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FDA approves Gilead cancer gene therapy; price set at $373000

FDA approves Gilead cancer gene therapy; price set at $373000

The FDA said diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is the most common type of non-Hodgkin's Lymphona in adults and there are approximately 72,000 new cases of National Hockey League diagnosed in the United States each year. Other potential side effects include serious infections, low blood-cell counts, and a weakened immune system. In a healthy body, the immune system can recognize abnormal, cancerous cells, but for people with cancer, it doesn't recognize that the cells are spreading. Read More

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Crude Oil Approaching 7-Month High

Crude Oil Approaching 7-Month High

If prices remain high the outlook may be positive for breakbulk operators serving the oil sector as the higher price point supports renewed investment in offshore development. U.S. President Donald Trump on October 13 refused to certify Iran's compliance over a nuclear deal, leaving Congress 60 days to decide on further action against Tehran. Read More

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United Kingdom inflation rises to highest level in five years

United Kingdom inflation rises to highest level in five years

Silvana Tenreyro, the LSE professor who was appointed in June to replace known MPC "hawk" Kristin Forbes, said that as spare capacity in the economy is eroded, she will be minded to vote for tighter policy. ( Update :) Inflation has hit a five-year high of 3% and the question on everybody's lips is will the Bank of England raise interest rates next month? Inflationary pressures have been mounting since the European Union referendum result in 2016 collapsed the value of the British pound, ... Read More

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Walmart to Simplify Returns

Walmart to Simplify Returns

The company has also been on a shopping spree, snapping up smaller e-commerce players like ModCloth, Moosejaw, and Bonobos. Wal-Mart's investments in e-commerce have already helped boost sales. Walmart forecasted that its profit for its 2019 fiscal year would increase by approximately 4% over what was expected for its adjusted earnings of between $4.30 and $4.40 a share for its year ending January of 2018. Read More

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Celebrate National Taco Day with deals at area restaurants

Celebrate National Taco Day with deals at area restaurants

It's National Taco Day and National Vodka Day . Tacos al Pastor are buy one, get one free at Casa Rodriguez on National Taco Day . According to NationalTacoDay.com, Americans ate more than 4.5 billion tacos a year ago. And remember the National Taco Day on Facebook links to local Tex-Mex and Mexican joints with killer National Taco Day deals . Find locations near you here. Read More

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Brexit is our core task says new Ukip leader Henry Bolton

Brexit is our core task says new Ukip leader Henry Bolton

Ukip stepped back from picking Anne Marie Waters , a notorious anti-Islam activist, as its new leader, saving the party from a threatened mass walk-out. Last year, his wife gave birth to their daughter Victoria on a train that had just pulled into St Pancras Station - his third daughter. Asked if he would "ban the burka", Mr Bolton said: "I don't think it's about banning the burka, is it?" Not all senior Ukip figures are thrilled by the rise of Bolton, or convinced he has the charisma and ... Read More

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Ryanair handed 5pm deadline to arrange passenger compensation after cancelled flights

Ryanair handed 5pm deadline to arrange passenger compensation after cancelled flights

More than 700,000 passengers have been affected by two sets of flight cancellations, which the airline has blamed on a mix up over scheduling pilots' annual leave. The airline has until 5pm to sort out compensation for thousands of passengers whos flights have been cancelled. Among other complaints, the United Kingdom regulator said Ryanair had repeatedly failed to inform passengers about all the expenses they could reclaim in connection with flight changes. Read More

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Roku to make $219m debut

Roku to make $219m debut

Roku dongles and set-top boxes offer its users access to channels that are free such as YouTube, channels that are subscription based such as Netflix, and cable channels such as HBO and CNN. Roku will issue and sell 9 million shares of Class A common stock and the selling stockholders will sell an additional 6,668,000 shares of Class A common stock, totaling 15,668,000 shares in all. Read More

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AMD and Tesla: 'Double Slap' at Intel, Says Rosenblatt

AMD and Tesla: 'Double Slap' at Intel, Says Rosenblatt

AMD and Tesla are reportedly partnering to develop a custom chip for autonomous driving, though it may not be enough to usurp Nvidia's dominant position in autonomous driving chips. Because of this reason many big chip makers of the world are staking out place on the autonomous driving. It's likely, however, that AMD and Tesla are working together based exclusively on some hires that Tesla has been making. Read More

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Toys 'R' Us 'open for business' in PH despite U.S. bankruptcy

Toys 'R' Us 'open for business' in PH despite U.S. bankruptcy

It also plans to close an unspecified number of its 1,600 stores. The company's operations outside of the US and Canada are not part of protections proceedings. The filing comes just as the retailer is gearing up for the holiday shopping season, which accounts for the bulk of its sales. "We are confident that this process will enable us to leverage Toys " R " Us' existing strengths to succeed", continued Teed-Murch. Read More

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Prince William, Kate expecting third child, Kensington Palace says

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . The news was announced as the royal couple were preparing to send their eldest child, Prince George , off to school for the first time. The royal family is growing! On an overseas tour to Singapore in 2012, when he was asked by a group of teenagers how many children he would like to have, he said he was "thinking about having two". Read More

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Are Analysts Bearish NEXT plc (LON:NXT) After Last Week?

