Corruption Probe in Anaheim, Calif., Grows, Drawing in Disney - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T22:27:00Z

The Walt Disney Co. has become entangled in a corruption scandal unfolding in Anaheim, the southern California city where its Disneyland Resort is based, that this week prompted its mayor to resign. … [+211 chars]


SEC Proposes More Disclosure Requirements for ESG Funds - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T22:26:00Z

WASHINGTONRegulators proposed new disclosure and naming requirements for investment funds that tap into public angst regarding climate change or social justice, in an effort to address concerns about… [+6941 chars]


Russia-Ukraine War Live: Latest News - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T21:41:00Z

Turkish officials laid out their objections to Finland and Sweden joining NATO, concerns centering on the two countries relationship with Kurdish militant groups, during talks with visiting Swedish a… [+2619 chars]


Nvidia Posts Record Sales, Warns of Russia, China Hit - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T21:21:00Z

Graphics-chip maker Nvidia gave a muted sales outlook, citing supply-chain disruptions in China and reduced business in Russia, as it posted record sales for the most recent quarter. Nvidia said sal… [+214 chars]


Tech Leaders Say Facial-Recognition Clampdown Will Spur Innovation - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T21:04:00Z

Technology industry leaders and policy groups say a move this week by the U.K.s data-privacy watchdog to levy a $10 million fine on facial-recognition company Clearview AI Inc. sets clearer ground ru… [+5890 chars]


Texas School Shooting Latest: Gunman Had No Known Mental Health Issues or Arrests

Published At 2022-05-25T13:07:00Z

The gunman who killed 19 students and two teachers Tuesday in an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, wasnt well known to law enforcement ahead of time and had no documented mental-health issues and n… [+513 chars]


Foreign Business is Falling Out of Love With China - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T13:00:00Z

They are certainly sounding a grumpy note: an April survey by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China found that 23% of respondents were considering shifting current or planned investments in… [+4217 chars]


Russian Forces Expand Donbas Assault, but at Steep Cost - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T11:14:00Z

KYIV, UkraineRussian forces were pushing to encircle two cities in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, part of an all-out assault to take control of the Donbas region that is making progress, but at a cost… [+222 chars]


Jan. 6 Probe Enters Uncharted Territory With Subpoenas for Lawmakers...

Published At 2022-05-25T11:07:50Z

The House select committee investigating the events of Jan. 6, 2021, entered a new phase of legal and political uncertainty when it moved earlier this month to subpoena five Republican members of Con… [+506 chars]


Tech’s Reckoning With Reality Is Still Half-Baked - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T11:00:00Z

The tech bubble has either popped or merely taken a breather on its way to becoming even more robust, depending upon whom you ask. But the innovation absolutists are looking more Pollyannaish by the … [+5080 chars]


Toyota Revs Up Race With Tesla

Published At 2022-05-25T10:51:00Z

Toyota finally has a product to compete with Tesla . Despite an awkward name and mixed reviews, the bZ4X could be the most consequential electric vehicle launched this year. Toyotas first pure batte… [+376 chars]


Rising Rates Are Battering Mortgage Lenders - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T09:30:00Z

Mortgage lenders are scrambling to survive a sharp drop-off in the number of homeowners refinancing their loans, with demand drying up as interest rates rise.While home prices continue to rise and Am… [+6250 chars]


Baby Formula Makers and FDA to Discuss Shortage With Lawmakers - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T09:30:00Z

U.S. lawmakers are scheduled to discuss on Wednesday the nationwide shortage of baby formula, as well as government and company efforts to relieve it. Officials from the Food and Drug Administration… [+282 chars]


Biden to Sign Executive Order Promoting Police Accountability - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-25T01:30:00Z

WASHINGTONPresident Biden on Wednesday will sign an executive order aimed at promoting police accountability, people familiar with the matter said, after facing setbacks in his push to overhaul law-e… [+467 chars]


Wendy’s Largest Shareholder Trian Explores Burger-Chain Deal

Published At 2022-05-25T00:09:00Z

Trian Fund Management LP, Wendys Co. WEN -2.34% s largest shareholder, said it is exploring an acquisition or another potential deal for the fast-food restaurant, as it works to improve sales and… [+2345 chars]


McDonald’s Poised to Retain Both Seats in Proxy Fight With Carl Icahn - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-24T23:26:00Z

McDonalds Corp. is poised to prevail in a proxy fight with activist Carl Icahn, who challenged the fast-food chain over its suppliers treatment of pregnant pigs, people familiar with the matter said.… [+309 chars]


Breaking Russia’s Ukrainian Grain Blockade - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-24T22:56:00Z

Vladimir Putins Ukraine war is spreading humanitarian and economic hardship far and wide, and on deck is a global food shortage. The world needs a strategy to break Russias blockade of Ukrainian port… [+385 chars]


Glencore Settles Corruption and Bribery Charges in U.S., U.K., Brazil - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-24T22:21:00Z

Glencore PLC said Tuesday that it would pay at least $1.2 billion and that two business units would plead guilty to bribery in the U.K. and to conspiracy to violate U.S. anticorruption laws, resolvin… [+385 chars]


Tech Stocks Continue to Fall After Snap’s Profit Warning - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-24T18:52:00Z

Technology stocks fell Tuesday, with investors ditching shares of companies that rallied during the pandemic. Social-media company Snap Inc.s SNAP -43.01% shares lost 42% to $13.15, on pace for t… [+2612 chars]


Five GOP Candidates in Michigan Governor’s Race Face Disqualification - The Wall Street Journal

Published At 2022-05-24T18:34:00Z

Five Republican contenders for governor in Michigan could be disqualified after a state elections bureau said it found tens of thousands of forged signatures gathered by petition circulators. The Mi… [+305 chars]