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Philippines’ Duterte says to sail garbage back to Canada

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FILE PHOTO: President Rodrigo Duterte speaks after his arrival, from a visit in Israel and Jordan at Davao International airport in Davao City in southern Philippines, September 8, 2018. REUTERS/Lean Daval Jr/File Photo MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte berated Canada on Tuesday in a longrunning dispute over waste exported to the Southeast Asia Read More

Philippines’ Duterte hits Canada on exported garbage

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FILE PHOTO: President Rodrigo Duterte speaks after his arrival, from a visit in Israel and Jordan at Davao International airport in Davao City in southern Philippines, September 8, 2018. REUTERS/Lean Daval Jr/File Photo MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte berated Canada on Tuesday in a longrunning dispute over waste exported to the Southeast Asia Read More

Hacking ‘hero’ Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty to US malware charges

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A British man hailed as a hero for stopping a global cyber-attack that was threatening the NHS has pleaded guilty to US malware charges. Marcus Hutchins, 24, has pleaded guilty to two charges related to writing malware – or malicious software – court documents show. Writing on his website, Hutchins said he regretted his actions Read More

Ukraine election reality TV: Puppets and chopped-off hands in final debate warm-up

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As the pre-election debate in the surreal Ukrainian presidential race draws close, comedian Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent Petro Poroshenko are warming up before a final debate, cranking up the levels of absurdity. Friday evening is gearing up to become the most spectacular political performance in Ukraine’s modern history. For the past 20 days, Ukrainians have Read More

India halts Pakistani cross-border trade in Jammu and Kashmir as conflict escalates

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The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has announced the suspension of trade across the Line of Control (LoC) in the Jammu and Kashmir regions bordering Pakistan as tensions between the two countries intensify. The permanent ban comes into effect on Friday. Indian authorities cite the use of current trade routes by Pakistani elements for illegal Read More

Swiss drugmaker Roche ups outlook as sales growth offsets price hit

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss drugmaker Roche lifted its 2019 outlook on Wednesday, as sales growth in China and the United States outpaced price declines it has suffered amid President Donald Trump’s pressure on the industry to hold down charges. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland Read More

Roche lifts 2019 outlook after first-quarter sales beat

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss drugmaker Roche raised its 2019 outlook after first-quarter sales rose 8 percent, beating analyst estimates on the strength of newer medicines including multiple sclerosis treatment Ocrevus and cancer immunotherapy Tecentriq. Read More

Pharmaceuticals drive J&J to better-than-expected quarterly profit

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday reported a first-quarter profit that exceeded Wall Street expectations on higher sales of its prescription medicines, including a double-digit increase for its psoriasis treatment Stelara, even as the company faces fierce competition for some of its other important drugs. FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown Read More

J&J profit boosted by better-than-expected pharma unit sales

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson beat quarterly profit estimates on higher sales at its pharmaceuticals unit even as it faces fierce competition for some of its biggest drugs, sending the company’s shares up more than 2 percent. FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Read More

Thousands of activists block London roads to demand action on climate change

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By Andrew R.C. Marshall and Andrew MacAskill Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, Britain April 15, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of environmental activists paralyzed parts of central London on Monday by blocking Marble Arch, Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge in a bid to force the government to do Read More