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In a First, Airbnb Takes Action Against Guest for Party

In a First, Airbnb Takes Action Against Guest for Party

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 13
For the first time, Airbnb is taking legal action against a guest for violating its ban on unauthorized parties.

McDonald's Sues Ousted CEO, Alleging Employee Relationships

McDonald's Sues Ousted CEO, Alleging Employee Relationships

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 10
McDonald's says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up relationships with other employees and destroyed evidence.

Q&A: Cineworld CEO on Re-Opening Regal Theaters in U.S.

Q&A: Cineworld CEO on Re-Opening Regal Theaters in U.S.

By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 7
Regal movie theaters have been closed for almost five months in the U.S. due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they are gearing up to open on Aug. 21. And this time it might just stick.

Trump Bans Dealings with Chinese Owners of TikTok, WeChat

Trump Bans Dealings with Chinese Owners of TikTok, WeChat

By Tali Arbel | Aug 7
President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, a move China's government criticized as "political manipulation."

Neil Young Sues Trump Campaign, Deriding Use of Famous Tunes

Neil Young Sues Trump Campaign, Deriding Use of Famous Tunes

By Larry Neumeister | Aug 5
Neil Young sued President Donald Trump's reelection campaign Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying he doesn't want his music used as a theme song for a "divisive un-American campaign of ignorance and hate."

Trump's Demand for US Cut of a TikTok Deal is Unprecedented

Trump's Demand for US Cut of a TikTok Deal is Unprecedented

Aug 4
President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft purchase of TikTok is the latest unprecedented scenario in an unprecedented situation.

Prosecutor Seeking Trump's Taxes Cites Probe of His Business

Prosecutor Seeking Trump's Taxes Cites Probe of His Business

By Larry Neumeister | Aug 3
A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump's tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of "extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization."

Microsoft Confirms Talks Seeking to Buy US Arm of TikTok

Microsoft Confirms Talks Seeking to Buy US Arm of TikTok

By Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 3
Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with President Donald Trump his concerns about security and censorship surrounding such an acquisition.

Lawmakers Batter Big Tech CEOs, but Don't Land Many Blows

Lawmakers Batter Big Tech CEOs, but Don't Land Many Blows

By Michael Liedtke, Marcy Gordon and Matt O'Brien | Jul 30
Congressional lawmakers finally got a chance Wednesday to grill the CEOs of Big Tech over their dominance and allegations of monopolistic practices that stifle competition.

$2M Suit Claims Health Worker Fired for Being Gay Days After Supreme Court Ruling

$2M Suit Claims Health Worker Fired for Being Gay Days After Supreme Court Ruling

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 29
A Tennessee man has filed suit against his former employer, claiming that he was subjected to harassment and then fired right around the time the Supreme Court ruled existing law protects LGBTQs in the workplace.

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