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Peanut Allergy Drug Backed by FDA Advisors

A panel of outside advisers recommended that the FDA approve a proposed treatment for peanut allergies in children, a step that could clear the way for marketing the first approved...

Peanut Allergy Drug Backed by FDA Advisors

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Peanut Allergy Drug Backed by FDA Advisory Panel A panel of outside advisers recommended that the FDA approve a proposed treatment for peanut allergies in children, a step that could clear the way for marketing the first approved treatment....
09:00, 2019-09-14

The First Peanut Allergy Drug Might Be Approved Soon—but Not Without Controversy On Friday, a panel of experts assembled by the Food and Drug Administration voted that the agency should approve a drug called Palforzia designed to help people manage their peanut allergy. But the non-unanimous verdict rendered by the panel highligh...
05:28, 2019-09-14

Peanut allergy immunotherapy may actually do more harm than good Treatments intended to desensitise people to peanuts had shown promise in tests, but an analysis suggests they may make dangerous allergic reactions more likely...
14:49, 2019-04-28

FDA panel backs ‘experimental’ treatment for peanut allergy WASHINGTON — Government experts on Friday backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions. The treatment is daily capsules of peanut p...
01:00, 2019-09-17

Oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy safe for preschoolers About 90 percent of children in an early trial for oral immunotherapy against peanut allergy safely made it to the maintenance phase of treatment, researchers report....
16:00, 2019-04-28

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactio...
01:28, 2019-09-14

FDA panel recommending approval of first peanut allergy treatment for kids An estimated 1.6 million children and teenagers would be eligible for the medication, to be sold as Palforzia, an intended for ages 4 to 17.       ...
04:42, 2019-09-14

A Promising Peanut Allergy Treatment May Not Work So Well After All, Research Review Says In a new review published in the Lancet, researchers came to a disappointing conclusion about recent studies on treating peanut allergies. They found that treating children by exposing them to small amounts of peanuts, which has shown success in seve...
14:53, 2019-04-28

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
19:14, 2019-07-25

Paxos gets U.S. regulator nod for gold-backed token, dollar-backed stablecoin Paxos Trust Company launched the first regulated, gold-backed digital token and later this month will debut a stablecoin pegged to the U.S. dollar, after getting approval from New York regulators on Thursday....
00:00, 2019-09-06

Eat Ice Cream Out of an Almost-Empty Peanut Butter Jar Removing the last bit of sticky jam from a jar is usually a job for alcohol, but other, spreadable substances—such as Nutella and peanut butter—just don’t go into solution that well. The solution, obviously, is to swap one vice for another, and fill ...
06:56, 2019-08-23

How to tell if a sore throat is from an allergy or a cold Allergies can cause cold-like symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether a sore throat is due to an allergy or a common cold or the flu. Learn how to tell the difference here. We also cover treatment and prevention....
16:42, 2019-05-08

Hard to tell how common sesame allergy may be (Reuters Health) - Roughly half of children and adults who say they're allergic to sesame don't have a history of convincing symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
22:42, 2019-08-28

Could certain gut bacteria protect against food allergy? New research shows that babies with food allergy have missing gut bacteria. Giving the bacteria to allergy-prone mice protected them from the disease....
23:56, 2019-06-25

Top 5 investment robo-advisors It can be tough to decide how to best invest your money, or who to pick to handle it. Tom Merritt suggests five robo-advisors that can help make the task easier....
21:42, 2019-06-04

For Children With Peanut Allergies, F.D.A. Experts Recommend a New Treatment About 1.2 million American children have peanut allergies. A new drug, Palforzia, does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening reactions....
23:28, 2019-09-13

4 Your Health: New treatment to help people with severe peanut allergies (NBC News)- People with a severe peanut allergy may have a new option to protect themselves from a life-threatening reaction. The treatment is called sublingual immunotherapy and involves putting a tiny amount of peanut protein under the tongue. Res...
04:28, 2019-09-05

‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Review: Big Dreams and Possible Big Trouble A young man who has Down syndrome, played by Zack Gottsagen, goes on an adventure that involves wrestling and crabbing. He and his co-star, Shia LaBeouf, make a winning team....
19:14, 2019-08-08

Peanut Immunotherapy May Actually Increase Your Risk of Serious Allergic Reactions A promising therapy for certain food allergies may be riskier than hoped, according to a new review. It found that patients with a peanut allergy given oral immunotherapy—a treatment that exposes them to small doses of the food over time—were more li...
15:56, 2019-04-28

Here Are Some Great Ways Of Including Peanut Butter In Your Diet Contrary to what its name suggests, peanut butter is quite a healthy food and may also aid weight loss. Here are some excellent ways you can utilise that jar of peanut butter sitting idle in your......
16:42, 2019-07-05

Woman temporarily blinded by allergy to hair dye A young woman was temporarily blinded when an allergic reaction to hair dye caused her face to balloon to triple the size, according to a report. Steph O’Dell, of Milton Keynes, England, spent five days in the hospital thanks to an allergy to p...
21:14, 2019-08-08

Advisors need to know the pros and cons of annuities Annuities are a long-term play for both the client and the advisor. Think about these key considerations when you recommend a fixed, variable or indexed annuity to an investor....
16:14, 2019-05-15

U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday said it would hold a meeting next week on whether to publish new guidance regarding the responsibilities of investors when relying on so-called proxy advisors....
05:28, 2019-08-14

5 tips for advisors to consider before the stretch IRA dies out The Secure Act might be the nail in the coffin for a strategy that allowed owners of large IRAs to pass them onto heirs. Here's what advisors can do to help clients prepare....
17:14, 2019-06-11

Here's the best financial advice these 10 advisors ever received Financial advisors are used to offering up advice on a daily basis. But what's the best tip they ever got? We asked members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisors Council to share the most important financial insight they ever received....
15:14, 2019-07-01

When Jimmy Carter left office, his peanut business was $1M in debt When President Jimmy Carter left the White House in 1981, he was 56 years old, and his peanut business was deep in debt.       ...
19:42, 2019-07-18

Who Invented Peanut Butter? Origins of the Tasty Sandwich Spread Peanut butter is a popular type of food commonly used as a spread, though it may also be used as an ingredient in various recipes. As many already know, peanut butter is made from ground dry roasted peanuts. Perhaps less well-known is the origin of t...
18:42, 2019-05-29

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
18:56, 2019-08-02

Pureed peanuts advised for infants to stave off allergy (Reuters Health) - Feeding pureed peanut products regularly to babies before their first birthday could reduce their risk of developing peanut allergies later on, doctors advise....
19:00, 2019-08-27

Ariana Grande’s sudden ‘tomato allergy’ is actually very common Your favorite food may soon turn on you. Superstar Ariana Grande cancelled two shows this week when she “had an unfortunate allergic reaction to tomatoes and my throat pretty much closed…still feels like i’m swallowing a cactus but slowly makin...
22:42, 2019-05-30

Family can sue Colonial Williamsburg over gluten allergy snafu The family of an 11-year-old Maryland boy with a gluten allergy is suing Colonial Williamsburg, saying the Virginia historic attraction refused to allow their child to eat a homemade chicken sandwich inside their restaurant during a 2017 school field...
05:28, 2019-06-06

Are collectibles for collecting or investing? Advisors weigh in Just how viable are collectibles as an asset class for the average investor? Should financial professionals advise clients to sink hard-earned cash into hard goods as investments?...
15:56, 2019-06-23

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
19:56, 2019-05-13

JC Penney taps debt restructuring advisors J.C. Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Advances in fintech are helping financial advisors. Here's how While financial technology has created competition for traditional financial advisors via automated online platforms, those same digital advances have bolstered advisors' ability to serve clients....
19:56, 2019-07-22

Watch: Wisconsin police officer rescues raccoon from peanut butter jar A Wisconsin police department shared video of an officer nicknamed the "pet detective" rescuing a raccoon with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head....
16:42, 2019-08-16

Why Peanut Butter Smoothie Is The Ideal Post-Workout Recovery Drink Ideally, post-workout nutrition must involve foods than help your muscles recover from the strenuous exercise. Peanut butter smoothie is a meal in itself and has perfect mix of carbs, proteins and......
16:28, 2019-04-30

Peanuts Or Peanut Butter? Celeb Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar Spills The Tea Kareena Kapoor Khan's nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar addressed one of the most common dilemmas of modern nutrition- is peanut butter healthier than eating peanuts?...
00:00, 2019-05-15

How a random DM to Josh Brolin made ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ a reality It all started with a prayer of a direct message to actor Josh Brolin on Instagram. What happened next improbably snowballed, turning two virtually homeless, nobody writer-directors into somebodies and helping an actor with Down syndrome realize his ...
04:56, 2019-08-09

'No more peanut butter and jelly sandwiches': Billionaire pays off students' debts Graduating college students in Atlanta were left stunned when a billionaire technology investor told them he would wipe out their $40m (£31.4m) debts....
07:42, 2019-05-20

11-year-old boy with dairy allergy dies after dad gives him milk chocolate by accident British boy Raffi Pownall, who had a severe dairy allergy, was accidentally given a chocolate bar containing milk powder by his father.        ...
23:14, 2019-07-24

With racing and music events, Tesla gets over marketing allergy in China Tesla Inc has always shown disdain for marketing, with CEO Elon Musk boasting his company does not advertise, instead using the money it would have spent to develop products....
08:42, 2019-08-30

Boy with dairy allergy died after dad accidentally gave him chocolate containing milk An 11-year-old British boy with a dairy allergy died when his dad gave him a chocolate bar — unaware that it contained milk, a probe revealed this week. Thomas Pownall of Lancashire handed his son, Raffi, four chunks of chocolate from a Morriso...
23:00, 2019-07-23

Firms look to attract and retain tomorrow's financial advisors As the nation's financial advisors start to age out of the workplace, the industry is facing the fact that the number of graduates from university and college financial planning programs won't come near to replacing them....
14:00, 2019-06-25

Advisors are bullish on real estate for steady cash. Here's why you should be, too Investments in real assets, whether on the equity side or the debt side, offer seemingly endless options for fixed income. If you can build it or finance it, you can invest in it....
16:28, 2019-04-28

