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December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 101

December 8, 2018 1:29 PM BMW names Vukotich as new head of autonomous driving development

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany luxury carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) said on Saturday Alejandro Vukotich will be the new head of its driver assistance and autonomous driving development department from January 2019. Vukotich will replace Elmar Frickenstein, who has been in charge of the department since it was created in May 2016 and who will retire after a three-month 82

December 7, 2018 10:07 PM Exclusive: Chat-service firm Slack taps Goldman Sachs to lead IPO

(Reuters) - Slack Technologies Inc, a provider of chat and direct messaging services for businesses, has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) to lead its initial public offering (IPO) next year as an underwriter, people familiar with the matter said. The San Francisco-based company is among a string of Silicon Valley unicorns expected 129

December 6, 2018 9:59 PM South Carolina fisherman hooks 17-foot great white shark: It was a 'monster'

Chip Michalove estimated the great white shark was 17-feet in length. He hooked it initially, but the shark got away. (Chip Michalove/ Outcast Sport Fishing) As a charter fisherman who assists shark experts with their research by hooking and tagging great whites, South Carolinian Chip Michalove has come across a number of impressively-sized sharks throughout 133

December 5, 2018 9:06 PM World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rose 2.7 Percent in the Last Year, New Studies Show

(WASHINGTON) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 100

December 5, 2018 4:32 PM Facebook drops from 1st to 7th for best place to work

FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Think having a job at Facebook is #goals? The grass might not be greener in Menlo Park. Employee satisfaction at Facebook has taken a big hit in the last year, according to new research from Glassdoor. The job and recruiting 122

December 5, 2018 2:02 AM Most visited: World's top cities for tourism

Maureen O'Hare, CNN • Updated 5th December 2018 The lure of urban centers has lost none of its appeal in 2018, with tourists expected to make around 1.4 billion trips to cities around the world this year. UK-based market research company Euromonitor International has just released its Top 100 City Destinations 2018 report, an annual ranking of the world's 78

December 4, 2018 10:00 AM People drink twice as much alcohol over the holidays, survey finds

The average American consumes double the amount of alcoholic drinks over the holidays than any other time of year, according to new research. This fascinating statistic emerged in a new study of 2,000 Americans exploring how much more social we are over the time between Thanksgiving and New Years than normal and found that the average American will drink 107

November 29, 2018 8:37 PM 'Echo chamber' surrounds parental decisions about childhood flu vaccine

(Reuters Health) - Although the annual flu vaccine is recommended for all children older than 6 months, about a third of parents say their child won’t receive one this year, according to a new U.S. poll. Parents seem to make decisions in an “echo chamber” of information that reinforces their beliefs about flu vaccines, the co-directors of the National 124

November 27, 2018 3:46 PM US consumer confidence slips in November but is still strong

FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, file photo, shoppers enter and take their shopping carts during a Black Friday sale at a Target store in Newport, Ky. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the Conference Board releases its November index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer confidence slipped this month but remains 71