Growing

    POLLOCK PINES, Calif.—As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structures had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.

  • Scotland Seeks to Restore Harmony After Independence Vote Divides Nation

    GLASGOW, Scotland—The day after Scotland's historic referendum on whether to break away from the U.K., separatists and unionists gathered in Glasgow's George Square for a reconciliation rally.

  • Giddying Up Central Park

    It sounds like the worst idea ever: Horses in an ice rink.For Mark Bellissimo, it was the perfect way to bring an equestrian festival to Central Park.

  • Bainimarama Claims Victory in Fiji Election

    SUVA, Fiji—Fiji's former strongman has been convincingly returned to power in the small Pacific island nation, as electoral officials dismissed claims that fraud had been widespread in the election.

  • Indonesia Fuel-Subsidy Corruption Sets First Major Test for President-Elect Widodo

    JAKARTA—The breakup of an alleged fuel-smuggling ring, one of the largest ever uncovered in Indonesia, highlights how the country's swelling fuel-subsidy spending can encourage corruption, while posing the first major test for incoming ...

  • New Zealand Vote: Finance Chief Says Victory Beats Expectations

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand—New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English reiterated that the government plans to continue on its current economic path after the ruling National Party's resounding victory in Saturday's elections.

  • Your Annual Gift-Tax Exclusions

    Q:I recall a few years ago some IRS program having to do with an individual giving a gift of up to $10,000, I believe, to a family member, with no tax advantage or disadvantage. Do you recall this program?

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