Government advisors call for 2030 petrol and diesel ban Committee on Climate Change says bringing EV-only law forward could help Britain become nearly carbon-neutral by 2050 Laws requiring all new vehicles sold in the UK to have zero emissions should be brought forward from 2040 to as early as 2030, acco...
15:14, 2019-05-02

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
17:14, 2019-05-01

Counterintuitive? Here's why advisors may urge retirees to load up on equities Got guaranteed income? Retiring investors with pensions, Social Security or income annuities have a bit of a buffer that may allow them to invest a little more aggressively in stocks. Here's why....
18:00, 2019-06-12

Trump Asks Advisors If It's Possible For US To Acquire Greenland: Report President Donald Trump hasn't forgotten his old job -- the world's most-famous real estate developer says he wants the US to acquire the world's biggest island, according to a report....
10:14, 2019-08-16

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
16:56, 2019-04-30

How these financial advisors are using social media to grow their business What's a tweet worth? Used properly, social media can help advisors establish credibility, build networks and catch the attention of potential clients. Here's how....
18:14, 2019-09-10

Cringeworthy money mistakes advisors have seen their clients make We asked 10 financial advisors, including nine members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisors Council, about the worst money mistake they've seen a client make....
14:42, 2019-07-03

Twitter's Trust and Safety advisors say the company isn't listening It's been three years since Twitter formed its Trust and Safety Council, tasked with combatting abuse and harassment plaguing the platform. According to a recent report from Wired, things aren't going well. A number of members on the counc...
05:56, 2019-08-24

France's Tikehau Capital Advisors raises around $335 mln in equity Tikehau Capital Advisors said it had raised at least 300 million euros ($335 million) in new equity, in a deal which will see an investment vehicle of Morgan Stanley's North Haven Tactical Value arm become a new shareholder in the French group....
07:28, 2019-05-20

Cape Cod man accused of baiting razor blade with peanut butter to attract squirrels Massachusetts investigators have accused a Cape Cod man of trying to injure squirrels in a public park by baiting at least one razor blade with peanut butter....
15:28, 2019-09-02

We Tested Peanut and Gluten Sensors Designed for People With Tricky Food Allergies Eating out with food allergies can be a minor annoyance, or if you’re unlucky, a potentially fatal booby trap. Although most restaurant and take-out menus will have labels for common allergens, the same can’t be said for that banana bread your cowork...
09:56, 2019-08-24

Black man sues American Airlines for discrimination after he was removed from plane over dog allergy A black man is suing American Airlines for discrimination after he says he was removed from first class over his allergy to a fellow passenger’s support dog.       ...
00:28, 2019-09-05

Raisins sold in New York, New Jersey recalled over deadly allergy concerns Packages of golden raisins sold in four states — including New York and New Jersey — are being recalled for undeclared sulfites, which could lead to deadly allergic reactions for some consumers, federal officials said. Queens-based Deshi Distributors...
22:28, 2019-05-15

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the allergy in lab mice—an important step for studying ...
00:00, 2019-08-22

After Teen Told Restaurant He Had Dairy Allergy, Birthday Meal Killed Him The teenager opted for a grilled chicken breast, but just to be safe, Owen alerted the Byron chain staff about his dairy allergy. It appeared he was satisfied with what he was told, and after ordering......
09:00, 2019-09-16

Sesame May Join Dairy and Nuts on Food Allergy Warning Labels Sesame allergies seem to be a lot more common that previously thought. According to a new study out this weekend, as many as 1.5 million Americans could be allergic to sesame, and the findings may prompt the Food and Drug Administration to require ne...
22:00, 2019-08-05

UPDATE 1-France's Tikehau Capital Advisors raises around $335 mln in equity France's Tikehau Capital Advisors raised at least 300 million euros ($335 million) in new equity, buoying its shares, in a deal which will see a Morgan Stanley investment vehicle take a stake....
12:28, 2019-05-20

Here's how advisors can help clients avoid common and costly Medicare mistakes Making the wrong Medicare decision can make health care, the biggest expense in retirement, even more costly. Help clients avoid these common oversights before it's too late....
14:14, 2019-06-19

Financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients, study finds A recent survey found that financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients. Asked to evaluate stress levels in their lives, 71% of advisors said they experience moderate or high negative stress, compared to 63% of investors....
16:14, 2019-05-22

This blind spot is putting financial advisors and their clients at risk Knock, knock. The Securities and Exchange Commission has some questions about your firm's cybersecurity policies and procedures. Here's how to prepare....
15:14, 2019-07-11

Here's how advisors can recommend a life insurance policy in their client's best interest If you're making life insurance and annuity recommendations in the Empire State, you'll soon be required to act in your client's best interest. What you should know about this new rule....
15:28, 2019-06-18

Advisors must weigh benefits and real dangers before offering this hot new tax play If you're a financial advisor, odds are that some of your clients have heard of qualified opportunity zone funds. Here's what you should know before recommending this tax-advantaged real estate strategy....
14:42, 2019-05-28

Technology helps advisors take financial planning to the next level for clients Financial advisors are turning to sophisticated and accessible financial-planning software to deliver on the promise of "holistic financial planning" for their clients....
14:42, 2019-05-30

Here's how advisors help clients stay on top of health-care costs in retirement From reviewing medications for cheaper alternatives to trying to pinpoint a client's spending instead of ballparking it, some advisors look closely at how clients spend their medical dollars....
18:28, 2019-05-29

Warm water, lotion may reduce eczema, food allergy risk in babies Babies with eczema have a high risk of developing asthma, food allergies and hay fever later in life, but that a "soak and seal" method of moistening a baby's skin can help prevent cracks from the condition....
20:00, 2019-07-19

High Consumption Of Junk Food May Increase Allergy Risk In Kids: Study According to recent study, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, high junk food intake could be a possible reason for......
10:56, 2019-06-12

Lone Star tick, known to cause red meat allergy, found in northern Wisconsin: report The Lone Star tick, a type of tick that’s known to cause some people it bites to develop an allergy to red meat, has reportedly been found in northern Wisconsin — a rare occurrence as these small arachnids aren’t typically found in the state. ...
21:00, 2019-06-29

Teen died from birthday meal even after he told restaurant of allergy, coroner rules Owen Carey collapsed about an hour after he ate the grilled chicken in April 2017. A corner ruled that he died from a "severe anaphylactic reaction."        ...
20:28, 2019-09-16

Novartis launches Adamis allergy shots in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage A unit of Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make partner Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's emergency allergy shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, amid a shortage of Mylan NV's rival product, EpiPen....
16:56, 2019-07-09

JC Penney: We haven't hired advisors 'to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy' J.C. Penney on Friday afternoon issued a statement responding to a report that the embattled department store chain had hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options, potentially buying it more time for a turnaround....
21:56, 2019-07-19

Advisors create a game plan to prepare clients for this retirement expense With premiums skyrocketing on insurance policies designed to cover long-term-care costs, financial advisors are turning to a variety of other options....
17:28, 2019-05-20

Long-term care insurance costs are way up. How advisors can help clients cope Annual premiums for long-term care insurance are rising sharply for people who bought coverage years ago. Here's how advisors are helping them handle the expense....
16:28, 2019-09-08

Despite strong growth outlook, financial advisors see first decrease in base pay in years On the heels of the Great Recession and with the recent change in the tax law, demand – and pay – for financial advisors have risen steadily — until now....
19:42, 2019-05-08

CFP Board vows stepped up oversight of financial advisors after complaints of lax review Shopping for an advisor? The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is changing its processes to help curtail financial advisors with bad track records....
00:28, 2019-07-31

Anna Jones’ recipe for ancho chilli and peanut mole with quick tortillas | The Modern Cook A rich and rewarding mole to smother roast vegetables in (with loads left over to use as you please in the week ahead), all mopped up by some super-quick tortillasThe long, easy days of summer are all but behind us; we’re heading quickly into autumn ...
01:42, 2019-09-07

Shia LaBeouf and a talented newcomer help The Peanut Butter Falcon transcend its feel-good clichés There’s a regrettable tendency in Hollywood to employ actors with Down syndrome either as harbingers of weirdness (see Lars von Trier’s miniseries The Kingdom) or as irrepressible life forces that are mostly around to remind uptight “normal” characte...
00:00, 2019-08-07

Woman claims ‘lone star’ tick bite caused severe meat allergy A tick turned Kristie Downen into a vegan. “It was the last thing on my mind,” the Missouri farmer tells Springfield’s KSPR TV of her “life-changing experience … [it’s] unbelievable that a tick can make you allergi...
21:14, 2019-07-01

Advisors down on crypto but give cannabis stocks and passive investing a thumbs up: survey The advisor survey from the Financial Planning Association reveals advisors are upbeat about the economy, still like passive investing and are interested in cannabis-related holdings but remain skeptical about cryptocurrencies....
14:56, 2019-06-06

Shia LaBeouf meets Mark Twain in the rousing trailer for SXSW breakout The Peanut Butter Falcon One of the most rousing films to emerge from this year’s SXSW Film Festival was The Peanut Butter Falcon, a sun-baked riff on Huckleberry Finn that populates its swampy Southern milieu with washed-up professional wrestlers, blind preachers, and murde...
18:00, 2019-06-21

Morgan Stanley offers new tool to let advisors, investors measure sustainable investing goals Morgan Stanley is using big data to help clients identify their sustainable investing choices and measure how well their portfolios track those goals....
00:56, 2019-07-30

Trump reportedly overruled advisors in decision to slap tariffs on remaining Chinese imports Virtually everyone present at an Oval Office meeting objected to Trump's decision to impose additional tariffs, according to The Wall Street Journal....
23:14, 2019-08-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis and unveiled positive results from a late-stage trial on a triple-drug therapy targeting a severe lung ...
11:28, 2019-08-28

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ra...
17:56, 2019-09-12

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis and unveiled positive results from a late-stage trial on a triple-drug therapy targeting a severe lung ...
10:42, 2019-08-28

