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Stocks post worst week since the financial crisis

It was a terrible week for the US stock market. The three major stock indexes posted their worst weekly percentage drops since the financial crisis, as coronavirus fears mount.

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NPPA exempts Merril's MeRes 100 stent from price caps despite safety concern

The NPPA had in February 2017 put prices of cardiac stents under price control after the government had classified these as drugs.The All India Drug Action Network (AIDAN) last year had raised concerns related to the safety of the product

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Commodity Returns Plunge by the Most in Years on Virus Sell-Off

(Bloomberg) -- Returns from commodities are plunging on fears that the spreading coronavirus will crush demand for raw materials, fuel

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Corona beer maker says U.S. sales remain strong despite virus outbreak

(Reuters) - Corona beer maker Constellation Brands Inc said on Friday sales of its Corona Extra beer remained strong in

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Central banks may mount a coronavirus rescue. It may not be enough

By Howard Schneider, Leika Kihara and Francesco Canepa (Reuters) - Cratering markets are pushing global central banks to the point

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Dollar dives to 7-week low against yen on Fed rate cut hint

By Kate Duguid NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar slid to a seven-week low against the Japanese yen on

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U.S. Stocks Tumble 11% in Worst Week Since Crisis: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- The spread of the coronavirus rattled global financial markets, sending U.S. stocks to their worst week since the

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Sanofi to pay $11.9 million to resolve U.S. drug kickback probe

BOSTON (Reuters) - Sanofi SA has agreed to pay nearly $11.9 million to resolve allegations that it used a charity

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U.S. court deals serious blow to Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' immigration policy

By Mica Rosenberg (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday blocked one of President Donald Trump's signature immigration policies

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What the 'Friends' reunion makes me hope for

Holly Thomas weighs in on what the "Friends" reunion can tell us about our love for 1990s television - and why we need to hear it.

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FCC proposes millions in fines for top US wireless carriers over privacy violations

The Federal Communications Commission wants America's biggest wireless carriers to pay tens of millions of dollars to resolve accusations the companies failed to protect the privacy of US cellphone users.

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Boeing's Starliner spacecraft is built to carry astronauts, but safety concerns loom

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft, which was slated to begin flying NASA astronauts to the International Space Station this year, faces new questions about safety after a botched test flight in December.

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El Salvador widens entry restrictions over coronavirus fears

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele said on Friday that migration authorities will be ordered to deny

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'The Invisible Man' could be a hit. Coronavirus fears might complicate that

Much like how animation helped build Disney's empire, monster movies like 1931's "Frankenstein" and 1941's "The Wolf Man" helped identify Universal as a major studio in the early days of Hollywood. Now one of the studio's classic monsters, the Invisible Man, is back.

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Trump says he will nominate current US Ambassador to Norway to be next Navy Secretary

President Donald Trump formally announced Friday that he will nominate Kenneth Braithwaite, the current US ambassador to Norway, to be his next Navy Secretary.

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WHO raises global virus risk to maximum level

The World Health Organization on Friday raised its global risk assessment of the new coronavirus to its highest level after

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Coronavirus: Wall Street closes with global markets suffering worst week since 2008 financial crisis

The coronavirus epidemic has led Wall Street and global markets to end their worst week since the 2008 financial crisis,

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Mamata Banerjee meets Amit Shah in Odisha, doesn't lash out at Centre

Banerjee, who was in Bhubaneswar, came face to face with Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the 24th meeting of the Eastern Zonal Council, where the matter of Delhi riots came up. However, the Bengal CM said nothing that would embarrass Shah.

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Officers spar in court over case on Verma, Asthana

First to draw blood on Friday in the special CBI court hearing the case against Asthana was former IO AK Bassi, who accused the current IO Satish Dagar of shielding “big names” in the case.

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GDP grows 4.7%, govt says it has bottomed out and will rise

India’s benchmark stock index lost 3.64% on Friday after coronavirus fears spooked investors around the world.

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Cost of violence: Stress, trauma among children

Many children have also recorded videos of violence on their phones and circulated it among their friends.

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Gerald Goines: Police officer arrested for murder accused of framing 69 cases

A disgraced former Houston Police Officer facing murder charges is suspected of having exploited his position to ensure the wrongful

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'This Land is Your Land' lawsuit dismissed by U.S. judge

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Woody

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Powell Opens Door to Fed Rate Cut on ‘Evolving’ Risks From Virus

(Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the coronavirus “poses evolving risks” to U.S. economic growth and signaled the

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