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Netanyahu in hot water amid claims he canceled Russia visit to pull ‘racists’ into his coalition

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Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid slammed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for postponing a visit to Russia, saying that he is “working tirelessly” to incorporate far-right groups into his coalition instead. Scheduled for Thursday, Netanyahu’s visit to Moscow was meant to focus on Syria and bilateral security issues, but the Kremlin had to postpone the meeting Read More

Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in its signature Baby Powder product line. Bottles of Johnson’s baby powder are displayed in a store in New York City, U.S., January 22, 2019. 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

Wall St. edges higher ahead of Fed minutes

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose sluggishly on Wednesday, as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s minutes from its latest meeting, while assessing the latest developments in the U.S.-China trade talks. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Cautious signals from the Fed Read More

Wall St. set to open slightly lower with focus on trade talks

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Wednesday after a handful of downbeat earnings reports, while investors weighed the latest developments in trade talks between the United States and China. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid President Read More

CVS Health's full-year profit forecast misses estimates

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FILE PHOTO: A logo of CVS Health is displayed on a monitor above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp forecast full-year profit well below Wall Street estimates on Wednesday due to weakness in Read More

Wall Street rises modestly on Walmart bump

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks gained ground on Tuesday as upbeat results from Walmart boosted investor sentiment and high-level U.S.-China trade talks resumed in Washington. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid All three major U.S. equity indexes closed higher, Read More

Wall Street ekes out gains on upbeat Walmart results

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks gained modestly on Tuesday as upbeat results from Walmart boosted investor sentiment and high-level U.S.-China trade talks resumed. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid All three major U.S. equity indexes edged higher, with the Read More

Environmentalists seek tougher EU curbs on Balkan coal power plants

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SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Environmentalists urged EU policy makers on Tuesday to take a tougher stance on air pollution from coal power plants in the Western Balkans, blaming the fumes for 3,900 deaths across Europe each year. FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from coal-fired power plant in Obilic near Pristina, Kosovo November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Hazir Reka/File Photo Read More