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Ghosn ‘very comfortable’ after Lebanon questioning: lawyer

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BEIRUT/TOKYO (Reuters) – Carlos Ghosn’s lawyer said he was “very comfortable” with legal proceedings in Lebanon on Thursday, after the fugitive ex-Nissan boss was questioned over an extradition request from Japan where he faces financial misappropriation charges. Ghosn fled Japan to Lebanon, his childhood home, last month as he awaited......
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Letter announcing Iraq withdrawal was mistake, U.S. says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A U.S. Army armored vehicle flies an American flag as it provides security escort for a convoy of vehicles pulling equipment that is heading to Kuwait from Camp Adder as the Army continues to send it’s soldiers and equipment home......
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Novartis, Merck and Allergan join those raising U.S. drug prices for 2020

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Novartis AG, Merck & Co Inc and Allergan Plc were among companies that raised U.S. prices on more than 100 prescription medicines on Friday, bringing the tally to 445 drugs that will cost more in 2020, according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis......
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More drugmakers hike U.S. prices as new year begins

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Drugmakers including Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, Gilead Sciences Inc, and Biogen Inc hiked U.S. list prices on more than 50 drugs on Wednesday, bringing total New Year’s Day drug price increases to more than 250, according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors. FILE......
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Exclusive: Drugmakers from Pfizer to GSK to hike U.S. prices on over 200 drugs

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Drugmakers including Pfizer Inc (PFE.N), GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.L) and Sanofi SA (SASY.PA) are planning to hike U.S. list prices on more than 200 drugs in the United States on Wednesday, according to drugmakers and data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors. FILE PHOTO: The......
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Exclusive: Drugmakers from Pfizer to GSK to hike U.S. prices on over 200 drugs

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Drugmakers including Pfizer Inc (PFE.N), GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.L) and Sanofi SA (SASY.PA) are planning to hike prices on more than 200 drugs in the United States on Wednesday, according to drugmakers and data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors. FILE PHOTO: The logo of......
History

Oldest Known Seawall Discovered Along Submerged Mediterranean Villages | History

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Life on the coast is full of rewards. Shore-dwellers can exploit the ecological resources of the land and the sea. They can harvest both timber and seaweed. They can grow grains and gather shellfish. They can travel over the ground or over the waves. (Not to mention, they get great......
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Regulator puts loading curbs on 737 jets converted to freighters by Israel Aerospace

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the country’s biggest defence contractor, is seen at their offices next to Ben Gurion International airport, near Or Yehuda, Israel February 27, 2017. Picture taken February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (Reuters) – Israel’s aviation regulator has ordered airlines with Boeing......
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Trump anti-Semitism executive order: Trump to sign executive order targeting anti-Semitism on college campuses

CBS News
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Wednesday targeting anti-Semitism on college campuses, the White House said. The order, which is likely to draw criticism from free speech advocates, will broaden the federal government’s definition of anti-Semitism and instruct it to be used in enforcing laws......
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U.S. trade offensive takes out WTO as global arbiter

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. disruption of the global economic order reaches a major milestone on Tuesday as the World Trade Organization (WTO) loses its ability to intervene in trade wars, threatening the future of the Geneva-based body. FILE PHOTO: Delegates talk before the opening of the General Council at the......
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Panasonic to sell its chip unit to Taiwan’s Nuvoton for $250 million

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Panasonic Corp (6752.T) said it would sell its loss-making semiconductor unit to Taiwan’s Nuvoton Technology Corp (4919.TW) for $250 million as the Japanese electronics giant struggles to lift its profit amid a lack of growth drivers. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on Panasonic Corp’s logo at......
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U.S. prosecutors open criminal probe of opioid makers, distributors

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(Reuters) – Federal prosecutors are investigating six pharmaceutical companies for potential criminal charges in connection with shipping big quantities of opioid painkillers that contributed to a healthcare crisis, according to regulatory filings. FILE PHOTO: A person holds pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18,......
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Federal prosecutors open criminal probe of opioid makers, distributors: WSJ

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(Reuters) – Federal prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into whether pharmaceutical companies intentionally allowed opioid painkillers to flood communities, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A person holds pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September......
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Microsoft to probe work of Israeli facial recognition startup it funded

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether the use of facial recognition technology developed by an Israeli startup it funded complies with its ethics principles, the company said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The Microsoft sign is shown on top of the......
History

When Ancient DNA Gets Politicized | History

Smithsonian
With a string of three tweets, ten ancient skeletons became geopolitical pawns. Last weekend, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, or whoever in his administration operates his Twitter account, tweeted about a new study that had been published in the journal Science Advances and covered widely in the media, including......

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