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U.S. Embassy in Israel to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019: Pence

January 22, 2018 - 8:54am
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concern.
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New drugs recast $10 billion hemophilia market as Sanofi swoops in

January 22, 2018 - 8:24am
LONDON (Reuters) - Sanofi is placing a big bet on the $10 billion-a-year hemophilia market at a testing time, as scientific advances overhaul traditional approaches to treating the rare uncontrolled bleeding disorder.
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Government workers begin shutdown as Senate vote looms

January 22, 2018 - 8:13am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of federal workers began shutting down operations on Monday with the U.S. government closed and the Senate prepared to try again to restore funding, if only temporarily, and resolve a dispute over immigration.
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Government workers wake to shutdown, Senate vote looms

January 22, 2018 - 7:55am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of federal workers woke up on Monday with the U.S. government still shut down and the Senate expected to try again to restore federal funding, if only temporarily, and work on resolving a dispute over immigration.
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Turkey says campaign against U.S.-backed Kurdish force in Syria will be swift

January 22, 2018 - 7:09am
HASSA, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey shelled targets in northern Syria on Monday and said it would swiftly crush the U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG fighters who control the Afrin region, amid growing international concern over its three-day-old military operation.
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Turkey says campaign against US-backed Kurdish force in Syria will be swift

January 22, 2018 - 6:57am
HASSA, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey shelled targets in northern Syria on Monday and said it would swiftly crush the U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG fighters who control the Afrin region, amid growing international concern over its three-day-old military operation.
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Pence, in Jerusalem, says honoured to be in 'Israel's capital'

January 22, 2018 - 5:58am
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pointedly referred to Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Monday as he met the country's leader, further vexing Palestinians who have already snubbed his visit over a U.S. policy shift towards the holy city.
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Sanofi digs deep to buy U.S. haemophilia group Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

January 22, 2018 - 4:27am
PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi has agreed to buy U.S. haemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion, its biggest deal for seven years, which it said would strengthen its presence in treatments for rare diseases.
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Pence, on Israel visit, meets Netanyahu

January 22, 2018 - 3:47am
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks on Monday, the second day of a visit to Israel that has been boycotted by the Palestinians.
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Sanofi to buy U.S. haemophilia group Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

January 22, 2018 - 2:48am
PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi has agreed to buy U.S. haemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion, in a deal which it said would boost earnings and strengthen its presence in treatments for rare diseases.
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Exclusive: U.S. sanctions curb Microsoft sales to hundreds of Russian firms

January 22, 2018 - 2:36am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two of Microsoft's official distributors in Russia have imposed restrictions on sales of Microsoft software to more than 200 Russian companies following new U.S. sanctions, according to notifications circulated by the distributors.
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U.S. government workers awake to shutdown, Senate vote looms

January 22, 2018 - 1:46am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of federal workers will wake up on Monday with the U.S. government still shut down and the Senate expected to try again to restore federal funding, if only temporarily, and work on resolving a dispute over immigration.
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Sanofi confirms deal to buy Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

January 22, 2018 - 1:22am
PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi has agreed to buy U.S. peer Bioverativ for $11.6 billion, in a deal which Sanofi said would boost its earnings and strengthen its presence in the field of treatment for rare diseases.
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FDA's tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device

January 22, 2018 - 1:11am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a decision expected to test the Trump administration's approach to tobacco regulation, U.S. health advisers will vote this week on whether to allow Philip Morris International Inc to sell its novel iQOS tobacco device and claim it is less harmful than cigarettes.
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Government still shut down on Monday as Senate fails to clinch deal

January 21, 2018 - 11:46pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government shutdown will enter its third day on Monday as Senate negotiators failed to reach agreement late on Sunday to restore federal spending authority and deal with demands from Democrats that young "Dreamers" be protected from deportation.
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Trust in U.S. institutions plunges in Trump's first year

January 21, 2018 - 10:06pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Trust in U.S. institutions, particularly the government, has plunged in President Donald Trump's first year in office, according to a leading survey released on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
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U.S. government to remain closed on Monday as Senate still short of deal

January 21, 2018 - 9:48pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government shutdown will enter its third day on Monday as Senate negotiators failed to reach a deal late on Sunday on Democrats' demand for legislation protecting "Dreamers," young people brought to the country illegally as children.
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Senators race to end government shutdown before work week begins

January 21, 2018 - 8:11pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican and Democratic leaders met on Sunday amid a flurry of congressional negotiations aimed at breaking an impasse that has kept the U.S. government shut down for two days, but it was unclear if a deal could be struck to reopen federal agencies by the start of the work week.
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China's top paper says U.S. forcing China to accelerate South China Sea deployments

January 21, 2018 - 8:08pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said on Monday U.S. moves in the South China Sea like last week's freedom of navigation operation will only cause China to strengthen its deployments in the disputed waterway.
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Senate leaders meet in bid to end government shutdown

January 21, 2018 - 6:52pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate held talks on Sunday seeking to break an impasse that has kept the U.S. government shut down for two days, but it was unclear if a deal could be struck to reopen federal agencies by the start of the work week.
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