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'Get me back' pleads Briton jailed in Dubai in prison recording

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By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor A decorated former soldier has called on Britain to help save him from jail in Dubai where he has spent the past four-and-a-half months despite not being charged with a crime. Andrew Neal, 44, who is accused of selling drugs but denies the allegation, made the appeal in an Read More

Brit jailed in Dubai pleads to come home

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By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor A decorated former soldier has called on Britain to help save him from jail in Dubai where he has spent the past four-and-a-half months despite not being charged with a crime. Andrew Neal, 44, who is accused of selling drugs but denies the allegation, made the appeal in an Read More

CVS 2019 profit forecast a wide miss, shares fall 9 percent

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(Reuters) – CVS Health Corp on Wednesday forecast 2019 profit well below Wall Street forecasts due to weakness in its pharmacy business that serves long-term care facilities and slower than anticipated growth in drug prices, sending shares down as much as 9 percent. FILE PHOTO: A logo of CVS Health is displayed on a monitor Read More

U.S. settles with Teva over keeping generic drugs off market

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government has reached a settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd over charges that its agreements with rivals impeded consumer access to lower-priced generic drugs. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is seen during a news conference hold by its CEO, Kare Schultz, to discuss the company’s 2019 outlooks Read More

Allergan should explore selling itself: Appaloosa's Tepper

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(Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper stepped up pressure on Allergan Plc, saying on Tuesday the drugmaker should consider selling itself if management is unable to turn around recent lagging performance. FILE PHOTO: David Tepper, founder of Apploosa Management, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Read More

British supermarkets battle to secure stocks as chaotic Brexit looms

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britons could face shortages of fresh food, price rises and less variety if the country leaves the European Union next month without agreeing on trade terms, food industry officials say. FILE PHOTO: Picked apples are seen at Stocks Farm in Suckley, Britain, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh/File Photo With no deal in Read More

Scrapping for food to survive: Inside the frontline of Yemen's war

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By Alex Rossi, Middle East correspondent Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to withdraw their forces from Hodeidah – providing fresh hope for the fragile ceasefire in the city. No timeline has been announced for the withdrawal – it was originally scheduled for last month. But Sky News has been told by forces who are reporting Read More

Blockchain could be a game changer for tracking medications

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You may not have heard of blockchain, but it’s set to make a big splash in the tech world, the law enforcement world, and a doctor’s office near you! Blockchain is a way of storing and sharing data, originally conceived for use with digital currency like bitcoin, but now it could be transformed into a Read More

Starboard gauges Bristol-Myers shareholder support for Celgene deal

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(Reuters) – Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP has asked a proxy solicitor to probe the level of support among Bristol-Myers Squibb Co shareholders for the U.S. drug maker’s $74 billion deal to buy Celgene Corp, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Jeff Smith, CEO and chief investment officer of Starboard Read More