What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ

Date : 02/20/2020 @ 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 (February 20, 2020).

Bloomberg faced a barrage of attacks as he joined Democrats for the first time in a fiery presidential debate that saw every candidate on stage launching shots at one another.

China revoked the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal reporters, saying the move was punishment for a recent opinion piece published by the Journal.

China has poured resources into Hubei province to battle the coronavirus, but people with other conditions are struggling to get urgent medical attention.

Mexican law-enforcement officers are investigating former President Peña Nieto as part of a high-profile corruption case.

Trump named Richard Grenell, the current U.S. ambassador to Germany, as his next acting director of national intelligence.

The president said John Rood, the Pentagon's undersecretary of defense for policy, is leaving his post.

Aging and fragmented technology has left the Navy unable to fully defend itself from persistent cyberattacks, spurring an upgrade effort.

Nine people were killed in shootings in central Germany, and the suspect was later found dead. Police didn't provide any information on possible motives.

The U.K. government will curb the number of low-skilled migrants allowed into the country as part of an immigration-policy overhaul.

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

February 20, 2020 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)

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