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Gilead widens battle against alleged counterfeit HIV drug ring

Gilead widens battle against alleged counterfeit HIV drug ring

Sept 28 (Reuters) – A federal judge in New York has frozen the assets of dozens of people and entities accused of operating a massive nationwide scheme to distribute counterfeit bottles of Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD.O) HIV drugs, including two alleged “kingpins .” Gilead, which has been pursuing alleged counterfeiters in a civil lawsuit since …

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Exclusive: JPMorgan to hire about 2,000 engineers even as economy softeners

PLANO, Texas, Sept 30 (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co plans to hire about 2,000 engineers worldwide through the end of the year despite a worsening economy, its global chief information officer, Lori Beer, said on Wednesday. The biggest US lender added a net more than 5,000 software developers and data scientists last year and …

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UK pension funds ask corporates for cash after gilt blow-up -sources

LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – British pension funds with big losses in gilt market derivatives have sought emergency funds from the companies they manage money for as they race to dump assets to raise cash, industry sources said on Friday. Many pension funds were caught out during the surge in bond yields this week that …

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Space Telescopes Captured Asteroid Strike With Striking Clarity

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world now has stunning new photos of this week’s asteroid strike, the first planetary defense test of its kind.NASA on Thursday released pictures of the dramatic event taken by the Hubble and Webb space telescopes. A few hours later, SpaceX joined NASA in announcing that they’re studying the feasibility of …

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Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used Canadian chat program -researchers

WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used software distributed by a small Canadian customer service company, another example of a “supply chain compromise” made infamous by the hack on US networking company SolarWinds. US cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike said in a blog post that it had discovered malicious software being distributed …

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Dutch inflation leaps to 17%, boosted by high energy prices

AMSTERDAM, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Inflation in the Netherlands jumped in September to its highest in decades, driven by skyrocketing energy prices, the statistics agency (CBS) said on Friday. Consumer prices, harmonized to be comparable with inflation data from other European Union countries (HICP), rose to 17.1% this month after August’s jump to 13.7%. Energy …

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IN PHOTOS: Scenes of destruction following hurricane Ian’s landfall in Florida – National

Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida Wednesday as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the US, unleashing howling winds, torrential rains and a treacherous surge of ocean surf. Early video images of the storm’s fury on local TV and social media showed flood waters sweeping away cars, nearly reaching rooftops in some communities …

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Wall Street nosedives on mounting economic growth concerns

S&P 500 index back at near two-year lows Airlines, cruises fall on cancellations due to Hurricane Ian CarMax slumps on missing second-quarter expectations Indexes down: Dow 1.54%, S&P 2.15%, Nasdaq 3.05% Sept 29 (Reuters) – Wall Street tumbled on Thursday on worries of a global economic downturn from aggressive central bank policy and fears that …

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