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China says in principle door is open to talks with U.S. on trade

China says in principle door is open to talks with U.S. on trade

Published 04/06/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s door to talks is open in principle, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, a day after Beijing warned that any [more…]

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Published 04/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s opposition Free Democrats joined the far right on Monday in calling for a parliamentary inquiry into Chancellor Angela’s migrant policy and [more…]

KPMG to lay off 400 employees in South Africa in latest shake-up

KPMG to lay off 400 employees in South Africa in latest shake-up

Published 04/06/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Global auditor KPMG said on Monday it will lay off up to 400 people in South Africa, in its latest shake-up following [more…]

Qantas plans to change Taiwan website reference, but says needs time

Qantas plans to change Taiwan website reference, but says needs time

Published 04/06/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd said it plans to change its website to refer to Taiwan as a Chinese territory, not an independent [more…]

China launches tax evasion probe into film, TV industry

China launches tax evasion probe into film, TV industry

Published 04/06/2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will launch a tax evasion investigation into the country’s film and television industry, the tax bureau said in a statement posted [more…]

FDA wants to shorten new drug monopolies to cut costs

FDA wants to shorten new drug monopolies to cut costs

Published 03/06/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - In an effort to increase competition and bring down prescription drug prices, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb wants to speed approval times [more…]

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy: study

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy: study

Published 03/06/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Some 70 percent of women with early-stage breast cancer and an intermediate risk of cancer recurrence can safely skip chemotherapy after their [more…]

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ plummets to $29 million second weekend

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ plummets to $29 million second weekend

Published 03/06/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - “Solo: A Star Wars Story” continues to falter at the box office. Disney and Lucasfilm’s latest brought in $29.3 million from [more…]

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch saves cyclist from muggers in…

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch saves cyclist from muggers in…

Published 03/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, known for his portrayal of fictional crime-fighter Sherlock Holmes and comic book superhero Doctor Strange in the Marvel [more…]

FDA chief outlines new ways to speed cancer drug approvals

FDA chief outlines new ways to speed cancer drug approvals

Published 02/06/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to streamline the approval process for cancer drugs, reviewing clinical trial data up [more…]