Google bans Conservative Party YouTube ad with BBC material
Google has taken down a Conservative Party YouTube ad that used BBC news footage, days after Facebook took similar action on grounds that it infringed intellectual property rights.
Still on top: Cyber Monday sales on track to hit record
Even though deals could be found online for days, shoppers still pulled out their phones and laptops to shop on the Monday after Thanksgiving, with sales on track to hit a record $9.4 billion.
Elon Musk tells jurors insult provoked ‘pedo guy’ tweet
Troublesome tweets that followed underwater cave rescue have Tesla CEO Elon Musk facing defamation trial by British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile.
Microsoft shareholders defeat 2 activist proposals
Microsoft's shareholders have voted to defeat two proposals by activist investors calling for the company to add a rank-and-file employee on its board of directors and report on gender disparities in company salaries.
Workers fired from Google plan federal labor complaint
Four workers fired from Google last week are planning to file charges against the company with a federal agency, claiming it unfairly retaliated against them for organizing workers around social causes.
Huawei asks court to throw out US telecom funds ban
Huawei asking U.S. court to throw out rule that bars use of government money to buy its equipment on security grounds.
France shuts down: Mass strike hits trains, Eiffel Tower
Most French trains are at a standstill, schools are closed and the Eiffel Tower is warning visitors to stay away as unions hold nationwide strikes and protests over the government’s retirement reform.
DHS may require US citizens be photographed at airports
The Homeland Security Department is considering requiring that all travelers, including American citizens, be photographed entering or leaving the country.
Google co-founders step aside as antitrust scrutiny heats up
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin step down as executives of parent company Alphabet, will remain on board.
Farage’s Brexit Party hit by split a week before UK election
Four elected officials from Britain’s Brexit Party are quitting and backing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives.
Belarus’ leader vows the country won’t become part of Russia
The president of Belarus says the country will never become part of another state, even a “brotherly” one like Russia.
OPEC debates deeper production cuts to push up oil price
The countries that make up the OPEC oil-producing cartel are meeting to decide whether to cut down on their production and push up prices of fuel and energy.
The Latest: French protesters set fires amid strikes
Small groups of protesters in France are hurling flares, smashing store windows and setting fires in eastern Paris amid mass strikes over the government’s retirement reform.
US trade gap narrows 7.6% to $47.2 billion in October
US trade gap narrows to $47.2 billion in October; deficit with China drops.
United CEO Oscar Munoz to step down
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz stepping down from his post.
UK anti-fraud agency investigating commodities firm Glencore
Glencore says it’s facing an investigation by the British government’s fraud investigator amid suspicions of bribery involving the Swiss-based commodities giant.
Deadly defect found in another version of Takata airbags
BMW is telling owners of some older 3-series cars to stop driving them after another recall of dangerous Takata air bag inflators.
Global shares rise on optimism about US-China trade deal
Asians shares are mostly rising amid renewed hopes a U.S. trade deal with China may be near, despite recent tough talk from President Donald Trump.
China says US must cut tariffs in trade deal
China says Washington must cut tariffs in trade deal.
GM, Korea's LG Chem in venture to build factory in Ohio
General Motors and Korea's LG Chem have formed a joint venture to build an electric vehicle battery cell factory near Lordstown, Ohio, east of Cleveland.