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By news On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Uber disabled emergency braking in self-driving car: U.S. agency

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Uber had disabled an emergency braking system in a self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in More...

By news On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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U.S. Senate approves bill to address Capitol Hill sexual harassment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that would step up protections for congressional staffers facing workplace harassment, including requiring lawmakers to More...

By news On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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U.S. House defeats farm bill sugar amendment amid Republican immigration spat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday defeated a sugar amendment to the sweeping farm bill, bolstering the likelihood the House could approve it this week if a Republican standoff More...

By news On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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U.S. Senate confirms Haspel to be first woman CIA director

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday to be director of the CIA, ending a bruising confirmation fight centered on her ties to the spy agency’s past use of waterboarding More...

By news On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Trump CIA nominee secures key Democrat’s vote, heads for confirmation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday he would support President Donald Trump’s nominee to be CIA director, Gina Haspel, all but ensuring her More...

By news On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Tesla executive Schwall joins Alphabet’s Waymo

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s self-driving unit, Waymo, said on Sunday that Matthew Schwall had joined the company from Tesla Inc where he was the electric carmaker’s main technical contact with U.S. safety More...

By news On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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SpaceX postpones first commercial launch of updated Falcon 9 rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A last-minute technical glitch prompted SpaceX on Thursday to postpone for at least 24 hours the first commercial flight of its updated Falcon 9 rocket, a launch vehicle tailored More...

By news On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Jazz Pharmaceuticals to settle U.S. probe for $57 million

BOSTON (Reuters) – Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Tuesday it had agreed to pay $57 million to resolve a U.S. probe into its financial support of charities that offer assistance to Medicare patients seeking More...

By news On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Mueller raises possibility of Trump subpoena: former Trump lawyer

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in a meeting with President Donald Trump’s lawyers in March, raised the possibility of issuing a subpoena for Trump if he declines to talk to investigators More...

By news On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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House may vote on Dodd-Frank changes in May: majority leader

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives could vote in May on a bill easing bank rules adopted after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, a leading Republican lawmaker More...