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In Surprise Decision, US Approves Muscular Dystrophy Drug

U.S. health regulators approved a second drug for a debilitating form of muscular dystrophy, a surprise decision after the medication ...

US-China trade deal: 3 fundamental issues remain unresolved

The U.S. and China have reportedly reached a so-called phase one deal in their ongoing trade war.While few details have ...

China, US agree on initial trade deal to remove some tariffs

China and the US agreed on the text of a phase one trade deal that includes the removal of tariffs ...

House panel approves Trump charges, sets up impeachment vote

US lawmakers took the grave step Friday of approving two charges against Donald Trump, setting up a full House of ...

Victorious Johnson urges Britain to move past Brexit splits

Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Britons on Friday to put years of bitter divisions over the country's EU membership ...

1st Phase of US-China Trade Deal Announced

The United States and China separately announced Friday they have reached agreement on the text of the first phase of ...

Path to a softer Brexit? Analysts weigh in on UK PM's options

The scale of the Conservatives' projected victory in Britain's election makes Brexit all but inevitable, but could lead to a ...

China Says it is Committed to Resolving Issues in Trade Deal With US

BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry, when asked about the trade deal with the United States, said it is committed to ...

UK Conservatives Secure Historic Parliamentary Majority

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain's Parliament - a ...

US, China Near Deal That Would Suspend Planned Tariffs

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that ...

Equity indices on upswing amid trade deal optimism

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ruled higher during early hours on Friday following reports that the ...

Mkhwebane: Lowlight of the year was ConCourt personal costs order

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has reflected on the work her office has done this past year, saying it received positive ...

European Central Bank Chief Sees Slowdown Bottoming Out

FRANKFURT, GERMANY - Central banks in the United States and Europe say they've done their part to help the economy ...

Brazil's benchmark interest down to 4.5% a year

For the fourth consecutive time, the Brazilian Central Bank lowered the economy's benchmark interest rate. Its committee unanimously decided to ...

Sensex, Nifty close on positive note led by metals and banks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices mirrored global sentiment and extended gains after making a positive start ...

Inventor of Bar Code Dies at 94

George Laurer, who invented the universal product code, has died at his home in North Carolina. He was 94.The UPC ...

Equity indices tick up on global cues, metal and pharma stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Thursday with metal and pharma ...

Not worried over slow GDP growth: Pranab Mukherjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that he is not worried over ...

Taste share price falls on poor earnings forecast

Taste Holdings' share price fell on Wednesday after it announced it expects to make losses for the half-year ended August ...

On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe - Every morning, just before the daily power cut kicks in, Juliet Gumbo enters her kitchen to start ...

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Six of 8 bodies extracted after White Island volcano eruption

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - New Zealand Defence Force and police officers successfully recovered six bodies from Whakaari/White Island on Friday, ...

Johnson party looks set for overwhelming victory in UK elections

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party will win an overwhelming victory in Britain's election with a majority of ...

Holy Sites to be off-limits for Gazan Christians this Christmas

BETHLEHEM, Palestinian territories - Israel announced Thursday that Christians in the Gaza Strip will be barred from visiting Holy cities ...

Scores of soldiers dead after attack on army base camp in Niger

NIAMEY, Niger - At least 71 soldiers were killed and twelve others sustained injuries in a deadly terror attack that ...

Iraqi government needs to start protecting its citizens

BAGHDAD, Iraq - As protests in Iraq enter their third month, the numbers of arrests, abductions, and killings of protesters ...

2 Australian boys die in hospital after volcano disaster

SYDNEY, Australia - Two Australian schoolboys severely injured in the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand on Monday have ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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