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Hartford Financial reported a decline in first-quarter profit, despite growth in premiums, due mainly to the absence of gains recorded last year.

Japan will on Tuesday release March figures for retail trade, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Retail sales are expected to add 0.6 percent on month but fall 7.5 percent on year after rising 0.7 percent on month and losing...


A majority of American voters support the preliminary agreement to restrict Iran's nuclear program, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University National poll released on Monday. The poll found that 58 percent of voters support the framework agreement.


After failing to sustain an early upward move, stocks came under pressure over the course of the trading session on Monday. With the pullback on the day, the major averages partly offset the strong gains posted last week.

Lynch-042315.jpg More than five months after her nomination was announced, the Senate voted Thursday to confirm Loretta Lynch as Attorney General. The Senate voted 56 to 43 in favor of Lynch's nomination, with just ten Republicans joining with Democrats to confirm her as the nation's top law enforcement official.
New York State Attorney General Eric T. Scheiderman has filed suits against two indoor tanning facilities claiming that there is "nothing safe" about their services. The suits came down against Portofino Spas and Total Tan and he also plans to file suit against Beach Bum Tanning and Planet Fitness. "Make no mistake about it: There is nothing safe about indoor tanning."
It is a universally accepted fact that no tobacco product is safe, and this warning message is made mandatory on all tobacco products. But Swedish Match AB, the largest manufacturer of chewing tobacco, which claims that its "Snus" presents substantially lower risks to health than cigarettes, has been seeking to revise the warning label on the product.
Merck & Co Inc (MRK) on Monday said a heart safety trial of its diabetes drug Januvia (sitagliptin) met its primary endpoint, sending its shares up about 4 percent in after-hours trade. In the Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes with Sitagliptin... More
The preparations for the presidential election in Kazakhstan were efficiently administered, but the predominant position of the incumbent and lack of genuine opposition limited voter choice, the observation mission deployed by the OSCE Office for Democratic...
callofduty-042715.jpg Video game publisher Activision Blizzard has officially unveiled Call of Duty: Black Ops III, after some teases and a trailer as well. The game will be shipped starting November 6, and will be available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
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07/26/2015AMGNKyprolis (sNDA)FDA decision on Kyprolis for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma
07/24/2015REGNPraluent (BLA) FDA decision on Praluent for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
07/24/2015REGNPraluent (BLA)FDA decision on Praluent for the treatment of patients with hypercholesterolemia
07/05/2015VRTXLumacaftor / Ivacaftor comboFDA decision on Lumacaftor / Ivacaftor combo in people with CF ages 12 and older who have two copies of the F508del mutation
06/22/2015BMYOpdivo (BLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for the treatment of patients with advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer after prior therapy
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