PARIS/ LONDON/ MILAN, Aug 29- Telecom Italia has lost a promising path to earnings growth by failing to secure Brazilian broadband business GVT and may now turn from hunter to hunted in a fast-consolidating telecoms industry.» Read More
WASHINGTON, April 18- Mexican sugar imports are no threat to the profitable, "well-heeled" and protected U.S. sugar industry, Mexican producers said on Friday, rebuffing accusations that super-cheap imported sugar risks nearly $1 billion damage to the local industry.
In a brief filed with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday, AbbVie Inc said the full court should review an initial three-judge decision that found a gay man was improperly excluded from jury service due to his sexual orientation.
April 18- The Obama administration said on Friday it would extend the period of time for federal agencies to weigh in on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, giving no new deadline.
The Keystone XL pipeline government comment period has been extended, a move that likely postpones a final decision until after the mid-term elections.
April 18- Biogen Idec Inc is pricing its newly approved long-acting hemophilia drug, Alprolix, to cost U.S. patients, and insurers, about the same per year as older, less convenient therapies whose price can reach about $300,000 annually.
STATE DEPARTMENT'S DECISION TO EXTEND COMMENT TIME ON KEYSTONE XL WILL DELAY DECISION UNTIL AFTER MID-TERM ELECTIONS- SOURCES.
STATE DEPARTMENT SAYS REVIEW PROCESS ON KEYSTONE "NOT STARTING OVER" BUT GIVING AGENCIES MORE TIME TO WEIGH IN.
EXTENDS COMMENT TIME ON KEYSTONE PIPELINE, U.S.
*Deal in Geneva offers hope of end to Ukraine crisis. *Russia sought assurances on rights for east Ukraine. WASHINGTON/ GENEVA, April 18- The agreement designed to pull Ukraine back from the brink of civil war had been floundering around lunchtime on Thursday, so U.S.
Talks between the U.S. and Japan are making progress and will resume again on Monday, Japan's economy minister said.
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 18- Brazils federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday.
WASHINGTON, April 18- U.S. and Japanese trade negotiators have been unable to reach a deal to open Japan's markets more widely to imports ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to Japan, a senior U.S. administration official said on Friday.
CURRENCY ISSUES ARE OF GREAT IMPORTANCE AND SIGNIFICANCE TO OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IN TRADE TALKS WITH JAPAN- SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL.
SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL SAYS NO DEADLINE FOR CONCLUDING TALKS, SUBSTANCE OF NEGOTIATIONS WILL DETERMINE TIMELINE.
U.S., JAPAN HAVE NARROWED TRANS-PACIFIC TRADE NEGOTIATIONS TO A RELATIVELY LIMITED SET OF ISSUES BUT CONSIDERABLE DIFFERENCES REMAIN, SENIOR U.S.
U.S., JAPANESE NEGOTIATORS WILL CONTINUE TO MEET IN COMING DAYS- SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL.
WASHINGTON, April 18- The U.S. State Department will on Friday extend the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, said sources familiar with the plans, likely postponing a final decision on the controversial project until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.
WASHINGTON, April 18- The U.S. State Department will on Friday extend the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, likely postponing a final decision on the controversial project until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections, said sources familiar with the plans.
EXTENDS COMMENT PERIOD FOR KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE, LIKELY POSTPONING DECISION UNTIL AFTER NOV. 4 MIDTERM ELECTIONS- SOURCE.
April 18- Telus Corp, one of Canada's dominant telecom providers, has reached a new agreement to acquire struggling wireless startup Mobilicity, in a renewed bid to overcome government objections on competition grounds.