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Bio Roundup: Prices on TV, Novartis Hearts Radio, Warp Drive's End

BIO ROUNDUP: PRICES ON TV, NOVARTIS HEARTS RADIO, WARP DRIVE'S END

Two new battlegrounds emerged this week in the nation's ongoing drug pricing debate. The first involved television: The federal government...

StarKist Pleads Guilty To Price Fix In Alleged Collusion In Canned Tuna Industry

STARKIST PLEADS GUILTY TO PRICE FIX IN ALLEGED COLLUSION IN CANNED TUNA INDUSTRY

Three companies - StarKist, Chicken of the Sea, and Bumble Bee - are accused by the government of conspiring to keep their canned tuna...

 
 
 
Walmart's Yiannas agrees to take FDA's top food safety job when Ostroff retires

WALMART'S YIANNAS AGREES TO TAKE FDA'S TOP FOOD SAFETY JOB WHEN OSTROFF RETIRES

Analysis It came as no surprise that 54-year old Frank M. Yiannas, FDA's newly named deputy commissioner for food policy and response,...

How could Europe benefit from the US-China trade war?

HOW COULD EUROPE BENEFIT FROM THE US-CHINA TRADE WAR?

Versions of this article have also been published by Caixin, Die Zeit, Nikkei and Politico. The European Union and Donald Trump got...

 
 
 
Spanish league says govt tax hike may scare away top players

SPANISH LEAGUE SAYS GOVT TAX HIKE MAY SCARE AWAY TOP PLAYERS

The Spanish league has warned clubs that tax increases for the rich proposed by the government could scare away soccer's top talents....

Mysterious big data company Palantir is reportedly looking at an IPO - and could see a valuation of $41 billion

MYSTERIOUS BIG DATA COMPANY PALANTIR IS REPORTEDLY LOOKING AT AN IPO - AND COULD SEE A VALUATION OF $41 BILLION

Palantir, a secretive data analytics company cofounded by Peter Thiel, is in talks about going public in 2019, according to the Wall...

 
 
 
One of Khashoggi's suspected killers reportedly died in a car crash on return to Saudi Arabia

ONE OF KHASHOGGI'S SUSPECTED KILLERS REPORTEDLY DIED IN A CAR CRASH ON RETURN TO SAUDI ARABIA

One of the men named by pro-government Turkish media as one of 15 suspects in the alleged murder of Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi has...

Saudi Arabia's sloppy Khashoggi response may force Trump's hand towards punishment

SAUDI ARABIA'S SLOPPY KHASHOGGI RESPONSE MAY FORCE TRUMP'S HAND TOWARDS PUNISHMENT

President Donald Trump will meet his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for a full report on his crisis-response visits to Saudi Arabia...

 
 
 
EU agencies practice response to multi-country foodborne outbreak

EU AGENCIES PRACTICE RESPONSE TO MULTI-COUNTRY FOODBORNE OUTBREAK

Five European food safety agencies have met to practice response to an emergency food safety incident. The Federal Office of Consumer...

In final Washington Post editorial, Jamal Khashoggi contemplated a 'freedom he apparently gave his life for'

IN FINAL WASHINGTON POST EDITORIAL, JAMAL KHASHOGGI CONTEMPLATED A 'FREEDOM HE APPARENTLY GAVE HIS LIFE FOR'

An op-ed Jamal Khashoggi filed right before he went missing earlier this month was published online by The Washington Post on Wednesday...

 
 
 
Trump doubts Turkish officials and touts arms deal with Saudi Arabia when asked about Khashoggi disappearance

TRUMP DOUBTS TURKISH OFFICIALS AND TOUTS ARMS DEAL WITH SAUDI ARABIA WHEN ASKED ABOUT KHASHOGGI DISAPPEARANCE

President Donald Trump expressed doubts that Turkish officials have audio and video recordings proving Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi...

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

CANADA TO PARDON PEOPLE WITH MARIJUANA CONVICTIONS AS THE COUNTRY LEGALIZES POT

Canada's government will introduce legislation to let people apply for a pardon of marijuana possession convictions. It comes on the...

 
 
 
New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant families

NEW DEAL KEEPS OPEN FACILITY THAT DETAINS IMMIGRANT FAMILIES

HOUSTON - The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant...

Pompeo Arrives In Turkey After Discussing Khashoggi Disappearance With Saudis

POMPEO ARRIVES IN TURKEY AFTER DISCUSSING KHASHOGGI DISAPPEARANCE WITH SAUDIS

The secretary of state is in Ankara, where the Turkish government alleges journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi agents,...

 
 
 
Canada has officially legalized marijuana for all adults

CANADA HAS OFFICIALLY LEGALIZED MARIJUANA FOR ALL ADULTS

Canada became the first G7 country to legalize marijuana sales nationwide on Wednesday. Marijuana will be available to purchase either...

Theresa May heads to Brussels with a no-deal Brexit looking more likely than ever before

THERESA MAY HEADS TO BRUSSELS WITH A NO-DEAL BREXIT LOOKING MORE LIKELY THAN EVER BEFORE

Theresa May will address EU leaders at a special summit in Brussels on Wednesday evening. The summit was originally scheduled to sign...

 
 
 
One of the people believed to have been involved in Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance reportedly identified as frequent travel companion of Mohammed bin Salman

ONE OF THE PEOPLE BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN JAMAL KHASHOGGI'S DISAPPEARANCE REPORTEDLY IDENTIFIED AS FREQUENT TRAVEL COMPANION OF MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN

One of the people suspected of being involved in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been identified as a frequent...

Trump officials dodge questions on US support for Saudi Arabia amid Khashoggi crisis

TRUMP OFFICIALS DODGE QUESTIONS ON US SUPPORT FOR SAUDI ARABIA AMID KHASHOGGI CRISIS

Senior Trump administration officials dodged a question on US support for Saudi Arabia as they announced new sanctions against Iran. The...

 
 
 
Actor Gerard Butler says he canceled a trip to Saudi Arabia after the Khashoggi disappearance - taking a stronger stance than the US government

ACTOR GERARD BUTLER SAYS HE CANCELED A TRIP TO SAUDI ARABIA AFTER THE KHASHOGGI DISAPPEARANCE - TAKING A STRONGER STANCE THAN THE US GOVERNMENT

Actor Gerard Butler said Monday that he canceled a trip to Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey. Butler...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

FEDS AND PHARMA SPAR OVER DRUG COSTS IN TV ADS

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan...