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Obama1-112114.jpg President Barack Obama laid out his plans to take executive action on illegal immigration during a primetime speech on Thursday, touching off a firestorm of public and congressional controversy on the divisive issue.
Boehner-112114.jpg On the heels of President Barack Obama's controversial decision to take executive action on immigration, House Republicans have filed a lawsuit over the president's unilateral actions on the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare.
Purdue Pharma LP has won approval from the FDA for its extended release, abuse deterrent hydrocodone painkiller, Hysingla ER. The pill is designed to be difficult to be crushed for snorting and prepared for injection. "While the science of abuse deterrence is still evolving, the development of opioids that are harder to abuse is helpful in addressing the public health crisis . . ."
Swiss stocks advanced Friday, paced by gains among luxury good makers Richemont and Swatch as central bankers in Asia and Europe eased concerns about the global economy. The Swiss Market Index rose 1.01 percent to 9,080.55, its highest in seven years. Despite the advance, Swiss shares were outperformed...
Athletic apparel and footwear retailer Foot Locker, Inc. Friday reported a 15 percent increase in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting higher sales and improved margins. Sales at established stores grew 6.9 percent. Both adjusted earnings per share and sales topped analysts' expectations.
Though many of the biggest releases of the year have underwhelmed over opening weekend, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" is in great position to post far and away the top domestic opening of 2014, with more than $150 million looking very possible as it launches at roughly 4,000 theaters.