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  • Tobacco companies drop lawsuit vs FDA over labeling Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:27 PM ET

    In a filing with the federal court in Washington, D.C., units of Altria Group Inc, Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc said they decided to dismiss their case after the FDA on May 29 said it would review a policy governing the labeling of tobacco products.

  • *Dollar drops on optimism of Greece deal with creditors. *Intel drops after rating cut; biggest drag on indexes. June 2- U.S. stocks erased earlier losses to turned positive on Tuesday afternoon on optimism that Greece would strike a deal with its creditors, while weak U.S. data and bearish comments from a Federal Reserve board member allayed fears of a near-term...

  • *Juno jumps on report of AstraZeneca interest. June 2- U.S. stocks were lower in late morning trading, paring some of their losses earlier in the session, as weak factory orders data and bearish comments from a Federal Reserve board member allayed fears of a rate hike coming sooner rather than later. "Interest rates are not going to matter if they're rising because of...

  • FDA panel to discuss Lilly's lung cancer drug approval Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    June 2- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said a panel of experts would discuss a marketing application from Eli Lilly& Co on a new targeted lung cancer treatment. The FDA said the panel would review data that showed improved overall survival rate in lung cancer patients treated with a combination of Lilly's experimental drug, necitumumab, and chemotherapy...

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- The U.S. economy's recent poor performance may be more than transitory, as the full impact of weak consumer spending, low investment and a strong dollar become apparent, Federal Reserve board member Lael Brainard said on Tuesday. Most, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen, have insisted that a rate hike remains in the cards this year as the economy...

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- The U.S. economy's recent poor performance may be more than transitory, as the full impact of weak consumer spending, low investment and the high value of the dollar become apparent, Federal Reserve board member Lael Brainard said on Tuesday. "It would be difficult... to dismiss the possibility of a more significant drag on the economy," Brainard...

  • The review, published on the FDA's website on Tuesday, comes two days before a meeting of external advisers who will discuss the drug and recommend whether it should be approved. The FDA typically follows the advice of its advisory panels. The difference was numerically small, however, and the question remains whether the drug's benefits outweigh the risks, the...

  • The FDA review highlights several safety issues with flibanserin, including low blood pressure and fainting spells. A panel of FDA experts will discuss the drug at a public meeting Thursday, before voting on whether to recommend its approval. Supporters of Sprout's drug say women's sexual disorders have been long overlooked by the FDA.

  • June 2- A drug to increase sexual desire in women showed a statistically significant benefit, according to a preliminary review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but the agency raised concerns about an increased risk of fainting and falling blood pressure. "The fundamental question is whether these observed placebo-corrected treatment effects...

  • LONDON, June 2- Gold steadied on Tuesday as the dollar moved lower against the euro on uncertainty over whether a high-level meeting on Greece's debt crisis might herald a significant breakthrough. The metal had climbed above $1,200 for the first time in a week in the previous session after poor U.S. data and comments on interest rates from a Federal Reserve...

  • *Gold dips as dollar climbs to 12-1/ 2- peak vs yen. SINGAPORE, June 2- Gold eased further below $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday as the dollar climbed to a fresh 12-1/ 2- year peak against the yen and strong U.S. economic data supported expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hike later this year. "The lack of follow through buying after clearing $1,200 is a worrying sign for the...

  • SINGAPORE, June 2- Gold was little changed near $1,190 an ounce on Tuesday as strong U.S. data boosted the dollar and supported expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hike later this year. *Spot gold was steady at $1,188.10 an ounce by 0035 GMT. *Gold had initially gained in the previous session after U.S. consumer spending growth unexpectedly stalled in April as...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 15 Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies- 1400 GMT. PARIS- Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Forum 2015. PARIS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy speaks at the panel discussion "Unlocking...

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- First Tennessee Bank agreed to pay $212.5 million to resolve a case involving Federal Housing Administration- insured mortgage lending, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. Benjamin Mizer of the Justice Department's Civil Division said First Tennessee's "reckless underwriting has resulted in significant losses of federal funds...

  • NEW YORK, June 1- The U.S. dollar gained on Monday after a round of economic data kept expectations alive for an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve this year, while the euro fell on worry about Greece's financial crisis and soft euro zone data. U.S. stocks closed modestly higher in a choppy session as a deal by Intel Corp to acquire Altera for $16.7 billion...

  • NEW YORK, June 1- The U.S. dollar climbed on Monday after a flurry of economic data kept expectations intact for an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve this year, while the euro stumbled on concerns over Greece's financial crisis and soft euro zone data. Brent crude was off $1.11 at $64.45 a barrel, and U.S. crude lost 95 cents to $59.35 a barrel.

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who sued after being denied a job at an Abercrombie& Fitch Co clothing store in Oklahoma because she wore a head scarf for religious reasons. On a 8-1 vote, the court handed a victory to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a federal agency that sued the company on behalf of...

  • Muslim woman wins Abercrombie headscarf case Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 10:39 AM ET
    Samantha Elauf (R) and her mother Majda Elauf of Tulsa, Oklahoma, pose for photographers outside the U.S. Supreme Court after the court heard oral arguments in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch February 25, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    The US Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who filed a lawsuit after she was denied a job at an Abercrombie & Fitch.

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who filed a lawsuit after she was denied a job at an Abercrombie& Fitch Co clothing store in Oklahoma because she wore a head scarf for religious reasons. On a 8-1 vote, the court handed a win to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a federal agency that sued the company on...

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who filed a lawsuit after she was denied a job at an Abercrombie& Fitch Co clothing store in Oklahoma because she wore a head scarf for religious reasons. On a 8-1 vote, the court handed a win to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a federal agency that sued the company on...