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Bumper crop of new drugs fails to lift big pharma R&D returns

LONDON (Reuters) - It is shaping up to be a bumper year for drug approvals, with U.S. officials clearing twice as many novel medicines as in 2016, yet returns on research investment at leading pharmaceutical companies are down.

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BRIEF-Bristol-Myers Squibb Granted Exclusive License By Ono Pharmaceutical For Multiple Programs Targeting Immuno-Suppressive Factors In The Tumor Microenvironment

* BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB GRANTED EXCLUSIVE LICENSE BY ONO PHARMACEUTICAL FOR MULTIPLE PROGRAMS TARGETING IMMUNO-SUPPRESSIVE FACTORS IN THE TUMOR MICROENVIRONMENT

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UPDATE 2-Lilly's 2018 forecast beats on strength of new drugs

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co on Wednesday forecast 2018 profit and revenue ahead of Wall Street estimates on strong demand for recently launched drugs such as Trulicity and Taltz.

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France's Sanofi pins hopes on new drugs after setbacks

PARIS (Reuters) - French pharmaceuticals group Sanofi said on Wednesday it had suffered from low uptake for a new cholesterol drug and from concerns about a dengue vaccine, but expressed confidence its pipeline of new products would support long-term growth.

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UPDATE 2-France's Sanofi pins hopes on new drugs after setbacks

* CEO says company on track to sell European generics unit (Adds details, shares)

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Vanguard looks to blockchain for index data

BOSTON (Reuters) - Vanguard Group Inc is moving to use blockchain to simplify how it updates index data underlying mutual funds, executives said on Monday, an important sign of confidence for the new...

For-Profit Schools nytimes.com

New Higher Education Bill Rolls Back Obama-Era Safeguards

A House rewrite of the law governing higher education would dismantle several regulations imposed by the Obama administration to control for-profit colleges.

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California wildfire rages toward scenic coastal communities

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - A raging wildfire pushed toward a string of California coastal cities on Sunday, prompting new evacuations as crews fought to save homes in the face of gusty winds that have fueled blazes across the state for nearly a week.

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Prescription Drugs May Cost More With Insurance Than Without It

Some consumers are finding they can get a better deal on prescription drugs by leaving their insurance cards at home.

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BRIEF-Atlantic Coast Pipeline Signs Project Labor Agreements

* ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE SIGNS PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENTS WITH FOUR LEADING CONSTRUCTION TRADE UNIONS

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Peru's Guerrero to miss World Cup after drugs ban

(Reuters) - Peru's hopes at next year's World Cup finals were dealt a huge blow when captain and all-time record goalscorer Paolo Guerrero was banned for one year on Friday after failing an anti-doping test for cocaine.

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More than 2,000 drugs now in cancer immunotherapy race

LONDON (Reuters) - The race to develop new immunotherapy treatments against cancer has sparked an unprecedented explosion in the oncology drug pipeline, with more than 2,000 immune system-boosting agents now in development.

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Saudi-backed fighters capture coastal area in Yemen from Houthis

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Western-backed Saudi-led coalition scored its first major gains in Yemen since former President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed on Monday when local fighters captured an area on the Red Sea coast from Houthi rebels, residents said on Thursday.

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Editorial: Holding Prison Guards Accountable

New York State’s corrections officers are too often protected from punishment, even for brutal attacks on prisoners.

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Ivory Coast in talks with Hershey over cocoa products factory

ABIDJAN, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast is in talks with Hershey over the construction of a factory for making and marketing semi-finished cocoa products, the government's spokesman said on Wednesday after a cabinet meeting.

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Turkish gold trader says he paid $45,000 bribe to U.S. prison guard

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions said on Tuesday that he paid a $45,000 bribe to a U.S. prison guard to obtain alcohol and use the guard's phone.

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UPDATE 1-Turkish gold trader says he paid $45,000 bribe to U.S. prison guard

(Adds Zarrab testimony) By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions said on Tuesday that he paid a $45,000 bribe to a U.S. prison guard to obtain alcohol and use the guard's phone. Reza Zarrab, who is cooperating with prosecutors, testified that he got the money through a Turkish attorney whom he did not identify. Zarrab said he used the guard's phone to speak w

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Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites: officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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UPDATE 1--Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites - officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Dec 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Olympics: IOC sees more than 20,000 drugs tests in Pyeongchang lead-up

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - More than 20,000 doping tests will have been conducted by the start of next year's Pyeongchang winter Olympics as the International Olympic Committee's pre-Games testing program hopes to root out cheats in advance, it said on Tuesday.

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Poor regulation, dodgy pills spur plan for African drugs agency

LONDON (Reuters) - Last July, Ugandan officials seized fake versions of the cancer drug Avastin on sale in Kampala, revealing only the tip of an iceberg of bogus medicines found all too often in Africa.

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Exclusive: Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites - officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Exclusive - Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites: officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: Grief Throws a Young Point Guard Off Her Game

Makaylah Barber, 16, has faced homelessness and expulsion. After her mother died, her grades worsened, making her ineligible to play basketball this season.

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Cyclone batters southwestern India coast killing 14, many missing

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Cyclone Ockhi barrelled into the Lakshwadeep islands in southwestern India on Saturday after drenching the neighboring states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, claiming so far around 14 lives with many fishermen still feared trapped at sea.

