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November 29, 2018 12:49 AM FDA approves first biosimilar to Roche cancer drug Rituxan

(Reuters) - Celltrion Inc’s Truxima on Wednesday became the first biosimilar to Roche Holding AG’s $7-billion-per-year cancer drug Rituxan to be approved in the United States to treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is part of the agency’s plan to encourage development of cheaper biosimilars amid rising prices 115

November 27, 2018 6:28 PM Roche buys U.S. biotech Jecure in race for liver disease drugs

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche is buying U.S.-based Jecure Therapeutics, joining Pfizer, Gilead Sciences and Novartis in pursuit of new drugs to treat fatty liver disease. Roche did not say how much it was paying for Jecure, which gives it a preclinical portfolio of so-called NLRP3 inhibitors being developed for fighting inflammatory diseases 109

November 27, 2018 3:35 PM U.S. says Hungary refuses to extradite suspected Russian arms dealers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hungary denied a U.S. request to extradite two suspected Russian arms dealers and sent the men to Russia, where it is unclear whether they will face trial, the State Department said on Tuesday. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the United States had a strong case against the suspects, Vladimir Lyubishin Sr. and Vladimir 86

November 20, 2018 6:31 PM Who brings olive oil to Portugal? Police foil cocaine smuggler's ploy

LISBON (Reuters) - Who would bring a suitcase full of olive oil to Portugal, one of the world’s biggest producers of the stuff? Police at Lisbon airport were already suspicious of one passenger before they discovered 24 bottles of extra virgin olive oil marked as Argentinian-made in his luggage. “We had information that the man could be a trafficker 81

November 18, 2018 2:49 AM Speeding driver, allegedly high on prescription meds, crashes into police station outside Chicago

Security footage captures the moment where a car crashes and flips into the new Arlington Heights Police Station. Police released video this week of a driver, allegedly high on prescription drugs and going over 100 mph, crashing into a new station just outside Chicago. The Arlington Heights Police Department shared the dramatic surveillance video Saturday 77

November 16, 2018 10:35 AM Key AstraZeneca lung cancer treatment misses study goal

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca (AZN.L) said on Friday its immunotherapy drug Imfinzi did not meet the main goal of improving survival rates for patients with the most advanced form of lung cancer, putting pressure on its shares. The study, known as “Mystic”, was among the industry’s most anticipated clinical experiments and was viewed as central to proving 94

November 15, 2018 7:40 AM Homeless man, couple allegedly conspired to deceive GoFundMe funds: report

A New Jersey couple and a homeless Philadelphia man who were once the symbol of generosity in hard times allegedly conspired with each other to come up with a false story to earn GoFundMe donations and will now face charges, according to a complaint obtained by NBC 10 Philadelphia. The original story was this: Johnny Bobbitt, who was homeless, gave his last $20 to Kate McClure 95

November 14, 2018 4:11 PM Drunk Mississippi man drove truck into courthouse to report his drugs were stolen: police

Keith Cavalier is seen climbing out of a Toyota Tacoma truck after it hit the east side of the courthouse in Gulfport, Miss., Saturday morning, Nov. 10, 2018. (Harrison County Board of Supervisors via the AP) GULFPORT, Miss. – A man has been arrested after he drove his pickup truck into a courthouse in Mississippi. News outlets reported that the Gulfport 87

November 14, 2018 7:56 AM 'El Chapo' trial: Mexico presidents reject 'scapegoat' claims

Mexico's president and his predecessor have rejected allegations of bribe-taking made in the New York trial of drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán. He said the real leader of the Sinaloa Cartel was Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada who was living openly in Mexico and bribing the "entire" government, including President Enrique Peña Nieto. Both Mr Peña Nieto 53

November 13, 2018 10:05 PM Chief Keef Strikes Plea Deal in DUI Case

Chief Keef just caught a huge break in his DUI case ... getting a pretty sweet plea deal that will keep the rapper out of jail. According to legal docs, obtained by TMZ, Chief got his felony DUI charge reduced by pleading no contest to a reckless driving charge. Chief got off with 6 months probation and was ordered to perform 50 hours of community service 66