Art

Shaheen Bagh: India celebrates grandmother on Time magazine's icon list

Shaheen Bagh: India celebrates grandmother on Time magazine's icon list

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Education

Yext launches Hitchhikers, a self-serve version of its site search tool – TechCrunch

Yext launches Hitchhikers, a self-serve version of its site search tool – TechCrunch

Yext is making its site search product Yext Answers available to a broader set of customers today with the launch of a new program that it calls Hitchhikers . The company launched Yext Answers in October 2019 with the goal of making a brand’s website — rather than whatever shows up via Google search — the authoritative source of information about that brand. And earlier this year, Yext also introduced a 90-day free trial , which CEO Howard ... Full story

Economics

JPMorgan set to pay nearly $1 billion in spoofing penalty - source

JPMorgan set to pay nearly $1 billion in spoofing penalty - source

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is set to pay nearly $1 billion (£786 million) to resolve market manipulation investigations by U.S. authorities into its trading of metals futures and Treasury securities, a person familiar with the situation said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: People walk inside JP Morgan headquarters in New York, October 25, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo. The large fine would lift a regulatory shadow that has hung over the ... Full story

Entertainment

Crusading newspaper editor dies aged 92 - BBC News

Crusading newspaper editor dies aged 92 - BBC News

Former Sunday Times editor Sir Harold Evans has died at the age of 92, the Reuters news agency has reported. The British-American journalist, who led an investigation into the drug Thalidomide, died of heart failure in New York, his wife Tina Brown said. His 70-year career also saw him work as a magazine founder, book publisher, author and - at the time of his death - Reuters' editor-at-large. Sir Harold was editor of the Sunday Times for 13 ... Full story

Health

Gilead to pay $97 million to settle U.S. kickback probe

Gilead to pay $97 million to settle U.S. kickback probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc has agreed to pay $97 million to resolve U.S. government claims it used a purportedly independent charity to pay illegal kickbacks to cover Medicare patients’ out-of-pocket costs for its pulmonary arterial hypertension drug Letairis. FILE PHOTO: Gilead Sciences Inc pharmaceutical company is seen after they announced a Phase 3 Trial of the investigational antiviral drug Remdesivir in patients with ... Full story

Law

Volkswagen to pay victims of Brazil dictatorship in landmark settlement

Volkswagen to pay victims of Brazil dictatorship in landmark settlement

BERLIN/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Germany's Volkswagen VOWG_p.DE will pay about 36 million reais (£5.1 million) in compensation and donations to atone for the persecution of former employees during Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship, the carmaker said on Wednesday. Slideshow ( 2 images ). A government-appointed commission investigating abuses during Brazil’s dictatorship found evidence that companies including Volkswagen secretly helped the ... Full story

Living

Encounter Resources offers BHP 75% stake in Elliot Copper project

Encounter Resources offers BHP 75% stake in Elliot Copper project

FILE PHOTO: A tonne of nickel powder made by BHP Group sits in a warehouse at its Nickel West division, south of Perth, Australia August 2, 2019. Picture taken August 2, 2019. REUTERS/Melanie Burton. (Reuters) - Encounter Resources ENR.AX said on Thursday it signed an option pact with BHP Group BHP.AX to give the global miner a stake of up to 75% in its Elliot Copper project after completion of a joint validation programme. BHP and Encounter ... Full story

Politics

Israeli cabinet tightens coronavirus lockdown as infections climb

Israeli cabinet tightens coronavirus lockdown as infections climb

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet decided on Thursday to tighten Israel’s coronavirus lockdown after he voiced alarm that a surge in infections was pushing the nation to “the edge of the abyss”. A nurse provides medical care for a patient at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ward amid a surge in new cases that has forced Israel into a second nationwide lockdown, at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov), Tel ... Full story

Sport

South Korean official 'killed and burned by North Korea'

South Korean official 'killed and burned by North Korea'

Image caption The South Korean island of Yeonpyeong sits near the border with the North. A South Korean official has been shot dead and burned by North Korean troops, said the South's defence ministry which condemned the "brutal act". Seoul said the man had disappeared from a patrol boat near the border and was later found in the North's waters. North Korean soldiers shot him, then poured oil over his body and set it aflame, the ministry said. ... Full story

Technology

Factbox: Tesla could struggle to implement some of its battery advances, experts say

Factbox: Tesla could struggle to implement some of its battery advances, experts say

FILE PHOTO: Tesla Model X electric cars recharge their batteries in Berlin, Germany, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch. (Reuters) - The advanced battery cell design and new manufacturing processes outlined by Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk are promising, battery experts say, but they questioned how quickly they can be implemented and how much they’ll contribute to reducing overall costs. Tesla’s new battery cell — a larger cylindrical format ... Full story