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BRIEF-United-Guardian announces regular and special dividends

* SAYS ‍DECLARED A SEMI-ANNUAL DIVIDEND OF $0.50/SHARE AND SPECIAL DIVIDEND OF ADDITIONAL $0.50 PER SHARE​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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FDA aims to approve more drugs based on early clinical data

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is aiming to approve drugs based on very early data if the drug shows a possible benefit in terms of survival, the head of the agency told lawmakers at a hearing on Thursday.

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Europe's top biotech expects delays from drugs watchdog's HQ move

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's biggest biotechnology company, Denmark's Genmab, expects some delays to regional drug approvals as the European Medicines Agency is uprooted from London to Amsterdam.

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Kenya set to build coast-to-centre highway to boost Africa trade

NAIROBI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Kenya on Wednesday signed a $620 million agreement to build a 530 km (329 mile) highway from its east coast to the centre of the country, part of a campaign to boost its role as a regional trade hub.

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Turkey seeks arrest of 360 people in probe targeting Gulen network in army: media

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 360 people in an operation targeting supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen within the army, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

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Millions of creatures swarm Oregon Coast

Beachgoers are noticing unusual "pickle" looking sea creatures washing up on Oregon's coast.

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Vanguard to offer its first active ETF lineup in U.S.

BOSTON (Reuters) - Vanguard Group Inc on Tuesday said it will offer six actively managed exchange traded funds aimed at giving investors exposure to specific factors like low volatility or liquidity,...

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Tens of thousands dying from $30 billion fake drugs trade, WHO says

LONDON (Reuters) - One in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard, leading to tens of thousands of deaths, many of them of African children given ineffective treatments for pneumonia and malaria, health officials said on Tuesday.

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8 skeletons found on boat that washed up on Japan's coast

At least four ships have washed up on Japan's west coast this month, some with bodies on board, and while authorities haven't confirmed their origin, signs suggest they're from North Korea.

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Founder of Germany's failed Schlecker drugstores convicted, children jailed

STUTTGART (Reuters) - The founder of Germany's failed Schlecker drugstore chain got a suspended sentence and his two children got jail terms on Monday for taking money from the company before its collapse.

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Founder of Germany's failed Schlecker drugstore convicted, children jailed

STUTTGART (Reuters) - The founder of Germany's failed Schlecker drugstore chain got a suspended sentence and his two children got jail terms on Monday for offences relating to the company's collapse.

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Eight bodies found in boat washed up on Japan beach: coast guard

TOKYO (Reuters) - Eight bodies, which had been reduced partly to skeletons, were found on Monday in a small wooden ship that washed up on a beach in the sea of Japan, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.

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Founder of collapsed German drugstore chain Schlecker gets suspended prison term

STUTTGART (Reuters) - The founding family behind German drugstore chain Schlecker, whose 2,800 stores closed in 2012, were sentenced over the company's collapse by a German court on Monday.

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Japan coast guard finds body of dead male suspected from North Korea

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Coast Guard found the body of a male and parts of a wooden boat suspected to be from North Korea on the coast of one of Japan's outlying islands on Saturday, an official said.

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Fire in hotel on Georgia's Black Sea coast kills 11

TBILISI (Reuters) - A fire in a hotel in Georgia's Black Sea resort city of Batumi killed 11 people, an official said on Saturday.

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BRIEF-Morguard announces filing of final base shelf prospectus

* Morguard Corporation announces filing of final base shelf prospectus

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Trump celebrates economy at Coast Guard visit

The President and first lady met with Coast Guard members and their families to thank them at the Coast Guard Station Lake Worth.

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Trump visits Coast Guard for Thanksgiving

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit a US Coast Guard station in Riviera Beach, Florida.

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Iran Guards ready to help rebuild Syria, Hezbollah will not disarm: TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's Revolutionary Guards are ready to help rebuild Syria and bring about a lasting "ceasefire" there, chief commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said, adding that disarming Lebanon's Hezbollah is out of the question, state TV reported on Thursday.

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Iran Guards chief: Disarming Lebanon's Hezbollah non-negotiable: TV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards will play an active role in establishing a lasting "ceasefire" in crisis-hit Syria, its chief commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said, adding that disarming Lebanon's Hezbollah was non-negotiable, state TV reported on Thursday.

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Philippines president likely to return police to drugs war soon: spokesman

MANILA (Reuters) - There is a "strong likelihood" Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will lift a suspension on police from his war on drugs, his spokesman said on Thursday, a move likely to alarm activists who accuse police of committing murder under the guise of drug busts.

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Bodyguard to armed Oregon occupation leader sentenced to probation

(Reuters) - A man who tried to get Mormon church leaders to mediate an end to last year's occupation of a federal wildlife center in Oregon by armed militants was sentenced on Wednesday to two years on probation for his own brief role in the takeover.

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Vanguard's Davis makes case for index funds even in tough times

BOSTON (Reuters) - The rush of money into big index funds has raised concerns about whether they would still prove attractive in a downturn, an issue taking on more importance especially for industry...

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Death row lacks lethal injection drugs

South Carolina lacks the drugs it needs to execute a death row inmate, who was scheduled to die on December 1.

