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White House Government Agencies

  • WASHINGTON— Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. The Federal Communications Commission rule issued in October was designed to give consumers greater control...

  • March 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Roche Holding AG's multiple sclerosis drug Ocrevus, putting the potential blockbuster drug back on track after a delay caused by regulators' concerns over manufacturing issues. Roche said Ocrevus will be available to people in the United States within two weeks. The most popular MS treatment...

  • March 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Roche Holding AG's multiple sclerosis drug Ocrevus, putting the potential blockbuster drug back on track after a delay by regulators over manufacturing issues. The drug's entry into the U.S. market was delayed by three months when the FDA in late December pushed back its deadline for an...

  • March 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Roche Holding AG's multiple sclerosis drug Ocrevus, putting the potential blockbuster drug back on track after a delay by regulators over manufacturing issues. The injectable drug, known chemically as ocrelizumab becomes the first U.S. approved medicine for primary progressive form of the...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Executive Director, Chris Salmon speaks at Foreign Exchange Industry event in London. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet delivers speech at the "2017 Harvard Law Europe- US Symposium on International Financial Systems"- 1750 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Executive Director, Chris Salmon speaks at Foreign Exchange Industry event in London. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet delivers speech at the "2017 Harvard Law Europe- US Symposium on International Financial Systems"- 1750 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams...

  • The White House said earlier Tuesday that President Donald Trump strongly supports the repeal of the rules approved by the Federal Communications Commission in October under then-President Barack Obama. The White House in its statement said internet providers would need to obtain affirmative "opt-in" consent from consumers to use and share certain...

  • "You know our nation can't run on pixie dust and hope, and the last eight years showed that," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said before Trump signed the executive order on a stage at the Environmental Protection Agency lined with coal miners. "These initiatives prevent things from getting worse for coal, but they won't help much," said Charles Dayton, vice president...

  • WASHINGTON— The House voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. The Federal Communications Commission rule was designed to give consumers greater control over...

  • "You know our nation can't run on pixie dust and hope, and the last eight years showed that," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said before Trump signed the executive order on a stage at the Environmental Protection Agency lined with coal miners. "These initiatives prevent things from getting worse for coal, but they won't help much," said Charles Dayton, vice president...

  • NEW YORK, March 28- The dollar rose on Tuesday, bouncing from 4- month lows, as a top Federal Reserve official reinforced expectations of more U.S. rate hikes to come while political uncertainties surrounding Britain's exit from the EU pressured European currencies. Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said two more increases of U.S. overnight interest rates this...

  • March 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, a product widely seen as the most important growth driver for the two companies. Wall Street analysts forecast annual sales exceeding $4 billion by 2022 for the biotech drug known chemically as...

  • March 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, a product widely seen as the most important future growth driver for the two companies. Wall Street analysts forecast annual sales exceeding $4 billion by 2022 for the biotech drug known...

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that investments in education and skills training are vital to address persistently high unemployment among lower-income and minority communities. "Education levels have historically lagged in low- and moderate-income communities, particularly communities of color," Yellen said in prepared remarks on...

  • WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that U.S. banks must do all they can to promote economic development in low-income areas where high unemployment has persisted despite the overall job market's significant gains. Yellen told community development groups that banks are needed not just to provide home mortgages in low- and...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— U.S. regulators have approved the first powerful, injected medicine to treat serious cases of the skin condition eczema. The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Dupixent for moderate or severe eczema, which causes red, fiercely itchy rashes on the face, arms and legs. Dupixent will have an initial list price of $37,000 per year, according...

  • March 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's Dupixent for treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, a product widely seen as the most important future growth driver for the two companies. The drug will have a list price of $37,000 a year, Sanofi said. Wall Street analysts forecast...

  • *Wall Street shares up as banks gain. NEW YORK, March 28- Stocks recovered on Tuesday as investors chose to look beyond U.S. Advancing shares in Asia and Europe helped boost the MSCI's all-country world equity index, which hit a near-two-week low on Monday.

  • March 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's Dupixent for treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, a product widely seen as the most important future growth driver for the two companies.

  • NEW YORK, March 28- The dollar steadied broadly on Tuesday, hovering above 4- month lows, as a general risk-off mood in currency markets offset comments from Federal Reserve officials that suggested the U.S. central bank was poised to continue its rate-hike cycle. "Youre seeing risk reduction... but youre also seeing a flight to quality," said Douglas Borthwick,...