Consumer Reports says Tesla misunderstands 'positive' Model 3 rating
DETROIT (Reuters) - Consumer Reports said on Friday that Tesla Inc
had apparently misunderstood the "average" reliability rating the magazine assigned to the electric carmaker's Model 3 sedan this week, calling it generally "positive" for an all-new vehicle.
Bitcoin soars to record high above $6,000
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies.
EPA abandons changes to U.S. biofuel program after lawmaker pressure
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according to a letter from the agency to lawmakers seen by Reuters.
France gets serious over sexual harassment after Weinstein scandal: minister
PARIS (Reuters) - The Harvey Weinstein scandal is forcing a rethink of attitudes toward sexual harassment in France, a country that cherishes its self-image as the land of seduction and romance, said the minister tasked with cracking down on violence against women.
With time, shoe inserts may help ease plantar heel pain
(Reuters Health) - It could take a little time for orthotic shoe inserts to help relieve plantar heel pain, but the prefabricated versions sold in drugstores may work just as well as more expensive custom alternatives, a recent study suggests.
Whole Foods says hacking incident resolved
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's
Whole Foods Market said on Friday it had replaced affected point-of-sale systems at venues located within some stores where payment card information had been stolen.
Pharmacist's 'deadly' choices sparked U.S. meningitis outbreak: prosecutors
BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor told jurors on Friday that a Massachusetts pharmacist gambled with patients' lives by making drugs in unsafe ways that led to a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, but a defense lawyer said he was no murderer.
Telecom Italia and Vivendi's Canal+ agree content joint venture
MILAN (Reuters) - The board of Telecom Italia (TIM) has approved the creation of a joint venture with French media group Vivendi's pay-TV unit Canal+, strengthening the link between the Italian phone group and its biggest shareholder.
Wall St Weekahead-Recent hurricanes take toll on quarterly earnings
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - After raging over the southern United States and Puerto Rico, remnants of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are now dampening U.S. corporate profits.
Follow-up care for acute kidney injury may be lacking
(Reuters Health) - Kidney specialists recommend follow-up care for most patients who have experienced acute kidney injury, but only a minority of patients have been getting that care, according to a Canadian study.
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