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Ex-New York prison guards found guilty of charges over 2013 beating

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two former New York state jail guards were found guilty by a Manhattan jury on Tuesday of federal charges related to the 2013 beating of an inmate who suffered life-threatening injuries, prosecutors announced.

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Under pressure in diabetes, Novo Nordisk steps up focus on obesity drugs

MÅLØV, Denmark (Reuters) - Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is stepping up its efforts to treat obesity, seeking to tap into a potentially huge market as its established diabetes drugs come under price pressure, particularly in the United States.

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UPDATE 1-Under pressure in diabetes, Novo Nordisk steps up focus on obesity drugs

* Starts next phase of key obesity study next year (Adds head of global research, background, graphic)

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EU drugs agency move to Amsterdam minimises likely staff losses

LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Amsterdam's success in winning the battle to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA), which is relocating from London because of Brexit, was welcomed by drug manufacturers on Monday hoping for the least disruption due to staff losses at the regulator.

United States Coast Guard nytimes.com

Feature: The Coast Guard’s ‘Floating Guantánamos’

In an expansion of the war on drugs, the U.S. Coast Guard is targeting low-level smugglers in international waters — shackling them on ships for weeks or even months before arraignment in American courts.

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Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking safeguards for elections

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A bipartisan Harvard University project aimed at protecting elections from hacking and propaganda will release its first set of recommendations today on how U.S. elections can be defended from hacking attacks.

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New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic: UNAIDS

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Developing new front-line antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among key steps needed to sustain momentum in fighting HIV/Aids and ending the disease as a public health threat by 2030, UNAIDS said in a report on Monday.

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Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander, another fighter, killed in Syria: Iranian media

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards and a lower-ranking Iranian fighter have been killed fighting Islamic State in Syria in recent days, Iranian media reported on Sunday.

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CORRECTED-AIRSHOW-Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

DUBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever.

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Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

DUBAI (Reuters) - It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever.

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Ivory Coast to expel cocoa farmers from largest forest reserve

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Top cocoa producer Ivory Coast will launch an operation to expel thousands of illegal farmers from the Goin-Debe forest reserve, the West African nation's largest, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

The Daily nytimes.com

The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Targeting ISIS, and Killing Civilians

The U.S.-led air campaign been hailed as the most precise in history. But its civilian death toll has been far higher than anyone has acknowledged.

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Pfizer, Novartis agree UK price cuts for new breast cancer drugs

LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Pfizer and Novartis have agreed price cuts for their rival breast cancer drugs Ibrance and Kisqali to ensure they can be used routinely within Britain's state-funded health service.

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At issue for Vanguard fund shareholders: how to manage success

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) - Vanguard Group Inc staged the largest-ever mutual fund shareholder proxy meeting on Wednesday facing a problem competing asset managers would welcome: how to manage...

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At least 15 dead in flash floods on Greek coast

MANDRA, Greece (Reuters) - Flash floods killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece on Wednesday after a raging torrent inundated two coastal towns west of Athens following a night of heavy rain.

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BRIEF-Trillium announces private placement to fund development of cancer drugs

* Trillium Therapeutics - ‍entered into subscription agreements for sale of 1.95 million shares & 400,000 Series II non-voting convertible first preferred shares​

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Could You Be Allergic to Additives in Food or Drugs?

Natural coloring agents made from plants or insects are more likely to trigger a reaction.

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REFILE-IBM urges lawmakers to 'narrow' bill targeting Chinese investment

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp has urged lawmakers to use a different strategy than toughening foreign investment rules because of U.S. concerns about Chinese military actions and intellectual property theft, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

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IBM urges lawmakers to 'narrow' bill targeting Chinese investment

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp has urged lawmakers to use a different strategy than toughening foreign investment rules because of U.S. concerns about Chinese military actions and intellectual property theft, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates nytimes.com

U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy

A firm with ties to President Vladimir V. Putin’s former boss in the Russian spy service has been employed to protect American diplomatic missions.

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Philippines Duterte says only answers to his people on drugs war, human rights

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he would only answer to the people of his country when it came to human rights, and defended his war on drugs after a summit of Asian leaders.

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Loxo, Bayer to co-develop cancer drugs in up to $1.55 billion deal

(Reuters) - Loxo Oncology Inc will collaborate with Germany's Bayer AG to develop and commercialize two of its cancer therapies, the companies said on Tuesday, in deal that could bring the U.S. drug developer up to $1.55 billion.

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UPDATE 1-Loxo, Bayer to co-develop cancer drugs in up to $1.55 bln deal

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Loxo Oncology Inc will collaborate with Germany's Bayer AG to develop and commercialize two of its cancer therapies, the companies said on Tuesday, in deal that could bring the U.S. drug developer up to $1.55 billion.

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Loxo Oncology to develop, commercialize cancer drugs with Bayer

(Reuters) - U.S. drug developer Loxo Oncology Inc on Tuesday announced a deal with Bayer AG to develop and commercialize two of its cancer therapies and said it would receive $400 million upfront.

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Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off east coast of Japan: USGS

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Service said.

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Xi tells Duterte China will work to safeguard South China Sea peace

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - China will work with Southeast Asian countries to safeguard peace in the South China Sea, President Xi Jinping said on Saturday in a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who pledged to handle issues with Beijing in those waters bilaterally.