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
04:28, 2019-08-08

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
07:14, 2019-08-08

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmakers for their role as "one of the factors into the...
06:42, 2019-08-28

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
13:00, 2019-06-06

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
04:14, 2019-06-07

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for potato, coconut and peanut tikkis | The new vegan These crisp Indian patties are great fun to make and will get even fussy children eating vegetables As much as I adore cooking, it is also often for work, or a means by which to get food on to the table. But to my toddler daughter, it is always fun. ...
11:28, 2019-05-25

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for Thai tomato salad with peanut crumbs | The New Vegan Mediterranean courgettes and tomatoes take surprisingly well to the Thai papaya salad treatmentIn April, I was lucky enough to learn how to make the classic Thai som tam salad at the century-old Mandarin Oriental cookery school in Bangkok. From the f...
11:57, 2019-07-06

Zoe Kravitz's diet and exercise routine doesn't include a trainer but does include red wine and peanut butter Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Actress Zoe Kravitz has spoken out in interviews about her diet and fitness routine to stay healthy. When it comes to exercise, the actress says simple cardio is her favorite, as well as stretching. Her diet is primarily v...
01:14, 2019-06-12

Boy who flicked cheese at pupil with allergy 'did not mean to cause serious harm', inquest told A schoolboy who flicked a small piece of cheese at a teenage pupil, causing a fatal allergic reaction, did not mean to cause serious harm, an inquest heard....
20:56, 2019-05-10

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
18:56, 2019-05-16

J.C. Penney says it hasn't hired advisors to prepare for 'restructuring or bankruptcy’ J.C. Penney said in a statement Friday that it hasn’t hired advisors to prepare for an “in-court restructuring or bankruptcy."       ...
01:42, 2019-07-20

'Natasha's Law' requiring full list of ingredients on pre-packaged food introduced to protect allergy sufferers Food businesses will be required to list full ingredients on pre-packaged food under a new law introduced by Michael Gove following the death of teenager Natasha Ednan-Laperouse....
02:28, 2019-06-25

| Trump backed off on Iran last time - but will he again? Donald Trump famously cancelled a missile strike on Iran in June, but Tehran will not be resting easy, following the unpredictable president's warning that the United States is again "locked and loaded"....
07:56, 2019-09-17

A Google-backed 5G drone took off last week Last week the HAWK30 drone, which has a massive 260 foot wingspan, took to the skies during its inaugural test flight at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in California.The HAWK30 is a solar-powered 5G drone also known as a high-alt...
04:14, 2019-09-19

Trump Jr. subpoena came after he backed out of interviews WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says the panel subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. after he backed out of two interviews that were part of its Russia investigation. Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina described ...
06:00, 2019-05-14

Brookfield-backed NTS sees almost $240 mln in investments over five years Brazilian gas pipeline firm Nova Transportadora do Sudeste SA (NTS) is planning investments of almost 900 million reais ($237 million) over the next five years, the group's chief executive, Wong Loon, said at an event in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday....
02:56, 2019-07-31

Head of Libya UN-backed gov't says rival wants to take power The head of Libya's U.N.-backed government says he is prepared to return to the peace process "as soon as possible" but that it would be different with the offensive on Tripoli by his rival, which he called an attempted coup....
00:00, 2019-05-09

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund’s recent $6 billion bailout package for Islamabad...
14:28, 2019-07-13

Russia elections: Kremlin-backed parties take a hit Parties tied to the ruling United Russia have retained their majority in Moscow despite flagging support. Protests and the exclusion of opposition candidates put the poll under intense scrutiny....
23:56, 2019-09-09

Woodstock 50 concert organizers sue investor that backed out NEW YORK (AP) — A dispute over whether the Woodstock 50 festival will go on has spiraled into a court fight, with organizers suing and at least temporarily silencing a former investor that sought to call off the anniversary show. In a lawsuit this we...
01:42, 2019-05-10

FIFA-backed students sent out to help run world sports It's the Swiss finishing school preparing hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports       ...
14:56, 2019-07-19

Why Knicks backed out of Kawhi Leonard meeting LAS VEGAS — The Knicks brain trust of Steve Mills, Scott Perry and David Fizdale were enjoying a laugh on the sidelines of a practice court at UNLV Wednesday, watching summer league practice. They were a 3 ½-hour drive from Los Angeles, where in an a...
04:56, 2019-07-04

These $600 smart glasses backed by Amazon and Intel are the best yet, but still don't do enough Focals are the best smart glasses to hit the market. They're from a company called North, which got backing from Amazon, Intel and others. CNBC's Adam Isaak tried them out....
14:48, 2019-04-28

Bondholders Stranded as HNA-Backed Airport Defaults In a departure from HNA Group’s record of paying back international bondholders despite its financial constraints, an airport partly owned by units of the Chinese conglomerate has failed to repay holders of its dollar bonds on time....
13:43, 2019-09-20

Head of Libya UN-backed gov’t says rival wants to take power PARIS (AP) — The head of Libya’s U.N.-backed government says he is prepared to return to the peace process “as soon as possible” but that it would be different with the offensive on Tripoli by his rival, which he called an attempted...
21:28, 2019-05-08

Online lender backed by Nas says it was hit by security breach A Silicon Valley tech company backed by rapper Nas was hit by a security breach earlier this year that revealed it had been lax with users’ sensitive personal information, including bank account numbers, The Post has learned. Earnin, which is also ba...
16:00, 2019-08-08

Trump-Backed Candidates Win in North Carolina Two congressional candidates backed by President Donald Trump won special elections on Tuesday night. Republican Dan Bishop beat Democrat Dan McCready in the 9th district. Republican Greg Murphy defeated Democrat Allen Thomas to win the state’s 3rd d...
22:56, 2019-09-11

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq....
07:00, 2019-06-22

Dozens of Nursing Homes With HUD-Backed Mortgages Have ‘Serious Deficiencies’ A list of the most troubled nursing homes in the country includes 74 with mortgages insured by a federal government agency that stopped inspecting such homes several years ago....
22:00, 2019-06-24

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees in living in ...
16:28, 2019-06-19

Israel tests US-backed missile shield over Alaska Israel and the United States say they have successfully tested the Arrow 3 missile defense system. Israel intends to use the jointly developed interceptor system to defend against missiles potentially fired from Iran....
13:42, 2019-07-28

Cuomo: AOC-backed candidate could win in Queens if voters don’t show up Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is backing establishment candidate Melinda Katz for Queens district attorney in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election, warned that lower turnout could result in an upset by insurgent candidate Tiffany Caban — who is supported b...
00:28, 2019-06-25

Koch-Backed Groups Launch Campaign to End War in Afghanistan In a first, a grassroots organization backed by billionaire Charles Koch and typically focused on domestic priorities is broadening its focus and calling for an end to the war in Afghanistan. Americans for Prosperity on Wednesday scheduled the start ...
18:28, 2019-09-18

Global Fashion Group IPO mostly backed by existing shareholders Global Fashion Group (GFG) raised less than half the sum it had originally targeted in an initial public offering of new shares that drew weak investor demand and ended up being mostly backed by its existing shareholders....
16:28, 2019-06-29

Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Bevin wins GOP primary President Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Iran-backed militia says it participated in embassy protest BAGHDAD (AP) — An official with an Iran-backed militia says members of his group comprised the majority of protesters outside the Bahrain embassy in the Iraqi capital that was attacked this week. But he says he doesn’t know who stormed the miss...
15:42, 2019-06-29

Libya’s UN-backed government reclaims key town near Tripoli CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s U.N.-backed government says it has taken back a strategic town near Tripoli from a Libyan commander whose forces have been fighting for the past three months to capture the country’s capital. The Tripoli-based governm...
10:42, 2019-06-27

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
19:28, 2019-05-20

Two-thirds of failed stablecoin projects were backed by gold Stablecoins were once touted by some as a fix for cryptocurrency’s volatility. Thing is, it seems they’re not as stable as their name would suggest. Most of the stablecoin projects announced since 2017 are still yet to launch, and two-thirds of stabl...
17:00, 2019-06-27

| Libyan government agrees to UN-backed Eid al-Adha ceasefire The internationally recognised Libyan government has accepted an offer by the United Nations for a ceasefire during the Eid al-Adha religious holiday....
13:28, 2019-08-10

Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in the mountains of New Mexico filling the air with thick, aromatic smoke....
13:28, 2019-08-28

Naspers-backed Dott to launch e-bikes after new fundraising European startup Dott has secured 30 million euros ($34 million) in a fundraising led by existing investors EQT and South Africa's Naspers to launch an electric bike hiring business and roll out new generations of its electric scooters....
16:28, 2019-07-04

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a violent clampdown on anti-government protesters over the past year....
04:28, 2019-06-09

Iran backed down in Gulf due to US 'deterrence', says American general Head of central command says he remains concerned about ‘very real’ threat and Tehran’s potential for aggressionIran has chosen to “step back and recalculate” after making preparations for an apparent attack against US forces in the Gulf region, but ...
11:28, 2019-06-07

Vegan-Friendly, Celeb-Backed Beyond Meat Has 2019’s Best U.S. IPO (Bloomberg) — Beyond Meat Inc. piled on the market value, serving up the year’s best first day for a U.S. initial public offering. The maker of vegan beef and sausage substitutes soared, rising as much as 192 percent from its IPO price o...
01:28, 2019-05-03

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
05:28, 2019-05-09

Five killed in air strike on goverment-backed Libyan hospital Five doctors were killed and at least eight medical personnel injured late on Saturday in an air strike on a field hospital run by the internationally recognized Tripoli government, a hospital spokesman said on Sunday....
22:00, 2019-07-28

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.'s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair....
12:28, 2019-05-28

Tunisian national who backed ISIS deported from US, ICE officials say Federal immigration officials on Wednesday removed a Tunisian national who had declared his support for ISIS, entered the U.S. on a sham marriage, and committed tax fraud, according to a press release.     ...
06:56, 2019-06-21

