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Facebook has launched "Voting Information Center" on Facebook and Instagram platforms, with a view to boosting the number of Americans vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election in November. The social media giant's latest initiative is expected...

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A preliminary reading released by the University of Michigan on Friday unexpectedly showed a slight improvement in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of August. The report said the consumer sentiment index inched up to 72.8 in August from 72.5 in...

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Kamala Harris made a scathing attack of President Donald Trump's White House record in her maiden campaign speech as presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's running mate. A day after Biden revealed his choice for his deputy, the pair...

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Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday, extending the lackluster performance seen in the previous session. The major averages spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

Twitter has had preliminary talks with TikTok's Chinese owner ByteDance to buy the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter. Meanwhile, Microsoft has been the only company so far to say publicly it is pursuing TikTok.
Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reported a profit for the second-quarter that increased 87 percent from last year, as the value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market. But it took about $10 billion write down on the value of its Precision Castparts aircraft parts unit due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Operating profit declined 10 percent.
asiancommentary jan22 09aug20 Asian stock markets are mixed on Monday as investors digested news that U.S. President Donald Trump has signed executive orders aimed at extending coronavirus relief to Americans. In addition, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said they were open to restarting talks on funding, raising hopes of additional stimulus measures.
preview oct22 10aug20 Investor confidence data from euro area is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 1.00 am ET, Statistics Finland publishes industrial production figures for June. Production had declined 3.8 percent annually in May.
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trump aug13 President Donald Trump announced that the government will provide 125 million reusable face masks to school districts across the country as he is pressing for reopening schools amid COVID-19 pandemic. Addressing an event titled "Kids First: Getting America's Children Safely Back to School" at the White House, Trump said his administration also stands ready to deploy CDC teams to support schools
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eurozone 112819 14aug20Employment in the euro area declined at a record pace in the second quarter as the imposition of the coronavirus containment measures dragged the currency bloc into a historic recession, flash estimates from Eurostat revealed Friday. Another report from Eurostat showed that the trade surplus nearly doubled in June from the previous month as the growth in exports far exceeded the rise in imports.
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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called on the Trump administration to make mandatory for everyone in the country to wear masks in public for the next three months. It would save more than 40,000 lives over the next three months, according to him. "Every governor should mandate mandatory mask-wearing. The estimates by the experts are it will save over 40,000 lives." "Every
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged Virginia-based Boon.Tech and its CEO Rajesh Pavithran for fraud and registration violations in connection with a $5 million initial coin offering of digital asset securities. Boon.Tech and Pavithran are charged of raising about $5 million by selling Boon Coins to more than 1,500 investors in the U.S. and worldwide. Read More
As another month comes to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of the top news stories of July related to FDA approvals and look ahead at what's coming next over the horizon. Read More
Taiwanese specialty pharmaceutical company Taiwan Liposome Co. Ltd. (TLC) announced Friday the submission of an Investigational New Drug (IND) Application to the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) for TLC19 Hydroxychloroquine Liposome Inhalation... Read More
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
11/13/20SNYNF, SNYSutimlimab (BLA)FDA decision on Sutimlimab for the treatment of hemolysis in adult patients with cold agglutinin disease
11/08/20SUPNSPN-812 (NDA)FDA decision on SPN-812 for the treatment of ADHD
10/30/20KALAEYSUVIS 0.25% (Resubmitted NDA)FDA decision on EYSUVIS 0.25% for Dry Eye Disease
10/30/20MRKKEYTRUDA (sBLA)FDA decision on KEYTRUDA as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma
10/25/20REGNREGN-EB3 (BLA)FDA decision on REGN-EB3 for Ebola virus infection
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