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  • Pembrolizumab Approved for Previously Untreated Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

    Pembrolizumab Approved for Previously Untreated Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

    Merck scored a coup previous year, when Keytruda extended patient survival in a first-line lung cancer trial, supplanting Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY.N as the perceived leader in the field. Including pembrolizumab in the treatment regimen improved the objective response rate from 29% (95% CI: 18-41) to 55% (95% CI: 42-68). "The combination of this immunotherapy with pemetrexed and carboplatin is more good news for patients", said Bonnie J.

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  • Happy 'Star Wars' Day: May the fourth be with you

    A fan dressed as a Storm Trooper from " Star Wars " reacts at the Taipei Metro (MRT) during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan May 4, 2017. NASA got in on the fun with a blog comparing real planets to the ones depicted in Star Wars , including Saturn's moon, Mimas, which has become known as the "Death Star" moon thanks to its distinctive crater.

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  • Ecopetrol reportó ganancias por $886 mil millones en primer trimestre de 2017

    Ecopetrol reportó ganancias por $886 mil millones en primer trimestre de 2017

    También incidió el aumento de los precios internacionales del barril Brent, de referencia para Ecopetrol , que aumentó un 55 %, hasta los 54,6 dólares, su precio promedio frente a lo registrado en el primer trimestre de 2016. Por su parte, el presidente de Ecopetrol , Juan Carlos Echeverry , manifestó que "hemos superado retos para alcanzar una operación rentable y segura que se refleja en los resultados financieros".

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  • TopBuild Corp (BLD) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS

    BLD has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. 09/17/2015 - TopBuild Corp had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. TopBuild Corp had a return on equity of 7.67% and a net margin of 6.44%. The business's revenue was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.52 earnings per share.

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  • Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament

    Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament

    The disagreement between Mr Macron and one of his closest allies reflects the fine line that the president-elect is treading between honouring his pledge to shake up and bring renewal to the established political system and the need to build a solid in parliament with some experienced politicians.

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  • Woodstock Corp Cuts Position in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

    Woodstock Corp Cuts Position in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

    Intellectus Partners LLC bought a new position in shares of Merck & Co. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $103,000. Merck & Co, Inc is a global healthcare company. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was originally published by Markets Daily and is the sole property of of Markets Daily.

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  • Bank of England warns on wages and cuts growth forecast

    Bank of England warns on wages and cuts growth forecast

    Carney said the BoE had not made forecasts based on the scenario of a "disorderly" or "hard" Brexit - so any signs that Britain could be hurtling out of the European Union without adequate agreement on future relations in place will lead to turmoil in GBP crosses too.

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  • Samsung Electronics post second biggest operating profit in Q1

    Samsung Electronics post second biggest operating profit in Q1

    More than two million units were recalled shortly after reports of explosions and fires surfaced. After pressure from environmental groups including Greenpeace, Samsung committed to refurbishing and reselling some of the estimated four million Note 7 smartphones recalled from customers a year ago.

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  • Australia's Big Four banks look to cut costs as challenges rise

    Our first estimate of the bank levy impact is a ~3%-6% reduction in cash earnings of the impacted banks, assuming no tax deductibility of the levy. "It is not just a tax on a bank", NAB chief executive Andrew Thorburn said. In contrast, Australia's banks had their borrowing guaranteed by the government during the crisis. The Australian Bankers' Association slammed the tax, and blasted the government for failing to consult lenders before announcing the plan.

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  • Spicer to give first press briefing since Comey firing

    Asked by reporters why he fired Comey, Trump said, "He wasn't doing a good job, very simply". Or vexed that Comey confirmed the investigation before the Senate. Multiple officials, including Pence, said the president was acting at the behest of Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Comey had allowed the bureau's investigation to play out in the press, the president told those close to him, and hadn't done enough to stop leaks about it.

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  • Nawaz leaves for China to attend Belt and Road Forum

    A decision to sign the framework agreement on Chinese President Xi Jinping's flagship initiative investing billions of dollars in infrastructure projects including railways, ports and power grids across Asia, Africa and Europe was taken by a Cabinet meeting on Monday after months of confusion and extended negotiations.

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  • Oriental Bank posts Rs. 1218 cr net loss as NPA provisioning soars

    For the entire fiscal 2016-17, OBC reported a net loss of Rs 1,094 crore against a net profit of Rs 156.08 crore in theprevious fiscal, according to the filings with the stock exchanges. Gross NPAs or bad loans were 13.73 per cent as a percentage of gross advances at the end of March, up from 9.57 per cent a year ago. This is even as the operating profit of the bank showed robust growth both for the fourth quarter as well as the entire fiscal 2016-17.

