Good, Bad, and Ugly

Not for home use…

December 6, 2011

TearLab gets FDA nod for home use of dry eye test (Reuters) – TearLab Corp said health regulators allowed home use of its device to diagnose dry eye condition, sending the medical device maker’s shares up as much as 80 percent to their highest in eight months.

Please issue a correction. The test was CLIA-waived for professional office use, not home.

Bad pronunciation?

November 30, 2011

Your correspondent reporting on the Mapuche¬†indigenous people’s protest in Chile, pronounced their name incorrectly at least 2 times during the video.

Spelling of city’s name…

November 29, 2011

Ukraine’s Tymoshenko charged with tax evasion KIEV (Reuters) – Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, already sentenced to seven years in prison for abuse of office, has been charged with tax evasion, theft and concealing foreign currency revenues, the State Tax Administration said on Friday.

Hi. I just wanted to let you know that the capital of Ukraine is misspelled in your article.

The wrong school

November 23, 2011

Penn’s new athletic head has no plans to cancel football

STATE COLLEGE, Pa (Reuters) – Penn State’s new acting athletic director said on Friday there are no plans to cancel the rest of the Nittany Lions’ football season or to remove Joe Paterno’s statue from outside Beaver Stadium.

Recalling the facts…

November 22, 2011

McDonald’s dumps egg supplier after safety, cruelty concerns

Last year, more than half a billion eggs were recalled after Salmonella sickened more than 1,000 people, the largest egg recall in U.S. history. The recall did not involve Sparboe Farms.

Long before dawn

November 16, 2011

Judge upholds eviction of Wall St. protesters

Protesters who had been kicked out in a surprise predawn raid were allowed back 16 hours later but were banned from bringing the tents and sleeping bags that had turned a square-block park near Wall Street into an urban campground the past two months.

Never say Never say Never…

November 15, 2011

Black Sabbath announce new album, 2012 world tour

The four musicians, now all in their 60s, released their last studio album of all original material in 1978 with “Never Say Never.”

South of what?

November 14, 2011

14 dead as Niger clashes with convoy from Libya

NIAMEY (Reuters) – Niger’s army has clashed with a heavily armed convoy of vehicles that entered its territory from Libya, killing 13 in the convoy and suffering one casualty on its side, military sources in the West African country said on Wednesday.

Profane pictures?

November 14, 2011

I have a complaint about profane pictures.

I visit reuters.com with my family to read news together with my children.

We appreciate if the site continues to stay clean. Now we have started noticing that it displays pictures of Victoria’s Secret fashion show, or video on a beheaded Mexican blogger.

The wrong organization?

November 11, 2011

Mariah Carey hid pregnant body from hubby Cannon

Carey is the latest celebrity to become a spokeswoman for Jenny, following “Dreamgirls” actress and singer Jennifer Hudson and former “Cheers” star Kirstie Alley.