What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ

Date : 02/26/2020 @ 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 26, 2020).

Federal health authorities said they now expect a wider spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and are preparing for a potential pandemic, though they remain unsure how severe the health threat could be.

Sanders bore the brunt of the attacks from his presidential rivals during a cacophonous Democratic debate in South Carolina.

Barr urged lawmakers to reauthorize the government's expiring surveillance powers, promising new quality-control mechanisms.

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that Border Patrol agents can't be held liable for damages for shooting people on the Mexico side of the U.S. border.

Trump criticized Justices Sotomayor and Ginsburg, saying they should recuse themselves from cases involving him.

Afghanistan's president agreed to postpone the start of his second term, as the U.S. warned that fraud concerns had undermined the vote.

A new NLRB rule is expected to limit the ability of employees at fast-food restaurants and staffing firms to organize unions.

Died: Hosni Mubarak, 91, former Egyptian leader.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

February 26, 2020 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)

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