List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Tony Evers wins Wisconsin Democratic primary to challenge Scott Walker

The Wall Street Journal: Tony Evers wins Wisconsin Democratic primary to challenge Scott Walker

Wisconsin state schools superintendent Tony Evers emerged from a crowded Democratic primary field for governor on Tuesday and will now try to unseat incumbent Republican Scott Walker, who is seeking… Read more »

Twitter temporarily blocks Alex Jones from tweeting

Twitter temporarily blocks Alex Jones from tweeting

Twitter Inc. has blocked right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from tweeting for a week, according to reports Tuesday night. According to multiple reports, Jones’s personal account was placed in read-only… Read more »

Asia Markets: Asian markets retreat, weighed by sinking tech stocks

Asia Markets: Asian markets retreat, weighed by sinking tech stocks

Asian stock markets started lowed Wednesday, even as worries eased over Turkey’s currency crisis. Benchmarks in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China were down about 1%, with tech stocks continuing to… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Transgender woman wins Vermont Democratic primary for governor

The Wall Street Journal: Transgender woman wins Vermont Democratic primary for governor

Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist, a former executive at an electric co-op, beat out three other candidates to become the nation’s first transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major party. Hallquist campaigned… Read more »

Twitter reportedly blocks Alex Jones from tweeting

Twitter reportedly blocks Alex Jones from tweeting

Twitter Inc. has blocked right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from tweeting for a week, according to reports Tuesday night. According to multiple reports, Jones’s personal account was placed in read-only… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Kansas governor concedes to Kobach in tight GOP primary

The Wall Street Journal: Kansas governor concedes to Kobach in tight GOP primary

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has conceded to Secretary of State Kris Kobach in the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary, ending almost a week of uncertainty in a tight election. Colyer’s concession… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Defense Department spokeswoman investigated for treatment of staffers

The Wall Street Journal: Defense Department spokeswoman investigated for treatment of staffers

Investigators are eyeballing one of the Defense Department’s top civilian advisers for allegedly retaliating against staffers who complained after she ordered them to run personal errands for her on the… Read more »

Ackman's Pershing Square trimmed ADP stake in second-quarter: filing

Ackman's Pershing Square trimmed ADP stake in second-quarter: filing

BOSTON (Reuters) – William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management trimmed its stake in Automatic Data Processing by selling 3.7 million common shares in the second quarter, a regulatory filing on… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway buys another 12.4 million Apple shares

The Wall Street Journal: Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway buys another 12.4 million Apple shares

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. continued to load up on technology giant Apple Inc. in the second quarter. Berkshire BRK.B, +0.32%   increased its holdings of Apple AAPL, +0.42%  … Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Sears CEO’s hedge fund offers to buy Kenmore brand for $400 million

The Wall Street Journal: Sears CEO’s hedge fund offers to buy Kenmore brand for $400 million

Edward Lampert, the chief executive of Sears Holdings Corp. SHLD, +2.23%  , has offered to buy the company’s Kenmore brand for $400 million in cash, according to a letter Lampert… Read more »

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