On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Investec with "Buy". The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 27. Liberum Capital maintained the shares of STAF in report on Tuesday, July 5 with "Buy" rating. Its the same as in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 59 investors sold FISV shares while 308 reduced holdings. S&P Global fixed a GBX 300 ($3.88) price objective on Glencore and issued the shares a "sell" recommendation in a analysis report on early Thur, Aug 10th. Read More

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Toyota scrappage scheme offers £4000 discounts

Toyota scrappage scheme offers £4000 discounts

This offer can be used on top of any other offers from the dealer/manufacturer/finance company. Meanwhile, Toyota is providing to ₤ 4,000 off models over 7 years old. The offer covers nearly all Toyota passenger cars and light commercial range, from the Aygo city vehicle to Land Cruiser and Hilux. An Auris Hybrid qualifies for savings of £3,500, while customers will be offered savings of £2,500 off the price of a new Yaris Hybrid. Read More

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PV Sindhu loses final at World Badminton Championships, wins silver

PV Sindhu loses final at World Badminton Championships, wins silver

Looking to be the first Japanese men to reach a world championships doubles final, Kamura and Sonoda did not move as well as they had in their quarterfinal victory the day before. And also because the conditions are different, the atmosphere is different here, so I shouldn't take it easy. "My coach and I always look back at past championships to get better and improve on my game. Read More

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Walmart, Google Partner Up On Voice-Activated Shopping To Take On Amazon

Walmart, Google Partner Up On Voice-Activated Shopping To Take On Amazon

Those buying items from Wal-Mart (or other partners including Costco and Target ) will get free shipping, as long as they meet the minimum spending requirements established by each store. Users can also receive personalised shopping results and make use of Walmart's easy reorder service to enable fast repeat purchases. There was no mention in Walmart's announcement about the "same-day" delivery options by Google Express. Read More

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Taylor Swift Just Announced New Album Set To Drop November 10

Taylor Swift Just Announced New Album Set To Drop November 10

Finally , the third image reveals the forthcoming album's title, Reputation , along with the release date . "So Taylor Swift's album cover is trying to say that she distrusts the media?" the New Yorker's Doreen St. It's a likely reference to her many celebrity feuds , and how she's striking back after lying low. NY magazine's Select All reached out to the Swift camp to ask if the reveal, which began circulating on Twitter about an hour before the official announcement went live on ... Read More

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Uber blows off Philippine regulators and defies ban

Uber blows off Philippine regulators and defies ban

The country's Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered a cease and desist against the USA ride-hailing firm on Monday over its apparent flouting of a ban on new drivers. That is wrong-and Arcade City will do whatever we can to fix it". Uber ran into trouble in the Philippines for continuing to bring on new drivers after the agency suspended its accreditation process last summer, pending a review of the regulations. Read More

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SoftBank lines up $65 billon to fund Charter deal

SoftBank lines up $65 billon to fund Charter deal

The net result was a profit of United States dollars 206 million compared to a loss of USD 302 million a year ago, due in part to the reversal of some legal provisions. Charter Communications Inc's shares surged to a record high on Monday after a source said Japan's SoftBank Group Corp was considering an acquisition offer, even as Charter shot down the possibility of it being the acquirer in any merger with SoftBank's US wireless carrier, Sprint Corp . Read More

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AstraZeneca share price suffers biggest ever drop on drug trial results

AstraZeneca share price suffers biggest ever drop on drug trial results

AstraZeneca will continue to follow patients in the MYSTIC study, hoping that the combination of Imfinzi and tremelimumab might help patients live longer than chemotherapy alone. Obviously, today's news regarding its drug trial is disappointing, and it would not surprise me if its share price fell further in the short run. "As a secondary endpoint, although not formally tested, Imfinzi monotherapy would not have met a pre-specified threshold of PFS benefit over SoC in this disease ... Read More

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Shastri wants Arun to be bowling coach

Shastri wants Arun to be bowling coach

Even as results didn't go in favour of India during Arun's early stages as bowling coach in 2014, there was a long-term plan in place for every bowler. Kohli, who refrained from making any controversial statement said that is job is to only focus on batting than anything else. "And I had total faith in all the CAC members". Read More

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Amazon files for meal kit trademark

Amazon files for meal kit trademark

The trademark application was filed by Amazon Technologies, an Amazon subsidiary. "You be the chef", according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office records. As Ruth pointed out, Blue Apron's customer acquisition costs are already out of control: " Blue Apron's marketing department is spending an exorbitant $94 per customer to get people to sign up for its service-and in the previous year, its customer growth rate has actually slowed". Read More

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Stocks Shrug Off Bank Earnings, Shoot To New Highs

LONDON: European shares inched higher on Thursday, with investors less keen to chase the previous session's strong rally that came on the back of the relatively dovish tone struck by Fed chair Janet Yellen overnight. The stock had traded more than 6 percent higher in the premarket. The 30-Blue Chip stock index also notched an all-time intraday high. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday the US central bank will start reducing its massive $4.5 trillion portfolio later this year. Read More

