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U.S. Senators urge FTC to scrutinize multi-billion dollar pharma mergers

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FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar speaks at the 2019 Presidential Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting in Galivants Ferry, South Carolina, U.S. September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Randall Hill (Reuters) – U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday led a letter by U.S. senators that urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to closely scrutinize pharma Read More

Toyota banks on Olympic halo for the humble bus to keep hydrogen dream alive

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp’s (7203.T) best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power – technology so far eclipsed by electric vehicles. FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor Corp. displays the company’s fuel cell bus Sora Read More

Factbox: Britain’s insulin providers prepare for Brexit fallout

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Sanofi is seen at the company’s research and production centre in Vitry-sur-Seine, France, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau LONDON (Reuters) – With Britain sourcing the vast majority of the insulin needed by its 1 million diabetics from overseas, its biggest providers have had to restructure their supply chains in case Read More

With a backup to the backup, insulin makers say they’re primed for Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – For two men trained as scientists, the bosses of Britain’s major insulin providers have had to become experts in ferry schedules, trucking laws and warehouse capacity as they seek to guarantee the supply of life-saving drugs through a chaotic Brexit. Georgina shows off her insulin medical supplies at her home in London, Read More

Storm-ravaged Bahamians seeking entry to U.S. may face immigration hurdles

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NASSAU, Bahamas/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Emitte Bootle spent 25 years driving school buses on the Bahamas’ Great Abaco Island, but now that Hurricane Dorian has devastated his home, there are no students to drive – and nowhere to take them. A man searches for belongings amongst debris in a destroyed neighborhood in the wake of Read More

Dorian topples crane and leaves thousands without power in Canada

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Storm Dorian is still generating powerful sustained winds of 80mph as it moves north along the east coast of Canada, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power. Although the tropical cyclone has weakened significantly since it devastated the Bahamas earlier this week, forecasters remain wary of saying it no longer poses a threat ahead Read More

Storm Dorian hits Canada as Bahamas left in ‘hour of darkness’

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The prime minister of the Bahamas has said the islands are in their “hour of darkness” following the onslaught of Hurricane Dorian, which is now wreaking havoc in Canada after moving north up the US east coast. Conditions have “rapidly” deteriorated in the Caribbean since the tropical cyclone hit earlier this week, leaving tens of Read More

Bahamas in ‘hour of darkness’ as tens of thousands left homeless

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The prime minister of the Bahamas says the islands are in their “hour of darkness” as conditions “rapidly” deteriorate six days after Hurricane Dorian. Tens of thousands of people are homeless and it is estimated that around $3bn (£2.4bn) in insured property has been damaged in the Caribbean. The official number of dead – 43 Read More

As desperation rises, thousands in Bahamas flee Dorian’s devastation

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NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) – Thousands of people fled devastation in the Bahamas on Saturday as conditions grew increasingly desperate nearly a week after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, reducing many homes to rubble and knocking out water and power. A volunteer drives a cargo cart at the landing track at the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport Read More