An Australian court ordered Google to pay a former lawmaker A$715,000 ($515,000) The Federal Court found the Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Inc company made money by broadcasting two videos attacking the then-deputy premier. Google has been found liable for defamation before, generally for supplying links to articles in search results.

content creator Jordan Shanks repeatedly brands John Barilaro "corrupt" without citing credible evidence. Google and other internet giants argue they cannot be reasonably expected to police all posts. The court heard that Shanks' actions amounted to "nothing less than hate speech" and breached Google's policies of protecting public figures.

Elliott Associates has sued London Metal Exchange (LME) for $456 million following the suspension and cancellation of nickel trades. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk's "super bad feeling" about the economy could be the auto industry's "canary in the coal mine"
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