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Amazon places purchase limit on emergency contraceptive pills

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June 28 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has placed a temporary purchase limit of three units per week on emergency contraceptive pills, the company said on Tuesday. The move comes days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized women’s constitutional right to......

COVID vaccine rollout for U.S. children close after CDC panel vote

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Vials with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine labels are seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) – A panel of advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention......

Sony, Honda sign JV to sell electric cars by 2025

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June 17 (Reuters) – Japan’s Sony (6758.T) and Honda Motor (7267.T) on Thursday officially agreed to an equally owned joint venture that will start selling electric cars in 2025. Honda, like bigger rival Toyota Motor (7203.T), has been slower to shift to electric vehicles (EV) than global automakers and is......

Bitcoin sinks to fresh 18-month low as crypto meltdown deepens

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LONDON/NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) – Bitcoin slumped on Wednesday to a new 18-month low, dragging smaller tokens down with it and deepening a market meltdown sparked by crypto lender Celsius this week freezing customer withdrawals. The world’s largest cryptocurrency fell as much as 7.8% to $20,079.72 , its lowest......

Dispute, dissent dog Biden’s plan to pitch Latin America reboot at summit

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LOS ANGELES, June 8 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden kicks off a summit on Wednesday that was conceived as a platform to showcase U.S. leadership in reviving Latin American economies and tackling migratory pressures, but has instead been undermined by discord over the guest list. Biden’s plan to unveil a......

Zero-COVID, big money: China’s anti-virus spending boosts medical, tech, construction

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BEIJING, May 30 (Reuters) – China’s ‘zero-COVID’ policy of constantly monitoring, testing and isolating its citizens to prevent the spread of the coronavirus has battered much of the country’s economy, but it has created bubbles of growth in the medical, technology and construction sectors. The Chinese government, alone among major......

Exclusive: Maker of Walmart, Amazon store-brand baby formulas sees shortages through rest of 2022

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NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) – Perrigo Company PLC (PRGO.N), which makes store-brand baby formulas for retailers, including Walmart Inc (WMT.N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), expects shortages and heightened demand to last for the “balance of the year,” Chief Executive Murray Kessler told Reuters in an interview. The Biden administration......

Major U.S. retailers limit baby formula purchases on shortage

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CVS Health logo and stock graph are seen displayed in this illustration taken, May 3, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 10 (Reuters) – U.S. retailers including Target Corp (TGT.N), CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA.O) said on Tuesday they......

Nasdaq tumbles to lowest close since late 2020

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Microsoft, Alphabet drop ahead of reports after the bell GE down after it sees 2022 earnings at lower end of forecast Tesla tanks a day after Musk clinches deal to buy Twitter Indexes: Dow -2.38%, S&P 500 -2.81%, Nasdaq -3.95% April 26 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended sharply lower on......

Wall St tumbles as investors fret on weak earnings, rate hikes

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Healthcare stocks slump on HCA, Intuitive Surgical numbers Schlumberger gains on higher first-quarter profit Gap falls after cutting quarterly sales forecast April 22 (Reuters) – Wall Street slumped to a lower close on Friday, ending a whipsaw week of surprise earnings news and increased certainty around aggressive near-term interest rate......

Stocks wobble as China lockdowns weigh; yen wallows

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying Russian Trading System (RTS) Index, Japan’s Nikkei index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to......

DaVita and its former CEO acquitted of U.S. antitrust charges

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The outdoor sign seen at the DaVita Dialysis clinic in Denver February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 15 (Reuters) – A jury in Denver, Colorado, acquitted dialysis provider DaVita (DVA.N) and its former CEO Kent Thiry on Friday of charges that......

Wall Street retreats as hopes for Russia-Ukraine progress fade

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The logo for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is displayed on the floor of the NYSE in New York City, U.S., March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register U.S. bond market spurs recession worry Private payrolls increased by 455,000 jobs in March......

Florida reaches $878 million opioid settlements with CVS, Teva, others

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March 30 (Reuters) – Florida has reached more than $878 million in settlements with CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) and three drug companies to resolve claims and avert a trial next month over their roles in fueling an opioid epidemic in the third most populous U.S. state. CVS will pay $484......

Australian IVF service provider Virtus accepts CapVest’s sweetened $514 million bid

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March 14 (Reuters) – Australia’s Virtus Health Ltd said on Monday it had accepted a sweetened A$704.8 million ($514 million) takeover offer from CapVest Partners LLP, which topped an improved offer from rival bidder BGH Capital. After resuming trading, Virtus shares rallied over 8% to A$8.33 to hit their highest......

EXCLUSIVE Encompass Health’s home health unit attracts acquisition interest-sources

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March 4 (Reuters) – Private equity firms including Advent International and companies including Aveanna Healthcare Holdings Inc (AVAH.O) have expressed interest in acquiring the home health and hospice business of Encompass Health Corp (EHC.N), people familiar with the matter said. Encompass, which provides post-acute healthcare services, said in October that......

Deals of the day Mergers and acquisitions

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Feb 28 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1430 GMT on Monday: **Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) (BNS.TO) said it has agreed to acquire Chilean holding firm Grupo Said’s 16.8% stake in Scotiabank Chile in a stock and cash deal valued at approximately C$1.3......

Drug distributors, J&J agree to finalize $26 bln opioid settlement

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The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article. We are improving this feature as we continue to test and develop in beta. We welcome feedback, which you can provide using the feedback tab on the right of the page. Feb......

U.S. sues to block UnitedHealth acquisition of Change Healthcare

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Feb 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday sued to stop UnitedHealth Group’s (UNH.N) $8 billion acquisition of Change Healthcare (CHNG.O), saying that the deal would give the largest U.S. health insurer access to its competitors’ data and ultimately push up healthcare costs. UnitedHealth announced the all-cash deal......

Tesla, Overstock.com, Rackspace Technology, Palo Alto Networks

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U.S. stocks slipped on Wednesay after giving up all of the opening gains as reports of cyberattacks on several Ukrainian state websites added to fears about escalating tensions with Russia. At 10:42 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) was down 0.21% at 33,525.02. The S&P 500 (.SPX) was down......

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