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Honda Confirms 11th US Death From Faulty Takata Airbag

Honda Confirms 11th US Death From Faulty Takata Airbag

Takata Corp.is expanding its recall to include another 2.7 million air bag inflators in the United States that may be prone to rupturing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Tuesday. Honda was Takata's biggest customer before the problems surfaced. She was injured in her right eye, and a tip of shrapnel embedded in her right sinus, according to CBS . Read More

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Plane returns to Seattle after assault on flight attendant

Plane returns to Seattle after assault on flight attendant

The battle in the galley near the cockpit of Delta Flight 129, which was headed to Beijing with 210 passengers and 11 crew aboard, began as the airliner cruised near Canada's western coast about an hour into the flight. July 07-A Beijing-bound flight from Seattle had to turn back Thursday night after a Florida man allegedly attacked a flight attendant, authorities said. Read More

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Canada wins world U19 men's basketball championship

Canada wins world U19 men's basketball championship

Washington scored at least 20 points in two games and recorded one double-double. The two-point deficit was the first time the USA trailed in the second half of the tournament. At times, we needed stops and we just couldn't get a rebound, things like that. Following three free throws by Immanuel Quickly (John Carroll School/Bel Air, Md.), the U.S. Read More

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AAA: Gas prices fall another 5 cents in Florida

AAA: Gas prices fall another 5 cents in Florida

The national average gas price (as of July 2) is about four cents cheaper than this same time past year, at $2.234 per gallon, and quite low for the summer travel season. Elsewhere, the national average fell 2.7 cents to $2.22 per gallon. The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 40 cents, from a low of $2.09 to a high of $2.49. Read More

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Qatar gets fresh deadline from neighbours

Qatar gets fresh deadline from neighbours

Qatar's foreign minister has arrived in Kuwait with a handwritten response to demands by four Arab nations. "We hope for a positive response to be able to resolve the crisis", Mr Al Jubeir said. In a conversation with reporters in Rome, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani said that the Doha meeting is ready to hear complaints from his Arab neighbours. Read More

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Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader

Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader

Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor was sworn-in as the new Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Saturday as the territory marks 20 years since its handover to China from Britain. Beijing-backed civil servant Lam was chosen to be Hong Kong's next leader in March by a 1,200-person "election committee" stacked with pro-China and pro-establishment loyalists. Read More

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Would You Buy Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) On These Analyst Ratings?

Would You Buy Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) On These Analyst Ratings?

Moreover, Glenmede Na has 0% invested in Constellation Brands, Inc . Rathbone Brothers plc boosted its position in shares of Constellation Brands by 1.4% in the first quarter. Constellation Brands presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $188.87. Analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research expected earnings of $1.98 a share on revenues of $1.95 billion. Read More

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PB Acharya's message on 'World Blood Donor Day'

PB Acharya's message on 'World Blood Donor Day'

Aigboje Ikhuoria reports that some residents in Benin City donated blood as part of the commemoration of the day. "It has the effect of shifting our attention from the patient who is most in need, to the donors in order to go through the process of the interviews, collecting the blood, and testing the blood, all before the person is transfused". Read More

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Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

Brexit secretary David Davis agreed to drop earlier demands he made last week that trade talks should run in parallel with the divorce discussions, an issue that he had promised to turn into " the row of the summer ". Talks were "very constructive", however the European Union warned "the clock is ticking". The document released after the first day of discussion on " Terms of Reference for the Article 50 TEU negotiations " stated: "The following initial negotiating groups have been ... Read More

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McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

In an interview with CBS News, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that while it's not clear if North Korea killed Warmbier, they have "heavy responsibility". Work with, or compel, China to deny them and their mistresses the ability to fly to Beijing - the major airport for global travel from Pyongyang - to prevent them from buying luxury goods in China, or from transiting on to a vacation in Paris. Read More

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Trump confirms he's under investigation

Trump confirms he's under investigation

Trump demonstrated Friday morning that the Russian Federation probe continues to consume his attention, tweeting a stream of messages decrying the controversy. Pence tapped far-from-average lawyer Richard Cullen, who litigated the 1980s Iran-Contra scandal, the Watergate affair and the 2000 vote recount in Florida. Read More

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Amazon-Whole Foods deal fallout

Amazon-Whole Foods deal fallout

Its $230 billion market value dwarfs listed US grocers, including Target, Kroger and Sprouts Farmers Market, as well as private Albertsons. Those of us in the industry have known for a while that Whole Foods has been pressured to sell by its activist investor Jana Partners and mutual-fund manager Neuberger Berman, and rumors of potential deals with everyone from Kroger to Albertsons have been bandied about. Read More

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Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

The Fed expects that inflation will not hit the current target, of two percent, and it has revealed plans for unwinding the post-asset purchasing balance sheet, which now totals nearly $4.5 trillion. This was at odds with the Bank's predictions for growth of 0.4% between January and March, although the latest surveys from the main sectors suggest a slight pick-up in the second quarter. Read More

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