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Subsurface ocean on Jupiter’s moon Europa deemed potentially ‘habitable’

Subsurface ocean on Jupiter’s moon Europa deemed potentially ‘habitable’

Published 24/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have figured out how the subsurface ocean on Jupiter’s moon Europa may have formed and determined that this vast expanse of [more…]

Frigid dwarf planet Pluto may have started out its life as a hothead

Frigid dwarf planet Pluto may have started out its life as a hothead

Published 24/06/2020

(This June 22 story corrects Fahrenheit conversion of surface temperature in parapagrah 6) By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pluto, a frigid little world inhabiting [more…]

Carlos Ruiz Zafon, author of ‘The Shadow of the Wind’, dies aged 55

Carlos Ruiz Zafon, author of ‘The Shadow of the Wind’, dies aged 55

Published 19/06/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish novelist Carlos Ruiz Zafon, whose book “The Shadow of the Wind” sold more than 15 million copies, has died of cancer [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court snubs Trump on challenge to California ‘sanctuary’ laws

U.S. Supreme Court snubs Trump on challenge to California ‘sanctuary’ laws

Published 15/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed President Donald Trump a defeat in his legal showdown with the most-populous U.S. state, declining [more…]

California says film and TV production can resume as early as June 12

California says film and TV production can resume as early as June 12

Published 06/06/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Film and TV cameras can start rolling in California as soon as June 12, state officials said on Friday as they [more…]

Retirement services provider Human Interest extends funding round to $50 million

Retirement services provider Human Interest extends funding round to $50 million

Published 20/05/2020

(Reuters) - Human Interest, which helps small and medium-sized businesses set up 401K plans for employees, said on Wednesday it had extended its Series C [more…]

Fan-free sports and curbside retail as California loosens coronavirus rules

Fan-free sports and curbside retail as California loosens coronavirus rules

Published 19/05/2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area may open for curbside retail and manufacturing, while fan-free professional sports events might be [more…]

Tesla’s Musk says ready for arrest as he reopens California plant against local order

Tesla’s Musk says ready for arrest as he reopens California plant against local order

Published 12/05/2020

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk on Monday said production was resuming at the automaker’s sole U.S. vehicle factory, in California, defying [more…]

Five-year-old stopped on U.S. highway wanted to buy Lamborghini, police say

Five-year-old stopped on U.S. highway wanted to buy Lamborghini, police say

Published 06/05/2020

(Reuters) - A trooper stopping a car with a suspected “impaired driver” on a U.S. highway on Monday was bemused to find a 5-year-old in [more…]

Bayer more stringent in glyphosate settlement talks due to downturn

Bayer more stringent in glyphosate settlement talks due to downturn

Published 27/04/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugs and pesticides company Bayer said the economic downturn has prompted it to take a tougher stance in talks to settle [more…]