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Egyptian forces destroy arms smugglers' vehicles on Libya border

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian military jets destroyed 10 vehicles carrying weapons, ammunition and smuggled goods near the country's western desert border with Libya, the army said on Saturday.

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Keith Schiller, Trump’s Ex-Bodyguard, Says He Turned Down Offer of Women in Moscow

Testifying before a congressional committee, Mr. Schiller also said that he was not aware of Donald J. Trump participating in compromising activity on the 2013 trip, people familiar with the testimony said.

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Nebraska buys more lethal injection drugs, moves to restart executions

LINCOLN, Neb. (Reuters) - The state of Nebraska said on Thursday it has purchased a new supply of lethal injection drugs and will move to execute one of the men convicted in one of the deadliest bank robberies in U.S. history.

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BRIEF-Morguard Corporation announces 2017 third quarter results

* Morguard corporation announces 2017 third quarter results and regular eligible dividend

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Proxy advisers back Vanguard, smoothing path in fund votes

BOSTON (Reuters) - Proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis & Co each recently backed Vanguard Group Inc's management on fund trustee nominees and administrative items set...

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BRIEF-UNITED-GUARDIAN INC REPORTS QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.24

* UNITED-GUARDIAN INC QTRLY NET SALES $3.2 MILLION VERSUS $3.5 MILLION​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Thousands of drugs face Brexit risk, makers to duplicate testing

LONDON (Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, forcing manufacturers to prepare for duplicate product testing to ensure their drugs stay on the market.

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UPDATE 1-Thousands of drugs face Brexit risk, makers to duplicate testing

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, forcing manufacturers to prepare for duplicate product testing to ensure their drugs stay on the market.

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Exclusive: Iran's Revolutionary Guards arrest more dual nationals

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran's Revolutionary Guards have arrested at least 30 dual nationals during the past two years, mostly on spying charges, according to lawyers, diplomats and relatives, twice as many as earlier reported by local or international media.

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Thousands of drugs at risk if no Brexit deal, companies warn

(Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, European pharmaceutical companies warned on Thursday.

Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) nytimes.com

Congress Weighs Repeal of Tax Credit for Rare Disease Drugs

Long untouchable, the incentive for development of orphan drugs is now a Republican target as lawmakers consider a broad tax overhaul.

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Snooker among cue sports targeting Paris 2024 Olympics, federation chief says

SOFIA (Reuters) - Snooker as well as two other cue sports - carom billiards and pool - deserves to be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic program, the secretary general of the newly-formed World Snooker Federation (WSF) said on Wednesday.

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Iran calls Houthi missile attack targeting Riyadh 'reaction' to Saudi aggression

LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that missile attacks by Yemen's Houthis targeting Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh were a reaction to what he called Saudi aggression.

Elections, Mayors nytimes.com

De Blasio Coasts to Re-election, as Second-Term Challenges Await

It remains to be seen if Mayor Bill de Blasio’s win on Tuesday will help him push his agenda in Albany and beyond.

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McEwen Mining targeting acquisition spree to get S&P listing

ZURICH, Nov 7 (Reuters) - McEwen Mining is on a buying spree as the Canadian gold company aims to grow its market capitalisation by more than five times to achieve its ambition of a listing on the S&P 500, chief owner Rob McEwen said on Tuesday.

Television nytimes.com

Sex, Drugs and Crime in the Gritty Drama ‘Babylon Berlin’

Germany’s new television thriller, set during the chaotic, vibrant democracy that preceded the Nazi years, is poised to be an international hit.

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RPT-Saudi economy vulnerable as corruption probe hits business old guard

* Crackdown targets problem that has plagued economy for decades

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FDA approves Roche drugs for rare types of blood, lung cancers

(Reuters) - Roche Holding AG won U.S. approval to market its skin cancer drug Zelboraf for certain patients with Erdheim-Chester Disease, a rare type of blood cancer, and to market its drug Alecensa as a first choice of treatment for a subset of patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

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Saudi economy vulnerable as corruption probe hits business old guard

* Crackdown targets problem that has plagued economy for decades

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CVS Will Offer Next-Day Delivery of Prescription Drugs

The service, including same-day delivery in big cities like New York and San Francisco, is being offered as Amazon considers getting into the pharmacy industry.

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Guards chief rejects Trump 'slander' that Iran behind Saudi missile

DUBAI (Reuters) - The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards denied on Sunday accusations by Donald Trump that Iran was behind the firing of a ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia from warring Yemen, rejecting it as one of the U.S. president's "slanders".

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Bolstered Libyan coast guard intercepts packed migrant boat

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's European-backed coast guard on Saturday turned back more than 150 migrants trying to reach Italy by boat amid its heightened efforts to block such crossings of the Mediterranean.

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Saudi Arabia appoints new ministers for economy and national guard

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has appointed new ministers for two key positions involving internal security and the economy, state television reported on Saturday, citing a royal decree.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Poised for West Coast Dominance, Democrats Eye Grand Agenda

A special election in Washington State could give Democrats a free hand to enact liberal policies, including on climate, across the entire West Coast.

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Good gut microbes may help immunotherapy drugs shrink tumors

LONDON (Reuters) - Cancer patients with high levels of good gut bacteria appear more likely to respond to immunotherapy, potentially opening up a new way to optimize the use of modern medicines that are highly effective but only work in some people.

