Trump and Putin Joke About U.S. Election Meddling at G20

With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle with the election” in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Russia extensively interfered with the 2016 campaign. The tone of the president’s comment, which came after a reporter asked if he would warn Putin, was […]

Trump and Putin Joke About Election Meddling At G20

With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle with the election” in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Russia extensively interfered with the 2016 campaign. The tone of the president’s comment, which came after a reporter asked if he would warn Putin, was […]

Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Testify on July 17

Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday. Mueller’s unusual back-to-back testimony in front of the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees is likely to be the most highly anticipated congressional hearing in […]

Taiwan’s Richest Man Terry Gou Says He Is Stepping Down as Foxconn Chair

Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, the world’s largest contract assembler of consumer electronics for companies such as Apple, said Friday he was stepping down amid speculation he could be planning a presidential run next year. Gou, 68, made the announcement at the company’s annual shareholders meeting, where he was surrounded by an enthusiastic crowd while […]

Trump Approved a Military Strike Against Iran—Then Backtracked on the Attack

The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the operation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity, said […]

Waymo Teams Up with Renault and Nissan for Robotaxis in France and Japan

Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with automakers Renault and Nissan to make its first journey outside the U.S. with a ride-hailing service that will dispatch a fleet of robotaxis in France and Japan. The partnership announced late Wednesday underscores Waymo’s ambition to deploy its driverless technology throughout the world in an attempt to […]