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  • Election day ahead: Jeremy Corbyn hoping to put manifesto woe behind him

    The incident is yet another PR catastrophe for Corbyn, who pulled out of a planned unveiling of the party's first general election poster Thursday morning to assess the damage caused by the manifesto leak. Pressed on whether Mr Clarke had been wrong, she replied: "No, what I want to do, he talked about the single market, what I want to do in relation to the single market is ensure that we get the best possible deal in terms of access through a comprehensive free trade agreement".

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  • Talladega Heights: Ballad of Ricky Jr

    So sure, even if the details were a little fuzzy in victory lane, suffice it to say that Stenhouse will cherish his GEICO 500 win for a long time. More than one competitor has remarked over the years that the former sprint vehicle standout couldn't acclimate to significantly longer races where conserving one's equipment and tires is paramount.

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  • PM leaves for Beijing along with all four CMs

    PM leaves for Beijing along with all four CMs

    China wants to shift from lower level manufacturing to higher end industrial goods. A rail cargo link between China and Central Asia across the northern Afghan province of Balkh opened in August and the country is discussing possible Chinese investment in rail, hydropower and fiber-optic networks.

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  • France's Macron meets Merkel Monday, French troops abroad soon after

    Outgoing French President Francois Hollande made an emotional final foreign trip yesterday to Berlin , ahead of the transfer of power to his successor Emmanuel Macron next week. "I have been thinking about a eurozone budget since 2013, so that we can help reform-minded countries", Merkel said. "We have built up mutual trust", she said, over over Hollande's five years in office.

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  • EU analiza cambiar tipo de visas para mexicanos: Roberta Jacobson

    EU analiza cambiar tipo de visas para mexicanos: Roberta Jacobson

    Al referirse a la zona de América del Norte, Jacobson añadió que se ha logrado construir una zona de socios con fuertes vínculos comerciales, políticos, sociales y familiares, entre otros. La diplomática sostuvo que la corrupción y la inseguridad en el país afectan el clima de inversión. Sobre la seguridad, destacó que México y Estados Unidos han sido socios y han trabajado juntos por muchos años, y anticipó que continuarán enfrentando retos y problemas graves que son mutuos.

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  • Oil up on falling USA inventories

    Oil up on falling USA inventories

    The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has called on U.S. shale oil drillers to cut output for the prosperity of global economy. Brent was 60 cents higher at $50.82 a barrel by 1255 GMT after hitting an early high of $51.09.

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  • Here's how much the Baahubali 2 star cast got paid

    Here's how much the Baahubali 2 star cast got paid

    Trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter , "Till Thursday, it has earned Rs 390.25 crore". Lo and behold, there is yet another massive record that has been set by Baahubali 2 [Hindi]. It was his dream to make this movie franchise Baahubali at the grandest level and break away all the prevalent records. Baahubali 2 has easily retained its supremacy in theatres despite two films coming out this Friday - Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Sarkar 3 and Parineeti Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana's ...

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  • Tunnel collapses at USA nuke site, no radiation leak

    The damage was more serious than initially reported, and the take-cover order was expanded to cover the entire facility after response crews found a 400-square-foot section of the decommissioned rail tunnel had collapsed, she said . The governor of Washington, Jay Inslee, says there are "many questions" about how the collapse happened, reports member station Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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  • Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis' pay fell previous year

    Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis' pay fell previous year

    The figure comprising salary, bonus, benefits and pension - compares to £4.6m the previous year, when his pay packet was boosted by a £3m bonus. The bonus is linked to targets such as sales, profits and individual objectives. "A stable platform has been established and a strong performance delivered in spite of significant external challenges, which made 2016-17 another challenging year for retailers".

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  • Collapsed tunnel sealed at US nuclear site after accident

    Collapsed tunnel sealed at US nuclear site after accident

    Fifty-three dump trucks full of soil filled the 400-square foot hole over the tunnel containing radioactive waste stored on the former plutonium production site. One of Hanford's reprocessing plants, the Plutonium Uranium Extraction plant, or PUREX , was built from 1953 to 1955, and is believed to have processed anywhere from 70 to 75 per cent of the plutonium at the site.

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