Al Gore has said electing Donald Trump could lead to a “climate catastrophe.” But while Mr. Trump’s transition has reflected the value he places on loyalty, he has also shown a taste for unexpected meetings with former rivals and critics.
The Obama administration is trying to preserve the fragile alliance between the Kurdish fighters and Iraq’s military that has made significant battlefield gains against Islamic State in Mosul but is now threatened by a budget battle in Parliament and uncertainty over the policies of the incoming Trump administration.
Brazil’s World Cup soccer stadiums had their costs inflated by construction companies that acted as a cartel to overcharge taxpayers, authorities said Monday, citing information obtained as part of a leniency deal with one of the firms.
Alphabet’s YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft on Monday announced they would form a shared database of identifiers of online terror images and videos in a bid to speed up the takedown of content that has helped terror cells recruit followers and spread radical ideas on the Web.
The warehouse that burned in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, killing at least 36, was home to about 20 artists who were drawn to it because it offered low rents in an area with skyrocketing housing prices.
Demands from the gathering forces of European populism range from erecting border fences to dismantling the euro. They share one thing: Their ideas would unravel the 60-year project of European integration.
While soliciting investors in 2014 and 2015, Theranos predicted revenue of nearly $2 billion and net income of about $505 million this year, according to investor materials from the blood-testing startup. Criminal and civil investigations by the U.S. attorney’s office in San Francisco and the SEC are trying to determine if Theranos misled investors and regulators about its technology and... View details ⇨