Cheddar Morning Business Update 11/14: Tesla hit by class-action lawsuit claiming racial discrimination

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  • Tesla's at the center of a new lawsuit claiming that the production floor is a "hotbed for racist behavior." An African American employee says black workers at the company are often harassed and deal with -"Civil Rights era race discrimination."
  • The FDA has approved the first “digital pill.” It’s embedded with a sensor so doctors can tell if a patient has taken their medication--- including the date and time the person took it. According to the New York Times, experts estimate that noncompliance to medication costs about $100 billion a year because patients get sicker. The digital pills do raise privacy concerns. 
  • Bill Gates wants to build the community of the future. His investment company invested $80 million in a high tech development outside of Phoenix. The community has high speed internet, self driving cars and new manufacturing technologies. 
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  • China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

    China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

    China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks amid spiraling tariff dispute.
    China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks amid spiraling tariff dispute.
  • Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

    Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

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    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, a nurse practitioner prepares to start the first human gene editing treatment for Hunter syndrome, an inherited metabolic disease, at a hospital in Oakland, Calif. On Wednesday, ...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, a nurse practitioner prepares to start the first human gene editing treatment for Hunter syndrome, an inherited metabolic disease, at a hospital in Oakland, Calif. On Wednesday, ...
    U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments.
    U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments.
  • Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

    Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:15:08 GMT
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    A report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint...
    A report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy.
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