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Spanish judge orders arrest of ousted Catalan leader: La Vanguardia

MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish judge on Thursday issued a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four members of his sacked cabinet, now in Belgium, after they failed to appear at a High Court hearing, newspaper La Vanguardia said.

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GSK and Gilead go head to head as HIV drugs enter new phase

LONDON (Reuters) - Gilead Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline are heading for an HIV showdown, pushing rival treatment visions and competing products that are expected to hit the market in the next few months.

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Wells Fargo unveils new digital account targeting Uber drivers

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co on Thursday unveiled a new bank account that can be opened without walking into a branch, used within minutes, and does not allow for overdrafts.

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Filipino lawyers' group challenges Duterte's war on drugs

MANILA (Reuters) - Filipino lawyers on Thursday announced a broad alliance to challenge President Rodrigo Duterte's 16-month war on drugs amid unprecedented scrutiny of the campaign in which more than 3,900 mostly urban, poor Filipinos have been killed.

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Fresenius adj EBIT up 11 pct on hospitals, drugs

FRANKFURT, Nov 2 (Reuters) - German healthcare group Fresenius said third-quarter adjusted net income gained 11 percent on higher drug sales and helped by the addition of Spanish hospitals chain Quironsalud.

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Disease could halve Ivory Coast first-quarter cocoa output: exporters

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Cocoa production in top grower Ivory Coast could fall by nearly half in the first quarter of next year because of disease that has wiped out a significant portion of pods, exporters said.

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Libyan coast guard intercepts nearly 300 migrants east of Tripoli

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's coastguard intercepted 299 migrants from sub-Saharan African countries on two rubber boats east of Tripoli on Thursday, officials said.

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'Low-level volunteer': Trump calls ex-aide Papadopoulos a 'liar'

President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued to downplay the indictments of several of his former top campaign aides and called one of his campaign advisers, who pleaded guilty to making a false statement to the FBI, a "liar."

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MSF charity secures generic hepatitis C drugs for $1.40 a day

LONDON (Reuters) - Medecins Sans Frontieres, the international nonprofit medical charity, said on Tuesday it had struck deals with generic manufacturers to buy hepatitis C drugs for as little as $1.40 a day, a dramatic reduction on original prices.

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UPDATE 1-Samsung Elec names new business heads in changing of guard

* Firm says to keep 3 co-CEO management structure (Adds details on appointees, background)

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Pain drugs in pregnancy tied to ADHD

(Reuters Health) - Women who use a lot of the common pain reliever acetaminophen during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than those who don’t use the drug, a Norwegian study suggests.

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Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop ahead of the dry season

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - High temperatures and light rain helped the start of the cocoa crop in the world's top exporter Ivory Coast last week after heavy rains in recent months, farmers said on Monday.

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Turkish ex-coastguard commander, 24 others jailed for life in coup trial

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court on Friday sentenced 25 people, including a former coastguard commander, to life in prison for trying to overthrow the government during a failed coup last year, state news agency Anadolu reported.

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New York lets neighborhood return to nature to guard against storms

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Every now and then, Frank and Mary Lettieri come back to visit what used to be their tightly packed Staten Island neighborhood before Superstorm Sandy prompted New York state to let it go back to nature.

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Sex and drugs: U.S. study links marijuana use to more intercourse

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Where there is smoke, there tends to be fire, say medical researchers who found frequent marijuana users have about 20 percent more sex than those who abstain.

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BRIEF-SAFEGUARD SCIENTIFICS SAYS BOARD ON OCT 24 INCREASED SIZE FROM 6 TO 7 MEMBERS

* SAFEGUARD SCIENTIFICS - ‍ ON OCTOBER 24 BOARD INCREASED NUMBER OF MEMBERS SERVING ON CO'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS FROM SIX TO SEVEN MEMBERS - SEC FILING​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2gMaR38) Further company coverage:

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Bodyguard killed, MP and two others wounded in Kiev blast

KIEV (Reuters) - An explosion in Kiev on Wednesday killed a bodyguard and wounded three people including Ukrainian lawmaker Ihor Mosiychuk, Ukrainian officials said, describing the incident as a deliberate attack.

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Philippines' Duterte says he's been 'demonized' over drugs war

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday defended his bloody war on drugs, telling Southeast Asian lawyers he had been "demonized" and denying allegations of state-sponsored killings of drug dealers and users.

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HIV pills and new lung drugs keep GSK on track in Q3

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline grew sales 4 percent in the third quarter, helped by demand for new products, keeping it on track to deliver on full-year financial targets as new Chief Executive Emma Walmsley refocuses the drugs pipeline.

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Brown rot affects Ivory Coast cocoa harvest: farmers

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Brown rot disease will reduce the size of the cocoa harvest in Ivory Coast, farmers said on Wednesday.

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Suns' GM says guard Bledsoe likely done with team

(Reuters) - Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe has likely played his final game for the team, general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters on Monday.

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Sunny weather provides relief for Ivory Coast cocoa farmers

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - The sunniest weather in three months should improve the size and quality of Ivory Coast's main crop just before harvesting picks up next month, farmers said on Monday.

