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Australian watchdog considers its own Google…

Australia’s competition watchdog will consider its own antitrust case against Google after the U.S. Justice Department sued the company for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising

Asia Today: Philippines allowing foreign travel…

The Philippines has lifted a ban on non-essential foreign trips by Filipinos, but the immigration bureau didn't immediately see many departures

Buffett's firm to pay $4.1M fine for subsidiary's Iran sales

Warren Buffett’s company has agreed to pay a $4.1 million fine because one of its subsidiaries improperly sold equipment that was destined for Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions

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Pandemic relief talks inch ahead but McConnell is…

President Donald Trump’s most powerful Senate ally is pressing the White House not to move ahead on a pandemic relief package

From Detroit to Oakland, pandemic threatens urban…

As office workers continue to stay home during the pandemic, cities that were in the middle of bustling downtown comebacks are feeling a lot of uncertainty

Pandemic widens learning gap in…

Students in South Korea like elsewhere are taking online classes off and on, studying from home during the coronavirus pandemic

DC debuts smartphone-based COVID-19 exposure…

The nation’s capital has become one of the first jurisdictions in the country to employ a new COVID-19 notification system

Duke and Duchess of Sussex convene session on…

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, convened a special Time100 Talks episode Tuesday focused on the digital world

Football rules nationally, Dodgers in Los Angeles

For a national audience, a regular season football game involving the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night was more popular than the L

California will allow fans at pro sports but not…

California will allow fans to attend outdoor professional sporting events in areas at less risk for the coronavirus even as it prohibits larger theme parks from reopening

Feds say US colleges 'massively' underreport…

A scathing report from the Trump administration concludes that top U_S_ universities have “massively underreported” funding they accept from China, Russia and other nations described as “foreign adversaries.”

Trump environmental rollback spurs mining near…

A mining company's plan to dig outside the federal wildlife refuge in the Okefenokee Swamp is taking a big step forward because of the Trump administration's rollback of environmental rules

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Netflix reports a summer slump in subscriber…

Netflix’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months after surging in the spring fueled by pandemic lockdowns that corralled millions of people in their homes

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday following several solid earnings reports from U.S. companies

Window opens for Virgin Galactic's final round of…

The window opens later this week for the final round of testing of Virgin Galactic’s rocket-powered spacecraft as the company inches toward commercial flights

Logitech, Albertsons rise; IBM, Hexcel fall

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Logitech, Albertsons rise; IBM, Hexcel fall

5 takeaways from the government's lawsuit against…

The Justice Department’s lawsuit against Google alleging antitrust violations marks the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago

UEFA adds third Chinese sponsor to soccer's Euro 2020

UEFA has signed a third Chinese sponsor for soccer’s next European Championship

Older workers face higher unemployment amid virus…

A new study shows that older workers are facing higher unemployment than midcareer workers amid the coronavirus pandemic

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels

Reports: Germany issues warrants for Panama Papers lawyers

German media outlets are reporting the two founders of a Panama-based law firm at the center of a tax haven scandal exposed by the so-called Panama Papers are being sought on international arrest warrants issued by Germany

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Bob Murray retires as board chairman of US coal…

Robert Murray has retired as board chairman of a major U.S. coal operator that recently emerged from bankruptcy

How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to…

Google once reviled Microsoft as a technological bully that ruthlessly abused its dominance of the PC software market to choke off competition, spurring Google to adopt “Don’t Be Evil” as a corporate motto

Study: COVID speeds up human vs machine standoff over work

Organizers of the annual Davos forum are projecting employers will split work equally between machines and workers by 2025, as the coronavirus pandemic and the recession that it has caused accelerate ongoing changes in the labor market