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Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Published 07/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly [more…]

Musk’s defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

Musk’s defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

Published 07/12/2019

((This December 6 story is refiled to fix typo in quote in paragraph nine)) By Tom Hals (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s daring has left its [more…]

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Published 06/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court jury in Los Angeles on Friday found in favor of Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) boss Elon Musk in [more…]

‘Possibility of life’: scientists map Saturn’s exotic moon Titan

‘Possibility of life’: scientists map Saturn’s exotic moon Titan

Published 18/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists on Monday unveiled the first global geological map of Saturn’s moon Titan including vast plains and dunes of frozen organic material [more…]

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60

Published 11/11/2019

(Reuters) - Bernard J. Tyson, chairman and chief executive officer of not-for-profit health insurer Kaiser Permanente, died unexpectedly in his sleep on Sunday, aged 60, [more…]

NASA unveils its first electric airplane – a work in progress

NASA unveils its first electric airplane – a work in progress

Published 09/11/2019

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (Reuters) - NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric [more…]

Activists call for halt to U.S. horse racing

Activists call for halt to U.S. horse racing

Published 03/11/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Animal rights groups on Sunday called for an immediate halt to horse racing following the high-profile death of a gelding in [more…]

Multistate salmonella outbreak causes one death: CDC

Multistate salmonella outbreak causes one death: CDC

Published 01/11/2019

(Reuters) - A multistate outbreak of salmonella linked to ground beef has caused one death in California and eight hospitalizations, U.S. health officials said on [more…]

As wildfire rages, LA’s ‘fire proof’ Getty Museum sees no risk to art

As wildfire rages, LA’s ‘fire proof’ Getty Museum sees no risk to art

Published 29/10/2019

(Reuters) - When a fast-moving wildfire licked up to the fringes of the sprawling Getty Center complex on Tuesday, the staff of the Los Angeles [more…]

Getty fire in LA likely caused by tree branch falling on power lines: fire officials

Getty fire in LA likely caused by tree branch falling on power lines: fire officials

Published 29/10/2019

(Reuters) - A major wildfire burning in Los Angeles near the famed Getty Center art museum was likely sparked by a tree branch falling on [more…]