SpaceX Crew Capsule Lifts Off for Long-Delayed Test Flight—Without People Inside

Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched a Crew Dragon capsule on its maiden voyage into orbit without people on board, but technical challenges could delay for months the first trip carrying astronauts. A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center Saturday at 2:49 a.m. local time. The first stage separated in less than…

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India’s allegations against Pakistan ‘without any evidence’: Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that India “leveled allegations against Pakistan without any evidence” after New Delhi accused Pakistani spy agency of involvement in last week’s deadly attack on security forces in the disputed region of Kashmir. “You accused the Pakistani government without providing any evidence, or saying what Pakistan stands to…

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How Amazon Will Grow Without a New York HQ2

Amazon.com Inc.’s decision to abandon its $2.5 billion plan for a New York City headquarters could disrupt redevelopment and dash hopes for a surge in hiring in the neighborhood of Long Island City. One entity unlikely to suffer much: Amazon itself. The e-commerce giant expects to continue hiring even if it doesn’t build a campus…

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Federal Judge Rules Affordable Care Act Is Unconstitutional Without Insurance-Coverage Penalty

WASHINGTON—The Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional without its insurance-coverage penalty, a Texas federal judge ruled Friday, thrusting the embattled health law’s future and coverage for millions of Americans into question. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the main provisions of the Affordable Care Act should be struck down after Republicans repealed its insurance-coverage penalty.…

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Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s Anchor, Ponders a Future Without the Cartel

Saudi Arabia’s top government-funded think tank is studying the possible effects on oil markets of a breakup of OPEC, a remarkable research effort for a country that has dominated the oil cartel for nearly 60 years. The effort coincides with new pressures on the Saudi government, including from the U.S., where President Trump has accused…

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Union Leader Says a New Nafta Won’t Work Without Canada

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 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…

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Trump Says ‘Canada Will be Out’ Without ‘Fair Deal’ on Nafta

WASHINGTON—President Trump said Canada would be left out of a new North American Free Trade Agreement if a “fair deal for the U.S.” isn’t reached—and warned Congress he would terminate the deal entirely if lawmakers “interfere” in the negotiations. Mr. Trump’s warning on Saturday comes a day after U.S. and Canadian negotiators failed to reach…

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AmEx Raised Currency Prices on Business Clients Without Warning, Employees Say

July 30, 2018 5:32 a.m. ET For more than a decade, American Express Co.’s AXP -2.62% foreign-exchange unit recruited business clients with offers of low currency-conversion rates before quietly raising their prices, according to people familiar with the matter. AmEx’s foreign-exchange international payments department routinely increased conversion rates without notifying customers in a bid to…

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Imagine a World Without OPEC

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Trump: Without ICE, you’d be “afraid to walk out of your house”

President Trump said in an interview with Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo, which will air on Sunday Morning Futures tomorrow, that if ICE was abolished, “you’re going to have a country that you’re going to be afraid to walk out of your house.“ “Well I hope they keep thinking about it. Because they’re going to get beaten…

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