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U.S. Safety Agency to Probe Fatal Tesla Crash in Florida
The National Transportation Safety Board said its investigation
would focus on the operation of the Tesla Model 3 car and a
Ex-Mylan Executive Pleads Guilty Over Insider-Trading Allegations
A former tech executive of the generic drugmaker received
illicit tips on drug approvals, earnings and merger.
State Funds Drop Unilever After Ben & Jerry's Israel Clash
Two months after the ice cream brand moved to stop retailing its
products in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, several state
funds are selling or threatening to sell their investments in
parent company Unilever.
China's Tencent to Make It Easier to Share Links to Rivals on WeChat
Tencent says it will gradually remove some competitive barriers
from its WeChat service, including making it easier for users to
share e-commerce listings from major rival Alibaba on the messaging
How Facebook Hobbled Mark Zuckerberg's Bid to Get America Vaccinated
Company documents show antivaccine activists undermined the
CEO's ambition to support the rollout by flooding the site and
using Facebook's own tools to sow doubt about the Covid-19
United Airlines Briefly Grounds Flights in U.S., Canada
The grounding lasted 45 minutes because of technical system
issues, which have now been resolved.
A French Book-Publishing Takeover Worthy of Netflix
After a five-year activist campaign and a fight for control
among rival billionaires, investors in both Lagardère and Vivendi
finally get some clarity about the media businesses' futures.
FDA Advisory Panel Votes Against Covid-19 Booster Shots for General Population but Endorses It for Some Groups
The Food and Drug Administration advisory panel endorsed
Covid-19 booster shots for older Americans or those at high risk,
after voting not to recommend approval for everyone 16 and
iPhone Reality Doesn't Fully Ground Satellite Dreams
Shares of Globalstar, which operates a low-earth-orbit satellite
network, crashed after the iPhone 13 reveal, but they remain
elevated as a "mystery project" continues.
Ex-Boeing Pilot Expected to Face Prosecution in 737 MAX Probe
Federal prosecutors plan to criminally charge a former Boeing
pilot they suspect of misleading aviation regulators about safety
issues blamed for two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
September 17, 2021 19:00 ET (23:00 GMT)
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