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Exclusive: Sanofi says working on CEO succession plan

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PARIS (Reuters) – Pharmaceuticals group Sanofi is working on a plan to find a new CEO in agreement and consultation with current chief executive Olivier Brandicourt, a spokesman for the French drugmaker told Reuters on Monday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Sanofi is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, Read More

Family of NZ suspect 'shattered' after mosque shootings

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The family of the alleged Christchurch gunman has apologised to the victims of the mosque attacks and say they are “devastated” and “shattered”. Australian Brenton Tarrant has been charged with murder over Friday’s atrocity in which at least 50 people were killed and another 50 hurt. His uncle Terry Fitzgerald told Australian broadcaster Nine News: Read More

Family of Christchurch suspect 'shattered' after mosque shootings

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The family of the alleged Christchurch gunman has apologised to the victims of the mosque attacks and say they are “devastated” and “shattered”. Australian Brenton Tarrant has been charged with murder over Friday’s atrocity in which at least 50 people were killed and another 50 hurt. His uncle Terry Fitzgerald told Australian broadcaster Nine News: Read More

Wall Street near flat as trade deal outlook uncertain

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were little changed in late afternoon trading on Thursday amid uncertainty over when a trade deal between the United States and China would be reached. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid President Donald Trump Read More

Wall Street set for muted open as trade uncertainty overhangs

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(Reuters) – Wall Street was set to open flat on Thursday as uncertainty of trade talks between the United States and China offset optimism after Britain’s parliament voted to reject a disorderly Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

California jury awards $29 million to woman with cancer who used J&J talc

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(Reuters) – A California jury on Wednesday awarded $29 million to a woman who said that asbestos in Johnson & Johnson’s talcum-powder-based products caused her cancer. FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo The verdict, in California Superior Court in Oakland, marks the Read More

Bayer Roundup cancer trial goes to jury after closing arguments

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A trial in which a California man alleged his use of Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused his cancer went to a federal U.S. jury after lawyers for both sides delivered their closing arguments on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller atomizers are displayed for sale at a garden shop Read More

'Air pollution globally kills 1.6 million more a year than smoking'

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Air pollution is responsible for almost nine million deaths per year globally – double the previous estimate, according to new research. By comparison, the World Health Organisation attributed 7.2 million deaths to smoking in 2015. More than 64,000 deaths in the UK were thought to be linked to air pollution in 2015, including 17,000 cases Read More

U.S. minorities consume less but suffer more from pollution: study

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. air pollution is disproportionately caused by white consumers, while African-Americans and Hispanics are burdened most by the emissions, a peer-reviewed study showed on Monday. On average, African-Americans are exposed to about 56 percent more fine particulate matter pollution than is caused by their consumption of goods and services, said the study, Read More

Sandwich poisoner who targeted colleagues jailed

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A German man has been jailed for life after putting poison in his colleagues’ sandwiches, leaving one in a coma and two others with serious kidney damage. The man, 57, named only as Klaus O, was arrested last year after he was caught on video putting a suspicious powder on a colleague’s sandwich. When police Read More