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Economia US Court Finds Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide Caused Second Man’s Cancer
Author: 0 US Court Finds Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide Caused Second Man’s Cancer

A San Francisco federal jury unanimously agreed on Tuesday that Roundup caused a man's cancer - a potentially massive blow to the company that produces the glyphosate-based herbicide now facing hundreds of similar lawsuits. It's set to appear in six more trials in federal and state courts this year. Monsanto's Roundup was the first glyphosate-based weed killer but is no longer patent-protected and many other versions are now available.

Economia SEC says Musk defense 'borders on the ridiculous'
Author: 0 SEC says Musk defense 'borders on the ridiculous'

The Securities and Exchange Commission has expanded its contempt claim against Elon Musk, detailing its argument that he has ignored a settlement agreement. Also on Monday, a lawyer for Musk responded to the SEC's filing by requesting permission to file another brief in response with a proposed deadline of this Friday.

Economia Govt asks state-run banks to rescue Jet Airways from bankruptcy
Author: 0 Govt asks state-run banks to rescue Jet Airways from bankruptcy

On Monday, Jet Airways informed BSE that four aircraft were grounded due to non-payment of money outstanding to lessors. But there are no easy options, one of the sources said, adding that the lenders do not have the expertise to run an airline so they have to decide what to do once they convert their debt into equity.

Economia Brother Mukesh Ambani steps in to spare Anil jail stay
Author: 0 Brother Mukesh Ambani steps in to spare Anil jail stay

The embattled former billionaire, Anil Ambani , thanked his brother Mukesh, and his sister-in-law, after Reliance Communications Ltd . completed the required 5.5 billion rupee ($80 million) payment to the local unit of Ericsson AB for past maintenance services.

Economia Trump Slams General Motors CEO in Person Over Plant Closures
Author: 0 Trump Slams General Motors CEO in Person Over Plant Closures

Over the weekend and into Monday morning, Trump continued to pressure GM, as well as the local United Auto Workers union, to reopen the Lordstown plant. On Sunday, President Trump published two tweets. The automaker and its rivals also see an overall vehicle market that was flat in 2018 at 17.3 million cars and trucks, and is predicted to fall this year.

Economia Interserve to file for administration as rescue rejected
Author: 0 Interserve to file for administration as rescue rejected

In an extraordinary general meeting held today, 60% of shareholders voting against the the board's Deleveraging Plan that was put on the table before them. The outsourcing firm is one of the UK's largest public services providers. If no rescue plan is approved the company is likely to go into a pre-pack administration, which would wipe out shareholders entirely but allow the firm to keep operating.

Economia Winning Numbers For Saturday’s $492 Million Powerball Jackpot
Author: 0 Winning Numbers For Saturday’s $492 Million Powerball Jackpot

The other two tickets, each worth $1 million, were sold in New Jersey and Pennsylvania . At $492 million, it's the largest prize yet this year and one of the largest jackpots in history. The odds of a ticket matching four numbers and the Powerball are 913,129 to 1. The grand prize hasn't been won since the day after Christmas. A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at joining the hall of Powerball jackpot champions.

Economia CBOE Futures Exchange To Cease Trading Bitcoin Futures Contracts
Author: 0 CBOE Futures Exchange To Cease Trading Bitcoin Futures Contracts

According to an official release , the CFE operator stated, "The CFE is assessing its approach with respect to how it plans to continue to offer digital asset derivatives for trading". Presently, three Bitcoin Futures are trading on the CBOE , XBTJ19, XBTK19, and XBTM19, with expiration in April, May, and June, respectively. At the same time, CME in February reported on the update of the daily record for the volume of trades in BTC futures.

Economia Johnson & Johnson Hit With $29 Million Verdict in Talc Cancer Case
Author: 0 Johnson & Johnson Hit With $29 Million Verdict in Talc Cancer Case

J&J says it will appeal the judgment. A California jury ordered pharma giant Johnson & Johnson Wednesday to pay $29 million over a claim the company's talc baby powder contained cancer-causing asbestos . Johnson & Johnson is facing over 13,000 more cases stemming from asbestos-contaminated talcum powder. The jury decided against awarding punitive damages, which are created to punish the defendants - in this case Johnson & Johnson and the other companies involved in making the talcum ...

Economia Tesla Model Y: new electric mid-size SUV revealed
Author: 0 Tesla Model Y: new electric mid-size SUV revealed

And when the Model Y finally did appear , it was instantly clear that it is the result of Tesla's near-permanent "production hell": barely distinguishable from the Model 3, Tesla's new crossover is the most lukewarm and evolutionary new product it has ever introduced.

Economia Two more top Facebook executives leave the company
Author: 0 Two more top Facebook executives leave the company

Facebook's top leadership has seen turmoil over past year , Instagram's co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger departed abruptly after clashing with Zuckerberg over the platform's future. Zuckerberg said on Thursday that Olivan will now lead the effort to integrate Facebook apps, a key move as the company encrypts conversations on more of its messaging services and makes them compatible.

