On Hot Mic, Israeli PM Raps 'Crazy' EU, Admits Syria StrikesIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was caught Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union's "crazy" insistence on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer ties.
European Regulators Hit Google With Record FineEuropean authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own businesses, fining the tech giant a record $2.72 billion and raising the prospect of more.
Apple Appeals EU Order To Collect $14 Billion In Back TaxesApple is appealing a European Union order to collect a record 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in taxes, following a similar appeal by Ireland.
Apple Tax Ruling Puts Other Wealthy Companies In SpotlightThe order last week that Apple pay billions in back taxes highlights a worrisome divide among the world's biggest corporations.
Apple CEO Slams $14.5B EU Tax Order, Sets Billions Aside For US TaxesApple's chief executive says the company has put aside "several billion dollars" to pay tax liabilities in the United States as it repatriates some of its huge overseas earnings.
European Union Says Apple Owes $14.5 Billion In Back TaxesApple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant received illegal tax benefits over 11 years.
Global Markets Dive As Britain Votes To Leave EUBritain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging .
Apple Agrees To Pay $350 Million In Italian Tax CaseApple has agreed to pay Italy 318 million euros (about $350 million) in taxes for several past years, prosecutors said Wednesday.
EU Files Antitrust Charges Against Google Over Dominance In Internet SearchesThe European Union's competition chief is filing an antitrust complaint alleging Google has been abusing its dominance in Internet searches and is opening a probe into its Android mobile system.
European Parliament Votes To Break Up GoogleEuropean Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules. The European parliament on Thursday approved a non-binding resolution that calls for the unbundling of search engines from other services that internet companies offer, a practice that could in theory lead to the break-up of giant internet companies like Google.
Chlorine In U.S. Processed Chicken Holding Up Trade Deal With EuropeIt's called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or T-TIP for short. The ambitious trade and investment agreement is now getting hammered out between the U.S. and the European Union. But it's hit a massive stumbling block - over how Americans process a favorite food: chicken.
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