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December 17, 2018 3:42 PM Evofem shares surge as contraceptive gel meets late-stage trial goal

(Reuters) - Shares of Evofem Biosciences Inc jumped as much as 38 percent on Monday after its birth control gel showed effectiveness in a late-stage study, bringing the first hormone-free contraceptive close to approval. Male condoms and oral pills dominate the $5.5 billion contraceptive market in the United States. However, oral pills cause side effects 126

December 17, 2018 3:09 PM Google announces $1B New York campus

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, people walk by Google offices in New York. Google is spending more than $1 billion to expand operations in New York City. Ruth Porat, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Google and Alphabet, said in a blog post Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, that Google is creating a more than 1.7 million square-foot 177

December 17, 2018 12:48 PM Google Is Spending $1 Billion on a Massive New York City Expansion

NEW YORK — Google is spending more than $1 billion to expand operations in New York City. Ruth Porat, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Google and Alphabet, said in a blog post Monday that Google is creating a more than 1.7 million square-foot campus that includes lease agreements along the Hudson River in lower Manhattan. Google Hudson 95

December 17, 2018 6:15 AM Taliban say they're meeting US officials again on Monday

ISLAMABAD – The Taliban say they are holding "another" meeting on Monday with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan's 17-year war. Khalil Minawi, director of Afghanistan's state-run Bakhtar news agency, also confirmed 125

December 15, 2018 3:02 PM Wanda inks $1.7 billion "red tourism" site in China's Communist heartland

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Wanda group has signed a deal to build a sprawling complex for patriotic tourists to visit a site where the ruling Communist Party’s traces its revolutionary roots in northwestern Shaanxi province. At a ceremony in Beijing on Thursday, China Wanda Group and the Yanan city government agreed to start work on a 12 billion yuan ($1.74 billion) 94

December 14, 2018 10:38 PM Intel, TPG in early talks to sell McAfee to Thoma Bravo: source

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC is in early talks to buy security software company McAfee from TPG Capital and Intel Corp, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. Talks are at an early stage and there is no guarantee they will lead to a deal, the source said. The talks were reported earlier by CNBC. Intel and TPG declined to comment 139

December 14, 2018 9:59 PM Poste Italiane can withstand competition from Amazon: CEO

MILAN (Reuters) - Poste Italiane can weather competition from Amazon.com in its deliveries business, the chief executive of the former Italian postal services monopoly said on Friday. Last month the Italian government formally authorised the U.S. e-commerce giant to operate as a postal operator in the country through its subsidiaries Amazon Italia Logistics 140

December 13, 2018 6:41 PM Qualcomm to file suits in Chinese courts to ban iPhone XS, XR sales

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) is asking courts in China to ban sales of Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) latest iPhone models XS and XR after winning a preliminary injunction against older models, the company confirmed on Thursday. On Monday, a Chinese court had ordered a sales ban of some older Apple iPhone models for violating two patents of Qualcomm 136

December 13, 2018 6:08 PM South Africa's Aspen strikes distribution deal with U.S. drugmaker Mylan

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Aspen Pharmacare has struck a deal with U.S. generics maker Mylan to distribute a portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter drugs in Australia and New Zealand. The arrangement by Aspen Global Incorporated and its Australian subsidiaries includes an option for Mylan to buy the portfolio for approximately 188 million Australian 119

December 13, 2018 5:16 PM Delta Air Lines shares drop on weak revenue outlook

(Reuters) - Shares in U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) dropped 4 percent in Thursday morning trading on concerns that slowing global economies would limit the No. 2 U.S. airline’s revenue growth in 2019 despite strong travel demand. At its investor day, Atlanta-based Delta forecast a 4 to 6 percent rise in revenues, compared to an average 5.6 percent 100