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FDA warns of serious manufacturing violations in letter to EpiPen manufacturing facility

It claims that some of these cases resulted in death due to the proper amount of epinephrine not being distributed to treat an allergic reaction . A spokesperson for Mylan told CNBC : " Pfizer is continuing to work with FDA to resolve the points raised in the letter regarding Pfizer's manufacturing of EpiPen Auto-Injector, and Mylan will do whatever it can to support this process".

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United to start Sydney-Houston in January 2018

This flight is subject to government approval. And it'll be a long flight , at up to 17½ hours on the Houston-Sydney leg and a more bearable 15h45m from Sydney to Houston . The UA flights will see United's long-range Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner darting between the two cities , with Houston - as United's Texas hub - offering onwards connections to more than 70 cities throughout North America.

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Disney streaming service just got a lot bigger

Disney's upcoming streaming service will need at least 32 million subscribers to break even. Pricing for the subscription service has not yet been announced . A spokesman had no immediate comment. Sorry Netflix subscribers, all Marvel and Star Wars movies are leaving the service. because Disney is launching its own.

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Royal Caribbean evacuates employees via a ship sailing away from Irma

The stock decreased 1.38% or $0.1 on September 7, reaching $7.15. About 515,550 shares traded. Norwegian Cruise Line , which declined 5.4 percent to $55.37 Tuesday, closed Friday at $55.12. With an institutional ownership near 74.6%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 7.21. (OCLR) stake by 139.71% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Wedbush reissued an outperform recommendation and given a $129.00 target price (up from $125.00) on stocks of Royal Caribbean Cruises in a note on Tue, Aug 8th.

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Lyft to unleash self-driving cars on Bay Area roads

When the cost of transportation as a service becomes more affordable than auto ownership, demand will increase - and so will ride requests for drivers and autonomous vehicles. Lyft only said it'll happen "soon". ABC7 News spoke to a number of Bay Area residents who expressed their support for the project. Surely they'll attempt to get more permits, but this still appears to be a pretty modest pilot program.

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Uber wants all of its London drivers using EVs by 2025

However the company is seeking to go beyond this by an aim to see only fully electric vehicles registered to use the service in London by 2025. To start with, Uber is making a £2m investment, but is also adding a 35p surcharge for customers taking Uber trips in London, which will be donated to the fund.

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United Kingdom manufacturing output rose by 0.5% in July, fastest pace this year

United Kingdom manufacturing output increased by 0.5% in July, the fastest pace this year, according to official data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Earlier this week, United Kingdom factories questioned by business advisory firm BDO and EEF, the manufacturers' body, reported bumper order books , suggesting it has taken time for exporters to feel the benefits of sterling's collapse which has also made United Kingdom goods more competitive overseas.

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FBI Investigates Uber Over Use Of A Software To Track Lyft Drivers

Uber Technologies Inc.is under investigation by federal authorities in NY for its alleged use of a spyware program created to undermine competition for its digital ride-hailing service, according to people familiar with the matter. The FBI and Manhattan U.S. attorney's office are leading the probe into the "Hell" program. Uber had not made any comment at the time of publication.

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Pakistan's Largest Bank Ordered to Close its US Branch for Compliance Failures

The New York State Department of Financial Services said in a statement that the fine was being imposed for failures to comply with laws and regulations created to combat illicit money transactions. But the sum was "manageable" and the medium-term outlook for the bank should not be affected, it said in a research note. The regulators also said the bank used a "good guy" list to stamp almost $250 million in transactions including the one from an identified terrorist and an worldwide arms ...

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Behave, or the revised Civil Aviation Rules can ban you from flying

This can lead to a ban of up to 3 months. Level 2: Physically abusive behaviour (pushing, kicking, hitting, inappropriate touching): Ban up to six months. A person put on NFL by one airline can still travel with other carriers as the rules India has adopted are airline-wise and this is not a national no fly list .

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Oil prices slide in Harvey's wake as United States refineries notch slow recovery

U.S. Gulf Coast facilities were slowly recovering from the devastating effects of Harvey, which hammered Louisiana and Texas nearly two weeks ago, shutting key infrastructure in the heart of the U.S. As of Thursday, about 3.8 million barrels of daily refining capacity, or about 20 per cent, was still shut in and it will take weeks for the U.S. petroleum industry to return to full capacity, analysts said.

