Protests have caused turmoil this year in Bolivia, Chile, Hong Kong, Catalonia and other locales around the world. Each movement has had its own trigger, but many of the tactics and underlying frustrations are similar. Governments, economists and ordinary people are taking notice.
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Exxon, New York prosecutors face off in climate change fraud trial
A lawyer for New York's attorney general on Tuesday told a state judge Exxon Mobil Corp used two sets of books to hide the true cost of climate change regulations from investors, while an attorney for the oil major assailed the claims as false and politically motivated.
SoftBank clinches deal to take over WeWork: sources
SoftBank Group Corp has agreed to spend more than $10 billion to take over WeWork, doubling down on an ill-fated investment and paying off its co-founder Adam Neumann to relinquish control, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Nike's Parker hands over CEO role to former eBay chief
Nike Inc's long-time chief executive officer, Mark Parker, will step down next year and be replaced by board member and former eBay CEO John Donahoe, who will be tasked with strengthening the sportswear maker's online strategy.
Boeing ousts senior executive as 737 MAX crisis grows
Boeing Co on Tuesday ousted the top executive of its commercial airplanes division, Kevin McAllister, marking the first high-level departure since two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX jets.
Lori Loughlin among those facing new charges in U.S. college admissions scam
Actress Lori Loughlin is facing a new bribery charge after federal prosecutors on Tuesday said they brought additional charges against 18 wealthy parents, university athletic officials and others accused of participating in the largest U.S. college admissions scam ever uncovered.
U.S. business borrowing for equipment rises 18% in September: ELFA
U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investments rose 18% in September from a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said on Tuesday.
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