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Aspen offers to cut cancer drug prices, may avoid EU antitrust fine
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Aspen
has offered to cut prices by an average of 73% for six off-patent cancer drugs, EU antitrust regulators said on Tuesday, a move that could help the South African pharmaceutical company avoid a potentially hefty fine.
UPDATE 2-Police detain two Algerians in anti-terrorism operation in Barcelona
BARCELONA, July 14 (Reuters) - Two Algerian men were detained in an anti-terrorism raid in Spain's second largest city Barcelona on Tuesday morning, police said.
Comcast bets on ads with launch of Peacock streaming service
(Reuters) - Comcast-owned NBCUniversal will enter a crowded streaming market on Wednesday when it launches its Peacock streaming service nationally, offering 20,000 hours of content, including NBC shows such as â30 Rock,â âCheersâ and âSaturday Night Live.â
UK set to ban Huawei from 5G, angering China and pleasing Trump
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to ban Huawei from Britain's 5G network on Tuesday, angering China but delighting U.S. President Donald Trump by signalling that the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker is no longer welcome in the West.
UPDATE 2-UK set to ban Huawei from 5G, angering China and pleasing Trump
LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to ban Huawei from Britain's 5G network on Tuesday, angering China but delighting U.S. President Donald Trump by signaling that the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker is no longer welcome in the West.
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
July 14 (Reuters) - Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:
Niche U.S. finance firms grease global trade of masks, gloves
NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - From specialty finance firms to boutique investment banks, a disparate mix of small financiers is bankrolling a U.S. gold rush for masks, gloves and other supplies in the wake of the novel coronavirus.
Canada and U.S. likely to extend ban on non-essential travel
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada and the United States are set to extend a ban on non-essential travel that was imposed to fight the coronavirus outbreak, although a final decision has not been taken, two Ottawa sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.
UPDATE 1-German investor sentiment slips, highlighting long road to recovery
BERLIN, July 14 (Reuters) - Investor sentiment in Germany worsened somewhat in July, the ZEW economic research institute said, showing Europe's largest economy has a long path to recovery from the coronavirus crisis despite a slew of more positive data.
U.S. rejects China's claims in South China Sea, adding to tensions
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States on Monday rejected China's claims to offshore resources in most of the South China Sea, drawing criticism from China which said the U.S. position raised tension in the region, highlighting an increasingly testy relationship.
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