Theresa May ‘continuing with Plan A’ despite Brexit defeat, Andrea Leadsom says

Theresa May will not change course on Brexit despite an embarrassing Commons defeat, one of her ministers has said. Leader of the House Andrea Leadsom said that while the reverse was “disappointing”, the government was “continuing with our Plan A” – securing legally binding changes to the Irish border backstop. She was speaking the day after MPs voted against the […]

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The Latest: Airbus A380 test pilot laments its demise

FILE – In this Dec. 18, 2014, file photo, an Emirati man takes a selfie in front of a new Etihad Airways A380 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways said Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, that it has restructured planned airplane purchases from Airbus and Boeing as the government-owned carrier faces financial turbulence. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File) […]

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5 Top Gainers In Healthcare Sector (CASM, VKTX, ADMA…)

The following are some of today’s top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector. 1. CAS Medical Systems Inc. (CASM) Gained 54.14% to close Tuesday’s (Feb.12) trading at $2.42. News: The Company is all set to be acquired by Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) in an all-cash transaction for $2.45 per share of Common Stock, or an equity value of approximately $100 million. […]

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Remote work options becoming popular with most employees: survey

The survey found that 76 per cent of employees whose current workplace does not offer remote work options would consider switching to a job that offered more flexibility, while 42 per cent said they have already searched for such job options. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Keeping in line with the changing priorities of millennials, a survey has revealed that almost 48 […]

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‘Miracle’ 24-hour flu pill Xofluza foiled by resistant strains

TOKYO—A new pill that can kill the flu virus in 24 hours with a single dose has become the most-prescribed influenza treatment in Japan, which is suffering through its worst flu season in two decades. The pill, called Xofluza, was discovered by Osaka-based Shionogi4507, -2.70% and it was approved last year by regulators in Japan and the U.S. In the U.S., […]

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Dassault Systemes Looks Well Placed for 2019

If the global economy is supposed to be slowing down and taking software sales to industrial companies with it, you wouldn't know it from Dassault Systemes' (NASDAQOTH: DASTY) latest earnings report. Its results confirm that the company's long-term strategy is on track, and the forecast for 2019 implies another round of double-digit revenue growth. Let's take a look. Dassault Systemes’ […]

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Apex Legends hits 10 million players as it keeps on trouncing Fortnite on Twitch

In the game's first 72 hours, over 10 million gamers logged in to play the new squad-based shooter, with upwards of a million gamers playing at any one time. The buzz on game streaming site Twitch, where fans can watch other people playing games, hasn't slowed down either. Even after the original fanfare died down and players could jump into […]

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Unum to let workers exchange PTO for student debt relief

Fed research reveals mounting student loans taking a toll on the housing market WSJ Assistant Editorial Page Editor James Freeman, National Taxpayers Union Senior Fellow Mattie Duppler and FBN’s Dagen McDowell on the broader economic implications of the mounting student loan crisis. In order to help some of its employees pay off their student debt, insurance giant Unum is offering […]

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Pound Slides After BoE Holds Rate Unchanged, Cuts U.K. Growth View

The pound declined against its major opponents in the European session on Thursday, after the Bank of England left its key interest rate and bond purchases unchanged, but downgraded its growth outlook for this year and next citing global uncertainties as well as the impact of Brexit developments. The nine-member Monetary Policy Committee, led by Governor Mark Carney, held the […]

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