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Swiss drugmaker Roche’s diagnostics head exits

ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche (ROG.S) diagnostics division head Roland Diggelmann is leaving the company on Sept. 30, ending a 10-year stint at the Swiss drugmaker, it said on Tuesday. The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Michael Heuer, the region head of Roche Diagnostics for Europe, the Middle ...

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Tsipras declares ‘day of liberation’ after Greece exits bailout

ATHENS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hailed the end of a “modern-day Odyssey” on Tuesday after Greece emerged from nine years of bailouts, saying it should never forget the harsh lessons learned under tight financial supervision by its creditors. FILE PHOTO – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives for the second day of a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, ...

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Ruby Rose exits Twitter amid Batwoman casting backlash

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ruby Rose in an interview on US television last week Actress Ruby Rose has deleted her Twitter profile amid a backlash over her casting as Batwoman in a TV series. The Australian actress, 32, confirmed last week that she would play the first openly lesbian superhero lead. Many fans celebrated Rose’s casting, but others ...

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Director Matthew Newton exits Jessica Chastain film after backlash

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Matthew Newton is a director, writer and actor The director of a new film starring Jessica Chastain has stepped down after criticism surrounding a history of domestic abuse allegations against him. Matthew Newton was announced as the director of Eve last week. He faced a string of allegations in his native Australia between 2007 ...

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Trump threatens U.S. allies on trade as he exits G7 summit

LA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday accused other countries of “robbing” the United States on trade and threatened to stop doing business with them altogether as he pushed his “America First” agenda at a Group of Seven nations summit. Trump, who angered Washington’s top allies last week when he imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum ...

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Starbucks investors mourn end of an era as Schultz exits

(Reuters) – Starbucks Corp’s (SBUX.O) shares fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday as the departure of Howard Schultz, the architect of the company’s move into a cafe format in the late 1980s, added to a run of worrying headlines for the world’s biggest coffee chain. FILE PHOTO: Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz speaks during the company’s annual shareholders meeting ...

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Top Novartis lawyer exits over Trump attorney deal error

ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis’ (NOVN.S) top lawyer Felix Ehrat is leaving the Swiss drugmaker, saying a $1.2 million contract he co-signed with U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal attorney was a mistake. FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo The contract with ...

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Novartis top lawyer exits in wake of Trump attorney deal

ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis (NOVN.S) General Counsel Felix Ehrat will leave the Swiss drugmaker over his role in a $1.2 million contract it struck with the personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, saying on Wednesday the pact was legal but an error. FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss town ...

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