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Tesla recalls nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles to update window reversing software

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterWASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) is recalling nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles because the window automatic reversal system may not react correctly after detecting an obstruction, increasing the risk of injury.The electric vehicle manufacturer told the National Highway Traffic SafetyAdministration (NHTSA) that it would perform an …

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Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 19 (Reuters) – People suing Johnson & Johnson over the company’s talc products urged an appeals court on Monday to revive their claims, saying the profitable company should not be allowed to use a bankrupt subsidiary to block lawsuits alleging the products cause cancer.They asked a panel …

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Republicans plan legal assault on climate disclosure rules for public companies | Climate crisis

Republican officials and corporate lobby groups are teeing up a multi-pronged legal assault on the Biden administration’s effort to help investors hold public corporations accountable for their carbon emissions and other climate change risks.The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new climate disclosure rules in March that would require public companies to report the …

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Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials hosted labor contract talks late on Wednesday to avert a potential rail shutdown that could disrupt cargo shipments and impede food and fuel supplies, but one small union rejected a deal and Amtrak canceled all long-distance passenger trips.Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRKa.N) BNSF …

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Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterLUXEMBOURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Google suffered one of its biggest setbacks on Wednesday when a top European court upheld a ruling that it broke competition rules and fined it a record 4.1 billion euros, in a move that may encourage other regulators to ratchet up pressure on …

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Twitter whistleblower reveals employees concerned China agent could collect user data

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 13 (Reuters) – Disclosures from a former Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) executive turned whistleblower show that Twitter was informed of at least one Chinese agent working at the social media company, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said in his opening remarks during a Senate hearing on Tuesday featuring testimony …

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Google faces $25.4 billion damages claims in UK, Dutch courts over adtech practices

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterBRUSSELS, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Alphabet unit Google (GOOGL.O) will face damages claims for up to 25 billion euros ($25.4 billion) over its digital advertising practices in two suits to be filed in British and Dutch courts in the coming weeks by a law firm on behalf of …

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Twitter says Musk’s latest attempt to scrap deal ‘invalid and wrongful’

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 12 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Monday payments made to a whistleblower did not breach any terms of its $44 billion buyout by Elon Musk, after the world’s richest man made another attempt to scrap the deal.In a letter to Twitter on Friday, lawyers for …

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Kim Kardashian to launch private equity firm with former Carlyle partner

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 7 (Reuters) – Reality television star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian and a former partner at Carlyle Group Inc (CG.O) Jay Sammons are launching a new private equity firm focused on investing in consumer and media businesses, according to a joint statement.The new firm, named SKKY Partners, will …

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Biden administration denies Cheniere’s request to sidestep LNG pollution rule

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterWASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday it has denied a request from leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG.A) to exempt turbines at its two U.S. Gulf Coast terminals from a hazardous pollution rule.The rejection raises questions …

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