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January 15, 2019 7:48 PM Exclusive: Brazil's Odebrecht offers debt-for-equity swap for Atvos unit

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Corruption-ensnared Odebrecht SA [ODBES.UL] has proposed that creditors take over its sugar and ethanol unit, Atvos Agroindustrial Participacoes SA, in exchange for reducing Odebrecht’s huge debt load, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter. The move is the latest sign of the radical way in which Brazilian conglomerate 2908

January 9, 2019 8:44 PM Michael R White: Iran confirms arrest of ex-US sailor

Iran has confirmed it is holding a US citizen, the first American detained in the Islamic Republic during the Trump presidency. Former US Navy member Michael R White, 46, was arrested "some time ago" and is being held at an Iranian prison, the foreign ministry said. Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said US officials had immediately been made aware of the arrest 129

January 9, 2019 7:19 PM Australian prime minister’s family portrait has glaring Photoshop fail

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s family portrait appeared to have a glaring Photoshop error. (Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Office) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has two left feet -- and it has nothing to do with his dancing. A photo previously posted on the prime minister’s official website showed the Morrison family sitting on the grass 305

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 148

December 12, 2018 10:05 AM Young Boys stun Juventus with brace from Guillaume Hoarau

Two goals from striker Guillaume Hoarau led Young Boys to a shock 2-1 Champions League win over already-qualified Juventus on Wednesday after Ronaldo missed several chances for the Serie A side and Paulo Dybala had a stoppage-time goal disallowed. Dybala, who had pulled Juventus back into the game with a goal in the 80th minute, thought he had equalised 53

December 4, 2018 6:23 PM Doping: CAS imposes four-year ban on Russian curler Krushelnitsky

(Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) handed Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky a four-year ban on Tuesday following a positive dope test at the Pyeongchang Olympics in February. The Russian and his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova were stripped of their mixed doubles bronze at the time of the Games in South Korea after an in-competition 107

December 3, 2018 7:41 PM Roche says Hemlibra effective in pivotal study

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche’s Hemlibra provided sustained bleed control in the largest pivotal study to date of children with a form of haemophilia, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday. Nearly 77 percent of children receiving Hemlibra once weekly experienced no treated bleeds, while Hemlibra once weekly reduced treated bleeds by 99 percent compared to prior 109

December 3, 2018 4:12 PM Moscow Exchange launches dollar vs. yuan, yen vs. rouble trading

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Moscow Exchange (MOEX.MM) has launched five new currency trading options to boost liquidity on its currency market, the bourse said on Monday. The Moscow Exchange said it had started quoting the Japanese yen against the Russian rouble, and was now offering trading between the U.S. dollar and the Swiss franc, the Chinese yuan, Kazakh 106

December 3, 2018 6:41 AM Novartis SMA treatment could get FDA approval in May

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis’s gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) could be approved in May 2019 after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration agreed to an accelerated review of the Swiss drugmaker’s treatment. Novartis SMA treatment, now called Zolgensma, said on Monday it won FDA priority review after submitting clinical trial results for 15 patients 114

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 126