China Trade War Didn’t Boost U.S. Manufacturing Might

WASHINGTON—President Trump’s trade war against China didn’t achieve the central objective of reversing a U.S. decline in manufacturing, economic data show, despite tariffs on hundreds…

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U.S. Has Authority to Ban TikTok, Government Lawyers Say

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration defended its attempt to ban Americans from using popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok over national security concerns, saying in court papers that…

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FTC Mulls Facebook Lawsuit as Staffers Support Antitrust Case

WASHINGTON—Federal Trade Commission staff members are recommending that the agency bring an antitrust case against Facebook Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, but…

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The U.S. vs. China: The High Cost of the Technology Cold War

The world is paying a high price for the technological Cold War between its two greatest powers. The U.S.-China conflict has already upended the tech…

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Senate Judiciary Committee Authorizes Subpoenas for Twitter and Facebook CEOs

The Senate Judiciary Committee authorized its chairman to issue subpoenas to the chief executives of Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc., after the companies limited sharing…

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Google, U.S. Government Each Face Challenges in Court Fight

Former Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt criticized the government’s antitrust lawsuit against the search giant as misguided and unduly influenced by politics, as antitrust experts…

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Treasury Yields Touch Multi-Month Highs

U.S. government-bond yields hit their highest levels in more than four months, following signs of progress in Washington toward a deal on a roughly $2…

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Coronavirus Stimulus Talks to Continue

WASHINGTON—White House and Democratic negotiators said they would press ahead with efforts to reach a sweeping coronavirus relief deal after making progress Tuesday, even as…

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U.S. Broadens Sanctions to Thwart Completion of Russian Gas Pipeline

WASHINGTON—The State Department broadened the scope of sanctions targeting an unfinished Russian-backed natural-gas pipeline that has been a source of tension between Germany, Russia and…

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U.S. Charges Six Russian Intelligence Officers With Hacking

WASHINGTON—Federal prosecutors unsealed charges against six Russian intelligence officers accused of engaging in some of the most destructive cyberattacks of recent years, including operations that…

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