After damaging Reuters report, J&J doubles down on talc safety message

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson Inc’s statement was unequivocal. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson”The FDA has tested Johnson’s talc since the ’70s. Every single time it did not contain asbestos,” the company said in a Dec. […]

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Orlando Ready to Drop Orange Ball on New Year’s Eve

ORLANDO, Fla. — Preparations are underway to ring in 2019 in Central Florida.New Year’s Eve parties are happening across our area. Two of the biggest parties are taking place on Wall Street and Church Street in Downtown Orlando. The Orange ball is ready to drop at the strike of midnight just above Church Street. Pyrotechnics […]

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Trade optimism lifts stocks, but 2018 ends in red

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equities around the world rose on Monday as possible progress in resolving the trade dispute between the United States and China engendered some investor optimism in what has been a punishing end of year for markets. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, […]

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Wall Street rises, limps across the finish line of a turbulent year

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street advanced in low-volume trading on Monday as revelers gathered to ring in 2019, marking the end of the worst year for U.S. stocks since 2008, the height of the financial crisis. Wall Street entered correction territory in late January and was challenged for much of 2018 by tariff jitters, […]

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Oil posts first year of losses since 2015

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil prices ended with full-year losses for the first time since 2015, after a desultory fourth quarter that saw buyers flee the market over growing worries about a supply glut and mixed signals related to renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran. FILE PHOTO: A pump jack operates in the Permian Basin oil production […]

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Magic Kingdom Reaches Capacity on New Year’s Eve

ORLANDO, Fla. — Disney World’s Magic Kingdom reached capacity just before noon on New Year’s Eve.The park stopped admitted new guests at 11:35 a.m., Walt Disney World Today tweeted. “We are experiencing a very busy day at Walt Disney World,” the tweet read. Guest were still allowed to enter Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom. […]

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