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Former Editor of Time International Michael Elliott Dies at 65

Michael Elliott, who had the rare distinction of working as an editor for all three prominent newsmagazines, Time, Newsweek and The Economist, died on July 14. He was 65 and had been battling cancer.

Elliot, who was awarded an Order of the British Empire in 2003 for his services to journalism, was known and loved by all who worked with him for his ability to be fascinated, his generosity and his almost giddy, unbridled gusto. He loved new stories, new people, new places. There was apparently no realm in which his mind did not wish to roam and in …

Time Nominated for a 2016 Primetime Emmy Award

Time’s original documentary video series A Year in Space was nominated Thursday for a 2016 Primetime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series category. The yearlong, 12-episode digital series launched in July 2015 on

A Year in Space follows NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko on their record-breaking 12-month stay aboard the International Space Station—part of an ambitious experiment to determine if a manned mission to Mars can ever be achieved.

Producer Jonathan Woods, executive producers Mike Beck, Jeffrey Kluger, Ian Orefice and Kira Pollack were recognized in the nomination

Herbalife Agrees to Pay $200 Million Over Deception Claims

(NEW YORK) — The Federal Trade Commission is closing an investigation of Herbalife.

The Cayman Islands company agreed to fully restructure its U.S. business operations and pay a $200 million settlement over allegations that it deceived consumers, but it avoided more serious charges that it was operating as a pyramid scheme.

Shares are surging in premarket trading.

Under the settlement, Herbalife Ltd. will have to rework its compensation system so that retail sales are rewarded, and scrap incentives that reward distributors for recruiting.

Herbalife disclosed in 2014 that it was being investigated by the FTC for possible “deceptive practices.”

The …

Tesla Denies Fresh Claim of Crash on Autopilot

Tesla has said the autopilot feature was not engaged in a vehicle crash in Pennsylvania earlier this month, refuting the driver’s claim.

Tesla said Thursday that logs from the Model X driven by Albert Scaglione on July 1 show the vehicle disengaged autopilot about 25 seconds before the crash because the driver’s hands weren’t on the steering wheel, CNN reports. Drivers are told not to remove their hands from the wheel when the car is driving in autopilot.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk also took to Twitter to defend his company, saying that the “crash would not have occurred if …

Microsoft Doesn’t Have to Turn Over Emails Stored Outside the U.S., Court Says

A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Microsoft and other tech companies do not have to turn emails stored on servers overseas over to the U.S. government, in what is seen as a landmark privacy case.

The company had challenged a Department of Justice warrant seeking access to emails believed to be related to a drug trafficking case, which were held on a Microsoft server in Dublin. An earlier ruling at the district court level required the U.S. software giant to hand over the emails, according to Reuters.

The case is considered important by privacy advocates …