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China fires back at Trump with the threat of tariffs on 106 US products, including soybeans – Washington Post
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Washington Post China fires back at Trump with the threat of tariffs on 106 US products, including soybeansWashington PostBEIJING — China responded to President Trump's new tariffs by threatening tariffs of its own on 106 U.S. products, including on soybeans, cars and some airplanes, in the latest escalation of what risks becoming a tit-for-tat trade […]

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Waymo CEO on fatal autonomous Uber crash: Our car would have been able to handle it – Washington Post
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Washington Post Waymo CEO on fatal autonomous Uber crash: Our car would have been able to handle itWashington PostNearly a week after an autonomous Uber SUV claimed the first life in testing of self-driving vehicles, the CEO of another tech company says he is confident its cars would have performed differently under the circumstances. [ […]

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Thousands march to protest Canada pipeline expansion project – Washington Post
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Washington Post Thousands march to protest Canada pipeline expansion projectWashington PostBURNABY, British Columbia — Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to speak out against a pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. Indigenous leaders led the march in the …The Kinder Morgan Dividend Story […]

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McDonald's flipped its logo to 'celebrate' women. Then came the backlash. – Washington Post
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Washington Post McDonald's flipped its logo to 'celebrate' women. Then came the backlash.Washington PostFast-food behemoth McDonald's is temporarily flipping its iconic logo and switching its packaging in some U.S. locations — a move meant to celebrate International Women's Day, which is today, the company says. The stunt has rung hollow to many of the …McDonald's […]

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Putin praises Trump, says US political system eating itself – Washington Post
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Washington Post Putin praises Trump, says US political system eating itselfWashington PostMOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin lavished praise on President Donald Trump, but added that he was sorely disappointed with the U.S. political system, saying that it has been “eating itself up.” Speaking in a series of interviews with Russian …President Trump to Latino […]

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Entire Baltimore Metro system to close for a month for emergency repairs – Washington Post
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Washington Post Entire Baltimore Metro system to close for a month for emergency repairsWashington PostBaltimore's entire Metro SubwayLink system will remain closed for a month, the Maryland Transit Administration said Sunday, after safety inspections showed sections of track needed emergency repairs that couldn't wait until this summer. Gov. Larry …Emergency Repairs: Baltimore Metro to Close […]

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Democrats lash out at consumer watchdog amid reports the agency is dropping Equifax investigation – Washington Post
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Washington Post Democrats lash out at consumer watchdog amid reports the agency is dropping Equifax investigationWashington PostDemocratic lawmakers lashed out at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday amid a report that the agency was backing off an investigation into a massive data breach at Equifax last year that exposed sensitive data about millions of […]

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White House consulted Justice Department before naming CFPB critic to lead agency, administration says – Washington Post
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Washington Post White House consulted Justice Department before naming CFPB critic to lead agency, administration saysWashington PostThe White House is preparing for a showdown over who will be the next leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a high-stakes battle that could end up in court and slow President Trump's effort to roll back banking […]

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The Justice Department is suing AT&T to block its $85 billion bid for Time Warner – Washington Post
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Washington Post The Justice Department is suing AT&T to block its $85 billion bid for Time WarnerWashington PostThe Department of Justice sued Monday to block AT&T's $85 billion bid for entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, setting the stage for one of the biggest antitrust cases to hit Washington in decades. The suit is fraught with legal […]

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross 'lied' about his wealth to make richest Americans list, says Forbes magazine – Washington Post
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Washington Post Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross 'lied' about his wealth to make richest Americans list, says Forbes magazineWashington PostForbes magazine says that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross “lied to us” about his net worth, exaggerating it by billions of dollars to make the widely-cited “Forbes 400″ list of richest people in America. Ross was dropped from […]

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Snapchat users should expect a major overhaul, whether they like it or not – Washington Post
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Washington Post Snapchat users should expect a major overhaul, whether they like it or notWashington PostSnapchat used to be proud of its confusing design — the look made sense to its users, and that's the only audience Snap wanted. But now, after a disastrous earnings report that showed it's not picking up new users as […]

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