Campaign for Yorkshire cycle tunnel is backed by landowner David Sunderland says he will block works to close disused Queensbury rail tunnelThe campaign to turn a disused railway line in Yorkshire into England’s longest cycle tunnel has received a boost in the form of a defiant landowner who refuses to let i...
18:42, 2019-07-15

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group of Venezuelans submitted a lawsuit claiming they we...
14:14, 2019-07-16

Factbox: Trump impeachment backed by 40% of U.S. House Democrats Ninety-five Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
07:00, 2019-07-27

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats appeared first on Boxing News....
03:14, 2019-09-08

SoftBank-backed Tokopedia bets on logistics, AI for Indonesia growth Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia is investing in two logistics companies and using artificial intelligence to predict buying behavior as part of an effort to speed delivery and slash shipping costs in the world's biggest archipelago....
14:28, 2019-07-26

Coming Soon to a Democratic Primary: Candidates Backed By Charles Koch The political arm of Charles Koch’s ambitious network is preparing to start playing in Democratic primaries for the Senate, House and local roles, according to a memo being sent Friday. The decision is the result of a gradual shift away from ag...
11:14, 2019-06-07

Struggling Chinese Bank Gets Lifeline From State-Backed Investors Three of China’s state-backed financial institutions are to take stakes in a struggling commercial bank, indicating a different approach by regulators toward the country’s small troubled lenders....
06:28, 2019-07-30

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
06:28, 2019-06-24

Queens DA candidate jabs AOC-backed opponent’s lack of experience Queens Borough President Melinda Katz on Sunday attacked the lack of experience of other competitors in the borough’s District Attorney race — seemingly a pointed dig at her key rival, AOC-backed Tiffany Cabán. “How does one run such a hu...
06:00, 2019-06-24

I won't be voting for the president again, says Ohio farmer who backed Trump in 2016 Christopher Gribbs, a soybean farmer from Ohio whose family owns and operates 560 acres of land, told CNBC on Thursday that he won't be voting for President Trump again in the 2020 election....
06:28, 2019-08-09

Mauritanian court confirms election win for government-backed candidate A Mauritanian court on Monday confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country's next president, dismissing an appeal by opposition candidates over alleged voting irregularities in last month's election....
16:42, 2019-07-01

Petrobras picks Warburg Pincus-backed Trident in oilfield re-bid Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has chosen a bid from Warburg Pincus-backed Trident Energy as the winner in a final "re-bid" for two oilfields, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
17:42, 2019-07-19

Starbucks licenses Thai operations to Charoen-backed venture Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that a company controlled by Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and a Hong Kong-based firm had won an exclusive deal to operate and develop its retail business in Thailand....
14:00, 2019-05-23

VW-backed firm opens high-power UK charging station Ionity's 350kW station offer EV charging in under 20 minutes - although no EVs are yet capable of such charging capability Charging network Ionity, backed by car makers including Ford and Volkswagen, has opened the most powerful charging station fo...
01:56, 2019-05-23

Non-profit group backed by NFL, Roc Nation questioned over dreadlock cutting Founder of Chicago charity that received $200,000 as part of NFL kickoff event was seen in photos cutting dreadlocks of African-American youths.       ...
16:00, 2019-09-06

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aime...
21:00, 2019-06-23

Chinese Esports Group Backed by Tencent Raises $775 Million in U.S. IPO Chinese video-streaming service DouYu raised $775 million in its IPO, capitalizing on the growing popularity of watching others play games on the internet....
13:28, 2019-07-17

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
18:14, 2019-07-18

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
21:56, 2019-08-16

Iraqi PM orders Iran-backed militias into army command Baghdad has ordered militias to join the army and their leaders to choose between paramilitary or political activity. The move comes amid concern that Iraq could become a battleground as US-Iran tensions spike....
09:42, 2019-07-02

Khronos releases OpenXR 1.0 for AR/VR, backed by Epic, Microsoft, and Oculus An open development standard for XR will enable AR and VR apps to be built for multiple hardware and software platforms, rather than just a single device.Read More...
00:28, 2019-07-30

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's SoftBank Corp....
06:29, 2019-07-06

IS claims bomb attack targeting US-backed force in Syria BEIRUT (AP) — A spokesman for a U.S.-backed force in Syria says a suicide bomber from the Islamic State extremist group detonated his explosives on a road in northern Syria, targeting a joint convoy belonging to the force and the U.S.-led anti-IS coa...
23:42, 2019-05-20

U.S. House set to vote Thursday on Trump-backed spending deal The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday aimed to pass legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits and suspend limits on Washington's borrowing powers over the next two years....
19:56, 2019-07-25

Yemeni officials say UAE-backed force storms mosque, kills 5 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen from a security force backed by the United Arab Emirates have stormed a mosque in the southern Dhale province, killing at least five people. The officials say Saturday the attack took place a d...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested HOUSTON (AP) — A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse. Court records show that Stephen Bratton posted a $50,000 bond Saturda...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Iraqi PM takes a gamble with move on Iran-backed militias The Iraqi government’s move this week to place Iranian-backed militias under the command of the armed forces is a political gamble by a prime minister increasingly caught in the middle of a dangerous rivalry between Iran and the U.S....
09:42, 2019-07-04

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a surge in migration at the U.S. border with Mexico, while setting new standards for the care of migr...
20:56, 2019-06-26

More Details Emerge Of Massive Infiltration Attempt Backed By Pak Army Multiple attempts were made by terrorists to infiltrate into India by crossing the Line of Control between July 29 and July 31, sources told NDTV amid a massive security build-up in Jammu and Kashmir......
14:28, 2019-08-04

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:00, 2019-06-18

Porsche Had a Secret F1 Engine Ready for Its 2021 Entry Before It Backed Out Porsche does things other than produce videos on how to pronounce its product names, like making cars or mulling a Formula One entry from time to time. But Porsche’s recent F1 consideration was more than just a thought—the company’s motorsport boss r...
18:28, 2019-05-31

Ex-McConnell staffers lobbied on Russian-backed Kentucky project Two former top staffers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have lobbied Congress and the Treasury Department on the development of a new Kentucky aluminum mill backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, according to a new lobbying disclosure....
02:28, 2019-08-01

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, stepping up spending to fend off an eastern offensive as the war enters a fifth month....
20:56, 2019-08-06

House to vote on Saudi arms deals backed by Trump The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next month on billions of dollars worth of arms sales to Saudi Arabia already rejected by the Senate despite a veto threat from President Donald Trump....
22:00, 2019-06-25

Sun Capital-Backed Restaurants Unlimited Files For Bankruptcy Protection The Seattle-based owner of Kincaid’s, Palomino and Henry’s Tavern said it plans to put itself up for sale as part of the proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
21:42, 2019-07-08

Toyota backed WEC rules boosting rivals for "good of the championship" Toyota agreed to the latest round of Equivalence of Technology changes aimed at increasing the competitiveness of the LMP1 privateers 'for the good of the World Endurance Championship'...
12:28, 2019-07-23

Pelosi blasts Trump, then wonders why he backed out of infrastructure meeting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a “cover-up” related to lawmakers’ ongoing Russia probes. “He just took a pass — an...
19:42, 2019-05-22

Saudi Arabia oil strikes 'clearly backed by Iran' as UK won't rule out attack It is looking increasingly likely that Iran is to blame for the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil installations the former defence and international trade secretary has said...
19:42, 2019-09-18

Saudi-backed government in Yemen accuses UAE of attacking its forces Yemen's internationally-recognized government has accused the UAE of launching deadly airstrikes on its troops, as fighting around the key city of Aden raged over the past several days....
19:28, 2019-08-29

‘Johnson is a liar who only backed Leave to help his career’ – David Cameron Former PM vents fury in his memoirs at his old colleagues over their stance on Brexit and compares Leave campaign to racist Tory electioneering in 1964Boris Johnson is a liar who only backed the Leave campaign to help his career and Michael Gove was ...
13:00, 2019-09-15

Don't 'mess up Macau' — gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region....
17:42, 2019-08-21

Don't 'mess up Macau': gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region and distance it from esca...
08:56, 2019-08-21

Geely to bring air taxis to China in tie-up with Daimler-backed Volocopter German startup Volocopter said it plans to form a partnership with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group that will bring its air taxis to China and that it has raised 50 million euros ($55.13 million) in fresh funding from the Chinese company and others....
08:56, 2019-09-09

Leonardo DiCaprio-backed fund pledges $5M in aid for Amazon wildfires Leonardo DiCaprio has joined with other philanthropists in pledging $5 million dollars through their environmental foundation to aid the Amazon as massive wildfires continue to burn across the region....
00:42, 2019-08-26

| Fleck backed by board as Stormers seek Liverpool miracle The current Stormers management has received the full backing of the WP Rugby Board as the team enters the home stretch of the 2019 Super Rugby season....
21:42, 2019-05-11

Air Strikes Stop In Syria As Russian-Backed Ceasefire Comes Into Effect Air strikes on Syria's northwestern Idlib region stopped today after a Russian-backed ceasefire went into effect following four months of deadly bombardment, a war monitor said....
11:00, 2019-08-31

11 small Thai parties support army-backed candidate for PM Eleven small political parties in Thailand have announced they will support the military-backed candidate to form the next government, seven weeks after the country’s first general election after five years of army rule...
17:14, 2019-05-13

Head of charity backed by NFL, Roc Nation apologizes for dreadlock cutting Founder of Chicago charity that received $200,000 as part of NFL kickoff event apologizes after backlash over photos of her cutting dreadlocks of African-American youths.       ...
00:56, 2019-09-07

Controversial stablecoin Tether is only 74 percent backed by cash (and other assets) Tether’s lawyer has now admitted that the stablecoin is only 74 percent backed by cash and equivalents, according to an affidavit filed on Tuesday. In the filing, Stuart Hoegner, the company’s general counsel, said Tether held approximately $2.1 bill...
16:28, 2019-05-01

Trump-Backed U.S.-British Trade Deal Faces Hurdles Resistance is already rising on both sides of the Atlantic to a free-trade pact that President Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson want to quickly strike after Britain leaves the European Union....
15:56, 2019-08-27

