Daily Archives: December 20, 2017

The Vatican has hired a digital agency to work on communications

The Vatican wants to bring its communications into the modern world as well as consolidate its websites into one portal, the item has announced. Vatican News will be its “single fresh portal,” according to an online statement, as well as will be put together by a multilingual editorial team. Currently, there are many sites with different designs published in several ...

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Juul Labs raising $150 million in debt after spinning out of Pax

Juul’s flat rectangular devices, shaped like USB sticks, hit the market in mid-2015 in addition to have surpassed similar devices coming from the tobacco giants. Bonnie Herzog, an analyst at Wells Fargo, wrote in a report last month, citing Nielsen data over the prior four weeks, which Juul controls 32.9 percent of the market, ahead of British American Tobacco at ...

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Ben Carson leads prayer for tax cuts at Trump Cabinet meeting

Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump excuses reporters after his remarks to them at the start of a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2017. Housing along with Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson led President Donald Trump along with members of his Cabinet in a prayer Wednesday, thanking God for “unity in Congress,” along ...

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'Bachelor' Alum Vanessa Grimaldi's Foundation Donates $50,000 to Canadian Schools (Exclusive)

This particular’s a Bachelor alum giving back! Just in time for the holiday season, Vanessa Grimaldi’s No Better You Foundation gave a big gift to four schools in Canada. The Canadian presented a $50,000 check to the English Montreal School Board on Wednesday. The money will go to helping build sensory rooms at four schools from the Montreal area. No ...

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France fines Johnson & Johnson about $30 million over painkiller patch

France’s competition authority fined U.S. health-care group Johnson & Johnson 25 million euros ($29.62 million) on Wednesday after the idea found the company had deliberately slowed market access to generic copies of its painkiller Durogesic. Durogesic is actually sold as a skin patch to control ongoing moderate to severe pain as well as is actually often prescribed in cancer cases. ...

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Global disasters push 2017 economic losses to $306 billion

Disasters in 2017 caused an estimated $306 billion in total economic losses as well as also produced global insured losses that will made the item the third-most expensive year for the industry, according to figures released Wednesday by Sigma. The report by the research arm of reinsurance giant Swiss Re said the U.S. felt the biggest impact, reflecting devastation through ...

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