Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince's decision to terminate protection of neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer because he "woke up in a bad mood" could be dangerous to the future of free speech on the internet, he admitted.But he reiterated his view that policing content online is a slippery slope.

An appeals court panel said Friday that federal officials must reconsider their decision not to regulate the size of airline seats as a safety issue.One of the judges called it "the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat.

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen partly explained the Fed's comments about biotech and social media stocks in her Wednesday morning appearance before the House Financial Services Committee.While Yellen's remarks to a Senate committee were mostly benign and cautious on the economy, a separate Federal Reserve report indicated concern over asset prices.

A court in South Korea on Friday sentenced Samsung's de-facto chief Jay Y., right, is escorted by a prison officer as he leaves the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday, Aug.

The prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, alleged that eight members of the Workers Party, including Lula and Rousseff, committed a series of crimes involving state-owned oil firm Petrobras such as cartel formation, corruption and money laundering.They were the first criminal charges to be leveled against Rousseff, who was impeached in 2016 for breaking budgetary laws.

Elon Musk has made an ominous warning about artificial intelligence (AI), suggesting it could be the cause of a third world war.On Sunday, North Korea said it had successfully carried out a test of a hydrogen bomb.

Instead of pouring over piles of polling data and arguing about sample bias we can finally start counting actual votes Tuesday night in the 2014 midterm elections.Here is an hour-by-hour guide to what to watch for as the election returns start rolling in.

The stock market is predicting a greater number of GOP victories than polls currently are in Tuesday's midterm elections, according to a study of individual stocks with the most to win and lose from their control.Meanwhile, a portfolio of the stocks made up of Democratic pure plays—like solar energy and hospitals—is up just 9 percent over the last 12 months.

The Republican Party has taken control of the Senate.As a result of Tuesday's midterm elections, the GOP will have at least 52 Senate seats in January.

Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Hampshire and North Carolina—will determine whether Republicans or Democrats hold the U.The president's party nearly always loses seats in midterm elections, and often a lot of seats.

Conventional wisdom on Wall Street is that stocks will rally if Republicans take control of the Senate in Tuesday's midterm elections.However, one market pro told CNBC he's not necessarily buying into the optimism.

The Senate has voted to extend a program that would cushion the blow to insurance companies in the event of a massive terrorism attack.11, when insurance companies were reluctant to provide coverage for terrorism attacks.

Wall Street looked set for a higher open on Wednesday, after the Republican Party took control of the Senate and data showing the U.Investors may be feeling some confidence, he said, as the new state of affairs in Washington D.

With late polls predicting Republicans will gain control of the Senate in Tuesday's midterm elections, traders were looking to position themselves in sectors they think may benefit from a change in leadership.For Jim Iuorio, managing director of TJM Institutional Services, a GOP victory coupled with low oil prices is a win for airline stocks.

In a veiled warning to tea party lawmakers Wednesday, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor called on Republicans to work with Democrats and President Barack Obama before the end of the year on lingering spending issues.Brat ended up winning in Tuesday's midterm election, which saw Republicans widen their House majority and win control of the Senate.

House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to permanently ban taxes on Internet access, a prohibition that is now temporary and is set to expire in 16 weeks.In a move opposed by some Democrats and state and local governments, the House approved a bill to bar state and local governments from enacting Internet connection taxes.

The Republican Party won control of the U.S.

Eric Cantor had spent years in the trenches as House majority leader, trying to compromise with the White House on many of the thorny issues facing the nation.Following his Republican primary defeat in June, Cantor told CNBC Wednesday he's never heard from President Barack Obama.

Bush and Christie are "too middle of the road" to win the country, the conservative-leaning Welch said in a "Squawk Box" interview—a day before the 2014 midterm election in which Republicans hope to take control of the Senate.Read More4% economy possible with 'right election': Welch "We have to give a hard look to [Sens.

While Yellen's remarks to a Senate committee were mostly benign and cautious on the economy, a separate Federal Reserve report indicated concern over asset prices.Broadly speaking, social media and biotech stocks led decliners on the Nasdaq, which was off more than 1 percent before recovering some of the losses.