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What's News: World-Wide — WSJ

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (September 16, 2020).

Federal prosecutors issued grand jury subpoenas to Bolton's publisher and literary agent, launching a criminal investigation into whether the ex-national security adviser mishandled classified information.

Trump's nomination of economist Judy Shelton to the Fed's board of governors lacks enough votes for confirmation, a top Senate Republican said.

Gusting winds and low humidity continued to fuel wildfires that have ravaged parts of Northern California and Oregon.

Trump presided over the signing at the White House of a Middle East peace agreement between Israel and Gulf nations Bahrain and the U.A.E.

The city of Louisville, Ky., will pay $12 million to the estate of Breonna Taylor as part of a legal settlement with her family.

An HHS official apologized to staffers because of a Facebook video in which he accused government scientists of plotting against Trump and warned of violence after the election.

An average of 120 patients a day became infected with the new coronavirus inside U.S. hospitals as the pandemic ebbed from its spring peak and rebounded into the summer.

Lawmakers from both parties at a Senate hearing Tuesday sharply criticized Google over its dominance in digital advertising.

Died: William H. Gates II, 94, father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 16, 2020 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)

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