The Margin: Actors rise to defense of onetime ‘Cosby Show’ actor now working at Trader Joe’s

The Margin: Actors rise to defense of onetime ‘Cosby Show’ actor now working at Trader Joe’s
What’s wrong with working for a living? That’s what supporters of Geoffrey Owens are asking as they defend the “Cosby Show” actor after a number of media reports, including one from Fox News, showed him now working at a Trader Joe’s in New Jersey. “It made me feel really bad,” the woman who originally spotted him and posted images of... Read More

The New York Post: Microwaves may be culprit in mysterious sonic attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba

The New York Post: Microwaves may be culprit in mysterious sonic attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba
The American diplomats and family members who mysteriously fell ill while stationed at the U.S. Embassy in Havana may have been zapped by microwaves that can cause brain injuries, according to a frightening report Saturday. Doctors and scientists examined 21 of the more than three dozen people affected at the now-abandoned building, concluding that microwaves are “a main suspect” in... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. suspends military aid to Pakistan, citing failure to rein in militants

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. suspends military aid to Pakistan, citing failure to rein in militants
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said it suspended $300 million in military aid to Pakistan, accusing it of not doing enough to tackle militant groups, in a move certain to heighten tensions between the two countries ahead of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit this week to Islamabad. The Trump administration made the decision to suspend the Coalition Support Fund earlier... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Sherwin-Williams in trouble over century-old ads for lead paint

The Wall Street Journal: Sherwin-Williams in trouble over century-old ads for lead paint
When companies get in trouble over their advertisements, it usually happens quickly. In the case of Sherwin-Williams Co., it took more than a century. The paint maker is fighting a California court ruling that ordered it and two other companies to collectively pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages for promoting lead paint over several decades, when they allegedly... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: New Nafta is doomed unless it includes Canada, union leader says

The Wall Street Journal: New Nafta is doomed unless it includes Canada, union leader says
WASHINGTON — The president of the country’s largest group of labor unions said Sunday that a new North American Free Trade Agreement won’t work if it doesn’t include Canada, a day after President Donald Trump indicated his willingness to proceed with a bilateral deal with Mexico alone if necessary. Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, which collectively represents 12.5 million... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: JD.com CEO released after Minnesota arrest over alleged sexual misconduct

The Wall Street Journal: JD.com CEO released after Minnesota arrest over alleged sexual misconduct
Liu Qiangdong, the billionaire chief executive of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc. JD, +0.97%  , was arrested Friday in Minnesota on suspicion of sexual misconduct but released after what the company said was a false accusation. “During a business trip to the United States, Mr. Liu was questioned by police in Minnesota in relation to an unsubstantiated accusation,” the company... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: SEC’s Clayton mulls allowing mom-and-pop investors to play VC with pre-IPO companies

The Wall Street Journal: SEC’s Clayton mulls allowing mom-and-pop investors to play VC with pre-IPO companies
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Securities and Exchange Commission wants to make it easier for individuals to invest in private companies, including some of the world’s hottest startups, the agency’s chairman said in an interview. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, a Trump appointee wrestling with how to boost flagging interest in public markets, said the commission also wants to take steps to... Read More