Month: November 2017

CHICAGO (Reuters) – In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely new, synthetic proteins. A scientist does research in a lab in San Diego, California April 26, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Blake The work, published in the
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. radio host Garrison Keillor, creator of the long-running folksy variety show “A Prairie Home Companion,” has been fired over an accusation of inappropriate behavior, Minnesota Public Radio said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Author and radio personality Garrison Keillor listens to U.S. President Barack Obama speak at a campaign rally in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department will extend greater leniency to companies that voluntarily alert authorities when they learn employees have paid bribes to foreign officials, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The exterior of the U.S. Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington, DC, U.S. on July 14, 2009.
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(Reuters) – Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday to additional counts of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting girls under the guise of medical treatment, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said. FILE PHOTO: Former USA Gymnastics’ team physician Larry Nassar poses in this handout photo received
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Veteran U.S. radio host Garrison Keillor, creator of the folksy show “A Prairie Home Companion,” has been fired over an accusation of inappropriate behavior, Minnesota Public Radio said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Author and radio personality Garrison Keillor listens to U.S. President Barack Obama speak at a campaign rally in Minneapolis,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – NBC News fired popular “Today” show host Matt Lauer after a colleague accused him of inappropriate sexual behavior, the network said on Wednesday, making him the latest rich and powerful man to be felled this year by accusations of harassment. His termination sent shockwaves through U.S. morning television, which has long
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo muscled his way into Instagram’s top-followed ranks this year as he documented his career and growing family, but pop star Selena Gomez still reigned supreme on the social media platform. 2017 American Music Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 19/11/2017 – Selena Gomez. REUTERS/Danny
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