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Media and entertainment company Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) Wednesday said its second-quarter earnings declined from the previous year, amid a marginal growth in revenues. Looking ahead, the company backed its full-year revenue outlook.

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The International Monetary Fund staff proposed extending the current Special Drawing Rights valuation basket for a period of nine months to September 30. The current SDR basket expires at the end of this year. IMF staff proposed extension in response to feedback from SDR users on the desirability of avoiding changes in the basket at the end of the calendar year.

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A day before a Friday deadline, the Senate voted Thursday to approve bills providing both short-term and long-term highway funding. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the three-month extension will give the House time to develop its own long-term bill.

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Notwithstanding the lackluster showing in recent sessions, Wall Street still sports a nervous look on Wednesday ahead of a key U.S. private payrolls report. Global cues are mostly positive, with most Asian stocks ending higher, although the volatile Chinese...

donaldtrump-073015.jpg Critics claim Donald Trump is not a serious candidate for president, but the results of a new Quinnipiac University Poll are the latest to show the real estate mogul leading in the race for the Republican nomination.
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img2-073015.jpg A day before a Friday deadline, the Senate voted Thursday to approve bills providing both short-term and long-term highway funding. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the three-month extension will give the House time to develop its own long-term bill.
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Vitamin D may not provide any benefit to women suffering from post-menopausal bone loss, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. For the study the researchers examined the use of vitamin D supplements in 230 women past menopause but under the age of 75. Each of the women were randomly assigned to take either 800 IU, 50,000 IU, or a placebo.
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The European markets rose sharply on Wednesday, with some encouraging earnings reports, fairly positive Eurozone service sector figures and upbeat services sector data out of China boosting investor sentiment. The pace of growth in Eurozone economic activity slowed slightly at the start of the third...
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Here is a quick summary of the earnings reported after the bell on August 4. 1.Evolving Systems, Inc. (EVOL) Q2 Net income was $0.8 million, down from $1.7 million in the same quarter last year. Q2 EPS was $0.07 versus $0.14 year over year. Q2 Revenue decreased 24% to $6.1 million from...
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) on Friday has recalled about 1.4 million vehicles equipped with certain radios to update software after researchers were able to remotely hack into a Jeep. The company is already distributing software that insulates connected vehicles from remote manipulation, which,...
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Immunomedics Inc.(IMMU) announced that the Office of Orphan Products Development of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan status for the use of veltuzumab, the Company's humanized anti-CD20 antibody, for the treatment of immune... More
While the 21 July election in Burundi that won President Pierre Nkurunziza a controversial third term was relatively peaceful and conducted adequately, the overall environment was 'not conducive' for an inclusive, free and credible electoral process,...
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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) announced Sunday morning that employees will continue to work as negotiations with the CWA and IBEW continue on new contracts after the contract expired on August 1. "We are disappointed that after six weeks of good...
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11/03/2015RPRXEnclomiphene (formerly Androxal) (NDA)FDA panel to review Enclomiphene for secondary hypogonadism in overweight men
10/27/2015AMGNTalimogene laherparepvec (NDA)FDA decision on Talimogene laherparepvec for advanced melanoma
10/24/2015MACKMM-398 (NDA) FDA decision on MM-398 for the treatment of patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas who have been previously treated with gemcitabine-based therapy
10/21/2015RLYPPatiromer for Oral Suspension (NDA) FDA decision on Patiromer for the treatment of hyperkalemia
10/02/2015MRKKeytruda (sBLA)FDA decision on Keytruda for the treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
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