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Kroger Company (The) (NASDAQ:KR) To Release Earnings

Dupont Capital Management Corp bought a new position in shares of Kroger Company (The) in the second quarter worth $105,000. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its stake in shares of Kroger Company (The) by 6,611.2% in the second quarter.

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Bell Pottinger's Asian arm breaks ties with disgraced parent and rebrands

Bell Pottinger has been exposed in the #GuptaLeaks for inciting racial violence and working hand-in-glove with President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane to roll out an anti-white campaign. Bell Pottinger has not confirmed reports of its impending demise. The scandal has pushed clients to reconsider their use of Bell Pottinger. The firm said late on Tuesday that it had hired BDO "to look at all options regarding the future of the business".

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Trinity Mirror in talks to buy Daily Express publisher Northern Shell

Trinity said it was "in discussions to acquire 100% of the publishing assets of Northern & Shell", having in January admitted in was in the "early stage of discussions" with Desmond over a potential investment in some assets. In 2014, Mr Desmond sold Channel 5 to MTV-owner, Viacom for £463m. The discussions come as newspapers have struggled with falling circulation and declining print advertising, and with publishers looking to control costs.

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143 million U.S. consumers' personal information exposed after Equifax data breach

Shortly after the announcement, Bloomberg News reported that three executives at Equifax sold almost $1.8 million worth of company shares after the data breach had been discovered in late July. Also see our guide to see if you're impacted . Others in the United Kingdom and Canada were also impacted, but Equifax hasn't said how many . Once submitted, you will receive a message indicating whether you've been affected .

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Canada's Ontario to sell marijuana in province-run stores, online

The Ontario Government unveiled its plan for the distribution of legalized recreational cannabis on Friday becoming the first province to make its model for a legal market public. But the backlash to the Ontario government's proposed regulations has already begun. Online shopping will be available as well. However, alcohol and marijuana will not be sold side by side.

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'Mixed bag of good headlines' as Canada adds 22200 jobs in August

The labour force increased by 400 positions locally, raising the employment rate to 72 per cent last month from 71.7 per cent in July. "It does keep them on the tightening path, but I don't believe it accelerates the process", said Douglas Porter, Bank of Montreal Financial Group's chief economist, in an interview.

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Bondi Lashes Out At Price Gouging As Florida Readies For Irma

Numerous reports detailed price gouging for water , ice, lumber and fuel. In the past, Amazon has denied that it hikes up prices during high-demand but it said it does use a proprietary algorithm that adjusts prices by time and location.

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U.S. airlines brace themselves, passengers for Hurricane Irma

The airline had added 16 extra flights from Miami on Thursday, including 12 to Dallas, one to Philadelphia and three to NY, enough room for more than 3,600 passengers. The last flight out of MIA will take off Friday, at 3:49 p.m. Viewers are wondering: Are airlines taking advantage of those fleeing Hurricane Irma's path by spiking the price? "We want those trying to leave ahead of the hurricane to focus on their safe evacuation rather than worry about the cost of flights", said JetBlue ...

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Equifax reports cybersecurity incident, may impact 143 million customers

Criminals took advantage of a USA website application vulnerability to gain access to files during a period stretching from mid-May through July of this year. But this leak is particularly worrisome because Equifax is a credit reporting service and tracks a history of you consumer life, credit cards, credit scores and more - and it gives the black market a potential gold mine of information about people's financial lives.

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United Airlines spared from paying fine over passenger dragging incident

Who can forget the images of that 69-year-old Kentucky doctor - David Dao - who was knocked out, then dragged off a United Airlines plane when he refused to give up his seat on the overbooked flight from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville, Kentucky? Previous reports say that United Airlines reached a confidential settlement with Dr.

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Drugmaker Eli Lilly to cut 3500 jobs

The stock has a market cap of $83.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.30 and a beta of 0.34. The stock decreased 0.66% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $53.01. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a "sell" rating and issued a $73.00 price objective on shares of Eli Lilly and in a report on Friday, August 4th. The firm has just set a target price of $71 on Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY ) shares.

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(RCL) is down at $118.82 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Raises…

Norwegian Cruise Line Hldgs now has $12.93B valuation. Old Retail Bank In invested in 5,300 shares or 0.02% of the stock. About 704,370 shares traded. Wedbush has "Neutral" rating and $52 target. Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD ) stock price performance stands -0.15% over one last month while performance sticks at 2.50% for the recent week.

