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Health insurer Anthem eases restrictions on Sarepta`s Duchenne treatment

Health insurer Anthem eases restrictions on Sarepta`s Duchenne treatment

Published 09/11/2017

Health insurer Anthem Inc has eased access to Sarepta Therapeutics' treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and on Thursday changed its reimbursement policy on its website to "medically necessary." [more…]

Most of NFL`s Houston Texans kneel during anthem after owner`s `inmates` remark

Most of NFL`s Houston Texans kneel during anthem after owner`s `inmates` remark

Published 30/10/2017

Most of the National Football League's Houston Texans team knelt in protest as the national anthem was played for Sunday's game in Seattle, an apparent rebuke of team owner Bob McNair for his remark about "inmates running the prison." [more…]

Pence exits NFL game after players kneel during anthem

Pence exits NFL game after players kneel during anthem

Published 09/10/2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walked out of a National Football League game on Sunday after some players knelt during the national anthem, a form of demonstration that began last year in silent protest against police violence toward racial minorities. [more…]

NBA commissioner Silver expects players to stand for anthem

NBA commissioner Silver expects players to stand for anthem

Published 29/09/2017

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday he expects players to stand during the U.S. national anthem, which has long been a league rule, rather than follow the lead of NFL players who have been kneeling in protest. [more…]

NFL: Chiefs` Peters sits for national anthem before season opener

NFL: Chiefs` Peters sits for national anthem before season opener

Published 08/09/2017

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters appeared to stage a silent protest before the NFL's season opener on Thursday as he stayed seated during the playing of the U.S. national anthem. [more…]

Anthem to exit Obamacare market in Virginia next year

Anthem to exit Obamacare market in Virginia next year

Published 11/08/2017

U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc (ANTM.N) said on Friday it will exit Obamacare markets in Virginia and reduce its plan offerings in Washington and Scott counties and the city of Bristol next year. [more…]

Anthem sues Cigna to block deal termination

Anthem sues Cigna to block deal termination

Published 15/02/2017

FILE PHOTO -- A sign at the office building of health insurer Anthem is seen in Los Angeles, California February 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas/File Photo

Anthem Inc said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit seeking to block smaller rival Cigna Corp from terminating their proposed $54 billion deal, which would have created the largest U.S. health insurer by membership.

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Tennis: Germans outraged as U.S. plays Nazi version of anthem

Tennis: Germans outraged as U.S. plays Nazi version of anthem

Published 12/02/2017

The German national flag is seen in front of dark clouds at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, May 30, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

German tennis has responded with outrage after the United States Tennis Association (USTA) made the embarrassing error of play

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U.S. court blocks Anthem-Cigna merger, dealing blow to consolidation

U.S. court blocks Anthem-Cigna merger, dealing blow to consolidation

Published 09/02/2017

The office building of health insurer Anthem is seen in Los Angeles, California February 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc's (ANTM.N) proposed $54 billion merger with smaller rival Cigna Corp (CI.N), derailing an unprecedented effort to consolidate the country's health insurance industry.

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More kneeling players, raised fists, in anthem protests

More kneeling players, raised fists, in anthem protests

Published 19/09/2016

Sep 18, 2016- Denver, CO, USA- Denver Broncos inside linebacker Brandon Marshall (54) kneels during the National Anthem prior to the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

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