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Trump's tougher stance could backfire by boosting Iran's Guards

ANKARA/LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a military force with political clout and an industrial empire, stands to benefit from heightened tension between Washington and Tehran, officials and analysts said.

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U.S. Midwest oil refiners boost output, cut region's dependence on Gulf Coast

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. refineries from Ohio to Minnesota are capitalizing on access to cheap crude from Western Canada and North Dakota oilfields, helping their region break a historic dependence on fuel from the Gulf Coast while redrawing oil trade maps.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

News Analysis: Political Guardrails Gone, a President’s Somber Duty Skids Into Spectacle

The weeklong feud between President Trump and a Democratic congresswoman after a soldier’s death might never have happened had either side followed convention.

Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps nytimes.com

Iran Saps Strength of Revolutionary Guards With Arrests and Cutbacks

The elite military group drove the Iranian economy at the peak of the sanctions era. Now, seen as a drag on growth, it is under attack by President Hassan Rouhani.

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Storm Brian clobbers Ireland and British coastal towns, buildings damaged

TENBY, Wales (Reuters) - Storm Brian battered towns in Ireland and along the western coast of England and Wales on Saturday, with gusts and high seas causing heavy damage to buildings.

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Iran's Guards flex muscle in Middle East despite Trump warning

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A week after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a blistering speech about Iran's Revolutionary Guards, the most powerful military and economic force in the Islamic Republic has shown it has no intention of curbing its activities in the Middle East.

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Column: With U.S. elder abuse in spotlight, a look at guardians

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Are unsuspecting seniors around the United States being scooped up without warning from their homes, placed in nursing homes and having their possessions taken away?

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Former Nazi death camp guard charged with accessory to murder

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German public prosecutors have charged a 96-year-old former guard at a Nazi death camp with having been an accessory to murder, as Germany races against time to bring elderly suspects from the Hitler era to trial before they die.

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Iran's Guards say missile program will accelerate despite pressure

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile program would accelerate despite U.S. and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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Iran's Guards say missile programme will accelerate despite pressure

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile programme would accelerate despite U.S. and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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Iran's Guards say missile program will accelerate despite pressure: agency

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday that the country's ballistic missile program would accelerate despite pressure from the United States and European Union to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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Hackers are targeting schools, Feds warn

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EU agrees measure to safeguard carbon market from Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU lawmakers and member states agreed on Wednesday a measure to guard the carbon market in case of a breakdown in Brexit talks as well as extending the exemption of international flights from the European Union's charges for carbon emissions until the end of 2023.

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Las Vegas hotel guard says he heard drilling, then hail of bullets

(Reuters) - A hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people told a U.S. television talk show on Wednesday that he heard drilling before the shooter began spraying a hallway with hundreds of rapid-fire rounds.

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Plague ruled out in Seychelles but islands on guard: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Plague has been ruled out in the Seychelles following lab results from 10 patients, including one earlier deemed a "probable" case, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday as the disease continued to spread in Madagascar.

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BRIEF-AIG's Travel Guard insurance services available to United Airlines' customers

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Alnyalm, Vir partner on RNAi-based drugs for infectious diseases

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Drug developer Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc entered into an agreement with privately held Vir Biotechnology on Wednesday to develop a new class of RNAi-based treatments for infectious diseases, including chronic hepatitis B.

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Las Vegas security guard breaks silence

Security guard Jesus Campos, who was shot by the Las Vegas gunman on October 1, appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," breaking his media silence.

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Smugglers offer new routes to Europe for jobless Tunisians

OFF THE TUNISIAN COAST (Reuters) - Tunisian smugglers are offering migrants seeking a fresh start in Europe a new route from Africa to Italy.

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Cancer drugs grown in chicken eggs may lower their cost

Researchers in Japan may have found a way to produce cheaper drugs that could be used to treat a range of diseases from chicken eggs.

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New cancer drugs help Johnson & Johnson top profit estimates

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson posted better-than-expected third-quarter earnings, raising its full-year forecast due to growth from new cancer drugs and high-margin treatments picked up in its $30 billion acquisition of Actelion earlier this year.

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UPDATE 5-New cancer drugs help J&J top profit estimates

* Shares rise 2.4 pct (Adds detail about talc verdict in last paragraph)

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New cancer drugs help J&J top profit estimates

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year forecast as the company gained from strong sales of its new cancer drugs.

Israeli Settlements nytimes.com

Israel Moves Ahead on West Bank Settlements, but Guardedly

The Netanyahu government is trying to balance domestic demands with international opposition to new construction in the occupied territories.

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Mix of sun and rain in Ivory Coast to boost cocoa crop

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Heavy rains continued last week in most of top grower Ivory Coast's main cocoa regions but increased sunny spells are expected to boost the nascent main crop, farmers said on Monday.

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Philippine survey shows big support for Duterte's drugs war

MANILA (Reuters) - Nearly nine out of 10 Filipinos support Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, and almost three quarters believe extrajudicial killings are taking place in the bloody crackdown, an opinion poll showed on Monday.

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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, on Saturday, Ivorian and French officials said.

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At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said.

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Little evidence new cancer drugs improve survival

(Reuters Health) - There’s not much evidence to show that most new cancer drugs approved in Europe in recent years can help patients live longer or improve their quality of life, a recent study suggests.

