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J&J, U.S. states settle hip implant claims for $120 million

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FILE PHOTO: The Johnson and Johnson logo is seen at an office building in Singapore January 17, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White/File Photo (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company’s metal-on-metal hip implants. Attorneys general of Read More

White glamor model, who identifies as black, hoping for black or ‘milk chocolate’ baby

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A German model who identifies as a black woman and uses tanning injections to darken her skin has stirred up quite a reaction by claiming in a TV interview that she and her white husband are expecting a black baby. Model Martina Big and her husband Michael Eurwen, who is also using injections to darken Read More

Jewish group sues Brazilian cartoonist over Netanyahu & Bolsonaro ‘Nazi hug’ drawing

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A Jewish community group in Brazil is suing an iconic political cartoonist for anti-Semitism, over a drawing depicting Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a “swastika embrace.” The Jewish Federation of Rio de Janeiro filed the suit against the cartoonist Aroeira on January 15. The offending image shows both leaders Read More

Elliott urges eBay to restructure business to double market value

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An eBay logo is projected onto white boxes in this illustration picture taken in Warsaw, January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo (Reuters) – EBay Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp on Tuesday urged the e-commerce platform to restructure its business and sell some businesses to double its market value in the next two years. Elliott, which Read More

Teen in Trump hat denies mocking Native American protester

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A teenager who went viral after appearing to confront a Native American man has said he was trying to calm tensions rather than increase them. Nick Sandmann was criticised after being filmed face to face with Nathan Phillips, an activist and Vietnam War veteran who was singing and playing a drum as he participated in Read More

China's 2018 growth slows to 28-year low, more stimulus seen

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economy cooled in the fourth quarter under pressure from faltering domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, dragging 2018 growth to the lowest in nearly three decades and pressuring Beijing to roll out more stimulus to avert a sharper slowdown. FILE PHOTO: A tree is pictured in front of buildings in Beijing’s Read More

Asia keeps calm as China cools, Brexit news awaited

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian markets kept their nerve on Monday as data showed the Chinese economy slowed at the end of last year, underlining the urgent need for more stimulus as Beijing wrestles with the United States over trade. FILE PHOTO – An investor watches a board showing stock information at a brokerage office in Read More

Flash freeze of melting snowstorm seen icing over U.S. Northeast

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Plunging temperatures after a wet winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the U.S. Northeast were expected to flash freeze much of the region on Sunday and make travel dicey during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is seen Read More