Network officials also said voters should expect more of a Koch focus on grassroots activism throughout the 2020 election cycle.Politicsread more
In a room full of avowed capitalists, policies that sound to some like socialism are bound not to go over well.Delivering Alpharead more
GM's usage of temporary workers, potential closure of plants and health care contributions remain major sticking points, according to people familiar with the talks.Autosread more
Trump has criticized Facebook numerous times since becoming president, most recently posting on Twitter that the company's proposed digital currency, libra, will "have little...Technologyread more
Republicans and Democrats have long since separated themselves by ideology, leaving each more uniformly conservative or liberal than ever. And now a new data analysis by the...Politicsread more
At least in terms of monetary policy, Pence says should be taking after other regions who keep their benchmark interest rates near zero.Delivering Alpharead more
The Pentagon on Thursday said the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities were "sophisticated" and represented a "dramatic escalation" in tensions within the region.Defenseread more
The flap illustrates the growing distrust of the YouTube community, and willingness to assume the worst in light of unclear communication.Technologyread more
Four years ago Microsoft had just two women on its board. Walmsley is now the fifth.Technologyread more
AT&T isn't focused on selling or divesting DirecTV, despite pressure from stakeholder Elliott Management, sources tell CNBC.Technologyread more
Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month.Technologyread more
Southern California's largest wildfire, which has already destroyed nearly 800 structures, continued to grow this morning and was threatening about 18,000 structures, including celebrity homes in seaside communities of Santa Barbara County. Containment also fell back. (CNBC)
Republican Sen. Susan Collins, whose support was crucial in passing the Senate tax bill earlier this month, says she has not yet decided whether she will back the final measure negotiated by House and Senate leaders. (Reuters)
* Small investors face steeper tax bill under Senate proposal (WSJ)
* GOP is set to pass a tax cut nobody likes, pushed by a president they like even less (CNBC)
Megyn Kelly will conduct an interview today with three women who have accused Trump of sexual misconduct. In response, the White House said: "The president addressed these accusations directly during the campaign and we have no changes." (NBC News)
* Trump's accusers 'should be heard,' Nikki Haley says (NY Times)
The campaign of Roy Moore, the GOP candidate for senator in Alabama who's been accused of sexual misconduct with minors, appealed over the weekend to the president's supporters, saying a vote for Moore would be a vote for Trump's agenda. (Reuters)
President Trump demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter over a photo of the crowd size of his rally in Florida. The reporter said he deleted the photo after another reporter "told me I'd gotten it wrong." (AP)
Trump spends a minimum of four hours watching TV per day, sometimes as much as twice that, according to a report by The New York Times, detailing the president's typical downtime inside the White House.
Violence flared near the U.S. embassy in Beirut over President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem's main bus station on Sunday, police said. (Reuters)
British Airways warned of more flight cancellations today after a snowstorm hit London over the weekend. The airline, which operates a hub out of London's Heathrow Airport, Europe's busiest, blamed the backup on low temperatures, requiring it to de-ice. (CNBC)
Apple (AAPL) is close to acquiring Shazam, the popular app that lets people identify any song, TV and more, according to TechCrunch, citing sources. The news came as Spotify reportedly continues towards a public listing.
Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOGL) are among companies that have expressed private concerns to Qualcomm (QCOM) about a Broadcom (AVGO) takeover, sources told CNBC. Both companies worried Broadcom may interfere with Qualcomm 5G investment.
Hospital system giants Ascension and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks about combining, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing sources. The deal would dethrone the nation's largest pure hospital operator, HCA Healthcare (HCA).
GGP (GGP), one of the largest owners and operators of shopping centers, rejected a $14.8 billion buyout offer from its biggest shareholder, Brookfield Property Partners LP (BPY), according to Reuters. Brookfield is considering a new offer for GGP.
Eli Lilly (LLY) says its gastric cancer treatment met the main goal of preventing the disease from advancing. The drug failed, however, its secondary target of improving overall survival rates.
U.S. automaker Ford Motor's (F) says its sales fell about 8 percent year-over-year, following a 5 percent decline in October. The carmaker is looking to overhaul its strategy in the world's top automarket as it lags behind rivals.
Nokia (NOKIA-F) says Chief Operating Officer Monika Maurer will depart the company. Joerg Erlemeier, the senior vice president for Nokia Transformation, will be the new COO.
The first reactions to writer-director Rian Johnson's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" are in. The film, which is scheduled to officially hit theaters on Friday, was publicly unveiled at a gala world premiere in Los Angeles over the weekend. (USA Today)
Disney's (DIS) "Coco" maintained the top spot at the box office for the third weekend in a row, bringing in an estimated $18.3 million, according to ComScore. The "Justice League" came in second place again. (LA Times)