Economia Tesla reverses out of showroom closures
Author: 0 Tesla reverses out of showroom closures

Tesla has pulled a U-turn on plans to close nearly all of its dealerships while announcing price rises for its more expensive cars. This backtracks the company's announcement less than two weeks ago that it would shut most physical stores and shift sales worldwide to "online only".

Economia Oil Prices Increase as US Lowers Crude Production Estimates
Author: 0 Oil Prices Increase as US Lowers Crude Production Estimates

As of 1555 GMT, front monh West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures for prompt month delivery were climbing by 1.73% to $57.87 a barrel on the ICE. A previous report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) went on to predict that the USA would lead the world's growth in oil output.

Economia It's National Pi Day!
Author: 0 It's National Pi Day!

Hungry Howies : Use code 19Pi for a $3.14 medium one-topping pie with the purchase of a large Howie Bread. 7-Eleven - When you join 7-Eleven's reward's program - 7NOW - you'll be able to order a whole pizza for $3.14. Fill out a form here to get your coupon . Blaze Pizza will also have a $3.14 pizza deal tomorrow. CPK will offer slices of Key Lime Pie for $3.14 (pre-tax) on Thursday.

Economia Google employee breaks Guinness World Record calculating 31.4 trillion digits of Pi
Author: 0 Google employee breaks Guinness World Record calculating 31.4 trillion digits of Pi

Iwao emphasized the importance of cloud computing, and how it can be used to solve complicated mathematical constants, such as pi. She works as a Cloud Developer Advocate at Google's office in Osaka, Japan . This is the first time the Pi calculation world record was ever broken in the cloud, and it breaks the most recent world record breakage, that of Peter Trueb in November of 2016.

Economia Facebook, Instagram explain massive outage, apologize for inconvenience
Author: 0 Facebook, Instagram explain massive outage, apologize for inconvenience

It should go without saying that phoning law enforcement to inform them of a website outage is a serious waste of police time. Though WhatsApp isn't particularly prevalent in the USA, it has around 1.5 billion users worldwide and is a big part of Facebook's growth plans as it prepares to integrate all of its messaging services.

Economia Son's heartbreaking post about dad's new donut shop goes viral
Author: 0 Son's heartbreaking post about dad's new donut shop goes viral

People in the area or those planning to travel to Texas can stop by Billy's Donuts at 7022 Highway 6, Suite 800, Missouri City. A single tweet by the son of the owner of a newly opened mom-and-pop doughnut store in Texas helped bring in scores of customers and sell out items over the weekend.

Economia U.S. Announces Immediate Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max Models
Author: 0 U.S. Announces Immediate Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max Models

However, a more formal fix to redesign it won't be mandated until April, the FAA said Monday. The shares have fallen about 13 per cent since Sunday's crash, losing about $32 billion of market value . Canada has grounded the world's third largest fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet on Sunday. Fennell said travelers should confirm that flights are still operating.

Economia Oil rises to $67 on cuts to Saudi, Venezuelan exports
Author: 0 Oil rises to $67 on cuts to Saudi, Venezuelan exports

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures stood at about $56.39 per barrel at 0323 GMT, up 32 cents, or 0.6 percent from their last close on Friday. A host of involuntary supply curbs in OPEC members, caused by unrest in Libya and United States sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, have also boosted prices.

Economia Infiniti will exit western Europe to focus on US, China
Author: 0 Infiniti will exit western Europe to focus on US, China

Nissan canceled plans in February to build a new diesel-powered X-Trail sports utility vehicle in Sunderland. Just 170 of the pair were sold in Australia past year, with the marque notching up just 649 sales in total. Unite's national officer Steve Bush said: "This decision, which is driven by poor sales, is obviously sad news". The Japanese vehicle maker said the move was part of plans to withdraw from the premium auto market in western Europe, where the Infiniti brand faces stiff ...

Economia Ethiopian Airlines plane with 157 people on board crashes minutes after take-off
Author: 0 Ethiopian Airlines plane with 157 people on board crashes minutes after take-off

Wreckage lies at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff at Hejere near Bishoftu , or Debre Zeit , some 50km south of Addis Ababa , in Ethiopia on Sunday. There was no immediate information on what might have caused the crash . "I am reaching out to President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta and Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed to express my condolences for this tragic event".

Economia Turbulance injures at least 25 on flight into NY
Author: 0 Turbulance injures at least 25 on flight into NY

The jetliner reportedly hit turbulence just before landing. The airline didn't immediately respond to request for comment. Bloody ceilings and fallen panels were the result of the extreme turbulence. Turkish Airlines, the airline whose top priority is safety and passenger well-being, is deeply saddened by this unfortunate experience, and closely monitors the health status of injured passengers, and is making resources available to them.

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