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British Airways says flights disrupted by ‘technical issue’

British Airways says flights are being disrupted by a “technical issue.”

UK’s Labour promises radical change if it wins…

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party is launching its detailed platform for Britain’s Dec. 12 election as it tries to close an opinion-poll gap with the governing Conservatives

Explosion at Italian fireworks factory kills 5

Italian rescue services say a blast at a fireworks factory in Sicily has killed five people and seriously injured two others

China bats away rumors, says trade talks with US…

China bats away rumors, says Beijing working with US to resolve ‘core concerns’ in trade dispute

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Fear, turmoil in Lebanon as its financial crisis worsens

Lebanese financial crisis grows more severe, throwing businesses in disarray as protests paralyze country

Latest fire-prevention power outage ending in…

Pacific Gas & Electric expected to restore power Thursday to virtually all of the 120,000 people it intentionally blacked out to avoid the risk of catastrophic wildfires

Japan Display worker suspected of taking $5.4M in…

Japan Display worker suspected of stealing $5.4M in fake deals

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false claim about Apple…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims he opened an Apple plant and Pelosi shut Congress

Whistleblower raises safety alarm about air traffic control

A whistleblower says managers at an air traffic control center in Florida increased risk of a mid-air collision by changing procedures for handing off planes

Google reins in political advertising

Google is limiting how specifically politicians can target ads across its service

Amnesty International calls Facebook, Google…

In a scathing indictment of the two most powerful corporate giants of the internet, Amnesty International insists in a new report that Google and Facebook be compelled to change what it calls their surveillance-based business models

Officials: Multistate hepatitis A cases traced to…

A hepatitis A outbreak in Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin has been traced to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores and federal authorities are warning consumers in 11 states against eating some berries bought from the chain

Apple cancels premiere of ‘The Banker’ over ‘concerns’

Apple has canceled the premiere of one of the tech company’s first original films, ‘The Banker’ the day before it was to debut at Los Angeles’ AFI Film Festival

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PayPal buying shopping and rewards company Honey for $4B

Payments platform PayPal says it is buying Honey Science Corp., a shopping and rewards company, for $4 billion

Senators press Amazon over doorbell camera…

A group of U.S. senators is questioning Amazon about the security of its Ring doorbell cameras following reports that some Ukraine-based employees had access to video footage from customers’ homes

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Wednesday as investors worry that the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal this year

Road-safety regulator rapped over regulating…

A safety board and senators are criticizing the federal highway regulator for its oversight of tests involving autonomous vehicles

Free to a good home: 1 newspaper in Alaska

The publisher of The Skagway News is willing to give the paper away to the right person, if they are willing to move to the southeast Alaska community and be a part of the community

US authorities arrest Brazilian ex-CEO in bribery case

Authorities say the former CEO of Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem SA has been arrested on U.S. corruption charges

California agency predicts $7 billion state…

California is expected to have a $7 billion budget surplus next year, but lawmakers were urged not to spend all of it because a sizable chunk depends on an upcoming decision by the Trump administration

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Bloomberg spending $15M-$20M to register half…

Bloomberg spending $15 million to $20 million to register a half million swing-state voters

Boston overhauling pot review process to close…

Boston is overhauling its marijuana review process to boost involvement of minority entrepreneurs in Massachusetts’ burgeoning pot industry.

Fed minutes: Officials felt 3 cuts this year…

Fed officials suggest 3 rate cuts this year should be enough unless economy slows significantly