Venturi signs up as first Extreme E team for Formula E-backed series Venturi Automobiles, the parent company of the Venturi ABB FIA Formula E squad, has become the first manufacturer to enter a team in the Extreme E electric off-road SUV series...
19:00, 2019-05-07

Binance to launch a blockchain for fiat-backed stablecoins, but who even cares? Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has been announced launch of a new blockchain and it’s called project “Venus.” I’m not sure why it chose that name because Venus has no moons. Sad. In an announcement published this morning, Binance described Venus as ...
14:42, 2019-08-19

Anthony Joshua’s trainer McCracken backed over concussion comments • Rob McCracken ‘knew’ Joshua was concussed against Ruiz Jr• Boxing Board of Control reject claims trainer failed duty of careAnthony Joshua’s trainer Rob McCracken will not face any disciplinary action for saying he allowed his heavyweight to keep f...
02:00, 2019-09-13

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue mo...
09:28, 2019-05-04

U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
23:14, 2019-08-03

Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices US IPO at low end of range DouYu sold American depository shares at $11.5 each, compared with a previously stated target of $11.50 to $14.00, the firm said. That makes the deal the largest Chinese IPO in the U.S. so far in 2019....
12:28, 2019-07-17

AOC-backed Tiffany Cabán hopes to rock the establishment in Queens DA race A young public defender with the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Queens DA race hopes to rock the borough’s Democratic machine. Tiffany Cabán’s campaign has become a test of whether the AOC effect will last into the 2020 elections...
01:42, 2019-06-16

Peaky Blinders fever: from David Beckham-backed clothing to a two-day festival As the BBC’s cult gangster drama returns, superfans help to take the brand globalGet set for peak Peaky Blinders as the return of the cult gangster drama heralds a global expansion, from a dapper clothing range backed by David Beckham to books, video...
01:28, 2019-08-24

Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner Faces Fresh Delay A plan by the owner of the New York Stock Exchange to make it easier for consumers to pay for purchases in bitcoin faces further delays after the venture, called Bakkt, said it was applying for a license from New York state regulators....
22:56, 2019-04-29

Mining company Power Resources buys Woodford-backed Metalysis Mining company Power Resources Group (PRG) said on Friday it was buying Metalysis, a British high-tech specialist which was backed by asset manager Neil Woodford, out of administration....
19:14, 2019-07-05

J.D. Power's China-backed owner puts company up for sale -sources XIO Group, the China-backed private equity firm which owns J.D. Power, is exploring a sale of the U.S. customer survey and car ratings company that could value it at close to $1.9 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Frida...
21:42, 2019-05-24

Fintech firm Pagaya issuing $115 million asset-backed security U.S.-Israeli Pagaya, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to manage institutional money, said on Thursday it is issuing a $115 million consumer credit asset-backed security (ABS) led by structuring agent Cantor Fitzgerald....
19:14, 2019-08-22

Syrian rebels say Russian-backed forces prepare to resume offensive Syrian rebel fighters on Wednesday said Russian-backed forces were amassing troops in preparation for resuming a five-month offensive in northwest Syria after a second day of raids by jets believed to be Russian threatened to end a fragile ceasefire....
06:56, 2019-09-12

Strife-torn Libya's UN-backed leader meets Conte in Rome Strife-torn Libya's UN-backed leader is visiting Rome in a bid to shore up support for his government in Tripoli that is under attack by rival militias....
11:00, 2019-05-07

Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices U.S. IPO at low end of range DouYu International Holdings Ltd , China's largest live-streaming platform, on Tuesday said it sold $775 million in stock at a $3.73 billion valuation after pricing its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range....
05:14, 2019-07-17

Intel-backed Mesmer emerges from stealth to automate mobile app testing Mesmer, a startup backed largely by Intel Capital, emerged from stealth today bearing RPA technology for automating mobile application testing.Read More...
16:56, 2019-07-10

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Akon favors Bitcoin over ‘military-backed’ dollar’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Faraday used to say: Shleppppppp ...
17:42, 2019-09-11

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million families....
02:14, 2019-05-24

IBM, Fraunhofer partner on German-backed quantum computing research push IBM is joining forces with a German research institute to explore the potential of quantum computing, backed by a government plan to invest 650 million euros ($717 million) over two years in wider research in the field....
00:56, 2019-09-11

U.S. Plans to Open Direct Talks With Iran-Backed Houthis in Yemen The Trump administration is preparing to initiate direct talks with Iran-backed Houthi forces in Yemen in an effort to end the four-year-old civil war....
18:14, 2019-08-27

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate. Backed by Rep. Ma...
03:56, 2019-07-10

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant....
14:00, 2019-05-10

Deutsche Bank in partnership talks with SoftBank-backed OakNorth: source Deutsche Bank is in talks with SoftBank-backed British fintech firm OakNorth to use the latter's credit analysis and monitoring platform, a source with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters....
16:14, 2019-07-09

Private Equity-Backed Jack's Family Restaurants Explores a Sale Regional fast-food chain Jack’s Family Restaurants is weighing a sale, people familiar with the matter said. It could garner a valuation of about $800 million or more, some of the people said....
12:42, 2019-06-13

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack came just hours before Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe landed in Tehran....
17:28, 2019-06-12

U.S. House passes Trump-backed spending and debt limit bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits and suspend limits on Washington's borrowing powers over the next two years....
23:56, 2019-07-25

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
19:14, 2019-08-01

Philippines to allow China-backed telco to build towers on military bases The Philippine military agreed on Wednesday to allow a new cellphone network powered by a Chinese state telecoms giant to install communications equipment on its army bases, despite concerns among some lawmakers about possible espionage....
06:57, 2019-09-12

Trump Backed Libyan Warlord After Saudi Arabia and Egypt Lobbied Him The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Egypt successfully lobbied President Trump to reverse U.S. policy in Libya and support a rogue general leading an offensive on a government in Tripoli backed by the United Nations, according to a senior U.S. administra...
16:56, 2019-05-12

Security Concerns Threaten Data Link Backed by Google, Facebook U.S. officials are seeking to block an undersea cable backed by Google, Facebook and a Chinese partner, in a national security review that could rewrite the rules of internet connectivity between the U.S. and China....
18:14, 2019-08-28

Twitter, Facebook Ban China Accounts Over "State-Backed Ops" On Hong Kong Twitter and Facebook said Monday that they had taken action against China for using hundreds of fake accounts to sow political discord during the Hong Kong protests, marking the first time the social......
08:14, 2019-08-20

Hedge fund-backed reinsurance duo poised for performance uptick: Barron's Two reinsurance firms backed by prominent hedge funds are considered good investments as their share price performance has yet to benefit from the sector's improved pricing outlook, according to......
07:00, 2019-09-02

Li Peng, hardline Chinese premier who backed Tiananmen massacre, dies Li Peng, the former Chinese Premier remembered for his role in the brutal military suppression of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protesters, has died aged 91, according to state-run media....
17:00, 2019-07-23

Collapsed hedge fund Columna sues Permira-backed former managers The new managers of Columna Commodities Fund, a Luxembourg hedge fund which went into liquidation in early 2017, have said they are suing its former managers Alter Domus for $56 million in lost......
14:53, 2019-04-28

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people....
23:28, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Buffett-backed Axalta Coating Systems to explore a sale Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, the U.S. coatings company whose largest shareholder is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said on Wednesday it had formed a board committee to explore a sale of the company....
18:56, 2019-06-19

Twitter bans thousands of state-backed accounts spreading misinformation Twitter has suspended thousands of accounts linked with state-backed misinformation campaigns. In a transparency report shared today, Twitter says it removed 4,248 accounts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 273 accounts from the UAE and Egypt, 1,0...
21:42, 2019-09-20

'Scores' killed in Yemen as UAE-backed fighters seize parts of Aden Clashes between forces backed by former Gulf allies UAE and Saudi threaten ‘new civil war within a civil war’, says thinktank“Scores” of people were killed and hundreds wounded during recent fighting in Yemen’s key port of Aden when southern separati...
17:00, 2019-08-14

Twitter discloses China-backed interference in Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc said on Monday nearly a 1,000 accounts originating from China were "deliberately and specifically attempting to sow political discord in Hong Kong" as part of a coordinated state-backed operation....
21:00, 2019-08-19

Sanders supporters fearful DNC now backing Biden like it backed Clinton: report Some supporters of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders say they are seeing a repeat of the Democratic National Committee’s 2016 treatment of their candidate, according to a report....
10:14, 2019-05-30

U.S.-backed forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria's Deir al Zor U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against "terrorists" linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the center of pro...
01:14, 2019-05-16

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on Wednesday....
00:56, 2019-05-16

Saudi-backed Yemen forces attack Houthi sites: Al Arabiya Forces of the internationally recognized Yemeni government, which is backed by a Saudi-led coalition, killed 97 Houthi forces and captured 120 in the governorate of Al-Dhalea, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Wednesday, citing military sourc...
07:00, 2019-05-15

Strife-torn Libya’s UN-backed leader meets Conte in Rome ROME (AP) — Strife-torn Libya’s UN-backed leader is visiting Rome in a bid to shore up support for his government in Tripoli that is under attack by rival militias. Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj met Tuesday with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Co...
10:56, 2019-05-07

Amnesty International: U.S.-backed alliance killed 1,600 Syria civilians in former IS stronghold Amnesty International and a British nonprofit said in a new study Thursday the U.S.-backed military coalition in Syria killed more than 1,600 civilians in the onetime terror stronghold of Raqqa during fighting in 2017....
14:49, 2019-04-28

The Trump Administration Just Backed the Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan. China Won’t Be Happy (Bloomberg) –– The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China at a key moment in trade talks with the U.S. The State Department h...
22:14, 2019-08-16

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing the equipment, a win for the Chinese firm despite cybersecurity worries from Western nations....
22:14, 2019-06-20

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
11:00, 2019-07-19

Hedge fund-backed reinsurance duo poised for performance uptick - Barron's Two reinsurance firms backed by prominent hedge funds are considered good investments as their share price performance has yet to benefit from the sector's improved pricing outlook, according to Barron's....
02:14, 2019-09-02

