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Bayer drug a "major new player" in prostate cancer

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – An experimental drug from Germany’s Bayer and Norwegian biotech Algeta that prolongs the lives of patients with advanced prostate cancer is a major step forward in treatment of the disease, cancer experts said on Saturday. A late stage trial of Alpharadin, a new type of drug that delivers minute, highly-charged doses of radiation to secondary tumours in ...

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Haiti president: UN made errors but should stay

United Nations, Sep 24 (AP) Saturday, September 24, 2011 –> Haiti’s new president said that UN peacekeepers have committed ”unacceptable errors” in his country but they should remain to help with the stalled post-earthquake reconstruction. President Michael Martelly’s first speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday bridged the anti-UN sentiment he campaigned on in an election held months after the ...

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Haiti president: UN made errors but should stay

United Nations, Sep 24 (AP) Saturday, September 24, 2011 –> Haiti’s new president said that UN peacekeepers have committed ”unacceptable errors” in his country but they should remain to help with the stalled post-earthquake reconstruction. President Michael Martelly’s first speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday bridged the anti-UN sentiment he campaigned on in an election held months after the ...

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Listen up! World reacts to America’s U.N. veto

Editor's Note: Every week, the Global Public Square brings you some must-read editorials from around the world addressed to America and Americans. The series is called Listen up, America! Israel – Diminishing American power means Israeli leaders have a “small window or opportunity” for an agreement, writes Leon Hadar in the Tel Aviv-based Haaretz. “The failure to defeat the Taliban ...

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Listen up! World reacts to America’s U.N. veto

Editor's Note: Every week, the Global Public Square brings you some must-read editorials from around the world addressed to America and Americans. The series is called Listen up, America! Israel – Diminishing American power means Israeli leaders have a “small window or opportunity” for an agreement, writes Leon Hadar in the Tel Aviv-based Haaretz. “The failure to defeat the Taliban ...

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Ex-Gov. Walker to current Gov. Quinn: Say no to more casinos

Casino capers … Forgeddabout it! Former Gov. Dan Walker, 89, has some advice for Gov. Pat Quinn. Stop a move to build a casino in Chicago! “It’s outrageous” said Walker. “Thousands of innocent people get hurt by casinos: mothers, children and old people who become victims of gambling addictions. “What are Mayor [Rahm] Emanuel and [House Speaker] Mike Madigan and ...

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Ex-Gov. Walker to current Gov. Quinn: Say no to more casinos

Casino capers … Forgeddabout it! Former Gov. Dan Walker, 89, has some advice for Gov. Pat Quinn. Stop a move to build a casino in Chicago! “It’s outrageous” said Walker. “Thousands of innocent people get hurt by casinos: mothers, children and old people who become victims of gambling addictions. “What are Mayor [Rahm] Emanuel and [House Speaker] Mike Madigan and ...

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Yahoo Confirms It Has Heard From Potential Buyers

Yahoo’s board confirmed Friday in an internal letter to employees that it was exploring strategic options and had hired Allen & Company as its financial adviser, according to a copy of the memo obtained by DealBook. “At this point, we cannot offer many specifics about the board’s review; we’ve just gotten started,” said the letter from Jerry Yang, Yahoo’s co-founder ...

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Yahoo Confirms It Has Heard From Potential Buyers

Yahoo’s board confirmed Friday in an internal letter to employees that it was exploring strategic options and had hired Allen & Company as its financial adviser, according to a copy of the memo obtained by DealBook. “At this point, we cannot offer many specifics about the board’s review; we’ve just gotten started,” said the letter from Jerry Yang, Yahoo’s co-founder ...

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WikiLeaks bio release ‘without consent’

Publishers contracted to produce the official memoir of Julian Assange will go ahead and release the WikiLeaks founder’s autobiography without his consent. In December the Australian signed a contract with Canongate Books to write an autobiography, part memoir, part manifesto, due to be released in April. However after working with a co-author and reading a first draft in March, Assange…

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