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UPDATE 2-U.S. FDA panel backs prescribing opioid overdose reversal drug along with painkillers
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, along with addictive painkilllers.
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FedEx cuts 2019 view on European softness, global trade concerns
U.S. package delivery company FedEx Corp on Tuesday lowered its 2019 forecast, citing weakness in Europe and signs that global trade is faltering, sending its shares down 4.4 percent in after-hours trade.
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S&P flat as government shutdown threat, Fed decision loom
The benchmark S&P 500 stock index ended little changed in a choppy trading session on Tuesday as the possibility of a partial U.S. government shutdown raised investor jitters ahead of a highly anticipated meeting of the Federal Reserve.
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Stocks dip ahead of Fed news; oil prices drop
Global equity markets dipped on Tuesday as nervous investors awaited indications whether the Federal Reserve will be able to raise interest rates much further amid turbulent markets and a weakening outlook for the global economy.
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Uber gets approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving testing
Uber Technologies Inc received approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving car testing on public roads this week, state records show.
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China embarks on second round of soy buying post Trump-Xi truce
Chinese importers returned to the U.S. soy market on Tuesday for their second round of purchases since the two countries agreed to a truce in their trade war, four traders with knowledge of the deals and the U.S. Soybean Export Council said.
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Judge excoriates Trump ex-adviser Flynn, delays Russia probe sentencing
A U.S. judge fiercely criticized President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday for lying to FBI agents in a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and delayed sentencing him until Flynn has finished helping prosecutors.
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Wall St. falls on government shutdown fears, oil swoon
U.S. stocks gave up their gains on Tuesday as energy stocks were weighed by a steep drop in oil prices and as the possibility of a partial government shutdown loomed.
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Republicans talk to Trump about U.S. spending bill after Democrats shoot down proposal
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday told reporters he is now consulting with the White House about the type of spending legislation that President Donald Trump would be willing to sign into law, after Democrats rejected his proposed budget bill.
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Trump bans 'bump stocks' used in Las Vegas mass shooting
The Trump administration on Tuesday banned the high-power gun attachments of the type used in last year's Las Vegas shooting massacre of 58 people, giving the owners of "bump stocks" 90 days to turn in or destroy the devices and blocking owners from being able to register them.
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New Hampshire physician assistant guilty of Insys opioid kickback scheme
A former physician assistant in New Hampshire was convicted on Tuesday of charges that he accepted nearly $50,000 in kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc in exchange for prescribing its addictive fentanyl spray.
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Trump asking cabinet to look for funds for border wall: spokeswoman
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Tuesday said that while President Donald Trump waits for the U.S. Congress to pass a spending bill to keep the government open, he is talking to cabinet members about directing funds from their agencies toward his proposed border wall.
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Penny Marshall, 'Big' director and TV's 'Laverne,' dead at 75
Penny Marshall, who played an endearingly graceless character with a thick Bronx accent in U.S. television's "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming a pioneering film director with hits including "Big" and "A League of Their Own," has died at 75, her publicist said on Tuesday.
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Fund managers raise cash as small caps sink
The shares of small companies in the U.S. fell into a bear market Monday, but several top-performing fund managers had already been acting as if it was inevitable.
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Arizona Republican McSally will fill McCain's Senate seat
Republican U.S. Representative Martha McSally will take over the late John McCain's U.S. Senate seat in January, two months after losing her bid for Arizona's other Senate seat, the state's governor said on Tuesday.
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Judge delays sentencing for former Trump adviser Flynn
A federal judge delayed sentencing on Tuesday for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn in a case that stemmed from an investigation of possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia in the run up to the 2016 presidential election.
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Trump charity to dissolve under deal with N.Y. attorney general
U.S. President Donald Trump's namesake charitable foundation has agreed to dissolve under court supervision, partially resolving a New York state lawsuit claiming he misused it to advance his 2016 presidential campaign and his businesses, the state attorney general said on Tuesday.
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Wall St. propped up by tech stocks, financials rise ahead of Fed
U.S. stocks rebounded on Tuesday after losing about 2 percent in each of the past two days, helped by gains in the technology sector, and a rebound in some bellwether stocks such as Boeing and J&J.
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Pittsburgh considers stricter gun laws after synagogue attack
The Pittsburgh City Council began considering a package of gun-control laws on Tuesday, including a ban on assault-style rifles, nearly two months after a gunman shouting anti-Semitic messages killed 11 people in a synagogue.
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Judge blasts former Trump adviser Flynn ahead of sentencing
Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former U.S. national security adviser, said on Tuesday he knew that lying to the FBI was a crime as he faced a judge during a sentencing hearing who said the retired lieutenant general had "arguably" sold out his country.
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Oil prices tumble
Oil prices fell 4 percent on Tuesday after reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record U.S. and Russian output combined with a sharp sell-off in stock markets. Fred Katayama reports.
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Tech stocks, upbeat earnings boost Wall Street; Fed in focus
Wall Street rose on Tuesday, helped by technology stocks, upbeat earnings reports and a rebound in few bellwether stocks, while investors awaited clues on the Federal Reserve's path for future rate hikes.
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British government to activate full 'no-deal' Brexit preparations
The British government said on Tuesday it would implement plans for a no-deal Brexit in full and begin telling businesses and citizens to prepare for the risk of leaving the European Union without an agreement.
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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on tech boost; Fed in focus
U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday boosted by technology shares, as investors wait for clues on the Federal Reserve's path for future rate hikes.
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U.S. housing starts rise; single-family segment remains weak
U.S. homebuilding rebounded in November, driven by a surge in multi-family housing projects, but construction of single-family homes fell to a 1-1/2-year low, pointing to deepening housing market weakness that could spill over to the broader economy.
