Judge Reduces Jury Award Against Bayer's Roundup to $78.5 Million
Wall Street Journal, 23 October at 04:43
A California judge on Monday reduced by more than $200 million a jury verdict linking Bayer AG's BAYRY -2.16% Roundup weedkiller to cancer but upheld the jury's findings that the company acted with malice. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Suzanne ...
1 in 300 million chance of winning; 100 percent chance of daydreaming
Minneapolis Star Tribune, 23 October at 03:56
Minnesota Lottery Director Robert Doty's enthusiasm level on Monday hit the jackpot bell early. “Giving away big money is always a fun thing,” he said. “When the jackpots get like this, it is super exciting. Everyone wants to talk about it.” Somebody's
Bayer Loses Bid to Wipe Out First Roundup Cancer Verdict
Bloomberg, 23 October at 03:14
Bayer AG failed to persuade a California state judge to set aside a jury's verdict in the first trial over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but the judge said damages should be reduced to $78.6 million from $289 million. San
Monsanto trial: judge rejects bid to overturn landmark cancer verdict
The Guardian, 23 October at 03:03
Dewayne Johnson originally won $289m after finding Roundup weedkiller caused illness, but judge reduces financial award. Sam Levin in Oakland. @SamTLevin · Email. Mon 22 Oct 2018 20.03 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email.
Houstonians try their luck at a record $1.6 billion lottery jackpot
Houston Chronicle, 23 October at 02:51
Salim Palsani normally doesn't give in to lottery fever, content instead with selling tickets rather than buying any himself. But this week, Palsani who manages an Exxon Mobil, purchased three Mega Millions tickets at three different locations and has
Cramer Remix: VF Corp is poised for a breakout once it ditches denim
CNBC, 23 October at 01:59
Apparel maker VF Corp.'s recent earnings report may not have been a perfect quarter, but it was by no means a "lose-10-percent-of-your-value-in-a-single-day" quarter, CNBC's Jim Cramer said on Monday. What really happened to make VF Corp.'s stock ...
Oculus Founder Brendan Iribe to Depart Facebook
Bloomberg, 23 October at 01:33
Facebook Inc. is losing another long-tenured founder from an acquired company: Brendan Iribe, who was the chief executive officer of Oculus VR when Facebook bought it in 2014. Bloomberg's Sarah Frier and Techonomy Editor-in-Chief David Kirkpatrick ...
'We don't expect to see any major tariff situation,' says Hasbro CEO as company moves production out of China
CNBC, 23 October at 01:22
Hasbro Chairman and CEO Brian Goldner speaks to how the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China affects his toymaker's business with CNBC's Jim Cramer. Elizabeth Gurdus | @lizzygurdus. Published 55 Mins Ago Updated 1 Min Ago ...
Trump proposes tax cut; GOP lawmakers privately skeptical
Washington Post, 23 October at 01:18
President Trump on Monday said he would propose a tax cut for middle-class Americans next week “of about 10 percent” and that Congress would vote on it soon, but he offered few details and lawmakers did not appear to have any plans to act on his ...
Teslas could be getting a 'dog mode' for when your good boy needs to stay in the car
BGR, 23 October at 00:40
Hundreds of pets die each year after baking in cars where they've been left unattended, so it's no wonder that Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted in response to a question about this on Twitter that some kind of “dog mode” may be coming soon to the
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