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December 13, 2018 6:11 PM Costco discontinues Kirkland Signature Light Beer

Costco has stopped selling its Kirkland Signature Light Beer, a longtime staple of low-budget parties. (iStock) Bad news, frat boys. Costco has stopped selling its Kirkland Signature Light Beer, a longtime staple of low-budget parties. On Dec. 12, The Takeout broke the news that the wholesale superstore had discontinued the beverage, which had long been chastised 131

December 13, 2018 6:08 PM South Africa's Aspen strikes distribution deal with U.S. drugmaker Mylan

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Aspen Pharmacare has struck a deal with U.S. generics maker Mylan to distribute a portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter drugs in Australia and New Zealand. The arrangement by Aspen Global Incorporated and its Australian subsidiaries includes an option for Mylan to buy the portfolio for approximately 188 million Australian 124

December 13, 2018 4:39 PM Imprisoned Iranian Activist Dies After 60-Day Hunger Strike

An Iranian political activist, detained in Qom Prison, died in his cell on Wednesday after a 60-day hunger strike. Vahid Sayadi Nasiri was jailed in 2015 and sentenced to eight years after he was accused of insulting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and spreading “propaganda against the state” on his Facebook account, according to the advocacy group 102

December 13, 2018 2:24 PM Advocacy group drafts U.S. privacy bill as effort grows to make law next year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A consumer advocacy group backed by large American technology companies on Thursday unveiled a U.S. privacy bill that strictly limits collection of biometric and location information and calls for punishment by fines, as Congress weighs nationwide regulation to supersede new California rules. The Washington-based Center for Democracy 145

December 13, 2018 1:26 PM GE's digital unit to sell majority stake in ServiceMax

(Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) on Thursday said its digital unit would sell a majority stake in ServiceMax, a cloud-based provider of software used in inventory and workforce management, to technology-focused private equity firm Silver Lake. GE will retain a 10 percent equity in ServiceMax, a business it acquired for $915 million in 2016. (reut 138

December 13, 2018 11:02 AM Top German court rules Uber limousine service illegal

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Germany’s highest court ruled on Thursday that a defunct limousine service offered by Uber [UBER.UL] was illegal, in a setback for the U.S. ride-hailing company that has struggled to comply with the law in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Court of Justice, handing down a final decision, upheld lower-court rulings in favor 122

December 12, 2018 7:08 PM Model awarded $125G after she unknowingly became face of HIV

Avril Nolan, pictured in 2013, was awarded $125,000 from the Division of Human Rights for using her face in newspaper spots with the words, “I am positive” and “I have rights” for its 2013 public health campaign. (Getty) A Brooklyn model has been awarded $125,000 after she unwittingly became the face of HIV when a state agency used her stock photo 114

December 12, 2018 12:32 AM Milo Ventimiglia reveals he 'couldn’t get a job' for 'one entire year' after ‘Heroes’

Milo Ventimiglia revealed in a new interview published on Monday that he almost quit acting. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic via Getty) Milo Ventimiglia almost quit the acting business when he couldn’t get a job for a year. “I’ve had moments where I’ve had to pick myself up,” the “This Is Us” star told Access in a new interview. “Probably in my early 113

December 11, 2018 2:07 PM Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies before House committee

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday amid allegations of anti-conservative bias and privacy violations on the platform. In his prepared remarks, released Monday, Pichai said the tech giant is not a haven for political bias. "I lead this company without political bias and work to ensure that our products continue 270

December 11, 2018 5:12 AM Three broker-dealers settle SEC charges over incomplete data

(Reuters) - Broker-dealers Citadel Securities, Natixis Securities Americas LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc agreed to pay total penalties of more than $6 million to settle charges of providing incomplete trading data, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Monday. Citadel were charged with submitting incorrect data for nearly 80 million 121