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Special Report: Myanmar's moves could mean the Rohingya never go home
By Poppy McPherson, Simon Lewis, Thu Thu Aung, Shoon Naing and Zeba Siddiqui
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Growth fears grip world markets ahead of Fed meeting
World stock markets, the U.S. dollar and oil prices tumbled on Tuesday as fears about a slowing global economy gripped investors, just as the U.S. Federal Reserve looks set this week to deliver its fourth interest rate hike of the year.
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Renault-Nissan leaders to meet amid alliance crisis
The head of Nissan and acting CEO of Renault will hold talks during a two day meeting of their carmaking partnership starting on Tuesday, sources said, amid a crisis in relations sparked by the arrest of long-time alliance supremo Carlos Ghosn.
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Violence against journalists hits unprecedented levels: RSF
The murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi in a year when more than half of all journalists killed were targeted deliberately reflects a hatred of the media in many areas of society, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday.
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British government steps up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations
Prime Minister Theresa May and her ministers will on Tuesday step up preparations for a "no deal" Brexit, an outcome made more likely by a deadlock in parliament over the British leader's divorce deal with the European Union.
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China's Xi pledges 'unswerving' reforms, but on own terms
Chinese President Xi Jinping called on Tuesday for the unswerving implementation of reforms on Beijing's terms, saying no one could boss it around, but offered no new measures in a speech marking 40 years of market liberalization.
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Kremlin rejects new U.S. reports alleging Russian election meddling
The Kremlin on Tuesday rejected two new U.S. reports alleging Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, saying they lacked detail and failed to explain how the Russian government was allegedly involved.
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Nissan CEO plans one-on-one meeting with Renault boss in Amsterdam: sources
Nissan Motor's CEO plans to meet one-on-one with the deputy CEO of automaking partner Renault in Amsterdam this week, sources told Reuters, amid tensions over the future of the alliance after Chairman Carlos Ghosn's arrest last month.
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Asia shares sink as global growth worries deepen
Asian share markets sank on Tuesday as heightened worries about a slowing global economy sent Wall Street stocks skidding to their lowest levels in more than a year.
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From Jakarta to Buenos Aires, the world feels Fed's sting
When the U.S. Federal Reserve kept lifting interest rates this year, a world away in Jakarta profits dropped to next to nothing at Andy Kurniawan's shop selling collectible action figures.
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Migrant family who fled tear gas at U.S. border seeks asylum
Members of a group of Honduran migrants, which included a mother who had been photographed running with her daughters from tear gas several weeks ago, began seeking asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico on Monday, according to a Reuters witness and lawyers for the group.
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U.S. border agents will not speak to lawmakers about girl's death
U.S. Border Patrol agents who detained a 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl who later died in federal custody will not speak with U.S. lawmakers investigating her death, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Monday, citing their union membership.
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UPDATE 1-Qualcomm says Apple violating Chinese court order, despite new software
Qualcomm Inc said it believes Apple Inc remains in violation of a Chinese court's orders to stop selling iPhones despite a software update that Apple pushed on Monday.
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Economic parity between the sexes looks stagnant: report
Growth of economic equality between the sexes appears to be stalling globally as proportionately fewer women join the workforce than men, and artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies are rife with gender gaps, according to a World Economic Forum report released on Monday.
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UPDATE 1-J&J moves to limit impact of Reuters report on asbestos in Baby Powder
Johnson & Johnson on Monday scrambled to contain fallout from a Reuters report that the healthcare conglomerate knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder, taking out full-page newspaper ads defending its product and practices, and readying its chief executive for his first television interview since investors erased tens of billions of dollars from the company’s market value.
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Oracle sees strong third quarter on cloud strength, share rise
Oracle Corp on Monday forecast current-quarter profit above estimates after growth in its cloud services and license support unit helped the business software maker surpass Wall Street expectations for the second quarter.
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No Uber or Airbnb in South Korea: Red tape, risk-aversion hobble start-ups
When Choi Ba-da pitched his car-sharing firm Luxi to Hyundai Motor officials in 2017, he told them there would be no future for South Korea's top automaker if it failed to embrace emerging technologies.
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Ex-FBI chief Comey says Trump undermines rule of law with 'lies'
Former FBI Director James Comey on Monday accused U.S. President Donald Trump of undermining the rule of law in the United States by lying about the FBI, and he urged Republican lawmakers to "stand up and speak the truth" about Trump's behavior.
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Oil falls, U.S. crude dips below $50 on oversupply fears
Oil prices fell more than 2 percent on Monday, with U.S. crude tumbling below $50 a barrel, on signs of oversupply in the United States and as investor concern over global economic growth and fuel demand grows.
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J&J announces $5 billion share buyback after shares extend losses
Johnson & Johnson announced a stock repurchase of up to $5 billion on Monday, following Friday's Reuters report that the healthcare conglomerate knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained cancer-causing asbestos, which wiped off about $40 billion from the company's market capitalization.
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S&P 500 hits 14-month low on economic jitters ahead of Fed meeting
Wall Street's major indexes all slid more than 2 percent on Monday, with the benchmark S&P 500 closing at its lowest level in 14 months, on concerns of slowing economic growth ahead of a highly-anticipated decision from the Federal Reserve this week on the course of interest-rate hikes.
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J&J announces $5 billion share repurchase plan
Johnson & Johnson on Monday announced a share repurchase of up to $5 billion of its common stock. The repurchase plan has no time limit and may be suspended for periods or discontinued at any time, the company said in a statement.
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U.N. Security Council mulls Myanmar action; Russia, China boycott talks
The U.N. Security Council is considering action to push Myanmar to work with the United Nations to address the Rohingya refugee crisis, although China and Russia have so far boycotted talks on a British-drafted resolution, diplomats said on Monday.
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