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
04:42, 2019-07-19

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Forces loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government receive military hardware A coalition of forces allied with Libya's U.N.-backed government of national accord (GNA) said it had received a shipment of armored vehicles and arms on Saturday as it tries to stop Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) from taking the capital...
20:42, 2019-05-18

AOC-backed candidate Tiffany Cabán concedes defeat in Queens DA race Queens district attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán conceded defeat Tuesday night — six weeks after the Democratic primary election that pitted her against the establishment-backed Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. “We terrified the Democrati...
06:56, 2019-08-07

Candidate backed by AOC, democratic socialists declares victory in Queens DA primary A liberal candidate endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and her democratic socialist allies claimed victory Tuesday night in the Democratic primary for the Queens district attorney race -- touting far-left policies including halting ce...
17:00, 2019-06-26

New York progressive backed by AOC declares victory in local Democratic primary Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, a progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, declared victory in a close-run primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens....
13:00, 2019-06-26

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king's "abuse" of his country's "privilege."...
05:42, 2019-06-01

Iranian-backed militia blames US and Israel for attacks on bases in Iraq Claim that drone strike caused blast near Baghdad follows leaked findings of Iraqi inquiryAn Iranian-backed militia in Iraq has accused the US and Israel of involvement in an alleged drone strike on a munitions warehouse near Baghdad last week, the l...
00:00, 2019-08-22

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party....
06:56, 2019-09-11

Fitch adds environmental risk metric to mortgage-backed securities ratings Fitch Ratings will factor natural disaster and catastrophic risk into their ratings of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), the firm announced Tuesday, the first of the three major U.S. credit ratings agencies to consider environmental risk...
22:42, 2019-06-05

Cory Hill and young guns backed in Wales Rugby World Cup squad • Dragons lock has not played since February• Carre and Patchell inclusion show Wales’ growthOne day after watching Wales lose at home for the first time in 21 months, the head coach, Warren Gatland, revealed his World Cup squad that he believes is g...
01:00, 2019-09-02

Iran-backed Hezbollah partnering with communist terror groups in Latin America Iran’s main proxy terrorist group is expanding in Latin America and networking with organized crime and other violent groups, according to U.S. and Argentinean officials....
05:00, 2019-07-20

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
23:14, 2019-08-03

Queens district attorney candidate backed by leading liberals claims primary win Tiffany Cabán, a previously little-known public defender, had endorsements from Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
17:14, 2019-06-26

UPDATE 1-Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices U.S. IPO at low end of range DouYu International Holdings Ltd, China's largest live-streaming platform, on Tuesday said it sold $775 million in stock at a $3.73 billion valuation after pricing its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range....
05:56, 2019-07-17

Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices U.S. IPO at low end of range -sources DouYu International Holdings Ltd, China's largest live-streaming platform, on Tuesday sold $775 million in stock at a $3.73 billion valuation after pricing its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range, people with direc...
05:56, 2019-07-17

Mack Horton backed to regain form as Sun Yang showdown pulls into view Olympic champion underwhelmed in trialsAustralian on course to meet Chinese rival in GwangjuThe signs are good that Olympic champion Mack Horton will overcome underwhelming trials form and regain his mojo at this week’s world swimming titles in South...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Azim Premji-Backed Software Startup Latest Indian Tech Unicorn Icertis, which competes with SAP SE and Oracle Corp. to help businesses manage contracts in the cloud, has raised $115 million, propelling it to unicorn status as investors flock to enterprise......
14:42, 2019-07-17

REFILE-Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
01:56, 2019-07-19

Exclusive: Ping An-backed Lufax to ditch P2P lending on regulatory woes - sources Lufax, one of China's largest online wealth management platforms that is backed by financial giant Ping An Insurance , plans to exit its once-core peer-to-peer lending (P2P) business, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
12:14, 2019-07-18

Blackstone-backed tech company, Bitfury team up on trade finance project Mphasis Ltd, an Indian technology firm majority-owned by Blackstone Group LP, has teamed up with blockchain startup Bitfury to create either a digital token or a platform aimed at automating financial services such as payments in international trade...
21:00, 2019-05-28

Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi backed to become key player under Frank Lampard Cesar Azpilicueta has admitted the path from academy to first-team at Chelsea is not easy but has backed the best youngsters like Callum Hudson-Odoi to become key players under Frank Lampard....
11:56, 2019-07-17

Trump-backed GOPer Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election Republican Dan Bishop pulled off a narrow victory in a closely-watched North Carolina special congressional election — a day after President Trump pushed his supporters to vote for the candidate at his packed campaign rally. Bishop, a conservative wh...
09:14, 2019-09-11

Trump-backed Republican wins special congressional election in North Carolina: AP Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina, the Associated Press said on Tuesday, saving a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party and turning back a strong Democratic challenge....
06:56, 2019-09-11

From Trump to Johnson, nationalists are on the rise – backed by billionaire oligarchs | George Monbiot The ultra-rich are benefitting from disaster capitalism as institutions, rules and democratic oversight implodeSeven years ago the impressionist Rory Bremner complained that politicians had become so boring that few of them were worth mimicking: “The...
11:14, 2019-07-26

Qatar's state-backed group and PSG owner in talks for stake in Leeds United: FT Qatar Sports Investments, a state-backed body founded by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is in discussions to buy a stake in English soccer club Leeds United, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with t...
02:28, 2019-05-26

British General Contradicts U.S. Claim of Increased Threat From Iran-Backed Militias The top British general in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS says there is not an increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, despite claims to the contrary by the U.S. to justify increasing its presence in the region. “No &...
07:42, 2019-05-15

Austria to shut Saudi-backed religious dialogue center in rights protest Austria's government said on Wednesday it plans to shut a Saudi-funded center for religious dialogue in Vienna after parliament urged it to try to prevent the possible execution of a teenager in Saudi Arabia over acts committed when he was a minor....
21:00, 2019-06-12

Chris Froome backed to return to best form after crash that will rule him out of Tour de France Team Ineos are confident Chris Froome will return to his best after a crash left him in hospital and ruled him out of his bid for a record-equalling fifth Tour de France next month....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launch attack into Kurdish-held area Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launched an offensive into territory held by the Kurdish YPG militia north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, seizing some territory before heavy shelling forced them to retreat....
01:42, 2019-05-05

Tencent-backed China firm, Russia's Mail.ru to tie up for gaming growth: sources Tencent-backed Chinese video game publisher iDreamSky Technology Holdings and Russian tech firm Mail.ru Group are forming an alliance, in a move that will help Mail.ru expand its gaming footprint in China, two sources said....
14:56, 2019-07-31

Saudi Arabia vows to prove Iran backed ‘terrorist attack’ on oil facilities Saudi Arabia on Wednesday said it would reveal evidence showing Iran was behind the attack on its oil facilities as Tehran threatened to retaliate “immediately” if any action is taken against it. The Saudi Defense Ministry said it would p...
16:01, 2019-09-18

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an array of other domestic programs, significantly adding to rapidly escalating government debt....
19:14, 2019-08-01

Goldman Sachs-backed Marqeta rides payments wave to a $2 billion valuation The payment company powering Square, Instacart, and other popular start-ups closed a new funding round Tuesday that brings its valuation to roughly $2 billion....
14:28, 2019-05-21

India accuses Pakistan-backed militants of targeting Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir Indian security officials on Friday said they had found evidence of attacks planned by Pakistani military-backed militants on a major Hindu pilgrimage in the disputed Muslim-dominated region of Kashmir....
14:56, 2019-08-02

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals. Former Foreign Sec...
18:42, 2019-06-13

Russian-backed Kentucky mill makes PR push amid Democratic concerns Braidy Industries, which is developing a new Kentucky aluminum mill partially backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, has hired a firm with ties to Sen. Mitch McConnell (r-Ky.) to give the project a public relations boost as Democrats raise conc...
02:56, 2019-08-03

Saudi Arabia announces capture of an ISIS leader in Yemen in U.S.-backed raid The group's branch in Yemen rose to prominence at the beginning of Yemen’s civil war and is considered one of the Islamic State’s smaller franchises....
04:42, 2019-06-26

Dollar treads water near three-and-a-half-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges on Wednesday, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
06:00, 2019-05-22

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Buffett-backed Axalta Coating Systems to explore a sale Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, the U.S. coatings company whose largest shareholder is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said on Wednesday it had formed a board committee to explore a sale of the company....
00:14, 2019-06-27

How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project A spokesman said the Senate majority leader did not know the measure would help a company building an aluminum mill in an impoverished part of his home state....
03:28, 2019-08-14

China fights back after Twitter, Facebook suspend state-backed accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said on Monda...
15:42, 2019-08-20

FROM THE FIELD: Children in Lake Chad Basin attend school with help from UN-backed fund Some 3.5 million children living in the Lake Chad Basin in Africa’s Sahel region do not have access to education according to the UN-backed Education Cannot Wait fund....
15:28, 2019-04-28

Turkish court lifts block on foreign-backed monitoring group website A Turkish human rights news website discovered it had been removed from a list of 136 web sites and social media accounts banned by a court, the website's lawyer said on Thursday....
13:14, 2019-08-08

Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. military said it was braced for "possibly imminent threats to U.S. forces in Iraq...
04:28, 2019-05-15

Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars Twelve years after Texas and Australia veered onto wildly different courses regarding HPV prevention, their gap in health outcomes has widened demonstrably....
00:56, 2019-08-13

FOREX-Dollar treads water near 3-1/2-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges on Wednesday, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
06:56, 2019-05-22

Government-run health care, universal Medicare buy-ins backed by most Democratic voters: Fox News Poll As health care continues to become a central issue heading into the 2020 presidential election season, Democrats indicate they favor offering some form of a government-run system, according to a Fox News Poll....
16:28, 2019-09-19

Snoop Dogg-backed payments firm Klarna becomes Europe's biggest fintech start-up Swedish online payments firm Klarna announced Tuesday that it has reached a $5.5 billion valuation, making it Europe's largest private fintech company....
20:28, 2019-08-06

