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December 25, 2018 12:35 PM Turkey 'determined' to drive out Syrian Kurdish forces

ISTANBUL – Turkey said Tuesday it is working with the United States to coordinate the withdrawal of American forces but remains "determined" to clear U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters from northeastern Syria. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters that "if Turkey says it will enter, it will," in comments carried by private DHA news agency. For weeks 121

December 23, 2018 10:09 AM Myanmar says policeman found dead near border with Bangladesh

YANGON (Reuters) - The body of a missing Myanmar policeman was found on the country’s troubled border with Bangladesh, state media and officials said on Sunday after a clash with unknown gunmen last week. Private Aung Kyaw Thet had been missing since his patrol was fired on from the Bangladesh side of the border on Dec. 17, according to the state-run 128

December 18, 2018 11:20 AM China first to approve AstraZeneca, FibroGen anaemia drug

LONDON (Reuters) - China has become the first country to approve a new anaemia drug from AstraZeneca and FibroGen, well before decisions by regulators in the United States or Europe. Despite the early win, the two partners said on Tuesday they did not expect to launch roxadustat in China until the second half of 2019. FibroGen sponsored the development 135

December 18, 2018 7:05 AM Switzerland says Apple pledges to fix disruptions to rival payment app

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland’s competition commission (WEKO) on Tuesday said Apple Inc has agreed to make a technical fix to prevent the automatic launch of its Apple Pay from disrupting rival Swiss payment app TWINT. “Apple has committed to provide TWINT with the technical capability to suppress the automatic launch of Apple Pay during the payment 160

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 133

December 16, 2018 10:51 PM Car blast kills nine in Syrian city near Turkey border

AMMAN (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in a vegetable market in the northwest Syrian city of Afrin, in the latest such attack in towns under control of Turkey-backed rebel groups, witnesses and rebel sources said. They said the blast came from a detonated car parked close to the busy market in the city only days after 94

December 13, 2018 12:01 AM Ban the shift? Not if managers have any say

LAS VEGAS -- The shift, and the possibility of legislating against it, has been a topic at baseball's winter meetings all week. A hot topic? Perhaps, if you're comparing it to the slow trickle of the transaction wire. So let's call it lukewarm. 1. Most of the managers who hazarded an opinion are decidedly not in favor of banning the shift. 2. It's up to baseball's 47

December 12, 2018 8:50 AM Indivior wins fresh hold on Dr. Reddy's Suboxone copy

(Reuters) - Indivior Plc has secured another hold on the launch of a generic competitor to its best-selling opioid addiction drug in the United States, the London-listed company said on Wednesday. A ruling by a U.S. appeals court last month that allowed Indian firm Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories to sell its copy of the drug, Suboxone Film, sent Indivior shares 127

December 11, 2018 11:04 PM China's Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1 billion in U.S. IPO

NEW YORK/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China-based music streaming company Tencent Music Entertainment Group TME.N has raised close to $1.1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) after pricing its shares at the bottom of its targeted range, two sources said on Tuesday. The music arm of gaming and social network giant Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) priced 146

December 7, 2018 8:33 AM China's Lunar Mission Could See a Spacecraft Land on the Dark Side of the Moon

(BEIJING) — China was preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and U.S. With its Chang’e 4 mission, China hopes to be the first country to ever successfully undertake such a landing 120