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Cryptoverse: Bitcoin miners get stuck in a bear pit

A bitcoin representation is seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 27 (Reuters) – Spare a thought for the beleaguered bitcoin miner. In late 2021, miners were the toast of the town with … Read more

Latham adds former SEC official in Washington

Signage is seen on the exterior of the building where law firm Latham & Watkins LLP is located in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Companies Law firms Michele Anderson spent 24 years in the SEC’s corporation finance division She will … Read more

Oil dips on recession fears; supply concerns limit declines

Crude oil storage tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at the Cushing oil hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, U.S. April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Monday as fears of a global recession caused concerns that fuel demand growth … Read more

U.S. railroad strike averted with deal brokered by Biden administration

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Major U.S. railroads and unions secured a tentative deal on Thursday after 20 hours of intense talks brokered by President Joe Biden’s administration to avert a rail shutdown that could have hit food and fuel supplies across the country and beyond. If they accept the deal that was announced at … Read more

U.S. mortgage interest rates top 6% for first time since 2008

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 14 (Reuters) – The average interest rate on the most popular U.S. home loan rose above 6% for the first time since 2008 and is now more than double the level it was one year ago, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) data showed on Wednesday. Rising … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court requires Yeshiva University to allow LGBT student club

The U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, U.S., June 26, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 14 (Reuters) – Yeshiva University cannot bar a LGBT student club after the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to block a judge’s ruling ordering the Jewish school in … Read more

Exclusive: Medical journals broaden inquiry into potential heart research misconduct

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Three medical journals recently launched independent investigations of possible data manipulation in heart studies led by Temple University researchers, Reuters has learned, adding new scrutiny to a misconduct inquiry by the university and the U.S. government. The Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology and the Journal of Biological Chemistry are … Read more

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to media before boarding Air Force One as he departs for Washington from New Castle, Delaware, U.S., September 11, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden signed orders on Monday to push more government dollars to … Read more

Truly autonomous cars may be impossible without helpful human touch

MILTON KEYNES, England, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Autonomous vehicle (AV) startups have raised tens of billions of dollars based on promises to develop truly self-driving cars, but industry executives and experts say remote human supervisors may be needed permanently to help robot drivers in trouble. The central premise of autonomous vehicles – that computers and … Read more

U.S. library exhibit shows ‘glimpse of humanity’ in lost items in books

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OAKLAND, Calif., Sept 2 (Reuters) – Photographs, to-do lists, airplane tickets and quirky drawings by children are part of thousands of lost and forgotten items in library books carefully collected for years by a librarian in California. The items are now part of a collection called … Read more