26Aug/16
theresa-may

Britain dodging Brexit bombshell?

Britain’s economy fared better than predicted in the wake of the surprise Brexit vote in June as figures show signs that consumers are taking the country’s vote to leave the European Union in their stride. Stuwart McDill reports.
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26Aug/16
Mylan CEO Heather Bresch

Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism

Mylan said it would reduce the out-of-pocket cost of its severe allergy treatment EpiPen through a discount program, a day after Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton criticized the drug’s high price. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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26Aug/16
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Tokyo Africa summit expected to further boost investment and trade

Kenya hosts the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) and it is the first time the summit is being held on the continent. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and several other African heads of state and government will be in attendance. At the last TICAD meeting in 2013, Japan pledged a total $32 billion in public and private sector support for the continent over a five-year period.

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26Aug/16
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Crying is a baby’s Trump call – study

The sound of crying babies can adversely affect adults’ ability to perform basic tasks, but also triggers decisiveness in our response, according to a new study. After asking recently for a crying infant to be removed from a Republican Party rally, US Presidential nominee Donald Trump might agree. Jim Drury reports.
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26Aug/16
the burkini swimsuit

French court to decide over ‘Burkini’ ban

France’s highest administrative court is set to make a preliminary decision on whether to temporarily uphold — or suspend — local beach bans on the Burkini, an all-body women’s swimsuit that’s at the center of a wider discussion over immigration, Islamophobia and security. Mana Rabiee reports.
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