Government-run health care, universal Medicare buy-ins backed by most Dem primary voters: Fox News Poll As health care continues to become a central issue heading into the 2020 presidential election season, Democrats indicate they favor offering some form of a government-run system, according to a Fox News Poll....
09:42, 2019-09-19

Carlyle-backed firm seeks guarantee on 2-year approval of U.S. crude export project A unit of asset management firm Carlyle Group LP this week will appeal to the Trump administration to guarantee a two-year approval of its South Texas crude export project, officials said....
16:28, 2019-05-20

Turkey's threatened Syria strike puts US-backed forces fighting ISIS in jeopardy Turkey's threats to strike a Kurdish militia in Syria continued even as Pentagon officials met with their counterparts in Ankara in an attempt to hammer out a deal to protect the American-backed forces fighting ISIS....
12:28, 2019-08-08

Forces allied to Libya's U.N.-backed government retake town south of Tripoli: witnesses Forces allied to Libya's internationally recognized government on Wednesday seized part of the town of Gharyan south of Tripoli held by eastern forces, witnesses said....
22:42, 2019-06-26

AOC-backed candidate Tiffany Cabán declares victory in tightly contested Queens DA race Insurgent candidate Tiffany Cabán — who has vowed to institute a slate of left-leaning criminal-justice reforms — declared victory over establishment favorite Melinda Katz Tuesday night in a tight Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney,...
08:28, 2019-06-26

Pimco sticks to Danish mortgage-backed covered bonds as returns plunge: Bloomberg Pacific Investment Management Co is one of the investors embracing Danish mortgage-backed covered bonds, even as negative interest rates mean investors face built-in losses on some bonds, Bloomberg reported on Sunday....
00:42, 2019-08-26

SoftBank-backed lender OakNorth doubles staff, inks deal with NIBC Bank British financial technology firm OakNorth has signed a five-year deal to provide its credit analysis and monitoring platform to Dutch lender NIBC Bank NV [NIBC.AS], OakNorth said on Tuesday in its first such agreement to be made public....
08:28, 2019-07-02

Johanna Konta backed to end Grand Slam title wait after disappointing Wimbledon exit Five times Johanna Konta has made it to the last eight of a Grand Slam but not once has that been converted into a final appearance, let alone the title....
13:42, 2019-07-10

Brexit news latest: David Cameron says Boris Johnson only backed Leave to further career David Cameron has launched another stinging attack on Boris Johnson, claiming the Prime Minister "didn't believe" in Brexit and only backed the Leave campaign to further his career....
16:42, 2019-09-15

Dem-led House clears Trump-backed budget and debt limit package, most Republicans oppose House lawmakers on Thursday passed a budget and debt deal that that received bi-partisan support and the strongest endorsement yet from President Trump....
00:14, 2019-07-26

Not faith, ‘but those who manipulate the faithful’ driving wedge between religions, UN-backed forum in Baku told Following a string of hate-fuelled attacks on places of worship around the world, the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Thursday that it was with a “heavy heart” that he was opening the annual UN-backed forum in B...
20:14, 2019-05-02

Tilray and Peter Thiel-backed fund strike deal to release its shares gradually over the next two years Tilray struck a deal with its majority shareholder, a Peter Thiel-backed fund, to sell the fund's stake gradually over the next two years, the Canadian pot company announced Monday....
12:56, 2019-06-10

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady to be backed up by rookie Jarrett Stidham after Brian Hoyer's release With the Patriots' release of veteran Brian Hoyer, fourth rounder Jarrett Stidham ascends as New England's understudy under center.       ...
01:00, 2019-09-01

Leyton Orient interim boss Ross Embleton backed to earn full-time role Leyton Orient director of football Martin Ling believes Ross Embleton has the ability to succeed the late Justin Edinburgh on a full-time basis after he was named interim manager....
16:56, 2019-06-20

Leonardo DiCaprio-backed charity pledges $5 million to reduce Amazon rainforest fires; G-7 joins in Funding announcements from Leonardo DiCaprio and G-7 leaders come as a petition urging the Brazilian government to preserve the Amazon rainforest surpasses 5 million signatures....
18:42, 2019-08-26

Iranian gunboats backed away in a showdown with a Royal Navy frigate after staring down the barrel of the 'perfect weapon' During a stand-off involving a Royal Navy frigate, an oil tanker, and three Iranian gunboats on Wednesday, the British warship HMS Montrose trained its deck guns on the Iranian vessels, CNN first reported, citing US and UK officials. The HMS Montrose...
03:00, 2019-07-12

Cohen claimed he helped bury personal photographs for Jerry Falwell Jr. before the evangelical leader backed Trump A statement released for the Liberty University president and his wife denied that, saying President Trump’s longtime attorney “did not ever resolve any legal matter on their behalf.”...
07:28, 2019-05-08

Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional....
00:00, 2019-05-23

NYC District Attorney Candidate Backed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Among Other Progressives Claims Democratic Primary Victory In what will be a major upset to the Democratic Party machine and old-guard Democrats if it holds, a progressive and openly queer Latina attorney appears to have narrowly defeated the party’s pick in the primary election to become the next district a...
03:28, 2019-06-27

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspiciously close ties with the Saudi kingdom. President Tr...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Netherlands vs Sweden: Arsenal star Vivianne Miedema backed to shine in World Cup semi-final by Faye White Arsenal and England legend Faye White has backed Gunners superstar Vivianne Miedema to fire the Netherlands into their first World Cup Final tonight....
13:42, 2019-07-03

Drone strikes target world's largest oil processing facility, Saudi oil field; attack claimed by Iranian-backed rebels The world's largest oil processing facility and a nearby oil field in Saudi Arabia were set ablaze early Saturday morning after reported drone attacks by Yemen rebels....
15:56, 2019-09-14

Trump pushing for major crackdown on homeless camps in California, with aides discussing moving residents to government-backed facilities Administration officials have discussed using the federal government to get homeless people off the streets of Los Angeles and other areas and into new government-backed facilities....
08:28, 2019-09-11

The Marathon Continues: T.I., Charlamagne tha God Visit Capitol Hill to Discuss Nipsey Hussle-Backed Plan to Put Money Into Black Communities Shortly before he was gunned down in front of the clothing store he owned in South Los Angeles in March, rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle had plans to meet with lawmakers to discuss an idea he had to help funnel investment dollars in h...
08:14, 2019-05-25

Usain Bolt-backed firm reveals two-seat electric Bolt Nano Micro-car is intended for inner-city journeys of up to 15 miles and uses swappable batteries A firm named Bolt, aptly backed by runner extraordinaire Usain Bolt, has revealed a two-seat electric car, called the Bolt B-Nano, designed for short, inner...
21:14, 2019-05-16

Gillibrand says she can explain white privilege to suburban white women who backed Trump Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate that she wants to go to the suburbs and explain what white privilege is to white women who voted for Trump....
11:14, 2019-08-01

New Zealand's Richie Mo'unga backed to announce himself on world stage in Japan New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen is backing Richie Mo'unga to announce himself to the world on Saturday when the All Blacks go head to head with South Africa....
16:14, 2019-09-20

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
20:28, 2019-05-25

After Iraq base blasts, Iranian-backed militias’ threats heighten speculation Israel is bombing Iraq A statement from Iranian-backed militias blamed Israeli drones for four big blasts at militia bases over the past month and accused the U.S. military of aiding the strikes by allowing Israel to use U.S. bases in Iraq....
03:42, 2019-08-22

Luis Saez told stewards Maximum Security reacted to 'something'; backed by other Derby jockeys At a meeting six days after the Kentucky Derby, jockeys told stewards Luis Saez wasn't at fault for what led to Maximum Security's disqualification.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-03

200 Years Before the ‘Send Her Back’ Chants, This U.S.-Backed Effort Tried to Send Free Black Americans ‘Back’ Whether or not they knew it, the crowds who cheered President Donald Trump at a July 17 rally in North Carolina by chanting “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar were part of a long American story of telling certain people they ...
02:56, 2019-07-23

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
17:00, 2019-05-08

What to know about the 10-panel drug test A 10-panel drug test is a urine screen that looks for 10 of the prescription or illicit drugs people most frequently abuse. Learn about which drugs it looks for and their detection windows....
09:14, 2019-09-12

Drug-sniffing dog graduates TUCSON – Diesel, an 18-month-old Labrador retriever graduated from an eight-week basic service dog training course Wednesday. Diesel works at the Pima County Jail with his partner, Seargent Cesar Duarte. The Labrador can detect heroin, marijuan...
14:28, 2019-05-02

GSK's HIV drug receives EU marketing nod GlaxoSmithKline said its specialist HIV company had received marketing authorization from the European Commission for its drug to treat advanced stage HIV infections in adults and adolescents above the age of 12 and weighing at least 40 kg....
14:14, 2019-07-03

A $2 Million Drug Is About to Hit the Market A new treatment for an infant muscle-wasting disease is about to go on sale at a potential cost of $2 million, a record price tag likely to fuel the continuing scrutiny of how drugs are priced and how insurers pay....
21:56, 2019-05-07

Elizabeth Warren Knows What It Will Take to End the Drug War Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren released an updated version of the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, a bill she first proposed with Congressman Elijah Cummings in 2018 to address the opioid crisis. The proposal woul...
17:14, 2019-05-11

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
16:00, 2019-05-10

Drug ads on TV will soon have to include price TV pitches for prescription drugs will soon include the price, giving consumers more information upfront as they make medication choices. (May 8)        ...
01:42, 2019-05-09

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being on the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers spun out of control. In just a month’s time, Restivo...
02:28, 2019-07-18

Generic Drug Stocks are 'Worst Ever' Falling prices of generic drugs, as well as increased competition for patent-protected medicines, have hammered revenue and profit margins. Investor frustration is boiling over....
14:42, 2019-05-08

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England....
16:14, 2019-07-09

The colleges with the most drug and alcohol arrests The school with the most alcohol arrests isn't particularly known as a party school, but it posted 189.6 such instances per 10,000 students in 2017.       ...
02:14, 2019-08-20

