Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets U.S. allies, too

Business Sep 12, 2019

Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets U.S. allies, too

President Donald Trump has risked turmoil in the financial markets and damage to the U.S. economy in waging his trade war with China, America's top strategic rival. But Trump hasn't exactly gone easy on America's friends, either. From Europe to Japan, the president has stirred ...

Editorials Sep 11, 2019

Boris Johnson's horrible week

While most assessments of these horrific events have focused on Brexit's economic impact, there is increasing attention to the damage that has been done to British politics and its democracy.

Big Tech's 'nemesis' in EU gets new term — and more power

Business Sep 11, 2019

Big Tech's 'nemesis' in EU gets new term — and more power

The European Union's competition chief is getting a new term — with expanded powers — in a move that underlines how the bloc's battle to regulate big tech companies is only just beginning. Margrethe Vestager, who angered the Trump administration by imposing multibillion-dollar penalties on ...

What next in Britain's Brexit crisis?

World / Politics Sep 10, 2019

What next in Britain's Brexit crisis?

After MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call an early election to solve the Brexit impasse, he is left in limbo heading toward a crucial EU summit next month, just days before Britain's scheduled exit. Here are some possible scenarios for the ...