What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ

Date : 05/20/2019 @ 8:02AM
Source : Dow Jones News

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 (May 20, 2019).

Trump's call for unity among abortion-rights opponents highlights an emerging split among Republicans who are debating the merits and politics of new state laws aimed at curtailing access to abortion.

Singer advised some families to falsely claim students were members of racial minorities to improve their chances of admission to elite colleges, according to people familiar with the matter.

The billionaire keynote speaker for Morehouse College's commencement said at the ceremony he would pay off the college debt of every graduate in the class.

Trump fired back at the first sitting Republican lawmaker to call for his impeachment, attacking Michigan Rep. Justin Amash.

Morrison's surprise election win in Australia was fueled by a campaign focused on fears his opponents' policies would end the country's growth streak.

Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an attempt to avoid military conflict.

A rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy inside Baghdad's Green Zone, security officials said.

A roadside bomb targeted a sightseeing bus near Egypt's Giza pyramids, injuring at least 14 people.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

May 20, 2019 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)

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