• Mylan will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs
Mylan will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs

The actress, who is a paid spokesman for the company Mylan , said she was ending her relationship with the company because of its sharp price hike. Obscuring the true cost of drugs from the public through discounts and donations is part of the game pharma manufacturers play to avoid accidentally causing an uproar of the sort Mylan has witlessl...

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  • World's First Self-Driving Taxis Debut in Singapore
World's First Self-Driving Taxis Debut in Singapore

Last week, Uber said it is partnering with Volvo Cars to put a fleet of self-driving, plug-in hybrid SUVs into service on the roads of Pittsburgh "in the next few weeks". The work was completed in partnership with the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology. "We face constraints in land and manpower". She said she was nervous when she ...

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  • Tesla lays claim to world's fastest production vehicle
Tesla lays claim to world's fastest production vehicle

Tesla Motors , a well renowned American electric auto manufacturer officially unveiled the new Tesla Model S which is claimed to be the quickest production vehicle in the world. Musk said that means a driver could now travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles in temperate weather without recharging. Musk said the battery packs are reaching perform...

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  • Musk and Rive Brothers Buying $100 Million of SolarCity Bonds
Musk and Rive Brothers Buying $100 Million of SolarCity Bonds

Tesla CEO and multi-billionaire Elon Musk and his cousins Lyndon Rive and Peter Rive are purchasing the SolarCity Corporation's $100 million of solar bonds. "But that takeover offer is a lifeline, albeit a qualified one". Both Tesla and SolarCity shares were down this afternoon following the announcement.

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  • Don't hit Apple with a massive tax bill — USA warns EU
Don't hit Apple with a massive tax bill — USA warns EU

To the extent they pay more in Europe, they would pay less to the US when they repatriate the money or when Congress imposes a mandatory tax on their stockpiled foreign profits. The US warned that if Brussels pushes ahead with threatened plans to demand as much as $19bn (£14.4bn) from Apple for alleged unpaid taxes as a result of so-called swee...

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  • US home sales fell in July amid inventory shortage
US home sales fell in July amid inventory shortage

Low mortgage and unemployment rates are bringing even more would-be buyers into the market, which could drive home prices, already on the rise, out of reach for many of them. The average rate has historically been closer to six percent. The West had the only monthly increase in closings in July. That's 3.3% above July 2015.

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  • Tornado hits Kokomo, Indiana
Tornado hits Kokomo, Indiana

We are still looking at the damage". Power was out across much of the town. Photos and video posted online showed a Starbucks in Kokomo flattened by the storm. Tornado Warnings remain in place in parts of in, along with severe thunderstorm warnings and a flood advisory in parts of Indiana. Indiana Governor Mike Pence tweeted that he was leavi...

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  • Royal Bank sees third-quarter profit grow to $2.9 billion; raises dividend
Royal Bank sees third-quarter profit grow to $2.9 billion; raises dividend

The bank's wealth management division's net income increased by 36 percent to $388 million, profiting from the support of Los Angeles-based City National, which was acquired by RBC for $5 billion past year. TORONTO, Aug 24 Royal Bank of Canada on Wednesday reported third-quarter results which beat market expectations, with funds set aside to cove...

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  • Ahead of the Bell: US new-home sales
Ahead of the Bell: US new-home sales

This volume is 12.4 percent above the revised June rate of 582,000 and is 31.3 percent above the July 2015 estimate of 498,000-and it is also almost a nine-year high for new home sales activity. The median sales price of new houses sold was $294,600, down from $310,500 in June. Builders are increasing construction but are still running behind dem...

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  • After Assam, Bihar and Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh passes GST bill
After Assam, Bihar and Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh passes GST bill

Their right to impose taxes would be restricted and it would also not be possible for them to grant tax exemptions on local people's demand, the Congress leader said. The state government has started to chalk out a plan to restructure the sales tax department to ensure that the GST is implemented without any hassle from April next year.

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  • Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting
Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting

The S&P 500 was down 0.2%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.23%, and the Nasdaq slid 0.16%. LONDON , Aug 22 World stocks edged lower and the dollar strengthened on Monday on expectations the Federal Reserve will give a signal this week that it is gearing up to raise US interest rates.

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  • Pfizer set to seal $14 billion swoop on United States biotech firm
Pfizer set to seal $14 billion swoop on United States biotech firm

Medivation shares were already up almost 40% so far this year. The deal comes about three months after Medivation rejected a $9.3 billion takeover bid from the French drugmaker Sanofi, saying that offer, worth $52.50 per share, undervalued the company.

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  • Here's The Growth Forecast For Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)
Here's The Growth Forecast For Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)

Based on 15 analyst view, you find that Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) is given a rating score of 1.68. Based on our analysis on Fibonacci expansion and extension techniques, the stock's ability to register a break above $15.24 would clear the way towards $17.21.

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  • Pragmatism raises hope for Myitsone Dam
Pragmatism raises hope for Myitsone Dam

On Thursday, the ruling Communist Party of China lavished a ceremonial welcome at the Great Hall of the People on Suu Kyi, an honour usually reserved for heads of state. Aung San Suu Kyi was born in Yangon in June 1945. Artillery shells exchanged between the two fighting sides in Myanmar had flown over the border more than a couple of times and lan...

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  • Nino Schurter of Switzerland wins Olympic mountain bike race
Nino Schurter of Switzerland wins Olympic mountain bike race

The finish was a reversal of the London 2012 competition between the two riders, when Schurter finished in second place after Kulhavy overtook him within the last 200m. Schurter and Kulhavy were never more than a few feet apart, the reigning Olympic champ and world champ clearly the strongest riders in the field. The 30-year-old Schurter, who has...

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  • Crude oil is scaling out of a bear market
Crude oil is scaling out of a bear market

West Texas Intermediate for September delivery rose US$1.43 to settle at US$48.22 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest since July 1. Opec members will meet on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum, which groups producers and consumers, in Algeria on 26 to 28 September.

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  • Coldplay bike around Mexico City in A Head Full of Dreams video
Coldplay bike around Mexico City in A Head Full of Dreams video

They have also earned the band three nominations at the upcoming MTV VMAs in NY, for Best Rock Video (Adventure Of A Lifetime) plus Best Direction and Best Visual Effects (Up&Up). Coldplay are now on tour in the United States, where they play two shows at Los Angeles' Rose Bowl this weekend. Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion b...

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  • US Federal Reserve Board Split Over Interest Rate Rise
US Federal Reserve Board Split Over Interest Rate Rise

Gold has traded in a narrow range in recent sessions that have seen central banks take center stage in the absence of market-moving fundamental news . Oil held gains after the longest advance in more than a year as US crude and gasoline stockpiles declined. I believe the ability of direct intervention in currency markets is quite limited esp...

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  • Lagos Placed 3rd In World's Worst Cities To Live In
Lagos Placed 3rd In World's Worst Cities To Live In

In the same year, there were reports that only nine murders had been recorded in Vienna, a city of 1.74 m people, with a murder rate matching the national average. They offer a range of recreational activities, low crime levels and smart, stable infrastructure. There have been more than 1,000 terrorist attacks in 2016 so far - with incidents in F...

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  • Aetna Latest Insurer To Leave Georgia's Insurance Exchange
Aetna Latest Insurer To Leave Georgia's Insurance Exchange

In the midst of that, they've also made a decision to cut ties with the Affordable Care Act in 68.9 percent of the counties where that health coverage is offered. Open enrollment for 2017 begins November 1 in the shadow of the election. "Providing affordable, high-quality health care options to consumers is not possible without a balanced risk poo...

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