Uruguay: The new global drug trafficking hub Lacking resources and organization, authorities in Uruguay are struggling to combat global drug trafficking. The country has become an increasingly important hub for drug smugglers as a result....
13:42, 2019-08-07

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong drug war....
18:56, 2019-07-11

Cancer: Why drug testing needs to improve A new study finds that many new cancer drugs may not work in the way their developers think they do, which could have implications for their effectiveness....
07:14, 2019-09-19

Drug resistant UTI bacteria can hide in the gut A new study reveals that superbugs that cause hard-to-treat UTIs can persist in the guts of some healthy women, even those with no recorded history of UTI....
03:28, 2019-07-26

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was long overdue....
04:56, 2019-07-12

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is t...
07:56, 2019-05-14

‘El Chapo’ is contained. Mexico’s drug war is not. The man who came to embody the horror of Mexico’s drug trade was sentenced to life in prison. But cartel violence is getting worse in the country, even as drug kingpins fade from view....
17:42, 2019-07-18

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
09:28, 2019-06-03

How Bad Driving Led To $140 Million Drug Bust A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetamines into a patrol car parked outside a police......
07:14, 2019-07-23

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘poly drug use’. “When I first started in the ...
03:14, 2019-06-29

How Drug Companies Are Using Your DNA To Make New Medicine Genetic test-kit company 23andMe has for years used saliva to tell millions of consumers how closely related they are to Neanderthals or whether they are likely to develop diseases like diabetes or Alzheimer’s. Now, it’s fulfilling a bigger ambition:...
19:42, 2019-07-23

2 officers, dog given Narcan after possible drug exposure Two St. Louis-area police officers and a police dog had to be administered the opioid overdose reversal medication Narcan after they were exposed to what was believed to be fentanyl....
23:00, 2019-05-07

Coleman: I’ve never failed a drug test and never will "Christian Coleman insists he has \"never failed a drug test and never will\" after the American sprinter saw charges dropped for missing three tests."...
11:42, 2019-09-12

AbbVie does not expect to divest new psoriasis drug AbbVie Inc said on Friday it does not expect the Federal Trade Commission would require divestiture of its recently approved psoriasis drug Skyrizi in connection with the company's $63 billion pending deal to buy Allergan Plc....
17:42, 2019-07-26

Giants' Tate gets 4-game ban for fertility drug Giants receiver Golden Tate said he tested positive for a banned substance because of a prescribed fertility medication, and that he is "eagerly" awaiting an appeal of his four-game suspension....
19:28, 2019-07-27

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. The Blameless Children event was held at Journey Church in Versailles. It was a free family event dedi...
07:42, 2019-06-09

FDA Requires Box Warnings for Pfizer Drug Xeljanz The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring that health warnings be added to Pfizer Inc.’s drug Xeljanz, advising patients they could experience a higher risk of blood clots or death with a specific dose....
03:42, 2019-07-27

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effectively, requires lower doses of each drug, and can help to prevent drug resistance. MIT biologists ...
19:00, 2019-07-10

FDA warns heartburn drug Zantac may cause cancer A substance that could cause cancer has been found in the heartburn drug Zantac and several other antacids, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The agency said preliminary tests found low levels of a substance known as NDMA, classified...
02:14, 2019-09-14

UN launches 'comprehensive' review of Philippine drug war Human rights commission votes to ‘get the facts’ on three years of bloodshed claiming an estimated 20,000 livesThe human rights body of the United Nations has agreed to begin investigating President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent war on drugs in the Phili...
11:28, 2019-07-12

8 Ways Overseas Drug Manufacturers Dupe the FDA From taking inspectors hostage to making stuff up, generic drug makers can try to look like they were following the regulations while actually subverting them....
18:00, 2019-08-07

U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs' - a step that activists said was long overdue....
21:14, 2019-07-11

GSK's HIV drug wins European panel thumbs-up GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug treatment for HIV infections won marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday, after the British drugmaker received a nod from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this month....
16:42, 2019-04-28

Gut microbes interfere with Parkinson's drug - but we could stop them We have identified organisms in the gut that break down the main drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, a step towards making the therapy more effective...
23:56, 2019-06-13

Speeding up drug discovery for brain diseases A research team led by Whitehead Institute scientists has identified 30 distinct chemical compounds — 20 of which are drugs undergoing clinical trial or have already been approved by the FDA — that boost the protein production activity of a critical ...
08:56, 2019-08-01

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance. Magistrate Judge Davi...
23:00, 2019-05-21

U.N. adopts resolution to investigate Philippine drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to investigate the thousands of deaths connected to the Philippines' ongoing war on drugs, attracting swift condemnation from the Duterte administration....
09:00, 2019-07-12

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, in the first divestment since its takeover of Britain's Shire....
05:14, 2019-05-09

Gove's drug story is far more dangerous than right or wrong There's a moment in many political stories where simple questions of right or wrong morph into something more pervasive, and for those seeking power, more damaging....
19:14, 2019-06-09

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures released Wednesday by the United Nations....
04:00, 2019-06-27

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the request, saying "the government has never located or identified a penny."...
07:57, 2019-07-06

'A Viagra-like drug could reverse heart failure' Research in sheep finds that a drug that doctors prescribe for the treatment of erectile dysfunction can effectively treat the effects of heart failure....
18:56, 2019-05-01

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A rheumatoid arthritis drug may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but there are no plans to conduct the trials needed to find out if it really works...
19:56, 2019-06-11

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
13:00, 2019-05-09

Canelo Alvarez has come a long way since 2018 drug ban LAS VEGAS — What a difference a year makes. It seems like a distant memory that the annual Cinco de Mayo fight weekend in Sin City was basically canceled last year after Saul “Canelo” Alvarez tested positive for a banned substance and was suspended b...
14:14, 2019-05-02

| US demands El Chapo forfeit $12.7bn in drug money Prosecutors say they were seeking $12.7bn from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in the United States....
16:15, 2019-07-06

Honduran President Is Accused of Drug Conspiracy U.S. prosecutors accused Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández of conspiring with his brother and other top politicians to protect drug traffickers....
11:42, 2019-08-04

Trial over Arkansas’ use of execution drug nearing end LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal trial over Arkansas’ use of a sedative in lethal injections is wrapping up in Little Rock following testimony from the state’s prisons director. Department of Correction Director Wendy Kelley testified W...
16:14, 2019-05-02

GSK drug shown to help blood cancer patients GlaxoSmithKline said its experimental multiple myeloma treatment showed a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous treatment options, in a boost for the British drugmaker's cancer drug business....
10:56, 2019-08-23

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider benefits...
20:28, 2019-09-18

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 billion Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for $3.4 billion, as well as potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, to expand its portfolio of eye care medicines....
03:00, 2019-05-09

5 minor leaguers suspended for drug violations NEW YORK (AP) — Five prospects have been suspended for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. The commissioner’s office said Friday free-agent pitcher Christian Aragon and Cleveland Indians Single-A pitcher Matthew Solter receive...
23:42, 2019-06-28

Trump needs help from Pelosi to notch a big drug pricing win As the president looks ahead to his reelection effort, achieving something as major as direct negotiations between Medicare and drug companies could be just the win he’s looking for....
15:56, 2019-04-29

Will poppy seeds really show up on a drug test? Employee screening firm JDP recently analyzed 12 months of Google search trends data related to 150 of America’s biggest employers. A common search: “Does my company drug test?” Drug testing for pre-employment, and even same-day random drug testing d...
22:28, 2019-06-09

Eleven people graduate from Drug Court TUCSON- Eleven people celebrated success by graduating from Pima County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Program on Thursday, June 6th. DTAP is a three year program for non-violent, repeat drug offenders. The program provides rehab and support s...
07:28, 2019-06-07

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
17:42, 2019-06-03

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration....
13:56, 2019-05-29

Implanted drug could someday prevent HIV infection The drug company Merck released research showing that a potent new drug, implanted in a matchstick-sized rod under the skin, holds promise for shielding people from HIV. But it is years from market....
04:56, 2019-07-24

Three Ways to Fix the Drug Industry's Rampant Dysfunction Big Pharma has come under fire for mislabeled drugs, price spikes, and life-threatening shortages. Now a handful of startups hope to clean up the industry....
19:00, 2019-09-10

TSA allows passengers to bring drug derived from marijuana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to bring on board some forms of CBD oil and an FDA-approved drug derived from marijuana. All forms of marijuana were previously prohibite...
00:56, 2019-05-29

FDA says widening probe on generic drug impurities The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration said on Wednesday it was expanding its investigation into impurities in U.S. generic drugs beyond a class of hypertension drugs known as angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)....
17:28, 2019-08-28

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial of DBS for drug addiction could begin in June. (May...
20:28, 2019-05-08

Novartis takes aim at Roche's star MS drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday stepped up its challenge to Roche's multiple sclerosis franchise, highlighting study results for its MS hopeful ofatumumab that could compete with its cross-town rival's drug Ocrevus....
15:56, 2019-08-30

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
21:00, 2019-05-27

A $1,500 drug that claims to cure jet lag has been held up by the FDA (VNDA) Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Jet lag sufferers take note: a drug designed to treat the condition has been delayed by the US Food and Drug Administration. Vanda Pharmaceuticals, which is developing the medicine, said it received the response on Friday,...
20:14, 2019-08-19

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety....
18:56, 2019-06-04

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
07:28, 2019-05-08

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18:42, 2019-07-24

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nan...
22:00, 2019-06-03

Olivia Laing: ‘I was hooked and my drug was Twitter’ In a period of loneliness, Olivia Laing turned to Twitter. But then it trapped her…I was a late adopter of technology. In the 1990s, I lived off-grid. If anyone wanted me, they had to call my pager. When it buzzed, I’d walk two miles across fields to...
12:14, 2019-05-05

AbbVie prices new rheumatoid arthritis drug at $59,000/yr AbbVie Inc has priced its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment at $59,000 a year after gaining U.S. approval on Friday, a big boost for the drugmaker struggling with rising competition for Humira, its blockbuster therapy for the same condition....
21:28, 2019-08-16