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Milan hopes to gain from Barcelona's pain in race for EU drugs agency

MILAN (Reuters) - Milan is hoping that Spain's Catalonia crisis will give the Italian city a boost in getting to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European Union agency quitting London because of Brexit.

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Activists urge Apple to drop apps that play up Philippine drugs war

MANILA, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A group of civil society organisations has demanded that Apple Inc remove from its app store games it said violated the tech firm's guidelines and promoted violence and killings commonplace in the Philippines' war on drugs.

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Trump to target Iran nuclear deal, Revolutionary Guard in speech

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will outline a tougher U.S. strategy for countering Iran on Friday that will seek to strengthen the enforcement of what he considers a flawed nuclear deal and deny funding for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

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Philippines anti-narcotics chief warns of drugs war slowdown, needs police

MANILA (Reuters) - The head of the Philippines' anti-narcotics agency on Friday warned of a reduced intensity in the country's war on drugs after a removal of police from the campaign, which he hoped would only be temporary as his unit lacked manpower.

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Texas executes man convicted of killing prison guard with shank

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas executed a man on Thursday convicted of murdering a prison guard in 1999, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal to spare his life despite arguments by his lawyers that he was innocent.

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Texas executes man convicted of murdering guard with shank

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas executed a man on Thursday convicted of murdering a prison guard in 1999, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal to spare his life despite arguments by his lawyers that he was innocent.

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Chevron ditches plans to drill off Australia's south coast

MELBOURNE, Oct 13 (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Chevron Corp has abandoned plans to explore the deep water off Australia's south coast, long seen as a promising prospect, as weak oil prices are making the work hard to justify, the company said on Friday.

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Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time: MGM

(Reuters) - The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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UPDATE 3-Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time -MGM

Oct 12 (Reuters) - The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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UPDATE 2-Las Vegas gunman fired on guard, crowd at about same time -MGM

Oct 12 (Reuters) - The owner of the hotel from which a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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Las Vegas gunman fired on guard, crowd at about same time: MGM

(Reuters) - The owner of the hotel from which a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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BRIEF-InspireMD announces distribution agreement for MGuard Prime in Chile

* InspireMD announces distribution agreement for MGuard Prime(TM) in Chile

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Philippines' Duterte hopes drugs war shift will satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

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Japan to propose changes to beef import safeguards in talks with U.S.: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will propose changes to its safeguard mechanism on frozen U.S. beef imports that will shorten review periods and allow importers to voluntarily lower import volumes to prevent tariffs from automatically kicking in, two government sources said on Thursday.

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Philippines drugs war to target 'big fish', police units disbanded

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's ferocious war on drugs will shift to a higher gear to target "big fish", officials said on Thursday, moving away from street level operations to go after big networks and suppliers.

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Iran president defends Guards in show of unity anticipating Trump

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's moderate president gave a full-throated defense of his one-time rivals in the Revolutionary Guards on Wednesday, as the country's pragmatist and hardline factions rallied together in the face of threats from Donald Trump.

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Philippine president sidelines police in war on drugs, again

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to halt activities in his deadly war on drugs and leave all operations to the drug enforcement agency, amid unprecedented scrutiny of police conduct.

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Philippine lawyers ask Supreme Court to halt 'illegal' war on drugs

MANILA (Reuters) - A group of Philippine lawyers on Wednesday filed an injunction with the Supreme Court to try to stop President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs, calling it as an illegal campaign that lets police kill and circumvent legal procedures.

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UPDATE 1-Deloitte cyber attack affected up to 350 clients -Guardian

Oct 10 (Reuters) - A hack at global accounting firm Deloitte disclosed in September compromised a server with emails of some 350 clients, including U.S. government agencies and large corporations, the Guardian reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources.

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Deloitte cyber attack affected up to 350 clients: Guardian

(Reuters) - A hack at global accounting firm Deloitte [DLTE.UL] disclosed in September compromised a server with emails of some 350 clients, including U.S. government agencies and large corporations, the Guardian reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources.

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Iran has 'all options on table' if U.S. blacklists Revolutionary Guards

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran told the United States on Tuesday that it will keep "all options on table" if President Donald Trump designate its elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.

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Iran says U.S. would aid terrorism if it declared Revolutionary Guards terrorists

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday that the United States would be "joining the terrorists' camp" if it chose to designate its elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) a terrorist organization.

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Iran says US would aid terrorism if it declared Revolutionary Guards terrorists

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday that the United States would be "joining the terrorists' camp" if it chose to designate its elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) a terrorist organization.

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Las Vegas gunman fired on security guard before mass shooting

(Reuters) - The Las Vegas gunman opened fire on a security guard six minutes before he rained down bullets on a crowd and killed 58 people, officials said on Monday in a change to the timeline of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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Police: Las Vegas killer shot at security guard 6 minutes before firing into crowd

Authorities have found "no evidence to show that there was a second shooter" in Las Vegas on October 1, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Monday.

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Aide to Ivory Coast parliament speaker arrested over arms cache

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast authorities arrested a senior aide to parliament speaker Guillaume Soro on Monday, a prosecutor said, accusing him of possessing and distributing weapons to destabilize the state during an army mutiny earlier this year.