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Asian shares rise as US debt deal gives investors relief

If the European Central Bank made a decision to surprise and cut asset purchases by 10-20 billion euros starting January, the Euro will likely revisit the 1.20 level and possibly break above August highs. Even though the inflation remains subdued due to external factors, it is the ECB's responsibility to take care of the low inflation. On the other hand, if the bank gives more details than expected on QE adjustment or hints at a more hawkish tone, the Euro will strengthen towards the ...

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Putin, Moon urge swift end to North Korea crisis

Putin called for dialogue and warned against other actions that could escalate the crisis. "The American nation, America is truly a great country and a great people if they can tolerate such a big number of people with such a low level of political culture", Putin said.

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US Jobless Claims Jump To 298000, Hurricane Harvey Effect Seen In Texas

Weekly jobless claims through last Saturday were 298,000 - an increase of 62,000 from the previous week, the department said . With Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida and the East Coast, claims may experience more surges in the coming weeks.

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Mortgage Interest Rates at Bank of America, HSBC Wednesday Sep 6, 2017

MBA's seasonally adjusted gauge on purchase mortgage activity, a proxy on future home sales, edged up 1.4 per cent to 227.3 after hitting a six-month low the prior week. Those rates don't include fees associated with obtaining mortgage loans . The 10/1 ARM interest rates are listed at 3.71% now carrying an April of 3.905%.

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Trump, congressional leaders strike deal on debt ceiling

Trump had earlier rescinded an executive order signed by former president Barack Obama , setting a six-month deadline for Congress to act on a replacement. As the president was meeting with congressional leaders, the House was voting overwhelmingly, 419-3, to approve an initial $7.85 billion in Hurricane Harvey disaster relief funding.

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Diploma (LON:DPLM) Analyst Target Prices

The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, September 6. Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation is engaged in manufacturing and selling specialty metal products and customized equipment utilized by industry throughout the world.

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Amazon to build second headquarters outside of Seattle — GeekWire

Today the company announced that it is opening a search for a city in North America to make its second headquarters, envisioned as a "full equal" to Amazon's existing home in Seattle, Washington. There are some other desires that Amazon has for the location of HQ2, but the company said they wouldn't make or break a deal. We're asking what Amazon's timeline is for the HQ2.

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Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CDR) Pressured Under Trend Lines

It has outperformed by 26.56% the S&P500. Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated is an integrated healthcare real estate company. It has investments in healthcare real estate, including mortgage and other loans. It dived, as 33 investors sold Lexington Realty Trust shares while 72 reduced holdings. (NYSE:DLR) for 31,600 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Hldgs Inc, Japan-based fund reported 114,511 shares.

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Will the strong euro influence the European Central Bank verdict on Thursday?

One other factor that will force ECB to retain a high-degree of policy flexibility in the months ahead is the need for sufficient coordination with other systemically important central banks . At the same time, Austria's central bank governor Ewald Nowotny said on Friday there was no reason to "overinterpret or dramatise" the gains of the euro while his Estonian colleague Ardo Hansson also played down the move, saying it largely reflected the eurozone's improving economic prospects.

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FTSE 100 shrugs off North Korea fears

Result: the price of frozen orange juice traded on the platform, the Inter Continental Exchange in NY jumped. North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday, which it said was of an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile, marking a dramatic escalation of the regime's stand-off with the United States and its allies.

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Fed rate hikes may be damaging the economy - Kashkari

An influential policymaker has noted that the United States inflation rate is "well short of the target", and that the Federal reserve should only increase interest rates if the inflation rate rebounds, reported Reuters . Traders in the fed funds futures market, though, have shifted expectations and now don't expect the next rate hike until at least June. The US Central Bank would need to drive unemployment levels, already at a 4.4 percent level, to help boost inflation, Brainard said.

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S Carolina Declares State of Emergency Amid Hurricane Irma Approaches US

The storm will then move up the Florida coast as a Category 3 hurricane with winds of 125 miles per hour. Two reactors generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity, enough power to supply more than 1 million homes . Over 200,000 Floridians have been ordered to evacuate because of Irma. Because of the geography of the Southeast U.S., the timing of this turn is critical.


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