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Facebook's accounting shift shows it expects a higher European tax bill next year

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Higher taxes aren't the only rising expenses Facebook will face in Europe next year.

Coinbase suspends ethereum buys and sells twice in one day

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Coinbase, the leading U.S. platform for buying and selling cryptocurrencies, said twice in a day that transactions in ethereum were "temporarily disabled."

House Republicans introduce set of bills to provide 'relief' from Obamacare taxes


The bills include waivers for the Medical Device Tax, a tax on over-the-counter medications and the Cadillac Tax.

As Mueller closed in, pressure mounted on Flynn and family


Those close to Michael Flynn describe the pressures of the past year as investigators zeroed in on him.

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I owned bitcoin for a weekend and here's what I learned

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I bought bitcoin for a story I was writing and held it for a weekend. Here's what I learned.

Here's what makes the Alabama election so important—and so difficult to predict

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The broad contours between those voting for Doug Jones and those for Roy Moore match the stories that have played out in special elections all year.


Facebook slams former exec Palihapitiya, saying it 'was a very different company back then'

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Facebook rejects claims by Chamath Palihapitiya that the site is "ripping apart" the social fabric of society.


New York Times Square bomb suspect charged with terrorism


New York officials on Tuesday said they charged a Bangladeshi man with terrorism.

Apple's powerful new computer will launch 'in a matter of days'

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Apple exec Phil Schiller recently confirmed that Apple's new iMac Pro computer will launch any day now.


Dow surges 118 points to record close on tax bill optimism

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U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday amid growing optimism that Republican lawmakers would revamp the corporate tax system.

Nintendo confirms its new gaming console is a hit with 10 million units sold

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Nintendo announced on Tuesday morning that it has sold more than 10 million Nintendo Switch units to customers.

5 ways to give the gift of financial security for the holidays


Contributions to 529 accounts and direct tuition payments should top your giving list.


Brutal cold is set to invade the central and eastern United States


Extremely frigid air, straight from the Arctic, is poised to invade portions of the central and eastern U.S. over the next few days.


Robert Gates says a North Korean nuclear warhead will soon be an accepted reality

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The former Pentagon chief also says that while China has influence over North Korea, "it doesn't have control."


Steve Bannon took an apparent shot at Ivanka Trump during an event for Roy Moore

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Bannon makes his comments a day before Alabama voters decide whether to send Moore or Democrat Doug Jones to the Senate.


Google eclipses Facebook as the top source of traffic for online publishers

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Facebook sent 25 percent less traffic to publishers this year, while Google increased its traffic by 17 percent, according to Parse.ly.

Fed's take on the tax bill — and stimulus — could make a surprise at Yellen's last briefing

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The Fed is expected to raise interest rates Wednesday, but it's how the Fed responds to the tax bill that is the wild card for markets.


US companies help global arms industry see first sales uptick since 2010, says new report


The global arms industry in 2016 saw its first sales rise since 2010, fueled by growth among top U.S. defense producers.

'Bitcoin Jesus' is 'really, really concerned' about the future of the digital currency

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Early digital currency investor Roger Ver says bitcoin is "just a game of hot potato."


Young adults who use e-cigarettes much more likely to switch to real tobacco cigs


Almost half of the non-cigarette users who had already used e-cigs ended up using traditional cigarettes.

Monday, Dec 11

US-based climate scientists to take research to France

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The "Make Our Planet Great Again" grants — a nod to Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan — are part of Macron's efforts to counter Trump on the climate change front.

Shares of retailer-turned-bitcoin-play Overstock.com rocket higher after Morgan Stanley reveals stake

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Overstock.com briefly surged more than 23 percent after Morgan Stanley Investment Management disclosed a stake.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: Kaepernick is not being blackballed over anthem protests


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Colin Kaepernick is always welcome to have discussions with the league.

Saudi Arabia to open cinemas for the first time in 35 years

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Citizens should be able to watch movies in public by March next year.

Sunday, Dec 10

Trump makes direct appeal for Roy Moore with impassioned robo-call plea: 'We need that seat'


Trump made his most direct appeal to voters for the candidacy of embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

With $25 billion in yearly expenses, here's why Santa Claus must be one of the world's richest men


With expenses totaling more than $25 billion, Santa Claus must have deep pockets.

Virtual reality can fix a lot of what's wrong with media, and people are wildly underestimating it


Virtual reality has the potential to realign our mental clocks with how we were meant to learn in the real world.

Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter


President Trump demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter over a photo of Trump's Florida rally.

Saturday, Dec 9

Don't drop the ball on these year-end tax moves


When it comes to tax reform, the future is uncertain. But these year-end tax moves are a sure thing.

Trump says US 'cannot afford' Roy Moore loss in Alabama

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Trump urged voters to elect a Republican Senate candidate who has been dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct.

Southern California wildfires burn up 'several hundred acres' of avocado groves

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With avocado crop losses mounting in the California wildfires, we could pricing impacts, says an industry official.

There's a danger in attaching futures to the 'Wild West' of bitcoin: Analyst Nick Colas


Bitcoin futures adds some legitimacy to the cryptocurrency, but there is a downside, analyst Nick Colas told CNBC.

Friday, Dec 8

Top VC deals this week: Baidu invests in electric vehicles, Gilead buys cancer-fighting start-up

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A weekly recap of the most interesting venture capital deals, funds and start-ups.

Macy's Executive Chairman Terry Lundgren to retire from retailer's board in 2018


Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette will replace Terry Lundgren on a board of 10 directors.

A departure with implications for investors: Disney's John Lasseter


The departure of John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of Pixar, may have an impact on investors, the NYT reports.

Didi poses an existential threat to Uber with Mexico expansion

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The Chinese ride-hailing giant, Didi Chuxing, which is backed by Apple, reportedly plans to expand to the Americas in 2018, starting in Mexico.

Thursday, Dec 7

This chart shows how the GOP tax plan will hit your wallet

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Check CNBC's interactive chart to see how the GOP tax plan would hit your household's budget if it becomes law.

Uber says its food-delivery service is now profitable in nearly 40 cities

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Uber says Uber Eats is profitable in 40 of 165 cities as of October.

Gift card crime fueling opioid addiction across the US

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A retail crime has become well known for feeding drug addictions. It hinges on gift cards.

Trump would sign bill that funds government through Dec. 22, White House says


Trump and Congress are facing a deadline of Friday at midnight to pass fresh spending legislation.