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Ethnic land dispute forces thousands to flee in Ivory Coast cocoa belt

GUIGLO, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - An ethnic-fueled land dispute has driven thousands of farmers off illegal plantations in Ivory Coast's main cocoa belt, threatening the start of the harvest in the world's top producer.

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CSX resumes rail operations to U.S. Gulf Coast areas following Nate

Oct 9 (Reuters) - CSX Corp said on Monday it has fully resumed operations into New Orleans, Louisiana and other U.S. Gulf Coast areas following the landfall of Hurricane Nate over the weekend.

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Are prescription drugs the next target for Amazon?

Amazon has already disrupted much of the retail business. Pharmacies could be next. Shares of CVS and Walgreen fell after analysts at a healthcare research firm suggested that Amazon may want to start selling prescription drugs online.

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UK border guard arrested in France in drugs, firearms bust

PARIS (Reuters) - A British border guard was one of 12 people arrested in France and Britain as part of an operation against arms and drugs smuggling across the English Channel, British police said on Monday.

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Iran promises 'crushing' response if U.S. designates Guards a terrorist group

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran promised on Monday to give a "crushing" response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

In a Season of Monsters, Gulf Coast Feels Lucky All It Got Was Nate

Hurricane Nate sped ashore in Mississippi as a Category 1 storm and quickly weakened, leaving Gulf Coast residents relieved that it wasn’t worse.

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Hurricane Nate weakens to tropical storm after hitting U.S. Gulf coast

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Nate swept ashore in Mississippi on Sunday with strong winds rattling the doors of Biloxi's many casinos and lashing rain flooding the gambling floors and surrounding highways, although the fast-moving former hurricane was expected to rapidly weaken as it moved inland.

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UPDATE 3-Hurricane Nate weakens to tropical storm after hitting U.S. Gulf coast

NEW ORLEANS, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Nate swept ashore in Mississippi on Sunday with strong winds rattling the doors of Biloxi's many casinos and lashing rain flooding the gambling floors and surrounding highways, although the fast-moving former hurricane was expected to rapidly weaken as it moved inland.

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Nate lashes the Gulf Coast after landfall

Hurricane Nate triggered hurricane, tropical storm and storm surge warnings through a swath of the Gulf states, as residents braced for the third hurricane to hit the US mainland in six weeks.

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China denies links to alleged cyberattacks in United States targeting exiled tycoon Guo

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has denied responsibility for alleged cyberattacks in the United States appearing to target exiled tycoon Guo Wengui, who has leveled corruption allegations against senior Communist Party officials and applied for political asylum.

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Iran warns U.S. against designating Guards a terrorist group

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will consider the U.S. army equivalent to the Islamic State militant group if Washington designates its Revolutionary Guards Corps a terrorist group, Iran's Tasnim news agency reported the Guards' commander as saying on Sunday.

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Hurricane Nate floods streets as it slams U.S. Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate slammed the Mississippi Coast on Sunday with destructive winds and torrential rains that flooded streets and highways throughout the region as the fast moving Category 1 storm made landfall.

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Hurricane Nate makes landfall at U.S. Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm with winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday evening, threatening parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rain and potential flooding.

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New Orleans and Gulf Coast hunker down as Hurricane Nate makes landfall

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm with winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday evening, threatening parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rain and flooding.

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New Orleans and Gulf Coast hunker down as Hurricane Nate nears

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The U.S. Gulf Coast braced for Hurricane Nate to make landfall east of New Orleans as a Category 2 storm on Saturday evening, threatening parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rain, flooding and winds of 100 miles per hour (160 km per hour).

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UPDATE 3-Oil output on U.S. Gulf Coast curtailed as Hurricane Nate nears

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate had curtailed 92 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output and up to 3 percent of refining capacity on Saturday as it sped toward energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

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UPDATE 2-Oil output on U.S. Gulf Coast curtailed as Hurricane Nate nears

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate had curtailed 92 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output and up to 3 percent of refining capacity as of Saturday afternoon as it sped toward energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

Nate Gains Strength and Speeds Toward the Gulf Coast

Forecasters warn of a “life-threatening” storm surge as a stretch of coast from Louisiana to Alabama awaits the latest hurricane.

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Hurricane Nate targets U.S. Gulf Coast after raking Central America

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate strengthened on Saturday as it churned through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to power into the U.S. central Gulf Coast to the east of New Orleans as a Category 2 storm after killing at least 30 people in Central America.

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UPDATE 1-Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. Gulf Coast energy sites spared by Harvey

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was heading on Saturday toward refineries, offshore oil platforms and other energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

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Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. Gulf Coast energy sites spared by Harvey

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was heading on Saturday toward refineries, offshore oil platforms and other energy facilities in the central U.S. Gulf Coast that largely were spared by Hurricane Harvey's wrath nearly six weeks ago.

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Hurricane Nate threatens U.S. central Gulf Coast after killing 25

MANAGUA (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate was expected to strengthen on Saturday and make landfall, threatening the U.S. central Gulf Coast with strong winds and storm surges after killing at least 25 people in Central America.

Weather nytimes.com

Another Storm, This One Called Nate, Takes Aim at Gulf Coast

Harvey, Irma, Maria and now Nate. This storm, not as strong as the others, is expected to hit the northern Gulf Coast late Saturday or early Sunday.