Arrest of Nissan's Ghosn in financial probe stuns Japan
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors were considering Tuesday whether to file formal charges against Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn amid a probe into allegations he misused company assets and under-reported millions of dollars of income.
Amazon HQ expansion means tough fight for talent
NEW YORK (AP) — When tech giants like Amazon expand, other companies don't just worry about losing business. They also fret about hanging on to their employees.
Ghosn's arrest casts doubt on Renault-Nissan alliance future
DETROIT (AP) — For years, France's Renault and Japan's Nissan struggled to make money in the global auto business. Then came Carlos Ghosn, a Renault executive who helped to orchestrate an unprecedented transcontinental alliance, combining parts of both companies to share engineering and technology costs.
Asian stocks slide after Wall Street losses, Nissan arrest
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks slid Tuesday after tech losses dragged down Wall Street and Nissan's chairman was arrested on charges of financial misconduct.
Kremlin critic, facing new charge, sounds alarm on Interpol
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors announced new criminal charges against U.S.-born Kremlin foe Bill Browder on Monday, days before a Russian police officer could become president of Interpol in a move that some Moscow critics fear might politicize the law enforcement agency.
Nissan chairman arrested in probe of financial misconduct
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who became one of the auto industry's most powerful executives by engineering a turnaround at the Japanese manufacturer, was arrested Monday and will be fired for allegedly underreporting his income and misusing company funds, the automaker said.
Brazil's Petrobras to be led by privatization advocate
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Monday named Roberto Castello Branco, a pro-market reformer, as future chief executive of the country's state-controlled oil company, Petrobras.
Even small companies may be able to cut Amazon-like deals
NEW YORK (AP) — A company doesn't need to be as big as Amazon to get a good deal on real estate. Whether a small business wants to buy or rent, it may have leverage with landlords or local governments to get breaks on rent or taxes.
Airbnb removes listings in Israeli settlements
JERUSALEM (AP) — Home-rental company Airbnb announced on Monday it would remove its listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, prompting outrage from Israeli officials.
Limiting screen time for your kid? It's harder than it looks
CHICAGO (AP) — It is Saturday morning, and 10-year-old Henry Hailey is up at the crack of dawn. Still in PJs, his microphone-equipped headphones glowing blue in the dim basement, he fixates on the popular online game "Fortnite" on a large screen.
General Electric shuffles management at power unit
NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric Co. is shuffling leadership in its struggling power unit, part of the company's ongoing effort to slim down operations.
Volatile stock market spooking some older workers, retirees
CHICAGO (AP) — The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.
Acrimonious Pacific summit underscores China-US tensions
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Pacific Rim leaders at a key Asian summit failed to reach agreement on a joint declaration on world trade for the first time in nearly three decades, highlighting the growing tensions between China and the U.S.
The Latest: Renault board to meet after Ghosn arrest
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 12:05 a.m.
Subway workers to stage strike in Romanian capital
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Subway workers in the Romanian capital will go on strike this week after they failed to win an agreement on wage demands.
Trade tensions continue to weigh on global markets
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Monday amid continuing trade tensions. French carmaker Renault saw its share price tank after partner Nissan accused its chairman of serious misconduct and announced plans to oust him.
Big tech firms pledge training for workers in Southeast Asia
BANGKOK (AP) — Microsoft, Google and other major technology companies have promised to help provide training in digital skills for around 20 million people in Southeast Asia by 2020 to make sure the region's burgeoning working-age population is a fit for the future job market.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's misdirection on Calif fires, climate
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going too far in assigning most of the blame for California's devastating wildfires on the state's forest management.
Japan exports up in October, but not enough to erase deficit
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit grew to its largest since July 2015 in October as a gain in exports was outpaced by a nearly 20 percent jump in imports.
Shareholders support major Australian media merger
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Shareholders on Monday gave final approval to the merger of television network Nine Entertainment and newspaper publisher Fairfax Media into an Australian media giant to be known only as Nine despite one shareholder's late bid to stop the deal.
Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel consulted Sunday on migration, fixing the euro currency, Europe's defense, taxing digital companies and other issues as the two leaders looked to preserve their influence abroad while their authority flags at home.
Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins
BALTIMORE (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he's donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, to boost financial aid for low- and middle-income students.
'Fantastic Beasts' flies to top of weekend box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" crawled, slithered and flew its way to the top of the weekend box office with a $62.2 million opening in the U.S.
Turkey warns ExxonMobil against drilling with Greek Cypriots
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's Foreign Ministry has cautioned an international energy company against cooperating with the government of Cyprus in its search for gas.
Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces
NEW YORK (AP) — Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy.

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